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Russell Hobbs 20880 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 15 Jan 2019 | Created 22 Dec 2018


Russell Hobbs 20880 review

Review Contents

Features

  • Reheat setting alllows you to quickly reheat your toast.
  • The toaster has a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want.
  • There is a defrost feature that will defrost frozen toast, and then automatically start the toasting cycle.
  • Bagel setting to toast one side whilst warming the other.
  • The 2 Slices toaster offers variable browning control ensuring you get the perfect toast every time.
  • This model has cord storage.

Review

The 20880 is made of stainless steel and the cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. The Russell Hobbs 20880 Compact has 1 year warranty and the variable browning control means you can achieve the perfect golden colour every time.

Additionally, it has a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and the russell hobbs toaster model can toast up to two slices of bread at a time. The 20880 comes with 2 slots and there is a defrost function so you can toast bread straight from the freezer. This model's reheat option can reheat toast quickly and easily.

It also features a cancel setting to cancel the toasting process at any time. Bagel function that toasts the bagel on one side only to prevent the seeds from being burnt.

Brand

Founded in 1952 in Failsworth, Greater Mancheste, Russell Hobbs is a British manufacturer of household appliances. 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 toaster you should consider the following:

  • The toaster can accommodate up to two slices at once. It is compact enough to fit well on your kitchen worktop. But it is not suitable for busy households and families, these are better suited a 4-slice toaster instead.
  • The toaster only comes with a standard one year manufacturer's warranty. There are some other toaster models that have 2 years guarantee/warranty included.

Prices

What is the price of the Russell Hobbs toaster?

The Russell Hobbs toaster cheapest price is £25.99 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 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 Russell Hobbs toaster that you could consider, but the cheapest model is the Russell Hobbs 18800 costing £11.99 (last checked on 15 January 2019).

Stockists

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Ratings

In this section, you can compare the 20880 ratings.

The following table shows the ratings for Russell Hobbs 20880 Compact , including feature name, rating and review:

Feature Rating Review
Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Functions 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Safety 0 out 5 stars No Rating
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 4.0 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 20880 Compact ratings found on these online sites listed below:

Toaster (Website) Review Price Rating Last Checked
Russell Hobbs 20880 (argos.co.uk) Good £19.99 4.0 1 January 2019

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Good Rating

argos.co.uk🗗 website users rate the Russell Hobbs 20880 Compact as a good toaster.

Specifications

Here you can view the Russell Hobbs toaster full specification list of features.

Features Value
Name Russell Hobbs 20880 Compact 2-Slice Toaster - Brushed Stainless Steel
Brand Russell Hobbs
Model number 20880
Colour Stainless Steel
Best Price £25.99 at Robert Dyas
Number of slices 2 Slices
Variable browning Yes
Defrost function Yes
Cancel function Yes
Reheat function Yes
Bagel function Yes
Number of slots 2 Slots
Removable crumb tray Yes
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Cord Storage Yes
Material Stainless Steel
Finish Polished
Suitable for bagels Bagels

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

Comparisons

Compare the 20880 with the best toaster models with similar features.

Russell Hobbs 20880 comparisons table
Bosch TAT3A011GB Toaster Village Collection 2 Slice in White

Bosch TAT3A011GB

The self centring design is ideal for even toasting and the high lift feature is used for easy toast removal. Wide slots help you enjoy a range of toasted bread just the way you like it - from crumpets to burger buns and from bagels to thick slices of bread and the cord-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy. If you have accidentally let your toast go cold then you can use the reheat function and the toaster has a mid cycle cancel function allowing you to cancel your toasting mid cycle if you're in a hurry. There`s a variable browning control for precision toasting and the defrost function automatically lengthens the toasting time. A removable crumb tray makes cleaning quick and simple and the toaster offers a cool touch design. The cheapest price is £39 from Electricshop.

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Morphy Richards Equip Brushed 2 Slice Toaster 222055

Morphy Richards 222055

A removable crumb tray make cleaning and maintenance easy and it features variable browning control – so you can get your perfect slice every time. The cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and there is a reheat feature, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready. The Morphy Richards Equip has variable width bread slots for thick or thin sliced bread and it also features a cancel function to cancel the toasting process at any time. The defrost function is great if you keep your bread frozen and with the high lift feature the bread can be moved up to a higher position and is kept there for safely retrieving. The cheapest price is £49.99 from Morphy Richards.

