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Philips FC8470

69

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Philips FC8470

Philips FC8470
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A good spec but 4 year old 1,600W cylinder vacuum, with moderate running costs
1,600W Cylinder Dry 4.5kg Aug 2013
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Philips FC8470 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Philips FC8470 as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$330 Over 10 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has running costs of $330 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 1,397 vacuums that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuums.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quite high maximum input power
Lighter than average
Higher suction power* for A better clean
With powercyclone 4 technology
Clean air in your home
Ergonomic grip for far reach
Powerful cleaning performance
Easy to clean
Louder than average noise level
Not cordless

Philips FC8470 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the FC8470 is $330 over 10 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,397 vacuums.

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Features

Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Philips FC8470 of 83dB is louder than 86% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. Across all the vacuum cleaners the noise levels range from 28dB to 91dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

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Lighter Than Average

Vacuum cleaners have weights of between 300g and 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. The weight of the Philips FC8470 of only 4.5kg is in the lightest 24% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

Across all the vacuums the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W. With a maximum input power of 1,600 Watt, the Philips FC8470 has one of the higher maximum input powers amongst vacuum cleaners of this age.

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Not Cordless

Like most other vacuums, the Philips FC8470 is not cordless. 94% of vacuum cleaners are not cordless.

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Average Suction Power

The Philips FC8470's suction power of 320W is fairly standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is higher than 47% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Animal Care Setting

The Philips FC8470 has an animal care setting, which is unusual. 97% of vacuum cleaners do not have an animal care setting.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Philips FC8470 has a washable filter, unlike 84% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a washable filter.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Philips FC8470 has a hard floor brush. 75% of vacuum cleaners do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Handle

The Philips FC8470 has a handle, unlike 89% of vacuum cleaners which do not have a handle.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Philips FC8470 has a flexible hose. 79% of vacuums do not have a flexible hose.

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Higher Than Average Vacuum

Across all the vacuum cleaners the vacuums range from 2.8kPa to 36kPa, and the average vacuum is 23kPa. The vacuum of the Philips FC8470 of 25kPa is higher than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the highest 27% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 320w220v, fc847001

Barcodes:

00871010363953, 08710103607953, 08710103607960, 08710103636779, 08710103639534, 08710103646167, 68710103607955

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