Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL Air Fryer
|Product Name:||Avance HD9240/90 XL|
|Capacity:||3 L (1.2kg)|
|Dimension:||315 x 302 x 423 mm|
|Cord Length:||0.8 m|
|Free Gift:||Recipe booklet|
|Maximum Retail Price:||Rs. 23, 995|
|Online Offer Price:||Not available online for now|
Avance HD9240/90 XL is the latest air fryer in India from Philips. Is it worth buying? What’s the difference between this and the other air fryers? Is it better? Is it as healthy as it claims to be? How much does it cost? Is it available online? Let’s find out.
Launched recently in India, the new Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL air fryer is also called Philips Avance XL, Philips Air Fryer XL or just HD9240.
Avance is the name of the product collection that HD9240 belongs to. The XL is a reference to its larger size.
Philips Avance HD9240 XL isn’t just about size alone. It packs more punch and power too.
In this review we will take a look at all its details and quickly compare it with other Philips air fryers to see how HD9240 XL stacks up.
Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL: What is different about it?
If you are looking for a larger capacity and a more powerful air fryer than Philips Viva range of air fryers – HD9220. HD9220/53 & HD9238/21, then Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL might be a good choice for you.
Like all air fryers by Philips, HD9240/90 XL uses patented heat circulation technology called Rapid Air Technology to fry, bake, roast & grill your favourite snacks and meals to crispy and crunchy perfection with little to no oil.
However, unlike other popularly priced air fryers, the Avance XL Airfryer HD9240 is slightly expensive but comes with 50% more capacity, 30% faster frying time and has a smart pre-set feature that makes cooking food you make often really easy & fast.
It also comes with a Digital Time & Temperature Control Display just like HD9238/21 but unlike HD9220 or HD9220/53.
Moreover, when it comes to noise it makes, Avance XL is no different than other Philips air fryers. It makes an equal amount of noise while cooking although it is bigger in size and more powerful in performance.
Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL Specifications
- Capacity: 3 litres (1.2 kg)
- Colour: Ink black
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 7 kg
- Timer: 60-minute
- Cord length: 0.8 m
- Power: 2100 Watts
- Frequency: 50/60 Hz
- Product dimensions: 315 x 302 x 423 mm
Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL Features & Functionalities
- It comes with Rapid Air Technology
Like all Philips air fryers, Avance XL also comes with Philips’ unique Rapid Air Technology. This enables you to fry, bake, roast and grill by using little or no oil.
- Large 3 litre (1.2 kg) cooking capacity
Its large capacity is perfect for families. You can easily cook food for 5 people.
- Digital display for quick time and temperature control
Prepare your favourite food at the touch of a button. Easily control the time and temperature with its digital touch screen.
- Smart preset button for faster cooking
This is a distinct feature of Avance XL. You can now save the settings of your favourite dish. Next time you want to cook the same dish, just use the preset button and you are good to go.
- Multi-cooking kitchen appliance for hassle-free cooking
You can not just deep fry with Avance XL but also bake, roast & grill. It is a simple yet smart all-in-one cooking gadget.
- Free booklet filled with mouth-watering recipes
Created by culinary experts, the booklet offers a range of low-fat fried food that you can cook in Avance HD9240/90 air fryer. You can immediately get started and prepare delicious yet healthy dishes without having to hunt for recipes to prepare.
- More power for faster cooking results
As per Philips, Avance XL comes with more power and hence it offers superior cooking performance when compared to the popular air fryers from Philips Viva collection.
- Unique design for enhanced efficiency
The unique starfish design combines fast circulating superheated air and optimal heating profile that enables you to cook a host of delicacies faster.
- Less odour and easy to clean
Avance XL has removable nonstick coated drawer and a food basket. Both of these are easy to clean and are dishwasher safe and friendly. Compared to conventional fryers, it saves your home from the smell of deep fryed oil.
Other Avance XL features
- Adjustable temperature up to 390° Celsius
- 60-minute timer
- Auto shut-off
- On/Off switch
- Power indicator light
- Internal cord storage
- Non-slip feet
- Ready alert/signal
- Cool wall exterior
Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL Pros
- Bigger and better than ordinary air fryers
- Extra large capacity and extra power
- Unique preset cooking functionality for faster cooking
- Digital display and touch keys for time & temperature control
- The fries are slightly better than those from regular air fryer
- Cooks with little to no oil
Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL Cons
- Quite on the expensive side compare to other Philips air fryers
- Produces as much noise as small air fryers
- Consumes more power than ordinary air fryers
- Is large and hence needs more countertop or storage space
- Tends to produce smoke if excess grease builds up
- The manual is just a large folded paper sheet instead of a more user-friendly booklet.
Philips Avance HD9240/90 XL Price
HD9240/90 XL is a high-end air fryer from Philips’ Avance Collection. Its MRP is Rs. 23, 995. In comparison the HD9220, HD9220/53 & HD9238/21 is Rs. 14,995, Rs. 15,995 & Rs. 18,995 respectively.
When you buy online at a discounted price, you usually can expect to get anywhere between Rs. 1000 to 2000 off on the MRP. However, Avance HD9240/90 XL is currently not available on discount at any of the top marketplaces like Amazon India, Flipkart and Snapdeal.
It is only available on Philips India site and retail stores as of now.
NOTE: We will update this review and the pricing the moment it is available on online marketplaces.
Philips Avance XL Review Summary
The Philips Avance HD9240/90 is one of the largest capacity air fryers in India. It offers you all the essential air fryer features PLUS extra power and some distinct conveniences like the preset cooking feature.
The HD9240/90 XL provides approximately 30% to 50% more capacity than normal size air fryers. Fries prepared in Avance XL are also slightly better than those from ordinary air fryers.
If you are looking for a large capacity air fryer, faster cooking time and the convenience of pre-set functionality for your family, then the Avance HD9240/90 XL would be the right choice.