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iRobot Roomba 690

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iRobot Roomba 690

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 690:

  • button icon Ideal for homes with Pet Hair
  • button icon Ideal for both medium and large rooms
  • button icon Can be controlled remotely with a smart phone
  • button icon Compatible With Alexa
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE

iRobot Roomba 690

  • CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE
  • COVERAGE
  • SUCTION POWER
  • IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS
  • CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS
  • BATTERY LIFE
  • CHARGE TIME
  • MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE
  • MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION
  • AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS
  • QUIET OPERATION
  • CONCENTRATED CLEANING
USABILITY

iRobot Roomba 690

  • HASSLE FREE OPERATION
  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
  • WIFI CONNECTED
  • CAN BE SCHEDULED
  • WORKS WITH ALEXA
DESIGN

iRobot Roomba 690

  • LOW PROFILE DESIGN
  • BATTERY CAPACITY
  • DUST BIN CAPACITY
  • VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS
  • WEIGHT
CONCLUSION

iRobot Roomba 690

  • PROS
  • CONS

COMPARISON – iRobot Roomba 690

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

It 9.3cm raised from the ground - so it can clean under furniture above 9.3cm. But if the furniture is below 9.3cm it won't be able to go under it.

COVERAGE

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

1830 sq.ft - Ideal for both medium and large rooms

SUCTION POWER

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

600 pa - power suction power. Though it can be used on hard floors and low pile carpets or rugs.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Even though the suction power is 600 Pa, it can pick up pet hair from the floor and a low pile carpet. But it might not perform very well on thick carpets.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

With its long side brush, Roomba 690 can reach corners

BATTERY LIFE

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

90 minutes of runtime – not the best but still its not too bad. Though when it comes to cleaning a large area the robot will need to automatically dock, recharge and finish the job.

CHARGE TIME

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

120 minutes - this is the normal charging time for all Roomba Robots.

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Can move from floor to floor without losing suction power. Floor types include: hardwood, marble tile, vynil, ceramic tile, laminate and linoleum while Carpet types include; low-pile, medium-pile

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

iRobot Roomba 690
No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Yes, it has a wide coverage of about 1830 Sq.ft. This can be cleaned in 90 minutes, so if the room is larger than that, the robot will auto dock and recharge the battery for net usage.

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

After the 90 min run time, Roomba 690 will automatically go back to the charging dock to recharge its battery.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

iRobot Roomba 690
No

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

After the 90 min run time, Roomba 690 will automatically go back to the charging dock to recharge its battery.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Features a full suite of intelligent sensors to detect objects and cliffs on the floors. It will avoid bumping into furniture but it will around them very well. When it meets cliffs, it changes direction.

QUIET OPERATION

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

68 db – operates quietly

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

iRobot Roomba 690
No

HEPA FILTER

iRobot Roomba 690
No

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

iRobot Roomba 690
No

SWEEPS AND MOPS

iRobot Roomba 690
No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Uses dirt detect sensors to locate areas with high concentration of dirt. Once it gets to such areas, it spins around the area so many times to ensure no dirt is left behind.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

iRobot Roomba 690
No

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Can be operated with a iRobot smart phone app or Amazon Alexa. It also auto docks its self when the battery is low. So you don’t have to be around it all the time.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Install iRobot mobile app and create cleaning schedules remotely or changing its direction when its performing.

WIFI CONNECTED

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Can be synced with your home’s Wifi.

CAN BE SCHEDULED

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Via your iRobot Smartphone App, you can create cleaning schedules for a week.

WORKS WITH ALEXA

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

You can easily control it with Voice using Amazon Alexa.

ZONE CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 690
No

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

iRobot Roomba 690
No

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

9.3cm above the ground

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

iRobot Roomba 690
No

BATTERY CAPACITY

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

1800 mAh – Quite good battery but not the best on the market.

DUST BIN CAPACITY

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

600 ml – Not so big, you might need to empty it often if the area to be cleaned is too dirty.

FULL BIN INDICATOR

iRobot Roomba 690
No

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Comes with one virtual wall unit that you can use to prevent the robot from reaching a specific room.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

13 x 13 x 3.6 inches

WEIGHT

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

7.8 pounds

CONCLUSION

PROS

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

• Cleans all floor types and low pile carpets • Auto docks and recharges • It is compatible with Amazon Alexa • Can be scheduled • Can be controlled with a Smartphone • Has a virtual wall • Operates quietly • Low profile design

CONS

iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

• Does not map and route • Does not auto resume • Does not have a bin indicator • No Zone Cleaning • Does not deep clean carpets

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