Dyson has claimed to come up with the most advanced cordless vacuum cleaner to keep your area spick and span. They have launched their very own V11 Vacuum Cleaner. This one is the tweaked version of V10 cordless model. Our team was inquisitive to test this home cleaning pet as the earlier model already left us mesmerized. The company claimed Dyson V11 intelligently optimizes power and run time to deep clean anytime anywhere.
But,would this vacuum cleaner be as effective as proclaimed by Dyson? Will it really give you the freedom from household helps? Will it be really helpful to sort out the daily mess made by your toddler/pet?Is it really worth the price? To get an answer to all these questions read our detailed review on Dyson V11 Vacuum cleaner.
Specifications Of Dyson V11 Vacuum Cleaner
Dyson V11 is packed with the latest intelligent technology to give a powerful cleaning experience. Down below are a list of features. All these features are explained in detail to give you a clear idea of what all you get in this device:
Dyson V11 looks like its predecessor model but with 30% more suction power and performance. It is cordless with a long hand held stick and a large cleaning head at the bottom. In the cleaning head/front facing barrel you can attach your cleaning accessories directly. The accessories are clipped on to its front head pretty easily and remains firm throughout the cleaning process.
Behind the barrel its a big size bin that makes sure for longer time without emptying it out. The smartest change that they have made in this model is the LED display on the top of the barrel. The display is bright to tell you about the modes and time.
In spite of having such sturdy-built machinery and a large bin the device is light weight. It weighs around 3.09kg. It’s light weight opt for better balance and stability while on work. Overall, the design is perfect as you don’t have to bend while vacuuming your house which generally is the case with other vacuum’s.
Moreover, due to its easy to handle design anybody can use it form a bachelor who is always on his/her toes for work to a teenager who has to help his/her mother in daily household chores.
2. Digital Motor
Dyson V11 comes with a powerful digital motor. They have tweaked the motor design to make it run at a mind-blowing 125,000 rpm speed. This speed is the most impactful and claims for 20% more suction power than its predecessor models.
The improvement in suction has bring up improvements in airflow too. The motor delivers 185 air watts making for powerful fade-free suction. This kind of high airflow alleviates turbulence while cleaning.
Furthermore, the motor has an Dynamic Load Sensor (DLS) system. This accounts for changing the motor speed and suction power independently between different kinds of floors like hard floor or carpet for powerful cleaning.
The systems work by intelligently checking the brush bar resistance. It’s hard to believe but the DLS works 360 times a minute to check for floor change. So, it gives a deep clean across different floor types.
3. Cleaning Modes
The Dyson V11 vacuum has three cleaning modes for a range of tasks. It makes sure you have the right power no matter where you clean. They are as follows:
4. LCD Screen
Dyson V11 has a LCD screen on the top of the barrel. This is a new addition for a user-friendly experience.On the scree, you check for its current performance, selected power modes, remaining cleaning time, filter maintenance reminders and blockage reports. Overall, it intelligently works to give you real time reports.
5. Patented Cyclone Technology
This one is the only vacuum cleaner across the globe that has come up with its innovative cyclone technology. This feature is patented i.e. no other brands can copy it. The device is equipped 14 cyclones that generates a force of more 79,000G to catch up microscopic particles like pollen and bacteria. This fully sealed filtration system ensures that up to 99.97% of particles which are as small as 0.3 microns are picked up from your floor.
Dyson V11 has the new larger and improved battery. The battery has high capacity nickle cobalt aluminum cathodes that delivers 40% more suction power. Further, it also has innate battery sensors to check battery capacity four times a second and optimize its power.
7. User-Friendly Features
The vacuum cleaner comes with a few convenient features for a user-friendly experience. They are as follows:
- Transformation To Handheld: The cordless device can be instantly changed in to a handheld vacuum cleaner. This way it can be used easily to clean the car, mattress, upholstery furniture, artifacts, etc.
- Hygienic Bin Emptying: The machine has a point and shoot mechanism for emptying its trash bin. With this, you can hygienically eject dust and debris deep in to the bin in one go. The best part is you don’t have to touch the dirt.
- Drop-in Docking : This is again a convenient feature for smart storage. You can mount it to a wall mounted dock for recharging and to store it tidily. This makes it grab and go device.
8. Additional Accessories
To further ease up the cleaning process, the machine comes with a few accessories. These accessories comes up for a customized cleaning experience. They are mentioned below:
- Extension Wand : This is mostly used to clean the high area like your ceiling, curtains, or the high corners of the wall. However, you can also use this extension wand when in handheld mode.
- Mini Motorized Tool : This is exclusively used when in handheld mode. It can really provide a power boost performance when cleaning fabrics, pet hair, upholstery, etc.
- Crevice Tool: This tool provides a narrow opening for capturing debris from the hidden places like in between the cushions, couches, behind the furniture, or any other hard to reach spaces. It works like a short wide tool or like a soft dusting brush. This is a versatile tool that you can use to clean your car seat, couches, love seats, cushions, etc.
