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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Updated 06 December 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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

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 11,000 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 $18 for the 23840 which has a power of 1,000W and a water tank capacity of 0.85L and go up to $307 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 $74.

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%
669 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
90%
90%
1,072 reviews
#3
Brentwood
88%
88%
17 reviews
#4
Australia
87%
87%
3,204 reviews
#5
Germany
85%
85%
1,742 reviews
#6
Igenix
80%
80%
568 reviews
#7
79%
79%
810 reviews
#8
KitchenAid
78%
78%
84 reviews
#9
Kenwood
United Kingdom
76%
76%
12 reviews
#10
Netherlands
76%
76%
114 reviews
#11
76%
76%
1,166 reviews
#12
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#13
Sencor
75%
75%
3 reviews
#14
Italy
75%
75%
1,361 reviews
#15
Brentwood Appliances
74%
74%
3 reviews
#16
74%
74%
4 reviews
#17
France
74%
74%
6 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
68%
68%
4 reviews
#19
Braun
65%
65%
3 reviews
#20
Nesco
65%
65%
0 reviews
#21
Tower
65%
65%
0 reviews
#22
Brabantia
65%
65%
27 reviews
#23
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#24
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
35 reviews
#25
Siemens
Germany
62%
62%
2 reviews
#26
WMF
61%
61%
1 review
#27
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#28
Innoliving
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Bugatti
60%
60%
34 reviews
#30
Clatronic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
Premier
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
Bonavita
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#35
Haden
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Proctor Silex
55%
55%
0 reviews
#38
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
Arzum
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
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 over 30 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 85%.

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

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Drip Tray, Dual Water Gauge Windows 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
$63
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $309
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$74
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $189
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
348
4 stars
207
3 stars
75
2 stars
19
1 star
18
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle 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 95% and 86% 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 Bosch Tefal Linsar Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
77%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
78%
5 reviews
100%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
100%
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. 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 won 2 awards for its electric kettles.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

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

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 91% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

91% 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

The on/off button is quite sturdy
Argos.co.uk
A very well made kettle that is very efficient
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

After getting another one sent out because it came with the lid 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 Drip Tray, Dual Water Gauge Windows 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 ($30).

Russell Hobbs Dual Water Gauge Windows

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Dual Water Gauge Windows include the Russell Hobbs Textures ($25).

Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Quiet Boil Technology include the Russell Hobbs Legacy ($49).

What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Eclipse

$65.58
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Russell Hobbs Eclipse
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Russell Hobbs Eclipse
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs electric kettle then the Russell Hobbs Eclipse takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $65.58.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Boil-dry protection
Automatic shut off system

A fully featured and cheap 1.7L kettle. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the Eclipse in the US is $65.58 but in total we found only 1 price 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 Drip Tray
Russell Hobbs Dual Water Gauge Windows
Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology
What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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