Updated 9 Nov 2017

Breville

the Crystal Clear BKE595

Snapshot: The 1.7L Breville the Crystal Clear BKE595 has a stainless-steel + glass finish and a push-button lid. How noisy is it?

the Crystal Clear BKE595
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$169

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Test results

Overall score
73
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10
Boiling
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Quick at getting to the boil.
  • Is very easy to fill (has a push-button lid).
  • Has a comfortable handle.
  • The on/off switch (below the handle) is easy to use.
  • The indicator light is easy to see.
  • The water can be poured in a nice even stream.
  • The kettle doesn’t have to be tilted much towards the end of pouring (so the angle doesn’t feel uncomfortable).
  • No problem with steam coming back at you.

But

  • Noisy.
  • The filter can be fiddly to remove and replace.

How we test

Overall score is made up of:
Ease of use (40%)
Noise (40%)
Boiling performance (10%)
Energy efficiency (10%)

Noise was assessed midway through boiling-up and from 1m away. A higher score means less noise.

Price is based on an October 2017 price survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$169

Specifications

Boil time (minutes:seconds)
3:12
Capacity (L)
1.7
Weight (kg)
1.1

Features

Finish
Stainless steel/glass

More Info

Notes
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