Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ Absolute

Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ Absolute

Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ Absolute
SKU: 394438-01

Laser reveals microscopic dust1

Dyson’s most powerful, compact cordless vacuum2

Sizes and counts dust particles. Shows results on-screen as you clean4

Single button power control

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Laser reveals microscopic dust.1

Dyson’s most powerful, compact cordless vacuum.2

Close-up of hand holding the Dyson V12 Detect Slim vacuum

Machine highlights

  • Dyson Laser Slim Fluffy cleaner head revealing dust

    Laser detects the particles you can’t normally see

    A precisely-angled laser makes invisible dust visible on hard floors – so you don’t miss anything.1

  • Cutaway of vacuum body showing location of piezo sensor

    Measures microscopic dust particles

    A piezo sensor continuously sizes and counts dust particles – automatically increasing suction power when needed.3

  • LCD screen showing counts of different sized particles

    Scientific proof of a deep clean

    The LCD screen shows what’s been sucked up, displaying real-time scientific proof of a deep clean.4

Core technologies

  • Cutaway of Dyson Hyperdymium motor

    Dyson Hyperdymium™ motor

    Powerful, lightweight digital motor spins up to 125,000rpm to suck up microscopic dust and large debris.

  • Cutaway of Root Cyclone technology

    Radial Cyclone™ technology

    11 cyclones generate forces of 100,000g to fling dust into the bin without clogging the filter, so there’s no loss of suction.

  • Cutaway of energy-dense battery

    Energy-dense battery

    Click-in battery provides up to 60 minutes of fade-free power to clean here, there and everywhere around your home.5

  • Cutaway of multi-stage filtration

    Multi-stage filtration

    Dyson’s fully-sealed filtration traps 99.99% of microscopic particles as small as 0.3 microns.6 Washable filter can be reused for the lifetime of the machine, reducing waste.

  • Close-up of carbon fibre brush bar filaments

    Carbon fibre filaments

    Black anti-static carbon fibre filaments to extract fine dust from hard floors.

All Features

  • Woman cleaning in various places around the home

    The power to clean anywhere

    The versatility of Dyson cordless technology makes cleaning your home easier. Powerful cleaning of floors, hard-to-reach places and mattresses.

  • Laser Slim Fluffy cleaner head revealing dust

    Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head

    25cm-wide cleaner head engineered with soft nylon and anti-static carbon fibre filaments to remove dust from hard floors and narrower gaps. With a low profile to reach further under furniture.

  • Close-up of the Motorbar cleaner head

    Motorbar™ cleaner head

    De-tangling vanes automatically clear wrapped hair from the brush bar as you clean. 

  • Hair screw tool sucking up long hair

    Hair screw tool. Picks up long hair and pet hair. Fast.

    Anti-tangle conical brush bar spirals hair off and into the bin. Motor-driven cleaning for small spaces.

  • Close up of the vacuum's single power button

    Single-button power control

    No need to hold the trigger. You can swap hands while navigating obstacles, making cleaning easier.

  • Three power modes on the LCD screen

    Three power modes

    Auto mode intelligently adapts, with the optimum balance of power and run time. Eco mode provides longer run time for bigger cleans, while Boost mode is engineered for short, intensive cleaning.

  • Person ejecting dust from the bin

    No-touch bin emptying

    Hygienic ejection mechanism drives dust and debris deep into your bin, in one action.

  • LCD screen showing real-time particle count

    LCD screen

    Reports performance in real time, including second-by-second run time display – maintenance alerts, power modes and battery life.

  • Person washing the Fluffy brush bar under a tap

    Easy to maintain

    Washable lifetime filter and Fluffy™ roller reduce waste. Engineered to be reused, not replaced. Wipeable bin and tools help optimise your Dyson vacuum’s performance and lifespan.

  • Person replacing the vacuum's Click-in battery

    Optional click-in battery7

    Remove and replace at the press of a button to double your run time. With a battery-saving button for longer-lasting cleaning sessions.

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In the box

Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ Absolute

  • Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head

  • Motorbar™ Cleaner head

  • Quick-release crevice tool Crevice tool

  • Wand Storage clip Wand storage clip

  • Hair screw tool

  • Quick-release combination tool Combination tool

  • Charger Charger


  • Cyclone technology 11 Cyclones
  • Bin volume 0.35L
  • Filtration Whole-machine filtration
  • Cleaner head Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head
    Motorbar™ cleaner head
  • Height 126.4cm
  • length 25.2cm
  • Width 25cm
  • Charge time 3.5 hrs
  • Weight 2.2kg

1Laser engineered for hard floors. Effectiveness of laser influenced by ambient light conditions, debris type and surface.
2Suction tested to IEC 62885-4 CL5.8 and CL5.9, loaded to bin full, in Boost mode.
3Quantity and size of dust displayed on screen varies depending on usage. Automatic suction adaptation only occurs in auto mode.
4Quantity and size of dust displayed on screen varies depending on usage. Examples shown may occur within one or more displayed size range.
5In Eco mode on hard floors.
6Tested against ASTM F1977-04 (particles sized 0.3-0.5 microns), tested in Boost mode.
7Additional battery available to buy separately.