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Dyson DC50 Vacuum Cleaner

$237.45
660W Upright Vacuum Dry 5.3kg Dec 2012
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Good owner reviews
Easy to use
Good size
969 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this Dyson vacuum is 83% based on 1,000 owner reviews. 512 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars and 81% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Dyson Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

We checked 10,955 user and expert reviews (including 5,361 verified purchases) for Dyson vacuum cleaners and found that on average Dyson has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Dyson has good ratings specifically for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners. 92% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

One hundred and ninety-five Dyson DC50 owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Msmop mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I found it easier to use & empty my old Dyson machine”. Mum61 mentioned “Easy to use on stairs” in their Dyson DC50 review. Mrsbargains mentioned on Argos.co.uk “It's really light, easy to use on (or carry up) stairs”.

Eighteen people who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was easy to assemble. Nicjsteph gave the product a rating of 8 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Just received this vac, easy to assemble, just whizzed around to test”. Nicknick20 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Easy to assemble and much lighter to operate”. Vicky33 said on Argos.co.uk three years ago “I recommend this vacuum as it is easy to assemble and is very quiet” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Five Dyson DC50 reviewers concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago Christine gave the product a score of 6 stars and she wrote in her Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk “It is comfortable to push around”. In the same month an anonymous author mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Only issue is could do with a better way to hold the cable when using as all the cable unravels”. Jan wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner “However the light weight makes it easy to hold” .

Four Dyson DC50 owners reckoned that it performed as expected. Olly68 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Does exactly what it says on the tin (box) Fantastic product, our second” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 8 stars. Still27atheart mentioned “Brilliant! It really does what it says on the tin”. Trish13 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This product is great, does what it says on the tin” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Three Dyson DC50 owners who bought the Dyson DC50 thought it was easy to setup. Misty726 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “It is very disappointing, as it takes so much time to set up” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 4 stars. Jcp1 mentioned “Has lots of accessories and once mastered is easy to set up and use with the hose”. Harryh mentioned on Argos.co.uk three years ago “Looks good, easy to set up and not as noisy as the old DC04 we are replacing” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

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Nice Design

Fourteen Dyson DC50 reviewers who reviewed the Dyson DC50 concluded that it was well designed. Patman rated the product 7 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Great design, lightweight, yet as powerful as our old DC14” in their Dyson DC50 review. Three years ago Stan27 said in their Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk “The design makes it easy to manoeuvre”. Wackyvacky mentioned “Would have liked a slightly bigger dust collection capacity, as I found it needed emptying every time! All in all very stylish and great design features”.

Eleven customers said in their reviews that it was neat. Muckypup wrote “Very light and tucks away neatly! My 20 yr old son was so impressed, he hoovered the whole house! That's a bonus!” in their Dyson DC50 review. Three years ago Nubes mentioned “The cable tidy is only just big enough to take the cable”. Leonard he said on Argos.co.uk “Neat, light and efficient -what more can I ask from a cleaner”.

Nine customers who bought it thought it was good looking. Lulu4now said on Argos.co.uk three years ago “In use its pretty good, light and easliy managed”. Reviewer2014 wrote in their Dyson DC50 review in the same month “The problems begin when you want to do the stairs! The built in hose/wand is style over substance” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Daveofleeds wrote “Didn't realise dysoning the floor could be so fashionable”.

Two people who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was smooth. Wakanut wrote on Argos.co.uk “It tends to push bits around on smooth floors” in their review of the Dyson DC50 and scored the product 7 stars. Three years ago Amyshe10 mentioned “I can go from carpeted floor in the living room straight into the Dining room lamented floor in one smooth action and I don't have to change any settings” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

One Dyson DC50 owner who purchased the product considered that it was ergonomic. Domesticgodess mentioned “Ergonomic work is excellent, given my field of work, i'm well acquainted with strain on the body” in their review of the Dyson DC50.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty-one people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Mike55 said on Argos.co.uk “It seems to be quite tough and well made though”. Pat7 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “I chose this particular model for its lightweight quality and I have not been disappointed”. Notthedc50 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “The whole thing is like a cheaper, less well made and certainly less robust cleaner”.

