Induction frying pans

We last tested frying pans in 2016. There are no updates planned.

Cooking an egg in a frying pan.

Hampton & Mason

Perfection

score

71

Avg price

$50

Member Reviews

    This induction frying pan heats very evenly and is very lightweight. But it has just OK surface durability and its handle may get dangerously hot.

    Test results

    • 80
      Evenness of cooking
    • 50
      Surface durability
    • 73
      Ease of use

    Good points

    • Very good evenness of cooking.
    • Easy to use.
    • Very lightweight.
    • Balanced (so there’s less pressure on your wrist when lifting).
    • Very easy to clean.

    Bad points

    • Just OK surface durability.
    • Not oven safe.
    • Not dishwasher safe.
    • Stainless-steel handle may become dangerously hot and has no non-slip grip.
    • Recommended to only use on a low to medium heat.

    How we test

    Overall score includes:

    Evenness of cooking (50%)
    Surface durability (25%)
    Ease of use (25%)

    Price is based on a November 2016 survey.

    Model

    • Avg price

      $50

    Specifications

    • Weight (kg)

      0.8

    • Base diameter (cm)

      19

    • Base thickness (cm)

      0.4

    Features

    • Handle

      Stainless-steel

    • Flatness of base when heated

      Concaved

    • Oven safe

      No

    • Non-stick lining

    • Suitable for metal utensils

      No

    • Dishwasher safe

      No

    • Claims no PFOA

      Not stated

    More Info

    • Notes

      -

    • Availability

      From Briscoes only.

    Member reviews

    1 Member review

    Excellent value - non stick.

    Pros

    Even cooking, genuine non-stick surface, very easy to clean. Medium thickness base does not warp. Often available for $30 on sale.

    Cons

    none

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Doug L.

    Used 3 - 6 months