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Philips GC1026
GC102630

£45.23
Philips GC1026
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Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 3 year old 2,000W traditional iron, with only average features
2,000W Purple Traditional 25g/min Aug 2013
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Philips GC1026 Review

With very low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Philips GC1026 number 376 in traditional irons and number 417 across all irons.
63
Value for Money
Good
56
Features
Average Features
74
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
65
Kagoo Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Looking across the entire Morphy Richards iron range, the average reviews for all Morphy Richards 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 13% of all 613 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
Has an automatic anti-calc system
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
Calc clean slider to easily remove scale out of your iron
Drip-stop system keeps your garments spotless while ironing
Triple precision tip for optimal control and visibility
A fine spray evenly moistens the fabric
Even steam distribution for efficient ironing
Smaller than average water tank capacity
Very few steam generating capacity

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 57% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Philips GC1026 Video Reviews

Philips GC1026 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips has very good iron reviews

Based on 5,594 expert and user reviews (including 3,487 verified purchases), Philips has very good reviews for its irons. 94% of those that bought a Philips iron would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Features

Smaller than average water tank capacity

The average water tank capacity of all irons is 0.47L, with the smallest being 0.1L and the biggest being 2.5L. The Philips GC1026's water tank capacity of only 0.2L is in the smallest 5% of all irons when ordered by this feature.

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Very few steam generating capacity

Irons have steam generating capacity of between 6g/min and 500g/min, and the average steam generating capacity is 67g/min. The Philips GC1026's steam generating capacity of only 25g/min is less than average when compared to most other irons. It is in the least 11% of all irons when ranked by this feature.

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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

The Philips GC1026 has a steam boost function, as do 57% of irons.

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Has an automatic anti-calc system

The Philips GC1026 has an automatic anti-calc system. 63% of irons do not have an automatic anti-calc system.

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Has an ergonomic design

The Philips GC1026 has an ergonomic design. 91% of irons do not have an ergonomic design.

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Features soft grip

The Philips GC1026 features soft grip, unlike 82% of irons which do not feature soft grip.

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Smaller than average maximum power

The maximum power of the Philips GC1026 of only 2,000W is smaller than average when compared to most other irons. It is in the smallest 6% of all irons when ranked by this feature. Across all the irons the maximum powers range from 800W to 3,200W, and the average maximum power is 2,600W.

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Has a vertical steam function

The Philips GC1026 has a vertical steam function. 70% of irons also have a vertical steam function.

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Age

Released over two years ago

This Philips iron has been on the market since December 2015.

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Running Costs

Low running costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the GC1026 is £160, which makes it one of the more economic to run irons.

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Value for Money

Price has gone down by £38 (46%)

The price has dropped from £83.07 to £45.23 in the last 40 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips gc102630, gc102631, gc102638

Barcodes:

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