Samsung POWERbot R9040 Review

Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot is a mid-level robot in Samsung POWERbot family and features are very similar to POWERbot R9250 but have a lower price. Recommend for big dirt bin can hold a lot of dirt but sometimes will be caught because of taller than other robots.

Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot is a mid-level robot in Samsung POWERbot family and features are very similar to POWERbot R9250 but have a lower price. Recommend for big dirt bin can hold a lot of dirt but sometimes will be caught because of taller than other robots. It provides 10X suction and not very good at carpet. It means 10X suction power and faster-cleaning ability and greater care for furniture even in darkness connected to your Wifi network. Quick compare with R9000 as below:

Samsung POWERbot R9040 Samsung POWERbot R9000
App to remote control No
Schedule Cleaning No
Works with Amazon Alexa No
Pick up Pick up

When you’re away from home, You can control the POWERbot R9040 remotely via your smartphone using voice commands with Amazon Alexa, IFTTT or Google Home when you are away from home.

Key Features & Technologies

The Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot brought professional care home. And design to clean an entire level of your home, recharging and resuming until the job is done. It has good performance on carpets and rugs by new technologies but taller than others.

10X Powerful Robotic Suction Technology

POWERbot R040 is packed with 10X suction and has bigger dirt bin than other robot vacuums, delivering optimal cleaning results and provide a deep, thorough, methodical cleaning in less time.It has great performance on hard floor.

Visionary Mapping™ Plus and FullView Sensor

The POWERbot use digital camera and nine individual smart sensors that help it determine the optimal cleaning path by creating a complete map of your home. So you don’t need to worry about furniture or objects on the floor. This robot vacuum’s Visionary Mapping Plus system finds the best cleaning path around your house. Use your smartphone as a remote with Wi-Fi and Select & Go control.

CycloneForce™ Design

The POWERbot features a powerful Cyclone Force system that generates strong centrifugal forces. This separates dirt and debris into an outer chamber to maintain suction power longer with less clogging of filter。

Washable filter

Replacement is expensive and The washable filter will cost less for maintenance.

EasyPass™ Wheels

It also automatically transitions from hard floors to most carpet and door thresholds with ease to provide the right type of cleaning action for whatever surface it’s on。

Combo Brush Technology

Combo Brush used to pick up pet hair with less tangles. Its rotating motion strongly that helps loosen trapped dirts, and suction across the entire brush provides pick-up from end to end.

Automatically  to switch models to vacuum all floor types

Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot has various settings which allow you to customize how to clean your home and keeps carpets and hard floors clean. Carpet, pet hair, hard surfaces, dust, suction dirt, and even some large debris from your floors but it not suitable for clothing, toys, and other big objects. And home have many carpets, Roomba 980 has better performance.

App to remote control

Download the App and connect to your home WIFI, You can use a smartphone or tablet to have some basic functionality. Such as turn on, turn off, check battery and schedule., lso you can use the APP to control other Samsung devices not only robot. if you want power app feature, you can choose R9250 or R9350 for samsung.

Schedule Cleaning

You can schedule up to one cleaning for every day of the week.

Voice control capability with Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant

Ask your Amazon Alexa device to start, stop, or dock your robot. Such As “Tell Robot to start cleaning”.

Automatically recharges and resumes

Runs for up to 120 minutes in Eco-mode and 90 minutes in Turbo-Mode, then automatically returns to its Home Base to recharge and resume cleaning as needed. Need to place the Home Base in An Open area and flat against a wall can help to clean more efficiently. Always keep the Home Base Plugged in and always connect wifi coverage.

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Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot Design

The Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot is a bit taller because it has a larger vacuum, a camera and a bigger dustbin (which help on less emptying), Compare the previous versions, it has a great improvement on suction capability. Compare with Neato and iRobot, it was taller and easy to be stuck during working. It’s at the top of the fuselage there is an LCD panel, three buttons.

Design on appearance

When pressing the clean button, the roboot will be awakened, and prompt after pressing it will begin to clean again. The Spot mode button allows the robot clean again and again in a fixed position.

Motor and dirty bin are in the middle.This is why the robot is big. We can say the Samsung robot bin is the biggest in the robot and hold much more dirt than other band robots. The washable filter will let you cost less for maintenance.

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POWERbot R9350 vs R9250 vs 9040 vs R9000 vs R7070

The POWERbot R9040 has 10X suction power and are very good at the clean hard floor, Compare Neato or iRobot, it is a bit taller because of a camera and big dustbin. We compare them with construction and performance to find the suitable one.

