Introducing Roomba 980

Roomba® 980

The Power to Change the Way You Clean.

More Power, More Coverage, More Control

Powerful Cleaning for Your Entire Home

iAdapt® 2.0 Navigation

iAdapt® 2.0 Navigation

Uses a high-efficiency cleaning pattern and a full suite of sensors to map and adapt to real world clutter and furniture for thorough coverage.

Visual Localization

Expands the Roomba 980's coverage to an entire level of your home by using iRobot's proprietary vSLAM® technology to create visual landmarks in its map so it doesn’t lose track of where it is or where its been.

Recharge & Resume

Recharge & Resume

Runs continuously for up to two hours1 then automatically recharges and resumes cleaning to complete the entire job.

AeroForce Cleaning System with Carpet Boost

Carpet Boost

Provides up to 10x the air power2 by automatically increasing the performance of the Gen 3 motor on carpet and rugs, where dust and dirt hide.

Gen 3 Motor

AeroForce® Cleaning System

Roomba 980 leverages the dual counter rotating AeroForce Extractors first introduced in the Roomba 800 Series to deliver exceptional agitation and brushing performance.

Custom Cleaning Preferences

Press CLEAN From Anywhere

Connect to your Roomba 900 Series robot vacuum and start cleaning from anywhere with the iRobot HOME App.4


Connecting the Roomba 900 Series to your Wi-Fi is easy! Learn how

NEW! Clean Map™ Reports

Now you can see where your Roomba 900 series vacuuming robot cleaned in the updated iRobot HOME App. View cleaning coverage, as well as the areas of concentrated dirt on which the robot focused. Plus, receive Push Notifications when your robot completes a cleaning job.

Status Monitor

Simple Scheduling

Lets you schedule and control how Roomba cleans your unique home with your choice of one or two passes, EDGE CLEAN, and whether to use Carpet Boost.

iRobot Roomba Vacuum Cleaning Robot

The iRobot® Roomba® Vacuuming Robot

Cleaner Floors. Every Day. All at the Push of a Button.

Roomba is your partner for a cleaner home, helping you stay ahead of daily dust and dirt so you can do more.

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Dirt Doesn't Stand a Chance

Dirt Doesn't Stand a Chance

Roomba can vacuum all floor surfaces and even get under furniture.

Adapts to environment for thorough coverage

Adapts to environment for thorough coverage

Cleaning head automatically adjusts to carpets, tile, and hardwood floors as it moves through your home.

At just 9.14 cm tall, Roomba is designed to fit under most furniture so dirt has nowhere to hide.

Targets dirt and debris with precision

Targets dirt and debris with precision

Dirt Detect™ Series II (available on 700 Series and above) uses optical and acoustic sensors to detect high concentrations of dirt, dust and pet hair, and then performs focused cleaning where it's needed.

A spinning side brush sweeps dust and debris from wall edges and corners into the path of the 3-Stage Cleaning System.

High-Efficiency Filter3 (available on 800 Series and above) traps up to 99% of dust, dirt and allergens as small as 10 microns to help keep the air in your home clean.

Carefully moves throughout and between rooms

Carefully moves throughout and between rooms

A full suite of sensors allows Roomba to work its way around and under furniture as well as in corners.

Cliff-detection sensors allow Roomba to avoid stairs and other dangerous drop-offs.

Incredibly Simple to Use

Incredibly Simple to Use

Just press clean and it gets to work vacuuming your floors, even when you're not there.

Cleans On Your Schedule

Cleans on your schedule

Roomba can be preset to vacuum up to seven times a week, meaning clean floors everyday.

Requires Little Maintenance

Requires little maintenance

Tangle-Free AeroForce® Debris Extractors (available on 800 Series and above) prevent tangles and jams of hair and other debris so Roomba can keep tackling daily dirt build-up.

It automatically lets you know when its bin is full and needs to be emptied—with Roomba 980, the iRobot HOME App even informs you.

Makes Sure Job Is Done

Makes sure the job is done

Select models include the Dual mode virtual Wall® Barrier, which keeps Roomba in one room until it's completely vacuumed then sends it off to tackle the next.

Always ready to clean because it automatically returns to its Home Base® Charging Station between jobs to recharge.

Vacuuming Power You Notice

The Roomba 3-Stage Cleaning System uses a combination of three advanced technologies to pick up pet hair, dust and larger debris.

Roomba 980

Explore each figure to learn more about Roomba 980's 3-Stage Cleaning System



Extractors loosen embedded debris from carpets.



Counter-rotating extractors lift debris from the floor's surface.



The vacuum pulls debris away from the surface and into the bin.

3 Stages of Cleaning Means No Dirt Left Behind

The Power of AeroForce® Cleaning

Reaches dirt everywhere

Reaches dirt everywhere

A spinning side brush pushes debris into the path of the 3-Stage Cleaning System to catch dirt and dust hiding along the walls.

Effectively breaks down dirt before picking it up

Breaks down dirt before picking it up

Tangle-free AeroForce® extractors use durable rubber tread to grab and break down dirt and debris from all floor types.

Delivers more air power where it's required

Delivers more air power where it's required

The AeroForce® Gen 2 Motor provides up to 5x the air power2 of previous models while the Roomba 980's Gen 3 motor offers up to 10x the air power2 on carpets & rugs.

Find the Roomba That Works For You

Compare different models to find the one that suits your needs.

Choose models to compare:
Roomba R980
Roomba R866
Roomba R650
Roomba R630
Self-Charging Automatically docks and recharges Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Room Navigation Cleans up to 3 rooms Yes No No No
Entire Level Cleaning Cleans an entire level of your home, running continuously for up to 2 hours1 Yes No No No
Recharge & Resume Automatically recharges itself and resumes until the job is done Yes No No No
Scheduling Cleans on a schedule Yes Yes Yes No
Tangle-Free Debris Extractors Handles hair with ease Yes Yes No No
iRobot HOME App Connect to clean from anywhere with the iRobot HOME App Yes No No No
3-Stage Cleaning System Uses a combination of agitation, brushing, and suction High Efficiency Filter High Efficiency Filter Yes Yes
AeroForce® 3-Stage Cleaning System Get 5x the power (up to 10x for 980)2 Yes Yes No No
AeroForce® High-Efficiency Filter Captures 99% of allergens, pollen, and particles as small as 10 microns Yes Yes No No
Carpet Boost Automatically increases power on carpets where it's needed most Yes No No No

1 Tested in iRobot's Home Test Lab on hard floors. Run times may vary.

2 Compared to Roomba® 600 and 700 series AeroVac™ systems.

3 AeroForce® High-Efficiency Filter uses E11 High-Efficiency Filter media which was tested to capture 99% of allergens, pollen and particles as small as 10 microns passing through the filter per IEST‐RP‐CC001.5.

4 Features vary by model.