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Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo

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Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo review: specs and price

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
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Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo

Why is Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo better than the average?

  • Dump box capacity
    ?

    14vs13.34
  • Bean hopper capacity
    ?

    350gvs266.53g
  • Volume
    43512cm³vs88091.53cm³

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
?

Best

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo

2.3kg

16.5kg

2.height
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

235mm

370mm

3.volume
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

8503.71cm³

43512cm³

4.thickness
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Best

Bosch Tassimo Joy

109mm

420mm

5.width
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Best

DeLonghi Pixie

111mm

280mm

Components

1.Has burr grinder
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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 Xelsis Evo
2.Has an integrated grinder
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The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
3.Cup clearance is adjustable
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An adjustable cup clearance is useful when you wish to use larger cups and mugs, such as when making a latte macchiato.

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
4.Has a steam wand
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It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
5.dump box capacity
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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.

Best

Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

20

14

6.bean hopper capacity
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A bigger bean hopper means that you have to refill it less often.

Best

Nuova Simonelli Prontobar

800g

350g

Water source

1.water tank capacity
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With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.

Best

Quick Mill Monza Deluxe

3l

1.6l

2.Has a removable water tank
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The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo

Maintenance

1.Automatic milk circuit cleaning
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The machine automatically cleans the milk circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
2.Has cleaning alert
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The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo
3.Automatic coffee circuit rinse
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The machine automatically cleans the coffee circuit, meaning that the machine requires a minimal amount of cleaning.

Philips Saeco Xelsis Evo

Features

1.Has integrated milk frother
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With an integrated milk frother, the machine can automatically produce frothed milk for use in cappuccinos and other drinks.

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

Best

DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM 6620

1l

0.5l

3.number of grind settings
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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.

Best

Philips Saeco Royal Gran Crema

18

8

4.Can brew and steam simultaneously
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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 Xelsis Evo

Miscellaneous

1.Uses ground coffee
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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 Xelsis Evo

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