Oral-B iO 10 vs Smart - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Let's compare the iO 10* and the Smart* of Oral-B and take a look at the differences.
Some electric toothbrushes have several different cleaning modes. Although both electric toothbrushes offer you this advantage, the number differs. So with 5 cleaning modes, Oral-B Smart gives you less choices than the Oral-B iO 10* with 7 modes.
Some devices additionally offer a choice of intensity levels. Here there is no difference in the two products. In both cases there is only one intensity level.
There is a difference in the technology used. The Oral-B iO 10 has an Magnet Technology. the Oral-B Smart has an Rotating Technology used.
Unlike the Oral-B Smart, the Oral-B iO 10 has a reminder function to change the toothbrush attachment. It is recommended to change the attachment every 3 months.
Too much pressure with the toothbrush can harm the teeth and especially the gums. Also, too much pressure affects the cleaning result. To remedy this, many electric toothbrushes offer an imprint control. Both the Oral-B iO 10 and the Oral-B Smart offer a sensor for pressure control.
At the same time, both toothbrushes have a visual notification. If too much pressure is applied, a light will illuminate. unlike the Oral-B Smart, the Oral-B iO 10 even provides visual feedback as well.
Timer and cleaning time
Both electric toothbrushes have an integrated timer for the correct brushing time. The time for the optimal brushing time is 120 seonds for both devices. There is also a split timer at 30 seonds for both toothbrushes. The timer works for the two devices with vibration. On the display the Oral-B iO 10 the cleaning time is also visible.
Unlike the Oral-B Smart, the Oral-B iO 10 is equipped with a display to show you more information.
App & Smartphone Connection
An app is available for both of the toothbrushes. An app can give you some beneficial features for your brushing time and brushing technique. There are differences in the functions here.
Briefly comparing the app functions:
- Both: Coaching
- Only Oral-B iO 10*: Position detection, Artificial Intelligence, 3D Clean Track
- Only Oral-B Smart*: -
The battery life of the two electric toothbrushes is identical with up to 14 days. A longer battery life is particularly interesting for travel, where power is not always available. However, this is still a problem with very few toothbrushes. Some devices even offer a travel case with a built-in charging function.