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Dyson Small Ball Vacuum Cleaner

850W Upright Vacuum Dry 5.5kg Apr 2016
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Average Expert Reviews

This vacuum has an average expert rating of 70 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Digitaltrends.com and examiner.com.

Popular Choice

The Small Ball is a popular choice amongst people who purchased vacuums in the last 3 months.

Quite Big Operating Radius

Across all the new medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners the operating radii range from 5.5m to 27m, and the average operating radius is 9.9m. At 12.96 meters, the Small Ball has a very big operating radius compared to most of the other new similar spec vacuum cleaners.

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Dyson Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

Medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners produced by Dyson have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all vacuum cleaners (not just medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners) and found that Dyson also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Size

One Dyson Small Ball owner considered that this vacuum cleaner was compact. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned a few weeks ago “The company says the compact machine is simply meant for smaller homes” in their review of the Dyson Small Ball but despite that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

One customer considered that the product was lightweight.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that the Dyson Small Ball was quiet. Culture Enthusiast wrote a few weeks ago “The Dyson is another planet when it comes to suction - fairly quiet when it is on - it does not require bags” in their review of this vacuum cleaner yet they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Portable

One Dyson Small Ball owner who reviewed the Dyson Small Ball mentioned that it was easy to move around.

Good Suction

One customer who bought this vacuum cleaner concluded that it had good suction.

Good Brush

One person concluded that the product had a good brush.

Very Long Cable Length

With a cable length of 12.96 meters, the Dyson Small Ball has one of the longest cable lengths amongst medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age. The average cable length of comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for the last year is 7.9m.

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

As one of the newer vacuums, this medium maximum input power vacuum is likely to have more advanced features.

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most commonly found hard floor cleaning performance class on vacuum cleaners that came out in the last 12 months.

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A Dust Re-Emission Class

This vacuum has an A dust re-emission class, which is typical of many vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Long Cord Length

With a cord length of 9.67 meters, the Small Ball has a quite long cord length compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that were launched in the last 12 months. The shortest cord length of latest medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners is 5m, the longest is 11m, and the average cord length is 6.9m.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Most medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for a similar time to the Small Ball do not have a brush tool. The Small Ball is no exception to this as it too does not have a brush tool.

Other vacuums which also have a brush tool that you might want to look at include the Complete C3 Allergy PowerLine, or the SGSG1 Complete C3 Comfort Edition EcoLine both from Miele or the AEG UltraOne UOGREEN+ which also has a higher rating.

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Not Robust

One customer who reviewed it thought it was not well made.

Quite Low Suction Power

At only 150 Watts, the Small Ball has a very low suction power compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for the last year. The average suction power of new vacuums is 700W, and the suction power range from 150W to 2,000W.

Vacuum cleaners with a higher suction power that might be worth looking at include the Dyson DC33C Stubborn (260W), the Nilfisk Elite (300W), or the Miele Compact C2 Excellence Hardfloor EcoLine - SDRG1 (700W) which is also higher rated.

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Not Cordless

The Small Ball is not cordless. Most of the other vacuums that were launched in the last year are also not cordless.

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Quite Small Dust Capacity

When compared to other comparable spec vacuums that have been available for a similar time to the Small Ball that we have assessed, the Dyson Small Ball's dust capacity of only 0.8 liters is one of the smallest. The dust capacities of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the Small Ball range from 0.5L to 10L, and the average dust capacity is 2.9L.

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Very Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 86 decibels, the Small Ball has one of the loudest noise levels amongst vacuums of this age. Across all the vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the Small Ball the noise levels range from 54dB to 87dB, and the average noise level is 77dB.

Vacuum cleaners with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the Compact C2 Excellence EcoLine (73dB), the Complete C3 Allergy PowerLine (75dB), or the Compact C2 Allergy PowerLine (75dB) all from Miele which is also higher rated.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Dyson Small Ball

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is the most frequently supported cleaning type on vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to it.

Alternative Dry vacuums currently available that you might want to consider include the Complete C3 Allergy PowerLine, the Compact C2 Excellence EcoLine, or the Compact C2 Allergy PowerLine all from Miele which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

The Dyson Small Ball has a relatively average weight (5.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as the Small Ball.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(2)
27 March 2016

The DT Accessory Pack Dyson Groom $57.75 ...

11 March 2016

Vacuuming is a part of life, or should be if one cares about the upkeep of where they live. Or cares about minimizing the negative effects of dust and pollen on allergy and asthma sufferers. Or... Read more…

User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 by Culture Enthusiast

I have used Dyson's vacuum cleaners in the past and I have never been a fan: I spent more time getting them unstuck than cleaning as the old models got continuously clogged. Dyson's technology has... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2016 by Amazon Customer

I hate this vacuum with a vengeance!! It falls over too easily, the cord hardly fits on the cord winder, and it is very difficult to get the dust and pet hairs out - I have to dig in the cylinder... Read more…

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