Small and Compact Countertop Microwave Ovens

Mini microwave ovens are the ideal kitchen appliance when space is an issue or you only need a small microwave to fulfill your cooking and re-heating needs. Students and people living in small apartments are the ideal candidates for purchasing this type of appliance. Another advantage of a compact microwave is that it is portable so can be stored away easily when not in use and can even be taken with you when traveling.

0.5-0.6 cu ft Microwave Ovens

0.7-0.8 cu ft Microwave Ovens

0.9-1.1 cu ft Microwave Ovens

This type of microwave oven is also the perfect companion for when you are on the move, they can be used whilst traveling in your RV or if you are a trucker the compact size and portability makes them a good choice of appliance for heating your favorite foods whilst on the move. Though they are portable you will need to ensure you have some form of power to run them such as a small generator or inverter

A mini microwave is defined by the interior size and is measured in cu ft or cubic feet, you should ensure the size is below 1.1 cubic feet or CU FT to know you are getting a small compact appliance, anything over this size shouldn’t really be classed as mini. The smallest start around 0.5 CU FT in size through to 1.1 CU FT for the bigger of the mini microwaves.

There are many different brands and models of compact microwave ovens to choose from so how do you know which one will be best for your individual needs? The best way to make your decision a little bit easier is to find reviews of the specific models, this way you can read about other peoples experiences and use them as a guide for your purchasing decision.

If you are searching online for your microwave then you can use other search terms to define a mini microwave oven such as small, countertop, portable or compact, this will return more results giving you more choice when you decide to purchase.

You might not find all the fully fledged features of a larger microwave but for the basics of heating and re-heating of your foods then they do a pretty good job. Though with the advances in technology the small microwaves are now becoming a match for their bigger counterparts. When microwave ovens first came on the scene they were large and clunky but now there is a good range of small ones to choose from.

If you are on the look out for a mini microwave then I would suggest you first decide on the reasons for purchasing one, is it for your small apartment? Will you be taking it with you when traveling? These are just a few of the questions you could ask yourself to make your buying decision that bit easier.

On this site we have picked some of the best for you to choose from that are available from so take a look around and you should find the perfect mini microwave for your needs.