Best Cordless Vacuum Cleaner 2019 – Top 10 UK Models Reviewed

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OUR REVIEW PROCESS

Smart Vacuums recommendations are based on over 55,000 real customer experiences. We also consider professional sources such as Which and Consumer Reports. We never recommend a vacuum cleaner that we haven't personally seen in action.

So rest assured when you are ready to make that all important purchase, the vacuum you choose will of met our high standards.

Quick Overview

If you’re sick of tripping over cords, having your vacuum come unplugged or constantly having to move from one plug socket to the next in order to finish your cleaning, a cordless hoover might just be the solution to all of your problems.

However, having a one size fits all answer to “what is the best cordless vacuum” is not a straight-forward one as there are many variables to consider. So we have decided to break our review process for cordless vacs into 3 main categories, which is based initially on budget.

  • Up to £200
  • £200-£300
  • £300+

There is no point in reading up on a model we recommend that's priced at £500 if you only have a budget of £150. Much like buying a car, as much as it’s great thinking about owning a new Ferrari if you have the budget for Mini then forget it.

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Other key considerations are - The size of your home, the floor type in your house or apartment, including stairs,  if you have a pet or any dust allergies, or maybe you are limited to what you can hold, so weight is important. There are many other things to consider which we will highlight as we work through this guide to picking the best cordless hoover

So, while you may not want to throw out that corded upright or canister just yet, there are still a number of outstanding cordless hoovers that are perfect for certain situations and provide much more hassle-free cleaning that their corded counterparts.

Cordless vacs from all the big brands such as Dyson, Shark, Bosch and Vax made it to our final list below along with a few other brands that are not so high profile.

So read on to learn which model best suits your needs, All our choices are based on verified customer experiences as well as our own intensive research & analysis.

Our Top 3 Picks

Shark IF250UKT

Editors Pick

Shark IF250 UKT

Hoover Freedom FD22

Best Budget Model

Hoover Freedom

Gtech Air Ram Mk2

Best Mid-Range Model

Gtech Air Ram 

How We Choose

78 Cordless vacuums considered –– 122 hours of research –– 16,000 verified customer reviews and 5 industry experts considered.

Budget Cordless Vacuum Cleaners (Under £200)

Hoover Freedom FD22G

Low Cost Cordless Stick Vac

Hoover is an old name, and one that has a rich history dating back decades. They may not always be the leading brand anymore, but they still remain strong in the vacuum cleaner market. So, if you want a cordless classic, this sturdy and reliable brand might just be the one to go for.

The Good

This stick vac is ideal if you want something slim and compact for easy storage in your home. It can fit into pretty much any space, and its compact size is part of what makes it so appealing. 

It’s exceptionally lightweight as well, which makes the overall handling much easier. This means that it is more comfortable to use, and your wrists are less likely to get sore while you clean.

The battery lasts for 25 minutes, which is actually pretty good for a budget cordless. It’s also more than enough time to clean most small homes efficiently. It also converts into a handheld model, which means it can easily vacuum furniture, the stairs, and your car interior. It also works across all floor types, which makes it more versatile and an excellent option  when cleaning a home with both carpets and hard floors.

The Not So Good

It can be a little noisy, and it is not brilliant with pet hair, so if you have animals look elsewhere.

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    Price Range: Up to £200
  • Power: 22 V lithium
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    Run Time: 25 Mins
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    Charge Time: 5 Hrs
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    Weight: 2.4 kgs
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    Dust Capacity: 0.7L
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    Noise: 70 DB
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This cordless stick vacuum comes at a great budget price, making it an affordable option. While it can be a little loud and isn’t the best for pet hair, it is the perfect general-purpose model for a standard home.

Looking for a cheap vacuum? Read our guide to the best models budget models here

It has a great battery life and short charge period, as well as turning into a handheld model for ease of use. 

Did I mention the low price as well?

