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Should You Buy a Braun Iron?

Matthew
Updated 16 February 2020
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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 20 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 $45 for the TS 375 A which has a power of 2,200W, a steam generating capacity of 30g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $424 for the IS5042 which has a power of 2,400W, a steam generating capacity of 120g/min and is a steam generator iron. The average price of a new Braun iron is $201.

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. 8 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Braun is the 8th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,128 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
93%
93%
4,487 reviews
#3
France
86%
86%
2,433 reviews
#4
Germany
83%
83%
253 reviews
#5
Australia
82%
82%
808 reviews
#6
Swan
80%
80%
452 reviews
#7
Germany
80%
80%
830 reviews
#8
79%
79%
583 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
77%
77%
277 reviews
#10
Brentwood
75%
75%
0 reviews
#11
Duronic
74%
74%
384 reviews
#12
Conair
74%
74%
61 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
72%
72%
5 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
70%
70%
7 reviews
#15
Igenix
67%
67%
145 reviews
#16
Sunbeam
66%
66%
0 reviews
#17
Hoover
United States
62%
62%
26 reviews
#18
Solac
62%
62%
0 reviews
#19
Elgento
62%
62%
8 reviews
#20
Taurus
61%
61%
0 reviews
#21
Andis
59%
59%
0 reviews
#22
Hamilton Beach
58%
58%
0 reviews
#23
Oliso
56%
56%
0 reviews
#24
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#25
JML
55%
55%
0 reviews
#26
Ufesa
54%
54%
0 reviews
#27
Tower
53%
53%
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

At an average purchase price of $201, Braun irons tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands. Braun also have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Braun iron being 75%.

The average review score for a Braun iron is 75%.

There's a smaller selection of Braun irons available compared to other iron brands, with only 5 Braun irons currently on the market in the US. 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
$105
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $849
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$201
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $509
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
420
4 stars
98
3 stars
19
2 stars
10
1 star
33
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 Russell Hobbs Bosch Beko Braun
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
79%
5 reviews
69%
1 review
81%
1 review
81%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
74%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
coolsmartphone.com logo
93%
1 review
smartson.se logo
87%
1 review
vr-zone.com logo
83%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
wired.it logo
80%
1 review
videotesty.pl logo
Average
79%
8 reviews
67%
7 reviews
80%
3 reviews
92%
3 reviews
87%
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 Russell Hobbs Bosch Beko Braun
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
1
2
2
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 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Braun iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

87% 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
Great on on items of clothing tough to iron
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

This isn't a cheap iron by any scratch
amazon.co.uk
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Braun Iron?

Braun TexStyle 7

$109.95
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2,400W
120g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.4L
WATER TANK
$180
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $109.95 is the Braun TexStyle 7, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

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

An excellently reviewed and fully featured 2,400W steam generator iron, with a good price and very low running costs. Owners report that this iron has outstanding features and it's really easy to use, and well-built.

95
Reviews
439 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Running Costs
$180 Over 5 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Braun TexStyle 7 has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 438 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 $109.95 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Braun Iron?

Braun IS3042

$179.95
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Braun IS3042
2,400W
120g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
2L
WATER TANK
4.8kg
$180
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Braun iron then the Braun IS3042 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at $179.95.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (2L)
Many steam generating capacity (120g/min)
Heavy (4.8kg)
Removable water tank
Anti-drip function

A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 2,400W steam generator iron, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. It has a removable water tank, an anti-drip function and a water tank capacity of 2L and features anti-scale system. Our review analysis indicates that this iron isvery easy to use, well designed but it doesn't have a big storage capacity.

94
Reviews
15 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Value for Money
Good
85
Running Costs
$180 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Braun IS3042 has great expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 15 reviews.

Braun CareStyle 3 IS3042WH Easy Removable Review
Braun CareStyle 3 IS3042WH Easy Removable Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the IS3042 in the US is $179.95 but in total we found only 1 price 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?

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