CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

iRobot Braava Jet m6 VS. iRobot Roomba 980

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Runners Up:

iRobot Braava Jet m6

Reasons to buy iRobot Braava Jet m6:

  • button icon Wi-Fi Connected Robot Mop
  • button icon Multiple rooms & large spaces
  • button icon Dynamic duo
  • button icon Learns, maps, and adapts
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Runners Up:

iRobot Roomba 980

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 980 :

  • button icon Very effective on thick carpets
  • button icon Ideal for homes with pets and kids
  • button icon It runs up to 120 minutes
  • button icon It automatically recharges and resumes with the cleaning job
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

iRobot Roomba 980

  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • MAPS & PLANS ROUTE
USABILITY
WINNER :

iRobot Braava Jet m6

  • CAN BE SCHEDULED
  • ZONE CLEANING
DESIGN
WINNER :

iRobot Roomba 980

  • VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – iRobot Braava Jet m6 VS. iRobot Roomba 980

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

3.5 inches high – smoothly enters under furniture above its height. May not enter under furniture below its height.

Yes

Due to its low profile design – 3.60 inches - Roomba 980 can clean under furniture, sofas and under the bed.

COVERAGE

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

1991 Sq.ft – ideal for large rooms and apartments

SUCTION POWER

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

1700 Pa – the carpet boost function boosts suction power when the robot goes over a thick dirty carpet.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Uses dynamic duo to collect pet hairs and other particles from various floors. Sweeps and mops pet dander from open and hidden spaces.

Yes

Yes, Roomba 980 is deal for homes with pets - Features Tangle-free Dual Multi-Surface brushes which deal with pet hair with ease. Also the high-efficiency filter is able to capture 99% of allergens, dust, pollen and small particles of 10 microns.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Removes debris from corners and along walls with maximized edge design. Enters into hard to reach areas and gathers all unwanted particles.

Yes

Side brushes will capture and remove dirt and debris that are found in the corners of your room and on wall edges.

BATTERY LIFE

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

120 minutes – enough time to clean a large room

CHARGE TIME

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Cleans multi-floors such as hardwood, stone and tiles. Cleans them in a sequence of vacuuming and then mopping.

Yes

It is able to clean all floor types. The auto-adjust cleaning head can easily adapt to various floors. It’s Multi-Surface Brushes will keep close contact with the surface ensuring effective cleaning of both hard floors and carpets.

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
No

Yes

Once it finds a thick carpet, it will automatically increase on its cleaning performance using a Power Boost function. This will ensure thorough or deep carpet cleaning. Also the AeroForce Cleaning system will loosen, lift and suction dirt 10x better than other robots

FOR LARGE ROOMS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Automatic recharge and resume suitable for large rooms. Dodges objects scattered on the floor of large rooms.

Yes

Ideal for large rooms and apartments. With its 120 run time, recharge and resume function and the multi-floor cleaning capability, you have nothing to worry about.

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Runs back to charging station when battery is running low amidst a cleaning session. Charges automatically.

Yes

Yes, the batter runs for 120 minutes. When the robot detects a decrease in battery level, it will auto dock and recharge.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

After recharge, Braava Jet M6 resumes cleaning the home. Suitable for large rooms that require longer time to be cleaned.

Yes

Yes, after recharging the battery, the robot will resume with the cleaning tusk following its cleaning map.

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Seamlessly navigates using patented iAdapty 3.0 Navigation along with vSlam technology from room to room. Learns, maps and then adapts to the entire home on a single floor

Yes

With the iAdapt 2.0 Navigation system with Visual Localization, Roomba 980 will easily navigate an entire level of your apartment while keeping track of its paths. Using its sensor, it will navigate around furniture but clean under the bed, furniture and sofas.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Cleans around the objects and furniture on the floor. Avoids stairs and other cliffs.

Yes

With its strong sensors, Roomba 980 can easily detect and avoid cliffs and stairs. As for the objects, it will move around them, pick dirt and create a new path.

QUIET OPERATION

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

70 db – quieter than most robots on the market

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

Features a Power Boost Mode which turns on automatically when the Robot meets a thick carpet which requires deep cleaning.

