Roomba 650 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

Roomba 650

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Q: Which is better? The 650 or the 652 Roomba?
A: 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.
Q: which robotic vacuum is best for dog hair? I have 4 dogs! :)
A: 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.
Q: 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
A: They would both work fairly well for your house, and pet hair, so it really depends on the features you prefer. The iRobot Roomba 650 has a 3-stage cleaning system that works with any flooring, has powerful suction, and accurate sensors. It has a small design, creates very little noise, and is sold at a very reasonable price. It also comes with an impressive 2-hour battery life. Unfortunately the iRobot Roomba 650 has a smaller bin (100mL vs. the Eufy RoboVac 11 ’s 300mL), which a pet owner should keep in mind because you’re going to have to change the bin more frequently if it’s smaller. It also lacks a few features that the Eufy RoboVac 11 has readily available. The Eufy RoboVac 11 is small, compact in size, and is rather visually striking. It runs in a quiet manner, automatically charges itself, and comes equipped with a triple layer filter that secretes cleaner air than other vacuums. Not only does it have great suction power, but comes with side brushes, and a rolling brush. Unfortunately some have claimed it has issues passing under furniture. If the furniture has skirting of any form it may have trouble detecting the spaces in between, and it’s also a bit pricey. They can both pick up pet hair pretty good, so ultimately it just depends on what works out better for you, as far as trade-offs in features go, and what your budget looks like.
Q: Will Roomba 650 fall off the stairs when working on second floor of my house?
A: The Roomba 650 does have a drop-detection feature. It will avoid stairs so that it won't fall and break.
Q: Which one is best...Bissell Digi-pro or iRobot 650
A: It’s difficult to say which one is best because they all have their pros, and cons. The iRobot Roomba 650 works great for all types of floors, has 3 cleaning modes, and runs quietly. Its iAdapt Navigation uses a full suite of sensors to navigate, and adapt to new surroundings. The Bissell DigiPro Robot Vacuum has Powerful suction, unique brush roll and edge-cleaning sensors pick up dirt, dust and hair. It features a Triple-Action Cleaning System with dual spinning edge brushes for corners and baseboards, rotating brush to agitate and lift debris, and has powerful suction to gather loose dirt, and debris into the dust bin. I would lean towards the iRobot Roomba 650 simply because I own one, and have seen it work well, but they both seem to be on even grounds when it comes to specifications, and cost.

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Pros
  • Works with any flooring
  • 12 month warranty
  • Powerful suction
  • Accurate sensors
Cons
  • 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
Brand
iRobot
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Description
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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95 / 100
Controls
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
No
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
No
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
Yes
Battery
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
Yes
Cleaning
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
No
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
Yes
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
Weight

7.9 lbs
 
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White/Grey/Black
Black
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
Details
  • 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
Warranty
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

Roomba 650 is a very popular option in the middle of the robotic vacuums price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling robotic vacuums and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Dibea DT966 or Roomba 620 .

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

Roomba 650 is $40 more expensive than an average robotic vacuum ($199.99).

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Which is better? The 650 or the 652 Roomba?
Related: Roomba 652, Roomba 650, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 263 days ago
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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: Roomba 890, Roomba 650, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by Ilene 264 days ago
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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: Roomba 650, Eufy RoboVac 11, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 373 days ago

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Will Roomba 650 fall off the stairs when working on second floor of my house?
Related: Roomba 650, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by Yaroslav 377 days ago
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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: Roomba 650, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 386 days ago

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can this be learned to not go on rugs?
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Does this have a drop sensor for stairs?
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I get an E1 warning after turning it on and that means the wheel is not turning. I took it completely apart and there was nothing wound around the wheel. What else could it be?
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does anyone know where to get spare parts for the LifeAsy F1 (brushes etc)? I cant even find a company site and Roomba parts don't fit well
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