Microwave Oven is a great appliance that has become a necessity in today’s world. While initially used for heating and reheating meals, microwave ovens nowadays are much more versatile with a number of functions for cooking including baking, grilling, defrosting, built-in-recipes and calorie counters.
Factors to consider in buying Microwave Oven
In Pakistan, there is an unlimited variety of brands offering different assortments in microwave ovens. The price range varies from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 19,000 depending on size, capacity, features and functionality. To sort out this confusion among brands and models of microwave ovens, we have selected 5 main factors based on which microwaves should be selected by any customer.
Size of microwave where range is available from 17 liters to 38 liters in Pakistan. You need to analyze not just your food needs but also kitchen capacity to handle the size bought.
Wattage that a microwave is producing affects the time needed to heat or cook food as well as the use of electricity. Usually microwave oven in Pakistan are available with at least 700 watts to average of 1000 watts and can go up to 1500 watts.
Price is obviously a major factor in consumer purchasing. The microwave ovens available in Pakistan are in range of Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 30,000 with majority lying in range of Rs. 8,000 to Rs. 11,000. Considering preference of majority, we will focus only on microwaves that are available in range of Rs. 8,000 to Rs. 17,000 to include factor of affordability.
Moreover, several online stores offer great discount deals on these products which can further add to value of purchase.
Features and Functionality are becoming more significant factors as now there are so many smart functions offered by leading brands that the need for traditional or confectionery ovens has reduced.
Beautiful Designs of microwave ovens like air conditioners have extra charges these days. The new sleek and fine designs with variety of colors to go with modern kitchens has increased the options in microwave ovens.
5 Best Multi-function Microwave Ovens in Pakistan
We have shortlisted five latest microwave ovens in Pakistan that have various new functions and upgraded technology along with reasonable prices.
Haier Microwave Oven Red Ribbon Series – Rs. 10,500
The Red Ribbon series by Haier comes with various capacities from 20 liters to 36 liters and price range starting from Rs. 10,500 to Rs. 18,500. The microwave has built-in menu with intelligent chef that provides around 20 easy to cook recipes which saves time and effort. It has a latest LED display that shows cooking status, time and other settings.
Dawlance 20L Free Standing Microwave Oven DW-112-C – Rs. 13,000
Having a capacity of 20 liters, Dawlance DW 112-C is a multifunction microwave with touch LED display. The microwave has various built-in recipes by Chef Mehboob along with a free cookbook developed by the Chef. The microwave also has a child lock safety system and is energy efficient that saves time as well as energy. Dawlance DW 112-C has a separate grill function as well with free Tawa for making Naans, Pizzas and Parathas.
Homage 28 Liters Solo Type Microwave Oven HDG-2811S –Rs. 12,500
A reliable name in energy saving electronics, Homage now also offers microwave ovens that are equally reliable in terms of performance and energy saving. The Homage HDG-2811S is an inverter microwave with 28 liters capacity that saves a lot of energy compared to other microwaves. The microwave has electronic digital control with beautiful large glass turntable. Homage microwave has an Easytronic control system for setting up operations and a digital system with a knob.
Dawlance 30 Liters Microwave Oven DW-133G – Rs. 16,000
Dawlance DW-133G is one of its most successful models due to upgraded technology and reasonable price. The microwave has a capacity of 38 liters with advanced grill function and comes with 8 built-in recipes. The unit has electronic control system with LED display. It has special feature that defrosts and warm food based on weight input. It has 5 microwave control levels with mechanical Rotary Controls.
Enviro Microwave Oven ENR 25XDG Ha84 – Rs. 10,000
Enviro electronics have overtime established their name in Pakistan with quality products and great after sales service. The Enviro ENR 25XDG Ha84 model is one of the most economical models in Pakistan with capacity of 25 liters. The model has 10 Power levels with Express Cooking feature. The Auto cooking menus with combination cooking provides unique and easy to use options for consumers. The microwave has LED display with weight based defrost system. The brand offers official warranty of 2 years throughout Pakistan.