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Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE vs Secura Electric Kettle SWK-1701DA Side-by-Side Comparison

Our review shows which electric kettle is better. The glass Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE or the stainless steel double-walled Secura Electric Kettle SWK-1701DA?

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Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE

Secura Electric Kettle SWK-1701DA

Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE vs Secura Electric Kettle SWK-1701DA

Overall Verdict

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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
  • Cool-to-touch exterior
  • Double-walled heat retention
  • No plastic contact with water
  • Fast to boil
  • Affordable
  • Large lid opening
  • Flat two-prong cord
  • Plastic lid interior
  • Energy consumption
  • No water-level markings

Key Specs

Dimensions
L9.06 x W6.30 x H8.46 inches
L8.86 x W6.34 xH10.70 inches
Weight
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)
Material
Glass and BPA-free plastic
Stainless steel interior, BPA-free plastic exterior
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
$31.75

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.4
7.8

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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA). The digital timer displays 07 minutes and 14 seconds.
Room Temperature
80°F (26.7°C)
80°F (26.7°C)
Water Volume
50.72 fl. oz. (1.5 liters)
50.72 fl. oz. (1.5 liters)
Boiling Time
6m 51s
7m 14s

Energy Consumption

8.6
7.0
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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) to be 155 Wh.
Voltage
111 V
114 V
Current
11.43 A
11.26 A
Power
1260 W
1280 W
Energy Consumption
147 Wh
155 Wh

Noise Level

9.5
8.6
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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 74.5 dB. The power meter reads 114 V, 11.26 A, 1.28 kW, 70 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
Noise Level
64.7 dB
74.5 dB

Keep Warm

7.5
8.5
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 205°F for both probes. In the middle is the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) 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
205°F / 96.5°C

Design

Overall Design Scoring
7.9
7.6

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.

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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) is 8.86 inches in length, 6.34 inches in width, and 10.70 inches in height.
Length
9.1" (23.0 cm)
8.9" (22.5 cm)
Width
6.3" (16.0 cm)
6.3" (16.1 cm)
Height
8.5" (21.5 cm)
10.7" (27.2 cm)
Weight
2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)

Carafe

8.0
7.0
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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) sitting on top of its power base.
The opening diameter of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) is 4.92 inches.
The maximum water level indicator on the interior wall of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
The stainless steel V-shaped spout of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
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
Stainless steel interior, BPA-free plastic exterior
Spout
V-shaped
V-shaped
Opening Diameter
3.94 in. (10 cm)
4.9" (12.5 cm)
LED Ring
Blue
No
Filter
Removable mesh
Built-in holes
Water Level Markings
Yes
No
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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
A hand holding the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
The button for the pop-up lid of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) located on 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
8.0
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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
The pop-up lid of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
The pop-up lid of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) opens at an 75° angle.
The hinge of the pop-up lid of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
The top of the power base of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
The bottom of the power base of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) has a cord storage but was missing two out of its 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 two-pronged flat power cord of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The two-pronged flat power cord of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) is 33.66 inches long (85.5cm.
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)
33.7" (85.5 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
7.5
7.6

User Control

7.0
7.0
The clear plastic power switch of the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE.
The clear plastic power switch of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).
Control
One touch
One touch
Indicator Light
No
Blue 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 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 Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA) into a glass.

Cleaning

7.0
5.0
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 hand holding a tissue wiping the interior of the Secura Electric Stainless Steel Double-Wall Kettle (SWK-1701DA).

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