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5 Best Mixers Under $500 in the US - August 2020

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Updated 19 June 2020
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5 best mixers under $500

What Mixer Under $500 to Buy in July 2020?

Best Buy
Black & Decker MX1500W KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) Kenwood HM680 Smeg SMF01 Braun MultiMix 3
Black & Decker MX1500W KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) Kenwood HM680 Smeg SMF01 Braun MultiMix 3
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175W
5
SPEED LEVELS
325W
5.68L
CAPACITY
10
SPEED LEVELS
350W
3L
CAPACITY
5
SPEED LEVELS
800W
4.8L
CAPACITY
10
SPEED LEVELS
500W
5
SPEED LEVELS
97
Reviews
58 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Quite Popular
89
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
96
Reviews
669 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
96
Reviews
65 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Value for Money
Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
95
Reviews
39 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
A classic and fully loaded 175W hand mixer mixer, with a reasonable price. Multiple reviews mentioned that this mixer isreally easy to use, an outstanding size but it doesn't have good-quality beaters. The highest rated mixer under $500. A fully featured and classic 350W, 3L capacity mixer, with a good price. Customers report that this mixer has superb features and it's very easy to use, and well designed. An award winning and fully featured 800W, 4.8L capacity mixer, with a reasonable price. Our review analysis indicates that this mixer has outstanding features and it's really easy to use, and good-looking. Our review analysis indicates that this mixer has brilliant features, it's very easy to use but heavy and bulky. It's The top scoring mixer under $100, with a fair price.
3 Reasons For
Beaters
Better Kagoo Score
$65 Cheaper
11 Reasons For
Bigger Bowl Capacity
Five More Speed Levels
Meat Mincer
Dough Hooks
Beaters
Bowl Included
Whisk
Chopper
More Shops Are Selling It
14 Months Newer
Better Brand
10 Reasons For
Detachable Stand
Pulse Function
Dough Hooks
Beaters
Bowl Included
More Customers Recommend It
More Reasonably Priced
Better in Terms of Size
Has a Better Design
Easier to Use
9 Reasons For
10 Speed Levels
Dough Hooks
Beaters
Bowl Included
Whisk
One More Award
Slightly Better User Reviews
More Solidly Made
Better Well Executed Technical Features
2 Reasons For
Dough Hooks
Whisk
7 Reasons Against
Five Less Speed Levels
Fewer Sellers
Over One Year Older
Lower User Review Score
Lower Overall Review Score
Worse Brand
Less Reasonably Priced
3 Reasons Against
Dishwasher-Proof Parts
Worse Kagoo Score
$257 More Expensive
12 Reasons Against
Smaller Bowl Capacity
Five Less Speed Levels
Dishwasher-Proof Parts
Worse Kagoo Score
$145 More Expensive
Not As Many Stockists
Over Four Years Older
Marginally Lower User Review Score
Marginally Lower Overall Review Score
Worse Brand
Less Robust
Has Useful Technical Features
11 Reasons Against
0.88L Smaller Bowl Capacity
Dishwasher-Proof Parts
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $284
Fewer Sellers
Older by Over Two Years
Worse Brand
Less Fairly Priced
A Worse Size
Less Carefully Designed
Harder to Use
12 Reasons Against
Only Five Speed Levels
Dishwasher-Proof Parts
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $65
Less Retailers
Older by Over Two Years
User Review Rating is Worse
Overall Review Rating is Worse
Less Customers Recommend It
Worse Brand
Harder to Use
Has Useful Technical Features
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Black & Decker MX1500W

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Black & Decker MX1500W
175W
5
SPEED LEVELS

The Black & Decker MX1500W has a Kagoo Score of 90. With a price tag of $15.99 this mixer is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Black & Decker MX1500W.

Features We Love:
Beaters
Dishwasher proof accessories

A classic and fully loaded 175W hand mixer mixer, with a reasonable price. Multiple reviews mentioned that this mixer isreally easy to use, an outstanding size but it doesn't have good-quality beaters.

97
Reviews
58 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Quite Popular
89
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Black & Decker MX1500W has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 58 reviews.

3 Reasons For for Choosing the Black & Decker MX1500W

Beaters

The Black & Decker MX1500W has a beaters, and so do the Kenwood HM680, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01, but the Braun MultiMix 3 does not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of beaters included.

