We will compare Dyson DC28 and DC41 side by side, in this article, DC28 refers to Dyson DC28 animal, while DC41 refers to Dyson DC41 animal upright bagless vacuum.
DC41 VS DC28
Differences between Dyson DC28 Animal and DC41 Animal:
DC41 has auto adjust head, you cannot select the height yourself. DC28 has 4 height options that allow you to adjust the height without bending down.
DC41 features Dyson’s Ball technology while DC28 uses fixed wheel. For new Dyson users, it takes some time to get used to Ball technology, and it may be hard on your wrist.
Some people likes Ball technology while others prefer the fixed wheel type.
Patented Cyclone Technology:
DC28 features Root Cyclone technology while DC41 features Dyson’s latest Radial Root Cyclone technology that
remodel the airflow to improves suction power.
Weight: DC41 is lighter.
DC41 weighs 17.1 lbs while DC28 weighs 20.61 lbs.
Cord Length: DC28 has a bit longer cord.
DC41 has a 35 ft cord while DC28 has a cord length of 35.2 ft.
Bin Capacity: DC28 has a bigger bin.
The bin capacity of DC41 is 0.55 gallons while DC28 has a 0.61 gallon bin.
At this moment, DC41 is $100 more than DC28, the DC41 is $599.99 on Dyson.com, while DC28 is $499.99.
The dimensions of DC41 are 42.4″ x 13.4″ x 15.4″(H x W x D) while the dimensions of DC28 are 42.1″ x 13.5″ x 14.3″ (H x W x D).
Similarities between Dyson DC28 Animal and DC41 Animal:
Suction Power: Both have a suction power of 235 airwatts.
Motor Amperage: 12 amp
Surface Type: For All Floor Types
Cleaner Head: Motorized brush bar
Auto Cord Rewind: NO
Bagged or Bagless: Bagless
Tools: a Stair tool; Mini turbine head; Combination accessory tool
Construction material: ABS and polycarbonate
Warranty: 5 year
Filter: washable pre motor filter and HEPA filter
Buy DC28 or DC41?
For cheaper price, or you prefer a traditional square base, or you want the manually adjustable height settings, go with the DC28; if you want the ball unit, buy the DC41.