Cosori Air Fryer Reviews: one of the best in the market

Best Overall

Cosori Dual Blaze 6.8 Qt
It can occasionally be an arduous task in choosing the best model from a particular manufacturer. However, picking our favorite model from the Cosori range was very easy.

While all the models we’ve reviewed are viable options (if the appliance sizes meet your needs and you’re not bothered about aesthetics), the Cosori DUal Blaze 6.8 Qt stands head and shoulders above the rest. It is more expensive than the other Cosori air fryers, but not by much.

The extra money will buy you more cooking capacity over its siblings, and you get tons more features like Dual Blaze that are both practical and ingenious, making it the only choice for us.

BEST COSORI AIR FRYER

1. Cosori Dual Blaze 6.8-Quart Air Fryer

  • 12 Customizable Cooking Functions
  • Precise and Automatic Temperature Control
  • Scan-to-Cook Function
  • Scratch-resistant Touch Screen
  • Fast Heat Conduction
  • Non-stick Crisper Plate
  • WiFi Enabled
  • A Bit Heavy
  • Only Selected Menu Option Light Up

  • Score: 9.5/10
  • Value for money: Excellent

This 6.8 Qt iteration of the Cosori Air Fryer feels like performance and value for money met and had a baby. There’s no way to describe this gadget without getting romantic–the gorgeous matte gray, practical and customizable cooking, futuristic aesthetics, and a price point you want to haggle up.

An air fryer that promises no flipping, preheating, or shaking necessary! You thought you’d seen it all with Cosori, but the Dual Blaze is giving standards you did not know you needed. We strongly believe that currently, it is the best air fryer on the market.

Specifications

  • Dimensions:  H11.7 x Wx D13.8 inches
  • Appliance Weight:  13.7 lbs
  • Capacity: 6.8-Quarts
  • Available Colors: Dark Grey
  • Dishwasher Safe: Selected Parts (Removable Drawer and Crisper Plate)
  • Wattage: 1750W
  • Min/Max Temperature: 175°F/400°F (Adjustable in 5°F Increments)

Looks 8/10

If you’re looking to upgrade your kitchen into the next century’s aesthetics–the Cosori Dual Blaze is it. The futuristic-looking appliance gives a smoldering-look kind of impression. And the timeless color option that is dark grey ensures that the design stays in line with contemporary design.

The finishing is matte and fingerprint resistant to maintain its crispness. In addition, the thin touch screen is tilted for better viewing and made with IMD (In-Mold Decoration) to prevent prevalent scratching.

Maybe, just maybe, they’d have stuck with the wider display panel for those that struggle with reading small print. Again, only the highlighted menu option lights up, making it hard to tell the options available on this (sometimes) unresponsive display.

Capacity 10/10

At 6.8 Qt, most people will buy the CAF-P583S-KUS model even at double the price point. The space-economical square basket fryer can comfortably feed most average homes or about 7-8 people.

Features 10/10

Presets: Unlike the other models in this review, the CP358-AF comes with cooking pre-sets. There are ten pre-programmed recipes; Steak, C

360 ThermoIQ Technology: Forget flipping and tossing. Forget shake reminders. This model incorporates dual heating elements–one on the top and the other on the bottom, facilitating fast and even cooking. This function eliminates the worry of redistributing food in the basket.

Patented Automatic Temperature Control– An algorithm that works with the heating elements to raise or lower heat as needed for the most seamless cooking experience. 

Customizable Cooking: Enjoy 6 preset temperature and time combinations for chicken, seafood, steak, veggies, french fries, and frozen foods. Add 6 cooking functions to that: air fry, reheat, roast, keep warm, bake and broil and experience versatility in air fryer cooking.

WiFi Connectivity: Connect your appliance to Alexa or Google Home Assist, and enjoy a hands-free cooking experience. You can even use the VeSync app to pre-program and monitor your fryer’s cooking remotely on your phone.

3X Thicker Aluminium: You get to save on time with the Dual Blaze’s 3X thicker, pure aluminum basket that conducts heat faster while retaining it longer. 

Scan-to-Cook: This brilliant technology allows you to scan the barcode on your favorite frozen food packaging using the VeSync app, then delivers quick and easy air fryer cooking instructions.

Removable Crisper Plate The crisper plate efficiently drains out excess oils and allows for better airflow. It also comes off easily for foods that do not need crisping.

Online Recipe Library: The app comes with 100+ Cosori Chef recipes for free.

Performance & Cleaning 9/10

This model genuinely outperforms all other Cosori fryers. You do not need to preheat the basket thanks to the efficiency of the dual heating elements, which saves you time and allows you to cook your meals evenly. Coupled with the automatic temperature control, you won’t need to flip or shake during cooking. The presets particularly come in handy in cooking the designated food to perfection.

