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Cordless vacuum cleaner vs corded: who to choose?

When preparing to buy a vacuum cleaner, which vacuum cleaner would you choose for your home? Would you consider a cordless vacuum cleaner or a corded vacuum cleaner? In this article, let's do some comparisons to see what are the differences between them and their respective characteristics. The purpose is to allow you to make better choices when purchasing.


Everyone knows how important suction is to a vacuum cleaner. A strong suction force can help a vacuum cleaner pick up dust and debris better. Cordless vacuum cleaners work by battery power, and when the power runs out, you will feel its suction force decrease. But cordless vacuum cleaners are divided into lithium batteries and non-lithium batteries. Usually lithium batteries have stronger suction. Wired vacuum cleaners can be plugged into a power supply to use, so it has reliable suction.


Cordless vacuums are more expensive than corded vacuums in terms of price. Because it is not controlled by an electrical outlet, it provides a lot of flexibility, but it also means it has a shorter runtime. Cordless vacuums are very lightweight, so you can use it to clean places. Many cordless vacuums can also be converted to handheld vacuums, which can clean more places.

Battery life

Cordless vacuums have a very short lifespan, around 15-40 minutes. Once they are out of power, it takes many hours to charge. But cordless with lithium batteries can run a little longer, but if you choose turbo mode, it will consume a lot of power. And corded vacuums run on electricity, so you don't have to worry about running out of power to charge.

Advantages and disadvantages

Cordless vacuum cleaner: It is more convenient to move, light in weight, and can easily clean stairs. It is also easy to store and does not take up too much space. But there are also certain disadvantages, such as its suction is not particularly strong, the use time is also very short, and the dust collection container is relatively small.

Corded Vacuum Cleaner: It is a good choice for homes with carpets. It has a long running time, does not exist and takes a lot of time to charge, and has a strong suction. The disadvantage is that it can be noisy, inflexible, and heavy to carry, making it difficult to clean small corners.


It's important to weigh your needs before buying. If you want to be easy to clean, a cordless vacuum is a great option. But if you don't want to waste all your time charging, buy a corded vacuum.


techTongBo (also named: Nanjing TongBo / NJTB) is a Chinese company specializing in the manufacture and sales of vacuum cleaner accessories. We offer replacement accessories for the global market that are compatible with mainstream vacuum cleaner brands and have stronger price advantages.


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