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Dyson DC28c Vacuum Cleaner

840W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 7.5kg Jun 2016
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Good owner reviews
Easy to use
Good suction
1016 Reviews

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Good Technical Guidance

Eighteen customers thought this vacuum cleaner had good technical guidance. Mznuxito mentioned “Easy to assemble, clear instructions” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Sukiyaki wrote on Argos.co.uk “I bought the Dyson hoping I could lift it to carry around just assembled it following very very easy instructions having tried it find it ticks all the boxes” in their Dyson DC28c review. Windmillnana18 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “I would have preferred proper instructions with an instruction booklet”.


Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this Dyson vacuum is 89 out of 100 based on 992 owner reviews. 659 reviewers (88% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Dyson Vacuum Cleaners Have Good Reviews

We checked 10,955 expert and owner reviews (including 2,943 verified purchases) for Dyson vacuums and found that on average Dyson has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Dyson has good ratings specifically for its medium maximum input power vacuums. 90% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Eight owners who bought it thought it had good features. Jmlp14 said three years ago “This fitted the bill and has the usual features of the Dyson products”. In the same month Tehanomalousone wrote on Argos.co.uk “Far superior to any vacuum cleaner I've used in the past, including industrial ones! Little features like decent tube interfaces that make it pleasant to use”. Tete mentioned on Argos.co.uk two years ago “This product has great features”.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Fifty-six people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Mitzy mentioned on Argos.co.uk “After hours of searching the net and looking for the best deal we decided to drive a well known superstore” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 9 stars. Mh250 said “We bought this vacuum in January as it was good price” in their Dyson DC28c review. Philstep mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This is a very good item good value for money and leave your carpet feeling clean” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Twenty-seven owners wrote in their reviews that it was expensive. Minion mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “They are expensive” . Mitzy wrote on Argos.co.uk “Dyson are also far more expensive than other brands” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Mitzy also mentioned “It was more then we wanted to spend and we would have preferred the more expensive module” in their review.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Nineteen customers said that this vacuum cleaner was quiet. Paula00000 said on Argos.co.uk three years ago “It's easy to empty, no expensive bags and quite silent compared to other vacuuams”. Lady49 mentioned two years ago “It is light weight and so easy to move and quiet”. Villageidiot wrote “The DC28 is compact and efficient and a lot quieter than my old DC02” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Eight people who bought it wrote that it was noisy. Thecolonel mentioned in their Dyson DC28c review “A bit noisy” and rated it 7 stars. Bjoy wrote on Argos.co.uk “Bit lighter and less noise level would be better” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Three years ago Julie mentioned on Amazon “The noise level isn't bad as I could still hear my daughter in the back ground, I couldn't before with my old one”.

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Easy to Empty

Sixty-six owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to empty. Mn086 mentioned “Can be very difficult to get the pot off to empty though! Otherwise great!”. Martie wrote “Amazing for a unit so small! So easy to empty even the kids will do it!” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Memmm wrote in their Dyson DC28c review on Argos.co.uk three years ago “The suction is excellent as always, what you would expect from Dyson its so easy to empty and the cylinder filter is quick to clean.”.

Portable

Thirty-six owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to move around. Two years ago Mit141284 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Excellent, portable” and rated the product 9 stars. Minion said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “I live in a very small space and so it was important to me to have something that was fairly portable and easy to store away”. Mrsg wrote “This hoover is very lightweight”.

Good Suction

Two hundred and fifty-eight people mentioned in their reviews that the Dyson DC28c had good suction. Minion mentioned two years ago “I am impressed with it's suction power”. Millsy66 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Great suction and can be used on all surfaces” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Mimi1 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Good suction and easy to empty cord is not long enough” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Three owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Paula00000 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “The suction is brilliant and removes dog hairs from all types of material easily”. Pro1 mentioned “We bought the Dyson to pick up dog hair which it does reasonably well”.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Yoda74 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “Great suction and fantastic with pet hair” . Also three years ago Athollbross said on Argos.co.uk “No problems thus far, unless you count the wand and brush head attracting pet hair apparently by static attraction, requiring occasional removal of head” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One owner concluded that it was good at cleaning cat hair. Three years ago Scousebird wrote “The additional tools which I purchased separately - the stair cleaning head and the duster are really effective and picks up cat hairs very easy”.

