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Hotpoint NT M10 81 review

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Key features
  • Heat pump
  • Freestanding
  • Medium
Expert review

Energy efficient heat pump tumble dryers can cost up to £1,000, so it's tempting to consider the Hotpoint NT M10 81, which retails for under £400. It might offer the holy grail of a low upfront price and minimal running costs, but can it actually dry your clothes? And does it take an age to do it? See how this tumble dryer performed in our test lab by reading the full review.

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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?

April 2019

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 123 tumble dryers and found that there are 13 Don't Buys and 43 Best Buys.
Range of Tumble dryer scores
  1. 34%
    Lowest score
  2. 64%
    Average score
  3. 82%
    Highest score
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