Nespresso has two lines of capsule-based espresso machines:
For our money, OriginalLine machines are better than VertuoLine machines because their pump produces more authentic espresso, the coffee tends to be hotter, and there's no barcode scanning system meaning you can find less-expensive third-party capsules.
Following in the Prodigio’s footsteps, the Nespresso Expert also offers wireless connectivity, which gives you 3 modern features:
But the Expert adds a couple of additional features:
The Americano setting brews a 0.85 oz ristretto shot followed by 4.20 oz of hot water. It’s a very close approximation to a standard “coffee,” which otherwise is only available on VertuoLine machines like the Evoluo.
The Expert doesn't come with an integrated frother. If that's important to you, you have two options: