State-of-the-technology, fast performance, and a user-friendly design earn this Philips air fryer high marks.
Boasts the brand’s fat removing technology that extracts and collects excess fat for healthier results. Turbo function heats and cooks fast. Three-quart capacity cooks up to two pounds of food. Has low-profile, easy-to-use digital controls.
Some cooks find the 25° temperature increments frustrating. Has a bit of a plastic smell that tends to fade with use.
Best for Small Households
A 2.6-quart model that’s affordable and produces crispy results. Also a good pick for singles, couples, and small households.
Despite the budget-friendly price, this model comes with features users love including a simple dial control, fast-heating hot air technology, and vivid temperature indicator. Doesn’t take up an excessive amount of space.
Not the best option for large households. Numbers around the dial may fade off over time. Can be difficult to remove stuck-on food.
Quirks aside, this is a spacious, powerful air fryer by a top name in small appliances.
Heats up and cooks fast. Delivers 1,550 watts of power. Four-quart capacity model can accommodate as much as three pounds of food. Has a ceramic-coated crisper plate to give food a crunchy texture. Can be used as a dehydrator.
Has an odor that takes a bit of time before it fades. Some durability issues reported.
Best for Large Households
An award-winning design that offers one of the most intuitive control panels among air fryers.
Spacious 5.8-quart design. Removable nonstick basket is dishwasher-safe and free of BPA and PFOA. Easy presets take the guesswork out of cooking popular foods and dishes. Design complements most kitchens.
Device isn’t as durable as expected. Requires regular cleaning to avoid grease buildup.
Heat Lock System
With its oven-style design, this air fryer is one of the most user-friendly options on the market.
Offers nine presets for precision cooking for favorite foods like pizza or baking cookies. Internal light and glass door offers full visibility of frying process. LCD screen with digital controls. Unique heat lock system traps 30% more heat inside the device.
Mixed reviews on how long air frying takes. User manual isn’t as clear as it could be.