If you’re unsure whether to get the Roborock S7+ or the Shark AV2501AE AI, here’s a tip for you: they’re both great.
However, only one can be greater, so in this comparison guide, we’re going to see which one has the upper hand over the other.
Vacuums and Mops
While the Roborock S7+ and the Shark share many of the same features, there’s one area where the Roborock is the clear winner: mopping.
The Roborock S7+ is a hybrid bot that can vacuum and mop simultaneously, leaving bare floors completely rid of dirt and sticky stains. It delivers up to 2500 Pa of suction power, while its microfiber pad oscillates at a rate of 3,000 cycles per minute.
You’re probably curious as to how the Roborock avoids getting your carpet wet when it vacuums and mops simultaneously. The Roborock robovac’s sensors are designed to recognize carpets, forcing the robot to steer clear of even the fringe.
There are two ways to stop the Roborock from getting your carpets wet: lifting the mop using the Auto-Lifting function and avoiding carpets altogether.
Saves Up to 4 Maps
The Roborock S7+ Robot Vacuum is fitted with a 360-degree sensor that scans its surroundings to create an accurate digital floorplan of your home. It can save up to four floorplans at any time, so the robot doesn’t have to scan your home every time you move it.
One feature that the Roborock and the Shark share is that they come with a self-emptying base. They begin sucking debris out of the robots’ dustbins every time they dock, leaving them ready for vacuuming tasks in the future. What makes the Roborock’s self-empty dock so great is that it’s large enough to store up to 120 days’ worth of debris at a time.
- Self-Empty Dock Support: The Self-Empty Dock empties the robot automatically after...
- Sonic Vibration Technology: Sonic floor mopping technology scrubs up to 3,000 times per...
Shark AV2501AE AI
Powerfins Brush Roll
Looking at the Shark AV2501AE AI’s main brush, you can tell that the robot was made for pet owners. The Shark’s brush does come with a single helical row of bristles; instead, it’s studded with flexible silicone fins that constantly make contact with your floors to dig deep into carpet fibers.
Best of all, the fins actively push hair to the side before getting sucked into the dustbin, preventing it from balling up and choking the inlet.
Shark has been pretty secretive about how much suction power the Shark delivers. However, thanks to the new UltraClean Power mode, this model produces up to 30% more suction power than its predecessors, which should be around 2000 Pa, give or take.
When UltraClean Power mode is active, it’ll drain the battery at about twice the rate, but the auto-recharge and resume function solves that problem.
Shark AV2501AE AI Intro Video
Laser-Guided Obstacle Avoidance
Something that you won’t find very often in robovacs is AI-guided lasers. The Shark AV2501AE AI has a 360-degree laser sensor that actively looks for the location of obstacles to input it on the map. The laser also helps the robot detect objects as small as 4 inches in height, like pet bowls, so it very rarely bumps into pet bowls or furniture legs.
- INCREDIBLE SUCTION: Powerful Shark suction picks up dirt and debris on all floor...
- NO SPOTS MISSED: With Matrix Clean Navigation, the vacuum cleans in a precise matrix grid...
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Last Update: 2023-04-01 | Affiliate links/Images from Amazon Product Advertising API