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Dirt Devil Scorpion Handheld Vacuum

Dirt Devil Scorpion Handheld Vacuum
alaScore 75

47 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of Dirt Devil Scorpion Handheld Vacuum. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and price also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the design.

price, usability, size, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dirt Devil Scorpion Handheld Vacuum is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Useless Hand Vac


I received this Dirt Devil brand hand vac in the Scorpion model as a gift to replace a dieing Dust Buster. From day one the charge has always only lasted less than 30 seconds no matter how many times I try to let it fully recharge by leaving it on the ...

Compact size

Little power, little suction, short battery charge, small debris compartment.

Feb, 2008

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Dirt Devil Disappoints


I recently bought a Dirt Devil Scorpion when I saw it in the store and thought it was the same model I had seen favorably reviewed in a major magazine a few months ago. I have since discovered that the favorable review was of the Shark hand held ...

Inexpensive. I paid $19.99

Poor nozzle design. Mediocre suction. Exhaust blows dirt around.

Jul, 2006

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gets the job done!!!


versatile and dependable

none yet

Jan, 2006

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The Ultimate Dust Buster!!!


Powerful, inexpensive, easy to use.


Dec, 2005

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Look around first


You will notice several reviews regarding the Dirt Devil Hand vac, but not the scorpion. The Scorpion is not the red model. The scorpion comes in either black or silver. I had one of the red ones a few years back, and I agree with the reviewers. It ...

Lots of power

Noisy, dirty, hot, doesn't hold any more than a few tablespoonfuls of dirt.

Feb, 2005

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Powerful Little Devil


Very handy, lots of uses


Dec, 2004

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This Baby Sucks! (In a good way)


powerful, small, inexpensive

blows a LOT of exhaust

Oct, 2004

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Pretty good for most purposes.


I bought this little Dirt Devil hand-vac for some of the smaller around-the-house cleaning jobs, largely because it was on sale at the time ($10), but also because it'd been highly recommended. So far, it's proven a reasonable alternative to lugging...

Durable, cheap.

Easily jammed, needs to be emptied often, weakened by attachments.

Sep, 2003

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Just what I needed around the house


Due to the fact that I have two sets of carpeted stairs in my home, I went on the search for an easi ...

Lightweight, Inexpensive and Powerful


Jul, 2003

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Great value, Great name!


I just purchased my dirt devil to clean up after my pet. As a college student, I can't pay that muc ...

Not too expensive, great motor power

The motor sometimes blows dirt away before you clean it up

Jul, 2003

Product Specifications

Ideal for quick pick-ups in tight, hard-to-reach place More Power for the Price: 4.8 V Dirt cup technology - no more bags to buy Quick Flip Crevice Tool for easy pick up