Heats faster than a microwave, and more safely than a stovetop kettle. Perfect for college dorms or offices. This electric kettle is cord-free for easy serving, plus heating is convenient and safe with concealed heating element, compatible with any standard outlet. Auto shut-off keeps water from boiling away. Drip-free spout keeps hands safe from hot water while you pour. Measure the perfect amount every time with easy-to-view water level window. Avoid hot water burns and spills with a safer, simple-to-open lid. Tea? Hot chocolate? Instant soup? Brew the perfect cup of tea or prepare any hot beverage with the Hamilton Beach 1.7 liter, stainless steel electric hot water kettle, boiler & tea heater with auto-shutoff and boil-dry protection. This stainless steel kettle compact design makes it a handy accessory you won't mind showing off. Perfect for the kitchen, office, or dorm room, The Hamilton Beach electric kettle's powerful rapid-boil system provides hot water faster than a microwave, and is safer and easier to use than a traditional stovetop kettle. No need to worry about your water boiling dry; with automatic shut off, heating stops once water is boiled. Plus, heating is convenient and safe with the concealed heating element. Compatible with any standard 120V outlet, all you need to do is fill, plug in, and pick out your favorite drink while the Hamilton Beach 1.7 L electric kettle does the rest! Serving at the table is no problem as the kettle with drip-free spout lifts right off the 360-degree rotating base without the cord.