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Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ vacuum cleaner

Lightweight. Powerful. Versatile. For whole-home deep cleaning.
Dyson reveals invisible dust.1

Dyson's most powerful, compact cordless vacuum cleaner2

Sizes and counts dust particles. Shows results on screen as you clean. 4

Single button control. Up to 60 minutes of fade-free power5

A woman vacuuming a large room using the Dyson V12 detect vacuum in cordless and handheld modes.

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Dyson cordless technology for homes like yours

Engineered to reveal, capture and trap the dirt and hair left by people and pets.

  • Motorbar cleaner head cleans dirt from a carpet and a hard floor.

    Removes dirt. De-tangles hair.8

    The Digital Motorbar™ cleaner head powerfully removes dirt and hair from all floors. Hair-removal vanes automatically de-tangle long hair and pet hair.

  • The Digital Motorbar™ cleaner head powerfully removes dirt and hair from all floors. Hair-removal vanes automatically de-tangle long hair and pet hair.

    Dyson reveals invisible dust

    The Fluffy Optic™ cleaner head reveals 2x more microscopic particles you can't normally see on hard floors – so you don't miss anything.1

  • A dog watches as the Hair screw tool cleans hair from a sofa.

    Picks up after pets

    The Hair screw tool removes and de-tangles long hair and pet hair from sofas, mattresses, pet beds and stairs.

Dyson’s most powerful, compact cordless vacuum.2

Up to 60 minutes of fade-free power.5

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  • Cutaway of the Dyson Hyperdymium motor

    Powerful Dyson suction

    A Dyson Hyperdymium™ motor spins at up to 125,000rpm, generating powerful suction.

  • Cutaway of the seven-cell battery

    Up to 60 minutes’ run time

    Advanced seven-cell battery delivers up to 60 minutes of whole-home cleaning.5 Remove and replace for even longer cleans.7

  • Close-up of the vacuum's power button

    Single-button power control

    Press the Power button once for comfortable, continuous cleaning.

Powerful 3-in-1 cleaning

The Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ is an ideal whole home, lightweight stick vacuum cleaner for an apartment or small home, weighing just 2.2kg.

Woman cleaning in various places around the home

Scientific proof of a deep clean4

Reveals 2x more invisible dust1

The Fluffy Optic™ cleaner head revelas the miscroscopic dust and dirt you can't normally see on hard floors1 - so you don't miss anything.

Laser Slim Fluffy cleaner head cleaning along a wall
  • Laser Slim Fluffy cleaner head cleaning a hard floor

    Floors

    The Dyson cordless V12™ vacuum uses a motor-driven cleaner head and ergonomic aluminium wand for powerful, comfortable floor cleaning.

  • Worktop tool cleaning a kitchen surface

    Hard-to-reach areas

    The Dyson cordless V12™ vacuum converts to a handheld cleaner for all around the home cleaning with Dyson-engineered vacuum accessories.

  • Hair screw tool cleaning a mattress

    Mattresses

    Motorised Hair screw tool for handheld cleaning of futons, upholstery and stairs.

Two cleaner heads to deep clean anywhere.

Specialist Fluffy Optic™ cleaner head engineered for hard floors.

Motorbar™ cleaner head with hair removal vanes automatically clears wrapped hair from the brush bar on all floor types.

Laser Slim Fluffy and Direct drive cleaner heads
  • Laser Slim Fluffy cleaner head cleaning under low furniture

    Low-profile hard floor cleaning

    The Fluffy Optic™ cleaner head's 250mm-wide brush bar and low profile help it reach further under furniture and into tight spaces.

  • Close-up of nylon bristles deep cleaning a rug

    Deep cleaning on rugs and carpets

    The Motorbar™ cleaner head with motorised, edge-to-edge deep cleaning and de-tangling technology drives stiff nylon bristles deep into rugs and carpets to remove ground-in dirt.

  • Close-up of carbon fibre brush bar filaments

    Carbon fibre filaments

    Black anti-static carbon fibre filaments on both cleaner heads extract dust from hard floors and crevices.

Whole-machine advanced filtration.

Whole-machine advanced filtration.

Dyson’s fully-sealed system traps dust and seals in 99.99% of microscopic particles as small as 0.3 microns (µm).6

Frequently asked questions

The Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ lightweight vacuum is Dyson's most powerful cordless, compact vacuum. Its features include illumination technology that allows dust particles to be seen by the naked eye¹, a Piezo sensor that continuously sizes and counts dust particles so the slim vacuum can intelligently react³, and a Dyson Hyperdymium™ motor which increases suction power when higher dust volumes are identified. Get scientific proof of the deep clean with the lightweight vacuum LCD screen. Lastly, the compact design makes it the perfect vacuum for small homes and apartments without compromising power.

The Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ features a single-button power control, with no need to hold the trigger, you can swap hands whilst navigating obstacles, making cleaning easier. Discover tips on how to get the most out of your machine with our owner's guide. Discover the V12 Detect Slim™ Owner's Guide

The Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ is our compact yet powerful whole home vacuum, weighing just 2.2kg.

The Dyson Hyperdymium™ motor found in the V12 Detect Slim™ vacuums runs at speeds of up to 125,000rpm, automatically increasing suction power when high dust volumes are measured3.

Weighing just 2.2kg, the Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ is a powerful yet lightweight stick vacuum cleaner designed for apartment or small-home cleaning. Its lightweight cordless vacuum format allows for the easy access of up-high, hard-to-reach places, as well as different floors and surfaces around your home.

Always empty your Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ bin as soon as it reaches MAX level. Press the wand release button to detach the wand from the machine and hold the vacuum over a bin. Push the red bin release button and the contents will empty.

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    Powerful, compact, intelligent cordless vacuum.2 Automatically de-tangles hair. Dyson reveals microscopic dust.1 For all floors.

    60 minutes max run time.5 LCD screen displays scientific proof of a deep clean.

    Only at Dyson: Exclusive Gold colour, 3 extra accessories and Floor Dok™

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    Dyson reveals microscopic dust.1

    Dyson’s most powerful, compact cordless vacuum.2

    LCD screen displays scientific proof of a deep clean.

Discover bundle options and save up to $500 on your second machine.
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    From quick-start and how-to guides on how to clean vacuum filters, to general explanations and advice. Our expert-led content is exclusively available to Dyson owners through the Dyson app.

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    Machine enhancements and upgrades

    Software and machine upgrades at your fingertips. To help your reach further and clean deeper, specialist tools are made available to owners as they become available.

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    Tailored 24/7 support

    Here as soon as you need us. For maintenance advice to troubleshooting, and even tailored machine support, MyDyson™ can assist direct to your inbox.

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

2 Suction tested to IEC 62885-4 CL5.8 and CL5.9, loaded to bin full, in Boost mode.

3 Quantity and size of dust displayed on screen varies depending on usage. Automatic suction adaptation only occurs in auto mode.

4 Quantity and size of dust displayed on screen varies depending on usage. Examples shown may occur within one or more displayed size range.

5 In Eco mode on hard floors.

6 Tested against ASTM F1977-04 (particles sized 0.3-0.5 microns), tested in Boost mode.

7 Additional battery available to buy separately.

8 Pick up tested to IEC 62885-4 Ed1.0 2020, Cl5.5 in boost mode. De-tangling capability based on internal Dyson test method.