CNET and PCMagazine editors both rate iRobot Scooba models as good cleaning devices. Customer reviews back up these statements, with the majority of reviews posted on Amazon.com for both the 390 and the 450 model having a majority percentage of positive ratings.
A CNET editor rated the iRobot Scooba 450 model as 3.5/5, stating that it is good for cleaning in small spaces, doesn't recycle dirty water onto flooring, and works as an effective replacement for a traditional mop and bucket. The iRobot Scooba 390 model reviewed by a PCMagazine editor also gained positive comments, such as that it is simple to set up, provides good cleaning coverage, and works as a multi-functional vacuum cleaner and floor scrubber.
Customer reviews on Amazon.com by iRobot Scooba buyers praise the battery life and easy operation of the iScooba robotic cleaners. The negative points brought up in reviews are the level of noise and the fact the cleaners leave visible amounts of water behind after cleaning.