Product Comparison: iRobot Roomba 650 vs iRobot Roomba 880


General Specifications
Brand
iRobot
iRobot
Model
Roomba 650
Roomba 880
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Roomba 650 does the vacuuming for you. The robot utilizes AeroVac Technology, maximizing air flow through its cleaning head to pull hair and debris off the brushes and into the bin evenly. Perfect for homes with pets or without, Roomba cleans deep to pick up dirt, hair, fur, and other debris. The newly designed larger bin requires emptying less often and the innovative composition of the robot’s longer-lasting brushes allows it to handle fibers such as hair more effectively, making maintenance quicker and easier than ever. Roomba can easily be scheduled to clean whenever you want—up to seven times per week. The included Virtual Wall confines the robot to specific rooms and areas and Roomba automatically returns to its Home Base to dock and recharge between cycles. All you have to do is press “Clean” and let the robot do the work.
Experience a deeper, multi-room clean every day with the Roomba 880 Vacuuming Robot. Featuring the revolutionary AeroForce Cleaning System, Roomba 880 delivers up to 5x the air power and requires less maintenance. Guided, room to room cleaning allows Roomba to tackle more of your home in one job.
Key Specs
Cleaning Path Width
7 in.
7 in.
Cleaning Area Per Charge
750 sq.ft
1290 sq.ft
Run Time
150 min.
180 min.
Multi Surface
Yes
Yes
Filters
Extra AeroVac™ Filter
HEPA
What customers say about "Key Specs"
iRobot Roomba 650 Automatic Robotic Vacuum
  • I ordered this Roomba for the geek factor (who doesn't want a robot vacuum?) but also the fact that it will vacuum more regularly than I do now. I was amazed after the first few days of having it. My home smelled clean.
  • The portable barrier keeps it from going down the wide, single step into our music room. I just place it down there and let it do its thing, then put it back up to do the rest of the house. I'm going to buy another one to keep the Roomba away from the pets' water bowl.
  • Has no problem moving from carpeted to non-carpeted areas (about half an inch) and vice versa, and unto rugs, bath rugs etc.
  • With a dog and this running daily, I clean the bin and the filter every day. It takes at most 2 minutes to do and this will ensure you have roomba running at top performance.
  • It's quiet on carpet but moderately noisy on wooden/hard flooring. No biggy, it's vacuuming my house for me, I can deal.
iRobot Roomba 880 Robot Vacuum
  • Very easy to empty the bin and clean the filter - takes about 2 minutes, maximum. Good idea to clean the HEPA filter with a handheld vacuum like the Dyson models, to prolong filter life
  • Decent battery life. Probably about 3.5 hours on our machine. We can now clean the whole apartment in less than 2 hours - no need to recharge.
  • The carpet cleaning was amazing, and she even cleaned up all the horrible things that have been lurking under my bed for years! I must advise cleaning out the bin multiple times during her first clean of your rugs since there will be a LOT. This little girl can clean!
  • Also, the battery life of the Roomba seems to be three or four times greater than the Neatos, which often had to recharge during the job. The Roomba can do a 1,000 square foot carpeted area without recharge and do it really well.
  • Yet another great feature of this product includes its very long battery life. You can let your iRobot vacuum all day long while you are at work and also all night long, maybe having to charge it for a short period of time only once.
Size & Weight
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Black
Black
Height
3.6 in.
3.6 in.
Width
13.4 in.
13.9 in.
Depth
13.4 in.
13.9 in.
Weight
7 lbs.
8.4 lbs.
Controls
Connectivity Technology
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Remote Control
No
Yes
Voice Assistant Built-in
No
No
App-Controlled
Yes
No
Room-By-Room Navigation
Yes
Yes
Auto Docking And Recharging
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Controls"
iRobot Roomba 650 Automatic Robotic Vacuum
  • When it's done cleaning a room or low on battery, it returns to its charging station all on its own.
