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VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P Vacuum Cleaner

£99.98
1,400W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.5kg Dec 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
Acceptable noise level
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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A few customers who purchased this vacuum cleaners considered that it was compact. Am Voice said in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review two years ago “Simply put, this is a small compact vacuum that cannot be compared to a fully functioning upright hoover”. Am Voice also said “It is my first compact hoover and it is my first Vax product”. Amazon Customer and mentioned on Amazon in August this year “Very neat compact cleaner that is easy to empty” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.

Several VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners who purchased the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P agreed that it was lightweight. Two years ago Am Voice mentioned in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “There again this is a small compact lightweight vacuum that weighs 5.5Kg as opposed to 6.5kg for an upright one” and gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a rating of 80 out of 100. Am Voice also said “So overall, this is a small, lightweight cleaner which is designed for people with pets”. Am Voice also said “To compare this to an upright hoover is a bit unfair, as it is small, lightweight and compact”.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers thought the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was easy to carry around. Eileen Mcauley said in her VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review on Amazon “Very well pleased with this vax excellent suction especially for pet hairs very light and easy to carry around”. Happyfamily wrote “At 4.9 kgs we found it easy to carry and in use it followed behind in a smooth” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review. K. Byrne mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaners “High powered suction and easy to carry to do stairs”.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners considered that this vacuum cleaners was heavy and bulky. Dariusz Urlik said on Amazon “Its not heavy, powerful, descent amount of endings Cons”. Two years ago Dulwich Guy said “Haven't had it topple over yet I don't find it too heavy The hose extends quite far (I'm 6ft tall” in their review. Mike wrote in his VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “Not too heavy to take up the stairs” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners wrote in their reviews that the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was a good weight. In August C Am scored it 99 out of 100 and wrote “Great seduction light weight and fast delivery” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review. Jo-Anne Webber said in her review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “Powerful and very light weight”. In August last year Momof3 scored the product 5 stars and wrote “Would definitely recommended, had back problem a few years ago so very pleased with low weight of product” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P.

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Average Weight

At 5.5 kilograms, the Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as this vacuum.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Ecosenzo (£65.25) (5.4kg), or the Puro (£83.99) (5.4kg) both from Bestron or the Nilfisk Buddy II 18T (£94.29) (5.5kg).

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Good Suction

Thirty-five people who bought this vacuum cleaners concluded that it had good suction. This month Alison Tetlow-Hamper gave it a score of 4 stars and she wrote in her review on Amazon “Great suction, my only doubt the hose seems to”. Am Voice mentioned in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review two years ago “It has a pretty good suction capability.”. This year Amzy86 rated this vacuum cleaners 5 stars and said “Great Hoover really good suction and amazing price” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P.

Easy to Empty

A number of VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers who purchased the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reckoned that it was easy to empty. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in August “Very neat compact cleaner that is easy to empty”. Carole B mentioned in her review “Fantastic suck, you can see the carpet lifting as you go over it & so easy to empty”. Happyfamily mentioned on Amazon “The 2 litre pick up container is easy to detach for emptying” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.

Portable

A few VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to move around. Am Voice and mentioned two years ago “There again this is a small compact lightweight vacuum that weighs 5.5Kg as opposed to 6.5kg for an upright one”. Am Voice also wrote “So overall, this is a small, lightweight cleaner which is designed for people with pets”. Am Voice also said “To compare this to an upright hoover is a bit unfair, as it is small, lightweight and compact”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers mentioned that this vacuum cleaners was good at cleaning pet hair. Amazon Customer and said on Amazon in August this year “Turbo brush attachment is great for upholstery and pet hair” in their review of this vacuum cleaners. Amazon Customer also wrote “It is promoted as useful for removing pet hair from carpets etc, so probably not one I'll be using much.”. Ashtree scored this vacuum cleaners 5 stars and said in the same month “The turbo tool (pet hair attachment) easily removes pet hair from curtains” in their review.

Several people agreed that this vacuum cleaners was good at cleaning dog hair. Peppianne said on Amazon “A good effective cleaner, does a good job with the dog hairs”. Rlh1972 mentioned in August last year “Oh it picks the dog hair up fine” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review but despite that gave this vacuum cleaners a score of 1 stars.

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Good Brush

Three VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers who purchased the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P considered that it had a good brush. Amazon Customer mentioned “Turbo brush attachment is great for upholstery”. Dulwich Guy wrote on Amazon “The brush head is useful for shutters”.

Good Filter

A few VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners considered that it had a good filter. Two years ago Lunar Shine and wrote in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review on Amazon “The anti-bacterial filter is good for homes with allergy sufferers as it reduces bacteria”.


Price

Reasonably Priced

A number of VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was good value for money. Am Voice and mentioned “Overall it is obvious there has been some cost cutting compared with the Dyson products we already own”. This month Amazon Customer wrote “That is the price one pays for not using bags” however despite that only scored the product 40 out of 100. Amzy86 gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Great Hoover really good suction and amazing price” in their review.

