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Russell Hobbs 21690 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 9 Feb 2019 | Created 8 Feb 2019


Russell Hobbs 21690 review
RUSSELL HOBBS Retro Red 4SL 21690 4-Slice Toaster - Red, Red
Rating: 2.9 out of 5 stars

Review Contents

Features

  • The Russell Hobbs toaster has a reheat function that allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting.
  • A Defrost setting for frozen breads.
  • Variable browning control - Allows you to set the browning of your toast so you can have your toast just the way you like it.
  • It has 4 slices capacity, ideal for a large family.
  • For couples and families this four-slot toaster model is a great option.
  • It has independent slots.

Review

You don't have to worry about getting to the toaster before it cools using the reheat function and the defrost function is ideal for those who freeze their bread. Control is fully variable so you can crisp your toast as you like it and you can operate some slots independently of the others and this appliance can brown 4 slices at once.

For couples and families this four-slot toaster model is a great option and additionally, it has a variable browning setting, so you can make toast just as you like it.

Brand

The British manufacturer, Russell Hobbs, makes household appliances. It was 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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Prices

What is the price of the RUSSELL HOBBS Retro Red ?

The RUSSELL HOBBS Retro cheapest price is £39.99 in UK.

In this section, we have compared the prices for Russell Hobbs 21690 available for sale on the following online retailers.

    Toaster Name Brand Store Price
    RUSSELL HOBBS Retro Red 4SL 21690 4-Slice Toaster - Red, Red Russell Hobbs Currys £39.99

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    There are various Russell Hobbs toasters that cost less than this RUSSELL HOBBS Retro that you could consider, but the cheapest model is the Russell Hobbs Oslo 4-Slice Toaster - Arctic White 23545 costing £25 (last checked on 6 February 2019).

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    Ratings

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

    The following table shows the ratings for 21690 , including feature name, rating and review:

    Feature Rating Review
    Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
    Functions 3 out 5 stars Average
    Safety 0 out 5 stars No Rating
    Design 4 out 5 stars Good
    Ease of use 4 out 5 stars Good
    Price 4 out 5 stars Good
    Users 0 out 5 stars No Rating
    Overall Rating 2.9 out 5 stars Poor

    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.

    Specifications

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

    Features Value
    Name RUSSELL HOBBS Retro Red 4SL 21690 4-Slice Toaster - Red, Red
    Brand Russell Hobbs
    Model number 21690
    Colour Red
    Best Price £39.99 at Currys
    Number of slices 4 Slices
    Variable browning Yes
    Defrost function Yes
    Reheat function Yes
    Number of slots 4 Slots
    Independent slots Yes
    EAN 4008496892952
    Style Retro
    Suitable for bagels Bagels
    Suitable for crumpets Crumpets

    This table consists of 21690 feature names and feature values.

    Comparisons

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    Breville VTT476 Impressions 4-Slice Wide-Slot Toaster - Black

    Breville VTT476

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    It comes with cord storage and a defrost cycle for frozen sliced bread. High-lift function for easy removal of smaller slices of bread and the cta4003bk toaster's wide slots are great for thicker slices of bread. An adjustable browning feature lets you specify exactly how you like you toast and featuring a mid cycle cancel button. It has adjustable width slots – allowing you to toast even the chunkiest of slices and removable crumb tray - to keep your toaster clean and tidy, the crumb tray can be removed to clean. The reheat function keeps the bread warm until you’re ready to eat and this toaster features a cool touch design. A Bagel function - warm one side and toast the other. The cheapest price is £50 from John Lewis.

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    Delonghi CTI4003 BZ DISTINTA 4 Slice Toaster in Matt Bronze

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    A high-lift lever helps you remove the smallest items without burning your fingers and the removable crumb tray ensures that it's easy to clean between uses. If you need to grab some slices straight from the freezer, you can make use of the defrost function and the slots of the cti4003 offer variable width, so are able to accommodate bread of varying thicknesses. This toaster has a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold and in addition, there is a dedicated bagel function, which only toasts one side of the bagel for a deliciously crisp top and centre soft. It comes with variable browning control – so you can get your perfect slice every time and there is a cancel function that allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning. The cheapest price is £89.9 from Sonic Direct.

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    Swan ST19020RN 4 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Red Chrome

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    The variable browning controls ensure every slice is toasted to your liking and automatic shutoff feature helps to prevent overheating. In addition, it has cool touch walls and it offers a frozen feature, perfect for when you discover that emergency loaf at the back of the freezer. High-lift function for easy removal of smaller slices of bread and a reheat/keep warm function mean your toast is always the right temperature. A removable crumb tray is great to keep messy crumbs at bay and the st19020rn has cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy. The cheapest price is £44.99 from Sonic Direct.

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    Breville VTT742 Outline Collection 4 Slice Toaster in Polished St Stee

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    Breville Colour Notes 4-Slice Toaster - Red VTT628

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    This toaster has a high lift facility and the extra wide slots accommodate large items. In addition, there is a mid cycle cancel button and there is a setting for frozen bread so you can get bread slices straight from out of the freezer and into the breville toaster toaster. The Breville toaster comes with variable width slots for even toast, thick or thin and a removable crumb tray makes it easy to clean. Variable browning settings for perfect toast every time and the reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning. It also comes with cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter. The cheapest price is £36.99 from Robert Dyas.

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    Verdict

    Should I buy the 21690 appliance or not?

    This Russell Hobbs toaster has 4 slices capacity, retro style, red colour, variable browning control, reheat function, defrost function and the cheapest price is £39.99 at currys. It also has independent slots.

    There are some alternative toasters to the Russell Hobbs toaster that you should consider, which have the same main features, including Signature 200659, Morphy Richards 242030, Breville VTT742, Logik L04TR14, Logik L04TBK14, Russell Hobbs 23545, Beko TAM4341W, Breville VTT476, Breville VTT702 and Breville VTT783.

    This toaster has an overall rating of 2.9 out of 5 stars.

    Instructions manual

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