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Should You Buy a Braun Iron?

Matthew
Updated 31 January 2021
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should you buy a Braun Iron?

Braun is one of the most popular iron brands as well as being well known for its blenders, mixers and coffee makers.

We've collated all the key information on Braun irons in this handy guide. We've analysed over 16,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,100 irons to impartially compare each iron brand.

Braun are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons. Their irons start at $66 for the TS320C which has a power of 1,700W, a steam generating capacity of 45g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $413 for the CareStyle 5 which has a power of 2,400W, a steam generating capacity of 125g/min and is a steam generator iron. The average price of a new Braun iron is $220.

Braun are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons.

Is Braun the Best Iron Brand?

So are Braun irons any good? We give every iron a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all irons we are able to impartially rank all the iron brands.

Braun is ranked the No. 2 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Braun is the 2nd best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,746 reviews
#2
85%
85%
612 reviews
#3
Germany
83%
83%
253 reviews
#4
Germany
83%
83%
856 reviews
#5
France
82%
82%
2,667 reviews
#6
Australia
81%
81%
917 reviews
#7
United Kingdom
81%
81%
4,232 reviews
#8
Brentwood
80%
80%
0 reviews
#9
Brentwood Appliances
80%
80%
5 reviews
#10
Conair
77%
77%
61 reviews
#11
Duronic
74%
74%
384 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
74%
74%
340 reviews
#13
Swan
71%
71%
452 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
70%
70%
7 reviews
#15
Hoover
United States
67%
67%
39 reviews
#16
Sunbeam
63%
63%
1 review
#17
Tower
63%
63%
21 reviews
#18
Solac
62%
62%
0 reviews
#19
Andis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#20
Taurus
58%
58%
0 reviews
#21
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#22
Oliso
56%
56%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Braun irons compare to the other iron brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All iron Brands
Braun Irons

Braun have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Braun iron being 74%.

The average review score for a Braun iron is 74%.

There's a smaller selection of Braun irons available compared to other iron brands, with only 11 Braun irons currently on the market in the US. Braun irons also tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Braun iron is $48 (based on a person typically using an iron for 2 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other iron brands.

No. Of Irons
Average Price
$47
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,049
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$220
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $599
Price Distribution of Braun Irons

What Do the Braun Iron Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Braun iron to work out the average distribution of reviews for Braun and then compared this to the other iron brands.

Braun logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Braun logo

User Reviews

5 stars
433
4 stars
107
3 stars
19
2 stars
11
1 star
36
Braun has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its irons than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Braun irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 87% respectively across all Iron brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Braun irons by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other iron brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Tefal Philips Bosch Beko Morphy Richards Braun
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
81%
7 reviews
86%
2 reviews
84%
1 review
81%
1 review
81%
1 review
81%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
90%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
70%
1 review
70%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
coolsmartphone.com logo
93%
1 review
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
77%
11 reviews
69%
9 reviews
86%
6 reviews
87%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
91%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Braun Irons Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Braun iron. The table below compares the number of awards received by Braun to other popular iron brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Braun has won 1 award for its irons.

Compare all award winning irons

Number of Awards Tefal Philips Bosch Beko Morphy Richards Braun
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Which? logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Total
1
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Braun Irons?

We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Braun irons. over 100 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Braun iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% of reviewers think Braun irons are reliable.

So, most people think that Braun irons are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Braun irons that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com
feels robust
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
not as big as any of the heavy duty irons we've tested
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Braun Iron?

Braun TexStyle 5

$84.99
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Braun TexStyle 5
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Braun TexStyle 5
2,400W
45g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.3L
WATER TANK
1.2kg
$205
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $84.99 is the Braun TexStyle 5, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (120g/min)
Steam boost function
Automatic anti-calc system
Vertical steam function
Anti-drip function

A classic and very economical to run 2,000W traditional iron, with a very good spec and a fair price. Our review analysis indicates that this iron has brilliant features and it's very well designed, and easy to use.

95
Reviews
33 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Running Costs
$170 Over 5 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Braun TexStyle 5 has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%, based on 33 reviews.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the TexStyle 5 in the US is $84.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Braun Iron?

Braun CARESTYLE5

$412.99
e-Global Central US
Braun CARESTYLE5
Buy Now
Braun CARESTYLE5
2,400W
125g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
2L
WATER TANK
4.2kg
$205
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Braun iron then the Braun CARESTYLE5 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $412.99.

Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (125g/min)
Huge water tank capacity (2L)
Heavy (4.2kg)
Automatic anti-calc system
Vertical steam function

A very economical to run and positively reviewed 2,400W steam generator iron, with a very good spec and steam generating capacity.

88
Reviews
10 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
69
Value for Money
Good
84
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Owners report that Braun CARESTYLE5 has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 70%.

BrAun CareStyle 5 review DON'T BUY!!!
BrAun CareStyle 5 review DON'T BUY!!!
Braun CareStyle 5 IS5042WH Easy Review
Braun CareStyle 5 IS5042WH Easy Review
[Review] Braun CareStyle 5 Steam Generator Iron IS 5043
[Review] Braun CareStyle 5 Steam Generator Iron IS 5043

The cheapest price that we could find for the CARESTYLE5 in the US is $412.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Braun Iron?

Braun TexStyle 7

$121.99
e-Global Central US
Braun TexStyle 7
Buy Now
Braun TexStyle 7
2,400W
0.4L
WATER TANK
50g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
$205
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $121.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Braun TexStyle 7 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (0.4L)
Many steam generating capacity (120g/min)
Vertical steam function
Steam boost function
Automatic anti-calc system

The best scoring iron under $100, with very low running costs and a fair price. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has very good features and it's very easy to use, and well-built.

95
Reviews
438 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Braun TexStyle 7 has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 436 reviews.

Braun TexStyle 7 Iron Review
Braun TexStyle 7 Iron Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the TexStyle 7 in the US is $121.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Braun Iron?
Is Braun the Best Iron Brand?
What Do the Braun Iron Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Braun Irons Received?
How Reliable Are Braun Irons?
What is the Best Mid-Range Braun Iron?
What is the Best High End Braun Iron?
What is the Best Budget Choice Braun Iron?

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