The Philips HD4718 2.8-Litre 1000-Watt Electric Rice Cooker is designed for those who are fond of eating rice and as such appreciate well-cooked rice. It is fully automatic in its operation and comes with the convenient function of keeping the rice warm for longer periods if necessary. To operate the Philips rice cooker is simple enough, as all you have to do is to press the one-touch button, and then go along to control the cooking or just to keep the rice warm; the cooking status is displayed prominently by means of the clear light on the control panel. For checking on the process of cooking, you only need to look through the cooker lid which is made of highly tempered transparent glass, in order to maintain the safety of the user. There is an easy-to-read indicator for checking the water level so that you know in advance a quantity of water you need for cooking. The handle of the Philips HD4718 2.8-Litre 1000-Watt Electric Rice Cooker is made of a material that remains cool to enable easy gripping, and also to prevent the cooker slipping off your hands, while you are carrying it. It is very easy to maintain, as the inside of the cooker is coated with a non-stick material. It also comes with an easily detachable power chord so that you can conveniently store the Philips rice cooker after use. While the body of the cooker is of metal, the lid is made of toughened glass, the whole thing weighing only 3.7 kg. It comes in a pristine white color adorned by a lotus in bloom. The whole thing works on just 1000 watts of power with a wide range of operating voltage of 200 to 240 volts so that it is not at the mercy of voltage fluctuations. Accessories of Philips HD4718 2.8-Litre 1000-Watt Electric Rice Cooker include a plastic steam tray, rice scoop, measuring cup, and a full instruction manual for easy reference.