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iRobot Scooba

iRobot Scooba
alaAverage 3.6

198 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the reliability and value for money.

usability, design

value for money, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the iRobot Scooba is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 198 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for iRobot Scooba

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 user reviews of iRobot Scooba from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on Amazon.com.

usability, design

value for money, reliability

68% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: iRobot Scooba Hard Floor Cleaner, Natural Enzyme Formula, 16-OunceiRobot Scooba 380 Floor Washing RobotiRobot scooba floor washing robot

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iRobot Scooba 450

 

Where most floor mopping robots are designed for light-duty maintenance cleaning, iRobot's $600 Scooba 450 can tackle heavier spills, stains, and other unsightly messes with comparable ease. That makes the Scooba 450 unique among its competitors --...

iRobot's $600 Scooba 450 really can replace your old mop and bucket. Separate tanks mean that dirty water doesn't get recycled back onto your floors.

Its battery is only good for 40 minutes, (roughly 300 square feet of cleaning) and it has a 2-hour charge time. There's no automated scheduling or charging dock, and the Scooba's rounded shape can't clean corners. At all.

iRobot's Scooba 450 isn't perfect, but it's a solid, albeit pricy, choice for small space cleaning.

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iRobot Scooba 450

 

It's no small investment, but the iRobot Scooba 450 is a very effective way to keep your floors sparkling without reaching for a mop and bucket.

Effective cleaning. Easy to use. Speaks audible cues

Pricey. Loud. Requires some manual labor to keep clean

Vacuum robots are great for picking up physical debris and pet hair tumbleweeds, but they don't exactly leave your floors looking shiny and new the same way a good mopping will. If you've already grown accustomed to automated floor cleaning, though,...

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iRobot Scooba reviewed by PCMAG: receives 3.5 out of 5 stars

 

PCMAG has an early, hands-on review of the iRobot Scooba which should be generally available starting next month. You know, the heavier, taller, and wider followup to the hot Roomba vacuum which will prep, wash, scrub, and then dry your floors. Besides...

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iRobot Scooba

 

The iRobot Scooba is a floor-washing robot. It not only preps the floor from mopping and scrubbing. It does the washing and scrubbing too. It even squeegees. It has been designed for solid uncarpeted tiled, marbled and concrete surfaces. It is also...

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iRobot Scooba

 

The iRobot Scooba is a floor-washing robot. It not only preps the floor from mopping and scrubbing. It does the washing and scrubbing too. It even squeegees. It has been designed for solid uncarpeted tiled, marbled and concrete surfaces. It is also...

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not what I expected

 

Not what I expected. The floors stay very wet and with strips of water that makes you get a mop and dry it yourself... in that case it's better that I do the job myself!

it doesn't need you around, giving you time to do something else

it let my floor very wet and with strips of water that takes a mop to dry it

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