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IRobot Roomba 690 vs. Ecovacs Deebot N79S: Which smart vacuum is better?

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: iMore

IRobot Roomba 690 vs. Ecovacs Deebot N79S: Which smart vacuum is better?

We're always looking to make our homes just a bit smarter with everything from automated lights to robotic vacuums, letting us build the home of tomorrow, today.
Deebot 79S
The best for less
$200 at Amazon
Pros
Smart Motion technology
Multiple cleaning modes
Higher quality filter
Cons
No virtual barrier
No Google Assistant or HomeKit
The Deebot 79S offers a bevvy of intelligent ways to get the job done efficiently at an incredible price much lower than the Roomba.
Roomba 690
Tried and true
$300 at Amazon
Pros
Virtual Wall Barrier
Works with Google Assistant
Easier to get parts
Cons
More expensive
Less battery life per charge
Here in the U.S., the Roomba 600 series is what put iRobot on the map and it continues to live up to its name. With versatile smart home integration and built-in Dirt Detection, the Roomba 690 is hard to beat.
The best thing about both these vacuums that they'll both get the job done. Both will give your floors a good cleaning, both are Wi-Fi connected, meaning you can control...

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