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Russell Hobbs 18096 review

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Russell Hobbs 18096 review

Review Contents

Features

  • The 2 Slices toaster has a reheat function.
  • It features a cancel setting to cancel the toasting process at any time.
  • It offers a frozen function, perfect for when you discover that emergency loaf at the back of the freezer.
  • Variable browning settings for perfect toast every time.
  • The cord storage makes sure that unsightly cables can be tucked away.
  • The 2 Slices toaster toaster features A High-lift facility to enable access to smaller breaded items.

Review

This chart shows the ratings for Russell Hobbs 18096 toaster including, features, functions, design, safety, ease of use, price and users ratings.

This chart shows the ratings for Russell Hobbs 18096 toaster including, features, functions, design, safety, ease of use, price and users ratings.

It comes with wide slots that help toast different sizes and shapes of bread and the russell hobbs toaster comes with 2 slots. The toaster includes a frozen bread function allowing you to cook straight from frozen and the 2 slices toaster comes with a reheat function to give your toast a quick blast without going through a whole toasting cycle again.

It also comes with variable browning controls and in addition, there is a removable crumb tray that make cleaning and maintenance easy. There is a cancel function that allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and the 18096 is made of stainless steel. It can toast up to two slices of bread at a time.

The cord storage helps keep your worktop tidy. The 18096 appliance has 2 years warranty and the hi lift facility enables you to remove your toasted items with ease. It has a modern style.

Brand

Russell Hobbs is a British manufacturer of household appliances. Peter Hobbs founded the company in 1952 in Failsworth, Greater Mancheste, England, United Kingdom. Russell Hobbs specialises in kettles, toasters, coffee machines, irons, steam generators, food preparation, hand mixers, stand mixers, food processors, hand blenders, jug blenders, kitchen accessories, choppers, cooking, baking, food steamers, slow cookers, sandwich makers, breadmakers, deep fryers, mini ovens, mini hobs, entertaining, air fryers, rice cookers, microwaves, vacuum cleaners and homewares.

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Considerations

What should your consider when deciding to buy the Russell Hobbs toaster?

If you are considering buying the RUSSELL HOBBS Texas 18096 you should consider the following:

  • This toaster can heat 2 slices at once. It is also has a compact size, so it doesn't take too much space on your kitchen counter. Although, it is not as suitable for families as a four-slice toaster is.

Prices

What is the price of the RUSSELL HOBBS Texas 18096 ?

The 18096 cheapest price is £31.99 in UK.

You can compare this toaster price with similar Russell Hobbs toasters with 2 Slices in the table below:

Toaster Brand Country Price
Russell Hobbs 18800 2 slices black plastic toaster Russell Hobbs UK £11.99
Russell Hobbs 23861 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
Russell Hobbs 23863 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
Russell Hobbs 23862 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
Russell Hobbs 23860 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99

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There are various Russell Hobbs toasters that cost less than this 18096 that you could consider, but the cheapest model is the Russell Hobbs 18800 2 slices black plastic toaster costing £11.99 (last checked on 23 January 2019).

Stockists

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Ratings

In this section, you can compare the Russell Hobbs toaster ratings.

The following table shows the ratings for RUSSELL HOBBS Texas , including feature name, rating and review:

Feature Rating Review
Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Functions 4 out 5 stars Good
Safety 3 out 5 stars Average
Design 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Ease of use 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Price 4 out 5 stars Good
Users 4 out 5 stars Good
Overall Rating 4.3 out 5 stars Good

We determine a toaster's feature score by scoring the toaster's specification features and then adding the scores to determine whether the product has a great specification.

This table lists the RUSSELL HOBBS Texas ratings found on these online sites listed below:

Toaster (Website) Review Price Rating Last Checked
Russell Hobbs 18096 (argos.co.uk) Very Good £24.99 4.5 9 January 2019

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Very Good Rating

argos.co.uk🗗 website users rate the RUSSELL HOBBS Texas as a very good toaster.

