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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 13 April 2021
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs is well known for its microwaves, irons, blenders 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 19,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 electric kettles.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at $27 for the Darwin which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L and go up to $42 for the 21401 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 $40.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of popular and high quality 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%
1,064 reviews
#2
Australia
91%
91%
4,365 reviews
#3
Brentwood
91%
91%
17 reviews
#4
Germany
89%
89%
2,214 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
86%
86%
1,652 reviews
#6
86%
86%
1,399 reviews
#7
Tower
84%
84%
112 reviews
#8
Kenwood
United Kingdom
82%
82%
9 reviews
#9
Italy
82%
82%
2,375 reviews
#10
Igenix
81%
81%
591 reviews
#11
KitchenAid
80%
80%
719 reviews
#12
Braun
79%
79%
63 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
78%
78%
3 reviews
#14
Smeg
Italy
77%
77%
341 reviews
#15
73%
73%
1,485 reviews
#16
72%
72%
13 reviews
#17
Netherlands
71%
71%
582 reviews
#18
France
71%
71%
6 reviews
#19
69%
69%
107 reviews
#20
Nesco
65%
65%
0 reviews
#21
Bodum
64%
64%
34 reviews
#22
Graef
63%
63%
1 review
#23
Siemens
Germany
63%
63%
81 reviews
#24
Clatronic
59%
59%
2 reviews
#25
Cuisinart
59%
59%
12 reviews
#26
Haden
59%
59%
0 reviews
#27
Chefman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Signature
55%
55%
0 reviews
#29
Bonavita
55%
55%
0 reviews
#30
Krups
Germany
55%
55%
0 reviews
#31
Proctor Silex
54%
54%
0 reviews
#32
Chantal
54%
54%
0 reviews
#33
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#34
Panasonic
Japan
53%
53%
0 reviews
#35
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#36
Klarstein
52%
52%
0 reviews
#37
Gastroback
52%
52%
0 reviews
#38
Grundig
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#39
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 10 Russell Hobbs electric kettles currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $40, Russell Hobbs electric kettles also tend to be cheaper than most other electric kettle brands.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle is 85%.

Russell Hobbs have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs electric kettle being 85%. Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Dual Water Gauge Windows which sets them apart from the competition.

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
$41
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $349
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
$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
604
4 stars
273
3 stars
90
2 stars
37
1 star
58
Russell Hobbs 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 83% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs 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 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 Bosch Dualit Smeg Swan Severin Russell Hobbs
Which? logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
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
Chip.de logo
69%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
85%
1 review
pricerunner.dk logo
80%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
70%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
80%
1 review
Average
91%
5 reviews
78%
4 reviews
79%
4 reviews
71%
3 reviews
78%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 3 industry awards for Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 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 3 awards for its electric kettles.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Bosch Dualit Smeg Swan Severin Russell Hobbs
Which? logo
4
3
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
4
1
3

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?

We checked over 19,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 70% were positive. Therefore the majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

70% 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
for a more sturdy way of fitting the handle to the lid
amazon.co.uk
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

The kettle lid has broken
amazon.co.uk
My mother mentioned in passing on a phone call at 10.00 am that their kettle had broken
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.

Russell Hobbs Dual Water Gauge Windows

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Dual Water Gauge Windows include the Russell Hobbs Textures ($30).

What is the Best Mid-Range Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Buckingham

$38.99
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Russell Hobbs Buckingham
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Russell Hobbs Buckingham
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at $38.99 is the Russell Hobbs Buckingham, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Adjustable thermostat
360° rotational base
Supports filtering
Automatic shut off system

A good value for money and award winning 1.7L electric kettle, with a very good spec. It has an adjustable thermostat and a water level indicator, is cordless and supports filtering.

93
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Russell Hobbs Buckingham has superb expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the Buckingham in the US is $38.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Luna

$37.99
Appliances Connection
Russell Hobbs Luna
Buy Now
Russell Hobbs Luna
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs electric kettle then the Russell Hobbs Luna takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at $37.99.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Supports filtering
Boil-dry protection
Lockable lid
Removable filter

A fully featured and cheap 1.7L electric kettle. It has a water level indicator and a boil-dry protection, is cordless and supports filtering.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the Luna in the US is $37.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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$37.99
Delivery unknown
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$44.73
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2 Prices from 1 Store | $37.99 - $44.73
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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
What is the Best Mid-Range Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?
What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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