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Should You Buy a Braun Iron?

Matthew
Updated 02 May 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 electric kettles.

We've collated all the key information on Braun irons in this handy guide. We've analysed over 28,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,100 irons to impartially compare each iron brand.

Braun are recognised for their good selection of mid-range 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 $563 for the CareStyle 7 Pro 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 $202.

Braun are recognised for their good selection of mid-range 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. 3 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Braun is the 3rd best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
8,164 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
85%
85%
5,616 reviews
#3
85%
85%
984 reviews
#4
France
82%
82%
3,816 reviews
#5
Germany
82%
82%
1,766 reviews
#6
Australia
82%
82%
1,994 reviews
#7
Germany
81%
81%
1,224 reviews
#8
Brentwood
80%
80%
0 reviews
#9
Brentwood Appliances
80%
80%
5 reviews
#10
Swan
78%
78%
551 reviews
#11
Conair
75%
75%
114 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
74%
74%
1,146 reviews
#13
Sunbeam
63%
63%
2 reviews
#14
Andis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#15
Hoover
United States
61%
61%
40 reviews
#16
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#17
Hamilton Beach
56%
56%
0 reviews
#18
Oliso
55%
55%
0 reviews
#19
Solac
52%
52%
0 reviews
#20
Taurus
52%
52%
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 10 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 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $479
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$202
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $549
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
3
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Braun logo

User Reviews

5 stars
664
4 stars
174
3 stars
37
2 stars
27
1 star
71
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 86% of user reviews for Braun irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 83% and 85% 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 Braun Rowenta
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
81%
7 reviews
86%
2 reviews
84%
1 review
81%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
30%
1 review
30%
1 review
90%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
50%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
82%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
67%
11 reviews
69%
9 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
3 reviews
66%
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 Braun Rowenta
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Which? logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Total
1
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Braun Irons?

We checked over 28,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Braun irons. over 120 of these reviews mention reliability of which 83% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Braun iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

83% 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

Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Great on on items of clothing tough to iron
ao.com
is a good build quality
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Slightly more fragile than other irons when dropped due to cantilever handle
amazon.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com

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
$207
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:
Cordless
Steam boost function
Automatic anti-calc system
Vertical steam function
Anti-drip function

Multiple reviews mentioned that this iron has very good features and it's very well designed, and easy to use. It's The highest rated iron under $100, with very low running costs and a reasonable price. It has a steam boost function, a vertical steam function and an automatic anti-calc system and is cordless.

94
Reviews
232 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Braun TexStyle 5 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 232 reviews.

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Iron Steam TexStyle 5 Series |BRAUN Household (Unboxing)
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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
$207
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 82, but is a bit more expensive at $412.99.

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

A very highly rated and very economical to run 2,400W steam generator iron, with a very good spec and steam generating capacity. Purchasers report that it's well designed.

94
Reviews
104 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
74
Value for Money
Good
86
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Braun CARESTYLE5 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 104 reviews.

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
Good Review Braun CareStyle 5 Dampfbügelstation IS 5145 WH ? Dampfbügeleisen mit FreeGlide 3D Bügel
Good Review Braun CareStyle 5 Dampfbügelstation IS 5145 WH ? Dampfbügeleisen mit FreeGlide 3D Bügel
[Review] Braun CareStyle 5 Steam Generator Iron IS 5043
[Review] Braun CareStyle 5 Steam Generator Iron IS 5043
Review Unboxing Braun CareStyle 5 Dampfbügelstation IS 5145 WH ? Dampfbügeleisen mit FreeGlide 3D B
Review Unboxing Braun CareStyle 5 Dampfbügelstation IS 5145 WH ? Dampfbügeleisen mit FreeGlide 3D B

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
$207
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)
Cordless
Vertical steam function
Steam boost function
Automatic anti-calc system

A fully featured and critically acclaimed 2,400W steam generator iron, with a fair price and very low running costs. It has a steam boost function, a vertical steam function and an automatic anti-calc system and is cordless. Owners report that it has superb features and it's very easy to use, and well-built.

96
Reviews
499 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Braun TexStyle 7 has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 499 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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