This review will take a look at one of the best upright vacuums under $250. This is the Dreame P10 Pro, which went on sale in the fall of 2021. This vacuum cleaner boasts a premium design. The case is made in a combination of white and gold. Looks very stylish. In addition, the Dreame P10 Pro is equipped with an informative display and a basic set of attachments included. Speaking of power, it is quite standard and reaches 130 Aut in maximum mode. Next, I will consider and test the Dreame P10 Pro in detail, after which I will express my own opinion whether it is worth buying this cordless vacuum cleaner with a budget of no more than 250 dollars. A purchase link is posted at the end of the review. So let’s go!
The vacuum cleaner and all accessories are compactly packed in this branded box:
- Main unit with dust collector.
- Extension tube.
- Basic nozzle for cleaning floors.
- Nozzle for cleaning upholstered furniture and mattresses.
- Slotted nozzle.
- Operating instructions with translation into English.
It is important to note that there is no wall holder for the vacuum cleaner in the main box. But along with the vacuum cleaner, they sent me such a floor holder for the vacuum cleaner itself and the attachments that come with the kit:
Floor holder Dreame
According to the seller, this holder will go on sale around January 2022. The price is not yet known.
Now let’s take a look at how the Dreame P10 Pro works. Well, immediately it is worth noting that it looks really prestigious and, most importantly, the plastic is very high quality. The material is pleasant to the touch, there are no creaks, backlashes or paint drips, as is often the case on budget vertical vacuum cleaners.
Let’s start with the main block. In the front part there is an LED-display, which displays the operating mode, the remaining battery charge and service messages. For example, the main brush is blocked.
The vacuum cleaner is started by pressing the trigger button on the handle. There are two buttons on the display: a lock in the on state, which eliminates the need to hold the trigger with your finger, and a button for switching operating modes. There are only three of them.
The battery is removable, which is a plus. There is a charger connector under the handle. The ventilation holes for blowing out air are directed to the sides, while cleaning the vacuum cleaner will not blow in your face.
The dust collector is conveniently removed by pressing a button from the end. The flask can also be opened from below by pressing a button. A HEPA filter is installed inside, as well as a cyclone with a mesh filter. Yes, and it is worth noting that there is another pre-engine filter in the main unit. So the filtration system in this vacuum cleaner is good, and all filters can be washed with water, as indicated by the manufacturer.
The Dreame P10 Pro is assembled very conveniently. All attachments and extension tube are equipped with mechanical locking buttons. This is how the vacuum cleaner looks when assembled:
Dream P10 Pro
Let’s move on to an overview of the attachments. There are 3 of them in the kit.
The main nozzle is more suitable for cleaning on hard floors because a fluffy roller is installed inside. Nevertheless, the roller does not block the suction opening, it is taken out beyond it, so we can safely assume that this cordless vacuum cleaner will cope with the collection of large debris, the roller will not block.
There is a lock on the side for easy removal and maintenance of the roller. A big plus is that you don’t need to use third-party objects like a flat screwdriver or a coin to change the position of the latch.
But in the nozzle for cleaning upholstered furniture, this is the type of brush holder. The turbo brush itself is bristly, standard design.
Nozzle for furniture
Well, the crevice nozzle is equipped with a pile position regulator. If necessary, the brush can be hidden or, on the contrary, brought out in front of the suction inlet.
There are no complaints about the quality of the Dreame P10 Pro. The vacuum cleaner is very ergonomic.
The main characteristics of the Dreame P10 Pro, declared by the manufacturer:
- Power consumption 410 watts.
- Suction power up to 130 Aut (22 kPa).
- Li-Ion battery 2500 mAh.
- Volume of a dust collector is 500 ml.
- Operating time up to 60 minutes in minimum power mode.
- Fully assembled weight 2.9 kg.
- Noise level 73-82 dB.
It is worth noting that the weight of the main unit is 1645 grams, the extension tube is 298 grams, and the main brush is 677 grams. Accordingly, when fully assembled, the vacuum cleaner weighs about 2.6 kg, which is quite standard for an upright vacuum cleaner. But in the minimum assembly with a slotted attachment, the weight is about 1751 grams.
Well, the noise level at the minimum power is about 71 dB, in the standard mode it reaches 75 dB, and at the maximum power the noise level is about 80 dB. This is a fairly standard figure for cordless vacuum cleaners with an average suction power.
If we talk about the difference in characteristics with the Dreame P10 model, then the simplified model is equipped with a 2000 mAh battery with a smaller capacity, correspondingly less suction power (100 Aut or 20 kPa), and also the operating time was reduced to 50 minutes in the minimum power mode. … Yes, and it should be noted that in the basic configuration there is no attachment for cleaning upholstered furniture. But the price is a couple of thousand cheaper. Perhaps for some, this will be a decisive factor.
Well, I will conduct several important tests to understand how well the Dreame P10 Pro performs its main task.
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First of all, let’s check the battery life of the vacuum cleaner in maximum power mode. He was able to work for exactly 10 and a half minutes. This is a fairly standard indicator. Even at maximum power, it will be enough to vacuum a one-room apartment or a two-room apartment.
The real suction power of the Dreame P10 Pro pleased me. It sucks debris out of crevices up to 10 mm deep without any problems, which is more than enough for domestic conditions and even for cleaning carpets.
Garbage collection quality
The quality of collecting waste of various structures from the laminate is good. The vacuum cleaner does not leave debris along the walls and in the corners. There are no so-called blind spots and this is a plus.
Quality debris collection on the laminate
The same rubbish was scattered on the carpet and even with the Dreame P10 Pro hard floor roller it was able to clean the carpet well, there was no debris left. At the same time, all the debris is collected in a dust collector, and the brush practically did not wind up wool and hair. The test passed successfully.
Quality of carpet cleaning
Using attachments from the kit
Well, I’ll also tell you more about the attachments that come with the kit. They will not only allow you to clean furniture or the interior of a car with high quality, but also to carry out cleaning in hard-to-reach places. For example, you can use this vacuum cleaner to collect cobwebs from the ceiling.
Vacuum cleaner with furniture attachment
The attachments are easy to use and do their job well.
The Dreame P10 Pro has been reviewed and tested in detail. At the moment, for me personally, in 2021, this is the best upright vacuum cleaner up to 250 dollars, when compared with the rest of the devices from this price segment that have been reviewed.
Liked the following:
- Collects debris efficiently on hard surfaces. At the same time, he also showed himself well on carpets, but there would be a replaceable bristly roller – it would be generally super!
- Stylish design.
- Good filtration system.
- Removable battery.
- Existence of the display on the case.
- Ergonomic design of the main unit and attachments.
- Comfortable one-handed operation of the vacuum cleaner.
- Convenient storage on the floor holder.
This vacuum cleaner has no critical drawbacks, there are only a few remarks. Namely:
- No replacement carpet roller.
- Cannot be charged on a wall mount.
- There is no wall holder in the box.
In general, in my opinion, the advantages are much more important than the disadvantages. If you choose an inexpensive upright hard floor vacuum cleaner, be sure to check out this unit. Especially during the sales period, when the price drops by several thousand more.