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Philips GC9690/86 PerfectCare Elite Plus review

£550.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Steam generator
  • Corded
Reviewed

This top of the range GC9690/86 PerfectCare steam generator by Philips packs in loads of advanced features, designed to help you spend as little time behind your ironing board as possible. These include a high-tech ionic soleplate, single-temperature technology and a powerful continuous steam output. But do these justify the very high price? Read our Philips GC9690/86 review to find out if it’s any good at smoothing out creased clothes.

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We have tested 172 steam irons and found that there are 5 Don't Buys and 24 Best Buys.
Range of Steam iron scores
  1. 36%
    Lowest score
  2. 64%
    Average score
  3. 87%
    Highest score
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