Roborock S6 Pure

For multiple rooms

For multiple rooms

With mop

With mop

Climbing height

Climbing height

0.79 in

Cleaning area

Cleaning area

2690.75 ft2

App control

App control

Mapping

Mapping

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Review of Roborock S6 Pure

Review methodology:
1.0
Date published:
18-02-2021
Last modified:
18-02-2021

Pros

  • Less expensive than the Xiaomi-Roborock S6
  • Can vacuum and mop efficiently
  • Has a variety of vacuum cleaning modes, and a strong suction power
  • Large water tank
  • Supports adaptive route algorithm
  • Has smart navigation, and a highly-customisable map

Cons

  • Dust bin is a bit small
  • Mopping feature utilises gravity tank
  • Longer time to charge
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Specifications

Battery
Max runtime
180 min
Charge time
300 min
Type of battery
Li-ion
Battery capacity
5200 mAh
Recharge and resume function
Yes
Automatically docks and recharges
Yes
Cleaning
Cleaning area
2690.75 ft2
Sound level
69 dB
Suction power
2000 Pa
Maximum climbing height
0.79 in
Dustbin capacity
0.46 L
Type of filter
EPA 11
Carpet Boost
Yes
Scheduling function
Yes
Shape
Round
Number of side brushes
1
Mopping
Mopping function
Yes
Water tank capacity
0.18 L
Vibrating mop
No
Automatic mop lift
No
Navigation
Mapping-Sensor
LiDAR
Object recognition
No
Stair sensor and object sensor
Yes
For multiple rooms
Yes
Control
App control
Yes
Remote control
No
Voice control
Yes
Alexa voice control
Yes
Google Home voice control
Yes
Base station
Automatic dirt disposal
No
App-functions
App control
Yes
Interactive mapping
Yes
Real Time Tracking
Yes
Digital Blocked Area
Yes
Zoned Cleaning
Yes
No mop zones
No
Multi Floor Maps
Yes
Selected Room Cleaning
Yes
Dimensions and weight
Height
3.78 in
Width
13.78 in
Depth
13.78 in
Weight
7.05 lbs

Specification comparison

Updated July 13, 2024

Who should buy Roborock S6 Pure

  • The Xiaomi Roborock S6 Pure is made for those who are impressed with the S6, but are on a tight budget. It is a cheaper alternative to the impressive Roborock S6, but with a slight downgrade.
  • It is suitable for those who have multi-level homes because it can save up to four maps, and also has a long battery life.
  • With its powerful suction and auto-increase suction on carpets, this robot vacuum is perfect for those who have kids and furry pets in their home.
  • If you have a messy, or high-traffic room, this robot vacuum can deliver an efficient cleaning performance. It is equipped with a smart navigation and adaptive route algorithm that helps it navigate the room thoroughly, which is why it rarely gets stuck.

Who should NOT buy Roborock S6 Pure

  • If you are looking for a robot vacuum solely for its mopping feature, you might want to consider other products because the Roborock S6 Pure depends on the gravity tank to keep the pad damp. It also cannot clean tough stains on the floor.
  • This robot vacuum can take up to 4-5 hours to charge. If you don't have the patience to wait that long, you might want to consider the Roborock S6 that can charge within 3-4 hours.

Verdict

The Xiaomi Roborock S6 Pure is a cheaper alternative to the Roborock S6, but with a slight downgrade. It is a balance of high-end functionality, and affordability for those with a tighter budget.

You can use the robot as a vacuum or mop, and it does its job well on both. It offers 4 cleaning modes (silent, balanced, turbo and max), that allows the user to choose from a variety of options. It has a strong suction power of up to 2000 Pa, which is the same as the S4 and S6.

Its water tank can hold up to 180ml, which is larger than the 140ml water tank of the S6. Thus it can mop with wider coverage, but because it uses a gravity tank, it just relies on gravity to keep the mop damp. Unlike other robot vacuums that use electronic water tanks, the S6 Pure might empty its water tank faster because of the continuous dripping of water. It also does not have the "no-mop" zone feature of the S6, which is helpful for those who have carpeted areas. Nevertheless, it is not that much of a big deal because you can still use the "no-go" zone, or the virtual wall to block off carpeted areas.

Another difference between the S6 and the S6 Pure, is in their dust bins. The S6 Pure has a lightly smaller dust bin compared to the S6 because it allows for more space for the water tank. Additionally, the S6 Pure is a bit noisier than the S6, although the noise level is bearable.

The S6 Pure utilises an adaptive route algorithm where it analyses the room's shape, and present obstacles before identifying which route or approach is better, so it can save time and lessen the chances of getting stuck. The more you use the robot vacuum, the more it learns and understands what the best route is, and what approach to take. It also uses LiDAR, which helps the robot vacuum to navigate thoroughly and precisely. In terms of navigation, you won't be disappointed with Roborock.

Its smart navigation allows the app to show an accurate map of your floor plan, thus allowing a customisable map where you can set virtual "no-go" zones, and virtual walls that block off areas you don't want the robot vacuum to go. You can also set custom cleaning or selective room cleaning, a feature that allows you to select rooms or areas that you want to be cleaned.

If you are content with having a longer charging time, a smaller dust bin, and a slightly noisier robot vacuum than the Roborock S6, but still providing all the great features that the S6 offers, then you might as well consider the S6 Pure which you can get at a cheaper price.

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Pros

Less expensive
Can clean a wider area (250 m2 vs. 200 m2)
Larger water tank (180ml vs. 148ml)

Cons

Higher noise level (69 dB vs. 67 dB)
Smaller dustbin (460ml vs. 480ml)

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Max runtime 180 min 240 min 200 min
Charge time 300 min
Type of battery Li-ion Li-ion Li-ion
Battery capacity 5200 mAh 5200 mAh 5000 mAh
Recharge and resume function
Automatically docks and recharges
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Cleaning area 2690.75 ft2 3228.9 ft2 2152.6 ft2
Sound level 69 dB 67 dB
Suction power 2000 Pa 5500 Pa 3000 Pa
Maximum climbing height 0.79 in 0.79 in 0.79 in
Dustbin capacity 0.46 L 0.47 L 0.3 L
Type of filter EPA 11 EPA 11 HEPA
Carpet Boost
Scheduling function
Shape Round Round Round
Number of side brushes 1 1 1
Washable filter
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Mopping function
Water tank capacity 0.18 L 0.35 L 0.25 L
Vibrating mop
Rotating mopping pad
Automatic mop lift
caret-up caret-down Navigation
Mapping-Sensor LiDAR LiDAR LiDAR
Object recognition
Stair sensor and object sensor
For multiple rooms
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App control
Remote control
Voice control
Alexa voice control
Google Home voice control
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Automatic dirt disposal
Dustbag capacity 2.5 l 3.0 l
Automatic water tank refilling
Automatic mop washing
Automatic mop drying
Type of mop drying
Automatic addition of cleaning solution
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App control
Interactive mapping
Real Time Tracking
Digital Blocked Area
Zoned Cleaning
No mop zones
Multi Floor Maps
Selected Room Cleaning
caret-up caret-down Dimensions and weight
Height 3.78 in 13.78 in
Width 13.78 in 13.9 in
Depth 13.78 in 3.8 in
Weight 7.05 lbs

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