Sencor Cordless electric kettles with power cord in the base heat water TWICE as fast as stovetop, offering better speed, convenience, energy efficiency and safety! Safety is 3-way auto off, prevents the kettle from turning on without water, auto-off when up to boil, set temperature or boil dry and then auto-off when picked up from base unit. The kettle is programmable with digital controls, and sits on a 360 degree swivel base with metallic finish. Digital controls and temperature setting are located on a modern open handle design. Color-coordinate with other kitchen electrics by Sencor to create a beautiful kitchen with European design touch!