HEPA FILTER

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

Instead of a HEPA Filter, this model uses an AeroForce High-Efficiency Filter which captures 99% of allergens, particles as small as 10 microns and pollen that could make you sick.

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
No

Yes

Creates a map for the entire floor and follows that when vacuuming

SWEEPS AND MOPS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Dry sweeps and wet mops various floor types

No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Spot cleaning mode – uses precision jet spray to eliminate every sticky mess, grime and other stubborn dirt.

Yes

When you press the Spot Mode, Roomba 980 will thoroughly clean a localized area by spiraling about 1 meter in diameter and then it goes back to where it started.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
No

No

iRobot Roomba 980

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Simple three button operation- just attach a dry sweep or wet mop. Turn it on, click clean and Braava Jet M6 will automatically choose a cleaning mode for you or you can schedule cleaning using the mobile app.

Yes

You can easily control it with a mobile Application or use voice control function.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

iRobot Home App – download the mobile app onto your Smartphone device. Allows you to monitor and control unit from wherever you are.

Yes

Roomba Mobile App is available for both Android and Apple. Install it and start creating cleaning schedules and monitor cleaning maps.

WIFI CONNECTED

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Allows wifi connectivity – bond it to your home wifi

Yes

Yes, can be connected to your home Wifi Network. This makes it compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.

CAN BE SCHEDULED

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Can be scheduled using iRobot Home App. Set the time and day you want it to clean in advance. Obeys schedule without you reminding it.

No

WORKS WITH ALEXA

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Voice command through Alexa and Google assistants. Lets you have a hands free operation from anywhere.

Yes

Talk to Alexa and tell it to turn on Roomba 980. Immediately the robot will respond and start cleaning.

ZONE CLEANING

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

Smart mapping with vSlam technology allows zone cleaning. Lets you control which areas you want clean and the ones you don’t want cleaned.

No

iRobot Braava Jet m6

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, its dust bin can accommodate large debris. But to maintain good performance, you have to empty the bin once its full.

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

3.5 inches low profile design – it will not get stuck under furniture that is above its height. Effectively cleans areas you couldn’t reach on your own.

Yes

3.60 inches - height. Can clean under the bed and sofa.

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
No

No

BATTERY CAPACITY

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

3300 mAh

DUST BIN CAPACITY

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

N/A

Yes

600 ml – that is about 0.65 litres

FULL BIN INDICATOR

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
No

No

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
No

Yes

Comes with a virtual wall which you can use to block the robot from reaching specific areas.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

10 x 10.6 x 3.5 inches

Yes

13.9 x 13.9 x 3.6 inches

WEIGHT

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

4.85 pounds

Yes

8.7 pounds

iRobot Roomba 980

CONCLUSION

PROS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

• Uses maximized edge design for corners and edges • Automatically chooses the cleaning method • Can be scheduled to clean in advance • Automatically docks and recharges • Can dry sweep and wet mop multiple floor surfaces • Resumes cleaning automatically after recharge • Allows voice control through Alexa and Google assistant • Removes stubborn messes using precision jet spray • Will learn, map and adapt to your home • Uses a back and forth method to mop • Can be connected to Smartphone wifi • Only specific areas can be cleaned • Suitable for homes with dogs, cats and other pets • Very simple to set up robot • Low profile design of only 3.5 inches tall • Navigates back and forth for effective cleaning

Yes

• Deep cleans thick carpet • Ideal for homes with pets • Battery runs for a long time • Mapping and smart navigation • Works on all floor types • Very strong suction power • Compatible with Amazon Alexa • Bigger dustbin capacity • HEPA filtration - removes 99% of allergens and dust • Cleans Under Furniture • Hassle Free Operation • Performs well In High Traffic Rooms

CONS

iRobot Braava Jet m6
iRobot Roomba 980
Yes

• Not suitable for deep cleaning thick carpets • Will not automatically empty the dust bin • Might miss a cleaning spot • Cannot climb over thresholds to clean • Uses seamless navigation system - does not plan routes • Does not feature a full bin indicator

Yes

• Does not empty the dust bin - you have to do it manually • Does not wet mop the floor • Not so good on High Pile shag rugs

Overall Winner

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