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Dyson DC58A Vacuum Cleaner

£169.99
21.6W Handheld Vacuum Dry 1.6kg Feb 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Owner reviews are excellent
Good size
Easy to use
313 Reviews
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Easy to Empty

Sixteen owners concluded that it was easy to empty. Margey wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “It is so easy to empty and to keep clean” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. N321 said three years ago “My only reason for holding back the fifth star is that emptying the dust can be a little bit messy” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Noodlewig wrote “Easy to empty and easy to clean the filter” in their review of the Dyson DC58 and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Portable

Seventeen people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to move around. Jwt3 mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “The very idea that its cordless and portable is great”. Two years ago Jf73 said “This is my first hand held after the lightweight upright which is brilliant though not for stairs”. Richiefromdroitwich gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in the same month “Great cleaner and very lightweight which means it can be carried upstairs with no issues”.

Good Suction

Fifty-one owners who reviewed it thought it had good suction. Two years ago Modernman69 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Great power and suction and great for picking up crumbs” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Moose23 wrote “Amazing suction for such a small device”. Ocdjaynem gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “The suction is excellent on the 'max' setting”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning dog hair. Katybgood gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of the Dyson DC58 “I bought this to make life easier with dog hairs on my furniture”. They also wrote “It is so easy to use, is quite light and the different attachments mean you can get in small corners, do skirting boards and it's definitely good for dog hairs” in their review. Blueboys gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Dc58 animal picks up dog hair very good”.

Three owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Kelly1000 rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “I don't have pets so can't comment on pet hair performance”. Gee mentioned “The add on tool for removing pet hair etc is really good” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Three customers considered that it was good at cleaning cat hair. Tash said two years ago “Have 3 cats so great for embedded cat hair” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Holls Dxb scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “Life changing item - picks up cat hair so easily off the carpets, couch, bed” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Kiyone said on expert review site Amazon “The handheld version is powerful enough to vacuum up cat hair, dirt from the potted plants the cats have knocked over” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Good Brush

Six owners said in their reviews that it had a good brush. Three years ago Joyce28 wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “The powered brush is great on stairs”. Tuvok2015 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I just have the brush head and its great”. Ceedee wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The powered brush attachment is excellent for picking up pet hair when you don't need to do the whole carpet” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.


Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This vacuum cleaner has a fantastic average owner rating based on 320 owner reviews. 240 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Based on 10,983 owner and expert reviews (including 5,361 verified purchases), Dyson has good ratings for its vacuums. Dyson also has good ratings specifically for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners. 92% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Fourteen customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Mitsi mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “This vacuum has amazing suction power and is lightweight and easy to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mell1 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk two years ago “I would recommend this Dc58 or Dc59 to and one its a lightweight hand held”. Katherineb wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk three years ago “This is a very lightweight and powerful cleaner”.

Eleven customers said in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Locky15 said on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “It's been so useful for both the car interior and the stairs which I find my regular vac too heavy to manage”. The1948dustfairy wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “It's the perfect compliment to my big ole Dyson that does the heavy work!”. Sandblast said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I expected it to be heavy”.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Julie mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Especially useful on our steep narrow stairs” and rated this vacuum cleaner 80 out of 100. Joyce28 said “The only other niggle is the fluff seems to stay in the top of the bin so needs a quick brush with a narrow nylon brunch to remove” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. Janejuliet wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “My real gripe was when I saw the DC57 Animal Slim 7 weeks later - which is exactly the same except it has a long wand”.

Three people who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. Pt scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “A full on miniature vacuum cleaner with an impressive amount of suction”. Balderz wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “It is so compact and easy to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers who purchased this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was thick. Three years ago Marypoppins said on expert website Argos.co.uk “1) No warning it's about to loose power so will just die” and scored this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Shropshire D scored this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “The vacuum is great for sucking up great wafts of thick dog hair (the hair's thick, not the dog”.

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Very Light

The Dyson DC58 is fairly light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar spec and age to this vacuum. The average weight of vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and type to this vacuum is 5.4kg, and the weights range from 5g to 14kg.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the MultiReach 18V Cordless (£84.99) (2.7kg and cheaper), or the MultiReach Ion+ (2.7kg and cheaper) both from Bissell or the Dyson DC43H (£176.58) (1.3kg and cheaper).

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Three people concluded that it was noisy. Pingpong said on expert website Argos.co.uk “An excellent machine with powerful suction, if a little noisy at times”. Jeanne 69 scored this vacuum cleaner 4 stars out of 5 and wrote two years ago “The only reason I haven't given this product 5 stars is that it is quite noisy”. Also two years ago Cazk said on expert website Argos.co.uk “This is fab, lots of attachments and really powerful, only negative is its very noisy” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners who bought the product thought it was quiet. Marysue said “Quiet powerful And at the right price” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Alison Grosle gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Amazon “Does the job quietly and efficiently”.