Ten customers considered that this vacuum cleaners was a bargain for the price. Am Voice wrote two years ago “The quality of the attachments are cheaply made and there is no soft brush included, which is quite bizarre” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P. Am Voice also wrote “It is about £120 cheaper than the Dyson equivalent cleaner, so I can understand why the tools look a bit on the cheap”. In August this year Amazon Customer said in their review “Cheap light material that I handle carefully not to chip container when emptying”.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was cheap. Amazon Customer wrote in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “The only thing I am glad for is that I don't have to worry about ordering expensive Miele bags”. Djm wrote “No need to buy expensive replacement filters”. Mike and he said in his VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review two years ago “It is dead easy to empty and no expensive filters like the Dyson”.

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Design

Easy to Use

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P “- mass aside - it is maneuverable and easy to use”. Dhanush Arun and wrote this year “The different components are handy for different surfaces” in their review of this vacuum cleaners. Djm scored the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “It is probably why it is much lighter to use” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review.

Some VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owners concluded that the product had a good experience. Graeme Cousins said in their review of this vacuum cleaners this month “In my experience it quite simply does not”. Satyakishore Mavuri said in August last year “Satisfactory experience”.

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Nice Design

Five VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers who bought this vacuum cleaners considered that it was good looking. Am Voice wrote “Simply put, this is a small compact vacuum that cannot be compared to a fully functioning upright hoover and as such it does a pretty good job” in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review. Am Voice also wrote “It has a pretty good suction capability.”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “Pretty good even if pricey!”.

Several people who bought it wrote that it was neat. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Very neat compact cleaner that is easy to empty” in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P and gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a score of 99 out of 100. Ian Terry mentioned on Amazon “It does retract very well which makes for tidy storage”. Seaburgh mentioned on Amazon “The floor tool latches onto the main cleaner with a fairly flimsy catch to stow neatly away”.

One VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P owner who bought the product reckoned that it was well designed. Isobel Henry-Rufus wrote on Amazon two years ago “The tools are well designed and fit easily” and scored it 80 out of 100. One person said in their reviews that the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P was smooth. Happyfamily scored the product 4 stars and wrote “In use it followed behind in a smooth and relatively obedient fashion”.

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Robust

Six customers agreed that this vacuum cleaners was well made. Dulwich Guy wrote in their review on Amazon two years ago “Solid performer” and gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a score of 4 stars. Ian Terry said in August last year “Given its lightweight construction I was reassured by the six year warranty”. Two years ago Mike scored it 99 out of 100 and he mentioned “With four cats when I ran this over the lounge rug it really pulled up a lot of hair ! It is a very well made unit” in his VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review.

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Amazon Customer said in their VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P review “It is certainly robust enough.” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Isobel Henry-Rufus scored the product 4 stars and she mentioned “Tough, compact and powerful” in her review of this vacuum cleaners. R. Patel said in their review of this vacuum cleaners two years ago “The unit itself is robust and light, I guess the motor is smaller.” and rated the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P 80 out of 100.

One person reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Julie Alexander mentioned on Amazon in August this year “This item has developed an ear damaging high pitched noise” in her review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers reckoned that the product was good quality. Two years ago Isobel Henry-Rufus wrote “The tools are well designed and fit easily”. In the same month Mike said “With four cats when I ran this over the lounge rug it really pulled up a lot of hair ! It is a very well made unit” and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100. Robroy scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon “Good value and quality”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was quiet. In August last year Anne Robinson mentioned on Amazon “Very powerful and quiet love it”. Djm wrote in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “I like this cleaner because it is lightweight, quiet and powerful.”. Djm also wrote “If compact size, lightness and quiet running are very high on your priority list then it is worth considering.”.

A few VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was noisy. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The machine is fairly loud.” but only gave the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P a score of 2 stars. Pandrei said on Amazon “It is loud; not loud enough to bother the neighbors”.

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Packaging Content

Has a Brush Tool

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has a brush tool, as do most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as this vacuum.

There are a number of other vacuum cleaners with a brush tool currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper vacuum cleaners such as the VAX Mach Total Air Force U89-MA-T (£79.99).

We compared this vacuum cleaner to all the other vacuum cleaners with a brush tool and we think the Puro (£83.99), or the Ecosenzo (£65.25) both from Bestron is also worth considering.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has an upholstery nozzle included. Most of the other vacuums of this type and age also have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has a crevice tool. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of this type and age also have a crevice tool.

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Other

Popular Choice

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P is one the fastest selling vacuum cleaner currently available for purchase.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this vacuum was released.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewers said that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer said in their review of this vacuum cleaners on Amazon “Comes with clear instructions (with illustrations) for how to do so”. Ashtree gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P on Amazon “The instruction booklet is very easy to understand with clear diagrams on what each part is”.

One VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it had good customer support. R. Patel and said “In my experience Vax customer support are good” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 4,216 expert and user reviews (including 957 verified purchases) for VAX vacuums and found that on average VAX has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that VAX has good reviews specifically for its high maximum input power vacuum cleaners. 95% of those that bought a VAX vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Power

Supports Variable Power

The Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P supports variable power. Most of the other vacuums of this age and spec also support variable power.

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Average Suction Power

The VAX Air Mini Pet C88-AM-P has a pretty average suction power (280 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as this vacuum.

If this vacuum suction power is too low for you then you might want to consider the Numatic HVR200A (£64.99) (600W) which also has a higher rating.

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Price

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers about rkwc88ampe, about c88ampe, vax c88ampe
Barcodes 05012512134109, 05012512148106

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