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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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The Roomba 980 is iRobot's best robot vacuum yet, but it's way too expensive for most people to stomach.

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Pros
  • Camera and location sensors make it far more intelligent
  • Cleans better than any other Roomba
  • App lets you schedule it remotely
Cons
  • Too expensive
  • Still needs to be charged constantly

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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85
 

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This is a critique of the Irobot support rather than the bot itself. I realized...read more
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