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What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique fryers rating which considers: 870 US prices • 4,800 expert & user reviews • 540 product comparisons • Score breakdown
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#1

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Presto 05442

49 Reviews

$21.95

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1,500W
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n/a
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$650
Over 10 years
Jul 2013
#2

87

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Philips HD924090

232 Reviews
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$124.00

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2,100W
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1.2kg
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$920
Over 10 years
Dec 2016
#3

86

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Elite EDF‑3500

7 Reviews

$48.99

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1,500W
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1kg
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$650
Over 10 years
Aug 2012
#4

86

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Philips Viva Collection HD9220

31 Reviews
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$37.99

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1,425W
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0.8kg
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$620
Over 10 years
Sep 2010
#5

86

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Tefal FF220040

92 Reviews

$43.45

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1,000W
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0.6kg
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$440
Over 10 years
Sep 2016
#6

86

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Brentwood DF‑720

9 Reviews

$37.98

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1,200W
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1kg
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$520
Over 10 years
Aug 2017
#7

85

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Russell Hobbs 24580

7 Reviews

$64.38

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2,200W
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1.2kg
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$960
Over 10 years
Jul 2016
#8

85

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DeLonghi D34528DZ

8 Reviews

$74.99

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Sep 2016
#9

85

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Presto 05411

$35.09

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1,500W
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1.4kg
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$650
Over 10 years
Dec 2016
#10

84

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Brentwood DF‑725

$36.98

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1,500W
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1kg
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$650
Over 10 years
Aug 2017
#11

84

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Tefal EY401D40

$99.97

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1,500W
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4.2kg
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$650
Over 10 years
May 2017
#12

83

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Tefal FZ710840

393 Reviews

$140.03

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1,400W
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1kg
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$610
Over 10 years
Sep 2016
#13

83

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Russell Hobbs 24570

27 Reviews

$35.00

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1,800W
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1kg
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$780
Over 10 years
Mar 2017
#14

83

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Swan SD6060N

27 Reviews

$35.00

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900W
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2kg
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$390
Over 10 years
Mar 2015
#15

83

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Swan SD90010

150 Reviews

$70.65

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1,350W
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3.2kg
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$590
Over 10 years
Aug 2015
#16

83

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Philips Viva Collection HD962191

228 Reviews

$47.60

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1,425W
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0.8kg
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$570
Over 10 years
Oct 2017
#17

83

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Breville VDF100

20 Reviews

$47.95

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2,000W
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1kg
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$870
Over 10 years
May 2014
#18

83

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Tefal FR333040

69 Reviews

$72.51

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2,200W
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1.2kg
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$960
Over 10 years
Nov 2015
#19

82

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Breville VDF108

369 Reviews

$87.52

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1,800W
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1kg
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$780
Over 10 years
Jun 2014
#20

82

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Klarstein VitAir

4 Reviews
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$112.39

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1,400W
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3kg
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$610
Over 10 years
Aug 2016

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What Are The Best Fryer Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every fryer and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated fryer brand is Tefal with an average rating of 92%. Compare all award winning fryers.

Rank Brand Number of Fryers Price Range Average Rating
#1
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Tefal Fryers 53 $100 - $426
92%
2,000 reviews
#2
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Philips Fryers 32 $22 - $437
84%
1,069 reviews
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DeLonghi Fryers 28 $22 - $100
81%
287 reviews

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$364.05
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User reviews
are a lot
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$299.25
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$112.39
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$306.88
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$247.90
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$297.86
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$170.46
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$251.73
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DO465FR
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$112.39
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$126.69
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YV960140
$297.86
Better Kagoo
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Better brand
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overall reviews
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T17002
$145.00
$207 cheaper
Better Kagoo
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43% bigger
fryer food
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FX10A1
$351.63
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Better brand
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Tefal
YV960140
$297.86
Better brand
Better Kagoo
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Moderately
better user
reviews
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$170.46
$127 cheaper
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$51.25
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$36.98
$14 cheaper
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$532.80
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$419.56
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$108 cheaper
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MD 17769
$170.90
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$225.05
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$112.39
$239 cheaper
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$351.63
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is a hot air fryer?
AMany recent models of fryers use super-heated air rather than oil to cook the food. This generates better results (the food is less soggy) and uses a tiny fraction of the oil usually used. Therefore it is much healthier!
QWhat is the difference between a single and double fryer?
AAs the name suggests, double fryers have 2 different cooking receptacles, so 2 sets of food can be cooked at once. This is most commonly found on larger and commercial fryers.

Fryer Buying Guide

Fryers use very hot oil to cook food quickly and thoroughly - the food is quickly cooked by the hot oil, often resulting in a crispy outside, but a tender inside. Most people connect home fryers with chips - allowing you to easily recreate the crispy, fluffy chips found in restaurants and cafes. However they can be used for many other different types of food, including fish, vegetables, samosas or chicken. Due to the high temperatures involved in the cooking procedure, modern fryers have significant safety features to minimise the chance of accidents, and contain pre-set modes for the most commonly-cooked foods.

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Capacity

All our fryers have a food capacity, measured in kilograms. The larger the capacity, the more food you can cook in one go - this may be especially useful for large families. However larger fryers also have a significantly larger footprint, and so will take up more counter space in your kitchen.

