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Philips GC1026

Philips GC1026
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Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
62
Features
Good Features
63
Age
5 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
69
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic 2,000W traditional iron, with a good spec. It has a steam boost function, a vertical steam function and an automatic anti-calc system and features anti-scale system.
2,000W Purple Traditional 25g/min Sep 2013
Power Colour Type Steam Generating Capacity Release Date
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With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Philips GC1026 number 624 across all irons.

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69
Kagoo Score
88
Reviews
63
Features
63
Age
92
Running Costs

69

69
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

reviews indicate that it has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This iron is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better irons are available.
It has running costs of £180 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 720+ irons that we have calculated running costs for.
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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What Are People Saying About the Philips GC1026?

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How Good Are Philips Irons?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Has a steam boost function
Has an automatic anti-calc system
Features anti-scale system
Has a vertical steam function
Features soft grip
Has an anti-drip function
Has an spray function
Self-cleaning
Has an ergonomic design
Smaller than average water tank capacity
Very few steam generating capacity
Not cordless
Smaller than average maximum power
Smaller Than Average Water Tank Capacity

The smallest water tank capacity of irons is 0.1L, the biggest is 2.5L, and the average water tank capacity is 0.49L. The Philips GC1026's water tank capacity of only 0.2L is smaller than 96% of all irons when ordered by this feature.

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Very Few Steam Generating Capacity

The steam generating capacity of the Philips GC1026 of only 25g/min is in the least 7% of all irons when ordered by this feature. The average steam generating capacity of all irons is 69g/min, with the least being 4g/min and the most being 500g/min.

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Not Cordless

The Philips GC1026 is not cordless. 98% of irons are also not cordless.

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Has a Steam Boost Function
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The Philips GC1026 has a steam boost function, as do 56% of irons.

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Has an Automatic Anti-Calc System

The Philips GC1026 has an automatic anti-calc system, which is unusual. 66% of irons do not have an automatic anti-calc system.

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Features Anti-Scale System

The Philips GC1026 features anti-scale system. 61% of irons do not feature anti-scale system.

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Has a Vertical Steam Function

The Philips GC1026 has a vertical steam function, as do 68% of irons.

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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 14% 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 2,400W.

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Features Soft Grip

The Philips GC1026 features soft grip, which is unusual. 86% of irons do not feature soft grip.

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Has an Anti-Drip Function

The Philips GC1026 has an anti-drip function, as do 52% of irons.

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Has an Spray Function

The Philips GC1026 has an spray function. 51% of irons do not have an spray function.

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Self-Cleaning

The Philips GC1026 is self-cleaning, unlike 69% of irons which are not self-cleaning.

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Has an Ergonomic Design

The Philips GC1026 has an ergonomic design, which is unusual. 94% of irons do not have an ergonomic design.

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Age

Philips GC1026 Release Date

September 2013

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When Are Most New Philips Irons Released?

Most new Philips irons tend to be released between February and April.

That means that most of the latest Philips iron technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. 15 new Philips irons were released in February 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Philips iron releases. April was the biggest month in 2017 for new Philips irons, with 12 new Philips irons released that month. In September 2016, 26 new Philips irons were released making it the biggest month that year for new Philips iron releases.

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How Fast Do Philips Iron Prices Drop After Release?

Most irons drop in price by 3% 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 13%. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £8 on a typical £64 new Philips iron by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Philips GC1026 Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the GC1026 is £180 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 13% of all 720+ irons that we checked.

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Running this iron over 5 years will generate 0.82 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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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 Indicator
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, gc102638

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