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Russell Hobbs 22601 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 23 Jan 2019 | Created 22 Dec 2018


Russell Hobbs 22601 review

Review Contents

Features

  • This toaster's reheat setting allows you to quickly reheat your toast.
  • The Russell Hobbs 22601 has a mid-cycle cancellation option.
  • There is a defrost function so you can toast bread straight from the freezer.
  • This toaster comes with variable adjustable settings, which helps you ensure your toast is browned exactly the way you like it.
  • The removable crumb tray ensures that it's easy to clean between uses.
  • It is large enough to accommodate two slices of bread.

Review

The 2 Slices toaster has wide slots great for thick the bread slices and the variable browning control will ensure that your toast has the correct degree of browning every time.

Additionally, there is a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want and it is white. The 22601 features a reheat option that will warm any slices that have gone cold, without browning them further.

It can toast up to 2 slices of bread at a time. It features two slots and removable crumb tray for easy cleaning.

It also has a defrost option – which is ideal for those times when need to thaw bread for breakfast.

Brand

Russell Hobbs is a British manufacturer of household appliances, founded in Failsworth, Greater Mancheste 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 Russell Hobbs toaster 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 22601 toaster?

The 22601 appliance cheapest price is £24.95 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

Compare all Russell Hobbs toasters prices in UK.

There are various Russell Hobbs toasters that cost less than this 22601 appliance 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).

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Ratings

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

The following table shows the ratings for 22601 , including feature name, rating and review:

Feature Rating Review
Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Functions 4 out 5 stars Good
Safety 0 out 5 stars No Rating
Design 3 out 5 stars Average
Ease of use 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Price 4 out 5 stars Good
Users 0 out 5 stars No Rating
Overall Rating 3.0 out 5 stars Average

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 22601 Textures 2 Slice Toaster in Black
Brand Russell Hobbs
Model number 22601
Range Name RUSSELL HOBBS Textures
Colour White
Best Price £24.95 at Sonic Direct
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

This table consists of Russell Hobbs 22601 feature names and feature values.

Comparisons

Compare the 22601 with the best toaster models with similar features.

Russell Hobbs 22601 comparisons table
Bosch TAT3A011GB Toaster Village Collection 2 Slice in White

Bosch TAT3A011GB

It offers a frozen setting, perfect for when you discover that emergency loaf at the back of the freezer and the bosch tat3a011gb toaster has a self-centre function. Also, there is a mid cycle cancel button and the wider slots allows you to toast larger items. By offering variable browning control, this toaster ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking and also, there is a removable crumb tray for easy maintenance. An extra lift position allows you easier access to smaller pieces of bread/bagels and a reheat setting lets you gently reheat toast that has gone cold. The toaster has Cool touch housing for extra safety and there is a cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy. 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

The reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning and this model has removable crumb trays. Mid cycle cancel function lets you can pop up your toast whenever you want and the cool wall feature means that you won't burn your hands on the russell hobbs toaster's exterior. The cord storage helps keep your worktop tidy and in addition, it has a removable crumb tray helping keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy. You can select the browning level to stop over-toasting your bread and the defrost function gives you the option to store bread in your freezer, and have it ready when you need it. 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

Cord storage - keeps your countertop free from messy cables and it comes with variable browning control ensuring you get perfect toast. The ST17020REDN has cool touch design for safety and with the high lift feature the bread can be moved up to a higher position and is kept there for safely retrieving. A removable crumb tray for quick cleanup and featuring a defrost setting the swan toaster lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. For added safety and peace of mind it has an auto shut-off and the st17020redn has a mid-cycle cancellation setting. In addition, this toaster can reheat toast quickly and easily. 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 ST17020CREN 2 has cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy and extra high lift is ideal to stop you burning your fingers as you retrieve your toast. It also has a cancel option which lets you stay in control of the toasting cycle and it has cool touch design for safe operation. The Swan toaster has auto shut-off that provides added safety and peace of mind and it's simple to clean too thanks to a removable crumb tray. This toaster's reheat option can reheat toast quickly and easily and the browning control regulates how much the bread is toasted. Featuring a defrost setting this model lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. 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

