Some highly-rated compact microwave ovens according to expert reviews are the GE Profile Spacemaker II, Panasonic NN-SN657S, Cuisinart Stainless Steel Microwave Oven, Sharp Carousel Microwave Oven and Sanyo EM-S6588S Microwave Oven. The GE Profile Spacemaker II is the most expensive among the five picks.
The GE Profile Spacemaker II measures one cubic foot. It adjusts the cooking time automatically for six foods by measuring the moisture given off by these foods. The Panasonic NN-SN657S microwave oven heats food on the turntable evenly. The Sanyo EM-S6588S microwave oven is the cheapest among the five picks. It is a mid-size oven with pre-programmed settings for common foods.