Russell Hobbs 20880

Russell Hobbs 20880 review

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Russell Hobbs 20880 review
Russell Hobbs 20880 Compact 2-Slice Toaster - Brushed Stainless Steel
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Review Contents

Features

  • The reheat function will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold.
  • The Cancel feature allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle.
  • The 20880 toaster has a defrost option – which is ideal for those times when need to thaw bread for breakfast.
  • The 20880 appliance's has a bagel function that reduces power on one side to brown the bottom and toast the side that's sliced.
  • With several different browning levels, everyone will be able to get their toast exactly how they like it.
  • The cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy.

Review

Russell Hobbs 20880 illuminated controls

Russell Hobbs 20880 illuminated controls

This toaster features a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and mid cycle cancel function lets you can pop up your toast whenever you want. The variable browning control will ensure that your toast has the correct degree of browning every time.

The 2 Slices toaster comes with 2 slots. This toaster has a High lift function which makes it easy to remove your toast and this two slice toaster is suited for smaller kitchens. The cable-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy.

This appliance's reheat function allows you to reheat your toast right for your breakfast. In addition, this toaster comes with a defrost bread setting is perfect for defrosting and toasting frozen bread and the russell hobbs 20880 is made of stainless steel. There is a bagel function that will toast them on just one side so as to avoid the seed toppings getting burnt.

For easy use, illuminated control buttons show you whether you are defrosting or reheating. The Russell Hobbs toaster has 1 year warranty.

Brand

This chart shows the ratings for Russell Hobbs 20880 toaster including, features, functions, design, safety, ease of use, price and users ratings.

This chart shows the ratings for Russell Hobbs 20880 toaster including, features, functions, design, safety, ease of use, price and users ratings.

Russell Hobbs is a British manufacturer of household appliances, founded in Failsworth, Manchester in 1952 by Peter Hobbs. 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 20880 appliance 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?

Russell Hobbs 20880 variable browing

Russell Hobbs 20880 variable browing

The Russell Hobbs toaster cheapest price is £25.99 in UK.

In this section, we have compared the prices for Russell Hobbs 20880 available for sale on the following online retailers.

    Toaster Name Brand Store Price
    Russell Hobbs 20880 Compact 2-Slice Toaster - Brushed Stainless Steel Russell Hobbs Robert Dyas £25.99
    Russell Hobbs Compact Toaster 2 Slice - Stainless Steel 20880 Russell Hobbs QD stores £30.95

    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 Futura 18780 2-Slice Toaster - Brushed Steel, Brushed Steel 2Slice Russell Hobbs UK £14.99
    Russell Hobbs 23861 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
    Russell Hobbs 23863 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
    Russell Hobbs 23862 in black with 2 slices Russell Hobbs UK £15.99

    Compare all Russell Hobbs toasters prices in UK.

    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 2 slices black plastic toaster costing £11.99 (last checked on 4 December 2019).

    Stockists

    If you are looking to buy the Russell Hobbs toaster online, then check these stockists websites below:

    Russell Hobbs 20880 removable crumb tray

    Russell Hobbs 20880 removable crumb tray

    Ratings

    In this section, you can compare the Russell Hobbs 20880 ratings.

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

    Feature Rating Review
    Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
    Functions 5 out 5 stars Very 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 3 out 5 stars Average
    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 20880 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
    Russell Hobbs 20880 (amazon.co.uk) Average £21.89 3 31 January 2019

    This table shows the toaster model number and website name, review, price and rating.

    Good Rating

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

    Average Rating

    amazon.co.uk🗗 website users rate the 20880 as a average toaster.

    Specifications

    Here you can view the 20880 full specification list of features.

    Features Value
    Name Russell Hobbs 20880 Compact 2-Slice Toaster - Brushed Stainless Steel
    Brand Russell Hobbs
    Model number 20880
    Range Name Russell Hobbs Compact
    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
    Illuminated controls Yes
    Removable crumb tray Yes
    High lift facility Yes
    Warranty 1 Year Warranty
    Cord Storage Yes
    Material Stainless Steel
    Style Classic
    Finish Polished
    Suitable for bagels Bagels
    Suitable for crumpets Crumpets

    This table consists of 20880 appliance feature names and feature values.

    Comparisons

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

    Russell Hobbs 20880 comparisons table
    Swan ST19010GRN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Grey Chrome

    Swan ST19010GRN

    The ST19010GRN 's reheat button allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting and it has an automatic shut off feature. For extra safety, it comes with cool touch walls and there`s a variable browning control for precision toasting. The cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and the defrost function is ideal for those who freeze their bread. The ST19010GRN comes with a self-centre function and it has a mid cycle cancel function. The toaster features a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and the extra high lift feature means that you don’t have to dig smaller items such as crumpets out of the slot. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Sonic Direct.

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    Swan ST19010RN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Red Chrome

    Swan ST19010RN

    There is a High rise mechanism for smaller items, so you will not burn your fingers while trying to take your toast out and the st19010rn features a reheat function, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready. Adjustable shade control with several shade settings which regulates browning of the toast and the 2 slices toaster comes with a removable crumb tray, so it’s really easy to clean afterwards. With automatic centring that makes sure the bread is evenly browned on each side and also, this model has a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want. For extra safety, it features cool touch walls and there is easy cord storage so that your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. For added safety and peace of mind this model has an auto shut-off feature and the toaster comes with a defrost function that thaws bread quickly. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010RN.

