Microwave Oven Buying Guide

Microwave Oven

Getting Started

A microwave oven  is an essential part of a kitchen in a modern household. This appliance is used on a daily basis and requires careful choosing. A well-chosen microwave oven not only serves its initial purpose, but also perfectly fits into the design of the kitchen. And this will provide aesthetic pleasure to the users.

What to Consider



Compact microwave oven has an internal capacity of under 13 liters. This is a great microwave for a single person use. It will not take up too much space and will save electricity

Midsize oven's internal capacity varies from 17 to 20 liters. This is a good size for a small family  of 2 -3.

Full size microwave oven will have an internal capacity of about 21- 25 liters . This oven will do a good job servicing a large family from 4 to 7 people. .

Extra large ovens with an internal capacity of over 25 liters will be good for such places as large offices or small restaurants.


Small: 600 – 800 watt provides slowest cooking

Midsize: 800 – 1000 watt provides average cooking speed, suitable for most users

Full size: 1000 – 1200 watt provides fast cooking

Extra large: over 1200 watt provides very fast cooking speed