With its sleek, cord-free design and brushed stainless steel base and body, Breville's electric teakettle is a functional beauty. It heats up on a power base that plugs into the wall and rests on the base when not in use. Multi-directional base includes cord storage. Powerful 1500-watt, concealed element rapidly brings water to a boil, and the auto shutoff feature prevents kettle from boiling dry. Blue backlight indicates the water level. Blue-tinted lid lifts slowly because of internal-dampening mechanism. Removable scale filter. Hand wash. Limited one-year warranty. Available online only.