Which are the Best 26 Litre Microwaves?

Are you looking for a 26 litre microwave? Or just wondering whether this is the best size for your kitchen? This page lists all the microwaves we’ve reviewed in this relatively uncommon size category, including models from Samsung.

A 26 litre microwave is a big step up in terms of capacity from a 20 litre model. While the difference might not sound huge, 26 litres usually provides ample room for large dinner plates. There aren’t many brands who manufacture appliances with this size though, which can make it difficult to find one that meets your requirements.

Who Should Buy a Microwave with a 26L Capacity?

One of the most important factors when choosing a new microwave is the internal capacity. This determines how much food can be cooked at the same time. For small households, or if you only need to reheat small amounts of food, 20 litre microwaves are popular. But these are often too small for the largest dinner plates.

A 26L microwave, on the other hand, is better suited to medium-size families. While there are much larger options available, this size strikes a good balance between food quantity and work surface space. Keep in mind that the internal capacity isn’t always related to the external dimensions though, so check this before you buy. It’s also vital to check the maximum plate size of a microwave – especially if you plan on using big dinner plates or casserole dishes.

The biggest problem with 26 litre microwaves is that there aren’t many around. Samsung produce a couple of products in this category, but there aren’t a huge range of options. Fortunately, there are plenty of 25 litre microwaves which provide similar benefits.

Samsung CM1069 Microwave Review

The Samsung CM1069 Microwave is a microwave with a large 26L capacity, and a powerful 1100W power rating. The CM1069’s appearance is more functional than “sexy,” which suits its target market of small catering businesses rather than the home. The controls are clear and simple, the interior is stainless...

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