The Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner is known for removing more dirt in a single pass than other lightweight bagged upright vacuum cleaners. The Platinum is a powerful vacuum cleaner that combines Direct Air-Flow Technology with patented Windtunnel Technology for fast, efficient results.
The Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright vacuum weighs in at only 12 lbs which makes it easy to move up and down stairs. It also provides illuminated fingertip controls for easily turning the power on and off or switching between high and low speeds. The Hoover Platinum Lightweight uses a dust bag with HEPA filter, which traps 99.97 percent of dirt, dust, and pollen.
The Hoover Platinum Lightweight Vacuum Cleaner comes with a portable canister and tools. The canister has a detachable shoulder strap, dusting/furniture brush, crevice too, and bare floor brush. The Hoover Platinum Lightweight boasts a best-in-class 6-year warranty.
Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright Features and Specifications
- Hoover Platinum Lightweight Dimensions: 15.5 x 13 x 38.2 inches
- Product Weight: 11.6 lbs
- Lightweight bagged upright vacuum with 12 amp motor
- Direct air-flow technology and windflow technology
- Illuminated fingertip controls; 2 speeds; self-sealing HEPA bag, check-bag indicator
- Includes canister vacuum and accessories
- Best-In-Class 6-year limited warranty
Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner Reviews
The reviews for the Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright are overwhelmingly positive. Of the 300 plus reviews, more than 87% gave this product 4 stars or higher. Most reviewers found the Hoover Platinum Lightweight to be a terrific vacuum. One reviewer stated this vacuum is for any person who wants a lightweight vacuum, has mostly carpet in their home, has carpeted stairs, and uses attachments. Another reviewer complimented the Hoover Platinum Lightweight on the fingertip controls stating, that he wouldn’t buy another vacuum that doesn’t have this feature.
The Hoover Platinum Lightweight features auto carpet height adjustment. Numerous reviewers found this to be a great bonus, because they didn’t have to bend down to adjust the height settings when vacuuming different surfaces. Other reviewers appreciated the Hoover Platinum Lightweight’s maneuverability and cleaning ability, stating this vacuum moves seamlessly over edges without needing a kick or extra push.
Though there were numerous positive reviews for the Hoover Platinum Lightweight, there were also some concerns. One reviewer did not enjoy having to replace the dirtbags because they were expensive to replace (around $5 a piece but less expensive generics are available). Another reviewer had concerns with there being no brush On/Off switch. They stated this lack of a feature made this particular vacuum horrible on bare floors.
Though a few reviewers voiced some concerns with the Hoover Platinum Lightweight, these same reviewers were in the minority. Of the hundreds of reviews we read, the overall response with this particular vacuum was extremely positive. It appears that if you have a lot of carpet to vacuum in your house, the Hoover Platinum’s lightness, auto height adjustment, and 12 amp motor will get the job done for you. Also, don’t forget that you essentially get two vacuums when purchasing the Hoover Platinum Lightweight. You get the upright vacuum as well as the canister vacuum. It is because of this feature that we have designated the Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright Vacuum with Canister the ‘best value’ upright vacuum cleaner available.