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VAX Air Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

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Two Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this vacuum. Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint both gave this VAX vacuum a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint and gadgetspeak.com the average expert rating of this vacuum is 72%.

Good User Reviews

This vacuum has an average user rating of 85% based on 973 user reviews.

Good Filter

A few VAX Air Cordless owners said in their reviews that it had a good filter. A. Rose said last year “There is a filter in the top of the cylinder, access is very easy, which requires washing every four to six uses” in their review and rated this vacuum cleaner as excellent. Adrian Williams said on Amazon “The cyclone filtration system is abysmal, hence the need to clean the filter every few days” in his review but despite that he gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 40 out of 100. Amazon Customer said in their review of the VAX Air Cordless “In addition you'd have to clean the filter which sits at the top of the bin”.

Portable

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to move around. Andrew Kerr mentioned “It's only 3.4kg, so about half the weight of most 'lightweight' cleaners”. Andrewalexmac scored this vacuum cleaner very highly and wrote “It's also surprisingly lightweight, even with the battery attached” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. In November Anniebee rated it as very good and mentioned in their VAX Air Cordless review on Amazon “Much cheaper than buying some other cordless vacuums and is lightweight enough for me with a bad back”.

Easy to Empty

Thirty-seven customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to empty. A. Rose wrote on Amazon “Emptying the machine is easy too” and gave the VAX Air Cordless a rating of 5 stars. Alison Fisher gave the product a score of 5 stars and she said on Amazon in November this year “The cylinder is really easy to empty and it just clicks back into place afterwards” in her review of this vacuum cleaner. In November last year Amazon Customer wrote “Easy to empty, no bag, Take off the cleaning bit to do stairs, no balancing the vac between your legs on the stairs” in their review of the VAX Air Cordless.

Easy to Use

A few VAX Air Cordless owners agreed that it was easy to use. In November last year 50scat said “I found it very user friendly and easy to use and very quick changing tools etc” in their review and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 4 stars. Alexa.mum mentioned “Here The wand is very practical” . Aliah wrote on Amazon this year “I would have also liked to see more practical attachments - the one with the brush felt redundant” and rated this vacuum cleaner 80 out of 100.

Several VAX Air Cordless owners considered that this vacuum cleaner was easy to assemble. Alison Fisher wrote in her review of the VAX Air Cordless on Amazon “The vacuum is really easy to assemble and I am amazed at just how good it is” and scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars. Gnome Lampy said in their review of the VAX Air Cordless “Another big problem it that balls of fluff seem to build up in the pipes causing major loss of suction”. Kdog mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It was a pain to put together when it arrived” .

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. In November last year Russtafarian wrote on Amazon “It's simple to set-up and charge for the first use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Some customers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use the menus. Andrew Kerr said “The on-switch has two settings - hard floors”. In November last year M. G. Chisholm wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “There are two settings for power - standard”.

Two people who reviewed the VAX Air Cordless reckoned that it had a good experience. In November Lucy Bowser wrote on Amazon “This unfortunately has been my experience with upright hovers in the past” in her VAX Air Cordless review.

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Good Battery Life

Some people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it had a good battery life. A. Cresswell said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Now there is not enough power pumped into the battery in 50 minutes to fully charge it so that means you can undertake a huge cleaning job”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the VAX Air Cordless “Not having a cord to drag around makes hovering really easy ! One of the battery was not working”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Really good battery time, with no loss of power at all”.

A number of VAX Air Cordless owners considered that the VAX Air Cordless was quick to charge. A. Rose said on Amazon “It comes with two batteries which are easy to charge and affix to the vacuum” in their review of the VAX Air Cordless. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned this year “Its a pity it takes so long to charge” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. In November last year Big Bertha mentioned in their review of the VAX Air Cordless on Amazon “Setting up the Cordless Switch was easy, just one screw to attach the handle then put the battery on charge which takes 10 hours to charge fully”.

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Good Support

Some customers who bought it thought it had good technical guidance. Andrew Guy wrote on Amazon in November this year “I will never go back to corded again! The Vax was really easy to set up and the instructions were clear as day” in his VAX Air Cordless review. Last year Baldboy scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their VAX Air Cordless review on Amazon “There is a requirement in the instructions to clean the motor filter every 5-6 'empties”. Also last year Ghostgrey51 said “The cleaner arrived in a secure and protected packaging and the instructions accompanying were fairly easy to follow” in their VAX Air Cordless review.

