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Canister vacuum for carpet, hardword floors, stairs, and more.

Compare Shark NV800W vs NV800 vs NV801 vs NV803 vs UV810 vs NV801Q

The difference between Shark NV800W, NV800, NV801, NV803, UV810 and NV801Q are the color, accessories, and where sold.

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The NV800W is sold on the official site, it’s in cinnamon, comes with a Pet Multi-Tool and Duster Crevice Tool.

The NV800 is available on, it’s blue, comes with a Pet Multi-Tool and Duster Crevice Tool.

The NV801 is available on and, it’s cinnamon, comes with a Under Appliance Wand, Pet Multi-Tool and Duster Crevice Tool.

The NV801Q is sold on, it’s charcoal, comes with a Pet Multi-Tool, Duster Crevice Tool, Under Appliance Wand, Pet Power Brush, Accessory Bag

The NV803 is sold on, it’s cinnamon, comes with a Pet Multi-Tool, Duster Crevice Tool, Under Appliance Wand, Pet Power Brush, Accessory Bag.

The UV810 is sold on, it’s charcoal, comes with a Pet Multi-Tool, Duster Crevice Tool, Under Appliance Wand, Pet Power Brush, Accessory Bag, Flexi Crevice Tool, and Precision Duster

Otherwise, they are the same.
The Shark NV800W, NV800, NV801, NV803, UV810 and NV801Q belong to the Shark DuoClean Powered Lift-Away Speed series.
All of them are upright and lift away 2 in 1 vacuum cleaners, have a removable bristle brushroll and soft brushroll, finger tip control for switching between floors, LED lights on the floor nozzle, and HEPA filter.

Please help others buy the right one by sharing your reviews on these Shark DuoClean Powered Lift Away Speed vacuum cleaners if you own one. thanks.

Compare Hoover Air vs Air Pro Canister Vacuum Cleaner

The difference between Hoover Air SH40070 and Air Pro SH40075 are as follows.

Dust Cup Capacity
The Hoover SH40075 can hold 2.5 liters while the SH40070 has a bin capacity of 1.98 liters.

Cord Length
The Hoover SH40075 has a longer cord which is 20 feet versus 17 feet on the SH40070.

Cleaning Path
According to info on, the SH40075 cleaning path width is 12-inch while the SH40070 cleaning path is 11-inch.

According to, both of them have 12 amps motor, but some users say that the SH40070 motor is 11 amps.

Otherwise, they are very similar.

These 2 are corded bagless canister vacuum cleaners with auto cord retractor, powered by Hoover’s WindTunnel 3 technology that create 3 channels of suctions to pick up debris and dirt, feature Steerable technology for navigating, the brusroll can be turn off when needed, they have suction control slider to adjust suction, have telescopic wand, hose and tool for above floor cleaning, have filter made with HEPA Media to trap tiny particles, and also come with a bare floor tool.

FYI, these 2 do not get good rating from buyers. If you are in the market for a canister vacuum, it would be better to consider another model.

Hoover Air Lite vs Air Lift Deluxe what’s the difference?

If you are deciding between Hoover Air Lift Deluxe and Hoover Air Lite, the Lift Canister might be one thing you should take into consideration.

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The biggest difference between them is the Hoover Air Lift Deluxe features detachable lift canister that allows you to turn it from an upright into a lift canister to vacuum stairs and other places, whereas the Hoover Air Lite cannot be transformed into a lift canister.

The Air Lift Deluxe is much heavier, it weighs over 17 pounds whereas the Air Lite weighs less than 13 pounds.

Hose Length
The Air Lift Deluxe has a hose length of 9.5 ft. versus 12 ft. on the Air Lite.

Above Floor Cleaning Reach
The Air Lift Deluxe can reach up to 11 ft. for above floor cleaning whereas the Air Lite can reach up to 14 ft.

Nozzle Width
The Air Lift Deluxe has a nozzle width of 11-inch versus 12-inch on the Air Lite.

Included Tools
The Air Lift Deluxe comes with an Air Powered Hand Tool, Crevice Tool, Pet Upholstery Tool, and Pivoting Dusting Brush whereas the Air Lite includes a Dusting and Crevice 2-in-1 Tool, a Crevice Tool, and a Dusting Brush.

Both are corded but no automatic cord rewind.
They are Bagless.
Both of them has HEPA filtration.
Feature swivel head.
Motorized Brushroll with brush off control, 11 amps motor.
Automatic carpet height adjustment.
Carry 5 year limited warranty.
30-foot power cord.
WindTunnel 3 Technology creates 3 channels of suction to lift and remove dirt.

