Microwaves: Compare features & prices Next Red 800W review http://www.which.co.uk/home-and-garden/kitchen/reviews/microwaves/next-red-800w/review/
This Next 800W solo microwave certainly looks like a lot of fun - it's bright red and you can team it up with a funky-looking kettle and toaster to give your kitchen a mini-makeover for not much more than £100. But is it any good? We've tested it at the Which? test lab, so read on to find out.
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Next Red 800W
- Launch date: Feb 2009
- Type: Microwave-only
- Which? score:
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We test how quickly and evenly microwaves heat in microwave mode and we record how much water is lost from the food during cooking. This is the overall score for microwaves heating one dish, from cold, in microwave mode.
Speed of heating
How quickly the microwaves can heat up when heating microwave mode.
Evenness of heating
How evenly microwaves heat in microwave mode.
Quality of food
We test how much water is lost from food when heating in microwave mode.
Microwave heating - continuous use
This is the overall score for microwave heating when the microwave has previously been in use and has warmed up. We test how quickly and evenly microwaves heat in microwave mode and we record how much water is lost from the food during cooking.
How evenly the microwaves defrost minced meat on a manual setting.
How well the microwave defrosts using its automatic defrost program
How widely and evenly the grill browns slices of white, crustless bread.
How well the microwave bakes fairy cakes using convection.
Ease of use
This includes setting the clock, opening and closing the door, loading and unloading the oven, using the power and time controls, reading the display, cleaning, and the instructions and information provided by the manufacturer.
How easy it is to clean inside and the casing.
We test each microwave in microwave heating and defrosting mode.
How much energy is used in microwave mode to heat a ready meal.