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Should You Buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Updated 05 November 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

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

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 11,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,600 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 £90 for the 18947 which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs electric kettle is £31.

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%
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 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 50 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 85%.

The average review score for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle is 85%.

Russell Hobbs have a number of great features including Dual Water Gauge Windows, Quiet Boil Technology and Drip Tray 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
£44
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£31
£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
339
4 stars
207
3 stars
68
2 stars
22
1 star
14
Russell Hobbs 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 84% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 Swan DeLonghi Tefal Linsar Russell Hobbs
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Average
80%
4 reviews
73%
2 reviews
97%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
67%
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. This means that Russell Hobbs has more awards for its electric kettles than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to 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 more awards for its electric kettles than any other brand.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

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

How Reliable Are Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

84% 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

The on/off button is quite sturdy
Argos.co.uk
A very well made kettle that is very efficient
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Fine till it broke with little to no use in under 2 weeks
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 Dual Water Gauge Windows, Quiet Boil Technology and Drip Tray.

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 (£31).

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 (£15).

Russell Hobbs Push2Open

Russell Hobbs electric kettles that feature Push2Open include the Russell Hobbs 25070 (£27).

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

Russell Hobbs Inspire

£24.92
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1.7L
3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £24.92 is the Russell Hobbs Inspire, which has a Kagoo Score of 88.

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

A best selling and award winning 1.7L kettle, great for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering.

93
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
93
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
81
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Age
15 Months Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Russell Hobbs Inspire has exceptional expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. Russell Hobbs Inspire has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.

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RUSSELL HOBBS Inspire Jug Kettle Review
RUSSELL HOBBS Inspire Jug Kettle Review

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What is the Best High End Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs 25501 (Cavendish)

£29.99
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Russell Hobbs 25501 (Cavendish)
1.7L
3,000W
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If you're looking for a high end Russell Hobbs electric kettle then the Russell Hobbs 25501 (Cavendish) takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 84, but is a bit more expensive at £29.99.

Features We Love:
Cordless
360° rotational base
Non-drip spout

A high-quality but 3 year old 1.7L kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator, a non-drip spout and a 360° rotational base and is cordless.

91
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
RUSSELL HOBBS Cavendish 25501 Jug Kettle Review
RUSSELL HOBBS Cavendish 25501 Jug Kettle Review

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What is the Best Budget Choice Russell Hobbs Electric Kettle?

Russell Hobbs Adventure

£19.95
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1.7L
2,400W
POWER

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

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

A positively reviewed and very popular 1.7L kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering. Our review analysis indicates that this kettle has superb features, it's really well designed but very noisy.

94
Reviews
503 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
81
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
1 Year 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 Dual Water Gauge Windows
Russell Hobbs Quiet Boil Technology
Russell Hobbs Drip Tray
Russell Hobbs Push2Open
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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