The Sharp SM-D3070AS is part of the Microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Countertop microwave oven models like the SM-D3070AS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Heating evenness: This reflects how evenly a model reheated a dish of cold mashed potatoes.
Defrosting evenness: This is based on how well the automatic-defrost program defrosted one pound of frozen ground chuck.
Speed of heating: This score is based on the temperature rise of water heated in the microwave.
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