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Bosch Benchmark Series NITP668SUC electric smoothtop & induction cooktop

This Bosch 36-inch induction-electric smoothtop has the following:

  • 5 elements
  • Among elements, 5 high-power element(s).
  • Touch controls.
  • WiFi enabled to connect with smartphone.
  • Smoothtop with stainless steel trim.
  • Has flexible cooking zones designed to adapt to different pot shapes and sizes.
  • Elements can be set to turn off with a countdown timer.

About

The Bosch Benchmark Series NITP668SUC is part of the Cooktops test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric Smoothtop & Induction Cooktop models like the Benchmark Series NITP668SUC are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

High heat: Reflects how quickly the highest-powered element heated water to near-boiling.

Low heat: Reflects how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate and how the most powerful element, set to low, held tomato sauce below a boil.

Specs

High-power elements High-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated at over 2,000 watts. Often one or more of the high-power elements is a dual element; you can choose the large element or a smaller element within the larger one for small pots.
5
Medium-power elements Medium-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated at over 1,500 watts but not more than 2,000 watts.
N/A
Low-power elements Low-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated from 1,200 to 1,500 watts not including warming-only elements, or those contained within larger expandable elements.
N/A
Expandable elements Expandable elements This allows you to switch between a large, high-power element and a small, low-power element contained within it
Yes
Touch controls Touch controls These replace knobs with integrated touch-sensitive controls that allow the controls to blend with the cooktop's glass surface.
Yes