The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is a basic cordless upright vacuum. It's part of Hoover's ONEPWR series of cordless appliances that use interchangeable ONEPWR battery packs, which are available in a variety of different capacities. It's much lighter and notably easier to store than most traditional uprights, and it delivers impressive overall performance on bare floors and high-pile carpet. However, it does a terrible job of sealing in fine particles and can't be configured as a handheld vacuum, making it hard to clean debris in difficult-to-reach areas.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is good for bare floors. It easily cleans pet hair and small debris on this surface type. It also does a decent job dealing with bulkier material, but you might need to make an extra pass to collect everything. It has a brushroll off switch, which is helpful if you want to avoid sending debris scattering everywhere. It's also lightweight and reasonably easy to maneuver, though its bulky dirt compartment can get in the way when cleaning under tables and chairs. It's easy to maintain, and its bagless design incurs few recurring costs. Unfortunately, it exerts very little suction force at its floorhead, so it can struggle with clearing stubborn debris and material stuck in deep crevices.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is decent for low-pile carpet. It's highly effective in sucking up pet hair, but you might need to make an extra pass to fully clean fine and large material on this surface type. It's also decently well-built, fairly easy to maintain, and incurs few recurring costs. Its lightweight construction makes it fairly easy to maneuver, though its upright design is somewhat bulky in places, making it hard to clean under tables and chairs. The default 4.0 Ah battery pack also provides sufficient runtime for cleaning most rooms in its default power mode. However, you might need to work a little faster to deal with particularly stubborn messes when running it in its 'Carpet' mode. The vacuum does a terrible job of sealing in fine particles and exerts very little suction force at its floorhead.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is a very good option for high-pile carpet. It does a fantastic job dealing with pet hair and sucks up most large and fine debris. Suction performance also remains consistent even as its large dustbin fills up. Unfortunately, while it does have a dedicated power mode for cleaning high-pile carpets, it lacks any brushroll height adjustment, which would allow it to create a tighter seal with the cleaning surface. Alternatively, you can pause the rotation of the brushroll, which is helpful if you don't want to get caught on rug tassels or shag-pile rugs.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet delivers disappointing performance for pet owners. It does a fantastic job of cleaning pet hair on bare floors as well as low and high-pile carpet, but it can't be configured as a handheld vacuum to deal with pet hair on furniture or in hard-to-reach areas. While it isn't exceptionally loud for a vacuum, it does emit a very high-pitched noise that could be disruptive for some pets. In addition, it does a terrible job of trapping fine particles, in no small part thanks to the lack of a HEPA filter or allergen-sealed body. There's no mopping capability either, resulting in bad stain-clearing performance. Still, its brushroll is easily removable, allowing you to quickly cut away any tangled hair. Its filter and brushroll also have an anti-microbial coating, which the manufacturer advertises to help reduce odor over time.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is a passable option for vacuuming stairs. Its cordless design means that you don't need to worry about tripping over a power cable while climbing a staircase, and its relatively lightweight construction makes it easy to pick up and carry. Unfortunately, since you can't configure it as a handheld vacuum, it's a little unwieldy for use on small stairs. It does a great job of dealing with debris on bare floors and high-pile carpet, but its performance on low-pile carpets is mediocre.
You can only use the Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet as an upright, and therefore it isn't suitable for cleaning cars.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is mediocre for workshop cleaning. It does a terrible job dealing with stains and isn't wet-compatible, so you can't clear liquid spills. It also exerts very little suction force at its floorhead, so it struggles with sucking up debris in tight crevices. Still, it delivers impressive performance on flat, even surfaces and has decent battery life, especially in its default power mode.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless feels decently well-built. Its body is mainly made of hard plastic, though its wand is metal. The small rubberized wheels at the back of the floorhead also roll smoothly. It feels sturdy for the most part, though the flexible hose attachment point at the front of the vacuum feels a little flimsy, as does the dirt compartment.
The vacuum itself is easy to assemble out of the box, requiring only that you push the wand into the main body. No tools are required to access any of the components that need periodic cleaning.
The Hoover Evolve Pet Cordless is decently easy to maintain.
