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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Matthew
Updated 10 July 2020
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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

If you are thinking about buying a Russell Hobbs 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 12,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 electric kettles.

Russell Hobbs are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at £10 for the Darwin which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L and go up to £379 for the Clarity which has a power of 2,200W and a water tank capacity of 1.5L. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs electric kettle is £40.

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

Is Russell Hobbs the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

So are Russell Hobbs 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.

Russell Hobbs is ranked the No. 1 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Russell Hobbs is the actually best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
747 reviews
#2
Germany
95%
95%
1,747 reviews
#3
Australia
94%
94%
3,139 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
88%
88%
1,069 reviews
#5
Italy
86%
86%
1,388 reviews
#6
85%
85%
947 reviews
#7
France
83%
83%
6 reviews
#8
83%
83%
1,153 reviews
#9
Daewoo
South Korea
80%
80%
13 reviews
#10
Sage
80%
80%
104 reviews
#11
Kenwood
United Kingdom
80%
80%
12 reviews
#12
Igenix
79%
79%
568 reviews
#13
Logik
United Kingdom
79%
79%
145 reviews
#14
KitchenAid
78%
78%
7 reviews
#15
Beko
Turkey
78%
78%
4 reviews
#16
77%
77%
4 reviews
#17
Linsar
United Kingdom
76%
76%
2 reviews
#18
Ariete
75%
75%
9 reviews
#19
Tower
74%
74%
66 reviews
#20
Haden
74%
74%
0 reviews
#21
Braun
73%
73%
3 reviews
#22
Netherlands
73%
73%
119 reviews
#23
Smeg
Italy
73%
73%
198 reviews
#24
Brentwood
70%
70%
17 reviews
#25
Grundig
Germany
68%
68%
0 reviews
#26
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
35 reviews
#27
Cuisinart
68%
68%
4 reviews
#28
Unold
68%
68%
0 reviews
#29
Melitta
Germany
67%
67%
0 reviews
#30
Adler
67%
67%
0 reviews
#31
Bugatti
67%
67%
34 reviews
#32
Clatronic
67%
67%
0 reviews
#33
Graef
67%
67%
0 reviews
#34
Drew & Cole
66%
66%
5 reviews
#35
Brentwood Appliances
66%
66%
3 reviews
#36
Crux
66%
66%
0 reviews
#37
Korona
65%
65%
0 reviews
#38
Cloer
65%
65%
0 reviews
#39
Brabantia
65%
65%
27 reviews
#40
Sabichi
65%
65%
0 reviews
#41
Siemens
Germany
65%
65%
2 reviews
#42
WMF
64%
64%
1 review
#43
Essentials
United Kingdom
64%
64%
77 reviews
#44
ELDOM
63%
63%
0 reviews
#45
Camry
63%
63%
0 reviews
#46
Signature
62%
62%
0 reviews
#47
Sencor
62%
62%
3 reviews
#48
Gorenje
Slovenia
62%
62%
0 reviews
#49
Gastroback
61%
61%
0 reviews
#50
Princess
61%
61%
3 reviews
#51
Emerio
60%
60%
0 reviews
#52
Girmi
60%
60%
0 reviews
#53
Bodum
60%
60%
30 reviews
#54
Electrolux
Sweden
60%
60%
0 reviews
#55
Fakir
59%
59%
0 reviews
#56
Appkettle
59%
59%
0 reviews
#57
iKettle
58%
58%
0 reviews
#58
John Lewis
58%
58%
0 reviews
#59
Moulinex
57%
57%
0 reviews
#60
Krups
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#61
Inventum
57%
57%
0 reviews
#62
TriStar
56%
56%
0 reviews
#63
Orbegozo
56%
56%
0 reviews
#64
Bomann
56%
56%
0 reviews
#65
Mesko
55%
55%
0 reviews
#66
Eta
55%
55%
0 reviews
#67
Klarstein
55%
55%
0 reviews
#68
Caso
55%
55%
0 reviews
#69
Stelton
54%
54%
0 reviews
#70
Lloytron
54%
54%
0 reviews
#71
OBH Nordica
53%
53%
0 reviews
#72
Stellar
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Russell Hobbs 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
Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles

There's a wide selection of Russell Hobbs electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with over 40 Russell Hobbs electric kettles currently on the market in the UK. Russell Hobbs also have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Russell Hobbs electric kettle being 86%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle is 86%.

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Drip Tray, Dual Water Gauge Windows and Quiet Boil Technology which sets them apart from the competition.

Russell Hobbs electric kettles tend to be cheaper than most other electric kettle brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Russell Hobbs electric kettle is £76 (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
£48
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£40
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles

What Do the Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

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

Russell Hobbs logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
420
4 stars
209
3 stars
84
2 stars
15
1 star
17
Russell Hobbs has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its electric kettles than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Russell Hobbs electric kettles by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other electric kettle brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Dualit DeLonghi Bosch Linsar Tefal Russell Hobbs
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
3 reviews
100%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
77%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
1 review
Average
78%
5 reviews
85%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews
67%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Russell Hobbs electric kettles. The table below compares the number of awards received by Russell Hobbs to other popular electric kettle brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Russell Hobbs has won 2 awards for its electric kettles.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit DeLonghi Bosch Linsar Tefal Russell Hobbs
Which? logo
1
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Total
1
1
3
1
2

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?

We checked over 12,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 91% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

91% of reviewers think Russell Hobbs electric kettles are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

more durable
Argos.co.uk
nice sturdy handle
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

is now broken in the bin inless than 10 Months
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Russell Hobbs electric kettles that set them apart from the competition. These include Drip Tray, Dual Water Gauge Windows and Quiet Boil Technology.

Russell Hobbs Drip Tray

A drip tray is used to catch any spilled water from the kettle or hot water dispenser.

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that have a Drip Tray include the Russell Hobbs Dorchester (£20) and the Russell Hobbs Compact Home (£23).

Russell Hobbs Dual Water Gauge Windows

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Dual Water Gauge Windows include the Russell Hobbs Textures (£15).

Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Quiet Boil Technology include the Russell Hobbs Legacy (£34).

What is the Best Mid-Range Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Luna

£29.99
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Russell Hobbs Luna
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3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £29.99 is the Russell Hobbs Luna, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Automatic shut off system
Boil-dry protection

A very popular and recently released 1.7L electric kettle, great for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering.

92
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Age
3 Months Old
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Eclipse

£45.00
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Russell Hobbs Eclipse
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs electric kettle then the Russell Hobbs Eclipse takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 84, but is a bit more expensive at £45.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Boil-dry protection
Automatic shut off system

A very popular and top of the range 1.7L kettle, great for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering.

92
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
76
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Dorchester

£19.95
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Russell Hobbs Dorchester
1.7L
3,000W
POWER

At only £19.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Russell Hobbs Dorchester makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Cordless
Supports filtering
360° rotational base
Boil-dry protection
Removable filter

A powerful and recently released 1.7L kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering.

92
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Age
3 Months Old
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?
Is Russell Hobbs the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles
Russell Hobbs Drip Tray
Russell Hobbs Dual Water Gauge Windows
Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology
What is the Best Mid-Range Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?
What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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