Cleaning the appliance is easy. You simply take out the basket, detach the crisper plate and run them through the washer. Both are nonstick, making it relatively easy to swirl soapy water, run a cloth/sponge and effortlessly have it looking good as new. Unfortunately, this model does not feature the detachable inner tray, so there’s no escaping that large basket in your load of dishes. Also, be careful with the handle as it tends to come loose.

Should you buy the Cosori CAF-P583S-KUS?

Without a doubt, yes! It may sound like a sales pitch, but considering what you have in the market, this is the best value for money at its price point. From the more-than-adequate capacity to the cooking technology, to the aesthetics, to versatility in use, the ease of maintenance, and finally, the affordable price tag–-you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything that presents better value. 

The technology is revolutionizing, and with the proven benefits of air fryer cooking, you want to be on the front line reaping the benefits. Interestingly, a lot of people who bought it for themselves went back and got it for a loved one. You definitely want to get in on that level of endorsement.

A quick disclaimer though–You might have to deal with a chemical smell after your first few cooking sessions. Again, the bottom heating element slowly burns anything that (might) drip to the bottom of the basket when using the crisper, producing some smoke.

2. Cosori Premium 5.8-Quart Air Fryer

Cosori - 5.8-Quart Smart Air Fryer
  • Good Sized Cooking Capacity
  • Consumer Confidence
  • 10 Recipe Presets
  • Tilted Touchscreen
  • Fingerprint-Resistant Surfaces
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • We Can’t Find Any

  • Score: 8.5/10
  • Value for money: Great

This mid-sized 5.8-Quart air fryer wiith a sleek, black appearance and many functional features, this superb unit has a lot more value than its mid-range price point suggests.

The LED touchscreen with a fingerprint-resistant display is the crowning glory of the exterior with the ergonomic design tilting the screen towards the user, making it easier to see and more intuitive to use.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: H11.8 inches x W13.8 inches x D12.6 inches
  • Appliance Weight: 12.3lbs
  • Capacity: 5.8-Quarts
  • Available Colors: Black
  • Dishwasher Safe: Selected Parts (Removable Drawer and Food Basket)
  • Wattage: 1700W
  • Min/Max Temperature: 170°F/400°F (Adjustable in 5°F Increments)

Looks 9/10

Cosori’s premium air fryer is by far the best-looking appliance they make. The black plastic exterior has an almost brushed-steel appearance and has subtle curves that give it a sleekness that other machines lack.

The LED touchscreen is modern yet understated and is tilted for ease of use and is a fingerprint-resistant to stop unsightly smudges.

Capacity 8/10

The 5.8-quart cooking capacity of the CP358-AF is 100% larger than it is on the CO134-AF but the appliance is only around 30% more expensive. Using a square frying basket, it can comfortably feed between 4 and 5 people.

Features 9/10

Presets: Unlike the other models in this review, the CP358-AF comes with cooking pre-sets. There are ten pre-programmed recipes; Steak, Chicken, Seafood, Shrimp, Frozen Food, French Fries, Vegetables, Toast, Bake, and the setting some might consider the most important, Bacon.

Wi-Fi Connectivity: This feature allows the user to connect their air fryer to an Alexa device for voice control; it even provides set-up via an app that lets you schedule cooking times up to four hours in advance.

Removable Drip Tray: This particular model comes with a separate drip tray that is removable, making it easy to clean and leaves less of a mess in the basket to help with getting rid of grease and grime.

Keep Warm Function: Your food is ready, but you’re not quite ready to eat? No problem, use the ‘Keep Warm’ function to … well … keep your food warm.

Performance & Cleaning 8/10

The general opinion is that Cosori air fryers are reliable and consistent appliances that get the job done, and this model is no different.

The food it produces is sublime, while all the features and functions perform as they should.

Cleaning this product is a cinch. Helped by the durable non-stick coating (that doesn’t peel away during use) that is dishwasher safe, there is also a removable drip tray, so the basket isn’t all that greasy after cooking.

Should you buy the Cosori CP358-AF?

Yes. Absolutely. As long as the cooking capacity meets your needs, then we can’t see any reason for you not to buy this air fryer. For the mid-range price tag, you get a reasonably high-end unit.

It is a decent size, looks fantastic, and has a ton of practical and useful features that makes cooking meals for your family, fun and easy.

Among the online community, the ratings for the CP358-AF are through the roof, while the number of complaints from angry consumers is about the lowest we’ve ever seen.

