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Braun Multiquick 7 Hand Blender vs Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System Blender Side-by-Side Comparison

The Braun MultiQuick-7 and Ninja CI101 each bring their unique strengths to the table, yet they both can deliver consistent results across a wide range of blending tasks.

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Braun Multiquick 7 Hand Blender

Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System Blender

Braun Multiquick 7 Hand Blender vs Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System Blender

Overall Verdict

​​Both the Ninja CI101 and the Braun Multiquick-7 are well-equipped to handle a variety of tasks. Despite their varying power ratings, they deliver comparable performance efficiencies, whether blending smoothies, puréeing soups, emulsifying sauces, or whisking eggs.

Design-wise, both blenders sport top-grade build quality and are designed with user-friendliness in mind. However, the Ninja CI101 distinguishes itself with a comprehensive set of attachments, notably including beaters alongside a whisk attachment. This makes it particularly well-suited for baking-related tasks, such as whipping batters or kneading dough. Meanwhile, the Braun MultiQuick-7's key advantage lies in its lighter weight and more compact design, making it a more maneuverable and comfortable option for small, quick batches.

Pros & Cons

  • Luxury vibe 
  • Lots of user-friendly features 
  • Sturdy construction 
  • Smooth and comfortable blending performances
  • High-quality construction with upscale feel 
  • A generous set of included accessories 
  • A lot of user-friendly features 
  • Excels at a wide range of tasks
  • Quiet pricey
  • Larger-than-average blending wand’s head 
  • Rather heavy

Key Specs

Dimension
H 15.5 x W2.8 inches
H 16 x W2.9 inches
Weight
2.1 lbs (1.0 kg)
2.3 lbs (1.0 kg)
Number of speeds
N/A
2
Pulse/Turbo option
No
Yes
Accessories
A whisk attachment, food processor, beaker.
A beaker, beaters, and a whisk attachment
Dishwasher-safe wand
Yes
Yes

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$94.42
$94.10

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.3
8.4

Hot Soup Purée

8.0
10
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 a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender in 30 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender in 30 seconds.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
Pureeing Time
30 seconds
30 seconds
Result
Exceptionally Smooth
Exceptionally Smooth
Suction
No
No

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

8.8
6.8
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 frozen fruit smoothie from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender in 2 minutes 40 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of frozen fruit smoothie from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender in 2 minutes 40 seconds.
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
Blending Time
1 min 10 secs
2 mins 40 secs
Result
Smooth
Velvety
Suction
No
No

Mayonnaise

7.0
7.8
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 bowl of mayonnaise made by the Braun MQ7035X blender in 1 minute 45 seconds.
A bowl of mayonnaise made by the Braun MQ7035X blender in 1 minute 45 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise made by the Braun MQ7035X immersion blender.
Emulsifying Time
2 mins
1 min 45 secs
Result
Quite Thin
Smooth
Suction
No
Yes

Almond Milk

9.3
8.0
The Braun MQ7035X immersion blender beside its bowl of almond milk and the corresponding almond pulp produced in 1 minute.
The Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender beside its bowl of almond milk and the corresponding almond pulp produced in 1 minute 01 second.
Grinding Time
1 min
1 min 01 secs
Result
Very Fine
Fine
Suction
No
No

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.
The Ninja CI101 Foodi immersion blender stands next to a glass of whipped egg whites forming stiff peaks, with a digital timer showing "1:46" in the foreground.
Beating Time
2 mins 30 secs
1 min and 45 secs
Result
Stiff
Stiff
Suction
No
No

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.3
9.6

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 Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System displayed with its box, various attachments including a whisk, beater, and a blending cup, and instructional materials laid out on a gray countertop.

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 Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System standing on a table, with the length of its blending shaft being noted to the side as 9.5 inches, and the total length of the unit as 16 inches.
Height
15.5" (39.4 cm)
16.0" (40.6 cm)
Width
2.8" (7.1 cm)
2.9" (7.4 cm)
Weight
2.1 lbs (1.0 kg)
2.3 lbs (1.0 kg)
Shaft Length
8.3" (21.1 cm)
9.5" (24.1 cm)

Build Quality

9.0
9.5
The motor housing and blending shaft of the Braun MQ7035X.
A close-up of the blending shaft and motor housing of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.

Speed and Controls

A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X's single-button.
A Close-Up of the Controlling Buttons of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
A Close-Up of the Controlling Buttons of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
A Close-Up of the Controlling Buttons of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
Activation
Press-button
Press-button
Min Speed
N/A
N/A
Max Speed
N/A
N/A
Presets
No
No
Noise Level
N/A
N/A
Digital Display
No
No
Pulse Mode
No
Yes

Blending Shaft

9.5
9.5
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
A close-up of the blades of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
Material
Stainless steel
 Stainless steel
Type
Sharp Blade
Sharp Blade
Guard Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Blade Count
2
4
Removable
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes

Beaker

10
10
A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X beaker
A close-up of the beaker of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Capacity
20 oz
24 oz
Measurements
Yes
Yes
Weight
Height
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes

Power Cord

10
10
A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X power cord.
A close-up of the power cord of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
Cord Length
5.2 ft (1.6 m)
5.1 ft (1.6 m)
Type
2-prong plug
2-prong plug
Detachable
No
No

Extra Accessories

A close-up of the Braun MQ7035X whisk attachment.
Someone is attaching the whisk attachment to the motor housing of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System Power Cord.
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Removable
Yes
Yes

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
9.3
8.4

Ease of Use

9.3
8.1

Handling

9.0
9.0
Someone is holding the Braun MQ7035X handle.
 Someone is holding the Ninja Foodi Mixer.
 Someone is holding the Ninja Foodi Mixer.
Someone is holding the Ninja Foodi Immersion Blender.

Blade Assembly

9.5
9.5

Cleanability

9.5
8.0

Behind the Comparison

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