last update: 21st May 2018
Shark APEX Duoclean upright vacuum has three variations model AX950, AX951, and AX952. So what is the difference between them? (Read more: Shark Apex vacuum review– a detail review of Shark Apex series)
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Shark APEX Duoclean benefits in a glance
- Shark’s most advanced full-size vacuum cleaner
- Superior suction power on multiple surfaces
- Easy to use and to maneuver around
- Noise reduction – only about 60 dB- lowest level compared with rivals
- Ultimate air filtration and big dustbin
The differences between Shark APEX Duoclean AX950, AX951, and AX952
These Shark APEX Duoclean models differ only in the accessories, specifically
- AX950: Dust Brush, Pet Tool, Duster Crevice Tool
- AX951: Dust Brush, 2-in-1 Duster Crevice Tool, Pet Tool, Multi-Flex Extension Wand, Accessory Bag
- AX952: Motorized Pet Tool, Pet Tool, 2-in-1 Duster Crevice Tool, Dust Brush, Accessory Bag
Except for these accessories, they have the same design on the machine.
So how to choose a Shark APEX Duoclean model
Shark APEX Duoclean AX950 – for the basic
AX950 comes with fewer tools than the others. It is recommended if you do not have to deal with a lot of pet hairs (especially long hair on carpet). The model has a pet tool for sufficient cleaning pet hairs on the couch, carpets, upholstered surfaces and the dust and crevice tools are quite sufficient for a busy homemaker.
Shark APEX Duoclean AX951 – for home with many types of furniture
AX951 has the multi-flex extension wand which will be beneficial when you have a lot of furniture. The extension wand will let you clean all around hard to reach areas easily. The AX951 still have all of the cleaning kits similar to AX950
Shark APEX Duoclean AX952 – for home with hairs, pet hairs, long hairs
AX952 has a motorized pet hand tool which is necessary if you need to clean a lot of pet hairs, long hair, human hair…Apart from this motorized pet hair tool, it still has all of the cleaning kits similar to AX950 too.
Price of Shark APEX Duoclean AX950, AX951 and AX952
The Shark Apex is Shark newest vacuum series at high-end price. However, it is still cheaper than Dyson most advanced unit.
Important notice: Shark Apex duoclean is on discount. Check for how much you can save and grab it as soon as you can because the deal might end soon.
- Price: $349.99Was: $399.00
Compare Shark APEX Duoclean vs Dyson Ball Multi-floor 2
It is conventional when a Shark upright vacuum model is compared with a corresponding vacuum model from other brand such as Dyson, Hoover. In the case of Shark APEX Duoclean, we saw the similarity of this unit with Dyson Ball Multi-floor 2 vacuum (corded) and the differences in features.
You can review these two models side-by-side below.
|Comparison||Shark APEX Duoclean||Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2|
|Suction power||1350 watt motor||1200 watt motor, 245AW|
|Input power||120 volt, 60 Hz ,11.3 amps||120 volt, 60 Hz ,11.67 amps|
|Dust bin||1.5 dry quarts||0.42 Gallons ( 1.68 quarts)|
|filtration||advanced HEPA, 10X more filtration than HEPA||HEPA|
|Accessories (varied by models)|| Onboard Deep Cleaning Motorized Pet Tool|
MultiFLEX Under-Appliance Wand
Anti-Allergen Dust Brush
Duster Crevice Tool
|APEX active glide||self adjusting brush head|
|Powered lift away canister||cyclonic technology|
|Duoclean brush head|
|Advanced sealed air system + HEPA|
|Dimension||12 x 9.8 x 46”||41.93 x 15.59 x 13.39”|
|Weight||16.3 lbs.||15.6 lbs|
|Warranty||7 years limited||5 years limited|