Conclusion: The Dyson DC50 Animal is the latest upright in the Dyson stable. Consumer ratings are quite good to date, but bear in mind the vacuum has only been on the market in the US for a few short months. The DC50 is compact compared with previous Animal uprights and this results in a very lightweight and maneuverable machine. The vacuum also uses Dyson Ball Technology and includes several tools, such as the new tangle-free turbine tool. Owners report that the DC50 is...
Pros: Assembly is easy and quick, Lightweight, Many owners feel the “Ball” improves maneuverability, Reasonably good suction for its size, Dust canister is easy to empty, Compact and easy to store, Attachments generally work well, Good looking machine, Gets fairly good grades from owners for dealing with pet hair
Cons: Assembly is easy and quick, Lightweight, Many owners feel the “Ball” improves maneuverability, Reasonably good suction for its size, Dust canister is easy to empty, Compact and easy to store, Attachments generally work well, Good looking machine, Gets fairly good grades from owners for dealing with pet hair
Summary: For £360 you have to really want the best vacuum cleaner on the market. And, while the Dyson DC50 is the Roller of floor suckers, it does require a fair bit of care and attention. It’s a high maintenance piece of gadgetry but it simply wipes the floors with its competitors. You just have to ask yourself, how much are you willing to pay for the ultimate in sucking strength? Only you have the answer.
Excerpt: Houses are getting smaller, our time is more precious, and yet we still have to do the vacuum cleaning. Something's wrong we agree, and it is something that Dyson wants to fix with two new vacuum cleaners; the DC50 and the DC47.
Pros: Small, powerful, compact, light, gets spiders like no other
Cons: Hose attachment is long, making it hard to do close -up work, expensive
Conclusion: As much an aspirational gadget as a household appliance, Dyson, with the Dyson DC50 Animal, has taken much of the hassle out of vacuuming. Unrivalled handling and impressive suction combine with a brilliant all surface brushbar to create a device that removes all of the complaints from cleaning, instead offering up a machine that will have you whizzing through your entire house or flat, variable surface types be dammed.
Pros: Powerful cyclone suction, Easy to manoeuvre, Hygienic bagless cleaning