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Philips GC16002
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Philips GC16002
96
Reviews
244 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
97
Running Costs
$29 Over 5 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An astoundingly economical to run and classic 1,200W traditional iron, with an astonishingly many 130g/min steam generating capacity and a good price. Owners report that it's really easy to use, lightweight and easy to handle and comfortable, and easy to hold.
Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (130g/min)
Has an anti-drip function
Features soft grip
1,200W
130g/min
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$29
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We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips GC16002 and we found several cheaper retailers. The cheapest price that we could find was €26.05 ($22.84) in France.
France New €26.05 $22.84 Save $8.30
Belgium New €26.05 $22.84 Save $8.30
Ireland New €26.05 $22.84 Save $8.30
Netherlands New €26.05 $22.84 Save $8.30
Poland New zł112.76 $22.91 Save $8.23
United Kingdom New £22.99 $22.99 Save $8.15
Switzerland New Fr34.13 $25.95 Save $5.19
Singapore New $47.45 $26.64 Save $4.50
We also checked for ex-display, refurbished and used prices overseas and found 2 additional countries with cheaper prices:
Spain Ex-Display €14.99 $13.14 Save $18.00
Germany Ex-Display €18.99 $16.65 Save $14.49
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Philips GC16002 Price History

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There is a 86% chance that the price of the Philips GC16002 will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to $5 over this period.

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With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Philips GC16002 number 3 across all irons.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
87
Features
82
Popularity
86
Value for Money
98
Running Costs

87

87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

purchasers report that it has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 244 reviews.
This iron is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer irons with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Philips iron has running costs of only $29 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 1% of all 770+ irons that we have calculated running costs for.
The GC16002 has some great features:
Many steam generating capacity
Has an anti-drip function
Features soft grip

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each iron by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the iron is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec irons come to market, the older irons will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.6 stars (244 reviews)

76%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
185 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Philips GC16002?

Lightweight
25
4
Size and Weight
7
1
Ease of Use
30
1
Price
15
0
Design
11
1
Heating
2
1
Water
2
0
Noise Level
0
3
Robustness
2
1
Features
2
1
Product Quality
1
0
The Vast Majority of People Thought This Iron Had a Good Price
  • Puts what I wanted a lightweight dry iron really pleased excellent value...
    Judith - Amazon.co.uk 4 Sep 2017
  • ... that wasn't a travel iron but worth the continued search online. It is excellent value and she is extremely happy with its performance...
    Valerie - Amazon.co.uk 11 Aug 2014
  • Excellent value and does the job to perfection...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 5 Nov 2014
  • Very easy to use and it looks good... well an iron is an iron.Great value for money... Ease to use. Good build quality. Value for money. Looks good.
    ao.com - Ao.com 29 Aug 2018
  • One Owner Thought the Philips GC16002 Was of a Good Quality
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    Some People Thought it Was Solidly Made

    Two people thought that the Philips GC16002 was strong and durable.

  • ... limescale,,,, just a good old fashioned iron !! what more can i say !! it feels robust as well ! great for us non water people !
    Ms. - Amazon.co.uk 20 Sep 2018
  • ... package, I'm chuffed to bits with my purchase and the results! Let's hope it's as sturdy as it is useful...
    Wildheart - Amazon.co.uk 21 Oct 2015
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Philips GC16002 was a superb size and wasn't heavy and bulky.

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    An Outstanding Size
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... Philips Affina Dry Iron is really good - it is light, a good size ironing surface area plate on it, it heats up well and also has good lower settings too. ...
    Helen - Amazon.co.uk 30 Dec 2015
  • Easy to use. Good size, not heavy...
    Amu - Amazon.co.uk 22 Jun 2018
  • Just what I needed, dry irons so difficult to buy and this one just right size and reasonable price...
    Carol - Amazon.co.uk 2 May 2017
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    Not {More} Heavy and Bulky
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Several people thought that the Philips GC16002 was neat, smooth and well designed.

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    Neat
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... frills, just simple and it does the job well and is light to pick up and use. very neat and all u want. very happy. ironing not my greatest joy but a good ...
    K - Amazon.co.uk 29 Mar 2015
  • ... the whole process was easy and well organised I would recommend this product to everyone who doesn't get on with steam irons and cannot find a dry iron!
    Ms - Amazon.co.uk 28 Jun 2014
  • The iron is neat, light and gets exactly correct temperatures. So glad to find an iron that doesn't need water as I never spray before or during use, as ...
    Patricia - Amazon.co.uk 16 May 2014
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    Smooth
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Well Designed
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good-Looking
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 30 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the Philips GC16002 was very easy to use and seven people thought that it was also comfortable and easy to hold.

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    Very Easy to Use
    24 people agree
    No people disagree
  • It does exactly what is says it does. Lightweight and easy to use. I have damaged my right shoulder, and it is very difficult to iron with the left hand. ...
    Margaret - Amazon.co.uk 3 Apr 2015
  • ... what was wanted, a dry iron. (had enough of steam ones) Its light and easy to use...
    Richard - Amazon.co.uk 14 Dec 2015
  • Superb iron, lightweight and easy to use, just glides over articles...
    Sparkle - Amazon.co.uk 11 Apr 2015
  • Very light dry iron, easy to use and gets the job done quickly...
    E - Amazon.co.uk 22 Aug 2016
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    Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Two People Thought it Had Well Executed Technical Features
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    Three People Thought it Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Three people thought that the Philips GC16002 wasn't quiet.

