Best Mini Dishwashers
Some people don’t need one of the 60 cm wide dishwashers usually available on the market. The rated capacity is far too oversized for many households in USA, assuming that more than 17 million people live in a single household. Narrow dishwashers are more practical in this respect, but what if you like to wash dishes by hand yourself and only want to use the dishwasher for rewashing every now and then? In this case, the so-called mini dishwasher can be used. This is very compact and can be quickly and easily set up and dismantled as needed. Since they also work without a water connection, they are also used, for example, when camping. We introduce you to these sought-after household helpers in a little more detail.
Below is a list of the Best Mini Dishwashers
What is a mini dishwasher?
Mini dishwashers have compact dimensions and are designed to be practical. You won’t find big bells and whistles with them, even though some devices are real eye-catchers in terms of design. They can be easily placed on any countertop, provided that there is a power connection, because usually you do not need a water connection for this device.
Such a mini dishwasher offers little capacity and has a below-average energy efficiency for dishwashers, which is usually the result of its small dimensions. On the other hand, they are often available in stores at a reasonable price.
Top 5 Best Mini Dishwashers
COMFEE' Mini Plus Dishwasher TD305-W Compact Table Top Dishwasher with 3 Place Settings, 7 Programmes, Touch Control, LED Display, Delay Start and Off-peak Wash Function - White
10 used from £239.93
- 【No Installation Required】COMFEE' Mini Plus allows you to add water manually to the 6L built-in water tank, if there is not a suitable water supply available. Or you can choose to directly connect it to a tap with the included water inlet hose
- 【Compact Size, Large Capacity】The dishwasher's compact size, dimensioning 420×435×465mm, is ideal for small households, flats & apartments, student dorms, and RVs. It also has a larger capacity inside than a normal mini dishwasher, which can accommodate plates up to 270mm in diameter
- 【Auto-Open & Fan Drying】The door opens automatically at the end of each cycle, and the fan drying function with the circulation of fresh air to dry your dishes faster
- 【Six Washing Cycles】With multiple cleaning options, including Hygiene 72°, Intensive, ECO, Glass, 58min Wash, and Rapid, the dishwasher provides high flexibility to deliver the best cleaning results, within a time which is most convenient for you
- 【Simple & Intuitive】COMFEE’s dishwasher has been designed to be extremely easy to use; the control panel has simple icons for your easy selection. The indicators will remind you to refill dishwasher salt in time, ensuring excellent cleaning results every time
XWSM Portable Countertop Dishwasher, Free Standing Small Portable Dishwashers Mini Automatic Compact Tabletop Dishwasher Machine Digital Timer Control for Small Apartment, Dorms, Rvs
- Washing Mode: Injection Type
- Housing Material: Plastic
- Max. Water Consumption: ≤5 liters
- Voltage (V): 110-240V
- Power (W): 950W
XWSM Portable Countertop Dishwasher, Small Portable Dishwashers Free-installation Automatic Compact Tabletop Dishwasher Suitable for All Kinds of Kitchens
- Washing Mode: Injection Type
- Housing Material: Plastic
- Power (W): 750W
- Easily Installation,taking small room, very convenient.
- suitable for the home use.
MATHOWAL Smart Automatic Dishwashers,Portable Countertop Dishwashers for 6 People Large Capacity Bowl Inteligent Cleaning Machine,Water Saving
Portable Countertop Dishwasher Compact Dishwasher with Inlet & Outlet Hose, 4 Washing Programs, Fruit Vegetables Dishes Cleaning, Air-Dry Function, LED Display for Small Apartments, Dorms, RVs
- [Convenient, Energy-Saving and Water-Saving ]- Using intelligent control, one button can wash dishes, under the intelligent automatic control system and multi-level strong high temperature cleaning of up to 70 degrees high temperature water, no detergent is needed, and the cleaning effect is A level. The Countertop Dishwashers is free of installation and does not occupy any space, so you can move as you like, ideal for small-sized houses, apartments, dorms, boats and campers/RVs.
- [360° All-Round Cleaning Dishwasher] - Using high-efficiency long-life motor and S dart-shaped rotating spray arm 360-degree rotating high-pressure spray, cleaning full coverage, no dead spots.
- [3 Wash Speeed Adjustable] -30-minute fast wash / 40-minute standard wash / 50-minute strong wash, It's ideal for washing dishes, fruits, vegetables, and baby products.
- [Automatic Air-drying Function] - This dishwasher has an automatic air-drying function, which does not require your operation. After finishing cleaning, the dishwasher will automatically dry the tableware, effectively avoiding the breeding of odor.
- [Automatic Water Supply] -This dishwasher supplies water through a water pipe, saving you the trouble of pouring in water yourself, and it's very convenient for the elderly, so it's an ideal gift to your parents.
Who is a mini dishwasher without a water connection suitable for?
The application possibilities for a mini dishwasher are large. In small offices, in summerhouses, in mobile homes or in single households such a dishwasher is conceivable. Just everywhere, where only little washing up accrues and little place is available.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a mini dishwasher?
The advantages are immediately obvious. Mini dishwashers are very compact and have a low weight. This makes them mobile and can be taken anywhere, perfect as a camping dishwasher. Models without a water connection even require only a power connection and a bucket of water with which to fill the water tank. The modern look of the machines is also a highlight in any kitchen. Consumption is low in absolute terms, but not effective.
- Compact dimensions and light weight
- Dishwasher without water connection
- Modern design
- For fast washing of small dishes
- Small price
- No space for a lot of dishes
- Not suitable for pans, pots and large dishes
- Minimal equipment
- Low energy efficiency
What to consider when buying?
The selection on the market is manageable. The models are very similar, so your main focus when buying should probably be on quality and individual preferences, such as sinks without water connection. It also makes sense to pay attention to economical water and electricity consumption. Unfortunately, mini dishwashers are nowhere near as efficient as their big brothers.
How much rated capacity do the small dishwashers have?
The mini dishwashers can wash only very few place settings at a time. We are talking about a maximum of 2-3 trays. Pots and pans have no place here due to the lack of height and must be washed by hand.
What is the height, width and depth of the mini dishwashers?
Mini dishwashers without water connection often look like small cubes. All sides are similar in size, i.e. both the height and width and depth of compact minis are about 40 – 45 cm. So they hardly take up any space and can be placed almost anywhere.
What features distinguish the models?
With a mini dishwasher, you won’t find many sophisticated washing programs, however, they are usually very practical, such as the short program. Also, many dishwasher functions that you might know from a larger appliance are not present, as there is simply not enough space in the appliance for this.
What brands are there in this segment?
Since the selection on the market is very small, we can only mention the brands Bomann and Klarstein at this point.
Buyers’ experiences and tests
We have summarized buyers’ experiences with the respective mini dishwashers for you on our product pages. This way, you can get a better picture of the dishwasher’s washing performance and quality. In addition, you can also find out on the respective pages how the model performed in the dishwasher test by Stiftung Warentest or other recognized consumer magazines.
What does a mini dishwasher cost?
Online, you can find offers for mini dishwashers without water connection starting at £300. You’ll often have to pay a bit more at specialty stores. On the other hand, discounters like Lidl offer special deals from time to time.