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4.5 | 592 Reviews

GE® 1.6 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

GE Appliances JES1657DMWW

Available in 4 Color(s)

Features

  • 1.6 cu. ft. capacity
  • Sensor cooking controls
  • Weight and time defrost
  • Turntable

Quick Specs

  • Type: Microwave
  • Style: Countertop
  • Width: 21.75"
  • Height: 12.875"
  • Depth: 17.75"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Microwave Capacity: 1.6 cu. ft.
  • Microwave Wattage: 1150.0 watts
  • Recessed Turntable: Yes
  • Convection Microwave: No
  • WiFi Connected: No

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Sensor cooking controls

Automatically adjusts time and power for delicious cooking results

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 White
Installation Countertop
Door Color White
Color Appearance White
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)

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Microwave
  • Style: Countertop

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 21.75"
  • Height: 12.875"
  • Depth: 17.75"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Microwave Capacity: 1.6 cu. ft.
  • Microwave Wattage: 1150.0 watts
  • Recessed Turntable: Yes
  • Convection Microwave: No
  • WiFi Connected: No

Quick Specs

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4.5 out of 5

90% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

OK so far

chuck1224 9/16/2020

My first microwave of this model lasted me one day! It got hot and went completely dead. I thought I would give it one more chance since we liked the looks and features so I took it back and exchanged it for the exact same thing. We've only had it about 2 weeks and it is working fine.
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5 Stars

Great features

Southern Girl 48 9/16/2020

Looks nice, easy to use, and not real noisy it is straight forward and does a good job.
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5 Stars

works well

Bonnie052667 9/16/2020

makes life much simpler, on a rush day, very happy with it
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5 Stars

Really like it!

Helen T 9/16/2020

We bought this microwave to replace a GE Microwave that we had for 12 years. It is a tad bigger. We really like the size, the looks and the way it works. It fits right into the spot we have for it!
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5 Stars

good product

ladysmooh 9/15/2020

This was a replacement of a 1.4 c.f. that worked great. After 6 yrs, it died and figured if the same model was still around we would buy it again. Came across this larger model at a great price so we purchased it. So far we've been very happy. It does everything we need and hopefully I'll work as well and as long as as our last one.
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5 Stars

Great replacement

Carolina retiree 9/15/2020

When my old one quit found this one just the right size and power to suit my kitchen. Worked slightly different but just a case of need to acquaint myself with these features. Very happy with this choice.
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2 Stars

Would not buy again

Kimcool 9/15/2020

Had for just a few months and door has moisture trapped inside AND push button to open/close has all but quit working.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Just what I needed

Diva Dianne 9/13/2020

Good quality for the price. Works very well. Can see the display clearly. Heats food well.
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5 Stars

Great Microwave!

JudiJudiJudi 9/12/2020

This microwave replaced my 8 year old one, which was also a GE. They (GE) are easy to use and fit in the space on my counter like it was made for it. Can't imagine going thru a day without this little gem!
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5 Stars

Nice microwave

G7114 9/11/2020

Works fine. I think the sensor heat settings are little low
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5 Stars

Great value

gatorjoe87 9/9/2020

Perfect...didn't want to spend a lot but wanted a useable size. This microwave was both reasonably priced and large enough to cook most meals.
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4 Stars

Good

mcg766 9/8/2020

I like the microwave in general but the hard plastic feet slide terribly also the change in the turn table makes a rattle noise when closed empty
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Microwave

milkmann 9/7/2020

Love the microwave. Serves our purpose well. Have had GE microwaves before and was very pleased.
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5 Stars

Everything we wanted

Jeffthrow 9/7/2020

We picked this GE microwave because it was almost like the one we had that we liked..
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5 Stars

Good Quality

AuntieS 9/4/2020

This was a replacement. Larger, reheats evenly. very pleased.
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4 Stars

Good fearures

Lowber 9/3/2020

I like the product and the manufacturer. I needed an upgrade.
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5 Stars

Easy to use

tallybud 9/3/2020

Simple control features at a good price. Websight very easy to register.
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5 Stars

Personal upgrade

52Red 9/2/2020

When our previously reliable microwave failed after 10 years, we hoped to find one comparable. Instead we found one of the same size externally, but with larger cooking compartment, more features and virtually the same price as the oven it replaced. A pleasant surprise in this day and age!
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5 Stars

Works for us!

Kc72 9/2/2020

We needed a new microwave and this one got the job done! We keep it on our counter. It's also our kitchen clock and timer.
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3 Stars

Miss the old one

GEgone 9/1/2020

Replaced another GE that "passed on". Really loved former! New one: interior light very dim, smooth buttons are hard to push and text is super tiny and hard to read.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Lots of power

dougc25 8/31/2020

I replaced my GE microwave that I had for over 10 years. Same size and features as my old one. Only drawback is the door is so blacked out its hard to see the food cooking. I hope this one lasts as long as the first one.
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5 Stars

Great Purchase

Jonathan T 8/28/2020

Great product! Works as described. Would definitely recommend.
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5 Stars

Very quiet!

djas 8/27/2020

We needed a replacement for our old microwave and purchased this at Lowe's. It is much quieter than our old unit and we like the features.
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5 Stars

Lots of power!

sharlea 8/27/2020

My last GE microwave oven was over 15 years old and just stopped working. This was my first choice because of reliability and also color (white) of the cabinet. It heats up really fast and is quieter than my previous one.
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5 Stars

Quiet running and heats food fast.

