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Roborock S8 Pro Ultra and S8 Plus vacuum robots go on sale!

Now it's official! Roborock announces a new premium vacuum robot for this year with the Roborock S8. At the CES in Las Vegas you can examine Roborock's new products up close.

If you can't make it to Las Vegas, we'll give you all the information about the new Roborock vacuum robot, which is equipped with a RockDock Ultra Station and a double DuoRoller Riser brush system, among other things.

Roborock S8 Pro Ultra, S8+ and S8

 News update April 27, 2023 

The Roborock S8 Pro Ultra is now available in stores. The new Roborock top model is available at  Amazon , MediaMarkt and Saturn. The promotional price of 1399 euros instead of 1499 euros is valid until May 10, 2023.

S8 Pro Ultra on Amazon

 News update April 19, 2023 

Roborock announces the launch of the new top-of-the-line vacuum robot models Roborock S8 Pro Ultra and the Roborock S8 Plus. Both models will be available in stores from April 27th.

The Roborock S8 Pro Ultra starts with a 100 euro discount at the offer price of 1.399 euros (1.499 euros RRP) on Amazon. The Roborock S8 Pro Plus is available from Media Markt and Saturn in the colors black and white for 899 euros (RRP).

 News update March 23, 2023 

The Roborock S8 is only available today at the offer price of 549,00 euros. The vacuum robot is already sold out on Amazon and OTTO. The pre-sale campaign at the online retailer Geekbuying, which has the vacuum robot on offer for 24 euros until March 561,65th, has been running for a little longer.

You can lower the price by another $15 by choosing PayPal / Credit Card as the payment method. The shipment takes place within 2-7 working days from the EU warehouse.

Roborock S8 on Geekbuying

 News update March 13, 2023 

The start of sales of the Roborock S8 is now also known. Just in time for spring cleaning, the new Roborock vacuum robot will be available in stores from March 16th.

In the period from March 16th to 22nd, the Roborock S8 is available at a price of only 549,00 euros instead of 699,00 euros (RRP).

Roborock S8 on Amazon

The two models S8 + and S8 Pro Ultra should appear a little later.

RockDock Ultra cleaning station

The Roborock S8 Pro Ultra is the new flagship model from Roborock, which presents an improved all-in-one cleaning station with the RockDock Ultra. The cleaning station has a fresh water tank, a dirty water tank and a dust container. It is able to fill the water tank of the vacuum robot with fresh water and to clean the cleaning cloth of the vacuum robot fully automatically.

Roborock S8 Pro Ultra with RockDock cleaning station.

The Roborock S8 series in a new look

That is enough to completely wipe an area of ​​300 m². The dust container normally has to be changed every 7 weeks. An integrated hot air module dries the wipe after the cleaning run.

DuoRoller Riser brush system

The brush system of the Roborock S8 vacuum robot is also new. Instead of a rubber brush, the Roborock S8 is equipped with two rotating rubber brushes. The manufacturer promises better dirt pick-up on carpets and less tangled hair.

In addition, Roborock has increased the suction power. Instead of 5100 Pa, which the Roborock S7 MaxV achieved at its peak, the Roborock S8 achieves a suction power of 6000 Pa. A test will have to show how the Roborock S8 performs in terms of dirt pickup in direct comparison with the Roborock S7 MaxV.

Roborock S8 Pro Ultra with camera

The Reactive 3D camera system is located on the front

VibraRise 2.0 wiper system

Roborock has also taken on the VibraRise wiper system. At least with the S8 Pro Ultra. The cleaning area has been expanded with an additional vibration module. The wiping module goes to work with up to 3000 cycles per minute and generates a contact pressure of 6 N. When driving over carpets, the wiping module is raised by 5 mm so that parallel vacuuming and wiping is possible without having to reconnect.

Roborock S8 Pro Ultra Top

This is what the vacuum robot looks like from above

But the new Roborock S8 can not only lift the wipe. The main brush can also be raised if, for example, you don't want to vacuum but just wipe.

Reactive 3D obstacle detection

The Reactive 3D obstacle detection is able to identify and drive around up to 42 different objects. Together with the PreciSense LiDAR navigation system, the Roborock S8 creates a detailed room map and selects the optimal cleaning route.

Roborock S8 Plus

The cleaning station of the Roborock S8+ is similar to the Roborock Q7 Max+.

