Tired of emptying the dirt bin of your iRobot Roombas? Replacing the most recent 980 iRobot model, advanced technology brings forth one on the most sophisticated robotic vacuums on the market. Piloting in a new age of “hands-free” vacuuming, iRobot Roomba i7 and i7+ replace their latest robotic vacuum, the 980 series, released only three years ago. Since then, iRobot’s innovative cutting-edge technology has produced the ultimate in robotic vacuums with the iRobot Roomba i7 and Robot Roomba i7+.
Although similar in features and cleaning ability, there remain differences between the two new versions of the iRobot Roomba robotic vacuums. Both the i7 and the i7+ use a 3-stage Cleaning System with soft rotating rubber brushes vs breakable bristles. With 10x the suction power compared to the 980 series, floor surfaces in your home or office are cleaned to perfection the first time, every time.
Both the iRobot i7 and the i7+ offer excellent performance and cleaning. The only difference between these two state-of-the-art high- tech vacuums is the i7+ is shipped complete with a Clean/Charging Base which automatically empties the dirt bin on the i7+.
|Features & Specs||Roomba i7+||Roomba i7|
|Dimensions||13.34” x3.63”||13.34” x 3.63”|
|Weight||7.45 pounds||7.45 pounds|
|Clean Base Station||Included||Sold Separately|
|Air Suction Power||1000-1800Pa||1000-1800Pa|
|Imprint™ Smart Mapping||Yes||Yes|
Table of Contents
- 1 The iRobot i7 Robotic (7150) Vacuum
- 2 iRobot Roomba i7+
- 3 Summary
The iRobot i7 Robotic (7150) Vacuum
Weighing only 7 pounds, this lightweight and uniquely styled robotic vacuum permanently eliminates tripping and dragging of power cords from room to room. Automatically adjusting for different heights and levels of floor surfaces, the iRobot Roomba i7 cleans all floor surfaces in your home or office, removing hidden ground in dirt in carpets with one simple pass.
At 13.34-inches in width and 3.63-inches in total height, the iRobot Roomba i7 cleans under beds and furniture with ease. Sleek and modernistic styling makes this robotic vacuum a favorite of homeowners who dread daily vacuuming on multi-level homes and offices. Replacing the old traditional upright or canister vacuum, the i7 Robot Roomba cleans better, faster while using less energy.
Powered by a rechargeable 3300 mAh lithium-ion battery, the iRobot Roomba i7 has ample cleaning power for up to 120 minutes. Sensing low power, the i7 automatically returns to the charging station. Powering up the battery require approximately 3 hours for a complete charge. Once fully charged, the iRobot Roomba i7 returns to the vacated area to resume cleaning. Batteries never have to be replaced and are fully covered under the iRobot Roomba i7 one-year manufacturer warranty.
Dual Advanced Rubber Brushes
Sharp bristles on the brushes of the 800 and 900 series have been replaced with dual rubber brushes that deep clean carpets, hardwoods and all other floor surfaces in your home or office. Working in conjunction with each other, one brush loosens deeply ground in the dirt while the remaining brush rotates in opposite direction, sending all dirt and debris into the onboard dirt bin. Made from durable, long-lasting pliable rubber, these brushes last a lifetime.
Dust Bin Capacity
The iRobot i7 operates under principles for which they were designed. With the self-contained dirt bin of the iRobot Roomba i7, dirt bins need to be emptied manually when full. Replacing upright bags that leak and spread dust back into the air, the iRobot Roomba i7 traps all dirt with the dust bin leaving the air in your home cleaner and fresher. With the iRobot i7 HOME App, dirt bins reaching maximum capacity send an alert notification to your i-phone, or i-pad. Changing the dirt bin is quick and easy without the mess often associated with old-fashioned upright vacuums. The i7 iRobot Roomba vacuum is shipped with three, free additional dirt bins. Additional dirt bins are purchased for less than the cost of going to see a movie.
Cleaner Indoor Air Quality
Removing up to ninety-nine percent of allergens in the air, trapped in carpet and flooring, the iRobot Roomba i7 and i7+ work extremely well in cleaning scenarios where pollens, dust mites, and other harmful bacteria enter your home and contaminate indoor air quality. Removing invisible airborne particles as small as .03 microns in size, you will notice the cleaner indoor air quality of your home after multiple uses of either the iRobot Roomba i7 or the i7+.
New Features of iRobot Roomba i7 series, when compared to previous models, make the iRobot Roomba i7 one of the most well-built robotic vacuums in the industry. A partial list of these inclusive features includes:
- 3-stage cleaning
- Advanced efficiency filter
- Remote control with exclusive iRobot HOME app
- Voice commands
- Scheduled cleaning
- Multi-room cleaning
- Wi-Fi Connectivity
Look to the iRobot Roomba i7 for a full house or office cleaning at half the price of using an outdated and old-fashioned upright or canister vacuum. Designed and built by a leading manufacturer with over 25 million iRobot Roomba vacuums sold globally, experiencing the new way to clean is only one click away.
