Comparing Brother HC1850 and Singer Quantum Stylist 9960

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Brother HC1850 ranks #14 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 ranks #34 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Brother HC1850: Buy | Customer Reviews
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 more than Brother HC1850

As of 2 Oct 2022, experts prefer Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 over Brother HC1850, but both Sewing Machines have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 received 4 recommendations: from The Strategist (30 Jun 2022), Crafts Selection (28 Aug 2022) Today (25 Mar 2021) and 1 other. By contrast, Brother HC1850 received only 1 recommendation from 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
1
- $432
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
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3
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1
5
1
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29
N/A $260
Brother HC1850
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-
-
-
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3
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 13 Feb 2022 Sewing Spot ranked Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 as #1 and Brother HC1850 as #3
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    #1 out of 10 Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
    Editors Top Choice
    ... ... ...
    #3 out of 10 Brother HC1850
    Best for Home or Personal Use
    ... ... ...
  • On 30 Jun 2022 The Strategist ranked Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 as #3
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #3 out of 8 Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
    Best all-purpose sewing machine
    ... ... ...
    Source: nymag.com
  • On 28 Aug 2022 Crafts Selection ranked Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 as #1
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    #1 out of 16 Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
    Best Computerized Sewing Machine
    ... ... ...
  • On 25 Mar 2021 Today ranked Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 as #5
    Rank Sewing Machine
    ... ...
    #5 out of 14 Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
    ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 90 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 outranks Brother HC1850. This is not to say that Brother HC1850 is a bad option. Like Singer Quantum Stylist 9960, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Brother HC1850 somewhat more

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 HC1850
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
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.

Brother HC1850, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Singer Quantum Stylist 9960.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling sewing machine receives a consumer score of 8.3 (great). Both Brother HC1850 and Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Brother HC1850
In comparison:
Brother HC1850 ranks #14 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
In comparison:
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 ranks #34 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Median best-selling Sewing Machine
In comparison:
Singer 3221 ranks #58 out of 114. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great





Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 is more popular than Brother HC1850

It's fairly safe to say that Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 is a more popular sewing machine than Brother HC1850, based on its 7,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Brother HC1850 and Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 often consider Janome HD3000, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Brother HC1850 and Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
Janome HD3000 $489
In comparison:
Janome HD3000 ranks #38 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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8.9
Great
2 expert recommendations
Brother SE600 $400
In comparison:
Brother SE600 ranks #23 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
2 expert recommendations
Janome HD1000 $300
In comparison:
Janome HD1000 ranks #71 out of 114.
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7.2
Good
2 expert recommendations
Juki MO654DE $359
In comparison:
Juki MO654DE ranks #10 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
2 expert recommendations Better Reviews
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 is mentioned by key experts in Oct 2022, while Brother HC1850 is not.
Rank Change Price Sewing Machine
money.com
Good Housekeeping
marthastewart.com
The Strategist
Business Insider
Wirecutter
Crafts Selection
Today
Sewing Spot
The Spruce
1
- $432
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
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3
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1
5
1
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2
- $230
Singer Stylist 7258
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4
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7
1
3
- $130
Brother XM2701
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8
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6
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4
8
4
+1 $220
Singer Heavy Duty 4452
3
5
-
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2
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-
-
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-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

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

Expert reviews [25]

84
Total expert reviews: 25
  • with a score: 8
  • without a score: 17
Highest score by SewingYourStyle
97
Average score based on 25 reviews
84
Lowest score by TopTenReviews
56

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Brother HC1850: Buy | Customer Reviews
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960: Buy | Customer Reviews
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
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From Seller:
  • SINGER COMPUTERIZED SEWING MACHINE: The SINGER Quantum Stylist 9960 portable sewing machine has loads of ease-of-use features to allow you to fulfill your creative dreams Has a large selection of stitches including basic, stretch and decorative stitches for fashion sewing, quilting, home decor and crafting There’s even a selection of fonts to personalize projects
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
No video reviews linked yet for Brother HC1850.
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 5 Threading & Winding a Bobbin
Review by SewingMastery.com
Popular! 47K views!
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Unboxing the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0012502634089
UPC Numbers: 012502634089
Model Numbers: HC1850
EAN Numbers: 0037431883049, 0037431884893, 0045473133510, 0046959391066, 0132018336144, 0151903016718, 0191120029320, 0326444540910, 0611104764479, 0686034653148, 0745449871957, 0759005352378, 0798804946128, 0801947374489, 0881110010420, 0956263178881, 0971475451164
UPC Numbers: 037431883049, 037431884893, 045473133510, 046959391066, 132018336144, 151903016718, 191120029320, 326444540910, 611104764479, 686034653148, 745449871957, 759005352378, 798804946128, 801947374489, 881110010420, 956263178881, 971475451164
Brother HC1850: Buy | Customer Reviews
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960: Buy | Customer Reviews
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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 We R Memory Stitch Happy or Brother 1034DX .

Brother HC1850 is $60.01 more expensive than the average sewing machine ($199.98).

Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 is a very popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling sewing machines and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Janome HD3000 or Brother 2340CV .

Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 is $231.82 more expensive than an average sewing machine ($199.98).

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Singer Quantum Stylist 9960: Buy | Customer Reviews

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