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Philips GC1026

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Philips GC1026
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Value for Money
Average
71
Age
2 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
62
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 3 year old 2,000W traditional iron, with only middle of the road features
2,000W Purple Traditional 25g/min Nov 2015
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With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips GC1026 number 420 across all irons and number 430 in traditional irons.

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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Looking across the entire Beko iron range, the average reviews for all Beko irons are also excellent.
This iron is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better irons are available. View the latest irons 2018.
It has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 645 irons that we have compared it to. View all energy saving irons.
This Philips iron has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a steam boost function
Steam boost up to 90 g
Triple precision tip
Drip stop system
Calc clean slider
Vertical steam
Non-stick soleplate
Continuous steam up to 25 g/m

What is the Kagoo Score?

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

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

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

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How Good Are Philips Irons?

We have evaluated 28 expert reviews and 20,154 user reviews for irons from across the internet and used these reviews to evaluate an average rating for Philips irons of 88%. This makes Philips the 3rd best rated iron brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Smaller Than Average Water Tank Capacity
Very Few Steam Generating Capacity
Not Cordless
Has a Steam Boost Function
Has an Automatic Anti-Calc System
Has an Ergonomic Design
Features Soft Grip
Smaller Than Average Maximum Power
Has a Vertical Steam Function
Smaller Than Average Water Tank Capacity

The water tank capacity of the Philips GC1026 of only 0.2L is smaller than average when compared to most other irons. It is smaller than 95% of all irons when ranked by this feature. The water tank capacities of irons range from 0.1L to 2.5L, and the average water tank capacity is 0.46L.

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Very Few Steam Generating Capacity

The Philips GC1026's steam generating capacity of only 25g/min is less than average when compared to most other irons. It is less than 92% of all irons when ordered by this feature. The least steam generating capacity of irons is 4g/min, the most is 500g/min, and the average steam generating capacity is 65g/min.

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Not Cordless

Like most other irons, the Philips GC1026 is not cordless. 98% of irons are not cordless.

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Has a Steam Boost Function
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The Philips GC1026 has a steam boost function. 62% of irons also have a steam boost function.

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Has an Automatic Anti-Calc System

The Philips GC1026 has an automatic anti-calc system, unlike 59% of irons which do not have an automatic anti-calc system.

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Has an Ergonomic Design

The Philips GC1026 has an ergonomic design, which is unusual. 89% of irons do not have an ergonomic design.

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Features Soft Grip

The Philips GC1026 features soft grip, which is unusual. 78% of irons do not feature soft grip.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Power

The average maximum power of all irons is 2,600W, with the smallest being 800W and the biggest being 3,200W. The maximum power of the Philips GC1026 of only 2,000W is smaller than average when compared to most other irons. It is smaller than 95% of all irons when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vertical Steam Function

The Philips GC1026 has a vertical steam function, as do 73% of irons.

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Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An iron with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

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Age

Release Date

This iron has been on the market since November 2015.

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Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any obvious pattern in the release month for new Philips irons. Last year most new Philips irons were released in April, with 14 new Philips irons released that month. September was the biggest month in 2016 for new Philips irons, with 29 new Philips irons released that month. 18 new Philips irons were released in September 2015 making it the biggest month that year as well for new Philips iron releases.

How Fast Do Philips Iron Prices Drop After Release?

Most irons drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Philips irons tend to depreciate faster. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Philips irons drop in price by 15%. That means a saving of £10 on a typical £65 new Philips iron if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the GC1026 is £160 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run irons.

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Total running cost over 5 years £164.82
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Manufacturer's Description

3 ways to speed up your ironing

This EasySpeed iron speeds up your ironing thanks to: triple precision tip, even heat distribution across the soleplate and continuous steam.

Easily removes creases

Power up to 2000 W enabling constant high steam output.

Steam boost up to 90 g for the most stubborn creases.

Continuous steam up to 25 g/m for good crease removal.

Non-stick soleplate coating.

Vertical steam for crease removal in hanging fabrics.

Longer lifetime

Calc clean slider to easily remove scale out of your iron.

Comfortable ironing

Drip-stop system keeps your garments spotless while ironing.

Triple precision tip for optimal control and visibility.

Even steam distribution for efficient ironing.

Afine spray evenly moistens the fabric.

Power up to 2000 W

Power up to 2000 W enables constand high steam output.

Steam boost up to 90 g

The iron's 90 g steam boost enables you to easily remove even the most stubborn creases.

Continuous steam up to 25 g/m

Non-stick soleplate

The soleplate of your Philips iron is coated with a special non-stick layer for good gliding performance on all fabrics.

Vertical steam

This Philips iron has a vertical steam function, for crease removal in hanging fabrics.

Calc clean slider

This steam iron can be operated with normal tap water and the calc clean slider makes it easy to remove any built-up scale out of your iron. To maintain the performance of your Philips steam iron, you should use this scale clean function once a month when using normal tap water.

Drip stop system

Drip Stop system lets you iron delicate fabrics at low temperatures without having to worry about stains from water droplets.

Triple precision tip

The tip of this Philips iron is precise in 3 ways: it has a pointed tip, button groove and a sleek design of the nose. Triple Precision tip enables you to reach even into the most tricky areas, e.g. around the buttons or between the pleats.

Even steam distribution

Thanks to the carefully crafted soleplate design, the steam is distributed evenly across the soleplate. This way you need less strokes to evenly moisten the garment and therefore less time to complete the ironing.

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Philips GC1026 Specification

Key Features
Power
Colour
Type
Steam Generating Capacity
Indication
Temperature Indicator
Ergonomics
Ergonomic Design
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Width
Other Features
Pointed Tip
Features
Calc-Clean Function
Soft Grip
Water Tank Capacity
Anti-Drip Function
Spray Function
Cordless
Steam Boost Function
LED Indicators
Maximum Power
Self-Cleaning
Vertical Steam Function
Anti-Scale System
Automatic Anti-Calc System
Soleplate Type
Variable Steam Function
Steam Boost Performance
Continuous Steam
Designed for Travel
Easy Storage
Hanger Hook
Fast Heat
Minimum Continuous Flow

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

philips gc102630, gc102631, gc102638

Barcodes

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