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COMFEE CFO-BB101 vs Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Toaster Oven Side-by-Side Comparison

COMFEE CFO-BB101 vs Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Toaster Oven. Let’s compare a small, analog, conventional toaster oven to a medium-sized, digital, convection unit.

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COMFEE Toaster Oven

Toshiba AC25CEW-BS

COMFEE CFO-BB101 vs Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Toaster Oven

Overall Verdict

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OverallScore Performance50% Design25% Usability25% ScoreOverall 50%Performance 25%Design 25%Usability Toshiba AC25CEW-BSCOMFEE Toaster Oven7.47.77.56.84.55.32.94.5
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The COMFEE CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven simply paled in comparison to the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Digital Convection Toaster Oven. The former costs only around half as much, but is also only about half as large and scores only about half as high as the latter.

On our tests, the Toshiba was better at making all the foods including toast, pizza, a whole chicken, and french fries. The reasons could be contributed to the Toshiba having a convection system, more heating elements, and most of all, a higher power draw.

The Comfee not only lack the features above but also has a lower build quality shown in its thin casing. While the Toshiba didn’t stand out in terms of convenience, its LCD and control buttons were much more precise and easy to use than the Comfee’s analog dials.

Still, the Comfee CFO-BB101 serves its functions, saves space, and doesn’t use a lot of energy. Meanwhile, the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS gives you more back for your buck; in fact, it’s our pick for the best-value toaster oven.

Pros & Cons

  • Extra-small size
  • Energy-saving
  • Quartz heating elements have safeguards
  • Cool-touch door handle
  • Stay-on feature
  • Detachable crumb tray
  • Highly affordable
  • Good value in terms of functionality and accessories
  • Lightweight but sturdy design
  • Easy-to-turn knobs
  • High-contrast digital display
  • Cool-touch door handle
  • Easy-to-clean stainless steel exterior
  • No convection fan
  • No internal lighting
  • No safety mechanism for the door
  • No safety mechanism for the door
  • Convection fan isn’t all-applicable
  • No internal lighting

Key Specs

Dimensions
L13.85 x W11.18 x H8 inches
L18.98 x W15.59 x H10.78 inches
Weight
5.4 lbs (2.4 kg)
16.2 lbs (7.4 kg)
Control Type
2 control knobs
LCD display + 3 control knobs + Stop/Start button
Temperature
150°F - 450°F
150°F - 450°F
Timer
1 minute - 30 minutes + stay-on
1 minute - 2 hours
Cooking Functions
3
10

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$42.50
$117.12

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
5.3
7.7

Toast

4.5
7.2
COMFEE CFO-BB101 ToastFrom left to right, 24 pieces of toast for the top and bottom of three toast levels including lighter, medium, and darker.
On the left: 2m 45s; In the middle: 3m 50s; On the right: 4m 10s
COMFEE CFO-BB101 ToastFrom left to right, 24 pieces of toast for the top and bottom of three toast levels including lighter, medium, and darker.
The top and bottom of the best four pieces of toast from the white COMFEE CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven.
On the left are the top and bottom of four pieces of toast from the first batch, and on the right are from the second batch.
From left to right, 24 pieces of toast for the top and bottom of three toast levels including lighter, medium, and darker.
On the left: Level 3; In the middle: Level 4; On the right: Level 5
From left to right, 24 pieces of toast for the top and bottom of three toast levels including lighter, medium, and darker.
The top and bottom of the best four pieces of toast from the stainless steel Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven.
On the left are the top and bottom of four pieces of toast from the first batch, and on the right are from the second batch.
Function
Toast
Toast
Number of Slices
4
4
Toast Level
Medium
4/6
Cooking Time
3m 50s
3m 55s
Second Batch
3m 50s
3m 55s
Convection
No
No

