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Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System Blender vs Bella 10-Speed Side-by-Side Comparison

The Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System is excellent for those in need of a versatile, high-performance blender, while the BELLA 10-Speed offers a budget-friendly alternative with noticeable trade-offs in performance and comfort.

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Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System Blender

Bella 10-Speed

Ninja Foodi Power Mixer System Blender vs Bella 10-Speed

Overall Verdict

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OverallScore Performance50% Design20% Usability30% ScoreOverall 50%Performance 20%Design 30%Usability Ninja Foodi Power M...Bella 10-Speed8.68.49.68.47.48.07.56.3
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The Ninja Foodi is a powerhouse, designed for heavy blending performance. Its high-powered 750-watt motor and ability to convert into a hand mixer make it a decent tool for blending, whisking, and even kneading. 

In contrast, the Bella 10-Speed is a basic, mid-range immersion blender. While it performs comparatively well in making smoothies and mayonnaise, its capabilities of pureeing soup, whipping eggs,  and creating almond milk are not as impressive as those of the Ninja Foodi. 

When it comes to design and ease of use, the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System and the BELLA 10-Speed Hand Blender also offer contrasting experiences. 

The Ninja CI101 is recognized for its luxurious visual appeal and thoughtful design. It features straightforward controls, easy-to-change attachments, and lots of user-friendly features like the bell-shaped blade guard that reduces mess and suction effect. Despite its heavier build, the Ninja CI101 offers a more refined and comfortable blending experience. 

Whereas, the BELLA is built with medium-grade plastic parts and is designed for compactness and portability. It is more suitable for tight spaces and quick small-scale blenders. However, we found issues with excessive vibration, stiff buttons, and a blending shaft that creates too much suction, which can make the blending process challenging.

Pros & Cons

  • 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
  • It features multiple speeds. 
  • Extra attachments are included for greater versatility. 
  • Blending wand is easy to remove and attach.
  • Larger-than-average blending wand’s head 
  • Rather heavy
  • Its performance is inconsistent.
  • The control buttons are hard to press.
  • The blade guard can cause damage to cookware surfaces.  
  • The motor vibrates violently, making it very difficult to maneuver the blender.

Key Specs

Dimension
H 16 x W2.9 inches
H15.2 x W2.3 inches
Weight
2.3 lbs (1.0 kg)
2.0 lbs (0.9 kg)
Number of speeds
2
10
Pulse/Turbo option
Yes
Yes
Accessories
A beaker, beaters, and a whisk attachment
14,730 RPM
Dishwasher-safe wand
Yes
16,000 RPM

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$94.10
$37.09

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.4
8.0

Hot Soup Purée

10
7.5
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.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup made by the BELLA hand blender from a plastic beaker standing next to a smartphone displaying the total pureéing time (33 seconds).
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup made by the BELLA hand blender from a plastic beaker standing next to a smartphone displaying the total pureéing time (33 seconds).
BELLA 10-Speed Soup
A batch of soup pureéd by the BELLA immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
Pureeing Time
30 seconds
30 seconds
Result
Exceptionally Smooth
Chunky
Suction
No
Tightly

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

6.8
9.3
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.
The BELLA 10-Speed Smoothie Testing, from left to right: the BELLA motor body, a batch of green smoothie in a white bowl with parts of it being scooped with a spoon, and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (58 seconds).
The BELLA 10-Speed Smoothie Testing, from left to right: the BELLA motor body, a batch of green smoothie in a white bowl with parts of it being scooped with a spoon, and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (58 seconds).
Bella 10 Speed Smoothe
After finishing blending, the green smoothie was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
Blending Time
2 mins 40 secs
58 secs
Result
Velvety
Smooth
Suction
No
Slightly

