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iRobot Scooba 450

iRobot Scooba 450
alaScore 88

318 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 318 reviews of iRobot Scooba 450. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The size also gets good reviews. Some have doubts about the price and reliability.

usability, size, design

reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the iRobot Scooba 450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for iRobot Scooba 450

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 256 user reviews of iRobot Scooba 450 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on Amazon.com. People really like the design. The size is also mentioned favorably, whereas the price and reliability get negative comments.

usability, size, design

reliability, price

65% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: iRobot Scooba 450 Floor Scrubbing Robot

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for iRobot Scooba 450

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of iRobot Scooba 450 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Vacuums on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the usability, but many are less positive about the reliability and size.

usability

size, reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

iRobot Scooba 450

 

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.

May, 2014

Expert review by: Alex Colon (pcmag.com)

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,...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

iRobot Scooba 450 review

 

We go hands-on with iRobot's future of wet floor care - the Scooba 450

Our only concern is the price. As with the lowest Roomba 800 model, the Scooba 450 will retail for £600 when it launches in April later this year. It's certainly an incredibly smart device, but we'll have to wait and see whether it can justify its...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: MyScoomba (bestbuy.com)

It's Ok

 

It does clean, the only thing I don't like is the majority of the water has to evaporate, and does not get picked up by the Scooba. At the most it my pick up 4 ounces..

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Popeye (bestbuy.com)

Clean floors!

 

I bought this for my wife (she asked) for Christmas/Birthday present. We were worried at first because the Scooba left a lot of standing water, but after a quick update, it works great! We are both pleased with our clean floors!

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: leo80 (bestbuy.com)

Error Problem

 

I used this product twice and give me an error about the batteries I return the product and got my money back

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Mendie (abt.com)

Poor quality, leaves water, incessant warnings

 

I would not recommend buying the Scooba. One of my main reasons for purchasing the Scooba was to save time; unfortunately, it does not save me very much time. I have had to set it up (5 min.), go to its rescue because it became lodged under furniture...

Clogs Easily ; Gets Stuck ; Hassle to Operate ; Misses Spots

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Ed (abt.com)

It makes cleaning work easier

 

Clearly not replace a person, but makes work easier, we have a big house that is difficult to clean, but this Robot is a good help!! Good product

Cleans Effectively ; Cleans Under Furniture ; Easy To Use

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: dalapati (bestbuy.com)

Useful

 

It is handy for clearing spots and moping of dirty hard floors.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Ernesto (bestbuy.com)

Great product

 

Great product and excelent costumer service and deliver

Nov, 2015