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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 26 May 2020
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs is well known for its irons, microwaves, bread makers and vacuum cleaners.

If you are thinking about buying a Russell Hobbs electric kettle then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of electric kettle brands is compiled by analysing over 12,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,600 electric kettles.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at $19 for the Darwin which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L and go up to $321 for the 23830 which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs electric kettle is $93.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles.

Is Russell Hobbs the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

So are Russell Hobbs 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.

Russell Hobbs is ranked the No. 1 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Russell Hobbs is the actually best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
734 reviews
#2
Germany
89%
89%
1,761 reviews
#3
Brentwood
88%
88%
17 reviews
#4
Australia
87%
87%
3,202 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
82%
82%
1,069 reviews
#6
Kenwood
United Kingdom
81%
81%
12 reviews
#7
Igenix
79%
79%
568 reviews
#8
Brentwood Appliances
77%
77%
3 reviews
#9
Smeg
Italy
77%
77%
198 reviews
#10
Sencor
76%
76%
3 reviews
#11
76%
76%
938 reviews
#12
KitchenAid
74%
74%
7 reviews
#13
Tower
74%
74%
66 reviews
#14
France
73%
73%
6 reviews
#15
Italy
73%
73%
1,351 reviews
#16
71%
71%
1,159 reviews
#17
71%
71%
4 reviews
#18
Netherlands
70%
70%
119 reviews
#19
Braun
67%
67%
3 reviews
#20
Nesco
66%
66%
0 reviews
#21
Bodum
65%
65%
30 reviews
#22
Siemens
Germany
63%
63%
2 reviews
#23
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
35 reviews
#24
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#25
Clatronic
59%
59%
0 reviews
#26
Grundig
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Haden
58%
58%
0 reviews
#28
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#29
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#30
Chantal
56%
56%
0 reviews
#31
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#32
Proctor Silex
55%
55%
0 reviews
#33
Bonavita
55%
55%
0 reviews
#34
Lloytron
55%
55%
0 reviews
#35
Graef
54%
54%
0 reviews
#36
Klarstein
53%
53%
0 reviews
#37
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#38
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Russell Hobbs 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
Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles

There's a wide selection of Russell Hobbs electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with 20 Russell Hobbs electric kettles currently on the market in the US. Russell Hobbs also have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs electric kettle being 86%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle is 86%.

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Drip Tray and Quiet Boil Technology which sets them apart from the competition.

However Russell Hobbs electric kettles tend to be more expensive than most other electric kettle brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Russell Hobbs electric kettle is $76 (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
$70
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $349
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$93
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $199
Price Distribution of Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles

What Do the Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Russell Hobbs electric kettle to work out the average distribution of reviews for Russell Hobbs and then compared this to the other electric kettle brands.

Russell Hobbs logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Russell Hobbs logo

User Reviews

5 stars
417
4 stars
207
3 stars
74
2 stars
18
1 star
17

Over 100% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 86% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Russell Hobbs 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 Dualit Bosch Tefal Swan Linsar Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
80%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
73%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
100%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle. The table below compares the number of awards received by Russell Hobbs to other popular electric kettle brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Russell Hobbs has won 1 award for its electric kettles.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit Bosch Tefal Swan Linsar Russell Hobbs
Which? logo
3
1
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
Total
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?

We checked over 12,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

90% of reviewers think Russell Hobbs electric kettles are reliable.

So, most people think that Russell Hobbs electric kettles are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Russell Hobbs electric kettles that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

A good reliable kettle for a reasonable price
Argos.co.uk
Solid reliable
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

broken kettle
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Russell Hobbs electric kettles that set them apart from the competition. These include Drip Tray and Quiet Boil Technology.

Russell Hobbs Drip Tray

A drip tray is used to catch any spilled water from the kettle or hot water dispenser.

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that have a Drip Tray include the Russell Hobbs Dorchester ($29).

Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Quiet Boil Technology include the Russell Hobbs Legacy ($281).

What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Textures

$26.17
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Russell Hobbs Textures
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Russell Hobbs Textures
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

At only $26.17 and with a Kagoo Score of 78 the Russell Hobbs Textures makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Dual Water Gauge Windows
Cordless
360° rotational base
Non-drip spout
Fairly big power (3,000W)

A fully featured and low cost 1.7L kettle. It has a water level indicator, a non-drip spout and a 360° rotational base and is cordless.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?
Is Russell Hobbs the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles
Russell Hobbs Drip Tray
Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology
What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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