SMH1713W Review

Samsung SMH1713W

 SMH1713W Ratings Guide
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 Rating Summary
Samsung SMH1713W  Samsung
 SMH1713W

 Over the Range
 Microwave

 MSRP: $239
Cost

$141

Per Cu Ft
Features

3

Key Items
Power

1000

Watts
Warranty

10 Yrs

Magnetron
Rating

4.3 Stars

3 Users



 Microwave Oven Highlights
  • 1.7 cu. ft. OTR Capacity Microwave.

  • The large oven cavity with built-in turntable makes it easy to achieve superior cooking results.

  • Simultaneous programs for efficient food prep - Save time by defrosting food and also programming a two-step recipe simultaneously.

  • Auto defrost considers the weight of the food being cooked. Simply select the weight and the oven does the rest.

  • Easily program your desired cooking time and power level at just the touch of a button.


Samsung SMH1713W Microwave


 SMH1713W Microwave Ratings
Price Per
Cu. Ft.
  The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) per cubic foot of microwave area is $141. This is priced about average.
Premium Features  Considering only those functions and capabilities that really make a difference, this microwave has an average number of premium features when compared with other new microwave designs.
Power  This Samsung microwave oven can generate up to 1000 watts of cooking energy. This is about average power with a standard level of heating watts.
Magnetron Warranty  The magnetron warranty is good for 10 yrs. Compared to other manufacturers, this microwave has a magnetron limited warranty with longer than average duration.
User Ratings  Rated 4.3 of 5 stars by 3 users from retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Sears, and others. Compared to other user reviews of new microwaves, this appliance is rated higher than average.
Bake / Roast  Standard microwave without convection heating. You can't brown, bake, or roast dishes and meats like a regular oven.
Grill / Broil  Standard microwave without a grilling or broiling element. You can't grill or broil meats such as steaks, hamburgers, or chicken wings.
Staged Cooking  Can be programmed with a series of power levels and heating times that you perform frequently. Allows you to automatically cook your favorite dishes without constant monitoring so you can perform other tasks.
Sensor Cooking  Uses sensors to monitor humidity levels and automatically determines the appropriate power and time required to cook, reheat, or defrost selected foods.
Even Cooking  Does not use special technology to help ensure that dishes are cooked evenly. Most standard microwaves do an adequate job, especially at higher power settings. Moving dishes or stirring periodically is helpful.
Keep Warm  Does not include an automatic setting to keep foods warm after they've finished cooking. You have to manually select low power settings for brief periods of time on a periodic basis.
Non-Stick Interior  Does not have a special non-stick interior that makes clean-up easier. Splattered foods or drinks take a little more effort to wipe off, especially if you let them dry and harden for a period of time.
Turntable  Turntable is not large enough to rotate a standard 9 x 13 inch baking dish. If you just primarily heat-up food on a plate or small casserole dish, then this smaller size turntable should be adequate.
Stainless Steel  The exterior is not made of stainless steel. While stainless is popular in kitchen appliances, black and white are elegant, timeless colors.
Size  Above average capacity with 1.7 cu. ft. of interior space. More room may be important if you have three or more people in your household, or you like to quickly heat larger dishes for parties and entertaining.



 SMH1713W Microwave Oven Specifications
BrandSamsung
ModelSMH1713W
NameMicrowave
MSRP$239
TypeOver the Range Microwave
ColorWhite
Capacity1.7 cu. ft.
Microwave Power1000 Watts
Convection PowerNot Applicable
Depth17-5/16 in.
Width29-7/8 in.
Height16-1/2 in.
Turntable11.5 in. diameter
Power Levels10
Vent Air Flow300 CFM
Parts & Labor Warranty1 Year (limited)
Magnetron Warranty10 Yrs (limited)


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