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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

Updated 07 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs is well known for its irons, microwaves, bread makers and vacuum cleaners.

If you are thinking about buying a Russell Hobbs blender then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of blender brands is compiled by analysing over 13,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,500 blenders.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular blenders. Their blenders start at $40 for the 18980 (Desire) which has a power of 400W, a bowl capacity of 0.5L and is an immersion blender and go up to $351 for the Performance which has a power of 1,000W, a bowl capacity of 1.9L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs blender is $162.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular blenders.

Is Russell Hobbs the Best Blender Brand?

So are Russell Hobbs blenders any good? We give every blender a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all blenders we are able to impartially rank all the blender brands.

Russell Hobbs is ranked the No. 12 best blender brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Russell Hobbs is the 12th best blender brand out there.

#1
95%
95%
5,045 reviews
#2
Cuisinart
90%
90%
24 reviews
#3
Brentwood
89%
89%
4 reviews
#4
Hamilton Beach
88%
88%
22 reviews
#5
Vitamix
88%
88%
516 reviews
#6
87%
87%
670 reviews
#7
Netherlands
87%
87%
767 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
82%
82%
7 reviews
#9
Germany
81%
81%
196 reviews
#10
81%
81%
393 reviews
#11
Breville
Australia
80%
80%
1,130 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
78%
78%
554 reviews
#13
Black & Decker
75%
75%
68 reviews
#14
NutriBullet
74%
74%
710 reviews
#15
Oster
74%
74%
18 reviews
#16
Bamix
73%
73%
10 reviews
#17
Smeg
Italy
71%
71%
60 reviews
#18
Blendtec
70%
70%
140 reviews
#19
Wahl
69%
69%
33 reviews
#20
France
69%
69%
1,197 reviews
#21
Magimix
68%
68%
533 reviews
#22
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
53 reviews
#23
Tower
67%
67%
1 review
#24
Dualit
66%
66%
17 reviews
#25
Swan
62%
62%
36 reviews
#26
Salter
62%
62%
94 reviews
#27
Bugatti
61%
61%
17 reviews
#28
Maxi-Matic
61%
61%
2 reviews
#29
Bodum
61%
61%
44 reviews
#30
United Kingdom
60%
60%
59 reviews
#31
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Moulinex
60%
60%
1 review
#33
Klarstein
60%
60%
5 reviews
#34
Waring
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
Proctor Silex
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
Zephir
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Ariete
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Better Chef
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Tayama
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Premier
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Jocel
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Korkmaz
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Arzum
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Montel
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
WMF
52%
52%
3 reviews
#47
BioChef
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
Midea
51%
51%
0 reviews
#50
Flama
50%
50%
0 reviews
#51
Omega Juicers
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Russell Hobbs blenders compare to the other blender brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All blender Brands
Russell Hobbs Blenders

At an average purchase price of $162, Russell Hobbs blenders tend to be more expensive than most other blender brands. Russell Hobbs also have better reviews than the typical blender brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs blender being 78%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs blender is 78%.

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including soup function which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Russell Hobbs blenders available compared to other blender brands, with only 6 Russell Hobbs blenders currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Russell Hobbs blender is $10 (based on a person typically using a blender for 1 hour per week), which makes them less efficient than most other blender brands.

No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$111
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,299
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$162
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $649
Price Distribution of Russell Hobbs Blenders

What Do the Russell Hobbs Blender Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Russell Hobbs blender to work out the average distribution of reviews for Russell Hobbs and then compared this to the other blender brands.

Russell Hobbs logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Russell Hobbs logo

User Reviews

5 stars
346
4 stars
125
3 stars
26
2 stars
16
1 star
38
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its blenders than most other blender brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 90% respectively across all Blender brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Russell Hobbs blenders by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other blender brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Vitamix Ninja Philips Smeg Tefal Russell Hobbs
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
93%
1 review
94%
2 reviews
93%
1 review
84%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
83%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
85%
3 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
76%
3 reviews
gadgetreview.com logo
74%
1 review
60%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
90%
2 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
82%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
gamingshogun.com logo
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
76%
1 review
Average
84%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
84%
9 reviews
79%
5 reviews
83%
5 reviews
78%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Blenders Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Russell Hobbs blenders. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular blender brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning blenders

Number of Awards Vitamix Ninja Philips Smeg Tefal Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Tweak.dk logo
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
3
4

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Blenders?

We checked over 13,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs blenders. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 56% were positive. Therefore the majority of Russell Hobbs blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

56% of reviewers think Russell Hobbs blenders are reliable.

So, most people think that Russell Hobbs blenders are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Russell Hobbs blenders that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

This product is well made
amazon.co.uk
Powerful blender with an unusual chopper with built in storage for all the parts
Argos.co.uk
I find it so handy to have the dryer built in when there's no space for a desperate one
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

The bottom plastic which holds the spinning blade broke of easily
amazon.co.uk
Scratched quite easily
Tesco.com

Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Blenders

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Russell Hobbs blenders that set them apart from the competition. These include soup function.

Russell Hobbs Soup Function

Russell Hobbs blenders that feature soup function include the Russell Hobbs 18980 (Desire) ($40) and the Russell Hobbs Retro ($233).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?
Is Russell Hobbs the Best Blender Brand?
What Do the Russell Hobbs Blender Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Blenders Received?
How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Blenders?
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Blenders
Russell Hobbs Soup Function

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