CATEGORY : Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V6 Slim

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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 Slim

Reasons to buy Dyson V6 Slim :

  • button icon Powerful suction, cord-free & slim.
  • button icon Balanced for floor to ceiling cleaning.
  • button icon Up to 20 minutes of fade-free suction.
  • button icon Handheld mode & Hygienic bin emptying.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

  • Commercial
  • Quiet Operation
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Dyson V6 Slim

  • Cordless
  • Charging Station
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V6 Slim

PERFORMANCE

Suction Power

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

300-airwatts of maximum-suction.

Yes

This device uses 100AirWatts in MAX-Mode and 28AirWatts in Powerful-mode.

Commercial

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
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 Slim
No

No

Multi Floor Cleaning

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
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 narrow motorized cleaner head is designed to clean carpets and hard floors.

Speed

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

The Dyson digital V6 Motor spins at up-to 110,000rpm.

Vacuums & Mops

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
No

No

Removes Pet Hair

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
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

It’s designed to remove pet-hair from different floor-types.

Run Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

Provides up-to 20-minutes runtime in powerful-mode and 6-minutes of high power in MAX-mode.

Quiet Operation

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
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 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

The Motorized cleaner head with stiff nylon bristles and soft carbon fiber filaments helps to remove ground-in dirt from carpets.

Battery Charge Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
No

Yes

Requires charging for 3.5 hours minimum before use.

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

USABILITY

Wash and Dry

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
No

No

Easy to Clean and Maintain

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is very 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 Slim
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 balanced for floor-to-ceiling cleaning and anywhere in between. It also easily transforms to a handheld device for easy cleaning of difficult places.

Easy to maneuver

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

This device is very lightweight and ergonomic for easy maneuverability when cleaning floors and high-up places.

DESIGN

Bagged

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
No

No

Bagless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cordless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
No

Yes

Yes (includes a ‎26Volts Lithium-Ion battery).

Lightweight

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

It is very slim and lightweight for easy cleaning of high-up places with one smooth motion.

Transforms to a handheld Vacuum

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
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 converts to a handheld for quick clean-ups, spot-cleaning and cleaning of difficult places.

Wattage & Motor Strength

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

This device uses 100-AirWatts in MAX-mode and 28-AirWatts in power-mode. It’s also equipped with a powerful digital motor V6.

Bin Size

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

0.4-Liters. (with One-click bin emptying)

Anti-Allergy Seal

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

The integrated fully-sealed filtration system helps to trap 99.97% of particles and as small as 0.3-microns.

LED Lights

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
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 Slim
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

2-modes (MAX mode & Powerful mode).

Charging Station

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
No

Yes

The convenient docking station helps to charge and store the device.

Attached Accessories

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

Narrow motorized cleaner head, Combination-tool & Crevice-tool.

Build-up Quality & Durability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

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

Yes

Made from the strongest materials to ensure maximum durability.

Price & Affordability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

This device is affordable and fairly priced.

Yes

It is somehow affordable compared to higher dyson models.

Dyson V6 Slim

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
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

• Narrow motorized cleaner head. • Cleans carpets and hard floors. • Converts for handheld cleaning. • Balanced for floor to ceiling cleaning. • Strong centrifugal forces to capture more dirt. • Up to 20 minutes of powerful fade-free suction. • Hygienic bin emptying & Click-fit cleaning tools. • Convenient docking station Stores and charges the machine.

CONS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V6 Slim
Yes

 It a bit heavy & bulky.

Yes

 Small dust-bin.  Its somehow noisy when operating.  Runs for only 6-minutes in MAX-mode.

Overall Winner

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