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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Microwave?

Matthew
Updated 05 March 2021
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Microwave?

Russell Hobbs is one of the most popular microwave brands as well as being well known for its irons, vacuum cleaners and electric kettles.

If you are thinking about buying a Russell Hobbs microwave then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of microwave brands is compiled by analysing over 16,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 microwaves.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $97 for the RHRETMM705 which has an interior capacity of 17L, a microwave power of 700W and is a freestanding microwave and go up to $209 for the RHM3003 which has an interior capacity of 30L, a microwave power of 900W and is a freestanding microwave. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs microwave is $154.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and moderately popular microwaves.

Is Russell Hobbs the Best Microwave Brand?

So are Russell Hobbs microwaves any good? We give every microwave a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all microwaves we are able to impartially rank all the microwave brands.

Russell Hobbs is ranked the No. 1 best microwave brand.

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

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
4,632 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
276 reviews
#3
Japan
90%
90%
218 reviews
#4
Magic Chef
89%
89%
943 reviews
#5
Swan
85%
85%
1,267 reviews
#6
Tower
82%
82%
82 reviews
#7
Igenix
80%
80%
186 reviews
#8
Japan
79%
79%
765 reviews
#9
Germany
78%
78%
19 reviews
#10
South Korea
77%
77%
190 reviews
#11
Avanti
75%
75%
1 review
#12
Miele
Germany
74%
74%
19 reviews
#13
South Korea
72%
72%
2,604 reviews
#14
Emerson Radio
67%
67%
0 reviews
#15
United States
65%
65%
80 reviews
#16
64%
64%
171 reviews
#17
Akai
Japan
64%
64%
131 reviews
#18
Danby
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
LG
South Korea
62%
62%
5 reviews
#20
Medion
61%
61%
15 reviews
#21
RCA
60%
60%
0 reviews
#22
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#23
Brentwood
54%
54%
0 reviews
#24
Italy
54%
54%
7 reviews
#25
Gastroback
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Russell Hobbs microwaves compare to the other microwave brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All microwave Brands
Russell Hobbs Microwaves

There's a wide selection of Russell Hobbs microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with 10 Russell Hobbs microwaves currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $154, Russell Hobbs microwaves also tend to be cheaper than most other microwave brands.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs microwave is 82%.

Russell Hobbs have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs microwave being 82%. Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Dishwasher Safe Components, intelligent sensor technology and Flatbed Technology which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Russell Hobbs microwave is $38 (based on a person typically using a microwave for 30 minutes per day), which makes them more efficient than most other microwave brands.

No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$231
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,749
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$154
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,049
Price Distribution of Russell Hobbs Microwaves

What Do the Russell Hobbs Microwave Reviews Say?

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

Russell Hobbs logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
3
4 stars
4
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Russell Hobbs logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,094
4 stars
838
3 stars
251
2 stars
139
1 star
302
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its microwaves than most other brands.

Over 88% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 87% and 85% respectively across all Microwave brands.

Purchasers of Russell Hobbs microwaves frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, thoughtfully designed and had well executed technical features.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Russell Hobbs microwaves by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other microwave brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Russell Hobbs Beko Swan Panasonic Hotpoint
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
71%
4 reviews
69%
4 reviews
78%
1 review
77%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
90%
1 review
70%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
60%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
91%
1 review
product-test.ru logo
80%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
66%
1 review
Average
80%
7 reviews
82%
7 reviews
76%
3 reviews
82%
3 reviews
69%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Microwaves Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Russell Hobbs microwave. The table below compares the number of awards received by Russell Hobbs to other popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Russell Hobbs has won 1 award for its microwaves.

Compare all award winning microwaves

Number of Awards Russell Hobbs Beko Swan Panasonic Hotpoint
Which? logo
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
1
2

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Microwaves?

We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs microwaves. over 120 of these reviews mention reliability of which 60% were positive. Therefore the majority of Russell Hobbs microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

60% of reviewers think Russell Hobbs microwaves are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

The build quality is good
Amazon
lightness does not indicate poor build quality
amazon.co.uk
Very good build quality also
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

seems a little flimsy in its construction
amazon.co.uk
the controls are a bit plastic so not sure how robust they are
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Microwaves

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Russell Hobbs microwaves that set them apart from the competition. These include Dishwasher Safe Components, intelligent sensor technology and Flatbed Technology.

Russell Hobbs Dishwasher Safe Components

Russell Hobbs microwaves that feature Dishwasher Safe Components include the Russell Hobbs RHM2064 ($0), the Russell Hobbs RHMD804CP ($0) and the Russell Hobbs RHM1714CC ($0).

Russell Hobbs Intelligent Sensor Technology

Russell Hobbs microwaves that feature intelligent sensor technology include the Russell Hobbs RHM2076S ($0) and the Russell Hobbs RHM3003B ($0).

Russell Hobbs Flatbed Technology

Russell Hobbs microwaves that feature Flatbed Technology include the Russell Hobbs RHEM2301B ($0) and the Russell Hobbs RHFM2363S ($0).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Microwave?
Is Russell Hobbs the Best Microwave Brand?
What Do the Russell Hobbs Microwave Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Microwaves Received?
How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Microwaves?
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Microwaves
Russell Hobbs Dishwasher Safe Components
Russell Hobbs Intelligent Sensor Technology
Russell Hobbs Flatbed Technology

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