Are you on the market for a budget coffee maker that will fit seamlessly into your home and fill your coffee needs? Finding a coffee maker that is capable and affordable can be quite a challenge.
We want to talk to you today about two possible budget options from the Keurig line of products. If you are interested in learning more about the Keurig K Compact vs. K Mini, then read on.
Table of Contents
- 1 Quick Comparison: Keurig K-Compact vs K-Mini
- 2 What is the difference between the Keurig K Mini and K Compact?
- 3 What are the similarities?
- 3.1 PROS
- 3.2 CONS
- 3.3 FAQ
- 3.4 Can the Keurig K Compact make tea?
- 3.5 Can the Keurig K Compact’s water reservoir be removed?
- 3.6 Can the Keurig K Compact make iced coffee?
- 3.7 PROS
- 3.8 CONS
- 3.9 FAQ
- 3.10 Does the Keurig Mini use regular K cups?
- 3.11 Can you make tea in a Keurig Mini?
- 3.12 What is the difference between Keurig K Mini and K Mini Plus?
- 4 Conclusion
- 5 Related Posts
Quick Comparison: Keurig K-Compact vs K-Mini
What is the difference between the Keurig K Mini and K Compact?
Even though both of these coffee makers are budget options, the Keurig K Mini is priced higher than the Keurig K Compact.
The Keurig K Mini can brew more sizes than the Keurig K Compact. The Keurig K Compact can only brew 6, 8, and 10 oz beverages while the Keurig K Mini can brew an additional 12 oz beverage.
Water Reservoir Size
Unfortunately, the Keurig K mini has a small water reservoir that needs to be refilled before you brew each cup. The Keurig K Compact, on the other hand, has a larger 36 oz water reservoir that will fill multiple cups before you need to refill it.
Removable Water Reservoir
The Keurig K Compact’s water reservoir can be removed for easy fill and clean, but not the K Mini’s.
Size and Weight
The Keurig K Compact is not as compact as the really compact Keurig k-mini.The Keurig K Mini is under 5″ wide while the Keurig K Compact is wider than 8″. The Keurig K Compact is also more than two pounds heavier than the Keurig K Mini.
The Keurig K mini is built with a compartment that allows you to store its power cord easily. When the power cord is stored, it makes the device even more portable, and it makes for a tidier countertop.
The Keurig K mini can be purchased in a variety of colors, including Matte Black, Studio Grey, Dusty Rose, and Oasis, while on the other hand, the Keurig K Compact can only be purchased in Black.
What are the similarities?
Both the Keurig K Mini and the Keurig K Compact are very fast brewers.
Travel Mug Friendly
The drip trays on each device can be removed, making way for travel mugs. The Keurig K Mini and the Keurig K Compact can accommodate travel mugs up to 7″ tall.
After you are finished with both of these devices, they will automatically turn off in an attempt to save energy.
Compatible with The My K Cup Reusable Coffee Filter
You can make beverages that are not in K-Cups with both the Keurig K Mini and the Keurig K Compact. The Keurig K Mini and K Compact are compatible with the My K Cup universal reusable coffee filter.
Easy to Use
You can make a cup of coffee without going through the hassle of complicated button controls. These two Keurig coffee makers are fairly easy and straight forward to use.