- Mini Soft Dusting Brush : This one has soft bristles that makes it a perfect tool to clean glass or other sensitive surfaces.
- Stubborn Dirt Brush: This one has firm bristles for scrubbing the dirt from the hard surfaces like tile floor, heavy duty textiles, grills, etc.
- Docking Station : A wall mount to store and charge the device smartly. It also has 2 accessory spots to hold other cleaning accessories.
- Charger : You can plug the charger in to any standard wall outlet for fast charging and the on go performance.
Detailed Breakdown Of Dyson V11 Vacuum Cleaner
Reviewing Dyson V11 was not at all an easy task. As it an expensive product so for us it was most important to analyze its worth. For the same, we have to test this machine thoroughly inside out. Our review is based on our testing process.
We tested its features, its parts, and its performance to get the overall idea of the machine. Our team took approximately 60 hours to come with an hands on review. Without further ado let’s start with the review:
1. Cleaning Style
The cleaning style of Dyson V11 is powerful using its two-radial cyclone system. While testing we found out, that with its cyclone technology it picks up even the tiniest particles like bacteria and germs instantly along with the dirt and dust.
We specifically tested it for 0.3M particles, dust mites, insects, dead flies, and other tiny particles. Further, we were also impressed to see how the device captures the debris from different surfaces instead of blowing it up around the floor.
All this is done by its soft brush roll head and its auto-adjusting sensors.The brush roll hand spins 60 times and the sensors check 360 times per minute to pick up the dirt and trash from different floors.
2. Cleaning Performance
Dyson V11 can clean from anything to everything, you name it and you can clean it with this. Our cleaning performance test was done on a variety of surfaces to check its performance, efficiency, and versatility.
We were quiet happy to see that how this machine works for different kinds of floors, upholstery, furniture, rugs, carpets, and cars. During our test, we tested it for four types of floors hardwood flooring, tile flooring low carpet flooring, and high carpet flooring. We chose these kinds as they are most common type of flooring in houses across the globe.
Furthermore, we tried putting up different kind of trash, debris, and dirt on each of these floor to check the machines efficiency as per the flooring type. After the floor test we tested it for car, upholstery and other cleaning stuff at home. Our test was done as following:
a) Hardwood Flooring
The Dyson V11 gives the excellent performance on such kind of flooring. No matter what type of hard wood is on your floor, it works the same for all. Its soft roller cleaning head picks up the debris from the floor.
We found out that it can pick up particles of around 0.5-0.8 inch cereals, pet litter, rice, sugar, paper, hair, etc. efficiently. What we like the most is the fact it does not fan away this particles around the floor but actually picks them at once.
b) Tile Flooring
Tiles are common in Indian houses so, checking for the tiles for extremely important. We checked the vacuum cleaner for a variety of tiles like ceramic, mosaic, marble, limestone, etc. The cleaning performance for tile flooring was again excellent.
The device can effectively pick up dirt, debris, and small particles like pet hair, rice flakes, small food droppings, sugar, rice, bits of paper, and other tiny size particles from the floor. It does the job perfectly without fanning of any of the dust/debris around the floor with its soft roller brush.
c) Low Carpet Flooring
Generally speaking, the vacuum cleaners are not effective as they are on floor when they are used for carpet. But this, is not the case with Dyson V11 vacuum cleaner. The device works flawlessly for low carpet flooring as well.
We checked it performance on low carpet flooring by sprinkling dust, cereal, pet litter, food droppings, sugar, rice, etc. The performance was around 99% as it could clean the debris perfectly but for the stuff that clings to the carpet it took little time. We were amazed to see how it flings out the pet hair and other small particles from the carpet.
d) High Carpet Flooring
For high carpet flooring the results was equal to the low carpet flooring. It efficiently captured 99% of dust and debris from cereals to pet hair to small droppings. For the tough and sticky particles clinging to the floor it took a little time, but was efficient in doing its job.
Dyson V11 is by far the most versatile vacuum cleaner in the market. You can use this to clean everything indoor or outdoor. It comes with several accessories to provide a customize cleaning experience for different kinds of surfaces.
Down below are a list of things that you can clean with this vacuum:
- Floor: It can clean any type of floor hardwood/tile/ceramic efficiently.
- Car: For car cleaning, it can be used in the handheld mode. You can clean the upholstery, car interiors, AC, etc.
- Upholstery: It can be used to clean sofas, couches, accent chair, or any other upholstered furniture.
- Curtains/Blinds: It can clear of the collected dust and debris from the blinds/curtains.
- Windows/Doors: The window sills/door sills can be efficiently cleaned with this vacuum cleaner.
It is important for a machine to be compact in size and shape especially the ones that are to be used on a regular basis. The Dyson V11 is long enough to help you clean your entire house including the high and low corners without bending a bit.
