Nespresso Vertuo VS Nespresso Inissia: A Comparison

Have you ever walked in to buy something, and then gotten confused because of the sheer amount of close alternatives available? Well, from my experience I can tell you that 9 out of 10 people complain about the same scenario when it comes to finding the right Nespresso Machine.

However, there’s no reason to fret, because Top Off My Coffee is here and we’re going to help you compare the available models in a super simple way, so that you would actually understand their underlying differences without being confused about the technical aspects!

For today’s article, we are going to take a look at the differences between the Breville Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine and the Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine by De’Longhi.

So, are you ready to check out the differences between the two? Then let’s first begin by checking out the main features of each of them. Afterward, we’ll directly compare them.

What are the main features of the Breville Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Maker?

The Breville Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine is one of the products that you must always consider if you’re planning to buy a Nespresso machine. However, that doesn ot mean that you will overlook all its features and just buy it without thinking twice. No, not at all! You have to consider the essential aspects of the model before you go ahead and make a choice. So, the main points about this model might be summed up in the following words:

  • The Breville Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Maker boasts of the Centrifusion Extraction Technology that assures that the perfect aroma and flavor is extracted in order to prepare the perfect drink for you.
  • This machine also boasts of having a Milk Frother. This is one of the things several customers are on the lookout for, and this deserves a special mention. If you’re looking for this, this is one of the few models that actually has it.
  • This model allows you to choose from a pretty wide range of colors, you can choose between the Black, Chrome, Matte Black, Red and Titan colors to make it fit in perfectly with your kitchen, this really adds to the aesthetic factor of this model and that’s something you should give due consideration to.
  • This model is able to make both Coffee and Espresso, making it one of the most versatile machines in the entire nespresso range!
  • This model, although a little expensive for sure, isn’t the most expensive one out there. As long as you are not on a budget that is too conservative, this seems like a model that you can go for, especially because it is on a sale most of the time and thus remains quite affordable!

BTW, there are other close alternatives to both of these units. I compare all of the best models on this page.

What are the main features of the Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine by De’ Longhi?

The Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine by De’Longhi by De’Longhi is one of those products that you must discuss in details to get a full picture of. And fortunately, it’s just so great that you are not disappointed because even taking the time to read about its features is worth it!

So, the main features of the Nespresso Inissia Espresso machine are as follows:

  • The folding drip tray accommodates larger cup sizes, and drops down automatically when you remove your mug to catch drips and that’s just perfect because that means you don’t have to go through the hassle of having to cleaning up the counter-top or table after every use.
  • This machine is also available in several colors in order to fit in perfectly with your kitchen- and that is where it draws its aesthetic praise from (yes, if you didn’t know, this machine is known as one of the most aesthetic models despite the fact that it looks pretty similar to most of the other models for me!) It gives you the opportunity to select among Black, Red, Silver and Titan colors, and thus you can easily give your counter-top or kitchen the perfect look it wants.
  • Unlike some other models out there, this model does not have a metal exterior. This machine has a plastic exterior and that’s something that you might want to keep in mind. While it sure is sturdy nonetheless, it does not really have a metal exterior.
  • Some people have complained that this machine broke too easily. Some people have complained about their machine breaking down two months into operation, and that’s really not a good thing.

What are the main differences between the two models? Which one should I go for?

These two models are actually more similar than they are different. However, they are obviously not the same, although the differences between them are really few. This makes knowing these differences even more important because that is what helps you choose the one that would be better for you.

So, the main differences between these two models might be summed up in the following points:

  • The Veruto comes with a milk frother while the Inissia does not. this is a really big thing and it affects the purchase of several users. So, if you’re looking for a milk frothing function as well, then you must choose the Veruto over the Inissia because that’s the only one among these two that provides you with it.
  • Next comes the difference in color choice. While both of them provide you with several colors, the specific colors that you can choose are different. This might not be a really huge difference from the perspective of functionality, but it sure is a big difference when you consider the aesthetic factor and want to make it perfectly fit in with your kitchen. So, don’t forget to give it due consideration.
  • The versatility is another factor in this case because the Breville Vertuo is able to make both espresso and Coffee while the Inissia can only make Espresso and you’d have to get something else for preparing your coffee if you go with the Inissia.
  • And finally comes the Economic Factor: As you must have noted, the Breville Veruto is more expensive than the Inissia from the De’Longhi line of products. This is yet another point that you must keep in your mind. You must know your budget and stay within it, because that is the only way to make your purchase a smart one. So, if you are on a comparatively conservative budget, it would be better to stick to the Inissia.

Final Verdict: The Breville Vertuto is the one that is preferable of the two here. However, it is so only if you can afford it without being worried of going over budget. The Inissia is also a great model and worth buying, so if you are on a conservative budget, don’t hesitate to go for it.

How to choose the right model

Choosing the right model is not really difficult. All you have to do is keep your needs in mind. If you know what you’re looking for and judge every model according to that, it becomes really simple to find the perfect one for yourself. The perfect model for you isn’t the best one out there, but the one that serves all your needs at the most affordable price.

Top Off My Coffee is here for you and we strive to bring to you the best comparisons to help you choose the right model for yourself. Thank you for reading our article and we hope you liked it- feel free to reach out to us if you have any queries for us! Looking forward to your next visit!

Brian Mounts

Head blogger, editor, and owner of "Top Off My Coffee", a website that has been educating readers about coffee brewing techniques and equipment since 2012.

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