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Philips FC852 Vacuum Cleaner

750W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.2kg Sep 2014
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4 Reasons For

Has a Brush Tool

The Philips FC852 has a brush tool, which is unusual. Most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to the FC852 do not have a brush tool.

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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

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

Electronic Power Control

This vacuum cleaner has an Electronic power control, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Short

At only 234 millimeters, the Philips FC852 is quite short compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as the FC852. The shortest vacuum of a similar type and age to the FC852 is 210mm tall and the tallest is 1,300mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Low Vacuum Suction

The average vacuum suction of vacuums of a similar age and spec to the FC852 is 46kPa. The Philips FC852 has one of the lower vacuum suctions (only 18.9 kilopascals) amongst medium maximum input power vacuums of this age.

If you would prefer a vacuum with a higher vacuum suction then you might also want to consider the AquaVac Excell 30[plb_2510008_price] (20kPa) which is also higher rated.

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Not Cordless

Most medium maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to the FC852 are not cordless. The Philips FC852 is no exception to this as it too is not cordless.

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Quite Low Airflow Rate

The lowest airflow rate of medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the FC852 is 42l/min and the highest is 4,100l/min. The Philips FC852 has one of the lower airflow rate (only 1,758 liter per minute) amongst comparable spec vacuums of this age.

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Only D Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The Philips FC852 has a D hard floor cleaning performance class which is better than the A hard floor cleaning performance class found on most similar spec vacuums that were launched more than two years ago.

A D hard floor cleaning performance class is in fact the worst hard floor cleaning performance class amongst all vacuum cleaners of this age and spec.

The best hard floor cleaning performance class amongst comparable types of vacuum cleaner is A.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC852

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 79 decibels, the Philips FC852 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar type and age to the FC852.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the FC932[pl_2376948_price] (79dB), or the FC8645[pl_2283255_price] (79dB) both from Philips.

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is the most frequently supported cleaning type on vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Operating Radius

At 9 meters, the Philips FC852 has a pretty average operating radius compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the FC852.

If this vacuum cleaner operating radius is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung VCC54Q0V3G[plb_2538286_price] (9.5m), or the Grundig VCC 7070 C[plb_2717038_price] (10m).

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Average Weight

The Philips FC852 has a pretty average weight (5.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuums that have been on the market for more than two years.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Nilfisk Saltix 10[plb_2287598_price] (5.2kg).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium maximum input power vacuum was released over two years ago.

Specification

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Dust Container
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Performance
Cleaning Type
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Operating Radius
Noise Level
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Air Filtering
Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
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Cleaning Surface
Airflow Rate
EPA Class
Ergonomics
Washable Filter
Cord Length
Power Control
Carrying Handle
Dust Bag Full Indicator
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Crevice Tool
Turbo Brush
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fc852109
Barcodes 00871010369018, 00871010369025, 08710103690177, 08710103690184, 08710103690191, 08710103690207, 08710103690214, 08710103690221, 08710103690238, 08710103690252, 08710103718949, 08710103723851, 68710103723853, 68710103740744, 68710103740751, 68710103740768, 68710103740805, 68710103740812, 68710103740829

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