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Miele Triflex HX1 Review

True Score

77
77
8

Experts

80
0

Consumers

Product Awards

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Expert Rankings

Our group of vetted critics adore the Miele Triflex HX1 handheld vacuum cleaner for its portability, modularity, and easy maintenance. They also love its performance on hard floors, owing to its automatic surface detection sensor.

But they heavily disliked its overall suction power, thin brush roll that is ineffective against fine debris, and poor performance on high-pile carpets.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Miele Triflex HX1 is the brand’s mid-range cordless stick vacuum cleaner that was first launched in 2019, promising intuitive three-in-one functionality on all floor types and staircases.

Ranking among the best-rated vacuum cleaners in its range, this model has an smart automatic surface detection sensor, which simplifies switching between carpets and hard floors.

It has a decent battery life and boasts a lightweight construction that suits cleaning stairs and vehicles. Learn more about the features of the Miele Triflex HX1 below and browse our iRobot H1 review if you prefer a robot vacuum.

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  • Miele

Consensus

our Verdict

Critics unanimously applauded the Miele Triflex HX1, recommending it for bare floors and carpets. It clocked in at a decent 34 minutes in battery life tests. However, if you need a longer-lasting battery, see our LG CordZero A9 Ultimate review.

Although it has a non-HEPA filter, it prevented small particles from leaking during testing. However, if you prefer a HEPA filter, check out our Roborock H6 Adapt review.

RTINGS experts reported an astounding 99% large debris pick-up rate on hard surfaces and 82% on low-pile carpets during their experiments. However, critics from Real Homes beamoned its small 0.25L dust cup.

Explore our Milwaukee M18 FUEL 3-in-1 Backpack Vacuum Kit review for a larger 4.3L dirt compartment. Testers hailed its 72.5 dBA noise level and relatively portable 8.18-lb construction.

However, reviewers were displeased with its 0.41 kPa suction power, picking up just 77% of the large debris on high-pile carpets. Check out the RYOBI 18V One+ 3 Gal. Project Wet/Dry review for a more effective vacuum on high-pile carpets.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Excellent performance on bare floors
  • Exceptional pet hair removal ability
  • Superb build quality
  • Extremely easy to maintain
  • Supremely lightweight

Reason to Avoid

  • Small dust bucket
  • Doesn’t have a HEPA filter
  • Poor performance on high-pile carpets
  • Struggles with fine debris
  • Lacks pet grooming tools

Miele Triflex HX1 Specs

BaglessBaglessYes
Bin CapacityBin Capacity0.13 gal
Brush Roll Shut-OffBrush Roll Shut-OffYes
Carpet Height AdjustmentsCarpet Height AdjustmentsUnknown
Cleaning Path WidthCleaning Path Width11"
Compatible Floor TypeCompatible Floor TypeAll floors
Cord LengthCord LengthCordless
Corded/CordlessCorded/CordlessCordless
Filter TypeFilter TypeOther
HypoallergenicHypoallergenicUnknown
PetPetYes
Product WeightProduct Weight7.9 lbs
Vacuum TypeVacuum TypeStick Vacuums
Wet And Dry UsageWet And Dry UsageNo

All Specs

Test Results

Bare Floor Performance (% of Debris Cleaned)92.4333
Carpet Performance (% of Debris Cleaned)86.4633
Pet Hair Performance (% of Debris Cleaned)97
Noise Level (dB)72.9

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Market Context

The Miele Triflex HX1 is the brand’s mid-range cordless stick vacuum cleaner that was first launched in 2019, promising intuitive three-in-one functionality on all floor…

The Miele Triflex HX1 is the brand’s mid-range cordless stick vacuum cleaner that was first launched in 2019, promising intuitive three-in-one functionality on all floor types and staircases.

Ranking among the best-rated vacuum cleaners in its range, this model has an smart automatic surface detection sensor, which simplifies switching between carpets and hard floors.

It has a decent battery life and boasts a lightweight construction that suits cleaning stairs and vehicles. Learn more about the features of the Miele Triflex HX1 below and browse our iRobot H1 review if you prefer a robot vacuum.

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The Miele Triflex HX1 is very similar to the Miele Triflex HX2. Both vacuums have a monocyclonic filtration system with a non-HEPA filter and both…

The Miele Triflex HX1 is very similar to the Miele Triflex HX2. Both vacuums have a monocyclonic filtration system with a non-HEPA filter and both feature a modular design. However, unlike the HX1 (this review), the HX2 features LED lights for illuminating dark sports under furniture.

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Unlike the Miele Triflex HX1, the Samsung Jet 90 has an anti-allergy HEPA filter and boasts has a bigger 0.5L compartment, which requires less frequent emptying than the HX1’s 0.25L dust cup. The Samsung vacuum also has a better 61-minute battery life that dwarfs the 34-minute runtime of the Miele.

Bagless

Yes

Yes

Bin Capacity

0.13 gal

0.2 gal

Brush Roll Shut-Off

Yes

No

Carpet Height Adjustments

Unknown

Yes

Cleaning Path Width

11"

10"

Compatible Floor Type

All floors

All floors

Cord Length

Cordless

Cordless

Corded/Cordless

Cordless

Cordless

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80

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True Score

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Expert Scores

  • Rtings
    103

    Category Trust Rating

    76
    The Miele Triflex HX1 is excellent for bare floors. It sucks up pet hair as… Read More

    By:

    Kyle Bartlett
  • Best Cordless Vacuum Guide
    79.65

    Category Trust Rating

    94
    I’m pleasantly surprised with how well the Miele Triflex HX1 cleaned floors. Aside from its… Read More

    By:

    Garrick Dee
  • Which?
    77.06

    Category Trust Rating

    NR
    Miele is the last major vacuum brand to go cordless, and with the Triflex HX1… Read More

    By:

    Unknown
  • Techradar
    73.11

    Category Trust Rating

    80
    The Miele Triflex HX1 Cat & Dog is a powerful and versatile cordless vacuum that… Read More

    By:

    Carrie-Ann Skinner
  • Digital Trends
    67.88

    Category Trust Rating

    80
    “No bottom line found for this product” Read More

    By:

    Jenny McGrath
  • Consumer Reports
    62.86

    Category Trust Rating

    NR
    This cordless Miele stick vac has a 25.2V Li-ion battery. It converts to hand vac… Read More

    By:

    Unknown

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