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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

Updated 01 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs is well known for its irons, microwaves, bread makers and vacuum cleaners.

If you are thinking about buying a Russell Hobbs blender then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of blender brands is compiled by analysing over 13,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,500 blenders.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular blenders. Their blenders start at £11 for the 22220 which has a power of 70W, a bowl capacity of 0.34L and is a tabletop blender and go up to £119 for the 22700 which has a power of 800W, a bowl capacity of 1.3L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs blender is £37.

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

Is Russell Hobbs the Best Blender Brand?

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

Russell Hobbs is ranked the No. 11 best blender brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Russell Hobbs is the 11th best blender brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
196 reviews
#2
94%
94%
670 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
94%
94%
7 reviews
#4
93%
93%
5,045 reviews
#5
92%
92%
393 reviews
#6
United Kingdom
91%
91%
59 reviews
#7
Netherlands
90%
90%
767 reviews
#8
Vitamix
89%
89%
516 reviews
#9
Cuisinart
88%
88%
24 reviews
#10
France
87%
87%
1,197 reviews
#11
United Kingdom
87%
87%
554 reviews
#12
Magimix
86%
86%
533 reviews
#13
Beko
Turkey
84%
84%
17 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
83%
83%
53 reviews
#15
Breville
Australia
83%
83%
1,130 reviews
#16
Sage
81%
81%
35 reviews
#17
NutriBullet
81%
81%
710 reviews
#18
Smeg
Italy
80%
80%
60 reviews
#19
Brentwood
80%
80%
4 reviews
#20
Hamilton Beach
79%
79%
22 reviews
#21
Tower
78%
78%
1 review
#22
Princess
76%
76%
1 review
#23
Wahl
76%
76%
33 reviews
#24
Bamix
74%
74%
10 reviews
#25
Swan
74%
74%
36 reviews
#26
Salter
73%
73%
94 reviews
#27
Blendtec
73%
73%
140 reviews
#28
Dualit
72%
72%
17 reviews
#29
Bugatti
71%
71%
17 reviews
#30
WMF
71%
71%
3 reviews
#31
Moulinex
71%
71%
1 review
#32
Gastroback
70%
70%
0 reviews
#33
Oster
70%
70%
18 reviews
#34
TriStar
70%
70%
0 reviews
#35
Essentials
United Kingdom
69%
69%
169 reviews
#36
Electrolux
Sweden
69%
69%
2 reviews
#37
Rommelsbacher
68%
68%
0 reviews
#38
Bodum
68%
68%
44 reviews
#39
Taurus
67%
67%
0 reviews
#40
Grundig
Germany
67%
67%
0 reviews
#41
Ariete
66%
66%
0 reviews
#42
Krups
Germany
66%
66%
0 reviews
#43
Zephir
66%
66%
0 reviews
#44
Domo
65%
65%
0 reviews
#45
Brabantia
65%
65%
21 reviews
#46
Brentwood Appliances
64%
64%
0 reviews
#47
Clatronic
64%
64%
0 reviews
#48
Girmi
64%
64%
0 reviews
#49
Klarstein
64%
64%
5 reviews
#50
Hotpoint
United States
63%
63%
1 review
#51
Black & Decker
63%
63%
68 reviews
#52
Waring
63%
63%
0 reviews
#53
Steba
62%
62%
0 reviews
#54
Elgento
61%
61%
3 reviews
#55
Fritel
61%
61%
0 reviews
#56
Boretti
59%
59%
0 reviews
#57
Caso
59%
59%
0 reviews
#58
JTC
59%
59%
0 reviews
#59
Sunbeam
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
Korona
59%
59%
0 reviews
#61
Omega Juicers
59%
59%
0 reviews
#62
Jupiter
58%
58%
0 reviews
#63
Cloer
58%
58%
0 reviews
#64
JATA
58%
58%
0 reviews
#65
Kenwood Electronics
58%
58%
0 reviews
#66
Vestel
Turkey
57%
57%
0 reviews
#67
Daewoo
South Korea
57%
57%
0 reviews
#68
Panasonic
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#69
ProfiCook
57%
57%
0 reviews
#70
Emerio
57%
57%
0 reviews
#71
Mia
57%
57%
0 reviews
#72
Premier
57%
57%
0 reviews
#73
Magefesa
57%
57%
0 reviews
#74
Palson
57%
57%
0 reviews
#75
Unold
56%
56%
0 reviews
#76
Sharp
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#77
Siemens
Germany
55%
55%
0 reviews
#78
ESGE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#79
ECG
55%
55%
0 reviews
#80
Flama
54%
54%
0 reviews
#81
Adler
54%
54%
0 reviews
#82
SUNTEC
53%
53%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All blender Brands
Russell Hobbs Blenders

Russell Hobbs have better reviews than the typical blender brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs blender being 78%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs blender is 78%.

There's a smaller selection of Russell Hobbs blenders available compared to other blender brands, with only 12 Russell Hobbs blenders currently on the market in the UK. Russell Hobbs blenders also tend to be cheaper than most other blender brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Whilst Russell Hobbs have a number of interesting features including soup function, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Russell Hobbs blender is £10 (based on a person typically using a blender for 1 hour per week), which makes them less efficient than most other blender brands.

No. Of Blenders
Average Price
£92
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £649
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
£37
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £649
Price Distribution of Russell Hobbs Blenders

What Do the Russell Hobbs Blender Reviews Say?

