The Best Smart Kitchen Appliances – Helpful Home Technology

The Best Smart Kitchen Appliances - Helpful Home Technology

What’s so smart about a smart kitchen appliance?

For starters, smart kitchen appliances allow you to achieve more than your average ordinary appliance. Using a Wi-Fi-enabled device like your smartphone, you can change settings, download recipes, check up on cooking times and even take a peek inside of your fridge while you’re at the shops.

But it’s no just Wi-Fi connectivity that makes these appliances smart. They’re crammed full of the latest and greatest functions, features and settings to make your life that little bit easier….and smarter.

With so many things you can do with smart kitchen appliances, it’s no wonder they’re quickly becoming a staple in modern kitchens.

If you love the latest technology and want to create the smartest and most feature-packed kitchen, then you’ll want to check out these smart kitchen appliances on my list.

The Best Smart Kitchen Appliances

Whilst browsing my list of the best smart kitchen appliances, keep in mind that these are not the cheapest appliances on the market but the ones with the best tech and features. In each category, I have put my top pick first and then a slightly ‘cheaper‘ alternative second. However, there’s nothing budget here, this post is about the best smart kitchen appliances. The best always comes at a price.

Smart American Fridge Freezers

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Samsung Family Hub™ RF56M9540SR Wifi Connected American Fridge Freezer

Key Features: 550-litre capacity, clever frost-free technology, Wi-Fi touchscreen, TV and music streaming capability, Inner View feature

Let’s start with this amazing smart fridge from Samsung. The snazzy touchscreen display isn’t just for show – with Samsung’s Family Hub, it also shows your family’s schedule using the built-in planner and, thanks to the Inner View feature, snapshots of your fridge’s current contents.

You’ll also have access to these and other features from your smartphone, making it easier to know what to pick up when you’re out shopping. And with its 550-litre capacity, you’ll have enough space to fit 30 shopping bags worth of groceries.

Afraid you’ll miss out on your favourite shows while cooking? The Entertainment feature lets you stream what’s on your compatible Samsung Smart TV onto the touchscreen. Now, how cool is that?

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LG InstaView™ Door-in-Door™ GSX961NSVZ Wifi Connected American Fridge Freezer

Key Features: 601-litre capacity, frost-free, InstaView technology, Door-in-Door feature

Aside from its generous 601-litre capacity, one of the things I love about this LG smart fridge is its InstaView feature, which lets you see what’s inside without having to open up the entire fridge. The Door in Door feature also comes in handy for grabbing snacks and drinks – simply press the hidden button underneath the handle and an extra panel opens to reveal your treats. 

Like the Samsung I mentioned earlier, this LG model also comes with frost-free technology, which makes manual defrosting a thing of the past. You also get Wi-Fi connectivity, plus it works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. 

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Smart Single Ovens

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Miele ContourLine H7364BP Wifi Connected Built-In Single Oven With Added Steam Function

Key Features: 76-litre capacity, accurate temperature control, Wi-Fi connectivity, TasteControl, food probe, pyrolytic function

This 76-litre built-in single oven from Miele lets you control temperatures to within one degree of accuracy, making it easier to cook your favourite dishes with precision. You can also control your smart oven, as well as grab recipe ideas, create shopping lists and order ingredients online using your smartphone and the convenient Miele@mobile app.

But there’s more to love about this Miele model, including the TasteControl feature that rapidly cools your meal when its ready and holds temperature until you’re ready to serve. There’s also a convenient food probe that lets you accurately track temps and a pyrolytic self-cleaning function that makes short work of leftover grease and grime.

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NEFF N90 Slide&Hide® B57VS24H0B Wifi Connected Built-In Single Oven With Added Steam Function

Key Features: 71-litre capacity, multiple programmes, CircoTherm® hot air circulation, Wi-Fi connectivity, pyrolytic function

Here’s another smart oven I’ve found impressive thanks to its wonderful array of smart features. Not only do you have multiple cooking programmes to choose from, but you can monitor and control all of your cooking features via the Home Connect feature from your compatible smartphone. This model also works with Amazon Alexa, so you can control it with a few simple voice commands. 

NEFF’s CircoTherm® technology circulates hot air throughout the oven to promote even temperatures and consistent cooking results. When you’re done, the pyrolytic function makes clean-up easier by torching unwanted grease. 

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Smart Induction Hobs

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NEFF N90 T58TL6EN2 Venting Induction Hob

NEFF N90 T58TL6EN2 Venting Induction Hob

Key Features: Four induction zones, three flexible heating zones, TwistPadFire control, Wi-Fi connectivity, frying sensor, built-in downdraft cooker hood.

This smart hob from NEFF comes with four standard induction zones, giving you impressive flexibility for a wide variety of dishes. Not only that, but the flex zone divvies up your cooking area into high, medium and low-temperature areas, so you can boil, simmer and keep warm simply by pushing your pots to the preferred heat area. And, the frying sensor gives you up to five levels of automatic heat control so you’ll never overcook your meal.

