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Russell Hobbs 23863 review

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


Russell Hobbs 23863 review

Review Contents

Features

  • This model has a reheat feature that allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the Toaster to reheat.
  • Mid cycle cancel function lets you can pop up your toast whenever you want.
  • You can cook bread straight from frozen thanks to the handy defrost setting.
  • The 23863 appliance comes with Cool touch housing for extra safety.
  • It features variable browning control so you can toast your bread just the way you like to.
  • There is cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy.

Review

The cord storage helps keep your worktop tidy and the variable browning choices lets you create toast exactly how you like it. The Russell Hobbs toaster has 2 slices capacity, ideal for a couple or a small family.

Additionally, it has 850 watts power output. The 23863 is made of stainless steel and in addition, it has a cream colour. The 23863 toaster comes with a cancel function.

The Russell Hobbs toaster has a modern style. Featuring a defrost setting this model lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it and the reheat feature allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the toaster to reheat. This Russell Hobbs 23863 Darwin has a gloss finish.

Removable crumb trays make cleaning a breeze. It features Cool touch housing for extra safety and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the 2 slices toaster comes with a removable crumb tray. The Russell Hobbs 23863 features 2 slots.

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 Russell Hobbs toaster?

The Russell Hobbs toaster cheapest price is £23.99 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 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 23863 toaster, including feature name, rating and review:

Feature Rating Review
Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Functions 4 out 5 stars 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 4 out 5 stars Good
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 23863 toaster ratings found on these online sites listed below:

Toaster (Website) Review Price Rating Last Checked
Russell Hobbs 23863 (argos.co.uk) Very Good £14.99 4.5 1 January 2019

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Very Good Rating

argos.co.uk🗗 website users rate the 23863 toaster as a very good toaster.

Specifications

Here you can view the 23863 toaster full specification list of features.

Features Value
Name Russell Hobbs 23863 Darwin 2-Slice Toaster - Cream
Brand Russell Hobbs
Model number 23863
Range Name Russell Hobbs Darwin
Colour Cream
Best Price £23.99 at Robert Dyas
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
Cord Storage Yes
Wattage 850 watts
Material Stainless Steel
EAN 4008496875672
Style Modern
Finish Gloss

This table consists of Russell Hobbs 23863 feature names and feature values.

Comparisons

Compare the Russell Hobbs toaster with the best toaster models with similar features.

Russell Hobbs 23863 comparisons table
Bosch TAT3A011GB Toaster Village Collection 2 Slice in White

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If you’ve just discovered that emergency loaf of bread in the freezer you can use the defrost option and the wide slots enable you to enjoy a selection of toaster bread, from crumpets to burger buns and from bagels to thick slices of bread. The high lift facility means smaller slices can be taken out of the toaster without burning your fingers and it has a removable crumb tray. It has cool touch design for safe operation and the mid-cycle cancel feature lets you stop your toast getting burnt. The cable-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy and the reheat setting lets you gently reheat toast that has gone cold. The self centring design is ideal for even toasting and the variable browning control means you can achieve the perfect golden colour every time. The cheapest price is £39 from Electricshop.

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Russell Hobbs 23862 DARWIN 2 Slice Toaster in Black

Russell Hobbs 23862

This toaster has cool touch design and it has a variable browning setting, so you can make toast just as you like it. The 23862 toaster has a removable crumb tray, so it’s really easy to clean afterwards and the removable crumb trays keep messy crumbs at bay. This model features a reheat feature that allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the Toaster to reheat and it also features a cancel setting to cancel the toasting process at any time. There is a defrost function which automatically lengthens the toasting time and there is easy cord storage so that your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. The cheapest price is £17 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST17020REDN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Metallic Red Chrome

Swan ST17020REDN

The auto shut-off provides added safety and peace of mind and variable browning settings for perfect toast every time. The cord storage makes sure that unsightly cables can be tucked away and the swan toaster has a removable crumb tray. High-lift function for easy removal of smaller slices of bread and the reheat button allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the toaster to reheat. The Swan ST17020REDN 2 comes with a cancel function and the defrost setting lets you can even cook bread straight from frozen. The cool wall feature means that you won't burn your hands on the exterior while in use. The cheapest price is £24.95 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST17020CREN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Cream Chrome

