Roborock S5 MAX: Why is it so good?
Is Roborock S5 MAX price, vacuuming, and mopping capabilities makes it one of the best robot vacuum on the market? Everyone is praising this cleaning robot. So what makes it so extremely good? The reasons behind it are examined on this post in comparison with other most popular robovacs – Roborock S6 and Roborock S5.
Main differences from S5 and S6
|Roborock S6||Roborock S5|
|Water Tank:||✅290 ml||✅140 ml||✅140 ml|
|Water Flow Control:||✅On App||✅Mechanical||🔴|
|No Mop areas:||✅||🔴||🔴|
|Mop specific room:||✅||🔴||🔴|
|Dust box:||✅460 ml||✅480 ml||✅480 ml|
|Removable main brush:||✅||✅||🔴|
Above, you can see a table of the main differences between Roborock S5 MAX, Roborock S6, and Roborock S5. Features like suction power, battery capacity, and climb capability are not included in this table, because these features are the same on each of these Roborocks.
Firstly, there was a navigational difference from Roborock S5 – Roborock S5 MAX, as Roborock S6, is using an improved navigation algorithm. It will calculate its route under area layout – it will clean in horizontal or vertical lines, as needed. But after the latest firmware update on March, Roborock’s S5 navigation algorithm was also improved. So its navigation is as good, as Roborock S5 MAX and Roborock S6.
One more thing that makes Roborock S5 MAX exceptional from Roborock S6 and Roborock S5 is its Intelligent recharging. If Roborock S5 MAX needs to recharge while doing its job, it will measure how much energy it will need to complete the cleaning task and will recharge only to the level, that is required. While Roborock S5 and S6, if they need to restore its battery to complete cleaning, these robovacs will charge up to 80 % of their battery, no matter how much time for finishing the task is left. So in this way, it will take more time for Roborock S5 and S6 to finish cleaning jobs than for Roborock S5 MAX.
Roborock S5 MAX has twice as large a water tank as Roborock S6 and Roborock S5. So MAX can mop up to 200 m2 in one go, or 65 m2 area for 2-3 times. In comparison, Roborock S6 and Roborock S5 can mop up to about 85 m2. Noteworthy that Roborock S6 area coverage of mopping depends on the water dripping level, which you can control on the water tank before you insert it into robovac. You can also control water flow on Roborock S5 MAX. But it is more convenient because the flow of the water of Roborock S5 MAX controlled by an app. It is more simplistic and more practical – adjusting the water dripping level does not need your hands on the water tank. Moreover, you can set a specific water flow level for each room. For example, you can set a higher water flow level for the kitchen and lower for the bedroom.
Moreover, Roborock S5 MAX has a water pump. This pump supports constant 300 g pressure to the ground while mopping. Because of the water pump, this pressure always stays the same, no matter how much water left in the tank. Within this way, Roborock S5 MAX is much better than Roborock S6 and S5 on cleaning stains and other debris on the floor. Roborock S6 and S5 maintain much lesser pressure to the ground because they do not have a water pump – they create force using their weight.
No Mop areas and Mop a specific room are other features, with whom Roborock S5 MAX stands out from other Roborock robovacs. By using No Mop function, you can set an area, which one you do not want to mop, only vacuum it. For example, if you have carpets and you want, that they would stay dry, you can set carpets as no mop areas on your map. Thus, Roborock S5 will vacuum carpets and do not wash them, while other areas will be mopped and vacuum-cleaned. On Mop a specific room feature, you can arrange Roborock S5 MAX to wipe a particular room without vacuuming. For instance, you spilled some liquid all other the kitchen floor, so you can manage Roborock S5 MAX to wash the kitchen. In this way, Roborock S5 MAX will wipe all the liquid mess without sucking it into its dustbin.
Noteworthy, that Roborock S5 MAX’s and Roborock S6’s main brushes are removable. It is very convenient if you have pets. Because, if there are many pet hairs on the floor, they can get tangled onto the main brush. So you can easily take off the main brush from robovac and then remove all pet hairs from it.
Roborock S5 MAX: bottom line
Therefore, as you can see from the above-mentioned, Roborock S5 MAX by Xiaomi has exclusive features in comparison with Roborock S6 and S5. It is an excellent robot vacuum cleaner, especially when we are talking about washing capabilities. S5 MAX has a water pump, water flow control on the app, no mop areas, and other functions, that are very helpful for mopping. Moreover, it will clean larger areas faster because of intelligent recharging.
Also, if we compare the price of these robot vacuums, we can see that Roborock S5 MAX offers the best value for the money because it is only a bit more expensive than Roborock S5. But S5 MAX is much cheaper than Roborock S6. Thus Roborock S5 MAX is the best pick.
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