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Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 Vacuum Cleaner

£50.00
14.4W Upright Vacuum Dry 1.7kg Dec 2012
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Easy to use
User reviews are average
Poor at cleaning pet hair
262 Reviews
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Acceptable Noise Level

Four customers considered that the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 was quiet. Andrea said “It picks up all the 'bits'and is quiet and lasts a long time”. Simon mentioned on Argos.co.uk “This handheld is very quiet as well as being quite powerful” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Natalia wrote on Argos.co.uk “It cleans everything quickly and silently”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Amandabc rated this vacuum cleaner 6 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk two years ago “The noise is not gonna bother your housemates”. Su wrote “Is noisy and heavy (heavy was mentioned in previous reviews”.

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

People who bought this low maximum input power vacuum rated this vacuum cleaner 66% on average. 84% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 3,516 user and expert reviews (including 858 verified purchases) for Hoover vacuums and found that on average Hoover has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Hoover has good ratings specifically for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners. 88% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Price Has Gone Up by 17% (17%)

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Reasonably Priced

Fourteen Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money. John he mentioned in his review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 four years ago “Very good suction, good price and easy to use”. Amandabc said in their review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 two years ago “Its such a great priced hoover, compact, not noisy, not heavy” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Archie mentioned on Argos.co.uk in the same month “And is a very reasonable price”.

Six Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was expensive. Iain mentioned on Argos.co.uk “For the replacement I upgraded to a more expensive model for peace of mind” in their review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4. Drifter gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Although slightly on the expensive side for an handheld vac”. Boz wrote in their Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review “Got this hoover for small areas around the home stairs in particular very surprised with its performance as good as more expensive brands”.

One Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owner who reviewed it thought it was cheap. Eliteuk wrote on Argos.co.uk “Looks a bit cheap and plasticy for the money”.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners considered that the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 had good technical guidance. Linds mentioned “I found this a great wet vac to help dry out carpet after cleaning up spills” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought the product thought it had good features. Three years ago Smarty wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Looks good, has great features.” and gave it a score of 5 stars.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This low maximum input power vacuum has been on the market since December 2012.


Design

Easy to Use

Thirty-two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Doc scored the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 8 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Easy to use and to empty” in their review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4. Linds mentioned “Really handy for small jobs” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Lorna she wrote “Very easy to use with a reasonable amount of running time between charges” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

One Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owner wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. John said on Argos.co.uk four years ago “The minus point is that the overstyled handle comes to a point, is tiring to hold and easily slips from your hand”.

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Cordless

The Jovis SJ144WSR4 is cordless, as are most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other cordless vacuums to this vacuum and we think the Black & Decker WD7210N (£39.30) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Robust

Four Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was strong and durable. Frank gave the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 a score of 8 stars and he said seven years ago “A very robust product” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Robin said “It is very robust”. Reg Williams mentioned in their Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review “It is robust and efficient, very well pleased with the price as well”.

Three Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners said that the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 was reliable. Iain scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars and said on Argos.co.uk “My advice is - find a more reliable manufacturer” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Calyn699 said on Amazon seven years ago “Back to the drawing board of finding a reliable portable cleaner” and rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars. Peter White he said “The brand that gave its name to the "Vacuum Cleaner" no longer seems to produce good reliable products”.

Three Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. The Doctor said on Argos.co.uk “Well built and robust”.

One Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewer said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Five years ago Jan mentioned on Argos.co.uk “The first time I used it it slid from my grasp and crashed on the floor - no damage thankfully” in his review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4.

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Good Product Quality

Three customers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was good quality. Susan wrote four years ago “Good quality and very good suction” in her Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review. Stuart Hill mentioned on Amazon “Excellent well made product” in his Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review. Lansor scored it 8 stars and said “Hoover Jovis sj44WRS4 > good price, good quality”.

Nice Design

Four Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewers said in their reviews that it was well designed. Vera Vacuum wrote in her review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 “Really smooth design and has power for wet”. Rico said on Argos.co.uk “Stylish design, good suction power, easy stowage, easy to clean out, charge is long enough for a quick spruce round the house” in his Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review. Redsaints1 mentioned in their Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review on Argos.co.uk “Could have put more thought in the handle design, easily slips out of the hand, attachments should have been included in the body like smaller similar dustbusters” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Three customers said in their reviews that the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 was good looking. Ted said on Argos.co.uk “Very good for a hand tool and looks quite trendy as wall being functional” in his review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 7 stars. Daveyj said “Suction is ok; probably pretty good.” in their Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review.

