Updated 18 Jun 2018

Tefal

Actifry Express 1.2kg FZ7500

Snapshot: The Tefal Actifry Express 1.2kg FZ7500 has a capacity of 1200g. How well does it cook fries and crumbed chicken?

Actifry Express 1.2kg FZ7500
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$400

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Test results

Overall score
81
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent at cooking thick-cut frozen fries.
  • OK at cooking home-made French fries.
  • Very good at cooking crumbed chicken.
  • Easy to use.
  • Timer cut-out function.
  • Three heat settings.
  • Non-stick aluminium pan is easy to clean.
  • Pan is dishwasher safe.
  • Non-slip feet prevent moving on bench.
  • Cooking bowl handle collapsible for easy storage.
  • Comprehensive instructions with recipe book.
  • Comes with stirring blade and measuring spoon.

But

  • No indication of temperature.
  • No overheat cut-out function.
  • Lid can become hot during cooking.

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
$400

Specifications

Power (W)
1520
Weight (kg)
4.0
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
24 x 30 x 40
Claimed capacity
1200g
Temperature range (°C)
3 settings
Internal pan
Non-stick aluminium
Noise (dB)
63
Running costs ($/yr)
30

Features

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

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