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Sharp R860
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Sharp R860
95
Reviews
5 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Widely Available
96
Value for Money
Excellent
78
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£420 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An affordable and positively reviewed freestanding microwave, with average running costs and a very good spec. A number of reviews mentioned that this microwave has outstanding features and it's very easy to use.
900W
25L
Capacity
5
Power
Level
Grill
Child
Lock
Defrost
Function
Rotisser-
ie
Steam
Cooking
freestan-
ding
black
Built-in
Display
Turntabl-
e
Reheat
Function
Keep
Warm
Function
Convecti-
on
Cooking
£422
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Sharp R860 Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Sharp R860 we calculated that there is a 88% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sharp R860 number 19 across all microwaves.

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87
Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
83
Features
80
Popularity
97
Value for Money
78
Age
64
Running Costs

87

87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

customers report that it has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 92%.
This microwave is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer microwaves with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Sharp microwave has running costs of £420 over 10 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,000+ microwaves that we have calculated running costs for.
The R860 has some great features:
Bigger than average interior capacity
Has a grill
Has a child lock
Quite big microwave power

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.

96
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.6 stars (5 reviews)

60%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Sharp R860?

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Ease of Use
5
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One Person Thought it Was Priced Fairly
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One Owner Thought This Microwave Was a Good Size
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The Majority of People Thought it Was Easy to Use

Five people thought that the Sharp R860 was very easy to use.

  • Judi scored Ease of use 100 out of 100
    Judi - Ao.com 24 Jul 2018
  • Will scored Ease of use 80 out of 100
    Will - Ao.com 3 Sep 2018
  • JHD scored Ease of use 100 out of 100
    JHD - Ao.com 24 Oct 2017
  • SL69 scored Ease of use 80 out of 100
    SL69 - Ao.com 28 Nov 2017
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Had Well Designed Technical Features

    Five people thought that the Sharp R860 had superb features.

  • Will scored Features 100 out of 100
    Will - Ao.com 3 Sep 2018
  • Judi scored Features 100 out of 100
    Judi - Ao.com 24 Jul 2018
  • JHD scored Features 100 out of 100
    JHD - Ao.com 24 Oct 2017
  • SL69 scored Features 80 out of 100
    SL69 - Ao.com 28 Nov 2017
  • One Person Thought This Microwave Did Not Have an OK Noise Level
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    How Good Are Sharp Microwaves?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average interior capacity
    Has a grill
    Has a child lock
    Quite big microwave power
    15 auto programs
    15 cooking programs
    Has a convection cooking
    Only five power levels
    Smaller than average grill power
    Does not have a turntable

    What the Reviews Say

    The majority of people thought it was easy to use
    The vast majority of owners thought it had well designed technical features
    Bigger Than Average Interior Capacity
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    The smallest interior capacity of microwaves is 1.5L, the biggest is 62L, and the average interior capacity is 25L. The Sharp R860's interior capacity of 25L is bigger than 69% of all microwaves when ordered by this feature.

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    Only Five Power Levels

    The Sharp R860 is a five power level microwave.

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    Has a Grill
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    The Sharp R860 has a grill. 56% of microwaves also have a grill.

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    Has a Child Lock
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    The Sharp R860 has a child lock, unlike 53% of microwaves which do not have a child lock.

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    Quite Big Microwave Power
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    The smallest microwave power of microwaves is 500W and the biggest is 2,800W. The Sharp R860S has one of the bigger microwave powers (900 Watts) amongst microwaves of this age.

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    15 Auto Programs

    Most microwaves have between 1 and 56 auto programs, including the Sharp R860 which has 15 auto programs.

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    Smaller Than Average Grill Power

    The Sharp R860's grill power of only 1,000W is in the smallest 22% 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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    Does Not Have a Turntable

    The Sharp R860 does not have a turntable. 61% of microwaves do have a turntable.

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    15 Cooking Programs

    The Sharp R860 is a 15 cooking program microwave. Most of the other microwaves have between 3 and 39 cooking programs.

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    Has a Convection Cooking

    The Sharp R860 has a convection cooking. 83% of microwaves do not have a convection cooking.

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    80
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sharp R860 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 19 out of 640 microwaves.
    97
    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 Sharp R860, 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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    Value for Money of Similar Microwaves

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    Age

    Sharp R860 Release Date

    November 2016

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    When Are Most New Sharp Microwaves Released?

    The most common period for new Sharp microwaves to be released in is between March and May.

    For the latest Sharp microwave features you may want to consider waiting until March 2019. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current Sharp microwaves cheaper in March once the latest models have been released. Seven new Sharp microwaves were released in May 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Sharp microwave releases. In March 2017, five new Sharp microwaves were released making it the biggest month that year for new Sharp microwave releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Sharp microwave releases was October, with 12 new Sharp microwaves released that month.

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    How Fast Do Sharp Microwave Prices Drop After Release?

    Most microwaves drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release, however Sharp microwaves tend to depreciate faster.

    On average Sharp microwaves drop in price by 14% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £34 on a typical £239 new Sharp microwave by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Sharp R860 Running Costs

    The R860 has an average running cost of £420 over 10 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,000+ microwaves that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £422
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    1.9T
    Running this microwave over 10 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 50 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Sharp R860 Specification

    Key Features
    Case Design
    Microwave Power
    Interior Capacity
    Colour
    Features
    Child Lock
    Timer
    Integrated Clock
    Display Type
    Built-in Display
    Turntable
    Door Hinge
    Door Open Type
    Power Level
    Grill Power
    Control Type
    Door Colour
    Timer Duration
    Interior Light
    Grill Type
    Convection Power
    Product Type
    Clock Type
    Minimum Temperature (Convection)
    Maximum Temperature (Convection)
    Cooking Functions & Programs
    Defrost Function
    Reheat Function
    Grill
    Auto Program
    Rotisserie
    Steam Cooking
    Cooking Program
    Keep Warm Function
    Convection Cooking
    Technical Details
    Timer
    Power
    Current
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Interior Dimensions (W X D X H)
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH)

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    sharp electronics r860slm, sharp microwave r860slmsi, sharp microwave r860kmbk, sharp r860slmeur, r860slm r860slm, sharp r860kmcr, sharp 25litre, r860km r860km, sharp 900watt, sharp r860bk, sharp 3in1

    Barcodes

     00748926507202,  04974019893334,  04974019893341,  04974019893419

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