Beaters are excellent for whipping cream, eggs and batter.

Better Kagoo Score

The Black & Decker MX1500W has received a Kagoo Score of 90, whereas the Braun MultiMix 3 scored 84, the Kenwood HM680 scored 84, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) scored 85 and the Smeg SMF01 scored only 80.

$65 Cheaper

The Black & Decker MX1500W is $65 cheaper than the Braun MultiMix 3, $145 cheaper than the Kenwood HM680, $256.50 cheaper than the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and $284.01 cheaper than the Smeg SMF01.

7 Reasons Against for Choosing the Black & Decker MX1500W

Five Less Speed Levels

The Black & Decker MX1500W is a five speed level mixer (as do the Braun MultiMix 3 and the Kenwood HM680), whereas the Smeg SMF01 only has 10 speed levels. More ...

The number of speed levels the mixer is capable of mixing at.

More speeds on your mixer mean that is it more versatile, and can handle ingredients that require slow, gentle mixing as well as those that require fast, vigorous blending.

Fewer Sellers

Only 2 retailers sells the Black & Decker MX1500W, but 3 shops sell the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan). More ...

The smaller the number of stores that stock this mixer, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Over One Year Older

The Black & Decker MX1500W is older than the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) by 14 months.

Lower User Review Score

The average user rating of the Black & Decker MX1500W is 87%, whereas the average user rating of the Braun MultiMix 3 is 88% (based on 39 reviews), the Kenwood HM680 is 92% (based on 669 reviews) and the Smeg SMF01 is 95% (based on 63 reviews).

Lower Overall Review Score

The average overall rating of the Black & Decker MX1500W is 87%, whereas the average overall rating of the Braun MultiMix 3 is 88% (based on 39 reviews), the Kenwood HM680 is 92% (based on 669 reviews) and the Smeg SMF01 is 93% (based on 65 reviews).

Worse Brand

Black & Decker mixers have an average rating of only 75.1%, but Kenwood has an average rating of 76.1% and KitchenAid has an average rating of 95%.

Less Reasonably Priced

Our analysis of the Black & Decker MX1500W reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Black & Decker MX1500W was less reasonably priced.

The cheapest price that we could find for the MX1500W in the US is $15.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)

$272.49
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KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)
325W
5.68L
CAPACITY
10
SPEED LEVELS

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a Kagoo Score of 85. However with a price tag of $272.49 this mixer is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) or read our article on whether you should buy a KitchenAid mixer.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (5.68L)
10 speed levels
Chopper
Dough hooks
Beaters

The highest rated mixer under $500.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
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11 Reasons For for Choosing the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)

Bigger Bowl Capacity

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a bowl capacity of 5.68. That's 2.68L bigger than the Kenwood HM680 (3L) and 0.88L bigger than the Smeg SMF01 (4.8L). More ...

'Bowl Capacity' measures how much can fit in the mixer's bowl, measured in litres.

A bigger capacity means that you can mix more ingredients at once, making it easier to cook large amount of food.

Five More Speed Levels

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has 10 speed levels (as does the Smeg SMF01), however the Kenwood HM680 only has five speed levels. More ...

The number of speed levels the mixer is capable of mixing at.

More speeds on your mixer mean that is it more versatile, and can handle ingredients that require slow, gentle mixing as well as those that require fast, vigorous blending.

Meat Mincer

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a meat mincer, but the Black & Decker MX1500W, the Braun MultiMix 3, the Kenwood HM680 and the Smeg SMF01 do not. More ...

'Meat Mincer' denotes whether the mixer comes with a meat mincer attachment, for reducing cuts of meat into fine mince.

A meat mincer attachment is very helpful for making homemade sausages, as well as a host of other recipes.

Dough Hooks

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a dough hooks (as do the Braun MultiMix 3, the Kenwood HM680 and the Smeg SMF01), whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W does not have this feature. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of dough hooks included.

Dough hooks make kneading bread dough far easier and less time-consuming.

Beaters

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a beaters, and so do the Black & Decker MX1500W, the Kenwood HM680 and the Smeg SMF01, whereas the Braun MultiMix 3 does not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of beaters included.

