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Russell Hobbs Retro 2169

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A classic and high-quality 4 slice toaster, great for small families. Customers report that it toasts very bread evenly and it's really easy to use, and good-looking.
4
SLICES
2,400W
90
Reviews
27 Reviews
93
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
68
Age
4 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Swan ST19020BLN

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score

Swan ST19020BLN

£39.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and best selling 4 slice toaster, very good for small families. Multiple reviews mentioned that it toasts really bread evenly and it's very easy to use, and good-looking.
4
SLICES
1,600W
£47
OVER 5 YEARS
95
Reviews
59 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Russell Hobbs Retro 2169

80

Kagoo Score

80

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A classic and high-quality 4 slice toaster, great for small families. Customers report that it toasts very bread evenly and it's really easy to use, and good-looking.
4
SLICES
2,400W
90
Reviews
27 Reviews
93
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
68
Age
4 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Swan ST19020BLN

86

Kagoo Score

86

Kagoo Score

Swan ST19020BLN

£39.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and best selling 4 slice toaster, very good for small families. Multiple reviews mentioned that it toasts really bread evenly and it's very easy to use, and good-looking.
4
SLICES
1,600W
£47
OVER 5 YEARS
95
Reviews
59 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
4 Reasons For
Better Brand
Russell Hobbs toasters have an average rating of 95%, but Swan only has an average rating of 79.2%.
More Reasonably Priced
Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 was more reasonably priced.
More Thoughtfully Designed
Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 was more thoughtfully designed. Several people thought that it was very good-looking, was well designed and retro.
Easier to Use
Our analysis of the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 was easier to use. Over 20 people thought that it was very easy to use.
7 Reasons For
Warming Rack
The Swan ST19020BLN has a warming rack, whereas the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 does not.

warming rack denotes whether the toaster has a separate warming rack for keeping toast and baked goods warm before they're eaten.

A warming rack makes it easier to keep toasted food warm between cooking and eating.

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High-Lift Mechanism
The Swan ST19020BLN has a high-lift mechanism, whereas the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 does not have this feature.

A high-lift mechanism is a special device to lift the cooked toaster up high out of the slots, to allow it to be easily collected.

This means it's far easier to grab your toast when it's been cooked, rather than having to dig around the toaster to get it out.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Swan ST19020BLN has received a Kagoo Score of 86, but the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 scored 80.
Cheaper by £40
The Swan ST19020BLN costs £39.99, whereas the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 is £79.98.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this toaster.
Newer by Eight Months
The Swan ST19020BLN was released four years ago, but the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 was released five years ago
Much Better Overall Reviews
Based on 59 reviews, the Swan ST19020BLN has an average overall review score of 87%, but the Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 has an average rating of 76% (based on 27 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

The Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 and the Swan ST19020BLN have identical average user review scores. For both toasters the average user review score is 87%.
Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
Best
5 stars
18 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
43 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
4 reviews
1 star
3 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Russell Hobbs has a better average brand rating than Swan. The average brand rating for Russell Hobbs is 95% based on over 1,400 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Swan is 79.2% based on 490+ reviews.
Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
Russell Hobbs

95

95

Based on over 1,400 reviews
Swan

79

79

Based on 490+ reviews

Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
60 months old 52 months old Best

Warming Rack

warming rack denotes whether the toaster has a separate warming rack for keeping toast and baked goods warm before they're eaten.

A warming rack makes it easier to keep toasted food warm between cooking and eating.

Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
No
Best
Yes

High-lift Mechanism

A high-lift mechanism is a special device to lift the cooked toaster up high out of the slots, to allow it to be easily collected.

This means it's far easier to grab your toast when it's been cooked, rather than having to dig around the toaster to get it out.

Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
No
Best
Yes

Cool Wall Housing

Cool wall housing on your toaster means that the walls are separate from the heating element, meaning that the sides of the toaster are always cool to the touch.

Cool wall housing means that there isn't any chance you'll accidentally burn yourself on hot metal when the toaster gets hot after use.

Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
No
Yes

Power

'Power' measures the power level of the toaster, rated in watts.

A higher power means that the toaster can cook bread quick and more efficiently.

