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Shark Rocket PRO NV480 Vacuum Cleaner

£129.99
700W Upright Vacuum Dry 6kg Dec 2012
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Owner reviews are excellent
Easy to use
Portable
50 Reviews
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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 50 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Shark vacuum is 90%. 33 reviewers (94% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Shark has good average reviews for its low maximum input power vacuum cleaners as well as across its entire vacuum range compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Shark vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Inferior Technical Features

One person who reviewed it said that it did not have good features. Three years ago Wheelchairwhiz wrote on Walmart.com “It was one of the few features I loved on my old one”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Nine Shark Rocket PRO NV480 reviewers reckoned that the product was lightweight. Neely said on Walmart.com “It's very lightweight”. Prw1 mentioned “This vacuum is lightweight and practically pushes itself” in their Shark Rocket PRO NV480 review and scored it 7 stars. Three years ago Wrenner mentioned “Great suction, lightweight, self-propelled, quiet”.

Four people wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Quicksmom rated it 7 stars and wrote three years ago “It would get 5 stars except it's a little heavier than I would wish”. Mmmm said on Walmart.com “Heavier than expected ! Swivel action is great! Suction good!” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Farmerjb52 said on Walmart.com last year “And while it is not really heavy at 13lbs” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 5 stars.

One customer who reviewed the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 reckoned that it was compact. Two years ago Frecklesandbeans said in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 “For a compact vacuum it did a pretty good job”.

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Average Weight

At 6 kilograms, the Rocket PRO NV480 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other low maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you would consider a vacuum with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the BGL35127 (6.4kg), or the BGL3A230 (5.9kg) both from Bosch which is also cheaper.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers who bought it considered that it was quiet. Greg mentioned on Walmart.com “Tremendous suction, easy to use and extremely quiet” in his Shark Rocket PRO NV480 review.


Design

Easy to Use

Eight people reckoned that the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 was easy to use. Quicksmom wrote on Walmart.com “Easy to use, long cord, no bags, easy to empty” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Prw1 wrote on Walmart.com “Picks u very well and is so easy to use” and scored it 9 stars. Sonyamic said “Like the head lights, Easy to use” in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 and scored the product 8 stars.

Four Shark Rocket PRO NV480 reviewers said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to assemble. Nana mentioned in her review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 on Walmart.com “It is easy to put together and reconfigure”. Yogagirl36 said in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 on Walmart.com three years ago “It was a breeze to assemble”. In the same month Suzzly said “Easy to assemble works great” in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480.

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Nice Design

Two people mentioned that it was good looking. Three years ago Happyds said “The Shark Rocket Professoinal is lightweight annd picks up the dirt and pet hair beautifully” in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480.

Good Product Quality

One Shark Rocket PRO NV480 owner who purchased it thought it was good quality. Marchmama2010 mentioned on Walmart.com “So glad I spent a little more on a high quality vacuum” in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480.

Robust

One person who purchased the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 thought it was strong and durable. Mcslurp said in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 on Walmart.com three years ago “This is a great durable vacuum”.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

Two Shark Rocket PRO NV480 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Wrenner wrote on Walmart.com “A great price” in their review of the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 and gave it a score of 7 stars. Teenminister scored it 6 stars and mentioned on Walmart.com “I purchased this and was very happy with the price and the machine”.

One customer concluded that the product was cheap. Mcslurp said three years ago “Because I thought it might come very light with cheap plastic that is very fragile.”.

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Portable

Nine Shark Rocket PRO NV480 reviewers who purchased this vacuum cleaner thought it was easy to move around. Frecklesandbeans mentioned on Walmart.com “Very compact and lightweight” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars. Lisa mentioned “Great! This baby does the job! It's lightweight and drives like a dream” in her review of this vacuum cleaner. Kzy47p scored the product 7 stars and wrote “This is my third Shark (I keep moving and giving my Shark away!) I have arthritis and need something lightweight”.

Easy to Empty

Three customers wrote that the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 was easy to empty. Two years ago Frecklesandbeans mentioned “Dust cup was easy to empty”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Two Shark Rocket PRO NV480 owners who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Three years ago Yonbob rated it 6 stars and said on Walmart.com “Great to pickup dog hair” in their Shark Rocket PRO NV480 review. Maxnbella said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Walmart.com “I have two dogs who shed and this product does great with dog hair”.

One Shark Rocket PRO NV480 reviewer who purchased it thought it was good at cleaning pet hair.

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Good Suction

Eleven customers who reviewed it wrote that it had good suction. Quincy mentioned on Walmart.com in April last year “Works great, very powerful suction & easy to empty”. Sj1023 said on Walmart.com “It is very light weight, has extremely strong suction using it as a stand up”. Nana said on Walmart.com “The suction is strong and it is easy to empty”.

Good Brush

Two customers thought it had a good brush. Winters1 mentioned on Walmart.com “It has a brush roller power switch to control the type of cleaning you do” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Kzy47p mentioned “I like the dusting brush, actually dusted my drapes! I can get a few inches under the furniture as well” in their Shark Rocket PRO NV480 review and gave it a score of 6 stars.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Shark vacuum has been on the market since April 2017.

Shark Rocket PRO NV480 Review Sources

To prepare this Shark Rocket PRO NV480 review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 1,840 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 141,702 product attributes, 28,554 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,645,000 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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