July 2024

Countertop Blenders: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of countertop blenders rankings posted by key online experts, as of July 2024.

Summary

On 18 Jul 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 83 blender endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

46 blenders were endorsed in total, only 18 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 18 Jul 2024, Vitamix A3500 takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed blender with 7 expert endorsements. 1 expert out of 7 recommended it as the '#1 blender' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking countertop blenders start at $29.99 (Black&Decker 10-Speed) and go up to $647.99 (Vitamix A3500). Median blender costs $169.95 (Smeg PBF01).
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At a glance - July Ranking

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Rank Change Price Blender
Reviewed
T3
Tom's Guide
Good Housekeeping
The Strategist
TechRadar
TechGearLab
Delish
Forbes
Rtings.com
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Vitamix A3500
The Vitamix A3500 blender is highly praised for its generous container size, powerful motor, variable speed controls, and easy cleaning process, making it a versatile and reliable choice for blending tasks.
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KitchenAid K400
The KitchenAid K400 Blender is a powerful and versatile blender with a durable container, multiple blending speeds and programs, and easy cleaning options, making it a reliable and user-friendly choice for various blending tasks.
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Breville The Super Q
The Breville The Super Q Blender is a powerful and versatile blender with a range of features, including 12 speed settings and five pre-programmed settings, making it suitable for various blending tasks, and its easy cleaning options and durable construction make it a reliable choice.
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Vitamix 5200
The Vitamix 5200 is a powerful and durable blender with a large capacity and variable speed control, making it a versatile and reliable option for any kitchen.
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Blendtec Total Classic
The Blendtec Total Classic Blender is a high-powered and durable blender that offers advanced features and easy cleaning, making it a versatile and reliable choice for blending a wide range of ingredients.
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Vitamix E310 Explorian
The Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender is a compact and powerful kitchen appliance that offers precise blending control and durability for a range of recipes.
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NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z
The NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z Blender Combo is a powerful and versatile blender that offers precise control, easy cleaning, and is suitable for various blending tasks, although caution should be exercised with the to-go lids and handle.
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Breville Fresh & Furious
The Breville Fresh & Furious Blender is a powerful and versatile blender that is perfect for making large quantities of smoothies, protein shakes, and other blended beverages, with its 1100-watt power output, five-speed settings, and four pre-programmed settings.
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Vitamix Pro Series 750
The Vitamix Pro Series 750 is a high-performance blender with a range of features, including variable speed settings, pre-programmed settings, and a self-cleaning function, making it a versatile and durable option for various blending needs.
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Smeg BLC02WHMUK
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Wolf Pro-Performance
The Wolf Pro-Performance blender is a high-quality and durable blender with a large container, powerful motor, and versatile speed settings, making it perfect for blending large batches of various recipes.
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KitchenAid K150
The KitchenAid K150 Blender is a compact and versatile blender with a powerful motor, multiple speed settings, and a durable construction, making it suitable for a range of blending tasks.
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Ninja Blast
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Cuisinart SmartPower Duet
The Cuisinart SmartPower Duet blender is a versatile and powerful kitchen appliance that offers a range of features to meet various blending and food processing needs.
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NutriBullet Pro 900
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Ninja BL610 Professional
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Breville The 3X Bluicer
The Breville The 3X Bluicer is a powerful and versatile kitchen appliance that offers efficient performance, easy cleaning, and a range of features for blending, juicing, and more.
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Zwilling Enfinigy Power
The Zwilling Enfinigy Power Blender is a high-powered and versatile blender that can handle tough foods, with a durable construction and easy-to-use features.
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Blender
#15 $48.75 Ninja Blast
#18 $79.99 Ninja BL610 Professional
#17 $99.40 NutriBullet Pro 900
#7 $138.95 NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z
#19 $179.99 Breville The 3X Bluicer
#8 $194.99 Breville Fresh & Furious
#20 $297.44 Zwilling Enfinigy Power
#6 $329.95 Vitamix E310 Explorian
#11 $349.95 Wolf Pro-Performance
#5 $379.95 Blendtec Total Classic
#4 $399.99 Vitamix 5200
#3 $498 Breville The Super Q
#9 $647 Vitamix Pro Series 750
#1 $647.99 Vitamix A3500

We ranked Vitamix A3500 #1 in July 2024 because:

  • 7 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vitamix A3500 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The Vitamix A3500 blender is highly praised for its generous container size, powerful motor, variable speed controls, and easy cleaning process, making it a versatile and reliable choice for blending tasks.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Best Vitamix / Editors' Choice

Blends exceptionally well
Very fast and powerful
Intuitive controls

Only affordable when refurbished
Loud

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T3

Best premium blender

Intuitive design is a great help
Tamper feature ensures more consistency
Super premium

Whopping great jug

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Tom's Guide

The best smart blender

Makes delicious smoothies
Includes large plastic tamper
Fast auto-clean mode
10-year warranty

