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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Updated 16 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips is well known for its TVs, irons, PC monitors and fryers.

We've collated all the key information on Philips electric kettles in this handy guide. We've analysed over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,600 electric kettles to impartially compare each electric kettle brand.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles and start at $37 for the HD9334 which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.5L and go up to $171 for the HD9326 which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Philips electric kettle is $86.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles.

Is Philips the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

So are Philips electric kettles any good? We give every electric kettle a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all electric kettles we are able to impartially rank all the electric kettle brands.

Philips is ranked the No. 9 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 9th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
652 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
91%
91%
1,069 reviews
#3
Australia
88%
88%
3,141 reviews
#4
Brentwood
87%
87%
17 reviews
#5
Germany
86%
86%
1,756 reviews
#6
Igenix
79%
79%
568 reviews
#7
KitchenAid
76%
76%
84 reviews
#8
Kenwood
United Kingdom
76%
76%
12 reviews
#9
Netherlands
76%
76%
114 reviews
#10
76%
76%
810 reviews
#11
France
75%
75%
6 reviews
#12
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#13
Sencor
74%
74%
3 reviews
#14
Italy
74%
74%
1,344 reviews
#15
Brentwood Appliances
74%
74%
3 reviews
#16
74%
74%
4 reviews
#17
73%
73%
1,163 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
Braun
65%
65%
3 reviews
#20
Tower
64%
64%
0 reviews
#21
Nesco
64%
64%
0 reviews
#22
Bodum
64%
64%
30 reviews
#23
Brabantia
63%
63%
27 reviews
#24
AEG
Germany
61%
61%
35 reviews
#25
Ariete
61%
61%
1 review
#26
WMF
61%
61%
1 review
#27
Clatronic
60%
60%
0 reviews
#28
Bugatti
59%
59%
34 reviews
#29
Krups
Germany
59%
59%
0 reviews
#30
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#31
Grundig
Germany
56%
56%
0 reviews
#32
Bonavita
56%
56%
0 reviews
#33
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#34
Cuisinart
56%
56%
4 reviews
#35
Innoliving
55%
55%
0 reviews
#36
Proctor Silex
54%
54%
0 reviews
#37
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#38
Chantal
54%
54%
0 reviews
#39
Arzum
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#44
Haden
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Philips electric kettles compare to the other electric kettle brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All electric kettle Brands
Philips Electric Kettles

At an average purchase price of $86, Philips electric kettles tend to be more expensive than most other electric kettle brands. Philips also have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Philips electric kettle being 61%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Philips electric kettle is $58 (based on a person typically doing 6 boils per day), which makes them more efficient than most other electric kettle brands.

There's a smaller selection of Philips electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with only 5 Philips electric kettles currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$52
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $309
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$86
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $209
Price Distribution of Philips Electric Kettles

What Do the Philips Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Philips electric kettle to work out the average distribution of reviews for Philips and then compared this to the other electric kettle brands.

Philips logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
28
4 stars
40
3 stars
23
2 stars
9
1 star
10
Philips has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 62% of user reviews for Philips electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 95% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Philips electric kettles. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular electric kettle brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit Tefal Linsar Russell Hobbs Bosch
Which? logo
2
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Total
1
1
2
2

How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips electric kettles. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

87% of reviewers think Philips electric kettles are reliable.

So, most people think that Philips electric kettles are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Philips electric kettles that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

For the price it is very well built
Amazon
It seems very well built
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

The water level gauge built into the handle is not the easiest to see or to read
Amazon
Quite flimsy construction
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips HD464400

$46.33
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Philips HD464400
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Philips HD464400
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at $46.33 is the Philips HD464400, which has a Kagoo Score of 77.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Non-drip spout
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Boil-dry protection

A cheap and fully featured 1.7L kettle, with average reviews. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the HD464400 in the US is $46.33 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips Daily Collection HD9334

$37.49
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Philips Daily Collection HD9334
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Philips Daily Collection HD9334
1.5L
2,200W
POWER
$504
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $37.49 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Philips Daily Collection HD9334 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Non-drip spout
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Automatic shut off system

A fully featured and classic 1.5L kettle, with low running costs and a reasonable price. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering. Our review analysis indicates that it's quiet, good-looking but expensive.

89
Reviews
11 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Running Costs
$500 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Philips Daily Collection HD9334 has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%, based on 11 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Daily Collection HD9334 in the US is $37.49 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?
Is Philips the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Philips Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?
What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Philips Electric Kettle?

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