7.2, Based on 43 Reviews
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The X1 is undeniably one of the more unique looking consumer espresso machines on the market today. Available in a wide range of colours, the machine has undergone some major improvements inside in recent years.
Xerxes Lee (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: don't forget to empty driptray after EVERY shot.
X1 Owner (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: Great with an entry-level burr grinder.
Thomas Scheidegger (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: looks great but will only satisfy espresso-drinkers
Steve Strawman (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Probably more style than substance, but capable of making decent (not great) espresso; a high-maintenance trophy-wife.
Steve Caswell (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Great machine if you're into convenience and like the idea of switching between pods and traditional in an instance.
Steve Baker (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: Steer well clear of this baby its a nightmare!
Scott Smith (quality: 8.8)
Bottom Line: Great machine for the espresso fan
Robert Perschmann (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: Can find no reason to rate less than a ten on all counts
Robert Bloom (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: £25 coffee in a £400 machine. Or, for U.S. readers, $50 coffee in an $800 machine.
Richard Bluestein (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Get it it you‘re in love with the design.
Rex Bond (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: I LIKE IT!
Phil M (quality: 7.6)
Bottom Line: Design classic, Quality espresso.
Bottom Line: Twin the Francis with a Rancilio Rocky and you won't be disappointed - escape pod constraints!
Paul Cleary (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: A good looker but a poor performer.
Patrick Moss (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Love it! Get one and you'll love it too.
Name Blank (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: An eye-catching, effective espresso machine for people who want a quick, tasty shot of love.
Bottom Line: I can highly recommend buying the Francis Francis X1
Mark Shackelford (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Attractive retro design offers exclusivity and conversation. Equal performance can be had for less $.
Louise Cochran (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Overall a beautiful and functional machine
Lawrence Brunelle (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Nice design good quality on the outside, but the inside mechanical components do not match same quality
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