76points

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110

57points

Philips Saeco Minuto

Comparison winner
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DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110 vs Philips Saeco Minuto

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
76
points
DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
57
points
Philips Saeco Minuto

Why is DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110 better than Philips Saeco Minuto?

  • Has cup warmer
    ?
  • Has one touch cappuccino
    ?
  • Has integrated filter
    ?
  • 8 more grind settings
    ?

    13vs5
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Automatic coffee circuit rinse
    ?
  • Automatic milk circuit cleaning
    ?
  • 78mm thinner
    351mmvs429mm

Why is Philips Saeco Minuto better than DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110?

  • 1.8kg lighter
    7.2kgvs9000g
  • 1 Greater dump box capacity
    ?

    15vs14
  • 25% bigger bean hopper
    ?

    250gvs200g
  • Has a display
    ?
  • 15.75% less body volume
    30437.55cm³vs35921.34cm³
  • 100mm shorter
    330mmvs430mm
  • 23mm narrower
    215mmvs238mm

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
?

Best

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

2.3kg

9kg

7.2kg

2.volume
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

35921.34cm³

30437.55cm³

3.height
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

430mm

330mm

4.thickness
?

Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

351mm

429mm

5.width
?

Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

238mm

215mm

6.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

2

2

1

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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
2.Has an integrated grinder
?

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

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
3.has a touch screen
?

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

For example

Pronto ME 712

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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.

For example

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
?

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

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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.

For example

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
6.Has PID controller
?

A 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.

For example

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto

Maintenance

1.Has sleep mode
?

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

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
2.Has cleaning alert
?

The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

For example

Bosch Tassimo Vivy

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
4.Prevents overheating
?

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

For example

Krups Maestria

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
5.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
?

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

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
6.Automatic milk circuit cleaning
?

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

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto

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

0

2.Has one touch cappuccino
?

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

DeLonghi Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto
5.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

5

6.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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto

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 Magnifica S ECAM 22.110
Philips Saeco Minuto

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