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Which Coffee Machine to Buy: Find the Perfect Coffee Maker for Your Needs

If you’re wondering which coffee machine to buy but you’re unsure which one’s the best for your needs, look no further. We’ve listed the benefits of our NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® machines so you can make an informed decision.

 

Which coffee machine to buy?

See which pod coffee machine to buy below:

Genio S Range

The Genio S Automatic is a seamless and super compact machine. You can enjoy your favourite delicious and aromatic coffees, even if you’re looking for a machine that doesn’t take up much room. Not to mention, it’s simple yet sophisticated.

The Genio S range also comes in a range of styles and colours, offering the perfect solution for any kitchen worktop. From a simple white to a sleek grey, choose the pod machine that fits your home décor the best.

Size

At 27.3cm tall, 12.1cm in length, and 2kg in weight, this machine is ultra-compact. It’s perfect for coffee lovers who are tight for space, but need a fresh cup of coffee in their life.

Functions

The Genio S coffee machine has many great features for a compact and light machine. They include:

  1. Descaling alerts – so you know when it’s time to clean your machine
  2. Eco mode – your machine shuts off after 1 minute of inactivity to save energy
  3. Hot and cold function – you can make your favourite drinks, whether it’s an americano or a hot chocolate, cold!
  4. Choose your desired volume - the Genio S features a dial function; twist it and decide how much coffee you’d like
  5. No mess pod tray – simply pop your favourite pod coffee in the tray. The grinds stay in the pod!
  6. High pressure system – the 15 bars of high pressure from the Genio S means you can extract all the aromas from the coffee pods.

Genio S Plus Automatic

The Genio S Plus Automatic is similar to the Genio S Automatic – it’s the same size, height and weight but has an extra great feature. This feature is perfect for a coffee lover who’s looking for coffee-shop-style coffee at home.

Functions

Enjoy all the functions of the Genio S Automatic but with the extra feature:

  1. Espresso boost – this innovative technology is designed to pre-wet the coffee before brewing. You get a more intense and concentrated espresso when you want it.​

Genio S Touch

The Genio S Touch is like the Genio S Plus Automatic in terms of size and features. Enjoy all of the features, including the espresso boost, plus more. Take a look at the details below.

Functions

Like we said, the Genio S Touch has all the same functions of the Genio S Plus Automatic, but with a couple more features and a more premium finish. See them below:

  1. Temperature control – enjoy four different temperature settings so you can truly customise your coffee.
  2. Choose your desired volume - the Genio S features an LED touch screen; simply touch the screen and decide how much coffee you want. Plus, enjoy the XL function – make yourself an extra-long cup of your morning coffee.
  3. The Genio S Touch also has a more premium finish with a stainless-steel drip tray and chrome finishes to the machine.

Piccolo XS

The Piccolo XS is perfect for a stylish apartment. Its modern design looks great and is designed to be ultra-compact so you can enjoy coffee-shop-style coffee from your home – no matter the size! If your wondering which coffee machine to buy, take a look at the size and features to help you make your decision.

Size

At just 25cm in height, 14cm in length and 2kg in weight, this machine is designed to be ultra-compact. Not only does it not take up much room, it’s also super stylish.

Functions

The stylish Piccolo XS is a compact but mighty machine. It features great functions like:

  1. Eco mode – your machine saves you energy by shutting off after 1 minute of inactivity
  2. Hot and cold function – simply move the lever from left to right to choose whether you want your favourite drink to be hot or cold.
  3. No mess pod tray – simply pop your favourite pod coffee in the tray. The grinds stay in the pod!
  4. High pressure system – the 15 bars of high pressure from the Piccolo XS means you can extract all the aromas from the coffee pods.

Mini-Me 

If you’re struggling with knowing which pod coffee machine to buy because you’re tight on space, the Mini-Me from Dolce Gusto® is perfect. It’s really compact – and it’s super cute. It can give you the perfect cup of coffee-shop style coffee, all in a compact, yet powerful, machine

Size

At only 30.5cm in height, 24cm in length and 2.42kg, this small machine is still mighty. It can give you the perfect cup of coffee-shop style coffee in minutes.

Functions

This compact machine hosts a range of features for the perfect coffee-shop style coffee. These are:

  1. Eco mode – the Mini-Me features an eco-mode that shuts off 5 minutes after inactivity. It’s designed to save you energy
  2. Hot and cold function – you can make your favourite drinks, like a creamy Flat White, either hot or cold. You’re able to customise your drinks.
  3. Select lever – slide the easy-to-use lever to decide the volume of coffee you’d like – all in less than a minute.
  4. No mess pod tray – simply pop your favourite pod coffee in the tray. The grinds stay in the pod!
  5. High pressure system – the 15 bars of high pressure from the Mini-Me means you can extract all the beautiful aromas from the coffee pods.

Infinissima ®

The Infinissima® is a slim and uniquely designed pod coffee machine. Its shape is inspired by the infinity symbol, giving it a sleek and stylish look. Its slim design means it’s perfect for those who wish to save on counter-top space, but still want to enjoy coffee-shop coffee at home.

Size

This pod coffee machine stands at 37.3cm tall and 15.5cm in length – it’s a super slim design which makes it perfect for narrow spaces. It’s slightly heavier than the others at 2.5kg.

Functions

  1. Eco mode – your machine saves you energy by shutting off after 5 minutes of inactivity
  2. Hot and cold function – you can customise the temperature of your favourite drinks, whether it’s a caramel latte macchiato or a hot chocolate. Simply move the lever from side to side and choose your perfect temperature.
  3. No mess pod tray – pop your favourite pod coffee in the tray. The grinds stay neatly in the pod!
  4. Descaling alert – so you know when it’s time to clean your machine, so your coffee stays tasting great
  5. XL water tank – enjoy the easy-to-remove 1.2L water tank so you can enjoy many cups of your favourite coffee before having to refill it.
  6. High pressure system – the 15 bars of high pressure from the Infinissima® means you can extract all the aromas from the

How do I choose which pod coffee machine to buy?

We know that all these machines have really great features but if you’re still unsure, all hope is not lost. We’ve created an easy-to-navigate coffee machine comparison page. Check it out so you can make an informed decision. We even have a handy price comparison tool!

We hope this guide on which coffee machine to buy was helpful. If you’re loving our coffee machines, make sure you know how to best take care of it with our machine care guides – check them out.


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