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Braun MultiQuick 5 vs Keylitos 5 in 1 Hand Blender Side-by-Side Comparison

Why settle for average when the Braun MultiQuick-5 surpasses the Keylitos with consistent heavy blending and ergonomic design from the very beginning?

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Braun MultiQuick 5

Keylitos 5 in 1 Hand Blender

Braun MultiQuick 5 vs Keylitos 5 in 1 Hand Blender

Overall Verdict

Ranking by
OverallScore Performance50% Design20% Usability30% ScoreOverall 50%Performance 20%Design 30%Usability Braun MultiQuick 5Keylitos 5 in 1 Han...8.68.88.18.77.77.87.37.8
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Targeting the mid-range segment, both the Braun MultiQuick-5 and the Keylitos come loaded with features and attachments. However, for a kitchen tool that offers unmatched versatility and superior performance, the Braun MultiQuick-5 is the clear choice. In our tests, it demonstrated excellent capability in a wide array of culinary tasks, from pureeing soups and making smoothies to whipping eggs and emulsifying mayonnaise, outperforming the Keylitos with its robust motor and highly effective attachments.

The Braun stands out not just for its operational efficiency but also for its user-focused design, featuring an ergonomic handle and minimal splash technology, contrasting sharply with the Keylitos' basic construction and its problematic suction and splatter issues.

Pros & Cons

  • Consistent performance with minimal splashing
  • Nearly as efficient as the higher-priced Vitamix 
  • Ergonomically-designed handle ensures a confident grip
  • Doesn’t get hot even under heavy-duty use
  • A generous set of accessories means greater versatility
  • Adequate motor power for most basis tasks
  • A wide range of speed settings
  • Mid-grade build quality 
  • Versatile accessories
  • The metal blending shaft and whisk may damage non-stick coatings
  • Potential for sactaches 
  • Inefficient spatter control 
  • Strong suction

Key Specs

Dimensions
W2.2 x H15 inches
H 15.4 x W 2.5 inches
Weight
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
Number of speeds
2
12
Pulse/Turbo option
No
Yes
Min speed
12,200 RPM
A beaker, whisk, food processor, and milk frother attachments
Max speed
13,700 RPM
Yes

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$62.87
$48.60

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.8
7.8

Hot Soup Purée

8.5
7.5
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Soup Hot Soup Purée
Draining the soup with a stainless steel mesh strainer to inspect solid chunks.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender in 30 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender in 30 seconds.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
Pureeing Time
30 seconds
30 seconds
Result
Smooth
Slightly Chunky
Suction
No
Tightly

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

8.8
7.0
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Braun MultiQuick-5 Vario Hand Blender had completed the test in 59,99 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Braun MultiQuick-5 Vario Hand Blender had completed the test in 59,99 seconds.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Smoothie Test
After finishing blending, the green smoothie was spread evenly throughout a white paper on a gray table to check for solid chunks.
Scooping a spoon of frozen fruit smoothie from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender in 1 minute 40 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of frozen fruit smoothie from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender in 1 minute 40 seconds.
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender was spread evenly throughout a paper to check for smoothness.
Blending Time
1 min
1 min 40 secs
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
Slightly

Mayonnaise

8.3
9.3
A little bit of mayonnaise was sticking on the blender whisk attachment when it was removed from the full batch emulsified in a 24-oz plastic beaker.
A little bit of mayonnaise was sticking on the blender whisk attachment when it was removed from the full batch emulsified in a 24-oz plastic beaker.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Mayonnaise Test
A little bit of mayonnaise sticking in the whisk attachment of the Keylitos 5-in-1.
A little bit of mayonnaise sticking in the whisk attachment of the Keylitos 5-in-1.
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise made by the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender.
Emulsifying Time
1 mins 54 secs
1 min 29 secs
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
No

Almond Milk

9.3
8.0
The Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender beside its bowl of almond milk and the corresponding almond pulp produced in 1 minute.
Grinding Time
45 secs
1 min 15 secs
Result
Fine
Fine
Suction
Tightly
Tightly

