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Philips GC1026

Philips GC1026
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Value for Money
Average
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Age
3 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
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Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 3 year old 2,000W traditional iron, with only a middle of the road spec.
2,000W Purple Traditional 25g/min Nov 2015
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With very low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Philips GC1026 number 616 across all irons.

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Why Has it Scored 63?

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 13% of all 660 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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What Are People Saying About the Philips GC1026?

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How Good Are Philips Irons?

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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

Irons have water tank capacities of between 0.1L and 2.5L, and the average water tank capacity is 0.48L. The water tank capacity of the Philips GC1026 of only 0.2L is smaller than average when compared to most other irons. It is in the smallest 5% of all irons when ranked by this feature.

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Very Few Steam Generating Capacity

Across all the irons the steam generating capacity range from 4g/min to 500g/min, and the average steam generating capacity is 68g/min. The steam generating capacity of the Philips GC1026 of only 25g/min is less than average when compared to most other irons. It is less than 89% of all irons when sorted by this feature.

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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. 66% 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, unlike 94% of irons which do not have an ergonomic design.

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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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Smaller Than Average Maximum Power

The smallest maximum power of irons is 800W, the biggest is 3,200W, and the average maximum power is 2,400W. The Philips GC1026's maximum power of only 2,000W is smaller than average when compared to most other irons. It is smaller than 85% 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 69% of irons.

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Release Date

This iron has been on the market since November 2015.

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We looked at the release dates for new Philips irons over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any obvious pattern. 12 new Philips irons were released in April 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Philips iron releases. September was the biggest month in 2016 for new Philips irons, with 27 new Philips irons released that month. In September 2015 17 new Philips irons were released making it the biggest month that year as well for new Philips iron releases.

How Fast Do Philips Iron Prices Drop After Release?

Philips irons tend to depreciate faster than most irons. Most irons drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release. In the first 6 months after release, Philips irons drop in price by 11% on average. That means a saving of £7 on a typical £64 new Philips iron if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The GC1026 is in the cheapest 13% of all 660 irons that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the GC1026 will cost £160 over 5 years to run.

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Electricity cost when switched on £180.10
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Total running cost over 5 years £180.10
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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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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, gc102638

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