Written by James Hall | 1 Comment | Last Updated: March 20, 2017
The Morphy Richards 732005 has proven to be a wildly popular cordless vacuum cleaner, reaching the best-seller lists of many online retailers. But what makes the 732005 Supervac such an attractive model to buyers? Does it live up to the hype? And is it suited for heavy cleaning sessions or just for small daily jobs?
In this Morphy Richards 732005 2-in-1 Supervac review, we’re going to go through the main features of the model before diving into the details. By the end, you should have a good idea as to whether this is the right cordless vacuum for you. So let’s get started!
Overview of Morphy Richards 732005 2-in-1 Supervac Features
- Cordless vacuum cleaner with 18V battery
- Maximum run-time of 35 minutes from a single charge (reduced to 20 minutes on high power)
- Battery charge time of 5 hours
- Can be used as both an upright cordless and a handheld vacuum
- Weighs just 3kg, making it suitable for extended cleaning sessions
- Handle can be collapsed to make the Morphy Richards 732005 easier to store
- Dust canister is quick and simple to detach and empty (although there is no mechanism to stop dust escaping during emptying)
- Capable of vacuuming on both carpets and hard floors
- Upholstery brush, crevice tool and dusting bush are included
In-Depth Look at Morphy Richards 732005
Appearance and Design
The Morphy Richards 732005 Supvervac has the sleek and stylish design we’ve come to expect from this company (for more information, see our page at best Morphy Richards vacuums). While the appearance doesn’t have the classy appeal of other models on the market, it’s not an ugly cordless model either. The model we’ve reviewed also has a bold red colour scheme.
One of the most interesting design features is the collapsible handle. This is perfect if you want to store the vacuum in a small cupboard, as it greatly reduces the height of the model when it’s not in use.
The head of the Morphy Richards 732005 is also able to swivel. This makes it much easier to manoeuvre around the home than a fixed-head vacuum.
Battery Life and Power
The Morphy Richards 732005 Supervac cordless vacuum cleaner boasts a 35 minute run-time, which should be enough for most everyday cleaning jobs. This run-time is achieved with the vacuum’s 18V battery, which the company claims provides greater cleaning performance compared to many of its other models. The battery also requires five hours to recharge once empty.
This run-time compares favourably with most other Supervac models. The Supervac 732000, for example, only has a 20 minute run-time (although there is a more expensive Supervac with a 24V battery and 40 minute run-time). While there are models that can clean for longer without being charged, such as the excellent 60-minute Bosch BCH625KTGB, 35 minutes is a respectable length of time for a relatively cheap cordless.
It is, however, important to note that the 35 minute run-time only applies when on the lower power setting. The Morphy Richards 732005 has two power options, depending on whether you need full suction or a longer run-time. On full power, you should expect a run-time of around 20 minutes.
The Morphy Richards 732005 is primarily designed for everyday cleaning rather than the toughest jobs – which is true for most cordless vacuums. For this reason, the vacuum’s suction can’t match up to corded vacuums or even to more expensive and powerful cordless models.
Even so, the 18V battery provides adequate suction power for most jobs according to reviewers. It is capable of cleaning on both hard floors and carpets, although carpets usually require the higher power setting which reduces run-time. While we wouldn’t recommend the Morphy Richards 732005 as a primary vacuum, it has enough suction power for quick everyday jobs.
Ease of Use
Convenience is where the Morphy Richards 732005 2-in-1 cordless vacuum starts to excel. We’ve already mentioned it doesn’t have enough suction power for the most difficult cleaning jobs, but for small clean-ups the lack of a cord, swivel head and lightweight design make it a pleasure to use.
Here are some other ease of use features included with the 732005:
- The 732005 can be used as both an upright or handheld vacuum, so you can use it to clean almost anywhere in your home
- Collapsible handle for easy storage
- Two power switches depending on whether you need more suction or battery life
- Three accessories are included with the 732005 – a dusting brush, upholstery brush and crevice tool
- It also has a lightweight 3kg design, so it’s easy to carry around the home
The Morphy Richards 732005 comes with two filters: a foam filter which removes pet hair, fluff and other particles, and a pleated filter before the dust canister. This combination helps maintain suction power for longer, as the foam filter reduces clogging on the primary pleated filter.
As a side note, Morphy Richards sell replacement filters for the 732005 if they become too clogged, although both are washable.
With an RRP of £199.99, the Morphy Richards 732005 initially seems a little overpriced. While it has some useful features and a relatively powerful 18V battery, there are other models available for less money that seem to have stronger suction power.
The good news is that the 732005 is often available for considerably less than the RRP. We think if you can find it for less than £100, which is often possible, it provides excellent value for money.
Morphy Richards 732005 Reviews and Opinions
As we mentioned at the start of the review, the 732005 has proven to be a popular model since its release in 2015. It has achieved a high average rating on shopping sites, with most reviewers praising its performance. Here’s a selection of positive comments about the model:
- A reviewer writes that the vacuum is simple to assemble and picks up dirt and dust effectively. He adds that he was “amazed” at how easy it is to manoeuvre the vacuum due to the swivel head design.
- Another thinks the 732005 is the best Supervac model in terms of value for money (each Supervac model has a different price point, battery power and feature list). He adds the vacuum has enough suction power for most jobs, although it requires the full power setting for carpets. Additionally, he writes that the combination of two filters helps prevent the canister filter from becoming clogged too quickly.
- A buyer writes that the vacuum’s lightweight design makes it perfect for taking up and down stairs – especially compared to her bulky Dyson upright. She adds that the detachable handheld is also useful.
And some negative comments:
- Several reviewers mention the 0.3L dust capacity as being too small for longer cleaning jobs. However, other reviewers praise how easy the vacuum is to empty, which offsets the small capacity.
- The most common negative comment is that the vacuum is let down by its poor suction power. While some reviewers admit that it cleans around 80% of dirt without problems, many claim that it struggles with deeper dirt in carpets and pet hair. A reviewer adds that the brushes get clogged with hair quickly which can prevent them turning.
- A reviewer writes that the filter requires cleaning every time you empty the canister if you want the vacuum to maintain suction.
Morphy Richards 732005 Frequently Asked Questions
Do the brushes become tangled with pet or human hair?
The brushes can become tangled with hair. When this happens, it is simple to remove the brushes and unwind the hair in one go – scissors usually aren’t required.
In short, if you want a cordless vacuum to replace your existing upright or cylinder, the Morphy Richards 732005 Supervac 2-in-1 probably isn’t up to the job – especially if you have pets or long-pile carpets (the GTech AirRam might be a good choice though). But if you want a vacuum that’s convenient to use on an everyday basis to keep the dust and dirt away, the 732005 could be an excellent choice. Click here to view the vacuum’s price.