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Should You Buy a Braun Iron?

Updated 14 July 2019 by Matthew
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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 it's blenders, mixers and coffee makers.

We've collated all the key information on Braun irons in this handy guide. We've analysed over 15,000 user and expert reviews and 10 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 mid-range and popular irons. Their irons start at $33 for the TexStyle 7 which has a power of 2,400W, a steam generating capacity of 120g/min and is a steam iron and go up to $299 for the TexStyle 9 SI 9188 BK which has a power of 2,800W, a steam generating capacity of 50g/min and is a traditional iron. The average price of a new Braun iron is $109.

Braun are recognised for their wide 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. 7 best iron brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Braun is the 7th best iron brand out there.

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
4,041 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
92%
92%
4,473 reviews
#3
France
90%
90%
2,424 reviews
#4
Germany
84%
84%
1,283 reviews
#5
United Kingdom
84%
84%
277 reviews
#6
Australia
82%
82%
802 reviews
#7
82%
82%
583 reviews
#8
Germany
81%
81%
253 reviews
#9
Brentwood
78%
78%
0 reviews
#10
Swan
78%
78%
452 reviews
#11
Hoover
United States
76%
76%
25 reviews
#12
Igenix
74%
74%
145 reviews
#13
Brentwood Appliances
71%
71%
5 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
69%
69%
7 reviews
#15
Elgento
68%
68%
8 reviews
#16
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
241 reviews
#17
Hamilton Beach
61%
61%
0 reviews
#18
Taurus
60%
60%
0 reviews
#19
Andis
59%
59%
0 reviews
#20
Conair
59%
59%
0 reviews
#21
Oliso
58%
58%
0 reviews
#22
Tower
58%
58%
0 reviews
#23
Solac
58%
58%
0 reviews
#24
Sunbeam
57%
57%
0 reviews
#25
Panasonic
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#26
Arzum
55%
55%
0 reviews
#27
JML
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Applica
55%
55%
0 reviews
#29
Ariete
54%
54%
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 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 8 Braun irons currently on the market in the United States. 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 $47 (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
$86
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $749
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$109
$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
419
4 stars
99
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 iron 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.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 Braun
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
4 reviews
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
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
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
78%
7 reviews
67%
7 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 given to 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 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 15,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Braun irons. 100+ of these reviews that 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

Why does it seem nothing is built to last these days
amazon.co.uk
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Broken now
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Braun Iron?

Braun SI 7066

$247.62
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2,600W
40g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.3L
WATER TANK
1.6kg
$212
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $247.62 is the Braun SI 7066, which has a Kagoo Score of 72.

Features We Love:
Has a steam boost function
Has an automatic anti-calc system
Has an anti-drip function
Features anti-scale system
Supports variable steam function

A good spec and economical to run 2,600W traditional iron. It has an automatic anti-calc system, a steam boost function and an anti-drip function and features anti-scale system.

79
Features
Good Features
62
Value for Money
Good
71
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we found for the SI 7066 in the United States is $247.62 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Braun Iron?

Braun TexStyle 7

$33.26
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2,400W
120g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.4L
WATER TANK
$195
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $33.26 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Braun TexStyle 7 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Many steam generating capacity (120g/min)
Big water tank capacity (0.4L)
Has a vertical steam function
Has a steam boost function
Has an automatic anti-calc system

A positively reviewed and fully featured 2,400W steam generator iron, with a good price and very low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has superb features and it's really easy to use, and well-built.

95
Reviews
437 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Running Costs
$200 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Braun TexStyle 7 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 436 reviews.

Braun TexStyle 7 Iron Review
Braun TexStyle 7 Iron Review

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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 Budget Choice Braun Iron?

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