Here are AR’s Best New (and Newish) Appliances for January 2015:
Haier 635-litre French Door Fridge (HTD635WISS RRP $2,099)
This 3-door fridge with a stainless steel finish offers spacious, flexible storage and is perfect for large platters. Includes a chilled water dispenser, external controls and a Chef’s Pantry chiller drawer.
LG Premium Air Conditioner range (RRP from $1,299)
“We’re aware that the cost of energy is top of mind for Australian consumers. That’s why our new models offer a number of options for Australians to take control of their energy usage and stay cool during the warmer months,” said LG’s Lambro Skropidis.
Miele G 6000 Fully Integrated Dishwasher (G 6995 SCVi XXL K2O RRP $4,299)
At the top of Miele’s luxurious new dishwasher range is Knock2Open, a feature that allows users to access their dishwasher with a simple tap to the top of the door.
Electrolux Masterpiece Immersion Blender (RRP $199)
This stick blender has an extra-long stainless steel mixing bar to reach deep pots and pans and 700-watt variable speed motor.
De’Longhi Classic Multifry Fryer (RRP $349)
Ideal for the time-poor, the low-oil fryer has a patented heating system allowing the home chef to create over 250 meals, including risottos, cakes and sauces.
Breville’s the Smart Kettle Pure (BKE830 RRP $159)
With five temperature settings to cater to wide array of teas and coffee, this kettle with a soft open lid to prevent splashbacks is ideal for both serious tea drinkers and instant coffee fans.
Kambrook Arctic 40-centimetre Gunmetal Pedestal Fan (KPF443 RRP $89.95)
This height adjustable fan has an 80-degree oscillation range to provide instant natural breeze-style relief to homes during Australia’s hot summer.
Cleanstar 1,400-Watt Backpack Vacuum Cleaner (VBP1400 RRP $229)
Available in black and silver, this ultra-mobile vacuum has an ergonomic harness, 15-metre power cord and 1.2-metre flexible hose. Collects dust and dirt into a disposable bag.
Conair True Glow Warm Steam and Cool Mist Facial Sauna (C3704CRA RRP $69.95)
This personal care appliance uses warm steam to enhance overall skin tone and elasticity and open pores to prepare your face for a deep cleanse, according to the manufacturer.
Dishlex Freestanding Stainless Steel Dishwasher (DSF6305X RRP $849)
Load sensing on this dishwasher improves energy usage by assessing the size of each load and adjusting consumption accordingly. Also available in white (DSF6305W, RRP $789).