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The IP LUX60 V3 is the newest version (2017) of the past Lux model. It has a cake and egg function and comes in a 6quart size. It’s only $79 right now on Amazon!
The IP DUO is the most popular model, and the one I own. It includes the yogurt function and was on sale for $68 during Black Friday. I bought mine for $115 a year ago and thought it was a good deal because it used to be $150!! $99 is a pretty good price, but it is on backorder as of 1/21/2017. Also use camelcamelcamel.com to see the price fluctuations.
The IP Smart Bluetooth enabled pot is significantly more expensive ($175), and although it is a neat and useful feature, I don’t think it’s totally necessary. Most pressure cooker recipes require the push of one button, so having it hooked up to your phone doesn’t add a lot of extra features. I also don’t like that you have to download a separate app. Now if they could make it over Wi-Fi and you could start cooking something at home from work, that would be cool! Make sure to read the reviews and see if it is something that you would benefit from.
Quick note: The IP LUX is an older model, the one that came right before the DUO. This does not have the yogurt function and it looks like it has been discontinued. You can still read the reviews for fun 🙂
At the end of the day, it’s up to you but both are great! I’ve heard wonderful things about their customer service as well, and I think they focus a lot on satisfied customers so they will continue to spread the word, as they spend nothing to advertise! Make sure to join the Facebook official group to get questions answered and learn about new recipes.
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