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Yes, Dyson’s newest vacuum uses a green laser to see what you can’t

When you vacuum your home, how clean is it really getting? According to Dyson, you could do a better job. Dyson’s newest vacuum cleaner is equipped with laser detect technology that reveals hidden dust in your home. The laser illuminates dust particles that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye, which means all those dust bunnies that once scurried away from the roller head of your vacuum no longer stand a chance.

The Dyson V15 Detect emits a green laser that is easy on the eyes and shows you exactly where the dust is. If you don’t trust your vision, don’t worry — the Dyson V15 Detect also has an LCD screen that displays the size and number of particles. It uses a piezo sensor to increase suction power no matter the type of floor, which guarantees a deeper and more thorough clean.

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The V15 Detect is also equipped with a new anti-tangle hair screw, so even if you are trying to vacuum long strands of hair you don’t have to worry about the roller head slowing down from the drag.

The Dyson V15 is powered by the Dyson Hyperdymium motor. This motor creates 230 air watts of suction and uses a five-stage filtration system to capture 99.99% of dust particles as small as 0.3 microns in size. This means that even incredibly small particles that you can’t see with your naked eye are picked up and contained within the bin. For people with allergies, the Dyson V15 might mean less sneezing — especially now that spring has arrived.

The Dyson V15 Detect is available for purchase today from and from your local Dyson retailer for $700.


In addition to the Dyson V15, Dyson is also introducing two other vacuums. The Dyson Outsize is a new entry in the Dyson Floorcare range. The Outsize is designed with larger spaces in mind and features a 150% larger bin and a 25% wider cleaning head. It also releases today.

The Omniglide is Dyson’s final announcement. It features an omnidirectional cleaning head that glides in all directions and can fit into tight spaces. It is designed for hard floors, with a powerful motor that ensures it picks up any dust it encounters. Like the V15 Detect, it also features a powerful filtration system that captures up to 99.99% of dust particles.

The Dyson Omniglide is available today for $400.

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