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Russell Hobbs 23862 review

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


Russell Hobbs 23862 review

Review Contents

Features

  • It features a reheat function, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready.
  • It has a cancel function.
  • You can pop frozen slices right in to the toaster by selecting the Frozen/defrost setting.
  • For added safety and peace of mind it has cool touch design.
  • The variable browning control means you can achieve the perfect golden colour every time.
  • This model has cord storage.

Review

It can brown 2 slices at once and this 23862 toaster has a black colour.

Easy to remove trays let you dispose of crumbs easily and you can thaw out frozen bread with the defrost setting. It comes with a High-lift facility for easy removal of small items.

It also features two slots. It features a reheat function, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready and this toaster has cool touch design.

In addition, it has cord storage - unsightly cables can be tucked away and it’s low-maintenance, with a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning. The toaster has 850 watts power output.

It also comes with variable browning control. It features a cancel button to cancel the toasting process at any time and boasting a stylish, glossy finish, this breville 2-slice looks great in the kitchen.

The 23862 toaster is made of stainless steel.

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 23862 ?

If you are considering buying the 23862 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 23862 ?

The Russell Hobbs toaster cheapest price is £17 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 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 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 23862 , including feature name, rating and review:

Feature Rating Review
Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Functions 4 out 5 stars Good
Safety 4 out 5 stars Good
Design 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Ease of use 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Price 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Users 4 out 5 stars Good
Overall Rating 4.6 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 23862 ratings found on these online sites listed below:

Toaster (Website) Review Price Rating Last Checked
Russell Hobbs 23862 (amazon.co.uk) Good £18.93 4 19 December 2018

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Good Rating

amazon.co.uk🗗 website users rate the 23862 as a good toaster.

Specifications

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

Features Value
Name Russell Hobbs 23862 DARWIN 2 Slice Toaster in Black
Brand Russell Hobbs
Model number 23862
Range Name Russell Hobbs DARWIN
Colour Black
Best Price £17 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
Removable crumb tray Yes
Cool touch design Yes
High lift facility Yes
Cord Storage Yes
Wattage 850 watts
Material Stainless Steel
EAN 4008496875658
Finish Gloss
Dimensions 320w x 188h x 175d mm

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 23862 comparisons table
Bosch TAT3A011GB Toaster Village Collection 2 Slice in White

Bosch TAT3A011GB

The toaster comes with a Mid cycle cancel function and if you have accidentally let your toast go cold then you can use the reheat function. It also has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and featuring a defrost setting this model lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. The toaster offers a cool touch design and the wider slots allows you to toast larger items. It features variable browning control – so you can get your perfect slice every time and the toaster's automatic bread centring works well to toast every slice evenly. This toaster also has a High lift function which makes it easy to remove your toast and a removable crumb tray is ideal for easy cleaning. The cheapest price is £39 from Electricshop.

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Swan ST17020REDN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Metallic Red Chrome

Swan ST17020REDN

This toaster has cool touch design and if you're worried about a slice getting burnt – the mid-cycle cancel feature lets you save your breakfast. To cancel your toasting cycle, there is a cancel setting and the defrost function will warm bread first then toast it, all in one cycle. It has automatic shut off for safety and high lift mechanism to remove small items easily. The removable crumb tray makes cleaning and maintenance easy and the swan toaster has cord storage. The browning control regulates the colour of the toast. The cheapest price is £24.95 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST17020CREN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Cream Chrome

Swan ST17020CREN

The cord-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy and frozen setting, for ease and convenience, so no need to defrost your bread first. The 2 Slices toaster has auto shut-off that provides added safety and peace of mind and the variable browning control lets you make sure your bread is toasted the way you like it. The removable crumb tray makes cleaning and maintenance easy and the toaster offers a re-heat facility that can be used if your toast has popped up and gone cold. High lift mechanism to remove small items easily and there is a mid cycle cancel function. Cool touch housing for extra safety. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST17020BLKN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Black Chrome

Swan ST17020BLKN

This model comes with cool touch design and this model's reheat option can reheat toast quickly and easily. A variable browning control for achieving your preferred golden colour and this model has cord storage. A cancel function lets you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and it also has a high lift function for smaller items. It comes with auto shut-off feature that provides added safety and peace of mind and cleaning up is made simple and easy thanks to the detachable crumb tray. With this model you can defrost frozen bread without toasting it. 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 Swan toaster comes with a removable crumb tray, so it’s really easy to clean afterwards and it offers cool touch housing. This model also has a high lift facility and featuring a defrost setting this toaster lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. Featuring a mid cycle cancel button and it also comes with an automatic shut off. There is a reheat option that will warm any slices that have gone cold, without browning them further and the variable browning is ideal so you can enjoy toast exactly as you like it. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST20010PKN Fearne by Swan 2 Slice Toaster in Peacock

Swan ST20010PKN

It has an automatic shut off and the swan toaster has a defrost function which helps to thaw bread quickly. You don't have to worry about getting to the toaster before it cools using the reheat function and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy there is a removable crumb tray. The high lift facility enables you to remove your toasted items with ease and variable browning control - allows you to set the browning of your toast so you can have your toast just the way you like it. The Swan ST20010PKN Fearne comes with a cancel function and the cool side body helps to keep fingers safe from burning when using the toaster. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan Retro 2 Slice Toaster - Grey ST17020GRN

Swan ST17020GRN

It has a cancel function which lets you stay in control of the toasting cycle and the extra lift system enables easier, safer access when removing items from the toaster. This appliance's reheat function allows you to reheat your toast right for your breakfast and the defrost function is great if you keep your bread frozen. It has automatic shut off for safety and it also comes with cord storage for a clear worktop. It offers cool touch housing and it comes with variable browning control so you can toast your bread just the way you like to. Additionally, there is a removable crumb tray. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Robert Dyas.

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Dualit 26213 Lite Toaster 2 Slice Peek & Pop Canvas White

Dualit 26213

It comes with cord storage and to cancel your toasting cycle, there is a cancel setting. It also has a High lift mechanism to remove small items easily and the toaster features a bagel function, where one side is toasted while warming the other. It has wide slots to accommodate thicker slices of bread and it also comes with adjustable browning control for achieving the perfect golden colour. Featuring a defrost setting this model lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it and the 26213 has deep slots. The 2 Slices toaster's toasting process can be stopped at any time by pressing the cancel button and the removable crumb tray enables clean and tidy work surfaces. 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

With the high lift feature the bread can be moved up to A Higher position and is kept there for safely retrieving and it comes with large slots, there’s plenty of space for family breakfasts. Additionally, there is a reheat button that allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting and a cancel function allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning. Bread-centring guide - ensures the bread is toasted evenly on both sides and if you prefer it lightly toasted, the variable browning control can help you achieve the perfect colour, every time. It comes with cool touch housing for extra safety and featuring a defrost setting this model lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. The 2 Slices toaster comes with variable width slots allowing breads of various thicknesses to be fully toasted and cleaning up is made simple and easy thanks to the detachable crumb tray. This model has cord storage. The cheapest price is £59 from Sonic Direct.

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Verdict

Should I buy the 23862 or not?

This Russell Hobbs 23862 has 2 slices capacity, gloss finish, black colour, variable browning control, reheat function, cancel function, defrost function and the cheapest price is £17 at sonic direct. It also has high lift facility, 850 watts power output and cool touch design.

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

This toaster has an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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