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GE® 1.6 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

Model # JES1657BMTS

 4.2 out of 5 (49 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 Black Stainless
Color Appearance Fingerprint Resistant Black Stainless
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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4.2

out of 5 (49 Reviews)

83% of reviewers recommend this product.

Powers off constantly

Submitted by Wygal - 4/17/2021

We bought this product 4 months ago and if we microwave something for 2-3 minutes it will shut down to cool off for 30 minutes. It's very annoying. Our last microwave (also ge) was able to be set inside our custom cabinet spot for the microwave and handle as many packs of ramen noodles as my kids made. This one has been removed from its nook and is ugly cluttering up the counter and still overheats!
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Works well

Submitted by Lkopp - 3/17/2021

Have been waiting 8 months for a GE cooktop. Microwave works fine but have concerns about GE's ability to deliver.
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Keypad

Submitted by Morning coffee - 3/16/2021

The numbers and words on the keypad are light gray on black. They are very dim in daylight and we need a flashlight to see them at night. There is no back light. Our previous GE microwave had bright white numbers and words.
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Super quiet

Submitted by TM59 - 2/26/2021

The first thing you notice about this microwave oven is how quiet it is. It does a good job heating up food and the sensor settings and quick start buttons are very convenient to get your meal heated quickly.
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Not hot enough

Submitted by rolafra49 - 2/24/2021

The microwave took too long to reheat as opposed to our previous GE. Also, the fan was faulty and made clicking noises on start and finish. We returned it.
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Poor quality

Submitted by SPH2021 - 2/16/2021

The first one we ordered arrived dented, not GE issue but frustrating. After going through hoops with Best Buy to get a new one the fan on the new one doesn't work. When it does work it sounds like someone is cutting tile. They say third time is a charm.
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Great features

Submitted by Jo58 - 2/4/2021

Great product, features and looks great. Very efficient and quick
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GE 1.6 cu ft slate black microwave

Submitted by PRgal - 1/15/2021

Easy to set up, looks beautiful with GE slate appliances, heats food thoroughly.
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Quit Working in Less than 24 hours

Submitted by Katmalc - 12/30/2020

Our 13 year old GE quit working so we decided to order another GE from Home Depot. A week later the unit arrived, brought it home and set it up. The tray turned but no other noise came from the microwave. I attempted to heat an entree the next morning and the unit shut down and it was so hot it could not be touched. Once cooled down, we attempted to start it again only to have it stop working again. We boxed it up and returned to Home Depot. Went to Best Buy, who seems to be the only place in town to carry decent brand name microwaves and got a different brand. We were very disappointed because we preferred the GE but we could not wait another week for one to be ordered and shipped to the store.
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Great looking, quiet, good sensor cooking ability

Submitted by Joe651 - 12/29/2020

Works as specified with normal intuition needed for operation. Specific instructions in manual were not supplied separately, only a decal with printed instructions in small print seen with the door open. Much quieter than previous19 year old Sharp.
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nice microwave

Submitted by hawk eye - 12/15/2020

the microwave is the perfect size for us it works great for heating and defrosting
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love the microwave

Submitted by ChannelMyInnerJohanna - 11/27/2020

We recently did a full renovation on our kitchen and put in a small microwave cabinet. We purchased all GE appliances (which I absolutely love, by the way) and they are all in the slate color. We decided to buy the microwave in black - because it cost half as much as the slate color, would arrive weeks earlier, and would be inside the cubby anyways. We love it! The color is actually a soft black, which looks surprisingly similar to the slate. So far, I love all of my GE appliances.
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Excellent operation and features

Submitted by Curt70 - 11/26/2020

Very good. Features carry over from older versions. Makes it easy to operate
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Counter top microwave

Submitted by JoMarty - 11/24/2020

When I moved I had to purchase a countertop microwave. Before I had a built-in one. Although I prefer one up higher where I can easily see into the unit, this one works well for my purposes.
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Study & Sleek Machine

Submitted by mjromney - 11/24/2020

We wanted a black stainless microwave. Many of the other options are outrageously priced. Knowing that a microwave is typically not a long lasting machine, we felt the price for this unit was fair. Its a great size, fits anything you would need to microwave and actually has good power, we find things heat very quickly.
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Great Microwave

Submitted by kytown - 11/22/2020

This microwave is fast and efficient. It looks great on my counter top. I am very pleased with this appliance.
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It's Pretty Good....but not everything is great

Submitted by Oscar the Cat - 11/16/2020

Rotating table is not calibrated to complete a cycle in a certain time frame associated with a minute. Door mechanism is loud, opening and closing. Timer is a little confusing.
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powerful!

Submitted by Grandyma - 11/13/2020

Very powerful, quick cooking, attractive, lots of features (most of which I haven't even used yet). The only thing I don't like is how loudly it closes. There is no sneaking into the kitchen to use the microwave late at night! It echoes when you close it! Why can't it have a soft close feature? Other than that, I love it.
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Very nice

Submitted by Ultra Scott - 10/26/2020

Very nicely made and works perfectly. Looks really nice
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Did not work the day we got it

Submitted by PMSM - 9/21/2020

We are replacing a similar GE microwave that worked for many years. We picked up this new one from Best Buy today and it immediately failed to work right. After heating water for tea we tried to use it again and it totally shut down and was extremely hot right side of the top. After unplugging and plugging it back in it rebooted properly but persistently made ugly grinding noises despite several restarts. What a disappointment. Will return tomorrow (a one hour drive each way). Not at happy camper. I guess GE is a thing of the past. PS: A significant number of the one star reviews express similar complaints --- I should have paid more attention.
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Looks great!

