CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

iRobot Roomba 960

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Winner:

iRobot Roomba 960

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 960:

  • button icon Works with Amazon Alexa - can be controlled with voice
  • button icon Hassle free management - create cleaning schedules with your Smartphone
  • button icon Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes
  • button icon High-Efficiency Filter captures 99% of allergens and dust as small as 10 microns
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE

iRobot Roomba 960

  • CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE
  • COVERAGE
  • SUCTION POWER
  • IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS
  • CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS
  • BATTERY LIFE
  • CHARGE TIME
  • MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING
  • AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE
  • RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING
  • MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION
  • AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS
  • QUIET OPERATION
  • HEPA FILTER
  • MAPS & PLANS ROUTE
  • CONCENTRATED CLEANING
USABILITY

iRobot Roomba 960

  • HASSLE FREE OPERATION
  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
  • WIFI CONNECTED
  • CAB BE SCHEDULED
  • WORKS WITH ALEXA
DESIGN

iRobot Roomba 960

  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • LOW PROFILE DESIGN
  • BATTERY CAPACITY
  • DUST BIN CAPACITY
  • VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS
  • WEIGHT
CONCLUSION

iRobot Roomba 960

  • PROS
  • CONS

COMPARISON – iRobot Roomba 960

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

8.9 cm - Very low profile design. It can easily clean under furniture

COVERAGE

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

1615 Sq Ft - Can be used in both large and medium sized rooms

SUCTION POWER

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

900 Pa - Lower suction power compared to other Series 900

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

With its high efficiency filter that captures 99% of pet hair, allergens and dust - Roomba 960 can be used in homes with Pets.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

The Multi-Surface Tangle Free Rubber brushes will sweep and remove dust that is found in corners and on wall edges.

BATTERY LIFE

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

75 minutes – not too good but moderate.

CHARGE TIME

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

1 hour and 30 minutes – takes longer to charge and battery does not last for long

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Types of carpets it can vacuum include: low-pile, medium-pile While the Type of floors it can clean include; hardwood, vinyl, marble tile, ceramic tile, laminate, linoleum

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

iRobot Roomba 960
No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

iRobot Roomba 960
No

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Since its battery life is 75 minutes, it might not be in position to vacuum a large area without Auto docking and recharging the battery. It will always detect a drop in battery charge and take its self to the charging station.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

True, after recharging, the robot will resume with its cleaning task starting from where it ended. It follows a cleaning map and always saves it when its heading for auto recharging.

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Uses the iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with vSLAM technology to map its environment making it easier to clean from room to room.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

With its Smart Navigation Sensors, Roomba 960 will easily detect cliffs and objects thus avoid them in advance - saving it from accidents that could result into serious damages.

QUIET OPERATION

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

65 db - makes some little noise but it is not that irritating.

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

iRobot Roomba 960
No

HEPA FILTER

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Features a High-Efficiency Filter which captures 99% of allergens, pollen, and dust as small as 10 microns

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Uses the iAdapt 2.0 Navigation System to map and plan its routes on the entire floor. You can easily see this map on your smartphone using iRobot App.

SWEEPS AND MOPS

iRobot Roomba 960
No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

With the help of the Spot Cleaning Function, you will be in position to command the robot to concentrate on areas with lots of dirt. The robot will spin over that area to ensure that its 99% clean.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

iRobot Roomba 960
No

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

It auto docks, recharges and resumes with its cleaning tusk without need for help. Once it gets full, the full bin indicator alerts you to empty the bin.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

You can control it with iRobot Mobile App. Create cleaning schedules while on the Go. Check out its mapped route – know which areas have been cleaned.

WIFI CONNECTED

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

It is Wifi Enabled – This makes it easier to control the device using Amazon Alexa Voice Control Device.

CAN BE SCHEDULED

iRobot Roomba 960
No

WORKS WITH ALEXA

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Supports Amazon Alexa Voice Control Device

ZONE CLEANING

iRobot Roomba 960
No

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

600 ml – quite large compared to other models. But remove very large debris from the floor to avoid quick fill-up.

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This model is designed to clean under furniture that is 3.6 inches tall. It can clean under the table, sofas, toe kicks, and other hard-to-clean areas.

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

iRobot Roomba 960
No

BATTERY CAPACITY

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

2600 mAh - Not too powerful and not too weak. This robot might not do well on very thick carpets that require maximum suction power.

DUST BIN CAPACITY

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

600 ml - bigger than most robots. You might not need to empty the bin often.

FULL BIN INDICATOR

iRobot Roomba 960
No

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Comes with 1 Dual Mode Virtual Wall which you can use to prevent the robot from reaching certain areas.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

13.8 x 13.8 x 3.6 inches

WEIGHT

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

8.6 pounds

CONCLUSION

PROS

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

• It seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your apartment • Can be scheduled with iRobot HOME App • Compatible with Alexa • Has a bigger dust bin of 600 ml • HEPE Filtration system captures and eliminates 99% of dust mites and allergens • Ideal for homes with Pets • Comes with a Virtual Wall which prevents it from accessing specific areas.

CONS

iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

• Poor battery running time • Charges for longer hours • Low suction power

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