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Dyson Big Ball Vacuum Cleaner

£369.00
£225.99 £143.01 cheaper than 46 days ago
1,300W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 7.5kg Jul 2016
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Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Two industry awards
It's still easy to use
Good suction
494 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This Dyson vacuum received a "Recommended" award from website Trusted Reviews, confirming their endorsement and the editor of review site Gadgetgear.nl gave it a "Gold" award and decided it was exceptional.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Three experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, gadgetgear.nl and cravingtech.com have rated this high maximum input power vacuum cleaner on average 93%. If all the high maximum input power vacuums that were released in the last 12 months are ranked by average expert review score then this vacuum is in the top 1%.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 510 user reviews the average user rating of this high maximum input power vacuum cleaner is 89%. Over 87% of reviewers gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Dyson Has Good Vacuum Reviews

Based on 10,983 user and expert reviews (including 1,673 verified purchases), Dyson has good ratings for its vacuums. Dyson also has good ratings specifically within its high maximum input power vacuums range. 93% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

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Price Has Gone Down by £143.01 (39%)

The price has dropped from £369 to £225.99 in the last 46 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 58% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 42% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Reasonably Priced

Twelve customers wrote in their reviews that the Dyson Big Ball was good value for money. Two years ago Michelle mentioned “Good the price was £100 lower than usual price”. Nordine said in their review of this vacuum cleaner in the same month “The service is good and the price is good” . Kandem wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk in the same month “Liked the trade in deal too”.

Eleven people who purchased it reckoned that it was expensive. Mincookie wrote two years ago “It is very expensive” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Roborr1968 rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Argos.co.uk also two years ago “Also a model as high end (and expensive) as this really should have a cord storage feature” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Rob mentioned “Excellent machine picks up everything expensive”.

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A Top Selling Vacuum Cleaner

The Big Ball is a popular choice of vacuum according to Amazon sales data.

Released Ten Months Ago

This vacuum was released in July 2016.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Dyson Big Ball has a pretty typical weight (7.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuums that are a comparable age to this vacuum.

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Good Size

Eighty people considered that it was heavy and bulky. Michelle said in her review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Remember this is a heavier machine and it does clean the carpets, brings a lot of dirt up”. Mike88 wrote two years ago “The DC Big Ball is simply too heavy requiring huge effort to push over the carpet”. Also two years ago Mommie said “Not a maneuverable as the smaller one and very heavy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Four people wrote that this vacuum cleaner was thick. Natsy247 mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Wow! It picked up so much! It is so powerful and doesn't loose suction” in their Dyson Big Ball review. Pigwig wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “Excellent machine especially good on thick pile carpets” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. The Heppys said on expert review site Amazon “When in use seems to glide almost effortlessly, (except on thick pile, where it likes to grip a little” and rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5.

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Power

Average Suction Power

With a suction power of 252 Watts, the Big Ball has a fairly average suction power compared to most of the other similar spec vacuums that have been on the market for the last year.

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1,300 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,300 Watt vacuum cleaner.

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Good Suction

Seventy-six people who reviewed the Dyson Big Ball said that it had good suction. Expert review site Techguide.com.au mentioned “When it comes to powerful suction” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Olly1955 wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk two years ago “It's suction power is fantastic.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mrs123 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Only down fall is that suction is too much when cleaning lighter mats or rugs” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Not Very Portable

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the Dyson Big Ball was not easy to move around. Andrea49 mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Although it's not lightweight” however despite that they still gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. J Holley wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Works your abdominal muscles! It's not a lightweight machine” but even so they gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago Bts1 said “There is no getting away from the fact that this is a beast of a machine, its not lightweight my any means.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner nonetheless they rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Good Brush

Six owners agreed that this vacuum cleaner had a good brush. Maverick79 said on expert website Argos.co.uk “The vacuum power (especially when using the brush) is simply amazing it is very powerful”. Teatwosugars wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “The brush bar is particularly good; its lifted the pile of my 6 year old carpet to almost as new levels”. Mildenhall said on expert website Amazon “The vacuum comes with a special brush for animal hair” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Good Filter

Two owners who reviewed the Dyson Big Ball considered that it had a good filter. Pollie24 said two years ago “Absolutely love this new filter free model and would highly recommend it!” . An anonymous author mentioned also two years ago “It regularly needed filter changes to maintain good suction.” and scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Four customers who bought it agreed that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Montymagic1 said “Most powerful vacuum we've ever used, brilliant with dog hairs excellent set of tools” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Smalesy gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “The suction and power head are fantastic, dog hairs are gone in one pass on any surface so there is no going back over the same area a few times”. Happy said “Brilliant better than expected for dog hair” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Nov23 said on expert website Argos.co.uk “This one is much better only problem was managed to pinch my finger trying to release the wand apart from this my house is pet hair free at last”. Tomo100 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Best of all great with pet hair”.

