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Nilfisk Handy

Nilfisk Handy
alaScore 82

85 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of Nilfisk Handy. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and price also get good comments.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Nilfisk Handy is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Nilfisk Handy


alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Nilfisk Handy from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Vacuums on Views about the design and reliability are generally positive. The price and size also get good views.

usability, size, price, reliability, design

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Nilfisk Handy 2 in 1 Upright vacuum 12V Battery power

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Peter N (

Poor Battery Life


We purchased the Handy 2in1 a bit over a year ago and the batteries are useless already and it doesn't get used full time and they are not easy to replace, we have been told you can get replaceable batteries but it would nearly cost as much as a new...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: dahns40 (

Fantastic small but strong vaccy


I found this Nilfisk to do exactly what i wanted and more !!! Very powerful suction apposed to other similar stick vacs , quieter than other brands , very long life on battery which lasts over half an hour , very good filtration compared to others ,...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: S (

Very Disappointed - Broke way too easily.


Bought one of these brand new for around $200 (I think?) late 2009, seemed OK for a year or so though I was always unimpressed with the suction from the start. Part of the long handle broke soon after the warranty period expired making it far more...

Relatively lightweight, battery charge seemd to last OK.

Detachment/reconnect options dodgy & weak, some parts of the handles too weak & easily broken, unimpressive suction.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: et1404 (



I was a bit skeptical about the capability of this type of vacuum machines, but needed something lighter and more compact for quick cleaning jobs. I have a Nilfisk King vacuum and it's an amazing machine - a real work horse. I've had it for many years...

Great suction power, very manoeuverable, does an excellent job and quickly, great value

The release button for emptying the dust container is a bit tricky; would've liked some more attachments, like a brush head

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: Pocket rocket (

Great product


This is a great vacuum. 34min battery time at full power is awesome for this type of vacuum. Only takes 3.5 hours to charge battery. Amazing suction. Light weight. No more tussles with cords or hoses. I am thrilled with this purchase. It glides along...

Quiet, great suction, fantastic battery time, lightweight

No attachments for dust buster

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: vicky (



This is a wonderful product. Does what it says and makes the cleaning really easy! I do more cleaning than ever now! Get it!!

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Tuppylup (

Adequate for hard floors


It does not cope well with carpets, blocking easily & constantly needing emptied & so I had to buy another vaccum for carpets, however it does clean hard floors well enough

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Sheila (

Nilfisk handy rechargeable handheld


It would be ok if you had a small area area to vacum something up. ie a pile of dust but I wanted it for our caravan. It didn't have strong suction & didn,t work very well. It wasn't cheap so I expected a better performance from this product.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

No suction - Hair catches around rollers


Very unimpressed, no suction to speak of and, for this reason, i returned the product.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: BillyWiz (

Handy "Handy"


The best thing about the Handy is that I dont have to plug-in and trail extensions around when I need to vac where there are no sockets. eg Bathrooms and stairs.

Oct, 2010