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4.5 | 673 Reviews

GE® 1.6 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

GE Appliances JES1657DMWW

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

89% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Nice looking microwave

Ms Rae 11/20/2020

Well for starters i just love my microwave its very pretty it was a gift but ive always purchased ge appliances
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5 Stars

I like this microwave!

allisoncpat 11/20/2020

The inside extra space in the back is great. Everything cooks perfectly. Very affordable unit and great counter microwave.
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ge ray microwave 11/19/2020

Ge products are excellent.i purchased a microwave oven great features easy to operate
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4 Stars

Meets our needs; like reminder "bell"

Moalb1993 11/19/2020

We use our microwave primarily for reheating and cooking vegetables. It does that well. I especially like the "bell" that dings several times when cooking is finished. No more reheated coffee left in the microwave for me! Also like that it is available in white. Not everyone likes/has stainless steel appliances
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5 Stars

Good features

Davie2019 11/18/2020

I love all the features the microwave has. It's easy to use. Cleans well.
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5 Stars

Perfect fit

Skinnie 11/18/2020

My original microwave that was put in when the house was built was a GE and when it quit I was concerned about finding another that fit the space and the trim. I was amazed when I walked into Lowes and they had almost identical to my old GE which was a 10 minute installation, unlike my daughter who had to have her cabinets remodeled. We love our GE and the icing on the cake was when I first went in, I asked the salesman what was the best brand to buy and he said GE without a doubt.
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3 Stars

Met What I Needed; It was White

CinnHuie 11/17/2020

It's a microwave - it does what it's supposed to do. However, I really don't care for all the "express" features, and the one time I tried to defrost a pound of meat, following the directions, the meat was nearly cooked through by the time the microwave finished the defrost cycle. Also, there's no option to multi-step a product - for example, I can't program an item to cook at power 8 for 5 minutes, then automatically switch to power 6 for 10 minutes, and then remain on timer for 2 minutes. Again, this is only an example, but I could program my last two microwaves, which cost less than this one, to perform that sort of function.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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3 Stars

Just a microwave

fartwab 11/16/2020

It works fine, I don't care for the pushbutton to open the door. Beverage gets things too hot.
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5 Stars

Quiet!

TJM14 11/16/2020

When we began using this microwave we were stunned by how quiet it runs. We were also pleased with how quickly and throughly it cooks and reheats our coffee and leftovers. We also appreciate the great popcorn it makes.
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3 Stars

Adequate

Bev88 11/16/2020

This is the 3rd microwave I've had since 1983. Bottom line - it does what I want. The price was reasonable and it takes up minimal space on the counter. You have to actually experiment with cooking settings to learn which would be best for what you're cooking. Overall I am satisfied with this microwave.
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5 Stars

Great features

Mamaw40 11/16/2020

Looks good works well. Lasts long satisfied customer
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5 Stars

GE Microwave

PattiDep 11/16/2020

The GE microwave has been excellent purchase, would buy again.
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5 Stars

Excellent product at a good price!

Bow68 11/16/2020

Best microwave we have ever purchased. Excellent power. Very efficient, especially on defrost. We are so pleased that GE still offers white appliances. It is being phased out by many companies.
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5 Stars

Great features and Good Wattage

CindyGRog 11/16/2020

I really like this microwave. First of all, it is easy to see the selections because it is white. And, It cooks evenly.
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5 Stars

Love it!

Trisha 19 11/16/2020

I purchased the GE 1.6 Cu. ft. countertop microwave & I highly recommend it. I am completely satisfied with it. Before purchasing I read all the reviews & some said the light inside wasn't bright enough, or the buttons were hard to push. I think those claims are false because the light is just fine, buttons work easily, & the rotating turntable is large. I love everything about this micro. Great features that are so easy to use. I would tell anyone to go ahead & buy it. Great micro!
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5 Stars

Works good like a microwave should!

