|iRobot Extends Wi-Fi Connectivity with New Roomba® 890 and 690 Vacuuming Robots|
"Expanding the benefits of connectivity from our top-of-the-line Roomba 900 Series through our popular Roomba 800 and 600 Series robots gives more of our customers the opportunity to experience the added functionality and control our connected app gives our robots," said
Connect To CLEAN From Anywhere
For those who feel like they're in a never ending battle with pet hair, the Roomba 890 Wi-Fi connected vacuuming robot – like the company's most advanced Roomba 900 Series vacuuming robots – features dual, counter-rotating Tangle-Free Extractors. These extractors are made of durable rubber tread that grabs dirt and hair from any floor type, while reducing hair tangles and brush maintenance. A full suite of sensors and low profile design enables the Roomba 890 to navigate under furniture and around clutter. A Gen 2 motor produces 5x the air power over previous generation Roomba vacuuming robots1, while the patented AeroForce 3-Stage Cleaning System uses a combination of agitation, extraction and suction to efficiently move dirt and debris from the floor to the dustbin. At the end of its cleaning job, Roomba 890 returns to its charging station to recharge.
As a successor to the Roomba 650, the Roomba 690 Wi-Fi connected vacuuming robot allows customers to experience the luxury of automated cleaning at a more affordable price. Starting at
"Adding Wi-Fi connectivity and iRobot HOME App support to our Roomba 890 and 690 vacuuming robots enriches our customers' interaction and experience," said
"Alexa, ask Roomba to begin cleaning"
Pricing and Availability
The iRobot HOME App is available now for Android and iOS devices. The Roomba skill for Alexa is available immediately for U.S. customers with Wi-Fi connected iRobot Roomba vacuuming robots2. The Roomba skill can be enabled by saying, "Alexa, open Roomba," or by selecting the Roomba skill in the Alexa app and signing in with your iRobot account to link your robot.
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1Compared to Roomba® 600 and 700 series AeroVac™ system
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