Ratings Overview - Microwave Oven

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The Panasonic NN-SD745S.

 Panasonic NN-SD745S
The Panasonic NN-SD745S took home the highest score out of the entire group, meriting it the Editors' Choice award. This microwave is the best of the best, largely in part due to its superb heating...  read more >
$240

Editors' Choice Award
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66
Heating  - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Defrosting - 5 of 10
5
Speed - 6 of 10
6
The Kenmore 73093.

 Kenmore P90D23AP-WJS
The Kenmore P90D23AP-WJS is a great microwave, earning the second-highest score overall. This model is one of the easiest and most convenient to use and does a good job at heating up food. On top of...  read more >
$90

Best Buy Award
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62
Heating  - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Defrosting - 4 of 10
4
Speed - 6 of 10
6
The Westinghouse WM009.

 Westinghouse WM009
The Westinghouse WM009 earned the third-highest score of the group, just narrowly being beat by the Kenmore by a single point. The Westinghouse has a low list price and combined with its great...  read more >
$110

Best Buy Award
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61
Heating  - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Defrosting - 7 of 10
7
Speed - 5 of 10
5
The Oster OGH6901.

 Oster OGH6901
The Oster OGH6901 did a decent job in our tests, scoring just a little bit worse than our Best Buy winners, but costing just a little bit more -- making it a sort of runner-up to the Best Buy award...  read more >
$100

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Heating  - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Defrosting - 6 of 10
6
Speed - 5 of 10
5
The Sharp ZR309YK.

 Sharp Zr309YK
The Sharp is an average microwave that gets the job done. This model only fell a little flat at defrosting by weight, and has a list price that won't break the bank. It costs a bit more than the...  read more >
$110

100
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58
Heating  - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Defrosting - 4 of 10
4
Speed - 5 of 10
5
The LG LCS1112ST.

 LG LCS1112ST
The LG LCS1112ST finished in the back half of the pack and has an exceptionally high list price. This model didn't particularly impress us, we didn't hate it, but it is a little rough on the...  read more >
$140

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57
Heating  - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Defrosting - 5 of 10
5
Speed - 5 of 10
5
The Panasonic NN-SU696S.

 Panasonic NN-SU696S
The Panasonic NN-SU696S scored low in the group and had a top-tier price. It was a little difficult to use but speedy -- overall failing to dazzle us. Its sibling, the Panasonic NN-SD745S took home...  read more >
$140

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55
Heating  - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 4 of 10
4
Defrosting - 6 of 10
6
Speed - 7 of 10
7
The Breville BMO734XL.

 Breville BMO734XL
In previous reviews of kitchen appliances, Breville products have always scored at or near the top. This was not the case when it came to microwaves, with the Breville BMO734XL scoring close to the...  read more >
$250

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49
Heating  - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Defrosting - 4 of 10
4
Speed - 4 of 10
4
The Samsung MG14H3020CM.

 Samsung MG14H3020CM
The Samsung MG143020CM looks very cool, but costs a pretty penny and failed to score above average in any of our tests. You definitely are paying for the look, rather than its abilities, and we...  read more >
$230

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46
Heating  - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Defrosting - 4 of 10
4
Speed - 3 of 10
3
The Samsung MS11K3000AS.

 Samsung MS11K3000AS
The Samsung MS11K3000AS tied for the lowest score overall in our test, delivering a very poor performance in our highest-weighted test metric. This model was decently expensive and got substantially...  read more >
$150

100
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46
Heating  - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Defrosting - 7 of 10
7
Speed - 2 of 10
2
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