Updated 29 Jun 2018

iRobot

Roomba 637

Snapshot: The iRobot Roomba 637 is a 3.4kg robot vacuum cleaner with a 16.8V Li-ion battery. How well does it clean your floors?

Roomba 637
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$699

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Test results

Overall score
73
Hard floors
?/10
Carpet cleaning
?/10
Pet-hair removal
?/10
Corners & edges
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent at cleaning hard floors.
  • Good at removing pet hair.
  • Very good at cleaning corners and edges.
  • Automatically returns to charger.

But

  • Poor at carpet cleaning.

How we test

Overall score includes:
Hard floors cleaning: 40%
Carpet cleaning: 30%
Pet-hair removal: 15%
Corners and edges cleaning: 15%

Corners and edges cleaning and pet-hair removal are visual assessments.

Prices are from a May 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$699

Specifications

Noise on carpet (dBA)
58
Noise on hard floors (dBA)
62
Weight (kg)
3.4
Battery type
Li-ion
Battery voltage
16.8
Claimed charge time (hours)
3
Running time (minutes)
135

Features

Programmable time
No
Programmable day
No
Remote control
×
Smartphone app
×
Return to charge
Stairs detect
Virtual wall
WiFi connectivity
×

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