Steam irons: Compare features & prices Philips GC2930 Powerlife review http://www.which.co.uk/home-and-garden/laundry-and-cleaning/reviews/steam-irons/philips-gc2930-powerlife/review/
The Philips GC2930 Powerlife steam iron has Philips' premium SteamGlide soleplate, a permanent anti-scale filter and self-clean function to keep limescale at bay. But does the iron generate enough steam to smooth creased fabric with ease? Read our full review to find out.
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Our professional ironer assessed the effort that was needed, the quality of finish and the time taken to get a good result ironing a skirt, shirt and pair of trousers.
We check how successfully the descaling function works to restore the iron to steaming at it's original steam rate and how easy the iron is to descale. For generators with replaceable anti-calcium cartridges this rating also takes into account the number of times a cartridge needs to be replaced.
How quickly the iron heats up from cold to be ready to iron on the three-dot heat setting.
Ease of operation
How easy and comfortable the iron is to use.
An overall rating for convenience, which includes how easy our testers found the product to store and the instructions to read.
Filling the tank
How easy it is to fill the tank with water.
How quickly the iron cools and how easy it is to store.
Subjective rating of how noisy the iron is when using continuous steam. The more stars, the quieter it is.