Updated 4 Jul 2018

Breville

Nespresso Citiz and Milk BEC650MC

Snapshot: The Breville Nespresso Citiz and Milk BEC650MC is a capsule espresso machine with a heat-up time of 25 seconds and automatic turn-off function.

Nespresso Citiz and Milk BEC650MC
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$497

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Test results

Overall score
66
Taste
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Milk frothing
?/10
Temperature consistency
?/10

Good points

  • Very easy to use.
  • OK milk frothing.
  • Excellent temperature consistency.
  • Automatic power turn-off.
  • Good controls.
  • Programmable coffee quantity.
  • Fits large cups.

But

  • OK taste.
  • No cup-warming plate.
  • No standby mode.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Taste (60%): We assessed crema colour and thickness as well as the coffee's aroma, flavour, mouth-feel and aftertaste.
Ease of use (20%): Based on convenience of water container and filter, controls, exterior cleaning and operating the unit.
Milk frothing (15%): Evaluated froth quality and ease of using the frothing mechanism.
Temperature consistency (5%): Assessed consistency of temperature across 4 cups of coffee.

Price is from a January 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Type
Capsule
Avg price
$497

Specifications

Heater
Thermoblock
Heat-up time (min:sec)
0:25
Time to deliver coffee (sec)
15
H x W x D (cm)
28x22x38
Weight (kg)
3.3

Features

Automatic turn-off
Programmable coffee quantity
Digital display
×
Cup warmer
×
Coffee-strength settings
Yes
Milk frothing
Manual
Removable water reservoir
Yes
Adjustable water temperature
No

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Notes
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