iRobot Roomba 650 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

iRobot Roomba 650

iRobot Roomba 650
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  • Works with any flooring
  • 12 month warranty
  • Powerful suction
  • Accurate sensors
  • Long charging time
  • Slightly expensive
  • Cant memorize floors and gets stuck when transitioning surfaces
IRobot Roomba 650 Robot vacuums are best used to maintain cleanliness between cleanings. When you have pets or children the window between these arduous cleaning sessions exponentially decreases. The Roomba series has ... Read full review
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General Info
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This model allows users to set a scheduled cleaning and it easily gets rid of pet fur, dust, hair, and debris. It features cliff-detection sensors, which allow the Roomba 650 to avoid drop-offs. It comes with a 1-year limited warranty on the vacuum and on the battery.
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93 / 100
Wifi / App Controlled Some robotic vacuums can be controlled by your smartphone through a mobile app, which is essentially a more advanced remote control. You are typically able to start/stop the vacuum’s cleaning, control ... Show more
Remote Control Remote controls typically enable you to start and stop the cleaning process and/or direct the vacuum’s movements to specific areas in the home. A remote control is an added convenience for those who w ... Show more
Auto Scheduling Feature Auto scheduling allows you to program the vacuum to a cleaning schedule (daily, every other day, weekly, etc.), where it turns on and cleans automatically at a set time. Otherwise, you have to manuall ... Show more
Battery Life Battery life indicates the maximum amount of time a vacuum can run on one charge. On average, robot vacuum batteries last around 1.5 hours, with higher end options getting up to two hours on a full ch ... Show more
2 hours
Charging Time How long does it take the battery to charge completely?
3 hours
Continues Cleaning Once Recharged When a vacuum’s battery dies, one of two things can happen: 1) the vacuum starts over cleaning without any memory of what it cleaned before the battery died, or 2) the vacuum will resume cleaning from ... Show more
Bin Capacity Regardless of the price of your vacuum, the dustbin still needs to be emptied manually. The more your vacuum is used, the more often you will need to change your dustbin. If you have a large home, the ... Show more
100 mL
Floor Type Different robot vacuums are made for different floor types based on the cleaning mechanism within the device, which can include a brush, a mop, or both. Robot vacuums with large brushes are best for c ... Show more
  • Hardwood
  • Tile
  • Linoleum / Laminate / Vinyl
  • Thin carpet
Cleaning Modes Most robotic vacuums come with an auto-clean mode (meant for maintenance cleaning over a large area) but some more sophisticated models will come with different cleaning modes, such as spot mode or sc ... Show more
  • room
  • Sofas
  • carpets
Brush Type Most vacuums use brushes to pick up debris, since suction alone isn’t usually enough to effectively clean (especially on rough surfaces like carpet). These brush rolls can have different brush types, ... Show more
dust brushes floor tools carpet crevice tools bulk pick-up attachment
HEPA Filter HEPA filters help limit the allergens that get into the air when you vacuum. If you suffer from allergies, choosing a vacuum with a HEPA filter is a must. Note that HEPA filters do wear down over time ... Show more
Suitable for Pets The ability to pick up pet hair is a feature that will be explicitly noted in the vacuum’s specifications. If you have pets, it’s imperative that you choose a vacuum that’s equipped for picking up pet ... Show more
Physical Features
Dimensions When it comes to size for robot vacuums, pay particular attention to the height measurement. If the device is too tall, it won’t fit under beds, dressers, couches, and other furniture to clean in the ... Show more
1.1 ft x 3.6 inches x 1.1 ft

7.9 lbs
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Black/Brown w/ Extras
Noise Because they run continuously, a common complaint with robot vacuums is how much noise they make. Measured in decibels, or dB, the larger the number, the louder the vacuum. There are several reasons w ... Show more
45 db
Premium Features e.g. Disinfection, odor control, phone notifications
3-Stage Cleaning System
  • iAdapt Navigation uses a full suite of sensors to navigate and adapt to your changing home
  • 3-Stage Cleaning System agitates, brushes and suctions floors
  • Conveniently schedule up to 7x per week, or just press CLEAN on the robot
  • Automatically docks and recharges. At just 3.6 inch tall, Roomba has been specifically designed to fit under most furniture and kickboards so dirt has no place to hide
  • Automatically adjusts to all floor types - carpet, tile, hardwood, laminate & more
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Release Date
August 2012
1 Year Warranty
Accessories Included What is included on the package?
  • Roomba 650 Vacuum Cleaning Robot With AeroVac Bin
  • Self-Charging Home Base
  • Battery Charger
  • Extra AeroVac Filter
  • Auto Virtual Wall

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Key features
  • Conveniently schedule up to 7x per week, or just press CLEAN on the robot

iRobot Roomba 650 is a very popular and one of the cheaper options. It has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Hohm Dirtbot 2.0 or Pyle PUCRC105 .

iRobot Roomba 650 was released in 2012. There are a lot of newer robotic vacuums on the market. Show newer Robotic Vacuums

iRobot Roomba 650 is $38.99 less expensive than an average robotic vacuum ($237.99).

