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Philips FC872

£139.00
A very economical to run 650W Cylinder vacuum vacuum cleaner with satisfactory features but a price that represents inferior value for money
650W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5kg Jan 2015
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Philips FC872 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips FC872 number 532 across all vacuum cleaners.
19
Poor
43
Average Features
52
3 Years Old
85
£160 Over 10 Years
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuum cleaners are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
This vacuum cleaner has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £160 over 10 years are in the cheapest 15% of all 1,561 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a motor protection filter
Has a washable filter
Quite low maximum input power
Very low 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. There was a cheaper price of £128 at coolshopuk 41 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 59% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Philips FC872 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Philips vacuum cleaners and found that Philips had very good ratings compared to other manufacturers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £139.00 it is more expensive than 60% of vacuums.

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Features

Average Weight

The weight of the Philips FC872 of 5kg is fairly typical compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the heaviest 38% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The Philips FC872's noise level of 78dB is fairly standard compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the loudest 57% of all vacuums when sorted 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 Washable Filter

The Philips FC872 has a washable filter. 85% 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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Has a Flexible Hose

The Philips FC872 has a flexible hose, which is unusual. 82% of vacuums do not have a flexible hose.

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Four Nozzles

The Philips FC872 is a four nozzle vacuum. Most of the other vacuums have between 1 and 23 nozzles.

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Supports Variable Power

The Philips FC872 supports variable power, which is unusual. 70% of vacuums do not support variable power.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Philips FC872 has a brush tool, unlike 84% of vacuums which do not have a brush tool.

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Very Low Vacuum

The vacuum of the Philips FC872 of only 16.3kPa is fairly low compared to most other vacuums. It is in the lowest 7% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature. The vacuums of vacuums range from 11kPa to 250kPa, and the average vacuum is 33kPa.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Philips FC872 has a hard floor brush, which is unusual. 78% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the FC872 in August 2014.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This vacuum cleaner is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on adequate energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the FC872 is £160, which makes it one of the cheaper to run vacuums.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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