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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).

Engadget Review

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

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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Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

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77
Average Critic Score

Design and form factor

80
 

Ease of use

77
 

How It Stacks Up

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Critic

60
 

User

68
 

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100
 

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Critic

90
 

User

93
 
95

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Critic

90
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

60
 

User

68
 

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User

100
 

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Critic

90
 

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93
 
95

Engadget

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Critic

90
 

User

90
 
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