Shark Rotator NV500 vs Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400 Review

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Compare Features and Benefits

Shark Rotator NV500

  • Never Loses Suction: Advanced cyclonic technology that separates fine dirt from the air, preventing dirt from clogging the filters and keeping suction power strong over time. From the first use to the last room, you never lose cleaning power.
  • Cleaner Air: The combination of Completely Sealed HEPA filter system and superior filtration captures and holds over 99.9% of dust and allergens† inside the vacuum, not back into the air you breathe.
  • Enhanced Swivel Steering: Maneuvering in, around and under obstacles in your home has never been easier or more fun with this nimble, lightweight, go anywhere upright.
  • Lift-Away Canister: Lightweight convenience ideal for cleaning stairs, upholstery or accessing small, hard to reach areas in and around your home.
  • Extra Long Cleaning Reach: Extra-long stretch hose provides more flexibility to get at high or far-away spaces. Extra long 30 foot power cord provides extra range for cleaning large spaces quickly and easily.
  • Cleaner Carpets: Premium power nozzle and powerful suction quickly and effectively cleans all types of surfaces, from bare floors, to area rugs to deep cleaning the thickest of carpets. It picks up all the dirt you can see, plus removes the embedded dirt you can’t.
  • Ultra-Quiet: Ultra-quiet technology for the convenience to clean anywhere, anytime without disrupting the household.
  • Premium Pet Tools: Powerful tools quickly and easily lift pet hair, dust and other ground-in dirt from carpeted stairs and upholstery.
  • Ergonomic Handle
  • Variable Suction
  • Cleaning Wand
  • Extra-Long Stretch Hose
  • Brushroll Shutoff
  • Large Capacity Dust Cup
  • Cyclonic Technology
  • Easy Carry Handle
  • Pivoting Head
  • Headlights
  • Washable Filters
  • HEPA Filtration
  • Brushroll

Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400

  • Only 12.4 pounds – the lightest Hoover full-size bagless upright available – easy to use
  • WindTunnel Technology – removes embedded dirt and minimizes blowback or scatter
  • Quick Fit Hose – one-touch releases handle for easy attachment to hose so you can
  • Intuitive Power Controls – conveniently positioned where they should be – right at your
  • Brushroll Shut-Off – automatically turns off when vacuum is put in upright position
  • Fabulous Filtration – multi-cyclonic filtration system, rinsable filter and a high-quality filter made with HEPA media. HEPA media traps 99.97% of dirt, dust and pollens down to 0.3microns.
  • Carry Handle – on top of dirt cup so you can easily lift the lightweight vacuum for moving up or down stairs
  • 30′ Power Cord – vacuum a large room without re-plugging
  • Clear Nozzle with No Scuff Bumper – protects furniture and baseboards from scuffing and allows you to see Hoover WindTunnel technology in action
  • Deep Recline Handle – lets machine recline flat to clean under furniture
  • Limited 2-year warranty
  • 3-in-1 Combination Tool
  • 30″ Extension Wand – extends reach of the hose
  • Crevice Tool – helps clean nooks and crannies
  • Upholstery/Dusting Brush – helps get furniture clean
  • 8′ Stair Hose – Attaches to the Quick Fit hose for 12 feet of cleaning reach on stairs without carrying your vacuum

Compare What do I get & Price

Shark Rotator NV500

  • 11 inch Crevice Tool
  • Dusting brush
  • Premium Turbo brush
  • Free steam mop
  • 5 Years VIP warranty

Price – $199.80. Official website


Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400

  • 3-in-1 Combination Tool
  • 30″ Extension Wand
  • Crevice Tool
  • Upholstery/Dusting Brush
  • 8′ Stair Hose

Price – $179.99. Official website


Compare dimensions
Shark Rotator NV500: 45.7″ High x 13.4″ Wide x 12.2″ Deep
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 14.5” High x 12” Wide x 32.5” Deep


What is the total cord length?
Shark Rotator NV500: 30 feet power cord
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 30 feet power cord


Compare Weight
Shark Rotator NV500: 15.5 lbs – full upright. 8.4 lbs – “Lift-Away” pod
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 12.4 Pounds


Where is the product made In
Shark Rotator NV500: China
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: China


What is type of Filter Technology?
Shark Rotator NV500: Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology incorporated with the HEPA filter, the vacuum captures and holds over 99.9% of dust and allergens inside the vacuum. Features 3 filters – Foam, Felt and HEPA.

Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: The multi-cylonic filtration system with rinsable filter and a high-quality filter made with HEPA media. HEPA media traps 99.97% of dirt, dust and pollens down to 0.3 microns.


Compare Warranty
Shark Rotator NV500: 5 years
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 2 years


What type of brush does it have?
Shark Rotator NV500: Motorized Brushroll
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Motorized Brushroll


Type of Vaccum
Shark Rotator NV500: Bagless Upright Canister Vac
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Bagless Upright Canister Vac


Does it clean carpets?
Shark Rotator NV500: Yes
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Yes


Does it have a Swivel-head?
Shark Rotator NV500: Yes
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: No


Is it a upright vacuum?
Shark Rotator NV500: Yes
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Yes


Is it a lift-away vac?
Shark Rotator NV500: Yes
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: No


Compare dust-cup size?
Shark Rotator NV500: The dust cup holds 1.3 dry quarts to the fill line and 3.1 dry quarts of real usable capacity.
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Not available


What material is the vac made from?
Shark Rotator NV500: A combination of durable ABS and PP plastics, along with some metal and rubber components.
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Plastic


Does it have a headlight?
Shark Rotator NV500: Yes
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: No


Compare Watt
Shark Rotator NV500: 1200 watt
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 1123 watt


Compare Tools/Accessories
Shark Rotator NV500: 11″ Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush, Premium Power Brush
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 3-in-1 Combination Tool, 30″ Extension Wand, Crevice Tool, Upholstery/Dusting Brush, 8′ Stair Hose


Compare Max Reach
Shark Rotator NV500: 11.8 feet
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 12 feet


Compare Nozzle width
Shark Rotator NV500: 11.5 inch
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: 11 inch


Compare Pros
Shark Rotator NV500: Tight spaces with furniture where full-sized uprights are inefficient, hard floors, lots of stairs.
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Suction is excellent. Gets up tons of cat hair, feathers, dirt, dust, litter, seed, etc.
Works great on rugs and bare floors. It’s also really great at getting stuff up from the grout, which other vacuums can miss.
Very easy to empty.
Lightweight but not flimsy.
Easy to switch between modes.
Very few attachments to lose and deal with.
Not too noisy.
Long cord.
No bags.


Compare Cons
Shark Rotator NV500: Not good for big rooms with high-pile carpet.
Hoover Windtunnel Air UH70400: Brush roller gets clogged, Cord not retractable, Short Power Cord, Gets hot quickly, Not enough attachments, Canister fills quickly.

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