Roomba Reviews at a Glance



Roomba Reviews summarizes the different features of the 5 robotic vacuum cleaners available from iRobot, so you can see the differences quickly and select the ideal lrobot vacuum for you.  This is the original robot vacuum cleaner and to date, the company has shipped over 6 million home robots.

Roomba Reviews


This page summarizes the different features of the 5 models, so you can see the differences quickly and select the ideal model for you, without reading a lot of roomba reviews.



Feature: Scheduling

The robot vacuum, can be programmed to clean, up to 7 times per week.

Feature: Room to Room Navigation

Virtual Wall Lighthouses, confine the Roomba vacuum robot to one room, until it is finished and then allow Roomba to pass and clean the next room. Only available with the Model 780.

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Included.
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-    NOT Included.
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-    NOT Included.
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-   NOT Included.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-  NOT Included.

Feature: Debris Sensing

Dirt Detect Series 2 has both acoustic and optical sensors. to sense debris, whereas Dirt detect just has the optical sensor. The double sensors should be more efficient.

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Dirt Detect Series 2.
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-    Dirt Detect Series 2.
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-    Dirt Detect.
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-   Dirt Detect.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-  Dirt Detect.

Feature: Control Panel

Two types are featured in this Roomba review: Touchpad control and pushbuttons. The Touchpad control, should be more robust and less susceptible to dirt

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Included.
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-    NOT Included.
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-    NOT Included.
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-   NOT Included.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-  NOT Included.

Feature: Filter

Two types of filters are used. Standard and Hepa. Hepa are manufactured from a fiberglass type of material and are easily cleaned. Hepa filters are designed to remove 99.97% of all particulates that is larger than 0.3 microns. Very good for people who suffer from allergies.

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Hepa.
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-   Hepa.
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-    Hepa.
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-   Standard.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-  Standard.

Feature: Full bin Indicator

Very useful feature, that prevents constantly checking.

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Included.
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-    Included.
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-    NOT Included.
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-   NOT Included.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-  NOT Included.

Feature: Bin Type

The Standard bin collects dirt and debris off the floor. The Aerovac Series 2 bin is larger in capacity and vigorously pulls debris and hair off the brushes and into the bin.

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Aerovac Series 2.
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-    Aerovac Series 2.
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-     Aerovac Series 2.
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-    Standard.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-   Standard.

Feature: Pet Environment

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Best.
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-     Best.
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-    Best..
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-    Good.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-   Good.

Feature: Debris Pick Up

  • i Robot Roomba 780-   Best. (Especially dust)
  • Roomba Vacuum Robot Model 770.-     Best. (Especially dust)
  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum Model 760.-    Best. (Especially dust)
  • Irobot Roomba 560.-    Good.
  • iRobot Roomba 530.-   Good.

Feature: Customer Satisfaction

Maybe the most important feature of any Roomba review!






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