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Vitamix Immersion Blender vs Cuisinart Evolutionx Cordless Hand Blender Side-by-Side Comparison

For users seeking mobility and convenience in a cordless design, the Cuisinart is a decent choice, while the Vitamix remains the go-to option for those who demand the highest standard in blending performance.

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Vitamix Immersion Blender

Cuisinart Evolutionx Cordless Hand Blender

Vitamix Immersion Blender vs Cuisinart Evolutionx Cordless Hand Blender

Overall Verdict

Ranking by
OverallScore Performance50% Design20% Usability30% ScoreOverall 50%Performance 20%Design 30%Usability Cuisinart Evolution...Vitamix Immersion B...7.87.18.78.48.68.69.18.2
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As a cordless immersion blender, the Cuisinart EvolutionX offers exceptional mobility and convenience. Coupled with its user-friendly design, ergonomic handle, and adequate performance across a range of tasks, this makes it a solid option for those who prefer the freedom of movement. Whether it's for outdoor grilling, cooking in areas without electrical outlets, or engaging in interactive food preparation at the dining table, the cordless design of the EvolutionX brings versatility to the forefront. 

However, this blender doesn't quite measure up to the Vitamix in raw power and blending efficiency. Sporting a powerful 625-watt motor and solid stainless steel construction, the Vitamix is indeed a highly capable workhorse, making quick blending of even the toughest ingredients with ease and consistency. From crushing frozen ingredients to puréeing soup to emulsifying mayonnaise, your Vitamix will prove its worth in both professional kitchens and home settings alike. 

Nonetheless, since each blender serves its respective market segment well, the choice between the two boils down to your personal priorities in the kitchen; do you prefer the freedom of a cordless design or the unmatched power of a professional-grade motor?

Pros & Cons

  • A great tool for recipes that involve fibrous or frozen food
  • 4-pronged heavy-duty blade promotes speedy blends and consistent results
  • Intuitive interface makes it easy to switch between speed settings
  • Ergonomically-designed handle offers a secure grip
  • Blade Guard prevents scratching 
  • Stainless steel body ensures optimal durability
  • Excellent mobility 
  • Pleasing aesthetic appealing 
  • Included accessories allows for greater versatility  
  • Steady battery performance
  • Expensive
  • Relatively heavy
  • There aren’t any extra accessories included
  • The blending wand can unintentionally detach

Key Specs

Dimensions HW
17.5 x 3 inches
H 16.2 x W 2.4 inches
Weight
3.2 lbs (1.5 kg)
1.4 lbs (0.6 kg)
Number of speeds
5
1
Pulse/Turbo option
No
No
Min speed
8,600 RPM
A whisk attachment, a beaker.
Max speed
15,700 RPM
Yes

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$146.87
$76.43

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.6
7.1

Hot Soup Purée

9.5
6.0
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.
Vitamix Immersion Blender Soup Purée Video
Draining the pureéd soup with a stainless steel mesh strainer to inspect solid chunks.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup produced by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup produced by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG 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
No

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

8.8
6.0
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Vitamix immersion blender had completed the test in 1 minute and 5 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Vitamix immersion blender had completed the test in 1 minute and 5 seconds.
Vitamix Immersion Blender Smoothie Video
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 smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG  Hand Blender had completed the test in 2 minutes.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG  Hand Blender had completed the test in 2 minutes.
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG immersion blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper on a gray table to check for solid chunks.
Blending Time
1 min 5 secs
2 minutes
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
No

Mayonnaise

8.3
9.5
Blender and beaker containing mayonnaise next to smartphone timer
Blender and beaker containing mayonnaise next to smartphone timer
Vitamix Immersion Blender Mayonnaise
A batch mayonnaise made by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG immersion blender within 1 minute and 24 seconds.
A batch mayonnaise made by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG immersion blender within 1 minute and 24 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise made by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG immersion blender.
Emulsifying Time
1 mins 40 secs
1 min 24 secs
Result
Quite Thick
Velvety
Suction
No
No

