Hand vacuum cleaners are extremely practical, especially for small areas. However, the selection is huge and not every device delivers what it promises. Our CHIP test center has tested 10 models. The result: a good handheld vacuum cleaner doesn’t have to be expensive. In the video you can find out what you should generally pay attention to when buying a vacuum cleaner.
Handheld vacuum cleaners can be a practical alternative to the right vacuum cleaner in many situations and situations: with small children, pets, for the car or the kitchen. There are now numerous models on the market that promise strong suction power, quiet operation and easy handling.
CHIP has therefore put ten models through their paces in the test center. The test devices are priced between 20 and 150 euros – so there is something for every budget. You can read the detailed purchase advice here.
Xiaomi convinces as a cheap price tip
On the first place in our ranking landed there Rowenta Xtouch (AC9736 WO) for around 100 euros. In addition to the high-quality workmanship, the handheld vacuum cleaner also scores with its quiet operation and very good dust absorption. Overall, the device achieved the rating “very good” (grade 1.5). There was only deduction for the manageable equipment of the vacuum cleaner.
If you don’t want to spend that much money on a handheld vacuum cleaner, you should take a look at our price tip: The Xiaomi Mi Mini with a rating of “good” (grade 2.0), it is only just behind the first place in fourth place. In addition to the space-saving design, the test center also praised the pleasant volume, the strong dust absorption and the easy handling. Only the small dust container and the few extras in the equipment have a negative impact on the rating. That’s what this is for Xiaomi vacuum cleaner with a price of around 30 euros quite cheap and therefore offers a great price-performance ratio.
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If a handheld vacuum cleaner does not meet your needs, a conventional vacuum cleaner is needed. In the following adviser, you only need to answer four short questions. We will then show you which vacuum cleaner model is best for your use.