20 September, 2019

6 Best Shark vacuum cleaners

Shark is a very popular brand for vacuum cleaners, especially for homeowners. This is because the company offers powerful, effective and easy to use devices. The best part is all the products are extremely durable and there are hardly any instances where breakdowns were reported. Moreover, all the products come with at least 2 years warranty. Some of the best Shark vacuum cleaners come with a five-year warranty. This shows how confident they are when it comes to the durability of the product.

The company that produced these vacuums is called SharkNinja. It has given all the high-end companies that also make vacuums a very tough time. It only started in 2008 and by 2015, it had 20 percent of the US market.

We have compiled a list of 6 new Shark vacuum cleaners for you to choose from.

Best Shark vacuums in 2019

PreviewProduct nameTypeWeight (lbs)Cord length (ft)HEPA filterWarrantyMore information
 Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away TruePetShark Rotator TruePet NV752Upright14.730Yes7 years
Shark APEX Upright VacuumShark APEX AZ1002Upright2530Yes5 years
Shark Rocket DuoCleanShark Rocket DuoClean HV382Stick1030No5 years
 Shark ION F80 Lightweight Cordless Stick Vacuum Shark ION F80Stick8.7CordlessNo2 years
 SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R75 WiFi-ConnectedShark ION RV750Robotic5.5CordlessNo2 years
 Shark Rocket Corded Hand Vacuum Shark Rocket HV292Handheld3.715No2 years

Shark vacuum reviews

Shark Rotator TruePet NV752 – Best Shark vacuum for pet hair

Shark Vacuum Reviews

KEY FEATURES:
  • Powered Lift-Away
  • Fingertip controls
  • LED Lights
  • Dynamic Swivel Steering
  • HEPA Filter
  • Hard Floor Hero, TruePet Mini Motorized Brush, Pet Multi-Tool, Crevice Tool

Rotator TruePet is an original Shark vacuum cleaner which is considered as the pioneer for the company. They have a canister design. The canister collects all the dirt but can also be detached so the vacuum can reach hard to clean places like under the sofa. Shark Rotator TruePet NV75 is considered as a hardwood hero mainly because it leaves no debris behind, even the debris that is stuck to the floor. The high suction power of this product makes it ideal for cleaning pet hair from carpets and sofas.

Shark pet vacuum comes with a HEPA filter that claims to trap 99.99 percent of the allergens with the complete seal technology incorporated in it. The canister is very easy to remove and attach with just one push button.

Fingertip control

This vacuum cleaner provides all the necessary features to keep it completely user-friendly. One of its very important features is the control using fingertips. All the controls are near the handle and you can easily switch between modes, turn the vacuum on and off and remove the canister with only the movement of your fingertips.

Built-in lights

We all know what a fuss cleaning is, especially when one has to clean the hard to access spaces, but this mini-motorized vacuum cleaner comes with built-in LED lights on the nozzle. This helps in easy cleaning of the dirt and dust as it is easily visible.

Easy movement

Shark Rotator vacuum comes with excellent maneuvering abilities and control. The nozzle can move in all directions, this not only helps in the movement of the vacuum but also makes cleaning around the obstacles very easy.

The Good:

  • Comes with an allergens filter than filters out 99.99 percent of allergens
  • Has a high suction power
  • Is very durable and sturdy
  • It has a full-sized canister that can be removed as well

The Bad:

  • Its weight is slightly hard to handle

Shark APEX AZ1002 – Best for carpet and hard floors

 Shark APEX Upright Vacuum

KEY FEATURES:
  • Powered Lift-Away
  • DuoClean Technology
  • Zero-M Technology
  • Noise Reduction Technology
  • HEPA Filter

This is the ultimate cleaning product from Shark that comes with their patented duo clean technology. It comes with powered lift away technology as well as the zero M technology. We believe this is the best Shark vacuum for cleaning carpets and rugs. It sucks out all the dust and hair, leaving the carpet or rug looking like new, same goes for tiled and hardwood floors. When the vacuum is used on tiled or hardwood floors, it cleans it thoroughly, making it look like its just polished.

