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Russell Hobbs20630 Powersteam Ultra

Russell Hobbs 20630 Powersteam Ultra
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Key Features
  • Prices from £30.00
  • 3100 Watts of Power
  • Long Cable
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • A bit Heavier than Average
  • Dial can be Moved by Accident
Full Specification

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A higher wattage allows the iron to heat up quicker and maintain that heat during your ironing session

Continuous steam output in grams per minute. Higher output = quicker ironing

A short, powerful burst of steam to penetrate deep into creased or thick fabric

Weight of the hand iron without water. Heavier irons can be more stressful on your wrist over long ironing sessions

A ceramic soleplate will give the smoothest gliding and best scratch resistance. More expensive models might also have a special coating for even better performance

Higher water capacities will mean faster ironing with less time to stop and fill up, but can also increase the weight of hand irons

A longer cord gives greater flexibility, particularly when ironing large items. (For steam generators this figure is the cord length from the hand iron to base unit)

A safety feature that turns the iron off after a period of inactivity

Reduces limescale build-up in your iron to help prevent spitting and clogging of the steam holes

Standard manufacturers warranty period from time of purchase

At a Glance

A great performer, ultra powerful and packed with features for a relatively low price



In Detail

Russell Hobbs have really upped their game recently and this sleek, black iron has a formidable specification at a relatively low price. Rivals should be quaking in their boots!

Watt a Beauty

The standout feature is its high wattage of 3100 - just about as powerful as a steam iron can be and about 30% higher than some others at this price. All these watts means quick sticks heat up times and maintain that heat is a doddle - so you can power through the ironing without waiting.

Gone to Town

They've really gone to town with the rest of the features too. Continuous steam is a respectable 45g and there's a mega steam shot of 210g - pow! A slightly above average sized water tank of 350ml helps and the cord is nice and long at a full 3 metres. It's a bit weighty though, tipping the scales at 1.6 kilos. There's auto off too and a 2 year warranty to boot. It even comes with a plastic beaker to fill up. Whoop!

Good user feedback, all the features you need plus a good price make this one for power users to consider.

User feedback we've received:
I'm really pleased with this iron. Having previously had 3 Bosch models which were twice the price and the last one only lasted 18 months. (JP, August 2017)

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