Updated 27 Apr 2016

Russell Hobbs

3.5L Slow Cooker 4443BSS

Snapshot: The Russell Hobbs Slow Cooker 4443BSS’s capacity is a small 3.5L. How easy is it to use and how well does it cook?

3.5L Slow Cooker 4443BSS
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$110

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Test results

Overall score
68
Slow cooking performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Slow cooking chilli beef & beans
?/10
Slow cooking corned beef
?/10

Good points

  • OK result for corned beef.
  • OK result for chilli beef.
  • Easy to use.
  • Is easy to store (it’s small).
  • Reasonably light.
  • Good price.

But

  • Instructions are basic.
  • Bowl has small handles with no grip (so can be difficult to lift when full).
  • Small 3.5L capacity.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Corned beef (30%): tested performance on a “low” setting.
Chilli beef and beans (30%): tested performance on a “high” setting.
Ease of use (40%): assessed ease of assembly, storage, controls and cleaning.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$110
Type
Slow cooker

More test results (/10)

Pressure cooking performance
n/a
Pressure cooking lamb shanks
n/a
Pressure cooking chilli beef & beans
n/a
Cooking brown rice
n/a
Cooking jasmine rice
n/a

Specifications

Weight (kg)
3.5
Dimensions - WxHxD (cm)
34 x 22 x 25
Claimed capacity (L)

3.5

Shape
Oval

Features

Auto setting
Yes
Dishwasher safe
Yes
Sear
No
Steam
No
Warm
n/a
Pressure settings
n/a
Pressure-release valve
n/a

More Info

Note

-

Availability

-

Running costs ($/year)

Slow cooking on “low”
28
Slow cooking on “high”
27
Pressure cooking
n/a

Member reviews