Comparing Panasonic NN-SN686S and Toshiba EM131A5C-BS

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Panasonic NN-SN686S ranks #9 out of 69. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Toshiba EM131A5C-BS ranks #4 out of 69. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Panasonic NN-SN686S: Buy | Customer Reviews
Toshiba EM131A5C-BS: Buy | Customer Reviews

Customers like Toshiba EM131A5C-BS somewhat more

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Panasonic NN-SN686S
Toshiba EM131A5C-BS
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Toshiba EM131A5C-BS, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Panasonic NN-SN686S.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling microwave receives a consumer score of 7.8 (good). Both Panasonic NN-SN686S and Toshiba EM131A5C-BS receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Panasonic NN-SN686S
In comparison:
Panasonic NN-SN686S ranks #9 out of 69. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Toshiba EM131A5C-BS
In comparison:
Toshiba EM131A5C-BS ranks #4 out of 69. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Median best-selling Microwave
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Panasonic NN-SB458S ranks #35 out of 69. It is in the top 20%.
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7.8
Good





Toshiba EM131A5C-BS is more popular than Panasonic NN-SN686S

It's fairly safe to say that Toshiba EM131A5C-BS is a more popular microwave than Panasonic NN-SN686S, based on its 30,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Panasonic NN-SN686S and Toshiba EM131A5C-BS often consider Farberware Microwave, a cheaper option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Panasonic NN-SN686S and Toshiba EM131A5C-BS
Farberware Microwave $120
In comparison:
Farberware Microwave ranks #2 out of 69. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Cheaper
Toshiba EC042A5C-BS $215
In comparison:
Toshiba EC042A5C-BS ranks #34 out of 69. It is in the top 20%.
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7.8
Good
Panasonic SU656 $170
In comparison:
Panasonic SU656 ranks #20 out of 69. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
GE JEM3072SHSS $238
In comparison:
GE JEM3072SHSS ranks #46 out of 69.
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7.0
Good
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From Seller:
  • Panasonic Microwave: This 1200 Watt high power, 1.2 cubic foot capacity stainless steel countertop/built in microwave delivers a seamless stream of cooking power for even cooking and delicious flavor
  • Inverter Technology with Turbo Defrost: Patented Inverter Technology generates a seamless stream of power and delivers consistent, evenly prepared food without overcooking; Advanced Inverter Turbo Defrost speeds up defrosting time
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From Seller:
  • Pre-programmed sensor menu for optimum heating of popular foods like pizza, potatoes, veggies and more; Rated Voltage: 120V - 60Hz
  • Black Stainless Steel exterior, 20.5 x 17.1 x 12.8 inch (w x d x h), large 1.2 cubic feet capacity, cavity 13.07 x 15 x 9.5 inch (w x d x h), turn table 12.4 inch (diameter)
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
No manufacturer information linked for Panasonic NN-SN686S.
EAN Numbers: 0839724015492
UPC Numbers: 839724015492
Model Numbers: EM131A5C-BS
Panasonic NN-SN686S: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Panasonic NN-SN686S is a very popular option in the middle of the microwaves price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling microwaves and has quite a few popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Toshiba EC042A5C-BS or GE JEM3072SHSS .

Panasonic NN-SN686S is $38.95 more expensive than the average microwave ($171).

Toshiba EM131A5C-BS is a top selling and one of the less expensive options. It's a #1 bestseller in microwaves category and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Sharp Sensor 1.8 cu.ft. or Farberware Professional 1.3 .

Toshiba EM131A5C-BS is $34.70 less expensive than an average microwave ($171).

Panasonic NN-SN686S: Buy | Customer Reviews
Toshiba EM131A5C-BS: Buy | Customer Reviews

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