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.
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.
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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%.
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
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price $81
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 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.
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.
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:
The on/off button is quite sturdy
After a lot of research I eventually found a jug kettle which has a much better design of 360 swivel connector with robust contacts
Fine till it broke with little to no use in under 2 weeks
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.