Updated 18 Jun 2018

Philips

Avance Collection Airfryer XL HD9240/30

Snapshot: The Philips Avance Collection Airfryer XL HD9240/30 has a capacity of 1200g. How well does it cook fries and crumbed chicken?

Avance Collection Airfryer XL HD9240/30
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$600

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Test results

Overall score
74
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Good at cooking thick-cut frozen fries.
  • Excellent at cooking home-made French fries.
  • Very good at cooking crumbed chicken.
  • OK to use.
  • Timer cut-out function.
  • Non-stick aluminium drawer is easy to clean.
  • Pan and basket dishwasher safe.
  • Non-slip feet prevent moving on bench.
  • Digital display for accurate temperatures.
  • Basket slides in and lifts out easily.

But

  • Food can get stuck in wire cooking tray.
  • No overheat cut-out function.
  • No viewing window.
  • Food must be shaken to ensure even cooking.
  • Basic instructions with limited cooking guidelines (but cooking temperature guide on front of unit).

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (60%): Weighted equally on thick-cut frozen chips and crumbed chicken breast nuggets. We also test new models on home-made French fries. This test wasn’t conducted on previously tested models so doesn’t contribute to our overall score.

Ease of use (40%): Assesses how easy it is to assemble, clean and store the cooker and use its controls.

Running costs calculated on 30 minutes’ use 3 times a week (electricity costs of 26¢/kWh).

Prices from a May 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$600

Specifications

Power (W)
2100
Weight (kg)
7.0
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
30 x 30 x 41
Claimed capacity
1200g
Temperature range (°C)
140 - 200
Internal pan
Non-stick aluminium
Noise (dB)
56
Running costs ($/yr)
36

Features

Cord storage
Yes
Dishwasher safe parts
Yes
Timer
Yes
Timer cut-out
Yes
Overheat cut-out
No
Lid/drawer
Drawer