76points

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420

65points

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320

Comparison winner
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32 facts in comparison

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420 vs DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
76
points
DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
65
points
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320

Why is DeLonghi ECAM 23.420 better than DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320?

  • Has burr grinder
    ?
  • Has cup warmer
    ?
  • Has a hot water outlet
    ?
  • Has integrated milk frother
    ?
  • 3.71% less body volume
    34590.92cm³vs35921.34cm³
  • 13mm shorter
    338mmvs351mm

Why is DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320 better than DeLonghi ECAM 23.420?

  • 4 more programmable buttons
    ?

    4vs0
  • Has a steam wand
    ?

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
?

Best

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

2.3kg

9kg

9kg

2.volume
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

34590.92cm³

35921.34cm³

3.height
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

338mm

351mm

4.thickness
?

Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

430mm

430mm

5.width
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

238mm

238mm

Components

1.Has burr grinder
?

A 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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
2.has a touch screen
?

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

For example

Pronto ME 712

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
3.Has an integrated grinder
?

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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
4.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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
5.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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
6.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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
?

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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
2.water tank capacity
?

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

Best

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

3l

1.8l

1.8l

3.Has integrated filter
?

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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
4.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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320

Maintenance

1.Has sleep mode
?

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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
2.Prevents overheating
?

It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

For example

Krups Maestria

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
3.Indicates when drip tray is full
?

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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
4.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
?

The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
5.Automatic milk circuit cleaning
?

The machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320

Features

1.programmable buttons
?

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.

Best

Philips Saeco Xelsis

6

0

4

2.Has one touch cappuccino
?

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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
3.Has integrated milk frother
?

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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
4.Has a pre-infusion function
?

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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
5.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

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320
6.number of grind settings
?

A 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.

Best

Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

18

13

13

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.

DeLonghi ECAM 23.420
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.320

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