CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

Shark ION RV720 VS. iRobot Roomba 877

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Winner:

Shark ION RV720

Reasons to buy Shark ION RV720:

  • button icon Multi-Surface Brushroll
  • button icon XL dust bin
  • button icon Long-life lithium-ion battery
  • button icon Voice Control with Alexa
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Runners Up:

iRobot Roomba 877

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 877 :

  • button icon Convenient usage – single click clean button
  • button icon Allows scheduled cleanings
  • button icon Allows scheduled cleanings
  • button icon Detects areas with high dirt concentration
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Shark ION RV720

  • COVERAGE
  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • QUIET OPERATION
  • BOOSTS SUCTION POWER
USABILITY
WINNER :

Shark ION RV720

  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
DESIGN
WINNER :

Shark ION RV720

  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Shark ION RV720

Reasons why we like it:

  • COVERAGE
  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • QUIET OPERATION
  • BOOSTS SUCTION POWER
  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED
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COMPARISON – Shark ION RV720 VS. iRobot Roomba 877

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

With only 3.5 inches tall, this unit is able to get under and clean under sofas, tables, beds and any other furniture in the house.

Yes

3.58 inches in height – low profile design that allows it enter under beds, chairs and furniture and thoroughly clean it.

COVERAGE

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has an Auto-Sense Navigation which assesses a wide coverage.

No

SUCTION POWER

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has a powerful suction and multi surface brush roll which makes it ideal for picking up dust and debris from the floors and carpets.

Yes

1000 Pa suction power – this is a good suction power that is able to provide up to 5 times more power to loosen, lift and suction dirt from your home environment.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

A multi surface brush roll combines with the good suction and a high-efficiency filter to give you an amazing solution for homes with pets.

Yes

Roomba 877 features patented tangle free brushes – are designed to remove pet hairs from multiple floors without tangling.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

This device has double spinning side brushes which pull in debris from corners and edges.

Yes

Systematically cleans corners and along walls using the edge sweeping brush. This brush contains a 27 degree angle that can reach the deepest of corners and walls removing all debris without much struggle.

BATTERY LIFE

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

This unit's battery life is excellent as it can run for 1 hour.

Yes

60 minutes of running time – this is enough time to clean a small or medium sized room or apartment especially if the debris is not highly concentrated everywhere.

CHARGE TIME

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

It takes three hours to charge the battery.

Yes

120 minutes

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

A spinning, multi-surface brush roll takes on carpets while powerful suction and dual spinning side brushes pick up debris from hard floors, edges, and corners.

Yes

Can clean carpets and hard floors using the Auto Adjust cleaning head. It robotically adapts its height to maintain the multiple brushes in a very close contact with the various floors in your home.

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has a spinning, multi-surface brush roll which does a tremendous job of taking on debris deep in carpets.

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Its ability to run for 60 minutes without shutting down makes it ideal for large rooms.

Yes

Cleans through large rooms through adapting to your home by making up to 60 decisions per second. Dodges objects on its way as it randomly navigates

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device is able to auto dock and recharge when it runs out of battery.

Yes

Roomba 877 will without a reminder or command from you return to its home base and recharge once cleaning is finished or battery is low.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
No

No

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

This device is able to navigate from room to room.

Yes

Features an advanced navigation system that moves the robot from room to room while cleaning around objects and turning away from cliffs.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

This robotic vacuum is able to avoid stairs and objects.

Yes

Cliff detect sensors – detects stairs and objects from a small distance and turns away or cleans around and under objects on its cleaning path.

QUIET OPERATION

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

This device is quiet enough making it possible to work or do something else while it’s cleaning.

No

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has a normal and max suction where it boosts from normal to max when needed.

No

HEPA FILTER

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

This device has a high efficiency heap filter that is ideal for picking up dust and other airborne particles.

Yes

High efficiency filter system – will trap up to 99% of every allergens, pollen and particles in your home as little as 10 microns. Preferred choice for people with asthma.

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
No

No

SWEEPS AND MOPS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has two brushes that sweep dirt into the vacuum however it may not be able mop as required.

Yes

Only sweeps floors and carpets

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Has a max mode for concentrated cleaning which increases the suction power to deal with messes.

Yes

Powerful dirt detector for concentrated cleaning. Identifies areas with a lot of debris levels and then puts more effort and time in cleaning them.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
No

No

Shark ION RV720

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

With the help with Radio Frequency technology, you can command the device from any room in your house. You can initiate a cleaning session; pre-program the sessions with voice command. It comes with a WIRELESS COMMAND CENTER.

Yes

With Roomba 877, all you have to do is just press clean on the robot or set it to clean in a time that is suitable for you and enjoy total hands free cleaning every day.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device comes with a remote control that lets you schedule cleaning and control it for your own convenience.

No

WIFI CONNECTED

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
No

No

CAN BE SCHEDULED

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device can be scheduled for your own convenience.

Yes

Can be scheduled to clean up to 7 times in a single week. Choose the time of cleaning and also the modes that you want to use and enjoy coming back to a clean home.

WORKS WITH ALEXA

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
No

No

ZONE CLEANING

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
No

No

Shark ION RV720

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has a large bin with a holding capacity of over 30 days cleaning sessions.

No

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Shark Ion Robot’s thin design allows it to easily coast below furniture to provide thorough clean throughout your home.

Yes

3.58 inches tall – suitable for cleaning beneath most furniture above its height

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has an 8' BotBoundary strip to enable it to avoid obstacles and ledges.

No

BATTERY CAPACITY

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

The robot vacuum has a 14.4 V Li-ion 2550 mAh battery with an expected runtime of 60 minutes.

Yes

N/A

DUST BIN CAPACITY

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Dustbin capacity goes for 0.45quartz

Yes

N/A

FULL BIN INDICATOR

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
No

No

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Device has virtual walls included.

Yes

Delivers enough Virtual Wall Lighthouse Beacon in up to 2 rooms in your home. Limits this Roomba from entering some areas or rooms.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

12.8 x 12.6 x 3.5 inches

Yes

19.2 x 17 x 6.3 inches

WEIGHT

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

5.7 pounds

Yes

12.1 pounds

Shark ION RV720

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Multi surface Brush roll. Dual edge and corner brushes. Large dust bin with more capacity. Auto-Sense Navigation. Designed for Homes with Pets.

Yes

• Includes virtual walls • Convenient usage – single click clean button • Automatic adjustable cleaning head • Makes up to 60 seconds per second • 27 angle degree edge sweeping brush • Self charges and returns to home base • Allows scheduled cleanings • Detects areas with high dirt concentration • Anti drop and cliff sensors

CONS

Shark ION RV720
iRobot Roomba 877
Yes

Does not have an auto empty base. Does not do home mapping and room select. Has no full bin indicator.

Yes

• No wet mopping feature • Excludes IR remote control • Wifi and Smartphone app not compatible • No full bin indicator

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