Tefal BR303844 reviews: Modern Kettle

843 customer reviews

+ This kettle has no outstanding positive points. - It scores very poorly on performance.

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7.2 out of 10 based on 843 reviews.
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jessica, Nottingham busy female coffee drinker

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
it looks nice and the concept is fantastic
Bad points:
it doesnt work ,the water is tepid not hot enough to drink without gagging so pointless, its very noisey something I didnt expect, and slow in turning the water out, measures seem to be for small cups so you have to wait with a mug for 2 cups and just thoroughally dissapointed as like my constant hot drinks so was ideal but unfortunately back to the quick rapid boil!!!
Overall rating 1.0
Features 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Boiling Time 1.0
Value for money 1.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Dec 2008

Kathryn, Hamble, Southampton mother, housewife,

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
Instant 'hot' drink
filtered 'cold' water
Bad points:
not suitable as a replacement for a kettle - does not boil water
cannot use for baby bottles or anything needing boiling water
it has leaked since day 1
the filters are near impossible to find and the alarm telling you to change it doesnt always turn off.
Overall rating 5.0
Features 5.0
Capacity 8.0
Boiling Time 1.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Mar 2009

Liam, Castlederg, County Tyrone. 8 cuppas a day

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Its instant hot water and very handy for that quick cuppa. If you fancy a glass of filtered room temperature water its brilliant too.
Bad points:
The only bad point for me is that I would like my cuppa a bit hotter and find that when I use this item I sometimes have to use a bit of boiling water from the kettle to warm up my tea or coffee that I have taken from the Tefal one cup.
Overall rating 7.0
Features 7.0
Capacity 9.0
Boiling Time 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Mar 2009

Steve , Holbeach Seasoned Electronics Engineer...

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Very quick boiling water if you just need a few mugs or cups full. Built in filter if you want filtered water as well. Nice idea as it does save power and therefore is green if you are into that sort of thing.
Bad points:
NOISY and VIBRATES, guaranteed to wake the household! Sounds like a cross between a coffee perc and a muffled car horn. Time consuming to descale with water and white vinegar solution, this is monthly if you are in a hard water area. Drips all over your worktops after use and if you need more than a few mugs, such as a washing up bowl full, pull up a chair. Frequently gets some kind of lockup which won't reset unless you power it down for ages. On my second one in less than a year, read into that what you will. Nice idea but microwaving a mug of water is probably just as efficient with alot less noise and cleaning hassles.
Overall rating 7.0
Features 5.0
Capacity 10.0
Boiling Time 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 May 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
Time taken to heat the water
Bad points:
- The water is not boiling, just slightly above warm.
- The noise generated by the kettle is unacceptable, way too loud for an item that is supposed to be innovative!!
- Using the start/stop button to control the amount of water poured into a cup is not ideal, if you look to do something else whilst the cup is being filled, too much water can be put in!
Overall rating 3.0
Features 5.0
Capacity 7.0
Boiling Time 9.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Dec 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 2.0/10
Good points:
Idea in principal is very good, especially for older people who find lifting a kettle difficult. Also, the speed in which it "boils" is very good.
Bad points:
However, I had 3 kettles before I got one that actually worked. It is very noisy and it doesn't actually "boil" The temperature is just below boiling, so tea is not that pleasant - coffee is fine!
Overall rating 2.0
Features 2.0
Capacity 2.0
Boiling Time 9.0
Value for money 2.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Feb 2009

karen, glenrothes i love tea

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
never have to wait for water to boil
Bad points:
makes a bit of a noise
Overall rating 7.0
Features 8.0
Capacity 6.0
Boiling Time 9.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Apr 2009

Product Features

Type of kettle Modern
Maximum capacity (Litres) 1.5
Housing material Plastic
Type of filter Anticalc
Power (W) 2800
Water level display Window on one side

Also known as: TEFAL BR303844Q, Tefal Kettle BR303844


Manufacturer's Description

The Tefal Quick Cup uses a heating system called OPTI Quick a technology exclusive to Tefal that heats water instantly with out any preheating.

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