Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Review

The Bosch 800 series dishwasher is the next step up from the Bosch 500 series and has all those features we like about the 500 series. Bosch 800 series offers some additional outstanding features to make it the best dishwasher on the market.

Bosch 500 series vs Bosch 800 series Dishwasher

500 and 800 Series are almost identical in Operation and Both clean equally well but 800 has some innovative features. But it is worth to pay extra for the 800 series? Let’s find out in our Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Review.

Parameter800 Series500 Series
Capacity1616
Noise Level42 db(A)44 db(A)
Wash Cycles65
Options55
DryingCrystalDry™AutoAir™
ControlsTouchButtons
Home Connect AppYesNo
Price$1,149.00$999.00
BuyAmazon.comAmazon.com
Bosch 800 series vs 500 series Dishwasher
Major Differences between Bosch 800 series vs 500 series Dishwasher
  • 800 series has CrystalDry technology which improves the drying performance.
  • Noise reduction from 44 dBA to 39 – 42 dBA in 800 series.
  • 800 series has touch controls, unlike the 500 series with buttons.
  • 800 series support Bosch’s Home Connect App.
  • The third MyWay Rack (For some 800 series models only – increases the price of the model by about $ 250)
  • 800 series has rows of folding tines on the bottom and middle racks so you can load larger items such as bowls or pans.

Read Full Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher Review

Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Review

Design

There are more than 30 dishwasher models in the Bosch 800 Series and available in Black, white, and stainless finishes.

800 Series has a stylish finish that makes it look really expensive and classy.

Rating 9/10

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Space

Bosch 800 has three racks. The Flexible Third Rack increases loading capacity by 30 percent compared to dishwashers with only two racks.

The adjusting middle rack giving you 3 different height levels, with adjustable rack tines gives you more loading and makes room for larger utensils.

bosch 800 series review

Loading dishes is easy with 800 series; you have lots of options to arrange plates, bowls, utensils, and silverware.

Some expensive model in 800 series has The MyWay Rack feature which has space for ladles, knives, and chopsticks. It allows more hard-to-fit items like trays, pots, dishes per cycle.

The cutlery basket design can be improve. it can be more flexible

Rating 9/10

Cleaning Performance

You can choose from 6 different wash cycles to clean your dishes.

The Heavy cycle is perfect for cleaning dishes with baked-on food and removed all stains in our test.

Normal cycle recommend for normally soiled dishes and did decent job in our test.

Speed 60 reduces up to 25% cycle time, but only recommended for normally soiled dishes.

According to Bosch, sanitize option eliminates 99.9 percent of bacteria which sounds good. Sanitize option uses a lot of power and increases the cycle duration.

Rating 10/10

Drying

Bosch uses CrystalDry technology which transforms moisture into heat up to 176F for the ultimate dry, to get dishes drier. Crystal Dry works well to dry even plastics without increasing energy consumption.

Rating 10/10

Noise

800 Series dishwasher models are 42 dBA and some little expensive models are even as quiet as 39 dBA.

It is so quiet you have to check the exterior Infolight® to know they’re running.

Rating 10/10

Built Quality

800 series dishwasher are durable and lives up to Bosch’s reputation for well-designed and quality dishwashers.

Rating 10/10

Pro and Con of Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher

Pro:

  • Good cleaning performer
  • Very quiet as 39-42 dBA
  • CrystalDry technology
  • Supports Bosch’s Home Connect App

Con:

  • a bit expensive than its competitors.
  • The cutlery basket design can be improved.

Read full Bosch 300 series Dishwasher review

Final Verdict

Bosch 800 series Dishwashers are Super Quiet , Convenient & Effective.

Bosch 800 series Dishwasher has impressed me with performance and excellent features. What we love most about the 800 series is its classy design, quiet operation, easy to load, and its cleaning performance.

if you can spend a little more money for a great performer and the latest technology dishwasher, a Bosch 800 series is the dishwasher to buy.

Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Review Rating

Rating: 9 out of 10.

Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Manual

Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Owner’s Manual : Download

Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Installation Manual

Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Installation Manual : Download

Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher Features Explained

What is InfoLight® feature in Bosch Dishwasher?

InfoLight® projects a red light onto the floor during the wash cycle so you know when your dishwasher is running. The light turns off when the dishes are ready.

What is CrystalDry™ feature in Bosch Dishwasher?

CrystalDry™ technology transforms moisture into heat up to 176˚F to get dishes 60% drier. Crystal Dry works well to dry even plastics without increasing energy consumption.

What is EasyGlide™ in Bosch dishwasher?

The EasyGlide™ rack system offers a smooth glide for easier loading & unloading dishes.

What is Flexible 3rd Rack?

Flexible 3rd Rack features expandable wings that easily lower to accommodate more of your deeper items while adjustable tines let you customize the rack’s loading space to fit awkward bulky items.

What is MyWay™ Rack in Bosch dishwasher?

The MyWayTM Rack is the industry’s largest 3rd rack loading capacity, it easily fits larger deeper items like cereal bowls.

What is Home Connect in Bosch dishwasher?

With Home Connect™ feature, you can receive notifications once your dishwasher’s cycle is complete, when it begins to run low on detergent tabs, or if there’s ever a leak that occurs.

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