Some very small microwave oven models include Whirlpool WMC20005, Daewoo KOR6L0B and Panasonic NN-SD372S. The models are between 11 to 13 inches high and 15 to 22 inches long. As of 2015, the models range in price between $59.95 to $147.00.
Other models include Nostalgia Electrics RMO-400 and GE JES1142SPSS. Small microwave models are ideal for small kitchens with limited counter space. Microwave ovens are popular for reheating previously cooked food and rapidly heating butter, fats and chocolate. The ovens do not usually caramelize or brown food. Microwave ovens use less energy than standard stoves for cooking small amounts of food.