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Dreametech T30 Review

Derek Hales

Written By: Derek Hales

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The Dreametech T30 is a cordless stick vacuum with a handful of bells and whistles, sleek attachments, and a digital display built-in.

But how does it perform? Today’s review is going to find out as we unpack the ins and outs of the new Dreame T30 stick vacuum. Let’s get started.

Cordless Vac with Digital Display


Dreame T30

The Dreame T30 cordless stick vac offers some advanced features, a really nice digital display screen, and solid cleaning performance around the house. With up to 90 minutes of run time (in Eco mode), the T30 is built for whole-home cleaning and flexibility.Check Price


  • Washable parts (brushroll, mini brushroll, and filter)
  • Up to 90-minute run time
  • Digital dust level indicator


  • A little bit of a mess to empty the dust bin
  • Slightly heavier in-hand than comparable models


An Easy to Use Cordless 2-in-1
  • Design - 98%
  • Performance - 97%
  • Quality - 95%
  • Usability - 98%
  • Value - 95%


The DreameTech T30 is a solid 2-in-1 cordless vacuum. It performed great in 5 out of our 6 cleaning tests, with the only struggle being on large debris (cereal). While the stated run time of 90 minutes sounds great, in our tests it ran a maximum of 37 minutes. Even so, we found it long enough to clean a moderately sized home on a single charge. At 190 air watts the T30 has tons of suction power, includes lots of attachments, and was an easy to use vacuum.

Table of Contents

🧪 Performance

To gauge the full performance of any vacuum we test, we look at three different types of performance. We assess:

  • Cleaning Performance
  • Suction Performance
  • Run Time Performance

Cleaning Performance

First, let’s start with cleaning performance. For this test, we opted to take a more usability-focused approach.

We tested the vac in everyday cleaning scenarios including:

  1. Cleaning hardwoods
  2. Cleaning area rugs
  3. Vacuuming up large debris
  4. Cleaning upholstery
  5. Hard surface dusting
  6. Cleaning pet hair

These tests showed how well the vacuum was able to clean each area, but also how easy the vacuum could change and adapt to varying cleaning tasks around an average home.

Here are some of the conclusions from our findings:



Area Rugs


Large Debris






Pet Hair


#1. Hardwoods

On hardwoods, the T30 was successful. It’s easy to maneuver around the space and the multi-floor brushroll uses soft bristles that are gentle on the floor.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum cleaning hardwoods

I also found that the T30 was quieter than expected on hardwoods. All in all, I would say that the T30 was fantastic for whole-home cleaning on hard surface flooring.

#2. Area Rugs

On area rugs, you can hear a shift in the suction power as the T30 transitions between adjacent flooring types.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum cleaning area rugs

I could also check out the digital display and see a clear increase when the vacuum started sucking up more debris from the rug (as compared to the hardwoods surrounding it).

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum- dust level

#3. Large Debris

Vacuuming large debris was a bit trickier, as the T30 didn’t really come with the perfect tool for this kind of mess. I primarily used the combination tool, which was pretty good, but not great.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum cleaning large debris

In addition, I also noticed a bit of a clog towards the end of the cleaning, I would say that the T30 is not really designed for large amounts of large debris, but in a pinch it can get the job done.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum - large debris clogged
Clogged debris on the Dreame T30

#4. Upholstery

For cleaning upholstery, I switched from the stick vacuum mode to the handheld mode and tried out a few different attachments.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum - cleaning upholstery
Dreametech T30 stick vacuum – cleaning upholstery

The combination tool was good for cleaning between the couch cushions. To clean the cushions themselves, I switched to the mini-motorized brushroll and it was excellent at removing debris here.

#5. Dusting

For dusting hard surfaces, I tried the soft dusting head on the combination tool. I also tested out the flexible hose which was pretty handy at cleaning hard-to-reach areas.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum dusting
Dreametech T30 stick vacuum dusting with the flexible hose

#6. Pet Hair

Cleaning pet hair was done with the vacuum in stick mode as well as handheld mode. This vacuum easily detected pet hair and increased suction to remove it effectively.

I also didn’t notice any hair clogging around the brushroll when cleaning was complete.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum cleaning pet hair

Emptying the pet hair from the dust bin was a little tricky, which is not uncommon for these types of vacuums.

The hair tends to gather at the top of the dust bin and if you’re not careful, you can overfill the dust cup, which makes it harder to empty.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum dust bin
Dreametech T30 stick vacuum dust bin

But as long as you stop cleaning when the bin is full, it should be able to empty without trouble.

