List of The Best Rice Cookers For 2018 (and 2017) & Specs By Brand
Here are the most recent rice cookers, including combo models that steam and rice makers that are combined with a pressure cooker and those that combine a slow cooker.
According to our multi-review-based ranking system, the best rice cooker 2018 should be the Zojirushi NS-LGC05, and the second best rice cooker 2018/2017 is the Oster DuraCeramic. Here is the full top 10 list, then special categories and a complete list of rice cooker brands and models.
Given this rice cooker's compound ranking of 92%, we are confident that the Zojirushi NS-LGC05 is currently the best rice cooker 2018. Furthermore, we think that our 101 reviews sampled from our sources give us a high confidence level (more on confidence levels) that pushes us to label it a "no-brainer best choice."
* You Should Also Check Out: Top 10 Best Japanese rice cookers 2018
With its star rating of 4.5 averaged from 101 reviews, here is what we consider the second best rice cooker. * This list is based on an in-depth analysis of hundreds of rice cooker reviews from around the web.
* You Should Also Check Out: Top 10 Best large rice cookers 2018
Best Rice Cookers For Specific Categories
List of all the rice cooker brands and their newest models 2018 (and 2017):
Zojirushi (16 models)
Our picture shows the Zojirushi NS-LGC05. The NS-LGC05 is a 3-cup- rice cooker and food warmer combo from Zojirushi and it features familiar...
- All Zojirushi rice cookers.
Aroma Housewares (15 models)
Our illustration shows the Aroma MRC-903. The MRC-903D's analog cousin, the Aroma MRC-903 rice cooker's compact body has a capacity of 1.5 raw...
- All Aroma Housewares rice cookers.
Tiger (11 models)
Our illustration shows the Tiger JBV-A10U. Aside from the more common plain rice and brown rice functions, the 5.5-cup JBV-A10U rice cooker also...
- All Tiger rice cookers.
Black and Decker (8 models)
Our illustration shows the Black and Decker RC506. The RC506 is an everyday, middle-range rice cooker that can prepare 1 to 6 cups of rice of...
- All Black and Decker rice cookers.
Hamilton Beach (6 models)
Our picture shows the Hamilton Beach 37522. The Hamilton Beach 37522 rice cooker-food steamer combo doesn't offer any complicated or advanced...
- All Hamilton Beach rice cookers.
Panasonic (3 models)
Our illustration shows the Panasonic SR-DF101. The SR-DF101 is Panasonic's microcomputer-controlled rice cooker that runs on fuzzy logic (a staple...
- All Panasonic rice cookers.
Oster (3 models)
Our illustration shows the Oster DuraCeramic. This rice cooker and food steamer combo has pretty standard specs (such as an auto-keep-warm function...
- All Oster rice cookers.
Cuisinart (Just 1 model): Cuisinart CRC-400
In the face of its rather plain set of functions (cook and warm), the main talking point of the CRC-400 lies in its square-shaped brushed stainless steel...
One Rival rice cooker: Rival RC101
The RC101 model from Rival is a rice cooker and food steamer in one, with its 10-cooked-cup capacity (equivalent to 5 raw cups), included steaming basket...
One Salton rice cooker: Salton RC1211
Armed with an audio alarm to indicate when the cooking process has finished, the Salton RC1211 rice cooker can whip up 8 cups of cooked rice (from 4 raw...
Tayama (Just 1 model): Tayama TMRC-03
Targeted for personal or small-family use, this Tayama TMRC-03 rice cooker sticks to basic specs such as the standard cook and warm modes to prepare 2-3...
Proctor Silex (Just 1 model): Proctor Silex 37534N
The Proctor Silex 37534N's $19.99 price tag justifies its simplicity--with only two standard functions (cook and auto keep-warm) accompanying its 4-cup...