Between the intuitive TwistPadFire control knob and its Wi-Fi connectivity, cooking with the NEFF smart induction hob is a breeze. You’ll even get a built-in downdraft cooker hood to suck up unwanted steam and cooking odours in a snap.

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Miele KM7575FR 6 Zone PowerFlex Induction Hob

Key Features: Six induction zones, PowerFlex zones, nine power levels, TwinBooster quick heat function, Wi-Fi connectivity. 

With an impressive six induction zones, this Miele smart induction hob gives you a wide variety of cooking possibilities. Adding even more flexibility with the PowerFlex zones, which let you combine the front and rear zones on each row into a single large zone for larger pots and pans.

You’ll also have nine power levels for your cooking needs, along with nifty features like the TwinBooster function, which gives you an extra blast of power for fast boiling. Of course, the Miele also comes with Wi-Fi connectivity, meaning you can control all of your hob’s functions via smartphone.

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Smart Canopy Cooker Hoods

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NEFF N90 D96IKW1S0B Wifi Connected Angled Chimney Cooker Hood 

Key Features: 500 m³/hour extraction rate, suitable for large hobs and range cookers, Wi-Fi control, automatic fan speed adjustment

This elegant 90cm wide-angled chimney cooker hood is about more than just looks. Its 500 m³/hour extraction rate means it can clear out a medium-sized kitchen in no time, plus it can handle most large hobs and range cookers. Speaking of hobs, Wi-Fi connectivity also means it can be paired with compatible hobs for easy wireless control straight from the hob.

Another party trick for this smart cooker hood is the Climate Control Sensor, which automatically sets the fan speed according to current steam levels.

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Bosch Serie 8 DWF97RV60B Wifi Connected Angled Chimney Cooker Hood

Key Features: 420 m³/hour extraction rate, suitable for large hobs and range cookers, Wi-Fi connectivity, filter indicator, automatic fan adjustment

Like the aforementioned NEFF, this Bosch model also boasts wireless connectivity for compatible hobs, but you can also control it from your smartphone via the Home Connect app. The app even tells you when it’s time to change your filter.

Bosch’s PerfectAir sensor detects changes in moisture and odour levels and adjusts the fan speed accordingly, up to a maximum 420 m³/hour extraction rate.

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Smart Compact Ovens With Microwave Function

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Miele H7140BM Wifi Connected Built-In Compact Single Oven With Microwave Function

Key Features: 46-litre capacity, 900-watt output, automatic programmes, dedicated popcorn programme, tested for 20 years equivalent of use, Wi-Fi connectivity

This smart compact oven offers plenty of clever little features, including one that lets you cook the perfect batch of popcorn. You can also choose other automatic programmes for a wide variety of foods. This Wi-Fi-enabled compact oven is also built to stand the test of time, given it’s been tested for the equivalent of 20 years of use.

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Bosch Serie 8 CMG676BS6B Wifi Connected Built-In Compact Single Oven With Microwave Function

Key Features: 45-litre capacity, 1000-watt output, BoschAssist feature, hydrolytic and pyrolytic function, Amazon Alexa connectivity

When it comes to smart compact ovens, it’s hard to beat this Bosch model’s sleek looks and powerful microwave function. But where this model really shines is in its BoschAssist feature, which gives you a slew of cooking options to choose from. From there, it’ll automatically set the ideal cooking time and temperature for a perfect result.

This oven also boasts hydrolytic and pyrolytic self-cleaning function, which makes after-dinner clean-up as simple as a quick wipe-down. Don’t forget that you can also control this oven with just a few simple voice commands via Amazon Alexa.

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Smart Warming Drawers

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Miele ESW7120 Built-In Warming Drawer

Key Features: Large capacity, four unique functions, Push2Open, Wi-Fi connectivity

When it comes to keeping plates warm or proving dough, this tall smart warming drawer is a top pick. At a sizable 28.9 cm in height and a 12kg capacity, it can certainly hold all of your big bowls and dishes. It offers four main functions including a low-temperature cooking function. Perfect for slow-cooking meats.

The Push2Open feature results in that flush look I can’t get enough of. Wi-Fi connectivity ensures you can adjust your settings while away from home with your compatible smartphone.

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Miele ESW7110 Built-In Warming Drawer

Key Features: Four unique settings, Push2Open, Wi-Fi connectivity

Consider this one the little brother to the aforementioned ESW7120. You’ll also get four distinctive settings, including one that makes this drawer perfect for slow-cooking certain meats. The Push2Open feature takes handles out of the equation, giving this model a sleek appearance that integrates neatly into any décor. And, of course, you can control every function from your smartphone using the Miele@mobile app over Wi-Fi.

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Smart Built-In Coffee Machines

Miele CVA7445 Fully Automatic Built-In Coffee Machine (Plumbed In)

Key Features: 10 user profiles, adjustable settings, OneTouch feature, optional mains water connection

With up to 10 user profiles and multiple adjustable settings to choose from, this Miele model lets anyone make that perfect cup of coffee. The OneTouch feature lets you brew two drinks at once with just the touch of a button – perfect for when you have guests over.

