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.
Bottom Line: I can highly recommend buying the Francis Francis X1
Bottom Line: Twin the Francis with a Rancilio Rocky and you won't be disappointed - escape pod constraints!
Bottom Line: The third-gen FF! X1 Professional is a feisty little machine both for its looks and operation. It's for ground coffee only, and it's a big step up from the both-pods-and-ground-coffee second-gen FF! machines.
Jonas (quality: 1.0)
Bottom Line: you will not be dissapointed
Steve Baker (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: Steer well clear of this baby its a nightmare!
Jay (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: Don‘t waste your time unless you like looks more than function...
Lawrence Brunelle (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Nice design good quality on the outside, but the inside mechanical components do not match same quality
Paul Cleary (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: A good looker but a poor performer.
Jennifer (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: It‘s sad but true, francis francis is all about looks
Daniel Butterfield (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Great machine. Wears out after 5 years (about 1500 Capucinnos w/ 3000 shots)
Dennis Vogel (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Great looking. Good shots. Nice foam. Makes me smile.
Cith Saum (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Won't buy it again. Don't like the quality or the fact that FF tech support won't sell you parts (You have to send the whole machine to IL for repair)
John Hudak (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Beautifully designed espresso maker that should last years with proper care. Plus you can use pods for quick shots!
Robert Bloom (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: £25 coffee in a £400 machine. Or, for U.S. readers, $50 coffee in an $800 machine.
Antonio Appelli (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: this is an unbeatable machine for performance & looks
X1 Owner (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: Great with an entry-level burr grinder.
Xerxes Lee (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: don't forget to empty driptray after EVERY shot.
Richard Bluestein (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Get it it you‘re in love with the design.
Thomas Scheidegger (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: looks great but will only satisfy espresso-drinkers
Al E (quality: 5.4)
Bottom Line: Francis Francis brew me away with the X2 (get it? "Brew me away"?? Sorry.)
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