Advanced design: concealed heating element is never in contact with the water, no buildup of mineral deposits. Handsomely crafted, glass and brushed stainless construction. 360º cordless kettle lifts from corded base for easy filling, pouring and service.1500 watts of power: boils water faster than stove or microwave oven. Generous capacity: 1 1/2 quarts (1.5 liters). Automatically shuts off when water boils. Boil-dry safety shutoff protection.