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Good Power Cord

One customer said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had a good power cord. Stevieanimallover said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “As usual with a dyson the suction is great ! The long electrical lead is very labour saving inasmuch you don't keep having to bend down to plug”.

Good Filter

Nine customers said in their reviews that it had a good filter. Kaz1997 mentioned “The filter is easier to clean” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it 7 stars. Stormchaser wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “The washable filter & easy emptying mechanism is well designed to keep the machine in good condition” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Polly60 said “It is also very easy to empty and the filter is easy to clean”.

Good Brush

Nine customers said that this vacuum cleaner had a good brush. Mummygem said on Argos.co.uk “The brush tool is brilliant for skirting boards, radiators, blinds etc” in their review of the Dyson DC28c and scored it 8 stars. Jon Ess said on Argos.co.uk “Much preferred the old revolving brush carpet head”. Madge07 wrote two years ago “I miss the turbo brush it was better for carpets”.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This vacuum was released in April 2017.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

With a weight of 7.5 kilograms, the Dyson DC28c is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that came out in the last 12 months. The lightest medium maximum input power vacuum cleaner that has been available for around the same time as this vacuum is 1.1kg heavy and the heaviest is 9.7kg.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Hoover Reactiv (£81.38) (6.6kg and cheaper).

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Good Size

Fourty-nine customers who reviewed the product thought it was heavy and bulky. Mg50 scored it 7 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Bought this Dyson for upstairs as the main upright Dyson was getting a bit heavy to take up”. Three years ago Mav2005 said on Argos.co.uk “Great machine overall a bit on the heavy side and bulky, hence 3 stars”. Maxibelle mentioned in their Dyson DC28c review “The only downside is that it is heavy and i suffer with my back.”.

Thirty-four customers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to carry around. Pamh mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This is a lovely machine, light and easy to use”. Paul7 wrote “I'm very happy with this machine, very light and easy to assemble”. Mrsg gave the product a score of 8 stars and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “It is very easy to carry around”.

Thirty-one owners mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Mq123 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Because I have arthritis particularly in my hands and wrists it's a real struggle to use it and I really wish I'd gone for a lightweight upright now”. Paula00000 mentioned on Argos.co.uk three years ago “This lightweight vacuuam is the best vaccuam cleaner I have had” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Mummygem wrote on Argos.co.uk “Great suction, lightweight, manoeuvrability” and scored the product 7 stars.

Twenty-five customers who purchased it thought it was compact. Minnie35 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “It is a good compact cleaner, cleans up well” . Marmite14 said “Great little machine! It's compact and comes apart in lots of pieces for storage” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated this vacuum cleaner 7 stars. Three years ago Kathlizann57 scored it 8 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “This model very compact and light”.

Six people considered that this vacuum cleaner was thin. Mrshop1980 wrote on Argos.co.uk “Lightweight for a vacuum, excellent suction only niggle is the thin oval shape pipe that goes into the vacuum, anything big sucked up blocks it up”. An anonymous author mentioned three years ago “Only slight problem is the narrow pipe that sits under the dust collector Brilliant for dirt” in her review of the Dyson DC28c. Also three years ago Jclh wrote on Argos.co.uk “I am disappointed that an efficient narrow crevice tool is not supplied, though one can be bought from the website”.

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Design

Easy to Use

One hundred and seventy-two people said in their reviews that the Dyson DC28c was easy to use. Three years ago Mooslew mentioned “Very strong suction, easy to use and looks amazing”. Mrgb said “Great vacuum! Brilliant suction with easy to use accessories” in their review of the Dyson DC28c and scored it 8 stars. Mockingbird said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It glides over carpets and floors with ease, gets into all the small difficult areas, is light and easy to use”.

Twenty-four people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Minion said two years ago “Easy to put together and store” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Pc84 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “I have just purchased my first Dyson DC 28c It is easy to assemble and has great suction”. Neanderthal mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Easy to assemble and sjuper easy to empty”.

