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Ninja Nutri Pro Compact (BN401) vs. KOIOS Pro 850W Bullet Personal Blender Side-by-Side Comparison

Ninja Nutri Pro Compact (BN401) vs. KOIOS Pro 850W Bullet Personal Blender. It comes down to your specific needs and budget when choosing between these two.

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Ninja Nutri Pro Compact

Koios Pro 850W Bullet 

Ninja Nutri Pro Compact (BN401) vs. KOIOS Pro 850W Bullet Personal Blender

Overall Verdict

Ranking by
OverallScore Performance60% Design25% Usability15% ScoreOverall 60%Performance 25%Design 15%Usability Ninja Nutri Pro Com...Koios Pro 850W Bullet9.59.49.69.77.47.18.37.3
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The Ninja BN401 stands out as a top performer in the personal blender market, with advanced features and heavy-duty performance. Sporting a mighty 1000-watt motor and an upscale blade design, it proved to be excellent in all areas. It is also surprisingly fast, typically taking just one minute to create a perfect smoothie with frozen ingredients, while other personal blenders might need double the time. 

On the other hand, the KOIOS Bullet is a budget-friendly option that offers adequate versatility and extra accessories. Although it may not have the same heavy-duty power as the Ninja BN401, it still delivers smooth results for most recipes, including frozen fruit smoothies and protein shakes. The only area where it falls short is crushing ice cubes. 

Ultimately, your specific needs and budget will determine which of these blenders is the right choice for you.

Pros & Cons

  • This blender is an all-arounder that works without a fuss. 
  • Nearly all of its capability is outstanding—it’s very well equipped to crush ice and make smoothies. 
  • The 1000-watt motor provides heavy-duty blending performance. 
  • Smart preset programs are designed to deliver excellent consistency. 
  • There are solid design details throughout the blender.
  • Competitive price tag 
  • Extra extractor blade for dry blending 
  • Powerful motor allows for a wide range of tasks 
  • Two blending cups are included 
  • Intuitive to use 
  • The blades can be removed from the base for thorough cleaning
  • The motor base is roughly the same size as a standard full-sized blender. 
  • It’s relatively noisy.
  • No option for hands-free operation

Key Specs

Dimension
H14.2 x W6.4 inches
H12.2 x W5.5 inches
Weight
5.4 lbs (2.4 kg)
2.9 lbs (1.3 kg)
Number of speeds
4
1
Pulse/Turbo option
Yes
No
Dishwasher-safe wand
Yes
Yes
Accessories
An extra blending cup, two spout lids
4 lids, an extra blade assembly, a cleaning brush, two extra blending cups

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$84.93
$60.22

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
9.4
7.1

Protein Shake

8.8
9.2
Ninja BN401 Personal Blender Protein Shake Test
A batch of protein shake prepared by the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Single-Serve Blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer, with a smartphone displaying the total blending time (1 minute) next to it.
Using a spoon to scoop a small smattering of dried blueberry chunks from a mesh strainer containing protein shake produced the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Blender.
KOIOS 850W Bullet Protein Shake Video
A batch of protein shake packed with dried blueberries, oatmeal, and almonds prepared by the KOIOS Bullet Personal Blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer, with a smartphone displaying the total blending time (56 seconds) next to it.
A couple of unblended almond chunks of the KOIOS Bullet being scooped from the mesh strainer with a stainless steel spoon.
Blending Time
1 min 01 sec
56 secs
Result
Slightly Smooth
Smooth

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

10
8.0
Ninja BN401 Personal Blender Frozen Fruit Smoothie Test
A spoon of fruity smoothie packed with blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, and mango made by theNinja BN401 Nutri Pro blender with a smartphone displaying the total blending time ( 59 seconds) next to it.
To check for solid chunks, after finishing blending, the fruity smoothie made by the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro personal blender is spread throughout a white paper.
KOIOS 850W Frozen Fruit Smoothie Video
To check for solid chunks, after finishing blending, the fruity smoothie made by the KOIOS Bullet single-serve blender is spread throughout a white paper with a smartphone displaying the total blending time ( 1 minute and 20 seconds) next to it.
A spoon of fruity smoothie packed with blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, and mango made by the KOIOS Bullet Blender.
Blending Time
1 min
1 min 20 seconds
Result
Silky Smooth
Silky Smooth
Suction

Fibrous Greens

9.5
5.0
Ninja BN401 Personal Blender Fibrous Greens Test
A glass of water and fibrous greens pulp produced by the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Single-Serve Blender.
A glass of water with fibrous green pulp produced by the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Personal Blender sinking from its top to bottom.
KOIOS 850W Fibrous Greens Video
A glass of water with fibrous greens pulp produced by the KOIOS Bullet Single-Serve Blender.
A glass of water with fibrous green pulp produced by the KOIOS Bullet Personal Blender sinking from its top to bottom.
Blending Time
20 seconds
20 seconds
Result
Very Fine
Very Coarse

