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What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique electric kettles rating which considers: 1,000 US prices • 1,600 expert & user reviews • 1,600 product comparisons • Score breakdown
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Swan SK31020N

29 Reviews
Cordless  360° rotational base Non‑drip spout 
Cordless
360° rotational base
Non‑drip spout

$28.50

1L
Info
Info
2,000W
Info
$340
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#2

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Igenix IG7458

261 Reviews
Cordless  360° rotational base Supports filtering 
Cordless
360° rotational base
Supports filtering

$28.50

1L
Info
Info
2,200W
Info
$370
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#3

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Swan SK27010N

16 Reviews
Non‑drip spout  Automatic shut off system  Ergonomic grip 
Non‑drip spout
Automatic shut off system
Ergonomic grip

$18.08

0.4L
Info
Info
1,000W
Info
$170
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#4

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Brentwood KT1960BK

 
Big water tank capacity  Cordless  360° rotational base
Big water tank capacity
Cordless
360° rotational base

$19.95

1.8L
Info
Info
1,100W
Info
$180
Over 10 years
Aug 2017
#5

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Brentwood KT1800

1 Review

$20.00

1.7L
Info
Info
1,000W
Info
$170
Over 10 years
May 2018
#6

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Brentwood KT1790RG

 

$33.00

1.7L
Info
Info
1,200W
Info
$200
Over 10 years
Feb 2017
#7

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DeLonghi KBOV1200JGR

 

$88.46

1L
Info
Info
1,200W
Info
$200
Over 10 years
Aug 2018
#8

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Brentwood Appliances KT‑1618

3 Reviews

$18.19

1.7L
Info
Info
1,200W
Info
$200
Over 10 years
Oct 2017
#9

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Igenix IG4350

60 Reviews

$45.36

3.5L
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2,200W
Info
$370
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#10

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Igenix IG7280

 

$15.54

1.7L
Info
Info
2,200W
Info
$370
Over 10 years
Apr 2015
#11

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Bosch TWK7607

 

$11.52

1.7L
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Info
3,000W
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(Unknown)
Oct 2014
#12

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Philips Viva Collection HD9305

 

$82.30

1.5L
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Info
2,200W
Info
$370
Over 10 years
Feb 2015
#13

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Bosch TWK3A037GB

 

$51.84

1.7L
Info
Info
3,000W
Info
(Unknown)
Jan 2018
#14

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Swan SK14060N

 

$28.52

1.7L
Info
Info
2,200W
Info
$370
Over 10 years
Apr 2017
#15

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Philips Daily Collection HD930606

 

$112.99

1.5L
Info
Info
1,800W
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$300
Over 10 years
Dec 2012
#16

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Breville VKJ956

 

$40.08

1.7L
Info
Info
3,000W
Info
(Unknown)
Jun 2020
#17

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Bosch TWK76033GB

 

$45.36

1.7L
Info
Info
3,000W
Info
$370
Over 10 years
Oct 2014
#18

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Brentwood KT1770

 

$35.80

1.2L
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1,200W
Info
$200
Over 10 years
Aug 2009
#19

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Brentwood KT1900BK

 

$40.09

1.7L
Info
Info
1,100W
Info
$180
Over 10 years
Feb 2009

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What Are The Best Electric Kettle Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every electric kettle and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated electric kettle brand is Philips with an average rating of 78%. Compare all award winning electric kettles.

Rank Brand Number of Electric Kettles Price Range Average Rating
#1
Philips Electric Kettles 30 $50 - $180
78%
2 reviews
#2
Bosch Electric Kettles 58 $12 - $340
76%
778 reviews
#3
Breville Electric Kettles 66 $27 - $100
75%
70 reviews
#4
DeLonghi Electric Kettles 32 $88 - $131
75%
38 reviews
#5
Dualit Electric Kettles 28 $118 - $148
72%
2 reviews
#6
Swan Electric Kettles 42 $18 - $49
70%
291 reviews
#7
Severin Electric Kettles 22 $44 - $159
50%
4 reviews
#8
Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles 107 $19 - $336
#9
Morphy Richards Electric Kettles 37 $45 - $259
#10
Tefal Electric Kettles 32 $78 - $84
#11
Sencor Electric Kettles 24 $31 - $86

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat does power rating (wattage) matter on a kettle?
AThe higher the power rating of the kettle, the faster and more efficiently it will heat up water, meaning you'll have to wait less time for your tea!
QWhy is a cordless kettle a good investment?
ACordless kettles allow you to fill up mugs/saucepans/etc from across the kitchen, rather than being tethered to a cord. Very helpful for topping up cups of tea in the living room!
QWhat is a 'keep warm function'?
AThis is a low power mode that gently keeps the kettle hot once the water has been boiled. This is helpful if you are going to be using small amounts of water over a long period, or if you don't need hot water right that moment.

Electric Kettle Buying Guide

Kettles are, at their most basic, devices for heating and dispensing water. They are an integral part of any kitchen, and are a necessity for quickly and easily preparing hot drinks and cooking. We hold a large range of electric kettles in all different shapes, sizes and colours, so you can find the kettle that perfectly fits your needs and the style of your kitchen.

Capacity

The most important attribute of a kettle is its capacity - how much water the kettle can hold and boil in a single use. The capacity of our kettles are measured in litres, and range from small 1/2 litre one-person kettles, to enormous kettles that can boil 2 litres or more at once. It is more efficient to boil only the water you need at the time, so if you are living alone or have a small family, a smaller kettle may save you money in the long run.

