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Can this new Dyson stick replace your upright? (pictures)

Dyson's newest stick vacuum adds a powered brush roll to help it agitate dirt and compete with uprights at fine particle pickup.

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A stick vac with a powered brush roll

The Dyson v6 Motorhead is newest product in the company's Digital Slim line. Dyson claims that direct power to the brush roll helps it deep-clean carpets like a full-sized vacuum. Click through for details.

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Dyson's newest Digital Slim

The Motorhead upgrades the original v6.

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Ergonomic

You hold the engine and the majority of the weight in your hand, making for great ergonomics.

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Trigger happy

You'll power the Motorhead by trigger.

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Roll away

A miniaturized version of Dyson's patented rollerball increases maneuverability.

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Mr. Maneuverable

Snap the wand and cleaning head into place and you're ready to easily vacuum floors, stairs, and even ceilings.

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Find your angle

Both the v6 and the v6 Motorhead are easy to use on any surface.

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Upgraded head

The cleaning head differs between the v6 and the v6 Motorhead. The Motorhead is on the right, with a wider cavity and powered brush roll.

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Accessorize

With a variety of tools that are easy to snap in place, the Motorhead can be customized to fit a variety of jobs.

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Deep clean

You can use the mini-motorized tool for upholstery.

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Boost mode

Press the Max button on the back to give the Motorhead an extra push of power.

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Still a stick

The 0.12 gallon bin fills up quickly. If it overfills, you'll need to dig to get it clean.

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Motorhead

The Motorhead's powered brush roll helps with small particle pickup, but it still falls short of a full-sized upright.

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