Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer

Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer

8.2

Size/Capacity

7.5/10

Brand

9.4/10

Functionality

8.4/10

Performance

8.1/10

Appearance

8.3/10

Price

7.2/10

Pros

  • Healthy
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to clean
  • Turbostar Technology

Cons

  • Small capacity for price
  • Large temperature control increments

The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer (HD9641/96) cooks delicious fried food with up to 75% less fat and calories than deep frying. Are you looking for a healthier way to cook food with a crispy outside layer and tender inside? To do that you need to cut down the amount of oil used in your cooking. Air is the new oil. Using an airfryer you use less than a tablespoon of oil to get the same results as with a deep fryer. Continue reading my detailed review to find out if the Philips Avance Airfryer is the right airfryer for you.

Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer – Overview

Name:Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer
Model:HD9641/96
Manufacturer:Royal Philips
Made In:Designed in Netherlands, Made in Turkey
CEO:Frans van Houten

The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer is part of the Philips Compact Airfryer family. Its patented TurboStar technology rapidly circulates heated air to evenly cook all your favorite foods with a tablespoon or less oil. Heat is also directly applied from above to ensure quick, golden-brown results. Excess fat is drained below.

Unlike other air fryers no shaking or turning of the food is required for even cooking throughout the food even when it is piled up.

Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer – Features

Brand

Philips vision and goal are stated below:

At Philips, we strive to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Our goal is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025. We will be the best place to work for people who share our passion. Together we will deliver superior value for our customers and shareholders.

The Philips company was founded in 1891 and grown from a lighting company to a manufacturer of a vast array of electronics, health, and medical products for industrial, personal care, household, and automotive use.

Their products have a reputation for innovation, quality, reliability, and durability.

Capacity

The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer basket holds 1.8 lb. (0.8 kg) of food. That is equivalent to about 1 bag of frozen french fries.

You can cook enough for 2 persons. The Airfryer Grill Pan Accessory, not included, will hold two 4″ (103 mm) diameter hamburgers. But, for hamburgers and fries you have to cook the fries separately from the hamburgers. At 20 minutes for the fries and 15 minutes for the meat, it takes approx. 30-40 minutes to cook the entire meal.

TurboStar Technology

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Philips unique, patented TurboStar Technology circulates superheated air continuously to all parts of the cooking chamber. With little to no oil your fried food will still come out crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. And with that appetizing golden brown color that makes your mouth water at the sight.

Controls

The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer uses a new QuickControl dial for ease of use. Turn to set the right temperature and click. Then turn to set the time and click again to start cooking.

A digital display makes it easy to see the settings as well as cooking progress.

Four preset functions provide quick programming for most popular dishes. One click is all it takes to cook frozen fries, meat, fish, and poultry drumsticks. A keep warm function allows you to leave food in the airfryer for up to 30 minutes until you are ready to serve.

The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer also features automatic shutoff to prevent burning food and to save energy.

Cleaning

To make cleanup fast and easy the nonstick coated drawer and QuickClean food basket with removable mesh are dishwasher safe.

It also has a splatter-proof lid and the EasyClick handle makes it easy to change accessories and takes up less storage space.

The cool wall exterior of the body is easily wiped clean with a damp cloth.

Specifications

Capacity:1.8 lbs (800 g.)/2.75 Qt.
Materials:Plastic, BPA and PFOA-free
Finish:Black
Power:1425-watts
Voltage:120VAC, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions:14.4″ (365 mm) x 10.5″ (266 mm) x 11.3″ (287 mm)
Weight: 12.1 lbs. (5.5 kg)

Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer – Pros & Cons

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Pros:

  • Healthier cooking, up to 75% less fat using 1 tablespoon of oil or less
  • Easy to use, 4 preset programs and QuickControl setting dial
  • Easy to clean, nonstick dishwasher-safe, cooking surfaces
  • Keep Warm, Auto-off functions
  • TurboStar Technology cooks evenly without shaking or turning ingredients
  • App and free recipe book included with over 200 recipes
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Cons:

  • Small capacity for the price, great for one person, but takes two batches to cook entire meal for two e.g. hamburgers plus fries.
  • Temperature control is in 25 degree increments, so if recipe calls for a certain temperature you need to cook at the nearest 25 degree setting and increase/decrease time to compensate.

Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer – Who Is It For?

The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer is for one or two persons looking for a convenient way to cook healthier food for themselves. If you love fried food but want to reduce fat and calories then air frying is a good way to achieve that.

