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Press one button and this Ninja will slice up a smoothie (pictures)

The Nutri Ninja Auto-IQ Compact System promises one-touch intelligence for your blending convenience.

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Auto-IQ Blending

The Nutri Ninja Auto-IQ Compact System adds a food processor and a 48-ounce blending jar to the original smoothie focused Nutri Ninja. It also packs in a bunch of features such as the Auto-IQ button presets. Click through to see how it uses its features to help you blend more quickly.

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Smooth customer

The Nutri Ninja focused on smoothies. With the extra pieces of the Compact System, you're able to blend a bit more.

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To-go blending

The Compact System still comes with the to-go cups the Nutri Ninja is known for. You can blend right in this jar and then swap out the blades for the lid.

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Stainless blending

In addition to the plastic to-go cup, the Compact System throws in a stainless steel blending cup.

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Ninja blades

This blade attachment fits into both to-go cups and the main 48-ounce jar.

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Flipped

You'll need to flip all of these containers upside down to open them.

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Suction cup stability

The suction cups on the bottom of the base help keep it steady, which is handy when you're blending something hardy in the food processor attachment.

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Sealed tight

Seal the lid on the food processor attachment by lining up the arrows and pressing the handle down.

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Options galore

Put any blending jar into place, and the buttons light up, giving you normal options like pulsing the blades and spinning them at a low speed, and offering presets to extract or blend.

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Making smoothies

Hit the blend button, and the Ninja will run through a series of pulses at a variety of speeds.

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Preset blended beverage

The different speeds and length of pulses of the preset helped work the thicker ingredients down toward the blades better than leaving in on straight for a similar length of time.

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Whipped cream

The presets won't change based on what you're blending. The blend button ran the same program with smoothies and whipped cream.

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Cheese

The blender pulverized a big block of cheese after awhile. The food processor attachment worked through the cheese quite quickly.

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Putting the pieces together

The Ninja Auto-IQ Compact system gives you a lot of pieces so you can blend what you want.

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