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Bosch TAS1253GB

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Bosch TAS1253GB
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380 Reviews
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92
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Amazon Bestseller
78
Age
2 Years Old
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very highly rated and best selling pod coffee maker, but with only middle of the road features
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Bosch TAS1253GB number 122 in pod coffee makers and number 471 across all coffee makers.

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74
Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
59
Features
92
Popularity
79
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 83%, based on 380 reviews. Looking across the entire Magimix coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Magimix coffee makers are also excellent.
This coffee maker is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer coffee makers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest coffee makers 2018.
This Bosch coffee maker is one of the best selling coffee makers currently on the market. View best selling coffee makers October 2018.
The TAS1253GB has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an anti-drip function
Has a dishwasher-proof parts
Small on space, big on fun !
Auto-Off
Autocleaning dealing
Cupstand vivy
Fully automatic one control operation
HeatUp time

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each coffee maker by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the coffee maker is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec coffee makers come to market, the older coffee makers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.2 stars (380 reviews)

61%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
233 Reviews
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What Are People Saying About the Bosch TAS1253GB?

Price
66
43
Ease of Use
85
1
Coffee Taste
17
7
Drink Making
20
3
Design
38
2
Size and Weight
37
6
Support
9
18
Noise Level
5
9
Robustness
8
2
Features
3
2
Capacity
2
2
Most Customers Thought This Coffee Maker Had a Good Price

Seven people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB really wasn't expensive.

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Brilliant Value for Money
85 people agree
17 people disagree
  • ... drinks made for me! Based on this I cannot fault it. But overall an excellent product at excellent value, even better it looks so stylish in the kitchen!
    Vix92 - Amazon 26 Jan 2017
  • ... have to change the pods for latte, cappuccino etc but then carries on by itself) Brilliant price as well and the pods roughly work out at about 50p per ...
    Ms. S. Pyle - Amazon 13 Mar 2016
  • Great little machine, great value for money. I got this for £33 which was fantastic value. It's a great machine and can also be used as a hit water dispenser ...
    Helen - Amazon 4 Jan 2016
  • Fantastic value, fantastic machine. This machine was great value for money. I bought it for work and we put mineral water through it to keep it clean. ...
    MR MSM GARDHAM - Amazon 1 Jul 2015
  • View All Reviews About Value
    Not Expensive
    7 people agree
    38 people disagree
    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Robust

    Several people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB was very well made and was reliable.

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    Very Well Made
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Excellent well made coffee maker, I bought this primarily because its the only brand that offers Costa pods, Amazon are also always doing deals on these, ...
    Elliott Jones - Amazon 23 Dec 2015
  • 5 Star. I love this because I love coffee! I use this everyday, well made device.
    Irene Ayala - Amazon 25 Feb 2016
  • This machine is amazing! It makes really good coffee. For the price... this machine is amazing! It makes really good coffee, quick and simple! It doesn't ...
    Honestreviews - Amazon 17 Feb 2016
  • ... working Tassimo.......... The machine is pretty good, easy to use and seems well made, the pods are quite expensive though, we found the cheapest were ...
    MR J SMITHIES - Amazon 30 Dec 2016
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    Reliable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Bosch TAS1253GB Was a Great Size

    More than 20 people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB was compact and over 10 people thought that it was also a good size. Several people also thought that it was thin and a big size.

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    Compact
    22 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Good compact tassimo. Love this coffee machine, you need to refill the tank every 3 drinks, but it is small and compact. I use it every day. Looks great ...
    Daniel - Amazon 16 Jun 2015
  • Really pleased. Great compact size, exactly what I was looking for. Simple to use and pods easily to find in shops. Only slight drawback is that unless ...
    K L FERGUSON - Amazon 26 Aug 2015
  • Great - Buy it! If you are looking for a coffee maker that is compact, quick and easy this meets the agenda. It is easy to use but nobody warned me that ...
    Goddess - Amazon 5 Aug 2015
  • ... time. Decided to update and we are really pleased with this one. Smaller more compact and does the job. Great.
    Diana hadfield - Amazon 21 Jun 2015
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    A Good Size
    14 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Thin
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Big Size
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Had a Good Design

    More than 30 people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB was good-looking and several people thought that it was also neat, well designed and had a good case.

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    Good-Looking
    30 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... is still producing beautiful tasting Coffee using my preferred Tassimo " Creme Intenso " flavoured capsules which now can only be purchased on Amazon as Tesco stopped selling this particular flavour. ...
    Dolphin - Amazon 1 Mar 2016
  • ... that, buy a Nespresso machine. Bottom line though is quick, clean and gorgeous hot coffee.
    Boz - Amazon 28 Oct 2016
  • ... Beautiful - This machine can be kept anywhere at your place and it will look beautiful. 2. Easy to use - This machine can be operated by anyone even by ...
    Rahul Anand - Amazon 15 Apr 2016
  • ... things about this coffee machine are: 1. Small and Beautiful - This machine can be kept anywhere at your place and it will look beautiful. 2. Easy to use ...
    Rahul Anand - Amazon 15 Apr 2016
  • View All Reviews About Stylish
    Neat
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    Well Designed
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought the Bosch TAS1253GB Was Not Hard to Use

    More than 70 people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB was very easy to use and more than 10 people thought that it was also very easy to setup.

