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.
Ben Wickham (quality: 6.6)
Bottom Line: A fine machine that doesnt compromise on quality or style
Robert Perschmann (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: Can find no reason to rate less than a ten on all counts
Lawrence Brunelle (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Nice design good quality on the outside, but the inside mechanical components do not match same quality
Drew Giacobe (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Pretty, but in the end, it's a piece of junk.
Name Blank (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: An eye-catching, effective espresso machine for people who want a quick, tasty shot of love.
Xerxes Lee (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: don't forget to empty driptray after EVERY shot.
Al E (quality: 5.4)
Bottom Line: Francis Francis brew me away with the X2 (get it? "Brew me away"?? Sorry.)
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)
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.
Scott Smith (quality: 8.8)
Bottom Line: Great machine for the espresso fan
Patrick Moss (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Love it! Get one and you'll love it too.
Bottom Line: Twin the Francis with a Rancilio Rocky and you won't be disappointed - escape pod constraints!
Heather Snow (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Good machine until it stopped working. For about a year and a half I was happy with it. Two years later it's broken and I wish I'd bought quality over design.
Daniel Cohen (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: dont let look be your guide :-)
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!
X1 Owner (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: Great with an entry-level burr grinder.
Robert Bloom (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: £25 coffee in a £400 machine. Or, for U.S. readers, $50 coffee in an $800 machine.
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.
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.
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