  • I was excited to know this model is supported by "Thinking Cleaner", a replacement faceplate for Roomba that allows you to control it from your phone over the internet or allow roomba to tie into your existing home automation system, like Vera or SmartThings.
  • May not have all the bells and whistles of he latest app driven models, but really...is that worth $600 extra dollars? This guy cleans without having to babysit. Just what I was hoping for!
  • I can't wait for some of the 980's features to become standard. I like the floor mapping and the wifi connection features.
  • Does not immediately return to charging station upon pressing the "dock" button, but wanders off and then eventually returns 10 minutes later
iRobot Roomba 880 Robot Vacuum
  • The "virtual walls" are great at keeping it out of the music room, away from the cat box and containing it in the area I want it to clean. The remote control and "spot" setting work great if there is one small area which needs vacuuming.
  • I really appreciate how easily the iRobot is to work - the controls are easy to follow and the dirt is easy to empty.
  • I do feel buying a unit with a remote control is a good idea. It helps you get her back in control when she wants to get into an area where you don't want her.
  • Plus, this one comes with a remote control, so you don't have to corral Roomba in order for it to abide by your will.
  • It has a remote control that you can use to start a cleaning cycle, spot clean an area and then make it return to its base charging unit.
Features
Automatic Cleaning Patterns
Automatic multi-room cleaning, Spot cleaning
Spot cleaning, Edge pattern, Circular pattern, Z-shape pattern
Adjustable Suction Power
No
No
Programming Clean-Ups
Shedulded for daily clean-ups
Clean and shedule from anything
Cliff Sensor
Yes
Yes
Dust Bin Capacity
33.8 oz.
18.6 oz.
Full Bin Indicator
No
Yes
Mop
No
No
Wet And Dry Usage
No
No
Protective Bumpers
Yes
Yes
Extras
Certified Refurbished product, Conveniently schedule up to 7x per week, Dirt Detect technology
5x the air power, 3-Stage Cleaning System, iAdapt Responsive Navigation, Advanced Dirt Detect Technology, Cleans all floor types
What customers say about "Features"
iRobot Roomba 650 Automatic Robotic Vacuum
  • You can set it to vacuum while you're out of the house and come home to a clean floor.
  • The timer function works well (it starts when it's supposed to)
  • You can also gently nudge it's front bumper and it will redirect. 3. Pick up all the large stuff (leaves, paper scraps, twist ties) , just like you would a regular vacuum, because it won't pick it up.
  • Make sure you replace the removable dust bin firmly (you'll hear a small click), otherwise it might fall off the first time the Roomba goes over a heating vent.
  • Difficult to clean the brush, especially when long-haired persons live in the house. Also, emptying the dust compartment and cleaning the filter frees quite a lot of dust into the air, which I should not have.
iRobot Roomba 880 Robot Vacuum
  • Massively reduces the dust load in a home, far more than human vacuuming can reasonably do. Be aware that the first few times in a carpeted room, you may need to empty the bin every 15 mins or so. It really is that good at picking up dust. Be prepared to babysit the robot constantly at first!
  • One BIG feature of the new 800 series is the ribbed extractors instead of conventional brush rollers that are supposed to greatly reduce how often you clean hair from them.
  • Of course I have to empty the dustbin (when the light tells me to - definitely not every day), and occasionally I find Roomba, like a lost child, under my couch caught on my daughter's dress-up Elsa wig, but this is nothing. I'm really thrilled with my Roomba.
  • PS months later - this product is still working for pet hair, hardly a blip... runs over cords, under furniture, around dog toys.
  • These devices are not good for cleaning brand new carpet. The pilling will fill the bin within seconds. You'll need to manually vacuum these for months first. The bin is small, and could be easier to detach. Capacity isn't really a problem in my case.
Power
Voltage
14.4 V
14.4 V
Wattage
18 watts
33 watts
Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
3000 mAh
Battery Charge Time
180 min.
180 min.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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