Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ cordless vacuum - Overview | Dyson

Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ cordless vacuum

Dyson V12 Detect Slim
The lightest vacuum with laser and dust detect technology

Laser reveals microscopic dust32
Counts and measures the size of dust particles34
Automatically adapts suction power34
Scientific proof of a deep clean34

Scientific proof of a deep clean34
Laser Slim Fluffy cleaner head cleaning along a wall


Laser detects the particles you can't normally see - so you don't miss anything.32
Profile image showing the angle of the cleaner head laser

Makes the invisible visible

A precisely-angled laser makes invisible dust visible on hard floors.32
Close-up of green laser highlighting hidden dust

Green laser

The human eye's evolutionary sensitivity to green light means we see it brighter than other colours, enhancing contrast and making hidden dust clearly visible.
Cutaway image of dust passing the piezo sensor


A piezo sensor continuously sizes and counts dust particles.34
Close-up of microscopic particles bouncing off the piezo sensor

Measures microscopic dust particles

The piezo sensor measures dust particles passing through the inlet 15,000 times a second.

The sensor converts the acoustic vibrations of picked-up particles into an electrical signal, allowing the vacuum to intelligently react when more dust is identified.34
Cutaway of the Dyson Hyperdymium motor


Suction power automatically adapts to dust levels.34
Cutaway of the Dyson Hyperdymium motor

Powerful Dyson suction when you need it

A powerful Dyson Hyperdymium™ motor increases suction power when higher dust volumes are identified.34
The four categories of particle counted by the vacuum

Scientific proof of a deep clean

Our latest technology calculates and categorises sucked-up particles - showing you what's being removed as you clean.34
Particles larger than 10µm

Particles the size of allergens and pollen

Pollen is commonly carried into homes on skin, hair, clothes, footwear and pets. Once inside, pollen grains and antigens accumulate in house dust, reaching a peak concentration long after pollination season.

With their microscopic size and jagged shape, pet allergens can easily stick to upholstered furniture, bedding and fabrics – and often stay in the home for months as house dust, even after the pet is gone.
Particles larger than 60µm

Particles the size of microscopic dust and skin flakes

Moulds measure up to 100µm and can be found around kitchens, windows, and other damp areas. Their spores can irritate the nose and throat, causing shortness of breath.
Particles larger than 180µm

Particles the size of dust mites and fine sand

House dust mites are one of the major indoor triggers for allergies and asthma. Each mite produces about 20 droppings a day, which continue to cause symptoms even after the mite has died.
Particles larger than 500µm

Particles the size of sugar and fleas

These larger, visible particles are trapped in the bin as soon as they enter the primary cyclone and metal mesh filter – clearing the airflow, so there's no loss of suction.32
LCD screen counting different sized particles


LCD screen shows you scientific proof of a deep clean.34

Compact whole-home cleaning
The latest Dyson vacuum technology in a compact machine weighing just 2.2kg, for easier cleaning all around the home.
Woman cleaning in various places around the home

Powerful 3-in-1 cleaning

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 cleaning a hard floor / Worktop tool cleaning a kitchen surface / Hair screw tool cleaning a mattress

Motor-driven cleaner head and ergonomic aluminium wand for powerful, comfortable floor cleaning.
Hard-to-reach areas
Converts to a handheld cleaner for all around the home with Dyson-engineered accessories.
Motorised Hair screw tool for handheld cleaning of futons, upholstery and stairs.
Laser Slim Fluffy and Direct drive cleaner heads

Two cleaner heads to deep clean anywhere

Specialist Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head, engineered for hard floors. Direct drive cleaner head for all floor types.
Laser Slim Fluffy cleaner head cleaning under low furniture / Close-up of nylon bristles deep cleaning a rug / Close-up of carbon fibre brush bar filaments

Low-profile hard floor cleaning
The Laser Slim Fluffy™'s 250mm-wide brush bar and low profile help it reach further under furniture and into tight spaces.
Deep cleaning on rugs and carpets
The Direct drive cleaner head drives stiff nylon bristles deep into rugs and carpets to remove ground-in dirt.
Carbon fibre filaments
Black anti-static carbon fibre filaments on both cleaner heads extract dust from hard floors and crevices.
Dyson Motorbar cleaner head and Hair screw tool

Dyson’s latest de-tangling technology automatically clears wrapped hair from the brush bar

Engineered to reach and deep clean wherever pets get. Helping to keep your home cleaner and more hygienic.
Cutaway of Motorbar cleaner head, Hair screw tool cleaning hair on pet bed

Motorbar™ cleaner head
Sucks up pet hair fast. Hair removal vanes automatically clear hair from the brush bar as you clean.
Hair screw tool*
Removes hair from pet beds, car seats and stairs. Tightening strands migrate to the end of the brush bar and spiral into the bin in seconds.

Dyson’s most powerful, compact cordless vacuum33
Up to 60 minutes of fade-free suction power.36
Cutaway of the Dyson Hyperdymium motor

Powerful Dyson suction
A Dyson Hyperdymium™ motor spins at up to 125,000rpm, generating 150AW of powerful suction for a deep clean.34
Up to 60 minutes' run time
Advanced seven-cell battery delivers up to 60 minutes of whole-home cleaning.36 Remove and replace for even longer cleans.37
Single-button power control
Press the Power button once for comfortable, continuous cleaning.

Whole-machine advanced filtration
Expels cleaner air into your home.
Dyson's fully-sealed system traps dust and seals in 99.99% of microscopic particles as small as 0.3 microns (µm).38

1. Bin cyclone

Primary separation removes the largest particles. Powerful centrifugal forces separate dust, dirt and hair from the airflow.

2. Metal mesh filter

The stainless steel filter has 7,298 square holes, each created using chemical etching. They filter out anything over 400 microns.

3. Powerful cyclones

11 root cyclones generate forces of up to 100,000g to remove dust from the airflow - so there's no loss of suction.39

4. Pre-motor filter

Electrostatically charged Technostat® layer attracts smaller particles that would otherwise pass through.

5. Post-motor filter

1.6m of PTFE folded 112 times traps 99.99% of particles down to 0.3 microns, so you don’t breathe them in.38

Helping to create a cleaner, more hygienic home
Laser Slim Fluffy and Direct drive cleaner heads

Two cleaner heads to deep clean anywhere

Specialist Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head, engineered for hard floors. Direct drive cleaner head for all floor types.
Woman placing Dyson vacuum into the wall dock / Woman emptying Dyson vacuum into the bin

Additional features

Wall dock
The Dyson V12 Detect Slim™ vacuum drops into the wall-mounted charging dock, ready for your next clean.
No-touch bin emptying
Hygienic ejection mechanism drives dust and debris deep into your bin, in one action.
Dyson removable parts being washed in water / Woman attaching a Click-in battery

Easy to maintain
The filter and Fluffy™ brush bar can be washed, and the bin and tools wiped clean, to remove dust build-up and help optimise your Dyson vacuum's performance.40
Click-in battery
Remove and replace at the press of a button for even longer cleans - and to charge on or off the machine.37

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