Best stick vacuum

Cordless lightweight vacuum cleaners

Everything you need to know about a stick vacuum

A stick vacuum is a vacuum cleaner without a cord. You hold the complete vacuum cleaner in your hand, so you can vacuum mobile. A stick vacuum is also cordless.

Price range: $ 129,95 – $ 799,99

🇺🇸 Avg. price in United States: $ 249,95

Popular models

Do you want to enjoy mobile vacuuming without the hassle of cables? Then a cordless stick vacuum is the model you are looking for. In many cases, a stick vacuum is bagless so you no longer have to buy vacuum cleaner bags. In many cases the vacuum clenaer has a integrated handheld vacuum cleaner for small jobs.

Top 5 in the United States

We have researched the best stick vacuum cleaner in the United States. We have extensively tested the battery life and mobility of the stick vacuum cleaners. Check out the best options below.

1. Dyson V15 Detect Absolute


The Dyson V15 Detect Absolute is the latest model from Dyson. Thanks to advanced laser technology, dirt becomes more visible and you are less likely to miss something. An enormous suction power on different surfaces and equipped with a ULPA 15 filter!

dyson v15 detect absolute

2. Miele Triflex HX1 Power


The Miele Triflex HX1 Power has an enormous battery life of 120 minutes, thanks to an additional battery supplied. It comes with a turbo brush with rotating bristles, with which you can easily remove animal hairs.

Miele Triflex HX1 Power

3. Philips SpeedPro Max Aqua 8000


The Philips SpeedPro Max Aqua 8000 is a versatile stick vacuum that can also be used for mopping. The squeegee with mopping function is also equipped with LED lighting, so that you can see dirt in dark places better.

philips speedpro max aqua 8000

4. Dyson Micro 1.5kg


The Dyson Micro 1.5kg is the best lightweight choice. In fact, it is the lightest vacuum cleaner on the market. Keep in mind a somewhat smaller dust container: with 0.8 liters, you will have to empty it a little more often.

dyson micro 1.5kg



If you quickly suffer from a dust allergy, the AEG QX9-1-ALRG is the best choice. Equipped with a fine foam filter, which filters allergens from the air. With an easily removable handheld vacuum.

aeg qx9-1-alrs

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FAQ's about a stick vacuum cleaner

A stick vacuum cleaner is a relatively new model of vacuum cleaner. Therefore there are still many questions about these cordless vacuum cleaners. For example, are they always bagless? And is there always an integrated hand-held vacuum cleaner?


View the frequently asked questions below.


A stick vacuum is a cordless vacuum cleaner in a stick shape. It is usually bagless, very light and you have to hold i completely by hand. A stick vacuum is in many cases equipped with an integrated handheld vacuum.

A stick vacuum is mostly a cordless vacuum cleaner. However, this does not always have to be the case: especially in America and England there are also stick vacuums with a cord. The advantage of a cord is that you do not have to charge a battery.

An upright vacuum cleaner is an upright vacuum cleaner with a cord. The dust container can often be found at the bottom, while with a cordless stick vacuum the container is based at the top. An upright vacuum cleaner is a popular model, especially in England and America. You hardly ever see these in Europe.

The biggest advantage of a stick vacuum is its mobility. You don’t have a cord, you don’t have to drag a sled vacuum cleaner behind you and there is an integrated hand vacuum cleaner. In addition, a stick vacuum is also a bagless vacuum cleaner which means you no longer have to buy vacuum cleaner bags.

With a stick vacuum, you don’t have wheels that roll on the ground, unlike a canister vacuum. This will quickly prevent scratches and streaks. It remains important to pay close attention to the presence of a parquet brush.

This is a bagless vacuum cleaner. Therefore you regularly have to wash or replace the filters of the vacuum cleaner. It is also smart to check the stick vacuum every now and then for blockages.

On average, a battery of a stick vacuum cleaner lasts about 60 minutes, but some have batteries with peaks up to 80 minutes. In addition, there are also stick vacuums that come with an extra battery, which you can easily change. This doubles the average lifespan of the vacuum.

We see more and more stick vacuums that you can also use to mop. It is not so much the stick vacuum itself, but the mouthpiece that is equipped with a mopping function.

A stick vacuum is often a lightweight vacuum cleaner. And that’s a good thing, since you have to hold the entire vacuum cleaner by hand while vacuuming. On average, a stick vacuum cleaner weighs 3.5 kilograms.

The battery of a stick vacuum cleaner will become less and less powerful over time. In other words, the lifespan  will become shorter and shorter. Fortunately, the battery is often replaceable and you can just buy a new one.

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