Oral-B iO 5 vs iO 7 - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Some electric toothbrushes have several different cleaning modes. The two toothbrushes from this comparison offer you that with the same number, which is 5 cleaning 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 no difference in the technology used. Both toothbrushes use a Magnet Technology.
There is even a function to remind you to change the attachment on both devices. Doctors recommend replacing the toothbrush 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 5 and the Oral-B iO 7 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. Both toothbrushes even have a visual notification when the pressure is correct.
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. For both devices, the brushing time is also visible on the display.
Both toothbrushes are 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.
Briefly comparing the app functions:
- Both: Coaching, Position detection, Artificial Intelligence
- Only Oral-B iO 5*: -
- Only Oral-B iO 7*: -
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.