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☑ A decent battery life
☑ Virtual walls
☑ Excellent performance on bare floors
☑ Works well on floor surfaces covered with carpets (low and medium stacking)
☑ Connection with Google’s homepage and Amazon Alex
☑ Easy movement between rooms and furniture

Last updated on May 28, 2020 1:36 am

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Price Range : $251 - $400

Group Rank : #1( out of 16 Products )


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Overall Rank : #5( out of 75 Pure Robot Vacuum )


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Features Group This
Best Average Remarks Best Average Remarks
Max Run Time (min) 130 92.19 Above average
120 96.79 Above average
Battery Charge Time (min) 100 171.33 Above average
120 205 below average
Cleaning Area per run (sq.ft) 1990 1237.67 Best
1990 1390 Above average
Suction Power 1670 1054 Best
1670 1254.67 Above average
Noise Level (dB) 55 65.5 below average
70 60.34 Above average
Threshold climbing (inch) 0.7 0.7 Above average
N/A 0.44 below average
Battery Capacity (mAh) 4200 2404.44 Above average
3300 2220 Above average
Dust Bin capacity (mL) 700 558.75 Above average
600 449.88 Above average
Weight (lb) 2.2 7.59 below average
8.69 7.12 Above average
Warranty 12 12 Best
12 12 Best
Robot Height 2.83 4.22 Above average
3.6 3.64 below average


Features of iRobot Roomba 980 robot Vacuum

Roomba 980 is a great and durable vacuum cleaner; it comes with two virtual wall Lighthouses. In addition, Halo Mode runs as protection around sensitive areas, such as pet food and water tanks.

Additional features, such as carpet Boost, require more engine operation, which can reduce the battery life for this cleaning device. On standard cleaning mode and hard floors, Roomba 980 can work for about 2 hours.


Roomba 980 vacuum cleaner is built in a round shape, with, a camera, a responsive bumper ring, a handle, a large air opening ventilation, and an easy user interface. It has the same design just as the other iRobot vacuum cleaners, but the technology involved in this design is slightly more advanced.


Roomba 980 is the best cleaning device among another robot vacuum that enable Wi-Fi network. Roomba 980 also aims to offer clean floors to its users. You can also use Android apps, IOS and even sound with the help of Google home and Amazon Alex.

Detecting obstacles and cleaning the room.

IRobot Roomba 980 comes with a range of sensors for maintaining intelligent mapping technology. This process will allow the robot to capture some areas that are dirty and also to overcome obstacles that may appear on its way.

Battery and charging

The Roomba 980 battery life is just the best among other vacuum cleaning robots. This is one of the best robots on the market, with a battery life of about 2 hours. When this robot gets low, it will return to the docking station, refill and continue cleaning until the completion of the work, without the need to submit a request or additional order.

Roomba 980 uses 14.4V lithium-ion battery that allows cleaning within 2 hours without battery failure. The specified running time is for a jet mode which will be more than enough time to clean houses that has hard surfaces.

Some vacuum robots require full charging before it is used for the first time, but the Roomba 980 can be partially charged and be used immediately. Meanwhile, to charge it fully, allow it to be in the base operation for three hours. The base has a green light which indicates when it is properly connected or charged, although Roomba 980 also has an indicator that warns you when the battery is fully charged.

IRobot Home Application

Roomba 980 vacuum iRobot has an excellent mobile application that works for Android and Apple iOS device, giving you the ability to use remote programming and voice control. You can access the Roomba 980 vacuum device from the Home application by clicking on the “Clean” button and your robot will start to work by vacuuming!

Price History

Price history for iRobot Roomba 980 Wi-Fi Connected Vacuuming Robot
Latest updates:
  • $269.00 - May 28, 2020
  • $949.99 - April 13, 2020
  • $839.00 - April 8, 2020
  • $279.99 - April 6, 2020
  • $1,079.99 - April 4, 2020
  • $959.99 - March 20, 2020
  • $850.00 - March 18, 2020
  • $899.99 - March 16, 2020
Since: December 1, 2019
  • Highest Price: $1,079.99 - April 4, 2020
  • Lowest Price: $269.00 - May 28, 2020

Additional information

Specification: iRobot Roomba 980 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Floor Type
Low Pile Carpet

Medium Pile Carpet

High Pile Carpet

Hardwood floors

Laminated Floors


Vinyl Floors

Amazon Alexa

APP control

Google Assistant

Remote Control

Voice Control


Filters and Brushes
Pet Hair Removal

UV Sterilization

HEPA filter

Roller/Main Brush

Side Brush(es)