Robust

Twenty-two Dyson DC50 reviewers who purchased the Dyson DC50 reckoned that it was well made. Nick73 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “A very good piece of modern engineering”. Orion5 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk three years ago “If reliability and construction is as good as the last one I will be more than happy”. Labrador10 wrote in their review of the Dyson DC50 in the same month “I liked the sturdy construction of previous models” .

Eleven customers who purchased it considered that it was reliable. Three years ago Marty28 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Small, compact, light and reliable”. Mands1971 gave it a rating of 6 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “It was a mistake and I should have stayed with my trusty DC03 that I had had for 10 years ! Its nowhere near as good or reliable” in their review of the Dyson DC50. Ymvp said in their Dyson DC50 review “Very good product and very reliable product” .

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Mike2121 gave the product a score of 6 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “The actual powercord is the most robust part of the dc50”. Modernman said on Argos.co.uk “Excellent product, as always the quality of plastics used is fantastic, with great durability compared with other leading brands” in their Dyson DC50 review. Three years ago Stevie008 mentioned in their Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk “Where the other one's have been strong robust etc this one yes is a lot less in weight”.

Two Dyson DC50 owners concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Z2002 said three years ago “Waste of money already broke not picking up correctly piece fell off” . In the same month Annie28 scored the product 6 stars and wrote in their Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk “After 23 years my old Dyson is looking a bit tired and a few things have broken off”.

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Portable

One hundred and twenty-three Dyson DC50 owners reckoned that it was easy to move around. Three years ago Nananic wrote “This dyson is lightweight and easy to handle with good suction, down side bin is small” in their review of the Dyson DC50 and gave it a rating of 6 stars. In the same month Nange wrote on Argos.co.uk “This Dyson is easy to carry, lightweight and easy to use”. Two years ago Nath mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Lightweight and compact yet very powerful for our large house”.

Good Suction

One hundred and twenty-eight customers who purchased it thought it had good suction. Three years ago Msmop wrote in their Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk “I like the weight & the suction is excellent” and gave the product a score of 8 stars. Muckypup said on Argos.co.uk “Dinky little vacuum with plenty of suction” in their review of the Dyson DC50 and gave it a score of 7 stars. Mrs Bunny mentioned on Argos.co.uk “It seems to clean into the corners better and as expected from Dyson the suction is great” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Six Dyson DC50 owners concluded that the Dyson DC50 was good at cleaning dog hair. Misterh wrote “It picks up dog hair better than the DC41” in their review of the Dyson DC50. Moodymiss1 mentioned in their Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk “Great, love it! Picks up dog hair, good on all floor surfaces, container a bit small”. Bramley2003 said “Fantastic at picking up dog hairs, makes carpets look new” and scored this vacuum cleaner 7 stars.

Four customers who purchased the Dyson DC50 considered that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Petfilledfarmhouse gave the product a rating of 6 stars and wrote “Clearly powerful suction which picked up pet hair and farm detritus easily”. Zanders mentioned on Argos.co.uk three years ago “Pet hair removal is excellent doesn"t blow it a round while you are trying to clean it up” in their Dyson DC50 review. Workmum wrote on Argos.co.uk “The suction is good so can't fault that, although I don't have pets so can't comment on pet hair” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Two Dyson DC50 reviewers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning cat hair. Lilcrash said “The dyson glides very nicely and picks up cat hair great” and gave the Dyson DC50 a rating of 7 stars. Antman82 said “Amazing Little Machine, Cat Hair matted into our carpet” in their Dyson DC50 review.

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Good Filter

Three customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good filter. Coathamlass scored it 7 stars and said “This is an easy task and cleaning the filter is a simple procedure”. Jacobite wrote three years ago “I think many people will find it difficult when having to change to using the tools, emptying the dust container and taking out the filter to clean it”.

Good Power Cord

One person who reviewed the product considered that it had a good power cord. Sams wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Long power lead and compact for easy storage” .

Good Brush

Thirteen customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good brush. Mike2121 said “If you need to use the brush with the pole fully extended to clean picture frames for example, you have to hold the whole unit high in the air”. Paulinkent wrote three years ago “The brush mechanism starts up fine when it's first turned on.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Midge72 mentioned on Argos.co.uk also three years ago “Love all the modifications like the easy access to the brush”.

