Amazon has been producing their own budget-friendly products under the brand name AmazonBasics. The brand sells products in so many categories, coffee makers being one of them.

As I was browsing the AmazonBasics store I noticed this single-serve coffee maker:

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Features of AmazonBasics Single Serve Brewer:

  • Compatible with K-Cup pods of any brand. Which means you can brew coffee, tea, hot chocolate… any beverage available in a K-Cup form.
  • Two serving sizes: 8 oz and 10 oz.
  • Non-removable water reservoir.
  • Removable drip tray allows you to fit a travel mug.
  • Dimensions: 14” H X 7” W X 9” L
  • Available in three colors: Red, Black and White.

Should You Buy the AmazonBasics Single Serve Brewer?

As you can see from the list of features, this brewer gives you the very basics of a single serve brewer. For the price, that’s exactly what you should expect.

This is a machine for anyone who is okay with a brewer that does just that, brew. No fancy features, no settings to change, nothing to adjust. Just pop in your pod and press the brew button.

However, for the same price or less (as of the time of writing), you can find brewers of better quality and design. Such brewer is the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew (49974) for example:

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  • It allows you to brew coffee using either K-Cup pods or ground coffee.
  • Using pods, you can brew sizes up to 10 oz. Using coffee ground, you can brew up to 14 oz.
  • It can accommodate mugs and travel mugs.
  • Does not have a water reservoir. Fill the tank up to the line of your desired serving size.
  • All filters and adapters you need are included (one for K-Cup pods and another for ground coffee).
  • Dimensions: 13.35” H X 6.5 W X 10.2 L

Which One To Buy?

For the same price of less, you get a whole lot out of the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew than the AmazonBasics brewer. Unless the AmazonBasics is available on sale that make a big price difference, the FlexBrew is the better pick.

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