UPDATED: Nov 15, 2019.
While some of us are obsessed with the cleaning, it is not everyone’s cup of tea. Cleaning is considered as an additional chore in most of the households which is time-consuming and involves hassles. Especially, if you have kids at home or owning a pet, it is very important to stick to a regular cleaning regime.
Robotic vacuums are the best solutions to ensure effective and hassle-free cleaning. Either you are away from home or resting after a hectic week, these robotic vacuums ensure to clean up your house well.
Today we are going to review Roomba 890 Robot Vacuum to understand its efficiency, features as well as its limitations.
- 1 How Roomba 890 cleans up smartly?
- 2 Is the cleaning performance powerful?
- 3 How Roomba makes the cleaning simple?
- 4 Features make Roomba 890 an excellent choice as a robot cleaner
- 4.1 Tangle-Free Brushes
- 4.2 Compact Design
- 4.3 Advanced iRobot Home App
- 4.4 Dirt Detect technology
- 4.5 Brushless Cleaning
- 4.6 Tumble-free cleaner
- 4.7 AeroForce 3-Stage Cleaning System
- 4.8 Intelligent Navigation
- 4.9 Excellent suction power
- 4.10 Auto-Adjust cleaning heads
- 4.11 Usability
- 4.12 Bin-full Alert
- 4.13 Automatic Charging
- 4.14 Easy on ears
- 5 Components of Roomba 890 cleaner
- 6 Additional Accessories
- 7 How to use Roomba 890?
- 8 Conclusion
How Roomba 890 cleans up smartly?
With the ability to navigate around your house, Roomba 890 is equipped with a full suite of sensors. Cliff-detect sensors are available to prevent the robot from falling, making it efficient for the houses with stair-case.
The Dirt Detect Technology allows the robot to sense the dirt on the floor while cleaning.
Is the cleaning performance powerful?
All the models in the Roomba 800 series are equipped with the AeroForce 3-Stage Cleaning System and GEN 2 motor to ensure 50% enhanced performance as compared to its earlier series.
The brushless design of these robots makes the cleaning and maintenance of robots easy. The robot is equipped with the counter-rotating debris extractor which breaks down the debris first and the air suction tunnel lifts it.
How Roomba makes the cleaning simple?
As Roomba 890 comes with WiFi connectivity, you can make your robot work using the HomeApp on your smartphone. You can schedule it to clean and sit back to relax. The robot will clean automatically on the scheduled time.
If you own Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant Device, you can connect the robot to monitor the cleaning and extending control.
- Wi-fi control to enable remote use
- Sturdy, compact and strong built with advanced mechanisms
- The battery lasts up to 60 minutes makes it efficient to clean multi-floor house
- Capacity to rotate at 360 degrees to ensure effective cleaning
- Geared up with many useful accessories
- Advances full-bin indicator
- If you will de-attach the dustbin, the garbage will spill off
- Remote control is not available
- Few users complaint about leaving minute dust particles
Features make Roomba 890 an excellent choice as a robot cleaner
The high-quality fibers used in making to clean the debris are tangle-free which makes it ideal for the pet hair. The cutting sweeping edge technology cleans the legs of tables and chairs very well.
The aesthetic circular shape of this robot makes it a sturdy deal to explore. The robot is sleek in design to reach the nook and corners of your house easily. To spot the debris, efficient sensors and cameras are provided which works is an absolute correlation.
This robot cleaner ensures better cleaning by rotating around the legs of the chairs.
Advanced iRobot Home App
Scheduling the cleaning time is hassle-free with Robot 890 cleaner even if you are not at home. Schedule your cleaning regime from the office using the app and when you reach home, you will find a glistering house.
Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are two other compatible devices in sync with your existing application which makes your cleaning house.
Dirt Detect technology
The cleaner is equipped with the patented dirt detection technology which enables it to spot the debris and clean it more effectively.
High-performance fibers are used in the brushes which remain tangle-free even after cleaning up hair. From the edges of the walls to the legs of tables and chairs, edge-sweeping technology of this robot makes it an efficient cleaner.
