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Home Steam Cleaners 5 Best Steam Cleaners Under $50 in the US - January 2020

5 Best Steam Cleaners Under $50 in the US - January 2020

Updated 30 December 2019 by Matthew
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5 best steam cleaners under $50

Which Are the Best Steam Cleaners Under $50?

Don't have time to read our analysis of the best steam cleaners under $50? No problem, let's cut to the chase, the best steam cleaners under $50 are:

  • 1) Shark S3251 - $49.99 eBay
  • 2) Shark S3601D - $49.99 eBay
  • 3) Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G - $44.12 CHC IT Solutions
  • 4) Pyle PSTHH05 - $27.00 eBay
  • 5) Dirt Devil Versa - $27.47 eBay

What Steam Cleaner Under $50 to Buy in January 2020?

Let's take a look at the top 5 steam cleaners under $50 currently for sale in the US, compared side by side:

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Shark S3251 Shark S3601D Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G Pyle PSTHH05 Dirt Devil Versa
Shark S3251 Shark S3601D Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G Pyle PSTHH05 Dirt Devil Versa
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3 Bar
STEAM
1,550W
3 Bar
STEAM
1,189W
3 Bar
STEAM
0.38L
CAPACITY
2.3kg
900W
3 Bar
STEAM
0.3L
CAPACITY
1.7kg
0.4L
CAPACITY
70
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
97
Reviews
106 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Quite Popular
89
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent
92
Reviews
90 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
78
Features
Good Features
65
Value for Money
Good
63
Kagoo Score
Good
77
Features
Good Features
59
Value for Money
Average
61
Kagoo Score
Good
A fully featured and good value for money 3 bar steam pressure upright steam cleaner. The highest scoring upright steam cleaner around, with a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this steam cleaner isvery easy to use and lightweight, and easy to assemble. Multiple reviews mentioned that this steam cleaner isvery easy to use and lightweight, and easy to assemble. It's the cheapest upright steam cleaner around. A good spec but only ok value for money 900W, 3 bar steam pressure steam cleaner. A good spec but only moderate value for money upright 0.4L capacity steam cleaner.
2 Reasons For
More Shops Are Selling it
Better Brand
6 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
More Shops Are Selling it
Better User Reviews
Much Better Overall Reviews
Better Brand
Easier to Use
3 Reasons For
Hard Floor Brush
More Shops Are Selling it
More Fairly Priced
2 Reasons For
Window Cleaning Nozzle
Cheaper by $17
3 Reasons For
21% Bigger Water Capacity
Cleaning Cloth
Newer by Four Months
3 Reasons Against
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $23
Older by Four Months
3 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Removable Water Tank
More Expensive by $23
Older by Over One Year
8 Reasons Against
Moderately Smaller Water Capacity
Heavier
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $17
Older by Six Months
User Review Rating is Worse
Overall Review Rating is Much Worse
Worse Brand
5 Reasons Against
0.1L Smaller Water Capacity
Worse Kagoo Score
Not As Many Stockists
Older by Over Two Years
Worse Brand
3 Reasons Against
Worse Kagoo Score
Less Retailers
Worse Brand
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Shark S3251

$49.99
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Shark S3251

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Shark S3251
3 Bar
STEAM

The Shark S3251 has a Kagoo Score of 84. However with a price tag of $49.99 this steam cleaner is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Shark S3251.

A fully featured and good value for money 3 bar steam pressure upright steam cleaner.

85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Shark Light and Easy Steam Mop (S3251) by Euro-Pro review
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2 Reasons For for Choosing the Shark S3251

More Shops Are Selling it

A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this steam cleaner.

Better Brand

Shark steam cleaners have an average rating of 95%, however Dirt Devil only has an average rating of 50.1%, Pyle only has an average rating of 50.9% and Russell Hobbs only has an average rating of 62%.

3 Reasons Against for Choosing the Shark S3251

Worse Kagoo Score

The Shark S3251 has received a Kagoo Score of 84, but the Shark S3601D scored 90.

More Expensive by $23

The Shark S3251 is $23 more expensive than the Dirt Devil Versa, $23 more expensive than the Pyle PSTHH05 and $6 more expensive than the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G.

Older by Four Months

The Shark S3251 is four months older than the Dirt Devil Versa.

The cheapest price that we could find for the S3251 in the US is $49.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Shark S3601D

$49.99
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Shark S3601D
1,550W
3 Bar
STEAM

The Shark S3601D has a Kagoo Score of 90. However with a price tag of $49.99 this steam cleaner is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Shark S3601D.

The highest scoring upright steam cleaner around, with a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this steam cleaner isvery easy to use and lightweight, and easy to assemble.

97
Reviews
106 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Quite Popular
89
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Shark S3601D has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 106 reviews.

