AIRROBO T20+ Evaluate – 2 in 1 Robotic Vacuum and Mop with Self Emptying

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I reviewed the Airrobo T10+ two years in the past and thought it was excellent. On the time, it was essentially the most inexpensive robotic vacuum with an auto-empty station, and I’ve continued to make use of it as my most important robotic vacuum for the previous couple of years.

Airrobo has now launched its successor, the T20+ which is an minor improve from the earlier mannequin and remains to be one of the vital inexpensive possibility in the marketplace.

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Airrobo T20+ vs T10+ Specification

Airrobo T20+ Airrobo T10+
Measurement vacuum cleaner: Ø350*95mm
Charging base:210*258*356mm
352 mm*98 mm* 348 mm
Weight 4.0kg(charging base)+3.5kg(robotic vac) 7.75kg complete
Coloration Black Black
Energy 60W 50
Adapter specification 19V
Working voltage / energy
consumption
14.4V 14.4V
Battery Sort Lithium Ion Lithium Ion
Battery capability 3200mAh, 18650 5200 mAh
Clearning Space 200㎡
Mud cup capability 2-in-1 dustbin
350 mL water capability
350 mL mud capability
250 ml water
300 ml Dusbin
Mud bin capability 3.3L 3.3L
Day to empty 60 days 45 days
Noise POWERFUL: 68dB
STANDARD: 62dB
QUIET: 55dB
62 dB
Filter Sort 2-layer washable HEPA filter Washable 3-layer H11 HEPA Filter
Suction MAX: 2800Pa
POWERFUL:2300Pa
STANDARD: 1900Pa
QUIET: 1100Pa
2700 Pa
Navigation Lidar
USLAM Air 5.0
Lidar
USLAM Air 5.0
Impediment / climbing capability 20 mm (vertical impediment crossing), ≤ 15 ° regular climbing 20 mm (vertical impediment crossing), ≤ 15 ° regular climbing
Filter HEPA double display washable
Motor Nidec brushless motor Nidec brushless motor
Distant management vary 6 meters 6 meters
Charging time 4 Hours 6 hour(s)
Working hours Arduous-Floor Ground: Max-76mins Highly effective-90mins
Normal-150mins Quiet-190mins
80-250min
Carton dimension 400*420*440mm 393*408*430mm
Carton weight 11.1kg 10.9kg
Relevant floor Ceramic tile, marble, wooden flooring, Arduous Ground, Low Pile Carpet Ceramic tile, marble, wooden flooring, Arduous Ground, Low Pile Carpet
What’s in? Robotic Vacuum*1
Automated Filth Disposal*1
2-in-1 Dustin*1
Disposable mud bag*3
Aspect Brush*2
HEPA Filter*2
mop stand mop*1
Principal Brush*1
Charging Cable*1
Distant Controller*1
Consumer Guide*1
Warrenty card*1
Robotic Vacuum*1
Automated Filth Disposal*1
2-in-1 Dustin*1
Disposable mud bag*3
Aspect Brush*2
HEPA Filter*2
mop stand mop*1
Principal Brush*1
Charging Cable*1
Distant Controller*1
Consumer Guide*1
Warrenty card*1

The primary distinction that Airrobo has said is that the T20+ is able to cleansing a bigger room of round 200㎡ and it might probably go as much as 60 days with out manually cleansing the machine.

Based mostly on the specs, I’m uncertain how these claims are attainable. The T20+ has a smaller battery and the identical dustbin capability on the station. The one distinction is a bigger mud capability on the vacuum itself. The water capability has all the time been considerably elevated.

Airrobo additionally states this now has an up to date design with a floating brush to raised clear edges and corners.

Unboxing

AIRROBO T20 Design

The Airrobo design stays primarily the identical because the earlier mannequin. There are some slight aesthetic variations with the robotic now being a matt black reasonably than shiny and the bottom station appears barely totally different.

The primary distinction with the design is the mud bin on the vacuum itself is a unique design. It appears prefer it needs to be smaller because it appears like a part of the dustbin has been reduce out, however each the water reservoir and dustbin have elevated in capability.  

