CATEGORY : Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Shark Apex AZ1002 VS. Dyson DC65 Animal

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7.7
Winner:

Shark Apex AZ1002

Reasons to buy Shark Apex AZ1002:

  • button icon DuoClean Technology for cleaning all floor-types.
  • button icon Powered-Lift Away to extend reach of the cleaner-head.
  • button icon Zero-M self-cleaning Brushroll delivers nonstop hair removal.
  • button icon Advanced Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology & HEPA-filter.
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Runners Up:

Dyson DC65 Animal

Reasons to buy Dyson DC65 Animal :

  • button icon Reconfigured brush bar with 25% more power.
  • button icon Deep cleans carpets using a Stiff Bristle Brush.
  • button icon Removes pet-hair using a Tangle-free Turbine tool.
  • button icon Cleans under hard-to-reach places using an Up-Top-Tool & Reach-Under-Tool.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Shark Apex AZ1002

  • Quiet Operation
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Shark Apex AZ1002

  • LED Lights
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Shark Apex AZ1002

Reasons why we like it:

  • Quiet Operation
  • LED Lights
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COMPARISON – Shark Apex AZ1002 VS. Dyson DC65 Animal

PERFORMANCE

Suction Power

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

300 Air-Watts.

Yes

It features a Maximum Suction Power of 245-Watt (Air-Watts).

Commercial

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

This device features a high-performance power motor and large-capacity bin which makes it perfect for commercial use.

Yes

Yes (it comes with all the tools required to operate commercially).

Automatic Rewind

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
No

No

Multi Floor Cleaning

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

The Dual Brushroll System deep-cleans carpets and delivers a polished look on hard-floors.

Yes

It comes with several attachments designed to cleanup different floor-types and even walls.

Speed

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

Its dual-motor spins at up-to 125,000 rpm.

Yes

Spins at up-to 125,000rpm which gives it high-speed cleaning force.

Vacuums & Mops

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
No

No

Removes Pet Hair

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

The Zero-M self-cleaning Brushroll delivers nonstop hair removal. In fact, this technology works by removing hair wrap from the Brushroll while cleaning.

Yes

It comes with a Tangle-Free Turbine Tool which features counter-rotating heads with brushes that help to remove pet-hair from carpets and upholstery.

Run Time

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

The Shark-APEX is corded and will provide longer run-times using a direct power supply.

Yes

It offers longer run-times because it’s corded and uses direct power to operate.

Quiet Operation

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

It uses Noise Reduction Technology to reduce noise and soften pitch while under operation.

No

Deep clean Carpets

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

The Dual Brushroll system deep-cleans carpets in-order to remove ground-in dirt.

Yes

It comes with a Stiff Bristle Brush tool that help helps to deep-clean carpets by removing mud and dried-in dirt.

Battery Charge Time

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
No

No

Shark Apex AZ1002

USABILITY

Wash and Dry

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
No

No

Easy to Clean and Maintain

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

This device is very easy-to-clean and features a Zero-M self-cleaning Brushroll and washable-filters that facilitate for easy maintenance.

Yes

Yes

Easy to use in hard-to-reach places

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

It uses Lift-Away Technology to extend the reach of the motorized cleaner head so that you can easily clean under furniture and above the floor. It also features several attachment-tools that can be used to clean into hard-to-reach areas.

Yes

It comes with different attachment-tools that facilitate for easy cleaning of hard-to-reach areas like high-spaces, under furniture and stairs.

Easy to maneuver

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

With Active-Glide Technology, this device can smoothly maneuver over hard floors and carpets while maintaining a powerful suction.

Yes

Ball technology makes it easy to maneuver. Additionally, this device can be used as a handheld or stick vacuum cleaner in-order to facilitate for easy maneuverability when cleaning.

DESIGN

Bagged

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
No

No

Bagless

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

Yes (with No clog bagless-system).

Yes

Yes

Cordless

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
No

No

Lightweight

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

It weighs approximately 17.1-lbs which make it lightweight and easy to move or carry while cleaning.

Yes

This unit is very lightweight and versatile.

Transforms to a handheld Vacuum

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

With Powered-Lift Away Technology, you will be able to detach the canister for easy handheld-cleaning under furniture and above the floor with just the push of a button.

Yes

Easily changes to a handheld vacuum cleaner and back again.

Wattage & Motor Strength

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

It uses 1350-Watts of power coupled with a strong dual-motor system.

Yes

245-Watt (Max-mode).

Bin Size

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

The dust cup holds 1.5 dry-quarts to the maximum-fill line. It also features an easy, bottom-empty design for quick removal of debris.

Yes

0.55-Gallons.

Anti-Allergy Seal

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

With Advanced Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology incorporated into the HEPA-filter, this device will trap 99.99% of dust and allergens inside the vacuum.

Yes

It features a fully-sealed filtration system with 2 washable filters with the 1st filter located on top of the dirt-cup and the 2nd filter is located inside the ball

LED Lights

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

The LED-lights on the handle and floor nozzle provide visibility in dark-spaces so as to spotlight hidden debris while cleaning.

No

Modes of Power

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

3 power-modes of: (high-pile carpet, low-pile carpet and bare-floor mode).

Yes

3 modes (suction-mode-1, suction-mode-2, Boost-mode).

Charging Station

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
No

No

Attached Accessories

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

Mini Motorized Pet Brush, Pet Multi-Tool, Anti-Allergen Dust Brush, MultiFLEX Under-Appliance wand & Duster Crevice Tool.

Yes

Tangle-Free Turbine Tool, Up-Top Tool, Soft Dusting Brush, Reach Under Tool, Stiff Bristle Brush, 2-in-1 Combination Tool + Stair Tool and a Mattress-Tool.

Build-up Quality & Durability

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is very durable.

Price & Affordability

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

It is somehow expensive.

Yes

It is expensive.

Shark Apex AZ1002

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

• Active-Glide Technology. • Noise Reduction Technology. • LED lights on the handle and floor-nozzle. • Zero-M® self-cleaning Brushroll for hair removal. • Powered-Lift Away to extend reach of cleaner-head. • Dual Brushroll system for cleaning all floor-types. • Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology & HEPA-filter.

Yes

• A Stronger suction. • Long power cord (35 feet). • Great for deep cleaning carpets. • Lifetime filter that are washable. • Ball technology makes it easy to maneuver. • Reconfigured brush bar with 25% more power. • Includes Extra Tools that allow it to accomplish any vacuuming task.

CONS

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson DC65 Animal
Yes

 It lacks an auto-rewind cord.

Yes

 It’s very expensive.  It may struggle cleaning stairs.  It is heavy because it has a long cord.

Overall Winner

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