All Dyson cord-free vacuums quickly convert to a handheld for quick cleanups, spot cleaning, and cleaning difficult places. No cord to unravel, plug in, drag around and restrict your reach. Whole machine HEPA filtration captures allergens and expels cleaner air than the air you breathe. The Dyson V8 Absolute cord-free vacuum is powered by a new Lithium-ion battery to deliver up to 40 minutes of fade-free suction (Up to 25 minutes with motorized floor tool attached). Ejects dust from the bin in a single action. 15 cyclones, arranged across two tiers, work in parallel to increase airflow and capture fine dust. Slide switch to select power. Provides up to 7 minutes of higher suction for more difficult tasks. Stores and charges the machine and holds additional attachments.