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Like many built-in appliances, this stainless-steel solo microwave from Bosch is more expensive than most freestanding models, so we were keen to find out whether the HMT85ML53B justifies its price tag. With a limited range of auto programs and a door that opens electronically, would our testers find it easy to use?
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Bosch HMT85ML53B

  • Launch date: Mar 2009
  • Type: Microwave-only
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Built-in Yes
Colour Stainless steel
Stated microwave power (W) 900
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