Mayonnaise

7.8
9.0
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.
A little bit of mayonnaise sticking in the whisk attachment of the BELLA hand blender when it is removed from the full batch emulsified in a plastic beaker standing between the BELLA motor body and a smartphone displaying the total emulsion time (1 minute and 24 seconds).
A little bit of mayonnaise sticking in the whisk attachment of the BELLA hand blender when it is removed from the full batch emulsified in a plastic beaker standing between the BELLA motor body and a smartphone displaying the total emulsion time (1 minute and 24 seconds).
BELLA 10-Speed Mayonnaise
Emulsifying Time
1 min 45 secs
1 min 25 secs
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
Yes
Yes

Almond Milk

8.0
6.0
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 01 secs
1 min 15 secs
Result
Fine
Coarse
Suction
No
Tightly

Whipped Egg-Whites

10
6.0
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.
The 24-oz plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white is put upside down on the gray table with a BELLA motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (3 minutes) by its sides.
The 24-oz plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white is put upside down on the gray table with a BELLA motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (3 minutes) by its sides.
BELLA 10-Speed Whipped Egg-Whites
Beating Time
1 min and 45 secs
3 minutes
Result
Stiff
Stiff
Suction
No
No

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.6
7.5

In the Box

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.
The BELLA Stick Blender is shipped with a paper carton box, an immersion blending wand, a motor body, a plastic beaker, a whisk attachment, a food processor, and a user manual.

Dimensions

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.
The BELLA Immersion Blender standing on top of its blending shaft on a gray table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 8.3 inches, and the total length of the unit as 15.2 inches.
Height
16.0" (40.6 cm)
15.2" (38.6 cm)
Width
2.9" (7.4 cm)
2.3" (5.8 cm)
Weight
2.3 lbs (1.0 kg)
2.0 lbs (0.9 kg)
Length
Shaft Length
9.5" (24.1 cm)
8.3" (21.1 cm)

Build Quality

9.5
7.0
A close-up of the blending shaft and motor housing of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
The whisk attachment, motor body, and blending shaft of the BELLA stick blender lie flat on a gray table.

Speed and Controls

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.
A close-up of the two speed control buttons of the BELLA immersion blender.
Activation
Press-button
Press-button & speed dial
Min Speed
N/A
14,730 RPM
Max Speed
N/A
16,000 RPM
Presets
No
No
Noise Level
N/A
84 dB
Digital Display
No
No
Pulse Mode
Yes
Yes

Blending Shaft

9.5
7.5
A close-up of the blades of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
A close-up of the BELLA’s blending wand with 4 sharp stainless steel prongs.
A close-up of the BELLA’s blending wand with 4 sharp stainless steel prongs.
A close-up of the BELLA’s blending wand with 4 sharp stainless steel prongs from the side-viewing angle.
Material
 Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Type
Sharp Blade
Sharp Blade
Guard Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Blade Count
4
4
Removable
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes

Beaker

10
10
A close-up of the beaker of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
A 30-oz plastic beaker of the BELLA Immersion Blending standing on a gray table.
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Capacity
24 oz
30 oz
Measurements
Yes
Yes
Weight
0.29 lb
Height
7.2" (18.3 cm)
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Tamper Included
No
No

Power Cord

10
10
A close-up of the power cord of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System.
The BELLA 10-Speed  Immersion Blender on a gray table with its power cord rolled up next to it.
Cord Length
5.1 ft (1.6 m)
5.1 ft (1.6 m)
Type
2-prong plug
2-prong plug
Detachable
No
No

Extra Accessories

Someone is attaching the whisk attachment to the motor housing of the Ninja CI101 Foodi Power Mixer System Power Cord.
A whisk attachment of the BELLA hand-held blender lying flat on a gray table.
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Removable
Yes
Yes

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.4
6.3

Ease of Use

8.1
6.0

Handling

9.0
6.0
 Someone is holding the Ninja Foodi Mixer.
 Someone is holding the Ninja Foodi Mixer.
Someone is holding the Ninja Foodi Immersion Blender.
Someone uses two hands to control the BELLA immersion blender: one for holding the handle and pressing the power button at the same time, the other for rotating the speed dial.

Blade Assembly

9.5
7.5

Cleanability

8.0
7.5

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