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GE® 1.6 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

Model # JES1657SMSS

 4.5 out of 5 (776 Reviews)

Available in 4 Color(s)

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1.6 cu. ft. capacity

1150 Watts (IEC-705 test procedure)


Sensor cooking controls

Automatically adjusts time and power for delicious cooking results


Weight and time defrost

Simply enter the weight of the food, and the oven automatically sets the optimal defrosting time and power level or set your desired time for defrosting


Turntable

Rotates food throughout the cycle


Instant On controls

One-touch instant operation


Control lockout

Helps prevent accidental activation


Add 30 seconds

Increases cooking times with one touch


Timer on/off

Minute timer helps keep you on track

Features:

  • 1.6 cu. ft. capacity
  • Sensor cooking controls
  • Weight and time defrost
  • Turntable
  • Instant On controls
  • Control lockout
  • Add 30 seconds
  • Timer on/off
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 1.6
Unit Capacity Family-Size
FILTER
App Filter - Wattage 1100 and Above
App Filter - Control Type Electronic touchpad
App Filter - Voltage 120V
App Filter - Capacity Microwave Medium (1.5 - 1.8 cu. ft.)
App Filter - Cooking Technology Microwave Only
App Filter - Product Type Microwave Countertop
App Filter - Convection No
APPEARANCE
Case Color Black
Installation Countertop
Door Color Stainless Steel
Color Appearance Stainless Steel
POWER / RATINGS
Electrical Input - 120V Watts 1600
Electrical Input - 120V Amperage 14.5
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 39.0
Overall Depth 17.75
Overall Width 21.75
Overall Height 12.875
Approximate Shipping Weight 44.0
Depth with Door Open 90° 38.5
Cavity (W x H x D) 16-5/8 x 10-1/4 x 16-3/4
FEATURES
Cooking System Turntable
Cooking Technology Microwave
Microwave Convenience Cooking Controls Defrost: Weight/Time
Pizza
Turntable Size 13.625
Microwave Watts (IEC-705) 1150.0
Control Type Electronic Touch
Instant On Controls 1-6 Minutes
Control Features Add 30 Seconds (Instant-On)
Cancel/Off
Cavity Light
Clear/Off
Clock - 12 Hr.
Control Lock
Cooking Complete Reminder
Express Cook - Instant-On 1-6 Minutes
Start/Pause
Time Cook I & II
Timer On/Off
Weight & Time Defrost
Power Levels 10
Turntable Glass
Product Type Countertop Microwave
Electronic Digital Display with Clock Yes
Microwave Sensor Cooking Controls Beverage (Instant-On)
Dinner Plate
Popcorn (Instant-On)
Potato (Instant-On)
Reheat (Instant-On)
Vegetables (Instant-On)

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4.5

out of 5 (776 Reviews)

91% of reviewers recommend this product.

Great features

Submitted by dickeydo - 2/26/2021

Avery good choice for a limited budget. Being on a fixed income, this is very important.
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Easy to read dial. Quietness.

Submitted by bowharp - 2/26/2021

I like the appearance of my new microwave. I purchased GE because my previous being a GE and functioned well for over 20 years.
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lots of options

Submitted by clz46 - 2/25/2021

the microwave has numerous features. takes some getting used to but worth learning
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Simple yet gets the job done

Submitted by Micro47 - 2/25/2021

A great little microwave that has enough features for everyday tasks but not so many as to make it complicated.
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Easy to use

Submitted by Ruth and Steve - 2/24/2021

Roomy yet fairly compact, suits our needs perfectly.
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Dead after 29 days

Submitted by Unhappy Richmonder - 2/24/2021

On day 29, the machine makes an unusually loud noise and won't heat anymore. Past the Best Buy return window. Terrible.
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Great features and price.

Submitted by Bellda - 2/24/2021

GE products have always been great for me and family.
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Great features

Submitted by kimizzle - 2/24/2021

Perfect size microwave, even cooking. having the turntable option again is great.
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It works great, and I'm very happy with it .

Submitted by michigan peach - 2/24/2021

It's easy to use, and we enjoy it very much. My husband loves it.
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Basic unit which is pretty easy to operate.

Submitted by Joejoerabbit - 2/23/2021

No bells and whistles, basic performance level. Different locations of buttons than my previous unit.
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Works well

Submitted by Mike36700 - 2/23/2021

It is very easy to use product, only had it for one day
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All settings I use easy to clean.

Submitted by Cutless - 2/22/2021

Look good cooks great has all features I need for my every day cooking and reheating.
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Awesome!

Submitted by ChiTown guy - 2/21/2021

This is a good microwave just replaced my old one. Great price and excellent features.
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Happy about my purchase

Submitted by Tyeager - 2/20/2021

The microwave works good for me and my family. Warms up fast. Cooks potatoes perfect.
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Great Value!

Submitted by Monigon - 2/19/2021

An excellent microwave for a great price. Good features and good power.
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New Microwave

Submitted by Catbacker - 2/19/2021

Just replaced our old unit from GE after 17 years of great service! Although we haven't used this very long I expect it to be top notch just like the old similar unit. GE makes good products! We were looking for a specific set of variable that this oven has.
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Loud and horrid noise

Submitted by warden1 - 2/19/2021

Since day one of our installation the microwave has brought us a great deal of irritation due to the horrid noise that comes when it starts. We were provided a new glass plate and rotating ring but those did not resolve the issue.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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Basic Microwave

Submitted by Bowfishoholic - 2/19/2021

Not as many bells and whistles as my older microwave, but it goes the trick and the price was great. I miss my soften butter function, but this one has a reheat beverage function. It reminds you when you get sidetracked and g do other that you had something heating up.
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Easy To Use