Pizza

5.0
9.1
A toaster oven baked 9-inch thick-crust meat pizza with cheese, onions, and green bell peppers on top inside a baking pan.
A toaster oven baked 9-inch thick-crust meat pizza with cheese, onions, and green bell peppers on top inside a baking pan.
The cross surface of a slice of toast oven baked 9-inch thick-crust meat pizza with cheese, onions, and green bell peppers.
Two hands break apart a slice of pizza with melty cheese, meat, and green bell peppers on top baked using a toaster oven.
A toaster oven baked 9-inch thick-crust meat pizza with cheese, onions, and green bell peppers on top inside a baking pan.
A toaster oven baked 9-inch thick-crust meat pizza with cheese, onions, and green bell peppers on top inside a baking pan.
The cross-section of a toaster oven baked pizza slice showing the crust. In the background is a pizza inside a baking tray.
Two hands break apart a slice of pizza with melty cheese, meat, and green bell peppers on top baked using a toaster oven.
Function
Bake
Bake
Temperature
450°F
450°F
Cooking Time
11m
5m 15s
Convection
No
Yes

Whole Roasted Chicken

7.1
7.8
A whole roasted chicken using the Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven on a grooved silver baking pan on a white background.
A whole roasted chicken using the Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven on a grooved silver baking pan on a white background.
A tray of whole toaster oven roasted chicken. The thermometer has two probes inside the chicken and displays 183°F and 189°F.
Seven pieces of a carved chicken including a carcass, two breasts, two wings, and two thighs on a silver baking pan.
Two hands pulling apart a roasted chicken thigh. In the white background is the rest of the roasted chicken on a baking pan.
A golden brown whole roasted rotisserie chicken using a toaster oven inside a silver baking pan on a white background.
A golden brown whole roasted rotisserie chicken using a toaster oven inside a silver baking pan on a white background.
A whole roasted rotisserie chicken on a baking pan. The thermometer has two probes inside the chicken and displays 207°F.
The chicken is carved into seven pieces including a carcass, two breasts, two wings, and two thighs on a silver baking pan.
Two hands holding a piece of chicken breast roasted in a toaster oven. The skin is golden brown and the meat is cooked.
Function
Bake
Rotisserie
Temperature
350°F
350°F
Cooking Time
1h 20m
1h
Convection
No
No

Baked French Fries

4.7
6.1
Pieces of baked french fries using the Comfee CFO-BB101 Toaster Oven on a grooved silver baking pan on a white background.
Pieces of baked french fries using the Comfee CFO-BB101 Toaster Oven on a grooved silver baking pan on a white background.
A close-up of pieces of baked french fries using the Comfee CFO-BB101 on a grooved silver baking pan on a white background.
Four pieces of broken-up baked french fries are stacked on top of pieces of whole fries on a grooved silver baking pan.
Pieces of golden baked french fries using a toaster oven on a grooved silver baking pan on a grey background.
Pieces of golden baked french fries using a toaster oven on a grooved silver baking pan on a grey background.
A closeup of pieces of golden baked french fries using a toaster oven on a grooved silver baking pan.
Six pieces of broken-up baked french fries are stacked on top of pieces of whole fries on a grooved silver baking pan.
Function
Bake
Bake
Temperature
400°F.
400°F
Cooking Time
35 m
20m
Convection
No
Yes

Design

Overall Design Scoring
2.9
7.5

In the Box

An oven rack, a user manual, a white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven, a box, and a grooved silver baking pan.
An oven rack, a baking pan, a rack clamp, a rotisserie kit and lifter, the Toshiba AC25CEW Oven, a user manual, and a box.

Exterior

8.0
8.0
A closed front of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven with exterior measurements on a white background.
A closed front of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven with exterior measurements on a white background.
The front of a closed white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven has a control panel and the right side has holes.
The back and left sides of the Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven have holes. The back has a power cord and two buffers.
The top of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven on a grey background.
On a grey background, the bottom of the Comfee CFO-BB101 Toaster Oven has a detachable crumb tray, four stands, and holes.
A closed front of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven with exterior measurements on a white background.
A closed front of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven with exterior measurements on a white background.
The front of a closed Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven has a control panel and the right has air ventilation holes.
The back and left sides of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS both have air ventilation holes. The back has a power cord and two buffers.
On a grey background, the top of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven has air ventilation holes.
On a grey background, the bottom of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Toaster Oven has two black stands and air ventilation holes.
Weight
5.4 lbs (2.4 kg)
16.2 lbs (7.4 kg)
Length
13.8" (35.2 cm)
19.0" (48.2 cm)
Width
11.2" (28.4 cm)
15.6" (39.6 cm)
Height
8.0" (20.3 cm)
10.8" (27.4 cm)
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Color
White
Black
Door Handle
cool-touch
cool-touch
Tray Indicators
No
Yes
Crumb Tray
Detachable
Removable

