The decision about selecting one of the iLife vacuums that are very similar by performance and price, dimensions and weight, coming with the same HEPA filters, 3 cleaning modes, may become tricky.
Comparing ILIFE V5s Pro vs ILIFE A4, we see that the key distinctive feature of the V5s Pro model is in dry and wet mopping technology. Additionally, the vacuum is:
It comes with dual charging option, moving and navigating smoothly due to RoadRover Wheels. On the other hand, iLIFE A4 stands out by better suction power, larger bin capacity and cleaning area. Thanks to Max Mode, the vacuum is suitable for carpets, tile and linoleum cleaning while its counterpart is recommended only for hardwood floors. The cleaner is described as simple, versatile, strong and reliable robotic vacuum.
The vacuums are of the same height that is beneficially small. The V5s Pro item is only a bit more compact in diameter that may matter for navigation. It’s quite difficult which product - ILIFE A4 or V5s Pro is more attractive by design. The A4 model is remarkable by tough, durable and scratch-resistant case that is gray by color, looking low-profile and quite elegant. The V5s Pro vacuum is of gold or, I would say, sand color, with white edging, that, as for me, looks bulkier and easily soiled.
The difference is quite slight, but the A4 model is a bit more expensive. Meanwhile, it’s still more popular, coming with a bit higher rating.
The vacuum is sturdy by design, reliable and versatile. It is recommended for all floor surface types. Coming with mop and vacuuming functions, advanced navigation system, large-capacity dustbin, it is suitable for cleaning the areas up to 2100 sq. ft. The cleaner is a bit more expensive than its counterpart, but the difference is not significant, and it’s worth it. Additionally, wet mot feature is absent.
Coming with beneficial wet mopping technology and powerful motor, the vacuum is quite efficient, good in navigation. It is compact and fast to charge, equipped with a long-life battery. However, it has no motorized brush, being not capable to clean carpets. Additionally, its dustbin is, requiring regular emptying and maintenance. However, before deciding which item is better - ILIFE V5s Pro or ILIFE A4, let’s mention, that the V5s Pro model is more affordable, it’s better for hardwood and bare floor surfaces.