Take the guesswork out of preparing hot beverages with the electric Hamilton Beach Programmable Kettle. The five pre-set temperature settings are well-suited for a variety of teas, coffees and cocoas. This Stainless Steel Electric Kettle will boil water faster than a microwave and keeps water hot for one hour. It is also safer than a stovetop kettle. With a 1.7 liter capacity, it features a convenient water viewing window, so you can easily see when the Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle needs to be refilled. It comes with a concealed heating element, a cool-touch handle, one-hour automatic shutoff and a broil dry protection system. The Hamilton Beach Programmable Kettle has a brushed stainless steel finish that hides fingerprints, and the programmable features are simple and easy to use.