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    Shark Ion 720 Vacuum Cleaner

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    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Carpet

    Carpet

    Shows how much surface litter (cereal, rice, and peas) and embedded dust the vacuum picked up from a medium-pile carpet.

     /  5
    Bare floors

    Bare floors

    Indicates the vacuum's ability to remove surface debris from a bare laminate floor.

     /  5
    Navigation

    Navigation

    A composite score that includes combined coverage over multiple runs, clearance under furniture and obstacle and entrapment avoidance.

     /  5
    Pet hair

    Pet hair

    Pet hair pickup on a medium-pile carpet

     /  5
    Edges

    Edges

    How well a vacuum can clean edges and corners on both bare floors and carpets

     /  5
    Ease of use

    Ease of use

    A composite score that includes bin capacity and ease of emptying the dirt bin and cleaning the filter.

     /  5
    Noise

    Noise

    The scored measure of a model's sound level.

     /  5
    Data privacy

    Data privacy

    A measure of how the device and its service provider collect, share and use your data, and the user's ability to control the flow of their data. Analysis is based on evaluation of user interfaces, network traffic and publicly-available material.

     /  5
    Data security

    Data security

    A measure of how well the device and its service provider protect your data with respect to authentication, encryption, software updates, response to known vulnerabilities, etc. based on inspection of device features and analysis of network traffic, penetration testing, and publicly-available documentation.

     /  5

    About

    The Shark Ion 720 is part of the Vacuum Cleaners test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Robotic Vacuums models like the Ion 720 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Carpet Shows how much surface litter (cereal, rice, and peas) and embedded dust the vacuum picked up from a medium-pile carpet.

    Bare floors Indicates the vacuum's ability to remove surface debris from a bare laminate floor.

    Navigation A composite score that includes combined coverage over multiple runs, clearance under furniture and obstacle and entrapment avoidance.

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