I took a bit of a gamble on this little vacuum cleaner, and for once it paid off!! Its primary purpose was to pick up the cat litter that our cats chuck out of their trays (dry, unused litter), and it does this well. The suction is better than other small vacuum cleaners I've tried, but of course I'm sure there are more expensive models out there that do an even better job. My Dad borrowed it recently to hoover out his car, and reported that it did a good job. The one drawback I have found is that it doesn't have an LED to indicate when it is charging/charged - just don't do what I did and plug it in but forget to switch it on at the wall!! One other thing I should mention is that it is bagless. This is a good idea in terms of saving money on bags etc., but you do have to watch out when you open the vacuum to empty it - it's best to do it over the bin and/or keep the vacuum upright when you empty it.
On the whole, a successful purchase. Great value, and a sturdy little vacuum cleaner which has proved to be very useful. Suction is better than average, and it doesn't cost the earth.