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Einhell GE-CM 18/33 Li cordless lawnmower review

An easy to use cordless mower, at a great price.

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5

In a nutshell

Winner of a BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Best Buy for best budget mower for ease of use, this simple, light and well-priced mower is easy to put together and use. It offers a choice of handle heights and a good range of cuts, is quick to charge and cuts smoothly and neatly. It comes with a two year warranty.
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Pros: Light and simple to use

Choice of handle heights.

Large rear wheels turn easily

Part of Einhell Power X-Change battery system
Cons: Lacks features

Handle only folds in half for storage
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What are the main features of the Einhell GE-CM 18/33 Li cordless lawnmower ?

The Einhell GE-CM 18/33Li is part of the Einhell Power X Change system so the battery and charger are compatible with all their other cordless tools across the range. The 18V battery takes 75 minutes to charge to full power and is recommended for lawns of up to 200m2. The mower has a brushless motor, a 33cm cutting width and a choice of five cutting heights from 25-65mm, which are adjusted by a single lever on the body of the mower. Assembly is simple and there’s a choice of two handle positions to suit different height users, plus the handle folds in half for storage. The fabric grass box has a collection capacity of 30 litres.

What’s the Einhell GE-CM 18/33 Li cordless lawnmower like to use?

Assembly of the mower is easy, only the handle needs attaching to the body of the mower and the fabric grass bag can be quickly slotted together. It’s well thought out with a good choice of cutting heights that are easily changed, and it’s light and easy to manoeuvre around the lawn. Thanks to large back wheels, it turns easily around borders and garden furniture. It’s simple, with few features but it cuts well.

Is the Einhell GE-CM 18/33 Li cordless lawnmower easy to store?

The mower has a sturdy carry handle on the top of the body of the mower to make lifting it easier and although the handle doesn’t fold completely flat over the mower, it folds easily in half, which helps it take up less room in storage.

Is the Einhell GE-CM 18/33 Li cordless lawnmower good value for money?

This mower is easy and comfortable to use and once purchased. the battery and charger can be used with other tools in the range saving you money if you invest in the future. It comes with a two-year warrant, which can be extended by another year when registered at purchase and we think it’s excellent value for money.

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This review was last updated in August 2022. We apologise if anything has changed in price or availability.

Product Specifications


Brand Einhell
Name Einhell GE-CM 18/33 Li cordless lawnmower
Model GE-CM 18/33 Li
Price £199.95
Lawn mower type Electric - cordless


Powered by Battery
Cutting height 25-65
Number of cutting height settings 5
Cutting width 33cm
Collection capacity 30l
Lawn size suitable for 200m²
Roller No
Propelled No
Mulching No
Noise 96dB
Weight 10.9kg
Warranty 3YEAR