User opinions show that the easiest microwaves to operate are medium or large, moderately-priced models, with 1-2 cu. ft. of space and around 1000 watts of power.
These models are also rated higher than average for ease of cleanup and overall value.
The leading brands for easy to use microwaves are LG and Amana.
Easiest Microwaves to Use
An in-depth analysis of the collected opinions produced the following rankings for the Easiest Microwaves to Use. Buzzrake took into account how frequently users mention usability, both positively and negatively.
Users consider the LG 1.4 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven the #1 most user-friendly microwave. This microwave is of high quality. It is ranked above average for power. Also, owners report that they would probably recommend it to others.
Users consider the LG 1.5 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven the #2 most user-friendly microwave. Opinions reveal that it will not fail or break after a short period of time. This product's quality ratings are very high compared to other microwaves. Also, it is rated above average for power.
According to user opinions, the LG 2 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven is the #3 best microwave in terms of usability. Consumers say that they would probably buy this product again, knowing what they know now. Owners feel that it is worth the money, and it receives above average value ratings. However, opinions show it is not very quiet during operation.
According to user opinions, the Whirlpool 1.7 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven is the #4 easiest microwave to operate. Users report that they would probably recommend it to a friend. Users feel that they are really getting their money's worth with this product, and its value rating is high above average. However, opinions show it is not very quiet during operation.
Users rate the Panasonic 0.8 Cu. Ft. Commercial Microwave Oven the #5 easiest microwave to operate. Opinions reveal that it is reliable. It is ranked above average for power. However, most users are not always pleased with this product's performance.