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Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
Top 45%100 points
Top 45%
Top 21%144 points
Top 21%
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
Top specs and features

Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47 vs Philips Saeco Xelsis: 29 facts in comparison

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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
49% have it

2. Has an integrated grinder

The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
74% have it

3. water tank capacity

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
1.5l
Quick Mill Monza Deluxe: 3l
1.6l

4. Has a removable water tank

The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
92% have it

5. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
72% have it

6. Has integrated filter

An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
46% have it

7. Has one touch cappuccino

With one press of a button you can create a cappuccino.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
49% have it

8. dump box capacity

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.
10
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema: 20
14

9. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
92% have it

10. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
55% have it

11. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
62% have it

12. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
42% have it

13. Has integrated milk frother

With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
58% have it

14. 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.
5
Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema: 18
8

15. height

30mm shorter.
340mm
DeLonghi Pixie: 235mm
370mm

16. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
35% have it

17. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
67% have it

18. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
59% have it

19. Automatic coffee circuit rinse

The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
56% have it

20. volume

11.99% less body volume.
38297.6cm³
DeLonghi Pixie: 8503.71cm³
43512cm³

21. Has cleaning alert

The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
47% have it

22. 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.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
22% have it

23. weight

8.1kg lighter.
8kg
Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo: 2.3kg
16.1kg

24. bean hopper capacity

A bigger bean hopper means that you have to refill it less often.
300g
Nuova Simonelli Prontobar: 800g
350g

25. Indicates when drip tray is full

With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
Philips Saeco Intelia HD8751/47
Philips Saeco Xelsis
48% have it

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