The Cosori Pro 5.8 Qt Smart Air Fryer comes in strong on our list of Best Air Fryers. With smart capabilities that let you control, monitor, and schedule meals right from your smartphone, dinnertime is always a breeze. The Cosori Pro 5.8 Qt Smart Air Fryer air fryer has Air Crisp technology using a powerful convection fan cooking twice as fast as a tradition oven.
It cooks with 85% less fat than traditional deep fried foods but close to the same delicious taste. It has a One-Touch Display and you can instantly adjust the timer and temperature. Easy Cleaning is a plus, since the air fryer’s detachable, non-stick Teflon coated basket is dishwasher safe and easy to clean with a damp cloth. The size is perfect for 3-5 people with its 5.8-qt basket. You can fit an entire rotisserie chicken or a dozen chicken wings in the square basket.
The Cosori Pro 5.8 Qt Smart Air Fryer costs $119.99 on Amazon. There is a 6.8 quart Cosori Smart Wi-Fi air fryer, which costs $179.99 on Amazon.
The basket is 5.8 quarts in capacity and serves 3-5 people, or it can fit a whole rotisserie chicken or about a dozen chicken wings. The basket’s square-shaped design allows for more food than circular baskets.
Cosori Pro 5.8 Qt Smart Air Fryer Features
- Smart Control
- 11 cooking presets
- Temperature range is 170 – 400 degrees F
- Time range is 1-60 minutes
- Rapid 360 degree Air Circulation
- 5.8-quart capacity
- Auto Shutoff
- Dishwasher Safe
- Timer & Temperature Adjustments
- LED Touchscreen
- Schedule Meals in Advance
- Control and Monitor Meals Remotely
- Comes with a skewer and rack set
Size and Weight
The dimensions (LxWxH) with the handle included on the Cosori Pro 5.8 Qt Smart Air Fryer are 11.7 x 14.2 x 12.6 inches. It weighs 15.5 pounds.
Ease of Use
You will be able to whip up healthy meals with the smart functions through the free VeSync app. You can conveniently check cooking progress from anywhere using the app. You will receive notifications through the app when the food is ready. If you choose recipes in the app, VeSync will apply the settings to your air fryer. You can even connect your smart air fryer to Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant to use voice controls! Versatility is a plus using the 11 cooking presets to deliver maximum flavor. Convenient Reheat and Keep Warm functions, as well as a Shake Reminder feature make mealtimes simple and easy. Although this Cosori air fryer is “smart” air wifi enabled, it works without internet connection as well.
Ease of Cleanup
The detachable square nonstick baskets (meaning a basket within a basket) on this Cosori Smart wi-fi air fryer are dishwasher safe, and are made from PFOA-free and BPA-free materials, making them safe for your food. They are easy to clean with a damp cloth. You can use parchment paper in the basket. Best method to clean the baskets is soaking them in wam, soapy water to help cleaning. You can also mix baking powder and water to create a paste to remove stubborn stains.
The inner basket only detaches from the outer basket if the release button on the handle is pressed. Hot steam is ventilated in the back so allow 6 inches of clearance behind the air fryer when in use. Cosori appliances are FDA certified and it has an auto shutoff.
The power rating on the Cosori Smart Wi-Fi air fryer is 1700W.
This Cosori air fryer comes with a one year limited warranty if purchased new, and you can register it after receiving the new air fryer for an additional year, so 2 years total.
Cosori Smart Wi-Fi 5.8 Quart Air Fryer Reviews
92% of the over 22,700 reviews on Amazon come in above 4 star. All of these reviews are very positive even after constant use for several years. 72% of the reviews on Target are 4 or 5 star with 21 reviews so it has not been carried at Target for long. In looking closely at the 3% 1-star ratings on Amazon, most are related to the touchscreen and unresponsive buttons when using the app. Some reviews mention the plastic smell when first using the air fryer, others have to do with a defective unit.
Pros and Cons of the Cosori Pro 5.8 Qt Smart Air Fryer
The Cosori Pro 5.8 Qt Smart Air Fryer has many things that we like, but also a few that we don’t.
- Reputable brand based in California
- Convenient Smart touchscreen with wi-fi
- Can work without wi-fi using the physical control panel
- Versatile, using Alexa and Google assistant
- Simple to use
- Perfect for beginner chefs
- Consistent results
- Fingerprint resistant with airbrushed black surfaces
- Easy cleanup
- Smells of plastic when first using (but this smell will dissipate after a few uses and washing)
- No dehydrator function