Morphy Richards Dimensions Kettle Review

The Dimensions kettle from Morphy Richards is a sleek, attractive appliance that will look good in any kitchen. Lightweight, with stainless steel accents and an ultra-modern ridge effect around the base, this jug kettle is available is either black or cream and also comes with a matching toaster to provide a co-ordinated and contemporary upgrade for your countertops.

Fitted with a rapid boil element, the Dimensions kettle is guaranteed to help you brew your favourite beverage more quickly than ever. It has a generous internal capacity of 1.5 litres which is sufficient to make at least 6 cups at any one time. Water boils at a maximum volume of 1dB, meaning that it can be used at any time of the day or night without disturbing your household.

The 360-degree base allows it to be handled easily by both right-handed and left-handed users, and the integrated power cord is stored within the base to prevent unsightly trailing cables across your worktops. The overall impression of this kettle is that it is an efficient and stylish product which offers excellent value for a very reasonable price.

Key features

•Limescale filter. With its easily removable integrated limescale filter located in the spout, this kettle is guaranteed to be able to brew the perfect drink every time even in areas with hard water.

•Rapid boil element. Ideal for weekday mornings or office tea breaks, this feature is essential for those with busy lives who need a quick pick-me-up in just 60 seconds.

•Concealed heating element. An often overlooked feature, this a must-have for cleaning your kettle without danger of burning yourself on the heating element within.

•Cord storage. The extending power cord for this kettle is cleverly concealed within its rotating base, meaning you can plug it in anywhere without trailing cables across your kitchen surfaces.

•Pop-up lid. It couldn’t be easier to fill this kettle-simply press lightly on the lid and it pops up to reveal the inner jug. This ergonomically pleasing design means it will fit under any tap and is easy to use even for those with limited dexterity.

•Illuminated water gauge. The LED gauge not only gives this kettle a futuristic look but means you can quickly check exactly how much water you’re boiling, ensuring you’re not wasting energy needlessly.

•Boil dry protection. There’s no need to worry about boiling an empty kettle with this useful feature which automatically switches off when there is insufficient water in the water tank.

Technical specifications

•Dimensions: 200 x 160 x 240cm
•Weight: 1.2kg
•Volume capacity: 1.5 litres
•Cord length: 0.7m
•Energy use: 3100 watts
•Noise: 1 dB

Key advantages of this product

With over 500 5-star reviews on Amazon.co.uk, it is clear that this kettle is a big hit with customers. Its main attractions are its stylish and modern appearance, which many people appreciate for its streamlined yet understated look. The white LED indicator which lights up when boiling is another attractive feature which enhances its cool functionality. The fact that it comes with a matching toaster means that customers can purchase it as a co-ordinated set, ideal for a housewarming gift or just to upgrade their existing kitchen appliances.

This kettle also has extensive ergonomic appeal, with a carefully designed spout that users confirm pours accurately without spillage, and also does not allow droplets of steam to drip from it while it is boiling. The efficiency of the kettle is also praised highly, with customers recommending it for its fast and quiet boil no matter how many times it is used throughout the day.

In addition to its sleek looks and efficient operation, an unexpected attraction of this kettle is how easy to use it is for customers with limited dexterity or those who suffer from arthritis. Weighing in at only 1.2 kg, it is sufficiently lightweight to be lifted and filled without difficulty. Another advantage is the pop-up lid and wide-mouthed internal jug, which allows easy filling with just a light press of the fingers.

This kettle is so popular with its users that any drawbacks appear to be few and far between. Some customers have commented on the fact that due to the location of the water gauge immediately behind the handle, it can be difficult to accurately determine how much water is in it. Other users have also mentioned that the body of the kettle can become quite warm to the touch while it is boiling, although the extendable cord should mean that it can be safely placed out of reach until it has boiled.

Overall, the Morphy Richards Dimensions kettle appears to be a very popular product which offers excellent value for money with a range of features that would not be out of place on a much more expensive kettle.