Read our detailed review of the Hoover here 

Pros
  • Cordless
  • Compact design
  • Can be handheld or upright
  • 25mins hoover time
  • low price
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  • Can be a little loud
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Morphy Richards 732005

A Budget Cordless Under £100

This cord-free cleaner has a 2-in-1 feature, allowing it to be used as both an upright and handheld unit.

It also has a dual power switch, allowing for a regular suction level, as well as one that works at high speeds, giving you 35-minutes of cleaning from one charge – allowing you to give your home a clean.

It is lightweight and easy to move around, as well as being suitable for all floor types.

It is also bagless and has a nifty cylinder that is very easy to empty, with no mess or hassle

Plus, thanks to the collapsible handle it is incredibly easy to store, making it ideal for those who live in small spaces.

In addition to all of this, it also comes with some handy attachments - crevice tool, duster, and upholstery brush.

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    Price Range: Up to £200
  • Power: 100 Watts
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    Run Time: 35 Mins
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    Charge Time: 5 Hrs
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    Weight: 3 kgs
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    Battery Voltage: 18v
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This cordless hoover is suitable for those who need something affordable and compact. It is bagless, and can convert itself into either a handheld or upright vacuum – perfect for the stairs and hard to reach places. 

It's not as good as other models featured here priced around £200, so certainly if you can squeeze that budget up, then certainly we would recommend it.

But if you don't have the budget then certainly this model is a good bang for your buck.

Read our detailed review of the Morphy Richards 732005 here 

Pros
  • Cordless
  • Compact design
  • Can be handheld or upright
  • 35-minute clean time
  • Bagless
  • Comes with a range of tools
  • Short charge time
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  • Weak suction
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VYTRONIX BCS01

Best Budget Cordless - Under £100

Affordable and budget are two fantastic words, especially as we can’t always afford the top of the line models.

The Good

This cordless stick is lightweight and easy to handle, with a simple and efficient design. It is comfortable to use, which makes it useful for floor to ceiling cleaning, and you are unlikely to end up with sore wrists as a result of using it.

It also converts into a handheld model so that you can clean the stairs, furniture, and interior of your car effortlessly and quickly.

It has a 40-minute running time, which is pretty good for a cordless vacuum cleaner, and it means that you have more than enough time to cover the entire home. There is also a motorised brush bar to help pick up extra dirt and grime while you are cleaning. The vacuum also has a 0.5L dust capacity, and it comes with both a crevice tool and dusting brush to reach all those tight and delicate spaces.

The Not So Good

It’s not great on carpets, and the suction is not quite on par with some of the leading cordless vacuum cleaner brands. The filters are pretty poor.

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    Price Range: Up to £200
  • Power: 22.2V LI-ION 
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    Run Time: 40 Mins
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    Charge Time: 3-4 Hrs
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    Weight: 2.3 kgs
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    Dust Capacity: 0.5L
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    Battery Voltage: 22v
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This cleaner is the definition of cheap, and while it isn’t the best on carpets and doesn’t have the same kind of suction as a Dyson, it does a reasonable job for the money. It turns into a handheld model for easy cleaning, provides ok suction, and also has a good dust capacity to help keep everything contained.

The running time is good. It might not be the best vacuum cleaner out there, but when you look at the price and what it can do, it makes for a pretty good budget model.

Read our detailed review of the VYTRONIX here 

Pros
  • Cordless
  • Motorised brush bar
  • Compact 
  • Lightweight 
  • Crevice / dusting tool included
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  • Not the strongest suction
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Vax TBTTV1T1 Cordless

Quick Charging at a Low Price

This stick vacuum cleaner comes from a reliable and trusted brand, so you know you are getting an excellent deal.

It is powerful, providing 24 minutes of power before needing to be charged up again. We found this model charged up fairly swiftly for a entry level model (around 5 hours)

It is also easy to navigate thanks to the steerable technology that has been built in.

Lightweight and slim, it makes handling even easier than before.

