Ninja AF101 4 Quarts Air Fryer Review



  • Capacity: 4 Quarts
  • Power: 1500 Watts
  • Dimensions: 13.6 x 11 x 13.3 inches
  • Weight: 4.9 pounds
  • Warranty: 1 year

Features at a glance

  • Wide temperature range
  • 4-quarts ceramic-coated nonstick basket
  • 4 programmable cooking functions
  • Dishwasher safe parts
  • One-touch control panel
  • Cook healthy foods



Ninja AF101 is a small capacity air fryer. This air fryer capacity is 4 quarts. It is enough for 3 people. You can cook 3 chicken breasts, 4 Veggies, 2 lbs. of French fries, 2 lbs. of chicken wings in this cooking machine. You cannot cook a whole chicken in this air fryer. The dehydrating capability of this appliance depends on what you’re dehydrated. If you are dehydrating meat, poultry, or fish, you can dehydrate up to 1 pound.

If you have a small family, perfect for you. If you have a large family, not for you. This air fryer is 13.3 inches tall, 11 inches wide, and 13.6 inches deep. The basket of this air fryer is approximately 8.25 inches in diameter and 4.5 inches deep. It is ceramic-coated, nonstick, and PTFE and PFOA-free.

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Ninja AF101 is a high-performance air fryer. It performs the same as an oven. Anything you cook in this cooking machine is smokeless. You can cook your favorite foods without worries about fat. It cooks with 75% less fat compared to the traditional cooking method. This cooking machine not only cooks healthy foods but also cooks crispy, tasty, and delicious foods. You can air fry, roast, reheat, and also dehydrate with this air fryer. It can reheat pizza, fries, wings, etc.

We use this air fryer for a few months, performance is still the same. This cooking machine made with durable materials. The basket and crisper plate are ceramic coated that provides durability. It is not only a good air fryer but also a durable air fryer. We are amazed at its durability. This air fryer only works on 120 volts electricity, it will not run on 220 volts electricity.

Setup Guide

Ninja AF101 is very easy to setup. To turn this on, plug the power cord, then press the power button. Put the crisper plate in the basket, then press the air fry button. The display will show the default time and temperature. With the TEMP up and down arrows, you can set your preferred time and temperature, and with the TIME up and down arrow, you can set your desired time. After all, you can put foods in the air fryer basket and press the start button to begin cooking. You can pause this machine any time of your cooking and also resume any time. After complete the cooking, it will beep and show END on the display.



Ninja AF101 is very easy to clean. All the removal parts of this air fryer are dishwasher safe. You should be clean this air fryer after every use. To cleaning it first you should unplug this. With a damp cloth, you can clean the main unit and the control panel. You can clean the basket, crisper plate, and all accessories in the dishwasher. You should be clean the heating element with a cleaning brush.

Control panel


This Ninja AF101 has a nice one-touch control panel. All the Controls, timers, settings are digital. It has 4 programmable cooking functions. First, choose one of them, then set your preferred time and temperature manually. This air fryer is very easy to control.

With the Air Fry function, you will get fat and oil-free crispy and healthy foods. With the Roast function, you can cook casseroles, roasted veggies, and more. With the Reheat function, you can reheat pizza, fries, wings, and more. With the Dehydrate option, you can dehydrate your foods. After the ending of cooking, the air fryer will beep and display END.

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Ninja AF101 produces little noise. But it is not unbearable. You can do normal conversations in the room when you’re operating it. When you start cooking it will beep and also it will beep after the ending of cooking.


  • Easy to use
  • Easy to clean
  • Nice control panel
  • Durable


  • Small capacity
  • Price a little bit high


Overall Ninja AF101 is a nice air fryer. It is built with durable material. All the removal accessories are dishwasher safe. It is very easy to use and clean. This air fryer is perfect for a small family. The price of this air fryer is a little bit high but it is a very durable air fryer.

Isabelle W. Jahn

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