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Dyson DC59 Vacuum Cleaner

£569.99
£349.99 £220.00 cheaper than 58 days ago
350W Handheld Vacuum Dry 2kg Dec 2012
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Five industry awards
Poor product quality
Poor filter
133 Reviews + 4 Awards
mashable.com Mashable Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Experts really like this vacuum cleaner and have given it five awards.

The experts at review websites PC Mag and Good Gear Guide.com.au both concluded that this vacuum was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Another two expert review sites both endorsed this vacuum cleaner. The author at review site Trusted Reviews conluded that they would recommend this low maximum input power vacuum and gave it a "Recommended" award and review site Gadgetmac.com thought that it was good and gave it "" award.

The expert at one other expert review site decided that this vacuum was good. Mashable.com gave this Dyson vacuum cleaner a "Mashable Choice" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Pocket Lint and PC Mag this low maximum input power vacuum has an overall expert rating of 83 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 111 user reviews this Dyson vacuum has an overall user rating of 81%.

Dyson Vacuums Have Good Reviews

Based on 10,983 expert and user 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 compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Technical Guidance

Two owners who reviewed the product said that it had good technical guidance. Ms Bethany Evans mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It fits together easily and obviously, though the instructions are easy enough to use if required”.


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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was December 2012 when Dyson released the DC59.


Poor Filter

Four owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it did not have a good filter. Mr a said in his review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Amazon “I am not happy with mine the filter falls out a lot”. D. Hickson mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The only thing I do not like is the small size of the dust container and the fact that the filter is not fixed” but despite that they scored the product 5 stars out of 5. J0n G wrote “A more minor problem - the filter falls out if you hold the unit upside down”.

Removed Pet Hair On Carpet Excellently in Our Tests

Three people who reviewed it thought it was good at cleaning pet hair. Website Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Removed pet hair on carpet excellently in our tests”. Richard P. said “It's perfect for pet hair, dust bunnies” in his review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. J. Duffy scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their Dyson DC59 review on expert website Amazon “It comes with the usual attachments like a crevice tool, etc and the small motorised brush head is very good at removing pet hair from beds”.

Lightweight Design

Twenty-eight customers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was easy to move around. Website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Ultra portable and light”. Four years ago expert review site Cravingtech.com wrote “It quickly became my most favorite cordless and portable vacuum cleaner ever” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “A lightweight, bag-less design and inclu”.

Good Brush

Five owners thought it had a good brush. Mo' Money said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Another short motorised brush head is ideal for doing the stairs” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “It also makes the decision between using a dustpan and brush, or a full size vacuum cleaner redundant, because the DC59 is so much more convenient” in their review. Two years ago R J Walters said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Amazon “The small brush head is fantastic for cleaning the stair carpet!”.

Powerful Suction

Twenty-four owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it had good suction. Two years ago website Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Powerful suction”. Three years ago website Newegg.com wrote “Good suction, mobile” in their review of this vacuum cleaner although they gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5. Expert review site Digitalreviews.net said “The units suction was excellent and its versatility was second to none” in their Dyson DC59 review.

Dust Cup Empties from Bottom for Less Mess While Emptying

Fifteen owners considered that the product was easy to empty. Website Goodhousekeeping.com said two years ago “Dust cup empties from bottom for less mess while emptying” in their Dyson DC59 review. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Emptying the dust is eas” but despite that they only gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 2 stars out of 5. Metropolis wrote on expert review site Amazon “Bought in June 2014 and initially I thought it was great apart from having to empty it too often” in their review of this vacuum cleaner but they scored the product 1 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The lightest vacuum of this age and type is 5g heavy and the heaviest is 14kg. The Dyson DC59 is one of the lighter vacuums of this type and age (only 2 kilograms) amongst vacuum cleaners of this age.

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Lightweight Design

Twenty-six people who bought the product mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Trusted Reviews four years ago “What is the Dyson DC59? The Dyson DC59 is the opposite of the typical bulky, floor-bound vacuum cleaners most people know” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said “It’s got a heavy price at £349 - can it make it out on top in our round-up test though? Hit play on the video above to find out!” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Expert website Mashable.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Since it can actually negate the need for a big, bulky vacuum cleaner in your household”.

Twenty-three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Two years ago website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Versatile, excellent lightweight design”. They also wrote “Lightweight and versatile” in their review. And also mentioned “Portable, lightweight, good suction, boost button, plenty of accessories in the box”.

Eight customers who bought the product concluded that it was thin. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “The Digital Slim DC59 shows that Dyson can successfully make a cordless vacuum cleaner that's still powerful.”. Mrs. Y. M. Warner wrote on expert website Amazon three years ago “Anyway just been away on holiday and on return lo and behold the Dyson digital slim wont work! Press the trigger it works for 4 seconds” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Patashnik mentioned in their Dyson DC59 review on expert review site Amazon “The instructions booklet is uncomplicated and slim, I think because the vacuum cleaner itself is the same”.

