CATEGORY : Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V11 Animal

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8.4
Winner:

Dyson V11 Animal

Reasons to buy Dyson V11 Animal:

  • button icon Up to 60 minutes fade-free floor cleaning in Eco-Mode.
  • button icon Whole-machine filtration captures 99.97% of Allergens.
  • button icon LED screen displays mode and machine maintenance alerts.
  • button icon High Torque cleaner head intelligently adapts to different floor-types.
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Runners Up:

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

Reasons to buy Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 :

  • button icon Noise Reduction Technology.
  • button icon LED-lights provide visibility in dark spaces.
  • button icon DuoClean-Technology picks-up dirt on Carpets & Floors.
  • button icon Powered-Lift Away Technology to clean hard-to-reach areas.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Dyson V11 Animal

  • Battery Charge Time
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Dyson V11 Animal

  • Cordless
  • Charging Station
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Dyson V11 Animal

Reasons why we like it:

  • Battery Charge Time
  • Cordless
  • Charging Station
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COMPARISON – Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V11 Animal

PERFORMANCE

Suction Power

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

300-airwatts of maximum-suction.

Yes

Features a suction-power of 185-Airwatts. Additionally, its Motor spins at up to 125,000rpm to create powerful suction.

Commercial

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

With optimum motor-power and large bin-capacity, this device can be used to clean small-to-medium commercial areas.

Yes

Yes, it was designed to work for longer hours and it’s very powerful.

Automatic Rewind

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
No

No

Multi Floor Cleaning

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

DuoClean-Technology features a bristle brush to deep clean carpets and an additional soft Brushroll to pull in larger particles and directly engage hard-floors for a polished look.

Yes

Features a Dynamic Load Sensor (DLS) system that automatically changes the motor speed between carpets and hard floors for powerful cleaning. Likewise, this device drives stiff nylon bristles deep into carpets to remove dirt & carbon-fiber-filaments to capture fine dust on hard floors.

Speed

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

The motor spins at up-to 125,000 rpm.

Yes

The Dyson digital motor V11 spins at up-to 125,000rpm to help generate 20% more suction power than the Dyson Cyclone V10.

Vacuums & Mops

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
No

No

Removes Pet Hair

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

The Motorized Pet Tool removes deeply embedded hair, allergens and dirt from all floor-types. In fact, this tool stores onboard the vacuum for cleaning convenience.

Yes

Comes with a Mini-Motorized-Tool that removes pet-hair and dirt from carpet and upholstery.

Run Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

Since this device is corded, it will provide longer run-times using direct power compared to cordless vacuums.

Yes

Up to 60-minutes of run-time Eco-Mode, 40-minutes in Auto-Mode & up-to 30-minutes in Boost Mode

Quiet Operation

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

Noise Reduction Technology allows this device to operate with reduced noise and a softer pitch.

Yes

It is acoustically engineered to absorb vibrations and dampen noise in-order to keep sound-levels down.

Deep clean Carpets

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

DuoClean-Technology features a bristle brush that deep cleans carpets.

Yes

The Torque-drive-head drives stiff nylon bristles deep into carpet to remove dirt. This unit also intelligently optimizes suction to deep-clean carpets.

Battery Charge Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
No

Yes

It takes 4.5-hours to get fully-charged.

Dyson V11 Animal

USABILITY

Wash and Dry

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
No

No

Easy to Clean and Maintain

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

This device features easy to clean components and washable-filters for easy maintenance.

Yes

Yes (with maintenance alerts).

Easy to use in hard-to-reach places

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

With Powered-Lift Away Technology, the canister detaches to deep clean hard-to-reach areas while still delivering power to keep the dual Brushrolls spinning.

Yes

This device quickly transforms to a handheld-device for quick clean-ups, spot-cleaning & cleaning of difficult places.

Easy to maneuver

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

Active-Glide Technology provides smooth maneuverability on floors and carpets while maintaining powerful suction.

Yes

The cord-free stick, Low profile cleaner heads and slim design makes it easy to maneuver when cleaning low and awkward spaces.

DESIGN

Bagged

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
No

No

Bagless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cordless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
No

Yes

Yes (it’s powered by 7-cell lithium-ion batteries).

Lightweight

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

The vacuum weighs approximately 16-lbs which makes it lightweight and easy to move when cleaning.

Yes

It is light-weight and very powerful.

Transforms to a handheld Vacuum

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

Powered-Lift Away Technology allows for canister detachment for handheld cleaning of clean hard-to-reach areas like; above the floor and under furniture.

Yes

It quickly and easily transforms to a handheld-device for cleaning of the stairs, in the car and over sofas.

Wattage & Motor Strength

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

It uses 1350-Watts of power & features a stronger motor.

Yes

185-Airwatts (Boost-mode).

Bin Size

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

The dust cup holds 1.5 dry-quarts to the "max fill" line.

Yes

0.2-Gallons.

Anti-Allergy Seal

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

Advanced Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology coupled with HEPA-Filters helps trap 99% of allergens within the vacuum while cleaning.

Yes

It features a fully-sealed filtration system that traps 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3-microns.

LED Lights

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

LED-lights on the handle and floor nozzle provide visibility in dark spaces allowing for a thorough clean.

No

Modes of Power

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

3 power-settings of (high-pile carpet, low-pile carpet and bare-floor). It also features an upright-mode and Powered-Lift Away mode.

Yes

3-modes (Eco-mode, Auto-mode & Boost-mode).

Charging Station

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
No

Yes

Comes with a drop-in docking station that charges and stores the machine.

Attached Accessories

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

Anti-Allergen Dust Brush, Pet Multi-Tool & Duster Crevice.

Yes

Torque-drive-head, mini-motorized-tool, crevice-tool, stubborn-dirt-brush, combination-tool & wand-storage-clip.

Build-up Quality & Durability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

This device is produced with a combination of durable plastics, like ABS and PP, along with some metal and rubber components.

Yes

It’s of great quality & durability.

Price & Affordability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

This device is affordable and fairly priced.

Yes

This device is expensive.

Dyson V11 Animal

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

• Multi-floor cleaning. • Duo Clean Technology. • It deep cleans carpets. • Pet-and-allergen cleaning. • Noise Reduction Technology. • Powered-Lift Away Technology. • Deep-Cleaning Motorized Pet Tool. • LED lights for visibility in dark spaces. • Advanced Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology. • Active-Glide Technology for smooth maneuverability.

Yes

• Has twice the suction of any cord-free vacuum. • It runs for up to 60-minutes fade-free floor cleaning. • 14 cyclones generate forces of more than 79,000g. • Filter maintenance reminders and blockage reports. • Whole-machine filtration captures 99.97% of microscopic Allergens. • The unique battery powered system uses 7-cell lithium-ion batteries. • LED screen displays mode and machine maintenance alerts. • Intelligent cleaning modes of: Eco-mode, auto-mode and boost-mode. • Dyson DLS system automatically changes motor-speed between carpets & hard-floors. • High Torque cleaner head intelligently adapts to different floor types in Auto mode. • LCD screen displays run time countdown and machine performance in real-time.

CONS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V11 Animal
Yes

 It a bit heavy & bulky.

Yes

 It is expensive.

Overall Winner

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