iRobot Roomba 677 vs Shark Ion R75

Further down the page, you’ll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the iRobot Roomba 677 and the Shark ION R75.

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 677 Smart...
The Runner-up (#2)
Shark Robotic Vacuum,...
Model
iRobot Roomba 677
Shark ION R75
Size
18 x 17.5 x 5 inches
12.6 x 12.6 x 2.6 inches
Weight
6.77 Pounds
5.51 lbs
Suction Power
950 Pa
1000 Pa
Carpet boost
Dirt Sensor
Dustbin Capacity
500 ml
380ml
Automatic Dirt DisPosal
Hepa Filter
Battery Capacity
1800mAh
2600 mAh
Battery Life
90 min
70 min
Mapping
Multi-Floor Maps
Voice Prompts
Wi-fi/ SmartPhone App
Digital Blocked Areas
Magnetic/ Optical Virtual Walls
Real-Time Tracking
The Winner (#1)
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iRobot Roomba 677 Smart...
Model
iRobot Roomba 677
Size
18 x 17.5 x 5 inches
Weight
6.77 Pounds
Suction Power
950 Pa
Carpet boost
Dirt Sensor
Dustbin Capacity
500 ml
Automatic Dirt DisPosal
Hepa Filter
Battery Capacity
1800mAh
Battery Life
90 min
Mapping
Multi-Floor Maps
Voice Prompts
Wi-fi/ SmartPhone App
Digital Blocked Areas
Magnetic/ Optical Virtual Walls
Real-Time Tracking
More Info
The Runner-up (#2)
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Shark Robotic Vacuum,...
Model
Shark ION R75
Size
12.6 x 12.6 x 2.6 inches
Weight
5.51 lbs
Suction Power
1000 Pa
Carpet boost
Dirt Sensor
Dustbin Capacity
380ml
Automatic Dirt DisPosal
Hepa Filter
Battery Capacity
2600 mAh
Battery Life
70 min
Mapping
Multi-Floor Maps
Voice Prompts
Wi-fi/ SmartPhone App
Digital Blocked Areas
Magnetic/ Optical Virtual Walls
Real-Time Tracking
More Info

Design Comparison

iRobot Roomba 677 measures 18 x 17.5 x 5 inches and weighs 6.77 pounds. Meanwhile, the Shark Ion R75 measures 12.6 x 12.6 x 2.6 inches and weighs 5.51 pounds.

Cleaning Performance Comparison

Suction Power & Noise

With a suction capacity of 950 Pa, Roomba 677 has a noise level of 62 dba. The Shark R75 has a suction power of 1000 Pa and a noise level of 62 dba.

Robot’s ability to walk

With a cleaning area of ​​90 m2, Shark R75 has a smaller cleaning area than Roomba 677, with a cleaning area of ​​150 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 677 is equipped with a dirt detection sensor. 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 500 ml dustbin capacity, the iRobot Roomba 677 can hold a little more dirt than the Shark R75, which has a capacity of 380 ml.

Both can’t empty themselves when the dust bin is dirty, it will stop cleaning when the dustbin needs emptying. The Roomba 677 will notify you when the bin is full, the Shark R75 does not.

Filters

The Roomba 677 is equipped with a standard filter, while the Shark R75 is equipped with a HEPA filter that makes the robot safe for people with allergies and asthma.

The filters of Roomba and Shark R75 are not removable for washing, you should change the filter every three months.

iRobot Roomba 677 Robot Vacuum

Ability to suck and sweep

Carpet boost: Neither robot vacuum can recognize carpets to switch the suction power to match certain carpet types.

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.

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.

Ability to Mop the floor: Both devices can only sweep and vacuum

Battery Comparison

With 1800 mAh Lithium-Ion, Roomba i3 can operate for about 90 minutes and takes 180 minutes to charge. Shark R75 uses a Lithium-Ion battery with a capacity of 2600mAh that can work for about 70 minutes and takes 180 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 it will not be able to return to where it left off. Is not suitable for large houses.

Shark ION R75 Robot Vacuum

Feature Comparison

Mapping

The Roomba 677 and Shark R75 cannot map the layout of your home.

Schedule activities.

Both only have basic scheduling features. You can only schedule it to work at a specific time and day of the week.

Roomba 677 and Shark R75 does not have a digital virtual wall creation feature but you can buy an additional virtual wall barrier to create a no-go zone

Controls

Roomba 677 can control it manually like a car radio.

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.

You can also control the two robot vacuums by setting voice prompts through Amazon Alexa Support and Google Assistant Assistant.

Activity tracking

When Roomba 677 and Shark R75 finish cleaning, you can view the results in the cleaning history. Both cannot be tracked in real-time, you cannot see its location while the robot is vacuuming.

Quick Rundown Of iRobot Roomba 677

iRobot Roomba 677 Robot Vacuum
55 Reviews
iRobot Roomba 677 Robot Vacuum
  • Product will either come in original packaging that is in less than perfect shape and has been opened to inspect contents or will come in non-retail packaging (brown/white box or white/clear bag). Power-Lifting Suction delivers 5X the air power* for improved pick-up performance. *(Compared to Roomba 600 Series and AeroVac System)
  • Ideal for homes with pets. Premium 3-stage Cleaning System cleans the dirt and pet hair you see and the allergens and dust you don't. Simply rinse away dirt or debris left behind in the washable bin.
  • Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes instantly adjust and flex to stay in constant contact with carpets and hard floors.
  • Full suite of sensors intelligently navigate the robot under and around objects and under furniture to help thoroughly clean your floors.
  • High-Efficiency Filter traps 99% of cat and dog allergens.
Pros
  • 3-stage cleaning system
  • Clean efficiently both the dirt and pet’s hair
  • Easy voice control through the app and wifi connection
Cons
  • No Batteries included

Quick Rundown Of Shark ION R75

Shark ION R75 Robot Vacuum
3,097 Reviews
Shark ION R75 Robot Vacuum
  • THREE BRUSH TYPES. ONE POWERFUL CLEAN: Tri-Brush System combines side brushes, channel brushes, and a multi-surface brushroll to handle debris on all surfaces.
  • COMPLETELY INTEGRATED IN YOUR HOME: Shark ION Robot senses ledges and stairs, avoids damaging furniture and walls, and maneuvers around potential stuck situations, truly knowing your home.
  • CLEAN FROM YOUR PHONE: SharkClean app lets you start and stop cleaning and schedule your robot to clean whenever you want.
  • EASY VOICE CONTROL: Use Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant to easily make the robot clean at your command in your connected home.
  • BUILT, TESTED, AND PERFECTED: Shark puts their robots through rigorous testing, performing thousands of hours of real-life use to give you a reliable, ultra-powerful clean.
Pros
  • 2 brush types for easy handle debris
  • Avoid falling from the stair
  • It has a compact size
  • Schedule plan through voice control
  • Include batteries and docking station
Cons
  • Have no visual mapping
  • The dustbin is quite small

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