Dyson V7 vs. Dyson V10

We all know how reliable Dyson vacuum cleaners are and this does not come as a surprise given the quality of products that they release into the market. In fact, for most people, Dysons are the first choice for vacuum cleaners.

This company also has an impressive product line with all types of vacuum cleaners. From small and compact handheld vacuums to large and expensive canister vacuums, there is something for everyone from Dyson.

Today, we’ll be looking at two of their popular cordless stick vacuums: the Dyson V7 Motorhead and the Dyson V10 Motorhead. They are not as expensive as the Animal and Absolute variants in their respective lines, but they come with some impressive features that make them value-packed alternatives to most of their counterparts.

Let’s jump in and see what you will get with each of these stick vacuums.

Dyson V10 vs. Dyson V7


Dyson V7 Motorhead
Suction is an important element for a vacuum cleaner so let’s start this comparison by checking how they fair from a suction standpoint.

The Dyson V7 Motorhead comes with the Dyson digital motor V7 that does an excellent job delivering strong suction. It produces a vacuum level of up to 100 air watts which is quite impressive for a cordless vacuum cleaner. This is more than sufficient suction for picking up both small and large debris from your floor.

When compared the V6 which is its predecessor, the V7 comes with 75% more brush bar power. This means even more effective cleaning performance on carpet despite having the same amount of suction power. The direct drive cleaner head has stiff nylon bristles that do an excellent job on carpets while staying gentle on hard floors.

Dyson V10 Motorhead
This vacuum takes everything a notch higher with the Dyson digital motor V10. This motor is small, lightweight but at the same time very powerful. It comes with a ceramic shaft that is lighter than steel hence reducing the workload on the motor.

This motor is able to spin at speeds of up to 125,000 rpm. As a result, this small, portable and compact stick vacuum is able to give you the same suction power than a full-size vacuum would have provided. Whether you are cleaning carpets or bare floors, this stick vacuum will have no problem picking up the dirt.

Dyson V7 Motorhead Stick Vacuum


Dyson V7 Motorhead
Cordless vacuums give you the freedom to clean anywhere without worrying about power outlets and cord lengths. However, they introduce a third variable that you need to consider: runtime. The runtime will determine how long you can use the vacuum before you need to stop for a charge.

On the Dyson V7 Motorhead, you will be able to get a runtime of up to 30 minutes when you are using a non-motorized tool and a runtime of up to 6 minutes in MAX mode. This may fall short if you intend to do long cleaning jobs, but it is more than enough for quick pick-ups.

It comes with a convenient docking station that stores and charges the vacuum to ensure that you always find it ready whenever you need to clean. This docking station is wall mounted to give you better space utilization and an easy time accessing the vacuum. It has space for the attachments that come with the vacuum to ensure that everything is kept in an easy to access and clutter-free location.

Dyson v10 Motorhead
Unlike the V7, this stick vacuum will not fall short even if you want to do long cleanup jobs. You can get a runtime of up to 60 minutes from a full charge when using a non-motorized tool. This is more than sufficient runtime for cleaning most large rooms and even entire homes. You can even vacuum your car comfortably without worrying that you will need to stop halfway for a charge.

Dyson V10 Motorhead Stick Vacuum

Like the V7, this vacuum also comes with a wall-mounted drop-in charging dock that stores and charges the stick vacuum when not in use so that you will find it ready and fully charged when you do need to use it. This dock also has room for all the accessories that come with the vacuum.

The vacuum has been designed with three power modes to ensure that you find a perfect balance between runtime and suction strength. This way, the vacuum will be able to deliver impeccable results in almost any task you throw at it.

Dyson V7 Review


Dyson V7 Motorhead
Strong suction and improved cleaning performance mean nothing if all the dirt goes back to your room because of a low-quality filter. Although it lacks a HEPA filter, the filter on this vacuum is strong enough to ensure that no dust is sent back to your home through the exhaust.

The vacuum has 2 tier radial cyclones that help increase air flow and also to ensure that most of the dirt stays in the bin so that your filter can last longer without compromising on the filtration.

Dyson V10Review

Dyson V10 Motorhead
When it comes to filtration efficiency, this stick vacuum will not disappoint you. It has a fully sealed filtration system that will trap 99.97% of particles with diameters as small as 0.3 microns. This means that the air that is released into your home will be clean air that does not have any allergens and contaminants.


Both these stick vacuums from Dyson are incredible and value-packed devices. They are able to develop strong suction, and they are both very portable and easy to use no matter what you will be cleaning. Both of them can easily convert to handheld vacuums so if you need to clean your upholstery, mattress or sofas, you will have no problems switching from one mode to the other.

Dyson V7 Stick Vacuum

If you are looking for a lightweight and portable device for quick pick-ups, then the Dyson V7 will do a great job at a great price. If long battery life and improved filtration efficiency are important to you and you don’t mind spending an extra hundred bucks, then get the Dyson V10 which is more powerful and comes with a few extra bells and whistles.

Dyson V10 Stick Vacuum

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