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Design

Easy to Use

Seventy-four people who bought this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was easy to use. Mishmush wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “After only using this a few times we are very impressed with the suction and ease of use” and scored this vacuum cleaner a maximum of 5 stars. Morbs scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “As I expected, this is the best hand held I've had - great power and suction, really handy tools for different jobs” in their review of the Dyson DC58. Marypoppins gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Argos.co.uk three years ago “1) Very handy due to small size 2) it is light 3) Never looses suction (just dies when out of power) Cons”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Noodlewig gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Great suction from such a small device and very comfortable to hold”. Robp said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The little animal is very efficient, comfortable to hold and excelent for cleaning up after DIY tasks (I won't start a DIY task without my animal”.

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Nice Design

Five people who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Noodlewig said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Beautifully designed and manufactured, as with all Dyson products” in their Dyson DC58 review. Synd wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “It delivers on function, ease of use, style and versatility”. B Rose mentioned “Battery life is pretty good, recharge rate is good”.

Five owners who reviewed it considered that it was neat. Louiseh mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk three years ago “I love my little vacuum with its super power and neatly sized unit” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Mintcake wrote “The plug in cord is neat and convenient and at least you don't have to drill the wall” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Gh01 mentioned “Much easier to grab and tidy up small mess than getting out the big cleaner, useful when have a small child”.

Two customers who purchased this vacuum cleaner thought it was well designed. Tom13 said “A design oversight or clever back to base replacement cost exercise? (Cynical I'll admit.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Three years ago Mintcake wrote “The capacity is bigger than previously and the overall design is pleasing, although it is a little heavier than its predecessors, especially when fitted with the motorised head” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Robust

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Themillster said in their review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “Easy to empty and clean, sturdy construction” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago an anonymous reviewer wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Bought this on a recommendation - very pleased with it fabulous cleaning power easy to empty not so easy to remove and replace drum to clean lint build up”. Beserkoldman57 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Argos.co.uk “Well made, only gripe no sign to say it's getting low on juice”.

Cordless

The Dyson DC58 is cordless, as are most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that came out around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cordless vacuums currently available including cheaper vacuum cleaners such as the MultiReach Ion+, or the MultiReach 18V Cordless (£84.99) both from Bissell or the Black & Decker Stick Vac SVFV3250L-GB (£149.99).

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Good Product Quality

Six people considered that it was good quality. Mc gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “Very high quality”. Rusty24 mentioned “Product is very well made with a good balanced weight”. Yuliya wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Amazon “Why would such a high quality product need to be tested prior to selling? The item was labelled as new”.


Price

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Not Cheap

We checked 96 vacuums of a comparable age and spec and they range in price from £33 to £814. We think that this vacuum looks expensive compared to other vacuums of a comparable age and spec.

Reasonably Priced

Fifteen people concluded that the Dyson DC58 was expensive. Ocdjaynem wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “4 stars awarded because I think it's too expensive for what you get & lacking some useful functions / attachments”. They also mentioned “I deliberated for a while before buying this product as it is expensive” in their review. Jefner wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Fantastic product albeit very expensive” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Six people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good value for money. Np26mr gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “I have spent at least this on alternative versions combined over time which always seem good value”. Three years ago Jay15 wrote “Find I use the DC59 a great deal between major cleanups” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago Barbara 4 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Argos offered it at a very good price”.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Dyson released the DC58 in February 2014.


Ergonomics

Has a Washable Filter

The Dyson DC58 has a washable filter, as do most of the other vacuums of a similar age and spec to this vacuum.

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Packaging Content

Has a Crevice Tool

The Dyson DC58 has a crevice tool. Most of the other vacuums that were released around the same time as this vacuum cleaner also have a crevice tool.

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Power

21.6 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 21.6 Watts vacuum cleaner.

If this vacuum maximum input power is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Hoover UNP264P001 (26.4W and cheaper), or the Black & Decker Stick Vac SVFV3250L-GB (£149.99) (40W and cheaper).

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Good Battery Life

Sixteen owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Mollywhiskers mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Easy to empty and recharge - lots of power to it - you can easily boost it” and rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars out of 5. Ntonks90 wrote “The battery life could be better”. Robp said on expert website Argos.co.uk three years ago “It's achilies heel is the battery life” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product was quick to charge. Lovemyfirstdyson wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Just waiting for it to charge up properly (thought it already was) so I can use it again” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. An anonymous author mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk two years ago “We bought the on wall holder and therefore have it set up to charge continuously to ensure it is always ready to use”.

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Dyson DC58 Review Sources

To prepare this Dyson DC58 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 142,698 product attributes, 30,125 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,623,500 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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