Are you looking for a “back to basics” Keurig single serve coffee machine?
Do you like the look of the Keurig K50 and the Keurig K55?
How is your research going?
Have you read that the K55 is slightly bigger and heavier?
And that the K55 is better because it has brew strength?
As much as I would love to keep teasing you, the boring truth is that these two machines are identical.
They are the same in every single way apart from one.
And that is that the K55 comes with some small bonus gifts.
It was created to be given as a gift and so it comes with;
- 4 K cups
- 2 water filters
- 1 water filter handle
And if you read anything different, then it is utter rubbish.
To prove it I have created a series of comparison charts that are the most detailed that you will find anywhere.
First, let’s start with the most important specifications.
As I said, they are identical.
Same dimensions, same pods, same brew sizes blah, blah…
Perhaps it shows how easily we are swayed by photos.
After all, the product images look different.
I will display some more specifications later but there are only so many that you can take at a time.
And I don’t want to be too negative about either of these two models as they are great single serve coffee makers.
So, let’s take at them in more depth.
Size: The Perfect Fit for Any Kitchen
The Keurig K55 is a coffee making machine that has gone back to basics and has done away with all the fancy gadgets and gimmicks.
There is no LED touchscreen, no clock, and no temperature control, all of which are not really needed to make a good cup of Joe.
With the K55 doing away with such things, it allows it to be nice and small and compact, with dimensions of only W-10.1 x H-13.3 x D-13.2.
This makes it the perfect fit for any kitchen in any home, as well as allowing it to be half the price of some of the other, bigger, more fancy coffee making machines around today.
Usage: Less Gadgets Make it Easy to Use
Since there are no additional gadgets that come with the Keurig K50 and K55, it means that it can now be very simple to just set up and go.
The entire setup only takes a couple of minutes, while you can have a nice fresh brew poured in around 1 minute, with all K-Pods being compatible with it.
The coffee is poured at a temperature of between 193 and 197 degrees fahrenheit.
And the brew sizes can 6oz., 8oz., or 10oz.
The water tank holds 48 ounces, which allows for multiple cups, and is easily removable, with the water filter being reusable too.
If you love a great tasting coffee which is quick and easy to brew, then the Keurig K50 or K55 just might be the machine for you.
OK, are you ready for more specifications?
See, these two models are identical.
Taste: Just Great
When it comes to buying the right coffee machine for you, the most important thing to any coffee enthusiast would have to be the taste.
If it does not taste good then there is no point in having it.
Sometimes you can find that the cheaper coffee machines out there do not quite brew a good enough quality coffee but that is not the case with the Keurig K55.
In fact, there are some who go as far as to suggest that the K55 makes a better cup of coffee than some of the machines that are more than double its price … which brings us to the next point.
Value: Great Value for Money
These two machines are one of the more affordable coffee machines on the market and there is no denying that this coffee maker is great value for money.
While they don’t come with some of the fancy gadgets that a lot of people do enjoy (not counting the free gifts included with the K55)
If you are a genuine coffee lover and you care about the taste and the flavour, it will be difficult to find a coffee machine in the same price range which compares to this.
It is durable, it is reliable, and it makes a great tasting cup of Joe.
You really can’t go wrong with the money you spend on either of these little machines of joy.