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Experts recommend Janome Arctic Crystal more than Magicfly Mini Dual Speed

As of 3 Feb 2024, experts prefer Janome Arctic Crystal over Magicfly Mini Dual Speed, but both Sewing Machines have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Janome Arctic Crystal received 3 recommendations: from The Strategist (23 Feb 2023), The Spruce (15 Dec 2023) and Today (25 Mar 2021). By contrast, Magicfly Mini Dual Speed received only 1 recommendation from Good Housekeeping (14 Oct 2023).

Rank Change Price Sewing Machine
Real Simple
The Strategist
Wirecutter
The Spruce
Business Insider
Crafts Selection
Sewing Spot
Today
Good Housekeeping
money.com
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+1 $120
Janome Arctic Crystal
The Janome Arctic Crystal Sewing Machine is a versatile and user-friendly machine suitable for both beginners and experienced sewers, offering ease of use, durability, and a range of stitch options.
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Magicfly Mini Dual Speed
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 23 Feb 2023 The Strategist ranked Janome Arctic Crystal as #2
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
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    #2 out of 10 Janome Arctic Crystal
    Best beginner sewing machine
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    Source: nymag.com
  • On 15 Dec 2023 The Spruce ranked Janome Arctic Crystal as #2
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    #2 out of 10 Janome Arctic Crystal
    Best Value
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  • On 25 Mar 2021 Today ranked Janome Arctic Crystal as #14
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    #14 out of 14 Janome Arctic Crystal
  • On 14 Oct 2023 Good Housekeeping ranked Magicfly Mini Dual Speed as #12
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    #12 out of 12 Magicfly Mini Dual Speed
    Best Sewing Machine For Kids

After counting and adding up the 96 expert endorsements of the February rankings, Janome Arctic Crystal outranks Magicfly Mini Dual Speed. This is not to say that Magicfly Mini Dual Speed is a bad option. Like Janome Arctic Crystal, it is recommended by experts, but less.

Customers like Janome Arctic Crystal way more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Janome Arctic Crystal
Magicfly Mini Dual Speed
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Janome Arctic Crystal, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Magicfly Mini Dual Speed.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling sewing machine receives a consumer score of 8.7 (great). Janome Arctic Crystal ranks higher than that and Magicfly Mini Dual Speed ranks lower than that.

Janome Arctic Crystal
In comparison:
Janome Arctic Crystal ranks #41 out of 79. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.7
Great
Magicfly Mini Dual Speed
In comparison:
Magicfly Mini Dual Speed ranks #73 out of 79.
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5.7
Average
Median best-selling Sewing Machine
In comparison:
Janome HD3000 ranks #40 out of 79. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.7
Great





Magicfly Mini Dual Speed is more popular than Janome Arctic Crystal

It's fairly safe to say that Magicfly Mini Dual Speed is a more popular sewing machine than Janome Arctic Crystal, based on its 10,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Janome Arctic Crystal and Magicfly Mini Dual Speed often consider Brother XM2701, a more popular, pricier option with better reviews.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Janome Arctic Crystal and Magicfly Mini Dual Speed
Brother XM2701 $130
In comparison:
Brother XM2701 ranks #12 out of 79. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.6
Amazing
2 expert recommendations More Popular Better Reviews
Brother GX37 $122
In comparison:
Brother GX37 ranks #4 out of 79. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations Better Reviews
Janome Arctic Crystal $120
In comparison:
Janome Arctic Crystal ranks #41 out of 79. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.7
Great
3 expert recommendations
Brother XR3774 $154
In comparison:
Brother XR3774 ranks #11 out of 79. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations Better Reviews
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Janome Arctic Crystal is mentioned by key experts in Feb 2024, while Magicfly Mini Dual Speed is not.
Rank Change Price Sewing Machine
Real Simple
The Strategist
Wirecutter
The Spruce
Business Insider
Crafts Selection
Sewing Spot
Today
Good Housekeeping
money.com
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Singer Quantum 9960
The Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 Sewing Machine is a versatile and durable machine with an extensive range of stitch options and accessories, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced sewers.
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Brother CS7000X
The Brother CS7000X sewing machine is a versatile and user-friendly machine that offers a wide range of stitch options, making it suitable for various sewing projects, and is highly praised for its ease of use and intuitive user interface, making it an excellent choice for beginners.
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Brother XR9550PRW
The Brother XR9550PRW Sewing Machine is a versatile and user-friendly machine with 165 built-in stitches, including stretch stitches, and comes with useful accessories and a 25-year limited warranty, making it suitable for both beginners and advanced sewers who require a durable machine for frequent use or on-the-go projects.
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Juki TL-2000Qi
The Juki TL-2000Qi sewing machine is a reliable and durable option for those who prioritize straight stitching and simplicity in their sewing projects, with a sturdy build quality, useful presser feet, and a removable extension table, but lacks decorative stitch or buttonhole options.
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [7]

No critic scores
Total expert reviews: 7
  • with a score: 0
  • without a score: 7
No expert reviews linked yet for Magicfly Mini Dual Speed.
From Seller:
  • Overview Features: 15 Built-In Stitches, 4-Step Buttonhole, Front-Loading Bobbin System, Heavy Duty Interior Metal Frame
  • Customizable Features: Adjustable Stitch Length & ZigZag Width, Reverse Lever, Darning Plate
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From Seller:
  • 【Electric Sewing Machine】Supports AC/DC power supply or battery power supply (wireless), easy to turn on with a button or foot pedal (included). It's very convenient to start sewing jobs.
  • 【Dual-Speed Functionality】The double thread design makes the stitching stronger and ending sewing easier, without the need to tie the thread. There is a speed button on the product to adjust the speed to "high" or "slow" according to your needs.
  • Read more
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0768430878353
UPC Numbers: 768430878353
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Janome Arctic Crystal is a well-known option at the bottom of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling sewing machines and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Brother GX37 or Janome Pink Sorbet .

Janome Arctic Crystal is $120 cheaper than the average sewing machine ($239.99).

Magicfly Mini Dual Speed is a very popular and one of the cheapest options. It's in the top 3 bestselling sewing machines and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Nex FHSM-505 or Singer Stitch Sew Quick 2 .

Magicfly Mini Dual Speed is $201 less expensive than an average sewing machine ($239.99).

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