iRobot Roomba 890 vs. Xiaomi Mi Robot Comparison


iRobot Roomba 890

iRobot Roomba 890

Rating:
SRR Score: 65

$397.00 Amazon

versus
Xiaomi Mi Robot

Xiaomi Mi Robot

Rating:
SRR Score: 122

$429.99 Amazon

$259.99 GearBest


Comparison Chart

  Main Features iRobot Roomba 890 Xiaomi Mi Robot
Mapping / Path planning no yes
Mapping Sensor Type - LDS
High-Precision Map no yes
Recharge & Resume no yes
Automatically Docks and Recharges yes yes
Noise Level 68 db 68 db
LCD Display no no
Side Brushes (one or two) 1 pcs 1 pcs
Voice Prompts yes yes
  Cleaning Features
Suction Power 1000 Pa 1800 Pa
–°leaning Area 969 ft2 / 90 m2 2691 ft2 / 250 m2
Dustbin Capacity 300 ml 420 ml
Automatic Dirt Disposal no no
Wet Mopping no no
Water Tank Capacity - -
Barrier-cross Height 0.63 in / 16 mm 0.59 in / 15 mm
HEPA Filter yes yes
Washable Filter no no
  Battery
Battery Capacity 1800 mAh 5200 mAh
Run time 60 min 150 min
Charging Time 120 min 240 min
Rated Power (Watts) 33 W 55 W
  Control
Scheduling yes yes
IR Remote Control no no
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 yes yes
  App Features
Real-time tracking no yes
Digital Blocked Area no no
Zoned cleaning no yes
Multi-floor maps no no
Manual movement control yes yes
Selected Room Cleaning no no
  Sensors
Carpet Boost no no
Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor yes yes
Dirt Detect yes no
Full Bin Indicator yes no
Other Specifications
Robot Weight 8.40 lbs / 3.81 kg 8.40 lbs / 3.81 kg
Robot Width 13.90 in / 35.3 cm 13.58 in / 34.5 cm
Robot Height 3.60 in / 9.14 cm 3.78 in / 9.6 cm
In the box side brushes, dual mode virtual wall barrier & batteries, extra HEPA Filter, dock station, manual charging dock, adapter, user manual
Warranty 12 months 12 months

Features

The 360 S7 is one of the best flagship robot vacuums that is equipped with premium features such as carpet boost, room cleaning, zoned cleaning, restricted area and even has no-mop zones.

The app allows choosing between cleaning modes, control its movements, watch the robot creates a map in real-time and track its location. Also, you can set restricted areas that keep the S7 off certain places, draw a rectangle to make it work within it only, and once the map is created, the robot divides it into separate zones (rooms).

No-go zones and no-mop zones are separate, both are supposed to keep the robot off certain places only no-mop zones work to make the robot avoid carpets in mopping mode, and become inactive when the water tank is off, while the no-go zones keep the cleaner off particular zones when it’s vacuuming.

Room dividing is helpful when you don’t want the cleaner to work in the whole house, you can even schedule the S7 to work in the kitchen at a specific time. 

Navigation & Lidar

 

What/who is the 360 S7 good for?

Battery 

On max mode, the robot lasts up to 47 minutes and gives you 120 minutes of continuous cleaning on low power settings. If your home is half-covered with carpets, there is no need to turn on max mode, since it has carpet boost, the cleaner will boost suction automatically once it steps on carpet thus saving battery life.

For big homes covered with carpets, the 360 S7 battery might not be enough but those that have a mixed surface or bare flooring only, the 360 S7 is an ideal pick.

Multimapping support

The 360 S7 stores up to 10 different floor plans and is able to recognize its location if being manually placed somewhere in the house. Each map can be set as favorite and will not be deleted or replaces with a new one.

The 360 S7 is perfect for multi-story houses

Mopping & cleaning performance on carpet

The S7 is equipped with a water tank that is easy-to-install and mopping pads. The tank is on a small side and would not be enough to cover a big place but is suitable for small homes of places half-covered with carpets. However, you can always refill the water tank once it’s dry. 

In mopping mode, the robot follows the same purposeful pattern and does not miss a spot. Also, the app allows setting no-mop zones so the vacuum understands where carpets are to avoid them. Once the mopping attachments are off, these zones disappear. Keep in mind, the 360 can not get rid of stubborn stains but it is a nice feature to have that will prolonge the time between main mopping jobs.

The 360 S7 has strong suction and the highest airflow velocity we’ve seen to date. It is one of the strongest robot vacuums in the industry and does a good job on carpet as well as on bare floors. Its pickup ability is impressive, the robot does not have issues with sucking up debris from fine to large size.

Because of the S7 transmission, the robot climbs an obstacle up to 20 mm (0.79 in) height and has no issues with thicker carpets but won’t do a shaggy one.

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