Speed of Boiling

Secondly, it's important to consider how quickly the kettle will boil water. Not all makes of kettle are created equally - some have more powerful or efficient heating elements, that allow them to head up water substantially faster than the competition. While the difference in time may be only 10 or 20 seconds, when you think how many times you boil the kettle every day, that could add up to a substancial amount of time saved every day.

Cool-touch Housing

Modern kettles may be made using a double-walled or 'cool touch' casing. As the name suggests, these kettles are designed so that the casing doesn't get hot, even when freshly-boiled. This makes them safer to use, and reduces the risk of you accidentally burning yourself on a boiling hot kettle.

Customisable Temperature & Dosage

Some more advanced kettles may have the ability to change the temperature of the water being dispensed, so that it can be made either hotter or cooler than usual. This is especially helpful for coffee (which should ideally be made with water around 90C) or Chinese tea (best made with water around 70C). While you will pay extra for such an addition, if you routinely find your green teas spoilt by overly-hot water, this may be a worthwhile investment.

Other models of kettle have the ability to control the amount of water boiled and served in a single use. The user selects the amount of water (half a cup, 250ml, etc) and the kettle takes that amount of water from an internal reservoir, heats it, and dispenses it. This can save you money on your energy bills, but not heating unneeded water every time you want a small cup of tea.

Some makes of electric kettle have built-in filtering systems. These kettles reduce the limescale content of the water being boiled, and remove impurities that can affect the taste and colour of the water. This kind of filter is especially useful in parts of the country with hard water, since limescale buildup will be far more prevalent in these areas. Therefore if you live in areas such as London and the south-east of England, you may find a filter improves the taste and quality of the water produced from the kettle.

Electric Kettle Retailers, Prices and Features

Kettle Prices

We currently list 133 electric kettles ranging from $10 to $340. On average, a new electric kettle costs $89 and 80% of kettles are priced between $27 and $190. The Bodum Bistro (1l) is the cheapest electric kettle at only $10, and Bosch TWK7203 is the most expensive at $340.

Kettle Brands - Price Range

Siemens kettles start at $311 and their most expensive kettle costs $337. The average price of Siemens kettles is $324 which is the highest average price of all kettle brands.

The average price of Bugatti kettles is $268 which is the second highest average price of all electric kettle brands. Bugatti kettles start at $268 and their most expensive electric kettle costs $268.

Klarstein kettles range in price from $239 to $239, and the third highest average electric kettle price out of all brands is Klarstein kettles with an average price of $239.

Kettle Brands - Average Ratings

We have checked 7 expert reviews and 1,733 user reviews for kettles and used this information to calculate the average rating for each brand of kettle. The top three electric kettle brands are Philips, Bosch and Breville. Philips has an average rating of 78%, Bosch has an average rating of 76% and Breville has an average rating of 75%.

Biggest Electric Kettle Retailers

The biggest kettle retailer by number of products currently for sale is eBay. We found 119 current kettle offers from eBay. The second biggest retailer is Overstock with 9 offers. That means eBay is over 13 times bigger than Overstock when it comes to electric kettles. e-Global Central US is the third biggest retailer with 3 current offers.

When Are Most New Electric Kettles Released?

We couldn't see any evident trend in the release dates for new kettles over the last 3 years. 13 new electric kettles were released in April 2019 making it the biggest month that year for new kettle releases. In 2018 most new electric kettles were released in August, with 49 new electric kettles released that month. In January 2017, 101 new electric kettles were released making it the biggest month that year for new kettle releases.

How Fast Do Electric Kettle Prices Drop After Release?

In the first 6 months after release, electric kettles drop in price by 6% on average.

That means that on a typical kettle costing $89 you could save on average $5 by waiting 6 months before buying.

Water Tank Capacities

'Water Tank Capacity' is the maximum capacity of water that the kettle can hold at a time.

Across the range of electric kettles, the water tank capacities range from 0.4L to 30L. The water tank capacities of the majority of electric kettles range from 1L to 4L. The electric kettle with the biggest water tank capacity is the Igenix IG4350, which is a 3.5L kettle and sells for $45.17. The electric kettle with the smallest water tank capacity is the Swan SK27010N, which is a 0.4L kettle and currently retails for $18.01.

A bigger water tank means that more water can be heated at once, meaning you'll need to fill up the kettle less.

Available Colours

Amongst new kettles, the most common colour is black. We found 416 kettles that are electric kettles that have a black coloured. The second most frequently found colour amongst new kettles is stainless steel. We found 340 kettles that are kettles that have a stainless steel coloured.

Powers

'Power' is a measurement of the power of the kettle, measured in watts.

Comparing all kettles, the powers range from 120W to 3,100W. The powers of the majority of kettles range from 2,900W to 3,100W. The kettle with the biggest power is the Bosch TWK5P475, which is a 3,000W power kettle and is on sale for $85.94. The Severin WK 3479, which sells for $158.90, has the smallest power and is a 300W power electric kettle.

A kettle with more power will be able to heat a larger quantity of water faster, making it more efficient.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Kettles?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying kettles. For each retailer it shows the total number of kettles where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying kettles. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 115 of their electric kettle prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Electric Kettles for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for kettles by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of electric kettle prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's electric kettle prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was eBay. 96.6% of their electric kettle prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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