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Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 vs Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE Side-by-Side Comparison

Our review shows which electric kettle is better. The stainless steel Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 with temperature presets or the glass Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.

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Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1

Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE

Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 vs Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE

Overall Verdict

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When comparing the performance of the Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 and the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-Kettle, both exhibit efficient boiling capabilities. The Cuisinart kettle features a powerful 1500-watt heating element, ensuring rapid heating and boiling. It also offers six preset heat settings and can maintain the desired temperature for up to 30 minutes, providing versatility for various hot beverages. Similarly, the Zeppoli kettle is equipped with a 1500-watt heating element, delivering quick boiling times. However, specific data on boiling times and temperature retention are not provided in the articles, making it challenging to determine which kettle performs better in this regard.

In terms of design, the Cuisinart CPK-17P1 showcases a sleek stainless steel exterior with a blue backlit water window, offering an attractive and modern aesthetic. Its comfortable handle and convenient cord storage enhance usability. On the other hand, the Zeppoli ZPL-Kettle features a durable stainless steel construction with a stylish brushed finish, adding a touch of elegance to any kitchen. Its cool-touch handle and drip-free spout contribute to ease of use and practicality.

Regarding usability, both kettles offer user-friendly features. The Cuisinart CPK-17P1 features one-touch operation and a 360-degree swivel power base for convenient placement and use from any angle. It also includes a removable scale filter for easy cleaning and maintenance. Similarly, the Zeppoli ZPL-Kettle boasts a simple on/off switch for effortless operation, along with a comfortable handle and a cordless design for hassle-free pouring. Additionally, both kettles feature automatic shut-off and boil-dry protection for safety. Overall, both the Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 and the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-Kettle offer high performance, sleek design, and user-friendly features, catering to the needs of different consumers.

Pros & Cons

  • Stainless steel carafe
  • 5 preset temperatures
  • Keep Warm function
  • Relatively lightweight
  • Top performance 
  • Intuitive to use
  • Fast boiling time
  • Low energy consumption
  • Extremely quiet boiling phase
  • Good heat retention
  • Affordable
  • Light weight
  • Easy to use and clean
  • Not the most affordable
  • Narrow carafe opening
  • Flat two-prong cord
  • Plastic lid interior

Key Specs

Dimensions
L8.86 x W5.91 x H9.45 inches
L9.06 x W6.30 x H8.46 inches
Weight
3.0 lbs (1.4 kg)
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
Material
Stainless steel
Glass and BPA-free plastic
Capacity
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Power
1500 W
1500 W
Cord Placement
Base (cordless carafe)
Base (cordless carafe)

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$93.04
$27.97

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.5
8.4

Boiling Time

8.1
8.2
1.5 liter of water boiling inside the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp). The digital timer displays 6 minutes and 54 seconds.
1.5 liters of water boiling inside the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE. The digital timer displays 06 minutes and 51 seconds.
Room Temperature
80°F
80°F (26.7°C)
Water Volume
50.72 fl. oz. (1.5 liters)
50.72 fl. oz. (1.5 liters)
Boiling Time
6m 54s
6m 51s

Energy Consumption

8.4
8.6
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1) to be 148 Wh.
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE to be 147 Wh.
Voltage
114 V
111 V
Current
11.39 A
11.43 A
Power
1290 W
1260 W
Energy Consumption
148 Wh
147 Wh

Noise Level

8.9
9.5
The Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 71.5 dB. The power meter reads 114 V, 11.39 A, 1.29 kW, 0.90 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
The Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 64.7 dB. The power meter reads 113 V, 8.125 A, 929 W, 100 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
Noise Level
71.5 dB
64.7 dB

Keep Warm

10
7.5
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 209°F for both probes. In the middle is the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) with 1.5 liters of water and two probes inside. On the right is a digital timer displaying 5 minutes on the countdown.
After 5 minutes, the Cuisinart CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp still maintains at 209°F.
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 203°F and 204°F. In the middle is the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE with 1.5 liters of water and two probes inside. On the right is a digital timer on a 5 minute countdown.
After 5 Minutes
209°F / 98.5°C
203°F / 94.5°C

Design

Overall Design Scoring
7.6
7.9

In the Box

On the upper left is the box of the Cosori Original Electric Glass Kettle (GK172-CO) . On the right is the carafe. Below the carafe, on the right is the instruction manual and on the left is the power base.
In the middle is the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE. On the left is a cardboard box, below it is the power base. On the right is an instruction manual.