Any parts that you wash under water should be left to dry completely before refitting them.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless incurs decently low recurring costs.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is very easy to store. It's much smaller than traditional uprights like the Shark APEX Upright Vacuum.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet has a good-sized dirt compartment. It's made of clear plastic and has a max fill line, allowing you to see how close you are to max capacity with a single glance.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet is cordless, so its range is limited only by the remaining battery life and the room left in its dirt compartment. However, its handle doesn't extend or retract, so you can't adjust its height to better suit your preferences.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless is impressively portable. It's much lighter than traditional uprights, like the Shark Navigator Lift-Away Deluxe NV360, and has a built-in carrying handle that makes it easier to move from room to room.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless upright vacuum delivers decent battery performance. Its 4.0 Ah battery pack yields a much longer runtime than the 2.0 Ah battery bundled with the Hoover ONEPWR Cordless Hand Vacuum. Using it in its 'Hard Floor' mode conserves battery life, though its runtime is roughly half as long when running it in its max-power 'Carpet' mode.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless is a fairly simple vacuum, but there are a few convenience features. It has three power settings: the default 'Hard Floor', which is for a wide variety of floor types, 'Carpet', which is for high-pile carpeting, and 'Brush Off', which stops the rotation of the brushroll for cleaning delicate surfaces. Its floorhead also pivots to help improve maneuverability.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless doesn't come with any additional attachments. You can remove its brushroll to clean it.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless delivers decent performance on bare floors. It easily cleans small debris like rice, though you should run it in its 'Brush Off' mode to prevent it from scattering around this kind of material. In its 'Hard Floor' mode, it does a reasonable job dealing with bulkier debris like cereal, but you might need to make an extra pass to get it all.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless delivers passable performance on low-pile carpet. In its 'Carpet' mode, it's reasonably effective in clearing large debris like sand and does a fairly thorough job dealing with finer material like baking soda. Still, you might need to make an extra pass to clear everything.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless delivers excellent performance on high-pile carpet. When used in its 'Carpet' mode, it's highly effective in dealing with fine debris like baking soda and larger material like sand.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless delivers exceptional pet hair-cleaning performance. It has no trouble dealing with this kind of debris on bare floors and low or high-pile carpet.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet has terrible suction performance at its floorhead. While it does exert a much stronger suction force in its 'Carpet' mode compared to its default mode, it's likely to struggle with cleaning stubborn debris since it can't generate a tight seal with the contact surface.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet isn't exceptionally loud. However, it's a bit louder than traditional uprights like the Shark APEX Upright Vacuum, meaning that most nearby conversation is likely to be drowned out by the sound of the vacuum running. The sound it makes is very high-pitched, which could be especially disruptive for some people nearby.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet Cordless is fairly maneuverable. It isn't especially heavy, and its pivoting floorhead makes it easy to maneuver around obstacles. The brushroll off switch makes it much easier to clean high-pile carpets and tasseled rugs. The hose that connects the floorhead to the dirt compartment sticks out to a noticeable degree, making it difficult to clean under some tables and chairs. Its bulky dirt compartment also gets in the way when cleaning under various obstructions.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet does a terrible job of trapping fine particles. It isn't advertised as having a sealed construction and lacks an allergen-trapping HEPA filter, so it isn't for those suffering from serious allergies.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet does a passable job clearing debris in cracks. While it can deal with debris in shallower cracks, it struggles with material in deeper crevices. It's incapable of generating a tight seal with the contact surface, resulting in a low suction force at its floorhead.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet has terrible stain-clearing performance. Its brushroll doesn't make contact with embedded stains, so it can't dislodge them from surfaces.
Unlike battery-powered shop vacuums like the RYOBI 18V One+ 3 Gal. Project Wet/Dry, this vacuum isn't rated as being wet compatible.
'The Hoover Evolve Pet Cordless is only available in one color variant: 'White'. You can see the label for our test unit here.
This vacuum comes with one battery pack and a charger in the box, though you can also buy it packaged with an additional battery. You can also purchase it as a bundle with either the Hoover ONEPWR Dust Chaser Cordless Handheld Vacuum or the Hoover ONEPWR Cordless High-Performance Blower.
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The Hoover Evolve Pet is a basic upright vacuum with a removable battery pack. Like the Hoover ONEPWR Cordless Hand Vacuum, it's part of the manufacturer's ONEPWR product ecosystem, which comprises a wide variety of household appliances like leaf blowers and shop vacuums that all use swappable battery packs. Compared to traditional uprights like the Shark APEX Upright Vacuum, it's considerably smaller and lighter, but it delivers terrible air filtration performance and doesn't have a height-adjustable floorhead.
The Dyson V8 Animal is better for more uses than the Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet. The Dyson is a cordless stick vacuum that incurs minimal recurring costs, is easier to maneuver, performs better on bare floors and low-pile carpets, has an on-board allergen-trapping HEPA filter, and does delivers superior crack-cleaning performance. It can also be configured as a handheld vacuum to help clear messes in tight corners and comes with a wide variety of tools. Conversely, the Hoover is a cordless upright with a larger dustbin and sturdier construction. Its 4.0 Ah battery pack also takes much less time to recharge while supplying a similar runtime.
The Wyze Cordless Vacuum is better for more uses than the Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet. The Wyze is lighter, easier to maneuver, does a better job of trapping fine allergens, makes less noise, performs better on low-pile carpets, and you can configure it as a handheld vacuum for cleaning hard-to-reach areas. It also has a longer maximum runtime, though the Hoover's battery pack charges faster. The Hoover is also better-built, does a better job dealing with small debris, and has a larger dustbin.
The Dyson V7 Animal is a more versatile cordless vacuum than the Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet. The Dyson is a cordless stick vacuum that you can configure as a handheld. It weighs less, is easier to maneuver, incurs minimal recurring costs, delivers superior air filtration performance, makes less noise, and does a better job clearing debris in tight crevices. Meanwhile, the Hoover is a cordless upright with a removable battery pack. It's more effective in cleaning bulky debris, feels better-built, charges faster, has a longer battery life, and has a larger dustbin.
The Hoover ONEPWR Evolve Pet and Shark Rotator Lift-Away ADV are differently-designed vacuums with different strengths, meaning one might suit you better depending on your needs. The Shark is a corded upright with a virtually indefinite runtime. You can use it in a semi-handheld configuration to clear messes in tight corners. It incurs lower recurring costs, has an adjustable-height floorhead, performs better on bare floors and low-pile carpet, and exerts a much stronger suction force in the real world, resulting in superior crack-cleaning performance. It also does a much better job of sealing in fine particulates. Conversely, the Hoover is a cordless upright with a virtually limitless range. It's smaller, lighter, easier to maintain, and has a larger dustbin that doesn't need emptying as often.