Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal and Allergy Vacuum Review

Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal and Allergy Vacuum

This is an in-depth review for a Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal and Allergy Vacuum Cleaner and as the Dyson brand claims it is an only vacuum cleaner with strong suction that works without a filter, specifically designed for pet owners and people who suffer from allergens.


Let’s see all benefits that this upright vacuum cleaner from Dyson offers to the customers and how much there is a truth in what all the Dyson claims.


The Design

Here we have another more model of a vacuum cleaner from the well-known company Dyson and the model is the Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Plus Allergy. I think this is one of the longest names for a vacuum cleaner.


As you can see from the image this vacuum cleaner has three recognizable parts on its body as a big ball with a motorized head, dust canister with a cinetic cyclone technology for air filtration on top and the wand with a handle and necessary attachments on it. It doesn’t look much different from the other products from this brand like Dyson Ball Animal 2 and the Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2.


When you take a look at this model you will notice its futuristic design where dominate the sleek silver color across the body with noticeable parts colored in red. At first sight, this gives to the vacuum cleaner a great visual attractiveness and aggressiveness. But, let see what is hiding behind that attractiveness and aggressiveness. What the manufacturer Dyson claims about this vacuum cleaner and what customers say from their experiences.


The Size, Dimensions, and Weight of the Cinetic Big Ball Animal Plus Allergy

This is a vacuum cleaner with a large body which its main dimensions are 13.4 inches (34 cm) width, 43.3 inches (110 cm) height, and 17.2 inches (43.66 cm) length. It weighs 19.2 pounds (about 8.7 Kg). It has 35 feet long (about 10.66 meters) cord and together with a length of the flexible hose and the wand, you will get a maximum cleaning reach of 50 feet (about 15.24 meters) and a 13.4 inches (34 cm) wide cleaning path of the motor-head.


Suction Power

What is the Suction Power of the Cinetic Big Ball Animal Plus Allergy? Comparing the Animal Ball Animal 2 as a vacuum cleaner with the mightiest suction power of 270 AW and its smaller brother Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2 with 250 AW, the Cinetic Big Ball Animal Plus Allergy has 180 AW which is far less suction power than the upper two top models. But, it doesn’t mean this vacuum cleaner cannot provide great cleaning performances.


The Main Selling Features for Cinetic Big Ball Animal Allergy


The Self-Adjusting Head

The base of the cleaning head has an ability to self-adjust automatically when you do transit from a carpet to a hard floor.


The Dyson’s Ball Technology

The integrated Big Ball technology lowers the gravity center of the vacuum cleaner and provides you more convenient maneuverability and better stability.


Extra Easy Emptying of the Dust Canister

The dust canister is another great feature of this vacuum cleaner. It has a capacity of 0.6 gallons (about 2.27 Liters) and it’s transparent so you can see when it will become full to be emptied. When you need to empty the dust canister you will realize how much is simplified this process with just only two clicks on the release button (the red tab) which is located on the dust canister’s handle.


First, you need to press the release button to detach the dust canister and to bring it over the trash bin and the next step is to press again the red tab ( or the release button) to get rid of all dirty staff that has been collected in the dust canister.


You need to know: the main problem as well a disadvantage about the bagless vacuum cleaners that is never been solved is the releasing of a small amount of dust and allergens the moment when you empty the dust canister. This can be a nightmare for hypersensitive people on dust and other airborne allergens. If you are facing this problem or another member in your family and if your wish is to have only an upright vacuum cleaner then there are only two solutions for this problem to be solved.



  • The second solution: when the time comes to empty the dust canister, do it outside from your house in a garbage bin or a plastic bag, so on this way, you can prevent the releasing of the dust and allergens inside your home.


Dyson Cinetic Science Technology

In all of the vacuum cleaners from Dyson is implemented the Cyclon Radial Root Technology that generates high centrifugal forces into the cyclones to separate the dust and allergens from the air and push them into the dust bin. But the problem with this technology is that many times the filter and cyclones (cones) are getting clogged which results with losing the suction power of vacuum cleaner.


So, to solve this problem Dyson is implementing a new Cinetic Science Technology. This technology makes the tips of the cones to be flexible so they can vibrate and oscillate at a high frequency and makes the spinning air together with the dust and all allergens to go through the center of the cones with high speed. Because of the high speed of the spinning air and the flexibilities of the tips of the cones the dust cannot build-up on inside the walls of the cones and to block them which mean the vacuum cleaner will provide all the time a constant suction power.


Watch the Video: Dyson Cinetic Technology


The Swivel Steering Technology

This is a well-known technology that is implemented in most of the vacuum cleaners from Dyson. With this technology, you will have better control over the vacuum cleaner when you maneuver around objects in your home.


An Arsenal of Useful Attachments

This model comes with an incredible arsenal of attachments for cleaning that really will increase the cleaning performances of this vacuum cleaner and they will simplify and make your cleaning time more enjoyable and happy. In the box, together with the vacuum cleaner, you will get 7 great attachments for any cleaning situation in your home and those are.


