iRobot Roomba 966 Robot vacuum cleaner

★★★★★
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(4.6) 730 reviews
Discontinued. Go to all robot vacuum cleaners
Max Working Area

Max Working Area

185 m2

Runtime

Runtime

75 min

Charge Time

Charge Time

120 min

Battery

Battery

Li-ion

Scheduling

Scheduling

Smartphone App

Smartphone App

Noise Level

Noise Level

58 dB

Pros and cons

During our research of iRobot Roomba 966, we have read several reviews from buyers. In short, this is what the buyers think of iRobot Roomba 966

4 Pros
  • Buyers are pleased with the cleaning efficiency of the irobot Roomba 966 on both carpets, tiles and wooden floors
  • Many buyers complimented the robot vacuum cleaner for saving time and efforts of cleaning on a daily basis.
  • Several customers are delighted to use the iRobot app for operating the robot remotely from anywhere anytime for cleaning the floors.
  • Customers are impressed with the navigation of the robot vacuum cleaner which covers the entire house without leaving any areas unattended.
1 Cons
  • Some buyers feel that the robot vacuum cleaner is not as quiet as it is mentioned.

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Battery
★★★★★
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(4.5)
Noise level
★★★★★
★★★★★
(4.2)
Value for money
★★★★★
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(4.2)
Built Quality
★★★★★
★★★★★
(4.6)
Cleaning Performance
★★★★★
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(4.6)

Description

iRobot Roomba 966The iRobot Roomba 966 is a robot vacuum cleaner with advanced connectivity features, superior suction power, and clever navigation and scheduling controls. This unit by iRobot makes no compromises in terms of cleaning performance or technology, with its forward-thinking interface both clever and easy to use. The Roomba 966 can clean most floor types, including low-pile carpets, laminate floors, tiles, and hardwood flooring.

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Battery

The Roomba 966 comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that is designed to last up to 120 minutes on a single charge. The battery will last roughly 400 charges and can be easily replaced when needed. Charging time under normal conditions is 120 minutes or more, with the unit taking longer to charge as the battery gets older. This model features its own docking station and has the ability to return home to self-charge when needed.

Functions

The iRobot Roomba 966 features a smart navigation system with visual localisation and extended mapping. Not only can it navigate around your home with ease, it knows exactly where it’s been and doesn’t waste energy cleaning the same place twice. The Roomba 966 uses an efficient cleaning pattern and a range of advanced sensors to avoid furniture and clutter. This model also has fantastic connectivity features, with the iRobot HOME app working seamlessly with Amazon Alexa along with Android and iOS devices.

Other

The iRobot Roomba 966 comes with a 3-stage cleaning system to provide up to 50% more cleaning performance. The AeroForce system lifts dirt and grime from floors, edges, and corners, with the high-efficiency filter capturing fine dust particles and allergens from the air. This model is available in black/silver, has a dust capacity of 0.6 L, and a weight of 3.9 kg.

Comparison

Product information
iRobot Roomba 966 Xiaomi Roborock S6 Deenkee DK600 iRobot Roomba 960
Name iRobot Roomba 966 Xiaomi Roborock S6 Deenkee DK600 iRobot Roomba 960
Noten 92/100 93/100 93/100 91/100
Reviews
★★★★★
★★★★★
(4.6)
730 reviews
★★★★★
★★★★★
(4.7)
2045 reviews
★★★★★
★★★★★
(4.6)
354 reviews
★★★★★
★★★★★
(4.5)
12634 reviews
Price £ 649 £ 186 £ 550 £
Battery
Max runtime 75 min 180 min 100 min 75 min
Charge Time 120 min 300 min 300 min 180 min
Battery Li-ion Li-ion Li-ion Li-ion
Battery capacity 1800 mAh 5200 mAh 2600 mAh 2130 mAh
Cleaning performance
Max working area 185 m2 200 m2 185 m2
Noise Level 58 dB 67 dB 55 dB 65 dB
Suction Power 2000 Pa 1500 Pa 900 Pa
Barrier-cross height 2.0 cm 2.0 cm 2.0 cm
Power 33 w 58 w 28.0 w 30 w
Cleaning Modes 6
Floor Mopping
Water tank capacity 0.14 l
Technical details
Dustbin Capacity 0.5 l 0.48 l 0.6 l 0.6 l
Filter HEPA HEPA HEPA HEPA
Functionality
Automatically Docks and Recharges
Recharge & Resume
Scheduling
Remote control
App-functionality
Mapping
Voice control
Amazon Alexa Support
Google Home Support
Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor
Weight and dimensions
Height 9.1 cm 9.7 cm 6.9 cm 9.1 cm
Width 35.0 cm 35.3 cm 32.2 cm 35.0 cm
Depth 35.0 cm 35.0 cm 32.2 cm 35.0 cm
Weight 3.9 kg 3.6 kg 2.6 kg 3.8 kg

Reviews

User reviews
4.6
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730 Reviews
Expert reviews
3.8
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2 Experts
Mediamarkt.de
4.7
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157 reviews
Saturn.de
4.7
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71 reviews
Otto.de
4.6
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423 reviews
Unknown sources
4.2
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79 reviews

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Specifications

Battery

Max runtime
75 minutes
Charge Time
120 minutes
Battery
Li-ion
Battery capacity
1800 mAh

Cleaning performance

Max working area
185 m2
Noise Level
58 dB
Barrier-cross height
2.0 cm
Power
33 w
Floor Mopping
No

Technical details

Dustbin Capacity
0.5 l
Filter
HEPA

Functionality

Automatically Docks and Recharges
Yes
Recharge & Resume
Yes
Scheduling
Yes
Remote control
No
App-functionality
Yes
Mapping
Yes
Voice control
Yes
Amazon Alexa Support
Yes
Google Home Support
No
Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor
Yes

Weight and dimensions

Height
9.1 cm
Width
35.0 cm
Depth
35.0 cm
Weight
3.9 kg

Product data

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Klaus Bachmann

Klaus Bachmann

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Hi, my name is Klaus Bachmann, and I am the author of Best-vacuums.co.uk. I have been working with household appliances for several years now. I publish unbiased comparisons, based on user reviews, expert reviews and test results. Hope you like the website.
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