26points

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20

13points

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Comparison winner
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27 facts in comparison

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20 vs Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
26
points
Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
13
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
    ?
  • 20.33% less body volume
    12540.14cm³vs15740.36cm³
  • Water tank is transparent
    ?
  • 49mm thinner
    249mmvs298mm
  • 21mm narrower
    169mmvs190mm

Price comparison

General info

1.height
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

278mm

298mm

2.volume
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

15740.36cm³

12540.14cm³

3.thickness
?

Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

298mm

249mm

4.width
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

190mm

169mm

5.warranty period
?

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

Best

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

2

2

2

Components

1.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Pronto ME 712

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
2.Has an integrated grinder
?

The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
3.Cup clearance is adjustable
?

An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
4.Has cup warmer
?

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.

For example

Krups Gran Maestria

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
5.Has a steam wand
?

It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
6.Has a rotary vane pump
?

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.

For example

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
?

The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
2.water tank capacity
?

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.

Best

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

3l

1.5l

0.7l

3.Has a hot water outlet
?

A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.

For example

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
4.Has integrated filter
?

An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.

For example

Bosch Tassimo Fidelia Plus T65

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
5.Water tank is transparent
?

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.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Maintenance

1.Has sleep mode
?

After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
2.Indicates when drip tray is full
?

With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.

For example

Pronto ME 707

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
3.Has cleaning alert
?

The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy

Features

1.Has one touch cappuccino
?

With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
2.Doesn’t use proprietary capsules
?

This means that the capsules/pods are widely available, whereas with some manufacturers you can only buy them from special shops or online.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
3.Has integrated milk frother
?

With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
4.Can brew and steam simultaneously
?

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.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
5.number of drinks
?

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.

Best

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

34

34

34

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
?

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.

For example

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy
2.Uses coffee pods
?

The machine uses coffee pods or capsules, which offer different flavors and types of coffee.

Bosch Tassimo Amia T20
Bosch Tassimo Vivy

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