A Comparison: De’Longhi Coffee Machines

Drinking coffee can be a very personal experience. From indulging in deep black coffee to relaxing with a milky blend, there really is more than one way to drink coffee. To accommodate to every drinker, De’Longhi have created a growing range of coffee machines to meet the demand. Below, we’ll run through some of the most popular De’Longhi coffee machines so you can find the perfect one.

La Specialista Arte Manual Pump Coffee Machine – Stainless Steel

  • Ideal for: the home barista (beginner-intermediate level)
  • Mood: for slow mornings when you want to enjoy the process of creating and drinking your coffee
  • Makes: can produce a single or double espresso simultaneously
  • Coffee type: the space-saving integrated grinder has 8 settings to grind fresh coffee beans
  • Creamy addition: a side steam milk wand creates creamy microfoam milk for Lattes
  • Controls: manual dial controls and push buttons

Primadonna Soul Fully Automatic Coffee Machine – Stainless Steel

  • Ideal for: any coffee lover and entertainers who want the fully automatic experience
  • Mood: when you need an easy, instant one-touch operation to get delicious coffee
  • Makes: a large variety of drinks with 21 recipes to choose from including Espresso, Coffee, Flat White and Cappuccino
  • Coffee type: Beans Adapt Technology adjusts the coffee bean’s grind, dose and brewing temperatures based on your drink’s chosen recipe, for example, darker blends might use more coffee beans with a stronger dose
  • Creamy addition: the integrated 500ml LatteCrema system crafts hot microfoam milk to go with your milky drinks like Lattes and Cappuccino
  • Controls: 4.3” touch screen and app control using the De’Longhi Coffee Link app. Drink personalisation is possible, with 5 user profiles available to be saved, great for families and growing households.

La Specialista Maestro Pump Coffee Machine – Stainless Steel

  • Ideal for: the advanced home barista
  • Mood: for perfecting café-quality brews for all coffee drinkers
  • Makes: a range of drinks, with 6 pre-set drinks including Espresso, Long Black, Latte and Flat White
  • Coffee type: the integrated grinder with 8 settings grinds fresh coffee. The Smart Tamping station ensures all of the grinded coffee stays in place in the group head to deliver a strong and consistent blend.
  • Creamy addition: there are two ways to create and enjoy microfoam milk. The side LatteArt steam wand enables manually milk frothing while the LatteCrema System can be used for automatic milk frothing, freeing up your hands for other tasks.
  • Controls: manual dial controls and push buttons





De’Longhi La Specialista Arte Manual Pump Coffee Machine

De’Longhi Primadonna Soul Fully Automatic Coffee Machine

De’Longhi La Specialista Maestro Pump Coffee Machine

Power (W)




Pump Pressure (Bar)




Integrated Grinder (Y/N)

Yes, 8 settings

Yes, automatic grinder with Bean Adapt Technology

Yes, 8 settings

Coffee Type

Coffee Beans

Coffee Beans

One Remote Control, built-in voice assistants e.g. Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

Number of Recipes

3 pre-set recipes: Espresso, Long Black and Hot Water

21 pre-set recipes; Coffee recipes: Espresso, Coffee, Long, Doppio+, Coffee Pot, Brew Over Ice, Long Black, Americano.

Milk Recipes: Cappuccino, Latte Macchiato, Cappuccino+, CappuccinoMix, Hot Milk, Caffelatte, Flat White, Cortado, Espresso Macchiato.

Other recipes: Mug To Go, Tea function, Hot water

6 pre-set recipes: Automatic Cappuccino, Latte, Flat White, Coffee, Long Black, Hot Water

Milk Frother Type

My LatteArt Steam Wand (manual) Automatic LatteCrema System My LatteArt Steam Wand (manual) and Automatic LatteCrema System

No. of Cups




Memory Function (Y/N)

N Y – 5 profiles + guest function N

Display Type


4.3” Colour Touch Display

LED Display

Control Type

Coffee dose dial, Single/Double Cup, Temperature selector, OK, Beverage selector, Steam Button Touch Display Controls & via the Coffee Link App Buttons

Did you find your perfect De’Longhi coffee machine? Whether you’re after a one-touch operation or need something to complement your barista skills, there’s a De’Longhi coffee machine for every need. For more information on each model, to read reviews, view it in your home and more, simply click on the links below.

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