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Swan ST20010PKN Fearne by Swan 2 Slice Toaster in Peacock

Swan ST20010PKN

It has cool touch design and the cancel option allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle. The Swan ST20010PKN Fearne by includes a frozen bread function allowing you to cook straight from frozen and the high lift mechanism to remove small items easily. The browning control regulates how much the bread is toasted and additionally, it has automatic shut off for safety. There is a reheat feature that allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the Toaster to reheat and it features a removable crumb tray for easy maintenance. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

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Russell Hobbs 18096 Texas 2-Slice Toaster - Brushed Stainless Steel

Russell Hobbs 18096

A removable crumb tray that helps prevent debris from spilling out onto your benchtop and the russell hobbs 18096 has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter. Tailored toasting with several browning levels which let you toast to your taste and for added convenience you can even defrost slices directly from the freezer. The high lift function lets you easily remove smaller bread slices safely and it also features a cancel function to cancel the toasting process at any time. Whether you’re toasting buns, bagels and crumpets, or simply a slice of bread, the 18096 's wide slots can be used to toast a varied range of bread and there is a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Robert Dyas.

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BREVILLE The Perfect Fit for Warburtons VTT570 2-Slice Toaster - Stainless Steel, Stainless Steel

Breville VTT570

You can thaw out frozen bread with the defrost setting and it has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter. It also features adjustable-width slots that ensures even toasting and the extra high lift feature means that you don’t have to dig smaller items such as crumpets out of the slot. There is a mid cycle cancel button and the breville toaster has wide slots great for thick the slices. You can ensure that the toast is toasted right each time with the variable browning control and it comes with a removable crumb tray. The reheat function keeps the bread warm until you’re ready to eat. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Currys.

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Russell Hobbs 24370 Inspire 2 Slice Toaster in White High Lift Feature

Russell Hobbs 24370

An easy to access removable crumb tray and it boasts variable browning control so you can toast your bread just the way you like to. The 24370 toaster includes a frozen bread function allowing you to cook straight from frozen and the cancel function lets you cancel the toasting process at any time. The high-lift feature raises the smallest slices of bread to a high level for easy access and removal when toasting is complete and the reheat function is great if you've ever accidentally left your toast in the slot to go cold. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Sonic Direct.

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Smeg TSF01 2-Slice Toaster TSF01RDUK Slice Toaster Pastel Blue

Smeg TSF01

For added convenience you can even defrost slices directly from the freezer and a bagel function to warm one side and toast the other. The TSF01 appliance features wide slots with space for thick slices and there is a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want. This model's reheat option can reheat toast quickly and easily and it also comes with cord storage. A removable crumb tray for quick cleanup and this model boasts variable browning control so you can toast your bread just the way you like to. The cheapest price is £129.95 from John Lewis.

Read full review of Smeg TSF01.

Russell Hobbs 21410 Mode Collection 2 Slice Toaster in Gloss Black

Russell Hobbs 21410

There is cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy and a high lift function to easily remove your toast when it's ready. In addition, this model has a defrost function so you can toast bread straight from the freezer and there is a mid cycle cancel button. The variable browning choices lets you create toast exactly how you like it and also, this toaster has an easy clean-up thanks to the removable crumb tray. This toaster can reheat toast quickly and easily and this model has wide slots so you can toast crumpets, bagels and thickly sliced bread easily. The cheapest price is £24.9 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Russell Hobbs 21410.

Morphy Richards Dimensions Grey 2 Slice Toaster 220024

Morphy Richards 220024

The Cancel button will immediately interrupt the toasting cycle and slide the toast up and the variable browning control means you can achieve the perfect golden colour every time. Also, there is a variable width function, this model is ideal for those who are partial to both chunky and thin sliced toast and you can pop frozen slices right in to the toaster by selecting the frozen/defrost setting. This toaster comes with a handy high lift setting that helps you to keep your fingers well away from the hot elements and if you have accidentally let your toast go cold then you can use the reheat function. Cord storage - keeps your countertop free from messy cables and the 220024 features wide slots with space for thick slices. To keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the toaster has a removable crumb tray. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Morphy Richards.

Read full review of Morphy Richards 220024.

Morphy Richards Black Equip 2 Slice Toaster 222054

Morphy Richards 222054

The adjustable browning control is ideal for achieving the perfect golden colour and a reheat setting lets you gently reheat toast that has gone cold. In addition, this toaster is ideal if you tend to freeze your bread and the extra wide slots accommodate large items. It features a cancel feature to cancel the toasting process at any time and it also features variable width slots for even toast, thick or thin. The cable-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy and there is a high-lift facility for easy removal of small items. It also features removable crumb trays for easy cleaning. The cheapest price is £23.99 from Morphy Richards.

Read full review of Morphy Richards 222054.

Verdict

Should I buy the Russell Hobbs toaster or not?

This Russell Hobbs toaster has 2 slices capacity, polished finish, stainless steel colour, variable browning control, reheat function, cancel function, defrost function and the cheapest price is £25.99 at robert dyas. It also has bagel function.

There are some alternative toasters to the Russell Hobbs toaster that you should consider, which have the same main features, including Brabantia BQ1021 and Smeg TSF01.

This toaster has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.

Instructions manual

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