AIRROBO T20 unboxing self empty station

Some minor criticisms:

  1. There isn’t a base plate for the empty station. I discovered that the plate on the Proscenic M9 helped hold the station in place on our hardwood flooring. whereas the T20+ can typically get nudged misplaced, resulting in the robotic not docking correctly.
  2. That is true for many vacuums, however the T10+ brush simply acquired clogged with my companion’s hair to the purpose the place the rubber fins had been broken. Some vacuums, such because the Legee D8, have a greater design that will get tangled much less.
  3. The mop may be very primary, which is to be anticipated for an inexpensive robotic vacuum. The Proscenic M9 has rotating mop heads, and the Hobot Legee D8 can robotically elevate its mop and establish onerous and carpeted flooring.
AIRROBO T20 Unboxing dustbin

Contemplating the value, all of the above criticisms needs to be anticipated on a robotic vacuum at this worth level. The Hobot Legee D8 prices double the value, and it doesn’t have an auto-empty station with it.

App

After I reviewed the T10+, it used the Tuya App, however with the T20+ I used the official Airrobo app. You also needs to have the ability to use Tuya in case you have already used it with different units.

The setup is similar as most robotic vacuums; with this, you press and maintain the ability button for two seconds to reboot, click on add, and the app ought to robotically recognise the robotic after which present your SSID credentials.

The app has loads of choices so that you can customise the cleansing. The schedule is the principle factor, and you may set the frequency, cleansing settings and which areas to wash.

The robotic will auto-detect areas, however you’ll be able to then customise them and arrange no-go or no-mop zones.

The general app performance is principally the identical because the T10+.

Mapping

The T20+ makes use of LiDAR for mapping and navigation mixed with Airrobo’s new USLAM Air 5.0 algorithm. In my testing, the mapping labored properly with the vacuum, creating an correct map on the primary run with out getting caught.

The robotic will intelligently create rooms which you’ll then identify. Bigger, irregularly formed rooms typically get classed as two rooms, however you’ll be able to simply merge these within the app if desired.

You may arrange no-go zones and no-mopping zones, which work properly. The cliff detection sensors have additionally prevented it from falling down steps in my dwelling.

Total, I discovered the mapping to be wonderful, and I’d say it performs about the identical as different LiDAR-based robotic vacuums.

Vacuuming Efficiency

The T20+ has a most suction energy of 2600Pa, which is on the upper finish for robotic vacuums I’ve reviewed. It should robotically improve suction when it detects carpet.

In my testing, the overall cleansing efficiency has been superb. The robotic can cowl my dwelling on one cost, so I set it to max suction for the scheduled day by day cleansing.

I examined it by cleansing up random particles I positioned on the ground, corresponding to flour, salt, and rice, and it dealt with all three properly.

Like all robotic vacuums, I discover they’re finest at protecting on high of the day by day dust, then use a extra highly effective vacuum for deeper cleansing. Corded upright vacuums could have fallen out of style, however they’re nonetheless the most suitable choice for an intensive cleansing.

The brand new floating most important brush does a very good job conforming to the ground and entering into edges and corners. Nonetheless, similar to the T10+, the comb can nonetheless get tangled with lengthy hair, typically damaging the rubber fins.

Mopping Efficiency

Identical to the T10+ and plenty of different competing choices, this will additionally mop your flooring. Its water tank can maintain 350ml of water, and the robotic can management when it’s on. This, subsequently, means that you can arrange no-mop zones.

In my home, the kitchen has a tough flooring, however the residing areas are carpeted, so the no-mopping zones are important for me.

The mopping efficiency is OK. On the finish of the day, it’s simply gently wiping a moist material throughout the ground. It should get gentle marks off the ground and assist hold up to the mark.

I’d say the Proscenic M9 is healthier at mopping, however I did discover that its rotating brush would catch on carpets, so I ended up eradicating them. The Hobot Legee D8 has a superior design that may elevate and decrease its mope robotically primarily based on the ground it identifies.