This is a compact air fryer so it is good for students, single people or couples living in dorm or small apartment. For small quantities of food it works well and quickly enough compared to deep frying.

However, for larger quantities or more variety in meal choices I would recommend a larger air fryer like the GoWISE USA G22731 Air Fryer XL 5.8 Qt or even a multi-function cooker with air fry capability, like the Ninja Foodi | The Pressure Cooker that Crisps.


Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer – Customer Comments

Who better to rate the Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer than customers that actually own the appliance. Read their comments and decide for yourself:

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To ensure the accuracy of Amazon reviews I use the website Fakespot. Sometimes sellers pay people to give good reviews to their product. In this case Fakespot found over 90% high-quality reviews present and give the Philips Avance a grade A.


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Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer – Final Opinion

The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer is compact with a small size ideal for single persons or couples. However, its small size and lack of accessories leads to extra cooking time. The value for the price seems to be below par. For these reasons I give it a 8.2 out of 10 and conditional Buy.

I hope that you found this review informative and helpful in making your choice whether or not to buy this Philips Avance Airfryer.

If you have decided to Buy one for yourself, click in the information box below to get it on Amazon at the best price available:

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Philips HD9641/96 Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer (1.8lb/2.75qt), Black
  • Unique TurboStar Technology for healthier cooking and frying.
  • The air fryer cooks fried food 50% more evenly
  • 5 presets for most popular dishes including a keep warm function.
  • Quick control dial with digital display
  • Over 200 recipes in app and free recipe book included

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10 Replies to “Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer”

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    1. Hi Raluca,

      Thanks for the kind comments. I see you must have visited my Juicers page while viewing the Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer Review.

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  2. This turbostar airfryer is a good technological advancement in making life easy. The convenience and reduction in oil quantity required in frying will encourage conventional use of this appliance. And the fact that it can accommodate a good quantity with limited oil makes it healthy,and the risk of getting oil splash or burn using gas burner is no more.

    1. Hi Chris,

      Thanks for your great comments.

      The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer and other air fryers are indeed much safer appliances than other conventional fryers. Less oil means less chance of a fire or getting burns due to hot oil.

      It is a fantastic appliance to have in a dorm or small apartment. Some people use it in their RV or camper. Works wherever there is access to an electrical outlet.

      Ed

  3. Wow! This is very informative. Cannot believe what I just read.

    ”Air is the new oil”

    I’m damn tired of using inorganic oil to fry my foods. Although it’s readily available everywhere, it does not deliver to health result.

    The Phillips airfryer makes use of turbo technology to fry foods. Foods become softer on the inside. I think I will check this out later when I have the money. But it looks like this airfryer can only fry crispy foods like cheese and potatoes. 

    Can it fry other foods?

    1. Hi,

      Thanks for taking time to leave your comments and great question.

      The Philips Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer has presets for not only potatoes but also meat, fish, and poultry. 

      It can also be manually set for other delicious food like vegetables, seafood, dill pickles, plantain, etc. 

      How about desserts? There are recipes on the internet for things like cupcakes, lava cake, coconut pie, and lots more.

      And if you like even more variety, check out this amazing appliance:

      Ninja Foodi | The Pressure Cooker that Crisps Review

      Not only does it air fry, it is also a multi-function wonder that replaces 8 other small appliances. 

      Ed

  4. I have not heard of this great appliances and it’s sounds amazing items to for asingle person like me it will save time energy all together and mostly it will fly very delicious meals for me so. But although I alone the the air flier is still small I size especially Eve ineed to make more than dishes  but I hope soon enough their be some  medium size or bigger one for they  best to have.

    1. Hi Charles,

      There are larger air fryers available. Click on this link to find out which one might be the best one for your needs:

      The 10 Best Air Fryers Of 2019

      Hope you find one there. If not, please don’t hesitate to reply with more details of exactly what you are looking for and I will find the right one for you.

      Ed

       

  5. Thank you for this throughout review. I have been considering buying air fryer quite sometimes now. All my friends love it. They said now they can eat fries without feeling guilty about it any more. I just love fried food too much but I also want to cut down on the oil intake.  Will consider getting it. Thanks!!

    1. Hi Nuttanee,

      Your welcome.

      Air is the new oil is what they are saying. Air fryers have really taken off because of the healthy way to enjoy fried foods.

      If you do decide to get one please come back and let me know if you enjoy it.

      Thanks for the comment.

      Ed

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