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Philips PerfectCare Expert Plus GC8942/26 review

£225.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Steam generator
  • Corded
Expert review

The PerfectCare Expert Plus GC8942/26 is a top-of-the-range steam generator from the big ironing brand Philips. 'Optimal Temp' technology should save you fiddling with the settings and waiting for the temperature to change between fabrics. But does this steam generator make ironing easy enough to cut down ironing time overall? Our lab tests reveal all - read out full PerfectCare Expert Plus review to find out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

December 2018

Released

July 2018

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 140 steam irons and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 19 Best Buys.
Range of Steam iron scores
  1. 45%
    Lowest score
  2. 67%
    Average score
  3. 87%
    Highest score
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