Here are Appliance Retailer’s picks for the best new and newish appliances for July 2014:
DCS Freestanding Professional Grill with Side Burners (BGB48-BQR, RRP $9,596)
Lucky is the dad who receives this barbecuing powerhouse this Father’s Day! This 48-inch grill is backed by Fisher & Paykel with a 15-year parts and labour manufacturer’s warranty.
De’Longhi Freestanding Dishwasher (DEDW650S, RRP $1,199)
“This dishwasher is a great fit in the kitchen and offers high end features such as 15 place settings, 5 star water rating and a brushless motor to increase the life of the product,” De’Longhi said.
Miele Gas on Glass Cooktop (KM 3054 G, RRP $2,999)
This sleek new cooktop has flush cast iron trivets so pots and pans can be moved easily, while rapid switch-off function means flames can be extinguished with the press of a button.
SousVidePro by ProAppliances (ALI-SV1, RRP $449)
Precise temperature control to within +/- 1° Celsius and fast water heating make this 9-litre sous vide appliance appealing for those looking to replicate restaurant cooking at home.
Jura Impressa J9.3 One Touch TFT (RRP $3,150)
Now being rolled out to retail after a tantalising 6-month wait, this Swiss fully automatic coffee machine features a unique, eye-catching carbon fibre exterior.
Samsung 12kg Ecobubble Washing Machine (WW8000, RRP $3,499)
Design is at the fore of this 4.5-star Energy/WELS rated Wi-Fi washer, which has a ‘Crystal Blue Door’, seamless curved structure and 5-inch touchscreen control panel.
Sunbeam Big Fill Soldiers for Two (GR6600, RRP $44.95)
This jaffle iron cuts toasted sandwiches vertically instead of diagonally. “Everyone loves a soldier and they are nostalgic and fun for kids and adults alike,” Sunbeam said.
Smeg 7kg Condenser Dryer (SACD7, RRP $1,390)
There is no need to duct or ventilate a laundry area with condenser dryer, such as this model that has programs specifically for woollens, denims, cottons and sports gear.
Electrolux 7.2V Rapido (ZB6106, RRP $109)
This watermelon red hand vac has up to 14 minutes of runtime per battery charge, small wheels for gliding along tabletops and an in-built crevice tool in the nozzle.
Kleenmaid 90cm Black Krystal Oven (OMF9022, $3,599)
This Italian-made oven includes the “world exclusive” THERMAflow8 fan blade design that evenly distributes heated air through the oven’s eight cooking zones.
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