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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Updated 09 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips is well known for it's 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 10,000 user and expert reviews and 6 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 $100.

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. 11 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 11th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
147 reviews
#2
Brentwood
91%
91%
17 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
90%
90%
685 reviews
#4
Australia
89%
89%
3,202 reviews
#5
Germany
89%
89%
1,756 reviews
#6
84%
84%
810 reviews
#7
Igenix
80%
80%
568 reviews
#8
79%
79%
1,088 reviews
#9
Kenwood
United Kingdom
77%
77%
12 reviews
#10
KitchenAid
76%
76%
7 reviews
#11
Netherlands
76%
76%
113 reviews
#12
France
76%
76%
6 reviews
#13
76%
76%
4 reviews
#14
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#15
Italy
75%
75%
1,361 reviews
#16
Brentwood Appliances
75%
75%
3 reviews
#17
Sencor
71%
71%
3 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
Braun
66%
66%
3 reviews
#20
Nesco
65%
65%
0 reviews
#21
Bodum
64%
64%
30 reviews
#22
Tower
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
Sage
63%
63%
33 reviews
#24
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#25
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
35 reviews
#26
Siemens
Germany
61%
61%
2 reviews
#27
WMF
61%
61%
1 review
#28
Bugatti
60%
60%
34 reviews
#29
Krups
Germany
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#31
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#32
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Bonavita
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
Haden
56%
56%
0 reviews
#35
Innoliving
55%
55%
0 reviews
#36
Chefman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#37
Proctor Silex
55%
55%
0 reviews
#38
Chantal
54%
54%
0 reviews
#39
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
Arzum
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Clatronic
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Waring
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
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 $100, 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 $57 (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
$60
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $799
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$100
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $244
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 93% 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 Linsar DeLonghi Tefal Swan Dualit
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
1
1

How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?

We checked over 10,000 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
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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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