The Dyson Small Ball vacuum is light to carry around the home, with a retractable wand that makes it convenient to store, yet it still delivers powerful Dyson suction.

The most powerful
suction of any
lightweight vacuum.5

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The Dyson Small Ball vacuum is easy to store around the house, with a collapsed height of just over 31 inches.

Saves storage space

Retractable handle saves up to 50% more storage space than a full-size upright vacuum.

Weighing just 12.15lbs, the Dyson Small Ball vacuum is light to carry up stairs and around the home.

Weighs just 12.15lbs. The performance you expect, in a size you won’t.

The Dyson Small Ball vacuum is Dyson’s smallest upright machine. It’s light to carry, with a compact storage mode designed for tight spaces. Inside, you’ll find the same technology as a Dyson full-size machine – re-engineered to deliver the cleaning performance you expect, in a size you won’t.

The Dyson Small Ball vacuum's extended hose, wand and cable length gives you the ability to clean even more space even with a compact machine.

Cleans even further – with
25% longer reach

A re-engineered, reversible wand improves machine stability when retracted. Combined with the hose and power cord it provides a total cleaning reach of 42ft when extended – 25% longer than Dyson's previous small upright vacuum.

Smaller cyclones spin the air faster, so they fling more microscopic dust into the bin.

2 Tier Radial™
cyclones

Designing the Dyson Small Ball vacuum, engineers worked to concentrate the cyclone technology found in Dyson full-size vacuums. They developed two tiers of smaller cyclones that capture more microscopic dust in the bin.

Dyson Small Ball has 2 Tiers comprising of 19 cyclones giving increased airflow and fine dust capture.

2 Tier Radial™ cyclones

Inside the Dyson Small Ball vacuum, 19 smaller cyclones, arranged across two tiers, work in parallel to increase airflow. Smaller cyclones generate higher centrifugal forces – which means they fling more microscopic dust out of the air and into the bin.

The Dyson Small Ball vacuum rides on a ball, not fixed wheels. It turns on the spot - enabling full, accurate steering control without the awkward moves.

Rides on a ball and turns on the spot.
No more awkward moves.

The Dyson Small Ball vacuum rides on a ball, not fixed wheels. It turns on the spot - enabling full, accurate steering control without the awkward moves.

The key components of the Dyson Small Ball vacuum are housed inside the ball itself, so there is no angular ducting to catch on furniture.

Ball™ technology

The vacuum's key components have been engineered to fit inside the ball itself. This gives the machine a streamlined profile, allowing access to tight spaces and lowering its center of gravity so the vacuum is lighter in the hand.

The cleaner head of the Dyson Small Ball vacuum self-adjusts to seal in the machine's powerful suction as you move between different cleaning surfaces. Automatically maintaining optimal performance across both carpets and hard floors.

A self-adjusting cleaner head automatically adjusts to
seal in suction on every floor.

The cleaner head of the Dyson Small Ball vacuum self-adjusts to seal in the machine's powerful suction as you move between different cleaning surfaces. Automatically maintaining optimal performance across both carpets and hard floors.

The cleaner head on the Dyson Small Ball vacuum self-adjusts between different floor types, so suction is sealed in.

Advanced self-adjusting
cleaner head

An active base plate automatically adjusts the height of the cleaner head to seal in suction across all floor types. A direct-drive motor centralizes the weight of the cleaner head to drive bristles deeper into the cleaning surface.

Stiff nylon bristles agitate carpet fibers, carbon fiber filaments gently remove fine dust from hard floors.

Engineered for hard floors

As well as nylon bristles to loosen dirt from carpets, the brush bar of a Dyson Small Ball vacuum has a row of anti-static carbon fiber filaments to remove fine dust from hard floors. These filaments dissipate the static charge that holds this fine dust in place – so it can be sucked away.

Engineering the Dyson
Small Ball vacuum

Explore the Dyson Small Ball

Our toughest wand yet


Dyson engineers extended and collapsed the Dyson Small Ball vacuum’s retractable wand handle almost 11000 times to test lifetime durability.

Our toughest wand yet

Concentrated. Not compromised.


Squeezing a Dyson vacuum’s components into a small ball without affecting its performance took over 100 engineers more than three years of iterative development. Smaller and more compact with each prototype.

Concentrated. Not compromised.

A decluttered interior


In such a small space, ducting that guides air through the machine had to be abandoned in favour of an efficient, continuous flow system that relies on just four constituent parts.

A decluttered interior

Fold, fold, fold


Designing components that would fit inside a small, spherical shape wasn’t easy. When it came to pleating the machine’s post-filter media, Dyson engineers had to become origami specialists.

Fold, fold, fold

Less is more


A smaller machine isn’t just light to lift. It requires fewer materials to manufacture, consumes less energy during use, and produces less waste. Better engineering inherently leads to sustainable technology.

Less is more

Welding with sound


Precisely inserting each carbon fibre filament into the tough ABS plastic brush bar took Dyson engineers a year to get right. Ultrasonic welding used high-frequency acoustic vibrations to fuse the two materials.

Welding with sound

All Dyson Small Ball vacuums have:

  • The Dyson Small Ball vacuum is light to carry around the home.

    Light to carry

    Weighs just 12.15lbs for easier lifting up stairs and around the home.

  • The Dyson Small Ball vacuum is easy to store when not in use.

    Saves storage space

    The Dyson Small Ball vacuum is easy to store around the house, with a collapsed height of just over 31 inches.

  • The Dyson Small Ball vacuum has stiff nylon bristles for carpets, soft carbon fibre filaments for hard floors.

    For all floor types

    Cleaner head automatically adjusts between carpets and hard floors – sealing in suction. Direct drive motor pushes bristles deeper into carpet.

  • The Dyson Small Ball vacuum has smaller cyclones to increase airflow and fine dust capture.

    2 Tier Radial™ cyclones

    19 cyclones, arranged across two tiers, work in parallel to increase airflow and capture fine dust.

  • A ball instead of fixed wheels makes the Dyson Small Ball vacuum easy to steer around corners.

    Ball™ technology

    Improved stability to maneuver easily around furniture, obstacles and into difficult places.

  • With hygienic bin emptying, captured dirt falls away from your hands.

    Hygienic Bin Emptying

    Quick single button cyclone release and bin empty. No need to touch the dirt.

  • 5 year warranty

    5 year warranty

    All Dyson upright and canister vacuums come with a 5 year warranty – parts and labor.

The Dyson Small Ball vacuum is lightweight, compact and powerful.

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