Shark ION ROBOT 720

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Shark ION ROBOT 720 specifications

  Main Features
Mapping / Path planning
Automatically Docks and Recharges
Noise Level 62 db
LCD Display
Side Brushes (one or two) 2 pcs
Voice Prompts
  Cleaning Features
Suction Power N/A
Сleaning Area 1076 ft2 / 100 m2
Home Size small
Cleaning Modes auto, spot cleaning
Dustbin Capacity N/A
Wet Mopping
Barrier-cross Height N/A
HEPA Filter
Сarpet Floor Types low-pile
Bare Floor Types marble tile, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, linoleum
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh
Runtime 60 min
Charging Time 180 min
Rated Power (Watts) 22 W
IR Remote Control
Wi-Fi / Smartphone App
Amazon Alexa Support
Google Assistant Support
Virtual Wall
Carpet Boost
Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor
Dirt Detect
Full Bin Indicator
  Other Specifications
Robot Weight 7.72 lbs / 3.5 kg
Robot Width 12.60 in / 32 cm
Robot Height 2.60 in / 6.6 cm
In the box scheduling remote, 2 triple A batteries, 4 side brushes, 2 filters, charging dock, 9 feet of botboundary, 2 botboundary connectors, cleaning tool
Warranty 12 months
Where to buy $250.00 on Amazon

Shark Ion 720 was designed to clean hardwood floors and thin carpets. Even though it cleans the floor with pet hair, dust, and dirt, it cannot run on medium and high-pile carpets/rugs. It comes with two side brushes that supposed to clean edges and corners. With a bunch of sensors located all over its body, the robot avoids bumping into furniture and do not fall from stairs. An IR remote control can start, stop, dock schedule, and put the vacuum in spot cleaning mode. In the box, you can find barrier strips that impede the Shark ION from crossing. The robot's brushroll manage to untangle long hair. The hair still does stuck into the brush but less often that happens with other robots.

Unfortunately, Shark Ion 720 is not compatible with Amazon Alexa / Google Home but its younger brother Shark Ion 750 do. Also, consumers notice some issues with scheduling. Sometimes the robot does not run at a time it was supposed to run.

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Pros & Cons of Shark ION ROBOT 720

Doesn't Have Mapping / Path Planning Feature

The Shark ION ROBOT 720 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.

No Smartphone App / Wi-Fi Support

The cleaner does not support Wi-Fi and doesn't have a smartphone app.

Amazon Alexa Not Supported

The model is not compatible with any voice assistant such as Amazon Alexa or Google Home and cannot be controlled by voice.

HEPA filtration

The Shark ION ROBOT 720 vacuum has a high-efficiency filtration system that is anti-allergen and removes up to 99.97% of particles with a size of 0.3 µm.

Doesn't have Wet Mopping Feature

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

Battery Capacity

The robot is equipped with a small 2600 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.

No virtual walls

A virtual wall allows you to block the robot from going to a specific area you don't want it to go. This model does not have a virtual wall feature.

Better corner cleaning

A side brush sweeps all the dust and dirt from corners and edges and transfers it to the dustbin.

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