DukeEll 11/16/2020

Everything is great. Size, color, operation, heating capability. Just hope it lasts.
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3 Stars

Low Quality, short life

Goodcross 11/15/2020

Replaced the previous 12yr GE Micro with this one, and right away we noticed low door quality, and the glass would fog up during heating and clear up after awhile. Now its been 18months and it stays on and only shuts off with the door open.
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5 Stars

Had one in my old house

Elaine125 11/15/2020

Moved into a new house that had a microwave/range hood and hated it. So we went looking for the GE we had. Found it and have been happy ever since. It's perfect! It takes up a smaller amount of space and has more watts than the one that came with the house. We also got a new GE range hood. I now have my perfect kitchen.
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5 Stars

Works Perfect!

Microwave Mona 11/15/2020

Smaller Microwave than the one we're replacing but actually more cooking space! Win-win.
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5 Stars

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dj587 11/10/2020

good a microwave it works it heats the food once you call to get help with the directions
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5 Stars

Easy to use features

Nosoy2 11/10/2020

Like the express cook feature. One button does the trick.
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5 Stars

OUR 2nd GE MICROWAVE IN 20 YEARS JOINS THE FAMILY!

Papa F 11/9/2020

We have lived in our home for 43 years and are just now replacing our 1st GE Microwave with the upgraded model of our original one because we liked it so much. We also found it to be very affordable. It fit the same cabinet as #1 and at 81 yrs old I was able to install it myself. A photo of the installed white GE Microwave is added below! Papa & Mimi F.
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5 Stars

Great Features Great Price

Dee10 11/9/2020

I found my GE Microwave in the exact color and features I was looking for! The price was less than I was expecting so that was a nice surprise as well. My next GE Purchases will be a new washer and dryer. Thank you GE for your outstanding products! Dee in Nebraska
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2 Stars

Good & Bad

Steve Z 11/6/2020

The first one I got, I unpacked, pugged it in, place a cup water, selected a minute, the fan started rattling and died.. I took it back to Lowe's, they did not have a replacement and directed me to a store in Oregon, I picked a replacement there and so far it is working!
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5 Stars

Love it!

Pokey 11/5/2020

We have a built in microwave over our oven. I am short and worry about dealing with hot dishes over my head. This microwave is the perfect size to sit on our countertop for me to use. Much easier to use than the built in.
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5 Stars

looks good.

Phil 11/3/2020

Does every thing I need. Heavy does not slide around on counter.
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4 Stars

So far loving it!

ADY2 11/1/2020

So far we are loving our new microwave. The only thing so far I would change is that it is a little difficult to push the numbers/buttons but otherwise it is a great design.
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5 Stars

Brand name product

NanaMary 10/31/2020

Good looking, nice and quiet. Easy to operate. In stock.
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1 Stars

Disappointed in this purchase

Cindy 10/29/2020

I own a GE oven and LOVE it. So when I needed a microwave I purchased this GE model. I use the microwave for re-heating or for cooking frozen vegetables or frozen meals (like lean cuisine), I do not roast or bake or defrost so this model had more features than I would need but it was a GE so I purchased it. I am very disappointed in this unit. I don't believe it is working as it should be. I have had different experiences with it. 3 or 4 times now, while warming food (no more than 2 minutes on the timer) it just shut down. Clock went blank and when opened the door, no interior light was on. It was not the circuit breaker either. I unplugged and replugged it in but nothing. About 15 minutes later, the microwave was beeping and the clock re-illuminated and the interior light was working. 1 of the times this happened it took almost an hour before it came back on. Another issue I find with this unit is the amount of steam that is generated within the unit when re-heating my coffee or cooking frozen veggies or meals. I set the timer for 2 mins to stir the veggies but when opened the door the steam was intense. I tried the sensor cooking feature to re-heat a plate of food but the unit ran far longer than needed too. The food was not edible. I just use the timer instead. I wish the clock / timer was brighter--very dull, hard to see. What I like about the unit is the turntable, the interior size which fits a larger plate or several smaller plates for re-heating and it came in white to match my other appliances.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

GE Microwave

Lapham Hickey 10/28/2020

love the features and the room inside. Put this in our lunchroom at the business so it gets alot of use already the first day.
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5 Stars

Heats Food Quickly

Pammiec09 10/28/2020

I am amazed at how quickly this microwave heats drinks and food up. My coffee spilled cuz I thought it needed a minute to get hot. Nope, more like 20 seconds.
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4 Stars

Works well, but not the most senior friendly unit.

