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Handheld vacuum cleaner reviews

We test 10 handheld vacuums in the CHOICE labs, including models from Hoover, Dyson, Black & Decker and more.

Last updated: 6th March 2013

We review 10 handheld vacuum cleaners, including three wet and dry models, priced between $59 and $349, to tell you which models:

  • perform the best at cleaning carpet, hard floors, and car interiors,
  • perform the best at removing pet hair from carpet,
  • are the easiest to use, and
  • are the noisiest during operation.

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