Best super-automatic coffee machines of February 2021: ranking and price comparison

Super-automatic coffee machines (1 - 5)
Jura Impressa J9.3 One Touch TFTMiele CVA6805Jura Impressa Z7 One TouchPhilips Saeco Royal Gran CremaJura Impressa S9 One TouchGaggia AccademiaDeLonghi PrimaDonna S De Luxe ECAM 28.465Philips Saeco XelsisDeLonghi Perfecta ESAM 5600Jura Impressa C9 One Touch
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Jura Impressa J9.3 One Touch TFT
Miele CVA6805
Jura Impressa Z7 One Touch
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
Jura Impressa S9 One Touch
Gaggia Accademia
DeLonghi PrimaDonna S De Luxe ECAM 28.465
Philips Saeco Xelsis
DeLonghi Perfecta ESAM 5600
Jura Impressa C9 One Touch
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Summary
Summary
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General info
Warranty periodWhen covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Warranty periodWhen covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.N.A.N.A.2
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Components
Adjustable cup clearanceAn adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
Adjustable cup clearanceAn adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
Integrated grinderThe espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
Integrated grinderThe espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
Burr grinderA burr grinder works in such a way that you can get a consistent, uniform size of grind each time, which is one of the key aspects of getting great tasting espresso. On the other hand an inferior blade grinder often leaves you with an inconsistent grind.
Burr grinderA burr grinder works in such a way that you can get a consistent, uniform size of grind each time, which is one of the key aspects of getting great tasting espresso. On the other hand an inferior blade grinder often leaves you with an inconsistent grind.
Touch screenYou can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Touch screenYou can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Dump box capacityThe machine automatically deposits the used coffee grounds or pods into the dump box after extraction. The dump box capacity shows how many drinks you can create before it is full.
Dump box capacityThe machine automatically deposits the used coffee grounds or pods into the dump box after extraction. The dump box capacity shows how many drinks you can create before it is full.16
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Water source
Water tank capacityWith a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
Water tank capacityWith a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.2.1l
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Removable water tankThe water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
Removable water tankThe water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
Hot water outletA hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
Hot water outletA hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
Integrated water filterAn integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
Integrated water filterAn integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
Transparent water tankWith 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.
Transparent water tankWith 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.
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Maintenance
Cleaning alertThe machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
Cleaning alertThe machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
Full drip tray alertWith a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
Full drip tray alertWith a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
Sleep modeAfter a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
Sleep modeAfter a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
Automatic coffee circuit rinseThe machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
Automatic coffee circuit rinseThe machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
Automatic milk circuit cleaningThe machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
Automatic milk circuit cleaningThe machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
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Features
Number of grind settingsA higher number of grind settings gives you more flexibility when choosing the fineness of your ground coffee. The particle size is important as a grind which is too coarse can produce weak tasting espresso, whereas a grind which is too fine can lead to a bitter taste.
Number of grind settingsA higher number of grind settings gives you more flexibility when choosing the fineness of your ground coffee. The particle size is important as a grind which is too coarse can produce weak tasting espresso, whereas a grind which is too fine can lead to a bitter taste.N.A.N.A.6
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Programmable buttonsThese buttons can be programmed for different types of coffee such as an espresso, doppio or ristretto. This means once you have mastered a particular style of coffee, you can get it the same every time.
Programmable buttonsThese buttons can be programmed for different types of coffee such as an espresso, doppio or ristretto. This means once you have mastered a particular style of coffee, you can get it the same every time.N.A.N.A.0
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Integrated milk frotherWith an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
Integrated milk frotherWith an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
One touch cappuccinoWith one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
One touch cappuccinoWith one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
Not restricted to proprietary capsules/podsThis means that the capsules/pods are widely available, whereas with some manufacturers you can only buy them from special shops or online.
Not restricted to proprietary capsules/podsThis means that the capsules/pods are widely available, whereas with some manufacturers you can only buy them from special shops or online.
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