If you have pets, carpets, and hard floors, both the Roomba 980 and Roomba 985 are great choices. Twin rubber brushrolls prevent tangled hair from accumulating, and they self-adjust to meet the floor’s height. iRobot even added dirt-detection technology that instantly increases the suction when the 980 and 985 are vacuuming an exceptionally dirty carpet.
With the iAdapt 2.0 sensor leading the way, the Roomba 980 and 985 are able to map and memorize the layout of one home level. You can use the iRobot HOME app, Alexa or Assistant to start and stop a cleaning session; scheduling is also available through the app. Here’s how these two Roombas compare feature by feature.
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Difference Between the Roomba 980 and 985 Comparison Table
|Suction Power||1700 Pa||1700 Pa|
|Сleaning Area||1991 ft2||1991 ft2|
|Dust Container||600 ml||600 ml|
|Accessories||Extra side brush||–|
|Release||Sep 2015||Nov 2018|