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Dyson Small Ball Allergy review

Key features
  • Upright
  • Bagless
  • Medium capacity
Reviewed

The Dyson Small Ball Allergy is the successor to the Dyson Light Ball, which were some of the best upright vacuum cleaners we’ve seen in our lab. The differences in the new Small Ball Allergy appear to be minimal, but are they big enough to change the overall quality of the vacuum cleaner? Read our full review to find out.

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  • What is it?
  • What’s it great at?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Currys
£199.00
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Freenet Electrical
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£199.00
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JC Campbell Electrics
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£199.99
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John Lewis & Partners
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£199.99
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Argos
£199.99
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Littlewoods
£249.99
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We have tested 94 vacuum cleaners and found that there are 14 Don't Buys and 14 Best Buys.
Range of Vacuum cleaner scores
  1. 29%
    Lowest score
  2. 62%
    Average score
  3. 83%
    Highest score
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