Almond Milk

9.3
8.3
A bunch of almond shells gets clogged in the Vitamix immersion blending wand which is resting on a beaker full of almond milk.
A bunch of almond shells gets clogged in the Vitamix immersion blending wand which is resting on a beaker full of almond milk.
Vitamix Immersion Blender Almond Milk Test
A white plate of almond pulp and a bowl of milk produced by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG stick blender within 1 minute and 10 seconds.
Grinding Time
40 secs
1 min 10 secs
Result
Fine
Very Fine
Suction
Slightly
No

Whipped Egg-Whites

0.0
10
The Vitamix blending wand is immersed in a plastic beaker containing failed beaten egg-white with a smartphone displaying the total beating time ( 2 minutes and 17 seconds) next to it.
A beaker containing beaten egg-white made by the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG immersion blender in 1 minute and 45 seconds is put upside down on the table.
Beating Time
N/A
1 min 45 secs
Result
N/A
Stiff
Suction
N/A
No

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.1
8.7

In the Box

The Vitamix Hand Blender is shipped with a carton box, an immersion blending wand, a motor body, and owner’s manuals.
The Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG immersion blender lying on a table with its beaker, whisk attachment, user manual, packaging carton box, and charger by its side.

Dimensions

The Vitamix stainless steel immersion blender stands on top of its blending shaft on a gray table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 9.2 inches, and the total length of the unit as 17.5 inches.
The Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG 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 16.2 inches.
Height
17.5" (44.5 cm)
16.2" (41.1 cm)
Width
3.0" (7.6 cm)
2.4" (6.1 cm)
Weight
3.2 lbs (1.4 kg)
1.4 lbs (0.6 kg)
Length
Shaft Length
9.2" (23.4 cm)
8.3" (21.1 cm)

Build Quality

9.5
8.5
Vitamix Immersion Blender Review: The motor body and blending wand of the Vitamix lie flat on a gray table.
A close-up of the Cuisinart RHB-100TG parts

Speed and Controls

A close-up of the Power button and Variable Speed Control button of the Vitamix immersion blender.
Vitamix Immersion Blender Speed and Controls
A close-up of the Power button and Variable Speed Control button of the Vitamix immersion blender.
Five speed indicator lights on top of the Vitamix’s motor body.
A close-up of the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG’s indicator light.
A close-up of the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG’s indicator light.
A close-up of the Cuisinart motor housing
Activation
Press
Press-button
Min Speed
8,600 RPM
N/A
Max Speed
15,700 RPM
N/A
Presets
No
No
Noise Level
85 dB
N/A
Digital Display
Yes
Yes
Pulse Mode
No
No

Blending Shaft

9.5
8.5
The blade assembly of the Vitamix immersion blender features 4 sharp stainless steel prongs.
Stainless Steel Blade Housing with Plastic Guard (Cre: Nguyen Ntk/HealthyKitchen101)
The blade assembly of the Vitamix immersion blender features 4 sharp stainless steel prongs.
A close-up of the sharp stainless steel blade of the Vitamix immersion blender.
A close-up of the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG blades
A close-up of the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG blades
A close-up of the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG blending shaft.
Material
Stainless Steel
Stainless steel
Type
Sharp Blade
Sharp Blade
Guard Material
BPA-free plastic
Stainless steel
Blade Count
4
2
Removable
No
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
No
Yes

Beaker

0.0
10
A close-up of the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG beaker
Material
N/A
Plastic
Capacity
NaN fl oz (NaN ml)
30 oz
Measurements
N/A
Yes
Weight
NaN oz (NaN g)
Height
NaN" (NaN cm)
Dishwasher Safe
N/A
Yes
Tamper Included
N/A
No

Extra Accessories

The Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG whisk attachment
Material
N/A
Stainless steel
Dishwasher Safe
N/A
Yes
Removable
N/A
Yes

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.2
8.4

Ease of Use

8.4
8.0

Handling

8.5
9.5
The handle of the Vitamix stick blender being held at an angle with 4 speed bars is lighting up.
The handle of the Vitamix stick blender being held at an angle with 4 speed bars is lighting up.
The handle of the Vitamix stick blender being held at an angle with 4 speed bars is lighting up.
Someone is holding the Vitamix immersion blender with a top-down perspective.
A close-up of the Vitamix’s handle being held from a front view.
A close-up of the Cuisinart EvolutionX RHB-100TG ergonomically-designed handle.

Blade Assembly

8.0
8.5

Cleanability

7.0
8.5

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