The ST17020BLKN toaster has auto shut-off that provides added safety and peace of mind and there is a removable crumb tray. It also comes with cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and the defrost function lets you cook bread straight from frozen. The variable browning is ideal so you can enjoy toast exactly as you like it and the high lift function which allows you to easily remove your toast when ready. It comes with cool touch design - the toaster stays cool to the touch and if you have accidentally let your toast go cold then you can use the reheat function of this toaster. In addition, it has a mid cycle cancel function allowing you to cancel your toasting mid cycle if you're in a hurry. 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

The cool wall feature means that you won't burn your hands on the exterior while in use and this model has a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want. It also comes with an automatic shut off and a removable crumb tray for an effortlessly clear worktop. Frozen setting, for ease and convenience, so no need to defrost your bread first and this model's reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning. The toaster's high lift design makes it is easy to take out the toasted bread and variable browning settings for perfect toast every time. 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

The toaster comes with cool touch design and the high lift feature on the toaster is used to raise the bread carriage for easier access. The variable browning is ideal so you can enjoy toast exactly as you like it and for added safety and peace of mind this model has an auto shut-off. If you need to remove the toast before the cycle is complete, you can press the Cancel button and the removavle crumb tray feature ensure your work-top stays tidy at all times. The Swan toaster's defrost function lets you toast bread straight from the freezer and if your toast has popped up and gone cold, the st20010pkn toaster offers a re-heat facility. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST20010PKN.

Swan Retro 2 Slice Toaster - Grey ST17020GRN

Swan ST17020GRN

The defrost function gives you the option to store bread in your freezer, and have it ready when you need it and this model has a high lift function for smaller items. The variable browning is ideal so you can enjoy toast exactly as you like it and removable crumb tray allows you to easily clean your toaster. A cancel function allows you to stop the ST17020GRN cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and in addition, this toaster offers a cool touch design. It has cord storage - unsightly cables can be tucked away and this model's reheat function will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. For added safety and peace of mind this model has an auto shut-off. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Robert Dyas.

Read full review of Swan ST17020GRN.

Dualit 26213 Lite Toaster 2 Slice Peek & Pop Canvas White

Dualit 26213

A Defrost cycle for frozen breads and high-lift facility makes it easy to remove smaller slices. Also, this model has a bagel function that will toast them on just one side so as to avoid the seed toppings getting burnt and the browning control regulates how much the bread is toasted. The Dualit toaster has a reheat function that allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting and the extra wide slots allow you to accommodate bread of various thicknesses. There is a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and it has deep slots. Additionally, there is easy cord storage so that your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and the toaster has a mid cycle cancel function allowing you to cancel your toasting mid cycle if you're in a hurry. The cheapest price is £54.9 from Go Electrical.

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Bosch TAT8613GB STYLINE Range 2 Slice Toaster in Gloss Black

Bosch TAT8613GB

There is cord storage to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and the self centring design is ideal for even toasting. If your toast has popped up and gone cold, the toaster offers a re-heat facility and the bosch tat8613gb styline features wide slots with space for thick slices. The Bosch toaster comes with variable width bread slots and the high-lift feature raises the smallest slices of bread to a high level for easy access and removal when toasting is complete. The variable browning that means you can toast your slice to the level you like and for added safety and peace of mind it has cool touch design. The removavle crumb tray feature ensure your work-top stays tidy at all times and the bosch toaster has a mid-cycle cancellation setting. This toaster is ideal if you tend to freeze your bread. The cheapest price is £59 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Bosch TAT8613GB.

Verdict

Should I buy the Russell Hobbs toaster or not?

This Russell Hobbs toaster has 2 slices capacity, white colour, variable browning control, reheat function, cancel function, defrost function and the cheapest price is £24.95 at sonic direct. It also has wide slots.

There are some alternative toasters to the Russell Hobbs toaster 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 3.0 out of 5 stars.

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