Here are 10 of the best new benchtop coffee machines for the first half of 2015, including Mother’s Day and the Easter sales period. You can find out more about the industry by reading our feature: Format Wars! It’s AR’s epic Mother’s Day guide to the Best Coffee Machines:

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Sunbeam Café Series Espresso Machine
-Pressure and milk gauge to ensure great quality every time
-Temperature sensing steam wand to intuitively texture milk
-Twin pump and twin thermoblock system to ensure stable water temperature
-Commercial-style sloping handle with tamping pad
RRP $749

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Electrolux Lavazza A Modo Mio Premium Milk
-Thermoblock technology for controlling water temperature
-Adjustable coffee spout for different cup sizes
-Integrated milk-frothing solution
-Compact form factor to take up less bench space
RRP $299

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Nespresso Lattissima Touch
-Six tactile beverage preparations: ristretto, espresso, lungo, cappuccino, latte and hot milk froth
-Adaptable cup holder for all cup sizes
-Automatic power off mode after nine minutes of inactivity
RRP $649

08 Breville 'the Oracle' BES980 1MB


Breville’s The Oracle (BES980)
-World’s first manual automatic coffee machine
-Can make two cappuccinos or lattes in only 90 seconds
-Includes access to Club Oracle for expert advice and service
-Metro customers receive White Glove after sales service
RRP $2,499

09 De'Longhi ECAM29660SB_Angle

De’Longhi Autentica (ETAM29660SB)
-Brand new Doppio+ coffee function for slow extraction of 15-gram double espresso shots
-For long coffee, the machine will automatically grind twice, brew twice and pour twice, guaranteeing a full flavour woth rich crema
-Latte Crema Instant Frother Device System delivers creamier and denser milk froth
RRP $1,099

Don’t forget to check out the Best Built-In Coffee Machines!


Jura F9
-One touch preparation for ristretto, espresso, latte macchiato and flat white
-Eight aroma levels for connoisseur levels of customisation
-Touchscreen display with rotary selection for ease of use
-Aroma+ grinder for perfect and speedy grinding
RRP $2,390


Nespresso Inissia Fuchsia Velvet (BEC200XF)
-Automatic power off after nine minutes of inactivity
-Two preprogrammed cup sizes for espresso and lungo
-25-second fast heat up time
-Foldable drip tray
RRP $249


De’Longhi Compact White (ECAM23210W)
-Space saving model with compact design
-White exterior capture modern kitchen trends
-Silent integrated coffee grinder
-One-touch preparation for fully automatic coffee
RRP $1,099


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Breville’s The Barista Express (BES870)
-Integrated conical burr grinder offers beans to cup in under one minute
-Low pressure pre-infusion for fuller-flavoured extraction
-Temperature control for consistent extraction cup after cup
-Also available in Brushed Stainless Steel and Black Sesame
RRP $799


Jura J500 Celebration Edition
-Celebrating 20 years of Jura Impressa fully automatic coffee machines
-Front panel elaborately finished with high quality materials
-TFT display for self-explanatory, intuitive operation
-Aroma+ grinder now twice as fast for fully preserved aroma
RRP $3,150