It has a dual brush roll system that traps all the dust and hair, the best part is that it is self-cleaning as well. The power-lift away technology lets the user clean all the hard to reach areas. For this, this canister can also be detached easily. Hair, whether pet or human hair is a big issue and is very hard to clean. This vacuum is specially built to clean all the hair as well. With its anti-allergen filter, it makes sure to trap all the allergens in the air as well.

Self-cleaning

The best part about this vacuum is the self-cleaning of the dual brush roll. All the hair and dirt that keeps on accumulating on the brush not only starts leaving residues but is also a little creepy to clean every time. the bristles of the brush are kept slanted at such an angle that they keep on cleaning themselves, all the accumulated debris goes into the canister with the suction.

Dual mode

The dual mode comes with the power lift away mode, which means the canister can be detached for cleaning under the table or the sofa. The canister can be placed on the floor or help in hand. For normal cleaning, the canister can be attached to the whole system.

Duo Clean

This feature of the Shark APEX includes two brush rolls. One has bristles far away while the other has compact bristles, both when used in combination provide the maximum cleaning on both carpets and floors.

The Good:

  • It has duo Clean technology which provides ultimate cleaning
  • HEPA filter installed makes sure the environment is allergen free
  • The dual mode cleaning provides a lot of conveniences
  • Is durable and sturdy

The Bad:

  • The hose with the canister is short and stiff

Shark Rocket DuoClean HV382 – Best Shark stick vacuum

Shark Rocket DuoClean

KEY FEATURES:
  • DuoClean Technology
  • LED lights
  • Washable foam filters
  • Bristle and soft brushrolls
  • Pet Multi-Tool & Crevice Tool

If you are looked for something very light, convenient and reasonable, then this product is the one for you. By the looks of it, people usually assume that it will be for small tasks and not for hefty cleaning, however, it is completely on the contrary. It comes with Duo Clean technology, which means that it has two brush rolls installed for better cleaning. It works perfectly for carpets, rugs, tiles as well as wooden floors.

This vacuum can be converted into an extremely lightweight i.e. half its weight to clean areas like chairs, curtains, cabinets, etc. The vacuum is equipped with a brush roll garage, this way the user can easily access the brush roll for cleaning. It also comes with a tool for cleaning the brush roll. The cleaning system is such that it is designed to trap all the pet and human hair leaving no debris behind. Shark Rocket also comes with a number of tools that can be easily attached and removed by simply pressing a button.

Deep cleaning

The cleaning system of this vacuum is designed to deeply clean everything on the way. Whether it is pet hair, human hair, large or small debris, there is nothing that is left behind by this vacuum. The specially designed brush roll combined with powerful suction provides the best cleaning experience. Whether the debris is piled in heaps or spread on the carpet, it picks it all up.

Ultra-light

This is the best feature of this product. For above floor cleaning and for cleaning in general, a light-weight vacuum is always a plus as it takes lesser energy and less effort. It weighs 10 pounds with the canister attached and 5 pounds with the canister removed.

The Good:

  • It is very light-weight
  • Provides deep cleaning with Duo Clean technology
  • Comes at a very reasonable price
  • Has LED lights for cleaning dark areas like under the sofa

The Bad:

  • Does not have an allergens filter

Shark ION F80 – Best Shark cordless vacuum

Shark ION F80 Lightweight

KEY FEATURES:
  • MultiFLEX Technology
  • DuoClean Technology
  • Transforms into a handheld vacuum
  • 2 Li- Ion Power Packs

Shark ION F80 is the perfect one for you if you want something hassle-free and hate handling all those cords. It comes with Ion powered battery sets that give you unhindered cleaning experience and don’t run out in between. This vacuum cleaner is a truly portable device by all means. It has rechargeable batteries and comes with Shark’s patented Multiflex technology. With this technology, the vacuum cleaner can be easily folded into a compact size for storage as well as for reaching hard to clean areas.