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

Russell Hobbs logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
346
4 stars
125
3 stars
26
2 stars
16
1 star
38
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its blenders than most other blender brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs blenders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 89% respectively across all Blender brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Russell Hobbs blenders by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other blender brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Vitamix Ninja Philips Cuisinart Smeg Russell Hobbs
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
93%
1 review
94%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
93%
1 review
78%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
83%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
60%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
85%
3 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
76%
3 reviews
gadgetreview.com logo
74%
1 review
60%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
90%
2 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
82%
1 review
CNET.com.au logo
60%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
gamingshogun.com logo
100%
1 review
Howstuffworks.com logo
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
76%
1 review
Average
84%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
84%
9 reviews
79%
5 reviews
79%
5 reviews
78%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Blenders Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Russell Hobbs blenders. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular blender brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning blenders

Number of Awards Vitamix Ninja Philips Cuisinart Smeg Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
Tweak.dk logo
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
3
4
2

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Blenders?

We checked over 13,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs blenders. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 56% were positive. Therefore the majority of Russell Hobbs blender owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

56% of reviewers think Russell Hobbs blenders are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Our expensive washer dryer broke down
Tesco.com
We bought what we thought was a heavy duty stainless steel juicer last year as we have lots of apples
amazon.co.uk
There are built in arms at the base of the blender which securely hold the attachments
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

has the advantage of being in a heavy duty plastic jar that you can take to work
amazon.co.uk
Scratched quite easily
Tesco.com

Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Blenders

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Russell Hobbs blenders that set them apart from the competition. These include soup function.

Russell Hobbs Soup Function

Russell Hobbs blenders that feature soup function include the Russell Hobbs Retro (£65) and the Russell Hobbs 18980 (Desire) (£15).

What is the Best Mid-Range Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs 24702

£33.00
AO
Russell Hobbs 24702
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Russell Hobbs 24702
0.5L
BOWL CAPACITY
500W
1
SPEED LEVEL

A great mid range choice, priced at £33 is the Russell Hobbs 24702, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
Pulse function
Dishwasher-proof parts
Whisk
Chopper
Smoothie beaker

An affordable but 2 year old 0.5L bowl capacity, 500W blender, with a good spec.

71
Features
Good Features
68
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
1 Year Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 24702 in the UK is £33.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Receive It Tomorrow2 Years Warranty
Free next day delivery
£33.00
FREE Standard delivery
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£40.00
Delivery unknown
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What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs Desire

£52.00
AO
Russell Hobbs Desire
Buy Now
Russell Hobbs Desire
1.5L
BOWL CAPACITY
650W
£87
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs blender then the Russell Hobbs Desire takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 86, but is a bit more expensive at £52.

Features We Love:
Pulse function
Stainless steel blade included
Easy to clean
Features non-slip feet

A phenomenally economical to run and critically acclaimed 1.5L bowl capacity, 650W blender, with a fair price and a very good spec. Purchasers report that this blender iswell designed but easy to damage or scratch and noisy.

91
Reviews
28 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
1 Year Old
98
Running Costs
£87 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Russell Hobbs Desire has very good expert reviews but ok user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 28 reviews.

Russell Hobbs 20360 Desire Whole Fruit Juicer 2 Litre 550 Watt Black Review
Russell Hobbs 20360 Desire Whole Fruit Juicer 2 Litre 550 Watt Black Review
Russell Hobbs Desire (18991-56) - unboxing
Russell Hobbs Desire (18991-56) - unboxing
Russell Hobbs Desire 18980-56 - unboxing
Russell Hobbs Desire 18980-56 - unboxing
Unboxing Russell Hobbs blender |  Desire 3 in 1 hand blender
Unboxing Russell Hobbs blender | Desire 3 in 1 hand blender
Russell Hobbs 23480 56 Desire   Robot de cocina Opiniones
Russell Hobbs 23480 56 Desire Robot de cocina Opiniones
Russell Hobbs Küchenmaschine Desire, 1000W  Review
Russell Hobbs Küchenmaschine Desire, 1000W Review
Unboxing y análisis Russell Hobbs 23480-56 Desire (Robot de cocina)
Unboxing y análisis Russell Hobbs 23480-56 Desire (Robot de cocina)
Russell Hobbs 19600-70 Desire Wasserkocher | Erfahrungsbericht/Review/Test
Russell Hobbs 19600-70 Desire Wasserkocher | Erfahrungsbericht/Review/Test

The cheapest price that we could find for the Desire in the UK is £52.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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£52.00
FREE Standard delivery
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1 Price from 1 Store | £52.00
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What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs 24610

£24.00
AO
Russell Hobbs 24610
Buy Now
Russell Hobbs 24610
1.5L
BOWL CAPACITY
400W
2
SPEED LEVELS

At only £24 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Russell Hobbs 24610 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big bowl capacity (1.5L)
Pulse function
Stainless steel blade included
Features non-slip feet

A low cost but 3 year old 1.5L bowl capacity, 400W blender, with a good spec.

79
Features
Good Features
68
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
80
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Age
2 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 24610 in the UK is £24.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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Receive It Tomorrow3 Years Warranty
£24.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
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Click and Collect
Out of stock
£26.99
Delivery unknown
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Receive It TomorrowPay in Installments
£29.99
FREE Standard delivery
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3 Prices from 3 Stores | £24.00 - £29.99
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?
Is Russell Hobbs the Best Blender Brand?
What Do the Russell Hobbs Blender Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Blenders Received?
How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Blenders?
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Blenders
Russell Hobbs Soup Function
What is the Best Mid-Range Russell Hobbs Blender?
What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Blender?
What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Blender?

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