Nespresso Coffee Machine Comparison Guide

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Nespresso Coffee Machine Comparison Guide

Which type of Nespresso coffee machine is right for you?

Each coffee machine in Nespresso’s range has been carefully created to extract exceptional coffee that can be tailored to every unique taste. Whether you’re all about short or long, intense or mild, Nespresso has the perfect coffee system for you. But how do you know which coffee machine that is?

Nespresso offers two unique coffee systems, Original and Vertuo. Our coffee machine comparison guide will help you compare machines, features, serving sizes, coffee types, dimensions, capacity, colours and prices. consider the features so that you can begin creating delicious coffee in no time at all.

single serve coffee machines

What’s the difference between Original and Vertuo coffee pod machines

The Original range of coffee machines offers a classic espresso experience while the Vertuo machines deliver the full range of coffee styles, with 5 cup sizes. Each system also has its own technology for extracting the coffee.

Nespresso Original Coffee Machine Features

The perfect cup of coffee is no accident. It takes a delicate balance of craft and technology to create coffee that satisfies, cup after cup.

Original machines use a high-pressure 19 bar extraction system to release the aromas and notes from each capsule. This means simple preparation of some of your favourite coffees including Ristretto, Espresso, Lungo and Long Blacks, Cappucino, Latte or Iced coffee.

Lattissima One machine

Single serve coffee machines

If you’re looking for quick, easy and convenient coffee making, look no further than the Original line single serve machines. The Essenza Mini, Inissia and Citiz machines offer delicious, fuss-free espresso at your fingertips.

Milk and latte machines

The Original line of milk and latte machines brings together barista style coffee creation and the simplicity of a one-touch system.

The Latissima range is perfectly suited to espresso or lungo creation or the occasional cappuccino of latte macchiato.

The Creatista range allows you to explore all of the your personal preferences. The machines have a fully automatic steam wand, a 3 second heat up time, assisted cleaning, auto frothing and an intuitive digital display.

Vertuo Coffee Machine Features

Vertuo Plus coffee machine

Nespresso Vertuo machines provide an innovative approach to coffee creation. Each machine in the line uses an intelligent extraction system known as Centrifusion technology, individually reading each coffee capsule and tailors the extraction levels accordingly.

The unique barcode on each capsule contains bespoke extraction parameters that regulate the flow and volume of water as well as temperature, infusion time and even the speed of the capsule rotation.

The Vertuo line offers 26 unique coffee blends in five cup sizes so you can choose a size and flavour to meet your unique taste.

Vertuo coffee sizes:

  • 40ml Espresso
  • 80ml Double Espresso
  • 150ml Gran Lungo
  • 230ml Mug
  • 535ml Carafe

Vertuo Next & Vertuo Plus

Enjoy a full range of coffee styles in a variety of sizes with just the touch of a button. With optimised heat up, energy saving mode and adjustable cup support, the Vertuo range of coffee machines is perfect for anyone who’s looking for custom coffee creation combined with innovative, easy to use technology.

Coffee machine comparison chart

Original coffee machines

Machines Creatista Uno Creatista Plus Essenza Mini Inissia & Aeroccino Citiz
Extraction Technology Pressure Extraction System Pressure Extraction System Pressure Extraction System Pressure Extraction System Pressure Extraction System
Ristretto (25ml)
Espresso (40ml)
Lungo (110ml)
Weight (kg) 5.2 5.2 2.3 2.4 3.4
Water Tank (litres) 1.5 1.5 0.6 0.7 1
Capsules 28 28 28 28 28
Vertuo/Original Original Original Original Original Original
Colours Black Sesame Stainless Steel/ Matte White /
Black Truffle/ Damson Blue
Pure White / Pure Black Black Black
Price AU$ $649 $899 $219 $309 $369

Original coffee machines - Lattissima

Machines Lattissima One Gran Lattissima
Extraction Technology Pressure Extraction System Pressure Extraction System
Ristretto (25ml)
Espresso (40ml)
Lungo (110ml)
Weight (kg) 4.2 5.2
Water Tank (litres) 1 1.3
Capsules 28 14
Vertuo/Original Original Original
Colours Porcelain White/Shadow Black White/Black
Price AU$ $519 $789

Vertuo coffee machines

Machines Vertuo Next Vertuo Plus
Extraction Technology Centrifusion Centrifusion
Espresso (40ml)
Double Espresso (80ml)
Gran Lungo (150ml)
Mug (230ml)
Carafe (535ml)
Weight (kg) 4.0 4.4
Water Tank (litres) 1.1 1.1
Capsule container capacity 10 20
Vertuo/Original Vertuo Vertuo
Colours Black/ White/ Red/ Dark Grey/
Rich Brown/ Dark Chrome
Black/ Silver/ Titan/ White/ Red
Price AU$ From $299 From $329

Ready to start making coffee?

Comparing the coffee

Still not sure which machine is right for you?
We believe that tasting is believing when it comes to coffee. So, if you’re not sure which machine is for you, Nespresso invites you to drop into a boutique near you. Test the machines, taste the different blends, and allow our coffee specialists to help you make your very own coffee machine comparison

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