Dimensions

The Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is 8.86 inches in length, 5.91 inches in width, and 9.45 inches in height.
The Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE is 9.06 inches in length, 6.30 inches in width, and 8.46 inches in height.
Length
8.9" (22.5 cm)
9.1" (23.0 cm)
Width
5.9" (15.0 cm)
6.3" (16.0 cm)
Height
9.4" (24.0 cm)
8.5" (21.5 cm)
Weight
3.0 lbs (1.4 kg)
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)

Carafe

7.0
8.0
The carafe of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) sitting on top of its power base.
The water level window of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The opening diameter of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is 2.76 inches.
The heating plate of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The stainless steel V-shaped spout of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The removable mesh filter of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The carafe of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE sitting on top of its power base.
The heating plate with a LED ring around it of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The heating plate with a LED ring around it glowing blue of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The plastic black V-shaped spout of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The lid opening diameter of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE is 3.94 inches.
The plastic black bottom of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
Capacity
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Weight
2.4 oz (69 g)
2.3 oz (64 g)
Materials
Stainless steel
Borosilicate glass
Spout
V-shaped
V-shaped
Opening Diameter
2.8" (7.0 cm)
3.94 in. (10 cm)
LED Ring
Blue
Blue
Filter
Removable mesh
Removable mesh
Water Level Markings
Yes
Yes
Tea Infuser
No
No

Handle

9.0
7.0
A hand holding the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) by its handle.
A hand holding the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE by its handle.
Materials
Cool-touch BPA-free plastic
Cool-touch BPA-free plastic
Type
Cool-touch, anti-slip
Cool-touch, anti-slip

Lid

7.0
7.0
The lid is pop-up button of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is located on its handle.
The lid is pop-up button of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is located on its handle.
The pop-up lid of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) opens at an 80° angle.
The stainless steel pop-up lid of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The stainless steel pop-up lid of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The pop-up lid of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE opens at an 75° angle.
Materials
Stainless steel
BPA-free plastic
Type
Hinged
Hinged
Open Mechanism
Push-button
Push-button pop-up

Base

9.0
9.0
The top of the power base of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The top of the power base of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The bottom of the power base of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) has a cord storage and also three small anti-slip silicone pads.
The top of the power base of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The top of the power base of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The bottom of the power base of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE has a cord storage and also three small anti-slip rubber pads.
Materials
BPA-free plastic
BPA-free plastic
Type
Swivel 360°°
Swivel 360°
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes

Power Cord

The three-pronged plug of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The three-pronged plug of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The three-pronged power cord of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is 37.99 inches long (96.5 cm).
The two-pronged flat power cord of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
Type
three-pronged plug
two-pronged plug
Power
1500 W
1500 W
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120 V ~ 60 Hz
Cord Placement
Base
Base
Cord Length
38.0" (96.5 cm)
32.28 in. (82 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.4
7.5

User Control

9.0
7.0
The control panel on the handle of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) has nine buttons: OPEN, Delicate tea, Green tea, White tea, Oolong tea, French Press, Black tea, START, and KEEP WARM.
The clear plastic power switch of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
Control
One-touch
One touch
Indicator Light
Blue LED
No
Display
No
No
Temperature Control
No
No
Presets
6
No
Keep Warm
30 minutes
No
Automatic Shut-Off
Yes
Yes
Boil-Dry Protection
Yes
Yes

Ease of Use

9.0
8.0
A person in a grey shirt pouring water from the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) into a cup.
A hand pouring water from the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE into a glass of black tea.

Cleaning

6.0
7.0
A hand using a kitchen tong to wipe the interior of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) with a tissue.
A person in a white shirt holding the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE by its handle on one hand and the other hand wiping the carafe interior with a piece of tissue.
A person in a white shirt holding the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE by its handle on one hand and the other hand wiping the carafe interior with a piece of tissue.
The removable mesh filter of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.

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