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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Updated 22 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 $310 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 $81.

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%
647 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
89%
89%
1,070 reviews
#3
Brentwood
87%
87%
17 reviews
#4
Germany
85%
85%
1,758 reviews
#5
Australia
85%
85%
3,145 reviews
#6
82%
82%
810 reviews
#7
KitchenAid
78%
78%
84 reviews
#8
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#9
Kenwood
United Kingdom
76%
76%
12 reviews
#10
Netherlands
76%
76%
114 reviews
#11
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#12
Italy
75%
75%
1,341 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
74%
74%
3 reviews
#14
74%
74%
4 reviews
#15
France
74%
74%
6 reviews
#16
73%
73%
1,174 reviews
#17
Sencor
72%
72%
3 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
AEG
Germany
67%
67%
35 reviews
#20
Braun
66%
66%
3 reviews
#21
Nesco
65%
65%
0 reviews
#22
Tower
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#24
Siemens
Germany
61%
61%
2 reviews
#25
Proctor Silex
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
Krups
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#27
Bugatti
60%
60%
34 reviews
#28
Premier
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Sinbo
58%
58%
0 reviews
#30
Clatronic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
Signature
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
Bonavita
57%
57%
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
Lloytron
55%
55%
0 reviews
#38
Chantal
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Arzum
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
Graef
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Aroma
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
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 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
$65
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $319
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$81
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $184
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
326
4 stars
205
3 stars
71
2 stars
21
1 star
17
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 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 Bosch DeLonghi Tefal Linsar Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Average
80%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
97%
2 reviews
85%
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 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 1 award for its electric kettles.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

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

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 74% were positive. Therefore the majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

74% 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
After a lot of research I eventually found a jug kettle which has a much better design of 360 swivel connector with robust contacts
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Fine till it broke with little to no use in under 2 weeks
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 ($30).

Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Quiet Boil Technology include the Russell Hobbs Legacy ($55).

What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Eclipse

$65.32
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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 $65.32.

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

A fully featured and good value for money 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 $65.32 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 Quiet Boil Technology
What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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