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Should You Buy a Daewoo Microwave?

Matthew
Updated 21 February 2021
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should you buy a Daewoo Microwave?

Daewoo is one of the most popular microwave brands as well as being well known for its fridge freezers, washing machines and electric kettles.

We've collated all the key information on Daewoo microwaves in this handy guide. We've analysed over 16,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 microwaves to impartially compare each microwave brand.

Daewoo are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $96 for the KOR6M5RR which has an interior capacity of 20L, a microwave power of 800W and is a freestanding microwave and go up to $182 for the QT3R which has an interior capacity of 14L, a microwave power of 600W and is a freestanding microwave. The average price of a new Daewoo microwave is $125.

Daewoo are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular microwaves.

Is Daewoo the Best Microwave Brand?

So are Daewoo 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.

Daewoo is ranked the No. 10 best microwave brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Daewoo is the 10th best microwave brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
4,632 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
276 reviews
#3
Japan
90%
90%
218 reviews
#4
Magic Chef
89%
89%
943 reviews
#5
Swan
85%
85%
1,267 reviews
#6
Tower
82%
82%
82 reviews
#7
Igenix
80%
80%
186 reviews
#8
Japan
79%
79%
765 reviews
#9
Germany
78%
78%
19 reviews
#10
South Korea
77%
77%
190 reviews
#11
Avanti
75%
75%
1 review
#12
Miele
Germany
74%
74%
19 reviews
#13
South Korea
72%
72%
2,604 reviews
#14
Emerson Radio
67%
67%
0 reviews
#15
United States
65%
65%
80 reviews
#16
64%
64%
171 reviews
#17
Akai
Japan
64%
64%
131 reviews
#18
Danby
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
LG
South Korea
62%
62%
5 reviews
#20
Medion
61%
61%
15 reviews
#21
RCA
60%
60%
0 reviews
#22
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#23
Brentwood
54%
54%
0 reviews
#24
Italy
54%
54%
7 reviews
#25
Gastroback
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Daewoo 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
Daewoo Microwaves

At an average purchase price of $125, Daewoo microwaves tend to be cheaper than most other microwave brands. Daewoo also have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a Daewoo microwave being 85%.

The average review score for a Daewoo microwave is 85%.

Daewoo have a number of great features including Concave Reflex Cooking System and Eco Mode which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Daewoo 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 Daewoo microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 3 Daewoo microwaves currently on the market in the US.

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
$125
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,049
Price Distribution of Daewoo Microwaves

What Do the Daewoo Microwave Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Daewoo microwave to work out the average distribution of reviews for Daewoo and then compared this to the other microwave brands.

5 stars
134
4 stars
35
3 stars
5
2 stars
5
1 star
11
Daewoo has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its microwaves than most other brands.

Over 89% of user reviews for Daewoo microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% across all microwave brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Daewoo Microwaves Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Daewoo microwaves. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning microwaves

Number of Awards Beko Russell Hobbs Panasonic Hotpoint Swan
Which? logo
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
1
2

How Reliable Are Daewoo Microwaves?

We checked over 16,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Daewoo microwaves. 50% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Daewoo microwave owners and reviewers thought the product wasn't reliable.

Only 50% of reviewers think Daewoo microwaves are reliable.

So, most people think that Daewoo microwaves aren't good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Daewoo microwaves that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

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NOT RELIABLE

Broke within a month
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Features to Look Out For On Daewoo Microwaves

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

Daewoo Concave Reflex Cooking System

Daewoo microwaves that feature Concave Reflex Cooking System include the Daewoo KOR6M5RR ($95) and the Daewoo KOR9LBKBLR ($115).

Daewoo Eco Mode

Daewoo microwaves that have an Eco Mode include the Daewoo KOR6M5RR ($95) and the Daewoo KOR9LBKBLR ($115).

Daewoo Easy Cook Function

Daewoo microwaves that feature Easy Cook Function include the Daewoo KOR9LBKBLR ($115).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Daewoo Microwave?
Is Daewoo the Best Microwave Brand?
What Do the Daewoo Microwave Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Daewoo Microwaves Received?
How Reliable Are Daewoo Microwaves?
Features to Look Out For On Daewoo Microwaves
Daewoo Concave Reflex Cooking System
Daewoo Eco Mode
Daewoo Easy Cook Function

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