Need a big mug of morning coffee but short on space? Nespresso might have the answer with its new compact coffee machine - the Vertuo Next.
The Next is a pint-sized follow up to the original Vertuo-line Nespresso machines, which use a different type of coffee pod to produce larger mugfuls than Original-line Nespresso models.
With a width of just 14cm and a 1.1-litre water tank that sits at the back of the machine, its sleek design could be perfect if you struggle for kitchen space.
But does its unusual centrifugal brewing system produce a tasty drink?
Like all Nespresso coffee machines, Vertuo models use disposable coffee pods.
However, the Vertuo range, which includes the Next, and the Vertuo / Vertuo Plus models, uses a different type of coffee pod to the Nespresso Original machines.
This is because Vertuo machines use a different extraction technique (high speed spinning infusion) to make coffee with a thick foamy top. Nespresso Original machines use 19 bar pressure to extract coffee for a traditional espresso.
Vertuo capsules come in three pod sizes. These make five different drink sizes, from an espresso shot (40ml) to a giant Alto (414ml - big mug sized).
Each pod has a barcode around the edge which tells the coffee machine exactly how to make your coffee, including the size.
Bear in mind that you can't use coffee pods from other brands in these machines, so you're limited to Nespresso's selection.
If you're just after a traditional espresso, love your lattes or crave a decent cappuccino, then it could be worth sticking with the original Nespresso machines. There are a wide range of compatible coffee pods from other brands available for Original-line models.
Here are some other small coffee machines to consider to keep you topped up with caffeine at home:
This dinky coffee machine uses Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee pods. It's 17cm wide so should squeeze easily onto your worktop and it's pretty affordable too. Milky drinks are made using milk pods, rather than fresh milk.
Like the Nespresso versions, the pod system makes it quick and simple to make a coffee, but it's worth bearing in mind coffee pods tend to be more expensive per drink than ground coffee or beans, and they can be difficult to recycle.
This cheap traditional coffee machine uses ground coffee and is a Curry's Logik own-brand offering.
It lacks some of the fancier features found on more expensive models, but its simple design and small size (19cm wide) make it an appealing choice if you're in the market for a coffee machine.
It has a steam pipe to froth milk for cappuccinos or lattes and you can make two espressos in one go.
Ground coffee machines allow you to play barista, but they can take a bit of time to get used to, and a bit more clean up.
This bean-to-cup coffee machine grinds beans for each cup you make, and it's one of the cheapest bean-to-cup models we've tested. At just 18cm wide, it's also one of the most compact.
Grinding beans generally works out cheaper than buying coffee pods, and it's fresher than buying pre-ground coffee, but these machines take a little more maintenance to keep in tip top condition.
Prices correct as on 27 July 2020