Seven customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was easy to carry around. Nanjolly wrote on expert website Amazon “Thrilled with my Dyson Digital DC59, amazing Very light and easy to use, no longer dragging cables all over when cleaning up”. Three years ago Tiz Woz scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Amazon “It is light and easy to manoeuvre and picks up an amazing amouunt of dust”. Also three years ago Darkstar mentioned on expert website Amazon “Its so light and easy to use, you use it every day without really thinking about it” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

Three customers concluded that the product was compact. Ms Bethany Evans scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on expert review site Amazon two years ago “It's so small, compact and light”. Paul R Kerrison said “That's hardly a valid point really, because the DC59 is a compact cordless machine”. I. Sims mentioned “Because of it's compact size, anything like paper, twigs (ie” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Design

Poor Product Quality

Eight owners considered that it was not good quality. Paul R Kerrison said three years ago “The wandering hose is unwieldy and the build quality is poor” in his review of this vacuum cleaner but despite that he gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Robert W wrote “Main criticism and why I have given 3 and not 4/5 stars is the quality of the plastic feel” . He also mentioned “Sucks well in the beginning, feels cheap and rubber seal not fit for purpose” in his review.

Robust

Eight owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “Dyson has built a h” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Expert website Techspective.net wrote “This is a marvel of engineering.”. Expert website Siliconrepublic.com said “With the Dyson DC59 hand-held vacuum cleaner this tradition of engineering has effectively added turbo in the form of a digit”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. Two years ago Suula gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said “I am confident it will last well as we have used Dyson products for many years and not had any reliability issues.”.

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Generally Easy to Use

Fourty-seven owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Website Goodhousekeeping.com wrote two years ago “Generally easy to use”. They also mentioned “Practical attachments and strong performance give this vacuum a boost as well” in their review. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Handy, thoughtful design points like trigger-powered suction”.

Four customers considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Pistol grip is comfortable to hold”. Mishel02 said “The machine is light to hold and the tools easy to attach, again this was a big plus point for this old person” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Dolphin rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “As it was, I just needed to hold it differently to avoid the back draft of air” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Lightweight Design

Sixteen customers who purchased the product considered that it was well designed. Website Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Attractive, unique design”. They also said “Elegant, simple design” in their review. And also mentioned “The design makes it portable, maneuverable”.

Eight people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk wrote “The DC59 is an elegant, customizable vacuum that performed well on a variety of flooring surfaces”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “It's beautifully designed, attractive”. Reree wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert review site Amazon “The suction is not that spectacular, especially since I also own Miele hoover and in comparison Dyson DC59 is pretty standard even though it has power booster button” although they rated this vacuum cleaner 2 stars out of 5.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was neat. Olajumoke.a wrote on expert review site Amazon “I like a neat environment, who doesn't, right? The problem is i hate having to drag my hoover out of storage, untangling it” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mr B Gloucester scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and he said three years ago “The attachments are neat, easy to fit” in his review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £220 (39%)

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Pricey

The price range of vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and type is from £33 to £814. We think that this vacuum looks expensive compared to other vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and type.

Reasonably Priced

Twenty-five people who purchased the Dyson DC59 thought it was expensive. Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on expert website Trusted Reviews four years ago “It is expensive, very expensive in fact.” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Expert review site Pcmag.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and said “The Dyson DC59 Motorhead vacuum adds more floor-sweeping and upholstery-cleaning power to the performance offered by the slightly less expensive DC59 Animal”. Expert review site Mashable.com mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The Dyson DC59 might be the most expensive hand vacuum on the planet.”.

Thirteen customers agreed that it was good value for money. P R Neil mentioned on expert website Amazon two years ago “Without changing the heads it is rubbish at picking up bits, for example on my sofa which my old and cheap vac did fine” nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Last year Mrs W. wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner “It is cheap looking and cheaply made”. Racy31 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “However, for a product that is supposedly designed for 'animals', this flaw is significant, as is the cost of a new brush head once out of warranty” but they only gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5.

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Power

350 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 350 Watts vacuum cleaner.

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Battery Charges in Just 3.5 Hours

Twenty owners concluded that it had a good battery life. Website Goodhousekeeping.com rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Offers better control over battery life”. They also mentioned “Battery charges in just 3.5 hours” in their review. Expert website Geek.com said “These vacuums have sufficient battery life to outlast your interest in cleaning, are versatile enough to use in all manner of scenari”.

Five owners said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was quick to charge. Charles D. wrote on expert website Amazon “It saves me so much time, can be used quickly and put back on the wall to charge, very lightweight” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Felixbelix said on expert website Amazon four years ago “Still haven't worked out how long it takes to charge, though”.

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Dyson DC59 Review Sources

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