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Dyson DC39I Vacuum Cleaner

£78.52
1,100W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 7.7kg Dec 2012
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Excellent user reviews
Good product quality
Good suction
969 Reviews
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Poor Technical Guidance

Seven owners said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner did not have good technical guidance. Olivias said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “Found manual instructions difficult to follow”. Shaggy mentioned “The instructions are poor” however they still gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Brynhouse wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Lots of attachments although not sure what they are all for as instructions do not say” in their review of this vacuum cleaner although they scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

DC39 owners on average rated this vacuum as superb. 705 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This means that users think this medium maximum input power vacuum cleaner is one of the very best vacuum cleaners of this age and spec.

Dyson Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

Based on 10,983 owner and expert reviews (including 2,970 verified purchases), Dyson has good ratings for its vacuums. Dyson also has good ratings specifically within its medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners range compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. Three years ago Theprof wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “This machine is brilliant at picking up dust, very maneuverable among the many excellent features.”. Tee 60 said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Its great to see how features have been improved with each one”. Cph1951 mentioned “There are very useful design features throughout” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Design

Easy to Use

One hundred and four people said that it was easy to use. Nomdeplume wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “It is mostly a pleasure to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Three years ago Mrchips mentioned “It is quicker and simpler just to use a broom on hard floors”. In the same month Petal02 said “Unfortunately this product did not live up to its expectations from an ease of use point of view”.

Four customers who purchased the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Pammyd scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Argos.co.uk “My hands aren't big enough or strong enough to hold a bag tightly around the bin”. Lilly44 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “The only option is to hold the pipe steady with your other hand thus giving you backache” however despite that they gave the product a score of 1 stars out of 5. Claddagh1956 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “The tiny handle on the bucket is barely big enough to put 2 fingers into, to hold securely for emptying”.

Four owners who bought it agreed that it was easy to assemble. Kitchenninja mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Easy to assemble and use”. Sleuth wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Easy to assemble fantastic suction cleared dog hairs in no time would recommend this product”. Three years ago an anonymous reviewer mentioned “Great suction power, easy to assemble”.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty-two customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality. Nasreen rated it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC39 “It's suction is amazing the accessories supplied good quality and very useful”. Mrchips wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “The build quality is excellent and there is no doubt it vacuums extremely well.”. Pts mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “Good range of well designed tools for all floor surfaces that provide excellent suction making cleaning a breeze!” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Nice Design

Twenty-one people who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was well designed. Leemit said on expert website Argos.co.uk “The carpet brush is well designed” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Lynney mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “It is obvious that a great deal of thought has gone into the design of this product” . Thebigorangeone wrote “Performance is good and the handle design feels natural” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Fourteen owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was good looking. Littleinsect wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk three years ago “Performs equally beautifully”. Marianelao gave the Dyson DC39 the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “This new DC 39 Animal is steady, strong suction, beautiful” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Sixxstringz wrote “The place looked pretty clean” .

Six customers agreed that this vacuum cleaner was neat. Nik1230 rated it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Neatly tucks into small storage areas”. Ladycherie wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It stores away more neatly than an upright”. Lyndyg gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner five years ago “He does the job brilliantly, not to heavy, moves around the house easily fits neatly in my stair cupboard too”.

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Robust

Sixteen people agreed that it was well made. Three years ago Pedro5 said “Well built, very powerful” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Oscar1 gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “It was a much better construction” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Matchfacts mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “The light weight construction is a plus point”.

Ten customers said that the product was strong and durable. Kbkb123 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Very happy light and sturdy” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Rachel2009 wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “This model also seems less robust than our old one.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Chazzylouise said “The extra attachments are strong and durable”.

Three owners who bought the Dyson DC39 considered that it was reliable. Thongalisa said “Reliable, powerful and as it says no loss of suction” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Bogdan123 mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “The time will tell how reliable it is” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Denw wrote “Had been a reliable cleaner for several years” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Price

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Reasonably Priced

Eighteen customers said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Ninababes said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “It is excellent value for money and very efficient”. Mrsbunny wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “Got a good deal on this model” in their review of the Dyson DC39. Octave said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “Buying a cheap vacuum cleaner is just a waste of money”.

Seven people thought the product was expensive. Parvez mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk three years ago “The wrap around feature is missing what a let down and far too expensive for what they are now”. Lenkam said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Very expensive”. Voo-Voo Vavoom mentioned two years ago “Was reluctant to shell out on such an expensive machine”.

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Popular Choice

The DC39 is a popular choice of vacuum cleaner according to sales data from Amazon.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since December 2012.


Portable

Twenty-one owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to move around. Three years ago Lonelily wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “It's lightweight so can be carried upstairs easily & there are numerous accessories” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Also three years ago London89 said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Good suction, lightweight and great maneuverability” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Kimi mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “It is lightweight and great for pet hair”.