The detachable handle and powered floor head mean that it cannot only become a handheld device, but that it also gains extra suction from the nifty floor head.

Multi floor cleaning can be found at the flick of a switch, and it is sure to leave your home sparkling clean.


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    Price Range: Up to £200
  • Power: 95 Air Watts
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    Run Time: 25 Mins
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    Charge Time: 5 Hrs
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    Weight: 2 .2kgs
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    Dust Capacity: 0.7L
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    Battery Voltage: 22v
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    Noise: 70 DB
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This vacuum cleaner may be best as a side kick vacuum for larger homes, but for those with small ones it is ideal – not just in terms of the compact size, but also the running time.

It is easy to steer, simple to change from a stick to a handheld, and ultimately it leaves your house sparkling clean. With powerful attachments, and its idealfor small homes, it is a great one to buy at an affordable price.

Pros
  • Excellent design
  • Trusted brand
  • Good run time
  • Quick charge time
  • Bagless
  • Easy to steer
  • Can become handheld device
Cons
  • Better as a second vacuum
  • Not ideal for large spaces
  • Not Great on Pet Hair
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Morphy Richards 732007
Low Priced Cord-free Model

Morphy Richards is a popular and leading brand when it comes to vacuum cleaners and home appliances.

Available at a good price, this could be just the thing you were looking for to keep your home beautifully clean.

The Good
This cordless features a dual power functionality, giving you a little extra suction in areas that need it the most.

The powerful suction really lets you reach the embedded dirt and hair in the carpet, while also gliding seamlessly across your floors. 

It has a runtime of 40-minutes, as well as 24V battery for excellent pick-up. It also features a detachable handheld cleaner so that you can reach trickier areas, such as the carpets and curtains, with ease.

The illuminated floor head also makes it easier for you to see under furniture and other spaces with poor lighting, so you know you are picking everything up. Plus, it collapses easily and folds away, making for excellent storage.

The Not So Good
Some have noted that it can block quite easily, and requires regular emptying to prevent this from happening. They feel it could benefit from a larger canister.

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    Power: 1800 Watts
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    Run Time: 60 Mins
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    Charge Time: 6 Hrs
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    Weight: 3 kgs
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    Dust Capacity: 0.8L
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    Battery Voltage: 25v
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    Noise: 72 DB
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This machine comes at a fantastic price, which is perfect for those who are on a budget but still looking for an excellent quality vacuum cleaner.

While there are a couple of downsides in the form of blockages and regular emptying, it still features powerful suction and a hand handheld model that detaches in order to allow you to clean your entire home.

A good model at an excellent and affordable price.

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Mid-Range Cordless Vacuum Cleaners (£200-£300)

Bosch BCH625KTGB Athlet

Great Re-Chargeable for Small Apartments

This cordless vacuum cleaner is great for those who have pets in their home, or need a vacuum that can combat allergens to prevent reactions and asthmatic attacks.

It has a well-designed nozzle for getting hair out of difficult areas to reach, as well as a fantastic attachment for upholstery and furniture.

We found it performed very well on floorboards, even with a full bin.

It has an hour long running time with a fast charging period, all thanks to the fantastic quality rechargeable batteries that have been inserted.

Its lightweight build makes it easy to use when cleaning the house, and the range of accessories included are fantastic. In addition to all of this it is also completely bagless.


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    Price Range: £200-£300
  • Power: 1800 Watts
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    Run Time: 60 Mins
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    Charge Time: 6 Hrs
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    Weight: 3 kgs
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    Dust Capacity: 0.9L
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This cordless hoover is perfect for pet owners and allergy sufferers alike, and it is incredibly affordable which is ideal for those on a budget. It is made by a reliable brand, and this vacuum cleaner is a testament to that.

It has a remarkable battery life, quick charging period, and will allow your house to sparkle in no time at all. If you have a lot of natural floorboards then this could be a great pick.

