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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Updated 14 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs is well known for its 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 11,000 user and expert reviews and 8 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 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 $73.

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%
147 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
90%
90%
685 reviews
#3
Brentwood
88%
88%
17 reviews
#4
Germany
87%
87%
1,758 reviews
#5
Australia
87%
87%
3,150 reviews
#6
80%
80%
810 reviews
#7
Igenix
79%
79%
568 reviews
#8
Kenwood
United Kingdom
76%
76%
12 reviews
#9
Smeg
Italy
76%
76%
198 reviews
#10
KitchenAid
76%
76%
7 reviews
#11
Netherlands
75%
75%
114 reviews
#12
75%
75%
1,099 reviews
#13
75%
75%
4 reviews
#14
Italy
75%
75%
1,358 reviews
#15
Brentwood Appliances
74%
74%
3 reviews
#16
France
73%
73%
6 reviews
#17
Sencor
71%
71%
3 reviews
#18
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
4 reviews
#19
Braun
66%
66%
3 reviews
#20
Brabantia
64%
64%
27 reviews
#21
Bodum
63%
63%
30 reviews
#22
Tower
63%
63%
0 reviews
#23
Ariete
62%
62%
1 review
#24
Nesco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
35 reviews
#26
Siemens
Germany
61%
61%
2 reviews
#27
WMF
61%
61%
1 review
#28
Bugatti
60%
60%
34 reviews
#29
Krups
Germany
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
Sinbo
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Bonavita
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
Klarstein
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Premier
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
Signature
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
Aroma
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Cuisinart
57%
57%
4 reviews
#37
Grundig
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#38
Haden
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
Innoliving
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Proctor Silex
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Lloytron
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Chefman
54%
54%
0 reviews
#43
Arzum
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Clatronic
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Graef
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Cloer
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Melitta
Germany
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Waring
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Chantal
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 87%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle is 87%.

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
$52
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $259
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
$73
$0 $5 $10 $15 $20 $25 $30 $35 $40 $45 $194
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
80
4 stars
46
3 stars
15
2 stars
2
1 star
2
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 87% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% 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 Swan Russell Hobbs Bosch Linsar
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
80%
4 reviews
73%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
67%
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 Swan Russell Hobbs Bosch Linsar
Which? logo
2
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
2
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. 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 ($24).

Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Quiet Boil Technology include the Russell Hobbs Legacy ($48).

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).

What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs 23830

$309.37
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Russell Hobbs 23830
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs electric kettle then the Russell Hobbs 23830 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 75, but is a bit more expensive at $309.37.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.7L)
Cordless
360° rotational base
Supports filtering
Removable filter

A fully featured but only average value for money 1.7L electric kettle. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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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?

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