Good Suction

One hundred and thirty-one customers who bought the Dyson DC39 mentioned that it had good suction. Five years ago Nursebetty gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Lightweight yet incredible suction which removes my long haired cat fur brilliantly”. Notnearlyashairy said also five years ago “Easy to empty and amazing suction every time” . Nomdeplume wrote “This is much less clumsy and far easier to handle and its suction power is really strong”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Ten owners who purchased the Dyson DC39 reckoned that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Ladyjane79 said on expert website Argos.co.uk “Great vacuum cleaner excellent suction great for pet hair and is good for all floor types”. Macj mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “This machine is perfect for picking up pet hair”. Ziggimonster wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Pet hair attachment is great for stairs or sofa” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Nine owners who purchased it concluded that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Ollie33 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Absolutely brilliant with boxer dog hair! The attachments are all easy to use”. Lynney gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Brilliant using on stairs and amazing how much dog hair was picked up” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Wayneandcaroline mentioned “It is very, very effective, especially removing dog hair and every day dust” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Five owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good at cleaning cat hair. Morris115 wrote two years ago “Picks up cat hairs so easily”. Whoover mentioned “It is easy to manoeuvre, & deals effectively with dog & cat hair, dust & dirt, & cobwebs on a variety of surfaces” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Angesam rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “Great for picking up cat hairs”.

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Good Filter

Nine customers thought it had a good filter. Three years ago Mrlc said “Cannot fault it, filter easy to remove”. Tmadam14 mentioned in the same month “The washable filter is convenient and a huge bonus”. Five years ago Carolf wrote “The washable filter is easy to take out, wash with cold water, let dry” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Good Power Cord

Two customers who bought the Dyson DC39 reckoned that it had a good power cord. Am11 said three years ago “It moves easily with you and has a long power lead”. Eddos mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Easy to empty, power lead is of good length”.

Good Brush

Seven people said in their reviews that the product had a good brush. Nina82 mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Rolling brush is good for the carpets.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Moggy wrote “The turbo brush head has been redesigned” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Misstidy mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “This cleaner has made it so much easier! The brush whisks up the dirt & bits in no time! Although some design features do make it a little awkward to use”.

Easy to Empty

Thirty-nine people said that the Dyson DC39 was easy to empty. Five years ago Nomdeplume wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “The cylinder is easier to empty with a button on the top which opens the bottom.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Mpbr1 mentioned “It picks up everything and easy to empty out too and small enough to tuck away nicely”. Musicalvac said on expert review site Argos.co.uk four years ago “Emptying is easy”.


Power

1,100 Watt Maximum Input Power

This is a 1,100 Watt vacuum cleaner.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

At 7.7 kilograms, the Dyson DC39 is quite heavy compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and type to this vacuum cleaner. The weights of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago range from 660g to 11kg.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the SZ-2135 (£68.99) (5.8kg and cheaper), or the SZ-1930 (£70.99) (6kg and cheaper) both from TriStar or the Hoover Purepower PU71 (£63.99) (6.5kg and cheaper).

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Good Size

Twenty-one owners who bought it reckoned that it was lightweight. Nevo said “It is so lightweight and gets into areas that my other vacuum could not”. Nanat mentioned “Everything about it is great, easy to use, lightweight and the results are brilliant”. Nanajo said two years ago “Lightweight, amazing suction” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Fourteen people who bought it agreed that it was easy to carry around. Two years ago Piskie said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Lovely and light and easy to move around”. Kazzi wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Excellent excellent vacuum cleaner, light and easy to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mechman mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Its easy to carry up and down stairs” .

Thirteen owners mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Moofay4956 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Heavy to lug up and down the stairs”. Pippin586 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “The machine isn't too heavy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Petal02 wrote three years ago “The main cleaning head with the roller ball is also heavy and just adds even more weight” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Eight customers considered that it was compact. Paul1 said “Easy bin emptying, long cable, compact and turns around each”. Teeempee mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “It also stores away as compactly as is practically possible”. Windrush wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “The fact that it is compact makes it easier to store” and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers who purchased it thought it was good structurally.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Fifteen customers who purchased this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was quiet. Moggy mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “It's quieter, much more powerful” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Kizzie scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5 and she said “Quiet, powerful and Very easy to use”. Three years ago Tomm mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Powerful, quiet, easy” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Five people said in their reviews that it was noisy. Kurikat2 said on expert review site Argos.co.uk three years ago “The cleaner itself is very noisy, even though it cleans well enough”. Rupert mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Quite noisy when picking up hair”. Shaggy wrote “It is quite noisy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Dyson DC39 Review Sources

To prepare this Dyson DC39 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 142,696 product attributes, 28,888 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,635,200 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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