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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 08 July 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 premium 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 $106.

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. 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
United Kingdom
95%
95%
747 reviews
#2
Brentwood
88%
88%
17 reviews
#3
Germany
87%
87%
1,747 reviews
#4
Australia
87%
87%
3,139 reviews
#5
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
12 reviews
#6
United Kingdom
81%
81%
1,069 reviews
#7
80%
80%
947 reviews
#8
Igenix
79%
79%
568 reviews
#9
Brentwood Appliances
78%
78%
3 reviews
#10
Smeg
Italy
77%
77%
198 reviews
#11
Sencor
77%
77%
3 reviews
#12
KitchenAid
75%
75%
7 reviews
#13
Bodum
73%
73%
30 reviews
#14
Italy
73%
73%
1,388 reviews
#15
71%
71%
1,153 reviews
#16
71%
71%
4 reviews
#17
Tower
70%
70%
66 reviews
#18
Netherlands
70%
70%
119 reviews
#19
France
69%
69%
6 reviews
#20
Braun
67%
67%
3 reviews
#21
Nesco
67%
67%
0 reviews
#22
Beko
Turkey
62%
62%
4 reviews
#23
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#24
Siemens
Germany
59%
59%
2 reviews
#25
Clatronic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#26
Grundig
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Proctor Silex
57%
57%
0 reviews
#28
Haden
57%
57%
0 reviews
#29
Bonavita
57%
57%
0 reviews
#30
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#31
Chantal
56%
56%
0 reviews
#32
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#33
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#34
Graef
54%
54%
0 reviews
#35
Klarstein
53%
53%
0 reviews
#36
Gastroback
53%
53%
0 reviews
#37
Aroma
52%
52%
0 reviews
#38
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#39
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 $106, 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 $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 2 Philips electric kettles currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$74
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $329
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$106
$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
0
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 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 Russell Hobbs Linsar
Which? logo
3
1
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
3
1
2

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

reliable brand
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

What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips Viva Collection HD9305

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2,200W
POWER
$495
OVER 10 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $50.07 is the Philips Viva Collection HD9305, which has a Kagoo Score of 80.

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

Our review analysis indicates that this electric kettle isgood-looking, very well made and well designed. It's a fully featured and classic 1.5L electric kettle, with low running costs and a reasonable price. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering.

89
Reviews
94 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Running Costs
$500 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Philips Viva Collection HD9305 has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%, based on 94 reviews.

Philips HD9305 electric kettle unboxing + test
Philips HD9305 electric kettle unboxing + test

The cheapest price that we could find for the Viva Collection HD9305 in the US is $50.07 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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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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