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VAX Air Mini

81

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VAX Air Mini

£59.52
£44.99 £15.00 cheaper than 62 days ago
VAX Air Mini
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A classic and affordable 1,400W upright vacuum, with OK running costs and good features
1,400W Upright Dry 4.9kg Aug 2013 A
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VAX Air Mini Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the VAX Air Mini number 27 in upright vacuum cleaners, number 126 across all vacuum cleaners and number 226 in best selling vacuum cleaners.
81
Reviews
339 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
78
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£340 Over 10 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has below average expert reviews and ok user reviews with an average overall rating of 63%, based on 339 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better vacuums are available. View the latest vacuums 2018.
Whilst it has an efficiency rating of A, its running costs of £340 over 10 years are in the most expensive 18% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and good suction. However they also report that it is not robust.
This VAX vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lighter than average
Fairly high maximum input power

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 is a 90% 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.

VAX Air Mini Video Reviews

VAX Air Mini In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

Vacuum cleaner expert review site Les Numeriques.com scored this vacuum cleaner 60%. This puts this vacuum in the bottom 15% of all the vacuum cleaners when ranked by average expert review score.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, Air Mini owners rated this vacuum 70%.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

19 customers wrote in their reviews that the VAX Air Mini was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Not Robust

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was not well made and two owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to damage or scratch.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Suction

41 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good suction.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Eight people wrote in their reviews that it was compact, seven owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to carry around and five people who reviewed the product considered that it was lightweight.

Customers Report Easy to Empty

10 customers who purchased it agreed that it was easy to empty.

Users Report Good Filter

Two owners who reviewed the VAX Air Mini concluded that it had a good filter.

  • It fills quickly and the small filter area gets blocked easily! It is not easy to empty or reassemble after…
  • Its not actually that small! The filter needs a good bash to get the dust out after every use or the suction is rubbish…
    Fred (Amazon) - March 2014

Very Good Brand

We checked 5,542 expert and user reviews (including 3,112 verified purchases) for VAX vacuum cleaners and found that on average VAX has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a VAX vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Portable

Five customers agreed that it was easy to move around.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three owners who bought the VAX Air Mini concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Brush

Two customers said in their reviews that it had a good brush.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two people said that it was quiet.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Five people said in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Value For Money

Stunningly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £44.99 it is in the cheapest 9% of vacuums.

Price Has Gone Down by £15 (24%)

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Whilst the efficiency rating of this vacuum cleaner is A, the Air Mini is in the most expensive 18% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the Air Mini will cost £340 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

VAX released the Air Mini in August 2013.

Features

Lighter Than Average

The VAX Air Mini's weight of only 4.9kg is lighter than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the lightest 33% of all vacuum cleaners when sorted by this feature. The weights of vacuum cleaners range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Fairly High Maximum Input Power

The Air Mini has a fairly high maximum input power (1,400 Watt) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners. The maximum input powers of vacuum cleaners range from 3.6W to 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W.

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Higher Than Average Suction Power

Across all the vacuum cleaners the suction powers range from 40W to 2,500W, and the average suction power is 550W. The suction power of the Air Mini of 800W is higher than 83% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vax vaxminisilver, vax c87amte, vax c88amp, c88amb

Barcodes:

00001113165300, 00716715160044, 00716715160051, 00716715160068, 00798256082658, 05012512134109, 05012512137650, 05012512148755, 05053086391437

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