Kettles: Compare features & prices Philips HD4656 review http://www.which.co.uk/home-and-garden/kitchen/reviews/kettles/philips-hd4656/review/
The Philips HD4656 jug kettle boasts a sleek shiny silver finish and some nifty features, such as an illuminated on/off switch so it's easy to tell if it is in operation. We put this Philips jug kettle through its paces in a series of lab tests to see if it made the grade as a Best Buy.
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- Launch date: Jul 2008
- Type: Jug
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The maximum volume of water you can boil, as stated by the manufacturer.
The weight of the empty kettle.
Minimum fill (ml)
The minimum amount of water that you can boil in the kettle, as measured in our lab tests.
If 'yes', then the kettle has a matching toaster.
Reduced temperature settings
What settings, if any, are available which allow you to heat the kettle to less than 100°C.
If 'yes', then the kettle's heating element is hidden from view, usually in the bottom of the kettle. Kettles with exposed elements tend to be harder to clean.
If 'yes', then the kettle fits onto the base from any angle.
If 'yes', then the kettle will not boil unless it has water in it.
If 'yes', then the kettle will switch itself off automatically if lifted off its base.
Cool touch surfaces
Whether the lid and/or handle remain cool enough to touch once the kettle has boiled.
Brita Water Filter
If 'yes', then the kettle has an integrated Brita water filter.