Amazon Basics F-738BC Stainless Steel 1.7L Electric Kettle Review

Amazon Basics F-738BC (also known as Amazon Basics B07PHRH6TL) is a stainless steel electric kettle with 1.7 liter capacity and 1500 watt power supply.

Using Amazon Basics F-738BC Electric Kettle

Amazon Basics F-738BC electric kettle has same capacity and power supply as most other similarly priced kettles so even though it does heat up water fast it’s not much different than most in this regard.

Amazon Basics F-738BC electric kettle has water window with volume markings (min/0.5 liters, 1.0 liters, 1.5 liters and max/1.7 liters) and is comfortable to hold due to good handle design.

It seems to have single-wall construction so the housing does get hot so don’t touch it if you have recently boiled water (the handle stays safe-to-touch at all times).


Amazon Basics F-738BC electric kettle has removable filter, auto shutoff feature, boil dry protection and cord wrap storage system in base.

How to clean

To clean this electric kettle fill it with 5 to 15% vinegar solution up to the max. capacity (1.7 liters) but don’t go over the line. Then turn on the kettle and let the vinegar solution to achieve boiling point. After the kettle turns off let the solution sit for 15 minutes to eliminate limescale. After 15 minutes have passed pour the solution out and rinse the pot with clean water.

Possible issues

Some consumers have had problems with water leakage. It’s hard to estimate how common such issue is but keep in mind that majority of consumer feedback about this kettle is positive.


Even though Amazon Basics F-738BC works just fine but some of the models from other manufacturers like COSORI CDK-SE151-KUS, COSORI CO171-GK, Brightown or COMFEE’ seem to offers slightly better value for money.

Amazon Basics F-738BC B07PHRH6TL Stainless Steel Electric Kettle Specifications:

  • Voltage/Frequency: 120V~60Hz
  • Power: 1500W
  • Capacity: 1.7 liters (1.8 quarts)
  • Approximate dimensions (W x D x H): 9.2’’ x 6.3’’ x 9’’ inches (23.4 cm x 15.9 cm x 22.8 cm)
  • Weight: approximately 2.2 lb (1 kg)

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