iRobot Roomba 690 and Roomba 761 vacuums are easy-to-operate. It’s just necessary to press a “clean” button and the robots get to work. There’s no special programming required. The main difference between the devices is that iRobot Roomba 690 supports Wi-Fi and allows managing it from a smartphone. You can customize cleaning to avoid distraction when you’re busy.
iRobot Roomba 690 is not only pretty powerful model but also very capacious. Being featured with 1000 Pa suction power and 700ml dustbin, it’ll clean the whole house within a single run. As well as iRobot Roomba 761, it’s equipped with the sensors for detecting the dirtiest locations in the house. The sensors inform the vacuum to work more thoroughly in the place of the greatest dirt concentration. In such a way, even the most difficult spots are removed, and excellent cleanliness and tidiness are achieved.
iRobot Roomba 690 guarantees to clean 1000 square feet without requiring additional charging. It’s absolutely enough to clean a relatively small house. However, really large spaces may require more effort and double-charging. Consider that both iRobot Roomba 690 and 761 vacuums can work for 120 minutes, and after, that they need to charge. iRobot Roomba 690 takes about 5 hours to get fully charged versus only 3 hours for Roomba 761. The second one will get ready to continue cleaning faster. Anyway, both vacuums are equipped with a durable battery, which contributes to better space cleaning.
Testing iRobot Roomba 690 and Roomba 761, I can say that the noise they produce is pretty annoying. 55 dB is a quite high noise level, which makes it almost impossible to let’s say read, study, watch TV, or listen to music.
iRobot Roomba 690, as well as Roomba 761, provides a carpet cleaning mode. Both vacuums have 3 cleaning stages that allow picking up every little particle, even the tiniest one, and actually big debris. iRobot Roomba 761 vacuum additionally has the Auto-Adjust Cleaning Head, which automatically adjusts its height to clean the carpets as thoroughly as possible.
The iRobot Roomba 690 is better robot vacuum in this comparison. Check iRobot Roomba 690 price