Best Portable Vacuum Cleaners

Find the best portable vacuum cleaners by comparing the top five selling models from Black and Decker, Dirt Devil, Dyson, Hoover and Eureka manufacturers. All the models are handheld, easy to use and handle, due to its small and compact size.

Black & Decker CHV1510 Dustbuster 15.6-Volt Cordless Cyclonic Hand Vacuum

Black & Decker CHV1510Black & Decker CHV1510

With its rotating nozzle which is slim enough to reach those hard to reach places, and a wide mouth that will pick up even chunkier debris, the Black & Decker CHV1510 is a good representative of the high quality portable vacuum cleaners. It comes with a brush and a crevice tool, a dirt bowl design featuring no dust bags, and a 3-stage filtration – all of which makes this unit a great choice.

Dirt Devil M08220 Scorpion Quick Flip

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Even though it is not cordless, the Dirt Devil M08220 Scorpion will still be mobile enough, with a power cord 16 feet long. It has a crevice tool that is easily flipped down, so you will never lose it and always be able to clean any tight places that need to be cleaned. Aside from this, this unit also comes with a shoulder strap, so it will be very easy to use for longer periods of time without getting too tired.

Dyson DC16 Root 6

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The Dyson DC16 Root 6 is a mobile vacuum cleaner that has great suction power, officially it has two times more power than its competitors. Also, this unit is known for offering unchanged suction power regardless of the battery power used. However, many users report that the battery life of five minutes is just too short for most of the times they want to use the unit - but this Dyson charges three times faster than before though.

Eureka Hand-Held Vacuum

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Even though it has a long power cord, it can be wrapped around the base of the unit for easy storage, which makes this hand held vacuum cleaner very practical. It also features a Riser Visor, which will come in handy when vacuuming the stairs. With a plastic dust cup and no bags, the Eureka hand-held vacuum cleaner will provide you with an easy solution for getting rid of dirt without even having to get your hands dirty.

Hoover Cordless Hand Vac, Platinum Collection, BH50015


It is small enough; it is cordless; it features an ergonomic design, and it looks great – what more could you want from one of the top rated portable vacuum cleaners? You will know exactly how much vacuuming time you have before you have to recharge the battery, thanks to the LED battery display. Also, users report that the Hoover BH50015 is very powerful and better than many upright vacuum cleaners in this field.


Aside from the fact that the best portable vacuum cleaners will all be small, compact and mobile, there is one thing that will also be guaranteed if you buy one of the models mentioned in this review. Namely, they all feature a design that will leave you without any expensive bags to buy over and over again – you will just have to clean the filters and keep vacuuming.

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