If you have stairs in your house, tumbling over is a major concern for you. Most of the electronic devices fall off from the stairs as these are not able to maintain a balance on them. The cliff detector sensors in Roomba 890 are efficient to prevent the cleaner from tumbling on the stairs.
AeroForce 3-Stage Cleaning System
Roomba 890 is equipped with the intelligent sensors which strengthen the iRobot’s cleaning system. Hence it cleans the debris more efficiently as compared to its counterparts from earlier versions.
With the ability to take 60 decisions per second, the strong navigation of Roomba 890 makes it efficient over its counterparts.
Excellent suction power
Roomba 890 boasts the GEN 2 power making it five times more powerful suction cleaner over the earlier series of Roomba.
Auto-Adjust cleaning heads
To maintain accurate contact between the floor and brushes, this cleaner has an auto-adjust cleaning head facility. It can efficiently clean the different types of surfaces using its multi-cleaning brushes.
Very simple and easy to use, this cleaner is meant for everyone to make their cleaning regime perfect. All you need to put it on the charger and start the cleaning process even from a remote location. This Wi-Fi enabled device is easy to set up and use.
A ‘Full Bin Indicator Alert’ facility is provided in this cleaner to intimate the use of full dustbin. So, the user is free from checking the bin, again and again, to clean it up.
The good news is that you will never find your robot out of battery. Yes! The robot automatically returns to its charging station once the battery is completely drained out or at low mode.
So, every time you order a cleaning regime of your house; it gets itself charged for the next one after completing the work.
Easy on ears
With sound levels of 68 decibels, this efficient robot cleans your house without being very loud. So, if you are not jostling with any medical issue, this cleaner will not bother you at all.
Components of Roomba 890 cleaner
This robot assures a matchless performance and provided with the components as follows:
iRobot Roomba 890
The robot which makes your cleaning regime a breeze
An automatic charging station which charges up the robot automatically after each cleaning schedule
A cord which connects to the electrical socket to ensure quick charging
As the filters are the first target to debris and dust, they generally last for a couple of months. But don’t worry; Roomba 890 comes with an extra filter to make it easy on your pocket.
Dual Mode Virtual Wall Barrier
The robot features a virtual wall which helps the user to define the boundaries. It helps them to identify the areas which should be clean and the areas which should be left out. If you want the robot to be away from the zone carrying expensive stuff, it allows doing that.
A detailed instruction manual is provided to make it easy to operate even for novice users. Each aspect is exhaustively covered in this manual.
The additional accessories you get with this cleaner are:
To collect all the debris, a dust bin is provided which requires manual cleaning. The Roomba 890 has an automatic mechanism which indicates that the dustbin is full.
The rolling brushes which clean the surface efficiently are referred to as debris extractor. They are expected to last up to 12 months with the moderate usage of the cleaner.
The outermost circle which is responsible to perform more than 50% of the cleaning is referred to spinning brush. There should not be any tangles and this requires constant attention for cleaning to make the Roomba 890 work efficiently.
To clean the required spots, from wheel moves the vacuum forward and backward.
Two side brushes, AeroForce High-efficiency filters and one set of replacement AeroForce extractors are the components of this kit. You can also buy them separately. These components are essential to ensure high efficiency of the cleaner.
To protect the cleaner from any pressure and bumps, a bumper ring is included.
How to use Roomba 890?
- Once the cleaner is charged sufficiently, press the start button
- If it is enabled with Wi-fi device, the user should operate it accordingly
- The spinning brush will start collecting the debris
- Rolling brushes and debris extractor will collect the left out dust particles
- The debris reaches to the dustbin with the help of suction
- Minute dust is absorbed by the filters
There are two different modes of operations available as – Autonomous and Sporadic. For deeper cleaning, the autonomous mode is ideal. If you want to target the specific spots, choose the sporadic mode.
As priced slightly higher than its counterparts in the market, a question which tickles in most of the minds – Does it justify its prices? With the advanced features like auto-charging, Wi-fi enabled and the ability to slide under the couch, this cleaner justifies its price tag.
The maintenance of Roomba 890 is minimal and it has already amazed users with its effective cleaning on almost all floor types. Overall, it is a durable product which gives good value for your money.