Roomba 960 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

Roomba 960

General Info
Brand
iRobot
Model Numbers Mouse over a model for a picture
960
Description
The 960 model features the 3-Stage Cleaning System and tangle-free extractors. It can work for up to 75 minutes on a single charge, then dock, recharge automatically, and continue the cleaning process after that. It is smartphone compatible and can be programmed using the iRobot HOME app.
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94 / 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
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Yes
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
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Yes
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
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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
1 hour 15 minutes
Charging Time How long does it take the battery to charge completely?
2 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
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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
900 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
  • Thick 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
  • Bedroom
  • Sofas
  • carpets
  • wet area
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
dual side brush
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
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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
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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
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Weight

8.8 lbs
 
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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
70 db
Premium Features e.g. Disinfection, odor control, phone notifications
Detects dirt, Revolutionary cleaning technology,
Details
  • Power-Lifting Suction delivers 5X the air power* for improved pick-up performance
  • Patented iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with vSLAM technology allows the robot to map its surroundings to clean an entire level of your home
  • Premium 3-Stage Cleaning System loosens, lifts, and suctions dirt, dust, and pet hair
  • Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes instantly adjust and flex to stay in constant contact with floors
  • High-Efficiency Filter captures 99% of allergens, pollen, and dust as small as 10 microns
  • Clean and schedule from anywhere with the iRobot HOME App; compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant
  • Automatically recharges and resumes cleaning to complete the entire job
  • Featuring these other Roomba robot essentials - Wi-Fi Connectivity, Edge-Sweeping Brush, Auto-Adjust Cleaning Head, Patented Dirt Detect Technology, Smart Navigation, Works on Carpets and Hard Floors
  • Box Content: 1 Home Base Charging Station, 1 Extra AeroForce High-Efficiency Filter, 1 Extra Side Brush, 1 Dual Mode Virtual Wall Barrier
  • iRobot does not guarantee the quality or authenticity of products purchased from non-authorized resellers on Amazon, and they are not eligible for warranty or replacement from iRobot
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Warranty
1 Year Warranty
Accessories Included What is included on the package?
  • Home Base Charging Station
  • Line Cord
  • Dual Mode Virtual Wall Barrier (2 AA Batteries included)
  • Extra Filter
  • Extra Side Brush
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Key features
  • Roomba 960 seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your home, recharging and resuming until the job is done.

Roomba 960 is a very popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling robotic vacuums and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Shark Ion S87 or Roborock Mi S5 .

Roomba 960 was released in 2016. There are dozens of newer robotic vacuums on the market. Show newer Robotic Vacuums

Roomba 960 is $320 more expensive than the average robotic vacuum ($229).

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