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Worx WG779E cordless mower review Gardeners World Magazine

Worx WG779E Cordless mower review

An easy-to-use, feature packed cordless lawn mower.

Our rating 
4.8 out of 5 star rating 4.8

In a nutshell

A BBC Gardeners’ Word Magazine Best Buy winner, this small, light cordless mower is ideal for smaller gardens. Packed with features, including turbo and eco modes, it cuts right to the edge and folds flat for storage. It's also excellent value and comes with a three-year warranty.
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Pros: Easy assembly

Folds flat for storage

Turbo and Eco modes

Robust, light and easy to manoeuvre

Battery and charger interchangeable with other Worx 20V tools
Cons: Long charge time

One handle height
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What are the main features of the Worx WG779E cordless mower?

Powered by two 20V lithium ion batteries, this mower comes with a dual charger so you can charge both batteries art the same time. They take 120 minutes to charge and once fully charged give the mower a run time of around 35 minutes, making it capable of cutting a lawn the size of 230m². 4Ah and 6Ah batteries are also available for a longer run time

It has six heights of cut ranging from 20-70mm and comes with a 30 L fabric grass collection bag that has a helpful full indicator. It comes with a safety plug, has eco and turbo modes and has a battery power level indicator visible when mowing.

What is the Worx WG779E cordless mower like to use?

This mower is very easy to assemble and the grass collection bag already made which is helpful. The batteries are easy to fit in and out and the height of cut is simple to change, via a large lever on the front wheel. It’s quiet, light and easy to manoeuvre and control but it feels robust for the price. It cuts right up to the edge of the lawn and the turbo and power-saving eco mode help it to save on battery energy and cope with dense grass well.

Is the Worx WG779E cordless mower easy to store?

The handle folds down flat for easy vertical and horizontal storage and the carry handle means it’s easy to lift and move.

Is the Worx WG779E cordless mower good value for money?

This light, easy-to-use mower is one of the cheapest we tested, comes with a three-year warranty and we think it’s excellent value for money. Plus, the Powershare batteries are interchangeable with other Worx 20V products, saving you money in the future when you buy more Worx tools.

Anyone with a smaller garden will love this simple, feature-packed mower.

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Product Specifications


Brand Worx
Name Worx WG779E Cordless mower
Model WG779E
Price £199.99
Lawn mower type Electric - cordless
Part of multi tool system Yes


Powered by Battery
Number of cutting height settings 6
Cutting width 34cm
Collection capacity 30l
Lawn size suitable for 230m²
Roller No
Propelled No
Mulching No
Smart compatibility No
Noise 90dB
Weight 12kg
Warranty 3YEAR