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Price

Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
Excellent Value for Money
29 people agree 2 people disagree
  • I bought this product in the sale so it was definitely value for money. It looks great in my kitchen. I bought this product in the sale so it was definitely ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • ... look at and works faster than my old toaster. I did get it in the sale price so even better value for money. Nice to look at and works faster than my old ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • ... Uneven toasting on the left side. Love the look and colour Good size got in the sale so happy with the price.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Quiet to useCancel button. No warming rackBulky. Quiet to use Cancel button. No warming rack Bulky.
    Ali - (Currys.co.uk) February 2018
  • Superb Value for Money
    21 people agree 2 people disagree
  • ... - highly recommend it! Ease to use. Good build quality. Looks good. Value for money.
    ao.com - July 2017
  • Looks more expensive for the price. No bad points. Just wish the rest of the range was as easy to buy.
    currys.co.uk - September 2018
  • Really nice appearance.
    Gemma - (Currys.co.uk) May 2018
  • Like the design. Looks good on our black granite work top. Apart from comment below. Happy with purchase. I find the temperature dial numbers are not ...
    John - (Currys.co.uk) August 2018
  • Design

    Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Very Good-Looking
    8 people agree No people disagree
  • The Russell Hobbs is a pretty straightforward four-slice toaster with one unique selling point: it's super-fast. It claims to be speedy, up to 65% faster ...
    Trusted Reviews June 2017
  • Looks very stylish.
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • Nice to look at and works faster than my old toaster. I did get it in the sale price so even better value for money. Nice to look at and works faster than ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • The look ease of use. Bad points. No bad points.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Well Designed
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • Love it the shape and colour. Makes a Tinney noise when using.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Astheticly pleasing in design. Terrible element in relation to heat control impossible to get even toasting.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Retro
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • Looks really great definateley Retro style.
    currys.co.uk - January 2018
  • Looks good and lovely retro style but still modern. It does seem a little lightweight.
    currys.co.uk - January 2018
  • Very Good-Looking
    13 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Look lovely in my cottage kitchen goes with my bread in fridge Kettle and microwave great selection and very efficient too! All practically perfect as ...
    Vivienne - (Ao.com) February 2019
  • Love style and colour and everything about it...
    Kettle - (Ao.com) March 2019
  • I love the look and colour of this toaster. It fits our kitchen perfectly...
    Rebeccalou993 - (Ao.com) January 2019
  • Really nice appearance.
    currys.co.uk - May 2018
  • Really Retro
    6 people agree No people disagree
  • Lovely retro green. Smart and fun at the same time. Great delivery...
    Review - (Ao.com) September 2018
  • I love the colour and the retro style - looks really good. Be better if it could fit bigger slices of bread but that's my only gripe.
    currys.co.uk - June 2018
  • Fits in with my retro style kitchen.
    currys.co.uk - December 2018
  • Nice looking and colours and retro style. It decides how it wants to cook the toast and pops up unexpectedly. You have to watch over it.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Well Designed
    2 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Lovely design and works well - highly recommend it! Ease to use. Good build quality. Looks good. Value for money.
    Sarah - (Ao.com) July 2017
  • Like the design. Looks good on our black granite work top. Apart from comment below. Happy with purchase. I find the temperature dial numbers are not easy ...
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Ease of Use

    Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Really Easy to Use
    26 people agree No people disagree
  • A lovely looking toaster easy to use. Bad points. No bad points.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • The look ease of use. Bad points. No bad points.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Easy to use. Controls give good management of your functions. Not able to stop one side at a time. Easy to use. Controls give good management of your functions.
    currys.co.uk - October 2017
  • Matching items available.
    Kerry - (Currys.co.uk) February 2018
  • Really Easy to Use
    26 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • Toaster looks clean and stylist, easy to use and to understand the controls...
    Dotty - (Ao.com) February 2019
  • Stunning toaster. Easy to use and lots of good features... Ease to use. Good build quality. Looks good. Value for money.
    Em - (Ao.com) September 2017
  • ... size toaster for a 4 slice, takes up less room than my old one. Controls are easy to use and looks great with all the other items in the range...
    Janey - (Ao.com) February 2019
  • It looks good and easy to use.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Toasting Quality

    Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Toasts Very Bread Evenly
    4 people agree 2 people disagree
  • It toasts the bread very evenly. It's a bit flimsy and moves around when trying to press the toast down.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Style. Quickness to brown my toast.
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Toast is same colour on both sides. Far quicker than my old toaster. Easy to judge cooking times. Takes up more space than my old toaster but I found a ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Looks good and toasts well.
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • Toasts Really Bread Evenly
    7 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... toaster is solid and very well made and with controllable settings, perfect toast for all...
    Linda - January 2018
  • The toast. The butter.
    currys.co.uk - November 2017
  • Toasts evenly and matches all my other SWAN appliances...
    Dylandusty - April 2018
  • Quality of the product is very high and toasts like a dream. Worth the investment...
    MadRC - (Ao.com) February 2019
  • Slice Quantity

    Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Holds a Lot of Slices
    3 people agree 1 person disagrees
  • ... browning right. We are having to redo the bread several times if you are doing 2 slices because if you turn it up a notch it tends to burn. If you are ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • ... notch it tends to burn. If you are doing 4 slices at once no matter how low the setting the two slices on the left always burn. I Chose this toaster because ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • ... 2 slices because if you turn it up a notch it tends to burn. If you are doing 4 slices at . It's very difficult to get the browning right. We are having ...
    currys.co.uk - February 2018
  • Holds a Lot of Slices
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... the colour and the retro style - looks really good. Be better if it could fit bigger slices of bread but that's my only gripe.
    currys.co.uk - June 2018
  • Doesn't necessarily fit bloomer style types of bread or larger slices.
    currys.co.uk - August 2018
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Key Features Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Slice 4 Slices 4 Slices
    Colour
    Cream Red
     Cream
     Red
    Cream Red
     Cream
     Red
     
     
     
    Packaging Content Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Accessories Included
    Accessories included
     Accessories included
    Accessories included
     Accessories included
     
     
     
    Packaging Data Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 206
    Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 322
    Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 344
     
     
     
    Features Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Warming Rack
    Warming rack
     Warming rack
    Warming rack
     Warming rack
    BEST
    Slot Unknown - Click to provide data 4
    Long Slot Unknown - Click to provide data
    Long slot
     Long slot
    Removable Crumb Tray
    Removable crumb tray
     Removable crumb tray
    Removable crumb tray
     Removable crumb tray
    Defrost Function
    Defrost function
     Defrost function
    Defrost function
     Defrost function
    Reheat Function
    Reheat function
     Reheat function
    Reheat function
     Reheat function
    High-Lift Mechanism
    High-lift mechanism
     High-lift mechanism
    High-lift mechanism
     High-lift mechanism
    BEST
    Cool Wall Housing
    Cool wall housing
     Cool wall housing
    Cool wall housing
     Cool wall housing
    Housing Material
    Stainless Steel Steel
     Stainless Steel
     Steel
    Stainless Steel Steel
     Stainless Steel
     Steel
    Stop/cancel Button
    Stop/cancel button
     Stop/cancel button
    Stop/cancel button
     Stop/cancel button
    Variable Crust Browning Control
    Variable crust browning control
     Variable crust browning control
    Variable crust browning control
     Variable crust browning control
    Control Type
    Buttons Rotary
     Buttons
     Rotary
    Buttons Rotary
     Buttons
     Rotary
    Variable Slot Width
    Variable slot width
     Variable slot width
    Unknown - Click to provide data
    Features Lift & Look Removable Crumb Tray - Red Indicator Lights
    Cool Touch Handle Unknown - Click to provide data
    Cool touch handle
     Cool touch handle
     
     
     
    Technical Details Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Type
    4 Slice
     4 Slice
    BEST
    4 Slice
     4 Slice
    Frozen Bread Setting
    Frozen bread setting
     Frozen bread setting
    Frozen bread setting
     Frozen bread setting
    Adjustable Browning Levels
    Adjustable browning levels
     Adjustable browning levels
    Adjustable browning levels
     Adjustable browning levels
     
     
     
    Power Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Power 2,400W
    BEST
    1,600W
    Power Consumption (Typical) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,600W
     
     
     
    Weight & Dimensions Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Height Unknown - Click to provide data 182mm
    Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 265mm
    Cord Length 0.7m 1m
    BEST
    Width Unknown - Click to provide data 292mm
    Weight 2.69 Kg 2.92 Kg
     
     
     
    Other Features Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Cooking Type
    4-Slice Toaster
     4-Slice Toaster
    4-Slice Toaster
     4-Slice Toaster
     
     
     
    Material Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Material
    Stainless Steel Steel
     Stainless Steel
     Steel
    Stainless Steel Steel
     Stainless Steel
     Steel
     
     
     
    Features Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Swan Green Unknown - Click to provide data Yes
     
     
     
    Special Features Russell Hobbs Retro 2169 Swan ST19020BLN
    Bagel Function
    Bagel function
     Bagel function
    Bagel function
     Bagel function

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