Updated 10 Sep 2018

Zip

3 in 1 421

Snapshot: The Zip 3 in 1 421 is a hand-held blender for hard and soft foods. How does it rate?

3 in 1 421
Consumer score
SCORE
Average price

$100

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
81
Ease of use
?%
Chopping carrots
?%
Processing pesto
?%

Good points

  • Excellent results in our carrot-chopping test.
  • Excellent results in our pesto-making test.
  • The controls are easy to use.
  • Comes with a jug/beaker.
  • Blender shaft is removable and dishwasher-safe.
  • Relatively light weight.

But

  • No non-slip grip.
  • Uncomfortable to hold.
  • Shaft release requires a little pressure.
  • Basic instructions with no recipes.
  • No labelling on controls.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Chopping carrots 25%
Processing pesto 25%
Ease of use 50%

Our past tests found that all hand-helds were excellent at dealing with soft foods – so we no longer test for this.

Key data

Model

Average price
$100
Price surveyed
July 2018

Specifications

Weight (kg)
0.72

Features

Processor attachment
No
Whisk attachment
Yes
Grinding attachment/ability
Yes
Dishwasher safe
Yes
Metal shaft
Yes
Removable shaft
Yes

More Info

Notes
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Availability
From Briscoes only.