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Philips FC8631 Vacuum Cleaner

2,000W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6kg Feb 2013
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Has a washable filter
Supports variable power
Not cordless

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Performance

Average Vacuum

At 30 kilopascals, the Philips FC8631 has a fairly average vacuum compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

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Average Noise Level

The Philips FC8631 has a relatively average noise level (80 decibels) compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were launched more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 6 kilograms, the Philips FC8631 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than two years.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market since February 2013.


Power

Average Suction Power

The Philips FC8631 has a pretty standard suction power (370 Watts) compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that came out around the same time as this vacuum cleaner.

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Supports Variable Power

The Philips FC8631 supports variable power, as do most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were released more than two years ago.

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2,000 Watts Maximum Input Power

This is a 2,000 Watts vacuum cleaner.

If you would prefer a vacuum cleaner with a higher maximum input power then you might want to consider the Samsung SC21F60 (2,100W and higher rated), or the Rowenta Ergo Force Cyclonic (2,100W and higher rated).

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Ergonomics

Has a Washable Filter

The Philips FC8631 has a washable filter, as do most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to this vacuum.

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Design

Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar type and age to this vacuum, the Philips FC8631 is not cordless.

If you would prefer a vacuum cleaner that is cordless then you might want to look at the Bosch Athlet BCH625KTGB (£119) which also has a higher rating.

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Packaging Content

Has a Crevice Tool

The Philips FC8631 has a crevice tool, as do most of the other vacuums of a similar age and spec to this vacuum cleaner.

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Reviews

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

On average vacuums made by Philips are rated 71%, which is in the top 96% of all vacuum cleaner brands that we have analysed.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fc863101
Barcodes 00871010361353, 00871010361747, 00871010361749, 00871010364055, 08710103613534, 08710103617471, 08710103617488, 08710103617495, 08710103640554, 68710103613536, 68710103617497

Philips FC8631 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips FC8631 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 142,696 product attributes, 28,888 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,635,200 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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