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Dyson DC59 Vacuum Cleaner

£519.99
£299.99 £220.00 cheaper than 53 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
Amazon UK £299.99 Go to Store
Foster Trading £349.99 Go to Store
Buywise £479.99 Go to Store
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Amongst vacuums of a comparable age and type, this vacuum is one of the most highly awarded by experts.

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

Furthermore, this vacuum received a Trusted Reviews "Recommended" award and the editor of review website Gadgetmac.com gave it "" award and concluded it was good.

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this low maximum input power vacuum cleaner was good. Mashable.com gave this vacuum a "Mashable Choice" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Pocket Lint and PC Mag this low maximum input power vacuum cleaner has an average expert rating of 83%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this Dyson vacuum cleaner on average 81%.

Good Brand

We checked 10,955 expert and owner reviews (including 5,361 verified purchases) for Dyson vacuums and found that on average Dyson has good reviews. We also found that Dyson has good reviews specifically for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners. 92% of those that bought a Dyson vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was noisy. Three years ago Susie J said in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “I have always absolutely hated vacuuming - it's heavy, noisy, time consuming”. One customer thought it was quiet. Lolotoo wrote on Amazon “I set it to work straight away on my laminate floor, two rugs both living room and hall and I was amazed how quickly and quietly it worked”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Ms Bethany Evans said in their Dyson DC59 review on Amazon “It fits together easily and obviously, though the instructions are easy enough to use if required” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. La Espanola gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon two years ago “That kind of thing could easily be noted in a basic manual to save calls to customer service”. La Espanola also said “I also don't like the fact that there is no basic manual provided; I had a problem with the machine pulsating” in their review.


Features

Good Technical Features

One owner mentioned that this vacuum cleaner had good features. Four years ago Gre4t Moments mentioned on Amazon “Best Vacuum Cleaner - With Impressive Features” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Dyson released the DC59.


Poor Filter

Four people thought this vacuum cleaner did not have a good filter. Mr a mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner “I am not happy with mine the filter falls out a lot”. D. Hickson mentioned three years ago “The only thing I do not like is the small size of the dust container and the fact that the filter is not fixed” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. J0n G mentioned two years ago “A more minor problem - the filter falls out if you hold the unit upside down” .

Good Power Cord

One person who purchased the product considered that it had a good power cord. Darkstar wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon three years ago “The power lead is sensibly long so you don't need to be right on top of a wall socket to fit”.

Lightweight Design

Twenty-eight owners who reviewed the Dyson DC59 considered that it was easy to move around. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned two years ago “Ultra portable and light” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. 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 gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC59 “A lightweight, bag-less design and inclu”.

Removed Pet Hair On Carpet Excellently in Our Tests

Four customers who bought it wrote that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Goodhousekeeping.com said “The Dyson D 59 Motorhead stick vacuum cleaner performed extremely well on both pet hair and fine particles” in their review of this vacuum cleaner but they only rated the product 19.4 out of 100. Goodhousekeeping.com also wrote “Removed pet hair on carpet excellently in our tests” in their review. Richard P. said on Newegg.com “It's perfect for pet hair, dust bunnies” in his review of the Dyson DC59 and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 8 stars.

One person thought it was good at cleaning dog hair. H wrote in their Dyson DC59 review “* Little rotating head is amazing for cat/dog hairs off sofas” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

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Good Brush

Five customers considered that it had a good brush. Mo' Money wrote in their review of the Dyson DC59 on Amazon “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” and gave the product a rating of 6 stars. Mo' Money also said “Another short motorised brush head is ideal for doing the stairs” in their review. R J Walters wrote “The small brush head is fantastic for cleaning the stair carpet!”.

Powerful Suction

Twenty-four customers who bought the Dyson DC59 thought it had good suction. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Powerful suction” however despite that they only rated it 19.4 out of 100. Newegg.com said in their review of this vacuum cleaner in the same month “Good suction, mobile” nonetheless they rated the product 1 stars. Digitalreviews.net said in their Dyson DC59 review on expert review site DigitalReviews.net three years ago “The units suction was excellent and its versatility was second to none” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

Dust Cup Empties from Bottom for Less Mess While Emptying

Fifteen people agreed that it was easy to empty. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Dust cup empties from bottom for less mess while emptying” in their Dyson DC59 review. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “Emptying the dust is eas”. Metropolis wrote “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 and rated the product 4 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

Vacuum cleaners that were launched more than two years ago have weights of between 5g and 14kg. The Dyson DC59 is one of the lighter vacuum cleaners of this age and spec (only 2 kilograms) amongst low maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age.

If you would consider a vacuum with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Dyson DC54 (£195.99) (7.7kg).

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Lightweight Design

Twenty-six customers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was heavy and bulky. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “What is the Dyson DC59? The Dyson DC59 is the opposite of the typical bulky, floor-bound vacuum cleaners most people know” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned in their Dyson DC59 review four years ago “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!”. Mashable.com wrote “Since it can actually negate the need for a big, bulky vacuum cleaner in your household” .

Twenty-three customers considered that it was lightweight. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Lightweight and versatile”. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Versatile, excellent lightweight design” in their review. Goodhousekeeping.com also wrote “Portable, lightweight, good suction, boost button, plenty of accessories in the box” in their review.

Eight owners reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was thin. Four years ago expert website Pocket-Lint.com gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote “The Digital Slim DC59 shows that Dyson can successfully make a cordless vacuum cleaner that's still powerful.” in their review of the Dyson DC59. Mrs. Y. M. Warner wrote on Amazon “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”. Patashnik wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The instructions booklet is uncomplicated and slim, I think because the vacuum cleaner itself is the same” and gave the product a score of 7 stars.

