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Gaggia Classic Evo Pro vs. Profitec Go

Welcome to the breakdown between the Gaggia Evo Pro and the Profitec Go, where every detail matters, and the choice of machine can make or break your coffee experience. Today, we delve into a head-to-head comparison of two semi-automatic espresso machines: the Gaggia Classic Evo Pro and the Profitec Go. Both machines have carved a niche in the hearts of coffee aficionados, but which one is the perfect pick for you? Let’s find out!


Gaggia Classic Evo Pro

First up is the Gaggia Classic Evo Pro, a machine that builds upon the legacy of its predecessors with modern twists. It’s a machine that resonates with the tradition, perfect for those who appreciate the art of espresso making with a touch of contemporary finesse.

Gaggia's reign is synonymous with the creation and modernisation of the espresso.


  • Professional steam wand for those who enjoy a good latte.
  • Easy-to-use interface making the learning curve so much simpler for new brewers. Perfect for those just getting into the home-barista journey!
  • To make things even less punishing as you begin to learn the ropes of brewing, Gaggia include a basket that helps to increase the amount of pressure, creating a beautiful crema! This helps especially when you don't have access to your own grinder.


Best Suited Consumer

This machine is ideal for every type of espresso lover who cherishes the ritual of coffee making. The Evo Pro is perfect for someone transitioning into a semi-automatic machine or a veteran barista. The Gaggia Evo Pro is has the simplicity with a limited number of button options, but can still produces a ridiculous coffee. This is the pinnacle of less is more.

If you love tinkering and have a penchant for classic designs with modern functionality, the Gaggia Classic Evo Pro is your go-to.


Profitec Go

Enter the Profitec Go, a new name entering the semi-automatic coffee machine market. This machine is a testament to Profitec’s commitment to quality and efficiency, packed in a sleek, space-saving body.

It is absolutely PACKED with "coffee snob" essential features, and is the perfect machine to create a range of different coffees.


Coral Profitec Go Coffee Machine Front View


  • PID control: allows you to change the brewing temperature, optimising the process for the type of bean you have or when you want to tinker with a recipe!
  • Pressure Gauge: so you can keep a keen eye on how the pressure builds up when brewing.
  • Digital Timer: incredibly helpful with workflow, you won't need to keep looking at another device to ensure you're brewing for a consistent duration.


Best Suited Consumer

The Profitec Go is perfect for the minimalist coffee enthusiast who values precision and playing with each variable of the brewing process. If you have limited space but refuse to compromise on the quality of your espresso, this is the machine for you at this price point.


Points Of Difference

Biggest differences between the Gaggia Classic Evo Pro and the Profitec Go are:

  • Water Reservoir Size: The Profitec Go has an extra 700ml of available space for water. This means less maintenance and refilling and more time for brewing!
  • Displays: The Gaggia Evo Pro is machine build for simplicity and is priced that way. Comparatively, the Profitec Go has a shot timer and pressure gauge, that make it a great brewing companion for home-baristas that love tinkering with brewing recipes.
  • PID: The Profitec Go has the ability to change its' brewing temperature to be able to brew at the optimal temperature for light, medium and dark roasts!
  • Pressure change: The Profitec Go is equiped with an OPV to allow for pressure changes to optimise different pressure profiles creating different flavour and texture profiles.


Specifications Comparison

Specifications Gaggia Evo Pro Profitec Go
RRP $999 $2,200
Water Reservoir 2.1L 2.8L
Pump Vibratory Vibratory
Portafilter 58mm 58mm
PID No Yes
Displays Nil

Shot timer

Brewing Pressure

Adjustable Pressure No Yes - OPV
Boiler Single Single
Boiler Material 0.1L Aluminium 0.4L Brass
Dimensions (WxDxH cm) 23 x 24 x 38 21 x 41 x 38
Weight 7.3kg 12.9kg


Choosing between the Gaggia Classic Evo Pro and the Profitec Go boils down to personal preference and lifestyle. The Gaggia is for those looking for an incredible no-nonsense espresso machine. The Profitec, on the other hand, is the choice for the modern, who values the ability to play with their brew recipes and pressure profiles. The learning curve is much steeper with the Profitec Go.

Both machines are stellar in their own rights, offering different experiences to the world of home espresso. Whether you're a budding barista or a seasoned coffee connoisseur, one of these machines is sure to bring your coffee game to the next level. Happy brewing!


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Black Gaggia Classic Evo Pro Oblique View
Coral Profitec Go Coffee Machine Front View
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