37points

Delonghi EC 850.M

48points

DeLonghi EC 860

Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
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28 facts in comparison

Delonghi EC 850.M vs DeLonghi EC 860

Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
37
points
Delonghi EC 850.M
48
points
DeLonghi EC 860

Why is Delonghi EC 850.M better than DeLonghi EC 860?

  • 1 more programmable buttons
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    5vs4

Why is DeLonghi EC 860 better than Delonghi EC 850.M?

  • 200g lighter
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    6.8kgvs7000g
  • Has a pre-infusion function
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  • 10mm thinner
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    310mmvs320mm
  • 7mm narrower
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    268mmvs275mm
  • 1mm shorter
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    305mmvs306mm
  • 5.9% less body volume
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    25339.4cm³vs26928cm³

Price comparison

DeLonghi EC 860

ProductStorePrice
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonOEM Delonghi Two Cup Filter Assembly Shi...OEM Delonghi Two Cup Filter Assembly Shipped With EC860, EC-860, ECF01, ECI341, ECO311
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$17.98
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonDeLonghi EC702 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Make...DeLonghi EC702 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Maker, Stainless
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$219.94
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonDeLonghi America, EC685M Dedica Deluxe E...DeLonghi America, EC685M Dedica Deluxe Espresso, Silver
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$299.95
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonDelonghi EC680M Dedica 15-Bar Pump Espre...Delonghi EC680M Dedica 15-Bar Pump Espresso Machine, Stainless Steel
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$278.10
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonDe'Longhi EcoDecalk Descaler, Eco-Friend...De'Longhi EcoDecalk Descaler, Eco-Friendly Universal Descaling Solution for Coffee & Espresso Machines, 16.90 oz (5 uses)
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$14.99
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonBreville BES810BSSUSC Duo Temp Pro Espre...Breville BES810BSSUSC Duo Temp Pro Espresso Machine, Stainless Steel,medium
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$349.99
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonDeLonghi BCO430 Combination Pump Espress...DeLonghi BCO430 Combination Pump Espresso and 10-Cup Drip Coffee Machine with Frothing Wand, Silver and Black
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$354.97
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonDeLonghi ECAM22110SB Compact Automatic C...DeLonghi ECAM22110SB Compact Automatic Cappuccino, Latte and Espresso Machine
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$849.95
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonDe'Longhi Dinamica Automatic Coffee & Es...De'Longhi Dinamica Automatic Coffee & Espresso Machine TrueBrew (Iced-Coffee), Burr Grinder + Descaling Solution, Cleaning Brush & Bean Shaped Icecube Tray, White & Water Filter, White - DLSC002
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$919.90
DeLonghi EC 860 AmazonBreville ESP8XL Cafe Roma Stainless Espr...Breville ESP8XL Cafe Roma Stainless Espresso Maker
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$219.99

General info

1.weight

7kg

6.8kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

320mm

310mm

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.Uses ground coffee
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
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.
4.width

275mm

268mm

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

306mm

305mm

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

26928cm³

25339.4cm³

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 commercial steam wand
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
It comes with a commercial style steam wand as opposed to a pannarello steam wand. These are harder to master but can allow you to produce better, richer milk froth.
2.Has a steam wand
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
3.Has a 58mm portafilter
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
A 58mm portafilter is the most common size in the industry, offering a greater range of accessories to purchase such as portafilter baskets and tampers.
4.Has an integrated grinder
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
5.Has anti-burn steam wand
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
Steam wands are a fairly common source of burns when using espresso machines. An anti-burn steam wand has a lining inside that prevents the wand from getting scalding hot.
6.Has a display
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Water source

1.Water tank is transparent
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
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.
2.Has integrated filter
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
3.Has a removable water tank
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
4.Has a hot water outlet
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
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 capacity

1l

1l

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
6.Has direct water connection
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
The coffee machine can connect directly to the water supply. This ensures you never have to refill the machine with water.

Maintenance

1.Indicates when drip tray is full
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
2.Has cleaning alert
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
3.Has sleep mode
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
4.Prevents overheating
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

Features

1.Has a pre-infusion function
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
With a pre-infusion function you get a low pressure of water before it ramps up to around 9 bar of pressure. This gently expands the grinds to get a smooth extraction and to help prevent channeling in the cake.
2.programmable buttons

5

4

These 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.
3.Has a shot timer
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
The time taken to pull an espresso shot is one of four key elements, and should be around 19-22 seconds. Once you have the grind, dose and tamp correct, you can use the shot clock to time the pull perfectly.
4.Can brew and steam simultaneously
Delonghi EC 850.M
DeLonghi EC 860
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.

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