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.
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. 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%.
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
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $154
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 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.
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 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:
The build quality is good
lightness does not indicate poor build quality
Very good build quality also
seems a little flimsy in its construction
the controls are a bit plastic so not sure how robust they are
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Microwaves