17points

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20

19points

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
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27 facts in comparison

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20 vs Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
17
points
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
19
points
Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Why is Bosch Tassimo Amia T20 better than Bosch Tassimo Vivy?

  • 2.14x larger water tank
    ?

    1.5lvs0.7l
  • Has one touch cappuccino
    ?
  • 20mm shorter
    ?

    278mmvs298mm

Why is Bosch Tassimo Vivy better than Bosch Tassimo Amia T20?

  • Doesn’t use proprietary capsules
    ?
  • Has cleaning alert
    ?
  • Water tank is transparent
    ?
  • 49mm thinner
    ?

    249mmvs298mm
  • 21mm narrower
    ?

    169mmvs190mm
  • 20.33% less body volume
    ?

    12540.14cm³vs15740.36cm³

Price comparison

General info

1.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2.thickness

298mm

249mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

278mm

298mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.width

190mm

169mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

15740.36cm³

12540.14cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Components

1.has a touch screen
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.Has an integrated grinder
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
3.Cup clearance is adjustable
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
4.Has a steam wand
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
5.Has cup warmer
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
With a cup warmer you can heat the cups before pulling your espresso so that it doesn't go cold quickly, which affects the taste and quality. It also means that you don’t have to manually heat them using hot water.
6.Has a rotary vane pump
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
A rotary vane pump is most often found on commercial and high-end consumer machines, and offers much quieter operation compared to the more common, vibratory pump.

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
2.water tank capacity

1.5l

0.7l

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
3.Has integrated filter
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
4.Has a hot water outlet
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
5.Water tank is transparent
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
With a transparent water tank you can easily see when it needs to be filled up. This is important as attempting to make an espresso with an empty tank can damage the machine.

Maintenance

1.Has cleaning alert
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
2.Indicates when drip tray is full
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
3.Has sleep mode
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.

Features

1.Doesn’t use proprietary capsules
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
This means that the capsules/pods are widely available, whereas with some manufacturers you can only buy them from special shops or online.
2.Has one touch cappuccino
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
3.Has integrated milk frother
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
4.Can brew and steam simultaneously
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
With a double boiler or heat exchanger system, you can brew and steam milk at the same time. This has an advantage over single boiler machines where you have to wait between brewing and steaming for the temperature to adjust.
5.number of drinks

34

34

For machines which accept coffee capsules/pods, each one can create a different drink, including teas and hot chocolates. More types of drink available gives you a greater range of choice.

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
Ground coffee, especially if freshly roasted and ground, results in much better quality coffee than the kind of results you get with pods or capsules.
2.Uses coffee pods
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
The machine uses coffee pods or capsules, which offer different flavors and types of coffee.

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