Best 10 Microwave Ovens

All best 10 Kitchen Appliances picks were chosen by our senior editor, depending on his personal opinion.
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1.4 Cu. Ft. 1100 Watt Countertop Microwave - White

This is a simple machine that even my mother can operate. The nice feature is the shortcuts to softening butter or chocolate or even ice cream. it is quite simple to reheat or defrost as well. All of our family members can use it.

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Panasonic Prestige NN-SD797S, 1.6cuft 1250 Watt Sensor Microwave Oven, Stainless Steel

You won't leave your fingerprints on this stainless steel beauty. My wife loves the one-touch feature for cooking or reheating. I like the power, of course. There is even a function that keeps food warm, which is adjustable as to how warm.

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Panasonic NN-SD681S, 1.2cuft, 1200 Watt Microwave with Inverter Technology and Blue Readout, Stainless Front

As a collaboration between Panasonic and the Culinary Institute of America, this microwave oven includes recipes tailored to microwave cooking. The Inverter technology assures even cooking edge to center and inside out.

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Haier MWM0701TW 700 Watt Countertop Microwave, White

Here is a super simple machine that every college student can appreciate. The watts are low to keep the price affordable. It simple works without any fuss at all. Our son was surprised to receive this as a graduation gift from high school, since he was going off to college that Fall.

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Panasonic NN-SN667W, 1.2cuft 1300 Watt Sensor Microwave Oven, White

The turbo defrost is my husband's favorite, because it shows off the machine raw power at 1300 Watts. There are chrome buttons for programming and a nifty keep warm for more or less control. This is easy and powerful, both in one.

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Panasonic Prestige NN-SD688S, 1.2-Cubic Foot 1300 Watt Sensor Microwave Oven, Stainless Steel

The 1.2 cu ft. are enough for any cooking and the Inverter technology evenly cooks anything you throw at it. The turntable is a beautiful 13.5" and there are 10 power levels. Add to that the one-touch reheat and you have a useful addition to the kitchen.

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Panasonic NN-SN657S 1.2 cuft, 1300 Watt Stainless Steel Microwave Oven, Inverter Technology

This powerful beast even makes popcorn with a single button. It is stainless steel, has Inverter technology for even and thorough heating and reheating, and a 4-digit display that is super easy to read, even if you are half asleep.

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Panasonic Prestige NN-SD997S, 2.2cuft 1250 Watt Sensor Microwave Oven, Stainless Steel

This is a huge oven at 2.2 cu ft. and if you are more comfortable in a language other than English, this is for you. it has a multilingual Menu Action Screen. Inverter technology and Turbo Defrost are only some additional features.

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Panasonic NN-SN667B 1.2cuft, 1300 Watt Black, Inverter Technology

Black is my favorite appliance color, so I was sold when I saw the power this monster boasts and especially how straight forward everything is. I am no cook, but this makes my bachelor life so much simpler.

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Panasonic NN-H965BF Luxury Full-Size 2.2-Cubic-Foot 1,250-Watt Microwave Oven, Black

"Huge" is the only word for this giant. 2.2 cu ft. are enough even for Thanksgiving. It has a multi-lingual action menu, 19 categories of one-touch cooking, and Inverter technology for perfect cooking. What more could you want?