Nowadays, the best vacuum cleaners are often in fact the best cordless vacuum cleaners – sales have shot up, to the point where cordless now makes up well over 50% of the overall vac market. Much of that boom in interest and sales has been driven by the success of the Dyson cordless vacuum, so it's perhaps no surprise that the 2019 T3 Award for vacuums of all kinds, was won by the Dyson V11 Absolute. More surprising, however, is that it‘s just had its price trimmed by £100, in this Cyber Monday deal! At the moment it seems to only be at John Lewis, and John Lewis seems to be testing the idea of short-lived deals – like this sadly deceased Bose QC35 II deal. So don't hang about…
This is a very good discount on Dyson's flagship vacuum – and you'll find more excellent offers over on our dedicated Dyson Cyber Monday deals page. PIck of the bunch right now is £60 off the Dyson V8 Absolute at Amazon.
The new price is barely more expensive than the V11 Animal, which lacks the V11’s best cleaning head - the adaptive High Torque head. None of the retailers is making much of a song and dance about it but this is a DEAL.
At first glance the V11 Absolute looks very much like its predecessor, the V10 Absolute. However, a few clever little tweaks have made it even better as a corded vac replacement.
The key upgrade is the addition of the new High Torque cleaner head (with 'Dynamic Load Sensor'). This serves up 20% better suction than the V10 Absolute and greatly improves performance on mucky carpets. Cleaning was already excellent on hard floors, and that is maintained here, with Dyson's spongey 'soft roller' head built specifically for hard floors. There are 9 attachments in total in the Absolute package.
With the High Torque head and the top 'Boost' power setting employed, the V11 is easily as good as even the best corded vacuums. What's really impressive, however, is that performance is maintained even on the lower 'Auto' and 'Eco' settings. Auto adapts suction based on whether you're on carpet or hard floors, to extend the battery life, while the lower-wattage Eco mode lasts up to 60 minutes per charge.
Very handily, a new LCD screen, as well as showing the name of the mode you're in, also displays an accurate estimate of remaining run time.
Advanced filtering means that 99.97% of particles down to 0.3 microns are safely processed – good news for allergy sufferers. The bin is easy to empty, with a very satisfying mechanism.
As ever with Dyson (and all the best cordless vacs), the best thing about the V11 is the way it effortlessly transitions from a handheld for dusting, to a cord-free, lightweight upright for your floors. We might even go so far as to say that it makes cleaning your home fun, which is the kind of everyday miracle that definitely deserves a prize.
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- Amazon.co.uk – massive savings every day
- Argos.co.uk – cheap Lego, toys, phones and more
- AO.com – huge sale on electrical appliances
- Currys.co.uk – Black Tag sale is live now
- Dell.co.uk – big savings on laptops and desktop PCs
- eBay.co.uk – knock-down prices and voucher codes
- Very.co.uk – deals on electricals, fashion and home
- Lovehoney.co.uk – up to 50% off sex toys and lingerie
- Goldsmiths.co.uk Black Friday sale – up to 50% off watches and jewellery
- John Lewis Black Friday sale – mega savings plus the John Lewis guarantee
- Le Creuset Black Friday sale – premium cookware gets tasty discounts
- Nike Black Friday sale – new sneakers at sneaky low prices
- ASOS – up to 70% off everything
- Schuh Black Friday sale – save big on shoes, boots and trainers
- The White Company White Weekend Sale – quality bedding at reduced prices
- Simba – up to 40% off mattresses and sleep bundles
- Amazon.com Black Friday Deals – new deals every day for a week
- Walmart.com Black Friday sale – cheap 4K TVs, games consoles and more
- eBay.com Black Friday sale– bargain prices and voucher codes
- Dell.com Black Friday sale – cut-price notebooks, monitors and more
- Target.com Black Friday sale – save on clothing, appliances and furniture
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