Roomba 650 Review & Buyers Guide

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The Roomba 650 as featured on the Product Review website is a smart little robot vacuum device that figures the cleaning out for you.

Left to its own devices, you can set it to work every day. It knows when it needs recharging and is capable of reattaching itself to its docking station to recharge the battery life. It can accommodate a range of different types of dirt, including pet hair and larger debris without becoming clogged up.

The Roomba 650 is powerful but small, it is only 3.5 inches tall. This means that standing at such a low height, it is fully capable of traveling around and underneath your furniture as well.

What this means is that you get an absolute, thorough clean from the robot vacuum. Underneath the drawers and sofas is where a lot of forgotten dust, cobwebs and other debris tend to gather and become forgotten about. This is what makes a robot vacuum ideal, no hard work shifting heavy furniture for you.


Long battery life: Not only is it capable of providing up to seven cleans a week, but the Roomba 650 is also aware of when its battery life is coming to an end and will take itself back to its docking station to recharge. Therefore, you don’t have to worry about remembering to charge up the vacuum, it takes care of itself!

Cleans different floor types: The Roomba adjusts itself when it detects a different floor type. It adjusts its brushes and cleaning style. It can therefore cover and clean lots of different types of floors from carpets to cleaning tiles to hardwood thoroughly, making sure it collects all of the dirt as it goes.

Smart Technology: This includes a clever navigation system. The navigation system means that the robot vacuum is designed not to stall or become trapped by obstacles in your home. It is able to clean around them, not crash into things, and avoid large obstacles entirely through motion sensors and object detectors.

Other smart technology built into the Roomba 650 includes dirt sensors which detect which parts of the floors are dirtiest and therefore require the most attention.

Not only this, but it also has a sensor that tells you exactly when it is at the point of needing emptying. Therefore, you don’t have to keep checking and guessing, as it will tell you exactly when to empty it.


Costly: The only minor criticism of the Roomba 650 robotic vacuum cleaner is that it is a little bit on the expensive side. However, when it comes to top end, high spec robotic vacuums, this is not out of the ordinary.

Who is it Suitable For?

Robotic vacuum cleaners are suitable for everyone and anyone. They may not be entirely suitable for pet owners if you have a nervous pet or one that may take the robotic vacuum cleaner as a toy or a pet that does not take kindly to being chased around the house.

However, with that in mind, robotic vacuum cleaners are small and lightweight, they can be stored very easily, they are programmable and self-charging. They basically look after themselves, all you have to do is set them up and empty them on occasion.

They provide a clean in places you tend to forget about and can set to work doing the vacuuming while you are out of the house, so you come back to freshly cleaned floors.

They are not a replacement for other vacuum cleaners. They do not provide as deep of a clean as a cannister or an upright vacuum, and of course, they can’t really clean upholstery or high places. So, it is probably worth having a manual vacuum as well for those purposes.

Why we like It

The Roomba 650 is a good robotic vacuum for a number of reasons. It has great technology and is designed to cover and clean the most forgotten about of surfaces. It can also clean a variety of different types of flooring with no problems, charges itself when it senses a low battery and tells you when it needs to be emptied!