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Should You Buy a Philips Iron?

Matthew
Updated 07 May 2021
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should you buy a Philips Iron?

Philips is one of the most popular iron brands as well as being well known for its TVs, PC monitors and blenders.

If you are wondering how Philips irons compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,100 irons by objectively and impartially analysing over 28,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons. Their irons start at $37 for the GC181 which has a power of 1,000W, a steam generating capacity of 13g/min and is a traditional iron and go up to $867 for the GC9410 which has a power of 2,100W, a steam generating capacity of 120g/min and is a steam generator iron. The average price of a new Philips iron is $209.

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

Is Philips the Best Iron Brand?

So are Philips 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.

Philips is ranked the No. 1 best iron brand.

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

#1
Netherlands
95%
95%
8,246 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
85%
85%
5,599 reviews
#3
85%
85%
980 reviews
#4
Germany
83%
83%
1,765 reviews
#5
France
82%
82%
3,816 reviews
#6
Australia
82%
82%
1,991 reviews
#7
Germany
81%
81%
1,224 reviews
#8
Brentwood Appliances
78%
78%
5 reviews
#9
Swan
78%
78%
551 reviews
#10
Brentwood
77%
77%
0 reviews
#11
Conair
75%
75%
114 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
65%
65%
1,146 reviews
#13
Sunbeam
64%
64%
2 reviews
#14
Hoover
United States
61%
61%
40 reviews
#15
Andis
60%
60%
0 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 Philips 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
Philips Irons

There's a wide selection of Philips irons available compared to other iron brands, with 20 Philips irons currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $209, Philips irons also tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands.

The average review score for a Philips iron is 88%.

Philips have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Philips iron being 88%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Philips 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
$47
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $479
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price
$209
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $549
Price Distribution of Philips Irons

What Do the Philips Iron Reviews Say?

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

Philips logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
5,468
4 stars
1,703
3 stars
456
2 stars
196
1 star
392
Philips has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its irons than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 78% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for Philips irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 83% and 85% respectively across all Iron brands.

Purchasers of Philips irons frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had well executed technical features and was carefully designed. Their irons have also won a total of 2 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Philips 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 Beko
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
81%
7 reviews
86%
2 reviews
84%
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
pricerunner.se logo
30%
1 review
30%
1 review
90%
1 review
besteproduct.nl logo
84%
1 review
87%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
60%
1 review
100%
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
67%
11 reviews
69%
9 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
3 reviews
87%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Irons Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Philips irons. The table below compares the number of awards received by Philips to other popular iron brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Philips has won 2 awards for its irons.

Compare all award winning irons

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

How Reliable Are Philips Irons?

We checked over 28,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips irons. over 460 of these reviews mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

84% of reviewers think Philips irons are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com
This iron is sturdy
Amazon
they have thoughtfully engineered a compartment at the back which somehow collects the scale
amazon.co.uk
heavy enough for tough creases
Tesco.com
Very light snd well built
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

I've frankly lost count of the times I had damaged a perfectly beautiful top after seconds of looking away
vr-zone.com
I had to take it back as the leaking was annoying
Argos.co.uk
When the iron is broken
amazon.co.uk
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com
I thought I had broken it
Amazon
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Philips Iron?
Is Philips the Best Iron Brand?
What Do the Philips Iron Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Irons Received?
How Reliable Are Philips Irons?

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