Sun Joe SWJ803E Electric Pole Saw Review


In Brief: Sun Joe SWJ803E Electric Pole Saw Review

The Sun Joe SWJ803E 10 Inch 8.0amp Electric Pole Saw combines the convenience of a pole saw with the power of a portable chainsaw. It includes a corded electric power supply with an 8-amp motor and a 10-inch bar and chain. This saw weighs just under 8 pounds and features a telescoping pole for extended reach up to 14 feet overhead.

The Snow Joe company began in 2004 and quickly expanded to include the Sun Joe line of products. This company produces tools and equipment for homeowners with a focus on portability and convenience.

With a combination of convenient features, the Sun Joe SWJ803E electric pole saw provides chainsaw cutting power with the precision control of a pole saw.

It extends up to 8.8 feet via a telescoping pole to provide plenty of height for easy cutting.

Key Specifications of the Sun Joe SWJ803E Electric Pole Saw

Sun Joe SWJ803E 10 inch 8.0 Amp Electric Multi-Angle Pole Chain Saw, Green

The Sun Joe SWJ803E pole saw offers corded electric power and a durable, rugged bar and chain. Weighing just 7.9 pounds, this lightweight saw makes cutting overhead easier than ever before.

Check out the Sun Joe SWJ803E 10 Inch 8.0amp Electric Pole Saw in action here –


Read the long list of Sun Joe SWJ803E 10 Inch 8.0amp Electric Pole Saw specs below:

Powered SourceCorded Electric
Power(cc)/Battery Volts8amp
Battery Charge (Amps)N/A
Runtime (hrs)2 hrs.
Bar Length10 in.
Warranty Length2 year
Maximum Pole Length8.8ft.
Oil Tank Capacity2fl.oz.

Unique Features

With a unique multi-angle head function and a telescoping pole, the Sun Joe SWJ803E pole chain saw provides exceptional control for branches that pose a challenge for other saws.

Telescoping Pole

This pole saw includes a telescoping pole that can extend up to 8.8 feet in length. The smallest size offers 5.8 feet of length. At its longest extension, the saw provides 14 feet of overhead for branch cutting.

Multi-Angle Head

The head of this saw provides easy adjustments anywhere from zero degrees to 30 degrees. Change the angle of the head to help you reach even the most stubborn branches.

8-Amp Motor

The included motor on this strong little saw cuts branches and thin trees up to 9.5 inches in diameter. It also handles firewood of the same thickness with no trouble.


Performance, Design, and Safety

With surprising performance results and plenty of built-in safety features, the Sun Joe SWJ803E chain saw provides optimal cutting for light yard work.


Customers enjoy working with this saw whether they have prior experience or not. It performs well and exceeds expectations, particularly for a lightweight and portable pole-style chainsaw.

The saw cuts smoothly through branches and handles thin trees with no trouble as well. Additionally, because of its angled head and telescoping pole, it tackles a variety of branch heights and thicknesses.

This saw starts up with the push of a button and does not require a pull start. Because of this convenient startup function, it also removes the risk of fume or smoke inhalation if something goes wrong while starting.


The Sun Joe SWJ803E saw allows customers to cut branches overhead with ease. Thanks to its unique design, it looks like a chainsaw on the end of a long pole.

The pole extends and provides ample cutting functionality for high jobs.

The saw includes an auto-oiler function that keeps it running smoothly throughout several cuts. Designed with residential customers in mind, it comes with a long cord and plugs easily into household currents.


This saw features a convenient safety switch that keeps it from turning on when it shouldn’t or from starting up accidentally.

It includes an ergonomic foam grip on the pole as well as a comfortable handle for easier holding without hand fatigue as well as a blade cover.


Ease of Maintenance, Repairs & Warranty

The Snow Joe/Sun Joe company offers a convenient parts lookup function on the company web site. This search allows customers to input the model number of their device and find exact, genuine parts for replacement.

Always unplug the machine before performing routine maintenance. Regularly check all parts for tightness, correct tension, and good working condition.

Tighten parts as needed and replace any damaged parts immediately.

Regularly clean the cooling vents to remove any dust and debris that might cause the saw to overheat. Sharpen the chain when vibrations begin to increase while cutting. Be sure to turn over the guide bar when one side begins to wear so that it wears evenly.

The Snow Joe/Sun Joe company provides a two-year limited warranty for this product. Products must come from an authorized seller and must be registered to receive warranty coverage.

The warranty covers residential use but not commercial use of this saw. It excludes expendables such as the chain but includes all working components.

For more warranty information, contact the Snow Joe/Sun Joe company at 1-866-766-9563.

Price of the Sun Joe SWJ803E Electric Pole Saw

The Sun Joe SWJ803E comes in at a low price point compared to other pole saws on the market.

Despite its powerful motor and convenient features, it remains available at an entry-level price and offers a high value for the cost.

The saw comes in multiple colors, and some colors may cost more than others due to supply and demand.


Who Should Buy the Sun Joe SWJ803E Electric Pole Saw?

This saw works especially well for beginners looking for a convenient, portable, entry-level saw to handle branch cutting around the yard.

Since it can also work for some DIY jobs, the saw provides a good ability to multitask to some degree.

Customers of all skill levels enjoy cutting with this saw when they need to handle light yard work. High branches pose no problem for this saw, which extends far enough to reach up to 14 feet into trees.

Overall, this saw works best for homeowners in need of light cutting who do not plan to spend a lot of money on pricey, advanced saws with lots of features.

Why We Like It

The Sun Joe SWJ803E makes branch cutting and tree trimming easy thanks to its lightweight design and simple controls. This saw offers adjustability and multiple height options to help you get the job done right.

We like this saw because it extends to several different heights and includes a multi-angled head for extra precision.

We also like it because it includes several safety features that ensure even beginners can operate it without much risk.


About Michael Adams

Michael is a handyman extraordinaire. He has been providing services for the last 14 years and takes pride in his workmanship. Michael also contributes as a writer, sharing his experience and knowledge on design projects to help people get started with their own designs.