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Bosch GS50 Vacuum Cleaner

£158.95
£125.00 £33.95 cheaper than 58 days ago
700W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 8.9kg Dec 2012
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Average expert reviews
Acceptable noise level
Good suction
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Acceptable Noise Level

Twenty-one customers who reviewed the product said that it was quiet. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “An incredibly quiet” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100. Mike74 wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk three years ago “Very quiet and lots of suction.”. Lintag4argos mentioned in their Bosch GS50 review “It's very powerful and quiet.” although they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.


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Reasonably Priced

Six people considered that the Bosch GS50 was good value for money. Mike74 wrote “Good price at Argos”. Maggie May Not said on expert website Argos.co.uk “This will remove the handle, dust, any blockages and a great deal of pent-up frustration in one simple motion”. Vi's Report wrote “Hey ho - glad I didn't pay full price !”.


Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This Bosch vacuum cleaner received an expert rating of 70% from Trusted Reviews.

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this Bosch vacuum cleaner rated this vacuum cleaner 84% on average. 24 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars and 85% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Bosch Vacuums Have Good Reviews

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


Good Suction

Eleven customers who bought it concluded that it had good suction. Paddy said in their Bosch GS50 review two years ago “A good vacuum cleaner, very powerful suction although manoeuvrability of main brush head could be better”. Sarahj84 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I love the choice of suction depending on floor or surface type”. S. Pongo scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “The powerful suction is very great”.

Good Brush

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good brush. Attillatherabbit wrote two years ago “If this cleaner had a better designed brush head it would be wonderful” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This vacuum was released in December 2012.


Design

Easy to Use

Five people who purchased this vacuum cleaner mentioned that it was easy to use. Lauralou wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Love this Hoover, has great suction on any surface easy to use worth every penny, highly recommend”. Sb89 mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “This Bosch vaccum cleaner was so powerful that it was impossible to use it on anything other than hard floors even when the dial was set to the minimum suction” however despite that they rated this vacuum cleaner 20 out of 100. Kitty24 said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “You can choose how much suction you want to use to clean your floor”.

Nice Design

Two owners said that the product was good looking. Geoff H mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “This cleaner looks stylish and is extremely quiet” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Good Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Lintag4argos said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “This is a quality vacuum with good quality fittings”. Dhimiteri's Wife mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Pay more and buy this model I believe it is well made and will last for years” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Robust

Three owners wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was well made. Hero gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “From what I can tell it's pretty solid”. Kerem said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “Driving the machine on solid surfaces is easy, even on carpets”.

Two customers thought the product was reliable. Kitty24 wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “I bought this product after doing some research as I wanted a bag less vacuum from a reliable brand” in their review of the Bosch GS50 and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Daffers said “I do use it every day which is why I paid out for what I thought would be a really reliable vacuum”.

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Performance

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is typical of many low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuums of this type and age.

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Power

700 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 700 Watts vacuum cleaner.

Other 700W vacuum cleaners currently available which you might want to look at include the Taurus TAURUS EXEO 2500, the Zelmer ZVC355SP (£107.88), or the TriStar SZ-1950 (£98.54) which all of have better reviews.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

When compared to other similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for a comparable time to this vacuum that we have checked, the weight of the Bosch GS50 of 8.9 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Vacuums of this spec and age have weights of between 5g and 14kg, and the average weight is 5.4kg.

Other vacuum cleaners with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the BGL3A230 (5.9kg and higher rated), the BGL35127 (£114.04) (6.4kg and higher rated), or the GS40 (£149.99) (8.4kg and higher rated) all from Bosch.

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Good Size

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that the Bosch GS50 was heavy and bulky. Lintag4argos said in their review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “It is huge and heavy to boot! Weighs a lot”. Sarahj84 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The main body is a bit bulky so going up”. Kitty24 mentioned two years ago “It is a bit heavy to lift” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was thick. Mike74 wrote three years ago “The hose is very thick and doesn't move around that easy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Clean Queen said on expert website Argos.co.uk “Quiet, light and great suction even on thick pile carpets, fully recommend even if it means spending a little more” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bgs5pet2gb, bosch bgs5scsigb, bosch bgs5silgb

Bosch GS50 Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch GS50 review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 1,851 other models. For each vacuum cleaner that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 142,676 product attributes, 28,879 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,712,100 historical vacuum cleaner prices from 210 vacuum cleaner retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this vacuum cleaner compared to the other models as well as any areas where this vacuum cleaner is lacking.

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