73points

DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620

79points

Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620 vs Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

Why is DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620 better than Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema?

  • Has cleaning alert
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.5l larger milk frother
    ?

    1lvs0.5l
  • 1.5kg lighter
    ?

    13.5kgvs15000g
  • 51mm narrower
    ?

    285mmvs336mm
  • 70mm shorter
    ?

    380mmvs450mm
  • 20.83% less body volume
    ?

    45486cm³vs57456cm³

Why is Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema better than DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620?

  • 22.22% larger water tank
    ?

    2.2lvs1.8l
  • Has integrated filter
    ?
  • 6 Greater dump box capacity
    ?

    20vs14
  • 5 more grind settings
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    18vs13
  • 40% bigger bean hopper
    ?

    350gvs250g
  • Water tank is transparent
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  • 40mm thinner
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    380mmvs420mm

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General info

1.warranty period

2

1

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

420mm

380mm

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.weight

13.5kg

15kg

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.
4.width

285mm

336mm

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

380mm

450mm

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

45486cm³

57456cm³

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 PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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 a touch screen
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
3.Has an integrated grinder
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
4.Cup clearance is adjustable
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
5.Has a steam wand
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
6.dump box capacity

14

20

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.

Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
2.water tank capacity

1.8l

2.2l

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
3.Has a hot water outlet
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
4.Has integrated filter
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
5.Has PID controller
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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.
6.Water tank is transparent
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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.

Maintenance

1.Automatic milk circuit cleaning
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
The machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
2.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
3.Has cleaning alert
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
4.Has sleep mode
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
5.Prevents overheating
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.
6.Indicates when drip tray is full
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.

Features

1.programmable buttons

0

0

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.
2.Has one touch cappuccino
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
3.Has integrated milk frother
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
4.Can brew and steam simultaneously
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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.
5.Has a pre-infusion function
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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.
6.number of grind settings

13

18

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 PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema
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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