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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 29 February 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 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 $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 $92.

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. 14 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 14th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
726 reviews
#2
Brentwood
89%
89%
17 reviews
#3
Australia
85%
85%
3,164 reviews
#4
Germany
85%
85%
1,766 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
85%
85%
1,073 reviews
#6
Smeg
Italy
78%
78%
198 reviews
#7
KitchenAid
78%
78%
84 reviews
#8
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#9
76%
76%
4 reviews
#10
Brentwood Appliances
76%
76%
3 reviews
#11
Kenwood
United Kingdom
75%
75%
12 reviews
#12
Sencor
75%
75%
3 reviews
#13
Italy
75%
75%
1,379 reviews
#14
Netherlands
74%
74%
114 reviews
#15
74%
74%
810 reviews
#16
France
72%
72%
6 reviews
#17
70%
70%
1,171 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
AEG
Germany
67%
67%
35 reviews
#20
Braun
66%
66%
3 reviews
#21
Nesco
66%
66%
0 reviews
#22
Tower
63%
63%
0 reviews
#23
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#24
Proctor Silex
61%
61%
0 reviews
#25
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
Bugatti
59%
59%
34 reviews
#27
Siemens
Germany
58%
58%
2 reviews
#28
Sinbo
58%
58%
0 reviews
#29
Clatronic
57%
57%
0 reviews
#30
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#31
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#32
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Haden
56%
56%
0 reviews
#34
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#35
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#36
Bonavita
54%
54%
0 reviews
#37
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#38
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#39
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#40
Sunbeam
52%
52%
0 reviews
#41
Aroma
52%
52%
0 reviews
#42
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

Philips 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 4 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
$69
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $329
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$92
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $219
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 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 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 DeLonghi Tefal Linsar
Which? logo
3
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
3
1
1

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 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

Quite flimsy construction
Amazon

What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips Viva Collection HD9305

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2,200W
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$471
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A great mid range choice, priced at $50.07 is the Philips Viva Collection HD9305, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

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

A fully featured and classic 1.5L kettle, with a reasonable price and low running costs. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's good-looking, very well made and well designed.

90
Reviews
94 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Running Costs
$470 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Philips Viva Collection HD9305 has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%, based on 94 reviews.

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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?

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