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Philips FC8457 Vacuum Cleaner

750W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 4.2kg May 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Light

The weights of vacuums of a comparable age and spec to the FC8457 range from 660g to 11kg. The Philips FC8457 is fairly light (only 4.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuums of a comparable age and type to the FC8457.

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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of vacuums to determine an average rating for each vacuum cleaner brand. On average Philips vacuum cleaners have good ratings from users and experts.

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Electronic Power Control

This vacuum cleaner has an Electronic power control, which is typical of many vacuums that are a comparable age to it.

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Narrow

At only 282 millimeters, the Philips FC8457 is quite narrow compared to most of the other vacuums of this spec and age. The average width of comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as the FC8457 is 330mm.

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Short

When compared to other vacuum cleaners of this spec and age that we have checked, the Philips FC8457's height of only 220 millimeters is one of the shortest. The shortest vacuum of a similar spec and age to the FC8457 is 210mm tall and the tallest is 1,300mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Most medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than two years do not have a brush tool. The Philips FC8457 is no exception to this as it too does not have a brush tool.

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Very Low Vacuum Suction

The average vacuum suction of medium maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the FC8457 is 46kPa, and the vacuum suctions range from 14kPa to 210kPa. With a vacuum suction of only 19.5 kilopascals, the Philips FC8457 has a quite low vacuum suction compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to the FC8457.

If this Philips vacuum cleaner vacuum suction is too low for you then you might want to look at the AquaVac Excell 30[plb_2510008_price] (20kPa and higher rated).

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Very Small Operating Radius

The smallest operating radius of vacuums that were launched around the same time as the FC8457 is 5m, the biggest is 89m, and the average operating radius is 11m. At only 8 meters, the Philips FC8457 has a quite small operating radius compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the FC8457.

If this Philips vacuum operating radius is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Hoover CJ925[plb_3806048_price] (8.5m).

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of medium maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as the FC8457 is 59dB, the loudest is 89dB, and the average noise level is 76dB. At 84 decibels, the Philips FC8457 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other vacuums that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the FC8645[pl_2283255_price] (79dB), or the FC832[pl_2376838_price] (84dB) both from Philips.

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Not Cordless

The Philips FC8457 is not cordless, although keep in mind that most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and type to the FC8457 are also not cordless.

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Quite Short Cord Length

The shortest cord length of vacuums of this age and spec is 2.5m and the longest is 15m. With a cord length of only 5 meters, the Philips FC8457 has one of the shorter cord lengths amongst similar spec vacuum cleaners of this age.

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Quite Low Airflow Rate

With an airflow rate of only 1,764 liter per minute, the Philips FC8457 has a fairly low airflow rate compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years. The lowest airflow rate of medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for a similar time to the FC8457 is 42l/min and the highest is 4,100l/min.

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Only E Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Philips FC8457 has an E carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most medium maximum input power vacuums that were released more than two years ago. Most medium maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to it have a D carpet cleaning performance class. Across all similar spec vacuums that have been around for around the same time as the FC8457 the carpet cleaning performance class ranges from F (worst) to A (best).

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Only E Dust Re-Emission Class

The Philips FC8457 has an E dust re-emission class which is better than most medium maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to it. Most vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to it have an A dust re-emission class. Medium maximum input power vacuums that came out more than two years ago dust re-emission classes range from G to A.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC8457

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Design
Type
Dust Container
Tube
Wheels Material
Dust Capacity
Colour
Tube Material
Performance
Cleaning Type
Vacuum Suction
Operating Radius
Noise Level
Intended Use
Air Filtering
Airflow Rate
Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
Dust Re-Emission Class
Cleaning Surface
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Carrying Handle
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08710103651734, 08710103755265

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