    Swan ST19010BLN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Blue Chrome

    Swan ST19010BLN

    The bread is kept centred with this toaster's self-centring system and it has cord storage. The toaster model comes with an automatic shut off safety feature and for extra safety, it has cool touch walls. The toaster has a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want and by offering variable browning control, the swan st19010bln 2 ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking. To keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy there is a removable crumb tray and the toaster has extra lift feature where toasting slots can be lifted higher than normal to make removing toast or smaller items like crumpets easier and without burning your fingers. A reheat/keep warm function mean your toast is always the right temperature and this model features a defrost function that allows you to toast bread directly from frozen. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BLN.

    Swan Retro 2 Slice Toaster - Pink ST17020PN

    Swan ST17020PN

    This toaster has a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and this toaster has self-centering racks that keep the bread neatly in place. In addition, there is easy cord storage so that your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and an automatic shut-off function so your toast doesn't burn. There is a mid cycle cancel button and by offering variable browning control, the swan toaster ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking. The Swan toaster has a useful extra-lift feature so you can remove smaller slices without burning your fingers and it has wide slots. It also comes with a defrost setting that gently warms frozen bread ready for toasting and this model offers a cool touch design. It has a re-heat function allowing you to re-heat toast without charring it further for those times you might not be able to get to your toast straight away. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Robert Dyas.

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    Swan ST19010CN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Cream Chrome

    Swan ST19010CN

    This toaster is ideal if you tend to freeze your bread and the reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning. The ST19010CN comes with a removable crumb tray to keep your kitchen surfaces clean and tidy and it has a self-centre function. It has cool touch design for safe operation and high lift function for the easy removal of small slices. It features a cancel setting to cancel the toasting process at any time and the automatic shut off function makes sure the toaster doesn't use any more power unnecessarily – great for keeping your energy bills in check. 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 the cord storage makes sure that unsightly cables can be tucked away. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

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    Swan ST19010GN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Green Chrome

    Swan ST19010GN

    It comes with cord storage and to keep your toaster clean and tidy, the crumb tray can be removed to clean. The reheat function is great for reheating toast without over browning and the toaster has cool touch design. There's a useful extra-lift feature so you can remove smaller slices without burning your fingers and the swan toaster comes with a defrost bread setting is perfect for defrosting and toasting frozen bread. For added safety and peace of mind the toaster has an auto shut-off feature and there is a browning level control to stop over-toasting your bread. The Cancel setting allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle and with automatic centring that makes sure the bread is evenly browned on each side. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

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    Swan 2-Slice Toaster - Copper ST14040COPN

    Swan ST14040COPN

    A Bagel function to warm one side and toast the other and it comes with a cancel function. Variable browning control ensures you get the perfect toast, just the way you like it and the extra lift system enables easier, safer access when removing items from the toaster. This model comes with a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold and also, there is a frozen bread function means you can toast bread straight from the freezer. The cord storage provides convenient storage of the cord when not in use and the appliance features an automatic shut off. Cleaning up is made simple and easy thanks to the detachable crumb tray. The cheapest price is £30.99 from Robert Dyas.

    Read full review of Swan ST14040COPN.

    Swan ST19010BN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Black Chrome

    Swan ST19010BN

    There is a cancel function that lets you cancel the toasting process at any time and it has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter. The toaster has variable browning control and the high lift mechanism to remove small items easily. A removable crumb tray for an effortlessly clear worktop and the toaster model comes with an automatic shut off safety feature. The reheat function will warm the toast without leaving it soggy or burning the bread and automatic bread centring for even toasting results. It also comes with cool walls and you don't need to worry if you run out of fresh bread, as the defrost function on the toaster will quickly thaw out those spare frozen slices. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BN.

    Igenix 2 SLICE TOASTER WHITE IGPK05

    Igenix IGPK05

    It has non-slip feet for safety and the igenix 2 slice toaster has variable width slots ensure your toast is even, whether your slice is thick or thin. A cancel function is on board to give you total control over the toasting cycle and the toaster features a cool touch design. The bread is kept centred with this toaster's self-centring system and it also comes with a frozen setting will quickly defrost bread straight from the freezer. The high lift function lets you easily remove smaller bread slices safely and there is a cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy. Tailored toasting with several browning levels which let you toast to your taste and this model features a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. The cheapest price is £12.99 from Slingsby.

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    Quest 2-Slice Toaster - Red 34290

    Quest 34290

    It comes with a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and the variable browning control will ensure that your toast has the correct degree of browning every time. If you’ve just discovered that emergency loaf of bread in the freezer you can use the toaster’s defrost feature and the 2 slices toaster has a reheat function. The extra high lift feature means that you don’t have to dig smaller items such as crumpets out of the slot and with safety in mind, this toaster has an automatic shut-off function. For added safety and peace of mind it has cool touch design and the cancel feature allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle. The cheapest price is £17.99 from Robert Dyas.

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    Verdict

    Should I buy the 20880 or not?

    This 20880 has 2 slices capacity, classic style, 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 and high lift facility.

    There are some alternative toasters to the 20880 that you should consider, which have the same main features, including Russell Hobbs 18780, Hotpoint TT22EAX0, Swan ST14040COPN, Waring WT200BKU, Waring 5102400122 and Hotpoint TT22EUP0.

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

    Instructions manual

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