CATEGORY : Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Shark Apex AZ1002 VS. Dyson v8 animal

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7.7
Runners Up:

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 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 AZ1002

  • Commercial
  • Quiet Operation
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Dyson v8 animal

  • Cordless
  • Charging Station
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Shark Apex AZ1002 VS. Dyson v8 animal

PERFORMANCE

Suction Power

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

300 Air-Watts.

Yes

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

Commercial

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

No

Automatic Rewind

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
No

No

Multi Floor Cleaning

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

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

Speed

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

Its dual-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 AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
No

No

Removes Pet Hair

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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

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

Run Time

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

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 AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

No

Deep clean Carpets

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

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 AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
No

Yes

This unit requires 3.5-hours to get fully charged.

Shark Apex AZ1002

USABILITY

Wash and Dry

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
No

No

Easy to Clean and Maintain

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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 (with Washable lifetime filter).

Easy to use in hard-to-reach places

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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 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 AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

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

DESIGN

Bagged

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
No

No

Bagless

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

Yes (with No clog bagless-system).

Yes

Yes

Cordless

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
No

Yes

Yes

Lightweight

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

It’s very Lightweight and ergonomic.

Transforms to a handheld Vacuum

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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

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

Wattage & Motor Strength

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

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

Bin Size

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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

0.14-gallons

Anti-Allergy Seal

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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

Whole machine filtration captures allergens and expels cleaner air.

LED Lights

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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 v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

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

Charging Station

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
No

Yes

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

Attached Accessories

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

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

Yes

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

Build-up Quality & Durability

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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

It’s of great quality and durable.

Price & Affordability

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

It is somehow expensive.

Yes

It’s affordable compared to higher models.

Dyson v8 animal

CONCLUSION

PROS

Shark Apex AZ1002
Dyson v8 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

• 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 AZ1002
Dyson v8 animal
Yes

 It lacks an auto-rewind cord.

Yes

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

Overall Winner

Draw

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