The Best Dyson Vacuum Yet – Four Great Reasons To Upgrade!

6 min read - October 13, 2022 

Dyson’s Done It Again

Dyson devotees, get ready – this much-admired brand has done it again, with the Gen5detect™ Absolute Cordless Vacuum. This class-leading Dyson stick vacuum truly packs a punch. As Dyson’s most powerful cordless vacuum yet¹, it harnesses boundary-pushing, whole-machine HEPA filtration to trap 99.9% of microscopic particles², and includes an LCD display that tells you when your floor is clean³.

Perfect for everyone from busy families to allergy sufferers and pet owners, the Dyson Gen5detect™ Absolute Cordless Vacuum has been developed in response to the company’s recent global dust study and will delight Dyson vacuum cleaner aficionados worldwide.

Here’s the lowdown on this high achiever, and why you should upgrade to this Dyson stick vacuum, quick-sticks…

Woman using her NEW DYSON VACUUM around her home.

Great For Allergy Sufferers

“If someone in your household has allergies, you’ll do anything you can to minimise flare-ups,” says Nick Trajkovski – The Good Guys buyer. “This Dyson model is great for allergy sufferers – with advanced HEPA filtration and optic illumination that shines a light on hard-to-see spaces, it’s able to reveal twice as much invisible dust as before.”

In fact, the whole-machine HEPA filtration system used in the Gen5detect™ Absolute Cordless Vacuum captures a mind-blowing 99.9% of particles, including allergens sitting at an impressively tiny 0.1 microns².

Unprecedented Motor Power

As Dyson’s most powerful motor to date, the Dyson Hyperdymium™ motor utilises up to 262 air watts of suction power¹ – making it up to 23 percent more power-dense than predecessors, and leaving the competition quaking in the dust.

This mighty motor is the outcome of four-and-a-half years’ hard work by over 100 Dyson engineers, and results in a lighter, faster motor that makes vacuuming a breeze.

Single-Button Power Control

Weary index fingers of the world, stand down! In this new model, Dyson has done away with one of its more unique features – the need to press and hold the trigger button to keep your vacuum running. With the nifty single-button power control you can now just press and go – no more holding in the trigger while you clean the floors. Hooray!

Hero close up of NEW Dyson Gen5detect Absolute Stick Vacuum
“This new Dyson model is great for allergy sufferers – with advanced HEPA filtration and optic illumination that shines a light on hard-to-see spaces, it’s able to reveal twice as much invisible dust as before.”

Multiple Cleaning Heads

The Gen5 Detect™ Absolute Cordless Vacuum comes with not one but two cleaner heads – the Digital Motorbar™ and the Fluffy Optic™.

While the Digital Motorbar™ cleverly adapts its power across floor types⁴ and is a great all-rounder, the Fluffy Optic uses illumination technology to shine a light on hidden debris⁵. With Dyson’s research suggesting up to 40% of people are only motivated to clean when they can actually see dust and dirt on floors, the new model makes it easy for people to spot dust and suck it up, fast.

Which Dyson Should I Buy?

If You’re A Pet Owner

Move over Fido – the Gen5detect™ Absolute Cordless Vacuum is man’s new best friend. Specially designed to target the pain that is pet hair, this clever cordless comes with a dusting and crevice tool, as well as a hair screw tool –  an anti-tangle brush bar that can remove fur from dog beds, sofas and cars.

If You Have A Busy Family Life

“The Gen5detect™ Absolute Cordless Vacuum is the ultimate vacuum for busy households – it’s incredibly powerful suction means it delivers a quick and easy clean, and one charge gives up to 70 minutes of battery life⁶,” says  Nick Trajkovski.

With the combination of single-button power control as well as a new ergonomically designed comfort-grip handle, the vacuum is easy to manoeuvre – so you can glide right through your cleaning!

If You Love Great Dyson Design

As ever, Dyson has worked hard to please design connoisseurs the world over, offering the kind of slick features and functionality we’ve come to expect. With the Gen5 motor spinning nine times faster than a standard Formula One engine⁷, the model is a sleek and powerful cordless vacuum that Dyson fans will be snapping up in their droves.

Where Should I Buy My Dyson?

At the Good Guys, of course! Our team members are experts in all things Dyson vacuums, and are on hand to run you through the features of the Dyson Australia range. As the number one place to discover the best Dyson vacuum for you, we make it easy to upgrade to a newer model or replace your existing vacuum. Head into your nearest store or hop online to see the full range!


1. Suction tested to IEC62885-4 CL5.8 and CL5.9, tested at the flexible inlet, loaded to bin full, in Boost mode by independent third-party, SGS-IBR Laboratories US in 2022. 

2. Filtration tested against ASTM F3150, tested in Boost mode by independent third-party, SGS-IBR Laboratories US in 2022. Filtration efficiency is calculated by comparing the number of standardised dust particles entering the vacuum cleaner against those released. The capture rate may differ depending on actual environment and the mode. 

3. Quantity and size of dust displayed on screen varies depending on usage. Examples shown may occur within one or more displayed size range. Automatic suction adaptation only occurs in auto mode.

4.Dynamic Load Sensing technology only applies in Auto mode with the Digital Motorbar™ cleaner head attached. 

5. Compared to the original Dyson Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head. Effectiveness influenced by ambient light conditions, debris type and surface. 

6. Applies in Eco mode on hard floor. Actual run time will vary based on power mode, floor type and/or attachments used. 

7. Best accuracy achieved in Auto mode. Auto ramp feature in Auto mode only. Testing based on average in home usage according to Dyson internal test data.  

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