Read our review of the Bosch Athlet BCH625KTGB here

Pros
  • Excellent design
  • Perfect for pet and human hair
  • Very powerful
  • Incredible battery life and charge time
  • Very durable
  • Comes with a range of accessories
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  • The accessories can be a little difficult to use at first
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Q: How do you attach the tools on the Bosch Athlet Pet?

A: Take off the flat floor attachment
Release button at the back attach the new part 
There is a picture guide attached to the upright part 

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Bosch BCH6PETGB Athlet

Best for Long Runtime

Strong and durable, it was made to combat animal hair and help rid the home of allergens, which is especially good for preventing unwanted attacks and reactions.

It has a nozzle that was created to help get hair out of the difficult corners, but also the upholstery as well. The bristles on the main attachment are firm, and were designed to collect fur.

It has a one hour run time which is one of the longest run-time cordless vacuum cleaners on the market due to its high quality lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.

It is lightweight and easy to clean, making the vacuuming and easy task that you won’t be finding laborious anymore. It comes with a full range of accessories and is completely bagless.

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    Price Range: £200-£300
  • Power: 1800 Watts
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    Run Time: 60 Mins
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    Charge Time: 6 Hrs
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    Weight: 3 kgs
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This model is absolutely ideal for any pet owner who is looking for something lightweight and affordable. Made by a reliable brand who are known for their quality products, there is no reason to doubt this superb vacuum cleaner.

With a remarkable battery life and a quick charge period, you can benefit from probably the longest run time in a cordless vacuum

Read our review of the Bosch Athlet BCH6PETGB here

Pros
  • Excellent Design
  • Great on Carpets
  • Perfect for pet and human hair
  • Very powerful
  • Incredible battery life and charge time
  • Very durable
  • Comes with a range of accesories
Cons
  • The accessories can be a little difficult to use at first
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Q: Does the Bosch Athlet have a hepa filter?

A: Yes, any of their models that is sold with "animal" In its description has to have a Higher level filter than a normal vacuum cleaner.

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Gtech Air Ram MK2

Best Cordless Upright - Ideal for Laminate Floor

The Gtech AirRam upright cordless. Although it features a 22 volt lithium ion battery, which is fairly standard on most cordless hoovers nowadays, it far out performs many other models.


GTech lists its run time at 40 minutes, and while many people have stated that they are only able to get about 30 minutes of cleaning time before needing to recharge the battery, this is still reasonable compared to other cordless vacuum in this price range.


Great on Laminate floors and retains allergens extremely well.

Features of the GTech AirRam MK2

One major feature that sets the AirRam apart from its competitors is that while it is bagless, it doesn’t use your typical dust canister.

Instead, the dirt and debris is stored into the vacuum’s head, where it is pressed into small bales to allow for much more storage and meaning you won’t have to clean it out nearly as often.

Plus, when it is finally time to do empty it, all you need to do is slide out the small tray and remove the dust bale and then you’ll be ready to go again.

As it weighs only 3.5kg, the GTech AirRam is also lightweight and incredibly easy to manoeuvre around, so you shouldn't have any issues using it wherever you could need. Not only that, but it also offers quite impressive sucking power that is nearly find on a corded upright vacuums.

As the battery is able to last for between 30-40 minutes, you’ll find that might actually allow you to clean your entire house in one charge. However, if you’re not able to finish before the battery runs out, you’ll need to let it charge for approximately 4 hours before it’s ready to use again.

The AirRam also features four indicator lights to let you know just how much battery life you have left so you can prioritise your cleaning projects if it does start to run low.

​Another unique feature of the AirRam is that it has a USB port that allows you to plug it into your computer, after which it can then tell how much electricity you’ve saved versus using a corded vacuum, what the condition of the battery is, and even how many calories you’ve burned with your cleaning.

Still, this feature is not really that useful and something most people will probably never need or use.

If you have pets you may want to consider the K9 version, as this model wasn't great at picking up cat or dog hair.

