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VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B

78

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VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B

£76.99
VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B

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A light weight and very good value for money upright dry vacuum cleaner, with good features
Upright Dry 3.5kg Yes Feb 2014
Type Cleaning Type Weight Cordless Release Date
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VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B number 30 in cordless vacuum cleaners, number 56 in upright vacuum cleaners and number 240 across all vacuum cleaners.
90
Reviews
100 Reviews
91
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%, based on 100 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, and design. However they also report poor suction.
This VAX vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lighter than average
Cordless

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VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 100 owner reviews the average owner rating of this vacuum cleaner is 80 out of 100. Over 78% of reviewers gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

26 people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use.

  • Great product, very light and easy to use, makes a great job of cleaning the car…
  • Light, powerful and very handy indeed…
    Kevin Trebell (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Light & so easy to use…
  • An easily detachable hand held component which is easy to use…
    J. Aitken (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Nice and light for ease of carrying around, handy as the hand held bit is easy to remove…
    Carr (Amazon) - July 2015
  • The handheld vacuum is very handy for quickly cleaning up messes…
    Kaed (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Handy being wireless…
    Kaed (Amazon) - September 2015
  • It's a great material and inexpensive to use to make something light.
    James W. (Amazon) - February 2016
  • However, if you have reasons to clean small, tricky areas frequently and want an incredibly easy to use and versatile cleaner to use then this is potentially a very good product for you…
    RM/TM (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Very good easy to use…
    Steven H. (Amazon) - September 2015

Users Report Poor Suction

Nine customers who bought it reckoned that it did not have good suction.

Users Report Portable

Seven owners who bought the product concluded that it was easy to move around.

Customers Report Nice Design

Six people considered that it was good looking, five people who reviewed it said that it was neat and three customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was well designed.

Users Report Easy to Empty

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to empty.

  • The whole unit is easy to empty…
    Laineyf (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Best idea is to empty the bin and clean the filter outside at the bottom of your garden, or use your main vacuum cleaner to clean both the bin…
  • Emptying it when it's full is straightforward enough too…
    Andrew Kerr (Amazon) - February 2015
  • The central portion is easy to empty and clean…
    Clare (Amazon) - March 2015

Users Report That it is Robust

Four owners who reviewed it thought it was well made.

  • In terms of positives the product has excellent manoeuvrability and is highly adaptable with the hand held vac built in…
    Ifenton (Amazon) - December 2015
  • The battery power is pretty shabby…
  • It's detachable so you can charge it on the separate charger bay, unlike other cleaners in which the battery is sealed in and cannot be removed…
  • The machine is reasonably well built, some of the plastic feels a little flimsy…
    CJ (Amazon) - February 2015
  • The build quality is reasonable…
    SBno1 (Amazon) - February 2015

Users Report Good Filter

Four owners concluded that the VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B had a good filter.

  • Best idea is to empty the bin and clean the filter outside at the bottom of your garden, or use your main vacuum cleaner to clean both the bin…
  • In addition you'd have to clean the filter which sits at the top of the bin…
  • It has a very small filter…
  • The only downside to this machine is they recommend you clean the filter every 6 uses which is a bit of a bind as the filter is quite thick…

VAX Vacuum Cleaners Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 5,542 expert and user reviews (including 3,112 verified purchases), VAX has very good reviews for its vacuums. 94% of those that bought a VAX vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Five customers agreed that it was easy to carry around, five customers who purchased the product concluded that it was lightweight and two owners concluded that it was compact.

  • Great product, very light and easy to use, makes a great job of cleaning the car…
  • Suction is so bad that anything heavier than dust falls back out…
  • The handheld unit is very good for cleaning soft furnishings, light and easy to handle…
    Laineyf (Amazon) - February 2015
  • The unit looks good, is compact, sleek…
    Laineyf (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Very lightweight…
    Kaed (Amazon) - September 2015
  • My only other concern is that being so small and lightweight…
  • This is a terrific vacuum cleaner for the small home where tight corners are an issue or for someone for whom a larger heavier machine is difficult…
  • The streamlined and compact design looks good and, more importantly, makes it easy to carry, as well as facilitating storage in a small space…
    RM/TM (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Lightweight powerful and lasts a good 20 minutes on one charge so it's never run out of power yet…
    R. Hall (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Very lightweight and efficient…
    Squirrel (Amazon) - January 2016

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Three people who purchased the VAX Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was good at cleaning dog hair.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Eight customers who bought this vacuum cleaner thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

12 people who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good battery life and four owners who purchased it considered that it was quick to charge.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £76.99 it is cheaper than 71% of vacuums.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This VAX vacuum cleaner was released in February 2014.

Features

Lighter Than Average

The Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B's weight of only 3.5kg is lighter than 90% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature. Vacuum cleaners have weights of between 300g and 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Cordless

The Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B is cordless. 94% of vacuum cleaners are not cordless.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B has a washable filter. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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Has a Charging Base

The Air Cordless Switch H85-AC21-B has a charging base. 96% of vacuums do not have a charging base.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vax newvaxh85ac21bcr, vax h85ac21bb, vax h85ac21be

Barcodes:

00635131704185, 05012512151793, 05012512156361, 05012512157290

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