Best Blenders

From blending soups and smoothies to making protein balls and nut butters, a good blender is crucial for many kitchen tasks. Read on to find out more about the different types of blenders you can buy. Continue reading...

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Optimum 9400

Optimum 9400

4.9  (840)
 Summary
  • Price (RRP) $849
  • Capacity1.8 L to 2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings5
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Chi Chung
Chi Chung
  Verified 9400X
Optimum 9400X - Best Commercial Blender in Australia With Optional Sound CoverSo good and very easy to use. The program with set time make it easy for operated. I really like this machine Show details
Optimum 9200A 2nd Generation

Optimum 9200A 2nd Generation

4.9  (493)
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  • Price (RRP) $449
  • Capacity2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings3
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Ibrahim Abdelsayed
Ibrahim Abdelsayed
  Verified
Excellent customer service and productsThe customer service was excellent, quick and responsive, to the point and accurate! The jug set was delivered well packed and protected. Thank you, great work! Show details
Optimum G2.6 Series

Optimum G2.6 Series 🏆 2024

4.9  (213)
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  • Price (RRP) $545 to $549
  • Capacity1.75 L to 2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings3 to 6
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Jonathan Couch
Jonathan Couch
  Verified Slim
Sensational productLove making nut butters, seeds, smoothies and soups effortlessley with no need to even soak cashews etc before use

Great for juices and smoothies

Great work guys, brilliant product Show details ·  1

Magimix Blender Power Range

Magimix Blender Power Range 🏆 2024

4.8  (273)
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  • Price (RRP) $349 to $599
  • Capacity1.2 L to 2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings4
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Gideon23
Gideon23QLDSouth East Queensland, QLD2 posts
  Fair Incentive Blender Power 4 Premium
The best Blender by farDefinitely the best and most quiet blender I’ve owned . I use it every morning to make a frozen banana and kefir smoothie which I’ve been making for over 10 years. I’m looking for to expanding my Magimix range. Show details
Optimum 8200

Optimum 8200

4.9  (241)
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  • Price (RRP) $359
  • Capacity2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings3
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CHRIS HUNT
CHRIS HUNTSAMetropolitan Adelaide, SA28 posts
  Verified
Awesome performerHad an 8200 for about 12 years now and would use it 10 times a week on average. Absolutely brilliant performance from day one to now. Would never contemplate buying anything but a Froothie optimum ! Show details
OmniBlend V

OmniBlend V

4.7  (356)
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  • Price (RRP) $599
  • Capacity2 L
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berrymyster999
berrymyster999AU22 posts
 
I love my OmniBlend VI've had my Omniblend for 13+ years. Changed the blade at 10 years. It's quite loud on high speed but I use ear muffs to protect my hearing. I use this for pesto, nut milk, berry smoothies, soups etc. It's good to have an appliance that has lasted and if it died tomorrow I would express post another one because of the 7 year motor warranty Show details
Optimum NutriForce

Optimum NutriForce 🏆 2024

4.6  (160)
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  • Price (RRP) $89 to $378
  • Capacity0.5 L to 1 L
  • Number of Speed Settings2 to 5
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Geoff Hoppner
Geoff Hoppner
  Verified Mini
Very powerful and super handyThis is our second mini one and it’s a cracker. One in the caravan and one at home. Show details
Kleva Mealio Hot & Cold Blender

Kleva Mealio Hot & Cold Blender 🏆 2024

4.2  (659)
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  • Price (RRP) $515
  • Capacity1.2 L
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Fran Bannister
Fran BannisterWAPeel, WA
  Verified
Very good when it worksIt is a quality appliance and I have made a few soups, unfortunately it often stops working, saying it's overheating when I have enough liquid in there and vegetables to make soup. It might work one in three times.
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MOD Blend Pro

MOD Blend Pro

4.8  (59)
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  • Price (RRP) $459
  • Capacity2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings8
Michael
MichaelQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD3 posts
 
NutriBullet 900

NutriBullet 900

4.1  (1,029)
 Summary
  • Capacity0.7 L
  • Number of Speed Settings1
The Woz Review
The Woz ReviewQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD150 posts
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Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ BL6

Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ BL6

4.3  (154)
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  • Capacity2.1 L
$239Bing Lee
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Katalina
KatalinaVICGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC4 posts
  BL682
NutriBullet 600

NutriBullet 600

4.0  (1,208)
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  • Price (RRP) $99.95
  • Capacity0.7 L
  • Number of Speed Settings1
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Seeking parcel
Seeking parcel6 posts
 
Great counter top blenderBlender base is small enough to remain on the counter all the time which encourages me to use it more.
The base doesn't have much grip so there is some movement when using. It is also quite a loud machine and therefore difficult to use in the morning if there are other people sleeping in the house.
Otherwise great blender that gets the job done. Show details
NutriBullet 1200

