The Newest Xiaomi Mijia 1S Robot Vacuum Released: What We Know About It So Far?

By Michael Fisher·Updated: May 22, 2020· 3 min read

Today Xiaomi presented an upgraded version of their Xiaomi Mi Robot vacuum cleaner at the Mi Fans Festival in China; the new model called Xiaomi Mijia 1S Robot vacuum cleaner. Currently, there is not so much info about it, so we'll update the article when more information is revealed.

Xiaomi Mi Robot 1S second generation

Xiaomi MiJia 1S Features

Model name Xiaomi MiJia 1S
Runtime 150 min
Suction power 2,000 Pa
Mapping yes
Mapping technology LDS laser + visual sensor
Zoned cleaning yes
Dustbin size 420 ml
Battery capacity 5,200 mAh
Restricted areas yes
AI room recognition yes
Scheduling to clean in one room yes
Multiple maps support yes
Sensors 14
Noise level 68 dB
Height 3.78 in / 9.6 cm
Cleaning coverage 2691 ft2 / 250 m2
Processor Cortex - A35
Resumption yes
Warranty 12 months
Price on Gearbest $339.99

What is new in the Xiaomi Mijia 1S Robot Vacuum?

Xiaomi Mijia 1S Robot Vacuum Cleaner

The Xiaomi MiJia 1S robot vacuum is equipped with 12 sensors that help the device to navigate better including the optical sensor for more precise orientation around.

Xiaomi upgraded the laser distance sensor (LDS) and navigation algorithms.

The Xiaomi Mi Robot uses the LDS laser only, the Xiaomi 1S also has an additional visual sensor to create an accurate map

Xiaomi-Mijia-1S-Robot-Vacuum visual sensor

Xiaomi has significantly improved the robot’s laser distance sensor (LDS) and, subsequently, its navigation algorithms. The new technology scans the surroundings faster making the robot getting to work faster. It creates a more accurate map and not the vacuum has more advanced navigation algorithm. The company claims, the 1S robot vacuum provides more efficient cleaning that is improved up to 13% compared to the first generation Xiaomi Mi Robot.

The Mi Robot uses the Cortex - A7 processor, when the newest model is equipped with the Cortex - A35 which consumes 10% lower power and provides 40% better performance than the Mi Robot.

The 4-core processor that is located inside boosts the newest model cleaning performance significantly, according to the company's forecast.

The Xiaomi MiJia 1S knows where your rooms are located

The new Xiaomi Mijia 1S robot vacuum is featured with the AI Image Recognition that allows the 1S recognizing rooms identifying the doors between these rooms. So far, we don't know how it will work, but this is definitely one of the most significant improvements the Xiaomi has made.

Schedule the Xiaomi 1S to work in a particular room at a specific time

Xiaomi Mijia 1S Robot Vacuum Cleaner AI recognizing

The newest model can store multiple maps which makes it perfect for homes with more than one level

As far as we understand, the Xiaomi 1S can be scheduled to work within a particular room same like the latest iRobot's Roomba i7 does.

scheduling to make the Xiaomi 1S robot clean a specific room

Now, the latest model has an increased suction power delivering 2,000 Pa compared to 1,800 Pa of the previous gen Xiaomi Mi Robot. This upgrade will help the robot to perform better on carpet, and it will work great at picking pet heir.

The newest generation of the Xiaomi Mi Robot - the Xiaomi Mijia 1S with AI-based feature and stronger suction

The Xiaomi 1S robot vacuum cleaner is equipped with a 5,200 mAh battery that lasts up to 150 minutes. Same as the Xiaomi Mi Robor, the 1S returns to recharge when its battery runs lower than 20%, juice up the battery up to 80% and resumes cleaning to get the job done.

Long battery life, recharge & resume, and multiple-maps saving make the newest Xiaomi 1S robot vacuum ideal for big homes with more than one level.

Also, the Xiaomi 1S supports Xiaomi AI speaker, so if you have it, you can control the robot vacuum with your voice.

Where to buy

The Xiaomi Mijia 1S can be ordered on GearBest for $319.99.

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