Bluntly, you don’t need a Vitamix blender. They’re awesome but they’re too expensive for most families.
(If you’re looking for different blender comparisons check out our 2019 Blender Comparison Guide.)
What you need, instead, is an Oster Pro 1200. This is an amazing family blender which also acts as a food processor and does so for less than $100! That’s more like it. Whatever you want to blend – the Oster can handle it.
That’s why it was our best overall blender in our recent guide.
This is a big blender, and not only does it have a 6-cup jar, it also has 5-cup food processing bowl. That’s the biggest blender in our test series and it makes meal prep so easy.
You’d need a very big family to need a bigger blender than this one.
Power, the Oster Pro 1200, boasts – unsurprisingly – 1200 watts of power. That turns out to be enough to pulverize ice without breaking a sweat. That’s more than powerful enough for anything you want to do in the home.
The price isn’t the lowest in our tests by any means but in terms of bang for buck. We can’t think of a better buy than this one and happy users on Amazon certainly think it’s amazing too.
It also has a 10-year warranty for the moving parts! That’s a lot of peace of mind in the box.
The build quality, however, is excellent and we don’t think you’re going to need to take them up on that warranty.
We’d also note that the additional functionality, including the food processor, makes this the best featured blender in its price range.
Something To Try When You Buy This Blender
If you’re going to splash out the cash on a top quality blender, you ought to be a little decadent with your first smoothie. Why not try this awesome, but not for your waistline, Oreo Smoothie recipe?
If you can afford it, this is the blender you ought to buy. The Oster Pro 1200 Blender is simply the best of 2019 without spending hundreds of dollars more. No family needs to go broke for a blender – this one delivers all you can ask for at a price everyone can afford.
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