iRobot is one of the most popular vacuum cleaner brands as well as being well known for its .
If you are wondering how iRobot vacuum cleaners compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,600 vacuum cleaners by objectively and impartially analysing over 41,000 user and expert reviews and 90+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
iRobot are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning vacuum cleaners. Their vacuum cleaners start at $118 for the Braava Jet 240 which has a maximum input power of 14.4W, is a wet & dry vacuum cleaner and a robot vacuum cleaner and go up to $557 for the Roomba 615 which has a maximum input power of §W, is a dry vacuum cleaner and a robot vacuum cleaner. The average price of a new iRobot vacuum cleaner is $310.
iRobot are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning vacuum cleaners.
Is IRobot the Best Vacuum Cleaner Brand?
So are iRobot vacuum cleaners any good? We give every vacuum cleaner a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all vacuum cleaners we are able to impartially rank all the vacuum cleaner brands.
iRobot is ranked the No. 4 best vacuum cleaner brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that iRobot is the 4th best vacuum cleaner brand out there.
There's a smaller selection of iRobot vacuum cleaners available compared to other vacuum cleaner brands, with only 13 iRobot vacuum cleaners currently on the market in the US. IRobot vacuum cleaners also tend to be more expensive than most other vacuum cleaner brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $274
Price Distribution of All Vacuum Cleaners
No. Of Vacuum Cleaners
Average Price $310
Price Distribution of IRobot Vacuum Cleaners
What Do the IRobot Vacuum Cleaner Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every iRobot vacuum cleaner to work out the average distribution of reviews for iRobot and then compared this to the other vacuum cleaner brands.
iRobot has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its vacuum cleaners than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 79% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for iRobot vacuum cleaners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 83% and 87% respectively across all Vacuum Cleaner brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to iRobot vacuum cleaners by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other vacuum cleaner brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have IRobot Vacuum Cleaners Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 13 industry awards for iRobot vacuum cleaners. The table below compares the number of awards received by iRobot to other popular vacuum cleaner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 41,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of iRobot vacuum cleaners. over 50 of these reviews mention reliability of which 79% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of iRobot vacuum cleaner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
79% of reviewers think iRobot vacuum cleaners are reliable.
So, most people think that iRobot vacuum cleaners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for iRobot vacuum cleaners that mention reliability:
built in scheduling
be made of more robust plastics
Unlike the Roomba 650 this doesn't use external virtual walls it's actually built in where you just hit a button that creates a barrier in the room that it won't cross- we use this feature a lot in our family room
Excellent Build Quality
Good Build Quality
what strikes you first is how good the build quality is - well made
waste bin filter door hinge is junk its already broke
The worst is broken objects
Mediocre Build Quality
Features to Look Out For On IRobot Vacuum Cleaners
If you're looking for a high end iRobot vacuum cleaner then the iRobot Roomba 980 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at $500.
Features We Love:
AeroForce Cleaning System
Virtual Wall Mode
Easy clean brushbar
Cliff Detection Sensors
Lighter than average (3kg)
Multiple reviews mentioned that this vacuum cleaner isvery good-looking and easy to use but expensive. It's a light weight and multi award winning 0.6L dust capacity, 14.4W vacuum cleaner, with a very good spec and a reasonable price. It has a dust bag full indicator, a brush tool and a hard floor brush and is cordless.
707 Reviews + 6 Awards
Value for Money
Purchasers report that iRobot Roomba 980 has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this vacuum cleaner to others.
IRobot Roomba 980 Review
The cheapest price that we could find for the Roomba 980 in the US is $500.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.