Shark Vertex Cordless Stick Vacuum IZ462H vs IZ440H what’s the difference?

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The main difference between the Shark Vertex DuoClean Powerfins cordless stick vacuum IZ440H and IZ462H is the battery.

  • The IZ440H has a built-in battery which is not removable. To charge the battery, you have to plug the charger directly into the port on the hand held unit.
    While the IZ462H has a detachable battery which can be charged on or off the vacuum cleaner.
    According to Shark, the IZ440H runs up to 50 minutes when using as a hand vacuum whereas the IZ462H runs up to 60 minutes.
  • Accessories
    The IZ440H comes with a Dusting Brush and a Crevice Tool whereas the IZ462H comes with an Anti-Allergen Brush, a Pet Multi-Tool, and a Crevice Tool.

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    Dusting Brush
    The dusting brush allows you to adjust the angle of the brush head to clean surface like baseboards, countertop, shelves, etc.

    Crevice Tool
    The 8-inch crevice tool can be used to help clean nook and cranny, high and low areas.

    Anti-Allergen Brush
    This anti-allergen brush is designed specifically for removing fine dust and allergen particles from delicate surfaces.

    Pet Multi-Tool
    The 2-in-1 tool can be used to remove stubborn debris and pet hair, it has bristle brush part which is removable, you can use it as an upholstery tool with the brush detached, or use it as a brush tool with the brush attached.

  • Color
    The IZ440H is in purple whereas the IZ462H is blue.
VacuumShark Vertex DuoClean Powerfins Cordless Vacuum IZ440HShark Vertex DuoClean Powerfins Cordless Vacuum IZ462H
DesignStick & Handheld 2-in-1Stick & Handheld 2-in-1
Power SourceBattery PoweredBattery Powered
BatteryBuilt-in Lithium-ion BatteryRemovable Lithium-ion Battery
Charge Timeapproximately 3 hoursapproximately 3 hours
Run TimeUp to 50 minutesUp to 60 minutes
DuoClean TechnologyYesYes
Self Clean BrushrollYesYes
Led HeadlightsYesYes
Dust Collection TypeBaglessBagless
Bin Capacity0.34 quarts0.34 quarts
Anti-Allergen Complete Seal SystemYesYes
HEPA FilterYesYes
Cleaning Path Width (inch)10.6310.63
MultiFLEX WandYesYes
Accessories(1) Dusting Brush
(1) Crevice Tool
(1) Anti-Allergen Brush
(1) Pet Multi-Tool
(1) Crevice Tool
Weight9.04 lbs9.04 lbs
Dimensions (inch)10.24 x 9.65 x 46.46 (L x W x H)10.24 x 9.65 x 46.46 (L x W x H)
Warranty5 year limited warranty5 year limited warranty

Otherwise, they are very similar:

  • 2-in-1 Design
    Can be used as a stick vacuum, or transformed into a handheld vacuum.
  • DuoClean with Powerfins
    The DuoClean includes two rollers in the vacuum floor head: a Soft Roller to pull in large and fine particles, and gives a polished look to hard floors; a PowerFins roller for cleaning carpets and floors with no gap.
  • Self-cleaning brushroll which is claimed to tackle long & short hair with no hair wrap issues.
  • Anti-Allergen Complete Seal system with HEPA filter captures and traps over 99.9% of dust, dirt & allergens.
  • HyperVelocity accelerated suction power.
  • Low-profile floor nozzle for getting under furniture.
  • LED headlights
    LED lights on the floor nozzle to illuminate low light areas and reveal hidden debris to help you do a more thorough cleaning.
  • The handheld unit can be used without any accessories due to its tapered design and the rubberized nozzle.
  • MultiFLEX Wand
    The MultiFLEX wand flexes down for flexible reach and flex over for self standing compact storage.
  • LED user interface for easy mode change.
  • Easy empty dust cup.
  • With the wand and crevice tool, they can be used to clean those hard to reach places including high and low areas.
  • Carry 5-year limited warranty.

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