If you want an Alexa smart microwave but want something more advanced than the AmazonBasics Model, you’re in luck, especially if you tend to snack during movies. Sharp has unveiled its first Alexa-compatible countertop microwaves, the mid-size 1.1 cubic foot SMC1139FS and the largest, more family-friendly, 1.4 cubic feet SMC1449FS. Both ovens will take the expected voice commands from Alexa devices for tasks such as defrosting meat, but they are also specially suited for Orville Redenbacher popcorn. Ask Amazon Help to “Make Classic Microwave Popcorn” and a standard bag should be ready for your next one. home movie.
The range of controls varies depending on the model. While the base model has around 30 voice commands and 10 other voice-only presets, the larger SMC1449FS has over 70 commands and around 50 voice-only presets for foods ranging from broccoli to chicken wings. You shouldn’t get confused if you don’t have microwave cooking instructions, at least with the larger version.