SoxMarie 10/28/2020

Happy with performance, cooks fast, easy to use. Not particularly senior friendly. Print on keypads is small. Buttons are smaller and more difficult to push than our old Kenmore.
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4 Stars

Great microwave

John scot 10/27/2020

Microwave is easy to use. Presets are great. I really like the ADD 30. SECONDS BUTTON.
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5 Stars

Nice Microwave

Ginger 10/27/2020

I'm very satisfied so far with this microwave. It's very roomy and can accept a large casserole dish. It cooks evenly and has a bright enough light to see what's cooking inside. I would recommend this oven to my friends.
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5 Stars

Enjoy the extra power

Pat66 10/26/2020

Enjoy the extra power of this microwave oven. Also, the 1.6 Cu. Ft size is good for everything we cook in it.
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4 Stars

This one works

Stockman 1964 10/25/2020

This one works OK and is quieter. We had to return the first one because it make a loud banging noise.
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5 Stars

Similar product

Jbuck12010 10/25/2020

Had a model similar but smaller and no longer make,upgrading to this model which is great value for the money.
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5 Stars

Better than the last GE we had which was smaller.

TCBJ 10/24/2020

Touch pad is a bit more difficult to operate than our previous GE. Hopefully this one will last longer.
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4 Stars

Good size, easy to use keypad.

Shalimar 10/23/2020

Great online reviews. Easy to set up. Good size with ample power.
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4 Stars

Meets Our Needs

WandaCStars 10/22/2020

Wanted a micro similar to the old one and this one seemed best suited though not made by the same company. Price was very reasonable. If I were to ask for changes, they would be a brighter light and a larger panel with buttons or at least larger spaces which would be easier to press, including that for the door.. Otherwise, we're satisfied--
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5 Stars

Great Replacement!

Dave6869 10/21/2020

Replaced our 19-year-old microwave with this one. Our new GE cooks MUCH better than the old one ever did, warms food more evenly, and has more auto-cooking options! Two months in and we're very happy with it.
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5 Stars

Great features

JOHN BOY 10/21/2020

GE product or top of the line I had a microwave before that lasted 20 years I finally wore it out
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1 Stars

Problem!

Svn19 10/21/2020

Unfortunately, our particular oven worked well about 1 week, then began to refuse to respond to settings, then finally quit everything. I returned it to the dealer. It was almost identical to the one we had for 6 years.
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4 Stars

Works well

AnnieKB 10/21/2020

The microwave works very well. I'm just surprised that it is so loud! A nice feature is that you can't turn it on if there isnt any food in it!
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5 Stars

Easy to use and worth excellent

Rizzo 2 10/21/2020

Magnificent and easy to use their real reliable. I would definitely recommend it to a friend
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5 Stars

Easy to install, plenty of illumination.

Ctatcat 10/21/2020

Easy to find at many stores, large interior and works as described.
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5 Stars

Easy to operate.

BAtkins 10/20/2020

Had one very similar before this one and that was the main reason I went back to GE. Mine has had no problems and everything going as it should.
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5 Stars

Great features

Bella 18 10/20/2020

Perfect size for my use . Was a gift from my son , easy to use and can read the buttons easily
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4 Stars

Good microwave for the cost.

adm0013 10/19/2020

This microwave was a replacement for one that quit heating. It had to be a lower cost but similar features. It had the wattage, space inside and all the features we needed like turntable, quick start, sensor cook, etc. The reminder beep is also much less annoying than the other unit. The only complaints are the LED display is a bit dim and is hard to see even at night and the power level button is a long way from the start button.
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5 Stars

Great

Henery3 10/19/2020

Great counter top smaller than one replaced but same power. Works great easy to use.
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