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Cosori Lite Vs. Philips Essential Airfryer Xl 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
Philips Essential Airfryer XL

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Key features of the Philips Essential Airfryer XL

Overall Score 6.8

  • Capacity And Size of 6.2 L
  • Style of Basket .

A summary by feature comparison

Category Features Cosori Lite Philips Essential Airfryer XL
COMMONLY ASKED FOR FEATURES capacity and size 3.8L 6.2L
maximum cooking temperature 230°C 200°C
minimum cooking temperature 75°C 80°C
has digital controls
has pre-set cooking functions
number of functions 7only 7only
pre-set cooking functions Air fry, Keep warm, and Reheatonly Air fry, Bake, Roast, Keep warm, and Reheatonly
has removable basket or tray
has a dishwasher-safe basket or tray
weight 4.4kg 5.6kg
width 275mm 315mm
height 345mm 403mm
OTHER FEATURES has a pre-heat function
supports cooking apps
supports amazon alexa
supports google assistant
operating power consumption 1,500W 2,000W
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

Cosori Lite's capacity is at 3.8L, as many consumers, you too may want varrying size options to choose from, catering to various your cooking needs so we advise you topick the best capcity for your home.

Philips Essential Airfryer XL, at 6.2L has more capacity than the Cosori Lite with a difference of 2.4L

Maximum Cooking Temperature

Cosori Lite's maximum cooking temp is at 230°C. This in air fryers depends on the model. However, most air fryers on the market typically have a maximum temperature range of around 182°C to 204°C, might even go higher in some higher-end models.

The Philips Essential Airfryer XL'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 changes based on the brand and model. However, air fryers can be set to temperatures as low as 50°C to 82°C, some air fryers may even have lower temperature settings, going as low as 49°C for specific functions like dehydrating.

The Philips Essential Airfryer XL's temperature at 80°C has a higher minimum temparture than the Cosori Lite by 5°C The ability to set 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

The Cosori Lite has digital controls, which allow you to set exact temperatures and cooking times with accuracy, which is imortant if you aim for achieving consistent and desired results. Such control is useful while making recipes that require by the book cooking conditions.

Philips Essential Airfryer XL too has digital controls, they enable users to customize cooking settings, access pre-programmed functions, and monitor the cooking process more effectively, ultimately leading to better cooking results and a more enjoyable cooking experience.

Has Pre-Set Cooking Functions

Pre-set cooking functions on an air fryer improve the cooking experience in several ways, and simplify the cooking process, especially for beginners. 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 XL too has pre-set cooking functions, which are especially helpful for those looking for a hassle-free cooking experience, consistent results, and the ability to try out various dishes without the need for in-depth culinary knowledge.

Number Of Functions

The Cosori Lite's presets are only 7.

Philips Essential Airfryer XL, having only 7 has the same number of functions as the Cosori Lite

Pre-Set Cooking Functions

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

While the Philips Essential Airfryer XL's pre-set functions include Air fry, Bake, Roast, Keep warm, and Reheat

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Design Features


The Philips Essential Airfryer XL's style is of the Basket kind, the 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 is removable, this basket is designed to be easily taken out of the air fryer for various purposes, such as loading food, checking the cooking progress, cleaning, and serving the cooked food.

Both Philips Essential Airfryer XL and Cosori Lite have removable baskets meaning you can prepare your ingredients, place them in the tray, and then simply slide them into the air fryer when you're ready to start cooking.

Has A Dishwasher-Safe Basket Or Tray

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

Also, the Philips Essential Airfryer XL has a dishwasher-safe tray.


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

Philips Essential Airfryer XL, at 5.6kg weighs more than the Cosori Lite by 1.2kg. Air fryers have various capacities, that range from compact units fit for individual servings to larger models fit for family-sized meals.


The width is the horizontal dimension, Cosori Lite's width is 275mm. When choosing an air fryer, it's essential to take into consideration the width, along with other dimensions like height, to ensure it fits perfectly on your kitchen countertop and can accommodate the types of food you intend to cook with it.

Philips Essential Airfryer XL, at 315mm measures more in width than the Cosori Lite by 40mm.


The vertical dimension, the height of an air fryer can also vary significantly based on the make and model. Cosori Lite has a height of 345mm, height is key to consider when selecting an air fryer, especially if you have limited space in your kitchen or if you plan to place it on a kitchen top that has shelves above.

Philips Essential Airfryer XL, at 403mm measures more in height than the Cosori Lite by 58mm. Make sure that there is ample clearance above the air fryer to easily operate.

Other Features

Has A Pre-Heat Function

Cosori Lite has a pre-heat function, this feature allows you to program the appliance to reach the optimum cooking temperature 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 to its full potential. It is handy for individuals exploring new recipes, improving cooking skills, or simplifying the cooking process with the assitance of technology.

Both Philips Essential Airfryer XL and Cosori Lite support cooking apps.

Supports Amazon Alexa

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

The Philips Essential Airfryer XL supporting Amazon Alexa implies that the appliance can use voice commands to start or stop cooking, control cooking settings, set timers, and check the status of your appliance remotely. For example, you can say, "Alexa, start cooking chicken in the air fryer for 20 minutes."

Supports Google Assistant

Cosori Lite supports Google Assistant, enabling you to use voice commands to control the air fryer from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Operating Power Consumption

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

Philips Essential Airfryer XL, at 2,000W consumes more power than the Cosori Lite by W. Knowing the power consumption can help you estimate the energy costs associated with using the air fryer and budget 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.

The Philips Essential Airfryer XL, 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 offered by the manufacturer.

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