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Braun Multiquick 7 Hand Blender vs Braun MultiQuick 5 Side-by-Side Comparison

Whether it's the high-tech Braun MultiQuick-7 or the straightforward Braun MultiQuick-5, it’s safe to say both blenders are worth their cost.

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Braun Multiquick 7 Hand Blender

Braun MultiQuick 5

Braun Multiquick 7 Hand Blender vs Braun MultiQuick 5

Overall Verdict

Ranking by
OverallScore Performance50% Design20% Usability30% ScoreOverall 50%Performance 20%Design 30%Usability Braun Multiquick 7...Braun MultiQuick 58.88.39.39.38.68.88.18.7
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Both the MultiQuick 7 and MultiQuick 5 are integral parts of Braun's MultiQuick blender series, a line of kitchen appliances from the renowned German company. While sharing a common heritage, they differ in features, power, and intended user needs. 

Our comprehensive tests revealed that both blenders deliver impressive performance across a wide range of ingredients, despite their varying power ratings. Opon testing their smoothie-making capability, we found they can effortlessly blend a mix of challenging items, including kale, pineapple, and mangoes, into a perfectly smooth smoothie in just one minute. Not only that, but they are also equally proficient in puréeing soup, making mayonnaise, preparing almond milk, and whipping egg whites. 

Nevertheless, the MultiQuick 7 is likely a newer addition to the Braun lineup. It stands out with its ActiveBlade technology, more powerful 500-watt motor, and a broader array of versatile accessories, making it ideal for those seeking a professional blending experience. On the other hand, the MultiQuick 5, known for its simplicity and affordability, is the preferable choice for budget-conscious buyers, who want consistent quality without a hefty price tag.

Pros & Cons

  • Luxury vibe 
  • Lots of user-friendly features 
  • Sturdy construction 
  • Smooth and comfortable blending performances
  • 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
  • Quiet pricey
  • The metal blending shaft and whisk may damage non-stick coatings

Key Specs

Dimension
H 15.5 x W2.8 inches
W2.2 x H15 inches
Weight
2.1 lbs (1.0 kg)
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
Number of speeds
N/A
2
Pulse/Turbo option
No
No
Accessories
A whisk attachment, food processor, beaker.
12,200 RPM
Dishwasher-safe wand
Yes
13,700 RPM

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$94.42
$62.87

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.3
8.8

Hot Soup Purée

8.0
8.5
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Braun MQ7035X immersion blender in 30 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Braun MQ7035X immersion blender in 30 seconds.
A batch of soup pureéd by the  Braun MQ7035X immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
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.
Pureeing Time
30 seconds
30 seconds
Result
Exceptionally Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
No

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

8.8
8.8
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Braun MQ7035X Hand Blender had completed the test in 1 minute 10 secs.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Braun MQ7035X Hand Blender had completed the test in 1 minute 10 secs.
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Braun MQ7035X immersion blender was spread evenly throughout a paper on a table to check for solid chunks.
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.
Blending Time
1 min 10 secs
1 min
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
No

Mayonnaise

7.0
8.3
A little bit of mayonnaise sticking in the whisk attachment of the Braun MQ7035X blender.
A little bit of mayonnaise sticking in the whisk attachment of the Braun MQ7035X blender.
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise made by the Braun MQ7035X immersion blender.
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
Emulsifying Time
2 mins
1 mins 54 secs
Result
Quite Thin
Smooth
Suction
No
No

Almond Milk

9.3
9.3
The Braun MQ7035X immersion blender beside its bowl of almond milk and the corresponding almond pulp produced in 1 minute.
Grinding Time
1 min
45 secs
Result
Very Fine
Fine
Suction
No
Tightly

Whipped Egg-Whites

8.0
10
The Braun MQ7035X immersion blender stands next to a glass of whipped egg whites forming stiff peaks, with a digital timer showing "2:30" in the foreground.
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.
Beating Time
2 mins 30 secs
1 mins 56 secs
Result
Stiff
Stiff
Suction
No
No

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.3
8.1

In the Box

The Braun MQ7035X immersion blender unpacked beside its box, with accessories including a whisk and a chopper attachment, a blending beaker, and warranty and product registration paperwork.
The package, motor body, blending shaft, plastic beaker, user manual, and whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 Immersion Blender on a yellow table.

Dimensions

The Braun MQ7035X standing on a table, with the length of its blending shaft being noted to the side as 8.3 inches, and the total length of the unit as 15.5 inches.
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.
Height
15.5" (39.4 cm)
15.0" (38.1 cm)
Width
2.8" (7.1 cm)
2.2" (5.6 cm)
Weight
2.1 lbs (1.0 kg)
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
Length
Shaft Length
8.3" (21.1 cm)
6.7" (17.0 cm)

Build Quality

9.0
8.0
The motor housing and blending shaft of the Braun MQ7035X.
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.

Speed and Controls

A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X's single-button.
The Two Speed Settings of The Braun MultiQuick-5 Immersion Blender
The Braun MultiQuick-5 Speed Settings (Cre: Nguyen Ntk/HealthyKitchen101)
Activation
Press-button
Press
Min Speed
N/A
12,200 RPM
Max Speed
N/A
13,700 RPM
Presets
No
No
Noise Level
N/A
65 dB
Digital Display
No
No
Pulse Mode
No
Yes

Blending Shaft

9.5
7.5
A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X blades
A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X blades
A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X Blending Shaft
The blending assembly of the Braun MultiQuick-5 features 2 sharp prongs.
The Braun MultiQuick-5 Blending Wand (Cre: Nguyen Ntk/HealthyKitchen101)
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Type
Sharp Blade
Sharp Blade
Guard Material
Stainless steel
Stainless Steel
Blade Count
2
2
Removable
Yes
No
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes

Beaker

10
10
A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X beaker
The hand is holding a 20-oz plastic beaker with a green plant background.
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Capacity
20 oz
20.0 fl oz (591.5 ml)
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
A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X power cord.
The Braun MultiQuick-5 on a table with its power cord rolled up next to it.
Cord Length
5.2 ft (1.6 m)
4.9 ft (1.5 m)
Type
2-prong plug
2-prong plug
Detachable
No
No

Extra Accessories

A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X whisk attachment.
The whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 lies flat on a yellow table.
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Removable
Yes
Yes

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
9.3
8.7

Ease of Use

9.3
8.6

Handling

9.0
8.5
Someone is holding the Braun MQ7035X handle.
A close-up of the non-slip handle of the  Braun stick blender.

Blade Assembly

9.5
9.5

Cleanability

9.5
9.0

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