Best super-automatic coffee machines of February 2020: ranking and price comparison

Which are the best super-automatic coffee machines of 2020?

Best super-automatic coffee machines of 2020 (1 - 5)
super-automatic coffee machine comparison
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super-automatic coffee machine comparison
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Gaggia Accademia
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Miele CVA6805
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Jura Impressa F50 Classic
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Miele CVA6800
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Jura Impressa Z7 One Touch
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Jura Impressa J9.3 One Touch TFT
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Jura Impressa S9 One Touch
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DeLonghi PrimaDonna S De Luxe ECAM 28.465
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Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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Philips Saeco Xelsis
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Gaggia Accademia
100points
Miele CVA6805
93points
Jura Impressa F50 Classic
86points
Miele CVA6800
85points
Jura Impressa Z7 One Touch
84points
Jura Impressa J9.3 One Touch TFT
83points
Jura Impressa S9 One Touch
82points
DeLonghi PrimaDonna S De Luxe ECAM 28.465
81points
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
81points
Philips Saeco Xelsis
80points
Best price
Best price
Summary
Summary
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Pros
Pros
  • More programmable buttons
  • Touch screen
  • Larger water tank
  • More programmable buttons
  • Touch screen
  • Larger water tank
  • Larger water tank
  • Touch screen
  • Larger water tank
  • Simultaneous brewing and steaming
  • Transparent water tank
  • Simultaneous brewing and steaming
  • More programmable buttons
  • Simultaneous brewing and steaming
Cons
Cons
  • Water tank capacity
  • Automatic coffee circuit rinse
  • Full drip tray alert
  • Removable water tank
  • Cleaning alert
  • Integrated water filter
  • Full drip tray alert
  • Water tank capacity
  • Integrated milk frother
  • Automatic milk circuit cleaning
  • Removable water tank
  • Steam wand
  • Integrated water filter
  • Cleaning alert
  • Automatic coffee circuit rinse
  • Full drip tray alert
    • Water tank capacity
    • Burr grinder
    • Steam wand
    • Steam wand
    • Water tank capacity
    • Warranty period
    • Cleaning alert
    • Water tank capacity
    • Burr grinder
    • Integrated water filter
    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.2N.A.222N.A.221N.A.
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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.
    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.
    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.
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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.1.6l2.3l1.9l2.3l2.8l2.1l2.7l2l2.2l1.6l
    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
    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.
    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.6N.A.400N.A.N.A.006
    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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