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Dyson DC49I Vacuum Cleaner

The Dyson DC49 Cylinder Bagless Vacuum Cleaner in iron, silver and blue is the embodiment of powerful home cleaning in a compact design. A smaller and quieter vacuum Diminutive and weighing only... More
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Dyson DC49 (DC49i) Cylinder Cleaner - Dyson's smallest and quietest vacuum cleaner

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, T3.com and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this vacuum is 80 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this Dyson vacuum rated it as 81%.

Nice Design

Some Dyson DC49 owners reckoned that it was good looking. Jon Boy mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner “It's also pretty small, which is nice.”. Jon Boy also mentioned “I'm sure you could get very similar performance from a less stylish brand for significantly less cost”. M. Kiya Z. Byers said on Amazon in October last year “It is pretty crazy that the suction power of the DC49 (as specified in air watts) is greater than that of most other current-generation Dyson vacuum cleaners” in their review but despite that they rated the product 60 out of 100.

Some customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote in their Dyson DC49 review “Motorhead design had got better.”. John Derbyshire mentioned “The compact design limits this”.

One customer who reviewed this vacuum cleaner wrote that it was ergonomic. Siliconrepublic.com wrote three years ago “Ergonomic design” . One Dyson DC49 owner who purchased this vacuum cleaner wrote that it was luxurious. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “Stylishly designed it will fit in with any swanky pad.” in their Dyson DC49 review.

One Dyson DC49 owner considered that it was smooth. Tara mentioned on Amazon “It goes very smooth” in her review of this vacuum cleaner. One customer who purchased this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was well designed.

One Dyson DC49 owner who bought the product reckoned that it was neat. Ted said on Amazon “Has brilliant suction, very neat little machine” in his Dyson DC49 review.

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Good Size

A number of Dyson DC49 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was compact. Q said on Amazon “Small and compact, this vacuum does a better jon than all the other cleaners I have had put together”. Ronpz wrote on Amazon “Is also very compact and stores away in a small place”. Susan Warner gave it an excellent rating and she said in her Dyson DC49 review “Very compact, light weight”.

A few people said that the Dyson DC49 was lightweight. Three years ago Doug mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight, well equipped” in his Dyson DC49 review. Doug also mentioned “This model is so lightweight and easy to handle”. Doug also said “* Lightweight * Easy to carry upstairs * Excellent Suction * Very effective at dusting”.

A number of customers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was a good weight. Philjohn said “It is extremely light weight, works well has powerful suction”. Two years ago Susan Warner scored it 5 stars and she said in her Dyson DC49 review on Amazon “Light weight and good”.

A number of customers concluded that it was tall. Anniew mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The hose is designed for midgets, so if you are tall you have to hunch down to use it” although they only rated it 20 out of 100. Tara she wrote in her review of the Dyson DC49 on Amazon “If you are a tall person then you might find the lance a little short”.

One Dyson DC49 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was easy to carry around. Sunparanoid Mum said in their Dyson DC49 review on Amazon “Has great suction! Easy to carry and great on stairs as it can either be carried”.

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Good Suction

Several Dyson DC49 owners said in their reviews that the Dyson DC49 had good suction. Ali rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The suction is fantastic and leaves carpets”. Bjohnn wrote on Amazon “Light with very good suction and she thinks it cleans well” in their review of the Dyson DC49. J. Saunders wrote on Amazon “It has great suction, maneuverability the small bin is big enough for a clean of the house” and rated it 5 stars.

Robust

Some Dyson DC49 reviewers who reviewed the Dyson DC49 concluded that it was well made. Doug wrote on Amazon “A solid lance” in his review. John Derbyshire said in his Dyson DC49 review on Amazon “Well engineered and quality product”. Philippe said last year “A small piece of solid widetritus, such as a drawing pin, paper clip” in their review of the Dyson DC49.

One person who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was reliable. M. Kiya Z. Byers said “The DC49 is a disappointment just as all other current-generation Dysons are to users who can remember how reliable and versatile their old DC04s, DC08s, DC14s etc” in their review of this vacuum cleaner however they only rated the product 60 out of 100.

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Portable

Several Dyson DC49 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Dyson DC49 was easy to move around.

Dyson Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

Based on 12,047 owner and expert reviews, Dyson has good reviews for its vacuum cleaners. Dyson also has good reviews specifically within its vacuums range.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some Dyson DC49 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was quiet. M. Kiya Z. Byers said on Amazon “The motor is exceptionally quiet” nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Trustedreviews.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC49 “The Dyson DC49 is quiet, compact and a something of a joy to use”. Three years ago expert review site T3.com rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The Dyson DC49, is the British brand's smallest, quietest and lightest cleaner to date” in their review.

