20 facts in comparison
Bosch Tassimo Joy
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.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.
It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
A bigger bean hopper means that you have to refill it less often.
Nuova Simonelli Prontobar
With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
Quick Mill Monza Deluxe
A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
After a certain period of being idle, the device will switch to a sleep mode to conserve power.
The machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
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.
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.