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Panasonic NN-CT56

Panasonic NN-CT56
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28 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Age
17 Months Old
68
Running Costs
£470 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
Customers report that this microwave it. It's the highest scoring combination microwave around, with reasonable running costs and a fair price.
Features We Love:
Big interior capacity (27L)
Six power levels
Has a grill
Has a weight sensor
Has a child lock
1,000W
27L
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic NN-CT56 number 1 across all microwaves and number 1 in combination microwaves.

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97
Reviews
93
Features
84
Popularity
80
Value for Money
89
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

our review analysis indicates that it has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this microwave to others.
At over a year old this microwave is slightly out of date, and newer microwaves with more up to date technology are available.
This microwave has running costs of £470 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 1,100+ microwaves that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Big interior capacity
Six power levels
Has a grill
Has a weight sensor

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each microwave by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the microwave is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec microwaves come to market, the older microwaves will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (28 reviews)

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What Are People Saying About the Panasonic NN-CT56?

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One Person Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
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Some People Thought it Was a Good Size
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Over 30 People Thought This Microwave Was Nicely Designed

Over 30 people thought that the Panasonic NN-CT56 was very well designed and two people thought that it was also good-looking.

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Very Well Designed
31 people agree
No people disagree
  • Smart looking microwave with excellent design and features...
    Carol - Argos.co.uk 30 Aug 2018
  • Well designed and easy to use. I use the oven every day as it's a good size and very simple to operate. The oven sits across a corner on my worktop snugly. ...
    Colby - Argos.co.uk 13 Aug 2018
  • ... this one, so far, is excellent. Much faster and the grill is better. It's nicely designed and quite slim so fits the worktop better...
    Bertie - Argos.co.uk 24 Jul 2018
  • Jt scored Design 100 out of 100
    Jt - Argos.co.uk 21 Aug 2018
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    Good-Looking
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 30 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 30 people thought that the Panasonic NN-CT56 was really easy to use.

  • The price was the best and cheapest at argos very easy to use and looks great to what a machine this one is better than our old neff unit and they are ...
    A13bee - Argos.co.uk 3 Jul 2018
  • Really good product, looks well, easy to use , fast cooking, good all round...
    Janikk - Argos.co.uk 3 Sep 2018
  • I bought this as a replacement for my old and worn out one this one is just fantastic so easy to use and clean cooks everything perfectly and would definitely ...
    Mac1 - Argos.co.uk 5 Sep 2018
  • ... 10 year old Panasonic, which I really liked. This new one is the updated model (therefore very easy to use.) Lots of bells and whistles but don't be put ...
    Shiain - Argos.co.uk 11 Jul 2018
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought This Microwave Had Nice Technical Features

    More than 20 people thought that the Panasonic NN-CT56 had superb features.

  • Mac1 scored Features 100 out of 100
    Mac1 - Argos.co.uk 5 Sep 2018
  • Shiain scored Features 100 out of 100
    Shiain - Argos.co.uk 11 Jul 2018
  • Colby scored Features 100 out of 100
    Colby - Argos.co.uk 13 Aug 2018
  • Col1956 scored Features 100 out of 100
    Col1956 - Argos.co.uk 26 Jun 2018
  • Some Owners Thought it Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    How Good Are Panasonic Microwaves?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big interior capacity
    Six power levels
    Has a grill
    Has a weight sensor
    Has a child lock
    Has a convection cooking
    Has a crisp maker
    Has a baking tray
    23 auto programs
    Big grill power
    Big Interior Capacity
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    The interior capacity of the Panasonic NN-CT56 of 27L is bigger than 72% of all microwaves when ranked by this feature. Across all the microwaves the interior capacities range from 1.5L to 62L, and the average interior capacity is 26L.

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    Six Power Levels
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    The NN-CT56 is a six power level microwave. Most of the other microwaves have between 1 and 18 power levels.

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    Has a Grill
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    The NN-CT56 has a grill. 59% of microwaves also have a grill.

