Comfee’ Single Serve
The Comfee ‘Single Serve is an affordable model that can accommodate a variety of different capsule brands. With two minutes, the brewing time is slightly slower than with many larger units. However, if you only use them once a day, this is a great bargain.
- Simple one-button operation
- One-year warranty
- Reservoir has small capacity
The Espressotoria Caprista has two indicators that let you know when the water is running low and whether the waste bin is full. It is also equipped with an automatic shutdown function in case you run out of the door and forget to turn it off.
- Makes delicious espresso
- Somewhat heavy at over 10 pounds
- Only works with their cartridges
The Keurig K-Elite’s 75-ounce reservoir is large enough for a busy work environment. In addition to delicious drinks, it can produce hot water when needed, so you can cook oatmeal or instant noodles on cold winter days if you’d rather not venture outdoors.
- Iced beverage setting
- Digital time display
- Have to remove tank to refill it
The Breville Inissia is a compact choice that doesn’t take up too much space on the counter. Thanks to the movable drip tray, it can hold different cup sizes and the high-pressure pump can extract delicious espresso from the hermetically sealed capsules.
- Optional aeroccino frother
- Takes just 25 seconds to heat up
- Can leak onto counter
Mueller Austria Premium
The Mueller Austria Premium offers an impressive taste from a light device that is easy to pick up and carry. So if you don’t like sharing, you can keep it in a desk drawer until you can use it.
- Great for those on a budget
- Can be programmed for custom volumes
- Gets a bit loud
DeLonghi America Vertuo
The DeLonghi America Vertuo is a versatile option for large households and makes it easy to switch between five different cup sizes so you can drink an espresso in the morning, followed by a big 14-ounce latte in the afternoon.
- Large 54-ounce tank
- Includes nespresso sampler pack
- Heat is inconsistent
Mueller Austria Ultima
If you work in an office that regularly orders K-Cups, you should replace your current bulky unit with Mueller Austria Ultima. It is smaller and less expensive than comparable models and has space for refillable cartridges if you want to use fresh soil.
- Bpa-free components
- Tank level indicator
- Can puncture some pods incorrectly
Keurig Cafe SE
There is a brand name that is synonymous with single-serve Java for a reason. The Keurig Cafe SE has a huge storage container and a simple milk heater with buttons for lattes or cappuccino, so that you can get your preferred drink just right.
- Frother is dishwasher-safe
- Has a shot function
- Cold setting for iced drinks
Busy people who want an even brew without fuss will love the DeLonghi Lattissima and its simple one-touch operation. Simply slide one of the many available capsules into it, choose one of the six recipes such as espresso or latte macchiato and enjoy it.
- Can warm up milk for hot chocolate
- Alerts when it needs descaling
- Three colors to pick from
If you want to create a real flat white with beautiful latte art, controlling the milk temperature is crucial. That’s why the Breville Creatista has eight different beverage settings and a foam stick so you can monitor every aspect of the experience.
- Automatic cleaning process
- Two-year warranty
- Heats up in just three seconds