Updated 9 Nov 2017

DeLonghi

Brillante KBJ2001

Snapshot: The 1.7L DeLonghi Brillante KBJ2001 has a plastic finish and a ‘traditional’ removable lid. How noisy is it?

Brillante KBJ2001
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$150

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Test results

Overall score
67
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10
Boiling
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Moderately quick at getting to the boil.
  • The on/off switch (at the handle’s base) is easy to use.
  • The water can be poured in a nice even stream.

But

  • Noisy.
  • It’s not that easy to fill (getting the lid off and on requires noticeable effort).
  • The indicator lights are very dim.
  • Towards the end of pouring the jug has to be tilted to an angle that doesn’t feel comfortable.
  • The filter is very difficult 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
$150

Specifications

Boil time (minutes:seconds)
3:27
Capacity (L)
1.7
Weight (kg)
0.8

Features

Finish
Plastic

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-

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