CATEGORY : Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson v8 animal

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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 animal

Reasons to buy Dyson v8 animal :

  • button icon Whole machine filtration.
  • button icon Transforms to a handheld.
  • button icon Cord-free & fade-free suction.
  • button icon A Hygienic dirt ejector with push of a button.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

  • Commercial
  • Quiet Operation
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Dyson v8 animal

  • Cordless
  • Charging Station
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Shark APEX DuoClean AX952 VS. Dyson v8 animal

PERFORMANCE

Suction Power

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

300-airwatts of maximum-suction.

Yes

Spins at up to 110,000rpm to create powerful suction.

Commercial

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
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 animal
No

No

Multi Floor Cleaning

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 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

It’s engineered to pick up ground-in dirt and fine dust from hard floors and carpets.

Speed

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

The Dyson digital motor V8 spins at up-to 110,000rpm in-order to create powerful suction.

Vacuums & Mops

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
No

No

Removes Pet Hair

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 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

The Motorized brush bar helps to remove animal hair and ground-in dirt.

Run Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

Up to 40-minutes in Powerful mode, up to 25-minutes with motorized cleaner head and up to 7-minutes of high power in MAX-mode.

Quiet Operation

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
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 animal
Yes

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

Yes

A powerful motor inside the brush bar drives stiff nylon bristles deep into carpet pile to remove ground-in dirt and pet hair.

Battery Charge Time

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
No

Yes

This unit requires 3.5-hours to get fully charged.

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952

USABILITY

Wash and Dry

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
No

No

Easy to Clean and Maintain

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

Yes (with Washable lifetime filter).

Easy to use in hard-to-reach places

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 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

It lightweight, ergonomic and easily transforms to a handheld for cleaning of stairs, car-seats and other hard-to-reach areas.

Easy to maneuver

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

It’s very ergonomic in-order to facilitate for easy cleanup of high-up places and floors.

DESIGN

Bagged

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
No

No

Bagless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cordless

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
No

Yes

Yes

Lightweight

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

It’s very Lightweight and ergonomic.

Transforms to a handheld Vacuum

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 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

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

Wattage & Motor Strength

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

115-AW (MAX-mode) & powerful digital motor.

Bin Size

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
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 animal
Yes

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

Yes

Whole machine filtration captures allergens and expels cleaner air.

LED Lights

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 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 v8 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

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

Charging Station

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
No

Yes

The convenient docking station stores and charges your machine and accessories when not in use.

Attached Accessories

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

Mini Motorized tool, Direct drive cleaner head, Combination tool & Crevice tool.

Build-up Quality & Durability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 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 and durable.

Price & Affordability

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

This device is affordable and fairly priced.

Yes

It’s affordable compared to higher models.

Dyson v8 animal

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 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

• 2 power modes. • Deep cleans carpets. • Hygienic dirt ejector. • Whole-machine HEPA filtration. • Easily transforms to a handheld. • A Wall-mounted dock for recharging. • Up to 40-minutes run time. • Cord-free and Powerful suction. • Powered by the Dyson digital motor V8.

CONS

Shark APEX DuoClean AX952
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

 It a bit heavy & bulky.

Yes

 A small dust-bin of just 0.14 gallons.  Only 8-minutes of fade-free power in MAX-mode.

Overall Winner

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