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Philips Saeco HD8977

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Philips Saeco HD8977. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and durability, whereas some have doubts about the maintenance and usability. There are some mixed reviews about the noise.

durability, design

price, usability, maintenance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips Saeco HD8977 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Will Greenwald (

Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti


The app-controlled Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti is one of the most advanced home coffee makers you can buy. It's also one of the most expensive.

Makes excellent coffee. Lots of beverage customization options. Useful app control.

Very expensive.

Conclusions The Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti is one of the most impressive and technically advanced coffee makers you can have in your home. It's also incredibly expensive. If you have a large, immaculately appointed kitchen with marble...

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Brian Bennett (

Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti review


Feast your eyes on the $3,000 Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti, a super-automatic espresso maker that not only pulls shots like a pro, it can whip up extraordinarily delicious coffee drinks like lattes and cappuccinos. Equipped with a ceramic burr...

The Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti uses its built-in ceramic burr grinder and brewing system to create exceptionally good espresso and coffee drinks at the push of a button. The coffee maker also links wirelessly to iOS and Android devices through a...

For $3,000, there's no denying the Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti is expensive. The espresso machine also requires frequent and regular cleaning often with pricey cleaning supplies sold separately. While its companion app is easy to use, operating...

Excellent shots and cafe drinks make the Philips Saeco GranBaristo Avanti a tempting super automatic espresso machine, but better deals are out there if you're willing to accept less convenience or taste that's slightly less impressive.

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications


Built-in Display: Yes
Case design:Freestanding
Coffee making technology:Espresso machine
Colour of product:Anthracite, Stainless steel / Stainless steel, Anthracite
Display Type:LCD
Housing material:Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Plastic / Plastic, Stainless steel
Number of spouts:2
Product Type:Espresso machine
Reservoir for brewed coffee:Cup / Jug


Calc indicator: Yes
Cord Length:0.8
Dishwasher-proof parts: Yes
Removable brewing/infusion unit: Yes
Removable Drip Tray: Yes
Removable water tank: Yes

Other features

Apple devices compatibility:iPad,iPad 3,iPad mini
Country of origin:Italy
Country of production:Italy
Drip tray material:Stainless steel
Fully automatic:Coffee
Heating element material:Stainless steel
Power consumption (typical):1900
Pump Pressure:15
Water tank material:Plastic


Adjustable coffee strength: Yes
Adjustable grinder settings: Yes
Adjustable milk quantity: Yes
Adjustable temperature: Yes
Adjustable water quantity: Yes
Americano making: Yes
Anti-scale system: Yes
Built-in grinder: Yes
Built-in milk frother: Yes
Caffe crema making: Yes
Calc-clean function: Yes
Cappuccino making: Yes
Coffee beans capacity:270
Coffee input type:Coffee beans, Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto
Coffee making: Yes
Dishwasher-proof parts:Y
Espresso making: Yes
Heating system:Boiler
Hot milk making: Yes
Hot water system: Yes
Latte macchiato making: Yes
Latte making: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:15
Milk tank: Yes
Milk tank capacity:0.5
Number of grinder settings:5
Number of temperature settings:3
Ristretto making: Yes
Standby function: Yes
Types of drink:Americano, Caffe crema, Cappuccino, Coffee, Espresso, Hot milk, Hot water, Latte macchiato, Ristretto / Cappuccino, Coffee, Espresso, Latte macchiato
Water filter: Yes
Water tank capacity:1.7


AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:220 / 230
Auto power off: Yes
Connected load:1900

Technical Details

Android device compatibility:Android 4.4 or higher, screen size is 7 inch
Apple devices compatibility:iPad, iPad 3, iPad mini
Bluetooth: Yes
Cable Length:0.8
Coffee strength settings:6
Country of origin:Italy
Country of production:Italy
Cups at the same time:2
Dishwasher-proof parts:Y
Heating element material:Stainless steel
Maximum cup height:165
Milk tank capacity:500000
Number of water boilers:1
Power consumption (typical):1900
Pump Pressure:15
Temperature settings:3
Types of drink:Espresso, Cappuccino, coffee
Water tank material:Plastic

Weight & Dimensions

Height :36