CATEGORY : Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V6 Absolute

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7.7
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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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Runners Up:

Dyson V6 Absolute

Reasons to buy Dyson V6 Absolute :

  • button icon Deeper carpet cleaning.
  • button icon Hygienic One-click bin emptying.
  • button icon HEPA filtration captures allergens.
  • button icon Quickly transforms to a handheld vacuum.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

  • Commercial
  • Quiet Operation
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Dyson V6 Absolute

  • Cordless
  • Charging Station
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V6 Absolute

PERFORMANCE

Suction Power

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

300-airwatts of maximum-suction.

Yes

This unit uses 100-AirWatts in MAX-Mode & 28AWatts in Powerful-mode.

Commercial

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

No

Automatic Rewind

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
No

No

Multi Floor Cleaning

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
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

The Direct-drive cleaner head is designed to clean all floor-types.

Speed

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

The integrated motor spins at up to 110,000-rpm.

Vacuums & Mops

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
No

No

Removes Pet Hair

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
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

The Mini motorized tool with Stiff nylon bristles helps to remove pet-hair and ground-in dirt from furniture, car-seats and tight-spaces.

Run Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

This device runs for up to 20-minutes using non-motorized tools and only 6-minutes of run-time in MAX-mode.

Quiet Operation

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

No

Deep clean Carpets

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

The Direct-drive cleaner head drives bristles deeper into the carpet to remove even more dirt.

Battery Charge Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
No

Yes

It requires recharging for about 3.5-hours minimum.

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

USABILITY

Wash and Dry

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
No

No

Easy to Clean and Maintain

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is easy to clean and maintain. It also comes with a washable lifetime filter.

Easy to use in hard-to-reach places

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
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

It’s cordless and quickly transforms to a handheld device for easy spot-cleaning and cleaning of difficult places. It also includes a crevice tool for cleaning hard-to-reach places

Easy to maneuver

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

It’s very lightweight, ergonomic and cordless for easy maneuvering when cleaning high-up places and different floor-types.

DESIGN

Bagged

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
No

No

Bagless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cordless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
No

Yes

Yes (with a 2100mAH ‎Li-ion battery).

Lightweight

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Its center of gravity is located towards the grip for lightweight cleaning of walls and floors.

Transforms to a handheld Vacuum

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
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

Its wand quickly detaches for handheld cleaning.

Wattage & Motor Strength

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

It uses 100-AirWatts in MAX-mode and 28-AirWatts in power-mode. It also powered by a Dyson Digital Motor V6

Bin Size

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

0.4-Liters.

Anti-Allergy Seal

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Features Whole machine HEPA filtration that uses patented 2 Tier Radial cyclones, a post motor filter and a sealed system to ensure that the air that leaves machine is cleaner.

LED Lights

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
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 V6 Absolute
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

This device features 2 power-modes of (MAX-mode & Powerful-mode).

Charging Station

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
No

Yes

Comes with a convenient docking station that charges and stores the machine.

Attached Accessories

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Combination-tool, Crevice-tool, Mini motorized tool, Soft Roller Cleaner Head & Direct-drive Cleaner Head.

Build-up Quality & Durability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

The V6 Absolute is of high quality and very durable.

Price & Affordability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

This device is affordable and fairly priced.

Yes

It is affordable compared to higher dyson models.

Dyson V6 Absolute

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
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

• Cord-free & Hassle free. • Powerful Fade-free Suction. • Features Whole Machine HEPA Filtration. • Deep-clean carpets and other floor-types. • It quickly detaches for handheld cleaning. • Removes pet-hair using a Mini Motorized Tool. • Hygienic bin emptying with just a push of a button. • Includes a convenient docking station for charging & storage.

CONS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Absolute
Yes

 It a bit heavy & bulky.

Yes

 A Small dust-bin of 0.4-liters.  Provides only 6-minutes of higher suction (MAX-Mode).

Overall Winner

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