Specifications

Here you can view the 18096 full specification list of features.

Features Value
Name RUSSELL HOBBS Texas 18096 2-Slice Toaster - Stainless Steel, Stainless Steel 2Slice
Brand Russell Hobbs
Model number 18096
Range Name RUSSELL HOBBS Texas
Colour Stainless Steel
Best Price £31.99 at Currys
Number of slices 2 Slices
Variable browning Yes
Defrost function Yes
Cancel function Yes
Reheat function Yes
Number of slots 2 Slots
Wide slots Yes
Removable crumb tray Yes
High lift facility Yes
Warranty 2 Years Warranty
Cord Storage Yes
Material Stainless Steel
EAN 5038061036275
Style Modern
Finish Polished

This table consists of Russell Hobbs toaster feature names and feature values.

Comparisons

Compare the Russell Hobbs toaster with the best toaster models with similar features.

Russell Hobbs 18096 comparisons table
Bosch TAT3A011GB Toaster Village Collection 2 Slice in White

Bosch TAT3A011GB

Its wide slots are roomy enough for hand-cut bread or bagels and the reheat function is great if you've ever accidentally left your toast in the slot to go cold. In addition, this model has cord storage and you can thaw out frozen bread with the defrost setting. The TAT3A011GB comes with a removable crumb tray, so it’s really easy to clean afterwards and it also features cool touch housing for extra safety. The bread is kept centred with this toaster's self-centring system and it has a mid cycle cancel function. It's got an extra lift feature to make getting toast out of the toaster easier and the tat3a011gb 's variable browning ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking. The cheapest price is £39 from Electricshop.

Read full review of Bosch TAT3A011GB.

Russell Hobbs 23862 DARWIN 2 Slice Toaster in Black

Russell Hobbs 23862

It comes with cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and the reheat function is great if you've ever accidentally left your toast in the slot to go cold. Also, there is a variable browning control feature, so you can make toast just the way you like it and the 23862 has cool touch design for safe operation. It has a cancel function which lets you stay in control of the toasting cycle and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the toaster features a removable crumb tray. It comes with a defrost function and removable crumb trays for easy cleaning. The cheapest price is £17 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Russell Hobbs 23862.

Swan ST17020REDN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Metallic Red Chrome

Swan ST17020REDN

It comes with a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and the toaster features a cool touch design. In addition, it has an automatic shut off and if you've ever accidentally left your toast in the slot to go cold, then the handy reheat setting is for you. There is cord storage to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and high lift mechanism to remove small items easily. The variable browning control will ensure that your toast has the correct degree of browning every time and the st17020redn has a defrost option – which is ideal for those times when need to thaw bread for breakfast. There also is a mid cycle cancel button. The cheapest price is £24.95 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST17020REDN.

Swan ST17020CREN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Cream Chrome

Swan ST17020CREN

The Swan toaster's Hi Lift facility enables you to remove your toasted items with ease and a defrost cycle for frozen sliced bread. To cancel your toasting cycle, there is a cancel setting and you can ensure that the toast is toasted right each time with the variable browning control. It has cord storage - unsightly cables can be tucked away and it offers a cool touch design. The toasting process can be stopped at any time by pressing the cancel button and the crumb tray also makes clean-up very easy - simply remove it from the main appliance and empty it into the bin. The auto shut-off provides added safety and peace of mind. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST17020CREN.

Swan ST17020BLKN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Black Chrome

Swan ST17020BLKN

There is a cancel function that allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and the st17020blkn appliance has a defrost option – which is ideal for those times when need to thaw bread for breakfast. It also comes with an adjustable browning feature that lets you specify exactly how you like you toast and for added safety and peace of mind, it has a cool touch design body. The cord-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy and easy to remove tray lets you dispose of crumbs easily. It features a High-lift feature for easy removal of smaller slices of bread and this model's reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning. For added safety and peace of mind the toaster has an auto shut-off. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST17020BLKN.

