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Should You Buy a Candy Microwave?

Matthew
Updated 25 August 2020
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should you buy a Candy Microwave?

Candy is well known for its fridge freezers, washing machines, tumble dryers and dishwashers.

We've collated all the key information on Candy microwaves in this handy guide. We've analysed over 15,000 user and expert reviews and 9 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 microwaves to impartially compare each microwave brand.

Candy are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular microwaves and start at $363 for the CMXG20D which has an interior capacity of 20L, a microwave power of 700W and is a countertop microwave and go up to $468 for the MIC201EX which has an interior capacity of 20L, a microwave power of 800W and is a built-in microwave. The average price of a new Candy microwave is $423.

Candy are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular microwaves.

Is Candy the Best Microwave Brand?

So are Candy microwaves any good? We give every microwave a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all microwaves we are able to impartially rank all the microwave brands.

Candy is ranked the No. 16 best microwave brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Candy is the 16th best microwave brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
4,087 reviews
#2
Magic Chef
94%
94%
396 reviews
#3
Japan
90%
90%
246 reviews
#4
Germany
88%
88%
276 reviews
#5
Swan
84%
84%
1,214 reviews
#6
Igenix
83%
83%
186 reviews
#7
South Korea
80%
80%
197 reviews
#8
Tower
80%
80%
82 reviews
#9
Japan
80%
80%
486 reviews
#10
Avanti
78%
78%
1 review
#11
United States
77%
77%
80 reviews
#12
South Korea
77%
77%
2,114 reviews
#13
Miele
Germany
74%
74%
10 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
72%
72%
47 reviews
#15
Italy
71%
71%
22 reviews
#16
Italy
68%
68%
7 reviews
#17
Danby
63%
63%
0 reviews
#18
LG
South Korea
63%
63%
5 reviews
#19
RCA
62%
62%
0 reviews
#20
Medion
60%
60%
2 reviews
#21
Emerson Radio
59%
59%
0 reviews
#22
Fersay
56%
56%
0 reviews
#23
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#24
Brentwood
54%
54%
0 reviews
#25
54%
54%
0 reviews
#26
Gastroback
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Candy microwaves compare to the other microwave brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All microwave Brands
Candy Microwaves

At an average purchase price of $423, Candy microwaves tend to be more expensive than most other microwave brands. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Candy microwave is $39 (based on a person typically using a microwave for 30 minutes per day), which makes them more efficient than most other microwave brands.

There's a smaller selection of Candy microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 5 Candy microwaves currently on the market in the US. Whilst Candy have a number of interesting features including Eco Mode, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$231
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,749
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$423
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,099
Price Distribution of Candy Microwaves

How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Microwaves Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Candy microwave. The table below compares the number of awards received by Candy to other popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Candy has won 1 award for its microwaves.

Compare all award winning microwaves

Number of Awards Beko Russell Hobbs Panasonic Samsung Sharp Candy
Which? logo
1
1
2
megaobzor.com/ logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
2
1
2
1

Features to Look Out For On Candy Microwaves

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Candy microwaves that set them apart from the competition. These include Eco Mode.

Candy Eco Mode

Candy microwaves that have an Eco Mode include the Candy CMXG20DS ($0) and the Candy CMXG25DCS ($0).

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