Breville Quick Touch (BMO734XL) Microwave Review 2021 – Best Oven in Its Class?

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What do an entire household and a college dorm have in common? There is a high probability that both have a microwave or two in their kitchens right now. 

Microwaves have revolutionized the way people eat. Gone were the days when hours were dedicated to preparing and cooking foods. 

Now, all you have to do is pop some of those microwavable dinners in your microwave, and you are ready to start the day. 

Here, we introduce you to our review of the Breville BMO734XL Quick Touch. Ultimately, we’ll answer – it is the best microwave oven in its class?

 

Description

Editor's Choice
Breville Quick Touch, BMO734XL
4.5
Pros:
  • Sleek and high-end design
  • Self-adjusting heating technology
  • Ease of use
  • Superb performance heats food evenly
  • Customizable heating option
Cons:
  • Price on the higher end
  • Issues in defrosting
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Best be sure that Breville will always offer flawless quality. The Breville Quick Touch Microwave is the first of the Quick Touch series of microwaves from Breville. 

The Quick Touch is unique among all the microwaves because of its ability to determine how much power and heat is needed to deliver optimum heating options for your food.

It has a brushed stainless-steel finish with a viewing window, a steel door handle on the front, and various intuitive control buttons on the side. 

The inside is made of stainless steel with a glass turntable. 

The Quick Touch dimension is 51×58.9×36.9 cm, compact, and space-efficient enough to fit on your benchtops. 

It has an 1100-watts motor that enables its Quick Start One-Touch Cooking feature that, when started, would immediately begin cooking in 30 seconds at 100% power, reheating or defrosting your food in no time. 

It also has ten power levels from 10% to 100% controlled easily with a dial. 

The Breville Quick Touch added options to its settings with the — A Bit More Button you push when extra cooking time is needed and many more Sensor iQ options. 

There’s also a large LCD screen with a dial for heat and time controls to modulate everything. 

The Breville Quick Touch is easy to use and very user-friendly. 

The high price tag makes up for its high-end functionality and design.

 

Features

 

Breville Quick Touch BMO734xl

Modern High-Quality Design

The Quick Touch Microwave Oven is sleek-looking with its polished stainless steel exterior; its silver color could fit well with every other appliance on your countertop. 

The front has a large viewing window, and the interior microwave light is bright and allows you to see your food and the powers of the Quick Touch in action. 

With all those, the bread and butter of the Quick Touch are on its high-end functionality and intelligence. 

The unique Breville Quick Touch features an automatic self-adjusting technology called the Sensor IQ that compels the microwave to determine heat or cook time and the level of warmth your food needs according to the humidity inside the machine. 

The ten power dial of this microwave can also be adjusted even when the machine is working. 

Perfect for the individual on the go with how effortless the microwave is to use. 

The Quick Touch exterior is even more impressive with the generous sized LCD screen and interface that displays the functions, temperatures, timer, and whatnots. 

The Breville Quick Touch microwave truly is a game-changer.

Smart Menu

What’s more? The LED screen displays some suggested pre-programmed reheat options for different meats, vegetables, oatmeal, frozen meals, and many more. 

The Smart setting suggests predetermined cook times and power levels for various foods for better results. 

The option to adjust to your personal preference is possible with the timer and heat dial right below the LCD screen. 

Another impressive feature of the Quick Touch is its Smart Cook, Smart Reheat, and Smart Defrost buttons — making cooking, reheating, and defrosting instant with a single press of buttons. 

No guessing and failed experiment will be happening since the intelligent mechanism of this microwave will do the adjusting for you. 

If mac and cheese with broccoli is a staple on your meal prep and you already found the perfect heat and time to prepare it, The Quick Touch Favourite button allows you to save your custom preset for a consistent, delicious mac and cheese. 

The Quick Touch also has an option called A Bit More that allows you to add a bit more time to heat if it is not entirely done yet at the end of reheating cycle. 

The A Bit More button also acts as a child lock security measure to protect children from accidents. 

Shortcuts Panel

You will see a thin panel highlighting the Quick Touch’s unique control shortcuts when you open the microwave. 

This shortcut panel includes the sensor iQ that reheats and cooks food without selecting cook time or power levels as it does it automatically for you.

The Time Defrost buttons automatically determine the defrost time for you without inputting the weight. 

The favorite button is also on the shortcuts panel for easy access. 

The best part of this panel is on the auto part, with a predetermined heat time for popcorn and hot beverages.

This microwave also assists professional bakers and home bakers alike with the Melt Chocolate and Soften Butter buttons on the shortcuts panel. 

With the Breville Quick Touch, melting chocolate, once done a little complexly with taking out and mixing done multiple times, can now be done with a click of a button. 

The shortcuts panel is also where you preset the timer and clock, control the volume and input weight. 

These features and their convenience adds to the pros why the Breville Quick Touch is one to beat.

Also Read: Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer Pro Review

Final Verdict

Editor's Choice
Breville Quick Touch, BMO734XL
4.5
Pros:
  • Sleek and high-end design
  • Self-adjusting heating technology
  • Ease of use
  • Superb performance heats food evenly
  • Customizable heating option
Cons:
  • Price on the higher end
  • Issues in defrosting
CHECK PRICE ON BREVILLE.COM
You can support us by making purchases from our links. We may earn commissions from it, at no additional cost to you.

With all the innovations and upgrades done to a regular microwave featured above — Breville Quick Touch Microwave is one of the great microwaves in the market right now. 

If the sleek modern design is not a selling point, the Sensor IQ unique to the Quick Touch will be.   It removes the need for guessing and burning problems that save you time and money. 

To top it all up, the Shortcuts Panel is the cherry on top of this already delicious sundae. 

It could be pricey, but the quality and convenience are worth the price.

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