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Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+

£18.95
Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+
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181 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
88
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Age
18 Months Old
69
Running Costs
£49 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
This toaster has brilliant features, it's very well designed but really noisy. It's the highest scoring 2 slice toaster on the market, with average running costs and a good spec.
2 Slices Blue Yes 1,670W Jul 2017
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Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ Price History

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £25.47 to £18.95 in the last 30 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ number 1 in 2 slice toasters, number 5 across all toasters and number 12 in best selling toasters.

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Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
71
Features
88
Popularity
98
Value for Money
81
Age
69
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this toaster to others.
At over a year old this toaster is slightly out of date, and newer toasters with more up to date technology are available. View the latest toasters 2018.
This toaster has running costs of £49 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 299 toasters that we have compared it to. View all energy saving toasters.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a defrost function
Has a self-centering bread mechanism

What is the Kagoo Score?

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

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Average Review Score

4.5 stars (184 reviews)

62%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
114 Reviews
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53 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+?

Design
141
5
Features
139
8
Noise Level
24
117
Price
38
4
Ease of Use
3
0
Size and Weight
3
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Capacity
2
0
Robustness
1
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Over 40 People Thought This Toaster Was Fairly Priced

Three people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ wasn't expensive.

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Outstanding Value for Money
38 people agree
5 people disagree
  • ... alone. The one cup minimum saves a lot of water! Lovely shade of red and fantastic price. Cannot fault the product or the reserve and pick up option from ...
    MrK - Argos.co.uk 14 Feb 2018
  • Good value for money. Lovely bright vibrant red. Quick boil mode...
    Squirrel - Argos.co.uk 23 May 2017
  • This is a very stylish kettle and a good price it boils very fast and I am very pleased with it...
    Gill - Argos.co.uk 11 Jan 2017
  • Good price looks good and has a fast boil...
    Jeffandi - Argos.co.uk 6 Mar 2018
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    Not Expensive
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Was Not Good Quality
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    Some Owners Thought it Was Robust

    Two people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ was well made.

  • ... the tin. Super quick boiling time, built in filter and built in cup measurements inside the kettle. Sleek design at a great price too...
    CHAMMO - Argos.co.uk 1 Mar 2017
  • ... and it's true to what it says on the tin. Super quick boiling time, built in filter and built in cup measurements inside the kettle. Sleek design at a ...
    CHAMMO - Argos.co.uk 1 Mar 2017
  • Four People Thought it Was a Great Size

    Three people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ was lightweight.

  • ... Kettle. Looks lovely in my kitchen (Grey/white) Boils quickly and feels a good weight...
    Amber91 - Johnlewis.com 2 Jan 2018
  • Light weight.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Aug 2017
  • Good looking, lightweight kettle. The Rapid Boil Zone is great for a quick cuppa, especially with the internal cup markings and isn't overly noisy. The ...
    Selly - Argos.co.uk 6 Aug 2016
  • Most Customers Thought it Was Nicely Designed

    Over 100 people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ was very well designed and more than 20 people thought that it was also very good-looking.

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    Very Well Designed
    148 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • This kettle the perfect shape. It pours easily without scalding you as our previos triangular shaped one did...
    Gail - Argos.co.uk 31 Jan 2017
  • Good design kettle. Good colour.Boils fast, albeit little nosier than one I used to.Wish the cord is a liitle longer...
    Zed - Argos.co.uk 1 Aug 2017
  • Good design too nosiey...
    Chezne - Argos.co.uk 17 Jan 2017
  • Happy with my kettle, good design and works well...
    Windygo - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2016
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    Very Good-Looking
    25 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Four People Thought it Was Not Hard to Use

    Several people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ was comfortable and easy to hold and was easy to use.

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    Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Like the jug design. Easy to hold and pour when full. Very noisy when boiling.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Jan 2017
  • ... well specd. It has rapid boil for 1 - 3 cups plus full capacity. Very comfortable to hold and pour even when full...
    The - Argos.co.uk 8 May 2017
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    Easy to Use
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    More than 100 people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ had excellent features.

