57points

Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260

62points

Philips Saeco Vienna

Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260 vs Philips Saeco Vienna

Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna

Why is Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260 better than Philips Saeco Vienna?

  • 5.88% larger water tank
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    1.8lvs1.7l
  • Has a hot water outlet
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  • Automatic coffee circuit rinse
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has cup warmer
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  • Has a display
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  • Water tank is transparent
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  • 63mm shorter
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    330mmvs393mm

Why is Philips Saeco Vienna better than Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260?

  • Uses ground coffee
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  • Has a removable water tank
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  • Has cleaning alert
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  • 1 Greater dump box capacity
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    15vs14
  • 23.64% bigger bean hopper
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    340gvs275g
  • 9mm thinner
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    356mmvs365mm

Price comparison

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

365mm

356mm

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.height

330mm

393mm

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

245mm

381mm

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

29510.25cm³

53304.95cm³

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
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
3.Cup clearance is adjustable
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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

15

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
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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.Has a removable water tank
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
2.water tank capacity

1.8l

1.7l

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
3.Has integrated filter
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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.Has cleaning alert
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
2.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

Features

1.Has integrated milk frother
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
2.Has a pre-infusion function
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
Krups Espresseria Automatic Premium EA8260
Philips Saeco Vienna
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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