Roomba 960 vs 966 vs 980:Here we have done an in-depth comparison between roomba 960 vs 966 as well as the roomba 980. The price difference is justified .The differences in the iRobot Roombas of the 900 series are what I will show in this review.
After the Roomba 980 purchase and my first previous tests , I decided to review why I chose the Roomba 980. What are the differences between the Roomba 960 vs 966 and 980?
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The price Comparison for Roomba 960 vs 966
First, it is said that the 900 series of the Roombas are not basically found at many online retailers. The price difference for Roomba 960 vs 966 as well as 980 is currently about 50-100 dollars. The following price comparison shows the differences in the price of the Roomba 960, 966 and 980. While the Roomba 960 and Roomba 966 are around 699-800 dollars, the Roomba 980 is about $899-1000 which is somehow more expensive. Checkout our full roomba 966 review here.
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Roomba 960 vs 966 Features and Differences
But does it really worth saving the 50-100 euros? The differences between the Roomba 960 vs 966 as well as Roomba 980 are shown below. For easy identification between roomba 960 vs 966, the Roomba 960 differs only in the color. The differences between the two versus Roomba 980 are huge. By the way, the biggest differences between the Roombas are bold in the table below.
|iRobot Model name||Roomba 960||Roomba 966||Roomba 980|
|Colour||silver black||beige / black||golden brown / black|
|Weight approx.||3.9 kg||3.9 kg||4.0 kg|
|Size (dxh)||35 x 9.1 cm||35 x 9.1 cm||35 x 9.2 cm|
|battery life||approx. 75 min||approx. 75 min||approx. 120 min|
|Charging time approx.||3 h||3 h||3 h|
|Volume collection container||0.5 l||0.5 l||0.6 l|
|Charging & Resuming||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Suction capacity approx. Roomba 600/700||5x||5x||10x|
|iRobot Home App||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dual Virtual Wall||1||1||2|
|Side brush replacement||1||1||1|
|HEPA filter replacement||1||1||1|
|Best Price Roomba 960||Best Price Roomba 966||Best Price Roomba 980|
Conclusion (Roomba 960 vs 966 as well as Roomba 980)
In my final verdict,you will spend about $50-100 more for buying Roomba 980 . This is due to the additional features of the Dual virtual wall pack . On the other hand the Roomba 980 impresses me with the higher battery performance and the carpenturbo features as differences to the Roomba 960 and Roomba 966 .
Lastly, I would decide again and go for the Roomba 980, if I only compare the Roomba 900 series.