The Ilife V5S is a fantastic robot vacuum cleaner and mop combo that not only vacuums your floors but also comes with a water tank which is used to wash/mop your floors using a “damp mopping” technique which is pretty impressive. If you’re looking for an all in one automated way of vacuuming and washing (hard floors only!) then the ilife v5s robot vacuum cleaner is the best choice to invest in.
When we had the chance to play with this robot vacuum cleaner, we found it was very well built, visually it had a nice sleek design and one other thing that’s worth mentioning is it was quite quiet compared to other robotic vacuum cleaners which was always welcomed, the last thing you would want whilst relaxing on the couch watching a movie, is for your little cleaning friend to start up and make a racket around your living room or home.
So what can the Ilife V5S Robot Vacuum Cleaner do?
The Ilife V5S robotic/mop vacuum cleaner can pretty much do everything you would need or want it to do, it vacuums every floor type but can only mop hard floors, such as tile, laminate, wood, marble etc, because it doesn’t have water suction, you shouldn’t really be mopping your carpets, but who are we to say, if you wanted to, I suppose you could! But we wouldn’t recommend. The V5S automatically docks to its’ charging base when it’s running low on battery which is clever, some other robot vacs require you to charge them but this ruins the novelty of owning a “robot vacuum cleaner” wouldn’t you think?
The ilife V5S has a front sensor and bumper which enables this vacuum cleaner to avoid bumping into things and at times as we noticed, it sometimes accidentally would bump into a chair leg but because of the front bumper, there was no damage and it just reversed and carried on cleaning but we found the sensor to be very reliable in terms of navigating around our obstacle course!
The Anti-Drop sensors on the V5S were outstanding, we tested it on various drops, such as stairs, table tops and even our decking outside, not once did it fall off the side, they accomplish this by using sensors that span around the underside of the vacuum cleaner making it very reliable at stopping this little vacuum from plummeting to its doom!
There are four vacuum cleaning modes, this is very important as it gives you more control over what type of cleaning is required or necessary, these are; Auto-Clean, Spot-Cleaning, Edge-Clean (cleaning alone walls, base boards and focuses on corners) and a scheduling cleaning presets, the preset feature allows you to set up a hands off cleaning schedule so it automatically starts to vacuum or mop the floors, this is very cool as you can set the time when you’re out of the house so you come back to a fresh floor every single day.
The height of the ilife v5s vacuum has been designed to be slim (only 76mm from base to top) this is to allow the vacuum cleaner to get under most furniture, think couches, if you have a couch that has feet, this vacuum cleaner will be able to go underneath and do its’ job.
Key Features of The Ilife V5S Robot Vacuum Cleaner?
- 100-120 minutes continuous cleaning on normal mode
- 60-80 minutes continuous cleaning on max mode
- 4 cleaning modes
- Anti drop sensor technology
- Slim body design
- I-Dropping Technology (This controls the amount of water needed to dispense)
- Automatic base charging
As you can see, the Ilife V5S Pro Robot Vacuum cleaner has come along way from the ilife a4s pro robot vacuum model which is one of its’ predecessors, it comes with many more features which makes life much easier in comparison but as time goes on, technology improves, so this is expected and welcomed.
What’s in the Ilife V5S Robot Vacuum Cleaner Box?
- The Ilife V5S Vacuum unit
- 1 Remote control (2x AAA batteries included)
- 2 Filters
- 1 AC adapter (1.5 meter in length)
- 1 Charging base
- 1 Cleaning Brush
- 2 Side Brushes
- 1 Water tank
- 1 Mop holder with Mop
- A 12 Month warranty
You might be on the fence or skeptical about purchasing an Ilife V5S PRO Robot Vacuum cleaner but in all honesty, There’s nothing to worry about, this vacuum does everything a normal household vac does, it just does it on its’ own when your home or away, The mopping feature works really well and leaves your hard floors nice and clean, with a 100-120 minute battery life for continuous cleaning, it gives this little cleaner plenty of time to complete its’ duties around the house. We must say, that the V5S does extremely well at hoovering all hard floor types and low-pile carpets just like the Ilife A4S Robot vacuum cleaner but with better suction and design but doesn’t do very well on long-pile carpets.
|Item model number||V5s Pro|
|Batteries||1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)|
|Long-Pile carpets||Not recommended|
|Recommend use||Short-pile carpet and all hard-floors|
|Is Discontinued By Manufacturer||No|
|Specific Uses For Product||Hard floor, Carpet, Dual action|
|Warranty Description||Manufacturer provide 1 year warranty from purchasing date.|
|Batteries Required||Yes (included)|
|Included Components||1 ILIFE V5s Pro, 1 water tank, 2 mop, 1 remote control (2 AAA batteries included), 1 charging dock, 1 AC power adapter, 1 cleaning tool, 1 extra filter, 4 side brushes, user manual and our worry-free 12-month warranty|