Crushed Ice Cubes

10
0.0
Ninja BN401 Personal Blender Crushed Ice Test
A black tray of crushed ice produced by the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Personal Blender being on a table.
KOIOS 850W Crushed Ice Video
A black tray of crushed ice produced by the KOIOS Personal Blender being on a table.
The amount of unblended ice cubes (4.61 oz) of the KOIOS Bullet single-serve blender displayed on a scale’s screen.
Ice Fineness
Very Fine
Coarse
Unblended Ice
0% of 6 oz
77% of 6 oz

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.6
8.3

In the Box

The Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro personal blender lying on a white table with the accessories by its side, including a blending cup with lid, a spout lid, a paper carton box, a recipe book, and owner’s manuals.
The KOIOS Bullet personal blender lying on a table with its accessories, including two lids, two additional blending cup with lids, a paper carton box, an additional blade assembly, a cleaning brush, and a user guide.

Dimensions

The Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro personal blender standing on a gray table, with the length of its motor base being noted to the side as 8 inches, and the total length and width of the unit as 14.2 inches and 6.4 inches, respectively.
Koios Pro 850W Bullet Personal Blender standing on a gray table, with the length of its motor base being noted to the side as 7.2 inches, and the total length and width of the unit as 12.2 inches and 5.5 inches, respectively.
Height
14.2" (36.1 cm)
12.2" (31.0 cm)
Width
6.4" (16.3 cm)
5.5" (14.0 cm)
Weight
5.4 lbs (2.4 kg)
2.9 lbs (1.3 kg)
Length
Shaft Length

Build Quality

9.5
8.0
The motor base and blending cup of the Ninja Bn401 Nutri Pro single-serve blender lying side by side on a table.
The motor base and blending cup of the KOIOS Bullet single-serve blender lying side by side on a gray table.

Blades

9.5
7.5
A close-up of the blade assembly sporting 4 stainless steel prongs of the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro single-serve blender.
A close-up of the flat blade assembly featuring 2 prongs of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender.
A close-up of the flat blade assembly featuring 2 prongs of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender.
A close-up of the blade assembly featuring 4 prongs of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender.
Material
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
Type
Cross
Flat and Cross
Guard Material
Blade Count
4 blades
(Flat) 2 blades, (Cross) 4 blades
Removable
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
No

Motor Base

The Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Motor Base
The Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Motor Base
A close-up of the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro Motor Base
The motor base of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender standing on a white table.
The motor base of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender standing on a white table.
A close-up of the motor base of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender.
Rated Voltage
120 V
120 V
Rated Power
1000 W
850 Watt
Working Time
N/A
≤ 1 minute
Protection
Yes
No
Weight
4.5 lbs (2.0 kg)
2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)
Cord Length
2.6 ft (0.8 m)
4.1 ft (1.2 m)
Extra Feature
Rubber grips on the bottom, cooling fan.
suction feet, ventilation holes

Blending Cup

10
10
Illustrated dimensions of the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro personal blender’s cups showing the height, depth, and width in inches
Illustrated dimensions of the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro personal blender’s cups showing the height, depth, and width in inches
The Ninja BN 401 Nutri Pro spout lid
Three blending cups of the KOIOS Bullet on a table, with dimension measurements written to the side. The first cup is measured 3.4x4x2.2 inches, second cup is 3.4x6.5x2.2 inches, third cup is 3.4x6.5x2.2 inches.
Three blending cups of the KOIOS Bullet on a table, with dimension measurements written to the side. The first cup is measured 3.4x4x2.2 inches, second cup is 3.4x6.5x2.2 inches, third cup is 3.4x6.5x2.2 inches.
The blending cup of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender standing on a table with dimension measurements written to the side (3.4x4x2.2 inches).
The blending cup of the KOIOS Bullet personal blender standing on a table with dimension measurements written to the side (3.4x6.5x2.2 inches).
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Capacity
24 oz
10 oz, 17 oz, and 17 oz
Weight
1 lb
0.2 lb, 0.23 lb, and 0.34 lb
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Measurement
Yes
No
Suitable For
Small and Medium batches
Small batches
Accessories
Spout Lids
two spout lids, one flat-top lid, one sieve lid

Speed and Controls

Someone is measuring the noise level of the Ninja BN401 Nutri Pro personal blender with the noise meter (101.2 dB).
Someone is measuring the noise level of the KOIOS personal blender with the noise meter (96.9 dB).
Activation
Twist
Push
Min Speed
N/A
N/A
Max Speed
18,996 RPM
22,648 RPM
Presets
Yes
No
Noise Level
101 (db)
97 dB
Digital Display
Yes
No
Pulse Mode
Yes
No

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
9.7
7.3

Hands-Free Operation

10
5.7

Assembly

9.5
10

Cleanability

9.0
9.5

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