Easy to Empty

Fifty-four customers concluded that it was easy to empty. Mum61 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Quick emptying system” in their Dyson DC50 review and scored this vacuum cleaner 8 stars. Mikmax gave it a rating of 8 stars and said “It is easy to empty the dirt container which is removed by a single click of a button” in their Dyson DC50 review. Three years ago Mosey gave the product a score of 8 stars and mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC50 on Argos.co.uk “I find my DC50 is easy and light to use as an upright and like the way it responds to both carpet and hard floors and the easy emptying.”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One hundred and twenty-two people said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Mumble said on Argos.co.uk “Lightweight and powerful, makes it a joy to clean with”. Mummyh gave it a rating of 6 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk three years ago “Good suction, lightweight”. Neely wrote “I love my new Dyson! It's lightweight and easy to use”.

Seventy-eight Dyson DC50 reviewers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was compact. Nedsram wrote in their Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk three years ago “Our previous machine was a Dyson DC25 compact multi floor, which we have had for several years”. Misterh gave the product a rating of 7 stars and said on Argos.co.uk in the same month “The DC 50 is compact” in their Dyson DC50 review. Mike2121 said in their Dyson DC50 review “Its very compact and very light”.

Sixty-two people reckoned that the Dyson DC50 was easy to carry around. Three years ago 11kentonrow wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “The machine is light and easy to move around the home”. In the same month Mum61 mentioned “Light and easy to handle” in their Dyson DC50 review. Mosy mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This machine is light and easy to assemble” in their review of the Dyson DC50 and gave it a score of 8 stars.

Fifty-three Dyson DC50 owners wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was heavy and bulky. Msmop wrote on Argos.co.uk three years ago “I find it heavy to push on carpet” and scored it 7 stars. Motheroftwoboys mentioned “I bought this to replace my old Dyson which is on it's last legs and also very heavy” . Mobea wrote in their Dyson DC50 review on Argos.co.uk “I purchased my Dyson DC50 because my previous vacuum cleaner was rather heavy to push around” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Three Dyson DC50 reviewers said that the Dyson DC50 was good structurally.

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Average Weight

At 5.3 kilograms, the Dyson DC50 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other vacuums of this type and age.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Hoover Athos AT70 (6kg and cheaper), or the Samsung CycloneForce (5.5kg and cheaper).

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One Dyson DC50 owner who purchased it said that it was good in terms of power usage.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed the Dyson DC50 considered that it had good features. Ckck mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This vacuum cleaner has many great features”. Ashb24 wrote in their review of the Dyson DC50 “After the first vacuum it has gathered more dust than any of our old vacuums and the features and tools are easy to use first time”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Eighteen Dyson DC50 reviewers who bought this vacuum cleaner wrote that it was quiet. Mcdig said on Argos.co.uk three years ago “Excellent cleaning power, picks up from all kinds of surfaces, very quiet and easy to handle”. Themightyvacman mentioned on Argos.co.uk “I would certainly recommend it to anyone who wants a very quiet, small powerful vacuum cleaner.”. Zag1 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “It is easy to manover, quiet in use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

Three Dyson DC50 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was noisy. Three years ago Oyinks wrote “A bit on the noisy side” in their review of the Dyson DC50. Also three years ago Cookiemonster said on Argos.co.uk “If you have access to the Which magazine/ratings, you may be put off as this model is mentioned as being very noisy and with a short flex”. Also three years ago Dingbat2d mentioned “Make sure you keep the filters clean or it gets noisy and performance suffers badly” and scored the product 7 stars.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Eleven people who reviewed the Dyson DC50 concluded that it had good technical guidance. New Dyson Owner mentioned on Argos.co.uk “You just need to keep calm and follow the instructions! Using it for the first time was just amazing” in their review of the Dyson DC50. Mikmax scored it 6 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “The cleanable filter (done one a month in water) is accessible and the instructions are clear” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Pet19hog said three years ago “Having just purchased the DC50 we set about following the instructions and very quickly had an assembled machine ready to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it 8 stars.

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