The best induction cooktops are the GE Profile and KitchenAid Architect Series II, according to Consumer Search. Both cooktops come with a number of top-end features and are highly reviewed on other sites as well.
The GE Profile is available in a couple of different models, but all of them are high performing. These models offer four induction burners that range from 6 inches to 11 inches, and the power of this stove ranges from 1,800 watts to 3,700 watts. The temperature controls feature 19 different power settings. Other features of this cooktop include touch controls, child lockout, lights that indicate a hot surface and sensors that adjust automatically to pan size.
The KitchenAid Architect Series II is a bit more affordable than the GE Profile. Features of this cooktop include four different elements, a bridge function where two elements can be used at the same time and 12 heat settings that allow users to fine tune cooking techniques. In addition, there is a performance boost feature for rapid boiling, a melt and hold feature for food that is a bit more delicate and a control lock. This induction cooktop comes with touch-screen controls, a simmer function and pan-size detection.