Philips is one of the most popular iron brands as well as being well known for its TVs, PC monitors and fryers.
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 15,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons. Their irons start at $23 for the GC1424 which has a power of 1,400W, a steam generating capacity of 15g/min and is a steam iron and go up to $596 for the GC9642 which has a power of 2,400W, a steam generating capacity of 135g/min and is a steam generator iron. The average price of a new Philips iron is $221.
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.
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.
All iron Brands
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. Philips also have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Philips iron being 88%.
The average review score for a Philips iron is 88%.
However Philips irons tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. Whilst Philips have a number of interesting features including ProVelocity Technology and Auto Steam Control, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.
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 $118
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price $221
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 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 71% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Philips irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 86% respectively across all Iron brands.
Purchasers of Philips irons frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had well designed technical features and a good design. 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.
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.
We checked over 15,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips irons. over 150 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
89% 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:
Excellent Build Quality
well made for an iron at the price point
Lightweight iron which steams lovely without leaking water everywhere
I've frankly lost count of the times I had damaged a perfectly beautiful top after seconds of looking away
the main iron part doesn't feel as well made as the price may suggest
which I was happy with until it broke
I love they fact you do not have to buy filters - a clean calc system is built into the iron making cleaning the iron easy