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Roomba E5 vs 890: App-Controlled Robotic Cleaners with Brushless Extractors

Comparing Roomba E5 vs 890, I was able to ensure that, despite their low prices, neither model sacrifices advanced cleaning features. These vacuums are from different series, but they're both from iRobot's popular Roomba line. In this way, their features don't differ significantly: they have a disk-shaped design with a minimum number of onboard buttons, house a high-efficiency filter inside, offer a self-charging feature, can be controlled via an iRobot Home app, work with Alexa, etc. However, the E5 is a slightly newer, more advanced but more pricey model.

Suction and dustbin capacity

The 890 has an average suction power of 1000 Pa. With 1700 Pa, the E5 can create a much stronger airflow, sucking in larger particles as well as more dust and other contaminants. In terms of dustbin capacity, the E5 appears to be superior in this regard as well: 300 ml versus 500 ml.

Using area

In the Roomba 890 vs E5 using area battle, the E5 comes out on top. Being able to clean up a floor space of 2100 square feet, it's definitely suitable for large rooms. However, if you own a small house, the 890 with its 1000 square feet maximum use area will probably suffice.

Noise level

Comparing Roomba E5 vs Roomba 890 operating sounds, it should be noted that both units make an audible noise while running. The E5's noise level of 65 dB may be enough to frighten your pet. The 890 is noticeably quieter (58 dB).

Carpet cleaning

Both of the compared units employ rubberized brushless extractors. To compare, extractors are more effective in carpet cleaning than standard brushes (basing on my experience with testing other vacuum cleaners). So, in this regard, both of these models outperform many of their analogs. However, comparing Roomba E5 vs 890 for pet hair, I've noticed that the E5 deals better with extracting an ingrained fur from carpet piles.

Roomba 890 Pros & Cons

Pros

  • The cleaner uses a washable dust bin.
  • It ships with dual virtual wall barriers.
  • The AeroForce 3-stage cleaning system provides great air filtration.

Cons

  • It doesn't have a Spot cleaning mode.
  • The unit has a really short runtime of only one hour.

Roomba E5 Pros & Cons

Pros

  • The cleaner runs for 90 minutes on one charge.
  • The model uses an advanced version of the iAdapt navigation system (2.0).
  • The onboard camera allows for a more intelligent cleaning.

Cons

  • Sometimes it gets stuck in front of furniture for no apparent reason.
  • There is a non-washable dustbin.

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Product

iRobot Roomba 890
iRobot Roomba e5

Model

Roomba 890
Roomba e5

Brand

iRobot
iRobot

Rating

3.9 of 5
0

Reviews

646
0

Battery

Type

NI-MH
Li-ion

Battery Capacity

1800 mAH
1800 mAh

Battery Life

60 Minutes
90 Minutes

Auto Charging

Charging Time

3-4 hours
2 hours

Cleaning features

Suction

1000 pa
1700 pa

Dust bin capacity

300 ml
500 ml

Number of cleaning stages

3
3

Using area

1000 square feet
2100 square feet

Noise level

58 db
65 db

Carpet cleaning

Air Filteration

Control

Remote Control

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi frequency requires

2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz

Protection

Drop Sensor Protection

Anti-Collision

Protective bumpers

Power

Voltage

100-240V
100-120V

Frequency

50/60Hz
50/60Hz

Cleaning modes

Auto

Spot

Edge

Single room

Intensive

Features

Color

black
black

Display

Virtual Wall

Time scheduling function

Voice control

Warranty

1 Year
1 Year

Dimensions

Product Size

13 x 13 x 3.6 inches
13.5 x 13.4 x 3.7 inches

Product Weight

8.4 pounds
7.2 pounds

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  • 15.8
  • 7.1
  • 15.8iRobot Roomba 890
  • 7.1iRobot Roomba e5

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