You can learn more by reading manuals:
Hoover Air Lift Deluxe User Guide –
Hoover Air Lite Manual –

You can also share your review below if you have any experience on these 2 Hoover bagless vacuum cleaners.

Compare Shark NV752 vs NV350 what’s the difference?

We will discuss the differences between Shark NV752 and NV350 below to help you buy the right one.

Shark NV752 vs NV350
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Design: 2-in-1 vs 3-in-1
The Shark NV350 is an upright with detachable canister design that allows it to transfer from an upright to a lift away vacuum. Whereas the NV752 not only has this feature, but also comes with a caddy that allows it to be used as a canister vacuum.

Difference in “Lift Away” mode
The NV752 allows you to use both the powered head and other attachments when in lift away mode, whereas the NV350 only allows you to use the attachments, the motorized nozzle only works when in upright mode.

Suction Adjuster
The NV350 has a Suction Release Collar that the NV752 does not feature.
However, the NV752 provides 3 suction levels through the 3 preset floor options.

The NV752 has more convenient controlling, its power button and floor selector are on the handle, these allow you to control without bending down.
Whereas the NV350 does not have the fingertip control design, the control switch is on the top of the pod.

LED Light
The NV350 has no headlights whereas the NV752 has LED lights on the floor nozzle and handle.

Dust Cup Capacity
The NV752 holds more than the NV350.

Weight: The NV350 is lighter.
The NV350 full upright weighs 12.5 lbs. and the canister weighs 7.5 lb.
The NV752 full upright weighs 15.6 lbs. and the lift away pod alone weighs 8 lbs.

The NV350 is backed by a 5-year limited warranty versus 7 year warranty on the NV752.

The NV350 is lavender whereas the NV752 is bordeaux.

Dimensions (H x W x D)
NV752 dimensions are 46″ x 12″ x 13″
NV350 dimensions are 45.2″ x 11.4″ x 12.4″

Technical specifications
NV350: 10 amps, 1200W, 120V, 60Hz.
NV752: 9.5 amps, 1150W, 120V, 60Hz.

The NV752 comes with a TruePet Mini Motorized Brush, Hard Floor Genie, Caddy, Upholstery Tool, Dusting Genie, Dusting Brush, plus Accessories Bag.
The NV350 comes with a 5.5″ Crevicle tool, 24″ Crevice tool, Dusting Brush, Premium Large Turbo Brush, Accessory Tool Holder, and Accessory Bag.

Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology with HEPA filter to trap dust and allergens
Swivel nozzle for easy maneuvering.
Detachable canister to convert into a portable vacuum cleaner
Detachable handle to use with tools

You can learn more by reading manuals
Shark NV752 manual –
Shark NV350 manual –

If you have any experience with Shark NV350 and NV752, please share with others by commenting below.

Compare Shark NV751/NV752 vs NV755/UV795 what’s the difference?

Shark NV752 vs NV755
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The Shark NV755 and UV795 are almost identical except for some minor differences such as the color and included tools. For detail, read here.
The only difference between NV751 and NV752 are also the tiny cosmetic things. You can read this post for more info.

The Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away XL Capacity NV755/UV795 and Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away NV751/NV752 also look very similar.
The notable difference we can find is that the NV755/UV795 is larger than the NV751/NV752.

Larger Dust Cup Capacity
The NV755/UV795 dust cup holds 3.57 dry quarts whereas the NV751/NV752 holds 3.3 dry quarts.

The NV755/UV795 are a bit heavier than the NV751/NV752.

Difference on Hard Floor Tool
All of them come with a Hard Floor attachment for picking up large debris and wipes away fine dust from hard floors such as hardwood and tile floor.
However, the one on the NV755/UV795 has LED lights to illuminate the cleaning area whereas the one on the NV751/NV752 has no lights.

Same things they have.
They are bagless.
They are upright, powered lift away, canister 3 in 1 vacuum, the powered nozzle works in all these 3 modes.
They have convenient fingertip controls, power button and floor selector, on the handle. The handle also have LED light to help clean dark spots.
They feature Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology plus HEPA filter.
They have LED headlights.
3 floor options – Hard Floor(brush off), Carpet/Low Pile(brush on with high suction), plus Thick Carpet/Area Rug(brush on with low suction).
They have NO auto cord rewind.
Have swivel steering.

If you know other difference between these Shark Rotator Powered Lift Away models, please share below, thanks.