Suction Performance

The T30 has a max suction of up to 190 AW. There are three different manual power levels which each have different amounts of suction, including:

  1. Turbo
  2. Medium
  3. Eco

There is also one automated mode that automatically adjusts suction to varying floor types.


Dreame T30 vacuum - suction - turbo
  • max suction
  • shortest run time


Dreame T30 vacuum - suction - medium
  • moderate suction
  • average run time


Dreame T30 vacuum - suction - eco
  • min suction
  • longest run time


Dreame T30 vacuum - suction - auto
  • variable suction
  • variable run time

Auto Mode allows the vacuum to automatically adjust suction based on what type of flooring is detected, whereas the other three suction levels are manual settings.

How do you change suction levels?

You can use the digital display to cycle through the different suction levels, but once a level is selected, the T30 will continue to operate in that mode until a new mode is selected.

Run Time Performance

Run time on the Dreametech vacuum will depend on what suction level is selected and what type of mess you’re cleaning up.

According to the manufacturer, the T30 will run for up to 90 minutes on Eco mode and get progressively less as you cycle through higher suction models.

When we tested the run time in-house, the T30 listed the following max run times:


37 mins.


25 mins.


10 mins.

I was a little surprised to see the run times be as short as they were, even on Eco mode. Even with variables like floor type and debris, 37 minutes still feels like a far cry away from 90 minutes.

That being said, I used this vacuum to clean a 2400 sf. home and found the run time to be sufficient for all of the cleaning, without having to recharge the battery mid-cycle.

Noise Tests

Lastly, we also test the noise generated by the vacuum using a sound meter.


68 dB


73 dB


77 dB

Our noise tests were tested cleaning a hardwood floor with the sound meter sitting just a few feet away from the vacuum cleaner.

These results show that the T30 falls in the mid-range for a vacuum of this type.

🧬 Design

The design of the Dreametech T30 is a 2-in-1 vacuum that serves the purpose of a powerful stick vac as well as a portable handheld.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum

It is quick and easy to snap together the varying attachments and it offers some shortcuts for easier maintenance and usability.

It comes with one cleaning head for all floor types, which uses a centrally located spiral brushroll to capture debris and deposit it into the dust bin.

Dreamt T30 cordless vacuum - brushroll
Underside of the brushroll on the Dreame T30 vacuum

The dustbin itself has a capacity of 600 mL with a washable filter and cyclone for easy maintenance.

Trigger Lock

To use the T30 stick vac, you use the same trigger like what you’d see on a Dyson. Hold the trigger to have power when you need it and save power by simply releasing the trigger.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum - trigger

There is also a digital lock located on the digital display screen which allows the trigger to lock so you don’t have to hold it the whole time.

This feature is nice for extended cleaning runs.

Digital Display

There is a digital display screen on the back of the handheld unit that displays important information about the run cycle and other basic features including:

  1. Power on / off
  2. Estimated remaining run time
  3. Suction mode
  4. Trigger lock
  5. Dust detection
Dreametech T30 stick vacuum- dust level

How big is the Dreame T30?

The Dreametech T30 is moderately sized for a vacuum in this class. The exact dimensions are:

  • Length – 49″
  • Width – 9.8″

As a stick vacuum, the T30 weighs 6.3 lbs (including the cleaning head).

As a handheld vacuum, the T30 weighs 2.7 lbs. (not including handheld tools).

Parts & Accessories

The parts and accessories included with the T30 allow for flexible use of this vacuum in stick vac or handheld mode.

Parts and accessories for the Dreame T30 vacuum
Attachments with the Roborock H7 cordless stick vac

It includes one primary cleaning head, a handful of handheld tools, and a wall-mounted storage base to keep the parts when not in use.

Cleaning Heads


Handheld Tools


Storage Dock


Here is a complete list of each component and a little breakdown of what each part does.

What’s in the box?

  • Multi-floor cleaning head: spiral brushroll for floor cleaning, with a flexible neck hose for improved maneuverability
  • Dusting brush: a short dusting brush for cleaning smooth surfaces like tabletops, cabinets, furniture, or small decor
  • Motorized mini-brush: a small motorized brushroll great for capturing pet hair or cleaning upholstery, bedding, or curtains
  • Combination tool: a small tool that converts between a short crevice tool and a compact dusting brush with the push of a button
  • Flexible elbow joint: a flexible tube that provides a joint between the handheld portion and the rigid wand
  • Wall-mounted storage: installs directly on the wall and allows the vacuum to hang freely, as well as store the three handheld tools
Dreametech T30 stick vacuum

The wall mount also comes with a sticker template that makes it easier to properly mount on the wall. The mount itself, as well as the mounting template, are both nice additions since the T30 cannot stand on its own.

