Toshiba Home Appliances has a new electric kettle that beeps when water is boiled. It takes approximately 72 seconds for a mug of water to boil, and the beeping sound is loud enough for the user to hear from a distance. The kettle features a timer that shuts off automatically 10 minutes after the water has boiled.
The electric kettle can boil up to 0.8 liters of water. One version has a retractable power cord. Open price, retail price expected to be approximately 7,000-8,000 yen. The product also features a boil-dry safety mechanism and a lock button that prevents water from pouring unless the button is pressed.© Japan Today