Difference between Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Pro and Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Lite

If you Meet the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Pro and 2 Lite when buying sweeping robots, can you find out the difference between these two vacuum robots?

We’ve previously discussed the very confusing naming of some Xiaomi’s sweeping robot products, So if you are interested in the previous discussion, go ahead and read that article.

Mi Robot Vacuum Cleaner models makes you confused?
The difference between Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Pro and 2 Lite

Cost-effective Xiaomi sweeping robots are very popular all around the world. They have a wide variety of vacuum robots but their names are very similar. Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Pro and 2 Lite are easy to be confused. Many consumers think they are the same machine at first glance, but in fact they are two completely different vacuum cleaners. We can treat them as one professional and one simplified version.

Currently, the retail price of 2 pro on Amazon is $499.99, while the retail price of 2 Lite is $367.40. Compare the difference between the two robot vacs and see if the extra $132.59 is worth buying the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 pro.

As can be seen from the pictures below, there is a clear difference between the two in appearance.

Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Pro
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Pro
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Lite
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Lite

The navigation system is different between the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Pro and 2 Lite, We can directly notice the difference in the navigation system: the 2 Pro uses a LDS laser navigation system. But the 2 lite uses Visual Navigation System which have a wide-angle camera to capture the home layout and environment, flexible to cope with complex environments. Xiaomi official claims Compared with the domestic version of the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop Essential (also named Xiaomi G1), it is cleaner and more efficient.

The 2 pro’s multi-layer mapping function is also a main Marketing Bullet Point. According to the official introduction, it can map five floors, this means that you save the map on each floor, and then place the sweeping robot at any position on a certain floor, it will recognize its location and continue to clean. From this perspective, this function is absolutely worth it. The inexpensive Lite version does not advertise this feature, and we suspect it may not be as powerful as the Pro version.

Multi-floor Mapping
The official introduction shows that it can map five planes

In terms of suction, the suction of 2 Pro is 3000Pa (2 lite suction is 2200Pa), if the breadcrumb falls to the ground, this suction can suck it away in an instant. So in terms of suction power, the Pro version is also a bit more powerful.

Finally we come to the mopping function, the 2 Pro is also equipped with a mopping system that uses 10000 vibrations per minute for powerful cleaning. The whole device vibrates when dragging the floor, which can easily remove stubborn stains such as coffee and soy sauce.

High-frequency sonic vibration mopping
High-frequency sonic vibration mopping
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Lite’s Mopping function is relatively ordinary, no highlights

Both machines support mobile app control. They can be controlled by the Xiaomi Mijia app. This means that even if you are not at home but when you need to clean your house, the APP makes an appointment to clean and manage it remotely at any time.

Summary:

Both are excellent sweeping robots, which can keep the floor clean. The key factors that need to be considered are that 2 Pro has a more effective mop, half more battery life and multi-layer mapping function. If you have extra dollars when making a decision, it is very worthwhile to choose 2 pro.

If you need a robot suitable for small and medium-sized space (50-100 square meters) and at a reasonable price. You can try the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Lite It can help you with basic cleaning tasks and save some money.

We also talked about the universal compatibility of many robot accessories in another article before, If you are more interested in this information, you can also try to read this article that can help you better buy accessories when you need:

Why many different brands and models of Robotic Vacuums accessories are compatible


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