Updated 9 Nov 2017

Sunbeam

Cool Blue Glass Kettle KE9500

Snapshot: The 1.7L Sunbeam Cool Blue Glass Kettle KE9500 has a push-button lid-opening plus an audible "water boiling" reminder. How noisy is it?

Cool Blue Glass Kettle KE9500
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$160

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Test results

Overall score
75
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10
Boiling
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Fast to boil one litre of water.
  • Very easy to use controls.
  • The water can be poured in a nice even stream.
  • No problem with steam.
  • Has audible "water boiling" reminder.
  • Push-button lid-opening for very easy filling.

But

  • Noisy.
  • Kettle is glass so will need regular cleaning (any brown limescale residue can be seen at the bottom of the jug).

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
$160

Specifications

Boil time (minutes:seconds)
3:11
Noise (dBa)
63
Capacity (L)
1.7
Weight (kg)
0.98

Features

Finish
Glass

More Info

Notes
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Availability
-
Price surveyed
June 2018

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