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Breville Smart Oven BOV800XL Toaster

 
Price range:
$230.00 - $416.99
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Summary: This Breville toaster oven has
  • Pushbutton and dial controls.
  • Digital display.
  • Convection.
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User Reviews
User Reviews

 
5.0
Love it!!
1/7/2015
Pros
Control Panel Malfunction
Customer Service Sent
Easy To Clean
Even Heating
Everything Cooked Perfect
Exactly How We Like
Excellent Heating
It's All We Need
Lots of Room
On Automatic Settings
Only Oven Wife And I Need
Precise Controls
Replacement Which Arrived
Versatile
Within Days
Cons
Customer Support Sent New
Dials Messed Up
One Within Days
Best Uses
Breakroom
Kitchen
Many Items
Comment:
It cooks almost everything I like, perfectly! On the default settings! And, if you want to modify the settings, it allows you to set temps and times just how you like (love)! CR recommended it (I rarely ever heard of them before) and they hit the nail on the head! I've even bought a couple to give to the kids! It's hands down, the best toaster oven I've ever used! Electric panel messed up. I called Customer Service and they arranged to have a new one sent out which arrived in a matter of days!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

 
2.0
overrated
12/17/2014
Pros
Cons
Doesn't Heat Evenly
Hard to Clean
Best Uses
Kitchen
Comment:
Thought this was a good brand, but was wrong. Very tinny appliance. Do not mean tiny, mean tinny. Cheap aluminum. Thermostat not accurate after three mos. This is the bigger and more expensive model also. Very disappointing.I'll go back to my old brand name.Staying away from this brand! Would not recommend to my enemy much less a friend.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

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1.0
Question of durability
12/2/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I have now owned 2 of these units. Neither was subjected to heavy use and like all our kitchen tools was taken care of. The first units LED display malfunctioned and I will say that after a long but polite conversation with Breville customer service they did replace the unit. Now fast forward about 2-3 years ---- the unit just died. I normally keep the oven unplugged when not in use, went to plug and I thought at first the power was out but no such luck. <br />Breville said that for $119 they will fix or replace the unit with a Re-manufactured unit. They will also cover shipping. Although tempting, at this writing I don't believe I will do that but instead buy another brand. I have to say that this oven gets very good reviews on a number of sites/forums but I am not happy with the quality. For this price this unit should last far longer than it has, especially as this was not subject to heavy use at all. Based on my experience I think I will be wasting my money. If you purchase I hope you have better luck than I.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Breville Smart Oven BOV800XL is part of the Toasters test program at Consumer Reports. The Breville Smart Oven BOV800XL Toasters features and specs include Rotisserie, Six slices, Touchpad, Dimensions (HxWxD), Convection oven. In our lab tests, Toasters models like the Breville Smart Oven BOV800XL are reviewed on Overall score, Color range, One slice, Successive batches, Baking, Broiling, Full batch, Ease of cleaning, Ease of use. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Breville Smart Oven BOV800XL based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Breville Smart Oven BOV800XL include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Breville Smart Oven BOV800XL.
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