Here are some difference between Shark Navigator Deluxe NV42 and Shark Navigator Light NV105.
Shark NV42 vs NV105
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There is difference on the handle design.
The handle on the NV105 can be detached to use with the extension wand or accessories.
Whereas the NV42 handle is not detachable. You use hose with wand or hose with wand and accessories or hose with accessories for above floor cleaning.
Dust Cup Capacity
The NV42 dust cup holds more than the NV105.
The NV42 is heavier, it weighs about 15 lbs versus 10.6 lbs for the NV105.
NV42 – 120 Volts, 700 Watts, 5.83 Amps, 60Hz
NV105 – 120 Volts, 1200 Watts, 10 Amps, 60Hz
NV42 comes with a 5.5 inch Crevice Tool, 24 inch Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush, and a Wide Upholstery Tool.
NV105 comes with a combination Dusting Brush/Crevice Tool, and Pet Upholstery Brush.
Shark NV105 carries 3 year limited warranty whereas the NV42 carries 5 year limited warranty.
The NV105 is blue whereas the NV42 is gold.
The canister pod CANNOT be lifted away for portable cleaning.
Does Not have swivel head.
Has motorized brushroll with on/off.
Auto carpet height adjustment.
Bagless with bottom empty dust cup.
25 ft. power cord.
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