Updated 9 Aug 2018

DeLonghi

Brillante Exclusive KBJX2001

Snapshot: The 1.7L DeLonghi Brillante Exclusive KBJX2001 has a "traditional" removable lid and a plastic finish. How noisy is it?

Brillante Exclusive KBJX2001
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$150

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Test results

Overall score
70
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10
Boiling
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Easy to use controls.
  • Acceptable noise levels.
  • No problem with steam.
  • Very easy to fill up.

But

  • Indicator light is dim.
  • Water comes out slowly.
  • Towards the end of pouring the kettle has to be tilted to an angle that’s awkward to hold.
  • Filter is fiddly to slide in and out.

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.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$150

Specifications

Boil time (minutes:seconds)
3:30
Noise (dBa)
60
Capacity (L)
1.7
Weight (kg)
0.85

Features

Finish
Plastic

More Info

Notes
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Availability
-
Price surveyed
June 2018