Here are the Best New and Newish Appliances for February 2015…
Breville Quick Touch Microwave (BMO634, RRP $399)
Pictured here in Cranberry red, Breville’s highly-featured microwave included dedicated programs for melting chocolate,softening butter and reheating baked beans.
Whirlpool Smart Laundry
Launched at the 2015 International CES, Whirlpool has partnered with the Google-owned Nest to create a pair of Smart laundry appliances, which features custom downloadable cycles.
De’Longhi Inverter Water To Air Portable Air Conditioner (PACWE18INV, RRP $1,299)
A premium solution to the ails of hot days, this appliance has exclusive technology to remove heat from the room through the cooling effects of water.
Kambrook Arctic Pedestal Fan (KPF433, RRP $89.95)
This height adjustable fan has an 80-degree oscillation range and can disperse cool air like a pleasant zephyr — great for hot days in late summer.
Neato Botvac 85 (RRP $999)
‘True vacuum’ suction, advanced laser guided mapping and navigation, and high performance filters to capture dirt, dust and allergens makes this robot a handy household cleaning companion.
Tastic Neo Modules (RRP $349)
“Flowing-on from the positive uptake of Tastic Neo, our discussions with architects and designers indicated a strong call for the lighting, heating or ventilation components of the Neo to be offered singularly and in the same aesthetic,” said IXL industrial designer Paul Iversen.
Vitality 4 Life BioChef Atlas Living Juicer (RRP $529)
Provides high yield cold pressed juicing for all fruit, vegetables, leafy greens and nut milks. Self-cleaning function for user convenience.
ASKO Outdoor Fridge (R2303, $2,499)
This 153-litre fridge is insulated to withstand ambient temperatures of up to 49° Celsius, meaning it can keep food and drink cold and be located where Australian families love to entertain.
Kleenmaid Outdoor Culinary Centre
With dual cooking zones, black glass covers and electronic touch controls this range complements Kleenmaid’s 2015 Black Krystal indoor kitchen collection.
LG Double Door-in-Door Refrigerator (LPXS34886C)
Unveiled at the 2015 International CES, this 963-litre French Door refrigerator includes LG’s Door-in-Door technology on the right and left upper doors of this appliance.