Control Panel

The control panel of the Comfee CFO-BB101 Toaster Oven has a control dial for temperature/mode above and one for timer below.
The Toshiba AC25CEW-BS’s control panel has an LCD, an on/off button, and 3 control dials for function, time, temperature.
Type
 2 control knobs
LCD display + 3 control knobs + Stop/Start button
Temperature
150°F - 450°F
150°F - 450°F timer
Timer
1 minute - 30 minutes + stay-on
1 minute - 2 hours
Indicator Light
Yes
No
Status Bar
No
No
Light Toggle
No
No
Convection Toggle
No
No
Rotation Toggle
No
No
Automatic Preheat
No
No
Audio Cues
No
No

Cooking Functions

The mode dial of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven has 3 cooking functions including Toast, Bake, and Broil.

Interior

1.0
6.5
The Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven’s cooking chamber has 2 quartz heating elements with guards and 2 guide rails.
The Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven’s cooking chamber has 2 quartz heating elements with guards and 2 guide rails.
The bottom quartz heating element with guard and 2 guide rails on the left wall of the Comfee CFO-BB101’s cooking chamber.
The Toshiba AC25CEW-BS’s cooking chamber has 4 heating elements, 3 levels, a rotisserie socket and bracket, and a fan cavity.
The Toshiba AC25CEW-BS’s cooking chamber has 4 heating elements, 3 levels, a rotisserie socket and bracket, and a fan cavity.
The cooking chamber’s right wall of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS has 3 guide rails, a rotisserie socket, and a fan cavity.
Heating Elements
2 quartz
4 nichrome
Convection Fan
No
Yes
Lighting
No
No
Tray Levels
2
3
Rotisserie
No
Yes
Safety Hook
No
No

Power Cord

A two-pronged plug power cord. In the background is the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven.
A three-pronged plug power cord. In the background is the Toshiba AC25CEW-BSConvection Toaster Oven.
Length
26.4" (67.0 cm)
15.7" (39.9 cm)
Type
2-prong plug
3-prong plug
Power
1000 W
1500
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120

Accessories

A stainless steel baking rack of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven on a grey background.
A stainless steel baking rack of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven on a grey background.
Length
10.2" (25.8 cm)
12.6" (32.0 cm)
Width
8.3" (21.0 cm)
11.3" (28.7 cm)
Height
0.4" (1.1 cm)
NaN" (NaN cm)
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes

Build Quality

2.0
8.0
The front of an opened white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven with an oven rack and a grooved silver baking pan.
The front of an opened Toshiba AC25CEW-BS with a crumb tray, oven rack, baking pan, lifter, rack clamp, and rotisserie kit.

Capacity

An opened front of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Toaster Oven with interior measurements on a white background.
A three-pronged plug power cord. In the background is the Toshiba AC25CEW-BSConvection Toaster Oven.
Length
10.2" (25.8 cm)
12.6" (32.0 cm)
Width
9.6" (24.5 cm)
12.2" (31.0 cm)
Height
6.9" (17.5 cm)
9.3" (23.5 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
4.5
6.8

User Control

5.0
9.0

Ease of Use

4.0
5.0
Toshiba Toaster Oven AC25CEW Ease of Use
Toshiba AC25CEW Ease of Use
Toshiba AC25CEW Ease of Use

Cleanability

5.0
8.0
Grease on the glass door of a closed white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven.
Grease on the glass door of a closed white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven.
Grease on the right wall of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven’s cooking chamber.
Grease and chicken skin stuck to the grooved silver baking pan of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven.
A cleaned grooved silver baking pan of the white Comfee CFO-BB101 Compact Countertop Toaster Oven with some discoloration.
Grease on the removable crumb tray inside the cooking chamber of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven.
Grease on the removable crumb tray inside the cooking chamber of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven.
Brushing the stained cooking chamber ceiling of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven with baking soda and water
The stained cooking chamber ceiling of the Toshiba AC25CEW-BS Convection Toaster Oven.

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