Last month brought word that online retailer Kogan was entering the home appliance space. Today they've announced their first products - a bagless vacuum cleaner, automatic espresso machine and a couple of convection microwaves.
As expected, the products are all extremely affordable, and from a specs position all look decent. The question will be whether or not the move away from consumer electronics and into appliances means that Kogan are starting from scratch in terms of product quality again - after all, their early TVs and GPS units weren't anywhere near as good as the current generation of products.
Here's a rundown of the new products. It's worth noting that none of the products will ship before November, although shipping is free...
KOGAN MULTI-CYCLONIC BAGLESS VACUUM CLEANER - $139 with free shipping
* 'No Suction Loss' technology * Bagless with HEPA-rated filter * Turbo brush with spinning head * Stylish design
KOGAN AUTOMATIC ESPRESSO COFFEE MACHINE - $499 with free shipping
* 19bar Italian Pump & German flowmeter * Touchscreen LCD display * Fully Automatic
KOGAN 25L CONVECTION MICROWAVE - $199 with free shipping KOGAN 30L CONVECTION MICROWAVE - $249 with free shipping
* Combined convectional oven, grill and microwave * Stainless steel inside and out * Digital touchpad with 8 auto cooking menus