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Mueller Ultra Kettle M99S vs Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W Side-by-Side Comparison

Our review shows which simple electric kettle is better. The glass Mueller Ultra Kettle M99S or the plastic Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W?

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Mueller Ultra Kettle M99S

Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W

Mueller Ultra Kettle M99S vs Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W

Overall Verdict

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When comparing the glass Mueller Ultra Kettle M99S to the plastic Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W, the Ovente initially shows some advantages but ultimately falls short due to its drawbacks.

The Ovente uses slightly less energy and is quieter than the Mueller during boiling. However, it has a much slower boiling time. Additionally, the plastic construction of the Ovente means it lacks the heat retention and durability of the glass Mueller, though it is lighter and cheaper.

Expanding on their designs, both kettles have removable limescale filters. The Mueller includes water-level markings and a blue LED ring, while the Ovente has a water-level window lit by a white LED.

Pros & Cons

  • Fast boiling time
  • Low energy consumption
  • Quite when boiling
  • Good heat retention
  • Inexpensive
  • Easy to use
  • Consumes little energy
  • Low price tag
  • Quiet boiling pase
  • Extremely light weight
  • Handle not ideally shaped
  • Cord wrap loosely
  • Slow boiling speed
  • Loses heat quickly

Key Specs

Dimensions
L8.27 x W6.34 x H8.78 inches
L8.66 x W6.30 x H9.05 inches
Weight
2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)
1.8 lbs (0.8 kg)
Material
Glass and BPA-free plastic
BPA-free plastic
Capacity
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Power
1500 W
1100 W
Cord Placement
Base (cordless carafe)
Base (cordless carafe)

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$27.44
$17.96

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.1
7.2

Boiling Time

7.8
5.7
1.5 liter of water boiling inside the Mueller Ultra Kettle (M99S). The digital timer displays 07 minutes and 14 seconds.
1.5 liter of water boiling inside the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W. The digital timer displays 09 minutes and 20 seconds.
Room Temperature
80°F
80°F
Water Volume
1.5 liters
1.5 liters
Boiling Time
7m 14s
9m 20s

Energy Consumption

8.4
8.8
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) to be 148 Wh.
The Mueller M99S uses 148 Wh to bring 1.5 liters of water to a boil.
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W to be 146 Wh.
Voltage
113 V
113 V
Current
10.97 A
8.352 A
Power
1230 W
940 W
Energy Consumption
148 Wh
146 Wh

Noise Level

9.0
9.2
The Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 70.3 dB. The power meter reads 113 V, 10.97 A, 1.23 kW, 73 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
The Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W  is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 67.8 dB. The power meter reads 113 V, 8.352 A, 940 W, 0.93 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
Noise Level
70.3 dB
67.8 dB

Keep Warm

7.5
6.5
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 203°F for both probes. In the middle is the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) with 1.5 liters of water and two probes inside. On the right is a digital timer displaying 5 minutes on the countdown.
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 201°F for both probes. In the middle is theOvente Electric Kettle KP72W  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
203°F / 95.5°C
201°F / 94.5°C

Design

Overall Design Scoring
7.9
6.0

In the Box

On the upper right is the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S). On the left is a cardboard box. Below the kettle, on the right is an instruction manual and on the left is the power base.
On the upper right is the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W . On the left is a cardboard box. Below the kettle, on the right is an instruction manual and on the left is the power base.

Dimensions

The Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) is 8.27 inches in length, 6.34 inches in width, and 8.78 inches in height.
The Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W  is 8.66 inches in length, 6.30 inches in width, and 9.05 inches in height.
Length
8.3" (21.0 cm)
8.7" (22.0 cm)
Width
6.3" (16.1 cm)
6.3" (16.0 cm)
Height
8.8" (22.3 cm)
9.1" (23.0 cm)
Weight
2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)
1.8 lbs (0.8 kg)

Carafe

8.0
5.0
The heating plate with a LED ring around it of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The heating plate with a LED ring around it of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The heating plate with a LED ring around it glowing blue of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The mesh filter attached to the plastic black V-shaped spout of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The plastic black bottom of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The carafe of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W sitting on top of its power base.
The Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W has a white LED that’s connected straight to and located on top of the heating plate.
The plastic V-shaped spout of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W.
Capacity
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Weight
1.9 oz (53 g)
1.2 oz (34 g)
Materials
Borosilicate glass
BPA-free plastic
Spout
V-shaped
V-shaped
Opening Diameter
3.1" (8.0 cm)
3.0" (7.5 cm)
LED Ring
Blue
No
Filter
Fixed mesh
Removable mesh
Water Level Markings
Yes
Yes
Tea Infuser
No
No

Handle

7.0
7.0
A person holding the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) by its handle.
A hand holding the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W 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 black pop-up lid of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) has a silver button in the middle.
The black pop-up lid of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) has a silver button in the middle.
The pop-up lid of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) opens at a 75° angle.
The white pop-up lid of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W has a button in the middle.
The white pop-up lid of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W has a button in the middle.
The pop-up lid of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W opens at an 80° angle.
The hinge of the pop-up lid of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W.
Materials
BPA-free plastic
BPA-free plastic
Type
Hinged
Hinged
Open Mechanism
Push-button pop-up
Push-button pop-up

Base

9.0
7.0
The top of the power base of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The top of the power base of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The bottom of the power base of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) has a cord storage and also three small anti-slip rubber pads.
The top of the power base of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W.
The top of the power base of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W.
The bottom of the power base of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W has a cord storage.
Materials
BPA-free plastic
BPA-free plastic
Type
360°
360°
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes

Power Cord

The power cord of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) is 30.31 inches long.
The three-pronged plug of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W.
The three-pronged plug of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W.
The two-pronged flat power cord of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W) is 32.40 inches long (82.3 cm).
Type
three-pronged plug
three-pronged plug
Power
1500 W
1100 W
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120 V ~ 60 Hz
Cord Placement
Base
Base
Cord Length
30.3" (77.0 cm)
32.4" (82.3 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
7.5
7.2

User Control

7.0
5.0
The power switch located on the handle of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
The power switch located on the handle of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W.
Control
One touch
One touch
Indicator Light
No
White LED
Display
No
No
Temperature Control
No
No
Presets
No
No
Keep Warm
No
No
Automatic Shut-Off
Yes
Yes
Boil-Dry Protection
Yes
Yes

Ease of Use

8.0
9.0
A person in a grey shirt pouring water from the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) into a glass.
A person in a grey shirt pouring water from the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W  into a glass.

Cleaning

7.0
6.0
A person in a black shirt holding the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) by its handle on one hand and the other hand wiping the carafe interior with a piece of tissue.
A person in a black shirt holding the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) 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 Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
A hand using a kitchen tong to wipe the interior of the Ovente Electric Kettle KP72W with a soft green cloth.

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