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Morphy Richards EvokevsRussell Hobbs Retro Classic

Morphy Richards Evoke

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and recently released 1.5L kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering. Reviews indicate that it has brilliant features, it's really good-looking but noisy.
1.5L
2,200W
POWER
$504
OVER 10 YEARS
96
Reviews
22 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Age
9 Months Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Russell Hobbs Retro Classic

89

Kagoo Score

89

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A recently released and extremely highly rated 1.7L kettle, great for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base and is cordless. Several reviews mentioned that it has outstanding features, a very big capacity and it's really good-looking.
1.7L
2,400W
POWER
96
Reviews
90 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Age
9 Months Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Morphy Richards Evoke

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and recently released 1.5L kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering. Reviews indicate that it has brilliant features, it's really good-looking but noisy.
1.5L
2,200W
POWER
$504
OVER 10 YEARS
96
Reviews
22 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Age
9 Months Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Russell Hobbs Retro Classic

89

Kagoo Score

89

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A recently released and extremely highly rated 1.7L kettle, great for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base and is cordless. Several reviews mentioned that it has outstanding features, a very big capacity and it's really good-looking.
1.7L
2,400W
POWER
96
Reviews
90 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Age
9 Months Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
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Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
6 Reasons For
Non-Drip Spout
The Morphy Richards Evoke has a non-drip spout, but the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic does not have this feature.

Whether the kettle has a spout that is specially designed to be easy to fill from the tap.

A well-designed spout means there is less chance of a spillage when filling up the kettle.

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Boil-Dry Protection
The Morphy Richards Evoke has a boil-dry protection, whereas the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic does not.

'Boil-dry protection' is a special system that stops the kettle from boiling if there isn't a minimum amount of water in it.

Running the kettle without any water in can damage the appliance and stop it from working. Boil-dry protection stops this from happening.

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Filtering
The Morphy Richards Evoke supports filtering, whereas the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic does not.

'Filtering' denotes whether the kettle has a special filter to stop impurities being introduced to your drinking water.

A filter on your kettle means that the water produced by the kettle is as fresh and pure as it can be.

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User Reviews Are a Little Better
Based on 22 reviews, the average user review score of the Morphy Richards Evoke is 91%, whereas the average rating of the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic is 89% (based on 90 reviews).
Overall Reviews Are a Little Better
Based on 22 reviews, the average overall review score of the Morphy Richards Evoke is 91%, whereas the average rating of the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic is 89% (based on 90 reviews).
Better Brand
Morphy Richards electric kettles have an average rating of 91.5%, but Russell Hobbs only has an average rating of 88.6%.
5 Reasons For
0.2L Bigger Water Tank Capacity
The Russell Hobbs Retro Classic has a water tank capacity of 1.7L, whereas the Morphy Richards Evoke is only a 1.5L electric kettle (0.2L smaller).

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

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

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Better Kagoo Score
The Russell Hobbs Retro Classic has received a Kagoo Score of 89, but the Morphy Richards Evoke scored 86.
One Month Newer
The Russell Hobbs Retro Classic was released nine months ago, but the Morphy Richards Evoke was released 10 months ago
Has a Better Price
The Russell Hobbs Retro Classic reviewers thought the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic has a better price.
Has Useful Technical Features
Our analysis of the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic has useful technical features. More than 60 people thought that it had excellent features.

Average User Rating

The Morphy Richards Evoke has better user reviews than the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic. The average user reviews score for the Morphy Richards Evoke is 91% based on 22 reviews, where as the average score for the Russell Hobbs Retro Classic is 89% based on 90 reviews.
Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
Best
5 stars
16 reviews
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
71 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
6 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Morphy Richards has a better average brand rating than Russell Hobbs. The average brand rating for Morphy Richards is 91.5% based on 680+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for Russell Hobbs is 88.6% based on 210+ reviews.
Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
Morphy Richards

92

92

Based on 680+ reviews
Russell Hobbs

89

89

Based on 210+ reviews

Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
10 months old 9 months old Best

Water Tank Capacity

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

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

Power

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

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

Price Trend

Price

Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
Outstanding Value for Money
20 people agree 6 people disagree
  • Just what we were looking for at a great price.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Looks really stylish and boils really quick. A tad noisy but not a problem for us.
    Donna - (Currys.co.uk) June 2018
  • It looks beautiful in the kitchen. It's lightweight and has great capacity. A tiny bit noisier than our last kettlet but not a problem.
    Gabrielle - (Currys.co.uk) August 2018
  • Looks good. Doesn't feel as expensive and sturdy as expected for the price.
    Rachel - (Currys.co.uk) October 2018
  • Superb Value for Money
    74 people agree 3 people disagree
  • I bought his kettle when it was on offer and at a good price. I am very pleased with it. It Looks smart. Boils quickly and pours well. It has level markers ...
    currys.co.uk - March 2018
  • ... are all together Equally so. For just yourself Boils quickly very efficient Furthermore it was in the sale so a real bargain.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Got this in sale really good value.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Bought when kettle was on special offer so very good value for money. Like the fact it has good marker tabs inside so you don't overfill.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Design

    Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Very Good-Looking
    4 people agree No people disagree
  • It looks beautiful in the kitchen. It's lightweight and has great capacity. A tiny bit noisier than our last kettlet but not a problem.
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Overall look.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Looks lovely in my kitchen. So stylish. Nothing.
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Looks really stylish and boils really quick. A tad noisy but not a problem for us.
    currys.co.uk - June 2018
  • Well Designed
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • Colour and design are fab.
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Really nice design so looks great in the kitchen. Fast boiling time. Smaller capacity than our last kettle but as we don't use it that much it's not a ...
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Very Good-Looking
    21 people agree No people disagree
  • Bought this in cream. It's a beautiful addition to my kitchen . Wide unhinged lid, easy to remove. Fast boil. Low noise. Love it...
    Shazzy - October 2017
  • Love the retro look. It is a very good looking kettle. Fantastic and boils very quickly. Especially handy having the 1. And 3 cup measurements for quickness ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Great to look at boils fast. Filling bit difficult lid sometimes hard to get off.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • The kettle looks stylish and we love how the temperature is shown on the kettle it makes perfect espresso coffee.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Very Retro
    4 people agree No people disagree
  • ... tea this is using so much less power. Plus I love the retro look which was originally the main reason for buying it. In this age of green issues I am amazed ...
    Eric - September 2018
  • Love the retro look. It is a very good looking kettle. Fantastic and boils very quickly. Especially handy having the 1. And 3 cup measurements for quickness ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • I love the retro look. Yet stylish at the same time. It boils very quickly. So is perfect for one or two cups of tea. Yet doesn't take too much longer ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Good looking retro feel and very light. Good temperature gauge also.
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Very Well Designed
    4 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... my kitchen. Boils quickly. And has the largest capacity I've ever seen the design is steam punky so unusual what more can I say. Boils quickly, And has ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • ... kitchen. Boils quickly. And has the largest capacity I've ever seen the design is steam punky so unusual what more can I say. Boils quickly, And has the ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Overall design Handle is easy to hold and feels strong Markers for no. Of cups is useful. Lid is not easy - have to knock it down to position.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Love the design. Boils quickly not too noisy. Lid rattles as the kettle get close to boiling. Love the design. Boils quickly not too noisy.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Features

    Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Has Excellent Features
    21 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Large filling lid 2 small cups minimum 1 of the quickest kettles to boil 1 and a half liters of water Nice balanced handle. Limited length of flexible ...
    Roger - (Currys.co.uk) October 2018
  • Colour and design are fab.
    Jackie - (Currys.co.uk) August 2018
  • It looks beautiful in the kitchen. It's lightweight and has great capacity. A tiny bit noisier than our last kettlet but not a problem.
    Gabrielle - (Currys.co.uk) August 2018
  • Looks good. Doesn't feel as expensive and sturdy as expected for the price.
    Rachel - (Currys.co.uk) October 2018
  • Has Excellent Features
    68 people agree 2 people disagree
  • Nice looking. Boils quick. Nothing.
    Jeanette - (Currys.co.uk) February 2018
  • Love this kettlesize. Blue color. Boilin timeway it looks. Nice to handle. Any chance for a cuppa. Look forward to usin it.
    Natalie - (Currys.co.uk) February 2018
  • Style and coour. Lid slightly rattles. When boiling.
    Sal - (Currys.co.uk) April 2018
  • Style and colour.
    Roy - (Currys.co.uk) September 2018
  • Noise Level

    Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Noisy
    3 people agree No people disagree
  • ... in the kitchen. It's lightweight and has great capacity. A tiny bit noisier than our last kettlet but not a problem.
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Looks really stylish and boils really quick. A tad noisy but not a problem for us.
    currys.co.uk - June 2018
  • ... capacity than our last kettle but as we don't use it that much it's not a big deal Bit louder than our last kettle as well. But as it doesn't take long ...
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Not {More} Noisy
    4 people agree 3 people disagree
  • Love this kettle. Great look. Boling is quick and no noise.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • It's not as noisy as some kettles I've had. It looks good and boils water. Not a lot you can say about a kettle. Nothing.
    currys.co.uk - March 2018
  • It looks great and boils fast without being noisy.
    currys.co.uk - October 2018
  • Love the design. Boils quickly not too noisy. Lid rattles as the kettle get close to boiling. Love the design. Boils quickly not too noisy.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Capacity

    Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Doesn't Have a Big Capacity
    2 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... design so looks great in the kitchen. Fast boiling time. Smaller capacity than our last kettle but as we don't use it that much it's not a big deal Bit ...
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Colour. Noisy. Difficult to locate onto base. Low capacity.
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Has a Really Big Capacity
    8 people agree No people disagree
  • ... fabulousBoils quicklytemperature windowCapacity level. It looks fabulous Boils quickly temperature window Capacity level.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • ... kitchen. Boils quickly. And has the largest capacity I've ever seen the design is steam punky so unusual what more can I say. Boils quickly, And has the ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • ... my kitchen. Boils quickly. And has the largest capacity I've ever seen the design is steam punky so unusual what more can I say. Boils quickly, And has ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Good capacity like the temp gauge Quick boil.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Key Features Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Water Tank Capacity 1.5L 1.7L
    BEST
    Colour
    White
     White
    White
     White
    Power 2,200W 2,400W
    BEST
     
     
     
    Technical Details Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Quick Reboil
    Quick reboil
     Quick reboil
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Easy-Fill Spout
    Easy-fill spout
     Easy-fill spout
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Removable, Washable Anti-Calc Filter
    Removable, washable anti-calc filter
     Removable, washable anti-calc filter
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Features Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Non-Drip Spout
    Non-drip spout
     Non-drip spout
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Thermometer Unknown - Click to provide data
    Thermometer
     Thermometer
    Water Level Indicator
    Water level indicator
     Water level indicator
    Water level indicator
     Water level indicator
    Boil-Dry Protection
    Boil-dry protection
     Boil-dry protection
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Overheat Protection Unknown - Click to provide data
    Overheat protection
     Overheat protection
    Filtering
    Filtering
     Filtering
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    On/off Switch
    On/off switch
     On/off switch
    On/off switch
     On/off switch
    Housing Material
    Metal Stainless Steel
     Metal
     Stainless Steel
    Metal Stainless Steel
     Metal
     Stainless Steel
    Material
    Stainless Steel Steel
     Stainless Steel
     Steel
    Stainless Steel Steel
     Stainless Steel
     Steel
    Concealed Heating Element
    Concealed heating element
     Concealed heating element
    Concealed heating element
     Concealed heating element
    Removable Filter
    Removable filter
     Removable filter
    Removable filter
     Removable filter
    Control Type
    Lever
     Lever
    Lever
     Lever
    Whistle
    Whistle
     Whistle
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Quick Boiling
    Quick boiling
     Quick boiling
    Quick boiling
     Quick boiling
    Country of Origin
    China
     China
    China
     China
    Anti-Calc Filter
    Anti-calc filter
     Anti-calc filter
    Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Packaging Data Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Package Weight 1612 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Package Height 265 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Package Depth 265 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Package Width 214 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Quantity Per Pack Unknown - Click to provide data 1
     
     
     
    Weight & Dimensions Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Weight 1.1kg 1.5kg
    Height 250mm 230mm
    Depth 170mm 195mm
    Width 230mm 215mm
     
     
     
    Power Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Power Source Type
    Ac
     Ac
    Ac
     Ac
     
     
     
    Other Features Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    240
     240
    240
     240
     
     
     
    Logistics Data Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Master (Outer) Case GTIN (EAN/UPC) 05033114036424 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Quantity Per Master (Outer) Case 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Master (Outer) Case Height 288 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Master (Outer) Case Length 654 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Master (Outer) Case Width 277 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Quantity Per Pallet 63 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Number of Cartons Per Pallet Layer 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Number of Layers Per Pallet 7 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Number of Cartons Per Pallet 21 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Pallet Height 2200 Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Ergonomics Morphy Richards Evoke Russell Hobbs Retro Classic
    Non-Slip Feet
    Non-slip feet
     Non-slip feet
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    360° Rotational Base
    360° rotational base
     360° rotational base
    360° rotational base
     360° rotational base
    Cord Length 0.7m Unknown - Click to provide data
    Lid Opening Type
    Manual
     Manual
    Manual
     Manual
    Cordless
    Cordless
     Cordless
    Cordless
     Cordless
    Auto Power Off System
    Auto power off system
     Auto power off system
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Cord Storage
    Cord storage
     Cord storage
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Display
    Analog
     Analog
    Analog
     Analog
    Illumination
    Illumination
     Illumination
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Removable Lid
    Removable lid
     Removable lid
    Removable lid
     Removable lid

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