  • A great kettle easy features to use boils fast and a good pourer. recommend it...
    Cuddles - Argos.co.uk 27 Sep 2016
  • ... amount of water you wish to heat is very straightforward and a handy feature to have in a kettle...
    Louchie - Argos.co.uk 15 Nov 2017
  • ... (ie. Microwave & Toaster). Lovely colour and great feature that allows you to measure the amount of water for one, two or three cups and beyond. Happy ...
    Sam - Argos.co.uk 15 Aug 2017
  • ... The wire is quite short but I guess that makes it a safe feature so that it can stay out of reach of my toddler up on the surface. Hide...
    Gailof8 - Johnlewis.com 26 Sep 2017
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Over 100 people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ was very noisy.

  • Very neat colour great. Very noisy when kettle is boiling.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Feb 2017
  • Quick to boil. Noisy lid stiff to open metal taste if water left in over night.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 Feb 2017
  • Can be noisy.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Oct 2017
  • Like the jug design. Easy to hold and pour when full. Very noisy when boiling.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Jan 2017
  • Two People Thought it Had a Big Capacity

    Two people thought that the Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ had a big capacity.

  • For the money this kettle is very well specd. It has rapid boil for 1 - 3 cups plus full capacity. Very comfortable to hold and pour even when full...
    The - Argos.co.uk 8 May 2017
  • The kettle looks brilliant and boils quick with a big capacity. The only down side is its a bit noisy when it boils...
    Sarah - Argos.co.uk 15 Nov 2017
  • How Good Are Russell Hobbs Toasters?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Has a defrost function
    Has a self-centering bread mechanism
    Two slices

    What the Reviews Say

    Some owners thought it was robust
    Four people thought it was a great size
    Most customers thought it was nicely designed
    Four people thought it was not hard to use
    9 out of 10 people thought it had good technical features
    Two people thought it had a big capacity
    8 out of 10 people thought it was not OK when it came to noise level
    Two Slices
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    Compared to the other 654 toasters that we have assessed the number of slices of, the Colours Plus+ is a toaster that takes two slices which is average.

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    Has a Defrost Function
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    The Colours Plus+ has a defrost function, as do 66% of toasters.

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    Has a Self-Centering Bread Mechanism

    The Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ has a self-centering bread mechanism, unlike 84% of toasters which do not have a self-centering bread mechanism.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ has been listed on Kagoo since July 2017 and is currently ranked number 5 out of 412 toasters.
    98
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    Over 40 people thought this toaster was fairly priced
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    Age

    Release Date

    This Russell Hobbs toaster has been on the market since July 2017.

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    We looked at the release dates for new Russell Hobbs toasters over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any prominent trend. 11 new Russell Hobbs toasters were released in January 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Russell Hobbs toaster releases. September was the biggest month in 2016 for new Russell Hobbs toasters, with 17 new Russell Hobbs toasters released that month. In 2015 most new Russell Hobbs toasters were released in July, with 15 new Russell Hobbs toasters released that month.

    How Fast Do Russell Hobbs Toaster Prices Drop After Release?

    Russell Hobbs toasters tend to depreciate faster than most toasters. Most toasters drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release. New Russell Hobbs toasters drop in price by an average of 10% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. On a typical new Russell Hobbs toaster costing £54, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £6.

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    Running Costs

    Average Running Costs

    The Colours Plus+ is typical compared to the other 299 toasters that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the Colours Plus+ will cost £49 over 5 years to run.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £48.74
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    Total running cost over 5 years £48.74
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    Running this toaster over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Russell Hobbs Colours Plus+ Specification

    Key Features
    Slice
    Colour
    Features
    Slot
    Browning Level
    Defrost Function
    Self-Centering Bread Mechanism
    High-Lift Mechanism
    Indication Light
    Stop/cancel Button
    Power
    Power

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    russell hobbs asinukptalklp37972, russell hobbs 4008496879755, russell hobbs smrb0ty1574, russell hobbs bw04376, russell hobbs 2slice

    Barcodes

    00766623423786, 00766623461528, 00766623461542, 00766623461559, 04008496877669, 04008496879724, 04008496879755, 04008496893287, 05054061069716, 05054140980468, 07377200989576

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