63points

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117

55points

Gaggia Brera

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
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DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117 vs Gaggia Brera

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera

Why is DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117 better than Gaggia Brera?

  • 1.5x larger water tank
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    1.8lvs1.2l
  • Has integrated filter
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  • 6 Greater dump box capacity
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    14vs8
  • Has one touch cappuccino
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  • Automatic coffee circuit rinse
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  • Indicates when drip tray is full
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  • 8 more grind settings
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    13vs5
  • 25mm thinner
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    430mmvs455mm

Why is Gaggia Brera better than DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117?

  • Has burr grinder
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  • Has cleaning alert
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  • Has integrated milk frother
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  • Has cup warmer
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  • Has a display
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  • 500g lighter
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    8.5kgvs9000g

Price comparison

Gaggia Brera

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$514.15
Gaggia Brera AmazonGaggia Anima Prestige Automatic Coffee M...Gaggia Anima Prestige Automatic Coffee Machine, Super Automatic Frothing for Latte, Macchiato, Cappuccino and Espresso Drinks with Programmable Options
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$874.44
Gaggia Brera AmazonPhilips Carina 1200-Series Compact Super...Philips Carina 1200-Series Compact Super-Automatic All-In-One Programmable Espresso Machine w/Panarello Steam Wand - EP1220/04
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$499.00
Gaggia Brera AmazonPhilips 3200 Series Fully Automatic Espr...Philips 3200 Series Fully Automatic Espresso Machine w/ LatteGo, Black, EP3241/54
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$999.99
Gaggia Brera AmazonGaggia RI9380/46 Classic Pro Espresso Ma...Gaggia RI9380/46 Classic Pro Espresso Machine, Solid, Brushed Stainless Steel
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$449.00
Gaggia Brera AmazonBreville BES840XL Infuser Espresso Machi...Breville BES840XL Infuser Espresso Machine, Brushed Stainless Steel
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$579.95
Gaggia Brera AmazonGaggia Anima Coffee and Espresso Machine...Gaggia Anima Coffee and Espresso Machine, Includes Steam Wand for Manual Frothing for Lattes and Cappuccinos with Programmable Options
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$630.23
Gaggia Brera AmazonJura ENA 1 Automatic Coffee Machine, 1, ...Jura ENA 1 Automatic Coffee Machine, 1, Micro Black
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$789.00
Gaggia Brera AmazonGaggia Velasca Espresso Machine, Black
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$549.00
Gaggia Brera AmazonRancilio Silvia Espresso Machine with Ir...Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine with Iron Frame and Stainless Steel Side Panels, 11.4 by 13.4-Inch
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$735.00

General info

1.thickness

430mm

455mm

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.
2.weight

9kg

8.5kg

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.
3.height

351mm

425mm

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

238mm

330mm

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

35921.34cm³

63813.75cm³

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 burr grinder
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
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.
2.Has an integrated grinder
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
3.Cup clearance is adjustable
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
4.Has a steam wand
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
5.dump box capacity

14

8

The 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.
6.Has cup warmer
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
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.

Water source

1.water tank capacity

1.8l

1.2l

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
2.Has a removable water tank
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
3.Has integrated filter
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.

Maintenance

1.Has cleaning alert
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
2.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
3.Indicates when drip tray is full
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
4.Has sleep mode
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.

Features

1.Has integrated milk frother
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
2.Has one touch cappuccino
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
3.Has a pre-infusion function
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
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.
4.number of grind settings

13

5

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 21.117
Gaggia Brera
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.

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