The DeLonghi Nespresso Lattisssima pro uses the capsule system, which minimizes the work you have to do when making coffee. Unfortunately, that very same system prevents the use of regular coffee.
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Pro Great for people who want to skip the tedious steps of making coffee
This coffee maker uses a capsule system, which removes some of the required steps for making a delicious cup of coffee. You won't need to select beans or grind them, all you need to do is choose the capsule flavor, input one of the 6 preset settings on the touchscreen and pour a cup of coffee.
Pro Saves time when making coffee
This coffee maker uses a fast-heating thermoblock, which allows you to make coffee in 25 seconds and milk drinks in 40 seconds.
Pro Won't make you waste your milk
Some coffee makers have a milk container that can't be removed. Fortunately, this coffee maker has a removable milk carafe, allowing you to store the leftover milk in the fridge for later use.
Pro Can make a decent variety of drinks
You can choose between ristretto, espresso, lungo, cappuccino, and latte. You can also pour just hot milk or hot water for use with tea.
Con More expensive in the long run
The Nespresso capsules cost more than buying high quality coffee beans in bulk. Over time the difference in price will considerably add up. While there are cheaper capsules available, none of them deliver the same taste as the Nespresso capsules.
Con Can only be used with capsules
You won't be able to use regular coffee with this coffee maker. This can be quite inconvenient if you ever forget to restock the capsules, since most stores don't sell them.
Con Can be difficult to position
This coffee maker has a short power cord (17.7"/45cm), which requires you to position it very close to an outlet. If there's no handy spot on the counter with an outlet nearby, you'll be forced to use an extension cord.
Con You can't make a latte without foam
This coffee maker has no setting for making a latte without foam. You can only choose between a small or a large amount of foam.