Robust

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it was well made. A. Cresswell said on Amazon “Then the Dyson is built like a tank” in their VAX Air Cordless review and scored the product 5 stars. Beani wrote in their VAX Air Cordless review on Amazon two years ago “Still working DC07 thats a very solid dyson”. In November last year Ben wrote on Amazon “Decent build quality”.

Several people who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. Bruceb wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Tools are sufficient for needs Robust and easy to use”. E. A. Williams mentioned on Amazon this year “A sturdy charging base is provided” in their VAX Air Cordless review.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was sealed. Amazon Customer said in their review in November last year “It's detachable so you can charge it on the separate charger bay, unlike other cleaners in which the battery is sealed in and cannot be removed”. L. W. Newton gave the VAX Air Cordless a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the VAX Air Cordless on Amazon “It is sealed with a rubber gasket that seems too hard to correctly seal, maybe a rethink is needed here”.

Several people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Charles Green mentioned “After nearly six years of continuous use the Miele has never broken down and whilst its a bit scuffed in places it remains structurally sound” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Denise Hill mentioned on Amazon this month “We did have issues with the delivery, first one never arrived, second was broken, third was fine” in her review of the VAX Air Cordless.

One VAX Air Cordless reviewer said in their reviews that it was reliable.

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Good Technical Features

Eight VAX Air Cordless owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features. Clare gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 80 out of 100 and she wrote in her review of the VAX Air Cordless “One of my favourite features is because it’s so lightweight I can use it to clean the stairs without lots of bending over”. Ifenton said “This product has several excellent features which are unfortunately undermined by two fundamental problems”. Mendo Shutaro said in their VAX Air Cordless review on Amazon “With some useful features” yet they only rated the product 2 stars.

Nice Design

Several people who reviewed the VAX Air Cordless agreed that it was good looking. Last year 50scat wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Quite impressed with this battery operated vac as its got a pretty good suction for a battery powered vac”. Adam Boswell rated the VAX Air Cordless as very good and he said on Amazon “I thought the smaller vax was pretty good suction wise considering its diminutive size” in his review. Andrew Kerr said in his review “Our carpets, especially on the stairs, are getting close to needing replaced, so the pile is pretty flat” .

A few people agreed that the product was a good design. Last year Baldboy said “I guess good design can compensate for less watts” in their review. Cliffy rated this vacuum cleaner 4 stars and said in their review of the VAX Air Cordless in November this year “Nice design.”. Duomo2 wrote last year “The way the hose attaches is of a slightly better design too (there is a catch on the extending wand handle for the bottom of the hose to clip onto” in their VAX Air Cordless review.

Fifteen VAX Air Cordless owners who reviewed it agreed that it was neat. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “This is great for when you want a quick tidy up, would highly recommend” in their review of the VAX Air Cordless and scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars. Big Bertha gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote last year “Powerful solution for quick tidy ups” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Clare rated it 4 stars and she mentioned “Then use the nozzle tool to tidy the edges” in her review of the VAX Air Cordless.

A number of VAX Air Cordless owners who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed. In November Berthas-Boss wrote “We have had corded Vax cleaners in the past so we know that they were well designed - it is good to see that this is still the case” in their review. Rob Sedgwick scored the product 5 stars and he wrote in November last year “It’s a very well designed vacuum cleaner”.

Several VAX Air Cordless owners considered that the product was smooth. Cycleracing gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “It is light and smooth to use”. A few people concluded that it was ergonomic. Pallus said on Amazon “At this price point I would have expected a more ergonomic and innovative design” however they only scored the product 3 stars.

