Full list of differences between TM5 and TM6

Full list of differences between TM5 and TM6

TM5 (the fifth generation) TM6 (the sixth generation)
Year of launch: 2014 Year of launch: 2019
The smartest, smallest cooking machine: a 12 in 1 appliance that replaces all the small appliances needed in a kitchen. And it also cooks! Same great machine as TM5, but now with 20 functions adding, high temp frying, caramelizing, sous vide, slow cooking and fermenting for making yoghurt
The first digital Thermomix! Thanks to its revolutionary big touch color screen you can easily read and follow the step-by-step instruction of your digital recipes. No books needed any longer. With an even bigger and better display, to directly navigate the universe of recipes directly from the Thermomix display. No need to use your phone, tablet or computer to do so.
Size of the screen: 4″ (same as an iPhone 5) Size of the screen: 6.5″ (bigger than an iPhone Xs max, the biggest ever made by Apple)
The first connected Thermomix! Thanks to the Cook-key accessory that you can attached to your machine, Thermomix can connect to the internet. So you can navigate from your computer, tablet or phone across the Thermomix platform and you can send to your Thermomix any of the tens of thousands of available recipes or you can send your own weekly menu plan. Thanks to the built-in wifi capability no accessory is needed. And thanks to the huge new touch display you can navigate the universe of recipes right from your Thermomix.
Motor Motor
Maintenance-free Vorwerk reluctance motor, 500W rated power Same
Speed continuously adjustable from 100 to 10,700 rpm (gentle stir 40 rpm) Same
Special speed setting (alternating mode) for making dough Same
Special safety feature: electronic motor protection to prevent overload Same
Heating system Heating system
1,000W power consumption; protected against overheating; uses direct heating method with coils and sensor inside the bottom layer of the mixing bowl, not induction heating Same
Temperature Control: Thermomix temperature settings allow you to have complete control over your culinary creations. Food can be heated from 37°C to 120°C; a Varoma temperature is also included which maintains constant boiling perfect for steaming and reducing sauces Now, cookin up to 160 degrees (only on guided cooking mode)
In manual mode, setting temperature in fixed steps The ability to heat in 1°C increments
Electrical Electrical
Voltage: 220-240V 50/60 Hz (-1). Same
Maximum Power Consumption: 1500 W Same
Cable: Pull-out connecting cable, 1 meter long Same
Other features Other features
Integrated Scales: Measuring range from 5 to 3000g in 5g increments (to max 6kg) Same, with the ability to weigh in 1 gram increments
Mixing Bowl: Capacity 2.2 litres; stainless steel with integrated heating system and temperature sensor. All dishwasher safe. Same
Safety closing: New extra-safe system with robotic arms to secure Thermomix cannot operate if the bowl is not properly placed and lid safely closed. Same
Weight and dimensions (exc. varoma) Weight and dimensions (exc. varoma)
Weight: 7.7kg Weight: 7.95 kg
Height: 33.5cm Height: 34.1 cm
Width: 33.3cm Width: 32.6 cm
Depth: 32.6cm Depth: 32.6 cm
Cable length 1 m, expandable. Cable length 1 m, expandable.
Dimensions varoma
Height 13.10 cm Same
Width 38.30 cm Same
Depth 27.50 cm Same
Weight 0.80 kg Same
Materials: Materials:
Body: High-quality synthetic material, food compatible Same
Accessories and other parts: high-grade plastic food compatible and dishwasher safe Same
Bowl and blade: high quality stainless steel dishwasher safe Same
Processor Processor
N/A Quad Core Processor with 16GB Flash and 1GB DDR Ram.
Other accessories and parts included Other accessories and parts included
Bowl, blades, and base; only valid for TM5 Same functionality, but TM6 bowl and lid are not compatible with TM6
Measuring cap Now the measuring cup gets locked to the lid to avoid misplacements during operation. The new measuring cup has measurement indicators
Varoma set (two shelves and one lid) Same
Simmering basket The new simmering basket has a lid for more versatility.
Spatula the spatula is softer, with “give”
Butterfly whisk (stirring attachment) Same

Full list of differences between TM5 and TM6