4. Black+Decker HHVI315JO42 Dustbuster Cordless Lithium Hand Vacuum Cleaner – Flexi Blue

The BLACK+DECKER HHVI315JO42 has been on the market for a while, having established itself as one of the best handheld cleaners on the market for various reasons. It’s lightweight yet sturdy style makes it great for most cleaning, but does it live up to the expectation you might have given the manufacturer?

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  • Makes use of a very impressive Lithium technology solution to make it very strong. It’s a 1.5AH system that runs for a long time, meaning that you can use it to get hours of cleaning done in a very short and simple space of time.
  • Very impressive power with a decent bowl capacity means that it can be good for dealing with all manner of scenarios. Washable bowl and filter ensure you can easily keep it very clean and performing to the highest standards, as well.
  • The extra crevice tool provided ensures that it can get into even the most challenging of areas, making it better to use for smaller parts of the home and getting in and around furniture without too much irritation or time wasted along the way.
  • Wide design allows it to make a great cyclone effect, excellent for creating the kind of power and action that you need to get the best possible filter cleaning made possible.
  • Very easy to work with and its nimble frame and portable design ensure that you can carry it around with you as you do the cleaning around the home. A great choice for those who don’t want large, cumbersome vacuums.


Like all good B+D products, the BLACK+DECKER HHVI315JO42 offers you a solid domestic warranty. It offers you a 2-year warranty from the date of purchase so long as it is only used for home cleaning. The warranty is a bit conditional, though, so please check over the manual when your BLACK+DECKER HHVI315JO42 arrives to ensure you fully agree with the warranty that is provided.


  • Lightweight and easy to carry around without feeling as if it’s an excessive burden or irritation.
  • Wide-mouthed design ensures that it can provide a high-quality cyclone action to help keep the filter clean and the suction as impressive as possible.
  • Great for getting into small areas thanks to the crevice tool, making it more accurate than most handheld cleaners.


  • Could do with being a little more reliable in terms of the storage inside; not go a great room for capacity which leads to a lot of empties.


The BLACK+DECKER HHVI315JO42 is a very good piece of hardware, and offers a fine alternative to many other forms of handheld cleaner, giving you a very impressive piece of kit in general. While it has some limitations, they are generally quite fair for the price.


Overall, then, the BLACK+DECKER HHVI315JO42 is a very good and impressive piece of kit. It might not be for everyone, of course, but the majority of home cleaners will find that this offers you a credible and effective cleaning companion.