What’s the difference between Ninja DT201 vs DT251 vs SP101 vs SP301?

Difference between Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 XL Pro Air Fry Oven DT201 and Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart XL Pro Air Fry Oven DT251:

  • The DT251 has the Smart Cook System which the DT201 does not features.
    DT251 comes with a probe, has two more buttons (PRESET and MANUAL) to control settings on the thermometer.

    Smart Cook System: Achieve the perfect doneness from rare to well done at the touch of a button with the integrated Foodi™ Smart Thermometer.

    PRESET button: Switches the display screen so you can set the thermometer, food type, and internal doneness based on the preset temperatures.

    MANUAL button: Switches the display screen so you can manually set the thermometer internal doneness.

Otherwise, they are very similar.

Difference between Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry Oven SP101 and Ninja Foodi 13-in-1 Dual Heat Air Fry Oven SP301:

  • The SP301 has more functions than the SP101.
    The SP301 has 13 functions: Air Fry, Sear Crisp, Rapid Bake, Frozen Pizza, Fresh Pizza, Griddle, Air Roast, Bake, Broil, Toast, Bagel, Dehydrate, and Reheat.
    The SP101 has 8 functions: Air Fry, Air Roast, Air Broil, Bake, Bagel, Toast, Dehydrate, and Keep Warm.
  • The temperature range of SP101 is 105F to 450F whereas the SP301 is 85F – 500F.
  • The SP301 comes with a Sear Plate instead of the Sheet Pan the SP101 includes.
  • According to Ninja, the SP301 fits a 12-inch pizza whereas the SP101 can be used to cook up to a 13-inch pizza.
  • The SP301 has more headroom.
  • The SP101 has a removable bottom panel which allows you to access the interior for easy cleaning, whereas the SP301 does not have this feature, so it is harder to clean the SP301 interior.

Main difference between Ninja DT201/DT251 and SP101/SP301:

  • The DT201 and DT251 is taller, they allow you to cook on 2 levels whereas the SP101 and SP301 do not have the two level cooking option.
  • The SP101 and SP301 can be flipped up to store whereas the DT201 and DT251 do not feature this.
OvenNinja Foodi 10-in-1 XL Pro Air Fry Oven DT201Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 Smart XL Pro Air Fry Oven DT251Ninja Foodi 8-in-1 Digital Air Fry Oven SP101Ninja Foodi 13-in-1 Dual Heat Air Fry Oven SP301
Model#DT201DT251SP101SP301
Wattage1800W1800W1800W1800W
Cable Length36-inch36-inch36-inch33-inch
Dimensions17.09" L x 20.22" W x 13.34" H17.09" L x 20.22" W x 13.34" H19.7" L x 15" W x 7.6" H20.1" L x 15.33" W x 8.15" H
Inner Dimensions14.47" W x 12.72" D x 11.08" H14.47" W x 12.72" D x 11.08" H
Capacityfit a 5-lb chicken and a sheet pan of vegetables, 2 12-in pizzas, or a 12-lb turkeyfit a 5-lb chicken and a sheet pan of vegetables, 2 12-in pizzas, or a 12-lb turkey13" pizza, 9 slices of toast or 4-lbs in air fry basketFit 12" pizza, up to 6 chicken breasts, cook a 2-lb roast, or air fry up to 4 lbs of ingredients.
Digital DisplayYesYesYesYes
Interior LightYesYesYesYes
Functions10 cooking functions: Air Fry, Whole Roast, Air Roast, Bake, Dehydrate, Pizza, Broil, Toast, Bagel, and Reheat10 cooking functions: Air Fry, Whole Roast, Air Roast, Bake, Dehydrate, Pizza, Broil, Toast, Bagel, and Reheat8 cooking functions: Air Fry, Air Roast, Air Broil, Bake, Bagel, Toast, Dehydrate, and Keep Warm13 cooking functions: Air Fry, Sear Crisp, Rapid Bake, Frozen Pizza, Fresh Pizza, Griddle, Air Roast, Bake, Broil, Toast, Bagel, Dehydrate, and Reheat
Preheat Time90 seconds90 seconds60 seconds60 seconds
Temperature Range85F - 450F85F - 450F105F - 450F85F - 500F
Smart Cook SystemNoYes.
"Achieve the perfect doneness from rare to well done at the touch of a button with the integrated Foodi™ Smart Thermometer—no guesswork required."
NoNo
2 Level CookingYesYesNoNo
Digital Crisp Control TechnologyNoNoYes.
Precision-controlled temperature, heat source, and airflow for ultimate versatility and optimum cooking performance.
No
True Surround ConvectionYesYesNoNo
Dual Heat TechnologyNoNoNoYes.
"The directly heated SearPlate and rapid cyclonic air work together to allow you to sear and crisp at the same time."
Digital Display HandleYesYesNoNo
Flip Up to StoreNoNoYesYes
Accessories(2) Sheet Pans
(2) Wire Racks
(1) Air fry basket
(1) Roast tray
(1) Crumb tray
(2) Sheet Pans
(2) Wire Racks
(1) Air fry basket
(1) Roast tray
(1) Crumb tray
(1) Foodi Smart Thermometer
(1) Wire Rack
(1) Sheet Pan
(1) Air Fry Basket
(1) Crumb tray
(1) Wire Rack
(1) SearPlate
(1) Air Fry Basket
(1) Crumb tray
BPA FreeYesYesYesYes
Weight33.6 lbs33.6 lbs18.57 lbs21.27 lbs
ColorStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless/BlackStainless/Black
Warranty1 year limited warranty1 year limited warranty1 year limited warranty1 year limited warranty

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