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    Power: 100 Watts
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    Run Time: 40 Mins
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    Charge Time: 4 Hrs
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    Weight: 3.4 kgs
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With a price of around £200 (you wont find a better deal then direct from Gtech themselves)  the GTech AirRam is definitely more expensive than many cordless models out there, but still doesn't cost nearly as much as some of the Dyson cordless models, making it a great choice for people who want an affordable cordless with superior cleaning power and maneuverability.

We have reviewed the Gtech Air Ram in far more detail here.

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High-End Cordless Vacuum Cleaners (£300-£600)

Shark IF250UKT

Best Cord Free Vacuum for Pet Hair

Shark is one of the leading brands when it comes to vacuum cleaners and steam cleaners – and for a good reason. They produce some of the best and most efficient vacuum cleaners on the market, and this model is no different. Take a look and see if it is the right model for you.

The Good
This cordless stick features a slim design that is easy to pack away and store when it is not in use.

It also converts to a handheld vacuum cleaner, allowing you to reach the trickiest parts of your home – so the stairs are no longer a difficult place to tackle and get clean.

It comes with a pet package, which features a range of attachments to help remove the fluff left behind by your furry friends.

It has a unique two brush roll design that allows for the removal of large and small pieces of debris from your carpets and hard floors with ease and efficiency.

It has a flexible wand that allows you to reach every corner of your home, including right under low furniture. It has a 44-minute run time and a powerful battery to provide you with excellent suction.

The Not So Good
It can be a little heavy to handle, and the majority of the weight is quite high up – which may not be great for those who have a weak grip. The price is also a little high.

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  • Power: 1800 Watts
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    Run Time: 40 Mins
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While the Shark IFK250UKT may appear to be expensive, it is definitely one of the best on the market, and the amount of power that it has to offer (especially considering it is a cordless model) is excellent.

Plus, it has a range of accessories that make it perfect for use in a home and our choice as the best cordless model for those with pets, so you know that you are going to get the best cleaning results. Despite being a little heavy, this model has a lot to offer.

Read our detailed review of the Shark IF250UKT here

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Q: Does the Shark IF25OUK come with a plug to recharge it - it's not in the photo on Amazon ?  

A : It comes with a lead that you plug into an adapter to recharge that you need to purchase yourself. It's best to keep it fully charged in between using it for maximum suction.


Q: Is the Shark IF250UK powerful enough to be used on carpets and replace a regular corded vacuum? 


A.Yes absolutely, very good suction and works on all floors, no need to have your corded vacuum as a surplus.


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Dyson V10 Animal

High-End Cordless Vac

Dyson is one of, if not the, leading brands for vacuum cleaners. They have proven themselves time and time again with innovative technology to make your cleaning experience easier, less stressful, and faster. The V10 is one of the newer additions to the team, and you might just fall in love with it.

The Good


This V10 Animal has a slim and modern design, and it is exceptionally powerful. The
suction is incredible for a cordless model, and it is able to tackle pet hair and general dirt without an
issue. The V10 is reasonably lightweight as well, which makes it easy to handle and move around,
especially when you are using it for floor to ceiling cleaning. It also comes with loads of attachments.

It can hold charge for a good 60 minutes on the lowest power mode, and you are unlikely to need the boost setting unless there is a really tough area of carpet. The brush roll really works into the carpets to pull pet hair out, and cleaning it is very simple. It also has a HEPA filter which is easy to access; perfect for asthma and allergies. The dust capacity is also superb with quick emptying.

The Not So Good

The price is quite high, though with the release of the V11, you may find this model on offer from time to time It is a little heavy compared to other models of cordless vacuum.

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  • Power: 350 Watts
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    Run Time: 60 Mins
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This cordless V10 can do anything, even transforming into a handheld model when you need something more portable. While the price is high, it is also worth it for such a powerful cleaner. It can also be a little heavy, but it is the kind of weight you get used to and is unlikely to cause any soreness.

