Cheap but OK
I bought this vacuum based off reviews on here so I thought I'd give one myself.
You get what you pay for. For the price the suction is surprisingly good, it does pick up a lot of dust which is excellent. However the plastic is cheap and flimsy, and the head cracked the first time we were trying to get it on. We've kept it to use in the kitchen as a handheld vacuum - cleaning up small messes, but I would not recommend for the rest of the house.
Not a bad vacuum for the price but if you're willing to spend a bit more definitely do.
Bang for your buck
We have owned a Ryobi Vacum and then an expensive Dyson V7. And by far the $29$ Big W Contempo is the best of the two. "Not everything that is expensive is good". This product is a true reminder of this theory. It's light weight, compact, powerful and does the job. Good on carpets and tiles. I think I am going to buy another one as a reserve.
Amazing tiny vacuum cleaner
Its small but very powerful i just bought and tested in the bedroom it sucks the hair and dust well in the carpet, the bathroom tiles cleaned in like 15seconds. Makes vacuuming a breeze.
Only con is its tiny so u might empty it often but that doesnt bother me.
NOT FOR LARGE HOUSES
This vacuum has good suction and yes it make a loud noise... but honestly unless your going to use this in a small apartment.... it has a tiny filter and has to be emptied after every room. It’s not cordless to witch I had to add an extension cord. It does not suck hair of the carpet due to no brush.
It’s a great cheap vacuum but do not be fooled by the price if your needing a vacuum for your family home.
What a find!
Just unpacked and assembled. Have only hard floors and rugs. Already I’m thinking two things - 1 What am I going to do with my old Dyson- fairly certain I’ll never plug it in again
2 How I dodged a bullet by not buying a $1000 cordless- yeh the cord is a bit of a hassle but not almost a thousand bucks worth.
Does a better job on my hard floors than my Dyson as it glides across my floors where the dyson stuck and it picks more up as the head is a better design.
Exceeds expectations. Best $29 investment in a long time.
Like many others, after reading the reviews here thought I’d try it. $29 is not a big investment if it wasn’t as good as reviewed. What a great little beast. I’ve had an expensive Dyson that needed battery replacement and still stopped intermittently when using it. I’ve had a Vac brand that fell apart after 12 months. I have 2 big shedding dogs and want something to use during the week between using the big vac. The Contempo has great suction, really light, picks up the dog hair on the rugs as well as hard floor surfaces. Way better than expected. I was considering spending much more on a Dyson replacement but so pleased I didn’t. Throw an extension lead on it and you’ll never look back.
Easy to use
I used this stick vacuum cleaner for the first time today after buying it recently.
It is very lightweight and easy to carry around.
I did clean and empty the filter after vacuuming each room, next time, I’ll try to vacuum all the rooms and then empty the filter.
I cleaned the filter by wiping with a dry tissue and then lightly tapping it in the trash can.
The vacuum cleaner is simple and very easy to use. The power cord is long, can be longer.
It is a little noisy, but for this price and lightweight model. who cares.
Purchased in September 2020 for A$29.00.
Im going to be honest I'm standing in the aisle about to spend $$$ on a Dyson stick vac and I thought I'll get a cheap one Aston see how I like it as I have lino right through my house. So I read these reviews and I thought ok then Ill spend $29 and try it. I don't normally do reviews but here I am to tell you to go for it! This is a top product!! It works so well! Great suction. Light and easy. Only diff is that it has a cord. But that's cool - no charging required. I would highly recommend this best buy Ive had in a long time.
Purchased in July 2020 for A$29.00.
This vacuum is a bargain for the price. Light weight and easy to use. Has a lot of power for its size. Easy to clean and store. Super happy with my purchase.
This is my first review but I felt I just had to add my opinion.
I bought this little vacuum after reading the reviews.
I have tiles and wooden floors only, and this little wonder does a fantastic job. It's very light and easy to use. No problems changing to the crevice tool as some have reported. Yes, you do need an extension cord but most people have one anyway.
