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4.7 / 5 (17 reviews)
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  • Overview
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  • Pay on Finance

Product Overview

Ultimate performance, no cable! The BCH61840GB cordless compact vacuum from Bosch promises the same cleaning performance as a conventional cleaner. It powers through dust and dirt to give thorough cleaning results thanks to the efficient bagless technology and HighPower AllFloor brush to cover hard floors right through to fluffy carpets. The battery takes just 6 hours to charge and you get an extra long run time of up to 40 minutes. It’s been designed for the ultimate comfort, weighing just 3kg with a soft grip handle. You get a generous 0.9 litre dust capacity which is really easy to empty when you need to.

Customer reviews

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Reviews

Customer Reviews

  • 13 September 2014
    Molsal

    Male / Couple

    Age: 55 to 64 / Yorkshire dales

    30

    People found this useful

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    Battery life questionable

    Pros:Easy to use, looks good, convenient

    Cons:Expensive, poor battery life

    "This little vacuum is capable of good results when used on full power. There are 3 settings, level one which gives the advertised battery life, and is absolutely useless, level 2 medium is OK on hard floors and gives around 20 mins running time, level 3 or turbo is very good indeed but the battery only lasts around 8 minutes. This is enough for a small property or a quick clean, but don't imagine this will replace your mains vacuum totally."

    3/5

    • 4
      Build Quality
    • 4
      Ease of Use
    • 3
      Features
    • 4
      Attractiveness
    • 4
      Cleaning Ability

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  • 07 September 2014
    Wrinkleyann

    Female / Single

    Age: Over 65 / Market Harborough UK

    13

    People found this useful

    Verified Buyer

    Great

    Pros:Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet, looks good, light weight

    Cons:none

    "I wanted a light appliance to give my house a quick once over between cleaning days. This product is excellent, easy to carry up and downstairs, and excellent for cleaning stairs. I thoroughly recommend it."

    5/5

    • 5
      Build Quality
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 5
      Features
    • 5
      Attractiveness
    • 5
      Cleaning Ability

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  • 08 October 2014
    Keith69

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    11

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    Delighted with it!

    Pros:Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet

    Cons:none

    "We couldn't be more pleased with this cleaner. Ideal for older people, because it's not too heavy, self-contained, and extremely portable. Cleans very well indeed; good that you don't need full power for most jobs, but if there's a bit of floor needing more cleaning effort, "turbo" setting deals with it. Small dirt container, but it doesn't matter, it's so easy to empty. Highly recommend it."

    5/5

    • 5
      Build Quality
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 4
      Features
    • 5
      Attractiveness
    • 5
      Cleaning Ability

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  • 07 October 2014
    HL2409

    Female / Large Family

    Age: 25 to 34 / coventry

    11

    People found this useful

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    A fantastic little Vacuum

    Pros:Easy to use, Good build quality, looks good

    Cons:none

    "A fantastic little Vacuum , with no lead , making it easy just to grab and clean up those crumbs the kids make in a instant! light weight and looks sleek in black! Great cleaning performance.You wont be disappointed!"

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    5/5

    • 5
      Build Quality
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 5
      Features
    • 5
      Attractiveness
    • 5
      Cleaning Ability

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  • 24 November 2014
    JohnDoe

    Male / Single

    Age: 19 to 24 / Southport

    9

    People found this useful

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    My review of the Bosch Wireless Vacuum

    Pros:Easy to use, looks good

    Cons:Noisy

    "Fantastic new piece of kit. It's incredibly light and fantastic to whip out for quick and easy cleaning. No need to drag a heavy corded vacuum cleaner around the house anymore and was surprised at how much it managed to collect. One week into using and it's already packed with hair and string, the only downside was that I had to cut them out to clean it out. The instruction manual wasn't the easiest to follow, but when I decided to use my common sense it was really simple and probably didn't really need a manual in the first place! I think they could have done with explaining the amount of time to charge the device before first use, as I couldn't find it anywhere in the manual - I needed to look online. In all, it was great and would definitely recommend to others!"

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    My review of the Bosch BCH61840GB vacuum

    5/5

    • 4
      Build Quality
    • 4
      Ease of Use
    • 4
      Features
    • 5
      Attractiveness
    • 4
      Cleaning Ability

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    My review of the Bosch BCH61840GB vacuum

  • 10 February 2015
    AW0202

    Female / Small Family

    Age: 25 to 34 / Lincoln

    8

    People found this useful

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    Not sure how I managed without one before!

    Pros:Easy to use, Good build quality, looks good

    Cons:no hose/nozzle adaptor

    "Powerful Lightweight Easy to manoeuvre Looks great!"

    Video review:

    Saves so much time!

    5/5

    • 5
      Build Quality
    • 5
      Ease of Use
    • 4
      Features
    • 5
      Attractiveness
    • 5
      Cleaning Ability

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    Saves so much time!

