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There are now two models of the Tefal Companion in Australia. The first, released in 2015 was the Cuisine Companion and then in 2021 the i-Companion XL was launched. Watch my unboxing of the i-Companion XL for more information on its new features.
|Feature||Cuisine Companion||i-Companion XL|
2.5L working capacity
3L working capacity
|Lid||2 layers of plastic (harder to clean but lightweight)||Stainless Steel and glass (heavier)|
|Turbo||Turbo button and speed 12||Speed 12|
|Pulse||Pulse button||Speed 13|
|Automatic programs||Sauce, soup, slow cook, steam, pastry and dessert||Soup, slow cook, steam and pastry|
|Temperature range||30C – 130C with lid on||30C – 130C with lid on and|
135C-150C with lid off
|Bluetooth connected for more recipes and automatic programs via app||No||Yes|
|Bowl plug to covert to a flatter bottom frying pan||No||Yes|
|Compatible with all accessories (mini bowl, external steamer, shredder / slicer, double whisk)||Yes||Yes|
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