Dyson V8 Absolute vs Dyson V8 Animal

Cordless Stick Vacuum

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Cordless Stick Vacuum

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Dyson V8 Absolute vs Dyson V8 Animal Features Overview

In this comparison review, we will be comparing the V8 Absolute and the V8 Animal from Dyson. The V8 Absolute and Animal have same features and specs, they both have same size dust bin, the same battery, the same motor. They also have exactly the same filtration system. The difference is the accessories they come with. The V8 Absolute does include Fluffy cleaning head which is designed specifically for hard floors and the Mini dusting brush, but the animal does not come with these tools.

  • Direct Drive cleaning head
  • Crevice tool
  • Combination tool
  • Mini motorized brushroll
  • Fluffy cleaning head
    (Absolute)
  • Mini dusting brush (Absolute)

Here we list both vacuum cleaners main features before getting into our detailed side by side comparison.

Dyson V8 Absolute Key Features

  • Micro filter, Hepa filtering
  • Suitable for Carpet – Hard Floor – Laminate – Tile – Wood
  • 0.14 gallon dirt bin capacity
  • 21.6V Lithium-Ion battery
  • 40 Min. (up to) runtime with a single charge( 5h)

Dyson V8 Animal Key Features

  • Micro filter, Hepa filtering
  • Suitable for Carpet – Hard Floor – Laminate – Tile – Wood
  • 0.14 gallon dirt bin capacity
  • 21.6V Lithium-Ion battery
  • 40 Min. (up to) runtime with a single charge (5h)

Common Strengths of Dyson V8 Absolute and Dyson V8 Animal

Weight 5.75 lbs.vs5.75 lbs.
Suction Power 115 AWvs115 AW
Dirt Bin Capacity 0.14 gallonvs0.14 gallon
HEPA Filtration System YesvsYes
Washable Filter YesvsYes
Noise Level 82dBvs82dB
Cleaning Path Width 8.9 inchesvs8.9 inches
Run time 40 Min. (up to)vs40 Min. (up to)
Charging Time 5hvs5h

Side by side comparison of Dyson V8 Absolute and Dyson V8 Animal

Dyson V8 Absolute vs Dyson V8 Animal Noise Level Comparison

The reported noise level of both vacuum cleaners is 82dB.

Dyson V8 Absolute: 82dB
Dyson V8 Animal: 82dB

Dyson V8 Absolute vs Dyson V8 Animal Specs Table


Dyson V8 Absolute Dyson V8 Animal
Type Cordless Stick Vacuum Cordless Stick Vacuum
Weight 5.75 lbs. 5.75 lbs.
Cleaning Type Dry Dry
Capacity (gallon) 0.14 gallon 0.14 gallon
Filter Type Washable Lifetime filter Washable Lifetime filter
Filter Method Micro filter, Hepa Micro filter, Hepa
HEPA Filtration System
Dust Container Type Bagless Bagless
Cordless
Floor Type Carpet – Hard Floor – Laminate – Tile – Wood Carpet – Hard Floor – Laminate – Tile – Wood
Energy Efficiency Class A A
Cord Length N/A N/A
Noise Level 82dB 82dB
Washable Filter
Suction Power 115 AW 115 AW
Power Supply Type Battery Battery
Battery Powered
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion Lithium-Ion
Battery Voltage 21.6V 21.6V
Runtime 40 Min. (up to) 40 Min. (up to)
Charging Time 5h 5h
Charging Base
Cleaning Width 8.9 inches 8.9 inches
Flexible Hose N/A N/A
Auto Cord Storage N/A N/A
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