It’s perfect for homes with pets as well as people who suffer from asthma and allergies. All in all, it is the ideal vacuum cleaner for any home, and it really lives up to its price tag.

Read our detailed review of the Dyson V10 Animal here

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  • Cordless
  • 60 mins run time 
  • Good for allergies and asthma
  • Handheld included
  • Useful for homes with pets 
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  • Is a little heavy 
  • Higher price 
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Dyson V8 Absolute

High Quality - Great for Allergens

When searching for the best cordless vac, Dyson is often your best port of call.

With an outstanding reputation and some of the best machines on the market, the new V8 Absolute is no different, but it is also one of the greatest. Not convinced? Have a read of the reviews below.

The Good
This cordless vacuum cleaner has a longer runtime of 40 minutes on the regular setting, which means that you have more than enough time to clean your entire home from top to bottom. 

The suction is powerful on both the regular and the turbo setting, so you will be able to reach all of the embedded dirt that has become stuck deep down in your carpet. It can even tackle pet hair with much greater ease than previous Absolute models.

It can be converted into a handheld vacuum cleaner with great ease, so that you can tidy up your stairs, furniture, and the inside of your car – all with the assistance of the superb attachment range that comes with this vacuum cleaner.

Plus, it is lightweight and can be mounted on the wall to charge when not in use, which also keeps it out of the way. This is one of my favourite features, especially as I have very little storage in my home.

The Not So Good
Sadly, the turbo setting only lasts for eight minutes. This can be a little disappointing when you are trying to clean up tough stains.

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  • Power: 100 watts
  • Run Time: 40 mins
  • Charge Time: 3.5 hours
  • Weight: 2.5kg
  • Dust Capacity: 0.6L
  • Battery Voltage: 21.6v
  • Noise: 72db
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This cordless vacuum cleaner from Dyson could just be the best one yet. While the price is higher than most, it is worth the extra expense for the superb running time and the results you get from using it to clean your home.

While the turbo setting only lasts for eight minutes, it still gives you a good amount of time to get those tough areas, and the recharging period is not too long either. Overall, it’s one of the best Dyson has manufactured. Read our detailed review of the Dyson V8 Animal here.

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Q: What's the difference between the v8 animal and absolute? 

A: The absolute comes with 3x powered heads including the fluffy hard floor head, large brush head and small brush head where the animal omits the fluffy head. Both units have the same motor and battery.

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Dyson V11 Absolute

Best High-End Cordless ( And Most Expensive)

Dyson’s latest and most expensive cordless vacuum to date, recently claiming they will no longer be developing corded models. We literally couldn't wait until we could review this beauty.

While many of the features are the same as the V10, it does have some added extras that we do love.

The Good
This cordless vacuum cleaner has a slim and stylish design, is simply amazing on all surfaces, and apart from the obvious long run-time (enough to cover most UK households without losing power) it has this really cool digital display that lets you know what mode you are in and how much cleaning time you have left before you need to give it some juice. 

The V11 comes with a new Torque floor head which automatically detects the floor type and adjusts the power setting accordingly and saves unnecessary battery use.

If you have pets in the home, it tackles both cat and dog hair with ease, and if you are a sufferer of allergens the filter is simply top notch.

The Not So Good
The price and really nothing else

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  • Power: 185 AW
  • Run Time: 60+ mins
  • Charge Time: 3.5 hours
  • Weight: 3kg
  • Dust Capacity: 0.76L
  • Noise: 71-85db( Basic Mode - Boost Mode)
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If you have the budget then this model ticks every box apart from price really. Personally I would wait for the price to come down and also keep an eye of for any deals you can get on days such as Black Friday or Amazon Prime day maybe.

Read our full detailed review of the Dyson V11

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Other Cordless Models to Consider

In this section we feature have included some older models that used to feature in our Top Rated above. In most cases they have been superseded by newer models, or we other models have been released and we feel are superior to these.

