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‘Ultra lightweight’ upright vac launched

Dirt Devil Urban cleaner on sale in Argos

Dirt Devil Ultra Lightweight Urban Cleaner

The Ultra Lightweight Urban Cleaner from Dirt Devil ‘weighs just 3.9kg’ – but ‘does not compromise on suction’, according to the manufacturer.

Dirt Devil says the vacuum cleaner – designed for city homes with limited storage space – stands at just under 60cm when the removable handle is folded away.

The red and silver 1200W Urban Cleaner comes with a one litre capacity dust canister and auto cord rewind.

Miniature vacuum cleaners

In January Dyson launched the, a miniature vacuum cleaner weighing 3.25kg – you can see it in action in our .

We’ve also got advice on how to buy the best vacuum cleaner which takes you through the pros and cons of upright and cylinder, and bagged and bagless vacs.

Which? vacuum cleaner expert Vivienne Fitzroy says: ‘It’s good to see manufacturers take on the challenge of developing compact-sized vacuum cleaners – but it’s crucial that design doesn’t impede performance. It’ll be interesting to see if this Dirt Devil model lives up to its cleaning claims.’ 

Dirt Devil Ultra Lightweight Urban Cleaner

The Dirt Devil Ultra Lightweight Urban Cleaner is on sale at Argos for £59.99. 

We haven’t tested out this vacuum cleaner, but have previously put the upright Dirt Devil DUC001 through its paces – find out how we rated it in the Which? vacuum cleaners review.

We’ve also recently reported on two new cylinder vacuum cleaners and the launch of a new handheld model with ‘iGadget appeal’ from Dirt Devil.

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