Submitted by BearMN - 2/18/2021

Control panel is very easy to use. The appliance is quiet (I was wondering if it was really working - it was). Heats thoroughly. GE Appliances are trustworthy and it is no different with this microwave.
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Good Value on a Microwave Oven

Submitted by SteveB4554 - 2/18/2021

It's very good. They keypad is s little difficult to figure out. It doesn't do real great on microwave popcorn as it stops running with a lot of Un- popped kernels when you use the popcorn button on the keypad
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fast and powerful

Submitted by Alexd949 - 2/18/2021

Great unit with fast power and multiple features. nice profile too.
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Microwave

Submitted by ZC1354 - 2/18/2021

User friendly and efficient. Large capacity and sleek modern appearance
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Good deal

Submitted by Special KW - 2/17/2021

We use our microwave at least once a day. This was the same brand as I had because my last one lasted 15 years.
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Easy to use

Submitted by Feldy - 2/17/2021

Love this microwave. So easy to use. We eat leftovers and it reheats beautifully.
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New Microwave

Submitted by GETNWET - 2/17/2021

Well built, good looking, works well. American made, could match all new appliances with same color
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This is the one!

Submitted by LordTorik - 2/17/2021

This microwave meets all of our needs and looks sharp! Love that the kitchen timer works independent of the cooking features so you can do both simultaneously. "Add 30 seconds" button is our go-to. We're very happy with it - about 3 weeks in.
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Great microwave

Submitted by GES13 - 2/17/2021

Just what I wanted. The button placement is very similar to earlier models. No need to relearn how it works. Very sleek and stylish. GE has always made decent appliances.
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good microwave

Submitted by debls74 - 2/16/2021

It is fairly large and has a variety of helpful settings. I like that's it's mostly black with stainless front. I didn't want all black or all stainless so this was a perfect fit for my kitchen. When I first installed it it kept flashing "FOOD" no matter what function I tried, so I unplugged it and plugged it back in and it worked fine after that. I think the beep to let you know it's done could be quieter, it's very shrill.
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jones, howard

Submitted by howarddjones - 2/16/2021

good quality and easy to use. don't know why you need more information here...
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Great features

Submitted by Jourrnney - 2/16/2021

User friendly great value and excellent customer service great Warrenty
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Mic

Submitted by The dude715 - 2/16/2021

This thing is great! Tons of options but you really only use 1 button. G.E makes a Quality product. Thank you
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Great midsized microwave

Submitted by Mispit - 2/16/2021

Purchased this microwave e we when our 17 yr old one died. Pleasantly surprised at the power this microwave has! Cooks food fast and quietly. Work needs to be done to quiet door when closing. But doesn't diminish the rest of the features.
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Works great, easy to use only one slight problem

Submitted by glencurtis4 - 2/15/2021

My wife and I both love the product except for one slight item. The Microwave sits on a laminated counter top and the feet allow the unit to slide. I had to place 4 rubber glide pads under the feet to prevent the sliding. No big deal. Recommend the feet have suction type of pad to grip the counter top.
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Exceptional!

Submitted by haleybogdan - 2/15/2021

The features, size and heating ability are great. I read so many poor reviews about other microwaves which is why we chose this one and it does not disappoint. Haven't had it for very long.
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Works well

Submitted by The wise one - 2/14/2021

I'm happy so far with the features that I've tried.
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Just the right size

Submitted by Catherine Farah - 2/10/2021

I wouldn't buy any other microwave but GE. Easy to use and lasts forever! Love it.
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Love it

Submitted by StillMa - 2/10/2021

Reliable and heats up quickly! The touch screen took some getting use to but I'm a pro now!
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Nice redesign from prior model

Submitted by Huddle - 2/10/2021

I've purchased the same model over the past 15 years. Nice styling, woks great.
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Easy

Submitted by GretchenH - 2/10/2021

I love the large interior and the delay feature of the unit
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Works great

Submitted by TheDude507 - 2/9/2021

Works very well. It's quite and efficient, thank you.
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Microwave

Submitted by JulieBWI - 2/8/2021

Good size and look. Nice features. Too new to know much more
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Yes, I recommend this product

Works great

Submitted by Peterom - 2/6/2021

The microwave works great. The only slight negative I have is it is hard to read the controls in a low light situation. I would also like to be able to turn off the end beep.
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Great microwave

Submitted by Another satisfied custome - 2/5/2021

A microwave is a very important part of our kitchen. Our last microwave was a previous version of the one we just purchased. It was also important to match the stainless steel front with our other GE kitchen appliances.
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fair

Submitted by Family Gift - 2/4/2021

THE EQUIPMENT WAS FAULTY. (MADE LOUD NOISE WHEN STARTED) DIDN'T TAKE ANY PICTURES
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Great features

Submitted by Danney - 2/4/2021

I have a problem with popping Weight Watchers (WW) popcorn in a WW popcorn popper. It either burns the popcorn or leaves 10-20 kernels of un popped corn. I have lowered the power level and adjusted the cooking time and I still have issues. I am considering returning it.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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Heats food up quickly

Submitted by Carol3lag - 2/3/2021

Easy to use features, heats food up Quickly. Recommend
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Great features

Submitted by TPfaff - 2/3/2021

Easy to use. Quick start buttons Keep it simple. Clean look
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Great inconspicuous look

Submitted by RSW127 - 2/2/2021

Its a microwave, it warms things up. But the look goes a long way. It doesn't stick out, it blends into the kitchen.
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Great Value

Submitted by Al39 - 2/2/2021

Like the extra heat vent louvers on the left side to cool components.
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Great one

Submitted by lidaz - 2/1/2021

Powerfull and nice looking. Fit perfectly on the shelf.
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Yes, I recommend this product