Our review is dedicated to Xiaomi Dreame V9P Vertical Cordless Vacuum Cleaner For hand-held use 2022. The model is part of the Dreame series of devices, among which there are also modifications V9, V10, V10P, V11, XR. The prototype of the series was the premium Dyson vacuum cleaners, which are not available to every customer. And the devices of the Dreame line, including the light, powerful and elegant model Xiaomi V9P, at an affordable price (280$) allow you to “touch the dream”. At the same time, the parameters and functions of the latter are in no way inferior to Dyson. Xiaomi Dreame V9P vertical cordless handheld vacuum cleaner is suitable for cleaning not only floor surfaces with various types of coatings (wood, marble, tiles, linoleum, etc.), but can also be used to clean furniture, shelves and even a car. Below we have tried to give a detailed overview of the main features of this model.
The Xiaomi Dreame V9P Upright Vacuum Cleaner is sold and comes in a stylish and thoughtful white packaging. The box is equipped with a plastic handle for easy carrying and transportation. When we look at the box inside, we can see that each accessory is neatly packaged separately in a hydrophobic film.
The delivery set, in addition to the main unit, contains the following:
- Extension aluminum tube.
- Wall-mounted docking station (bracket) + mounting kit.
- Mains charger.
- Wide electric brush with roller for parquet.
- Mini bristled brush attachment.
- Narrow crevice tool for hard-to-reach places.
- Soft bristle brush for cleaning furniture.
- Instruction manual in English.
Further in the review, we will dwell in more detail on the four nozzles included in the accessories of the Xiaomi Dreame V9P vertical vacuum cleaner. Two of them are combined and driven by an electric motor. The brushes are capable of rotating speeds of up to 3000 rpm, effectively cleaning difficult surfaces.
The first electric brush is universal, soft and has a combined bristle. The nozzle is suitable for use on both hard floors (linoleum, laminate, tiles) and can be used on soft floors. It copes well with the most stubborn dirt, including the ability to clean pet hair and coat thanks to the hard part of the bristles.
The second nozzle is more compact and has a special bristled brush. It is necessary for cleaning furniture, carpets, car interiors.
The remaining two nozzles in the kit of the vertical vacuum cleaner are not motorized: one is simple with adjustable protrusion of soft bristles, and the second is a nozzle-spout, which is great for cleaning in hard-to-reach areas.
The design of the Xiaomi Dreame V9P cordless vacuum cleaner is in the best traditions of the company. The device is a vertical multicyclone with a volumetric waste container (500 ml). Its extension pipe is made of aluminum alloy. The pipe is lightweight and equipped on both sides with special plastic locks for attaching to the main unit, as well as to the nozzles. It is possible to directly connect the brushes to the main unit without using an extension pipe. This can be convenient, for example, when cleaning in a car, or when cleaning furniture in an apartment. However, it is important to take into account that the extension cord is not telescopic, its height is fixed, so it will not work to adjust it to the user’s height, this is a minus.
The main unit, which consists of a cyclone filter, a dust collector, a battery, a power button, a power control slider, and a socket for connecting to a network, looks concise and not bulky. Its weight is only 1.5 kilograms and the handle fits comfortably in the palm of your hand. To turn on the vacuum cleaner, you need to squeeze the red trigger with your finger. With the other hand, you can adjust the mode using the slider on the end.
We were especially pleased with the storage system of the Xiaomi Dreame V9P handheld vacuum cleaner: the base-bracket is designed to accommodate not only the device itself, but also to store cleaning accessories on special latches. Spring loaded charging contacts are provided, so the vacuum cleaner will not only hang on the wall, but also charge.
Consider the characteristics of Xiaomi Dreame V9P, from the main I would like to highlight:
- Battery capacity: 2500 mAh.
- Battery life: 60 minutes (LOW minimum power mode), 28 minutes (Mid standard mode), 8 minutes (MAX turbo mode).
- Charging time: 210 minutes.
- Power consumption: 400 watts.
- Suction power: 120 W (20 kPa).
- Dust container volume: 0.5 l.
- Filtration system of the Xiaomi Dreame V9P vertical vacuum cleaner: 5 stages, SmartCool 3.0 air cooling system.
- Dimensions: 60 * 22 * 23 cm.
- Weight: 4.8 kg.
- Noise level: 78 dB.
The Xiaomi Dreame V9P Upright Vacuum Cleaner is equipped with a 2500 mAh Li-ion battery. This battery is not simple, but a top-end one from the South Korean brand Samsung. The battery is lightweight, powerful and durable. Depending on the selected operating mode, the duration of autonomous cleaning will be different.
Review of operating modes Xiaomi Dreame V9P:
- minimum (up to 60 minutes);
- medium or standard (up to 28 minutes);
- maximum or turbo (8 minutes).
At the heart of the operation of the device is a powerful brushless engine Space 3.0. The maximum suction force is 120 W or 20 kPa.
During operation, the cordless vacuum cleaner tends to heat up, but there can be no talk of overheating. This is possible thanks to the installed SmartCool 0.3 air cooling system. I would also like to note the five-stage filtration system, which ensures the absorption of up to 99.99% of particles larger than 0.3 microns. The air leaving the device is thus noticeably cleaner.
It’s time to take stock of our review. Before making an estimate, we note that the average cost of the Xiaomi Dreame V9P vertical vacuum cleaner is 270$, but in some stores you can find a lower price. This is the middle segment, so the demand from the model will be appropriate.
Ergonomics: 7 out of 10. A positive point is the docking station, it is well thought out and allows you not only to store the device itself with accessories, but also to charge it at the same time. The main unit is not too heavy, so with prolonged use the hand should not get tired. There is a charge indicator, but no display. The extension pipe is removable, however, its height is fixed, which does not allow it to be adjusted to the height of a particular user. When working, the trigger must be kept clamped all the time, there is no lock. This is a big drawback that many buyers noted. It is also important to note the non-removable battery and the lack of LED backlighting in front of the main attachment. In general, there are design flaws.
Cleaning quality: 7 out of 10. Based on user reviews, the vacuum cleaner does not always do a good job of cleaning surfaces from animal hair, and does not do well with carpets. Besides, the operating time in Turbo mode is short. In contrast, we note the presence of four different nozzles, which significantly increases the cleaning efficiency, as well as a 5-stage filtration system and a SmartCool 0.3 cooling system.
Reliability: 6 out of 10. Unfortunately, on verified sites you can find a number of reviews about the Xiaomi Dreame V9P vacuum cleaner failing after a while. In particular, there is a breakdown of the battery pack, cracks in the plastic at the attachment point of the brush attachments, a soiled case and other disadvantages.
Total: 20 points out of 30
Yes, Xiaomi Dreame V9P is not the best upright vacuum cleaner in its price segment, but nevertheless, we cannot say that it does not deserve attention. There are certain drawbacks, but the price is not premium either, so you can close your eyes to most of them. We recommend that you study the analogs (below) before buying, and if other models are not of interest, then you can consider this option.