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Philips FC8458

Philips FC8458 Vacuum Cleaner

1,500W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 4.2kg Jun 2015
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6 Reasons For

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many vacuums that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Light

Across all the vacuum cleaners of this age and spec the weights range from 6.7g to 30kg, and the average weight is 8.5kg. The Philips FC8458 is fairly light (only 4.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for a similar time to the FC8458.

Other vacuum cleaners with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Miele Compact C2 Parquet (4.8kg), or the AEG Vampyr CE 4120EL (£82.99) (4.8kg).

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Philips Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Vacuum cleaners manufactured by Philips are some of the better vacuum cleaners according to average user and expert reviews.

C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Philips FC8458 has a C carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuums of this age and type. Most high maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to it have a D carpet cleaning performance class.

This vacuum cleaner's carpet cleaning performance class (C) is in fact the best carpet cleaning performance class amongst all vacuums of a comparable spec and age to the FC8458.

The worst carpet cleaning performance class amongst similar types of vacuum cleaner is D.

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Shallow

At only 282 millimeters, the Philips FC8458 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other vacuums of this type and age. The depths of comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for a similar time to the FC8458 range from 25mm to 1,200mm, and the average depth is 420mm.

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Short

High maximum input power vacuums that were launched around the same time as the FC8458 have heights of between 220mm and 1,300mm. When compared to other high maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to the FC8458 that we have assessed the height of, the Philips FC8458's height of only 220 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Most vacuums of this spec and age do not have a brush tool. The Philips FC8458 is no exception to this as it too does not have a brush tool.

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Quite Small Operating Radius

With an operating radius of only 8 meters, the Philips FC8458 has one of the smaller operating radii amongst high maximum input power vacuums of this age. The average operating radius of vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and spec to the FC8458 is 11m, and the operating radii range from 5m to 27m.

Vacuum cleaners with a bigger operating radius that might be worth considering include the Miele Classic C1 Junior PowerLine (£88.00) (9m) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Philips FC8458 has a quite loud noise level (85 decibels) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as the FC8458. The quietest noise level of vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as the FC8458 is 57dB, the loudest is 87dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

Vacuums with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the AEG Vampyr CE 4120EL (£82.99) (81dB).

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Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuums that are a similar age to the FC8458, the Philips FC8458 is not cordless.

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Very Short Cord Length

The Philips FC8458 has a fairly short cord length (only 5 meters) compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than a year. The average cord length of vacuums that are a comparable age to the FC8458 is 6.9m.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC8458

Average Vacuum Suction

At 23.5 kilopascals, the Philips FC8458 has a pretty standard vacuum suction compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been around for more than a year.

If this vacuum vacuum suction is too low for you then you might want to consider the Nilfisk Attix 30 (£305.12) (25kPa).

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Philips released the FC8458.

Specification

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Energy Efficiency Class
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Dust Container
Tube
Cordless
Wheels Material
Dust Capacity
Colour
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Performance
Cleaning Type
Vacuum Suction
Operating Radius
Noise Level
Intended Use
Air Filtering
Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
Dust Re-Emission Class
Cleaning Surface
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Power Control
Weight & Dimensions
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Technical Details
Filtering

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08710103721192, 08710103748489

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