Philips is one of the most popular iron brands as well as being well known for its TVs, PC monitors and fryers.
If you are thinking about buying a Philips iron then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of iron brands is compiled by analysing over 16,000 user and expert reviews and 20 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,100 irons.
Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons. Their irons start at £17 for the GC1424 which has a power of 1,400W, a steam generating capacity of 15g/min and is a steam iron and go up to £520 for the GC9682/86 which has a power of 2,700W, a steam generating capacity of 165g/min and is a steam iron. The average price of a new Philips iron is £102.
Philips are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular irons.
Is Philips the Best Iron Brand?
So are Philips irons any good? We give every iron a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all irons we are able to impartially rank all the iron brands.
Philips is ranked the No. 1 best iron brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the actually best iron brand out there.
Let's look at how Philips irons compare to the other iron brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All iron Brands
There's a wide selection of Philips irons available compared to other iron brands, with over 90 Philips irons currently on the market in the UK. Philips also have better reviews than the typical iron brand, with the average rating of a Philips iron being 88%.
The average review score for a Philips iron is 88%.
However Philips irons tend to be more expensive than most other iron brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Philips iron is £47 (based on a person typically using an iron for 2 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other iron brands.
No. Of Irons
Average Price £71
Price Distribution of All Irons
No. Of Irons
Average Price £102
Price Distribution of Philips Irons
What Do the Philips Iron Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Philips iron to work out the average distribution of reviews for Philips and then compared this to the other iron brands.
Philips has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its irons than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 71% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Philips irons are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 87% respectively across all Iron brands.
Purchasers of Philips irons frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had well executed technical features and was thoughtfully designed. Their irons have also won a total of 2 awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Philips irons by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other iron brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Irons Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Philips irons. This means that Philips has more awards for its irons than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Philips to other popular iron brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Philips has more awards for its irons than any other brand.
We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips irons. over 170 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips iron owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
89% of reviewers think Philips irons are reliable.
So, most people think that Philips irons are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Philips irons that mention reliability:
Overall the iron is ok except it is leaking out of the filling point
Excellent Build Quality
relying more on steam generation to get creases out thereby causing less damage to fabrics
I've frankly lost count of the times I had damaged a perfectly beautiful top after seconds of looking away
not as well made as the tefal
which I was happy with until it broke
I love they fact you do not have to buy filters - a clean calc system is built into the iron making cleaning the iron easy