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Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Updated 22 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips is well known for its TVs, irons, PC monitors and fryers.

If you are thinking about buying a Philips electric kettle then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of electric kettle brands is compiled by analysing over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,600 electric kettles.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular electric kettles and start at £18 for the HD9334 which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.5L and go up to £95 for the HD9333 which has a power of 1,910W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Philips electric kettle is £59.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular electric kettles.

Is Philips the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

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

Philips is ranked the No. 12 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 12th best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
652 reviews
#2
Australia
94%
94%
3,141 reviews
#3
Germany
93%
93%
1,756 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
91%
91%
1,069 reviews
#5
Italy
87%
87%
1,344 reviews
#6
87%
87%
810 reviews
#7
83%
83%
1,163 reviews
#8
Sage
82%
82%
33 reviews
#9
Beko
Turkey
81%
81%
4 reviews
#10
France
81%
81%
6 reviews
#11
Kenwood
United Kingdom
78%
78%
12 reviews
#12
Netherlands
78%
78%
114 reviews
#13
78%
78%
4 reviews
#14
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#15
KitchenAid
77%
77%
84 reviews
#16
Logik
United Kingdom
76%
76%
145 reviews
#17
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#18
Brentwood
75%
75%
17 reviews
#19
Linsar
United Kingdom
73%
73%
2 reviews
#20
Haden
73%
73%
0 reviews
#21
Ariete
73%
73%
1 review
#22
Braun
73%
73%
3 reviews
#23
Domo
72%
72%
3 reviews
#24
Tower
71%
71%
0 reviews
#25
Bugatti
69%
69%
34 reviews
#26
Unold
69%
69%
0 reviews
#27
Grundig
Germany
69%
69%
0 reviews
#28
Sabichi
68%
68%
0 reviews
#29
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
35 reviews
#30
Cuisinart
67%
67%
4 reviews
#31
Melitta
Germany
67%
67%
0 reviews
#32
Adler
66%
66%
0 reviews
#33
Korona
65%
65%
0 reviews
#34
Cloer
65%
65%
0 reviews
#35
Clatronic
65%
65%
0 reviews
#36
Bodum
65%
65%
30 reviews
#37
Graef
65%
65%
0 reviews
#38
Princess
64%
64%
2 reviews
#39
Siemens
Germany
64%
64%
2 reviews
#40
Brabantia
64%
64%
27 reviews
#41
WMF
64%
64%
1 review
#42
Essentials
United Kingdom
63%
63%
77 reviews
#43
Ravanson
63%
63%
0 reviews
#44
Gastroback
62%
62%
0 reviews
#45
TriStar
62%
62%
0 reviews
#46
Emerio
62%
62%
0 reviews
#47
Camry
62%
62%
0 reviews
#48
ProfiCook
62%
62%
0 reviews
#49
Signature
61%
61%
0 reviews
#50
Wahl
61%
61%
24 reviews
#51
Sencor
61%
61%
3 reviews
#52
Klarstein
61%
61%
0 reviews
#53
Gorenje
Slovenia
61%
61%
0 reviews
#54
Inventum
60%
60%
0 reviews
#55
Drew & Cole
60%
60%
0 reviews
#56
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
3 reviews
#57
Nesco
59%
59%
0 reviews
#58
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
59%
59%
0 reviews
#59
Waring
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
Bestron
58%
58%
1 review
#61
Lafe
57%
57%
0 reviews
#62
Medion
57%
57%
0 reviews
#63
Philco
57%
57%
0 reviews
#64
Esperanza
57%
57%
0 reviews
#65
Stellar
57%
57%
0 reviews
#66
Sinbo
56%
56%
0 reviews
#67
Innoliving
56%
56%
0 reviews
#68
Krups
Germany
56%
56%
0 reviews
#69
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews
#70
Petra
55%
55%
0 reviews
#71
Scarlett
55%
55%
0 reviews
#72
Electrolux
Sweden
55%
55%
0 reviews
#73
Girmi
55%
55%
0 reviews
#74
Eta
55%
55%
0 reviews
#75
Sunbeam
54%
54%
0 reviews
#76
Trevi
54%
54%
0 reviews
#77
Caso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#78
Bonavita
53%
53%
0 reviews
#79
Lloytron
53%
53%
0 reviews
#80
Stelton
53%
53%
0 reviews
#81
Streetwize
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Philips electric kettles compare to the other electric kettle brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All electric kettle Brands
Philips Electric Kettles

Philips have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Philips electric kettle being 61%.

There's a smaller selection of Philips electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with only 11 Philips electric kettles currently on the market in the UK. Philips electric kettles also tend to be more expensive than most other electric kettle brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Philips electric kettle is £58 (based on a person typically doing 6 boils per day), which makes them less efficient than most other electric kettle brands.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£44
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£59
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of Philips Electric Kettles

What Do the Philips Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Philips electric kettle to work out the average distribution of reviews for Philips and then compared this to the other electric kettle brands.

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Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
28
4 stars
40
3 stars
23
2 stars
9
1 star
10
Philips has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 62% of user reviews for Philips electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Electric Kettles Received?

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

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit DeLonghi Tefal Linsar Russell Hobbs
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1
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Total
1
1
1
2

How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips electric kettles. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

87% of reviewers think Philips electric kettles are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

A well made
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It seems very well built
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NOT RELIABLE

The water level gauge built into the handle is not the easiest to see or to read
Amazon
Quite flimsy construction
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips HD464400

£29.99
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3,000W
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A great mid range choice, priced at £29.99 is the Philips HD464400, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Non-drip spout
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Boil-dry protection

A top-quality but 2 year old 1.7L electric kettle, with ok reviews and a reasonable price. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering.

91
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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What is the Best High End Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips Viva Collection HD935280

£54.20
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If you're looking for a high end Philips electric kettle then the Philips Viva Collection HD935280 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at £54.20.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Keep warm function
Supports filtering
Non-drip spout
360° rotational base

A fully featured but moderately out of date 1.7L kettle, good for small families. It has a water level indicator, a keep warm function and a non-drip spout and is cordless.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
69
Value for Money
Good
85
Age
20 Months Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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What is the Best Budget Choice Philips Electric Kettle?

Philips Daily Collection HD933422

£18.00
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2,200W
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At only £18 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Philips Daily Collection HD933422 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Cordless
360° rotational base
Supports filtering
Non-drip spout
Automatic shut off system

A good spec and classic 1.5L electric kettle, good for small families. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering. Our review analysis indicates that this electric kettle isquiet, good-looking but expensive.

87
Reviews
11 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
74
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers report that Philips Daily Collection HD933422 has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%, based on 11 reviews.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Philips Electric Kettle?
Is Philips the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Philips Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Philips Electric Kettles?
What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Electric Kettle?
What is the Best High End Philips Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Philips Electric Kettle?

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