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roborock S6 maxV

"The expensive Roborock S6 MaxV does an excellent job vacuuming and mopping, but its AI-based obstacle avoidance technology isn’t as reliable as it should be for the price."
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Pros
  • Vacuums and mops
  • Excellent build quality
  • Powerful vacuuming
  • Long battery life
  • Vacuums and mops
Cons
  • Not ideal for homes with just carpet floors
  • Has trouble recognizing some obstacles

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89.0%
The overall rating was calculated based on 5513 customer and expert reviews from 20 review sites and 17 stores.
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  • 83.1%
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  • 84.0%
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  • 90.0%
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  • 87.6%
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  • 90.1%
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  • 93.4%
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The expensive Roborock S6 MaxV does an excellent job vacuuming and mopping, but its AI-based obstacle avoidance technology isn’t as reliable as it should be for the price.

Pros
  • Vacuums and mops
  • Strong suction power
  • Large water tank and mopping plate
  • Integrates with Amazon Alexa
  • Allows for scheduled cleanings
  • Supports virtual boundaries
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Lackluster obstacle avoidance technology
  • Doesn’t automatically avoid carpet when mopping

The Roborock S6 MaxV has a lot of impressive features and very little in the way of problems or drawbacks.

Pros
  • Quick, smart operation
  • Generally effective cleaning
  • Intuitive mobile app
Cons
  • You still need to tidy up first
  • Not the cheapest
  • Can't climb stairs (yet)

The Roborock S6 MaxV has an innovative navigation system with obstacle recognition, but it could offer better cleaning performance.

Pros
  • Identifies and avoids objects in its way
  • Fast, accurate mapping
  • Never got itself stuck
Cons
  • Frustrating mopping experience
  • Less-than-stellar vacuum performance

The Roborock S6 MaxV has great performance on bare floors. This very well-built vacuum easily sucks up pet hair, large debris, and small debris from surfaces like hardwood or laminate. However, it struggles with picking up large debris like cereal when its dirt compartment is partially full. It does an excellent job of maneuvering itself and works with an app that allows you to set up virtual boundaries and 'no-go' zones. Unfortunately, like most robot models, it incurs high recurring costs and has quite a few parts that need regular maintenance.

Pros
  • Excellent performance on bare floors.
  • Excellent build quality.
Cons
  • High recurring costs and demanding maintenance needs.

Most robot vacuum cleaners will run over objects on the floor, getting jammed in the process but the Roborock S6 MaxV has cameras to stop this.

Pros
  • Flexible and powerful mapping
  • Powerful vacuuming
  • Mopping cleans up hard floors
Cons
  • Object detection quality varies
  • Can't avoid carpets automatically

If you’ve recently acquired a pandemic puppy, you might need a robot vacuum that can recognize pet poop.

As fast, as it is intelligent, the Roborock S6 MaxV is one of the premier robotic vacuum cleaners on the market today. It efficiently targets dirt, but it is smart enough to identify and avoid obstacles. The Roborock S6 MaxV, with its state-of-the-art AI and redesigned tech, offers one of the best vacuuming and mopping tools you can buy.

The Roborock S6 MaxV is a fantastic robot vacuum, with smart features that avoid obstacles and prevent any spills and smearing. It comes with mopping attachments and home mapping from your smartphone, so you can monitor and control it remotely.

Pros
  • Effective cleaning
  • Avoids obstacles
  • Mopping and vacuuming functions
  • Easy app
  • Long battery life
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Not ideal for homes with just carpet floors

The Roborock S6 MaxV is a powerful, highly customizable robot vacuum. It's obstacle avoidance feature is fairly unique and a great addition to an already exceptional household helper.

Pros
  • Can recognize and identify common obstacles
  • Vacuums and mops
  • Supports multi-floor maps
Cons
  • Some obstacles are too small for its camera to recognize
  • Can struggle to "see" objects in low light
  • Expensive

With additional features designed to enhance cleaning performance, avoid any pet poops, improve user experience and add more intelligence, this robot vacuum is certainly a capable device.Read full verdict

Pros
  • Intelligent convenient design
  • Feature-rich setup
  • Smart AI-powered cameras
  • Mopping and cleaning with ease
  • Multi-floor mapping
Cons
  • Some obstacle misidentification
  • Occassional mishaps with pushing obstacles about

Worry less about leaving your robot vacuum to clean on its own. The Roborock S6 MaxV packs a pair of cameras to let it see its surroundings for better cleaning.

Pros
  • Efficient cleaning
  • Strong suction power
  • Long battery life
  • Accurate map layouts
Cons
  • Has trouble recognizing some obstacles
  • It's pricey

All in all, the Roborock S6 MaxV is a superb high-end robot vacuum with obstacle avoidance and an app that is easy to configure. For $749, it could be the only robot vacuum you will ever need to buy.

Pros
  • Accurate obstacle detection and avoidance
  • LIDAR area mapping
  • Multi-function sweeping and mopping robot
  • Multi-level area recogniton
  • Easy to configure app
Cons
  • Occasionally got stuck on high thresholds

The Roborock S6 MaxV solves one of the biggest problems robot vacuums have traditionally had when it comes to pets: poop.

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