✅ Best Microwave Oven 2019.
A convection microwave oven is very similar to a regular oven, but with one key difference.
It is designed with a fan which forces air movement — this heats the full interior of the microwave oven, therefore cooking food from the inside out.
The benefit is that you are able to bake and roast food that would otherwise cook too fast.
Example: if you microwave a frozen burrito, some areas might be super hot while other areas are still frozen. A convection microwave oven avoids this by distributing the same heat throughout the interior.
To help you find the best microwave oven for your home or business, I researched some of the top models and ranked them based on price, performance, and buyer reviews.
Best microwave oven reviews:
✅ #1 Top Pick: Panasonic Microwave Oven
The Panasonic NE-1025F microwave oven is a top seller online.
It’s a commercial microwave oven w/ 0.8 cubic ft. of space.
For a microwave oven, it’s very powerful — max power is 1000W which is 30-40% higher than typical microwaves.
Higher output lets you heat foods such as soup within minutes.
Buyers love the timer knob — it’s simple to operate. Many buyers purchased for older parents who require very easy controls.
Panasonic NE-1025F includes 6-min timer max timer (which acts as a safety feature).
It’s very expensive, but for safety controls and high output it’s a high-rated microwave oven.
The Panasonic NN-SD975S has inside capacity 2.2 cubic ft.
Microwave oven control panel includes 20 pre-set heating options: pizza, soup, defrost, popcorn, pasta, etc
As a Panasonic Inverter Microwave, it’s heats food using 3D waves to cook food — faster, more even heating!
You can even program it to cook based on item weight — the microwave will automatically sense food temperature + determine when it’s ready.
Lots of happy buyer reviews and high-end features.
The Toshiba Microwave heats food quickly + evenly.
It offers a little more versatility than similar units — if you’re worried about overheating food, you can decrease the microwave temp.
Temp range: 175°F – 425°F
Users can also take advantage of the sensor cooking option or use the 6 pre-programmed cooking buttons.
At inside capacity of 1.5 cubic ft., it’s larger than standard model.
Reasonably priced microwave oven w/ lots of positive reviews.
The Panasonic NE-1054F is another powerful model.
Max power is 1000W and is considered a heavy-duty microwave oven.
It comes w/ 10 programmable settings and offers 6 power levels.
From reviews it appears to be popular for two types of buyers — commercial establishments (such as restaurants) and senior citizens.
1. Commercial – buyers like it for its fast and even heating.
2. Seniors – popular because it heats soup quickly.
The controls are a little more complicated than the Panasonic NE-1025F, but offer a lot more versatility.
Lots of positive reviews – the downside is the high price tag.
The Sharp R-21LCFS is the best microwave oven for commercial use.
It has a classic retro style — includes a dial timer on the front allowing you to set from 10-sec to 6-mins.
(you likely won’t need to heat anything longer than 6-mins)
Interior space: 1.0 cubic ft.
As you can tell, it’s an extremely durable microwave oven. Many buyers have owned for 4+ years and provide performance updates.
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They also say it’s very good at heating food evenly (especially frozen foods!)
Another expensive choice, but for longterm use looks like a solid choice.
Panasonic Microwave Oven is a standard 1.2 cubic ft. microwave.
You can install as a built-in or countertop microwave.
It’s one of the best for parents w/ children — it comes w/ child-safe lock.
Lock Example: Start or Stop button must be pressed 3x before you can operate
Microwave oven uses 1200 watts — cooks (or defrosts) food quicker than regular microwaves.
Also, the Panasonic NN-SN686S includes a convection inverter to ensure your food cooks evenly.
Comes w/ 14 auto-cook settings. It also includes a smart sensor to ensure cook times + power levels are adjusted automatically (so your food isn’t overcooked)
One of the things I love about this model is that it has a delay start option — Program the microwave and walk away without worrying about over-doing it.
#7.) Samsung MS14K6000AS
The Samsung microwave oven comes w/ 10 power levels + temperature sensor features.
It includes a new triple distribution system that’s designed to cook evenly throughout — excellent for heating frozen foods!
Also comes w/ auto-sensor system — auto detects + adjusts the temp of the food you’re heating. (takes the guess-work out of heating or reheating!)
Timer dial on the bottom lets you to increase or decrease time even while it’s operating.
Capacity is 1.4 cubic ft. which is large enough for most households.
Breville Quick Touch microwave oven comes w/ 1.2 cubic ft. inside capacity.
There’s a few features that help it stand out:
1. Sensor reheat – microwave will automatically figure out how much time and power is needed to cook dishes thoroughly.
2. Power dial control – choose from 10 power settings.
3. Save program settings – easily save a favorite cooking option that you use regularly
Quick Touch microwave operates on 1100 watts — it’s a fairly powerful option.
Lots of positive buyer reviews make it a top choice!
The Panasonic Microwave Oven NN-SN936B microwave is a family-sized, high-powered model that’s designed to sit on a countertop.
Inside capacity of 2.2 cubic ft. – ideal for households which typically heat food for multiple people at once.
One of the more powerful microwave ovens on my list — uses 1250 watts which helps heat food faster.
As a Panasonic Inverter Microwave, it’s great for cooking food evenly.
Smart sensors take the guess work out of programming — microwave will auto adjust time and power level needed to cook or defrost.
Includes a child-safety lock + 14 pre-set options.
Affordable price w/ lots of positive buyer reviews.
#10.) Panasonic NN-SD945S
The Panasonic Microwave Oven has a stylish look to it — 2.2 cubic ft., it’s ideal for families that need to heat large dishes for multiple people.
For extra convenience there are 19 auto-cook settings users can choose from with the press of a button.
The genius sensor can also adjust cooking temperature + time settings automatically.
** Panasonic also offers a slightly smaller model Panasonic NN-SD745S
Also has a special turbo defrost, which comes in handy if you’re in a rush to get dinner started!
Reading through reviews, buyers liked the fact that it uses 1,250 watts of power — It’s one of the stronger microwave ovens on my list which means it can cook quickly.
** I’ll add #8-10 best microwave ovens soon! Stay tuned!
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