👍 Setup & Usability

The setup of the T30 was simple and quick, right out of the box. It only took about 5 minutes to remove all original packaging and click together the vacuum to create the desired configuration.

Unboxing the Vacuum

Similar to other cordless stick vacuums in the market, the T30 uses a similar “quick-release” design that allows the parts to quickly snap into place without much reading or trial-and-error.

Using the Dreame T30

To create the stick vacuum, connect the:

  1. Multi-floor cleaning head
  2. Rigid wand
  3. Handheld unit

For more flexibility, you can also add in the flexible elbow joint, as shown below.

Flexible elbow joint on the Dreame T30

With the flex hose added, the configuration would be:

  1. Multi-floor cleaning head
  2. Rigid wand
  3. Flexible hose
  4. Handheld unit
Dreametech T30 vacuum with elbow joint - configuration
Dreame T30 Flexible Configuration: cleaning head + wand + flexible elbow joint + handheld

To create the cordless vacuum, connect the:

  • Desired handheld tool
  • Flexible hose (optional)
  • Handheld unit
Dreametech T30 vacuum configurations
Dreame T30 configurations – stick vac or handheld vac


Maintenance on the Dreame T30 isn’t terribly difficult, nor is it expensive. There are a number of washable parts that keep maintenance costs down and the simple design makes all maintenance pretty quick and easy to do.

Here’s the maintenance checklist for the T30:

  1. Empty the dustbin: holds up to 600 mL
  2. Charge / replace the battery: up to a 90-minute run time
  3. Wash parts as needed: includes washable filter, cyclone, and brushroll

Emptying the dust bin is simple, as there’s a single button release for the latch, which causes the bin to open and empty the debris into a trash can below.

Release latch for the Dreametech T30 dust bin
Release latch for the Dreametech T30 dust bin
Open hatch on the Dreametech T30 handheld
Open hatch on the Dreametech T30 handheld

Once the bin is empty, you can remove the cyclone or filter to wash (as needed).

To wash these parts, simply run under warm water until clean and allow to dry for up to 24 hours before reinstalling.

You can also wash the brushroll using the same technique.

Maintenance Alerts

Other maintenance issues may also be displayed on the back of the handheld. These alerts will generally cause the vacuum to discontinue use until you address the problem.

Dreametech T30 stick vacuum - maintenance alerts

Follow the text prompt and illustration until the issue is resolved.

Dreame T30 vs. Roborock H7

If you’re looking for a solid cordless stick vacuum (that is NOT a Dyson), the Dreame T30 and Roborock’s H7 are both good options.

Here’s how the two units compare:

Dreame T30Roborock H7
Suction Power190 AW160 AW
Run Time90 mins.90 mins.
Weight6.3 lbs.5.5 lbs.
Wall StorageYesYes
Digital DisplayYesYes
Dirt Level IndicatorYesNo

NOTE: Keep in mind, the Roborock H7 isn’t launching until July 2021. The Dreame T30 is already available in both the US and EU markets. See our Roborock H7 review here.

📰 Dreame T30 Specifications

Weight6.3 lbs.
Floor TypeAll (indoor)
Max Run Time90 mins
Suction190 AW
Carpet BoostAutomatic
Dust binYes, washable, washable
Dust BagYes, disposable
FiltersHEPA, washable
ReturnsVaries by retailer
Warranty1-Year limited
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🥇 Should you buy the Dreame T30?

I would recommend the Dreametech T30 if you’re looking for the following in a cordless stick vacuum:

  • Long run time: The T30 has a long run time and the ability to swap between varying suction modes really helps to save power where you can.
  • Digital display: The smart display on the back of the T30 tells a lot about each cleaning cycle including mode, estimated run time remaining, and dust data collected. You can also lock the trigger so you don’t need to hold the button down for the entire cycle.
  • Easy maintenance: In addition to good performance, the T30 is also easy to maintain. A big part of that is the washable parts. On this vacuum, you can wash the filter, the cyclone, and the brushroll. This helps to keep maintenance costs down and limits the need to replace parts.

Click here to check the price of the Dreametech T30 cordless stick vacuum.


  • June 17, 2021 – Initial version of the page published

About Derek Hales

Derek HalesDerek Hales is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of He has been featured in Fast Company, Reader's Digest, Business Insider,, She Knows, and other major publications. Derek has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University. Hales has been testing and reviewing products for the home since 2014.