what is it? Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: It is a mopping robot from iRobot, which claims to tackle dirt and stains from hard to reach areas to leave your floors spotless clean.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: It claims to be a family friendly, pet friendly, powerful floor cleaning robot with all the Deebot basics to offer you a smart and efficient solution.
how does it work? Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: This mopping robot cleans dirt and stains like a pro because of its Precision Jet Spray and Vibrating Cleaning Head that work together to loosen the dirt and stains. Braava Jet pads on the other hand break up and lock the dirt away. The Wet Mopping Cleaning pad uses triple pass cleaning pattern that removes dirt and stains while leaving a fresh, clean scent behind. Damp Sweeping Cleaning Pad uses double pass cleaning pattern to get rid of everyday dirt and dust, and also leaves a fresh, clean scent behind. Dry Cleaning Sweeping Pad sweeps, and locks in dust, dirt and pet hair. There’s also the Washable Wet Mopping Cleaning Pad that does the cleaning effectively, and is washable and reusable.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: At the heart of this mopping robot is its Smart Clean Mopping system that coupled with integrated water reservoir cleans precisely and perfectly. The Main Agitator Brush reduces tangles with pet hair and still cleans the floor effectively. The brush “floats” so that it can work equally well on uneven surfaces. The Dust Detection technology of the mopping system means it can think for itself and choose the best cleaning mode for the task on hand.
what does it do? Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: Wet mopping with the help of a special pad that does a triple pass cleaning along with the Vibrating Cleaning head, Damp Sweeping and Dry sweeping to get rid of dirt, dust and pet hair.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: It can be used for deep cleaning tasks or your daily cleaning needs. With its Smart Technology it can make decisions on its own and also dry the floors so that they are spotless clean.
features: Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: This mopping robot is simple to use and all you need to do is attach the cleaning pad and it automatically selects between wet mopping, damp sweeping and dry sweeping. It navigates easily through hard to reach areas like under the kitchen cabinets, bathrooms and other small places.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: It has two interchangeable suction options – Main Brush cleaning is ideal for deep cleaning. Direct Suction option on the other hand can be used for daily cleaning and eliminating human and pet hair. Advanced Smart Cleaning system lets it think on its own to remove stubborn debris and dry the floor spotless clean. It cleans for 120 minutes per charge and returns to charging dock when it needs recharging.
battery: Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: It has a Lithium Ion battery.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: It requires 2 AAA batteries.
time required to charge the battery: Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: It can take close to two hours to charge the battery.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: It returns to the charging dock whenever it needs to be recharged. The actual recharge time can be around couple of hours.
cleaning modes: Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: It has Dry Cleaning, Damp Sweeping, Wet Mopping, and Wet Mopping Cleaning modes.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: You can choose or let DM85 choose between Automatic, Intensive, Edge and Spot cleaning modes.
cleaning head: Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: It has a Vibrating Cleaning Head that does the cleaning job efficiently in tandem with the specially designed cleaning pads.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: The Main Agitator brush “floats” to be able to work on uneven surfaces. Dual Sweeper Side brushes on the other hand clean up around stairs, get rid of dust bunnies under furniture, avoids objects in its path and cleans once everyday even when you are not at home.
what floors does it work on? Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: With its Dry Cleaning Sweeping Pad the mopping robot works on hardwood tile and stone, Damp Sweeping Cleaning Pad is ideal for sealed wood floors, and Wet Mopping Cleaning is perfect for well-sealed floors including hardwood and stone.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: It is versatile enough to work on different kinds of surfaces including sealed wood floors, hardwood, stone, tiles and more.
price: Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
Braava Jet: It can be bought for $199.99.
ECOVACS Deebot DM85: It is available for $418.72.
Verdict: Braava Jet vs ECOVACS Deebot DM85
ECOVACS Deebot DM85 is definitely the more advanced of the two mopping robots and its Advanced Smart Cleaning system, Dust Detection technology, are a huge plus. But it’s way more expensive and given that Braava Jet also cleans floors effectively, we are going to go with the latter as the winner.