If you have already decided that you want to buy a new robot vacuum, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the iRobot Roomba 690 vs iRobot Roomba 860 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, Roomba 690 has the overall rating of 8.2 out of 10 versus 5.7 for Roomba 860.
Advantages iRobot Roomba 690 over iRobot Roomba 860
Larger dust bin capacity, 700 ml vs 650 ml
A Virtual Wall creates an invisible barrier that Roomba 690 won't cross
Roomba 690 has mapping function that can map your area and uses smart path planning to clean more efficient
Single room mode to remove dirt in one room
When you want to give your area an intense clean, intensive mode will increase suction power
Remote control gives you convenient, remote access to robot commands
Better battery life, 120 min vs 60 min
Advantages iRobot Roomba 860 over iRobot Roomba 690
Better suction power, 1000 PA vs 600 PA
Less charging time, 3 hrs vs 4 hrs
Common features and specifications
Dry cleaning mode
One side brush
A noticeable difference between two models is the size, which is 34 x 9.1/13.4 x 3.6 (D x H) cm/inches for the Roomba 690 and 35.3 x 9.1/13.9 x 3.6 (D x H) cm/inches for the Roomba 860. The weight of the Roomba 690 is 5.3/11.7 kg/lbs, and for the Roomba 860 it is 3.8/8.4 kg/lbs.