Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagged vs Bagless which is better for your needs?

Both bagged and bagless vacuum cleaners have their advantage and disadvange. For a bagged vacuum, you just throw the bag away and no need to touch a dust cup, there is no dirt, dust, hair, etc. flying around while you throw the bag. However, you have to keep buying replacement bags. While using a bagless vacuum, you do not have to spend extra money on the bags, but it is more messy to clean the dust container, there will be more maintenance.
This is the biggest difference between a bagged and bagless vacuum.

As for the Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagged M085590 and Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless M085850red, there are some other big difference between them.

The handle on the bagless M085850red is foldable, this allows you to store it compactly while the Bagged M085590 has a fixed handle.

Height Adjustment
The bagless M085850red has 4 level manual height settings while the bagged M085590 uses Automatic adjustment.

The bagless M085850red features HEPA filtration while the Featherlite Bagged M085590 features Microfresh filtration.

Nozzle Width
The bagless M085850red has a wider cleaning path.

Hose Length
The hose on the bagless M085850red is longer.

The bagged m085590 has a headlight to help you clean your house thoroughly while the bagless M085850red does not include a head lamp.

The bagged m085590 is lighter.

Compare Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless vs Bagged Specs

 Dirt Devil Featherlite M085590RED Bagged Upright Vacuum SpecsDirt Devil Featherlite M085850RED Bagless Upright Vacuum Specs
Price$59.99 on dirtdevil.com on September 21, 2014$69.99 on dirtdevil.com on September 21, 2014
Bagged or BaglessBaggedBagless
See Through Dirt Cup YesYes
Power SourceCordedCorded
Motor Amps12 amps12 amps
Motorized BrushrollYesYes
Brushroll On/OffNoNo
Cord Length25 feet25 feet
Weight13.814.65 pounds
Nozzle Width12.5"13"
Height AdjustmentAutomatic4 Level Manual settings
Belt TypeStyle 4/5 Style 19
AttachmentsCrevice Tool, Dusting Brush Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush
Cleaning WandYesYes
Hose Length60"114"
Hose TypeBlow Molded Stretch
Full Bin IndicatorNoNo
HandleFixedFoldable Handle
Warranty1 year limited warranty1 year limited warranty
Bumper TypeSoft TouchStandard
ManualDownload ManualUser Guide
Auto Cord RewindNoNo
Dirt FinderNoNo
Performance Check IndicatorNoNo
Swivel HeadNoNo
Dirt PathSide Dirt Path Center Dirt Path

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