Today, we’re going to be taking an in-depth look at the Eufy RoboVac 35C, and the iRobot Roomba 690. Both of these robot vacuums are absolutely fantastic in our opinion, and in the case of the Eufy RoboVac 35C, new.
However, only one of these robot vacuums will be the right robot vacuum for you. And that is why, in this quick buying guide, we’re going to be comparing the two, and looking at the distinct features and attributes that they offer, as well as the benefits and advantages that these features and attributes can offer you.
The Eufy RoboVac 35C
One of the coolest things about the Eufy RoboVac 35C is the fact that it uses something known as “Boost IQ” technology. Boost IQ technology is great, and it makes the entire vacuuming process much easier and much more efficient.
When the 35C is vacuuming on a hardwood floor, to name one example, it doesn’t need to use a lot of cleaning power. Instead, it can turn down its suction speed to a lower or mid-range setting. But, when it moves onto a carpeted floor, or a rug, it requires more suction power, since dirt, dust, and debris tends to be lodged within the individual folds of the carpet/rug.
Instead of you having to adjust the settings and suction speed of the 35C manually, Boost IQ technology activates the necessary speed, and then when it is done cleaning that surface and moves back onto a hardwood floor, or a similar surface, it goes back to the regular cleaning settings.
The sensors that the 35C uses are great. And they make it easy for the vacuum to adjust its 1500Pa suction power to whatever suction speed is ideal, for the surface it is on. Along with that, there is a device that this robot vacuum comes with, that utilizes the sensors.
Boundary Strips are small strips that you lay within the space that you want to clean. If you want to clean the kitchen, for example, and you don’t want the 35C to be moving around into a bunch of different spaces and places, then you will simply place a Boundary Strip in the frame of the kitchen doorway, and this Boundary Strip emits a signal that tells the 35C to not cross that door frame, forcing the vacuum to thoroughly clean the space it is in.
Smartphone and Smart Home functionality is present, within this device, and it offers some simple, but useful features. Using Amazon Echo or Google Home, you can turn on the vacuum, turn off the vacuum, change the cleaning mode that is being used, tell the vacuum to recharge itself, among other features. There is also a feature known as “Find My Robot” that, when activated, tells the 35C to emit a sound that enables you to find the vacuum, when you can no longer find it.
Other than that, the basic features and attributes are things like a dustbin that is a total of 0.6 liters. There is also 100 minutes of battery life, which is good for a robot vacuum. And, a triple-filter system that is designed to remove the big particles, and the smaller particles.
Overall, the Eufy RoboVac 35C is a powerful, affordable, and simple robot vacuum that works great. You really can’t go wrong with it!
The iRobot Roomba 690
iRobot is probably the most well-known robot vacuum manufacturer in today’s market. And the reason for that is because each one of their robot vacuums utilizes new and advanced technologies, while still delivering a truly high-quality product.
The iRobot Roomba 690 is certainly a continuation of that trend, and it includes a couple of really special and really unique features. However, before we dive into this particular robot vacuum, it must be said that there aren’t really too many other features that differentiate it from the Eufy RoboVac 35C.
Using smartphone and Smart Home functionality, you’re able to access a variety of different features. You can create custom schedules, change the cleaning mode, activate the vacuum, tell it to charge and recharge, among other useful features.
Just like the Eufy RoboVac 35C, you can use these things known as “Virtual Wall Barriers” to control where the vacuum cleans, and where it does not go. The iRobot Roomba 690 comes with one Dual-Mode Virtual Wall Barrier, and you can buy more for an inexpensive price, making it easy to dictate what the vacuum cleans.
On the bottom of the iRobot Roomba 690, there are two Multi-Surface Brushes that are designed for many different types of surfaces, including carpets and rugs, and these brushes do a fantastic job at digging up and dislodging all of the dirt, dust, and debris that is on your floors, and then they sweep it into the suction pathway of the Roomba 690, to make for very easy and efficient cleaning.
The cleaning itself is broken up into three individual stages. Each one is quite efficient, and that is really the essence of this device: efficiency.
Everything is well-designed, easy-to-use, and convenient. Efficiency is the main intention of the iRobot Roomba 690, and this is a very efficient robot vacuum.
Other than that, though, there really isn’t a lot else to say about the iRobot Roomba 690.
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At the end of the day, both of these robot vacuums are great. Both the Eufy RoboVac 35C and the iRobot Roomba 690 are very efficient, very powerful, and very easy-to-use devices that really do offer a lot when it comes to general functionality and efficiency.
However, to say which one is the “better choice” is a little challenging, since there isn’t too much that distinguishes one from the other.
For a more well-designed and “sleek” cleaning experience, the iRobot Roomba 690 is the ideal choice. But, it is a bit more expensive, and the differences between it and the Eufy RoboVac 35C are minimal.
If you want a similar robot vacuum that is a bit cheaper, if a bit less sleek, then you should purchase the Eufy RoboVac 35C.
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