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Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V8 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 V8 Absolute

Reasons to buy Dyson V8 Absolute :

  • button icon It Is lightweight and versatile - You can use it clean anywhere
  • button icon Powerful suction and Cord-free operation.
  • button icon Deep Cleans Carpets and Sucks Up Pet-Hair.
  • button icon Whole-machine HEPA filtration captures allergens.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

  • Commercial
  • Quiet Operation
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Dyson V8 Absolute

  • Cordless
  • Charging Station
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson V8 Absolute

PERFORMANCE

Suction Power

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

300-airwatts of maximum-suction.

Yes

Suction power in MAX-mode is 115-AW.

Commercial

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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 V8 Absolute
No

No

Multi Floor Cleaning

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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

This device is engineered to pick up ground-in dirt and fine dust from hard floors and carpets.

Speed

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Spins at up to 107,000rpm to create a powerful suction.

Vacuums & Mops

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
No

No

Removes Pet Hair

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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 helps to remove pet hair.

Run Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Up to 40-minutes with a non-motorized tool, 30-minutes with the Soft roller cleaner head & Up to 8-minutes in MAX-mode

Quiet Operation

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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 V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Its powerful suction and direct-drive motorhead help to clean deep into carpets.

Battery Charge Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
No

Yes

Requires charging for 4-hours before first use.

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

USABILITY

Wash and Dry

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
No

No

Easy to Clean and Maintain

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Yes and comes with a washable lifetime filter.

Easy to use in hard-to-reach places

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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 very ergonomic and transforms to a handheld for easy cleaning of stairs, car-seats and other hard-to-reach areas.

Easy to maneuver

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Changes to a handheld vacuum cleaner and back again for easy cleanup of high-up places and floors.

DESIGN

Bagged

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
No

No

Bagless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cordless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
No

Yes

Yes (includes a powerful battery).

Lightweight

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

This device is very Lightweight and ergonomic.

Transforms to a handheld Vacuum

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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

This vacuum-cleaner quickly transforms to a handheld vacuum and back again in just one click.

Wattage & Motor Strength

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Uses 115-AW in MAX-mode and features a powerful digital motor.

Bin Size

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

0.14-gallons

Anti-Allergy Seal

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

It uses whole machine filtration to capture allergens and then expels cleaner air.

LED Lights

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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 V8 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

2 power-modes (MAX mode & Powerful mode).

Charging Station

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
No

Yes

Comes with a wall-mountable docking station that recharges and stores it.

Attached Accessories

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

Soft roller cleaner head, Direct drive cleaner head, Mini Motorized tool, Mini soft dusting brush, Combination-tool, Crevice-tool.

Build-up Quality & Durability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

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

Yes

This device is of great quality and very durable.

Price & Affordability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

This device is affordable and fairly priced.

Yes

It is affordable compared to higher models.

Dyson V8 Absolute

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 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

• Two power modes. • Whole machine filtration. • Lightweight and versatile. • Powerful suction and Cord-free. • Quickly transforms to a handheld. • Certified asthma & allergy friendly. • Powered by the Dyson digital motor V8. • Deep Cleans Carpets & Sucks Up Pet Hair.

CONS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson V8 Absolute
Yes

 It a bit heavy & bulky.

Yes

Small dust-bin of 0.14 gallons., Provides only 7-minutes of high power in MAX-mode.

Overall Winner

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