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Presto Foldaway Electric Skillet 06857 vs BELLA Electric Skillet 14607 Side-by-Side Comparison

Presto Foldaway Electric Skillet 06857 vs Bella Electric Skillet 14607. Discover the different strengths of a large and a medium skillet.

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Presto Foldaway Electric Skillet 06857 vs BELLA Electric Skillet 14607

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Pros & Cons

  • Great heat distribution
  • Stable temperatures
  • Sizzling hot searing
  • Foldaway convenience
  • High build quality
  • Fast heating
  • Even heat distribution
  • Sizzling hot pan for searing
  • Ceramic non-stick coating
  • Teflon non-stick coating
  • Lid not the best fit
  • Chipped coating
  • Stubborn burn-ons may require some effort

Key Specs

Dimensions
L20.08 x W11.97 x H8.07 inches
L16.93 x W12 x H6.3 inches
Cooking Capacity
8.9 quarts
4.7 quarts
Material
Cast aluminum
Cast aluminum
Coating
Teflon
Ceramic
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
Yes
Detachable
Yes
No

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$77.40
$32.90

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
9.0
8.0

Analyzing Heat Distribution

8.9
8.0
The Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 with a white oil-absorbent sheet covering the surface of the pan. The dark rectangle indicates where the heating element is.
The Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607 with a white oil-absorbent sheet covering the surface of the pan. The dark double circles indicate where the heating element is.
Temperature
High heat / 400°F
High heat / 400°F
Temperature Differences
5.7%
9.85%

Making Pancakes

9.4
7.3
The top side of a golden brown pancake inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
The top side of a golden brown pancake inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
The bottom side of a golden brown pancake inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
Two hands breaking a pancake apart. In the background is the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
The top side of a golden brown pancake that’s dark around the edges inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607.
The top side of a golden brown pancake that’s dark around the edges inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607.
The bottom side of a golden brown pancake that’s dark around the edges inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607.
Two hands breaking a pancake apart. In the background is the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607.
Heating Time
3 min 50 sec
2 min 4 sec
Temperature
Medium heat / 350°F
Medium heat / 350°F

Cooking Steaks

8.7
8.6
A piece of golden brown steak inside the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
A piece of golden brown steak inside the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
A piece of deep golden brown steak with a meat thermometer inserted into it on a wooden cutting board. At the corner is the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
On the cutting board, a tong is holding the steak while a knife is slicing the steak.
Slices of medium-rare steak on a wooden cutting board.
A hand in black glove using a fork to pick up a slice of steak.
A piece of deep golden brown steak inside the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
A piece of deep golden brown steak inside the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
On the cutting board, a tong is holding the steak while a knife is slicing the steak.
A hand in black glove using a fork to pick up a slice of steak. In the background is the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607.
Heating Time
4 min
2 min 30 sec
Temperature
High heat / 400°F
High heat / 400°F

Design

Overall Design Scoring
8.4
7.8

In the Box

On the upper right is the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857. On the left is its cardboard box. Below the skillet from right to left is an instruction manual, a thermostat, and a detachable base.
On the upper right is the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607. On the left is its cardboard box. Below the skillet, on the right is a thermostat and on the left is an instruction manual.

Dimensions

The Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 is 20.08 inches in length, 11.97 inches in width, and 8.07 inches in height.
The Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607 is 16.93 inches in length, 12 inches in width, and 6.3 inches in height.
Length
20.1" (51.0 cm)
16.9" (43.0 cm)
Width
12.0" (30.4 cm)
12.0" (30.5 cm)
Height
8.1" (20.5 cm)
6.3" (16.0 cm)
Weight
8.5 oz (241 g)
5.1 lbs (2.3 kg)

Pan

9.0
8.5
The pan of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 is 15.71 inches in length, 11.77 inches in width, and 2.79 inches in depth.
The pan of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 is 15.71 inches in length, 11.77 inches in width, and 2.79 inches in depth.
The Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 has a pouring spout.
The bottom of the detached pan of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
The pan of the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607 is 11.7 inches in length, 11.7 inches in width, and 1.97 inches in depth.
Cooking Capacity
 8.9 quarts
4.7 qt.
Dimensions
L15.71 x W11.77 x H2.79 inches
L11.7 x W11.7 x H1.97 inches
Material
Cast aluminum
Cast aluminum
Coating
Teflon
Titanium ceramic
Handle
Thermosetting plastic
Steel
Spout
Yes
No
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
Yes

Lid

7.0
10
The tempered glass lid of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
The tempered glass lid of the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607.
Material
Tempered glass
Tempered glass
Handle
Steel
Steel
Steam Vent
No
Yes
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
Yes

Base

9.0
6.0
The detached base of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857.
The base of the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607 has four stands with anti-slip pads.
Material
Thermosetting plastic
Thermosetting plastic
Detachable
Yes
No
Anti-Slip Pads
Four
Four
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
Yes

Thermostat

7.0
7.0
The thermostat of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 has 6 settings including Warm-200–250-300-350-400°F.
The thermostat of the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607 has 5 settings including Keep Warm-300°F–350-400-450°F.
Temperature Range
Warm-200–250-300-350-400°F
Keep Warm-300°F–350-400-450°F
Detachable
Yes
Yes
Indicator Light
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher-Safe
No
No

Power Cord

The flat two-prong power cord of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 is 31.1 inches long.
The flat two-prong power cord of the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607 is 26.57 inches long.
Type
Two-prong
Two-prong
Length
31.1" (79.0 cm)
26.6" (67.5 cm)
Power
1500 W
1200 W
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120 V ~ 60 Hz

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
9.5
8.8

Ease of Use

9.5
9.0
The base of Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 clips off and the pan can be lifted up.
The Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607 with its thermostat inserted.

Cleaning and Storing

9.5
8.5
With handles folded in, the base of the Presto Foldaway Non-Stick Electric Skillet 06857 fits into the pan.
Burnt caramel on the surface of the Bella Non-Stick Electric Skillet 14607.