3. Cosori Pro LE 5-Quart Air Fryer

  • 9 One-Touch Cooking Functions
  •  360° Rapid-Heat Circulation 
  • Tempered Glass Display
  • Small Compact Design
  • Cool Dark Gray
  • Under 55 dBs for whisper-quiet operation
  • Personalized shake reminders
  • Top-facing Display

  • Score: 7.5/10
  • Value for money: Great

The 5 Qt Cosori Pro Le Cook is a more affordable version of high-performing models that doesn’t sacrifice on, well, performance. It’s incredible to see a large capacity air-fryer occupy minimal space–probably the selling point for this model.

The design is minimalist and can blend into any space or theme without feeling out of place. The individual components are also of good quality.

Specifications 

  • Dimensions:  H10.71 x W10.83 x D11.93 inches
  • Appliance Weight:  10 lbs.
  • Capacity: 5-Quarts
  • Available Colors: Dark Grey
  • Dishwasher Safe: Selected Parts (Removable Drawer and Crisper Plate)
  • Wattage: 1500W. 
  • Min/Max Temperature: 170°F/400°F (Adjustable in 5°F Increments)

Looks 6/10

This is probably where the Pro Le Cook misses the mark a little. It adopts a very minimalist design and style, almost one that can be ignored entirely. It doesn’t help that the tempered glass LED display sits on the top, meaning that you’d need to get really close to see it–which is also a bit tethering when cooking.

Other than that, it features a convenient push-release button for the basket, and the rubber pads on the base ensure that the fryer stays in place. 

Capacity 8/10

The redemption factor is the 5Qt capacity that can feed a family of 2-4. At its price point, this is a steal. And considering the compact design, the fryer’s capacity gives more value for space occupied than many other models. However, if you’re looking to feed a large family or a small family that really digs your cooking, you might want to consider a higher-capacity fryer.

Features 8/10

Tempered Glass Display: The top-facing, high-quality texture glass display is less prone to scratches like its plastic counterparts, therefore, more durable. The display has a slotted cooking status function that shows device status, such as temperature and time settings. 

One-Touch Selections: The Pro Le Cook eliminates the need to toggle for preferred settings with 9 One-Touch Cooking Functions. The functions include presets for cooking chicken, fries, frozen foods, steak, seafood, veggies, and bacon. It also consists of a preheat and keep warm function. 

360° Rapid-Heat Circulation Technology: This fryer integrates Cosori’s 360-degree heat circulation function to ensure crisp, even, and fast cooking. The fryer also preheats quickly in 2-4 minutes.

Personalized Shake Reminder + Auto Pause: Set the fryer to remind you to shake or flip the food. The auto pause will pause the timer when you take out the basket and resume the countdown once locked back in.

Performance & Cleaning 8/10

The food presets are especially handy for people with little cooking experience. Simply press on a preset button and let the fryer select the optimal heat and time required for the best results. The fryer delivers on the 85% less oil promise while still delivering crispy results. Unfortunately, the lower price point does not accommodate dedicated cooking functions like baking and roasting– you need to calibrate the timer and temperature to achieve these functions on the Pro Le Cook. 

The CAF-L501-KUS does not have a removable inner basket but comes with a ceramic-coated outer basket and a crisper plate. Both are dishwasher safe and easy to hand wash. To make up for the lack of an inner tray, you can use aluminum foil on the base for a less greasy cook and easier cleaning afterward. 

Should you buy the Cosori CAF-L501-KUS?

Yes, this is definitely on the recommended buy-list. If you have a small family of 4, you can enjoy healthy, and simple cooking with this model. Cosori gives you a 30-recipe booklet, but you can access 100+ recipes on the app for an inspired cooking experience. Besides that, the  2-year warranty speaks to the quality of construction. So, this is definitely one for the cart! 

4. Cosori 3.7-Quart Air Fryer

  • Affordable
  • Cook Food With Up To 85% Less Fat
  • Auto Shut-Off
  • Cool-Touch Handle
  • PFOA-Free Dishwasher Safe Basket
  • Intuitive Temperature Dial 
  • Loud Fan
  • The Display is Difficult to Read
  • Small Cooking Capacity

  • Score: 6.5/10
  • Value for money: Good

With a 3.7-quart cooking capacity, the CO137-AF is a small air fryer with a modest price point. Suitable for cooking delicious meals for one to two people using 85% less fat than conventional fryers.

