Though the basic function of electric kettles is to heat the water instantly so that the boiled water can be used for making tea but one can use electric kettles to make pasta, instant noodles and oatmeal as well. Before buying or choosing the electric kettle, one must consider the important factors like auto shut off and variable temperature settings etc.
So, by carefully analyzing different functions and types of electric kettles, one can select the kettle according to his/her needs and budget range. To make it more easy for our readers, we have narrowed down the best electric kettles of 2018 which are suitable for different types of needs and budget range.
Electric Kettles Under $50
The kettles from this price range are purchased more than any other price range’s kettles because of two main reasons, firstly, it is the moderate price range so it doesn’t seem expensive to most of the people, secondly, it contains both basic and advanced features which are desired by most of the people.
Programmable, boil dry protection,… stainless steel material, BPA free plastic kettle and keep warm function are some of the highlighted features which come with these kettles.
Electric Kettles Above $50
Kettles above $50 are high-end kettles and are considered the premium kettles laced with all the advance features like removable scale filters, quick boiling, noiseless, digital temperature display, one cup turbo function, self-timer and clock function.
Few of the above features may or may not be included in the lower price ranges, but in the… above $50 category of kettles, these features are usually included to justify the price tag.
Budget-friendly Electric Kettles
This category of kettles is suitable for those people who are looking for a budget-friendly kettle. Usually, these kettles are made of plastic material which is definitely not considered very good for health, but don’t worry because we have listed only those kettles which are BPA Free and are approved to be used.
These kettles come with… basic boiling water feature and don’t provide advance features like custom temperature setting and auto shut off, etc. So, don’t expect more than the warm water from these kettles.
Commercial Grade Electric Kettles
Commercial grade electric kettles are usually purchased for commercial use only due to the high performance, maximum durability, and continuous serving, etc.
People who run a café and frequently require hot water should go for these kettles as these kettles are built to serve for a long time due to the sturdy construction… and commercial level demands. These kettles are usually backed by 1-3 years of warranty, so, you don’t need to worry at all.
Cordless Electric Kettles
Cordless electric kettles are designed for those people who love simplicity + portability. In this design, the base of the kettle is attached with wire, but the kettle itself remains cordless. Upon achieving the desired water temperature, the kettle can be removed from the base so that you can use the warm water anywhere you want.
There are few features of… cordless kettles which are worth mentioning here like safety lock which prevents detaching the electric kettle from the base and 360-degree rotation which allows to rotate the kettle as per your ease without any problem.
Programmable Electric Kettles
Programmable kettles are designed for those busy people who want everything ready in the morning when they wake up, all you need to do is set the timer and the kettle will automatically turn on and start heating the water as per your settings.
These kettles allow you to set your pre-defined temperatures to warm the water so that you always… get the desired water temperature from the kettle. If you know how to operate the microwave, then this kettle is quite easy to operate.
Auto Shut Off Electric Kettles
If you are forgetful like me, then these kettles are suitable for you because if you pour water in the kettle to boil it and forget about it, these kettles with auto shut off feature will turn the power off when the water reaches to the boiling temperature.
This feature not only provides the safety to the kettle + you but also save the electric power and turn on the bell to remind you.
Variable Temperature Electric Kettles
These kettles are perfect for those souls who are foodies. Variable temperature means you can define the water temperature and the kettle will do the job for you. Usually, variable temperature kettles come with up to 5 different temperature settings which further can be changed accordingly.
The kettles of this category… come packed with all the essential security features like boil-dry shut off and stainless steel finish to protect you from any mishap.