All kettles can boil water - but we also check them for noise levels, safety and extra features.
Whether it's cheap and basic or has all the bells and whistles, everyone needs a kettle. If you really take tea seriously, you might even look into a tea maker. They both boil water, but whether the extra features will enhance your water-boiling is a fair question – and the answer may surprise you.
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The kettle and tea maker test team
It's safe to say all kettles boil water, but our expert testers look for more than that. Do they come with safety features? Which ones make too much noise? Do the bells and whistles on the fancy kettles make a big difference? We're happy to share the answers with you over a cuppa.
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