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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 31 May 2021
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should you buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

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

We've collated all the key information on Philips electric kettles in this handy guide. We've analysed over 20,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 electric kettles to impartially compare each electric kettle brand.

The average price of a new Philips electric kettle is $113.

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. 18 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 18th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
2,196 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
94%
94%
899 reviews
#3
Australia
93%
93%
4,559 reviews
#4
Brentwood
92%
92%
17 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
90%
90%
1,906 reviews
#6
87%
87%
2,123 reviews
#7
Igenix
85%
85%
591 reviews
#8
Tower
84%
84%
298 reviews
#9
Kenwood
United Kingdom
83%
83%
6 reviews
#10
Braun
81%
81%
60 reviews
#11
KitchenAid
81%
81%
719 reviews
#12
Brentwood Appliances
80%
80%
3 reviews
#13
Italy
75%
75%
2,369 reviews
#14
74%
74%
1,472 reviews
#15
France
74%
74%
73 reviews
#16
73%
73%
13 reviews
#17
Smeg
Italy
73%
73%
341 reviews
#18
Netherlands
73%
73%
582 reviews
#19
Nesco
66%
66%
0 reviews
#20
Haden
66%
66%
6 reviews
#21
Bodum
65%
65%
34 reviews
#22
Graef
65%
65%
1 review
#23
Siemens
Germany
64%
64%
81 reviews
#24
Cuisinart
62%
62%
41 reviews
#25
Klarstein
61%
61%
7 reviews
#26
Bonavita
56%
56%
0 reviews
#27
Signature
56%
56%
0 reviews
#28
Proctor Silex
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#30
Krups
Germany
55%
55%
0 reviews
#31
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#32
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#33
Aroma
54%
54%
0 reviews
#34
Panasonic
Japan
54%
54%
0 reviews
#35
Grundig
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#36
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#37
Gastroback
52%
52%
0 reviews
#38
Stelton
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 $113, 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 65%.

There's a smaller selection of Philips electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with only 2 Philips electric kettles currently on the market in the US. 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 less efficient than most other electric kettle brands.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$41
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $104
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$113
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $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
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
237
4 stars
143
3 stars
83
2 stars
52
1 star
57
Philips has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its electric kettles than most other brands.

Over 75% of expert reviews and 66% of user reviews for Philips electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 92% and 83% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Philips electric kettles by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other electric kettle brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Bosch Dualit Smeg Swan Philips
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
81%
1 review
76%
1 review
84%
1 review
73%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
4 reviews
pricerunner.se logo
70%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
pricerunner.dk logo
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Average
91%
5 reviews
78%
4 reviews
79%
4 reviews
71%
3 reviews
70%
3 reviews

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 Bosch Dualit Smeg Swan Philips
Which? logo
4
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
4
1

How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips electric kettles. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 79% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

79% 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
The build quality seems good (Made In China
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

they have always broken or got too scaled up with steam
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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