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Bosch TAS1253GB Coffee Maker

Red Pod Coffee Machine Capsule / Pod 1 Cups Jan 2016
Colour Product Type Coffee Input Type Capacity in Cups Release Date
Good owner reviews
Nice design
Poor technical guidance
376 Reviews

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven people who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Malcolm Middlebrook mentioned “It is a little noisy with all the clanking” . D Farmer wrote “The machine will make a bit of a noise and dispense hot clear liquid which ends with a cloud of steam”. Two years ago Cornish Lass mentioned on expert review site Amazon “It is a bit noisy when it is working.” nonetheless they rated the product 4 stars out of 5.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Eleven customers mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Mr J said “If you can work out the ridiculous very poor pictorial "instructions" you will eventually be very pleased with this” in his review of this coffee maker. Mike gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this coffee maker on expert review site Amazon “It's understandable since there are no written instructions, just a really unhelpful series of pictures”. Lisa said “Found the picture instructions a little confusing.” in her review of this coffee maker nonetheless she gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Twenty-four people mentioned in their reviews that it was compact. Mrs. Trudi Farrington mentioned in her review of this coffee maker on expert review site Amazon “It is the perfect size as its small, light and compact”. Mrs. Kath Eccleston said two years ago “Nice design compact and simple to use” in their review of this coffee maker. Kirsty White wrote in May last year “This particular machine is great for smaller kitchens as it is nice and compact” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Three owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin. Mrs. Maureen Jenkins wrote in May last year “Nice slim version easy to use, ideal for a one or two mug water tank” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Laura scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned “Great slim lined coffee machine”. John Major said last year “It also dispensed very small cups worth of coffee (rarely over half a normal, slim mug” however despite that he only rated it 2 stars out of 5.

Two owners considered that it was lightweight. Last year Deborah Green scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned on expert review site Amazon “It is small, lightweight, compact and very smart looking” in her review of this coffee maker. Helen scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and she wrote on expert website Amazon in May last year “Its small and lightweight”.

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Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 380 owner reviews the average owner rating of this few capacity in cups coffee maker is 83%. Over 77% of reviewers gave this coffee maker either 4 or 5 stars.

Bosch Has Good Reviews for Its Coffee Makers

We checked 383 owner and expert reviews (including 43 verified purchases) for Bosch coffee makers and found that on average Bosch has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Bosch has good ratings specifically within its few capacity in cups coffee makers range.


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A Best Selling Coffee Maker

The TAS1253GB is one the most popular coffee maker currently available for sale.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when this Bosch coffee maker was released.


Design

Nice Design

Nineteen customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Normalbloke wrote in their review of this coffee maker “It's actually pretty easy and quick, so long as you've not stuck the side of the appliance up against something as you have to pull it out”. Leoan mentioned “Expensive and wasteful pods and the coffee choices get boring pretty fast” in their review of this coffee maker. In May last year Lorna O'connor wrote on expert website Amazon “Beautiful coffee at the flick of a switch” in her review of this coffee maker.

Ten owners thought the product was neat. Mr. James Rutherford said on expert review site Amazon “This machine is quick adaptable and a very neat size for a small corner”. Mrs Sandra Holloway wrote “Neat and compact for people with limited workspace”. In May last year Steven Forbes said “Neat little coffee maker” in his review of this coffee maker.

Four customers who bought it concluded that it was well designed. S P Mead mentioned on expert website Amazon “Is nicely designed”. G. Rees wrote in their review of this coffee maker on expert website Amazon “The smooth curvy design helps to prevent it looking too boxy”.

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Easy to Use

Eighty-nine owners who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use. Mr. James Rutherford scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the Bosch TAS1253GB on expert review site Amazon “The side filling water container is easy to use and is not bother to fill”. Mr. W. Walton mentioned on expert review site Amazon “East to use and makes lovely hot drinks” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Miyoshi said on expert website Amazon “The machine is easy and quick to use and being automatic you don't have to worry about it overflowing”.

Ten customers said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Mr. Michael P. Windiate he mentioned two years ago “Easy to set up, good range of pods if you go online to their website along with free delivery on orders over twenty pounds”. Sarah scored it a maximum of 5 stars and she said in her review of this coffee maker “IT was very easy to set up and use and drinks are quickly made”. Trust Me! mentioned “Bought this on offer for around £38 and for the price this is great, simple to set up and use”.

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Good Product Quality

Eight people who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Mr. W. Walton said “Super quality product” . Mr J Smithies mentioned on expert website Amazon in May last year “The machine is pretty good, easy to use and seems well made”. Last year S P Mead wrote “It has an aesthetic quality which is most attractive”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The TAS1253GB does not have a built-in display. Most of the other coffee makers that came out around the same time as this coffee maker do have a built-in display.

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Robust

Two owners considered that it was well made. Jamie said “It looks and feels really well made” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners who purchased this coffee maker agreed that it was reliable. Owen wrote “Great, simple to use, reliable machine” in his review of this coffee maker and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Richard J. mentioned on expert website Amazon “For the one or two a day person this is tasty and quick reliable coffee” and scored this coffee maker 4 stars out of 5.

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Technical Details

Has a Dishwasher-Proof Parts

The Bosch TAS1253GB has a dishwasher-proof parts, as do most of the other few capacity in cups coffee makers that have been available for around the same time as this coffee maker.

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Ergonomics

Has an Adjustable Cup Stand Height

The Bosch TAS1253GB has an adjustable cup stand height, as do most of the other comparable spec coffee makers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Performance

Has an Anti-Drip Function

The TAS1253GB has an anti-drip function. Most of the other few capacity in cups coffee makers that are a comparable age to this coffee maker also have an anti-drip function.

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Self-Cleaning

The TAS1253GB is self-cleaning, as are most of the other coffee makers of a comparable age and spec to this coffee maker.

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Quite Small Water Tank Capacity

With a water tank capacity of only 0.7 liters, the TAS1253GB has one of the smaller water tank capacities amongst few capacity in cups coffee makers of this age. Across all the coffee makers that have been around for around the same time as this coffee maker the water tank capacities range from 0.15L to 2.7L, and the average water tank capacity is 1.2L.

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1 Cup Capacity in Cups

This is a 1 cup dispensing capacity coffee maker.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bosch bchtas1253gb, about epetas1253gb, tassimo tas1253gb, tassimo n142128w, bosch tas1253gb, about tas1252gb
Barcodes 00787269302921, 04242002830742, 05053086577848

Bosch TAS1253GB Review Sources

To prepare this Bosch TAS1253GB review we compared this coffee maker to 674 other models. For each coffee maker that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 158,254 product attributes, 5,967 coffee maker reviews and 801,600 historical coffee maker prices from 0 coffee maker retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this coffee maker compared to the other models as well as any areas where this coffee maker is lacking.

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