Ecovacs Deebot N79S Review & Rating
The technology being used today is nowhere similar to that of the 19th century, it is much more advanced and sophisticated. Companies have been launching various kinds of robotic vacuum cleaners to make our job much easier and faster. With the passing time, the robotic vacuum cleaner is getting more advanced and setting the bar high in terms of technology. And also ensuring the decrease in the price of the product. However, spending more than hundreds of dollars is still considered as an extravaganza.
There are a large number of robotic vacuum cleaners which are competing with one another in the global markets. Among the various robotic vacuum cleaners is the Ecovacs Deebot N79S which was launched by China. With advanced technology, good battery backups, and manual settings and above all this, purchasing this product won’t cost the customer’s entire bank balance.
In reality, the robot delivers more than its cost. All the features which are available on costlier models of robotic vacuum cleaners are available in Ecovacs Deebot N79S, like, it also supports app supervision and voice command facilities.
Model of the robotic vacuum cleaner, Ecovacs Deebot N79S
The robotic vacuum cleaner has a diameter of 13.9 inches, 3.9 inches of thickness, the height enables the robot to clean the dust from the corners, from under the bed, furniture and other hindrances. The width of the Deebot N79S is slightly broader than the robotic vacuum cleaner model, Eufy RoboVac 11 and iLife A4s. It is of dark chocolate shade which helps the vacuum cleaner to blend with other household appliances. The model has a very basic look but in terms of delivering the service, it can outshine most of the other expensive robotic vacuum cleaners.
The elliptical tab which is placed right above the logo of the company is a Wi-Fi pointer light and an auto button for cleaning. The power button is placed on the sides, the replaceable dustbin is positioned at the back of the robot.
Moreover, It has two spin scrubs, the main roller brush, reference charges, two major strings, a nose swirl, and touch sensors placed at the bottommost area which can be seen when flipped upside down.
The charge button is placed right at the top which runs the robot to the charging point when it gets discharged. Furthermore, there is a power button and a directional slab to operate the bot in a specific corner or direction. Along with all this, there is a set of buttons which is to manually set time, date, spot cleaning, to set up wifi and also for rim cleaning. You can also get a fancy remote with a classy black glass finish.
App and Alexa for Ecovacs Deebot N79S
In contemporary times, Android and iOS smartphones have certain apps that can work in favor of improving the extra comforts of the customers. To do that install the apps, opt for Ecovacs robot from the accessible chart of devices, click on the Wi-Fi switch that is given on the remote, you will need to enter your Wi-Fi password after hearing the beep buzz. The only hindrance is that only 2.3Ghz is supported on the device while other connections cannot be accessed. After manually setting the Wi-Fi connectivity the rest is carried out by the app and the device itself.
Few times fur to lags or bad connection the option for N79S wifi is not accessible, in that case, you just need to restart the phone and after doing they follow the same procedure and you will get the option for connecting with the robot.
Once you get through the manual setting successfully, you will be able to see the battery percentage and status of the robot on both the sides of the app screen.
With the help of the app, one can monitor the direction, movements and other related stuff of the robotic vacuum cleaner. The instructions are placed underneath the screen of the app and all other modes of cleaning are available there itself.
The device has the feature of accepting voice commands which can be done through the app called Amazon Alexa. All that one needs to do is fix the setting on Alexa app and turn on the Ecovacs skill features.
Additionally, one can also use the Alexa device which needs to be linked with the owner’s account. If one wants the robot to follow the voice command for switching it on or off, for giving directions to be cleaned and also to order the robot to go home for charging, they will need to grant the device its access to those accounts.
Function and performance of the Ecovacs Deebot N79S robot
The device Ecovacs Deebot N79S has stood up to the expectations of the customers. It has a powerful machine which helps to clean all the dirt, dust, stubborn stains, pet’s thinnest hairs, crumbs and all other debris from the surface. One needs to ensure that nothing important stuff is lying on the floor because the device can suck objects as large as the USB cables. This device surely outworks the other robotic vacuum cleaners.
The robot starts beeping when it needs manual assistance, it needs assistance when it comes when there are huge barriers on its way of cleaning the floor. However, it can be rectified by a few simple steps through the apps on the phone or by setting the directions on the device itself. One can set timings and days of cleaning areas and also set days for a spot cleaning for specific surfaces which need more thorough cleanings. Every setting can be done by simple steps which are mentioned on manuscripts and those steps are also available on the net.
The device has a good battery life, it can work effectively for almost 95-100 minutes without getting discharged. The above mentioned time is enough for cleaning an average size floor.
Comparisons and Conclusions
The device Ecovacs Deebot N79S turns out to be more powerful and effective in terms of battery life, accepting Alexa’s voice commands and other app controls. This advanced feature is not available in most of the devices like Eufy RoboVac 11. However, it has certain shortcomings as well, like it doesn’t support google assistance which the iRobot Roomba 690 does.
Hence, excluding certain defaults of the device, this N79S is the best robotic vacuum cleaner with attractive features available at the given price tag.