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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

Matthew
Updated 19 February 2020
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

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

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 14,000 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 mid-range and popular blenders. Their blenders start at $100 for the 22220 which has a power of 70W, a bowl capacity of 0.34L and is a tabletop blender and go up to $210 for the Retro which has a power of 850W, a bowl capacity of 1.7L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs blender is $132.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range 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%
5,032 reviews
#2
Cuisinart
92%
92%
24 reviews
#3
Hamilton Beach
90%
90%
22 reviews
#4
Netherlands
89%
89%
777 reviews
#5
Brentwood
88%
88%
4 reviews
#6
Vitamix
88%
88%
517 reviews
#7
87%
87%
864 reviews
#8
81%
81%
1,067 reviews
#9
Breville
Australia
81%
81%
1,117 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
78%
78%
7 reviews
#11
Germany
77%
77%
196 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
77%
77%
555 reviews
#13
Black & Decker
76%
76%
68 reviews
#14
Oster
74%
74%
18 reviews
#15
Blendtec
71%
71%
140 reviews
#16
Smeg
Italy
71%
71%
62 reviews
#17
Wahl
69%
69%
33 reviews
#18
France
69%
69%
1,197 reviews
#19
NutriBullet
69%
69%
687 reviews
#20
Bamix
68%
68%
10 reviews
#21
Bugatti
68%
68%
17 reviews
#22
Tower
67%
67%
1 review
#23
Salter
64%
64%
91 reviews
#24
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
41 reviews
#25
Waring
62%
62%
0 reviews
#26
Maxi-Matic
61%
61%
2 reviews
#27
Moulinex
60%
60%
1 review
#28
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Dualit
59%
59%
17 reviews
#30
Sencor
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Proctor Silex
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
WMF
56%
56%
6 reviews
#33
Jocel
53%
53%
0 reviews
#34
Elite
53%
53%
0 reviews
#35
Siemens
Germany
53%
53%
0 reviews
#36
Montel
52%
52%
0 reviews
#37
Tayama
52%
52%
0 reviews
#38
Cloer
51%
51%
0 reviews
#39
Ariete
51%
51%
0 reviews
#40
Better Chef
51%
51%
0 reviews
#41
Midea
50%
50%
0 reviews
#42
Girmi
50%
50%
0 reviews
#43
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 $132, 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 5 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
$104
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,099
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
$132
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,299
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 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 89% and 90% respectively across all Blender brands.

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 Tefal Smeg Russell Hobbs
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
93%
1 review
94%
2 reviews
84%
2 reviews
93%
1 review
78%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
83%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
83%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetreview.com logo
74%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
85%
3 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
76%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
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
82%
10 reviews
84%
9 reviews
83%
5 reviews
79%
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 received by 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 Tefal Smeg 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 14,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs blenders. 20 of these reviews 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

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

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 Retro ($205).

What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs Retro

$204.53
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1.7L
BOWL CAPACITY
850W
3
SPEED LEVELS
$86
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs blender then the Russell Hobbs Retro takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 74, but is a bit more expensive at $204.53.

Features We Love:
Soup function
Big bowl capacity (1.7L)
Pulse function
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts

A very economical to run and fully featured 1.7L bowl capacity, 850W blender.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Value for Money
Good
82
Running Costs
$85 Over 10 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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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
What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Blender?

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