The Russell Hobbs Black Cordless kettle is good quality and durable. The metallic Black housing is stainless-steel which has also been brushed for a matt finish. The kettle capacity is 1.8L which equates to more than 7 standard cups. The water level and millage is visible on the side of the kettle. The kettle is cordless which makes it easier to lift and refill without restriction. The cord may be stored in the base of the kettle. The automatic shut-off and dry boil protection safeguards your kettle against damage. The power switch lights up to indicate when the kettle is switched on to boil.