Product Comparison: Polaris F9550 vs Dolphin Nautilus CC Plus

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General Specifications
Nautilus CC Plus
About the Product
The 9550 Sport tackles any pool terrain up to 60' in length. It offers complete 4WD coverage of the pool floor, walls, and waterline with a solid-blade scrubbing brush. It also includes a remote control to never miss a spot.
Packed with even more features and exceptional cleaning power, the Nautilus Plus with CleverClean is a must have for any pool up to 50 feet in length. This upgraded cleaner features CleverClean Technology, a software that systematically scans your pool to determine the most efficient path, regardless of the shape or surface of your pool, resulting in a clean pool every time.
Key Specs
75 gal/min
75 gal/min
Pool Type
Recommended Pool Size
Up to 50 feet
Up to 40 feet
Surface Type
All types
Plaster, Concrete, Painted, Vinyl
Power Cord
70 feet
60 feet
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Polaris F9550 Sport Robotic In-Ground Pool Cleaner
  • Still having some issues where it doesn't quite cover the entire pool surface area and the wand is difficult to use, sort of like a Wii remote control.
  • This unit vacuumed and cleaned walls and every surface on my pool very good, but no stairs or levels that are not 1 feet deep.
  • Its expensive, but if you maintain your own pool I think its a must-have. Our pool has never been cleaner.
  • My pool was a mess after the winter and cleaned with no problem, large leaves and twigs included. I recently used to remote to guide it a spot it missed and it was amazing
  • I gave it two stars because of the extra features, but at the end of the day I expect a thousand dollar rooting pool cleaner to clean the pool.
Dolphin Nautilus CC Plus Robotic Pool Cleaner
  • Pretty good unit. Does a job fairly well on my vinyl california pool.
  • Works wonderfully! I had a salt water pool filled with pollen, and you could tell right away where the Dolphin Nautilus PLUS had been.
  • The pool had been up and running less than a week when it became obvious I would have to have a pool cleaner, referred to from here on as a "sucky" (blame the name on my mother).
  • It's a powerful scrubber cleaner that pretty much does what it's advertised to do. Using this robotic cleaner along with some algae and shock chemicals totally cleaned up the pool in 2 to 3 days.
  • The pool cleaner does an awesome job when it is working. However, it has been in for repairs twice under warranty now and just died again.
Cleaning Area
Floors, Walls, Waterline
Floors, Walls, Waterline
Pleated scrubbing brush
2 Brush
Cleaning Cycle
7-Day Programmable, 2 Hours
2 Hours
Easy Clean Filter Canister
Extra-large & easy to clean dual level cartrdige filters
Types of Debris
Small&Medium Debris
Fine & Ultra-Fine Debris
What customers say about "Cleaning"
Polaris F9550 Sport Robotic In-Ground Pool Cleaner
  • I suspect there are some consumables such as the brushes or wheels but so far I'm so happy with this robot.
  • Polaris has a good reputation so I went for it. I wanted a pool vac that would also brush.
  • Shock, a lot of it, 30lbs at three different times, and a little brushing from me and now my pool looks good.
  • It truly does climb the walls of my gunite pool and cleans all the way to the water line. This significantly reduces the amount of time I spend brushing down the sides of the pool.
  • Does not clean real well in corners and along edges, so if very dirty can brush out from those before starting.
Dolphin Nautilus CC Plus Robotic Pool Cleaner
  • Able to clean safety ledge, steps, walls, floor, no problem, 4WD. Came assembled, ready to use, with extra filters.
  • The top loading filters are easy to remove and clean. They save your regular pool filters and skimmers from catching all the debris that would require backwashing.
  • This thing climbs the walls and cleans my 15k gallon pool perfectly.
  • The filters just pop in the top. there's 2 sets. A screen set that seems like it's for a pool opening with a lot of leaves.
  • It climbs my walls easily, but it refuses to climb the stairs.
Size & Weight
10.6 in.
16 in.
16.9 in.
10 in.
18.9 in.
16 in.
21 lbs.
13 lbs.
Control panel
Control panel
Dirty Canister Indicator
Auto Shut-off
Obstacle Avoidance
Easy Lift System, Vortex Vacuum Technology, 4WD technology, ActivMotion Sensor, Waterline Only Cleaning Cycle, Motion-Sensing Remote included
CleverClean (CC) Technology, Plug-n-play - no connection to pool system, Advanced Anti-Tangle Software
What customers say about "Features"
Polaris F9550 Sport Robotic In-Ground Pool Cleaner
  • The lift feature is the jam! Push a button, rotate towards you, and the handle appears at the surface for easy removal.
  • Storing it on the caddy is another nice feature. Even after one cleaning I feel comfortable in walking away from this and returning later.
  • The power lift system is a great feature. When you are done cleaning the pool, you push a button and the Polaris 9550 rises to the surface.
  • Really like the auto up feature. Not as thorough as the Dolphin Premier.
  • The remote needs a better signal, or some kind of improvements.
Dolphin Nautilus CC Plus Robotic Pool Cleaner
  • It also comes with a set that seems to pick up finer stuff. It would be nice if the manual told you which was which.
  • It's faster. I dropped it in and it zoomed off to the other end of the pool in about 30 seconds.
  • Love the top access filters and the job it does. Has the ability to schedule cleaning. Have not used the feature yet but the cleaner works awesome!!
  • The CleverClean feature seems to work, as patterning has improved noticeably over 7 days. The machine is climbing walls and steps.
  • It has a nice repeat feature that allows you to set it to run once, daily, 3 days, 7 days, but that's pretty much useless if you have to clean the filters all the time.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
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