Best super-automatic coffee machines of May 2022: ranking and price comparison

Super-automatic coffee machines (1 - 5)
DeLonghi PrimaDonna S De Luxe ECAM 28.465Philips Saeco Royal Gran CremaDeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 3600DeLonghi PrimaDonna XS De Luxe ETAM 36.365DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620Jura Impressa Z7 One TouchGaggia AccademiaJura Impressa S9 One TouchPhilips Saeco XelsisDeLonghi PrimaDonna Exclusive ESAM 6900.M
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DeLonghi PrimaDonna S De Luxe ECAM 28.465
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM 3600
DeLonghi PrimaDonna XS De Luxe ETAM 36.365
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Jura Impressa Z7 One Touch
Gaggia Accademia
Jura Impressa S9 One Touch
Philips Saeco Xelsis
DeLonghi PrimaDonna Exclusive ESAM 6900.M
Best price
Best price
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.2
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Coffee podsThe machine uses coffee pods or capsules, which offer different flavors and types of coffee.
Coffee podsThe machine uses coffee pods or capsules, which offer different flavors and types of coffee.
Ground coffeeGround coffee, especially if freshly roasted and ground, results in much better quality coffee than the kind of results you get with pods or capsules.
Ground coffeeGround coffee, especially if freshly roasted and ground, results in much better quality coffee than the kind of results you get with pods or capsules.
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Components
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.
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.
Steam wandIt has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
Steam wandIt has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
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.14
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Water source
Removable water tankThe water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
Removable water tankThe water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
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.2l
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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.
PID controllerA PID controller controls the temperature of the boiler electronically. It offers a far greater degree of accuracy and consistency than a regular, mechanical thermostat used to control temperature. This is very important as a temperature of around 92°C to 96°C is key to pulling the perfect espresso.
PID controllerA PID controller controls the temperature of the boiler electronically. It offers a far greater degree of accuracy and consistency than a regular, mechanical thermostat used to control temperature. This is very important as a temperature of around 92°C to 96°C is key to pulling the perfect espresso.
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Maintenance
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.
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.
Cleaning alertThe machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
Cleaning alertThe machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
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Features
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.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.
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.13
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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.
Simultaneous brewing and steamingWith 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.
Simultaneous brewing and steamingWith 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.
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