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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Updated 02 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs is well known for it's 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 10,000 user and expert reviews and 7 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 $17 for the Essentials which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L and go up to $311 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 $75.

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%
121 reviews
#2
Brentwood
89%
89%
17 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
89%
89%
686 reviews
#4
Germany
88%
88%
1,768 reviews
#5
Australia
88%
88%
3,143 reviews
#6
83%
83%
810 reviews
#7
79%
79%
1,083 reviews
#8
Igenix
78%
78%
568 reviews
#9
Kenwood
United Kingdom
78%
78%
12 reviews
#10
Netherlands
76%
76%
113 reviews
#11
France
76%
76%
1 review
#12
Smeg
Italy
76%
76%
198 reviews
#13
75%
75%
4 reviews
#14
Italy
74%
74%
1,380 reviews
#15
Sencor
73%
73%
3 reviews
#16
KitchenAid
73%
73%
7 reviews
#17
Brentwood Appliances
72%
72%
3 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
71%
71%
4 reviews
#19
Sage
67%
67%
33 reviews
#20
Ariete
67%
67%
1 review
#21
Braun
65%
65%
3 reviews
#22
Bugatti
64%
64%
34 reviews
#23
Nesco
64%
64%
0 reviews
#24
Brabantia
63%
63%
27 reviews
#25
Bodum
63%
63%
30 reviews
#26
WMF
62%
62%
1 review
#27
Tower
61%
61%
0 reviews
#28
AEG
Germany
61%
61%
35 reviews
#29
Siemens
Germany
60%
60%
2 reviews
#30
Krups
Germany
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#32
Bonavita
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Klarstein
56%
56%
0 reviews
#34
Grundig
Germany
56%
56%
0 reviews
#35
Cuisinart
56%
56%
4 reviews
#36
Haden
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Innoliving
55%
55%
0 reviews
#38
Chefman
54%
54%
0 reviews
#39
Proctor Silex
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Chantal
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Adler
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Clatronic
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Cloer
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
Aroma
52%
52%
0 reviews
#47
Waring
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Melitta
Germany
51%
51%
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 over 30 Russell Hobbs electric kettles currently on the market in the United States. Russell Hobbs also have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs electric kettle being 88%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle is 88%.

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Dual Water Gauge Windows, Quiet Boil Technology and Drip Tray 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
$66
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $789
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$75
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $209
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
2
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Russell Hobbs logo

User Reviews

5 stars
65
4 stars
41
3 stars
11
2 stars
2
1 star
0
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 Russell Hobbs Bosch Linsar DeLonghi
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
70%
1 review
Average
73%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
97%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Russell Hobbs electric kettles. This means that Russell Hobbs has more awards for its electric kettles than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to 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 more awards for its electric kettles than any other brand.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit Russell Hobbs Bosch Linsar DeLonghi
Which? logo
2
2
1
Total
2
2
1

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?

We checked over 10,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% 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

more durable
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 Dual Water Gauge Windows, Quiet Boil Technology and Drip Tray.

Russell Hobbs Dual Water Gauge Windows

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Dual Water Gauge Windows include the Russell Hobbs Textures ($18).

Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Quiet Boil Technology include the Russell Hobbs Legacy ($43).

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 ($27).

What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Retro

$249.24
eBay
Russell Hobbs Retro
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Russell Hobbs Retro
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs electric kettle then the Russell Hobbs Retro takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 75, but is a bit more expensive at $249.24.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.7L)
Has a 360° rotational base
Has a non-drip spout
Very big power (3,000W)
Has an automatic shut off system

A fully featured but only ok value for money 1.7L kettle.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we found for the Retro in the United States is $249.24 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Darwin

$17.23
4indoors Shop
Russell Hobbs Darwin
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Russell Hobbs Darwin
1.7L
2,200W
POWER
$504
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $17.23 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Russell Hobbs Darwin makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Supports filtering
Has a 360° rotational base

An excellently reviewed and very economical to run 1.7L electric kettle, with a very good spec and a good price. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering. Our review analysis indicates that it has superb features, it's very well designed but really noisy.

95
Reviews
118 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Running Costs
$500 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Russell Hobbs Darwin has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this electric kettle to others.

The cheapest price that we found for the Darwin in the United States is $17.23 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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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 Dual Water Gauge Windows
Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology
Russell Hobbs Drip Tray
What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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