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Questions about iRobot Roomba 650

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Which is better? The 650 or the 652 Roomba?
Related: iRobot Roomba 650, iRobot Roomba 652, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 76 days ago

It depends on what sort of detail you’re looking for in the vacuum. The iRobot Roomba 652 has overall clean performance. This robot has an auto return feature, so when it’s done cleaning, or low on battery it returns to its base. It has a smart sensor that makes 60 decisions per second to adapt to its environment. A few issues with the iRobot Roomba 652 is that is struggles when crossing wires, struggles on dark surfaces, and has no virtual wall feature. 

The iRobot Roomba 650 works with any flooring, has powerful suction, and accurate sensors. This robot features a virtual wall, which will allows you to keep it out of certain parts of your home. A few negative with the irobot 650 is that it has a long charging time, it has no auto return feature, and cannot memorize floors, so it sometimes gets stuck when transition surfaces. They are both the same price, so it really boils down to what details catch your eye more.

If you want a vacuum that can go back to its base alone the wise choice would be the iRobot Roomba 652, but if you prefer having the control of where the vacuum can, or cannot enter, then the iRobot Roomba 650 would be a finer choice.

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which robotic vacuum is best for dog hair? I have 4 dogs! :)
Related: iRobot Roomba 650, iRobot Roomba 890, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by Ilene 77 days ago

There is no set best, but I would suggest the iRobot Roomba 980, especially if you have carpet. It’s built with tangle-free brushes that are designed specifically for pet hair, so you won’t need to clean it as often. It has a Carpetboost, and Aeroforce cleaning system that will give a deep cleaning to carpet flooring, and comes equipped with a spinning side brush the pushes debris into the path of the 3-stage cleaning system. It has one of the larger bin sizes at 1,500ml, which will definitely come in handy with pet hair. This device will last approximately 2 hours on a charge. The iRobot Roomba 980 offers 3 cleaning modes: Deep cleaning on carpets, all over in room, and we area. A couple of negative points to this robot is that it does get stuck at times, and it's a bit pricey. This is certainly an overall great machine that was designed to endure vacuuming pet hair, and deep clean rugs efficiently. 

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I have a 1900 sq ft ranch style house and a dog. which is the better robotic cleaner should I buy? Roomba 652 or Eufy Robovac 11
Related: iRobot Roomba 650, Eufy RoboVac 11, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 186 days ago

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Will Roomba 650 fall off the stairs when working on second floor of my house?
Related: iRobot Roomba 650, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by Yaroslav 191 days ago

The Roomba 650 does have a drop-detection feature. It will avoid stairs so that it won't fall and break. 

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Which one is best...Bissell Digi-pro or iRobot 650
Related: iRobot Roomba 650, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 199 days ago

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Powerboat only runs about 40 to 45 minutes
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I got the bobi pet silver and the deebot for Christmas...which one do I keep? Wood floors and carpeted bedrooms.
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We have large area rugs in 3 rooms on top of laminate floors and have problems with the black in our rugs, The roomba will not work on the black in our home. The black causes errors to occur. Will this happen with the powerbot?
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Will it clean shag .
Related: ILife V3s, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 10 days ago

Overall, a robotic vacuum is not the best choice for shag carpeting. Most will struggle on shag, or even high pile carpets. An iRobot Roomba 980 would work better on thick carpeting than an ILife V3s (although it'll likely still get stuck sometimes). The Neato Botvac D80 would be a great choice if you were strictly talking about medium to high pile carpet, but true shag carpet would get tangled in vacuum robots brushes, much like it would on a regular vacuum that uses spinning brushes. 

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Does it get caught u on wires or other stufff
Related: Samsung Powerbot, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 15 days ago

The Samsung Powerbot is designed to handle the issues wires may cause. It has really large wheels that help it a great deal when handling wires, excellent navigation, and coverage. That being said, it’s not a perfect thing, and every now, and again it may still get caught in a wire. It's good to make sure and remove any wire that may have a sharp end to it to avoid dragging an object on flooring, such as hardwood.

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