ECOVACS Deebot N79S vs. Roomba 960 Comparison Chart



SRR Score: 44

$199.99 Amazon

iRobot Roomba 960

iRobot Roomba 960

SRR Score: 79

$580.85 Amazon

Comparison Chart

  Main Features ECOVACS Deebot N79S iRobot Roomba 960
Mapping / Path planning no yes
Mapping Sensor Type - camera
Recharge & Resume no yes
Automatically Docks and Recharges yes yes
Noise Level 65 db 65 db
LCD Display no no
Side Brushes (one or two) 2 pcs 1 pcs
Voice Prompts no yes
  Cleaning Features
Suction Power 1000 Pa 900 Pa
Сleaning Area 1076 ft2 / 100 m2 1615 ft2 / 150 m2
Home Size small, medium medium, big
Cleaning Modes auto-clean, single room & spot mode for targeted cleaning, edge cleaning mode auto, spot cleaning
Dustbin Capacity 450 ml 600 ml
Automatic Dirt Disposal no no
Wet Mopping no no
Water Tank Capacity - -
Barrier-cross Height 0.55 in / 14 mm 0.79 in / 20 mm
HEPA Filter yes yes
Washable Filter no no
Сarpet Floor Types low-pile low-pile, medium-pile
Bare Floor Types hardwood, tiles, laminate, linoleum hardwood, vynil, marble tile, ceramic tile, laminate, linoleum
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Run time 100 min 75 min
Charging Time 240 min 120 min
Rated Power (Watts) 25 W 30 W
Scheduling yes yes
IR Remote Control yes no
Wi-Fi / Smartphone App yes yes
Amazon Alexa Support yes yes
Google Assistant Support yes yes
Virtual Wall no yes
  App Features
Digital Blocked Area no no
Zoned cleaning no no
Multi-floor maps no no
Manual movement control yes no
Selected room cleaning no no
Carpet Boost no no
Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor yes yes
Dirt Detect no yes
Full Bin Indicator no yes
Other Specifications
Robot Weight 9.48 lbs / 4.3 kg 8.38 lbs / 3.8 kg
Robot Width 13.90 in / 35.3 cm 13.78 in / 35 cm
Robot Height 3.11 in / 7.9 cm 3.50 in / 8.9 cm
In the box remote control, main brush, 2 side brushes, docking station charging station, line cord, extra filter, cleaning tool, owner’s guide, documentation package, dual-mode virtual wall, extra side brush
Warranty 12 months 12 months

What is similar between the ECOVACS Deebot N79S and Roomba 960

  • Amazon Alexa and Google Home integration
  • Wi-Fi support
  • HEPA filtration that is perfect for people who suffer from asthma and allergy
  • Equipped with a bunch of sensors that prevent falling and bumping into obstacles
  • Auto-recharge feature makes the robot automatically docks itself when its battery runs out of energy

What are the biggest differences beetwen the ECOVACS Deebot N79S and Roomba 960

  1. The Ecovacs battery lasts longer than the Roomba. Though the Roomba has a recharge&resume feature thanks to which the robot is able to continue cleaning after recharging
  2. The Roomba 960 has a camera sensor that creates a layout of your room and builds the most efficient way of cleaning
  3. The Ecovacs Deebot N79S is ideal for small and medium homes when the Roomba 960 is suitable for medium and big homes because of mapping
  4. The Roomba 960 remembers its position when cleaning so it doesn't miss a spot
  5. The Deebot moves randomly which is why it is not as good for bigger houses as the Roomba
  6. The Roomba is a champ when it comes to picking up pet hair. It has two silicone rollers that are tangle-free and don't need any maintenance
  7. The Roomba 960 performs better on carpets. It automatically boosts its suction when recognizes carpet flooring. It provides deep cleaning on thin and medium-pile carpets
  8. Roomba's Dirt Detect knows where the dirtiest spots are and provide thoughtful cleaning on these areas
  9. Climbing ability is a bit better on Roomba 960
  10. The Deebot is equipped with two side sweepers. The Roomba 960 has one
  11. The Roomba 960 has a dual virtual wall in the box that block some areas from crossing
  12. The Roomba 960 has a full dustbin indicator that alerts when the container needs to be emptied
  13. The Deebot is twice cheaper
  14. The Roomba 960 has a camera sensor that creates a layout of your room and builds the most efficient way of cleaning
  15. The Deebot N79S has a remote control and the ECOVACS app. The Roomba 960 only comes with the iRobot Home app
  16. The Ecovacs Deebot N79S is good for small and medium-size homes with mostly bare floors and some rugs
  17. The Roomba 960 performs well on thin and medium-pile carpets as well as on bare floors. Perfect for medium and bigger houses with carpet flooring/pet owners.

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Johanna Yesterday at 12:05
Hi, how to make the robot search for wifi? I cannot pair it…
Danny Yesterday at 05:04
Nice review. I have few questions if you can please answer! Does it automatically stop mopping once it goes on top of th ...
Michael Fisher 18 july 2019, 03:13
I wish it would be cheaper, but even with the price of $450 it's still a good choice. I'm pretty sure GearBest will not ...
jauling 17 july 2019, 07:58
Thanks, I just checked yesterday and it wasn't there. IMO, its a bit on the expensive side, but I guess that's presale p ...
Michael Fisher 17 july 2019, 07:11
It's already available on GearBest for $459.99.
Willem 15 july 2019, 04:54
Thank you for letting me know!
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