Two Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was neat. Frank wrote “Can be hung on the wall neatly in the cupboard under the stairs” in his Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review. Michael said on Argos.co.uk “I bought this recently and a very useful little cleaner too, light to use and does a neat little job” in his review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Twenty-six Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good battery life. Jim mentioned “Powerful motor and the battery seems to last for ages” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Seven years ago John rated the product 6 stars and he wrote in his Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review “Good operating time between battery charging”. Abby rated it 8 stars and she said “Been using it a lot, having 2 young ones who love mess this has helped a lot, really impressed with battery life, have already recommended it to a few people” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

One Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was quick to charge. Des said on Argos.co.uk “Supurb suction, easy to charge, totally satisfied”.

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14.4 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 14.4 Watts vacuum.

If this vacuum cleaner maximum input power is too low for you then you might want to consider the Energise Vibe C86 (£40.99) (700W and higher rated), or the Flair C86-FA-TE (£38.99) (700W and higher rated) both from VAX or the Einhell TH-VC 1318 (500W and higher rated).

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Ergonomics

Has a Washable Filter

The Jovis SJ144WSR4 has a washable filter. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to this vacuum cleaner also have a washable filter.

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Packaging Content

Has a Crevice Tool

The Jovis SJ144WSR4 has a crevice tool, as do most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that came out more than two years ago.

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Poor At Cleaning Pet Hair

One Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 was not good at cleaning cat hair. Catherine Teresa Gibbons said on Amazon “Brilliant for small places when the big vacuum isn't needed, cat hairs off the arm chairs etc”.

One Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewer mentioned that it was not good at cleaning pet hair.

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Easy to Empty

Six customers thought it was easy to empty. Vera Vacuum wrote on Argos.co.uk “Using it a lot easy to empty” in her Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review. W. C. Walker rated it 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Good suction and easy emptying for cleaning the dust chamber”. Mrs. Diane Thomas wrote in her Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review on Amazon four years ago “No need to get the big heavy vac out every time, so easy to empty too, thank you”.

Portable

Four customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to move around.

Good Brush

Five Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewers said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had a good brush. Seven years ago an anonymous reviewer mentioned in her review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 “Easy to use with both the built-in brush and extra seperate nozzle to get into those narrow space”. Chrisb said on Argos.co.uk “I personnally use it as a quick and easy brush up for the car after the grandkids have done their best to trash my car”. Chips wrote on Amazon “A dust pan and brush would be more effective” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Good Filter

Four Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good filter. Oxford gave the product a score of 6 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Filter soon gets full on dry pick up, not relly had much call for wet use yet”. L D Durbin said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Not having a crevice tool limits use and it's no good for pet hair as the filter gets clogged very quickly” and rated it 6 stars. Mrs. C. B. Montgomery wrote “Not too heavy either - very easy to clean the filter”.

Good Suction

Thirty-seven Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewers agreed that it had good suction. Frank wrote on Argos.co.uk seven years ago “Easy to handle with plenty of strong suction”. In the same month Loo mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “This handheld vac has very little suction” however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. John he mentioned “This hand held vacuum cleaner works well with plenty of suction and easy emptying” in his review of the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4.


Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The average weight of vacuums of this age and type is 5.4kg, and the weights range from 5g to 14kg. The Jovis SJ144WSR4 is one of the lighter vacuums of a similar age and spec to this vacuum cleaner (only 1.7 kilograms) amongst low maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age.

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Good Size

Seventeen Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 was heavy and bulky. Jim wrote on Argos.co.uk “This is a heavy unit, is powerful”. Katynana wrote “I am delighted with this hand held hoover, although it is a little heavier than I expected” and rated the product 7 stars. An anonymous author mentioned on Argos.co.uk five years ago “Desent item, although abit heavy and bulky and noisey” in her Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review.

Three customers considered that it was lightweight. Eliteuk mentioned “It seems that no manufacturer is capable of designing a powerful, lightweight easy to clean one of these” in their Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review. Archie mentioned two years ago “It is lightweight, compact and has sufficient battery after full charge to manage average staircase” in his review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 a rating of 7 stars. Three years ago Rep18 said on Argos.co.uk “Its lightweight, easy to use, picks up lots of bits”.

Two Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was compact. Tony.patel said “It is very compact and sucks dirt very well” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Diana wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “To be used on a boat, so needs to be light, compact and yet have good suction” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 7 stars.

One Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was thin. Harry mentioned in his Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 review “The hose is very narrow and would be nice to have a provision in-built for a brush” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around. Synchron wrote on Argos.co.uk “She is a small person yet finds the Hoover's weight very easy to carry”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoovercapacity sj144wsr4, hoover sj144wsr4rd, hoover sj144dp4
Barcodes 05055380042657, 08016361792371, 08016361889194

Hoover Jovis SJ144WSR4 Review Sources

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