Electrolux Ergorapido vs Dyson DC44 which is better for your needs?

Here are some key difference between Dyson DC44 and Electrolux Ergorapido EL1014A you’d like to know before buying.

Both Electrolux Ergorapido EL1014A and Dyson DC44 Animal can work as a handheld and stick vacuum, but their design is totally different.
The Electrolux Ergorapido has a removable hand unit that can pop out which turns it from a stick vacuum to a hand vacuum. While the DC44 has a wand that can be removed so that it can be used as a handheld vacuum.
The cleaner head on the Electrolux Ergorapido is not detachable while you can remove the motorized nozzle on the DC44.

Electrolux Ergorapido is equipped with rechargeable 9.6V NiMH battery while the DC44 has a 22.2V nickel cobalt manganese battery.
The nickel cobalt manganese battery charges much faster than the NiMH battery.

Included Tools
The DC44 comes with a mini motorized tool which is designed for pet hair and dirt pick up, a combination brush/wide debris nozzle tool and a crevice tool while the Electrolux Ergorapido EL1014A comes with a crevice tool and dusting brush.

Cost is another important factor you will consider when comparing these 2 vacuum cleaners. The DC44 is much more expensive than the Electrolux Ergorapido.

Compare Electrolux Ergorapido EL1014A vs Dyson DC44 Animal Specs

 Dyson DC44 Animal Digital Slim MK2Electrolux Ergorapido 2-in-1 Stick/Handheld Vacuum EL1014A
DesignStick/Handheld 2 in 1Stick/Handheld 2 in 1
Detachable Hand VacNoYes
at dyson.com on September 5, 2014
$99.99 at electroluxappliances.com price checked on September 5, 2014
Bagged or BaglessBaglessBagless
Dirt Bin Capacity0.09 gallons 0.50 Dry Qts
Power SourceBattery OperatedBattery Powered
Battery TypeNickel Cobalt Manganese BatteryNickel Metal Hydride
Power22.2 volts9.6 Volts
Batter Life20 minutes at normal speed. 8 minutes at boost mode.20 minutes at normal speed, 12 minutes at high speed
Charge Timeabout 5 hoursabout 15 to 20 hours
Detachable Cleaner HeadYesNo
Motorized BrushrollYesYes
Brushroll On/OffNoNo
Washable FiltersYesYes
HEPA FiltrationNoNo
Weight5.07 pounds5.5 pounds
Swivel NozzleYes
cleaner head pivots 180°
180-degree swivel power head
Nozzle Width8.25"8.3"
Height AdjustmentNoNo
Brushed Edge CleaningNoNo
Included Toolsmini motorized tool, crevice tool, 2 in 1 combination toolcrevice tool and dusting brush
Cleaning WandYes
The wand is made from lightweight aluminum, helps you vacuum high and low areas.
Clear Dirt CupYesYes
Clear NozzleYes
allows you to see if the beater bar gets jammed
ColorPurple and GreyOrange
Charging CradleYes
wall mountable docking station
Yes, Wall Mountable
Full Bin IndicatorNoNo
Suction Power SettingsDual power mode gives you two power options. 2, High and Low
Warranty2 year limited warranty2 year limited warranty
ManualDownload ManualUser Guide

Overall, if you care about the cost, buy the Electrolux Ergorapido. If you care about the charging time, then go for DC44.

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