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Ultimate Guide for Choosing the Best Microwave Oven in Canada

With an abundance of options available, selecting the perfect microwave for your home can be a minefield! Allow us to take the sting out of the process, by guiding you through the five most popular microwave ovens on the market right now.


Royal Sovereign RMW700-20W 

Royal Sovereign RMW700-20W

If you’re working with both a compact space and a tight budget, this microwave from Royal Sovereign is perfect. It has a capacity of 0.7 cubic feet, or 19.82 litres, which is just the right size for small meals. With 700 watts of power, this microwave will comfortably handle defrosting, reheating, and fresh cooking. Pre-sets are programmed for the most common heating tasks, and there’s a digital timer for precise cooking. The compact design, with a white and black finish, is stylish and perfectly suited to smaller spaces.

Best suited to students, owners of smaller kitchens, and offices.

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Danby DMW1110 

Danby DMW1110

Another budget-friendly microwave, with a large capacity and impressive power rating.

This Danby microwave can manage large and challenging heating tasks, with its 31.35 litre capacity and 1000 watts of power. It has pre-set options for a range of ingredients and cooking tasks, and there’s a large, bright digital timer when you need to be specific. The white finish and curved window design is attractive in all spaces. A 1-year warranty is included, for your peace of mind.

Best suited to families, house shares, and offices with generously-sized kitchens.

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Breville BMO735BSS Quick Touch Compact

Breville BMO735BSS

If you have more of a substantial budget, but still require a smaller oven, the Breville Quick Touch Compact is a great choice. It has a maximum capacity of 0.9 cubic feet, with 900 watts of power, making it versatile enough to manage heavy-duty tasks, without taking up a large space. This microwave has and elegant stainless steel design, with a large, backlit screen. Pre-sets are installed, and you have the option to add your own favourite settings for repeat tasks. And if beeps drive you up the wall, you can even adjust the volume!

Best suited to stylish kitchens and open plan living spaces.

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Daewoo Retro 17.6” 0.7 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave

Daewoo Retro 17

Would it be weird to describe a microwave as beautiful? If we may be so bold, this is a beauty! The daring red finish and retro design details make this a perfect addition to stylish homes. Oh, and it’s also a solid 700 watt microwave! The 0.7 cubic feet capacity is great for small spaces, but it has enough internal room for a range of cooking tasks. Pre-sets are installed, and you’re welcome to set your own time.

Best suited to chic living spaces and aesthetically-pleasing offices.

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Magic Chef MCM1110ST 23″ 1.1 cu.ft. Countertop Microwave

Magic Chef MCM1110ST

The perfect balance of style and substance, this stainless steel microwave from Magic Chef is powerful and spacious, with a 1.1 cubic feet capacity and 1000 watts of cooking power. There are ample pre-sets, with the option to add your own, as well as large buttons and a clear screen.

Best suited to large family homes, spacious office kitchens, and small commercial applications.

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