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Philips Saeco Xsmall HD8745

Philips Saeco Xsmall HD8745
alaScore 83

144 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Philips Saeco Xsmall HD8745. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the maintenance. The price is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, maintenance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips Saeco Xsmall HD8745 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Philips Saeco Xsmall


An acceptable beans-to-cup machine, but its espresso can't match up to even an inexpensive manual espresso maker

Dec, 2013

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Fresh coffee every time and easy to use. Easy to keep clean, really good value for money. Love the wand always frothy coffee, just takes a little playing with to get the right blend of coffee.

Oct, 2015

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Amazing machine


I bought this a week ago and I've used it every day since. It's a brilliant machine it's easy to use and looks really smart in the kitchen!!

Oct, 2015

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Great machine works perfectly


I bought 2 weeks ago and I'm very happy. Great and tasty coffee.

Mar, 2015

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Needs maintenance & lubricant !


Bought for disabled father in law who is elderly. Bit complicated after using steamer as overheats & have to draw water off to reduce heat before you can grind for the coffee. Requires lubricant and maintenance is not terribly straight forward..

Jan, 2015

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Love it


I absolutely love this machine, very easy to use and coffee tastes great.

Jan, 2015

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Best buy


Bought item for easy use, best buy so far. Easy to use and looks great.

May, 2014

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Some Tips To Help You Get Used To Your XSmall


I found this machine (Saeco HD8745/18 XSmall) has quite a learning curve: I've had it for nearly a year now. This may help new users who find it can be problematic at times: keeping these points in check has given me trouble-free use.\n\nAs it's a...

Apr, 2014

Product Specifications


Built-in Display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Beige, Stainless steel / Black, Silver / Black, Stainless Steel / Silver / Silver, White / Stainless steel / Stainless steel, White / White
Control type:Buttons / Buttons, Rotary
Housing material:ABS synthetics / Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Plastic / Plastic / Plastic, Stainless steel / Stainless steel
Number of spouts:2
Product colour:Beige,Stainless steel / Black, Silver / Black, Stainless Steel / Black,Silver / Silver / Silver, White / Stainless steel / Stainless steel, White / Stainless steel,White / White
Product Type:Espresso machine
Reservoir for brewed coffee:Cup
Steam pipe: Yes


Cord Length:0.8
Dishwasher-proof parts: Yes
Ergonomic grip: Yes
Removable brewing/infusion unit: Yes
Removable Drip Tray: Yes
Removable water tank: Yes
Water level indicator: Yes

Other features

Boiler material:Stainless steel
Country of origin:Europe
Country of production:Italy, Other Europe / Other Europe
Dimensions (WxDxH):295 x 325 x 420
Drip tray material:Stainless steel
Fully automatic:Coffee
Heating element material:Stainless steel
Power consumption (typical):1400
Pump Pressure:15
Type:Coffee/Espresso / Espresso
Water tank material:Plastic


Adjustable coffee strength: Yes
Adjustable grinder settings: Yes
Americano making: Yes
Anti-scale system: Yes
Automatic anti-calc:No / Yes
Built-in grinder: Yes
Built-in milk frother: Yes
Caffe crema making: Yes
Capacity in cups:2 / 8
Cappuccino making: Yes
Coffee beans capacity:170 / 180
Coffee input type:Coffee beans / Coffee beans, Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto
Coffee making: Yes
Country of origin:Europe
Dishwasher-proof parts:Y
Espresso making: Yes
Heating system:Boiler
Hot milk making: Yes
Hot water system: Yes
Latte macchiato making: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:15
Milk adding type:Pipe
Number of grinder settings:5
Number of temperature settings:8
Self-cleaning: Yes
Types of drink:Americano, Espresso / Caffe crema, Cappuccino, Espresso, Hot milk, Hot water, Latte macchiato / Coffee / Espresso
Water tank capacity:1


AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:100-127 / 120 / 220 / 230 / 240
Connected load:1400

Technical Details

Cable Length:0.8
Country of origin:Europe
Country of production:Italy, Other Europe / Other Europe
Dishwasher-proof parts:Y
Heating element material:Stainless steel
Number of water boilers:1
Power consumption (typical):1400
Pump Pressure:15
Water tank material:Plastic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:32.5 / 42
Height :29.5 / 32.5 / 41.5 / 42 / 42.5
Weight:7.2 / 8
Width:29.5 / 42