The Which? experts get cooking to review a variety of big-brand solo, grill and combination microwaves. We test for performance, convenience and more to help you find the best microwave.
Many of today's microwaves have lots more features than simply heating and defrosting. Models with grills and convection cooking (combination ovens) or just grills are widely available for people who want to upgrade or do more 'real' cooking in their microwaves.
Supermarkets have made a significant entry to the low budget microwave market and nowadays you can pick up a solo oven for around £25.
Those who want to trade up to a microwave with a grill or a combination microwave with a grill and a convection oven can often expect a stylish product with digital displays and metallic finishes.
Below, we explain more about the features of microwaves.