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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 11 May 2020
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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 12,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 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 $50 for the HD9305 which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.5L and go up to $162 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 $111.

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. 13 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 13th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
739 reviews
#2
Brentwood
88%
88%
17 reviews
#3
Germany
87%
87%
1,758 reviews
#4
Australia
86%
86%
3,194 reviews
#5
Kenwood
United Kingdom
80%
80%
12 reviews
#6
United Kingdom
79%
79%
1,069 reviews
#7
Igenix
79%
79%
568 reviews
#8
78%
78%
924 reviews
#9
KitchenAid
77%
77%
84 reviews
#10
Brentwood Appliances
77%
77%
3 reviews
#11
Sencor
76%
76%
3 reviews
#12
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#13
Netherlands
73%
73%
115 reviews
#14
France
73%
73%
6 reviews
#15
Italy
72%
72%
1,362 reviews
#16
71%
71%
1,169 reviews
#17
Braun
66%
66%
3 reviews
#18
Nesco
66%
66%
0 reviews
#19
Bodum
64%
64%
30 reviews
#20
61%
61%
4 reviews
#21
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#22
Tower
61%
61%
29 reviews
#23
Clatronic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#24
Proctor Silex
58%
58%
0 reviews
#25
Bonavita
57%
57%
0 reviews
#26
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#27
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#28
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#30
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#31
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#32
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#33
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#34
Haden
52%
52%
0 reviews
#35
Signature
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

Philips have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Philips electric kettle being 60%. 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 3 Philips electric kettles currently on the market in the US. Philips electric kettles also tend to be more expensive than most other electric kettle brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$62
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $349
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$111
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $199
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

Over 100% of expert reviews and 62% of user reviews for Philips electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 86% 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 received by 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 Bosch Swan DeLonghi Tefal
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
Which? logo
2
1
Total
2
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?

We checked over 12,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips electric kettles. 20 of these reviews 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

A well made
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
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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?

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