Comparing Brother CS6000i and Brother HC1850

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Brother CS6000i ranks #17 out of 113. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Brother HC1850 ranks #16 out of 113. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Brother CS6000i: Buy | Customer Reviews
Brother HC1850: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Brother CS6000i more than Brother HC1850

As of 8 Aug 2022, experts prefer Brother CS6000i over Brother HC1850, but both Sewing Machines have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Brother CS6000i received 3 recommendations: from money.com (27 Apr 2021), Crafts Selection (6 Jan 2022) and Sewing Spot (13 Feb 2022). By contrast, Brother HC1850 received only 2 recommendations from Good Housekeeping (22 May 2022) and Sewing Spot (13 Feb 2022).

Rank Change Price Sewing Machine
money.com
Good Housekeeping
marthastewart.com
The Strategist
Business Insider
Wirecutter
Crafts Selection
Today
Sewing Spot
The Spruce
7
- $207
Brother CS6000i
2
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-
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7
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8
-
9
- $260
Brother HC1850
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4
-
-
-
-
-
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3
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 13 Feb 2022 Sewing Spot ranked Brother HC1850 as #3 and Brother CS6000i as #8
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #3 out of 10 Brother HC1850
    Best for Home or Personal Use
    ... ... ...
    #8 out of 10 Brother CS6000i
    Entry Level Sewing Machine
    ... ... ...
  • On 27 Apr 2021 money.com ranked Brother CS6000i as #2
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #2 out of 5 Brother CS6000i
    Editor’s Pick
    ... ... ...
    Source: money.com
  • On 6 Jan 2022 Crafts Selection ranked Brother CS6000i as #7
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #7 out of 16 Brother CS6000i
    Best Sewing Quilting Machine For Home
    ... ... ...
  • On 22 May 2022 Good Housekeeping ranked Brother HC1850 as #4
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #4 out of 12 Brother HC1850
    Best Sewing Machine For Beginners
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 90 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Brother CS6000i outranks Brother HC1850. This is not to say that Brother HC1850 is a bad option. Like Brother CS6000i, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Brother HC1850 and Brother CS6000i about the same

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Brother CS6000i
Brother HC1850
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Both Brother HC1850 and Brother CS6000i have very similar amazing customer reviews.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling sewing machine receives a consumer score of 8.3 (great). Both Brother CS6000i and Brother HC1850 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Brother CS6000i
In comparison:
Brother CS6000i ranks #17 out of 113. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Brother HC1850
In comparison:
Brother HC1850 ranks #16 out of 113. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Median best-selling Sewing Machine
In comparison:
Singer 3221 ranks #57 out of 113. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great





Brother CS6000i is more popular than Brother HC1850

It's fairly safe to say that Brother CS6000i is a more popular sewing machine than Brother HC1850, based on its 20,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Brother CS6000i and HC1850 often consider Janome HD1000, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Brother CS6000i and HC1850
Janome HD1000 $295
In comparison:
Janome HD1000 ranks #71 out of 113.
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7.0
Good
2 expert recommendations
Brother XR9550PRW $295
In comparison:
Brother XR9550PRW ranks #3 out of 113. It is in the top 10%.
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9.7
Amazing
No expert recommendations Better Reviews
Janome Arctic Crystal $207
In comparison:
Janome Arctic Crystal ranks #45 out of 113. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
3 expert recommendations Cheaper
Singer Heavy Duty 4452 $200
In comparison:
Singer Heavy Duty 4452 ranks #27 out of 113. It is in the top 10%.
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9.2
Amazing
3 expert recommendations Cheaper
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Brother CS6000i outranks Brother HC1850 by 2 positions. This indicates that, as of 8 Aug 2022, Brother CS6000i is more critically acclaimed than Brother HC1850.
Rank Change Price Sewing Machine
money.com
Good Housekeeping
marthastewart.com
The Strategist
Business Insider
Wirecutter
Crafts Selection
Today
Sewing Spot
The Spruce
1
- $450
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
-
-
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3
-
-
1
5
1
-
2
- $230
Singer Stylist 7258
-
-
-
-
-
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4
-
7
1
3
- $149
Brother XM2701
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8
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-
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6
-
4
8
4
- $295
Janome HD1000
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-
-
1
-
3
-
-
-
-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [28]

78
Total expert reviews: 28
  • with a score: 6
  • without a score: 22
Highest score by Sew Orbit
91
Average score based on 28 reviews
78
Lowest score by HouseofMeggs
50

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [25]

86
Total expert reviews: 25
  • with a score: 8
  • without a score: 17
Highest score by SheLoves2Sew
100
Average score based on 25 reviews
86
Lowest score by TechGearLab
58

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Brother CS6000i: Buy | Customer Reviews
Brother HC1850: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • 60 Unique built-in stitches: The Brother CS6000i includes 60 built-in sewing stitches, including decorative stitches and 7 styles of auto-size buttonholes
  • Automatic needle threader and drop-in top bobbin: This sewing and quilting machine includes an automatic needle threader that perfectly pushes the thread through the needle and a convenient, jam resistant drop-in top bobbin
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From Seller:
  • 185 Unique built-in stitches: The HC1850 includes 130 sewing stitches including 8 styles of auto-size buttonholes, plus 55 alphanumeric sewing stitches
  • Advanced needle threader and drop-in top bobbin: This sewing and quilting machine includes an advanced needle threading function that easily pushes thread through the needle with the press of a lever and a jam resistant drop-in top bobbin
  • Read more
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Brother CS6000i is a top selling option in the middle of the sewing machines price range. It's a #1 bestseller in sewing machines category and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Janome Arctic Crystal or Heureux Z6 .

Brother CS6000i is $0.50 more expensive than the average sewing machine ($206.80).

Brother HC1850 is a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling sewing machines and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Brother 1034DX or Singer 6180 Brilliance .

Brother HC1850 is $53.19 more expensive than the average sewing machine ($206.80).

Brother CS6000i: Buy | Customer Reviews
Brother HC1850: Buy | Customer Reviews

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