iRobot Roomba 690

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iRobot Roomba 690 specifications

  Main Features
Mapping / Path planning
Automatically Docks and Recharges
Noise Level 68 db
LCD Display
Side Brushes (one or two) 1 pcs
Voice Prompts
  Cleaning Features
Suction Power 600 Pa
Сleaning Area 1830 ft2 / 170 m2
Home Size small
Cleaning Modes auto, spot cleaning
Dustbin Capacity 600 ml
Wet Mopping
Barrier-cross Height 0.63 in / 16 mm
HEPA Filter
Сarpet Floor Types low-pile, medium-pile
Bare Floor Types hardwood, marble tile, vynil, ceramic tile, laminate, linoleum
  Battery
Battery Capacity 1800 mAh
Runtime 90 min
Charging Time 120 min
Rated Power (Watts) 33 W
  Control
Scheduling
IR Remote Control
Wi-Fi / Smartphone App
Amazon Alexa Support
Google Assistant Support
Virtual Wall
  App Features
Digital Blocked Area
Zoned cleaning
Multi-floor maps
Manual movement control
  Sensors
Carpet Boost
Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor
Dirt Detect
Full Bin Indicator
  Other Specifications
Robot Weight 7.72 lbs / 3.5 kg
Robot Width 12.99 in / 33 cm
Robot Height 3.66 in / 9.3 cm
In the box charging station, line cord, extra filter, cleaning tool, owner’s guide, documentation package, dual-mode virtual wall
Warranty 12 months
Where to buy $299.99 on Amazon

The Roomba 690 is an improved version of the Roomba 650. It is Wi-Fi enabled which allows it to be integrated with Amazon Alexa/Google Home; plus it has a virtual wall in the box. The robot is equipped with anti-drop and anti-collision sensors that manage it as it moves around the room. The unit cleans carpets well picking up pet hair, dust, and dirt on its way. In addition, the Roomba 690 works great on a bare floor. The machine comes with a dirt detect sensor that recognizes the dirtiest areas, then turns on the maximum power to provide thoughtful cleaning.

The Roomba 690 can be controlled by manually pressing the buttons on the lid or by using the smartphone app. The iRobot Home app allows you to schedule the robot, stop, and start cleaning. After the battery runs out of energy, the Roomba 690 automatically returns to its dock to recharge.

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Pros & Cons of iRobot Roomba 690

Doesn't Have Mapping / Path Planning Feature

The iRobot Roomba 690 doesn't have a path planning feature. It comes with a random pattern that takes a little bit longer to clean compared to devices with a "mapping" feature. However, it still good for small or medium homes.

Not Too Strong Suction Power

The suction power of the iRobot Roomba 690 is not too strong (600Pa) but is still enough to clean thin carpets/rugs and bare floors. Perfect for mostly bare flooring or mixed surfaces.

Control the device with your smartphone

The iRobot Roomba 690 comes with an app and supports Wi-Fi that allows you to control the robot remotely.

Compatible with Amazon Alexa

Compatibility with the virtual assistant allows managing the vacuum cleaner using voice commands.

Bigger Dustbin Capacity

It equipped with bigger 600 ml dustbin, which means the robot can clean without needing to be emptied.

Doesn't have a HEPA filter

Doesn't have HEPA filtration, but is equipped with another type of filter.

Doesn't have Wet Mopping Feature

This robot vacuum doesn't have a mopping feature and can sweep only.

Noise Level

The device is noisier (compared to other robot vacuums) when operating, even though it is still not as loud as an upright vacuum.

Battery Capacity

The robot is equipped with a small 1800 mAh battery that doesn’t last as long as an average robot vacuum, but it still can run longer even if the robot doesn’t have very strong suction power.

Can be scheduled for specific time

The scheduling function allows programming of the device to clean at a convenient time.

Has a virtual wall function

The virtual wall barrier prevents the robovac from entering an area you don't want it to go.

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