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Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB

A classic 2,250 Watt Upright vacuum vacuum cleaner with average features
2,250W Upright Vacuum Dry 3.3kg Dec 2012
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Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB number 786 across all vacuum cleaners.
91
248 Reviews
46
Average Features
31
4 Years Old
11
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%, based on 248 reviews. Numatic vacuums also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuums with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuums 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, and good filter.
This Bosch vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Light
Fairly high maximum input power

Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB Video Reviews


Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this vacuum cleaner on average 90%. 109 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

48 customers considered that it was easy to use, seven customers who purchased the Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB thought it was easy to assemble and six customers considered that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Portable

13 customers agreed that the product was easy to move around.

Bosch Vacuum Cleaners Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 1,901 expert and user reviews (including 681 verified purchases), Bosch has very good ratings for its vacuum cleaners. 91% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Filter

Four owners who purchased this vacuum cleaner concluded that it had a good filter.

  • It is simple to empty the filter cartridge and check the filters…
    Alexis jones (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Cleaning the filter is very easy, with the actual filter actually being extra protected by a cylinder of foam, which can be slid off…
    Helix (Amazon) - September 2016
  • The canister clicks out easily to empty and the normally blue power light flashes red when the machine detects the canister is full or the filter needs cleaning…
    Helix (Amazon) - September 2016
  • The only other light is a blue sensor, which is solid blue until it recognises the canister to be full, or the filter blocked…
    Helix (Amazon) - September 2016

Customers Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Two customers agreed that the product was good at cleaning dog hair.

Customers Report Easy to Empty

11 people mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to empty.

  • It is simple to empty the filter cartridge…
    Alexis jones (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Good points are that it holds more dust and is less fiddly to empty…
    Froggy (Amazon) - September 2015
  • The canister clicks out easily to empty and the normally blue power light flashes red when the machine detects the canister is full or the filter needs cleaning…
    Helix (Amazon) - September 2016
  • The dust canister is easy to empty and the filter is washable…
    Pallus (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Just what we wanted, light and easy to handle, good price, easy to empty, seems to charge fast than stated…
    Ray Walker (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Emptying is also simple, although you may find that you're doing this quite frequently as the cleaning ability of this machine is so good…
  • It is easy to empty the dust canister…
    Bobstob (Amazon) - October 2014
  • It is so quick, easy and clean to empty…
    Michael M (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Easy to empty…
  • Messy to empty…

Customers Report Good Brush

Two people agreed that the Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB had a good brush.

  • The main power brush can easily be clicked out…
    Helix (Amazon) - September 2016
  • One particular feature is the ability to easily remove the brush to take out the hairs…
    Ms. P. Knight (Amazon) - February 2015

Users Report Nice Design

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Robust

Four customers thought the product was well made.

  • Quality build, lightweight, powerful…
    Hugh S (Amazon) - March 2015
  • The handle is popped in easily, creating a solid join, as is the power brush – to the point where you wouldn't know the vacuum was in three separate parts…
    Helix (Amazon) - September 2016
  • The only other light is a blue sensor, which is solid blue until it recognises the canister to be full, or the filter blocked…
    Helix (Amazon) - September 2016
  • Overall it's a very solid chap and nicely finished…
    Justinitus (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Not Reliable…
    Justinitus (Amazon) - February 2015

Users Report Great Battery Life

15 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good battery life and two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was quick to charge.

  • Quality build, lightweight, powerful and the battery charge lasts a while and it is quick to recharge…
    Hugh S (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Cannot fault its performance - the battery lasts pretty much as claimed in all settings - good value…
    Michael Bluck (Amazon) - February 2016
  • The battery is powerful enough to do a complete house clean before needing recharging…
    Debi K. (Amazon) - September 2015
  • If you use it on the top speed, recommend for carpets, obviously will drain the battery…
    Hoggie (Amazon) - September 2014
  • Light, easy to manoeuvre, quick to recharge…
  • Battery useless after a year…
  • Easy to use light to carry battery last long enough for me…
  • Barely a year after purchase the fully charged battery lasts only 5 minutes or so…
  • Has a swivel head and keeps it light! Easy to charge, very pleased indeed!
    MRS H DADE (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Battery condition is clearly shown by a bright blue indicator light sequence…
    PJ Rankine (Amazon) - September 2016

Users Report That it is a Good Size

12 people who bought it thought it was lightweight, nine owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to carry around and two owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was compact.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Five owners said that it was quiet.

Users Report Good Suction

11 people wrote in their reviews that it had good suction.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four people said in their reviews that the Bosch Athlet BCH61840GB was good value for money.

  • Cannot fault its performance - the battery lasts pretty much as claimed in all settings - good value…
    Michael Bluck (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Does the job efficiently, not fiddly to clean and a fair price…
    Anon (Amazon) - December 2015
  • The accessories are very expensive for what is supplied…
    Mibo (Amazon) - September 2015
  • This is an expensive cordless…
    Mibo (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Just what we wanted, light and easy to handle, good price, easy to empty, seems to charge fast than stated…
    Ray Walker (Amazon) - October 2014
  • The price dropped to reasonable levels, so with some inheritance money, my entire pension investment…
  • It is easy to use and exceptional value for money…

Features

Light

The Athlet BCH61840GB's weight of only 3.3kg is quite light compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the lightest 13% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. The average weight of all vacuum cleaners is 5.9kg, with the lightest being 3.2g and the heaviest being 30kg.

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Fairly High Maximum Input Power

The Athlet BCH61840GB has one of the highest maximum input powers (2,250 Watts) amongst vacuums of this age. Across all the vacuums the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since December 2012.


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