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4.5 | 335 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
  • 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
  • WiFi Connected: No

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4.5 out of 5

91% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Easy to use Just what I wanted

Odny24 5/7/2020

Nothing much to say . It does what I want it to do. Have not had it long enough to test durability
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1 Stars

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Retired judge 5/6/2020

turntable didn't work at all nor did the light. Sensor cooking took too long.
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5 Stars

Big area to heat with..great features.

Blondebomber1 5/6/2020

We really like our microwave due to performance, Size & feature.
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4 Stars

Cooks/heats fast

Dee1 5/6/2020

Wish the cook time/clock was brighter. Start button seems to take more than 1 press to start. Other than that, a good product.
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5 Stars

Simple to operate

Chacha cat 5/5/2020

Very roomy and am able to put my large casserole dishes in it. Also heats very well. Sometimes I need to reduce the cooking time.
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5 Stars

senior special

retired 6969 5/5/2020

ez to setup easy to use. basic quality microwave so far so good.
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5 Stars

Simple to use

Dds24 5/5/2020

I picked this microwave for the white panel with black print. The black panels with black keys are hard to read. I like the Express cook feature. Many frozen entrees require minutes in this section. Saves key strokes.
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5 Stars

Ease of use

LWR1958 5/5/2020

Confident of the GE Brand name since has been around for years.
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5 Stars

easy to use.

PMM59 5/5/2020

I HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH THIS.I LOVE IT.SO EASY TO SET
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5 Stars

Great performance and reliability!

Angie1522 5/5/2020

Purchased this microwave to replace my old one ( same GE model) which finally went out after 13 years. Great microwave, easy to use , super quiet. Love it!!!
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5 Stars

Great microwave

Billie47 5/5/2020

We had our last one for 16 years. Wanted to replace it with as close to same model as possible. We love our GE microwave. ❤️❤️
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4 Stars

Almost great

cuf000 5/4/2020

This is replacing a 27 year old microwave that I bought new. So keep that in mind when you read this. This was bought at lowes. It was a good price made better with a veterans discount making it better. The downside to this unit is like all new ones it seems, the inside got smaller and the outside got bigger. The button pad concerns me a little, but time will tell if it cracks or not. It works very well, and I'm interested to try the new functions that my older one didn't have.
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5 Stars

Good power & convenient arrangements of features.

Cynger 5/4/2020

We love our new microwave & its capabilities. It's attractive & fits perfectly in its space.
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4 Stars

OK

Alexl 5/2/2020

This was a replacement for a 2014 model (almost the same one probably your updated model) The key pad is not as comfortable or sure "fingered"...seeems I have to push either too hard or twice to get a function!! sorry
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No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

Easy to use

Aiofe 5/1/2020

I like it, it does exactly what a microwave should do.
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5 Stars

Easy to use

aimee3125 5/1/2020

It is easy to use and heats up the food fast! Easy to read screen
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3 Stars

GE MICROWAVE

Rosie 21 5/1/2020

Overall I do have an issue when I go to hit the number buttons because at times I have to press very hard or even press twice.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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2 Stars

touch panel

Leeh124 4/30/2020

The touch panel is so sti, it is hard to set time or start button
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5 Stars

Works well so far

JacqueM 4/29/2020

I bought this microwave to replace a similar Panasonic product that quit after less than a year of use and found that no service is available without shipping the whole thing to Texas. I've had a GE refrigerator & a GE freezer for years and have had good service from both so I decided to try a GE microwave for the first time. So far, it has worked well. My only complaint is that some of the controls are unusual & not intuitive in the way they work. It took some time to get used to them.
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2 Stars

Not Up to Expectations

Dissatisfied5 4/29/2020

Microwave often trips circuit breaker after heating on steamer vegetable; need to wait 20 minutes to use again.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great overall

TeriAG 4/29/2020

We had been using 2 burner hotcakes and having to replace them every year. I got tired of it and went out to buy a new range. It works great!!!!
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1 Stars

Dead Way Too Soon.

ElkGnuToyD 4/29/2020

Nice features. But unfortunately, bought on 23 March 2020, it died on 25 April 2020. It was good under normal usage with timed cooking at set power levels and Express Cook with set power levels until it wasn't. Did not use Sensor Cooking. It was not one of the features I needed. Have two other GE Appliances: electric stove JBS07m1ww and top loading washer GTW460ASJ0WW. Disappointed.
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5 Stars

Great Features

prjohnson11266 4/28/2020

Great microwave. Cooks fast. Like all the presets.
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4 Stars

fairly dependable

OBXoldster 4/28/2020

overheats above the suggested times/temps. The times do not correspond accurately to the temps needed.
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5 Stars

Great microwave

Country girl 169 4/28/2020

Great microwave and great features..perfect size, easy to read buttons, easy to clean. I love everything about this microwave.
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4 Stars

Meets our needs for a microwave oven

Peachoid I85 4/27/2020

I wish it had a more detail instructions on how long to cook foods. We had a 700 watt and got use to how long foods are cooked. This is almost doubled and its hard to readjust to higher wattage. Cooks very fast. We use it very little but so far we are not sure on some things. It came with very little instructions on cooking. It works well but still can't see how to cut it off quickly without opening the door. The outside letterning is too small.
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5 Stars

Great choices of "cooking" features.

