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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 18 January 2021
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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 13,000 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.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular electric kettles and start at $51 for the HD9334 which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.5L and go up to $180 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 $115.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium 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%
879 reviews
#2
Brentwood
93%
93%
17 reviews
#3
Australia
93%
93%
3,190 reviews
#4
91%
91%
3 reviews
#5
Germany
91%
91%
1,793 reviews
#6
Kenwood
United Kingdom
83%
83%
12 reviews
#7
Tower
83%
83%
66 reviews
#8
82%
82%
1,080 reviews
#9
Braun
81%
81%
13 reviews
#10
KitchenAid
80%
80%
85 reviews
#11
Brentwood Appliances
78%
78%
3 reviews
#12
France
76%
76%
6 reviews
#13
Netherlands
75%
75%
120 reviews
#14
Italy
74%
74%
1,547 reviews
#15
Igenix
74%
74%
568 reviews
#16
United Kingdom
74%
74%
1,197 reviews
#17
73%
73%
1,135 reviews
#18
Bodum
72%
72%
30 reviews
#19
69%
69%
10 reviews
#20
Nesco
67%
67%
0 reviews
#21
Smeg
Italy
64%
64%
198 reviews
#22
Graef
64%
64%
1 review
#23
Clatronic
59%
59%
2 reviews
#24
Bugatti
59%
59%
34 reviews
#25
Haden
59%
59%
0 reviews
#26
Grundig
Germany
59%
59%
0 reviews
#27
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#28
Cuisinart
56%
56%
4 reviews
#29
Bonavita
56%
56%
0 reviews
#30
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#31
Krups
Germany
55%
55%
0 reviews
#32
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#33
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#34
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#35
Panasonic
Japan
53%
53%
0 reviews
#36
Klarstein
52%
52%
0 reviews
#37
Stelton
52%
52%
0 reviews
#38
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#39
Gastroback
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 $115, 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 60%.

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. 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 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $349
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$115
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $229
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
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
30
4 stars
42
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 63% of user reviews for Philips electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% 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 DeLonghi Severin Russell Hobbs Philips
Which? logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
77%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
69%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
85%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
70%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
80%
1 review
Average
100%
4 reviews
76%
4 reviews
85%
3 reviews
78%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
70%
1 review

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 DeLonghi Severin Russell Hobbs Philips
Which? logo
4
1
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
4
1
1
2

How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?

We checked over 13,000 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

certainly doesn’t feel built to last
Amazon
The build quality seems good (Made In China
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

combined with the relatively low power output meant I did wonder if it was broken for the first 30 seconds or so
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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