Both bagged and bagless vacuum cleaners have their advantage and disadvange. For a bagged vacuum, you just throw the bag away and no need to touch a dust cup, there is no dirt, dust, hair, etc. flying around while you throw the bag. However, you have to keep buying replacement bags. While using a bagless vacuum, you do not have to spend extra money on the bags, but it is more messy to clean the dust container, there will be more maintenance.
This is the biggest difference between a bagged and bagless vacuum.
As for the Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagged M085590 and Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless M085850red, there are some other big difference between them.
The handle on the bagless M085850red is foldable, this allows you to store it compactly while the Bagged M085590 has a fixed handle.
The bagless M085850red has 4 level manual height settings while the bagged M085590 uses Automatic adjustment.
The bagless M085850red features HEPA filtration while the Featherlite Bagged M085590 features Microfresh filtration.
The bagless M085850red has a wider cleaning path.
The hose on the bagless M085850red is longer.
The bagged m085590 has a headlight to help you clean your house thoroughly while the bagless M085850red does not include a head lamp.
The bagged m085590 is lighter.
Compare Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless vs Bagged Specs
|Dirt Devil Featherlite M085590RED Bagged Upright Vacuum Specs||Dirt Devil Featherlite M085850RED Bagless Upright Vacuum Specs|
|Price||$59.99 on dirtdevil.com on September 21, 2014||$69.99 on dirtdevil.com on September 21, 2014|
|Bagged or Bagless||Bagged||Bagless|
|See Through Dirt Cup||Yes||Yes|
|Motor Amps||12 amps||12 amps|
|Cord Length||25 feet||25 feet|
|Height Adjustment||Automatic||4 Level Manual settings|
|Belt Type||Style 4/5||Style 19|
|Attachments||Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush||Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush|
|Hose Type||Blow Molded||Stretch|
|Full Bin Indicator||No||No|
|Warranty||1 year limited warranty||1 year limited warranty|
|Bumper Type||Soft Touch||Standard|
|Manual||Download Manual||User Guide|
|Auto Cord Rewind||No||No|
|Performance Check Indicator||No||No|
|Dirt Path||Side Dirt Path||Center Dirt Path|
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