Euro Pro Shark S3601 Professional Steam Pocket Mop Review
Euro Pro Shark S3601 Professional Steam Pocket Mop Review

6 Reasons For for Choosing the Shark S3601D

Better Kagoo Score

The Shark S3601D has received a Kagoo Score of 90, but the Dirt Devil Versa scored only 61, the Pyle PSTHH05 scored only 63, the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G scored 84 and the Shark S3251 scored 84.

More Shops Are Selling it

A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this steam cleaner.

Better User Reviews

Based on 106 reviews, the Shark S3601D has an average user review score of 87%, but the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has an average rating of 81% (based on 89 reviews).

Much Better Overall Reviews

Based on 106 reviews, the Shark S3601D has an average overall review score of 87%, but the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has an average rating of 76% (based on 90 reviews).

Better Brand

Shark steam cleaners have an average rating of 95%, however Dirt Devil only has an average rating of 50.1%, Pyle only has an average rating of 50.9% and Russell Hobbs only has an average rating of 62%.

Easier to Use

On average reviewers thought the Shark S3601D was easier to use. More than 10 people thought that the Shark S3601 was really easy to use and four people thought that it was also very easy to assemble.

3 Reasons Against for Choosing the Shark S3601D

Does Not Have a Removable Water Tank

The Shark S3601D does not have a removable water tank, but the Dirt Devil Versa, the Pyle PSTHH05, the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G and the Shark S3251 do. More ...

'Removable Water Tanks' denotes whether the water tank on the steam cleaner can be easily removed and reinserted whenever necessary.

A removable water tank makes refilling the steam cleaner far easier, and you're less likely to spill water all over the place.

More Expensive by $23

The Shark S3601D is $23 more expensive than the Dirt Devil Versa, $23 more expensive than the Pyle PSTHH05 and $6 more expensive than the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G.

Older by Over One Year

The Shark S3601D is 21 months older than the Dirt Devil Versa, 15 months older than the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G and 17 months older than the Shark S3251.

The cheapest price that we could find for the S3601D in the US is $49.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G

$44.12
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Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G

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Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G
1,189W
3 Bar
STEAM
0.38L
CAPACITY
2.3kg

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has a Kagoo Score of 84. However with a price tag of $44.12 this steam cleaner is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G.

Features We Love:
Lighter than average (2.3kg)
Hard floor brush

Multiple reviews mentioned that this steam cleaner isvery easy to use and lightweight, and easy to assemble. It's the cheapest upright steam cleaner around.

92
Reviews
90 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 90 reviews.

3 Reasons For for Choosing the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G

Hard Floor Brush

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has a hard floor brush, whereas the Dirt Devil Versa, the Pyle PSTHH05, the Shark S3251 and the Shark S3601D do not have this feature. More ...

'Hard Floor Brush' denotes whether the steam cleaner comes with a brush specifically designed for cleaning hard floors.

A specialised brush will make cleaning hard floors significantly easier.

More Shops Are Selling it

A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this steam cleaner.

More Fairly Priced

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G was more fairly priced.

8 Reasons Against for Choosing the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G

Moderately Smaller Water Capacity

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has a water capacity of 0.38, however the Dirt Devil Versa and the Pyle PSTHH05 are both 0.3L capacity steam cleaners (0.08L smaller). More ...

The capacity of a steam cleaner measures how much water it can store at once.

The bigger the capacity of your steam cleaner, the longer it can go between refills, meaning a more efficient use of your time.

Heavier

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has a weight of 2.3, but the Pyle PSTHH05 is a 1.7kg steam cleaner (576.35g lighter). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the steam cleaner, without accessories attached.

A lighter steam cleaner is advantageous, because it makes it far easier to carry from room to room.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G has received a Kagoo Score of 84, however the Shark S3601D scored 90.

More Expensive by $17

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G is $17 more expensive than the Dirt Devil Versa and $17 more expensive than the Pyle PSTHH05.

Older by Six Months

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G is six months older than the Dirt Devil Versa and two months older than the Shark S3251.

User Review Rating is Worse

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G's average user score is 81%, however the Shark S3601D's is 87% (based on 106 reviews).

Overall Review Rating is Much Worse

The Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G's average overall score is only 76%, however the Shark S3601D's is 87% (based on 106 reviews).

Worse Brand

Russell Hobbs steam cleaners have an average rating of only 62%, whereas Shark has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the RHSM1001G in the US is $44.12 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Pyle PSTHH05

$27.00
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Pyle PSTHH05
900W
3 Bar
STEAM
0.3L
CAPACITY
1.7kg

The Pyle PSTHH05 has a Kagoo Score of 63. With a price tag of $27.00 this steam cleaner is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Pyle PSTHH05.

Features We Love:
Very light (1.7kg)
Window cleaning nozzle

A good spec but only ok value for money 900W, 3 bar steam pressure steam cleaner.

