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Philips FC8457 Vacuum Cleaner

750W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 4.2kg May 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
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4 Reasons For

Light

Across all the vacuums that have been available for a comparable time to the FC8457 the weights range from 660g to 11kg, and the average weight is 6.3kg. At only 4.2 kilograms, the Philips FC8457 is fairly light compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to the FC8457.

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most commonly found hard floor cleaning performance class on medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to it.

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Philips Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of vacuums to determine an average rating for each vacuum cleaner brand. On average vacuum cleaners made by Philips have good ratings from users and experts.

Electronic Power Control

This vacuum cleaner has an Electronic power control, which is the most commonly found power control on medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Philips FC8457 does not have a brush tool, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years also do not have a brush tool.

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Very Low Vacuum

The average vacuum of vacuums of a comparable type and age to the FC8457 is 50kPa, and the vacuums range from 14kPa to 210kPa. At only 19.5 kilopascals, the Philips FC8457 has a fairly low vacuum compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to the FC8457.

If you would prefer a vacuum with a higher vacuum then you might want to look at the AquaVac Excell 30[plb_2510008_price] (20kPa) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Operating Radius

The Philips FC8457 has a fairly small operating radius (only 8 meters) compared to most of the other vacuums of this type and age. Vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as the FC8457 have operating radiuss of between 5m and 89m.

Vacuums with a bigger operating radius that might also be worth looking at include the Hoover CJ925[plb_3806048_price] (8.5m).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Philips FC8457 has one of the louder noise levels (84 decibels) amongst medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age. The noise levels of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago range from 59dB to 89dB, and the average noise level is 76dB.

If you would consider a vacuum cleaner with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Philips FC8645[plb_2283255_price] (79dB), or the Rowenta RO52[plb_2449258_price] (84dB).

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Not Cordless

The Philips FC8457 is not cordless. Most of the other vacuums of this spec and age are also not cordless.

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Quite Short Cord Length

Vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and spec to the FC8457 have cord lengths of between 1.8m and 16m. At only 5 meters, the Philips FC8457 has a quite short cord length compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Airflow

With an airflow of only 1,764 liter per minute, the Philips FC8457 has a quite low airflow compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as the FC8457. Across all the medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago the airflows range from 42l/min to 4,100l/min, and the average airflow is 2,400l/min.

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Only E Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The Philips FC8457 has an E carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as it. Most similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for around the same time as it have a D carpet cleaning performance class.

This vacuum's carpet cleaning performance class (E) is in fact the worst carpet cleaning performance class amongst all vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the FC8457.

Amongst comparable types of vacuum the best carpet cleaning performance class is A.

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Only E Dust Re-Emission Class

The Philips FC8457 has an E dust re-emission class which is better than the A dust re-emission class found on most comparable spec vacuums that have been available for around the same time as it. The worst dust re-emission class of all vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to the FC8457 is G and the best is A.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC8457

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the FC8457 over two years ago.

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Design
Type
Dust Container Type
Tube Type
Wheels Material
Dust Capacity
Colour of Product
Tube Material
Performance
Cleaning Type
Vacuum
Operating Radius
Noise Level
Proper Use
Vacuum Air Filtering
Airflow
Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
Dust Re-Emission Class
Cleaning Surfaces
Airflow
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Power Control
Carrying Handle(s)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Special Nozzle
Crevice Tool
Upholstery Nozzle Included

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08710103651734, 08710103755265

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