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Should You Buy a Candy Microwave?

Matthew
Updated 06 February 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 14,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 microwaves to impartially compare each microwave brand.

Candy are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular microwaves and start at $325 for the CMXG20D which has an interior capacity of 20L, a microwave power of 700W and is a countertop microwave and go up to $421 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 $372.

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. 13 best microwave brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Candy is the 13th best microwave brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
4,037 reviews
#2
Magic Chef
94%
94%
72 reviews
#3
Germany
94%
94%
275 reviews
#4
Japan
91%
91%
247 reviews
#5
South Korea
88%
88%
1,765 reviews
#6
Avanti
86%
86%
1 review
#7
Swan
83%
83%
1,206 reviews
#8
South Korea
82%
82%
197 reviews
#9
United States
80%
80%
80 reviews
#10
Japan
79%
79%
765 reviews
#11
Tower
76%
76%
31 reviews
#12
Zanussi
Italy
75%
75%
22 reviews
#13
Italy
68%
68%
4 reviews
#14
Breville
Australia
67%
67%
76 reviews
#15
United States
66%
66%
383 reviews
#16
Danby
65%
65%
0 reviews
#17
AEG
Germany
65%
65%
47 reviews
#18
Emerson Radio
65%
65%
0 reviews
#19
Germany
64%
64%
19 reviews
#20
Germany
64%
64%
48 reviews
#21
Akai
Japan
64%
64%
22 reviews
#22
LG
South Korea
63%
63%
5 reviews
#23
RCA
63%
63%
0 reviews
#24
Haier
China
56%
56%
0 reviews
#25
Brentwood
55%
55%
0 reviews
#26
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
55%
55%
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 $372, Candy microwaves tend to be more expensive 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. 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 less efficient than most other microwave brands.

No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$204
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,349
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$372
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,299
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 Panasonic Beko Samsung Russell Hobbs Sharp Candy
Which? logo
1
1
2
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
megaobzor.com/ logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Total
4
1
2
2
1
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