Rated 2.6 out of 5 by 5
Rated 4 out of 5 by Andrew90210 Great design and evenly toasted toast! Best results when toasting 4 slices
The quality and finish of this product is great and performs very efficiently time after time. Unlike lower quality toasters, the browning is generally very even and with wide slots toast doesn't easily get lodged inside.
The only slight drawback (and I think is common with a lot of 4 slice toasters is one side of the inner slots doesn't brown as strongly as the outer slots. Initially I thought this was a fault until I realised when toasting 4 slices simultaneously the browning on each slice is near perfect. The designers must have realised (when toasting 4 slices) the heat from the opposite side affects each other (and they've compensated for this). If you mainly toast 4 slices at a time, this won't affect you but is slightly disappointing. This is the only reason I didn't register 5 stars for this product and although a little irritating wouldn't deter me from purchasing again as it's not a big issue.
Overall a well designed, well performing toaster, with just the slight irritation when toasting 2 slices at a time.
Highly recommended overall and the best toaster I've owned!
25 July 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by maz7860 slightly disappointed
I read a lot of reviews regarding this toaster and regret not taking note of them.The toaster does not toast evenly one side lightly toasted and other side overdone.
12 April 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by cityjayne Full metal Jacket
excellent at a bargain price. 4 slices and good browning control .. fab for me coz i don't like dark toast !!
19 February 2011
Rated 1 out of 5 by dillon 4 Slice toaster
This was a replacement for one already the subject of complaint re uneven browning of each side of the slice. one side burnt the other very faintly brown. The sad fact is that this one is no better. I will now look for another make that will work properly and consign this one to the bin. There must be something Philips can do to improve these poor results!
By ex Philips Quality Assurance pensioner!
20 November 2010
Rated 1 out of 5 by Bennew Even Toasting by Philips
As a former Qualty manager with Philips I am very disapointed that the toaster does not toast evenly one side of the slice to the other. I am still going to try and find one that will do the job properly!!! My wife is scathing about my selection of this product especially since I am a Philips pensioner!
3 November 2010