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The DeLonghi EC155 is one of the best selling espresso makers for its really budget-friendly price, but we can’t say that it’s one of the best espresso machines out there. This model goes head to head with another DeLonghi machine, the EC702. Despite the price difference, these two machines are normally shortlisted by buyers and they usually get confused over which one to buy. In this post, we’ll be comparing these two espresso makers to help you make a better long term decision instead of saving you some cash in the short run.
Image Feature Use convenient pods or ground coffee with the patented dual function filter holder
Easily prepares latte and cappuccino with the swivel jet frother, for perfect drinks every time
Eliminate annoying start-up preparation with the self-priming operation
Always brew espresso at the perfect temperature with two separate thermostats, which allow for water and steam pressure to be controlled separately
Enjoy delicious espresso for years to come with the durable, high-quality stainless steel boiler and 15 bar pump pressure
Coffee cups not included with the product
DeLonghi Pump Espresso Maker
Stainless Steel construction for long lasting durability
Patented cappuccino frother
15 bar pump pressure for most authentic flavor
Quick and easy to use
Title De'Longhi EC155 15 BAR Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker DeLonghi EC702 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Maker, Stainless Height 10 inch 11.61 inch Width 11 inch 9.06 inch Length 8 inch 11.02 inch Reviews Read Reviews Read Reviews Link More Info More Info
At first glace, you can see that the DeLonghi EC702 looks better built than the EC155. But that’s not what we’re basing our opinion on. Before we get into the design features, let’s talk about the common features between these machines:
What Is The Difference?
If you’re on a tight budget, you’ll naturally choose the EC155 as your machine as it is half the price of the EC702. However, the EC702’s stainless steel construction alone is worth paying double the price. When you’re making espresso everyday, a lot of heat comes in contact with the body of the machine, this can lead to the plastic body of the EC155 cracking or breaking in some way. This is not a concern when it comes to the EC702.
You might have noticed the DeLonghi BAR32, which might feel similar to the EC155. Is there a difference between the two?
The difference between the two espresso makers isn’t major. Overall, the EC155 has a better design, better shape and space on top that serves as a cup warming tray. As for everything else, they’re pretty much the same.
A demo of the DeLonghi EC155:
A Demo of the DeLonghi EC702:
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