Dyson DC24 vs DC33 Multi Floor Vacuum: what are the differences?

Below are some of the differences between Dyson DC33 Multi Floor and DC24 Multi Floor vacuum.
Dyson DC24 vs DC33

1, Suction power
DC33 has much more suction power.
DC33 has 240 air watts suction power while DC24 has only 115 air watts. (what is airwatt)

2, Cord Length
DC33 has a much longer cord.
The cord length of DC33 is 35 feet while DC24 has a short 20 foot cord. A short cord means you have to move the cord several times, and plug it in different outlets.

3, Bin Capacity
DC33 has a much larger bin.
The bin capacity of DC33 is 0.61 gallons while it is only 0.19 gallon on DC24. A small bin means you have to empty it frequently, this is an annoying thing. For large area cleaning, DC33 is better.

4, Weight
DC24 is much lighter.
DC24 weighs only 11.65 lbs while DC33 weighs 17.6 lbs. If you have to carry the vacuum up and down stairs often, DC24 is better.

5, Size
DC24 is smaller.
The dimensions of DC24 is 29.6″ x 11.0″ x 13.7″(HxWxD) while the dimensions of DC33 is 44.9″ x 13.4″ x 14.0″(HxWxD). Because of the big size, the DC33 cannot get under furniture, whereas DC24 does a better job.

6, Movement type
DC24 uses Dyson’s ball technology while DC33 uses fixed wheel. Is ball technology better? Some people likes it while others don’t. Commonly, it does take some time to get used to it.

7, Tools
DC33 comes with a stair tool for removing dust and dirt from stairs and stair carpets whereas DC24 doesn’t.

These two vacuum cleaners have the same price $399.99 at Dyson.com (price checked on July 22, 2011). If you need a small and lightweight vacuum for your small rooms or apartment, then DC24 is a good choice. Otherwise, you’d better order the DC33 which has a lot more suction.
Read Dyson DC24 Multi Floor Review and Dyson DC33 Multi Floor Review

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2 Answers to Dyson DC24 vs DC33 Multi Floor Vacuum: what are the differences?

  1. Darlene Smith says:

    I just received my Dyson DC24 from on online order and after reviewing the DC33, I think the DC33 is more what i need and thought it was the one I oredered. I need to exchange it, can I go to the Target Store and exchange it?

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