I Tested the 'World's Smartest Upright Vacuum' and My Apartment Has Never Been This Dust-Free

P.S. It's on sale now

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Tineco Pure One Station Vacuum PureWow 100 Review UNI
  • Suction Power: 20/20
  • Maneuverability: 18/20
  • Functionality: 20/20
  • Design/Compactness: 17/20
  • Value: 18/20

Total: 93/100

I'm not a germaphobe, but I can't stand dusty floors and seeing strands of hair that aren't currently on my head. So, naturally, my hair sheds like a Chow Chow's, and my apartment gathers dust faster than my robot vacuum sucks it up. In other words, I've desperately needed a cleaning tool that I can use daily to keep my home dust- and hair-free. That sounds like something "the world's smartest upright vacuum" could easily take care of, right? I thought so, which is why I put the Tineco Pure One Station FurFree Smart Vacuum ($799; $679) to the test to see if it really lived up to its self-appointed title. Because in terms of vacuum cleaners, it ought to be really impressive for that regularly $799 price tag.

After giving it a whirl, I can confidently say that my two bedrooms have never been cleaner. Better yet, this super smart vac is on sale now for just $679, and there's no better time than the start of a new year to upgrade your home-cleaning game. Care to learn more before making the investment? Read on for my full review of the Tineco Pure FurFree Smart Vacuum.

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What Makes the Tineco Pure One Station the 'World's Smartest Upright Vacuum'?

The Tineco Pure One Station claims to be the world's most brilliant upright vacuum because it not only sucks up dirt and debris on various surfaces, but when it's returned to the OmniHub (its docking station), it detects its debris levels in real time, automatically self-cleans and fully recharges, so it's ready to go the next time you need it. It's basically a 4-in-1 device that requires minimal effort and almost no maintenance to keep your space squeaky clean. And yes, that includes hard-to-reach places like the top of your refrigerator and underneath your bedroom dresser thanks to its four included attachments, including the brand's ZeroTangle power brush, mini power brush, FurFree kit and 2-in-1 crevice dusting brush.

Among all the attachments, the ZeroTangle power brush easily steals the show. In addition to automatically detangling any long hairs it picks up (so clogging isn't an issue), it's equipped with an LED headlight that illuminates dirt and debris you can't see. When I took it for a spin for the first time, I was shocked to discover how dirty my floors were. Plus, you can use this baby on every surface, including carpets and upholstery, without having to manually adjust the suction power. Yep, the Tineco iLoop technology automatically does that for you in order to optimize each clean and ensure an extended battery life.

Meanwhile, its five-stage filtration system (with self-cleaning HEPA filter) reportedly captures 99.99 percent of dust and debris as small as 0.3 microns, while releasing fresher, healthier air as it goes, making it a game-changer for folks with allergies. The vacuum also boasts PureCyclone tech that ensures suction power stays strong (and I mean super strong) over time. Basically, Tineco thought of everything when creating this sleek and lightweight vacuum that stores neatly in a corner. The fact that it has an impressive hour-long battery life might be the least exciting thing about it (and that's saying something!).

My Thoughts on the Tineco Pure One Station

As I mentioned, I cringe at the sight of hair and dust, so I clean my floors daily (especially my bathroom). So I am a *huge* fan of the mini power brush and 2-in-1 crevice dusting tool, which converts the vacuum into a handheld that I can use to get into the nooks and crannies (like behind the toilet and underneath the sink). My hair sheds whenever I fix it every day, and these attachments help me tackle it in under a minute. No, seriously, I'm done in no time, which makes it the perfect tool for busy parents or someone with pets.

However, the main attraction of this intelligent vacuum is its docking station, which is as smart as it claims to be. Here's how it works: Once you're done using the device, return it to the OmniHub and prepare for it to automatically self-clean, charge and detect. You can literally sit back and watch it work its magic like I did in the video above. Who knew how satisfying it could be to see all the dirt you collected go into the dustbin? And guys, the self-cleaning feature cleans every part of the vacuum—the brush, the tube and the dustbin itself. This process is loud but usually quick, depending on how much debris it's holding. If you dock it every day, it'll be done in no time, but if, like me, you dock it only when it dies, it'll take a little bit longer. Either way, you'll only have to empty the dustbin every 60 days, which I cannot complain about.


The OmniHub also acts as the base station for the FurFree kit that can be used to detangle and smooth pet hair. While I haven't had the pleasure of trying this feature (I've got no pets at the moment!), I don't doubt it'll get the job done, as it comes with a special attachment just for furry friends.

Bottom line, I think this vacuum is worth the buy. Thanks to its ease of use and intelligent efficiency, it's kept my home dust- and hair-free since Oct. 2023. So, my advice? Run, don't walk, to buy it (on sale) for the New Year!

Destinee Scott

Assistant Sales and Deals Editor

Destinee Scott is PureWow’s Assistant Sales and Deals Editor. She’s been chasing sales and deals for a decade and knows a good one when she sees one for fashion, home, beauty...

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