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Bosch GL-30 Vacuum Cleaner

600W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 4.3kg Mar 2017
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Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Expert reviews are good
Has a brush tool
Only released two months ago

Available from international sellers only

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This low maximum input power vacuum cleaner received a rating of 80% from expert review site Trusted Reviews. This means that experts are not that keen on this vacuum cleaner.

Bosch Vacuums Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,593 user and expert reviews (including 101 verified purchases), Bosch has good reviews for its vacuums. Bosch also has good reviews specifically for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners compared to other brands. 85% of those that bought a Bosch vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Packaging Content

Has a Brush Tool

The Bosch GL-30 has a brush tool. Most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner also have a brush tool.

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Has a Hose Included

The Bosch GL-30 has a hose included, as do most of the other recently released similar spec vacuums.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The Bosch GL-30 has a crevice tool, as do most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that came out in the last year.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Bosch GL-30 has a hard floor brush. Most of the other vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to this vacuum cleaner also have a hard floor brush.

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Other

Only Released Two Months Ago

This vacuum was released just two months ago. Newer vacuums like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.


Price

Attractive Price

Three people wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good value for money. Trusted Reviews wrote “Attractive price” in their Bosch GL-30 review. Two years ago Trustedreviews.com wrote “It's also very affordable – prices range from as little as £70 to around £110” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Trustedreviews.com also wrote “A very good, cheap and compact vacuum cleaner provided you don't have pets” in their review.


Power

Very High Suction Power

The Bosch GL-30 has one of the highest suction powers (2,500 Watts) amongst vacuum cleaners of this age. Across all the low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that came out in the last 12 months the suction powers range from 40W to 2,500W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight and Manoeuvrable

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Trusted Reviews rated it 80 out of 100 and said two years ago “Lightweight and manoeuvrable”. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “What is the Bosch GL30 Compact All Floor? The Bosch GL30 Compact All Floor is a lightweight bagged cylinder cleaner that's available in blue (BGL3B110GB)”.

One owner concluded that it was compact.

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Light

The average weight of new low maximum input power vacuum cleaners is 5.8kg. At only 4.3 kilograms, the Bosch GL-30 is fairly light compared to most of the other newly released vacuums.

Alternative vacuum cleaners with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Zelmer Elf 3 (£46.00) (3.8kg) which is also cheaper.

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Portable

Two owners who purchased the product thought it was easy to move around.

No Good On Pet Hair

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was not good at cleaning pet hair. Trusted Reviews wrote “No good on pet hair” however they still scored the product 80 out of 100.


Ergonomics

Has a Soft Grip Handle

The Bosch GL-30 has a soft grip handle. Most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for a similar time to this vacuum cleaner also have a soft grip handle.

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Has a Removable Filter

The Bosch GL-30 has a removable filter, as do most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for the last year.

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Has an Automatic Cord Rewinder

The Bosch GL-30 has an automatic cord rewinder, as do most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for the last year.

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Performance

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most frequently found hard floor cleaning performance class on low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Noise Level

The Bosch GL-30 has a pretty typical noise level (79 decibels) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to this vacuum cleaner.

If you would consider a vacuum with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Zelmer Elf 3 (£46.00) (84dB) which is also cheaper.

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Design

Has a Flexible Hose

The Bosch GL-30 has a flexible hose. Most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to this vacuum also have a flexible hose.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers robert bosch gmbh bgl3b110, bosch bshbgl3allgbbosch, bosch bgl3a212gb, bosch bgl3b110gb, bosch bgl3allgb, bosch gl30pro
Barcodes 04242002820972, 04242002824963, 04242002824987, 04242002825120, 04242002847498, 04242002922201, 04242002934297, 04242002996585

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