From my expertise, mopping is just not nice on most robotic vacuums; I feel you’d have to put money into one of many premium choices, such because the Eufy Ombi S1 Professional or SwitchBot S10, in order for you good mopping efficiency. 

Self-Emptying

The T20+ encompasses a self-emptying station with a 3.4L mud bag, which claims to carry as much as 60 days of particles. This hands-free operation is a major benefit for customers, decreasing the frequency of handbook intervention. The system works effectively, leaving no particles behind after emptying.

The T10+ additionally has a self-emptying station. The bodily capability is similar, however Airrobo states it might probably solely retailer particles for 45 days.  

I’ve used the T20+ for 2 weeks thus far, and the mud bag has loads of capability left. I’d say the 60-day capability is plausible, relying on how massive your house is and the way a lot particles it picks up. I don’t have kids or pets so I’d guess our dwelling will get much less particles than common.

Battery

The Airrobo T20+ technically has a smaller batter than the T10+ primarily based on the specs I might discover from third events (which can be inaccurate).

The usual run time is meant to be 150 minutes on normal with as much as 200m2 cleansing space.

For my dwelling, I’ve the schedule set to make use of robust suction, and it has had no issues protecting all my downstairs rooms. The cleansing document signifies simply 54m2, and I’ve a decent-sized dwelling (for the UK). So, I’d anticipate that it might probably simply deal with bigger properties.

The T10+ is listed as having a bigger battery, however from my expertise, there’s not a lot profit. Houses within the US are bigger, however even then, I’d be stunned if the T20+ struggles to finish a clear.

Worth and Different Choices

On the time of writing, the Airrobo T20+ was not available for purchase within the UK.

On Amazon US, it’s listed at an RRP of $599.99, however within the 100 days Keepa has tracked it, it has been listed at $499.99 or much less. On the time of writing, it was listed at simply $299.99, and this seems to be an everyday discounted worth, which is an absolute cut price.

Amazon US for competing with choices empty stations, you’ve:

  • Lubluelu Robotic Vacuum for $229.99
  • Laresar Robotic Vacuum and Mop for $299.99
  • Shark RV2502AE AI Extremely Robotic Vacuum for $299.99 (worth jumps up and down lots)
  • Ultenic T10 Elite Robotic Vacuum for $399.99
  • Shark AV2501S AI Extremely Robotic Vacuum for $442.15
  • Eufy G30+ Self-Emptying Robotic Vacuum for $379.99

Within the UK, the Airrobo T10+ remains to be accessible from Amazon however is priced at £399.95 and it appears prefer it was often discounted to £320.

Compared, you’ve:

  • Ultenic T10 Elite Robotic for £281.99
  • eufy L60 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner for £299.99
  • Tapo Robotic Vacuum Cleaner for £339.99
  • Proscenic M9 Robotic Vacuum for £375
  • Eufy RoboVac G30+ for £399.00
  • Roborock Q8 Max+ Robotic Vacuum for £399.00

Total

So far as I can inform, the Airrobo T20+ is an incremental improve from the T10+. The primary profit for me is the elevated storage capability for each water and mud on the robotic itself.

Identical to its predecessor, the principle promoting level of the Airrobo T20+ is its inexpensive worth. At $300, it’s a cut price and undercuts the overwhelming majority of Amazon US choices. I stay cautiously optimistic for the UK worth, I feel it must be £300 for it to actually stand out from the competitors.

Total, the Airrobo T20+ is a superb robotic vacuum cleaner. I’ll almost certainly proceed utilizing it as my most important vacuum, changing my T10+, and I can fortunately advocate it to anybody on the lookout for an inexpensive robotic vacuum with a self-empty station.

AIRROBO T20+ 2 in 1 Robotic Vacuum and Mop with Self Emptying Station Evaluate

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Total, the Airrobo T20+ is a superb robotic vacuum cleaner. I’ll almost certainly proceed utilizing it as my most important vacuum, changing my T10+, and I can fortunately advocate it to anybody on the lookout for an inexpensive robotic vacuum with a self-empty station.