But before checking out explanations regarding their design, cleaning performance, battery, and feature, here’s a table that summarizes the main technical summary sheet for these 2 robot vacuums:
- Design Comparison
- Cleaning Performance Comparison
- Battery Comparison
- Feature Comparison
- Quick Rundown Of iRobot Roomba 694
- Quick Rundown Of iRobot Roomba J7
- Product Videos
Roomba 694 measures 13.4 x 13.4 x 3.54 inches and weighs 6.8 pounds. Meanwhile, the Roomba J7 measures 13.34 x 13.3 x 3.4 inches and weighs 7.5 pounds.
Cleaning Performance Comparison
+ Suction Power & Noise
With a suction capacity of 600 Pa, Roomba 694 has a noise level of 62 dba. The Roborock S5 has a suction power of 2000 Pa and a noise level of 68 dba.
+ Robot’s ability to walk
With a cleaning area of 120 m2, Roomba 694 has a smaller cleaning area than Roomba J7, with a cleaning area of 185 m2.
Thanks to the 16 mm climbing ability, both of them are suitable for thicker carpets and can easily overpass a door threshold (if below 1.6 cm).
Both robots are equipped with a bunch of sensors that prevent bumping into things, falling, and keeping them at a distance of 10 mm from walls and furniture.
+ Dirt treatment
iRobot Roomba 694 and Roomba J7 both have dirt detection sensors. It is a system that recognizes high-traffic spots making a cleaner go over these zones a few times until it is clean
With a 400 ml dustbin capacity, the iRobot Roomba 694 can hold a little more dirt than the Roomba J7, which has a capacity of 350 ml.
iRobot Roomba 694 and J7 cannot automatically remove dirt in the dustbin, it will stop cleaning and notify you when the trash needs to empty.
The Roomba J7 has been designed to work with iRobot’s Auto Clean Base® technology. But then it doesn’t come with the Clean Base® Automatic Dirt Handler, so you’ll have to buy it separately.
The Roomba 694 is equipped with a standard filter, while the Roomba J7 is equipped with a HEPA filter that makes the robot safe for people with allergies and asthma.
The filters of both Roomba are not removable for washing, you should change the filter every three months.
+ Ability to suck and sweep
Carpet boost: Roomba J7 has a sensor that can recognize carpets. When the vacuum is on the carpet, its suction power is increased to the maximum level automatically cleaning deeper.
Side brush: Both have a side brush made of rubber.
Unique Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes don’t get tangled with pet hair. Brushes adjust and flex to stay in constant contact with carpets and hard floors.
Cleaning Brush: Both are equipped with a cleaning brush that has detachable tips and is easier to clean since hair mostly gets clogged around the edges. In addition, the newest brush has 250% more bristles providing a better pickup.
Ability to Mop the floor: Both devices can only sweep and vacuum
With 2130 mAh Lithium-Ion, Roomba 694 can operate for about 90 minutes and takes 180 minutes to charge. Roomba J7 uses a Lithium-Ion battery with a capacity of 2210mAh that can work for about 75 minutes and takes 120 minutes to fully charge.
If both robot vacuums don’t finish all the work on a single charge, it will automatically return to the charging dock but when fully charged only Roomba J7 can return to where it left off to continue cleaning. clean. Roomba 694 doesn’t, so it’s not suitable for large houses
The Roomba 694 cannot map the layout of your home. Meanwhile, the Roomba J7 uses a camera sensor, and gyroscope to map your home layout. The camera suffers in dark rooms.
Roomba 964 cannot store maps in memory. Roomba J7 can store 10 different maps in memory.
+ Schedule activities.
The Roomba 694 only has basic scheduling features. You can only schedule it to work at a specific time and day of the week.
Roomba J7 has an advanced scheduling feature. After mapping, you can divide the map into separate regions and give each area a name. With this feature, you can schedule cleaning by area, no-go zone, selected room cleaning, schedule, etc.
Roomba 694 does not have a digital virtual wall creation feature but you can buy an additional virtual wall barrier to create a no-go zone.. meanwhile, Roomba J7 is equipped with a digital virtual wall creation feature that helps create a no-clean zone, Zoned cleaning.
Zoned cleaning: The robot cleans within a particular zone
No-Go zone: keeps the Roomba off some zones
Room cleaning: can be ordered (or scheduled) to clean in a certain room or two.
Manually control it like a radio car. If you need the device to go to a specific spot, you can use the app remote control and manage its movements by sending it where you want to. Also, with the «Target Point» option you can tap on the map, and the robot will go to that place. Much easier than using the remote control.
Additionally, you can control the two robot vacuums by setting voice prompts through Amazon Alexa Support and Google Assistant Assistant.
+ Activity tracking
When Roomba finishes cleaning, you can view the results in the cleaning history. Both cannot be tracked in real-time, you cannot see their location while the robot is vacuuming.
Quick Rundown Of iRobot Roomba 694
Quick Rundown Of iRobot Roomba J7