Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker Review

Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker Works with Smart Plugs Black
Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker Works with Smart Plugs Black

Our Rating: 4.1 out of 5

The Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker has a compact design that fits well into small kitchen spaces. An interesting feature that it has is its smart plug compatibility, meaning you can use it with Alexa, Google or Siri (the smart plug is sold separately however). It also features an auto pause and serve feature that allows you to pour one cup separately before you brew the entire pot (with a capacity of up to 5 cups).

Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker Works with Smart Plugs Black Ratings by Features:

Warmth

4.6 out of 5

Easy to Clean

4.3 out of 5

Flavor

4.1 out of 5

Easy to Use

4.1 out of 5

Durability

3.8 out of 5

Pros

  • Swing-out brew basket makes it easier to fill the maker with ground beans
  • Non-stick hot plate that can be wiped clean with a cloth
  • Brew basket and carafe are dishwasher safe, making it easy to clean

Cons

  • Complains of carafe leaking coffee when pouring
  • Coffee maker is not very durable

Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker Works with Smart Plugs Black Specs:

Max Power Consumption

700 Watt

Voltage

120 V

Cup Capacity

5

Dimensions

5.9 x 8.8 x 10.9 in

Coffee Type Compatibility

Ground coffee

Consumer Ratings for the Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker Works with Smart Plugs Black:

At the time of writing the Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker Works with Smart Plugs comes with a rating of 4.2 out of 5.0. If you take into account that 61% of the customers assigned it five stars, while 16% gave it 4 stars, that ratio alone is pretty impressive. The Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker has received 1095 reviews. It has earned loyal customers who have only good things to say about this machine. 

Users who have enjoyed the coffee machine for years have expressed their contentment regarding the durability of this coffee machine. Many people find it to be very handy and most suitable for travelling. It's simple operation and cleaning features have also received widespread appreciation. 

Customers love the fact that this coffee machine can be connected to Alexa via a smart plug and can easily follow voice commands. They can turn it off/on just by asking it to do so. The brewing can be started by simply issuing a voice command. With this feature in this price range, buyers find it to be very affordable and a valuable purchase. 

Users also appreciate the 5-cup capacity despite such a compact size of the coffee maker and it weighs only 3lbs. Some people complain about leakage, however this seems primarily due to the fact that customers are not following the manufacturer’s instructions. As the parts are dishwasher safe, many users have expressed their satisfaction when it comes to cleaning this coffee machine. We can safely term the Hamilton Beach 5- Cup Coffee maker as among the best coffee makers. It has received positive feedback for having one of the best features in such a compact coffee maker.

Bottom Line:

The Hamilton Beach 5-Cup Switch Coffee Maker is recommended for those who need a good coffee maker and are on a budget. It comes cheap and its compact design makes it great for college students, office workers and people sharing apartments.

Hamilton Beach Programmable Black and Stainless Steel Alexa Smart Coffee Maker

Hamilton Beach Programmable Black and Stainless Steel Alexa Smart Coffee Maker

Our  Rating: 4.4 out of 5

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