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Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Some VAX Air Cordless owners who reviewed the product thought it was good at cleaning dog hair. Allan Wootton gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he said “Actually hoovers dog hair, which is great as I have 2 moulting spaniels” in his review. Bren scored it very highly and said on Amazon this year “This cleaner is brilliant for removing dog hairs”. Mary Messer mentioned on Amazon this month “To start with it was brilliant, easily manoeuvrable, did a good job on dog hairs and was lightweight for carrying upstairs - everything I wanted.” nonetheless he gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

Five VAX Air Cordless owners wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning pet hair. In November this year Aaron B. wrote “Now I didn't buy this expecting it to be as powerful as my old pet hair hover”. Jo Ozzy Osborne mentioned “I love it picks up pet hair also, I love that it turns into a handheld cleaner do do curtains” and scored it very highly. Sandra Rozee said on Amazon “I so luv the cleaner it picks up pet hair and is lighter than a full size cleaner” in her review of the VAX Air Cordless and rated it as very good.

One VAX Air Cordless reviewer considered that the VAX Air Cordless was good at cleaning cat hair. Ben wrote on Amazon “Great brush which is coping brilliantly with lifting up fine cat hair and girlfriends long hair” in his review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it as very good.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some customers who bought the product reckoned that it was quiet. Efcee gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Well, some weeks on, this efficient, effective, quiet, cordless beauty is a most appreciated replacement”. Emile Zola Reader wrote “This vacuum cleaner is lovely and quiet and turns on a sixpence (what’s that? You ask”. Flb wrote in their review of the VAX Air Cordless on Amazon two years ago “Partly because it is super quiet - much quieter than any machine I have owned” and scored the product 4 stars.

Several VAX Air Cordless reviewers reckoned that the product was noisy. L. W. Newton gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The cleaner is not overly noisy in operation” in their VAX Air Cordless review. In November last year The Practical Dad said on Amazon “Noise levels are acceptable” in their VAX Air Cordless review.

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Good Size

Several VAX Air Cordless reviewers agreed that it was lightweight. Adrian Williams wrote “Lightweight Highly manœuvrable No mains cord to restrict movement Reasonable running time from a fully charged battery”. Adrian Williams also wrote “My wife liked the lightweight manoeuvrability of the cleaner”. Amazon Customer said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Only possitive is that it is lightweight and swivels easily”.

A few people reckoned that the VAX Air Cordless was easy to carry around. In November last year A. Cresswell wrote in their VAX Air Cordless review “This is fairly light and easy to work with”. Big Bertha wrote on Amazon “I couldn't believe how light and easy to manoeuvre this was”. Last year Cj wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It performs very well, takes up hardly any space and is easy to carry and use” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Some people who purchased this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Alcabe said in their VAX Air Cordless review on Amazon this year “I am so thrilled not to have to drag heavy cables around everywhere! This works really well” and rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars. Cycleracing wrote on Amazon two years ago “A major advantage is that it isn't heavy” in their review of the VAX Air Cordless. Debbie8355 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Not a Hoover it's a chunky, over glorified DustBuster with poor suction” yet they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

Some customers who reviewed the VAX Air Cordless concluded that it was compact. This year Aliah mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Compact, durable and great suction”. Last year Andrew Kerr scored the product 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Is currently quite happy with her Miele S2111 compact cleaner”. Baldboy said “Fairly compact”.

Thirteen VAX Air Cordless owners who bought the product concluded that it was a good weight. Alimh said on Amazon in November last year “Very light weight and easy to manoeuvre” in their review of the VAX Air Cordless. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Likes Weight, its definitely manageable up the stairs” in their review of this vacuum cleaner but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 3 stars. Bluefairy34 wrote on Amazon “It's light weight, easy to use, great swivel on the head of the Hoover, easy to empty the filter” and scored the VAX Air Cordless 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Last year Adam Boswell wrote on Amazon “It feels reasonably well made, suction is excellent”. Amazon Customer gave the VAX Air Cordless a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “It's entirely fit for purpose in our case” in their VAX Air Cordless review. Amazon Customer also said “Good quality”.

A Top Selling Vacuum Cleaner

The Air Cordless is a popular choice of vacuum cleaner.

Good Suction

Some people said in their reviews that the VAX Air Cordless had good suction. A. Rose gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the VAX Air Cordless on Amazon “The suction is great and I would say that it would easily suck its way round a decent sized four-bed house without running out of juice”. A. Thomas wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Suction very good steering easy” and scored it 5 stars. Aaron B. scored the product very highly and he mentioned “You get a nice 30 mins roughly to clean your whole house with enough suction power to even pick up my German Shepherds long hairs” in his review.

