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Philips GC6740 FastCare Compact review

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Key features
  • Steam generator
  • Corded
Expert review

The Philips GC6740 FastCare Compact is one of the brand's cheaper steam generator irons. But does it work as well as more expensive models – and how easy is it to use and clean? We put it through our rigorous ironing tests to find out. See the results in our full steam generator iron review.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • How well does it iron?
  • How durable is it?
  • How easy is it to use and clean?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

August 2021

Released

November 2020

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 125 steam irons and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 15 Best Buys.
Range of Steam iron scores
  1. 45%
    Lowest score
  2. 66%
    Average score
  3. 87%
    Highest score
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