POWERbot Turbo R9350 Turbo R9250 POWERbot 9040 R9000 R7070
WiFi-Conneted Y Y Y N N
Entire Level Cleaning
Scheduling
Auto-Charge and Resume
Control Panel
Y Y Y Y Y
Running Time 60 minutes 60 minutes 60 minutes 60 minutes 60 minutes minutes
Suction Power 70X 50X 10X 10X 10X
Point Cleaning Y Y
Alexa Compatible Y Y Y Y Y
Battery Type High Capacity 
Lithium-ion High Capacity 
Lithium-ion High Capacity 
Lithium-ion Lithium-Ion Ni-MH
Visionary Mapping Plus
Easy Pass Wheels
CycloneForce Technology
FullView Sensor
Y Y Y Y Y
Motor Warranty 10 Years 10 Years 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
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How does Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot work?

Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot is designed to navigate and clean an entire level of your home but needs to remove excess clutter from floors before cleaning and don’t have  S.L.A.M. algorithm so it does not know where have been cleaned. Here’s a look at how it does its job:


  • At the start of a cleaning cycle, Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot use a digital camera to scan the map.
  • Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot continues this process until it has cleaned an entire level of your home. Once power is low, Robot returns to the Base to recharge.
  • If the cleaning cycle hasn’t finished and the battery is low, Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot will recharge itself by the return to the Base. After its battery has been recharged, POWERbot R9040 Robot automatically resumes, completes the cleaning cycle, and returns to the Base.
Pros
  • Filter is washable
  • Large dirt bin
  • Gentle touch comes at the expense of superior cleaning.
  • 60-minute runtime
  • Can Operate in the Dark
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Tall than others
  • Easy to be stuck
  • Larger noise
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User Guidance & Samsung POWERbo Regular Care

The Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot is very easy to use but You must turn on the emergency switch on the bottom of the unit before using POWERbot.Just press the [WAKE UP] button for more than 3 seconds to wake up it and start a cleaning cycle. It will clean an entire level of your home during one cleaning cycle. When the battery gets low before finishing the job, Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot will return to BASE to recharge and automatically return to where it left off and continue to work until it finishes. To keep POWERbot R9040 running at good performance, we need to regular to care the product. Such as empty the bin when you found R9040 picking up less debris.

Cleaning the Pet brush and Cleaning the Driving wheel as needed.

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Packages and Accessories

The Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot  Vacuum, Charging Station,  Brush and Filter Cleaning Tool and User Manual in the box.Choose Samsung Genuine products from Authorized Resellers is the only way to protect your warranty.  And unauthorized parts such as batteries, filter, and brushes may have a negative impact on product performance even damage your robot.

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Warm Prompt

The POWERbot R9250 is an electronic product and brings great help to home. In order to reduce the risk of injury and keep the POWERbot R9250 running good, we need to keep following tips in mind.

  • Always turn on the power of the docking station
  • Product may not be used with any type of power converter. Use of other power converters will immediately void the warranty.
  • Use only accessories and replacement parts are Neato Genuine parts. used  3rd parties may have a negative impact on product performance and can cause damage to your robot and also void your robot’s warranty.
  • Don’t sit or stand on this device.
  • Don’t pick up any burning or smoking objects
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Conclusion

The Samsung POWERbot R9040 is very good for the hard floor but the price is high and easy to be stuck during clean. POWERbot R9040 have similar features and have a lower price than POWERbot R9250 or R9350.. You can plan to make it start working from a centralized anywhere at any time, so you always see a clean ground in the home. But the Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot have a high price you can choose the other generations with a lower price or other brand robot but similar function. For the same price, we recommended Neato Connected and iRobot Roomba which a great performance and smarter. 


7.8 Total Score
Samsung POWERbot R9040 Review

Samsung POWERbot R9040 Robot is a mid-level robot in Samsung POWERbot family and features are very similar to POWERbot R9250 but have a lower price. Recommend for big dirt bin can hold a lot of dirt but sometimes will be caught because of taller than other robots.

PROS
  • Filter is washable
  • Large dirt bin
  • Gentle touch comes at the expense of superior cleaning.
  • 60-minute runtime
  • Can Operate in the Dark
CONS
  • Expensive
  • Tall than others
  • Easy to be stuck
  • Larger noise
User Rating: 5 (1 votes)

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