Power Levels

All of our fryers are given a power level, rated in watts. The higher the wattage, the more power the fryer has. This translates to faster and more efficiently cooked food, but also to higher electricity bills. Fryers tend to be quite power hungry, so it may be prudent not to automatically buy the device with the highest power - a good mid-point between power and cost-efficiency is important.

Given that even the healthiest fryer produces a lot of grease and mess, it is a good idea to clean the fryer after every use. Therefore it may be helpful to check that your chosen model is marked as easy-to-clean, meaning that it has been designed for stress-free cleaning. Some models even have parts that are safe to put in the dishwasher, making them extremely easy to clean and take care of.

Low Fat & Air Frying

While traditionally deep fat frying has been seen as an immensely unhealthy form of cooking, there are several healthier options available. Low fat fryers are specially designed to use less oil than standard fryers, meaning the resulting food has a lower calorie count, and is therefore healthier. Under these systems a single teaspoon of oil will suffice for an entire portion of chips, so the calorie count can be a mere fraction of what it would be using a traditional method.

A growing section of the healthy frying market is so-called ‘air’ fryers - a range of cookers that use superheated air to fry the food instead of oil. Because they use very little or no oil (some models use a very small amount of oil to 'kick start' the air heating) the resulting food is far lower in calories and fat. Indeed, tests have shown that with a 300g portion of chips, airfrying reduced the calories from 717 to 576! Also, because they don’t use oil you don’t have to worry about disposing of the used frying oil - which makes them far more ecologically friendly as well.

Generally speaking these low-fat and air fryers are more expensive than their traditional counterparts. However, given how much lower in both calories and fat the resulting food is, the health benefits may far outweigh the extra expenditure.

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Fryer Retailers, Prices and Features

Fryer Prices

The price range of fryers is from $16 to $1,000 and in total we found prices for 90 fryers. A new fryer costs on average $146 and 80% of fryers are priced between $35 and $352. The Oster CKSTDF102SS is the cheapest fryer at only $17, and Rosewill RHAF15004 is the most expensive at $1,000.

Fryer Brands - Price Range

The highest average fryer price out of all brands is Duronic fryers with an average price of $312. Duronic fryers range in price from $312 to $312.

The average price of Rosewill fryers is $250 which is the second highest average price of all fryer brands. Rosewill fryers range in price from $0 to $1,000.

The average price of Cecotec fryers is $215 which is the third highest average price of all fryer brands. Cecotec fryers start at $215 and their most expensive fryer costs $215.

Fryer Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 43 expert reviews and 4,550 user reviews for fryers and used this information to evaluate the average rating for each brand of fryer. The top three fryer brands are Tefal, Philips and DeLonghi. Tefal has an average rating of 92%, Philips has an average rating of 84% and DeLonghi has an average rating of 81%.

Biggest Fryer Retailers

The biggest fryer retailer by number of products currently for sale is eBay. We found 74 current fryer offers from eBay. The second biggest retailer is Newegg US with 24 offers. That means eBay is over 3 times bigger than Newegg US when it comes to fryers. Overstock is the third biggest retailer with 8 current offers.

When Are Most New Fryers Released?

We looked at the release dates for new fryers over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any prominent pattern. 13 new fryers were released in June 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new fryer releases. In November 2017, 18 new fryers were released making it the biggest month that year for new fryer releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new fryer releases was September, with 59 new fryers released that month.

How Fast Do Fryer Prices Drop After Release?

New fryers drop in price by an average of 3% in the first 6 months after they were first released.

A typical new fryer costs on average $35. By waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average $1.

Powers

'Power' is the power level of the fryer, measured in watts.

Comparing all fryers, the powers range from 140W to 10,000W. The powers of most fryers range from 1,400W to 1,700W. The TriStar FR6937, which currently retails for $351.63, has the biggest power and is a 3,600W fryer. The TWINBIRD EP-4694PW, which is available at $0.00, has the smallest power and is a 680W fryer.

Generally speaking, a higher power level means that the fryer will be more powerful, heating the oil to higher temperatures faster, and cooking the food more efficiently so that it doesn't spend as much time sitting in the oil, meaning it will be (somewhat) healthier.

Fryer Food Capacities

'Capacity' denotes how much food the fryer can hold at once, measured in kilograms.

The fryer food capacities of fryers range from 0.3kg to 17kg. The fryer food capacities of most fryers range from 1kg to 1.5kg. The fryer with the biggest fryer food capacity is the Tower T14001, which is a 17kg fryer food capacity fryer and currently retails for $68.76. The fryer with the smallest fryer food capacity is the Applica HF110SBD, which is a 0.4kg fryer food capacity fryer and is priced at $126.62.

The bigger the capacity of the fryer, the more food can be cooked at once.

Low Fat Frying Functions

A low-fat frying function serves to fry food using only a fraction of the oil normally used.

The number of new fryers that do and are fryers without a low fat frying function is roughly the same. 51% of fryers do are fryers with a low fat frying function.

Because it uses far less oil, a low-fat frying option produces far healthier food than standard frying.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Fryers?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying fryers. For each retailer it shows the total number of fryers where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying fryers. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 66 of their fryer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Fryers for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for fryers by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of fryer prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's fryer prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was eBay. 89.2% of their fryer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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