One person who bought the product concluded that it was noisy. M. Kiya Z. Byers wrote on Amazon “The head also emits a nasty high screeching noise when held at certain angles”.

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Easy to Use

A few Dyson DC49 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. M. Kiya Z. Byers wrote “The wand is too short for anyone above, say, 5'9" to use comfortably” but despite that they only rated the product 60 out of 100. Q4quality scored it 5 stars and wrote “Dyson is so simple to use, empty and clean” in their review of the Dyson DC49.

One Dyson DC49 owner mentioned that it was easy to assemble. Jon Boy wrote in his review on Amazon “The vacuum is easy to assemble and easy to empty the cylinder”.

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Good Brush

One person who purchased the Dyson DC49 mentioned that it had a good brush. Three years ago Doug wrote on Amazon “A stair brush which is excellent and a clip to attach these to the hose” in his Dyson DC49 review.

Good Support

One customer who reviewed the Dyson DC49 considered that it had good technical guidance. J. Saunders said two years ago “There is a piece of material stuck across the head, I assume this is to help it slide easier across flat surfaces - this has already come off” .

6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Like most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years, the Dyson DC49 does not have a brush tool.

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A Bit Expensive

Several customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not cheap. John Derbyshire mentioned two years ago “A bit expensive” in his review. Jon Boy gave it a rating of 60 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “Those who say they're overpriced”.

Some customers who bought it reckoned that it was not good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Pricey Moterhead is not wide enough”. This month Tracey J. Wood gave it a rating of 20 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Not fit for purpose, save your money and all the hastle” in his review.

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Poor Product Quality

Some Dyson DC49 owners who purchased it considered that it was not good quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The quality of the build is awful”. Tracey J. Wood said in his review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Have to agree that it's not fit for purpose”.

Difficult to Empty

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was not easy to empty. Ali mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “For the benefit of having such a light, easy vacuum I don't mind that at all and it's super easy to empty” however despite that he rated it 5 stars. M. Kiya Z. Byers gave it a score of 60 out of 100 and said “The bin fills very rapidly - which is understandable, given the unit's size - and then, worse, is difficult to empty; much of the debris gets compacted” in their Dyson DC49 review.

Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuum cleaners of this spec and age, the Dyson DC49 is not cordless.

Vacuums which are cordless that might also be worth looking at include the Black & Decker Stick Vac SVFV3250L-GB[plb_2981498_price].

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Quite Short Cord Length

The shortest cord length of vacuum cleaners of a comparable spec and age to the DC49 is 0.6m and the longest is 16m. The Dyson DC49 has a quite short cord length (only 5 meters) compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as the DC49.

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1 Other reason to consider the Dyson DC49

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this vacuum was released.

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Expert Reviews

(4)
15 November 2013

Psychologically, one of the hardest things about vacuuming your home is usually the very thought of dragging a big heavy machine down corridors and up and down stairs.This is where the boffins at...

Tiny size
Powerful motor
Ergonomic design
Dyson digital motor
Compact, stylish body
Small dust bin capacity
High price
Noisy in small environments
Expensive
Small dust capacity
1 August 2013

Dyson's latest multi-room vacuum cleaner is going with the idiom that good things come in small packages. The Dyson DC49, is the British brand's smallest, quietest and lightest cleaner to date.... Read more…

26 July 2013

The first vacuum cleaner to feature the same digital motor as the company's hand dryers, the Dyson DC49 is quiet, compact and a something of a joy to use. Stylishly designed it will fit in with...

26 July 2013

If you live in a small, one-bedroom flat and need a vacuum cleaner that doesn't wipe out an entire cupboard, then this will certainly do the trick, however that hose is still the bugbear here and...

User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 by CM

Only thing good is that it's light weight otherwise a complete waste of money.

Reviewed 27 March 2016 by Tracey J. Wood

Have to agree that it's not fit for purpose. On the 3rd replacement head and that too is hardly rotating, which means it's picking up next to nothing. I spend more time unblocking the head or... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2016 by Robert ban
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant...

Reviewed 15 December 2015 by Amazon Customer

I have owned a DC49 for over a year. Pros It does a good job at vacumming, than the compatives current range, but the "Philips Marathon Animal" hoover which we own (hard to find, Made for... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Hey there every one! I have this, well, we... (our familly) have this product! Everything works perfect from one year now! Excellent product, BUT!!!.... IT IS TO FREAKY SMAAAAAALLLLLLL! WE THOUGHT... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dyson dc49, dyson dc49i
Barcodes 05025155015940, 05025155015957

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