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    Really Easy to Use
    79 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Easy to use and provides you with a coffee like ... What can I say, after a month of having this little beauty, I haven't made a single cup of instant ...
    Nigel Miles - Amazon 2 Jan 2016
  • Love it, quick and easy to use and makes ... Love it, quick and easy to use and makes lovely coffee each time. It is also compact and doesn't take up much ...
    Akb - Amazon 28 May 2015
  • ... does! Chai Latte and hot chocolate are my two top favourites. Quick and easy to use.
    237sandi - Amazon 16 Oct 2015
  • Brilliant. Very good quality and very easy to use. And is quite quiet as well. Quality coffee at a very cheap price...
    R. mihai - Amazon 17 Oct 2016
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    Very Easy to Setup
    16 people agree
    No people disagree
    Three People Thought the Bosch TAS1253GB Has Useful Technical Features

    Two people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB had good features.

  • ... after 5 years of daily use! nice and sleak, good feature is that the water carrier is hidden from view so looks nicer, quieter too. I paid £44 so would ...
    J d spencer - Amazon 9 Sep 2015
  • ... Personally it has been great for coffees and the ability to top up to fill your cup size is a great little feature and the removable base allows larger ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 13 Feb 2016
  • The Majority of People Thought the Bosch TAS1253GB Was Bad When it Came to Technical Guidance

    More than 20 people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB had bad technical guidance.

  • Whilst the coffee maker itself is very good we had a lot of trouble in getting it set up due to poor instructions. We resorted to youtube in the end to ...
    COOPER COLLECTABLE - Amazon 6 Jan 2017
  • ... coffee. This is a real doddle to set up and use, but the confusing instructions leave much to be desired. Here is my quick set up guide: 1) Once everything ...
    D Farmer - Amazon 1 Dec 2016
  • Poor Instructions. Appears to be a great product. Have used it a couple of times since yesterday but it has no proper instructions. They are just pictures ...
    Steve Smith - Amazon 17 Jun 2016
  • ... great product. Have used it a couple of times since yesterday but it has no proper instructions. They are just pictures that guide you through each stage ...
    Steve Smith - Amazon 17 Jun 2016
  • 6 Out of 10 People Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Nine people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB was noisy.

  • ... I buy the discs online as the unit price is much better in bulk. It is a little noisy but unless you e young children and doing it in middle of night is ...
    Jobsworth - Amazon 2 Oct 2016
  • ... thought it was going to be but makes a clicking noise when you use it but nothing too loud and not loud enough to wake the neighbours. So far I have tried ...
    Graham Anderson - Amazon 28 Dec 2015
  • ... like leaving the water sitting there all day anyway. It's a little noisy when first starting each drink, but not worryingly. Otherwise very good - happily ...
    Hughes.Reviews - Amazon 18 Aug 2016
  • ... selecting the right quantity and temperature for the drink. It is a little noisy with all the clanking and buzzing that goes on and the temperature of ...
    Malcolm Middlebrook - Amazon 21 Nov 2015
  • Some Customers Thought it Had a Big Capacity
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    The Majority of People Thought it Made Great-Tasting Coffee

    Over 20 people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB made good-tasting coffee.

  • ... that can be purchased are great value for money and taste amazing too they work out at roughly 50p a pod! Cheaper than going to a coffee shop on the high ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 7 May 2016
  • ... minute or less, latte for my wife, hot chocolate for the kids and they all taste spot on. There are so many varieties and better than its competitors. ...
    Mr Christian Williams - Amazon 11 Nov 2016
  • ... on to nespresso, which has never let me down. Can definately taste a huge difference between nespresso pods and tassimo pods.
    Amy - Amazon 24 Mar 2016
  • Good taste but makes a tiny quantity of coffee! Ordered this Bosch Tassimo Vivy on a whim while it was selling at a reduced price, after reading all the ...
    Bookworm62 - Amazon 5 Dec 2016
  • More Than 20 People Thought it Made Good Drinks

    Over 10 people thought that the Bosch TAS1253GB made a good latte and several people thought that it also had a large water tank for making coffee, had a good frothy head and brewed a good filter coffee.