With advanced technology comes a higher cost. The iRobot Roomba i7 is currently priced above the more traditional upright or canister vacuums. Paying slightly more for a robotic vacuum with advanced intelligence now or replacing the old-fashioned upright or canister vacuum every three years will eventually equal out to the total cost for the iRobot Roomba i7 vacuum.
iRobot Roomba i7+
The iRobot Roomba i7+ is the top of the long line of very impressive robotic vacuums. With similar cleaning abilities of its predecessor, the iRobot Roomba i7, this exclusive model is a clear representation to the superior quality of all iRobot Roomba robotic vacuums. Taking cleaning to yet another level, there remains solid reasoning why the iRobot Roomba i7+ is the premiere leader in robotic vacuuming technology.
Clean Base Station
The clean base station is an addition to the iRobot Roomba i7+. The all-in-one upright charging station just took on a total new look. With the ability to empty itself, the contents of the dirt bin in the iRobot i7+ are emptied into the clean base station, when docked in less than 10 seconds. Without interruption of your daily schedule, the iRobot i7+ is remains completely self-sufficient. With a capacity of 30 dirt bin contents from the iRobot i7+, you will not have to worry about emptying the contents of the clean base station for weeks.
iRobot HOME App
Both vacuums have the capability to memorize the floor plan of your home or office using Imprint Smart Mapping Technology. iRobot HOME App keeps you informed as to what rooms were cleaned, what time and the total efficiency of the cleaning sent directly to your smartphone, iPad or other device.
Use the connectivity of your WiFi, with the iRobot HOME App, to give voice commands sent directly to the iRobot i7+. With the assistance of Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant, specific voice commands can be given to the i7+. Used as an alternate for area that needs additional cleaning attention, the iRobot i7+ immediately goes to the designated area and begins cleaning. This app lets you control the i7+ in a variety of ways from scheduling of rooms to be cleaned, to changing cleaning settings and much more.
Imprint Smart Mapping
Remembering 10 different floor plans of your home or office, the i7+ stores this information for future use. Using iRobot’s i7+ Adapt 3.0 Navigation with vSLAM (virtual simultaneous localization and mapping) allows the i7+to remember where it has cleaned and where additional cleaning is required.
Adapting to changing home environments, the i7+ changes cleaning methods to always provide the best cleaning for any given situation. Using the included “virtual wall” the i7+ recognizes the “no-enter zone” by passing designated areas that you want undisturbed. Imprint Smart Mapping also available on the iRobot i7.
Considered to be best robotic vacuum available today, the iRobot Roomba i7+ also incorporates the latest in incentives that other manufacturers are still attempting to perfect. These incentives include:
- Automatic cleaning head adjustment
- Whisper quiet operation
- 27-degree angled side brush for baseboard cleaning
- Customized cleaning settings
- Non-clogging rubber brushes
- Manufacturer’s one-year warranty
- Hassle-free operation
Throw your old-fashioned upright or cannister vacuum out. Replace it with the latest in enhanced cleaning with the best from iRobot, the iRobot Roomba i7+. Discover a new way to clean all levels of your home or office hands-free, hassle-free and effortlessly.
Granted, the cost for the iRobot Roomba i7+ is higher than the standard upright or canister vacuum. However, neither the upright or canister vacuum can out perform or out clean the iRobot i7+. In side-by-side comparisons, the iRobot i7+ consistently cleaned better with an efficiency rating far superior to any and all leading competitor’s models, regardless of style.
Saving energy and cost of expensive replacement upright, hard to replace upright vacuum bags, the overall cost of the iRobot Roomba i7+ becomes more attractive and more affordable.
|Features||iRobot i7||iRobot i7+|
|Charging Station||Yes||Yes, Clean Base Station also|
|Quiet Operation||Yes||Slightly louder|
|Self-Adjusting Cleaning Head||Yes||Yes|
|Voice Commands||Requires Wi-fi connection||Requires Wi-Fi connection|
|iRobot HOME App||Available via download||Available via download|
Choosing between the iRobot Roomba i7 or the i7+ is at best a difficult decision. The i7 requires emptying the dirt bin when full whereas the i7+ empties the dirt bin automatically with the included i7+ Clean Base/Charging Station. Based on cost overall cost factors the iRobot i7 is less expensive however is compatible with the Clean Base Station that can be added in the future, if desired, for an additional cost.
The final decision is the “Best of Both Worlds” when selecting either of these superior vacuums from iRobot. Look for more information on these high-quality robotic vacuums at https://irobot.com