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Testers Keepers: Dyson V12 Vacuum review by Tom Duncan

Posted on 13 March 2024

After using family members ex hoovers for years the Dyson V12 Detect Slim Absolute Vacuum is a complete breath of fresh air.

Cordless use and fast charging with an hours run time, and thanks to it's slim and lightweight make can be easily stored. It has three modes changeable through the single button control and LCD screen which allows you to see how much running time is left depending on which mode the Hoover is on.

Dyson V12 Vacuum Cleaner

Three power modes are; eco, auto and boost. We have found as a busy family of four that the boost is great at getting all the dust and mess the kids leave behind, however uses more battery life so we have tended to use this mode on particularly messy areas. The auto mode is brilliant at adapting to the needs and allowing for maximum battery life which is handy on our lino and wooden floors. Eco mode is fantastic at optimising the running time when doing the whole house rather than one particular area.

The Hoover comes with all the necessary attachments to take from a long hoover to a small handheld perfect for cleaning the car, very easy to interchange the heads of the hoover with a press of one button one pulls out and the other clicks in. The New Fluffy Optic cleaner head illuminates the floor with a green light which shows you exactly what is laying on your floor and what is being cleaned up. Easily emptied with alerts on the LCD screen to inform you of any obstructions to be emptied or when full, a simple button and slide out to empty the hoover, it's never been easier. Finally arguing over who gets to hoover up rather than it being a chore that gets put off for weeks on end.