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Dolce Gusto Mini Me Automatic (DeLonghi EDG 305 / Krups KP 1201, 1205, 1206, 1208, YY 1500, 1501, 1502)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2840 reviews of Dolce Gusto Mini Me Automatic (DeLonghi EDG 305 / Krups KP 1201, 1205, 1206, 1208, YY 1500, 1501, 1502). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are generally positive. The performance and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the capacity and noise. Reviews are divided on the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Dolce Gusto Mini Me Automatic (DeLonghi EDG 305 / Krups KP 1201, 1205, 1206, 1208, YY 1500, 1501, 1502) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dolce Gusto Mini Me Automatic (DeLonghi EDG 305 / Krups KP 1201, 1205, 1206, 1208, YY 1500, 1501, 1502)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 823 user reviews of Dolce Gusto Mini Me Automatic (DeLonghi EDG 305 / Krups KP 1201, 1205, 1206, 1208, YY 1500, 1501, 1502) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the noise and performance are on the whole positive. The size and price are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the capacity and durability.

usability, price, size, performance, noise

durability, capacity

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Mini Me EDG305 Coffee Capsule Machine - Piano Black - EDG305.BGNESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Mini Me EDG305 Coffee Capsule Machine - Piano Black - EDG305.BG

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Riyad Emeran (expertreviews.co.uk)

Krups Dolce Gusto Mini Me review

 

The espresso from the Krups Dolce Gusto Mini Me isn't bad, but the milk capsules don't do it for us

The Dolce Gusto Mini Me looks like a very versatile machine on paper, and it can produce a surprisingly decent cup of espresso. Unfortunately, the use of powdered milk capsules means that fans of cappuccinos and lattes could be disappointed in what the...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Nescafe Dolce Gusto Mini Me ( Black)

 

Standing at 12.4 inches tall and measuring a mere 1 foot (12 inches) deep by 7.9 inches wide the Dolce Gusto Mini Me is certainly aptly named. Its pint-sized stature makes it one of the tiniest kitchen appliances I've laid my hands on. About the...

The Nescafe Dolce Gusto Mini Me whips up fancy espresso-style drinks quickly and conveniently. The machine is also compact, easy to use, and can make iced coffee and tea beverages fast too.

The Nescafe Dolce Gusto works with only Nestle Dolce Gusto brand pods, and its coffee can't match true, freshly made espresso. The Mini Me also brews drinks no larger than 8 ounces at a time.

If you have a hankering for fancy cafe drinks at home, the Nescafe Dolce Gusto Mini Me is worth a look -- just don't expect anything close to real espresso flavor.

Dec, 2014

Expert review by: Megan Wollerton (cnet.com.au)

Nescafe's smallest coffee brewer isn't short on power

 

Nestle's Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee makers are single-cup machines with proprietary pods that can make a bunch of different coffee, espresso, and tea drinks. They are designed to deliver your favorite coffee shop treats quickly and efficiently while...

Like the Nescafe Mini Me, Starbucks' $200 Verismo 580 (available for £85 in the UK, but not in Australia) uses proprietary pods to create various cafe-style coffee drinks. We were underwhelmed by Starbucks' milk pods, though, and found its lattes...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Dave (argos.co.uk)

Yum!

 

" If you love coffee then you will love this machine, affordable, easy to use and makes fantastic coffee :) "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: iinezz (argos.co.uk)

The machine looks good - coffee tastes horrible

 

" We returned this product because the coffee doesn't actually taste of coffee, having to use 2 cups per cappuccino / cafe latte seems inefficient and it's clumsy and the coffee doesn't ever fill up to the size of a macchiato / latte glass. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: paula (argos.co.uk)

coffee machine

 

" Good machine love it "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Mand 77 (argos.co.uk)

YES

 

" This is a great little machine, I love it!! Don't go for a manual go for this. YES YES YES, Love it!! "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Mr. Ed (argos.co.uk)

Perfect coffee easily made.

 

" Bought to replace my previous Dolce Gusto which was a manually operated maching I opted for an automatic. Apart from coffee being easier to make with the automatic machine ( no watching the cup fill or coffee fountain if you dont) it has encouraged...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: SPascali (argos.co.uk)

My mother in law loved it.

 

" I have one and bought another for my mother-in-law, it made her really happy, now she loves me even more. "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Lois R (argos.co.uk)

Brilliant & very easy to use

 

" Very simple design but effective. Our 8yo has mastered how to make her own mochachinos (supervised!). Definately go for this automatic version rather than manual. Free £10 voucher has a minium spend of 4 boxes before the order is confirmed, but not...

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Built-in Display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Anthracite, Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver / Black, White / Grey, White / Red / Red, White / Violet / White
Control type:Buttons, Lever
Housing material:Plastic
Number of spouts:1
Product Type:Pod coffee machine
Reservoir for brewed coffee:Cup

Ergonomics

Adjustable cup stand height: Yes
Dishwasher proof: Yes
Illuminated on/off switch: Yes
Indication light: Yes
Removable Drip Tray: Yes
Removable water tank: Yes

Logistics data

Number of cartons per pallet:60
Pallet height:120
Pallet length:2.11
Pallet weight:219
Pallet width:80
Quantity per master carton:2
Quantity per shipping carton:2

Other features

Adjustable drip tray:Y
Power:1500

Performance

Adjustable water flow: Yes
Adjustable water quantity: Yes
Brand compatibility:Nescafe Dolce Gusto
Built-in grinder: No
Capacity in cups:3
Cappuccino making: Yes
Coffee input type:Coffee capsule
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto / Semi-auto
Coffee making: Yes
Espresso making: Yes
Heating system:Thermoblock
Jug Capacity:15
Latte macchiato making: Yes
Lungo making: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:15
Milk tank: No
Programmable: Yes
Standby function: Yes
Types of drink:Caffe lungo, Cappuccino, Espresso, Latte macchiato / Cappuccino, Coffee, Espresso, Hot chocolate, Latte macchiato, Tea / Cappuccino, Espresso, Hot chocolate, Latte macchiato, Tea / Coffee / Coffee, Latte macchiato
Water tank capacity:0.8

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 230
Auto power off: Yes
Auto power off after:5
Connected load:1460 / 1500

Technical Details

On/off switch: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:16.1 / 24.1 / 30.5
Height :16.1 / 30.5 / 37.5
Package depth:39.5
Package height:40
Package weight:7.3
Package width:31.7
Quantity per pack:2
Weight:2.35 / 2.5
Width:16.1 / 19.4 / 24.1