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Bosch TAS 4502 GB JOY Black

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 reviews of Bosch TAS 4502 GB JOY Black. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. People really like the size and maintenance. The price and design also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the capacity.

usability, design, price, maintenance, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Bosch TAS 4502 GB JOY Black is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Dee1897 (

Great !!!!


Bought it for the husband a month ago he loves his coffee, he likes strong coffee, best thing I have bought him he hasn't bought a jar of coffee since

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Shirley (

So easy to use


So pleased that I bought this model it's brilliant. Everything and more that I expected

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Chemli (

Stylish looking machine!


I bought this for my husband who spends a fortune on coffee every day, and he Loves it! Fantastic variety of coffees and hot chocolates with tassimo, very happy

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Jord (

Great item


Bought a few weeks ago and use it everday and is so easy to use and clean

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: golden oldie (

Compact design


Set up was a bit tedious. A few words as well as pictures would have been useful. It's easy to use. Not sure about the filter. Depends how often it needs to be changed. I bought this because it was reduced in price. I have just seen a further reduction...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: RikkiG (



I've had this machine just 3 months. There are no instructions, and its operation makes no sense. The lights on it are unexplained so when they show one has no idea of the problem. After those 3 months, it needed rescaling which costs. More trouble...

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Rabie (



I cannot get rid of the "cleaning" red light on the display, I have run the descaling for few times and put descaler through it but the light remains on. any suggestions please ??

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: BELL (



We were given the Tassimo Joy TAS45, as an christmas present and it's been great. But having problems trying to find filters for it. As the ones we thought would do, won't. It states Brita Maxtra filters, But Brita Maxtra, from Tescos. But they've...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Catsy (

Great choices


This was a Christmas gift, I love the coffe maker but the instructions for use are not very audible, pictures and no corresponding literature. That spoilt it for me I don't really know what the orange disc is for

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: alan (

Very Disappointing


Bought the Joy as a replacement for another Bosch Tasimo machine. Within a very short time I realised I had made a huge mistake. It is bigger than my much loved Fidelia and so wouldn't fit onto the worktop in my medium size Kitchen. The water container...

May, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-in display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Color of product:Anthracite, Black / Black, Stainless Steel
Control Type:Sensor
Housing material:Chrome / Plastic
Product type:Pod coffee machine

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50 / 60 / 50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240 / 220-240
Auto power off: Yes
Connected load:1300


Cord Length:39.4
Cord storage: Yes
Dish-water-proof parts: Yes
Illuminated on/fff switch: Yes
Illuminated on/off switch:Y
Removable water tank: Yes

Other Features

Brita Filter compatible:Y

Other features

Brita Maxtra water filter:Y


Automatic anti-calc: Yes
Brand compatibility:Bosch TASSIMO
Built-in Grinder:No / Yes
Caffe crema making:Y
Cappuccino making:Y
Coffee input type:Coffee pod
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto
Coffee making:Y
Espresso making:Y
Hot chocolate making:Y
Hot milk making:Y
Hot water system:Y
Latte macchiato making:Y
Maximum operating pressure:3.3
Tea making:Y
Types of drink:Caffe crema, Cappuccino, Coffee, Espresso, Hot chocolate, Hot milk, Hot water, Latte macchiato, Tea / Cappuccino, Coffee, Espresso, Hot chocolate, Hot water, Latte macchiato, Tea
Water filter: Yes
Water tank capacity:1.4


AC input frequency:50 / 60 / 50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240 / 220-240
Auto power off:Y

Technical Details

Cable Length:39.4
Dishwasher-proof parts:Y
On/Off switch: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:13.4
Package height:12.2
Package weight:8.38 / 8.6
Package width:10.6
Weight:7.05 / 7.36