When it comes to power and performance, Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer and Cirrus X Handheld Steamer are more energy efficient as they run on only 1200W, while Cirrus 2 Handheld Steamer runs on 1500W. As for steam output, Cirrus X Handheld Steamer produces the most steam per minute (20 g/min) compared to Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer (18 g/min) and Cirrus 2 Handheld Steamer (15 g/min).
With most steamers, clothes tend to get a little damp when steaming, but the heated ironing plate on Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer actually helps dry the fabric faster, which is particularly helpful when you’re in a rush.
Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer has received some significant upgrades in the safety department. For instance, it will shut off automatically after 30 minutes of inactivity, so that you never have to worry about accidentally leaving it on. Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer and Cirrus X Handheld Steamer also have on/off switches, which means they can always stay plugged in.
In contrast, Cirrus 2 Handheld Steamer does not have an on/off switch and must be unplugged immediately after use. It must also be held or placed on a heat-safe surface while hot and therefore requires more attention, while Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer can stand upright on its own, and Cirrus X Handheld Steamer is equipped with a hanging loop, which allows more freedom to move while steaming.
In terms of accessories, Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer and Cirrus X Handheld Steamer include a Steaming Pad that can be worn like a glove or a mitten. The Steaming Pad is a helpful tool to use when creating those defined pressed details. Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer also comes with a silicone mouthpiece cover that makes it possible to pack the steamer before it has completely cooled down.
Cirrus 2 Handheld Steamer includes a Heat Protection Bag
that can be used as a wearable steaming tool and also doubles as a heat-proof storage bag that is perfect to use while traveling. This bag can also be purchased separately.
All three steamers are designed with a Scandinavian minimalist aesthetic, but there are some obvious differences in their visual profiles. Cirrus 3 Iron Steamer can stand in an upright position; a conscious design choice that contributes to an easier user experience and that gives the steamer a unique silhouette.
Cirrus X Handheld Steamer shares this silhouette but can instead be hung on a hook with the help of a silicone hanging loop and has been equipped with a translucent water tank with a visible water line. Cirrus 2 Handheld Steamer has a different silhouette but shares its distinct matte finish with the other steamers.
All in the details
Now that we have stated the most obvious differences, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty details that separate these three steamers. Here’s is a side-by-side comparison of their specifications: