Wacaco Nanopresso vs Picopresso vs Minipresso NS2

wacaco nanopresso vs picopresso vs minipresso ns2Wacaco is known for its innovations in the field of portable coffee makers. It is ideal for coffee lovers who are often on the go or have limited space. In this article, we will take a closer look at three popular models: Nanopresso, Picopresso and Minipresso, and compare their main features, advantages and disadvantages.

Wacaco Nanopresso

Nanopresso is a universal model at an affordable price that standardly works with ground coffee. With additional accessories, it can also be used with Nespresso capsules, Dolce Gusto capsules or with a larger dose of coffee or water.

This model is the clear choice for regular users who want to enjoy perfect coffee on the go without having to experiment with the coffee-making process. It also works reliably with store-bought ground coffee.

Basic parameters:wacaco nanopresso

  • Water capacity: 80 ml,
  • Pressure: Up to 18 bars,
  • Compatibility: Ground coffee, with the help of additional accesories also Nespresso or Dolce gusto capsules,
  • Dose of coffee: 8g,
  • Weight: 336 g,
  • Dimensions: 156 x 71 x 62 mm.

Wacaco Picopresso

Picopresso is ideal for those looking for professional espresso quality in a compact and portable package. Designed to give its users maximum control over the brewing process, it is the ideal choice for experienced coffee lovers.

An equally important element in preparing coffee with a Picopresso is the availability of a good quality grinder, which allows you to vary the thickness of the grind and thus experiment with the ideal grinding parameters. If you don't have a quality grinder yet, the Wacaco Exagrind grinder, designed specifically for Picopresso users, is worth considering. If you are looking for a complete set of accessories, there is also the Wacaco Exagram digital scale, a pressure gauge for the Picopresso and a table stand that turns the Picopresso into a home coffee machine.

Basic parameters:wacaco picopresso

  • Water capacity: 80 ml,
  • Pressure: Up to 18 bars,
  • Compatibility: Ground coffee (ideally freshly ground),
  • Coffee dose: 20g (optionally 12g with additional basket),
  • Weight: Approximately 350 g,
  • Dimensions: 106x78x71 mm.

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

The Minipresso NS2 is the latest addition to the Wacaco family of portable coffee machines, specially designed for convenient use with Nespresso capsules. Its compactness and ease of use make it the ideal companion for quick and easy espresso preparation on the go.

Older Minipresso models (NS and GR) have been replaced by newer machines in this article.

Basic parameters:minipresso ns2

  • Water capacity: 80 ml,
  • Pressure: Up to 18 bars,
  • Compatibility: only original Nespresso capsules,
  • Dose of coffee: - (Nespresso capsule),
  • Weight: Approximately 290 g,
  • Dimensions: 129x70x60 mm.


When choosing between the Wacaco Nanopresso, Picopresso and Minipresso NS2, it is important to consider your personal coffee preparation preferences and the situations in which you will be using the machine. If you prefer to have full control over your espresso, Picopresso is the ideal choice. For on-the-go espresso lovers who prefer ground coffee, Nanopresso is a great choice. And for those looking for maximum convenience and speed, the Minipresso NS2 is the right choice.

Each model has its own unique features and benefits, and the choice depends on your personal preferences and needs when making coffee on the go.

Products mentioned in article

Picopresso stand

In Stock

42,90 €

Wacaco exagram digital scale - 0,1g / 2kg

Sold out, expected date of availability: 01.07.2024

39,90 €

Wacaco Picopresso Pressure gauge

Sold out, expected date of availability: 01.07.2024

64,90 €

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