Dirt Detection Sensor

Cliff Sensor

Adjustable Suction

Anti-collision Sensor

Full Bin Indicator

Virtual Wall/Blocker/Magnetic Strip/Block Plus/Other similar

Smart Phone App
Digital Boundary Marker/ Blocked Area/ No-go Lines

Spot cleaning

Multi-floor Maps

Manual Movement control

Advanced Features
Automatic Dirt Disposal

Self Recharging

Resume after recharge

Crawler drive

Protective Bumpers

LCD/LED display


Path planning/mapping

Edge Cleaning

Washable Filter

Wet Mopping

Dry Mopping

Max Run Time (min)


Battery Charge Time (min)


Battery Capacity (mAh)


Cleaning Area per run (sq.ft)


Suction Power


Noise Level (dB)


Threshold climbing (inch)

General info
Dust Bin capacity (mL)

Weight (lb)


Robot Height


Robot Width (in)

Shape of The Robot



FACTs & FAQs: Roomba 980 Robot Vacuum


What types of surfaces can Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner clean?

All type of floor. Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is specifically designed to clean all types of floor including hard floors, carpets, wooden floors, tiles, and laminates.


Can this Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner adjust to different floor surfaces?

Yes. The wheels are well designed to adjust to different floor surfaces. It can easily traverse from the floor, over the carpets, and cross door sills of up to 19 mm height.


How strong is the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner suction?

1670 Pa, Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner has powerful suction capabilities. This enables the machine to clean that hard-to-clean debris and dirt off your floor.


What type of dirt can this Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner pick up?

Dirt, dust, crumbs, dust bunnies. The suction of the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is powerful enough to remove the lightest debris like pet hair to the heaviest debris like coins.


How big is the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner dirt bin?

0.7 L. The dustbin is 0.7 L, which can collect most of the debris in one cleaning cycle.


Can Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner do both dry and wet cleaning?

No. Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is designed to give you dry cleaning. Unfortunately, it cannot offer wet cleaning.


What brushes are there on the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaning machine? What are they for?

Spiral and side brush: – The side brush is made up of bristles that remove the stubborn dirt and debris accumulated at the corners of your home. The spiral brush removes hair and other debris lying on the floor and pushes it towards vacuum.


Can I make a schedule and have the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner in my house when I am gone?

Yes. You can schedule Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner to clean your home at a particular time in a day for a week. You can do this using your Smartphone app.


Can I use a Smartphone App to control Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner?

Yes. You can easily control your Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner on the go using your Smartphone. As the robot is Wi-Fi enabled, you can connect it to your phone and ask the robot to clean your home.


Does Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner connect to my Amazon Alexa or Google Home?

Yes. Since the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is Wi-Fi enabled, it can be controlled by Amazon Alexa and Google Home.


Is there automatic charging?

Yes. When the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaning machine is out of charge, it automatically scuttles to the charging dock to get fully charged.


How long does it take to charge the battery on the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner?

2 hours. Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner takes 2 hours to get fully charged.


What is the maximum battery runtime of Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner?

120 minutes. When the robot is fully charged, it gives 120 minutes of runtime in Normal mode and 120 minutes runtime in Turbo Mode.


Can Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner cross over a door sill? If so, how high?

Yes. The Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner can surprisingly climb the threshold and other elevated floors for up to 19mm high.


Will it clean underneath the furniture?

Yes. The Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is 3.6 inches in height. This enables the robot to easily clean under your chair, tables, and other low-lying furniture.


Is there an anti-collision feature?

Yes. The Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is mounted with anti-collision sensors that help the robot detect any obstacles lying on its way.


Will the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner mark or mar my furniture when it bumps into it?

No. The Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is mounted with anti-collision sensors that can detect any furniture lying on its way before bumping into it. In addition, the bumper fitted at the front prevents the furniture from getting marked.


How does the Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner deal with stairs? Will it fall down my stairs?

No. The Roomba 980 IRobot vacuum cleaner is equipped with anti-fall sensors that help it to detect the staircase and avoid it. Thus, it won’t fall down the stairs.


Is there any maintenance and cleaning required?

Yes. If you want Roomba 980 robot vacuum cleaner to last longer, you need to regularly clean and maintain it. You have to empty the dustbin after every use. You also need to clean and replace the brushes and filters very often.


What is the warranty on this vacuum robot?

1-year warranty: – When you buy Roomba 980 robot vacuum automatic floor cleaner, you can rest assured knowing that your robot is covered with a 1-year warranty.

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