73points

DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620

69points

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo

DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
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DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620 vs Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo

DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo

Why is DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620 better than Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo?

  • 12.5% larger water tank
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    1.8lvs1.6l
  • Has one touch cappuccino
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  • Has a hot water outlet
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  • 5 more grind settings
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    13vs8
  • Has a pre-infusion function
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  • Has cup warmer
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  • Indicates when drip tray is full
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  • Has sleep mode
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Why is Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo better than DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620?

  • 40% bigger bean hopper
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    350gvs250g
  • 10mm shorter
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    370mmvs380mm
  • 5mm narrower
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    280mmvs285mm
  • 4.34% less body volume
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    43512cm³vs45486cm³

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General info

1.thickness

420mm

420mm

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

13.5kg

16.5kg

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

380mm

370mm

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

285mm

280mm

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

45486cm³

43512cm³

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 touch screen
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.Has burr grinder
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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.
3.Has an integrated grinder
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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 Xelsis Evo
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 Xelsis Evo
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

14

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 Xelsis Evo
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
2.water tank capacity

1.8l

1.6l

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
3.Has integrated filter
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
4.Has a hot water outlet
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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 is transparent
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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 Xelsis Evo
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 Xelsis Evo
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 Xelsis Evo
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
4.Prevents overheating
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.
5.Indicates when drip tray is full
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
6.Has sleep mode
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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 PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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 PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
3.number of grind settings

13

8

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.
4.Has a pre-infusion function
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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.
5.Can brew and steam simultaneously
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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.
6.milk frother capacity

1l

0.5l

A larger integrated frother means it is possible to create more frothed milk for use in coffee-based drinks such as cappuccinos.

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620
Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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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