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Philips FC872

74

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Philips FC872

£251.39
£178.78 £73 cheaper than 33 days ago
Philips FC872
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A cheap and economical to run 650W cylinder vacuum cleaner, with good features
650W Cylinder Dry 5kg Feb 2015 A
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Philips FC872 Review

With very low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Philips FC872 number 321 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 348 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 438 across all vacuum cleaners.
76
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£59 Over 10 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of only £59 over 10 years are in the cheapest 7% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Four nozzles
Has a brush tool
Full performance
Less energy consumption
Outstanding cleaning results
Integrated anti-allergy system
Ultimate convenience
Quite low maximum input power
Lower than average vacuum

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £251.39 to £178.78 in the last 33 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Philips FC872 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

OK Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 70% of vacuums, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £178.78 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency classification of A, and the FC872 is in the cheapest 7% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the FC872 will cost only £59 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Philips vacuum cleaner has been on the market since January 2015.

Features

Average Weight

The Philips FC872's weight of 5kg is pretty standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 36% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The Philips FC872's noise level of 78dB is pretty standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is louder than 41% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Low Maximum Input Power

The lowest maximum input power of vacuums is 3.6W, the highest is 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W. The Philips FC872 has a fairly low maximum input power (only 650 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Philips FC872 has a brush tool. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a brush tool.

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Four Nozzles

Most vacuum cleaners have between 1 and 23 nozzles, including the Philips FC872 which has four nozzles.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Philips FC872 has a hard floor brush, unlike 75% of vacuums which do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Philips FC872 has a washable filter. 84% of vacuums do not have a washable filter.

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Has a Motor Protection Filter

The Philips FC872 has a motor protection filter, which is unusual. 92% of vacuum cleaners do not have a motor protection filter.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has a C carpet cleaning performance class, which is typical of many vacuum cleaners.

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Lower Than Average Vacuum

The Philips FC872's vacuum of only 16.3kPa is in the lowest 9% of all vacuum cleaners when ranked by this feature. The vacuums of vacuums range from 2.8kPa to 36kPa, and the average vacuum is 23kPa.

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Has a Flexible Hose

The Philips FC872 has a flexible hose, unlike 79% of vacuums which do not have a flexible hose.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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