Beaters are excellent for whipping cream, eggs and batter.

Bowl Included

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a bowl included, and so do the Kenwood HM680 and the Smeg SMF01, but the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Braun MultiMix 3 do not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with an included bowl for mixing ingredients together.

An included bowl means that you won't have to supply one yourself, and is guaranteed to fit with the mixer.

Whisk

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a whisk (as do the Braun MultiMix 3 and the Smeg SMF01), whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Kenwood HM680 do not have this feature. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a whisk included.

Whisks are helpful for quickly and efficiently whisking up cream, eggs, and in all manner of baking.

Chopper

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a chopper, however the Black & Decker MX1500W, the Braun MultiMix 3, the Kenwood HM680 and the Smeg SMF01 do not have this feature. More ...

'Chopper' denotes whether the mixer comes with a chopper unit, which is used for chopping herbs and veg.

Chopper units are helpful for chopping fresh herbs and leaves, meaning a more efficient chop, and less mess as well.

More Shops Are Selling It

A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this mixer and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

14 Months Newer

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) was released 14 months later than the Black & Decker MX1500W, released two years later than the Braun MultiMix 3, released four years later than the Kenwood HM680 and released three years later than the Smeg SMF01

Better Brand

KitchenAid mixers have an average rating of 95%, whereas Black & Decker only has an average rating of 75.1%, Braun only has an average rating of 74.8%, Kenwood only has an average rating of 76.1% and Smeg only has an average rating of 73.9%.

3 Reasons Against for Choosing the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)

Dishwasher-Proof Parts

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has a dishwasher-proof parts, and so do the Braun MultiMix 3, the Kenwood HM680 and the Smeg SMF01, whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W does not. More ...

'Dishwasher-Proof Parts' denotes whether the mixer has attachments and parts that are safe to clean using a dishwasher.

Dishwasher-proof attachments make cleaning the mixer post-cooking far easier.

Worse Kagoo Score

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has received a Kagoo Score of 85, however the Black & Decker MX1500W scored 90.

$257 More Expensive

The KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) is more expensive than the Black & Decker MX1500W by $257, more expensive than the Braun MultiMix 3 by $192 and more expensive than the Kenwood HM680 by $112.

The cheapest price that we could find for the KSM150 (Artisan) in the US is $272.49 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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Kenwood HM680

$160.99
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Kenwood HM680

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Kenwood HM680
350W
3L
CAPACITY
5
SPEED LEVELS

The Kenwood HM680 has a Kagoo Score of 84. With a price tag of $160.99 this mixer is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Kenwood HM680 or read our article on whether you should buy a Kenwood mixer.

Features We Love:
Beater Interlock System
Detachable stand
Pulse function
Beaters
Dough hooks

A fully featured and classic 350W, 3L capacity mixer, with a good price. Customers report that this mixer has superb features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.

96
Reviews
669 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Kenwood HM680 has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this mixer to others.

10 Reasons For for Choosing the Kenwood HM680

Detachable Stand

The Kenwood HM680 has a detachable stand, but the Black & Decker MX1500W, the Braun MultiMix 3, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01 do not. More ...

'Detachable Stand' denotes whether the mixer can be detached from it's stand, for easy cleaning or for transport.

A detachable stand means that you can pack up parts of the mixer when moving it, and also allow for easier cleaning of all the separate parts of the appliance.

Pulse Function

The Kenwood HM680 has a pulse function, however the Black & Decker MX1500W, the Braun MultiMix 3, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01 do not have this feature. More ...

A 'pulse' function is one that turns the mixer on repeatedly for very short intervals. It helps to reduce ingredients effectively without over-mixing them.

A pulse function is extremely helpful for reducing soup and finishing off mixing tasks.

Dough Hooks

The Kenwood HM680 has a dough hooks (as do the Braun MultiMix 3, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01), however the Black & Decker MX1500W does not have this feature. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of dough hooks included.

Dough hooks make kneading bread dough far easier and less time-consuming.

Beaters

The Kenwood HM680 has a beaters, and so do the Black & Decker MX1500W, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01, however the Braun MultiMix 3 does not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of beaters included.

Beaters are excellent for whipping cream, eggs and batter.

