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Vitamix Ascent Series (A2300 Vs. A2500) Blenders | Comparison & Differences 2020

January 10, 2020 by  
Filed under Home and Garden

Vitamix A2500 Blender

Vitamix
A2500
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Vitamix A2300 Blender

Vitamix
A2300
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Vitamix Ascent ( A2300 Vs. A2500) Blender Differences: These two powerful blenders from Vitamix are the latest in blending technology. Both models are Bluetooth® enabled, allowing you to unlock a huge selection of additional blending modes, and over 600 recipes. You can use this APP on your smartphone or ipad.

Both blenders have the powerful 2.2 horsepower motor, BPA free plastic containers, container self detect technology, and an industry leading 10 year warranty. A rotary dial on both blenders allows you to manually select up to 10 speeds for blending. These blenders are part of the new Ascent Series.


Vitamix Blending APP

The Vitamix A2300 & A2500 unlocks extra Preset programs & recipes with the Vitamix Perfect Blending APP

The main differences between the Vitamix A2300 and A2500 are: The main difference is that the A2500 has 3 blending presets, right on the dial. These presets are for Smoothies, Hot Soups, and Frozen Desserts. The preset will automatically turn off when done.

Although the A2300 does not have presets on the dial, both the A2300 and A2500 have access to 17 presets using a Smartphone or Tablet using the Vitamix APP. These presets are timed programs that adjust the power, and duration of the blend and shut-off automatically when done.

The Vitamix APP also gives you access to 600 blending recipes. See the comparison chart below for key differences in features of these models.


Vitamix A2300 Vs. the Vitamix A2500
* Ascent Series Blender
* 4.5 Stars Rating
* 1380 watt 2.2 hp motor
* Self detect technology
Vitamix Blending APP (+ 17 extra presets)
* – – –
* Tamper included
* 64 ounce container
* Dishwasher Safe
* 10 Year Warranty
* 10 speed dial
* Bluetooth® Connected
* 4 foot power cord

Vitamix A2300

* Ascent Series Blender
* 4.6 Stars Rating
* 1380 watt 2.2 hp motor
* Self detect technology
Vitamix Blending APP (+ 17 extra presets)
* 3 Blending Presets
* Tamper included
* 64 ounce container
* Dishwasher Safe
* 10 Year Warranty
* 10 speed dial
* Bluetooth® Connected
* 4 foot power cord

Vitamix A2500


Vitamix 2500 Control

The Vitamix A2500 has 10 power levels with 3 Presets

The Bottom Line A2300 Vs. A2500: Both Ascent-Series blenders from the motor, blades, and container are identical. Both models have a traditional blender look with more physical controls. The A2500 offers three physical pre-sets on the dial, which is the only real difference between the models.

Both models however come with the Vitamix Perfect Blending APP and Bluetooth® connectivity to your smarphone or tablet. So, if you use the APP with the A2300 or A2500, you will have access to 17 preset programs. These presets are timed programs that include smoothies, hot soups, dry chopping, nut butters, cold skim milk foam, salad dressings, spice grinding, baby food, marinades, and more. You get the 17 presets on the APP with either model, and 600 recipes to choose from. Either model would be an excellent choice, given the Vitamix 10 year warranty.

Self detect technology: The base of blender is able to detect the size of the container attached and automatically adjust program settings and blending times automatically. This feature is installed on both models.


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Vitamix Ascent Series – Glossary of Terms
Powerful Motors = All Vitamix Ascent Blenders come with powerful 2.2 HP Motors. This kind of power can pulverize just about any kind of food, ice, greens that you throw at it. To put this in perspective, a low end home garbage disposal only has a 1/4 HP motor.
Long Warranties = Vitamix blenders have long warranties. 7 years for new blenders, and 5 years for Certified Refurbished blenders. The newest Vitamix Ascent blenders now have 10 year warranties.
Included Tamper = A tamper is a tool that allows for processing thick, dense ingredients. You can push the ingredients down so they blend properly. All Vitamix Ascent blenders come with a Tamper Tool.
Touch Control = The newest Ascent models A3300 and A3500 models have both a traditional speed dial, and a touch area to control blending. The A2300 and A2500 have traditional physical controls.
SELF-DETECT™ Technology = Automatically detects the blender jar you attach, and will adjust settings automatically. Available only on the newest Ascent models.
BPA-Free Plastic Jar = The main jar or container used in Vitamix blenders is composed of high quality Tritan Copolyester, and is BPA free. Plastic weighs less than glass and is less prone to breaking if dropped.
Vitamix Perfect Blending APP = All Vitamix Ascent series blenders have built-in Bluetooth to communicate with the Perfect Blending APP. With this APP on your smartphone or tablet, you unlock 17 preset blends (they vary in power and shut off automatically). You also have access to over 600 blending recipes. All Ascent models, A2300, A2500, A3300, and A3500 have this feature.