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Roborock S7 vacuum robot comes to Europe!

by Timo11. January 2021

As part of CES 2021, Roborock presented a new vacuum robot for the global market. The new Roborock S7 vacuum robot is based on last year's Roborock T7, which was intended exclusively for the Chinese market.

New features of the Roborock S7 include an improved "Sonic Mopping" function, carpet detection by ultrasound and a floating solid rubber main brush that catches dirt better and ensures more contact with the ground. More on this in the following article.

Roborock S7

With the Roborock S7, Roborock is sending a new top-of-the-range robot vacuum model into the race this year. In contrast to last year Roborock S6 MaxV Say goodbye to the smart stereo camera and rely on one improved wiping function and Solid rubber brush.

In Germany, the Roborock S7 should become one in the course of the second quarter MSRP of 549 euros appear.

Roborock S7 test

Before we look at the Roborock S7 in detail, let's take a look at the technical data and compare them with the Roborock S5 Max and the Roborock S6 MaxV.

Comparison: Roborock S7 vs. S6 Max V vs. S5 Max

ModelRoborock S7Roborock S6 MaxVRoborock S5 Max
suction2.500 Pa2.500 Pa2.000 Pa
Volume (max)67 dB67 dB65 dB
dust container470 ml460 ml 460 ml
water tank300 ml290 ml290 ml
Battery (runtime / charging time)5200 mAh (3 hours / 5 hours)5200 mAh (3 hours / 6 hours)5200 mAh (2.5 hours / 5 hours)
Slope2 cm2 cm2 cm
Dimensions35,3 x 35,0 x 9,65 cm35,3 x 35,0 x 9,65 cm35,3 x 35,0 x 9,9 cm
Weight:4,7 kg3,7 kg3,5 kg
Features
  • Sonic mop function with VibraRise
  • Ultrasonic carpet detection
  • Improved main brush (Solid rubber / ground contact)
  • Roborock auto-emptying station
  • childlock
  • Card storage
  • Zone cleaning
  • Stereo camera
  • ReactiveAI obstacle avoidance
  • Electric water tank
  • Card storage
  • Zone cleaning
  • Electric water tank
  • Card storage
  • Zone cleaning

Solid rubber main brush

The Roborock S7 does not reinvent the vacuum robot, but scores above all through improvements. One of these improvements is the new one Main brush in ribbed solid rubber design. Spiral slats and one better grip ensure that fine and coarse dirt is captured even more effectively.

Roborock S7 solid rubber brush

Main brush with better contour following and solid rubber brush

With annoying Hair tangles According to Roborock, the new brush copes even better. At the same time is the brush more durable and long-lasting. The suction power remains unchanged from the Roborock S2.500 MaxV at 6 Pa.

Sonic mop wiping function with VibraRise

The wiping function has so far only been a casual topic for many robotic vacuum cleaners. After the classic water tank and electric water dispenser, Roborock would like to further improve or expand the wiping function. The new one promises better wiping results Sonic mop wiping function with VibraRise technology, Up to 3000 movements per minute the mop attached on the underside scrubs the floor. The precise water delivery takes over electronic 300 ml water tank.

Roborock S7 Sonic Mopping and VibraRise

Sonic mopping with up to 3000 movements per minute / VibraRise lifts the mop.

Roborock has it so that mopping doesn't fail on carpets Carpet detection improved. By Ultrasonic carpets are now recognized with exceptional accuracy. If the vacuum robot drives over a carpet, the new one is also used “VibraRise” technology active. VibraRise automatically lifts the mop so that vacuuming and parallel wet mopping are possible without interruption.

New app functions

The Roborock S7 also benefits from the new functions Roborock app. Will be on the space map now Carpets and the user gets a real-time insight into the wiped and vacuumed areas. Settings for wiping intensity can be set according to user requirements via the app interface. Functions of already released Roborock models, such as the multi-map management, the zoning or the smart one Voice control via Alexa, Google Home and Siri are also available for the Roborock S7.

Source: de.roborock.com/pages/roborock-s7

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Sabine

Hello, do you think the brush of the Roborock S7 can be combined with the other Roborock models? I have the S5 Max and with two daughters in the household, hair is constantly getting caught in the brush. I would be happy if you could try that out. LG