As the most powerful cordless vacuum, the Dyson 64961-01 Digital Slim DC59 Animal is powered by the latest in Dyson digital motor technology. The Dyson digital motor v6 is a digitally controlled motor that spins up to 3 times faster than conventional motors and generates high constant suction. The new motorized cleaner head features nylon bristles that remove ground-in dirt from carpets. The brush bar also features anti-static carbon fiber filaments that gently remove fine dust from hard floors—wood, tile and vinyl. In boost mode, the DC59 has 50% more power than the DC35 and DC44.The DC59 Animal weighs less than 5 lbs. The DC59 Animal includes a docking station and charger for convenient storage. It also includes a combination tool for dusting around the home, a crevice tool for tight spaces and a mini motorized tool to remove hair and dirt from upholstery.