Swan ST17020CREN

It has a High lift mechanism to remove small items easily and it comes with cool walls. For added safety and peace of mind it has an automatic shut-off and this model has a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want. It features variable browning control so you can toast your bread just the way you like to and easy to remove tray lets you dispose of crumbs easily. It has cord storage - unsightly cables can be tucked away and if you’ve just discovered that emergency loaf of bread in the freezer you can use the toaster’s defrost feature. The reheat function is great if you've ever accidentally left your toast in the slot to go cold. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST17020BLKN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Black Chrome

Swan ST17020BLKN

For added safety and peace of mind it has an automatic shut-off and there is an extra lift position for easy removal of small slices. It also has Cool touch housing for extra safety and with several different browning levels, everyone will be able to get their toast exactly how they like it. If your toast has popped up and gone cold, the ST17020BLKN offers a re-heat facility and easy to remove tray lets you dispose of crumbs easily. The cord storage helps keep your worktop tidy and it has a cancel function. The Swan toaster's defrost feature will defrost frozen toast, and then automatically start the toasting cycle. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST20010HON Fearne by Swan 2 Slice Toaster in Pale Honey

Swan ST20010HON

The ST20010HON comes with a removable crumb tray, so it’s really easy to clean afterwards and if you have accidentally let your toast go cold then you can use the reheat function of this toaster. The ST20010HON has a mid-cycle cancellation function and the defrost function is great if you keep your bread frozen. For added safety and peace of mind the toaster has an auto shut-off and the high lift design makes it is easy to take out the toasted bread. This model has cool touch design and there`s a variable browning control for precision toasting. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST20010PKN Fearne by Swan 2 Slice Toaster in Peacock

Swan ST20010PKN

The toaster features a cool touch design and if you need to grab some slices straight from the freezer, you can make use of the defrost function. There also is a cancel function that allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and for added safety and peace of mind this model has an auto shut-off. It’s low-maintenance, with a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and there also is a variable browning control feature, so you can make toast just the way you like it. You can remove smaller items without burning your fingers thanks to the extra-high lift which raises the bread carriage for easier access and the 2 slices toaster comes with a reheat feature, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan Retro 2 Slice Toaster - Grey ST17020GRN

Swan ST17020GRN

The cord storage makes sure that unsightly cables can be tucked away and the detachable crumb tray makes cleaning up simpler and easy thanks to the detachable crumb tray. You can also select your perfect setting for golden brown toast with variable browning and featuring a defrost setting this toaster lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. The toaster comes with cool touch design and additionally, there is an extra lift position for easy removal of small slices. If your toast has popped up and gone cold, the toaster offers a re-heat facility and for added safety and peace of mind the toaster has an auto shut-off. It also features a cancel function to cancel the toasting process at any time. 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

High lift feature for the easy removal of small slices and it has cord storage - unsightly cables can be tucked away. The Cancel feature allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle and if your toast has popped up and gone cold, the toaster offers a re-heat facility. It features Wide toasting slots and a bagel function to warm one side and toast the other. The variable browning control will ensure that your toast has the correct degree of browning every time and it has deep slots. The removable crumb tray will prevent any debris from spilling out onto your worktop and there is a setting for frozen bread so you can get bread slices straight from out of the freezer and into the 26213 toaster. 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

This toaster has self-centering racks that keep the bread neatly in place and featuring a defrost setting this model lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. The cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and it adjusts automatically to the thickness of your bread. A removable crumb tray that helps prevent debris from spilling out onto your benchtop and also, this toaster comes with variable adjustable settings, which helps you ensure your toast is browned exactly the way you like it. This model features a cool touch design and there is a high-lift function. The Cancel option allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle and the wider slots allows you to toast larger items. Reheat setting alllows you to quickly reheat your toast. The cheapest price is £59 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Bosch TAT8613GB.

Verdict

Should I buy the 23863 or not?

This 23863 has 2 slices capacity, modern style, gloss finish, cream colour, variable browning control, reheat function, cancel function, defrost function and the cheapest price is £23.99 at robert dyas. It also has 850 watts power output and cool touch design.

There are some alternative toasters to the 23863 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, Elgento 5102400024 and 5 Star Facilities 700W.

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

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