Sub-par performance when making oat milk and nut butter

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Good Housekeeping

Best Overall Blender

Superior performance
Self-detect technology
Pairs with Vitamix app

Very loud while grinding ingredients

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The Strategist

Best blender with touchscreen

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TechRadar

The best premium blender

Powerful and effective
Lots of speed settings
Dishwasher-safe parts

Takes up a lot of space

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Delish

Best Large-Capacity Blender

Wide range of programs and attachments

Container is hand-wash only

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We ranked KitchenAid K400 #2 in July 2024 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked KitchenAid K400 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The KitchenAid K400 Blender is a powerful and versatile blender with a durable container, multiple blending speeds and programs, and easy cleaning options, making it a reliable and user-friendly choice for various blending tasks.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Blends exceptionally well
Attractive design

Less sensitive controls
Lack of features

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T3

The best blender overall

Powerful enough for most things
Good size
Keenly priced for a KitchenAid

Glass jug is kinda heavy

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Good Housekeeping

Best Blender for Crushing Ice

Self-clean cycle
Sleek design and many colors to choose from
Easy to use presets

Start button is on the small side

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TechGearLab

Best No-Frills Blender

Exceptional frozen beverages
Efficiently mills flour
Sleek, retro style

Struggles at blending hearty recipes
Incapable of making nut butter

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Delish

Best Budget Blender

Cost-effective

Poor at grinding down small particles like strawberry seeds

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Rtings.com

Best Upper Mid-Range Blender

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend countertop blenders.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of countertop blenders, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for July 2024 ranking

We ranked Breville The Super Q #3 in July 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Breville The Super Q as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The Breville The Super Q Blender is a powerful and versatile blender with a range of features, including 12 speed settings and five pre-programmed settings, making it suitable for various blending tasks, and its easy cleaning options and durable construction make it a reliable choice.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Best Upgrade / Editors' Choice

Very fast and powerful
Adaptable and versatile
Super quiet

Massive base

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Tom's Guide

The best blender overall

Excellent build
Quiet(er) compared to other blenders
Rated as one of the best in all of our tests
10-year warranty

Heavy design at over 10 pounds

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TechRadar

The best premium blender

Ultra-powerful
Easy to use
Comes with extra smoothie cup

Fewer presets than #1
Bulky
Not great with small quantities

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TechGearLab

Best Overall Blender / Editor's Choice

Thoughtful presets
User-friendly interface
Food processing capabilities
Includes to-go cup

Slightly fickle lid
Blades are not removable

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We ranked Vitamix 5200 #4 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Vitamix 5200 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 14 Sep 2023)
The Vitamix 5200 is a powerful and durable blender with a large capacity and variable speed control, making it a versatile and reliable option for any kitchen.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Blender Overall

Powerful, quick and consistent performance
Can make hot foods
Comes with 10 speeds that you can control even during blending

Very loud, but you won’t have to run it for a long time due to its power
Expensive, but includes a seven-year warranty

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Rtings.com

Best Blender

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We ranked Blendtec Total Classic #5 in July 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The Blendtec Total Classic Blender is a high-powered and durable blender that offers advanced features and easy cleaning, making it a versatile and reliable choice for blending a wide range of ingredients.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Great at crushing ice
Easy to clean
Well-built

Bad at finely blending smoothies
Not attractive

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Tom's Guide

The best blender for smoothies

Excellent for smoothies
Large 75 oz capacity
Makes great hummus
10-year warranty

Inconsistent ice crushing
Loud at 108dB

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The Strategist

Best less expensive blender

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TechGearLab

Best Heavy-Duty Blender

Great at blending hearty recipes
Dependable durability
Wide variety of presets

Not designed for fine-grained processing
Poor grinding performance

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We ranked Vitamix E310 Explorian #6 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vitamix E310 Explorian as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender is a compact and powerful kitchen appliance that offers precise blending control and durability for a range of recipes.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best blender for small batches

Near pro performance at an modest price
Ideal for small batch preparation
Can produce hot soups

Pitcher wiggles at the base
Subpar ice crushing
Loud at 110dB

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The Strategist

Best manual blender

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Delish

Best Blender / Editor's Pick

Multiple speed settings
Self-cleaning

Pricey
6-cup carafe

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We ranked NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z #7 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The NutriBullet ZNBF30500Z Blender Combo is a powerful and versatile blender that offers precise control, easy cleaning, and is suitable for various blending tasks, although caution should be exercised with the to-go lids and handle.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Value Blender

Easy-to-read control panel with large buttons
Produces kale smoothies without flecks of kale
Personal-sized cups with lids for portability

Must use caution when removing the cups to avoid messes

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TechGearLab

Best Bang for the Buck

Affordable
Heats soup remarkably well
Includes multiple to-go cups

Singular preset
Struggles to crush ice

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Delish

Best Blender with Personal Blending Cups

Powerful
Suction cups at base prevent it from moving around while in use

Be careful removing the cups to avoid messes

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We ranked Breville Fresh & Furious #8 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The Breville Fresh & Furious Blender is a powerful and versatile blender that is perfect for making large quantities of smoothies, protein shakes, and other blended beverages, with its 1100-watt power output, five-speed settings, and four pre-programmed settings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Blender for Smoothies