Good Brush

Nineteen people said in their reviews that it had a good brush. Adrian Williams wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon last year “The level of suction is adequate for the brush head” but in spite of that he only scored the product 2 stars. Alexa.mum said in their VAX Air Cordless review “Everything about it is great apart of the brush which pulls threads of my carpet”. Chris Hoare mentioned on Amazon “In the box there are two brush attachments supplied to help with this; though strongly the main unit only has a storage point for one of them” yet he only rated the product 60 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

One customer reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Kaed said “Handy being wireless”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of recycling. Kevin Trebell mentioned on Amazon “The unit comes well packaged in good recyclable packaging and is very easy to unpack” in his review of the VAX Air Cordless and scored the product very highly.

Good Power Cord

One person reckoned that the VAX Air Cordless had a good power cord. Nr2 rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Was smitten! So much easier without a power cord attached and so light” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Just Released Six Months Ago

The Air Cordless was only relased by VAX six months ago. Newer vacuums like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

VAX Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We calculated the average ratings for all VAX vacuums and also specifically for VAX vacuums and found that in both cases VAX had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Like most of the other comparable spec vacuums that were released around the same time as the Air Cordless, the VAX Air Cordless does not have a brush tool.

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Not Cordless

The Air Cordless is not cordless. Most of the other vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the Air Cordless are also not cordless.

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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(6)
18 November 2015

A distinctly average cordless upright vacuum, the Vax Air Cordless is better than its cheaper rivals but not by much...

Cordless convenience
Upright and handheld modes
Light and easy to use
Effective brush bar
Lightweight, cordfree, spare battery, long life, powerful, multifloor
Low suction power
Poor edge cleaning
Small and messy to empty bin
Slow to charge
Awkward wand extension with too few heads
12 June 2015

It is 112cm tall, 10cm deep at the base and 25cm wide at the brush bar.The only instructions were printed on the box and related to the battery.Assembly consists of joining the lower part of the... Read more…

14 April 2015

A cordless vacuum cleaner that equals the best of the cabled ones may seem a pipedream, but the Vax Air Cordless Lift pretty much delivers on that promise.This Vax vacuum cleaner does away with... Read more…

Good cleaning on all surfaces
Two removable batteries included
Great freedom in handheld mode
Up to 50 minutes total cleaning time
Poor edge cleaning on carpets
No low power mode or release valve
Limited dust capacity
13 March 2015

?A reasonable and cheaper way to go cordless, but there are better ways to spend your money than this. Wait for a price drop...

6 February 2015

Vax has been offering cordless cleaners for some time, but in 2015, they are coming with a twist on the format. Welcome, then, the Air Cordless Lift and the Air Cordless Switch. The Air Cordless... Read more…

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User Reviews

(770)
Reviewed 4 August 2015 by Lyn
Lyn would recommend the Vax H85-AC21_BB Air Cordless Switch Extra 2-in-1 Vacuum

Best vacuum. Cleaner I have ever purchased. Good suction. Brilliant on dog hair. As I have a medical condition, I am unable to. Push or lift vacuums but this so light and easy to push. The battery... Read more…

Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Mitch4711
Mitch4711 would recommend the Vax U85-ACLG-B Air Cordless Lift

Love this! I was always doubtful about cordless products but this Vax has completely changed my opinion. It is so easy to use, no messing about with cords, great suction, brush head very effective... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2015 by Jayne
Jayne would recommend the Vax U85-ACLG-B Air Cordless Lift

I had a Dyson which broke and despite going back to Dyson 2/3 times, my warranty ran out whilst they were trying to fix it & I was told that my only option was to trade it in. I told them that I... Read more…

Reviewed 28 April 2015 by Diane
Diane would recommend the Vax U85-ACLG-B Air Cordless Lift

Love this cleaner, so easy to use (even my 10 year son can use it) very light and easy to manage...

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by Jody
Jody would recommend the Vax Air Cordless Switch 2-in-1

I have used it everyday and find it great to use. Very light, cleans as good as any other vac I have had. It has 2 settings for different floor types which is changed by a switch on the handle.... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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