As always, this smart built-in coffee machine comes with Wi-Fi connectivity, so you can have a cup waiting for you when you get home.

If you want your coffee machine on a mains water connection, there’s an option available for that, too.

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Bosch CTL636ES6 Wifi Connected Built-In Bean To Cup Coffee Machine

Key Features: Works with coffee beans and ground coffee, CoffeeSensor Pro, dual cup feature, Wi-Fi control

Whether you have a bag of your favourite coffee beans or prefer ground coffee, this Bosch model can easily handle both. The CoffeeSensor Pro feature automatically adapts to your preferred coffee bean, ensuring you’ll always get the best aroma.

Like the Miele, you can also prepare two cups at once. And, easy smartphone control is just an app away thanks to Bosch’s Home Connect.

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Smart Integrated Dishwashers

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Miele G7362SCVI 60cm Fully Integrated AutoDos Dishwasher

Key Features: Excellent energy efficiency, eight wash programmes, Quick Power Wash, 3D MultiFlex cutlery tray, Auto Open drying

Here’s another smart kitchen appliance you’ll love to have in your home. Not only is it Wi-Fi-capable, but it’s also incredibly energy efficient and, by using only 6 litres of water in its Automatic programme, impressively economical.

The 3D MultiFlex tray feature makes it easy to configure your dishwasher for a wide variety of loads, while the Quick Power Wash feature blasts through tough foods and grime for a thorough cleaning. The Auto Open drying feature pops the door open at the end of the cycle, ensuring that all of your dishes are completely dry.

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Bosch SMD6ZCX60G Serie 6 60cm Fully Integrated Dishwasher

Key Features: TimeLight projection, VarioDrawer, glass protection, OpenAssist feature

With 14 available place settings and eight programmes, this Bosch smart integrated dishwasher can handle a variety of demanding loads. The VarioDrawer makes this even easier by accommodating your smaller kitchen utensils, including expresso cups, in a flexible drawer. The TimeLight projection lets you keep tabs on cleaning cycles in a nifty way by projecting the mode and remaining time on the floor.  

This Bosch model is capable of regulating water hardness through its glass protection system. You’ll also notice there are no handles on this model, but the OpenAssist feature lets you open it simply by touching the front of the unit.

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Smart Freestanding Washing Machines

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Miele W1 WSR863WPS Wifi Connected 9Kg Washing Machine

Key Features: 9kg drum capacity, TwinDos system, Quick PowerWash mode, Wi-Fi connectivity

Here’s a smart kitchen appliance from Miele that gives you a smarter way to wash. The TwinDos system automatically meters the amount of detergent you’ll need based on your load, so you won’t accidentally overuse detergent.

If you’re washing in a hurry, the Quick PowerWash mode takes your clothes from soiled to sparkling in just 49 minutes. You can even start on your clothes when you’re away from home thanks to the Miele@Home smartphone app. Overall, this smart washer makes a great addition to your home.

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LG TrueSteam™ FH4G1BCS2 Wifi Connected 12Kg Washing Machine

Key Features: 12kg drum capacity, TurboWash, TrueSteam feature, super quiet design

There’s a lot to love about this LG smart washer, from its generous 12kg capacity to its water-saving TurboWash technology, which cleans clothes thoroughly with a powerful jet spray. The TrueSteam feature gets your clothes wrinkle-free with three unique programmes to choose from.

Another great feature of this LG model is its super-quiet operation, thanks to Inverter Direct Drive technology that relies on frictionless magnets instead of a brushed motor. Meaning it doesn’t sound like there’s an aeroplane in your house during its spin cycle.

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Smart Freestanding Tumble Dryers

Miele T1 TSJ663WP Wifi Connected 9Kg Heat Pump Tumble Dryer

Key Features: 9kg drum capacity, efficient heat pump design, PerfectDry technology, FragranceDos feature.

With its ample 9kg capacity and exceptionally efficient design, this Miele smart dryer is a definite pick for any mid-sized household. It even features sensors that automatically adjust drying times based on moisture levels, so your clothes don’t come out too damp or too dry.

And with its specially-designed capsules designed to meter out your preferred scents, the brilliant FragranceDos feature lets you freshen up your clothes without the need for dryer sheets.

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Samsung DV5000T DV90T5240AN Wifi Connected 9Kg Heat Pump Tumble Dryer

Key Features: Sleek design, Optimal Dry sensors, Wi-Fi connectivity

This Samsung model shares the same 9kg capacity and efficient heat pump-based technology as the Miele model above. Its sleek graphite design lets it blend into most modern décor, plus its Optimal Dry feature automatically keeps track of moisture levels, allowing the dryer to run only as long as necessary.

With the Smart Control + app, you can get a head start on loads while you’re away from home.

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Final Thoughts…

There you have it! A fantastic selection of smart kitchen appliances. The future of helpful home technology.

So, whether you want to see inside your fridge to check on the milk situation while you’re out at the shops, or want to take the guesswork out of your washer settings and get the perfect clothes wash every time. There’s a smart kitchen appliance here for you!

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