When I started retired at the supermarket, I decided to spend more time with my family. And that’s why I looked further for what could I do to reduce the amount of housework that my wife had to take charge while I was away from home. Cleaning is a big duty, and most of us cannot deny that. Then I suggested my love should own a robot vacuum cleaner. Therefore, she could schedule and leave things behind for it in order to spend more time on her own. And this is our first robotic vacuum – iRobot Roomba 980 Review. you read more posts on comparison between Roomba 620 vs 650, Roomba 770 vs 880 and Roomba 980 vs 880.
First, you can keep cleaning simple and effective with iAdapt 2.0 Technology from iRobot. As you already know about this iAdapt 2.0 Technology — with powerful suction and an innovative brush design — that cleans on initial pass. Also, the premium attachments provide fast and effective cleaning — so you can get on with your day.
|Suction power||iAdapt 2.0 Navigation
I believe that with the Navigate system in your unique home, cleaning around clutter and avoiding stairs is easier than ever.
|Autonomy||90 – 120 minutes
It can cover much larger than you can expect when scheduling for it.
Of course, this capacity is enough for your home.
|Filtration system efficiency||HEPA filtration.
Most important, this feature helps a vacuum cleaner to work effectively, it has to maintain powerful suction the whole time without being clogged up.
|Weight and Dimensions||– Weight: 12.9 pounds
– Dimensions: 13.9 x 13.9 x 3.6 inches
A little heavier than the Roomba 650, but the dust capacity is bigger and contains better with an update of the AirBase.
|Warranty||One-year limited warranty.
Including a 6-month warranty period, but you do not have to use it too much due to the 3rd party attachment that iRobot provides in the box.
|Accessories||Authentic iRobot Parts|
|Special features||3rd Party Replacement Parts|
|Usability||– 3-Stage Cleaning System agitates, brushes and suctions floors
– iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with Visual Localization enables Roomba to navigate and clean an entire level of your home
– Runs for up to 120 minutes, then automatically recharges and resumes cleaning to complete the entire job
Considering to be one of the most competitive price of all products, I believe this price is something that you cannot take your eyes off of it.
With almost 1,000 reviews on this product, I have also done many tests on this and will specify further in my iRobot Roomba 980 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner review. Overall, many customers have been satisfied with this vacuum, like a four-star review from Amazon. But in a bigger picture, there are some problems stay on the attachments that iRobot offers to customers. So, besides the suction that very worth the price and the lightweight design, this iRobot also needs to improve the hose and the wand. Yes, most complaints from my customers are about the hose which makes the cleaning process extend from 15 to 20 minutes when comparing to a Dyson.
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In the bright side, if you are looking for an inexpensive but stills covers a strong suction, this is your choice base on the iAdapt 2.0 Technology that iRobot offers you. Moreover, you can easily adjust the vacuum to turn to clean different kinds of floor without being interrupted. And one more thing, this vacuum cannot hurt your arms when moving, it is so light when comparing to a Dyson or even a Shark vacuum.
In some cases, you may find this vacuum not as you expect because of some drawbacks. First, it is about the major design flaw. In fact, some people found that the iRobot vacuum started eating their carpets due to the unchangeable height. Furthermore, it can charge you a lot when the accessories come apart.
Herein, I would like to use 10 factors (as I mentioned above) and mark each of them from 1 to 10. Now this is the score that I gave in my iRobot Roomba 980 Review:
|Suction power||9 of 10|
|Input power||10 of 10|
|Dust capacity||9 of 10|
|Filtration system efficiency||10 of 10|
|Weight and Dimensions||10 of 10|
|Warranty||8 of 10|
|Accessories||9 of 10|
|Special features||10 of 10|
|Usability||9 of 10|
|Price||10 of 10|
|OVERALL SCORE||94 of 100|
From my perspective, I believe in my iRobot Roomba 980 Review, I have mentioned to you all of the most featured point of this product. Also, there are some shortcomings that really need to look after.
If you find out this is the vacuum that you are looking for, you can buy it here: Once again, thank you for reading till the end of my iRobot Roomba 980 Review.If you want to research more models and groups, please read Best Vacuum Cleaner 2017. See you again in my next post!
I’m Jimmy Sloan Ree. I love testing new appliances, so I've started this blog to help you out with choosing the perfect vacuum cleaner.