Product Comparison: Dyson V6 Absolute vs Dyson V8 Absolute

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General Specifications
V6 Absolute
V8 Absolute
About the Product
Dyson V6 Absolute Bagless Cordless Stick Vacuum: This versatile stick vacuum is equipped with 2 cleaner heads for use on carpets and hard floors. The mini motorized tool removes pet hair and ground-in dirt from furniture, car seats and other tight spaces.
Lightweight and versatile, with up to 40 minutes of fade-free power. Powered by the Dyson digital motor V8. Quickly transforms to a handheld vacuum, to clean all around your home and car.
Key Specs
Vacuum Type
Filter Type
Multi Surface
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • I LOVE the maneuverability that this sweeper has. I can go completely around, under, over or any other direction I want by simply turning my wrist and it follows almost by instinct.
  • 2 Filters - Rinse clean every month - easy maintenance.
  • Even on the lowest setting, the V6 Absolute picks up things that other vacuums do not. The "fluffy" roller attachment is great on hardwood floors, especially those with a finish where dust is clearly visible and tends to collect.
  • Easy to empty and clean; No dealing with filters, bags, etc.
  • It has 2different speeds regular and max for those tougher spots.
  • The head needs to be 50% wider (it's like mowing your yard with a 12" wide machine)
Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless HEPA Vacuum Cleaner
  • Especially nice are the 2 heads, for different floor types. (carpet and laminate or wood floors)
  • Excellent product, capable all types of jobs, only complaint is that the long tube gets scratched fairly easy.
  • This is our first Dyson. I was hesitant because it wasn’t a traditional roller-type vac... but it has not disappointed!
  • If you can afford it buy it. You will not regret it. No matter what type of floors you have.
  • This dyson is worth the purchase! Strong suction, good battery life, usable on variable surface types at one time.
Size & Weight
9.8 in.
9.8 in.
47.5 in.
49 in.
8.2 in.
8.8 in.
5.1 lbs.
5.75 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • It is compact and very light. I would give it a 5 star rating for that coupled with the fact that it also has a decent number of accessories for different tasks which is helpful as well.
  • Excellent at being compact and love that I can hang it up in the broom closet where it lives and gets charged at the same time.
  • It's lightweight, and very easy to carry upstairs.
  • It's small and easy to manuver and can be converted to a smaller hand held.
  • It's light weight and easy to dump the dust in the garbage. It also is the quietest vacuum I've ever used which is great.
Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless HEPA Vacuum Cleaner
  • It’s a great vacuum. Light weight and easy to use.
  • It is perfect. I used before same brand. But v8 is absolutely perfect than others. More convenient, more light, easily clean with cord-free.
  • I LOVE my cordless vacuum! Easy to use/charge and very lightweight.
  • I purchased my dyson to get my steps and tight areas cleaned. I need it to be light weight due to having shoulder issues.
  • The whole design of the V8 is good and simple, even the wall mount and charger
Bin Capacity
0.12 gallons
0.15 gallons
Full Indicator
Washable Filter
Wet And Dry Usage
Number Of Speed Settings
Adjustable Suction Power
Attachments Included
Combination tool, Crevice tool, Soft dusting brush, Mini motorized tool, Soft roller cleaner head
Soft roller cleaner head, Soft dusting brush, Docking Station, Crevice tool, Mini motorized tool, Combination tool, Motorhead
2 Tier Radial™ cyclones, Direct-drive cleaner head, Balanced for floor to ceiling cleaning, Converts for handheld cleaning, Hygienic bin emptying, HEPA filtration to capture allergens
Powered by the Dyson digital motor V8, Two power modes, Whole machine HEPA filtration, 2 Tier Radial™ cyclones, No-touch bin emptying
What customers say about "Features"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • It does pick up pet hair very well on bare floors or carpet.
  • Excellent Floor Cleaner. Great floor attachment and there is a floor duster attachment as well. Cleans carpets and hard floors perfectly.
  • 2 power settings: Max and Normal mode. 5-6 minutes run time on Max, 20 minutes in Normal mode.
  • The V6 Absolute has most of the attachments you need. The only thing I needed to get was an extension hose for when I wanted to use it for dusting purposes.
  • Soft brush tool is fantastic on hardwood, tile and loop weave carpet/rugs (gently brushes the crumbs up).
  • The enclosed dock should come with mollies/wall anchors and screws. Pretty cheap on Dyson’s part.
  • Small bin fills up rapidly especially with bulky dirt like fur. Fur/fuzz gets stuck near the top, and the bin is too narrow (while installed) to reach there with your fingers.
Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless HEPA Vacuum Cleaner
  • The Dyson V8 has many improved features from the V6.
  • I use the vac for quick spot/area cleaning so the cordless feature (and how light it is) fits the bill. Another feature I like is no bags to constantly replace.
  • This is a great improvement on the Dyson cordless vacuum. More power and battery life. I like the new easy to empty dirt feature.
  • Waited for this V8 motor Dyson vacuum to go on sale, good product and use often, great cordless feature
  • Great performance and features, easy to empty. On full power the battery will probably help clean one vehicle. But the standard selection is deceptively powerful.
21.6 volts
21.6 volts
21.6 amperes
21.6 amperes
Battery Charge Time
210 min.
300 min.
Maximum Runtime
20 min.
40 min.
What customers say about "Power"
Dyson V6 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum
  • Very powerful suction - no loss of suction.
  • The suction from this one blew my mind I was pulling so much hair from a shaggy rug with very limited traffick.
  • Wish the battery indicator light was more noticeable.
  • The battery does get quite warm. For better battery maintenance, it is recommended that you wait until it has cooled down before putting it back on the charger.
  • The charge time. 3 and a half hours for a full charge is to much even in my extremely small place i have to vacuum in sections.
Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless HEPA Vacuum Cleaner
  • The battery lasts a while. It is a great cordless vacuum
  • This is a replacement for my V6. Great improvement. Battery lasts more than 20 min.
  • I had the previous model and 20 minutes of runtime didn't usually last long enough to do the whole house.
  • Very easy to use, works great & battery holds charge
  • Lasted four times before the battery would not charge anymore
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
399.99 $
499.99 $

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