Even while storing, the device takes up little of vertical space. You can even mount it on the wall in your utility area for on the go cleanings tasks. In addition to all this, even the weight of the device is less.
It weighs around 3kgs and is quiet stable when in operation. Moving on to its bin size, the bin capacity is 0.2 gallons. This makes sure that you don’t have to empty it often when on a cleaning spree.
5. Ease Of Use
The device is a pleasure to use. After unboxing, what you need to do is fix all the parts and charge up the main handheld vacuum. Our team suggest to charge it fully before using it for the first time.
For a full charge, the time taken is around 4.5 hours. Once the set up and charging is done, you can use it as an handheld or as a stick vacuum cleaner as per the preference.
We suggest you to put the attachments directly to the cleaning wand to clean hard to reach areas like the curtain rods, ceilings, corners, or the cervices behind the furniture.
We were impressed to see how easily you c an attach or detach a tool with its quick release button. Additionally, select the cleaning mode as per the need.
If the area is extremely untidy prefer going for the boost mode and for daily cleaning tasks prefer going for the auto mode. You can always see the selected mode and time remaining for cleaning on the LCD screen which makes it more convenient.
Maneuvering any of the Dyson model is easy because of its user friendly features. When used in stick mode, the wand is flexible to use and the base can be turned left to right pretty easily. While cleaning the cleaning head navigates smoothly maintaining the balance of the machine.
When in hand held mode you can use the attachment and reach to any nooks and corners. Nevertheless, you can use the handheld mode along with the wand to reach ou to different places.
Maintaining the unit is essential for a long life and good performance. If you maintain it regularly it will for sure last you for years and alleviate the need of premature replacing of its part or accessories. The filters and the battery have a life time warranty so be assured thta you don’t have to pay extra money .
Nevertheless, we suggest you to carry out the following steps for maintenance:
- Regularly empty the dustbin
- Wash the filter after every 3 weeks with cold water and then air dry them for good 1 day
- Replace the battery when required
Furthermore, the support center service of this company is awesome. They have patient, customer-friendly, and educated customer support team to help you out.
In case of any technical issues, the team is prompt to help you and for other hardware issues their engineers take around 48hours to reach your place.
8. Charge And Battery Run Time
The battery of Dyson V11 is powerful. Approximately to charge completely for the first time it may time few hours and later it depends on the usage. Once fully charge, the device runs for good 60 minutes depending on the type of cleaning you are doing.
Our testing says, the device takes a maximum of 20 minutes to clean a 1250sq feet house. Nevertheless to increase the battery run time, prefer using it on the automatic adjusting suction power.
No doubt Dyson V11 is a costly investment but for sure can bring down your daily cleaning tasks hassle to almost zero. This vacuum cleaner is a good investment if you want to keep your home spick and span all the time. The technology used in it for its high performance, the machinery, the battery, and the attachment accessories justifies its price.
Each and every part of this device is made from high quality material and comes with the latest technology in the industry. Not only this, the machine is smartly build to clean up your entire home from floor to upholstery, to your car in minutes. So, its price is absolutely justifiable when compared to its quality and performance.
- Sleek built
- Can clean everything from all types of floor, to upholstery, to windows, to car.
- Incredible suction power
- Intelligently designed to switch between different floors
- LED display to tell the remaining time and suction mode
- Can be used with the extended wand or as a handheld machine
- Comes with multiple accessories
- Large bin size
- Main body is made of fibers.It may break if not taken proper care.
- It would have been better if there is a kill switch which will prevent vaccum cleaner to function automatically while not cleaning.
- A cleaning kit should have been added.
Dyson V11 vs V10 vs V8 vs V6
|Specs||Dyson V11||Dyson V10||Dyson V8||Dyson V7|
|Weight||6.68 lbs||5.8 lbs.||5.75 lbs.||5.45 lbs.|
|Floor Type||All (indoor)||All (indoor)||All (indoor)||All (indoor)|
|Dustbin Capacity||0.77 L||0.77 L||0.54 L||0.4 L|
|Warranty||2 Year limited||2 Year limited||2 Year limited||2 Year limited|
|Price||Check Price||Check Price||Check Price||Check Price|
Summing up the Dyson V11, is an impressive cordless vacuum cleaner and by far it is the best tool that you can get for your daily home cleaning task. While the machine has not much change in design from its predecessor, but the inclusion of lifetime warranty batteries, LED display, 13 patented cyclone technology, high suction power, and improved filtration has made this a worthy upgrade.
The device amazed us by its smart intelligent modes and its cleaning efficiency. We love the fact that how fast it cleans the tiny micro particles/debris from the floor along with its changing switch modes.
The only glitch we found was in the body, had it been made of some other material apart fiber, it would have been the icing on the cake. But this is not an absolute downside as the body is still sturdy to last you for years. We will end up saying buy it to change the entire cleaning process at your home.
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