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Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE vs Mueller Ultra Kettle (M99S) Side-by-Side Comparison

Our review shows which simple glass electric kettle is better. The Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE or the Mueller Ultra Kettle (M99S)?

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Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE

Mueller Ultra Kettle (M99S)

Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE vs Mueller Ultra Kettle (M99S)

Overall Verdict

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OverallScore Performance40% Design25% Usability35% ScoreOverall 40%Performance 25%Design 35%Usability Zeppoli Electric Ke...Mueller Ultra Kettl...8.08.47.97.57.88.17.97.5
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Pros & Cons

  • Fast boiling time
  • Low energy consumption
  • Extremely quiet boiling phase
  • Good heat retention
  • Affordable
  • Light weight
  • Easy to use and clean
  • Fast boiling time
  • Low energy consumption
  • Quite when boiling
  • Maintain temperature well after boiling
  • Inexpensive
  • Easy to use
  • Flat two-prong cord
  • Plastic lid interior
  • Handle not ideally shaped
  • Cord wrap loosely

Key Specs

Dimensions
L9.06 x W6.30 x H8.46 inches
L8.27 x W6.34 x H8.78 inches
Weight
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
2.4 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
1500 W
Cord Placement
Base (cordless carafe)
Base (cordless carafe)

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$27.97
$27.44

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.4
8.1

Boiling Time

8.2
7.8
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 Mueller Ultra Kettle (M99S). The digital timer displays 07 minutes and 14 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
7m 14s

Energy Consumption

8.6
8.4
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 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.
Voltage
111 V
113 V
Current
11.43 A
10.97 A
Power
1260 W
1230 W
Energy Consumption
147 Wh
148 Wh

Noise Level

9.5
9.0
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 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.
Noise Level
64.7 dB
70.3 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 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.
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 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.

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 Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) is 8.27 inches in length, 6.34 inches in width, and 8.78 inches in height.
Length
9.1" (23.0 cm)
8.3" (21.0 cm)
Width
6.3" (16.0 cm)
6.3" (16.1 cm)
Height
8.5" (21.5 cm)
8.8" (22.3 cm)
Weight
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
2.4 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 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).
Capacity
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Weight
2.3 oz (64 g)
1.9 oz (53 g)
Materials
Borosilicate glass
Borosilicate glass
Spout
V-shaped
V-shaped
Opening Diameter
3.94 in. (10 cm)
3.1" (8.0 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.
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 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.
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 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.
Materials
BPA-free plastic
BPA-free plastic
Type
Swivel 360°
360°
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes

Power Cord

The two-pronged flat power cord of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The power cord of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) is 30.31 inches long.
Type
two-pronged plug
three-pronged plug
Power
1500 W
1500 W
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120 V ~ 60 Hz
Cord Placement
Base
Base
Cord Length
32.28 in. (82 cm)
30.3" (77.0 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
7.5
7.5

User Control

7.0
7.0
The clear plastic power switch of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The power switch located on the handle of the Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S).
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
8.0
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 Mueller Ultra Electric Kettle (M99S) 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 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).

Behind the Comparison

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