Updated 12 Oct 2016

Breville

the Quick Touch Crisp BMO700BSS

Snapshot: The Breville the Quick Touch Crisp BMO700BSS is a microwave with a grill that has 10 power levels, auto cook and auto reheat. How well does it defrost mince and chicken?

the Quick Touch Crisp BMO700BSS
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$449

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Test results

Overall score
80
Cooking performance
?/10
Cooking broccoli
?/10
Defrosting mince
?/10
Defrosting chicken
?/10
Reheating quiche
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent at cooking broccoli.
  • Excellent at defrosting chicken.
  • Very good at defrosting mince.
  • OK at reheating quiche.
  • Very good at grilling toast.
  • Excellent at melting chocolate on auto menu setting.
  • Digital display is clear and has word prompts.

But

  • Small usable volume.
  • Just OK visibility through door.
  • Cracks and crevices around the exterior.
  • Cooling fan is noticeable.

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
$449

More test results (/10)

Grilling toast
8.5
Scones
n/a
Roast chicken
n/a
Pizza
n/a
Microwave
8.5
Combination
n/a
Grill
8.5
Convection
n/a
Ease of use
6.8

Specifications

Capacity (L)
24
Wattage
900
External WxHxD (cm)
51 x 31 x 44
Useable internal WxHxD (cm)
33 x 20 x 37
Useable shelf/turntable diameter (cm)
30
Number of power levels
10
Running costs ($/year)
$10
Standby energy costs ($/year)
$2

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
Harvey Norman only.