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What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique electric kettles rating which considers: 1,200 US prices • 11,000 expert & user reviews • 1,600 product comparisons • 14 industry awards • Score breakdown
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Swan SK27010N

47 Reviews

$17.30

0.4L
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1,000W
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$210
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#2

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Russell Hobbs Darwin

118 Reviews

$17.61

1.7L
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2,200W
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$470
Over 10 years
Jul 2017
#3

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Swan SK14060N

9 Reviews

$27.28

1.7L
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2,200W
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$470
Over 10 years
Apr 2017
#4

87

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Swan SK14070N

4 Reviews

$33.50

1.7L
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2,200W
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$470
Over 10 years
Apr 2017
#5

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Russell Hobbs 23840

$17.07

0.85L
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1,000W
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$210
Over 10 years
Mar 2018
#6

86

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Breville VKJ755

251 Reviews

$37.55

1.7L
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3,000W
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$640
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
#7

86

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Swan SK31020N

42 Reviews

$27.27

1L
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2,000W
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$430
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#8

86

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Igenix IG7458

281 Reviews

$27.30

1L
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2,200W
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$470
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#9

86

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Russell Hobbs Classic

90 Reviews

$34.35

1L
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2,200W
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$470
Over 10 years
Jul 2018
#10

86

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Brentwood KT1960BK

$18.88

1.8L
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1,100W
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$230
Over 10 years
Aug 2017
#11

86

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Dualit Studio

131 Reviews

$49.50

1.5L
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2,400W
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$510
Over 10 years
May 2018
#12

85

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Igenix IG7270

8 Reviews

$16.12

1.7L
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2,200W
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$470
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#13

85

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Sencor SWK 1812BL

$29.69

1.8L
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2,000W
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$430
Over 10 years
Jun 2015
#14

85

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Brentwood KT1800

$29.98

1.7L
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1,000W
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$210
Over 10 years
May 2018
#15

85

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Breville VKJ956

335 Reviews

$45.26

1.7L
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3,000W
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$640
Over 10 years
Jul 2015
#16

84

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Brentwood KT1790RG

$31.27

1.7L
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1,200W
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$260
Over 10 years
Feb 2017
#17

84

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Brentwood KT1770RG

$29.99

1.2L
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1,200W
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$260
Over 10 years
Aug 2009
#18

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Russell Hobbs Essentials

$17.28

1.7L
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2,200W
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$470
Over 10 years
Oct 2016
#19

84

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Russell Hobbs Buckingham

1 Review
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$39.11

1.7L
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3,000W
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$510
Over 10 years
Oct 2014
#20

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Russell Hobbs 21401

$31.02

1.7L
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3,000W
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$640
Over 10 years
Jun 2016

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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 Morphy Richards with an average rating of 89%. Compare all award winning electric kettles.

Rank Brand Number of Electric Kettles Price Range Average Rating
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Morphy Richards Electric Kettles 80 $38 - $181
89%
1,073 reviews
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Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles 109 $17 - $332
86%
732 reviews
#3
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Breville Electric Kettles 61 $25 - $115
83%
3,180 reviews
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Bosch Electric Kettles 52 $37 - $292
79%
1,758 reviews
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DeLonghi Electric Kettles 29 $85 - $118
78%
1,367 reviews
#6
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Dualit Electric Kettles 29 $101 - $126
76%
1,179 reviews
#7
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Swan Electric Kettles 41 $17 - $46
70%
810 reviews
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Tefal Electric Kettles 31 $62 - $66
66%
6 reviews
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Philips Electric Kettles 30 $37 - $162
61%
114 reviews
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Severin Electric Kettles 22
50%
4 reviews

