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Shark Rocket PRO NV480

£129.99
£99.00 £30.99 cheaper than 71 days ago
A classic 700W Upright vacuum vacuum cleaner, but with inferior features and high running costs
700W Upright Vacuum Dry 6kg Dec 2012
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Shark Rocket PRO NV480 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 number 164 across all vacuum cleaners.
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50 Reviews
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Why Has it Scored 59?

It has very good user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this vacuum to others. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuums with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, and it is a good size. However they also report poor technical features.
This Shark vacuum cleaner is missing some features:

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Shark Rocket PRO NV480 Video Reviews


Shark Rocket PRO NV480 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this vacuum rated this vacuum cleaner 90 out of 100 on average. 33 reviewers (94% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is 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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Users Report 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”.

Users Report That it is a 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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Users Report 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”.

Very Good Brand

Vacuums built by Shark have very good ratings on average compared to other brands. 98% of those that bought a Shark vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report 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.

Customers Report 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.

Users Report Excellent 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.

Users Report 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”.

Customers Report 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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Customers Report 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”.

Users Report 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.

Customers Report That it is 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”.

Users Report That it is 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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Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £99.00 it is cheaper than 58% of vacuums.

Price Has Gone Down by £31 (24%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Shark Rocket PRO NV480 and the United Kingdom price of £99.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $159.99 (£208.27).

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Features

Average Weight

The Rocket PRO NV480's weight of 6kg is relatively average compared to most other vacuums. It is in the heaviest 57% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The Shark Rocket PRO NV480 has a pretty average maximum input power (700 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This vacuum cleaner has been on the market since December 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers shark shknv480ukr, shark nv480ukr
Barcodes 00622356215060

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