iRobot 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).

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

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

Roomba Model iRobot Roomba 690 iRobot Roomba 890 iRobot Roomba 960 iRobot Roomba 980
Photo roomba690 table 1 roomba890 table 1 roomba960 table 1 roomba980 table 1
Floor Types All All All All
3 Stage Cleaning Yes 5x 5x 10x
Hard Floor Run Time Up to 60 min Up to 60 min Up to 75 min Up to 120 min
Self-Charging Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Type Lithium Ion Lithium Ion  Lithium Ion  Lithium Ion 
WiFi Connected Yes Yes Yes Yes
iRobot HOME App Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dirt Detect Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tangle-Free Rollers No Yes Yes Yes
Side Brush Yes Yes Yes Yes
High Efficiency Air Filter No Yes Yes Yes
Navigation iAdapt Navigation iAdapt Navigation  iAdapt 2.0 Navigation iAdapt 2.0 Navigation
Drop Sensors Yes Yes Yes Yes
Recharge and Resume No No Yes Yes
Multi Room Cleaning No No Yes Yes
Clean Map Reports No No Yes Yes
Deep Cleaning on Carpets No No No Yes
Custom Cleaning Preferences No No Yes Yes
Weight  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
13.9 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
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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 690 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum Cleaner

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

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

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.