Stair Tool

Do you have stairs in your home, if so; then this is a perfect tool for you. This is a specially designed lightweight tool that will help you to clean the stairs in your home. This tool will allow you not only to clean the horizontal surfaces from every angle but also the upright surfaces of the stairs.


Combination Tool

The combination tool is actually a combination of two tools in one for multi-purposes. Usually is a combination of a crevice tool and a dusting brush and is highly effective in cleaning tight spots such as between sofa cushions, radiators, vents, refrigerator coils and as well blinds, lampshades, windowsills, curtains and so on.


Tangle-Free Turbine Tool

This a specially designed motorized tool and instead of a brush roller, this attachment has two elliptical rotating heads with integrated brushed which are located under the rotating heads to remove and collect all types of hair and debris. This attachment especially will make happy the pet owners that always are facing one common problem in their homes – cleaning the pet hair.


Multi-Angle Brush

The multi-angle brush is able to be twisted at different angles which will allow you on easy to remove the dust on odd and hard to reach places like bookshelves, lampshades, and high surfaces on the furniture and so on. It can be easily mounted to the hose of the vacuum cleaner or wand and as well you can simply and easily use it when you need it.


Mattresses Tool

Whenever you need to clean your bed, mattresses or upholstery than this is the tool that you are going to use mostly. This tool is wide 8 inches (about 20.32 cm).


Carbon Fiber Soft Dusting Brush

This tool has an angled handle and a narrow profile with a self-adjusting plate and a carbon fiber soft brush which is ideal when you need to clean dust and allergens from difficult places such as electric appliances, furniture, window treatments and other places in your home. It is certified for people who have asthma and allergies.


Reach Under Tool

This is an amazing tool that any customer will be extremely pleased. It has a paddle head design with a low profile that can be twisted or bent to remove the dust from not reachable and tight places in your home like under the sofa, bed, furniture, appliances, and other places.


Tool Bag

The tool bag is an additional accessory for keeping all the accessories in one place.


The Main Features and Specifications for the Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Allergy


  • Type: an upright bagless vacuum cleaner
  • The power cord is 35 feet long (about 10.66 meters)
  • The dimensions are 13.4 inches width, 43.3 inches height and 17.2 inches length
  • The Suction Power is 180 AW
  • The Dust Canister has 0.6 Gallons (about 2.27 Liters)
  • Additional Attachments: Stair Tool, Reach Under Tool, Carbon Fiber Soft Dusting Brush, Mattresses Tool, Multi-Angle Brush, Tangle-Free Turbine Tool, Combination Tool, and a Tool Bag
  • The cleaning path is 13.4 inches (34 cm) wide
  • It has an integrated Self Adjusting Cleaning Head
  • The Cinetic Big Ball weighs2 (about 8.7Kg)
  • Types of Floors: all types of hard floors, low-pile, and medium pile carpet
  • This vacuum cleaner comes with a 5 year of warranty


Watch the Video: Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Maintenance and Troubleshooting



What Customers Say?

  • A lot of customers are satisfied with the great cleaning performances on a hard floor and low-pile carpet.
  • Also, there are many happy pet owners who are too satisfied with using the Tangle-Free Turbine Tool.


Despite positive experiences from a lot of customers also there a many of them who had negative experiences. For example:

  • Some of the customers with allergy issues have a complaint about the leakage of the dust every time when they open the dust canister to dump the dirty content.
  • A number of customers reported a problem with the mechanism for emptying the dust canister.
  • Other customers had a problem with cleaning on a high-pile carpet. They said it is too hard to move the vacuum cleaner and it doesn’t clean properly on a high-pile carpet.


IMPORTANT: This vacuum cleaner is not intended for people with:


Problems with the wrists, shoulders, back pain, physical disabilities, hypersensitive on dust, dust mites, and airborne allergens.



  • Never lose suction
  • The vacuum cleaner doesn’t use a filter
  • A lot of attachments
  • You can easily empty the dust canister
  • Design



  • It is a heavy vacuum cleaner
  • A high price which is usual for vacuum cleaners from the Dyson brand
  • Hard to clean on high-pile carpets
  • It would be nice if this vacuum cleaner has Headlights
  • When you empty the dust canister there is leakage of a small cloud of dust and allergens


Final Thoughts

The Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal and Allergy vacuum cleaner is really an impressive model along with all attachments, but what it offers to the customers and its relatively high price it cannot be one of the top home products. There are a number of vacuum cleaners from other brands that offer much more for a lower price. If you have any doubts and you think this is not the right vacuum cleaner for you, you can also check our list of top models of vacuum cleaners for this year.


But, If you are a fan of the Dyson brand and you want to have an upright vacuum cleaner with a futuristic design, a lot of attachments with the latest technology and plus you can afford to spend between $599 and $699 then this is an excellent choice for you.

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