  • ... not easy to find dry irons I decided to purchase this on line. Am not a great fan of ironing, and have found that steam irons are not entirely effective ...
    John - Amazon.co.uk 2 May 2014
  • ... Even though it is very light in weight it irons beautifully. As I am not a fan of steam irons, this one suits me perfectly...
    Bridiemarie - Amazon.co.uk 7 Jul 2016
  • ... chord was on the verge of being lethal! :O) Like other reviewers, I'm not a fan of Steam Irons and couldn't find a "Dry Iron," in any store. So, I'm chuffed ...
    Wildheart - Amazon.co.uk 21 Oct 2015
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Lightweight and Easy to Handle

    Over 20 people thought that the Philips GC16002 was lightweight and easy to handle and five people thought that it also wasn't heavy and unwieldy.

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    Lightweight and Easy to Handle
    21 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Excellent light weight iron, perfect for anyone...
    Trevor - Amazon.co.uk 20 Oct 2015
  • Everything you could want from a lightweight iron - easy to hold and manoeuvre - easy to set thermostat - good long flex. From experience this comes very ...
    Ian - Amazon.co.uk 22 Nov 2014
  • A ;lightweight dry iron just what I was looking for...
    Sophie - Amazon.co.uk 2 Nov 2015
  • ... quite a while and pleased to find this product. Good quality iron, extremely lightweight and user friendly. Thank you for speedy delivery...
    Rita - Amazon.co.uk 27 Feb 2015
  • View All Reviews About Lightweight
    Not {More} Heavy and Unwieldy
    5 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Two People Thought it Heated Up Quickly

    Two people thought that the Philips GC16002 heated up quickly.

  • Nice and light glides easily, easy to read heat dial...
    Doombar - Amazon.co.uk 5 Dec 2017
  • ... get plenty hot enough for me and just putting my hand within 20cm of the hotplate i can feel intense heat coming from it. Only downsides it seems to lack ...
    KT - Amazon.co.uk 12 Nov 2016
  • Some Customers Thought the Philips GC16002 Had a Good Water Capacity

    Two people thought that the Philips GC16002 has an effective water spray.

  • Using a water spray with this iron works well. Simple and effective.....oh and so light!
    Klheath - Amazon.co.uk 13 Sep 2017
  • ... doesn't get very hot I feel, but then that's down to me! I find by using a spray it glides easily and irons better...
    Mrs. - Amazon.co.uk 31 May 2014
  • How Good Are Philips Irons?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Many steam generating capacity
    Has an anti-drip function
    Features soft grip
    Not cordless
    Does not have a steam boost function
    Does not have an auto power off function
    Many Steam Generating Capacity
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    The steam generating capacity of the GC16002 of 130g/min is more than average when compared to most other irons. It is more than 90% of all irons when ordered by this feature. Across all the irons the steam generating capacity range from 1g/min to 500g/min, and the average steam generating capacity is 67g/min.

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    Not Cordless

    The GC16002 is not cordless. 98% of irons are also not cordless.

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    Does Not Have a Steam Boost Function

    The GC16002 does not have a steam boost function. 56% of irons do have a steam boost function.

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    Has an Anti-Drip Function
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    The GC16002 has an anti-drip function, as do 56% of irons.

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    Does Not Have an Auto Power Off Function

    Like most other irons, the GC16002 does not have an auto power off function. 68% of irons do not have an auto power off function.

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    Features Soft Grip

    The GC16002 features soft grip, which is unusual. 87% of irons do not feature soft grip.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Philips GC16002 has been listed on Kagoo since August 2017 and is currently ranked number 3 out of 416 irons.
    86
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An iron with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Philips GC16002, and ranked it:

    High-End
    This iron has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $31.14 it is still in the cheapest 48% of irons.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought this Iron had a good price
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    Running Costs

    Philips GC16002 Running Costs

    The GC16002 has an average running cost of only $29 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 770+ irons that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $29
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    Running this iron over 5 years will generate 0.16 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Philips GC16002 Specification

    Key Features
    Power
    Colour
    Type
    Steam Generating Capacity
    Technical Details
    Automatic Shut Off System
    Vertical Steam Function
    Cable Length
    Indication
    Temperature-Ready Indicator
    Temperature Indicator
    Ergonomics
    Cord Storage
    Non-Twisting Cord
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Dimension
    Features
    Soft Grip
    Anti-Drip Function
    Auto Power Off Function
    Cordless
    Steam Boost Function
    LED Indicator
    Hose Storage
    Vertical Steam Function
    Anti-Scale System
    Button Groove
    Automatic Anti-Calc System
    Soleplate Type
    Cord Length
    Variable Steam Function
    Slim Tip Soleplate
    Easy Storage
    Auto Shut-Off System

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    philips gc16002pur, philips 1200w, philips 12kw, gc16007, gc16027

    Barcodes

     00798256064944,  00871010360428,  00871010360431,  00871010360432,  00871010361401,  00871010361787,  07290080059798,  08710103604273,  08710103604280,  08710103604310,  08710103604327,  08710103604334,  08710103614012,  08710103616474,  08710103616481,  08710103617259,  08710103617877,  08710103697763,  08710103755258,  18710103604270,  18710103604331,  18710103616471,  18710103616488,  18710103617874,  18710103697760,  68710103604275,  68710103616476,  68710103616483,  68710103617879,  68710103697765

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