Roborock S7 MaxV vs Roborock S8

In the table below we have compared the innovations of the Roborock S8 to the Roborock S7 MaxV.

 feature   Roborock S8 / S8+ / S8    Roborock S7 Max V 
suction 6000 Pa 5100 Pa
floor brush Two rubber rollers Simple rubber roller
Floor brush lifting function Ja No
wiping function VibraRise (S8, S8+) VibraRise 2.0 (S8 Pro Ultra) VibraRise
obstacle detection Responsive 3D Reactive AI 2.0
mop drying Integrated (S8 Pro Ultra) Optionally available

Price and availability

All models of the Roborock S8 Series will be available in stores from March 2023.

The Roborock S8 without a cleaning station starts at an RRP of 699 euros. This is followed by the Roborock S8+ with extraction station for 899 euros (RRP). Finally, there is the new flagship model Roborock S8 Pro Ultra with RockDock cleaning station and VibraRise 2.0 for 1499 euros (RRP).

Source: press release /

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  1. Frederik

    4. January 2023 15 to: 47

    The news here comes at the right time. I originally wanted to get the S7 MaxV, but read from you a few days ago that the new one should be coming soon. The wait was probably worth it, now it will be the S8 Pro Ultra :).

    • Clarisse

      13. January 2023 09 to: 55

      That was exactly right for me. I was almost inclined to take advantage of the special offer in Media Markt. But now I'm also waiting for the S8 pro ultra to come out. Mainly in the hope that he actually recognizes the legacies of pets and somehow shows where he had to dodge. Because pets don't always present their business in a clearly visible way.

  2. Bea

    4. January 2023 16 to: 48

    Hello, when can you expect a test? LG

    • Timo admin

      4. January 2023 17 to: 05

      Hi Bea, of course we're trying to get a test device and convert the post into a detailed test. The first test reports will certainly be available before the announced market launch.

  3. moneyboy

    4. January 2023 17 to: 02

    You're starting to notice that the manufacturers are running out of ideas xD. A little tweaked here and there and the new vacuum robot that is offered at the next outrageous price is ready. I'm clearly missing the innovations and I'm sure that not much more can be expected.

  4. paola

    4. January 2023 17 to: 16

    Hi, I bought a Deebot T9 AIVI some time ago because I have two dogs and it was one of the first vacuum robots to have these two rotating brushes.

    Roborock has interested me for a long time because I would like to have a cleaning station that does everything autonomously. My question now would be whether the S8 Pro Ultra is similar with its two brushes and whether the brushes also run in opposite directions so that hair doesn't get caught in them as quickly. I'm curious if anyone knows more about it.

  5. Franka Siefert

    10. January 2023 10 to: 16

    I am faced with the question of whether a vacuum robot with a wiping roller or one with wiping pads. My apartment consists mostly of hard floors and only a few carpets. In the test reports that I have read through so far, one therefore recommends one with wiper pads.
    But the Roborock S8 has this new wipe function. Is it equivalent or inferior to the pads?

    • Timo admin

      14. January 2023 11 to: 16

      Hi Franka, so far there have been no tests on this. But it's true, fast rotating mopping pads tend to pick up stubborn dirt better than a vibrating mopping cloth. But I wouldn't overemphasize the difference.

  6. Sandra

    11. January 2023 11 to: 48

    Hi. Is it true that the S8 Max V Ultra no longer has a camera?

    • Timo admin

      14. January 2023 11 to: 12

      Hi Sandra, I assume you mean the S8 Pro Ultra, because there is no S8 Max V Ultra. At least not yet. The S8 Pro Ultra still uses a camera system to detect obstacles.

  7. Beate

    26. February 2023 18 to: 59

    Hello, is there any news as to when your test for the Roborock S8 Pro Ultra will be coming? LG

  8. cycle

    1. March 2023 06 to: 47

    March is now. Do you know where to order it? Unfortunately I couldn't find anything on Amazon.


    • Earon

      1. March 2023 08 to: 59

      It won't be available until the end of March.

  9. Olaf

    2. March 2023 05 to: 59

    Hey guys, would you wait and hope that the S7 MaxV will be cheaper soon once the S8 is available? I'm currently hesitating between the S7 MaxV and the S8, but I don't know if it's worth the extra charge.
    I would be very interested in a comparison between the two vacuum robots.

  10. Simone

    22. March 2023 21 to: 15

    Hello, where can I still buy the S8? It's sold out almost everywhere. Are there still reputable suppliers or should I wait until it's available again on Amazon?

    • Timo admin

      23. March 2023 13 to: 49

      Hi Simone, I updated the post today. Above you will find a link where you can still buy the S8 at a reduced price. LG

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