NutriBullet 1200

3.9  (189)
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  • Capacity0.9 L
  • Number of Speed Settings1 to 2
Harry
HarryQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD38 posts
  1200 Series
NutriBullet 1000

NutriBullet 1000

3.9  (182)
 Summary
  • Capacity0.7 L to 0.9 L
  • Number of Speed Settings1 to 2
Troy
TroyQLDCentral Queensland, QLD5 posts
  1000 Series
Breville the Kinetix Twist BBL405

Breville the Kinetix Twist BBL405

4.0  (29)
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  • Capacity1.5 L
  • Number of Speed Settings4
Hagz
HagzSAMetropolitan Adelaide, SA2 posts
 
Kmart Anko 600ml Mini Blender

Kmart Anko 600ml Mini Blender

3.6  (50)
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  • Price (RRP) $26
  • Capacity0.6 L
  • Number of Speed Settings2
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Kate from Geelong
Kate from Geelong4 posts
 
Virtually impossible to cleanThis would be a great little blender but is almost impossible to clean properly. I recently grew a gross mould community. OK for smoothies but not for anything sticky which is a shame. Cheap for a reason. I suggest paying more to get removable blades. Show details
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Optimum Evolve

Optimum Evolve

4.8  (15)
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  • Price (RRP) $899
  • Capacity1.8 L
  • Number of Speed Settings8
Alex R.
Alex R.QLDWide Bay-Burnett, QLD2 posts
  Fair Incentive
Vitamix Explorian E310

Vitamix Explorian E310

4.5  (17)
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  • Price (RRP) $699
  • Capacity1.4 L
  • Number of Speed Settings10
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Henry H
Henry HNSWSydney Surrounds, NSW6 posts
 
Vitamix A3500i Ascent

Vitamix A3500i Ascent

4.0  (23)
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  • Price (RRP) $1,699
  • Capacity2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings10
Shawn Hollbach
Shawn Hollbach
  Verified
Very good qualityThis is an expensive blender but worth the investment. Very powerful, well made and easy to use and clean. Definitely the best blender on the market Show details ·  1
Sunbeam Cafe Series Blenders

Sunbeam Cafe Series Blenders

3.0  (124)
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  • Price (RRP) $299
  • Capacity2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings5
Raj
RajVICGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC2 posts
  PB9800
Leak in bottom of jarMy blenders jar bottom started leaking black liquid.

The actual motor is working good.

What’s the problem and is there any video of how to open it.

And also can we have a proper links to the pets to be ordered or service place to get it fixed. Show details

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Sunbeam ActiveSense PBT7000SS

Sunbeam ActiveSense PBT7000SS

4.6  (14)
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  • Capacity2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings3
ChrisS
ChrisS6 posts
 
Handy blender for your everyday useEasy to use with multi function use. Blends solids well (ice, frozen berries etc). Good feature detects whether needs more liquid. Made salsa had option to pick chunky or smooth blend. Show details ·  1
Ninja Nutri-Blender Plus BN450

Ninja Nutri-Blender Plus BN450

5.0  (11)
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  • Capacity0.591 L
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Sandy
SandyQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD7 posts
 
Love the ninjaThe ninja crushes ice with ease and makes cocktails in seconds, easy to clean and to use. Show details
Nutribullet Magic Bullet

Nutribullet Magic Bullet

2.7  (280)
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  • Capacity0.7 L
  • Number of Speed Settings1
Cruiser
CruiserQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD5 posts
 
Ninja Foodi Power Blender Ultimate System CB402

Ninja Foodi Power Blender Ultimate System CB402

4.5  (12)
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  • Price (RRP) $449.99
  • Capacity2.1 L
  • Number of Speed Settings10
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Handywoman123
Handywoman123QLDSouth East Queensland, QLD8 posts
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Sunbeam Two-Way Blender PB8080

Sunbeam Two-Way Blender PB8080

4.2  (14)
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  • Capacity2 L
Tess
TessSASouthern and Hills, SA7 posts
 
A big design fault with this jug as it cannot blend solid ingredientsJug design is a big failure as solids clog up in the narrow bottom part of the jug Show details
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Luvele Vibe Blender System LVBS1500AUSS

Luvele Vibe Blender System LVBS1500AUSS

4.8  (9)
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  • Price (RRP) $434.95
  • Capacity1.75 L
  • Number of Speed Settings10
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Tush
Tush
 
High qualityManual was easy to read. And everything is made with high quality materials. My first blend was an Indian coriander mint ginger chutney. It blended everything including the ginger into a super smooth consistent paste. I found it easy to use and easy to clean afterwards Show details
Kmart Anko Stainless Steel Blender

Kmart Anko Stainless Steel Blender

2.8  (40)
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  • Price (RRP) $29
  • Capacity1.5 L
  • Number of Speed Settings2
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WAYNE
WAYNEQLDFar North Queensland, QLD3 posts
 
CleaningHi, the Anko BL9706-CB blender I bought recently works well for my intended use.
Only problem is, I cannot separate the bottom part from the glass jar to give it a
thorough clean. I followed instructions in manual, didn't help. Any suggestions?
Thanks :) Show details
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Vitamix A2300i Ascent

Vitamix A2300i Ascent

3.6  (14)
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  • Price (RRP) $1,099
  • Capacity2 L
  • Number of Speed Settings10
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Angela R.
Angela R.NSWSydney, NSW
  Fair Incentive
So Powerful! Love it!Easily blends any type of food to the smoothest consistency. Love making curry pastes in this, it obliterates tough ingredients like lemongrass. Only downside was making dough in it was a little tougher than the instructions said. Overall I'm very impressed and love my Vitamix. Show details ·  1
Optimum VAC2

Optimum VAC2

4.7  (7)
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  • Price (RRP) $999
  • Capacity2 L
DRoberts90
DRoberts90AU18 posts
 
Pretty GoodDoes a decent job of blending everything together under a vacuum with different settings available to use and is easy to clean with a rinse of the jug under the tap.

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Sunbeam Auto Clean Blender PBT3000BK

Sunbeam Auto Clean Blender PBT3000BK

3.3  (15)
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  • Capacity1.25 L
  • Number of Speed Settings4
SLM
SLMQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD
 
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Blenders

Should I buy a blender or food processor?

Blenders are best for liquefying ingredients, for example, blending strawberries, milk, and ice cream to make a milkshake. Other common ways you would use a blender include making smoothies, purees and soups.

Food processors are designed for dicing and chopping ingredients to prepare food. For example, a food processor helps prepare a pie crust by chopping up graham crackers. If you’re looking to make dips, peanut butter, breadcrumbs, or dice vegetables for salsa, a food processor is a better choice.

If you’re planning to use your new kitchen appliance frequently for both purposes , there are cross-over models. You can buy a blender for food processing, and some food processors have handy blender attachments.

Should I buy a countertop blender or stick blender?

A stick blender, also known as an immersion or hand blender, is a blender you hold as you blend foods inside a pot or a pan.

It’s great for smaller blending jobs such as pureeing vegetables to make soup, making baby food or even making smoothies inside the provided beaker. With their smaller blades and cheaper price point, stick blenders provide quantities suited to one person.

A countertop blender works better if you need your food to be super smooth without any chunks. These blenders use more power and larger blades to blend harder food. They're also easier to operate than stick blenders, as you only have to hit a button instead of control them manually.

Types of Blenders

At a glance

  • Stick Blenders: Also called an immersion or hand blender, you manually hold this blender as you blend foods inside a pot or a pan.
  • Personal Blenders: Small, single-serve blenders that come with a detachable blending bottle you can drink from, e.g. the NutriBullet. Personal blenders are the best blenders for making smoothies on a budget.
  • Standard Blenders: Cue your everyday countertop blenders. Standard blenders have a jug capacity of up to 2 litres, a suitable size for a family or household of 4-5 people.
  • High-speed Blenders: Commercial-grade ‘super blenders’ that are designed for premium results at home. There are good yet affordable high-speed blenders available, like models from Breville and KitchenAid.
  • Vacuum Blenders: These remove the oxygen from inside the blending jug before operation, to prevent oxidisation so ingredients keep their nutritional value.

Personal Blenders

Also called single-serve blenders due to their small volume, these handy blenders come with a detachable blending bottle you can drink from. Just pop a lid on and head out with a healthy smoothie for breakfast-on-the-go. They’re also great (perhaps for later on in the day!) for making cocktails.

You can also buy portable personal blenders, which are great for maintaining a nutritious diet while travelling.

These are affordable, cheap blenders, and don’t take up much storage space due to their compact build. Many models come with multiple bottles, so you can make smoothies for more than one person in individual bottles.

However, they usually hold around 700ml of liquid, making them time consuming if you frequently blend high quantities.

Standard blenders

These are your typical, everyday countertop blenders. Standard blenders have a jug capacity of up to 2 litres, allowing you to add a higher volume of food.

This makes them a better option than personal blenders if you’re blending ingredients for a family or household. You won’t have to cut your ingredients as fine as you would with a personal, blender either, saving time.

Standard blenders sit at the low-medium price point, usually selling from anywhere between $50-300.

Scroll down to browse some of the top rated cheap blenders and standard blenders in this price range.

