iRobot Roomba 694 vs Roomba J7

Further down the page, you’ll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the iRobot Roomba 694 and the Roomba J7.

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:

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The Winner (#1)
iRobot Roomba j7 (7150)...
The Runner-up (#2)
iRobot Roomba 694 Robot...
Model
iRobot Roomba j7
iRobot Roomba 694
Weight
7.5 pounds
6.8 pounds
Suction Power
2200 Pa
600 Pa
Carpet boost
Cleaning Area
185m2
120m2
Dustbin Capacity
400 ml
350 ml
Hepa Filter
Battery Capacity
2210 mAh
2130 mAh
Battery Life
75 min
90 min
Recharge & Resume
Mapping/ Path Planning
Mapping Sensor Type
camera, gyroscope
iadapt 1.0
Multi-Floor Maps
Digital Blocked Areas
Zoned Cleaning
Scheduling
User Rating
Price
$297.99
$197.00
The Winner (#1)
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iRobot Roomba j7 (7150)...
Model
iRobot Roomba j7
Weight
7.5 pounds
Suction Power
2200 Pa
Carpet boost
Cleaning Area
185m2
Dustbin Capacity
400 ml
Hepa Filter
Battery Capacity
2210 mAh
Battery Life
75 min
Recharge & Resume
Mapping/ Path Planning
Mapping Sensor Type
camera, gyroscope
Multi-Floor Maps
Digital Blocked Areas
Zoned Cleaning
Scheduling
User Rating
Price
$297.99
More Info
The Runner-up (#2)
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iRobot Roomba 694 Robot...
Model
iRobot Roomba 694
Weight
6.8 pounds
Suction Power
600 Pa
Carpet boost
Cleaning Area
120m2
Dustbin Capacity
350 ml
Hepa Filter
Battery Capacity
2130 mAh
Battery Life
90 min
Recharge & Resume
Mapping/ Path Planning
Mapping Sensor Type
iadapt 1.0
Multi-Floor Maps
Digital Blocked Areas
Zoned Cleaning
Scheduling
User Rating
Price
$197.00
More Info

Design Comparison

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.

iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum

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.

+ Filters

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

Battery Comparison

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

iRobot Roomba J7 Robot Vacuum
iRobot Roomba J7 Robot Vacuum

Feature Comparison

+ Mapping

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.

+ Controls

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

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iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum
22,666 Reviews
iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum
  • CLEAN SMARTER - Sleek, premium design complements your home d?cor; The Roomba 694 is a great way to begin cleaning your home smarter. Just schedule it to clean up daily dirt, dust, and debris with the iRobot HOME app or your voice assistant. - for effortlessly clean floors.
  • LOOSENS, LIFTS, & SUCTIONS - The 3 Stage Cleaning system & Dual Multi-Surface brushes grab dirt from carpets & hard floors, an Edge-Sweeping brush takes care of corners & edges.
  • LEARNS YOUR LIFE LISTENS TO YOUR VOICE - Learns your cleaning habits to offer up personalized schedules, while Google Assistant & Alexa allow you to start cleaning with just the sound of your voice.
  • ADAPTIVE NAVIGATION - A full suite of advanced sensors allow Roomba to navigate under & around furniture, & along edges. Cliff Detect keeps it from falling down stairs.
  • SENSES & ELIMINATES DIRT - Dirt Detect Sensors alert your robot about dirtier areas of your home, like high-traffic spots, & cleans them more thoroughly.

Pros
  • Dimensions lighter than Roomba J7
  • Lower noise.
  • Longer operating time.
Cons
  • No HEPA filter
  • Cannot map and store multiple maps.
  • There are no Digital Blocked Areas


Quick Rundown Of iRobot Roomba J7

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iRobot Roomba J7 Robot Vacuum
2,008 Reviews
iRobot Roomba J7 Robot Vacuum
  • CLEANS WHEN & WHERE YOU WANT– Only iRobot brings you Imprint Smart Mapping allowing you to control & schedule which rooms are cleaned and when, while storing multiple maps for easier cleaning on each level of your home; Plus customizable Keep Out Zones and Clean Zones allow you to tell them the exact area to avoid and clean
  • DOESN'T GET HUNG UP; JUST GETS IT DONE; - A full suite of advanced sensors allow this robot to navigate under and around furniture, and along edges, while Cliff Detect keeps it from falling down the stairs
  • SET TO AUTOMATICALLY CLEAN WHEN YOU'RE AWAY - Now with iRobot Genius, you can choose to set your robot to automatically start cleaning when you leave and stop when you come home, so you only notice the clean and never the cleaning
  • Only iRobot brings you Imprint Smart Mapping allowing you to control and schedule which rooms are cleaned and when, while storing multiple maps for easier cleaning on each level of your home; Plus customizable Keep Out Zones and Clean Zones allow you to tell them the exact area to avoid and clean

Pros
  • Large trash can capacity
  • Map cleanup and archive maps.
  • Digital Blocked Areas
Cons
  • Short cleaning time.
  • Higher noise level


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