Our Nana 4/27/2020

So far, it has been working well. I had to get used to different choices and in the placement of "buttons" which are opposite from my previous microwave in many places.
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5 Stars

Great Price Point

BBob1 4/27/2020

Good price point for an effective/feature rich microwave. Blended in with our other appliances nicely.
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5 Stars

REPLACEMENT AS GOOD AS ORIGINAL

Big Grandma 4/25/2020

I love this product. It works as expected. Would recomend to anyone.
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4 Stars

Great Micro

geogat 4/25/2020

The only reasons I did not give it 5 stars are because 1) the plug in back does not feature a FLAT or FLUSH-to-wall plug, thus it sticks out way more than it needs to. GE should have thought of this - save counter space by allowing appliances to sit closer to the wall by using a flush-head plug in. 2) the micro doors with a groove along the edge used to put fingers into to pull it open are a lot better than the push-to-open buttons. There is far less control on opening with the push-button type opener. 3) the front of my micro shows a section for "sensor cooking," but the directions don't mention it AT ALL. So we have no clue how to use that section. Otherwise, this is a powerful micro and has plenty of space inside.
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5 Stars

Great Value.

vab1941 4/24/2020

It has all the features I need and fits perfectly on my counter.
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2 Stars

hasn't broken, yet

GE Blues 4/24/2020

It is very loud, sounds like a helicopter taking off! Also, door SLAMS shut, again very loudly. Also, when you put a cup of coffee in & set the time the night before so all you have to do the next morning to get that first cup is to hit start; it forgets there is anything in the machine. It gives you the message "Food" & requires you to open & close the door first (SLAM). Also, words & numbers on the selection panel are decals which are already starting to delaminate!
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Works great

Llt3 4/22/2020

This is the right size for our needs. Price is good and it's working well.
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5 Stars

Microwave

greenaccord 4/21/2020

Very simple to use and great microwave, the best I have ever owned.
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5 Stars

Nice size. Great features

White Tiger 4/21/2020

My GE microwave is a great size to cook anything I want. The many features like the automatic cooking feature and the defrost feature are things that I use frequently.
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5 Stars

Great product!

Cindyday57 4/21/2020

This product is very stylish. I love the ease of using this microwave. Price was a great deal!
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5 Stars

Great microwave!!

Robecca28 4/20/2020

Had bought a another brand of microwave and within a 1 1/2 months it quit heating and I had to return it. I replaced it with this General Electric one and really like over the other one. This one even cost less for the same size and power. I really recommend if you looking for a new countertop microwave and it looks great as well!
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5 Stars

Great Counter top Microwave Oven

White Kitchen 4/18/2020

Plenty of power, this Counter top Microwave Oven looks nice and cooks faster than the Panasonic model that it replaced.
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5 Stars

Awesome

Nunnie528 4/18/2020

We luv our new wave it's so shick pretty white controls r not hard to understand inside large and roomy fits well in our area we r very pleased thank u GE
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5 Stars

Great features

BeachBear 4/17/2020

We just got it yesterday and have not used it enough, but it seems well constructed. The test will be in time as we have had 2 other brands and they seemed to crack at the top of the door...probably because our children slammed the door. We are empty nesters now so hopefully we will take better care of this.
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5 Stars

Compact, yet powerful

KSasser 4/15/2020

Small footprint for 1100watts. Easy to use. The door open button is hard to push, but it works, so that's ok.
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5 Stars

Just Waht We Needed

h2oskate 4/15/2020

We bought this unit to tide us over until our over range model was replaced. We used it exclusively for about 3 weeks and found it to be a very fine unit. After the O/R model was installed, we kept this one on a nearby cart to help out when we wanted to microwave multiple items. I'd highly recommend this unit..
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5 Stars

Amazing Quality!!

Joe Siciliano 4/14/2020

I bought this microwave oven to replace the same one I purchased in Florida over 20 years ago. It lasts a long time and withstood several moves without breaking. It was an easy decision!!
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4 Stars

Just the size I needed.

cjcraven 4/14/2020

Had a good GE before this one. Works well; obviously well-made.
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5 Stars

Easy to use features

SBP03 4/11/2020

Awesome looking and easy to use. Looking forward to using it daily.
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4 Stars

Pleased with purchase.

ECH61 4/8/2020

Plenty of room for larger dishes. Wish the light was a little brighter.
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5 Stars

Fit in with my kitchen

Camada 4/8/2020

I like the set up of my micowave.The timing is easy to work with.
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5 Stars

Easy to install and use

Arras52 4/7/2020

Easy to use - Matches our other in wall appliances
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5 Stars

fits a small space

mgdo 4/7/2020

its a compact machine fits in my kitchen on a moveable stand so i can put it where i want
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5 Stars

EASY TO USE

gywhatever 4/6/2020

Easy to use plus the size was right to fix on our shelf.
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