Swan ST20010HON Fearne by Swan 2 Slice Toaster in Pale Honey

Swan ST20010HON

It’s low-maintenance, with a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and this toaster comes with cool touch housing for extra safety. The toaster's high lift design makes it is easy to take out the toasted bread and the toaster comes with variable browning control ensuring you get perfect toast. It comes with an automatic shut off and this model also offers a re-heat facility that can be used if your toast has popped up and gone cold. There is a defrost function so you can toast bread straight from the freezer and if you're worried about a slice getting burnt – the mid-cycle cancel feature lets you save your breakfast. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST20010HON.

Swan ST20010PKN Fearne by Swan 2 Slice Toaster in Peacock

Swan ST20010PKN

For added safety and peace of mind the toaster has an auto shut-off and the swan toaster includes a frozen bread function allowing you to cook straight from frozen. For added safety and peace of mind it has cool touch design and there are several toast settings for perfect browning whatever your preference. This model offers a re-heat facility that can be used if your toast has popped up and gone cold and additionally, this model has a high lift function which makes it easy to remove your toast. There is an easy to access crumb tray and the cancel setting allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST20010PKN.

Dualit 26213 Lite Toaster 2 Slice Peek & Pop Canvas White

Dualit 26213

It comes with deep slots and with several different browning levels, everyone will be able to get their toast exactly how they like it. A removable crumb tray is great to make it easy to clean and the bagel setting which warms one side and toasts the other. This toaster features a High-lift facility to enable access to smaller breaded items and it also comes with cord storage. If you’ve just discovered that emergency loaf of bread in the freezer you can use the defrost option and a reheat setting lets you gently reheat toast that has gone cold. It also comes with a cancel function and the wide slots allow you to accommodate bread of various thicknesses. The cheapest price is £54.9 from Go Electrical.

Read full review of Dualit 26213.

Bosch TAT8613GB STYLINE Range 2 Slice Toaster in Gloss Black

Bosch TAT8613GB

The TAT8613GB can accommodate a variety of breads and the bread centring guide ensures your bread is toasted evenly on both sides. It also comes with cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and the 2 slices toaster comes with a defrost function that thaws bread quickly. A cancel function allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and also, there is a variable width function, this model is ideal for those who are partial to both chunky and thin sliced toast. Variable browning control to choose your perfect browning level and the 2 slices toaster's high lift design makes it is easy to take out the toasted bread. Additionally, there is a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and the reheat function is great for reheating toast without over browning. It comes with cool walls. The cheapest price is £59 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Bosch TAT8613GB.

TEFAL Toast 'n' Egg TT550015 2-Slice Toaster

Tefal TT550015

There is a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold and there is a defrost function which automatically lengthens the toasting time. Variable browning control - Allows you to set the browning of your toast so you can have your toast just the way you like it and a removable crumb tray for an effortlessly clear worktop. Designed with extra-wide slots with space for thick slices and bagels and high lift feature for the easy removal of small slices. The cool sidewalls help to keep fingers safe from burning when using the appliance and the toaster has a bagel function to toast your bread inside while warming the outside, reducing the power of the outside heating elements. If you need to remove the toast before the cycle is complete, you can press the Cancel button. The cheapest price is £53.99 from Currys.

Read full review of Tefal TT550015.

Verdict

Should I buy the 18096 appliance or not?

This 18096 has 2 slices capacity, modern style, polished finish, stainless steel colour, variable browning control, reheat function, cancel function, defrost function and the cheapest price is £31.99 at currys. It also has wide slots and high lift facility.

There are some alternative toasters to the 18096 that you should consider, which have the same main features, including Tower T20009W6, Tower T20013, Russell Hobbs 18800, Tower T20013W, Russell Hobbs 23862, Russell Hobbs 23860, Russell Hobbs 23861, Russell Hobbs 23863, Elgento 5102400024 and 5 Star Facilities 700W.

This toaster has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Instructions manual

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