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Philips-hd8833.33270367
7.3 out of 10

Philips HD8833

Syntia is the perfect synthesis of compactness, performance, des Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Philips HD8833

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Overall 2
2.0

Phillips/Saeco should be ashamed of this product.

Seth Hummel, Amazon
3 January 2015
  • Summary: I've owned this machine for about 18 months and am really, really sorry I bought this machine. It has had to be repaired twice, once under warranty and of course the second time at 13 months after the warranty expired both were electronic failures of the computer's main motherboard. The second repair was at my cost and was more than half the original purchase price of the unit. So let's say that my machine has not had two malfunctions in the first 18 months of use?
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Chevrollier F., Amazon
13 December 2014
Overall 10
10

Makes such good coffee. I had the more expensive Syntia model ...

RAFAEL BENOLIEL, Amazon
4 November 2014
  • Summary: Makes such good coffee. I had the more expensive Syntia model when I lived in Europe. This makes just as good coffee with slightly less bells and whistles and less $$$$
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

weixian kuang, Amazon
28 October 2014
Overall 2
2.0

... the description was deceiving and the packing was very bad. I gave up

steve, Amazon
21 August 2014
  • Summary: Tried three times to get a complete and working unit from the warehouse but the description was deceiving and the packing was very bad. I gave up.
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Overall 2
2.0

... machine one year ago (2013) and the coffe was good. After one year the coffee started to taste ...

Arcadio M. Menendez, Amazon
11 August 2014
  • Summary: I bought the machine one year ago (2013) and the coffe was good. After one year the coffee started to taste burned and sour and it seems it was a problem of the software. After I sent the machine 3 times for service to Philips, the came back to me and told me that they can't do anything and neither will replace the machine or return my money. I am now under legal fights.
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Overall 6
6.0

Annoying, overpriced machine that makes decent coffee.

C. Latimer, Amazon
27 July 2014
  • Summary: When I purchased this machine, I found a refurbished model $350. Currently the list price on Amazon is between $8-900. At that price it would be a 1-2 star machine. I am writing this while the machine is downstairs descaling. It has been descaling for the last 30 minutes because it lacks an auto descale cycle that you will find in other models such as DeLonghi.
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Overall 6
6.0

Do not purchase from Prime Deals

HK, Amazon
20 June 2014
  • Summary: Machine is owned by a friend and I would give it 3 - 4 stars. This prompted me ordering one from Prime deals that was advertised as Factory refurbished by Phillips. Prime deal exhibited Terrible customer service. I am currently working on 2 months and many hours in attempt to resolve issues, This is the first negative review I have posted in over a decade of Amazon purchases, also the first issue I have had with customer service in that time period.
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Overall 10
10

Good size, excellent performance.

BsMonty, Amazon
9 June 2014
  • Summary: We bought this device as a replacement for a "full bells and whistles" machine we bought in Europe and used in Australia. The voltage thing killed us and we didn't have enough budget to fully replace it. To be honest I prefer spending the 3 minutes it takes to build my own Latte and am even trying to do the foam art... to mixed successes. This machine is solid.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very inconsistent coffee

Paul Locklin, Amazon
30 March 2014
  • Summary: This is my second Saeco. First one lasted eight years and I was very satisfied with it. It recently developed a leak which was difficult to repair so I decided to buy a new one. Big mistake. New machine is either a manufacturing defect or just very poorly designed.
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