Bowl Included

The Kenwood HM680 has a bowl included, and so do the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01, whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Braun MultiMix 3 do not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with an included bowl for mixing ingredients together.

An included bowl means that you won't have to supply one yourself, and is guaranteed to fit with the mixer.

More Customers Recommend It

27.1% of 669 customers recommend the Kenwood HM680, however only 20% of 40 customers recommend the Braun MultiMix 3.

More Reasonably Priced

Our analysis of the Kenwood HM680 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Kenwood HM680 was more reasonably priced.

Better in Terms of Size

Our analysis of the Kenwood HM680 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Kenwood HM680 was better in terms of size. Over 20 people thought that it was very compact and was an outstanding size. Several people also thought that it was very lightweight, really wasn't heavy and bulky and was a very big size.

Has a Better Design

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Kenwood HM680 has a better design. More than 80 people thought that it was very well designed and more than 10 people thought that it was also very good-looking. Several people also thought that it was really neat and was smooth.

Easier to Use

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Kenwood HM680 was easier to use. Over 200 people thought that it was very easy to use and several people thought that it was also really easy to assemble, to setup and was comfortable and easy to hold.

12 Reasons Against for Choosing the Kenwood HM680

Smaller Bowl Capacity

Kenwood HM680 is only 3 capacity. That's 2.68L smaller than the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) (5.68L) and 1.8L smaller than the Smeg SMF01 (4.8L). More ...

'Bowl Capacity' measures how much can fit in the mixer's bowl, measured in litres.

A bigger capacity means that you can mix more ingredients at once, making it easier to cook large amount of food.

Five Less Speed Levels

The number of speed levels on the Kenwood HM680 is five (as do the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Braun MultiMix 3), but the Smeg SMF01 only has 10 speed levels. More ...

The number of speed levels the mixer is capable of mixing at.

More speeds on your mixer mean that is it more versatile, and can handle ingredients that require slow, gentle mixing as well as those that require fast, vigorous blending.

Dishwasher-Proof Parts

The Kenwood HM680 has a dishwasher-proof parts, and so do the Braun MultiMix 3, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01, however the Black & Decker MX1500W does not. More ...

'Dishwasher-Proof Parts' denotes whether the mixer has attachments and parts that are safe to clean using a dishwasher.

Dishwasher-proof attachments make cleaning the mixer post-cooking far easier.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Kenwood HM680 has received a Kagoo Score of 84, but the Black & Decker MX1500W scored 90 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) scored 85.

$145 More Expensive

The Kenwood HM680 is more expensive than the Black & Decker MX1500W by $145 and more expensive than the Braun MultiMix 3 by $80.

Not As Many Stockists

Only 1 shop sell the Kenwood HM680, however 2 sellers sell the Black & Decker MX1500W and 3 retailers sell the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan). More ...

Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this mixer remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over Four Years Older

The Kenwood HM680 is older than the Black & Decker MX1500W by three years, older than the Braun MultiMix 3 by 20 months, older than the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) by four years and older than the Smeg SMF01 by 13 months.

Marginally Lower User Review Score

The Kenwood HM680 has an average user rating of 92%, but the Smeg SMF01 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 63 reviews).

Marginally Lower Overall Review Score

The Kenwood HM680 has an average overall rating of 92%, but the Smeg SMF01 has an average overall rating of 93% (based on 65 reviews).

Worse Brand

Kenwood mixers have an average rating of only 76.1%, however KitchenAid has an average rating of 95%.

Less Robust

Our analysis of the Kenwood HM680 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Kenwood HM680 was less robust.

Has Useful Technical Features

Our analysis of the Kenwood HM680 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Kenwood HM680 has useful technical features.

The cheapest price that we could find for the HM680 in the US is $160.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Smeg SMF01

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800W
4.8L
CAPACITY
10
SPEED LEVELS

The Smeg SMF01 has a Kagoo Score of 80. However with a price tag of $300.00 this mixer is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Smeg SMF01.

Features We Love:
Direct Drive Technology
10 speed levels
Dough hooks
Beaters
Whisk

An award winning and fully featured 800W, 4.8L capacity mixer, with a reasonable price. Our review analysis indicates that this mixer has outstanding features and it's really easy to use, and good-looking.

