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Should You Buy a Braun Iron?

Matthew
Updated 17 July 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 15,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ 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 $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 $205.

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. 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%
4,172 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
89%
89%
4,201 reviews
#3
83%
83%
584 reviews
#4
Australia
82%
82%
821 reviews
#5
France
81%
81%
2,580 reviews
#6
Germany
81%
81%
832 reviews
#7
Brentwood
81%
81%
0 reviews
#8
Germany
80%
80%
253 reviews
#9
United Kingdom
79%
79%
340 reviews
#10
Brentwood Appliances
78%
78%
5 reviews
#11
Swan
78%
78%
452 reviews
#12
Conair
77%
77%
61 reviews
#13
AEG
Germany
69%
69%
7 reviews
#14
Tower
64%
64%
19 reviews
#15
Hoover
United States
61%
61%
24 reviews
#16
Andis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#17
Solac
61%
61%
0 reviews
#18
Taurus
58%
58%
0 reviews
#19
Oliso
56%
56%
0 reviews
#20
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#21
Sunbeam
55%
55%
0 reviews
#22
Imetec
54%
54%
0 reviews
#23
Ufesa
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 9 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 $899
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$205
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $559
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
426
4 stars
98
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 91% 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 Rowenta Morphy Richards Braun
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
81%
7 reviews
85%
1 review
81%
1 review
81%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
1 review
50%
1 review
90%
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
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
80%
10 reviews
69%
8 reviews
92%
4 reviews
66%
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 Rowenta Morphy Richards Braun
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Which? logo
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
videotesty.pl logo
1
Total
1
2
3
1
1
1

How Reliable Are Braun Irons?

We checked over 15,000 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

Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Good reliable iron so far
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

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

What is the Best Mid-Range Braun Iron?

Braun CareStyle 5

$412.99
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Braun CareStyle 5
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Braun CareStyle 5
2,400W
125g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
2L
WATER TANK
4.2kg
$192
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $412.99 is the Braun CareStyle 5, which has a Kagoo Score of 75.

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

87
Reviews
10 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Value for Money
Good
81
Running Costs
$190 Over 5 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Braun CareStyle 5 has average 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 CareStyle 5 in the US is $412.99 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

$69.99
eBay
Braun TexStyle 7
Buy Now
Braun TexStyle 7
2,400W
120g/min
STEAM
CAPACITY
0.4L
WATER TANK
$192
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $69.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Braun TexStyle 7 makes a great budget choice.

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

The best scoring iron under $100, with very low running costs and a good price. Customers report that this iron has very good features and it's really easy to use, and well-built.

96
Reviews
439 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Running Costs
$190 Over 5 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Braun TexStyle 7 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 437 reviews.

Braun TexStyle 7 (TS765A_GY) Iron Review
Braun TexStyle 7 (TS765A_GY) Iron Review
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 $69.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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$79.54
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$134.00
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$251.61
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$264.55
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$264.55
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$96.99
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$121.99
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$167.99
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$109.95
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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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