It is noisy but not an issue for me.
No need to spend hundreds of $$$$$$$!
Bloody Good.. Thanks productreview!
Bought this after reading the reviews here. I have a lumbering old machine which I use for deep cleans but needed something for everyday clean ups that didn't break the bank. This is amazing for the price and the amount of hair it picks up is unreal. The only fault I can think of is that the small chamber fills up quite quickly because it does too much of a good job!
This cleaner sux!
Bought this after reading the reviews here. For $29.00 I can’t fault it. Very simple design, easy to use and so light. And boy the suction is great got every pet hair off my couch no problems.
A downside might be that is corded but that also means no running out of charge and no battery failing over time. Have paid much more before for less effective cleaners.
600W, Great suction. Exceed expectation!
As I have a weak suction vacuum cleaner at home (bought from a well-known specialty store) and hard to clean, and also always kink with hair. Since then, I've been looking for a decent, affordable vacuum intermittently online. Luckily, this product came across to me while looking for other branded vacuum cleaners. Based on the price and high rating, I gave it a try and it absolutely brilliant. It does its job perfectly not only on the wooden floor but cleans the cut pile carpet quite well (other than using a rubber broom to clean up excess hair...s). Cleaning the filter is fairly easy that you brush the fold in running water as instructed in the user manual. Overall, this item is nearly perfect if improve in quality built and offer more accessories (brush). I believe that it will sell higher than its original price.
My beautiful blue assistant.
This wonderfully satisfying utensil is the best value on the market. Easy now! It kicks like a horse and purrs like a lion but at 29 bucks you won't be left wanting. Dyson is taking the back seat for this wild ride. 600 watts never felt so good.
Such a DEAL!
I bought it after read the reviews here!
I had to write another one,
my little blue assistant deserves!
for the price of a fast food menu
you get a fast and efficient tool!!!
Easy to use, easy to storage, with a long cable, and the price is so low if you compare with its competitors.
Warning: You don’t scare with its potency when you first switch it on.
Outperforms more expensive models
Extremely efficient for its price (Wooden & Carpet flooring)
Outperformed my previous vacuum (purchased at $100+) in terms of suction power.
Ease of use is also good, easy to assemble and disassemble when done, which encourages better routine habits.
Pretty long & very lightweight (helps with back issues), no need for bending down
- Verified purchase
Better than my Dyson!
I still can't believe this vacuum could pick up more off my floors than my Dyson animal. The only thing different is it isn't cordless but with a powerful pickup, this is awesome! I use it on slate, timber flooring and carpet rugs both low pile and shaggy and it was perfect.
My Dyson has been losing battery power and needed constantly charging, it flicked stuff everywhere and wouldnt pick up all the dirt and dust this Contempo can.
I was lucky to pay only $19 as I had a $10 reward on my Woolworths rewards card, what an absolute bargain!!!
- Verified purchase
Perfect vacuum and really like it
Recently I had purchased Contempo 2 in 1 stick/Handheld Vacuum-600w from Big W store.
It was so light and very handy and so far working well with no problem. It’s helping me to get in to a corners easily. 600w machine’s speed/power is enough to do whole my house vacuuming in short period of time. Worth for the money I spent on this and really like this.
Purchased in May 2020 at Big W -Queen Victoria village, cnr Swanston and Lonsdale st for A$29.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Amazing value and great suctions great replacement for my broken stick dyson
I usually dont write reviews but, If you need a light vacuum for around the house that has great suction. Please go and buy this ASAP. It vacuums carpets and tiles with ease and has more dirt removed than my v6 dyson. The build quality is ok but amazing vacuum quality.
Also do yourself a favor a get a 10m extension cable for $10 so you can go around the house.
It’s true. It’s that good
Amazing. This $29 vacuum out performs my $600 vacuum. Also has 2 year warranty. Incredible. Super light. Good power. It’s really simple to use. I use it in the house but it would be great in the garage or caravan.
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