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Cosori Lite Vs. Philips Essential Airfryer Compact Review

5 minute read   Last updated on Mar 6, 2024

Key features of the Cosori Lite

Overall Score 7.2

  • Capacity And Size of 3.8 L
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Philips Essential Airfryer Compact

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact

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Key features of the Philips Essential Airfryer Compact

Overall Score 6

  • Capacity And Size of 4.1 L
  • Style of Basket .

A summary by feature comparison

Category Features Cosori Lite Philips Essential Airfryer Compact
COMMONLY ASKED FOR FEATURES capacity and size 3.8L 4.1L
maximum cooking temperature 230°C 200°C
minimum cooking temperature 75°C 80°C
has digital controls
has timer with auto shut-off
has pre-set cooking functions
number of functions 7only 5only
pre-set cooking functions Air fry, Keep warm, and Reheatonly Air fry, Bake, and Roastonly
DESIGN FEATURES style Basket.
has removable basket or tray
has a dishwasher-safe basket or tray
weight 4.4kg 4.5kg
width 275mm 264mm
height 345mm 295mm
OTHER FEATURES has a pre-heat function
supports cooking apps
supports amazon alexa
supports google assistant
operating power consumption 1,500W 1,400W
warranty period 2year(s) 2year(s)
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Let's look at each feature category in detail

Commonly Asked For Features

Capacity And Size

The Cosori Lite's capacity is at 3.8L, as many consumers, you too may want different size options to select from, catering to various your cooking needs so pick the right capcity for your family size.

The Philips Essential Airfryer Compact, at 4.1L takes in more than the Cosori Lite with a difference of 0.3L

Maximum Cooking Temperature

The Cosori Lite's maximum cooking temperature is at 230°C. In air fryers depends on the model. However, most air fryers on the market tend to have a max temperature range of around 182°C to 204°C, with some high-end models even having higher temperature limits.

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact's temperature at 200°C has a lower maximum temperature than the Cosori Lite by 30°C

Minimum Cooking Temperature

The Cosori Lite's min cooking temperature is at 75°C, this also differs depending on the brand and model. However, most air fryers can be set to temperatures as low as 50°C to 82°C, some air fryers even have lower temp settings, going as low as 49°C for specific functions like dehydrating.

The Philips Essential Airfryer Compact's temperature at 80°C cooks at a higher minimum temparture than the Cosori Lite with a difference of 5°C Lower temperatures can be useful for tasks such as dehydrating vegetables, proofing bread dough, or keeping food warm without further cooking it.

Has Digital Controls

Cosori Lite has digital controls, which allow you to set exact temperatures and cooking times with accuracy, which is crucial for achieving consistent and desired results. This level of control is useful while making recipes that require precise cooking conditions.

Has Timer With Auto Shut-Off

A timer feature which has an auto shut-off function is an essential component of an air fryer for preventing overcooking or burning food. Philips Essential Airfryer Compact having this feature provides convenience and safety if you forget to turn off the air fryer or leave it unattended, the appliance will automatically switch off when the timer runs out

Has Pre-Set Cooking Functions

Pre-set cooking functions on an air fryer enhance the cooking experience in several ways, and simplify the cooking process, for non experts. Cosori Lite has pre-set cooking functions, that automatically set the optimal temperature and cooking duration for the chosen food category.

The Philips Essential Airfryer Compact too has pre-set cooking functions, these functions are especially helpful for those looking for a hassle-free cooking experience, consistent results, and the ability to explore various dishes without the need for in-depth culinary knowledge.

Number Of Functions

Cosori Lite's preset functions are only 7.

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact, having only 5 has less functions than the Cosori Lite with a difference of only 2 functions

Pre-Set Cooking Functions

The Cosori Lite has Air fry, Keep warm, and Reheat pre-set functions

While the Philips Essential Airfryer Compact's pre-set functions are Air fry, Bake, and Roast

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Design Features

Style

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact's style is of the Basket kind, style of an air fryer means its design and appearance, which includes various aesthetic and functional elements.

Has Removable Basket Or Tray

Cosori Lite has a removable tray, such a basket or tray is a component that holds the food you're cooking. If said to be removable, this tray is designed to be easily taken out of the air fryer for various purposes, including loading food, checking the cooking progress, cleaning, and serving the cooked food.

Both Philips Essential Airfryer Compact and Cosori Lite have removable trays which means that you can prepare your ingredients, place them in the basket, and then simply slide them into the air fryer .

Has A Dishwasher-Safe Basket Or Tray

Cosori Lite has a dishwasher-safe tray, meaning that the basket used for holding the food during the cooking process is safe to be placed in a dishwasher for cleaning.

Also, the Philips Essential Airfryer Compact has a dishwasher-safe basket.

Weight

The Cosori Lite's weight is 4.4kg, it's important to consider the weight of the air fryer, especially if you plan to shift it frequently.

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact, at 4.5kg weighs more than the Cosori Lite with a difference of 0.1kg. Air fryers come in various capacities, ranging from compact units fit for individual servings to larger models designed for family-sized meals.

Width

The width represents the horizontal dimension, Cosori Lite's width is 275mm. When choosing an air fryer, it's important to consider the width, along with other dimensions like height, to ensure it fits well on your kitchen countertop and can handle the types of food you intend to cook with it.

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact, at 264mm measures less in width than the Cosori Lite by 11mm.

Height

The vertical dimension, the height of an air fryer varies significantly depending on the make and model. Cosori Lite has a height of 345mm, height is key to consider when choosing an air fryer, that's if you have limited space in your kitchen or if you plan to place it on a kitchen top that has shelves above.

The Philips Essential Airfryer Compact, at 295mm measures less in height than the Cosori Lite by 50mm. Make sure that there is enough clearance above the air fryer to easily operate.

Other Features

Has A Pre-Heat Function

The Cosori Lite has a pre-heat function, this feature allows you to program the appliance to reach the desired cooking temperature just before you place your food inside for cooking.

Supports Cooking Apps

The Cosori Lite supports cooking apps that give inspiration and guidance on how to use the air fryer fully. It is beneficial if you are exploring new recipes, improving cooking skills, or simplifying the cooking process with the aide of tech.

Supports Amazon Alexa

Cosori Lite is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices. This includes voice control, remote operation, voice feedback, and recipe suggestions.

Supports Google Assistant

The Cosori Lite is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Operating Power Consumption

The Cosori Lite has a power consumption of 1,500W, the operating power consumption of an air fryer varies based on the make and model of the appliance. Commonly, air fryers consume electricity in the range of 800 to 2,200 watts.

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact, at 1,400W consumes less power than the Cosori Lite with a difference of W. Being aware of the power consumption helps you estimate the energy costs associated with using the air fryer and plan accordingly.

Warranty Period

The Cosori Lite has a 2 year(s) warranty period, this period for an air fryer is dependant on the manufacturer, model, and country in which it is sold.

Philips Essential Airfryer Compact, at 2 year(s) has the same warranty period as that of Cosori Lite. Before purchasing an air fryer, it's good to research the warranty terms and customer support options given by the manufacturer.

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