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Ovente Glass Electric Kettle KG83B vs Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle EKT-602 Side-by-Side Comparison

Our review shows which simple glass electric kettle is better. The Ovente Electric Kettle KG83B or the Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle EKT-602?

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Ovente Glass Electric Kettle KG83B vs Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle EKT-602

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The Ovente Electric Kettle KG83B didn't score much higher than our lowest-rated product, the Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle EKT-602, for several reasons.

Both kettles boast high-quality design elements, including water-level markings and an LED ring on their carafes. However, they both suffer from awkward placement of the lid and power buttons being too close together. The Elite Gourmet has a slight edge in design with its removable limescale mesh filter, unlike the Ovente's fixed filter.

The Ovente avoided the last place thanks to its average performance. Despite having the same power draw, the Ovente boiled water faster while consuming less energy. Both kettles are made of glass, but the Ovente was quieter during boiling, though it had worse heat retention compared to the Elite Gourmet.

Pros & Cons

  • Very low price tag
  • Low energy consumption
  • Quiet boiling phase
  • Light weight
  • Easy to use
  • Inexpensive
  • Easy to use
  • Light weight
  • Large capacity
  • Quiet when boiling
  • Small capacity
  • Slow boiling time
  • Inconvenient button placement
  • Slow boiling time
  • High energy consumption

Key Specs

Dimensions
L8.56 x W6.50 x H8.78
L8.39 x W6.50 x H9.57 inches
Weight
2.2 lbs (1.0 kg)
2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)
Material
Glass and BPA-free plastic
Glass and BPA-free plastic
Capacity
50.7 fl oz (1.5 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Power
1100 W
1100 W
Cord Placement
Base (cordless carafe)
Base (cordless carafe)

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$20.98
$25.43

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
6.9
6.1

Boiling Time

5.3
4.9
1.5 liter of water boiling inside the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B). The digital timer displays 09 minutes and 40 seconds.
1.5 liter of water boiling inside the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602). The digital timer displays 10 minutes and 04 seconds.
Room Temperature
80°F (26.7°C)
80°F
Water Volume
1.5 liters
1.5 liters
Boiling Time
9m 40s
10m 4s

Energy Consumption

8.0
5.8
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) to be 150 Wh.
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) to be 161 Wh.
Voltage
113 V
114 V
Current
8.215 A
8.438 A
Power
929 W
960 W
Energy Consumption
150 Wh
161 Wh

Noise Level

9.3
9.2
The Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 67.5 dB. The power meter reads 113 V, 8.125 A, 929 W, 100 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
The Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 68.3 dB. The power meter reads 114 V, 8.438 A, 960 W, 101 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
Noise Level
67.5 dB
68.3 dB

Keep Warm

7.0
7.5
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 202°F for both probes. In the middle is the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) with 1.5 liters of water and two probes inside. On the right is a digital timer on a 5 minute countdown.
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 203°F for both probes. In the middle is the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) 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
202°F / 95°C
203°F / 95.5°C

Design

Overall Design Scoring
7.4
7.9

In the Box

On the upper right is the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B). 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 Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602). 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 Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) is 8.56 inches in length, 6.50 inches in width, and 8.78 inches in height.
The Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) is 8.39 inches in length, 6.50 inches in width, and 9.57 inches in height.
Length
8.6" (21.7 cm)
8.4" (21.3 cm)
Width
6.5" (16.5 cm)
6.5" (16.5 cm)
Height
8.8" (22.3 cm)
9.6" (24.3 cm)
Weight
2.2 lbs (1.0 kg)
2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)

Carafe

7.0
8.0
The carafe of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) sitting on top of its power base.
The heating plate with a LED ring around it of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The heating plate with a LED ring around it glowing blue of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The glass V-shaped spout of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The carafe of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) sitting on top of its power base.
The opening diameter of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) is 3.54 inches.
The mesh filter attached to the plastic black V-shaped spout of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The heating plate with a LED ring around it of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The heating plate with a LED ring around it glowing blue of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The plastic black bottom of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
Capacity
50.7 fl oz (1.5 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Weight
1.8 oz (50 g)
2.1 oz (59 g)
Materials
Borosilicate glass
Borosilicate glass
Spout
V-shaped
V-shaped
Opening Diameter
3.5" (9.0 cm)
3.5" (9.0 cm)
LED Ring
Blue
Blue
Filter
Removable mesh
Fixed mesh
Water Level Markings
Yes
Yes
Tea Infuser
No
No

Handle

7.0
7.0
A hand holding the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) by its handle.
A hand holding the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) 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 Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The black pop-up lid of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The pop-up lid of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) opens at an 80° angle.
The pop-up lid of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The pop-up lid of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The pop-up lid of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) opens at an 80° angle.
The hinge of the pop-up lid of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
Materials
BPA-free plastic
BPA-free plastic
Type
Hinged
Hinged
Open Mechanism
Push-button pop-up
Push-button pop-up

Base

9.0
9.0
The top of the power base of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The top of the power base of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The bottom of the power base of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) has a cord storage and also three small anti-slip rubber pads.
The top of the power base of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The top of the power base of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The bottom of the power base of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) has a cord storage and also three small anti-slip rubber pads.
Materials
BPA-free plastic
304 stainless steel
Type
Swivel 360°
Swivel 360°
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes

Power Cord

The three-pronged plug of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The three-pronged plug of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B).
The three-pronged round power cord of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) is 29.53 inches long (75 cm).
The three-pronged plug of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The three-pronged plug of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602).
The power cord of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) is 28.74 inches long.
Type
three-pronged plug
 three-pronged plug
Power
1100 W
1100 W
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120 V ~ 60 Hz
Cord Placement
Base
Base
Cord Length
29.5" (75.0 cm)
28.7" (73.0 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
6.5
6.7

User Control

6.0
6.0
The handle of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) has two buttons, the one above is the lid button and below is the power switch.
The handle of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) has two buttons, the one above is the lid button and below is the power switch.
Control
One touch
One touch
Indicator Light
No
No
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

7.0
7.0
A person in a grey shirt pouring water from the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) into a glass.
A person in a grey shirt pouring water from the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) into a glass.

Cleaning

6.0
7.0
A  hand wiping the carafe interior of the Ovente Electric Glass Kettle (KG83B) with a piece of tissue.
A person in a blue shirt holding the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) by its handle on one hand and the other hand wiping the carafe interior with a piece of tissue.