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    Has a Weight Sensor
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    The NN-CT56 has a weight sensor. 95% of microwaves do not have a weight sensor.

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    Has a Child Lock
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    The NN-CT56 has a child lock. 52% of microwaves also have a child lock.

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    Has a Convection Cooking
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    The NN-CT56 has a convection cooking, unlike 81% of microwaves which do not have a convection cooking.

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    Has a Crisp Maker
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    The Panasonic NN-CT56 has a crisp maker, unlike 92% of microwaves which do not have a crisp maker.

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    Has a Baking Tray

    The NN-CT56 has a baking tray, which is unusual. 97% of microwaves do not have a baking tray.

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    23 Auto Programs

    Most microwaves have between 1 and 56 auto programs, including the Panasonic NN-CT56 which has 23 auto programs.

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    Big Grill Power

    The Panasonic NN-CT56's grill power of 1,300W is in the biggest 21% of all microwaves when sorted by this feature. Across all the microwaves the grill powers range from 360W to 3,000W, and the average grill power is 1,100W.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Panasonic NN-CT56 has been listed on Kagoo since April 2018 and is currently ranked number 1 out of 624 microwaves.
    80
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A microwave with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Panasonic NN-CT56, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This microwave is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    Price

    Whilst the product is more expensive than 53% of microwaves, it has excellent reviews and features, and is less than 18 months old. However at £175.00 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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    Value for Money of Similar Microwaves

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    Panasonic NN-CT56 Release Date

    April 2018

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    When Are Most New Panasonic Microwaves Released?

    Most new Panasonic microwaves tend to be released between February and April.

    For the latest Panasonic microwave features you may be best waiting until February 2020. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current Panasonic microwaves cheaper in February once the latest models have been released. The biggest month in 2018 for new Panasonic microwave releases was April, with four new Panasonic microwaves released that month. Six new Panasonic microwaves were released in February 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Panasonic microwave releases. In 2016 most new Panasonic microwaves were released in September, with eight new Panasonic microwaves released that month.

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    How Fast Do Panasonic Microwave Prices Drop After Release?

    Panasonic microwaves tend to depreciate faster than most microwaves.

    Most microwaves drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. In the first 6 months after release, Panasonic microwaves drop in price by 12% on average.

    That means that on a typical Panasonic microwave costing £250 you could save on average £29 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Panasonic NN-CT56 Running Costs

    The average running cost of the NN-CT56 is £470 over 10 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 7% of all 1,100+ microwaves that we checked.

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    Running this microwave over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 55 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Panasonic NN-CT56 Specification

    Key Features
    Case Design
    Microwave Power
    Interior Capacity
    Colour
    Features
    Turntable Diameter
    Child Lock
    Turntable Material
    Timer
    Integrated Clock
    Display Type
    Built-in Display
    Turntable Size
    Turntable
    Door Hinge
    Power Level
    Grill Power
    Control Type
    Cord Length
    Door Colour
    Material
    Internal Coating
    Clock Function
    Inverter Technology
    Interior Light
    Grill Type
    Product Type
    Clock Type
    Maximum Temperature (Convection)
    Weight Sensor
    Half Grill
    Cooking Functions & Programs
    Defrost Function
    Reheat Function
    Grill
    Auto Program
    Auto Cook Function
    Crisp Maker
    Defrost Program
    Convection Cooking
    Technical Details
    Packaging Weight
    Cooking Type
    Power
    Connected Load
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Interior Dimensions (W X D X H)
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Capacity
    Packaging Content
    Baking Tray

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    panasonic nnct56jbbpqbk, panasonic 5025232878567, panasonic nnct56jbgpg, panasonic 237405608, panasonic 20727184, panasonic 10182458, panasonic n244876w, panasonic 27litre, panasonic 225659, panasonic 1000w, panasonic 3in1, nnct56 nnct56, nnct56 1000w

    Barcodes

     00000000000164,  00000000000166,  00000000000169,  05025232878567,  05025232883127

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