Rjaysvert 8/27/2020

Quiet running, heats fast and the price was right.
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4 Stars

Super power!

Pj55500 8/26/2020

This is a large easy to operate microwave, heats evenly and quickly and defrost feature is great!
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3 Stars

Just average

OH lady 8/26/2020

For the most part it works ok. Inside light is way too dim. Defrost based on weight for .2 lbs comes up as almost 2 minutes when my old one for the same weight would be about 23 seconds. Have to press hard on the controls. I would not buy again and if it wasn't for the pandemic I would have returned it.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Plenty of power

Pat the bee guy 8/26/2020

The unit has plenty of power and the controls are easy to use and understand. A nice surprise was that the timer continues to operate if the oven is used while it's running. I never understood why that wasn't a feature on microwave ovens from day one.
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5 Stars

Very efficient., Premium Materials used

kanika N 8/26/2020

A very efficient microwave oven, good quality materials, finish
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5 Stars

Great microwave

Papa5051 8/26/2020

It works great matches our stove and refrigerator and dishwasher. Love it No problems
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5 Stars

Works great.

jdjacj 8/25/2020

Very pleased with product. Microwave works great for our needs.
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5 Stars

Clean and sleek

Tobyastar 8/24/2020

It works great and is easy to use. Fits perfect where I needed it.
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5 Stars

New Microwave

Kappie 8/23/2020

I love it. Old one died. This is an updated version and I'm enjoying it
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4 Stars

Great features

Lilypad 8/23/2020

Clock light is not bright enough. I have to push too hard to get features to work.
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5 Stars

Highly capable and great price.

Jomic 8/21/2020

Our old microwave finally died after many years. We wanted a basic unit that would last us until we did a full renovation. This microwave has delivered both on quality and performance.
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1 Stars

Great features

Mymylomi 8/20/2020

Does not work properly- shuts off in all functions before completion. and gets very hot on top right side for 12 minutes before I can try using it again. GE service says it is unrepeatable - working to get another replacement
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1 Stars

Faulty motor

Kgw1720 8/20/2020

Purchase my microwave from Lowe's hardware store. Excited to use my new microwave the motor was making a clunking sound. Returned the microwave, the woman at the store told me she had the same issue with the same microwave I bought.
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5 Stars

Fits the space where we wanted it

Square Deal 8/19/2020

It is the usually GE product. Well made and gets the good done.
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3 Stars

Hollow sounding

nana62 8/19/2020

This is very hollow sounding and the buttons are hard to press at times. It is like you have to find just the right spot to press.
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5 Stars

Just right

momkat1 8/19/2020

First thing, there is a button to open the door. My last one had to be pulled open. I love that the watts are close to cooking watts on most meals. There are a lot of presets that make cooking easier.
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2 Stars

Good controls Junk Door

Robenglish 8/19/2020

As a whole the controls and features are good, but the door glass gets moisture in it and it expands just enough that it will stick and not oper without pulling on it. Hope to take it back for refund and see if someone has another in stock.
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4 Stars

Seems to be working great ! So far loving it! Alt,

Nancy Link 8/18/2020

Love it so far, please let me know if it is normal to be so loud when first turned on !
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5 Stars

Nice microwave!

csg1 8/17/2020

This is a very efficient and powerful midsized microwave!
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4 Stars

Works so far

21Butch 8/14/2020

This to replace a GE bigger version in which the microwave would just turn on by itself as if a ghost is running it. It might have been something loose in the door mechanism. The door on JES1657DMWW seems to be more solid. It was also big enough for our needs. It's a little noisy at first when it turns on, but other than that it's been working out great. I do like the add 30 second and one touch menu buttons.
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4 Stars

Just the right one

GCheri 8/13/2020

Bought this one to replace one that quit in 10 months. Has everything you would expect.
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1 Stars

Somethings wrong

Crgh 8/13/2020

We unboxed it and plugged it in and it made a funny noise. Sounded like the fan was catching on something
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No, I do not recommend this product

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1 Stars

Had to return

John3790 8/12/2020

Had approximately 2 weeks and it started making a horrible noise, I returned it for a refund and purchased a different brand.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Great features .I like the safety features

Yogie bear 8/12/2020

so far we really like our microwave It has preformed very well.
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4 Stars

Good Microwave

Shellrey 8/12/2020

Would have reviewed higher but as other people have noted..it's a little noisy especially at the end of a cycle and the interior light is not as brute as all other microwaves that I have had in the past.
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5 Stars

Major upgrade!

janem97 8/12/2020

We're in the process of a kitchen remodel and wanted a counter top microwave. This oven is super powerful and a major upgrade from our over the stove microwave/range hood. The quality is fantastic!
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