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.

Lightweight
and compact.
Easy to store.

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Free 5 year parts and labour warranty

With a collapsed height of just over 80cm, the Dyson Small Ball is easy to store around the house

A retractable wand
saves you up to 50%
more storage space
than a full-size
upright vacuum.

Weighing just 5.5kg, the Dyson Small Ball vacuum is light to carry up stairs and around the home.

Weighs just 5.5kg. The performance you expect, in a size you won’t.

It’s our smallest upright machine. On the outside, it's light to carry, with a compact storage mode designed for tight spaces. But inside, you’ll find the same technology as a Dyson full-size machine.

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.

Reaches 25% further. No spot left untouched.

The power cable, hose and reversible wand provide a total cleaning reach of 12.96m.

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

2 Tier Radial™ cyclones
captures more microscopic
dust in the bin.

Two tiers of smaller cyclones captures
particles as small as pollen, mould and bacteria.

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.

A ball steering mechanism means you can easily maneuver the Dyson Small Ball vacuum around corners.

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

There are no fixed wheels, so it's easier to manoeuvre between furniture, around obstacles, and into difficult places. 

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 centre of gravity so the vacuum is lighter in the hand.

The Dyson Small Ball turns easily around corners

Steers easily into difficult places

With Ball™ technology, the Dyson Small Ball vacuum can be steered with a turn of the wrist. 

Automatic cleaner head adjustment means you don't have to bend down to adjust any fiddly dials.

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

Automatic cleaner head adjustment means you don't have to bend down to adjust any fiddly dials.

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.

Carbon fibre filaments pick up the fine dust that sticks to hard floors.

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

30% less noise generated.

Acoustic engineering makes it 30% quieter than our last compact machine.

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

Features of all Dyson Small Ball vacuums:

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

    Light to carry

    Weighs just 5.5kg 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

    A retractable wand saves you up to 50% more storage space than a full-size upright vacuum.

  • 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 adjust 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 manoeuvre easily around furniture, obstacles and into difficult places.

  • The Dyson Small Ball vacuum generates 30% less noise than DC50.

    30% quieter

    30% less noise generated than our previous small upright.

  • 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 guarantee

    5 year warranty

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

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

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