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Russell Hobbs RHM2574

£89.95
Russell Hobbs RHM2574
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6 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
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Value for Money
Excellent
80
Age
2 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£420 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A best selling and remarkably cheap freestanding microwave, with superb user reviews and a great spec.
Freestanding 900W 25L Stainless Steel Feb 2017
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Russell Hobbs RHM2574 number 3 in combination microwaves, number 5 across all microwaves and number 22 in best selling microwaves.

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Reviews
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Popularity
98
Value for Money
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%.
At over a year old this microwave is slightly out of date, and newer microwaves with more up to date technology are available. View the latest microwaves 2019.
This microwave has running costs of £420 over 10 years, which puts it neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,000+ microwaves that we have compared it to. View all energy saving microwaves.
It is one of the best selling microwaves currently on the market. View best selling microwaves January 2019.
This Russell Hobbs microwave has some great features:
Has a grill
Has a child lock
Has a removable grill rack
Has a convection cooking

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each microwave 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 microwave is recommended.

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

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Average Review Score

4.4 stars (6 reviews)

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How Good Are Russell Hobbs Microwaves?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Has a grill
Has a child lock
Has a removable grill rack
Has a convection cooking
Has a baking tray
Average interior capacity
Only five power levels
Average Interior Capacity
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The Russell Hobbs RHM2574's interior capacity of 25L is relatively standard compared to most other microwaves. It is in the biggest 57% of all microwaves when ranked by this feature.

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Only Five Power Levels

Most microwaves have between 1 and 18 power levels, including the RHM2574 which has five power levels.

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Has a Grill
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The RHM2574 has a grill. 55% of microwaves also have a grill.

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Has a Child Lock
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The Russell Hobbs RHM2574 has a child lock, unlike 52% of microwaves which do not have a child lock.

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Has a Removable Grill Rack

The RHM2574 has a removable grill rack, unlike 96% of microwaves which do not have a removable grill rack.

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Has a Convection Cooking

The Russell Hobbs RHM2574 has a convection cooking, which is unusual. 83% of microwaves do not have a convection cooking.

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Has a Baking Tray

The RHM2574 has a baking tray. 98% of microwaves do not have a baking tray.

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Popularity

The Russell Hobbs RHM2574 has been listed on Kagoo since August 2018 and is currently ranked number 5 out of 584 microwaves.
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Value for Money

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. A microwave with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Russell Hobbs RHM2574, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This microwave is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Russell Hobbs RHM2574 Release Date

February 2017

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When Are Most New Russell Hobbs Microwaves Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any prominent pattern in the release month for new Russell Hobbs microwaves.

In July 2018, one new Russell Hobbs microwaves were released making it the biggest month that year for new Russell Hobbs microwave releases. In 2017 most new Russell Hobbs microwaves were released in February, with five new Russell Hobbs microwaves released that month. Two new Russell Hobbs microwaves were released in February 2016 making it the biggest month that year as well for new Russell Hobbs microwave releases.

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How Fast Do Russell Hobbs Microwave Prices Drop After Release?

Most microwaves drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Russell Hobbs microwaves tend to depreciate faster.

In the first 6 months after release, Russell Hobbs microwaves drop in price by 4% on average. On a typical new Russell Hobbs microwave costing £239, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £11.

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Russell Hobbs RHM2574 Running Costs

The RHM2574 has an average 10 year running cost of £420 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,000+ microwaves that we checked.

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Running this microwave over 10 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Russell Hobbs RHM2574 Specification

Key Features
Case Design
Microwave Power
Interior Capacity
Colour
Features
Turntable Diameter
Child Lock
Timer
Door Hinge
Power Level
Grill Power
Control Type
Removable Grill Rack
Cooking Functions & Programs
Defrost Function
Grill
Auto Program
Auto Cook Function
Convection Cooking
Technical Details
Packaging Weight
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Interior Dimensions (W X D X H)
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Capacity
Power Requirements
Packaging Content
Baking Tray

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

russell hobbs microwaves rhm2574ss, russell hobbs rusmicrhm2574ss, russell hobbs rhm2574, rhm2574 rhm2574

Barcodes

 05055833522859,  05060210924959

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