Comparing Shark ION R85 (RV850) vs. ECOVACS Deebot N79S

Shark ION R85 (RV850)

Shark ION R85 (RV850)

SRR Score: 56

$349.98 Amazon



SRR Score: 52

$179.99 Amazon

$139.99 GearBest

Comparison Chart

  Main Features Shark ION R85 (RV850) ECOVACS Deebot N79S
Mapping / Path planning no no
Mapping Sensor Type - -
High-Precision Map no no
Recharge & Resume no no
Automatically Docks and Recharges yes yes
Noise Level 62 db 65 db
LCD Display no no
Side Brushes (one or two) 2 pcs 2 pcs
Voice Prompts no no
  Cleaning Features
Suction Power 1400 Pa 1000 Pa
–°leaning Area 969 ft2 / 90 m2 1076 ft2 / 100 m2
Dustbin Capacity 600 ml 450 ml
Automatic Dirt Disposal no no
Wet Mopping no no
Water Tank Capacity - -
Barrier-cross Height 0.55 in / 14 mm
HEPA Filter yes yes
Washable Filter no no
Battery Capacity 2550 mAh 2600 mAh
Run time 60 min 100 min
Charging Time 180 min 240 min
Rated Power (Watts) 35 W 25 W
Scheduling yes yes
IR Remote Control yes yes
Wi-Fi / Smartphone App yes yes
Wi-Fi Frequency Bands 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Amazon Alexa Support yes yes
Google Assistant Support yes yes
Magnetic/Optical Virtual Walls no no
  App Features
Real-time tracking no no
Digital Blocked Area no no
Zoned cleaning no no
Multi-floor maps no no
Manual movement control no yes
Selected Room Cleaning no no
Carpet Boost no no
Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor yes yes
Dirt Detect no no
Full Bin Indicator no no
Other Specifications
Robot Weight 7.94 lbs / 3.6 kg 9.48 lbs / 4.3 kg
Robot Width 12.48 in / 31.7 cm 13.90 in / 35.3 cm
Robot Height 3.39 in / 8.6 cm 3.11 in / 7.9 cm
In the box 2 side brushes, HEPA filter, the charging dock, 8 ft. of BotBoundary strips, remote control with batteries, product manual, the quick starting guide remote control, main brush, 2 side brushes, docking station
Warranty 12 months 12 months

ECOVACS Deebot 901 quick glance

The ECOVACS Deebot 901 comes with a minimalistic design, has only one HOME button and a "head" with an LDS laser inside. Underneath you can see an inlet that can be replaced with the main bristle brush or a suction tangle-free inlet. The two side sweepers work together with the main brush, transferring dust and dirt into the inlet where the powerful motor sucks it up to the dustbin. The bristle brush is suitable for a carpeted surface, while the tangle-free one works best on a bare floor and for homes with pets.

The DEEBOT 901 does not go over the same spots twice

The laser scans an interior and creates a map. After that, the computer builds the most efficient cleaning path. The ECOVACS Deebot 901 moves in an efficient navigation path providing a more thorough cleaning.

The suction inlet is tangle-free and is essential for pet owner since you don't have to clean the brush

The ECOVACS app allows you to view the created map, where the robot has been, schedule it, switch between cleaning modes, build virtual walls, set digital "zones" that you want the Deebot to stay within, and prioritize areas for cleaning.

Make the robot working inside your kitchen by using a zoned cleaning feature

The ECOVACS Deebot 901 is integrated with Amazon Alexa and Google Home. It can be controlled by a smartphone and via voice commands. If a recharge is required, the robot will stop itself and then pick up where it left off.

Pros of the ECOVACS Deebot 901

  • It has a short body that fits under most furniture
  • Accurate mapping technology
  • Efficient navigation pattern
  • An affordable price tag
  • Integrated with Alexa-enabled devices.
  • The ECOVACS app offers a variety of useful features such as blocked areas, zone cleaning, prioritizing where to clean first.

What is not as good about the ECOVACS Deebot 901?

As with all ECOVACS machines, the Deebot 901 has the same issues connecting to Wi-Fi. It works with a 2.4 GHz speed so make sure you change the settings in your router. It works great on thin carpets and a bare floor but does not do high-pile carpets/rugs. There are some issues that consumers have had about losing the map data. We've searched around and figured out how to avoid this experience and make your robot work as smoothly as possible.


The ECOVACS Deebot 901 is ideal for small and average homes with pets and mixed surfaces. It performs excellently on thin carpets and all types of bare floors such as tile, laminate, linoleum, marble, etc. Thanks to its suction inlet, the Deebot 901 doesn't get hair tangled in it, making it perfect for pet owners. The app has high-end features we haven't seen in other robots. It can be a part of your smart home since the robot is compatible with smart voice assistants.

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