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Today we will talk about two of the simpler options from the Keurig line of coffee makers. These two coffee makers may not boast as many features as some of the other models, but they can get the basic jobs done.
If you are on the market for a coffee maker that does not have too many frills and is it somewhat affordable, you will want to hear what we have to say about the Keurig K Select vs. K Classic.
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Quick Comparison: Keurig K-Select vs K-Classic
What is the difference between the Keurig K Select and K Classic?
Quiet Brew Technology
The Keurig K Select has quiet brew technology that makes it operates quietly, but the Keurig K Classic cannot do this
High Altitude Setting
If you are at high altitudes, your Keurig K Select has a feature that helps it to operate optimally, but the K Classic cannot do this.
If you don’t descale your coffee maker, it will adversely affect its operation and the taste of your brew. The Keurig K Select will remind you when this needs to be done.
Strong Brew Technology
The Keurig K Select has a strong brew button that you can use to get a stronger than normal cup of joe.
You can buy the Keurig K Classic in rhubarb and black. The Keurig K Select has more options as it is available in Oasis, Matte White, Matte Navy, Matte Black, Vintage Red, and Sandstone.
The fingerprint-resistant materials on the Keurig K Select is different from that of the Keurig K Classic.
Water Reservoir Size
The Keurig K Select has a larger 52oz water reservoir than the Keurig K Classic’s 48oz
The Keurig K Classic can only brew in three sizes (6oz,8oz,10oz) while the Keurig K Select can brew in 4 sizes (6oz,8oz,10oz, 12oz)
What are the similarities?
Brews Various Beverages
Both the Keurig K Select and the Keurig K Classic can brew additional beverages such as hot cocoa and tea.
If you don’t want to wait a long time for your coffee, both the Keurig K Select and K Classic can complete brews in less than a minute.
Removable Water Reservoir
Each of these two devices comes with a removable water reservoir that allows for easy cleaning.
These two coffee makers are both energy efficient. The Keurig K Classic and the Keurig K Select have auto-off features, so they will shut down after your last brew to save energy.
Removable Drip Tray
If you need to brew your coffee to a travel mug to take with you, you can remove the drip tray from both the Keurig k-Select and the Keurig K Classic. After the drip trays are removed, these devices will accommodate travel mugs up to 7″.
Compatible with My K-Cup Reusable Coffee Filter
If you are brewing your beverages directly from ingredients and not from K-Cups, you can use the My K-cup reusable coffee filter in the Keurig K Select and the Keurig K Classic.