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    Makes a Good Latte
    13 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Awesome machine - fantastic seller. Brilliant - machine makes amazing latte's. Second one we have brought (taken one to work), and both arrived when they ...
    Ms. Christina Cullivan - Amazon 6 Jul 2015
  • ... trying different pods to get the strength of the ones you like. He loves the latte at the moment and makes it perfectly even moving the cup around to swirl ...
    Cornish Lass - Amazon 21 Nov 2015
  • ... in the morning this is the biz! Love the Costa Cappuccino best though the latte is good too if thats what floats your boat.
    Argonaut - Amazon 17 May 2016
  • ... its small slimline size. It works really well and she can now enjoy her favourite Latte when ever she wants.
    Helen Dann - Amazon 28 Jan 2016
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    Has a Large Water Tank for Making Coffee
    4 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Good Frothy Head
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Brewed a Good Filter Coffee
    2 people agree
    No people disagree

    How Good Are Bosch Coffee Makers?

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    Features

    Key Features

    Smaller Than Average Water Tank Capacity
    Does Not Have a Built-in Display
    Very Few Output
    Has an Anti-Drip Function
    Only One Spout
    Has a Dishwasher-Proof Parts
    Self-Cleaning
    Smaller Than Average Water Tank Capacity

    The TAS1253GB's water tank capacity of only 0.7L is smaller than average when compared to most other coffee makers. It is in the smallest 13% of all coffee makers when ranked by this feature. The average water tank capacity of all coffee makers is 1.3L, with the smallest being 0.05L and the biggest being 4L.

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    Does Not Have a Built-in Display

    The TAS1253GB does not have a built-in display. 68% of coffee makers also do not have a built-in display.

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    Very Few Output

    The output of coffee makers range from 1 cups to 120 cups, and the average output is 5.8 cups. The TAS1253GB's output of only 1 cups is less than average when compared to most other coffee makers. It is in the least 16% of all coffee makers when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an Anti-Drip Function

    The TAS1253GB has an anti-drip function, unlike 81% of coffee makers which do not have an anti-drip function.

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    Only One Spout

    The TAS1253GB is a one spout coffee maker. Most of the other coffee makers have between one and four spouts.

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    Has a Dishwasher-Proof Parts

    The TAS1253GB has a dishwasher-proof parts. 84% of coffee makers do not have a dishwasher-proof parts.

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    Self-Cleaning

    The TAS1253GB is self-cleaning. 85% of coffee makers are not self-cleaning.

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    92
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Bosch TAS1253GB is currently ranked number 471 across all coffee makers.
    79
    Age

    Release Date

    This coffee maker has been on the market since January 2016.

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    How Fast Do Bosch Coffee Maker Prices Drop After Release?

    Most coffee makers drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release, however Bosch coffee makers tend to depreciate faster. On average Bosch coffee makers drop in price by 45% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £121 on a typical £266 new Bosch coffee maker by waiting 6 months before buying.

    Manufacturer's Description

    Small on space, big on fun !

    Great variety with over 40 drinks from well known brands.

    Perfect drink quality thanks to INTELLIBREW.

    Simple and easy to use one button operation.

    Each drink brewed individually to perfection.

    Compact design.

    Auto-Off

    After each brewing process, the appliance automatically switches to standby mode. This helps you to reduce power consumption of your TASSSIMO without any additional effort and make savings in your household budget. Good for you. Good for the environment.

    Autocleaning Dealing

    When you purchase your TASSIMO, you will also receive the service T DISC.. The service T DISC includes the appropriate barcode that is required to clean the brewing system and perform the automatic descaling program. It lets you know when your machine needs to be descaled.

    Cupstand Vivy

    Suitable for all cups: The flexible cup stand is height-adjustable and can be removed completely, meaning that it has easily enough space for all cups, glasses and mugs.

    Fully automatic one control operation.

    Preparing delicious hot drinks can be so easy! Your TASSIMO makes it so easy, and with little effort required, to prepare a variety of delicious hot drinks. Simply insert a T DISC and start the fully automatic preparation using the practical one button operation. That is how easily you and your loved ones can indulge yourselves with specialities from TASSIMO and enjoy life!.

    HeatUp Time

    Thanks to the innovative flow-through heater, the TASSIMO does not take a long time to heat up, and you can prepare your first hot drink immediately. Water does not have to be heated up between different drinks, either. Prepare delicious hot drink specialities for yourself, your family and friends in no time at all.

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    61% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Bosch TAS1253GB Specification

    Key Features
    Type
    Output
    Coffee Input Type
    Design
    Colour
    Reservoir for Brewed Coffee
    Built-in Display
    Spout
    Coffee Maker Type
    Performance
    Dishwasher-Proof Parts
    Standby Function
    Anti-Drip Function
    Self-Cleaning
    Water Tank Capacity
    Brand Compatibility
    Types of Drink
    Coffee Maker Type
    Hot Chocolate Making Function
    Tea Making Function
    Caffe Crema Making Function
    Latte Macchiato Making Function
    Cappuccino Making Function
    Espresso Making Function
    Coffee Making Function
    Ergonomics
    Adjustable Cup Stand Height
    Indication Light
    Removable Water Tank
    Power
    Auto Power Off System
    Power
    Connected Load

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    warranty tas1253gb, bosch tas1253gb

    Barcodes

    00787269302921, 04242002830742, 05053086577848

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