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Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra Arrives May 1st



Pack away your stick vacuums because the Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra robot vacuum is now available for pre-order and purchase in-store, in Australia and New Zealand, on May 1st, 2024.

Since its unveiling at CES, we’ve been eagerly awaiting its release date. The S8 MaxV Ultra includes a robotic arm and an extra mop to clean up edges and corners that usually need finishing by a human.

Djuro Sen explains the key features of the Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra on Sky News Australia Weekend Edition

“Our mission at Roborock is to create companions that will make everyday tasks simpler and more enjoyable through technology,” Richard Chang, Founder & CEO of Roborock.

“The S8 MaxV Ultra is the embodiment of that mission, combining smart technology with powerful cleaning to create a device that’s more than a vacuum—it’s a smart home companion that’s adaptable, efficient, and remarkably intuitive to use.” 

Unique to Roborock, the FlexiArm Design™ automatically extends the side brush when corners and low areas under furniture are detected

The features built into the S8 MaxV Ultra are pretty impressive. It really takes a major step towards complete automated floor cleaning.


Corner-to-Edge Cleaning: Unique to Roborock, the FlexiArm Design™ automatically extends the side brush when corners and low areas under furniture are detected, allowing S8 MaxV Ultra to sweep up dirt from hard-to-reach spaces with a 100% corner coverage. The added spinning edge mopping system ensures precise cleanliness up to 1.68mm along edges. 

“Hello Rocky” Built-in Voice Assistant: Jumpstart your cleaning tasks and explore more capabilities with a simple “Hello Rocky”, even without a Wi-Fi connection. Control your S8 MaxV Ultra with voice commands ranging from start or stop a clean, clean a specific room, or clean around you for accidental spills, and many more.  

Automatic Pet and Pet Supply Recognition: With a simple button on the App, S8 MaxV Ultra will roam around your home and help you find your pet. When approaching pets, the robot vacuum will immediately stop its main brush, and move aside in advance to prevent frightening your beloved pets. Additionally, it also allows for deep cleaning around pet supplies.  

The Cleaning Mastery Duet: Clean better with S8 MaxV Ultra’s 10,000Pa suction power DuoRoller Riser® Brush and VibraRise® 3.0 Mopping System.  

Smart and Smooth Navigation: Reactive AI 2.0 Obstacle Recognition and Avoidance System identify and avoids obstacles precisely and recognises dirt types to clean adaptively, while the PreciSense® LiDAR Navigation System allow intelligent and precise navigation with mapping capabilities. 

Ultimate Convenience with RockDock® Ultra: Auto emptying, refilling, dock self-cleaning, 60°C hot water mop washing, 60°C heated air drying, intelligent dirt detection, and auto detergent dispenser. 

Effortless App Control and Connectivity: Enjoy the new Roborock SmartPlan™ technology and more customisable App features. Matter protocol support for simpler smart home connectivity. 


The S8 MaxV Ultra is available at an MSRP of A$2,999.00 via Roborock and selected retailers starting 1st May. Customers will receive a pre-order offer between 17th – 30th April with 1-year extended warranty and a free extra accessories pack, valued at $458.60.  

Image Matrix Tech will be hands-on with the Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra soon. A full review will follow soon after.

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