High-speed blenders

Also known as super blenders, these commercial-grade blenders are designed for premium results at home. These heavy-duty models make smoother pureed foods and soups than a standard blender. Thanks to their powerful and durable engines, they’ll also blend harder or coarser foods, such as nuts, leafy greens, grains and ice.

While these blenders can be quite dear, ranging from $600-$1500, there are good yet affordable high-speed blenders on the market. While Vitamix is probably the most well-known option, Breville and KitchenAid have models, along with other brands.

An all-in-one kitchen appliance is another great option if you want to blend as well as chop, mince, grind and cook (and more).

Vacuum Blenders

These blenders are designed to remove the oxygen from inside the blending jug before operation. The aim is to prevent oxidisation so that blended ingredients can retain their nutritional value.

While vacuum blenders are still relatively new (invented in 2013), reviews of vacuum blenders from ProductReview.com.au included reports of creamier smoothies with less foam, better taste, less separation of ingredients and an ability to stay fresher for longer.

Factors to consider when buying a blender

Blender Materials

Glass or plastic blending jug

Most blender jugs are made from either plastic or glass. Both are scratch resistant and safe for making contact with food.

There are pros and cons of both. A glass jug won't become stained or retain food smells, whereas a plastic jug wll. However a glass jug is also heavier than plastic, and will break if dropped onto a hard floor.

Make sure to choose either a model with BPA-free plastic. Or if you are opting for a glass blender, select one designed with tempered or strengthened glass, which is fortified against high temperatures.

Blades

Steel is the strongest, most resilient material for blender blades, as well as a blender's base, lid and handle. Wide blades direct contents back down to the blade. This helps prevent food traps, making the blender easier to clean after use.

Also look for removable blades and dishwasher safe parts so you don’t have to waste time hand washing after each use.

Speed Settings

Blender speeds vary, with more affordable models having a ‘low’’high’ and ‘pulse’ options. As blenders become more powerful (and more expensive), the number of speed settings usually increase. Some models offer speed settings from 1-12, and others up to 16.

Generally, you’ll only need 16 settings if you're a kitchen afficiando using your blender multiple times daily. For most people, three speed settings should be the minimum, while ten are more than enough.

Number of Watts

A blender’s wattage should be displayed on the package or in the product specifications. It indicates how powerful a blender is – the higher the watts, the more powerful the blender.

Make sure to choose a blender that’s right for your purposes. If the wattage is too high, you’ll waste money and functionality. Too low, and you can quickly wear your blender out. Many reviewers report that they experienced issues with their lower-end blenders within 8-12 months, after using it for tasks requiring more power, like grinding nuts.

How many watts is good for a blender?

As a rough guide, here is the correct wattage to look out for. Keep in mind that a higher number of watts includes a more powerful motor, which can also increase noise levels.

  • 350-500 watts: Suitable if you’re strictly putting soft or already-cooked foods in your blender. The lower end is also the right wattage for a hand blender (which can start at 200 watts).
  • 500-800 watts: The right wattage for standard countertop blenders, used for tasks like making smoothies and milkshakes.
  • 800-1500: Powerful enough to handle blending tougher foods, such as harder vegetables and nuts.

Appearance

If you’re buying a blender that will be on display on your countertop, looks can play a part in your blender selection process. For example, if your kitchen features the sleek aesthetic of brushed steel or, you might want a blender that matches. Or you could select a sophisticated black blender that goes with everything.

If you’re not too fussed about appearance, you’re renting, or you’re looking for a single-serve blender that will mostly live under the counter, a plastic jug is the stronger option.

A number of reviewers on ProductReview.com.au reported concerns over their blender’s rubber feet staining their countertop after extended use. To avoid buying replacement feet, consider placing a cloth or other benchtop-friendly barrier underneath your blender's feet, to stop them marking your countertop. Alternatively, always clean under the blender and put the blender away after use to avoid staining.

Noise Level

All blenders will generate a certain amount of noise, but consider how much you can handle with your living circumstances. For example, if you’ll mostly use your blender to make smoothies after your early morning jog, you probably don’t want an extra noisy blender that wakes up everyone else in your household.

The main advantage of buying in-store is to listen to the noise a blender produces - this is something you can't do online. Other than noise issues and being able to inspect the glass jug for cracks before leaving the store, reviewers don’t mention any significant differences buying online vs in-store.

Wrapping up

Blenders are undoubtedly handy kitchen appliances that can help you make healthy food and drinks, like soups and smoothies. Choosing the right one for you involves considering the quantity and type of foods it's being used for, how often, and how much space you have. Once you’re up to the stage of comparing different models and brands, scroll up to read through our blender reviews, to help you find the best blender to buy in Australia for you.

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