96
Reviews
65 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Value for Money
Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Smeg SMF01 has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 93%, based on 65 reviews.

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9 Reasons For for Choosing the Smeg SMF01

10 Speed Levels

The Smeg SMF01 is a 10 speed level mixer, and so does the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan), whereas the Kenwood HM680 only has five speed levels. More ...

The number of speed levels the mixer is capable of mixing at.

More speeds on your mixer mean that is it more versatile, and can handle ingredients that require slow, gentle mixing as well as those that require fast, vigorous blending.

Dough Hooks

The Smeg SMF01 has a dough hooks, and so do the Braun MultiMix 3, the Kenwood HM680 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan), but the Black & Decker MX1500W does not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of dough hooks included.

Dough hooks make kneading bread dough far easier and less time-consuming.

Beaters

The Smeg SMF01 has a beaters (as do the Black & Decker MX1500W, the Kenwood HM680 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)), but the Braun MultiMix 3 does not have this feature. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of beaters included.

Beaters are excellent for whipping cream, eggs and batter.

Bowl Included

The Smeg SMF01 has a bowl included (as do the Kenwood HM680 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)), however the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Braun MultiMix 3 do not have this feature. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with an included bowl for mixing ingredients together.

An included bowl means that you won't have to supply one yourself, and is guaranteed to fit with the mixer.

Whisk

The Smeg SMF01 has a whisk, and so do the Braun MultiMix 3 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan), but the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Kenwood HM680 do not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a whisk included.

Whisks are helpful for quickly and efficiently whisking up cream, eggs, and in all manner of baking.

One More Award

The Smeg SMF01 has received 1 award from an expert review site, but the Black & Decker MX1500W has received no awards, the Braun MultiMix 3 has received no awards, the Kenwood HM680 has received no awards and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) has received no awards.

Slightly Better User Reviews

Based on 63 user reviews, the Smeg SMF01 has an average review score of 95%, whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W has an average rating of 87% (based on 58 reviews), the Braun MultiMix 3 has an average rating of 88% (based on 39 reviews) and the Kenwood HM680 has an average rating of 92% (based on 669 reviews).

More Solidly Made

The Smeg SMF01 reviewers thought the Smeg SMF01 was more solidly made. Several people thought that it was very well made and strong and durable.

Better Well Executed Technical Features

The Smeg SMF01 reviewers thought the Smeg SMF01 was better well executed technical features. Over 20 people thought that it had outstanding features.

11 Reasons Against for Choosing the Smeg SMF01

0.88L Smaller Bowl Capacity

The Smeg SMF01 is a 4.8 capacity mixer, whereas the Kenwood HM680 is a 3L capacity mixer (1.8L smaller) and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) is a 5.68L capacity mixer (0.88L bigger). More ...

'Bowl Capacity' measures how much can fit in the mixer's bowl, measured in litres.

A bigger capacity means that you can mix more ingredients at once, making it easier to cook large amount of food.

Dishwasher-Proof Parts

The Smeg SMF01 has a dishwasher-proof parts (as do the Braun MultiMix 3, the Kenwood HM680 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)), but the Black & Decker MX1500W does not have this feature. More ...

'Dishwasher-Proof Parts' denotes whether the mixer has attachments and parts that are safe to clean using a dishwasher.

Dishwasher-proof attachments make cleaning the mixer post-cooking far easier.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Smeg SMF01 has only received a Kagoo Score of 80, whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W scored 90, the Braun MultiMix 3 scored 84, the Kenwood HM680 scored 84 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) scored 85.

More Expensive by $284

The Smeg SMF01 is $284 more expensive than the Black & Decker MX1500W, $219 more expensive than the Braun MultiMix 3, $139 more expensive than the Kenwood HM680 and $28 more expensive than the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan).

Fewer Sellers

The Smeg SMF01 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Black & Decker MX1500W is stocked by 2 stores and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) is stocked by 3 stores. More ...

The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by Over Two Years

The Smeg SMF01 is 21 months older than the Black & Decker MX1500W, seven months older than the Braun MultiMix 3 and three years older than the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan).