Like all Shark vacuums, ION F80 also does wonders on all kinds of surfaces including glass. The dual brush rolls on the vacuum deep clean every surface. The larger brush at the back with large bristles cleans the debris and dust from carpets and floors while the relatively smaller brush at the front lures in all the debris and passes it on to the larger brush. The HEPA filter installed traps all the allergens and seals the dust inside to keep the air dust and allergen free.

Rechargeable batteries

This Shark cordless vacuum comes with rechargeable batteries that take 3 hours to charge and last 20 minutes. Due to less work time with one set of battery, Shark includes two sets so that you can clean and charge at the same time. Hence, you can keep cleaning and finish your work in one go. Moreover, the powerful suction of the vacuum enables perfect cleaning in less time.

Three versatile modes

Shark ION F80 has three different modes.

  • upright mode – the extended mode of the vacuum which is normally used for cleaning;
  • reach mode – the vacuum cleaner can be modified and folded such that it reaches under the table and chairs easily;
  • above-floor cleaning mode – ION F80 can be folded such that it can be held with one hand and used for cleaning areas like crevices in the ceiling.

The Good:

  • It comes with an allergen filter
  • Can be folded and shape can be changed according to the requirement
  • Is lightweight and easy to handle
  • Comes with two sets of rechargeable batteries

The Bad:

  • One set of battery only lasts for as much as 20 minutes and takes 3 hours to charge

Shark ION robot vacuum RV750

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R75

KEY FEATURES:
  • DetanglingTechnology
  • Smart Sensor Navigation
  • Self-cleaning Brushroll
  • Wi-Fi Enabled
  • Low-profile design
  • Works with Alexa

The Shark ION robot vacuum RV750 is ideal for anyone who wants hassle-free cleaning and has a busy routine. Shark, with its innovation and premium cleaning technology, has developed this robot vacuum that will clean the house on its own. All you have to do is instruct it via the application or Alexa voice control. The size of ION RV750 is made such that it can reach all the hard to clean areas as well. The brush roll installed in the vacuum is self-cleaning and captures all the debris in its way. The level of cleaning provided is similar to manual vacuum cleaners.

Shark robot vacuum also comes with a smart sensor that detects carpets and floors, based on the detection the robot vacuum adapts to the type of cleaning surface. This smart sensor also detects the obstacles around the area and filters its path accordingly. It comes with a lithium-ion battery that can provide a cleaning time of one hour when fully charged. Like all other Shark vacuum cleaners, it comes with the Duo clean and Zero M technology.

Smart Sensor

The smart sensor installed in the ION RV750 helps the robot vacuum adapt to the atmosphere and environment around and set the mode accordingly. If the robot vacuum is on a carpeted surface, it will provide cleaning optimal for a carpet. Similarly, if it transitions from the carpet to the floor, the mode is changed accordingly. This sensor also helps in detecting obstacles and prevents the vacuum cleaner from banging into stuff.

Smart design

The Shark ION is designed to have a low-profile height. Thus, it can go under the table or sofa easily and clean everything underneath. This kind of cleaning is pretty much impossible with a manual vacuum unless you displace the sofa or the table.

Detangling technology

Along with the smart sensor, it also comes with detangling technology which lets the vacuum detangle hair and thread pieces and prevent it from getting stuck in both of the brush rolls.

The Good:

  • Has a one-hour battery life
  • The smart sensor makes cleaning more effective and efficient
  • The bin is easy to clean and handle
  • Is Wi-Fi enabled and can be controlled using Amazon Alexa as well

The Bad:

  • It gets stuck in rugs with longer fibers

Shark Rocket HV292 – Handheld Shark pet vacuum

Shark Rocket Handheld Vacuum

KEY FEATURES:
  • Ultra-lightweight
  • TruePet Motorized Brush
  • Mini Motorized Brush
  • Washable Filters
  • Corded

This extremely reasonable and lightweight Shark vacuum is the one for you if you want something for basic cleaning. It is specifically constructed for cleaning carpets and upholstery. It weighs less than 4 pounds and is completely portable. Shark Rocket HV292 is ideal for pet hair as well as for cleaning human hair tangled in the carpet or on the sofas. The dust can in the vacuum is very easy to clean and does not require rigorous dusting to get rid of all the debris collected.

