Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Vacuum Review

Getting out the vacuum for minor cleaning tasks is too much of a hassle, and so, many people take the broom to clean up, for example spilled cereal. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a multi-functional, easy to use upright cleaning tool, so that you could retire that old broom? Meet the Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Vacuum.

This lightweight vacuum cleaner is part of the newest generation of vacuum cleaners, that clearly puts user experience higher than before. Some of former issues that would limit the usage of these tools have been solved quite successfully, I must say. Dyson seems to go on a very good path in the way they develop better technology and integrate it into their next generation. In this review we’re going to take a closer look at the Dyson V6 Absolute Vacuum Cleaner to find out of it’s a viable option for your home’s cleaning needs.

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Features & Benefits of the Dyson V6 Absolute

High Suction Power – You would probably not believe the suction power that this compact, lightweight, and above all cordless vacuum cleaner has. You might be tempted to think that because it looks so slim and sleek, it’s not capable of facing different types of tasks. If that’s the case, then you will be pleasantly surprised to learn that it’s suction power reaches 100AW with the motor spinning at 110,000 rpm. The V6 motor is not any different than that of the DC59, but then again, there’s not too much room for improvement in this department.

Great for Pet Hair – Having a pet is a great thing, but if you are a pet owner than you know exactly how big of a deal pet hair can get. It can turn into a nightmare if your vacuum cleaner is not capable of collecting pet hair easily and effectively. As you will learn further down the page, the Dyson V6 Absolute comes with many accessories, among which a special nylon brush tool for pet hair. This might come as a relief for all the pet owners out there who liked this vacuum but were a little in doubt about it’s ability to rise to demands. This special brush, combined with its high suction power

Easy to Use – Using the Dyson V6 Absolute Vacuum is pretty straight forward right from unboxing. You will be able to tell which part goes where, without necessarily consulting the manual. Because it has so many accessories, and because of its compact and cordless design you can basically transform it into different tools. You can easily clean your entire home, from carpets & hard floors, to furniture and different fixtures with this one cleaning tool.

Filtration System – Besides the washable post motor filter, this is the first cordless lightweight vacuum cleaner produced by Dyson that actually carries a HEPA filter. It’s positioned at the end of the vacuum. It’s always a good addition, especially when looking at the rising demand for such a feature.

Weight & Dimensions – The dimensions are within standards for a vacuum cleaner of its kind: 9.8 x 8.2 x 46.4 inches, and its weight as well at 5.1 lbs. As you can imagine, it’s very convenient to move it around. Its center of gravity is located around the handle, adding to the easy maneuverability while tackling the different chores included in a home cleaning routine.

Accessories – As mentioned before, the Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Vacuum is actually a package containing different parts for different aspects of home cleaning. The box will include, besides the main body, the following accessories:

  • aluminum wand;
  • hardwood floor cleaner head;
  • carpet cleaner head;
  • nylon brush for pet hair;
  • dust brush for electronics;
  • crevice tool;
  • combination tool;
  • docking station.

Warranty – It comes with a 2-year warranty, just like previous models.


  • Easy to use;
  • High power;
  • Great for carpets and hardwood;
  • Very versatile due to many accessories.


  • Will need multiple charges if your place is bigger than a studio apartment.

Dyson V6 line of vacuum cleaners:

   V6 Cordless Vacuum  V6 Motorhead Cordless Vacuum  V6 Animal Cordless Vacuum  V6 Absolute Cordless Vacuum
Cyclone technology  2 Tier Radial  2 Tier Radial  2 Tier Radial  2 Tier Radial
Motor technology  Dyson digital motor V6 Dyson digital motor V6 Dyson digital motor V6  Dyson digital motor V6
Cleaner head  Motorized cleaner head Direct-drive cleaner head Direct-drive cleaner head Direct-drive cleaner head
Soft roller cleaner head      
Cleaning under furniture Low-profile cleaner head Low-profile cleaner head Low-profile cleaner head Low-profile cleaner head
Post motor filter      
Combination tool
Crevice tool  
Mini soft dusting brush    
For homes with pets     Mini motorized tool Mini motorized tool


I think you agree that it’s really not hard to like the Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Vacuum. The big number of accessories transform this into an all around surface cleaning tool. Of course, there are weaknesses, like the short battery life, and they might be deciding factors for you. It all comes down to your true needs. If you look for a versatile, lightweight, all-in-one tool that is easy to use and can perform well in different areas of your home, then the V6 Absolute could be your best choice.

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