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Breville the Control Grip

Updated: Jun. 25, 2018

Ranked 6th of 9 immersion blenders with a Quid Score of 82.

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Breville the Control Grip

Ranked 6th of 9 immersion blenders with a Quid Score of 82.

Product Details

Product Details

Ranks 6th overall.

Key Information
  • Type: Immersion Blender
  • Dimensions: 2.5in. x 3in. x 16.25in.
  • Power (HP): 0.38
  • Blade System: Bell-shaped blending base
  • Jug Capacity: N/A
  • Pre Programmed Settings: No
Other Information
  • To Go Cup: No
  • Cooling Fan: N/A
  • Weight(lbs): 3.8
  • Color Options: 1
  • Other Features: Stainless steel blending shaft
  • Cord Length (in.): 72
  • Extended Warranty: No
  • Standard Warranty: 1 year warranty
  • BPA Free Container: No
  • Additional Accessories: 25 oz chopper bowl, 42 oz jug with dual-purpose storage lid and anti-slip mat, whisk attachment

Expert Rating: 81%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

Expert Rating: 81%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

This is a competitively priced, durable, and powerful blender. The main drawback is that it’s incredibly tall.

Full Expert Breakdown
  • Performance - Above average
  • Usability - Above average
  • Design - Above average
  • Versatility - Average
  • Features - Average
  • Utility - Above average
  • Prep & Clean Up - Average
  • Warranty - Below average
Notable Positives
  • Great at pureeing soups
  • Quiet
  • Useful additional accessories
  • Lid of blending jug doubles as no-skid base while blending
  • 8” immersion depth can accommodate large quantities in deep bowls and pots
Notable Negatives
  • Grip may be too large for some hands
  • Not fully dishwasher-safe
  • Very tall
Full Expert Breakdown
  • Performance - Above average
  • Usability - Above average
  • Design - Above average
  • Versatility - Average
  • Features - Average
  • Utility - Above average
  • Prep & Clean Up - Average
  • Warranty - Below average

Customer Rating: 86%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

Customer Rating: 86%

Ranks 4th among competitors.

Customers love the variety of attachments that make this an effective multi-purpose blender, though some wish the lid to the food processor locked into the chopping bowl and that the handle was a bit smaller.

Ideal for people:

Those who want a simple interface; those who make a lot of soups and large portions; those looking for a moderately priced all-purpose blender.

Not ideal for people:

Cooks with smaller hands and/or arthritis; those who will be blending smaller portions.

Notable Pros:
  • Great at pureeing soups
  • Easy cleanup
  • Versatile
  • Comfortable design
  • Blades don't scratch jug
  • Easy to use
Notable Cons:
  • Detachable blending head isn't sealed and liquids can get stuck inside it
  • Blending piece is too big for smoothie cups
  • Heavy

Brand Score: 86%

Ranks 2nd among competitors.

Brand Score: 86%

Ranks 2nd among competitors.

Breville is best known for inventing the sandwich toaster. The company moved into the TV market in the 1950s. Its household products featured in the 2010 docudrama *Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead* provided a spike in the company’s popularity.

Heritage - 5/5

The Australian company was founded in 1932. Breville built radios and mine detectors throughout World War II, before turning to kitchen appliance manufacturing. The company expanded globally in the early 2000s and its products are now available in South America, the Middle East, and parts of Asia.

Innovation - 4/5

Breville currently holds over 100 U.S patents on a variety of kitchen appliances. The company’s engineers invented the first whole-fruit juicer and first adjustable height sandwich press.

Reliability - 5/5

The company consistently offers new products and designs based on customer feedback.

Social Good - 3/5

The company consistently offers new product and designs based on customer feedback.

Relevance - 4/5

Breville is active on YouTube, and averages at least 100,000 views per video. The company frequently posts recipes that customers can make using their appliances on Instagram and Pinterest.

Retail: Best Price $92.75

Ranks 7th in value among competitors.

Retail: Best Price $92.75

Ranks 7th in value among competitors.

Breville offers a 1-year limited warranty that covers faulty product materials and workmanship. Within the warranty period, Breville will arrange to have any defective products returned and replaced at no charge.

Best Purchase Options
Amazon - $92.75
Bed Bath & Beyond - $99.99
Other Purchase Options
Breville - $119.99
Best Purchase Option
Amazon - $92.75
Other Purchase Options
Bed Bath & Beyond - $99.99
Breville - $119.99

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