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iRobot Roomba 550 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

alaScore 74

23 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good opinions. There are some negative reviews about the value for money.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the iRobot Roomba 550 Bagless Robotic Vacuum is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for iRobot Roomba 550 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of iRobot Roomba 550 Bagless Robotic Vacuum from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on Amazon.com.

usability, design

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Roomba - A Great Cleaning Appliance

 

Unfortunately, these things are junk. I bought one from Costco; it lasted a month. Took it back and exchanged it for another one which lasted 90 days and died. Took that back; no exchange, they didn't have any more. Got a refund and bought one from...

Fun to watch and cleans floors very well while it lasts

Cheap junk which fails quickly; the replacments fail just as quickly

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iRobot Roomba 550 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

 

This is the 3rd Roomba I've owned. I bought it at Costco because I liked my Discovery models and heard about all the 550's improvements over the older Discovery models. It's quieter, picks up more dirt, slows down before contacting walls, has certain ...

Picks up dirt well. Quieter/gentler than older models.

Doesn't work when there is a lot of hair.

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"Rob": The Outstanding Little Vacuum

 

I received this unit for Christmas 2006. It was purchased at Costco with some extras. I've been very happy with it. It seems to fit the bill for cleaning up light dirt, pet hair, and things. It also doesn't seem to get hung up on things left on the ...

Cleans well, rugged contruction, and cool acessories

Maintainence factor, gets stuck on high pile area rugs.

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An amazing contraption!

 

We have a house with all wood flooring and 2 large dogs that shed year round. Even with diligent cleaning, our floors were usually filthy within 36 hours of vacuuming. The Roomba 550 has changed that! Every day while we're at work, our trusty Roomba ...

Clean floors all the time, no effort required.

Doesn't work perfectly with small rugs.

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iRobot Roomba 550 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

 

Clean floors all the time, no effort required.

Doesn't work perfectly with small rugs.

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Love the Roomba 550

 

Picks up tons of dirt. Has nice beeping sound when it needs attention.

Product Specifications

The 500 series Roomba cleans routinely… so you don’t have to. 500 Series robots offers the latest innovations from iRobot with unprecedented efficiency, coverage and cleaning performance. Roomba navigates and cleans rooms systematically, then returns to its Home Base™ to recharge. Roomba efficiently vacuums the entire floor, under and around furniture and along walls and automatically adjusts from carpets to hard floors. Virtual Wall™ Lighthouses confine and guide Roomba from room to room, then direct it to the Home Base to dock and recharge between cleanings.
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