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Easy to Empty

Eleven owners reckoned that the product was easy to empty. Kah mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Easy to empty and clean” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Jenkc wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “It is impossible to empty even a moderate amount of dog hair without pulling it out manually, which is messy” but even so they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Also two years ago Simonpm mentioned “Vacuum is easily manoeuvrable has plenty of suction power and is easy to empty”.


Ergonomics

Has a Washable Filter

The Big Ball has a washable filter. Most of the other recently released high maximum input power vacuums also have a washable filter.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Big Ball has a hard floor brush. Most of the other latest high maximum input power vacuums also have a hard floor brush.

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of comparable spec vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to this vacuum is 59dB, the loudest is 87dB, and the average noise level is 77dB. When compared to other latest high maximum input power vacuums that we have assessed the noise level of, the Dyson Big Ball's noise level of 85 decibels is one of the loudest.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most frequently found hard floor cleaning performance class on vacuums that have been available for around the same time as it.

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D Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has a D carpet cleaning performance class, which is the most commonly found carpet cleaning performance class on similar spec vacuum cleaners that came out in the last year.

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Design

It's Still Easy to Use

Thirty-five customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Website Gizmag.com wrote “It's still easy to use”. Oldest1 mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Great machine easy to use has fantastic suction”. Pat51 said on expert website Argos.co.uk “Overall not great since although suction power is very good general ease of use is very compromised” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Twelve people who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was easy to assemble. Two years ago Macgee said “Easy to assemble and so much more flexible than my old machine”. Mswillsz mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “It's really easy to assemble and empty”. Kaiser scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “Very pleased with the machine, easy to assemble and sucks up the dog hairs!”.

Two customers who purchased this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Cuddles9961 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Easy to set up”.

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Good Product Quality

Six owners who bought the product considered that it was good quality. Jon121 mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Excellent quality”. Peanuts2day wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “An indication of the packaging quality, suitable to match such a machine”. Shaidiqbal mentioned “It is very easy to assemble together and it is a quality product” and scored this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Robust

Five people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was well made. Smalesy wrote two years ago “This is a well engineered and built product” . Yanyan said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Excellent pick up of dust and grime and brilliant for moving from carpets to solid floors (tiles and laminates”. Bozoo gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Amazon last year “Not heavier than other proper, good built vacuum cleaner” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Four people who reviewed it wrote that it was strong and durable. Mumd wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “The weight is not a problem as it feel sturdy to use”. Jcag13 said “Feels like a robust machine that had excellent suction for dog hair”. Two years ago Wellie mentioned “The weight is sturdy” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Two owners who bought this vacuum cleaner said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Coffee Fan mentioned on expert review site Amazon “In fact the vacuum is simply not suitable for everyday work given its functionality is destroyed by unforgivable and incompetent design flaws”. Bozoo said “First of all, somebody was complaining about packaging and broken nails - well, let me tell you it was packed as every other products, nicely” .

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Nice Design

Four people wrote in their reviews that it was well designed. Two years ago Mumd scored the Dyson Big Ball a maximum of 5 stars and said “Easy to manoeuvre around the house, excellent reach up the stairs, stairs tool nice design works on the stairs much better than the old model” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. S321 wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Great suction, power, nice design.”. L'orange said on expert website Amazon “Turns out the design is a massive pile of pants” in their review of this vacuum cleaner however they gave it a rating of 20 out of 100.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Kashif said on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “First impression is very good as good looking machine with very easy assemble” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Klw21 wrote “The suction power of this device is brilliant and it has improved the appearance of my grotty carpet” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Shogun10 scored it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The look is great, very futuristic in style”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Mairie wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “It has made a great job of lifting the dogs hair and it is quieter”. Jo51 gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their Dyson Big Ball review “There is a nice long power cable which is helpful and it seems surprisingly quiet for the power of this vacuum”. Pearli scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Really easy to manoeuvre, quieter than my previous one”.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025155024102

Dyson Big Ball Review Sources

To prepare this Dyson Big Ball 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 141,719 product attributes, 28,551 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,651,100 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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