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Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless Review

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Critics loved the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum, recommending for bare floors, stairs, and cars. They praised its HEPA filtration system, bendable MultiFLEX wand, and large dirt compartment.

Testers were also impressed by its performance on hard floors. However, they bemoaned its high noise rating and so-s- performance on carpets.

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Table of Contents

Product Snapshot

Overview

The Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless is a mid-range cordless stick vacuum released in 2020, promising powerful dirt pickup on both carpets and hard floors.

Featuring an effective floor head, this unit is effective, especially on hard floors. It has an anti-allergy HEPA filter that traps to 99.97% of the dirt particles down to 0.3 microns.

This device has a MultiFLEX wand and headlights that enhances cleaning under furniture. Read on to explore the features of the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum and see how it compares with the top-rated vacuum cleaners on the market today.

Consensus

our Verdict

Product testers applauded the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum and recommended it for bare floors, stairs, and vehicles. Reviewers from Tech Radar hailed the 0.7L dirt compartment and moderately-sized 9.15-lb construction.

However, if you desire an, even more, portable handheld device, check out our Shark UltraCyclone Pet Pro+ review. The Vertex produced 0.51 kPa of suction during tests, removing an astounding 100% of the pet hair on bare floors and 93% on high-pile carpets.

Analysts from Wired praised its good maneuverability and bendable MultiFLEX wand. This vacuum removed 96% of the large debris on bare floors and 80% on low-pile carpets.

See the Shark Rocket Pet Pro with MultiFlex IZ163H review for a more effective vacuum on carpets. Air quality tests revealed that the HEPA air filter on this model keeps small particles in check.

However, testers were disappointed with its high 83.2 dBA noise rating. If you need a quieter vacuum, check out the Shark ION W1 WANDVAC review. Additionally, they criticized its average 38-minute battery life.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Great performance on hard floors
  • Lightweight, maneuverable design
  • Outstanding pet hair cleaning on all floors
  • Anti-allergenic HEPA filter
  • LED headlights

Reason to Avoid

  • Mixed results on carpets
  • Poor battery life
  • High noise rating

Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless Specs

BaglessBaglessYes
Bin CapacityBin Capacity0.35 L
Brush Roll Shut-OffBrush Roll Shut-OffNo
Carpet Height AdjustmentsCarpet Height Adjustments
Cleaning Path WidthCleaning Path Width10.63"
Compatible Floor TypeCompatible Floor TypeAll floors, Carpet, Hard Floors
Cord LengthCord LengthUnknown
Corded/CordlessCorded/CordlessCordless
Filter TypeFilter TypeHEPA, Washable
HypoallergenicHypoallergenicYes
PetPetYes
Product WeightProduct Weight9 lbs
Vacuum TypeVacuum TypeStick Vacuums
Wet And Dry UsageWet And Dry UsageNo

All Specs

Test Results

Bare Floor Performance (% of Debris Cleaned)99.225
Carpet Performance (% of Debris Cleaned)74.675
Pet Hair Performance (% of Debris Cleaned)94
Noise Level (dB)82

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Product Comparison

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Market Context

The Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless is a mid-range cordless stick vacuum released in 2020, promising powerful dirt pickup on both carpets and hard floors. Featuring an…

The Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless is a mid-range cordless stick vacuum released in 2020, promising powerful dirt pickup on both carpets and hard floors.

Featuring an effective floor head, this unit is effective, especially on hard floors. It has an anti-allergy HEPA filter that traps to 99.97% of the dirt particles down to 0.3 microns.

This device has a MultiFLEX wand and headlights that enhances cleaning under furniture. Read on to explore the features of the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum and see how it compares with the top-rated vacuum cleaners on the market today.

The Shark Vertex Pro features an LED display that showcases the current settings. However, such a display is not available on the Shark Vertex Lightweight…

The Shark Vertex Pro features an LED display that showcases the current settings. However, such a display is not available on the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless. Additionally, the Vertex Pro has a longer 63-minute battery life, which is better than the 38-minute runtime of the Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum. Explore our Shark Vertex Pro review for more details.

Weighing just 5.58 lbs, the Dyson V8 Animal is significantly more portable than the 9.15-lb Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum. However, the Shark vacuum has…

Weighing just 5.58 lbs, the Dyson V8 Animal is significantly more portable than the 9.15-lb Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum. However, the Shark vacuum has a larger 0.7L dirt compartment than the 0.35L dustbin of the Dyson V8 Animal vacuum.

With a battery life of 61 minutes, the Samsung Jet 90 Complete runs for much longer than the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless, which needs recharging…

With a battery life of 61 minutes, the Samsung Jet 90 Complete runs for much longer than the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless, which needs recharging after 38 minutes. In addition, the Samsung vacuum cleaner also performs much better on carpets, clearing 65% of the small debris on high-pile carpets compared to the 49% rate of the Shark Vertex Lightweight Cordless vacuum cleaner.

Bagless

Yes

Yes

Bin Capacity

0.35 L

0.35 L

Brush Roll Shut-Off

No

No

Carpet Height Adjustments

Cleaning Path Width

10.63"

10.63"

Compatible Floor Type

All floors, Carpet, Hard Floors

All floors, Carpet, Hard Floors

Cord Length

Unknown

Unknown

Corded/Cordless

Cordless

Cordless

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  • Rtings
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    Category Trust Rating

    80
    The Shark Vertex Cordless is amazing for bare floors. It sucks up pet hair as… Read More

    By:

    Kyle Bartlett
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