The sleek and elegant design of Russel Hobbs kettle boasts a sophisticated combination of glossy and matte elements. When put on to boil, and an impressive blue backlight is triggered to give those with hearing impairments an awareness of the boiling status. It provides a generous 1.7-litre volume, sufficient for larger families and busy offices. It has a concealed heating element, a 360-degree swivel base and a conveniently located water level indicator. The removable and washable filter makes for practical and simplistic maintenance. Its high 2400W power consumption promises to boil water in record time so that even during the most hectic of mornings, you can still enjoy your favourite cup of tea or coffee. One cup of water boils in just 55 seconds. Safety features include automatic shut-off when water reaches boiling point, or when the kettle is removed from its base.