Submitted by tammylinde - 9/13/2020

Bought this microwave to match the rest of our kitchen appliances. It looks great and it is so much more powerful than our old microwave. Glad we chose this one.
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VERY QUIET

Submitted by Jez32 - 8/29/2020

Replaced a good 23 yr old microwave. This is pretty basic, which is exactly what I was looking for. Nice capacity for a smaller footprint. Door latches nice. I was pleasantly surprised at how quiet it is! Lovin the black stainless. Fingers crossed for another 23 yrs?
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Great simple to use

Submitted by Bevearly - 8/4/2020

Great product had a GE microwave before never had any problems
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High quality, beautiful microwave!

Submitted by ybuR - 7/23/2020

The best microwave we've had so far -- perfect reheating ability, attractive with a gorgeous finish. Overall, simply the best!
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Great features

Submitted by stvnp - 7/15/2020

Does everything we want a microwave to do, clean appearance, quiet, and logical layout.
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One of The Best i've owned

Submitted by Johhny123456 - 7/13/2020

We bought this to replace a Kenmore and couldn't be happier.
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Clean, stylish

Submitted by LJ78 - 7/5/2020

Although this is black stainless, it goes well with our other stainless steel GE Profile appliances.
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Perfect size

Submitted by Danielle94 - 5/11/2020

This is the perfect countertop microwave. The size is not too big and bulky, but not too small. I love the black stainless color, however I was hoping to match my refrigerator that is also GE in "slate." This size microwave doesn't come in slate, but the color is close to matching. It looks very sleek and stylish without being overly expensive. It serves its purpose and works great. No complaints.
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Super microwave

Submitted by Gaylaann - 4/22/2020

Sleek design, small compact but very powerful! Matches all our appliances and super for under the counter.
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Easy to use

Submitted by Manski4891 - 4/21/2020

I really like the sensor cooking. Also has a cheat sheet posted above the door opening. It's unique size fit in the opening designed for our kitchen.
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Works well

Submitted by Gman3855 - 4/9/2020

I have had bad luck with the last two microwave ovens that I purchased, one lasted two days before it quit. With this one I have had it for three weeks and so far so good. It does cook a lot faster than my old one but that's something I am adjusting to. So far so good.
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Just user t reheat...

Submitted by Jon558 - 2/24/2020

Well this is the second one we bought in 15 months, not because we like it so much, the first one quit. It was cheaper to get a new one than th have the other one looked at, and no garantee how long it would work. Does what we want it to do.
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Looks great in our new kitchen

Submitted by KitchenRenos - 2/5/2020

This microwave looks great in our new kitchen. It is a little smaller than I thought it would be but it will be fine. No issues.
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Sleek Design, Great Color

Submitted by JGuess81 - 2/3/2020

So far we love our new GE Microwave. It's sleek, quiet, has great features and the color ( which has been hard to find thus far) matches perfectly with our other Non-GE appliances. We are very pleased.
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Looks great, and works great!

Submitted by Ricketts17 - 1/7/2020

Sleek appearance and works great! Easy to clean and clear button options
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looks sharp

Submitted by skiie - 1/6/2020

Cooks very hot...need to adjust cooking level everytime we use it
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Very Nice Appliance

Submitted by carlene69 - 12/20/2019

Bought this appliance 2 weeks ago and am very pleased. The black stainless color is beautiful.
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Microwave

Submitted by Nvrassume - 12/17/2019

Works well, has all the bells and whistles! Could be a little larger.
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Finally a great microwave

Submitted by Yankel - 11/14/2019

I'm impressed with all the great features! Love this microwave.
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Nice size great features.

Submitted by Mel98 - 11/12/2019

Love the size and power. Perfect for a family of 2. Nice controls.
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Nice Microwave

Submitted by joyann - 10/22/2019

I have been using this microwave for a few weeks and loving it.
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Great operation and looks good too!

Submitted by ConnieTN - 9/23/2019

Very pleased with the microwave. Over all easy to use and functions well.
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So far so good

Submitted by Fredricka44 - 9/22/2019

We are having some issues with transferring knowledge from our old Amana Radar Range, which we owned for 20 years. Functions with this unit generally are more programmed and result in surprises. As we get more familiar with it, however, it is pretty clear we have a winner here.
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Love the color!

Submitted by new60 - 8/15/2019

Everything I had hoped for in a microwave. The color coordinated with the GE stove.
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Quiet and well constructed

Submitted by skip702 - 8/7/2019

Works well, lots of power, simple operation, looks nice
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Nice size

Submitted by Julia1077 - 8/5/2019

Fits on microwave cart well. Love the color. Heats up effeciently and is a nice size.
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Condensation

Submitted by Linda Mello - 7/17/2019

Still waiting to hear from where we purchased this. Warmed up food in micro and condensation was built up on the door. Never saw this happen before.
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Meets our needs

Submitted by BlueMaize - 7/1/2019

We had to replace a 5 year old GE microwave that had a bad door connection. After three years of gently adjusting it each time we closed it so it would actually microwave, we had to throw the towel in. We love the finish of this black stainless one and it closely matches our other GE slate appliances so we're happy. ... as long as the door latch issues doesn't resurface!
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Pretty

Submitted by B Boy - 5/9/2019

It's pretty but it's still a basic microwave with the same display screen it had 20 years ago
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