Updated 5 Apr 2018

Philips

Performer Compact FC8385/71

Snapshot: The Philips Performer Compact FC8385/71 is a standard-head canister vacuum cleaner with a 2.9L bag. How well does it clean your floors?

Performer Compact FC8385/71
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$450

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Test results

Overall score
78
Carpet quick clean
?/10
Carpet full clean
?/10
Pet-hair removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK for quick carpet cleaning.
  • Good at carpet cleaning.
  • OK at cleaning corners and edges.
  • Excellent at removing pet hair.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Light.

But

  • Low customer satisfaction with this brand.

How we test: corded models

Overall score includes:

Carpet quick cleaning: 37%
Carpet full cleaning: 18%
Pet-hair removal: 15%
Ease of use: 30%

Carpet cleaning and pet-hair removal are tested using the power or turbo head (where supplied).

Price is from a March 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$450
Type
Canister standard
Head type
Standard-head
Reliability
89%
Satisfaction
59%

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
74
Edge distance at side/front (mm)
<10 / >20
Reach (m)
7.5
Weight (kg)
6.0
Bagless
No
Bag/bin volume (L)
2.9
Power measured (W)
1400
Battery type
n/a
Battery voltage
n/a
Claimed charge time (hours)
n/a
Running time (minutes)
n/a

Features

Hand-held option
No
HEPA filter
No
Variable power
No
Wand suction control
Yes
Carpet height control
No

More Info

Availability
Exclusive to Farmers

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