Worse Brand

Smeg mixers have an average rating of only 73.9%, but Black & Decker has an average rating of 75.1%, Braun has an average rating of 74.8%, Kenwood has an average rating of 76.1% and KitchenAid has an average rating of 95%.

Less Fairly Priced

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Smeg SMF01 was less fairly priced.

A Worse Size

On average reviewers thought the Smeg SMF01 was a worse size.

Less Carefully Designed

The Smeg SMF01 reviewers thought the Smeg SMF01 was less carefully designed.

Harder to Use

On average reviewers thought the Smeg SMF01 was harder to use.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SMF01 in the US is $300.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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The Braun MultiMix 3 has a Kagoo Score of 84. With a price tag of $80.99 this mixer is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Braun MultiMix 3.

Features We Love:
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Our review analysis indicates that this mixer has brilliant features, it's very easy to use but heavy and bulky. It's The top scoring mixer under $100, with a fair price.

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84
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Multiple reviews mentioned that Braun MultiMix 3 has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this mixer to others.

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2 Reasons For for Choosing the Braun MultiMix 3

Dough Hooks

The Braun MultiMix 3 has a dough hooks, and so do the Kenwood HM680, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01, whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W does not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a set of dough hooks included.

Dough hooks make kneading bread dough far easier and less time-consuming.

Whisk

The Braun MultiMix 3 has a whisk, and so do the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01, whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Kenwood HM680 do not. More ...

Whether the mixer comes with a whisk included.

Whisks are helpful for quickly and efficiently whisking up cream, eggs, and in all manner of baking.

12 Reasons Against for Choosing the Braun MultiMix 3

Only Five Speed Levels

The Braun MultiMix 3 has five speed levels, and so do the Black & Decker MX1500W and the Kenwood HM680, however the Smeg SMF01 only has 10 speed levels. More ...

The number of speed levels the mixer is capable of mixing at.

More speeds on your mixer mean that is it more versatile, and can handle ingredients that require slow, gentle mixing as well as those that require fast, vigorous blending.

Dishwasher-Proof Parts

The Braun MultiMix 3 has a dishwasher-proof parts (as do the Kenwood HM680, the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) and the Smeg SMF01), whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W does not have this feature. More ...

'Dishwasher-Proof Parts' denotes whether the mixer has attachments and parts that are safe to clean using a dishwasher.

Dishwasher-proof attachments make cleaning the mixer post-cooking far easier.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Braun MultiMix 3 has received a Kagoo Score of 84, however the Black & Decker MX1500W scored 90 and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) scored 85.

More Expensive by $65

The Braun MultiMix 3 is $65 more expensive than the Black & Decker MX1500W.

Less Retailers

The Braun MultiMix 3 is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Black & Decker MX1500W is stocked by 2 stores and the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan) is stocked by 3 stores. More ...

Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this mixer remaining in stock.
Older by Over Two Years

The Braun MultiMix 3 is 14 months older than the Black & Decker MX1500W and two years older than the KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan).

User Review Rating is Worse

The Braun MultiMix 3's average user score is 88%, however the Kenwood HM680's is 92% (based on 669 reviews) and the Smeg SMF01's is 95% (based on 63 reviews).

Overall Review Rating is Worse

The Braun MultiMix 3's average overall score is 88%, however the Kenwood HM680's is 92% (based on 669 reviews) and the Smeg SMF01's is 93% (based on 65 reviews).

Less Customers Recommend It

Only 20% of 40 customers recommend the Braun MultiMix 3, whereas 27.1% of 669 customers recommend the Kenwood HM680.

Worse Brand

Braun mixers have an average rating of only 74.8%, whereas Black & Decker has an average rating of 75.1%, Kenwood has an average rating of 76.1% and KitchenAid has an average rating of 95%.

Harder to Use

Our analysis of the Braun MultiMix 3 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Braun MultiMix 3 was harder to use.

Has Useful Technical Features

Our analysis of the Braun MultiMix 3 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Braun MultiMix 3 has useful technical features.

The cheapest price that we could find for the MultiMix 3 in the US is $80.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Black & Decker MX1500W
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KitchenAid KSM150 (Artisan)
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Kenwood HM680
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Best Prices
Smeg SMF01
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Best Prices
Braun MultiMix 3
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