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Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE vs Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle (EKT-602) Side-by-Side Comparison

Our review shows which simple glass electric kettle is better. The Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE or the Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle (EKT-602)?

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Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE vs Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle (EKT-602)

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As our lowest rated product, the Elite Gourmet Electric Kettle (EKT-602) is miles apart from the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE. Nonetheless, it’s good for showcasing the differences between a weak and a strong performing kettle.

Even considering its lower power draw, the Elite Gourmet was still much slower and consumed much more energy than the Zeppoli. On the brightside, its similar glass carafe had equally good heat retention. It was very quiet when boiling as well, just not as much as the Zeppoli.

Both kettles boast high-quality design elements such as water-level markings, a removable mesh filter, and an LED ring on their carafes. However, we found that the Elite Gourmet kettle's two buttons are awkwardly positioned close to each other. Additionally, the Zeppoli kettle is available at a lower price point.

Pros & Cons

  • Fast boiling time
  • Low energy consumption
  • Extremely quiet boiling phase
  • Good heat retention
  • Affordable
  • Light weight
  • Easy to use and clean
  • Inexpensive
  • Easy to use
  • Light weight
  • Large capacity
  • Quiet when boiling
  • Flat two-prong cord
  • Plastic lid interior
  • Slow boiling time
  • High energy consumption

Key Specs

Dimensions
L9.06 x W6.30 x H8.46 inches
L8.39 x W6.50 x H9.57 inches
Weight
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)
Material
Glass and BPA-free plastic
Glass and 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
$27.97
$25.43

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.4
6.1

Boiling Time

8.2
4.9
1.5 liters of water boiling inside the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE. The digital timer displays 06 minutes and 51 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
50.72 fl. oz. (1.5 liters)
1.5 liters
Boiling Time
6m 51s
10m 4s

Energy Consumption

8.6
5.8
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE to be 147 Wh.
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) to be 161 Wh.
Voltage
111 V
114 V
Current
11.43 A
8.438 A
Power
1260 W
960 W
Energy Consumption
147 Wh
161 Wh

Noise Level

9.5
9.2
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.
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
64.7 dB
68.3 dB

Keep Warm

7.5
7.5
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.
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
203°F / 94.5°C
203°F / 95.5°C

Design

Overall Design Scoring
7.9
7.9

In the Box

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.
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 Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE is 9.06 inches in length, 6.30 inches in width, and 8.46 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
9.1" (23.0 cm)
8.4" (21.3 cm)
Width
6.3" (16.0 cm)
6.5" (16.5 cm)
Height
8.5" (21.5 cm)
9.6" (24.3 cm)
Weight
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)

Carafe

8.0
8.0
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.
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
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Weight
2.3 oz (64 g)
2.1 oz (59 g)
Materials
Borosilicate glass
Borosilicate glass
Spout
V-shaped
V-shaped
Opening Diameter
3.94 in. (10 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 Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE 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 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.
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 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.
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 two-pronged flat power cord of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
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
two-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
32.28 in. (82 cm)
28.7" (73.0 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
7.5
6.7

User Control

7.0
6.0
The clear plastic power switch of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
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

8.0
7.0
A hand pouring water from the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE into a glass of black tea.
A person in a grey shirt pouring water from the Elite Gourmet Electric Glass Kettle (EKT-602) into a glass.

Cleaning

7.0
7.0
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.
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.