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Specification

Product Detail

Dimensions (H)116.0 x (W)28.5 x (D)18.5
Brand Bosch
Colour Black
Category Cordless Vacuum Cleaners
SKU BCH61840GB_BK

Reasons To Buy

Lightweight Yes
Floor Type Carpet / Hard Floor
Dust Collection Bagless
Cordless Yes

What Does It Come With

Crevice Tool No
Dusting Brush No
Upholstery Tool No
HighPower AllFloor Brush Yes
Turbo Tool No

Product Overview

Manufacturer Warranty 2 Year
Rechargable Yes

How Well Does It Perform?

Power 18 Volts

Make Life Easier

Dust Capacity 0.9 Litres
Full Charge Time 6 Hours
Maximum Run Time 40 Minutes
Bagless Yes
Cord Length N/A m
Variable Speeds Yes
Weight 3.78 Kg

Standard

Weight 3.78 Kg

Features We Love

EasyClean System Yes
Lithium-Ion Technology Yes
LongLife Motor Yes
SensorBagless Yes
SensorControl Yes
Solid Freestanding Function Yes

Questions & Answers

Pay on Finance

We know a new appliance is an investment, whether your old one has broken down or you're kitting out a new home. That's why we offer the option to Pay on Finance. If you spend £249 or more online, you can choose to spread the cost of your purchase over a time to suit you, whether it's 6, 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. Just select the Pay on Finance option when you check out.

It's as easy as:

  • Add your products
    and services
  • Select Pay on Finance
    at checkout
  • Complete the easy
    application

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We want our Pay on Finance option to be as easy to understand and straightforward as possible. We've created the chart below to tell you how much you'll pay back per month. On selected products, Interest Free and Buy Now Pay Later payment options will be available as part of specific promotions.

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* On selected products subject to availability. T&Cs apply.

Finance Terms and Conditions

If your application is successful, you'll be asked to verify your identity by authorising a 50p transaction against a credit or debit card that you own. This helps protect you and us against fraudulent finance contracts. No money will be taken from your card, the details are only used to check that they are valid and registered to your address.

Pay on Finance for interest-bearing credit products is available over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months, subject to status. From time to time, we may offer an interest-free credit product over 6 or 12 month terms, at our discretion. To be eligible to apply for finance, you must be 18 or older, in regular employment and have been a UK resident for more than 3 years. Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted. Stock will not be allocated until the application has been completed and approved. We reserve the right to withdraw finance on certain products at any time. Pay on Finance is provided through our external partner, V12. If your application is successful you’ll enter into a credit agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc; V12’s parent company.

Should you cancel your credit agreement and have already received products from us, then you will be liable to pay us in full for the product (unless your cancellation rights apply).

Buy Now Pay Later and Interest Free finance options will be available on selected products as part of a specific promotion. These promotions are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.

FAQs

Who is eligible for finance?

Finance is available on orders of £249 or more, placed on our website. This amount includes any additional services and delivery options selected, however does not take into account any promotions, such as cashback.

You'll need to be:

  • 18 years or older.
  • A UK resident for 3 years or more/Permanent UK resident.
  • Be able to make regular repayments by Direct Debit.
  • In regular employment (minimum of 16 hours per week) including self-employment, or in a permanent residence with your spouse/partner who's in regular employment*
  • Have a debit card or credit card in your name and registered to your address and have a bank or building society current account.

Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.

* If you are retired and receive a pension, V12 Retail Finance may ask for proof of sufficient income.

How long will it take to apply?

You should get an instant answer on whether your application for finance has been successful. In some cases, V12 – our 3rd party financial services provider - will need to look at the application in more detail before making their decision.

What do I need to apply?

All you need to do is fill out the online form at the payment stage and add an electronic signature. It’s important you use your full name and address details and make sure everything is spelt correctly. Please note, this is an online only finance option.

If your application is successful, you'll be asked to verify your identity by authorising a 50p transaction against a credit or debit card that you own. This helps protect you and us against fraudulent finance contracts. No money will be taken from your card; the details are only used to check that they are valid and registered to your address.

What happens if my application is turned down?

Applications may not be accepted for a number of reasons, including mis-typed information, or not meeting the specified requirements. Please note that other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.

If your application isn’t successful, you can still purchase the item in full via PayPal or with a valid credit or debit card. If your application is declined, it’s usually for one of the following reasons:

  • you do not meet the eligibility criteria;
  • adverse credit reference agency information;
  • your credit score;
  • you are considered to be overcommitted financially; or
  • your existing account performance with other lenders.

If you wish to appeal the decision made by V12, it’s advised you obtain an up to date copy of your credit report before appealing directly to V12. Due to data protection, all customer appeals must be email to underwriting@v12finance.com or for more advice, call V12 on 02920 468916.

A little bit about V12 Retail Finance

Finance. Pure and simple.

We've teamed up with V12 Retail Finance Limited ("V12") to offer you a flexible and affordable option to pay on finance. V12 is the UK's only specialist provider of Retail Point of Sale Credit, providing finance options for more than 20 years through its industry leading online paperless processing system. If your application is successful, you will enter into a Credit Agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc (V12's parent company) which will be administered by V12. V12 is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Secure Trust Bank Plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 204550.

* BCH61840GB_BK was at the higher price between 26/09/2014 and 06/10/2014.
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