Whipped Egg-Whites

10
9.0
Putting the 24-oz plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white upside down on the gray table.
Putting the 24-oz plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white upside down on the gray table.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Whipped Egg-Whites Test
Looking down at stiff peak egg whites in the 24-oz plastic beaker from above.
The Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender stands next to a glass of whipped egg whites forming stiff peaks, with a digital timer showing "2:01" in the foreground.
Beating Time
1 mins 56 secs
2 minutes
Result
Stiff
Stiff
Suction
No
No

Design

Overall Design Scoring
8.1
7.3

In the Box

The package, motor body, blending shaft, plastic beaker, user manual, and whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 Immersion Blender on a yellow table.
The Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender lying on a table with its accessories, including a beaker, whisk, chopper, milk frother attachment, bottle brush, and user manual.

Dimensions

The Braun MQ505 standing on top of its blending shaft on a yellow table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 6.7 inches, and the total length of the unit as 15 inches.
The Keylitos 5-in-1 standing on a table, with the length of its blending shaft being noted to the side as 8 inches, and the total length of the unit as 15.4 inches.
Height
15.0" (38.1 cm)
15.4" (39.1 cm)
Width
2.2" (5.6 cm)
2.5" (6.4 cm)
Weight
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
Length
Shaft Length
6.7" (17.0 cm)
8.0" (20.3 cm)

Build Quality

8.0
7.0
The motor body, blending shaft, and whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 lie flat on a yellow table. The motor body, blending shaft, and whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 lie flat on a yellow table.
A close-up of the blending shaft and motor housing of the Keylitos 5-in-1.

Speed and Controls

The Two Speed Settings of The Braun MultiQuick-5 Immersion Blender
The Braun MultiQuick-5 Speed Settings (Cre: Nguyen Ntk/HealthyKitchen101)
A close-up of the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender top dial
A close-up of the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender top dial
A close-up of the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender speed control buttons.
Activation
Press
Press-button & speed dial
Min Speed
12,200 RPM
N/A
Max Speed
13,700 RPM
N/A
Presets
No
No
Noise Level
65 dB
N/A
Digital Display
No
No
Pulse Mode
Yes
No

Blending Shaft

7.5
7.0
The blending assembly of the Braun MultiQuick-5 features 2 sharp prongs.
The Braun MultiQuick-5 Blending Wand (Cre: Nguyen Ntk/HealthyKitchen101)
A Close-Up of the Keylitos 5-in-1 Immersion Blender Blade
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Type
Sharp Blade
Sharp Blade
Guard Material
Stainless Steel
Stainless steel
Blade Count
2
2
Removable
No
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes

Beaker

10
10
The hand is holding a 20-oz plastic beaker with a green plant background.
A Close-Up of the Keylitos 5-in-1 Immersion Blender Beaker
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Capacity
20.0 fl oz (591.5 ml)
20 oz
Measurements
Yes
Yes
Weight
3.2 oz (91 g)
Height
6.5" (16.5 cm)
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Tamper Included
No
No

Power Cord

10
10
The Braun MultiQuick-5 on a table with its power cord rolled up next to it.
A close-up of the power cord of the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender.
Cord Length
4.9 ft (1.5 m)
5.1 ft (1.6 m)
Type
2-prong plug
2-prong plug
Detachable
No
No

Extra Accessories

The whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 lies flat on a yellow table.
A close-up of the whisk attachment of the Keylitos 5-in-1 immersion blender.
Material
Stainless steel
 Stainless steel
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Removable
Yes
Yes

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.7
7.8

Ease of Use

8.6
7.4

Handling

8.5
8.0
A close-up of the non-slip handle of the  Braun stick blender.
Someone is holding the Keylitos 5-in-1 Immersion Blender.

Blade Assembly

9.5
9.0

Cleanability

9.0
8.5

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