The mini-motor installed in the Shark handheld vacuum is durable and sturdy. It does not lose its suction even after years of use. This vacuum cleaner has a 15 meters long cord and can be used for normal cleaning as well as above surface cleaning which includes cleaning the ceiling as well. Since, it is lightweight, handling the vacuum cleaner with one hand is easy. Thus, it is ideal for all kinds of cleaning. The suction power is so high that it can clean a heap of debris without choking.

Lightweight

This vacuum’s light weight is its best feature. Due to the lightweight, it can be used in the most versatile way which includes cleaning above surface earth, taking along when you have to travel and stay in bnb apartments or when you just have to clean a small patch. Taking out heavier and larger vacuums for cleaning a small patch is always a hassle.

Washable filter

The HEPA filter installed in Shark Rocket HV292 is washable. You don’t have to purchase a new filter every few months, rather all you have to do is wash and dry the already installed filter and put it back it, it works as well as new.

The Good:

  • It is lightweight yet provides ideal suction
  • Is perfect for cleaning pet and human hair
  • Uses Shark’s patented duo clean technology
  • Can be handled with one hand

The Bad:

  • The cord is quite short

Which Shark vacuum to choose

As mentioned earlier, Shark has taken over at least 20 percent of the vacuum cleaner market where it has proved its credibility. Before buying any Shark vacuum, there are some things you need to consider making sure the vacuum cleaner that you buy will fulfill your needs.

Upright lift away vacuums

These vacuums are exclusive Shark vacuums. Shark was the first one to introduce a combination of upright and canister vacuum. These vacuums are basically upright vacuums with canisters attached to them but when needed, the canister can be removed and attached via a pipe. This is ideal for above surface cleaning as well as for cleaning areas like under the sofa or table. The price of these vacuums is neither very low nor very high. It is safe to say that these vacuums are the mid-rangers of Shark’s vacuum collection.

Ultra-light vacuums

Shark has a complete range of ultra-light vacuums which come in both corded and cordless form. These vacuums can be used as full-fledged vacuums for cleaning the entire house or as portable vacuums for cleaning a small area of for cleaning your car or van. These vacuums are ideal for making your children learn cleaning as well as for small apartments where you don’t have enough storage space. Shark ultra-light vacuum range has both mid-range prices as well as low prices, however, the cordless ones are pretty expensive. This range is also ideal for students who live in dorms.

Robot vacuums

Shark’s robot vacuum range is one of the best on the market. Their Robot vacuums can be controlled via the app or via Amazon’s Alexa sound system. The best part is the long-lasting smart sensor installed in all of the robot vacuums. This improves the overall experience and also provides hassle-free cleaning. The dust bin is easy to clean and does not require dusting which can release allergens in the atmosphere. The battery is also long-lasting, and the vacuum cleaner can clean your entire house in one go. Due to the premium technology used in this range, all the vacuums are priced towards the higher range.

Handheld vacuums

These are exactly what the name suggests. This range of vacuum cleaners consists of small vacuums with small canisters. Most of them don’t come with filters. However, the smaller size does not mean lower suction power. The cleaning efficiency of these vacuums is as much as larger vacuums. Handheld vacuums are mainly developed for cleaning cars, curtains, sofas as well as for kitchen counters. It is ideal for homes that have pets or kids. The prices vary largely depending on the technology used.

The bottom line

Shark has been providing us with quality vacuums for the past decade and the range of vacuums is pretty impressive. We have seen vacuums with all ranges of prices, technology, and work efficiency. The best part is, almost all the Shark vacuums get top of the line reviews and the customers buying these vacuums are mostly return customers. Once a Shark customer always a Shark customer.

It has a range of vacuums you can choose from based on your needs. In this article, we have picked the best Shark vacuum models in all the categories.

Michael

Michael is our staff writer. He has a diploma in journalism and also works in an IT company. His hobbies are gadgets, devices, and new technologies, which in turn are his favorite topics for research and writing articles.

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