Green smoothie setting
Carafe and lid are dishwasher safe
Great smoothie results in testing

50-ounce capacity

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TechRadar

The best medium capacity blender

Blends and crushes effectively
Compact for a jug blender
Affordable for a Breville appliance

Minor leaking from inner lid

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Delish

Best Blender for Smoothies

Produces a creamy, grit- and chunk-free smoothie in one minute

50-ounce jar is prone to stains

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We ranked Vitamix Pro Series 750 #9 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vitamix Pro Series 750 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The Vitamix Pro Series 750 is a high-performance blender with a range of features, including variable speed settings, pre-programmed settings, and a self-cleaning function, making it a versatile and durable option for various blending needs.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Blends very well
Well-built

Less sleek than similar models
Manual controls

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The Strategist

Best blender overall

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We ranked Smeg BLC02WHMUK #10 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
T3

The best vacuum pump retro blender

Fun retro design
Lots of power and modes
Vacuum pump feature

Vacuum pump requires batteries

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Tom's Guide

The best blender for frozen ingredients

Sleek high-tech look
Powerful blending, especially with frozen produce
Vacuum pump for smoother results
Plenty of settings

Blades get quite hot
Some recipes needed a re-blend

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TechRadar

The best blender for ice

Outstanding at crushing ice
High-end, stylish design
Auto clean function

Manual mode not so impressive
Premium price

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We ranked Wolf Pro-Performance #11 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 29 Oct 2023)
The Wolf Pro-Performance blender is a high-quality and durable blender with a large container, powerful motor, and versatile speed settings, making it perfect for blending large batches of various recipes.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Powerful Blender

Sleek design
Produces creamy shakes and smoothies
Four pre-programmed options

Blender jar is not dishwasher safe

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Delish

Best Blender for Shakes

Emulsion cap makes adding oils to salad dressings and sauces a breeze

Hand-wash only

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Rtings.com

Best Quiet Blender

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We ranked KitchenAid K150 #12 in July 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The KitchenAid K150 Blender is a compact and versatile blender with a powerful motor, multiple speed settings, and a durable construction, making it suitable for a range of blending tasks.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best compact blender

Simple to use
Solid performance for its price
Lots of color options

Smaller 48 oz capacity jar might be too small for multiple servings
Not very stable

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TechRadar

The best value KitchenAid blender

Effective at blending
Simple to use
Stylish design

Only three speed settings
No preset programs

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Forbes

Best Blender For Crushing Ice

Asymmetrical blades designed to maximize ice-crushing
Intelli-Speed motor control maintains the right speed for pitcher’s contents
Very sturdy base

At 650 watts, not the most powerful motor on this list
Lid can be difficult to remove after blending

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We ranked Ninja Blast #13 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
T3

The best portable blender

Surprisingly powerful and quiet motor and blades
Clever lighting system to show off actions
Affordable

Heavy and won't fit all bags
Battery life could be better

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TechRadar

The best portable smoothie blender

Great for smoothies
Tackles fibrous foods with ease
Great to-go lid with a handle

Small capacity
Relatively low powered

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We ranked Cuisinart SmartPower Duet #14 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 8 Nov 2023)
The Cuisinart SmartPower Duet blender is a versatile and powerful kitchen appliance that offers a range of features to meet various blending and food processing needs.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Blender Food Processor Combo

Great appliance for small kitchen
Several blending options
All parts except for base are dishwasher-safe

Only 500 watts

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Delish

Best Blender with a Food Processor Attachment

Features food processor and blender functionality

Less powerful than our other recommendations

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We ranked NutriBullet Pro 900 #15 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
The Strategist

Best small blender

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TechRadar

The best blender for small kitchens

Simple but effective
Compact footprint
Jug can be used for storage

Only one speed
Blade tricky to clean
Food can get stuck on the sides

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We ranked Ninja BL610 Professional #16 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
The Strategist

Best large blender

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TechGearLab

Best Buy on a Tight Budget

Straightforward interface
Extra-large pitcher
Excellent blended frozen beverages

Subpar grinding
Unable to heat soup

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We ranked Breville The 3X Bluicer #17 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Sep 2023)
The Breville The 3X Bluicer is a powerful and versatile kitchen appliance that offers efficient performance, easy cleaning, and a range of features for blending, juicing, and more.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best blender which also juices

Combines two appliances in one
Intuitive to operate
Easy to clean

Spout design pours poorly with thicker liquids
Struggles crushing ice

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TechGearLab

Spin fresh juice for smoothies
User-friendly presets
Can maximize counter space

Subpar pureeing abilities
Inability to crush ice

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We ranked Zwilling Enfinigy Power #18 in July 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best countertop blenders” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 14 Sep 2023)
The Zwilling Enfinigy Power Blender is a high-powered and versatile blender that can handle tough foods, with a durable construction and easy-to-use features.
Critic endorsements:
The Strategist

Most stylish blender

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Delish

Best Blender for Soups

High-carbon steel blades are powerful and efficient

Jar is hand-wash only

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