iRobot Roomba Vacuum Cleaners - Compare Roomba Models

iRobot is manufacturer of the popular robot vacuums, robot mops and robot pool vacuums, designed to keep the home clean.

Full up-to-date list of their products can be found on iRobot official website (link opens in the new window).

iRobot Roomba e5 vs. i7 vs. i7+ Robot Vacuums Comparison

Following comparison chart shows similarities and differences of the latest iRobot Roomba models:

Roomba Model iRobot Roomba e5 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba i7 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba i7+ Robot Vacuum
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Floor Types All All All
3 Stage Cleaning Suction 5x 10x 10x
Hard Floor Run Time Up to 90 min Up to 75 min Up to 75 min
Self-Charging Yes Yes Yes
Recharge and Resume No Yes Yes
Battery Type Lithium Ion  Lithium Ion  Lithium Ion 
WiFi Connected Yes Yes Yes
iRobot HOME App Yes Yes Yes
Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Dirt Detect Yes Yes Yes
Side Brush Yes Yes Yes
Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes Yes Yes Yes
Auto-Adjust Cleaning Head Yes Yes Yes
High Efficiency Air Filter Yes Yes Yes
iAdapt 3.0 Navigation with Visual Localization No Yes Yes
Imprint Smart Mapping No Yes Yes
Drop Sensors Yes Yes Yes
Dual Mode Virtual Wall Barriers Yes Yes Yes
Scheduled Cleaning Yes Yes Yes
Multi Room Cleaning No Yes Yes
Clean Map Reports No Yes Yes
Custom Cleaning Preferences No Yes Yes
Automatic Dirt Disposal No Compatible Yes
Weight 7.2 lbs (3.26 kg) 7.44 lbs (3.37 kg) 7.44 lbs (3.37 kg)
Dimensions (D x H) 13.3 x 3.6 inches
33.8 x 9.2 cm
13.34 x 3.63 inches
33.9 x 9.22 cm
13.34 x 3.63 inches
33.9 x 9.22 cm
Amazon Link iRobot Roomba e5 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba i7 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba i7+ Robot Vacuum

Note: Amazon affiliate links open in the new window, feel free to check them for the most up-to-date offers and prices. Also, 3-Stage Cleaning Suction is compared to Roomba 600 Series robot vacuums.

Main difference between Roomba e5 and i7 (and i7+) is the navigation system and dirt disposal. Roomba i7 and i7+ feature advanced navigation system, which allows them recharge and resume of cleaning task, clean map reports, cleaning of the single room etc. Also, Roomba i7+ also features automatic dirt disposal, while Roomba i7 is compatible, but it lacks automatic dirt disposal 'Clean Base'.

iRobot Roomba 675 vs. 690 vs. 890 vs. 960 vs. 980

Following comparison chart shows similarities and differences of the iRobot Roomba 675, 690, 890, 960 and 980 models:

Roomba Model iRobot Roomba 675 iRobot Roomba 690 iRobot Roomba 890 iRobot Roomba 960 iRobot Roomba 980
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Floor Types All All All All All
3 Stage Cleaning Yes Yes 5x 5x 10x
Hard Floor Run Time Up to 60 min Up to 60 min Up to 60 min Up to 75 min Up to 120 min
Self-Charging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Type Lithium Ion Lithium Ion Lithium Ion  Lithium Ion  Lithium Ion 
WiFi Connected Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
iRobot HOME App Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dirt Detect Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tangle-Free Rollers No No Yes Yes Yes
Side Brush Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
High Efficiency Air Filter No No Yes Yes Yes
Navigation iAdapt Navigation iAdapt Navigation iAdapt Navigation  iAdapt 2.0 Navigation iAdapt 2.0 Navigation
Drop Sensors Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Recharge and Resume No No No Yes Yes
Multi Room Cleaning No No No Yes Yes
Clean Map Reports No No No Yes Yes
Deep Cleaning on Carpets No No No No Yes
Custom Cleaning Preferences No No No Yes Yes
Weight 7.8 lbs (3.53 kg)  7.8 lbs (3.53 kg) 8.4 lbs (3.8 kg) 8.5 lbs (3.85 kg) 8.7 lbs (3.94 kg)
Dimensions (D x H) 13.0 x 3.7 inches
33 x 9.4 cm
13.0 x 3.7 inches
33 x 9.4 cm
13.9 x 3.6 inches
35.3 x 9.2 cm
13.8 x 3.6 inches
35.0 x 9.2 cm
13.8 x 3.6 inches
35.0 x 9.2 cm
Amazon Link iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba 890 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba 960 Robot Vacuum iRobot Roomba 980 Robot Vacuum

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'Older' Roomba models (new or certified refurbished) can be found at online stores at great prices. If these units fits your needs, consider them too, before making final decision which unit to buy.

Here is the list of our iRobot vacuum cleaner reviews and recommendations, ordered according to the model number:

iRobot Roomba 675 and 690 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum Cleaners

irobot roomba 675 690 miRobot Roomba 675 and 690 are entry level and very affordable robot vacuum cleaners. They are based on the older, but proven iRobot Roomba 650, also very popular robot vacuum. iRobot Roomba 675 and 690 are Wi-Fi enabled units and can be controlled via iRobot's Home App. Also, they are compatible with both Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.

The use of Home App is just optional, since the Roomba 675 and Roomba 690 will do their job automatically after pressing 'Clean' button. However, Home App provides many options that are otherwise unavailable.

Updated: June 3, 2019.

iRobot Roomba i7 vs i7+ Robot Vacuums

roomba i7 m1roomba i7 m2iRobot Roomba i7 and i7+ robot vacuums are practically the same vacuum cleaners, except that iRobot Roomba i7+ package features iRobot Roomba i7 Robot Vacuum and Clean Base Automatic Dirt Disposal unit.

iRobot Roomba i7 Robot Vacuum is advanced robot vacuum cleaner coming with premium features like WiFi connectivity supporting Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, Imprint Smart Mapping, iAdapt 3.0 Navigation with Visual Localization, clean map reports etc.

Published: April 12, 2019.

iRobot Roomba 980 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum Cleaner - Roomba 960 vs 980

roomba 980 miRobot Roomba 980 is a high-end Roomba robot vacuum cleaner model. It comes with many features not found on other robot vacuum cleaners, but it also lacks some of them. Having such a capable, autonomous unit can save plenty of time and keep the home clean.

Published: September 1, 2018.