78
Features
Good Features
65
Value for Money
Good
63
Kagoo Score
Good
Pyle PSTHH05 Handheld Steamer Birdie Multipurpose Pressurized Steam Cleaner Review
Pyle PSTHH05 Handheld Steamer Birdie Multipurpose Pressurized Steam Cleaner Review
Pyle PSTHH05 Handheld Steamer Review
Pyle PSTHH05 Handheld Steamer Review

2 Reasons For for Choosing the Pyle PSTHH05

Window Cleaning Nozzle

The Pyle PSTHH05 has a window cleaning nozzle, whereas the Dirt Devil Versa, the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G, the Shark S3251 and the Shark S3601D do not have this feature. More ...

'Window Cleaning Nozzle' denotes whether the steam cleaner comes with a nozzle specifically designed for cleaning windows.

A specialised nozzle will make cleaning windows significantly easier.

Cheaper by $17

The Pyle PSTHH05 costs $27.00, whereas the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G is $44.12, the Shark S3251 is $49.99 and the Shark S3601D is $49.99.

5 Reasons Against for Choosing the Pyle PSTHH05

0.1L Smaller Water Capacity

Pyle PSTHH05 is only 0.3 capacity, but the Dirt Devil Versa and the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G are both 0.38L capacity steam cleaners (0.08L bigger). More ...

The capacity of a steam cleaner measures how much water it can store at once.

The bigger the capacity of your steam cleaner, the longer it can go between refills, meaning a more efficient use of your time.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Pyle PSTHH05 has only received a Kagoo Score of 63, but the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G scored 84, the Shark S3251 scored 84 and the Shark S3601D scored 90.

Not As Many Stockists

The Pyle PSTHH05 is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G is stocked by 2 retailers, the Shark S3251 is stocked by 2 stores and the Shark S3601D is stocked by 2 shops. More ...

Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this steam cleaner.
Older by Over Two Years

The Pyle PSTHH05 is two years older than the Dirt Devil Versa, 21 months older than the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G, 23 months older than the Shark S3251 and six months older than the Shark S3601D.

Worse Brand

Pyle steam cleaners have an average rating of only 50.9%, however Russell Hobbs has an average rating of 62% and Shark has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the PSTHH05 in the US is $27.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Dirt Devil Versa

$27.47
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Dirt Devil Versa

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Dirt Devil Versa
0.4L
CAPACITY

The Dirt Devil Versa has a Kagoo Score of 61. With a price tag of $27.47 this steam cleaner is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Dirt Devil Versa.

Features We Love:
Cleaning cloth

A good spec but only moderate value for money upright 0.4L capacity steam cleaner.

77
Features
Good Features
59
Value for Money
Average
61
Kagoo Score
Good
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3 Reasons For for Choosing the Dirt Devil Versa

21% Bigger Water Capacity

The Dirt Devil Versa has a water capacity of 0.4, however the Pyle PSTHH05 and the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G are both only 0.38L capacity steam cleaners (0.02L smaller). More ...

The capacity of a steam cleaner measures how much water it can store at once.

The bigger the capacity of your steam cleaner, the longer it can go between refills, meaning a more efficient use of your time.

Cleaning Cloth

The Dirt Devil Versa has a cleaning cloth, whereas the Pyle PSTHH05, the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G, the Shark S3251 and the Shark S3601D do not. More ...

Whether the steam cleaner comes with a cloth specifically designed for finishing surfaces after cleaning them, wiping them down and giving them a final little polish.

A cleaning cloth will give a nicer final glean to cleaned floors and windows.

Newer by Four Months

The Dirt Devil Versa was released two years after the Pyle PSTHH05, released six months after the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G, released four months after the Shark S3251 and released 21 months after the Shark S3601D

3 Reasons Against for Choosing the Dirt Devil Versa

Worse Kagoo Score

The Dirt Devil Versa has only received a Kagoo Score of 61, however the Pyle PSTHH05 scored 63, the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G scored 84, the Shark S3251 scored 84 and the Shark S3601D scored 90.

Less Retailers

The Dirt Devil Versa is only stocked by 1 shop, whereas the Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G is stocked by 2 retailers, the Shark S3251 is stocked by 2 shops and the Shark S3601D is stocked by 2 sellers. More ...

Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this steam cleaner remaining in stock.
Worse Brand

Dirt Devil steam cleaners have an average rating of only 50.1%, whereas Pyle has an average rating of 50.9%, Russell Hobbs has an average rating of 62% and Shark has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Versa in the US is $27.47 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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5 Best Steam Cleaners Under $50 in the US - January 2020
Shark S3251
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
Shark S3601D
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
Russell Hobbs RHSM1001G
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
Pyle PSTHH05
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices
Dirt Devil Versa
Reasons For
Reasons Against
Best Prices

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