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Compare The Best Philips IronsSeptember 2020

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#4

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Philips GC392024

4 Reviews
Steam boost function Features anti‑scale system Anti‑drip function 
Steam boost function
Features anti‑scale system
Anti‑drip function

$91.11

2,500W
Info
Info
Traditional
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45g/min
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$190
Over 5 years
May 2017
#5

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Philips EasySpeed GC208028

 
Cordless  Vertical steam function Steam boost function
Cordless
Vertical steam function
Steam boost function

$124.88

1,800W
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Traditional
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30g/min
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$140
Over 5 years
Sep 2014
#9

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Philips GC392964

3 Reviews
Steam boost function Automatic anti‑calc system Extra large water inlet 
Steam boost function
Automatic anti‑calc system
Extra large water inlet

$111.56

2,600W
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Info
Traditional
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45g/min
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$190
Over 5 years
Nov 2018
#10

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Philips GC142440

 
Steam boost function Automatic anti‑calc system Self‑cleaning 
Steam boost function
Automatic anti‑calc system
Self‑cleaning

$22.74

1,400W
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Steam Generator
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15g/min
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$110
Over 5 years
Sep 2016
#12

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Philips HD117380

 

$42.95

350W
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Traditional
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40g/min
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Sep 2015
#14

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Philips GC299984

 

$77.08

2,600W
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Info
Traditional
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45g/min
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$190
Over 5 years
May 2018
#20

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Philips GC299620

 

$60.94

2,400W
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Traditional
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40g/min
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$160
Over 5 years
Feb 2018

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Philips GC102240

 

$80.00

2,000W
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Steam Generator
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25g/min
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$160
Over 5 years
Sep 2016

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Philips GC181

 

$95.99

1,000W
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Traditional
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13g/min
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$79
Over 5 years
Sep 2015

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Philips Azur Performer GC3810

 

$145.00

2,400W
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Traditional
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40g/min
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$190
Over 5 years
Jun 2014

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Philips GC7833

 

$306.00

2,400W
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Steam Generator
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120g/min
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$190
Over 5 years
Nov 2017

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Philips GC5031

 

$144.43

2,400W
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Traditional
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55g/min
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$190
Over 5 years
Oct 2017

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Philips GC6804

 

$147.21

2,400W
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Steam Generator
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110g/min
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$190
Over 5 years
Apr 2018

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Philips GC4934

 

$179.00

3,000W
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Steam Generator
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55g/min
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$240
Over 5 years
Sep 2017

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Philips EasySpeed GC2040

5 Reviews

$79.00

2,100W
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Traditional
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30g/min
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$170
Over 5 years
Dec 2015

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Philips Azur Performer Plus GC452700

140 Reviews

$281.20

2,600W
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Traditional
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50g/min
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$200
Over 5 years
Sep 2016

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Philips GC503780

 

$375.06

3,000W
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Steam Generator
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70g/min
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$240
Over 5 years
Aug 2017

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Philips HI5916

 

$201.68

2,400W
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Info
Steam Generator
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100g/min
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(Unknown)
Apr 2018

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Philips GC503380

 

$437.73

3,000W
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Traditional
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65g/min
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$240
Over 5 years
Aug 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is a steam generator iron?
AA steam generator iron has a separate base that generates the hot steam - rather than generating it inside the iron. This means the actual iron is lighter and easier to use, and more steam can be generated quicker. However they tend to be more expensive, and are bulkier as a whole, since the generator is large and unwieldy.
QWhat is a vertical steam function?
AA vertical steam function allows a jet of steam to be shot upwards from the front of the iron. This is useful for steaming hanging clothes.
QWhy is a pointed tip useful?
APointed tips are useful for getting the iron into creases, under collars, and generally into all the nooks and crannies of the clothing.

Iron Buying Guide

Irons are something of a necessity if you want to make sure that your shirts or dresses are neatly pressed, look professional, and are free of any untidy-looking creases or wrinkles. Irons work by heating and loosening the molecules that make up polymer fabrics, making it temporarily more malleable. The weight of the iron and the motion of ironing stretches the material, removing the creases, and the fabric retains its new shape once it cools.

We have a wide variety of irons from many different makers, but it can be hard to choose the model exactly right for you. Here are the two main varities of iron:

Dry Irons: These are the standard type of iron you're likely to encounter - a wedge-shaped metal plate is heated up to high temperatures, which is then used to press clothes to remove creases. These irons tend to be cheaper than more advanced models, but may not proper handle all different types of clothing.

Steam Generator Irons: These are similar to dry irons, but have a reservoir of water that is built into the iron. This is heated up, generating steam that is dispensed through the hot metal plate on the base of the iron. The steam is necessary for some fabrics such as cotton, which will not react well to dry ironing. However they tend to be more expensive than standard dry irons.

Steam Generator Irons: These are similar to steam irons, but the device that generates the steam is held in a separate device. This quickly generates a large amount of steam, which is then fed into the iron when it's placed onto the generator. This allows the iron itself to be lighter than other steam irons, since it only needs to hold the steam, not generate it. It also allows a far greater amount of steam to be generated quicker. However they are the most expensive type of iron, and as a whole are far bulkier.

Some models of steam irons have a water tank that either has a wide mouth, or is entirely removable. These both serve to make the iron easy to refill, and reduce the risk of splashes and accidents when using it.

Temperature Control

Most more advanced irons - especially steam irons - have a temperature setting installed on them. This allows the user to maintain a constant temperature for both the metal plate and the steam. This is important because different types of fabrics have different temperature requirements for most effective ironing - it also serves to reduce the risk of damaging or burning delicate clothing.

Steam/Pointed Tip

Irons are usually shaped like a wedge - however some models have an especially pointy tip, which can be useful for getting under buttons, into corners, and generally making sure all parts of the fabric have been taken care of. More advanced models may also have a 'steam tip' - a special steam dispenser in the tip, which can send a burst of steam through the fabric. This is useful for ironing out stubborn creases.

Limescale Filter

Limescale buildup is a problem of frequently used irons, and can reduce the life of your device. Therefore looking for an iron that has a limescale filter built into it can help elongate the life of the appliance, especially if you plan on using it very regularly.

Philips Irons

Philips Iron Prices

Philips irons range in price from $22 to $814 and in total we found prices for 28 Philips irons. A new Philips iron costs on average $214 and 80% of Philips irons are priced between $77 and $338. The Philips GC941060 is the most expensive Philips iron that we found at $814, and the Philips GC142440 is the cheapest at only $23.

Price Range of Philips Irons

Philips irons range in price from $23 to $814, and the average price of Philips irons is $214 which is the 8th highest average price of all iron brands.

How Good Are Philips Irons?

We have evaluated 5 expert reviews and 3,668 user reviews for irons and used this information to determine an average rating for Philips irons of 89%. This makes Philips the best iron brand according to customer reviews.

When Are Most New Philips Irons Released?

Most new Philips irons tend to be released between April and June. Last year most new Philips irons were released in June, with three new Philips irons released that month. The biggest month in 2018 for new Philips iron releases was February, with 15 new Philips irons released that month. In April 2017, 12 new Philips irons were released making it the biggest month that year for new Philips iron releases.

How Fast Do Philips Iron Prices Drop After Release?

Philips irons tend to depreciate faster than most irons. Most irons drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. On average Philips irons drop in price by 12% in the first 6 months after release.

If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of $22 on a typical $174 new Philips iron by waiting 6 months before buying.

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