That said they are still good models and in many cases are available at some great prices on Amazon or other marketplaces. 

Philips FC6168/62

Easy to Manoeuvre- Ideal for Hard Floors

This cordless vacuum cleaner has many purposes in the home. Whether you are suffering from allergies or need to get rid of pet hair, it is here to lend you a hand.

It is fitted with PowerCyclone technology, which works in three steps to clean, contain, and remove allergens from the air – preventing unwanted attacks.

It is ideal for pet owners thanks to the powerful suction, and the tri-active nozzle that can reach those hard to get places in your home. We found it got up close to skirting boards and corners well, leaving no debris behind.

Once charged, it can clean your home for up to forty minutes, providing you with a deep and easy clean.

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  • Power: - Watts
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While we think this model has much to offer, with a price point of around £200, we think you would probably be better off looking towards the Bosch Athlet models featured in this article. Of course, keep an eye out on Amazon for any deals via the link below. If you can get one nearer to £150 then you will of bagged a great cord-free vac at a bargain price. 

Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Excellent battery life
  • Perfect for pets
  • PowerCyclone technology
  • Ideal for asthma and allergies
  • Powerful suction
  • Lightweight
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  • Has to be plugged into mains
  • Not as powerful as other models
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Cordless Vacuum Buyers Guide

When You Shouldn’t Buy a Cordless Vacuum

How Much Do You Need to Spend?

Main Types of Cordless Vacuum

What Key Features to look for

Price Range

Battery Life/Run Time

Charging Time

Power/Suction

Weight

Pet Owner / Allergies

Other Considerations

Noise

Stairs

Attachments

Floor Types

Warranty

It's a Wrap

Finally we’ve come to the end of this post. We would love to tell you more about cordless vacuums because these are definitely the answer to problems such as tangled cords or cords that are too short and a whole lot more.

Truly, this is a blessing to any household and anyone who is in charge of the cleaning. While there are so many cordless vacuum cleaners in the market today, choosing one that would work best for your needs could be quite challenging as there are so many factors to consider—battery life, vacuuming power, price, durability and more.

As there is a no one size fits all answer, to what is the best cordless vacuum cleaner, the quick summary at the top of this article hopefully puts a model in the right category for you, be it budget specific or features specific.

If you have anything to add or if you want to ask us anything, drop a comment at the bottom of this page and we’ll get back to you the soonest.

  • Annie saberwal says:

    Thanks for all your experience. I’m thinking of buying either the aeg rapido or the Bosch – which is the better buy? I anticipate that I’ll use it for relatively light wear in our sitting room each day (carpet ) and the kitchen and dining room, both wooden floors. Children all grown up so mainly just my husband and myself at home. Would appreciate your thoughts.

  • Emma says:

    Im also thinking of the bosch one- no replies annie!- this must be a sellers website not a review site at all!! Ps which have you bought?? Or still looking?

    Emma

  • Susy says:

    Hi Emma,

    I use the Bosch one, very good apart from the handle which I feel has been badly designed and hard to grip and sometimes I find I have to use two hands.

  • admin says:

    Thanks for sharing your first hand experience Susy.

  • delley says:

    Hello.
    I’m looking for a lightweight powerful hoover with tools. But mainly for stairs and landing.. which would you advise.?

  • admin says:

    Hey Delley, Thansk for your message…We have actually done a specific guide to the best vacuum cleaners for stairs here – hope you find it helpful

  • Larry p says:

    Did none of the Shark cordless vacuum cleaners make the grade here ??

  • Sheila Squire says:

    I am looking for a cordless cleaner which is well balanced and not too heavy, but also have a reasonable width head. The ones I have seen on display in shops are all tiny so would take forever to go over even one room. Please can you include size of main heads in your reviews?

  • Linda says:

    My Bosch athlet doesn’t seem to hold the charge it’s plugged in overnight and lasts two minutes ! Can I replace the battery or what else could it be

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