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 10,000 user and expert reviews and 6 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 £209 for the 21671 which has a power of 2,400W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Russell Hobbs electric kettle is £36.
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.
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.
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Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles
There's a wide selection of Russell Hobbs electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with over 60 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 87%.
The average review score for a Russell Hobbs electric kettle is 87%.
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 £43
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price £36
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 has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for Russell Hobbs electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% 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.
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.
We checked over 10,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Russell Hobbs electric kettles. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Russell Hobbs electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
100% 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:
Features to Look Out For On Russell Hobbs Electric Kettles
A very highly rated and best selling 1.7L electric kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has superb features, it's very well designed but really noisy.
Value for Money
2 Years Old
Multiple reviews mentioned that Russell Hobbs Darwin has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this kettle to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Darwin in the UK is £9.99 and in total we found 19 prices for it.