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 17,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ 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 $81 for the RHMM701 which has an interior capacity of 17L, a microwave power of 700W and is a freestanding microwave and go up to $299 for the RHBM2503 which has an interior capacity of 25L, a microwave power of 900W and is an integrated microwave. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs microwave is $138.
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.
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.
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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. Russell Hobbs also have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs microwave being 82%.
The average review score for a Russell Hobbs microwave is 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.
Russell Hobbs microwaves tend to be cheaper than most other microwave brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $231
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $138
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 has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its microwaves than most other brands.
Over 86% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 85% respectively across all Microwave brands.
Purchasers of Russell Hobbs microwaves frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, well designed and has useful 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.
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.
We checked over 17,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs microwaves. over 130 of these reviews mention reliability of which 62% were positive. Therefore the majority of Russell Hobbs microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
62% 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:
switched to Panasonic for something more reliable
This is brilliant no glass plate to keep slipping offIt is very well made
now I want the built in oven that goes with it
its broken today
the controls are a bit plastic so not sure how robust they are
was truly amazed to find no damage to the oven
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Microwaves
A fully featured and classic freestanding microwave, with a fair price and low running costs. Our review analysis indicates that this microwave has excellent technical guidance, it's very easy to use and an excellent size.
Value for Money
$350 Over 10 Years
Customers report that Russell Hobbs RHM3002 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 320 reviews.
The cheapest price that we could find for the RHM3002 in the US is $203.70 but in total we found only 1 price for it.