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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

Updated 25 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs is well known for it's 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 14,000 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 £286 for the Performance which has a power of 1,000W, a bowl capacity of 1.9L and is a tabletop blender. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs blender is £54.

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. 10 best blender brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Russell Hobbs is the 10th 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%
5,056 reviews
#5
Netherlands
92%
92%
694 reviews
#6
92%
92%
1,063 reviews
#7
United Kingdom
91%
91%
59 reviews
#8
Vitamix
89%
89%
516 reviews
#9
France
88%
88%
1,197 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
88%
88%
554 reviews
#11
Cuisinart
87%
87%
24 reviews
#12
Magimix
86%
86%
533 reviews
#13
Breville
Australia
86%
86%
1,135 reviews
#14
Beko
Turkey
84%
84%
17 reviews
#15
Smeg
Italy
81%
81%
60 reviews
#16
Sage
81%
81%
35 reviews
#17
NutriBullet
80%
80%
693 reviews
#18
AEG
Germany
80%
80%
53 reviews
#19
Hamilton Beach
79%
79%
22 reviews
#20
Tower
78%
78%
1 review
#21
Brentwood
78%
78%
4 reviews
#22
Salter
77%
77%
92 reviews
#23
Wahl
75%
75%
33 reviews
#24
Princess
75%
75%
1 review
#25
WMF
75%
75%
0 reviews
#26
Bamix
75%
75%
10 reviews
#27
Dualit
75%
75%
17 reviews
#28
Moulinex
73%
73%
1 review
#29
Blendtec
72%
72%
140 reviews
#30
Swan
72%
72%
36 reviews
#31
Bugatti
71%
71%
17 reviews
#32
Gastroback
71%
71%
0 reviews
#33
TriStar
70%
70%
0 reviews
#34
Bodum
70%
70%
44 reviews
#35
Oster
69%
69%
18 reviews
#36
Essentials
United Kingdom
69%
69%
169 reviews
#37
Rommelsbacher
69%
69%
0 reviews
#38
Electrolux
Sweden
68%
68%
2 reviews
#39
Ariete
68%
68%
0 reviews
#40
Elgento
68%
68%
0 reviews
#41
Krups
Germany
66%
66%
0 reviews
#42
Grundig
Germany
66%
66%
0 reviews
#43
Zephir
66%
66%
0 reviews
#44
Domo
65%
65%
0 reviews
#45
Brabantia
65%
65%
21 reviews
#46
Taurus
65%
65%
0 reviews
#47
Clatronic
65%
65%
0 reviews
#48
Girmi
64%
64%
0 reviews
#49
Klarstein
64%
64%
5 reviews
#50
Solac
63%
63%
0 reviews
#51
Inventum
63%
63%
0 reviews
#52
Hotpoint
United States
63%
63%
1 review
#53
JATA
63%
63%
0 reviews
#54
Black & Decker
63%
63%
68 reviews
#55
Steba
63%
63%
0 reviews
#56
Waring
63%
63%
0 reviews
#57
Brentwood Appliances
63%
63%
0 reviews
#58
Unold
62%
62%
0 reviews
#59
Gorenje
Slovenia
61%
61%
0 reviews
#60
Adler
61%
61%
0 reviews
#61
Fritel
60%
60%
0 reviews
#62
Daewoo
South Korea
60%
60%
0 reviews
#63
Tayama
60%
60%
0 reviews
#64
Graef
60%
60%
0 reviews
#65
Boretti
59%
59%
0 reviews
#66
Caso
59%
59%
0 reviews
#67
Korona
59%
59%
0 reviews
#68
JTC
59%
59%
0 reviews
#69
Sunbeam
59%
59%
0 reviews
#70
Cloer
59%
59%
0 reviews
#71
Omega Juicers
59%
59%
0 reviews
#72
Jupiter
58%
58%
0 reviews
#73
Lafe
58%
58%
0 reviews
#74
Magefesa
58%
58%
0 reviews
#75
Palson
58%
58%
0 reviews
#76
Vestel
Turkey
57%
57%
0 reviews
#77
ProfiCook
57%
57%
0 reviews
#78
Emerio
57%
57%
0 reviews
#79
MPM
56%
56%
1 review
#80
G3 Ferrari
56%
56%
0 reviews
#81
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews
#82
Olimpic
55%
55%
0 reviews
#83
ESGE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#84
Esperanza
55%
55%
0 reviews
#85
ECG
55%
55%
0 reviews
#86
Flama
54%
54%
0 reviews
#87
Siemens
Germany
54%
54%
0 reviews
#88
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 15 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
£98
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,449
Price Distribution of All Blenders
No. Of Blenders
Average Price
£54
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,449
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 88% and 90% 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 Smeg Tefal Russell Hobbs
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
93%
1 review
94%
2 reviews
93%
1 review
84%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.com logo
83%
3 reviews
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
4 reviews
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
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
gamingshogun.com logo
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
76%
1 review
Average
84%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
84%
9 reviews
79%
5 reviews
83%
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 Smeg Tefal Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
2
Tweak.dk logo
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
3
4

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Blenders?

We checked over 14,000 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

feels robust enough for our regular blending
amazon.co.uk
Powerful blender with an unusual chopper with built in storage for all the parts
Argos.co.uk
I find it so handy to have the dryer built in when there's no space for a desperate one
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

I could see that some plastic around the rim had broken
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 (£70) and the Russell Hobbs 18980 (Desire) (£15).

What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs Retro

£69.98
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Russell Hobbs Retro
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Russell Hobbs Retro
1.7L
BOWL CAPACITY
850W
3
SPEED LEVELS
£114
OVER 10 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs blender then the Russell Hobbs Retro takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 84, but is a bit more expensive at £69.98.

Features We Love:
Soup function
Big bowl capacity (1.7L)
Pulse function
Ice crushing function
Dishwasher-proof parts

A top of the range but moderately out of date 1.7L bowl capacity, 850W blender, with a fair price and very low running costs.

91
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
76
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£110 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the Retro in the UK is £69.98 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Blender?

Russell Hobbs 22241

£11.96
Amazon UK
Russell Hobbs 22241
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Russell Hobbs 22241
200W
1
SPEED LEVEL

At only £11.96 and with a Kagoo Score of 81 the Russell Hobbs 22241 makes a great budget choice.

The cheapest immersion blender available, with a good spec. Purchasers report that it's really easy to use, good-looking but easy to damage or scratch.

93
Reviews
218 Reviews
64
Features
Good Features
96
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
81
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
3 Years Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Russell Hobbs 22241 has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 218 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the 22241 in the UK is £11.96 and in total we found 10 prices for it.

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Find the best Russell Hobbs blender for you by checking our complete list of over 425 blenders
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 High End Russell Hobbs Blender?
What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Blender?

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