If you are wondering how Sharp microwaves compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,800 microwaves by objectively and impartially analysing over 17,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Sharp are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $77 for the SMC1131CB which has an interior capacity of 37L, a microwave power of 1,000W and is a freestanding microwave and go up to $532 for the R-1874 which has an interior capacity of 31.1L, a microwave power of 850W and is a freestanding microwave. The average price of a new Sharp microwave is $307.
Sharp are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular microwaves.
Is Sharp the Best Microwave Brand?
So are Sharp 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.
Sharp is ranked the No. 7 best microwave brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sharp is the 7th best microwave brand out there.
Let's look at how Sharp microwaves compare to the other microwave brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All microwave Brands
Sharp have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a Sharp microwave being 80%.
The average review score for a Sharp microwave is 80%.
There's a smaller selection of Sharp microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 4 Sharp microwaves currently on the market in the US. Sharp microwaves also tend to be more expensive than most other microwave brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Sharp microwave is $45 (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 $231
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $307
Price Distribution of Sharp Microwaves
What Do the Sharp Microwave Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Sharp microwave to work out the average distribution of reviews for Sharp and then compared this to the other microwave brands.
Sharp has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its microwaves than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 81% of user reviews for Sharp microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all Microwave brands.
Purchasers of Sharp microwaves frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, and they have won a total of 2 awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Sharp microwaves by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other microwave brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Sharp Microwaves Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Sharp microwaves. This means that Sharp has more awards for its microwaves than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Sharp to other popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Sharp has more awards for its microwaves than any other brand.
We checked over 17,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Sharp microwaves. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 69% were positive. Therefore the majority of Sharp microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
69% of reviewers think Sharp microwaves are reliable.
So, most people think that Sharp microwaves are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Sharp microwaves that mention reliability:
It's really well made
since there is no weighing system built in
has a built in timer to time other things you are doing this is my second sharp microwave
The build quality must be very poor for this to have happened
Sadly mine was broken so had to be returned
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