iRobot Roomba 980 vs roborock S5

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iRobot Roomba 980
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roborock S5

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two robot vacuums – iRobot Roomba 980 vs roborock S5. Based on our rating, Roomba 980 has the overall rating of 8.7 out of 10 versus 9.5 for S5.

Advantages iRobot Roomba 980 over roborock S5

  • Larger dust bin capacity, 600 ml vs 480 ml
  • Two side brushes

Advantages roborock S5 over iRobot Roomba 980

  • Better suction power, 2000 PA vs 1700 PA
  • Has wet cleaning mode
  • Mopping system
  • A Virtual Wall creates an invisible barrier that S5 won't cross
  • Washable filter
  • When you want to give your area an intense clean, intensive mode will increase suction power
  • Better battery life, 150 min vs 120 min

Common features and specifications

  • Both robot vacuums are Wi-Fi enabled
  • Dry cleaning mode
  • Both robot vacuums use smart path planning to clean more efficient
  • Single room mode
  • Voice control
  • Equal charging time: 3 hrs

Dimensions

A noticeable difference between two models is the size, which is 53.5 x 14/21 x 17 x 5.5 (D x H) cm/inches for the Roomba 980 and 35 x 9.1/13.8 x 3.6 (D x H) cm/inches for the S5. The weight of the Roomba 980 is 6/13.3 kg/lbs, and for the S5 it is 3.1/7 kg/lbs.

Robot vacuums comparison chart

Overall
iRobot Roomba 980
8.7
roborock S5
9.5
9
9
8
10
9
9
9
10
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Common

Product

iRobot Roomba 980
roborock S5

Model

Roomba 980
S5

Brand

iRobot
roborock

Reviews

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Spesifications

Suction, pa

1700
2000

Noise level, dB

60

Wi-Fi

Display

Cleaning

Dry cleaning

Wet cleaning

Dust bin capacity, ml

600
480

Mop system

Features

Virtual wall

Boundary strips

Time scheduling function

Cleaning map

Other features

Dirt Detect, Visual Navigation
Zoned cleaning, Visual Navigation

Surfaces

Hard floor

Hardwood flor

Thin carpet

Thick carpet

Filtration

Air filter

Washable filter

Brushes

Side brushes

2
1

Brush-roll

Cleaning modes

Auto

Spot

Edge

Single room

Intensive

Protection

Drop sensor protection

Anti-collision

Protective bumpers

Control

Remote control

App control

Voice control

Battery

Battery capacity, mAH

5200

Battery life, min

120
150

Charging time, hrs

3
3

Auto charging

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (D x H), cm/inches

53.5 x 14/21 x 17 x 5.5
35 x 9.1/13.8 x 3.6

Weight, kg/lbs

6/13.3
3.1/7
iRobot Roomba 980
roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 980
roborock S5

Robot vacuums CompareVacuumcleaner comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.7
  • 9.5
  • 8.7iRobot Roomba 980
  • 9.5roborock S5

The roborock S5 is better robot vacuum in this comparison. Check roborock S5 price