This entry-level robot vacuum from the popular iRobot brand offers great value for performance, but suffers from a limited battery life.
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Pro Great value for the money
The iRobot Roomba 650 comes much cheaper than most models sold by iRobot, but it has many of the same features and the level of build quality as the other Roombas.
Pro You can limit the area that the robot cleans
A small battery-powered device called "virtual wall" allows you to create a virtual boundary that the robot will not cross. For example, if you don't want the iRobot to wander into a room with your pet's food and water, or has a bunch of wires scattered on the floor, you can just place this device at the doorway.
Pro Handles short-pile carpets
The ground clearance lets this robot to climb onto carpets and clean them from pet hair, crumbs, dirt, and other debris.
Pro Extremely simple to use
You can create a schedule for the iRobot to clean at a certain time of the day, for example, while you're at work. After cleaning, it will automatically return to the charging station.
Con Poor battery life
The iRobot Roomba 650 only has 1 hour of battery life, much shorter than the majority of robot vacuums.
Con Mediocre suction power
Being an entry-level model, the Roomba 650 has less suction power than more expensive models, hence, it's not as efficient at cleaning the floor.