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Smeg
KLF03
$153.92
More popular
Much better
overall reviews
Newer by 11
months
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Dualit
Classic
$128.64
$25 cheaper
Better brand
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KitchenAid
KEK1222
$69.95
$110 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by three
years
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Smeg
KLF01
$180.00
Bigger water
tank capacity
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Smeg
KLF04
$150.00
User reviews
are appreciably
better
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score
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Dualit
Classic
$128.64
$21 cheaper
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KBI2001
$85.07
$69 cheaper
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$153.92
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KLF01
$180.00
$135 cheaper
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TWK7203
$314.94
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$314.94
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$153.92
$161 cheaper
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Dualit
Classic
$128.64
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0.2L bigger
water tank
capacity
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KEK1565
$79.87
$49 cheaper
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Smeg
KLF03
$153.92
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Ariete
2869
$43.32
$111 cheaper
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TW86104P
$302.86
More popular
Newer by four
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TWK8612
$278.70
$24 cheaper
Better Kagoo
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Better brand
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Smeg
KLF03
$153.92
Better Kagoo
Score
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KBOV1200J
$88.46
$65 cheaper
Better brand
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BKE700BSS
$73.24
$117 cheaper
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Kenwood
KMIX
$189.99
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months
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VKT071
$49.54
$61 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
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Grundig
WK 5620
$110.90
Newer by 19
months
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KitchenAid
KEK1222
$69.95
$29 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
VS
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Lloytron
E886
$99.19
Cheaper to run
by $110 over
five years
Newer by six
months
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Smeg
KLF01
$180.00
11% bigger
water tank
capacity
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KitchenAid
KEK1322SS
$149.00
$31 cheaper
Better Kagoo
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Newer by three
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Proctor Silex
K4097
$14.98
$3 cheaper
31% bigger
water tank
capacity
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Brentwood
KT32W
$17.90
Two years newer
Better Kagoo
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KitchenAid
KEK1222
$69.95
$209 cheaper
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Bosch
TWK8612
$278.70
Better brand
Bigger water
tank capacity
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Krups
BW3110
$50.00
$40 cheaper
Six years newer
Cheaper to run
by $110 over
five years
VS
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KitchenAid
KEK1722
$89.95
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
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Russell Hobbs
21270
$35.44
$8 cheaper
Better brand
0.2L bigger
water tank
capacity
VS
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Morphy Richards
108261
$43.03
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by one
month
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Proctor Silex
K4097
$14.98
$35 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
VS
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Krups
BW3110
$50.00
Newer by two
years
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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.

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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

Electric Kettle Prices

We currently list 143 kettles ranging from $10 to $338. The average price of a new kettle is $84 and the 80% of electric kettles are priced between $27 and $175. The Smeg KLF02 is the most expensive kettle that we found at $338, and the Bodum Bistro (1l) is the cheapest at only $10.

Electric Kettle Brands - Price Range

The average price of Siemens kettles is $303 which is the highest average price of all kettle brands. Siemens kettles start at $303 and their most expensive kettle costs $303.

AEG kettles range in price from $287 to $287, and the average price of AEG kettles is $287 which is the second highest average price of all kettle brands.

Smeg kettles range in price from $150 to $338, and the average price of Smeg kettles is $205 which is the third highest average price of all electric kettle brands.

Electric Kettle Brands - Average Ratings

We have checked 42 expert reviews and 11,501 user reviews for kettles and used this data to determine the average rating for each brand of electric kettle. Morphy Richards is the top rated kettle brand with an average rating of 89%. Russell Hobbs is the second best brand with 86% and Breville is the third best brand with 83%.

Biggest Electric Kettle Retailers

We found 170 current offers for electric kettles from eBay making it the biggest kettle retailer. That is over 18 times bigger than the second biggest retailer, Overstock for whom we found 9 current offers for electric kettles.

When Are Most New Electric Kettles Released?

We looked at the release dates for new electric kettles over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any obvious trend. In August 2019, seven new electric kettles were released making it the biggest month that year for new electric kettle releases. 50 new electric kettles were released in August 2018 making it the biggest month that year as well for new electric kettle releases. January was the biggest month in 2017 for new kettles, with 112 new kettles released that month.

How Fast Do Electric Kettle Prices Drop After Release?

On average, in the first 6 months after release, kettles drop in price by 4%.

That means that on a typical kettle costing $84 you could save on average $4 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 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 Igenix IG4350, which sells for $42.46, has the biggest water tank capacity and is a 3.5L electric kettle. The kettle with the smallest water tank capacity is the Swan SK27010N, which is a 0.4L kettle and can be purchased for $17.23.

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

We found 411 kettles that are kettles that have a black coloured, which makes black the most popular colour amongst new kettles. We found 329 kettles that are kettles that have a stainless steel coloured, making stainless steel the second most frequently found colour amongst new kettles.

Powers

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

The powers of electric kettles range from 120W to 3,100W. The powers of most electric kettles range from 2,900W to 3,100W. The Morphy Richards 108261, which currently retails for $41.87, has the biggest power and is a 3,100W power kettle. The electric kettle with the smallest power is the Brentwood KT32W, which is a 120W power kettle and currently retails for $17.90.

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 electric kettles. For each retailer it shows the total number of electric kettles where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying electric 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. 162 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. 95.3% of their electric kettle prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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