Five people concluded that it was easy to setup. Nat1234 wrote “So far so good, was really easy to set up and used straight away, seams to have a very powerful suction”. Rc1984 wrote in their review of the Dyson DC28c “Easy to setup, easy to clean”. Garry31 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Good vac easy to set up, use and clean does the job its made for” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Four customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Xandc said in their Dyson DC28c review on Argos.co.uk “Love the extendable vaccum head as the height in our house extends from 5'6" to 6'3", so it is comfy for all” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 7 stars. Bonnieboo said on Argos.co.uk “The fact that the tools are incorporated in the vacuum makes life easier, as well as the comfortable handle which cuts down on wrist ache” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Davey1 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The machine is well engineered and assembled and feels light and comfortable to move around the room furniture” .

Three customers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was easy to handle. Minnie35 said three years ago “I changed from an upright to this, I prefer the handling of an upright” in their Dyson DC28c review. Little Responsible wrote in their Dyson DC28c review on Argos.co.uk two years ago “It's suction power and good handling makes it the best”. An anonymous author gave it a score of 8 stars and she mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Good suction excellent handling a lot better than our original DC1”.

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Nice Design

Twenty-nine people considered that this vacuum cleaner was well designed. Mrbunsi mentioned “Amazing product very elegant design and works excellently” and rated the product 9 stars. Nozomi21 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “An excellent working machine with a bright future looking Space design, that does all the clean in every ways” and scored it 6 stars. Kaolina84 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Modern design and powerful”.

Fourteen owners considered that it was good looking. Tornadogr4 gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote “My Dyson looks super sexy and that's the way I like my machines to look cool”. Three years ago Windmillnana18 gave the product a score of 8 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Dyson was recommended by my son in law! It works beautifully” in their Dyson DC28c review. Rocketjen said on Argos.co.uk “Light, agile, good looking, I love Dyson, always have since my first, last far longer than any other vacuum I've had” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Five owners reckoned that it was neat. Markymarkd wrote in their review of the Dyson DC28c on Argos.co.uk “Leaves the carpet clean and tidy” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Two years ago Bernie58 gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned “It's neat, light very easy to assemble”. Cashewnnut mentioned on Argos.co.uk “I bought this for my tidy 91 year old father” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Three owners who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. Harttfelt wrote “The retraction of the cord is very smooth” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 8 stars. Three years ago Hasina gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “It is smooth around the house, easier on stairs”. Hoppybabs gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned “I have just used my new dyson dc28c so smooth, so easy to use, just great cleaning, suction is beautiful, hallway rugs were nearly sucked up” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

One owner who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was ergonomic. Alanjenney wrote in their review of the Dyson DC28c on Argos.co.uk “Ergonomically slightly better than my first Dyson” and rated it 7 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty-nine owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Marting mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “Strange from company who's product is so well designed” . Mezzy wrote “The build quality is excellent”. Two years ago Matt8800 said in their Dyson DC28c review on Argos.co.uk “The vacuum cleaner is sleek very well made and easy to use, strong suction, top quality product” and rated it 9 stars.

Robust

Twenty-eight owners who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. Pacarr60 gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Tools are well made and provide great versatility in cleaning al round the house”. Jr45 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Worked well on hallway carpet and solid oak flooring”. Jraulli mentioned “Good -great suction -quieter than other vacuum -Good build quality Bad -vacuum head is now rubber instead of brush type, which makes it hard to vacuum on carpets” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Twenty-two customers reckoned that the product was strong and durable. Mohammed11111 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The vacuum cleaner, works fine and it is very durable, however I was doing some DIY”. Kazj said three years ago “This is my second Dyson and is more durable, portable and easier to clean than the supermarket brand vacuum cleaner which I had between the two” in their Dyson DC28c review. Kelton76 rated it 7 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “It feels sturdy and not at all heavy so it will be good for carrying up the stairs” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Seven customers agreed that it was reliable. Misslaix said “The only vacuums I find reliable are from Dyson”. Number5 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “It was only 2 and half years old and was what had been a reliable brand” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Lucyandsteve1 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Reliable, easy to put together/take apart”.

One person concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Leannejd mentioned “I have owned numerous vacuum cleaners that have either broke or not been good enough”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dyson dc28c, dyson dc33c, dyson dc37c

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