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Induction cooktop reviews

Last updated: 20 February 2019

Induction cooktops use innovative technology to deliver fast and impressive results. We lab test and review the latest models to help you find the best induction cooktop for your kitchen.  

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Our review covers 60cm–90cm induction cooktops. Our expert testers give every cooktop a thorough workout to help find the models that:

  • are best at low-heat, turn-down and high-heat cooking
  • are fastest at boiling water
  • have automatic heat-up functionality
  • are easiest to use.

We also give you good and bad points for each model as well as their installation dimensions, while our Recommended list will help you see quickly which models come out on top.

Want to know more? We reveal the pros and cons of induction cooking, and recommend the best induction cookware in our saucepan and non-stick frypan reviews.

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    The manufacturer's recommended retail price. Prices are generally flexible, so shop around both online and in bricks and mortar shops for options.

    enter value/s in increments of 1 between 648 and 3999

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    Size (cm)

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    The width of the cooktop. Check the manufacturer's installation specifications as there may be slight variations.

      Frame or frameless

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      Frameless induction cooktops sit flush against your kitchen bench. Ones with frames sit on a cutout.

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        • Overall score
        • CHOICE Buy
        • Cooking performance score
        • Ease of use score
        • Low heat setting score
        • Turn down score
        • High heat setting score
        • Standby energy
        • Usable pan diameters (cm)
        • Good points
        • Bad points
        • Availability
        • Brand
        • Model
        • Price
        • Size
        • Pause
        • Auto heat up
        • Keep warm
        • Power boost
        • Number of cooking zones
        • Element layout
        • Control type
        • Frame or frameless
        • Element wattage
        • Dimensions (cm, WxD)
        • Installation dimensions (cm, WxD)
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