We will compare DC39 and DC41, and list the differences between them below.
DC39 refers to Dyson DC39 Animal vacuum, DC41 refers to DC41 Animal vacuum. So here we go.
Dyson DC39 Animal vs DC41 Animal
They are completely different. The DC39 is an canister vac, while the DC41 is a full size upright.
DC41 has a suction power of 235 airwatts while DC39 has 275 airwatts.
DC39 features a Triggerhead tool that is the only turbine head controlled at the handle while DC41 has motorized brush bar.
Since DC39 is driven by the moving air and not motorized, it does not agitate the rugs/carpets much. But it does have great suction and does an good job on hard floors.
Cord Length: DC41 has a much longer cord.
DC41 has a 35 ft cord while the cord length of DC39 is only 21.3 ft .
Way to Wind the Cord:
DC39 features the auto cord rewind system, so it is no need to manually wind the cord yourself. DC41 doen’t has this feature.
Bin Capacity: DC41 has a slightly bigger bin.
The dirt cup capacity of DC39 is 0.53 gallons while DC41 has a 0.55 gallon small bin.
DC41 is 12 amps while DC39 is 11 amps.
The dimensions of DC39 are 41.2″ x 19.5″ x 10.2″ (H x W x D), while the dimensions of DC41 are 42.4″ x 13.4″ x 15.4″ (H x W x D).
Weight: DC39 is heavier.
DC41 weighs 17.1 lbs while DC39 weighs 22.9 lbs.
Price: DC39 is $100 cheaper.
At Dyson.com, DC39 Animal sells for $499.99 while DC41 Animal sells for $599.99 on 2012-10-02.
Similarities between Dyson DC39 and DC41:
Tools: Both have a stair tool, combination crevice/brush tool, and a mini turbine head.
Patented Cyclone Technology: Radial Root Cyclone technology
Movement Type: Ball technology
Manual adjustable height setting for rug/carpet: NO
Filter: HEPA filter
Suction Control: NO
Bin: Clear Bin
Warranty: 5 year
Bagged or Bagless: Bagless
Surface Type: For All Floor Types
If you want to buy a vacuum for carpets, then DC41 should be better, since DC39’s brush bar is air driven, it’s not powerful enough to pull out all dirt from carpets. However, if you have mainly hard floors, then DC39 fits your needs.
If you own a DC39 animal vac or a DC41 animal vacuum, please share your experiences on these two vacuum cleaners below.