Seven owners mentioned that it was easy to carry around. Two years ago Nanjolly mentioned on Amazon “Thrilled with my Dyson Digital DC59, amazing Very light and easy to use, no longer dragging cables all over when cleaning up”. Tiz Woz mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It is light and easy to manoeuvre and picks up an amazing amouunt of dust”. Darkstar said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Its so light and easy to use, you use it every day without really thinking about it” and scored it 8 stars.

Three people said in their reviews that it was compact. Ms Bethany Evans gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned two years ago “It's so small, compact and light”. Paul R Kerrison wrote on Amazon “That's hardly a valid point really, because the DC59 is a compact cordless machine” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. I. Sims wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “Because of it's compact size, anything like paper, twigs (ie”.

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Design

Poor Product Quality

Eight people wrote in their reviews that the product was not good quality. Paul R Kerrison mentioned “The wandering hose is unwieldy and the build quality is poor” in his Dyson DC59 review. Two years ago Robert W mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Main criticism and why I have given 3 and not 4/5 stars is the quality of the plastic feel”. Robert W also mentioned “Sucks well in the beginning, feels cheap and rubber seal not fit for purpose” in his review.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was inferior quality. Three years ago expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “They're good to have for small spills and to clean up corners”.

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Robust

Eight people who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “Dyson has built a h” in their review of the Dyson DC59. Techspective.net mentioned three years ago “This is a marvel of engineering.” . Expert website Siliconrepublic.com mentioned also three years ago “With the Dyson DC59 hand-held vacuum cleaner this tradition of engineering has effectively added turbo in the form of a digit” .

Two people concluded that the product was reliable. Suula mentioned “I am confident it will last well as we have used Dyson products for many years and not had any reliability issues.” in their Dyson DC59 review and rated it 7 stars.

One owner who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was strong and durable. K Minogue mentioned on Amazon “I don't understand why the Dyson is so expensive because its scope is limited and it feels less sturdy than the Miele” and gave the product a rating of 6 stars.

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Generally Easy to Use

Fourty-seven owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Generally easy to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Goodhousekeeping.com also wrote “Practical attachments and strong performance give this vacuum a boost as well” in their review. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk three years ago “Handy, thoughtful design points like trigger-powered suction” and gave the product a score of 7 stars.

Four customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of the Dyson DC59 two years ago “Pistol grip is comfortable to hold”. Mishel02 wrote “The machine is light to hold and the tools easy to attach, again this was a big plus point for this old person” . Dolphin mentioned on 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.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble.

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Lightweight Design

Sixteen people concluded that it was well designed. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Attractive, unique design”. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Elegant, simple design” in their review. Goodhousekeeping.com also said “The design makes it portable, maneuverable” in their review.

Eight people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Cnet.co.uk said in their Dyson DC59 review “The DC59 is an elegant, customizable vacuum that performed well on a variety of flooring surfaces” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “It's beautifully designed, attractive” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a score of 8 stars. Reree said in their Dyson DC59 review “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”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Olajumoke.a mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on 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”. Mr B Gloucester said on Amazon three years ago “The attachments are neat, easy to fit” and rated it 7 stars.

One person who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was ugly. Susie J wrote “I hate having a great big ugly machine taking up precious cupboard space” in her review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 7 stars. One customer who bought this vacuum cleaner concluded that it had a good case. Robert W said in his review of the Dyson DC59 on Amazon “It feels cheap - the plastic casing creaks”.

One person said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was ergonomic. Three years ago Ddddcccc wrote on Amazon “The fact that it charges while hanging out of the way in a cloakroom makes it very ergonomic” in their review of the Dyson DC59.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £220 (42%)

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Not Cheap

We think this Dyson vacuum looks expensive compared to other vacuum cleaners of this type and age. The cheapeast comparable spec vacuum that has been on the market for more than two years that we found costs £33 and the most expensive costs £814.

Reasonably Priced

Twenty-five people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was expensive. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “It is expensive, very expensive in fact.” in their Dyson DC59 review. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC59 on PC Mag three years ago “The Dyson DC59 Motorhead vacuum adds more floor-sweeping and upholstery-cleaning power to the performance offered by the slightly less expensive DC59 Animal”. Mashable.com mentioned in the same month “The Dyson DC59 might be the most expensive hand vacuum on the planet.” .

Thirteen owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. P R Neil scored it 6 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner 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”. Last year Mrs W. said “It is cheap looking and cheaply made” in her review of this vacuum cleaner. Racy31 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “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” and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 4 stars.

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Power

Battery Charges in Just 3.5 Hours

Twenty-one people said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Offers better control over battery life” in their Dyson DC59 review but they gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Battery charges in just 3.5 hours” in their review. Goodhousekeeping.com also wrote “The Dyson D 59 Animal's trigger means that it vacuums more precisely and saves battery life” in their review.

Five customers reckoned that it was quick to charge. Charles D. said on Amazon “It saves me so much time, can be used quickly and put back on the wall to charge, very lightweight” in his review of this vacuum cleaner and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 7 stars. Felixbelix rated it 5 stars and said “Still haven't worked out how long it takes to charge, though”.

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Dyson DC59 Review Sources

To prepare this Dyson DC59 review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 1,840 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 141,702 product attributes, 28,554 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,645,000 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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