It doesn’t have many features but makes up for that with a stable performance and components that are easy to clean.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: H12.2 inches x W11 inches x D11 inches
  • Appliance Weight: 10.4lbs
  • Capacity: 3.7-Quarts
  • Available Colors: Black
  • Dishwasher Safe: Selected Parts (Removable Drawer and Food Basket)
  • Wattage: 1500W
  • Min/Max Temperature: 180°F/400°F 

Looks 8/10

This air fryer has a very distinctive and unique appearance. The exterior finish is in a matt-black plastic. The temperature/settings dial is stylish, while the top of the unit has food icons and cooking times decorating it. 

The aesthetics for this appliance are far superior to its low price point.

Capacity 5/10

The CO137-AF is a small air fryer with a cooking capacity of only 3.7 quarts. This unit is more suited to cooking meals for 1-2 people. Cosori claims their fryer can cook for up to 3 people, but customer reviews suggest those meals could be a little sparse.

Features 5/10

Recommended Recipe Settings: The top of the unit has recommended cooking settings for this appliance that are printed on to it. Most other air fryers come with these settings pre-programmed and available at the touch of a button; unfortunately, consumers will need to input these manually.

The settings recommended are for French Fries, Chicken, Seafood, Shrimp, Root Vegetables, Desserts, and Frozen Foods.

Air Crisp Technology: Cosori’s CO137-AF has been designed to air fry food with a reduction in fats by up to 85% against traditional frying methods. 

‘Cool Touch Handle’: Kitchen appliances tend to get hot when in use, this Cosori air fryer has a ‘Cool Touch Handle,’ which lets the user easily remove the basket without the need for an oven mitt.

Auto Shut-off: An additional safety feature is the auto shut-off function. The unit will stop its heat and time cycle when the basket is removed from the fryer.

Performance & Cleaning 8/10

This air fryer is generally considered a reliable appliance that cooks consistently, and consumers believe the food it produces is healthy and delicious. There are a couple of minor performance issues with reports of the display being particularly challenging to read, and the interior fan is loud when operating at high speeds.

Cleaning the air fryer is quick and easy as the removable components are dishwasher safe. The non-stick coating is durable and doesn’t peel away with sustained use, which is a significant problem with other brands.

Should you buy the Cosori CO137-AF?

Cosori’s small air fryer is undoubtedly worthy of your consideration, but only if the lower capacity fits your needs. The CO137-AF will certainly produce consistently delicious food at a reasonable price. It doesn’t have many features, but this is a solid unit that will not let you down.

5. Cosori 3.4-Quart Air Fryer CO134-AF

  • Superb Performance
  • Square Basket
  • One-Touch LED Display
  • Auto Pause
  • Pre-Heat Function
  • Bland in Appearance
  • Exterior Gets Hot When In Use
  • Looks Cheap

  • Score: 6.25/10
  • Value for money: Good

Cosori’s modest 3.4 Quart Air Fryer is not much to look at, has limited features, and is relatively expensive considering its size.

However, it excels in its performance while cooking quickly and consistently. The removable basket is durable and is easy to clean.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: H13.9 inches x W12.6 inches x D10.9 inches
  • Appliance Weight: 12.6lbs
  • Capacity: 3.4-Quarts
  • Available Colors: Black
  • Dishwasher Safe: Selected Parts (Removable Drawer and Food Basket)
  • Wattage: 1500W
  • Min/Max Temperature: 100°F/400°F (Adjustable in 5°F Increments) 

Looks 5/10

Considering this particular model is approaching a mid-range price point and has a reasonably small cooking capacity, it’s disappointing that the exterior of this air fryer looks cheap, uninteresting, and almost toy-like.

The matt-black plastic outer shell has panels that don’t fit together as well as they ought to. The LED touch screen is simple in appearance, but it is the simplicity that adds a touch of class to an otherwise boring-looking device. 

Capacity 5/10

When choosing the size of an air fryer, the consumer usually does so based on personal needs (budget, family size, available kitchen space, etc.), thus giving the capacity a rating is somewhat subjective. However, in this case, this is a reasonably expensive appliance for a relatively small cooking space of 3.4-quart. The only saving grace is the square basket, which is much more efficient than a round basket that some other brands and models use. 

Features 6/10

One-Touch LED Display: There aren’t too many attractive qualities on the CO134-AF, but the touch-pad display screen adds bit of excitement to the lifeless exterior. It doesn’t just offer aesthetic value, its responsive and the layout is intuitive. However, the whole appliance is lacking in any pre-sets, and all configurations need inputting by hand.

Auto Pause: Auto Pause is a simple feature, a feature some people probably don’t appreciate until it isn’t there. And there are air fryers without it. Fortunately, this Cosori model comes with ‘Auto Pause’ that will stop the countdown timer if the basket is removed from the central unit and restarts