Updated 12 Oct 2016

Breville

The Quick Touch BMO735

Snapshot: The Breville the Quick Touch BMO735 is a standard microwave with 10 power levels, auto cook and auto reheat. How well does it defrost mince and chicken?

The Quick Touch BMO735
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$293

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Test results

Overall score
87
Cooking performance
?/10
Cooking broccoli
?/10
Defrosting mince
?/10
Defrosting chicken
?/10
Reheating quiche
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent at cooking broccoli.
  • Excellent at defrosting mince.
  • Excellent at defrosting chicken.
  • Very good at reheating quiche.
  • Excellent at melting chocolate on auto menu setting.
  • Good visibility through door.
  • Digital display with word prompts.

But

  • Area around dial controls can accumulate grime.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Cooking performance (70%)
The cooking performance score is based on defrosting, cooking and reheating.

Ease of use (30%)
The ease of use score assesses ease of using controls, ease of cleaning, and visibility through the door during cooking.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$293

More test results (/10)

Grilling toast
n/a
Scones
n/a
Roast chicken
n/a
Pizza
n/a
Microwave
9.2
Combination
n/a
Grill
n/a
Convection
n/a
Ease of use
7.4

Specifications

Capacity (L)
31
Wattage
1100
External WxHxD (cm)
52 x 31 x 46
Useable internal WxHxD (cm)
35 x 24 x 37
Useable shelf/turntable diameter (cm)
30
Number of power levels
10
Running costs ($/year)
$11
Standby energy costs ($/year)
$1

Features

Sensor cook
Sensor reheat
Auto cook
Auto reheat
Yes
Grill
×
Quick start
Adjust time during cooking
Delayed start
×
Multi-stage cooking
×
Standalone timer
Stainless steel exterior
×
Inverter
×

More Info

Notes
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Availability
-

Reliability

We received information on 2897 microwaves in our 2016 appliance reliability survey.

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