Skip disability assistance statement.

Welcome to our website! As we have the ability to list over one million items on our website (our selection changes all of the time), it is not feasible for a company our size to record and playback the descriptions on every item on our website. However, if you have a disability we are here to help you. Please call our disability services phone line at (781) 935-2700 during regular business hours and one of our kind and friendly personal shoppers will help you navigate through our website, help conduct advanced searches, help you choose the item you are looking for with the specifications you are seeking, read you the specifications of any item and consult with you about the products themselves. There is no charge for the help of this personal shopper for anyone with a disability. Finally, your personal shopper will explain our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, and help you place an order if you so desire.

Boston Appliance Winner of Best of Northshore EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD

Boston Appliance Showroom ®

60 Cummings Park, Woburn, MA 01801

notch
GE Appliances Logo

GE® 1.6 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave Oven

Model # JES1657SMSS

 4.5 out of 5 (764 Reviews)

Available in 4 Color(s)

Regular Price $165.99

Call (781) 935-2700
For Best Price

Request a QuoteRequest Quote


1.6 cu. ft. capacity

1150 Watts (IEC-705 test procedure)


Sensor cooking controls

Automatically adjusts time and power for delicious cooking results


Weight and time defrost

Simply enter the weight of the food, and the oven automatically sets the optimal defrosting time and power level or set your desired time for defrosting


Turntable

Rotates food throughout the cycle


Instant On controls

One-touch instant operation


Control lockout

Helps prevent accidental activation


Add 30 seconds

Increases cooking times with one touch


Timer on/off

Minute timer helps keep you on track

Features:

  • 1.6 cu. ft. capacity
  • Sensor cooking controls
  • Weight and time defrost
  • Turntable
  • Instant On controls
  • Control lockout
  • Add 30 seconds
  • Timer on/off
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 1.6
Unit Capacity Family-Size
FILTER
App Filter - Wattage 1100 and Above
App Filter - Control Type Electronic touchpad
App Filter - Voltage 120V
App Filter - Capacity Microwave Medium (1.5 - 1.8 cu. ft.)
App Filter - Cooking Technology Microwave Only
App Filter - Product Type Microwave Countertop
App Filter - Convection No
APPEARANCE
Case Color Black
Installation Countertop
Door Color Stainless Steel
Color Appearance Stainless Steel
POWER / RATINGS
Electrical Input - 120V Watts 1600
Electrical Input - 120V Amperage 14.5
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 39.0
Overall Depth 17.75
Overall Width 21.75
Overall Height 12.875
Approximate Shipping Weight 44.0
Depth with Door Open 90° 38.5
Cavity (W x H x D) 16-5/8 x 10-1/4 x 16-3/4
FEATURES
Cooking System Turntable
Cooking Technology Microwave
Microwave Convenience Cooking Controls Defrost: Weight/Time
Pizza
Turntable Size 13.625
Microwave Watts (IEC-705) 1150.0
Control Type Electronic Touch
Instant On Controls 1-6 Minutes
Control Features Add 30 Seconds (Instant-On)
Cancel/Off
Cavity Light
Clear/Off
Clock - 12 Hr.
Control Lock
Cooking Complete Reminder
Express Cook - Instant-On 1-6 Minutes
Start/Pause
Time Cook I & II
Timer On/Off
Weight & Time Defrost
Power Levels 10
Turntable Glass
Product Type Countertop Microwave
Electronic Digital Display with Clock Yes
Microwave Sensor Cooking Controls Beverage (Instant-On)
Dinner Plate
Popcorn (Instant-On)
Potato (Instant-On)
Reheat (Instant-On)
Vegetables (Instant-On)

Extended warranties are usually very inexpensive and can save you thousands in the future. Some can even cover extra costs that result, such as cost of food that spoils when your fridge dies. It's simple and inexpensive to purchase extended warranties and one of the smartest ways to protect your investment.

Appliances can be large, heavy, and expensive and you probably don't have the special tools or expertise needed to fix them in a crisis. If you can spare a few thousand dollars without batting an eyelash for new appliances should they break tomorrow, don't buy a warranty. But if you're like most of us, protect yourself by purchasing inexpensive extended warranties when you buy a new product and save yourself big money in the long run.

Professional delivery and installation is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery and installation for you. Please consult a sales associate about delivery options.

Questions or Comments?
Call (781) 935-2700 for assistance. Click Here for Boston Appliance ® location and contact information.

When it comes to buying new appliances for your home, there are a lot of choices available to you. We merchandise our store with careful consideration, striving to carry the appropriate variety of the best brands available today. We know everything about our products and are eager to help you find anything that fits your unique needs. Let us help you find your perfect match in size, features, price, and style.

Finding the right appliance can be a daunting task, but one well worth the effort. You'll use your new appliances often, and they add value, style, and convenience to your home. Make sure you have the right information to help you make these important decisions. Shop with experts who can show you the best selection available and answer all your questions; come see our inventory of the latest trends and the most dependable manufacturers.

Because we know our products inside and out, our service doesn't end with your purchase. We have long standing relationships with the most popular manufacturers and all the product knowledge to help you maintain healthy efficient appliances for the duration of their lives.

Shop where you can see the finest selection of the best products available today to match your budget, needs, and style. Shop where experts can guide you through the myriad of options available and can answer your every question. Shop where you get exceptional service for the life of your appliance.

Come shop with us!

4.5

out of 5 (764 Reviews)

91% of reviewers recommend this product.

New Microwave

Submitted by Catbacker - 2/19/2021

Just replaced our old unit from GE after 17 years of great service! Although we haven't used this very long I expect it to be top notch just like the old similar unit. GE makes good products! We were looking for a specific set of variable that this oven has.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Loud and horrid noise

Submitted by warden1 - 2/19/2021

Since day one of our installation the microwave has brought us a great deal of irritation due to the horrid noise that comes when it starts. We were provided a new glass plate and rotating ring but those did not resolve the issue.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

No, I do not recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Easy To Use

Submitted by BearMN - 2/18/2021

Control panel is very easy to use. The appliance is quiet (I was wondering if it was really working - it was). Heats thoroughly. GE Appliances are trustworthy and it is no different with this microwave.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Good Value on a Microwave Oven

Submitted by SteveB4554 - 2/18/2021

It's very good. They keypad is s little difficult to figure out. It doesn't do real great on microwave popcorn as it stops running with a lot of Un- popped kernels when you use the popcorn button on the keypad
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

fast and powerful

Submitted by Alexd949 - 2/18/2021

Great unit with fast power and multiple features. nice profile too.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Microwave

Submitted by ZC1354 - 2/18/2021

User friendly and efficient. Large capacity and sleek modern appearance
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Good deal

Submitted by Special KW - 2/17/2021

We use our microwave at least once a day. This was the same brand as I had because my last one lasted 15 years.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Easy to use

Submitted by Feldy - 2/17/2021

Love this microwave. So easy to use. We eat leftovers and it reheats beautifully.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

New Microwave

Submitted by GETNWET - 2/17/2021

Well built, good looking, works well. American made, could match all new appliances with same color
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

This is the one!

Submitted by LordTorik - 2/17/2021

This microwave meets all of our needs and looks sharp! Love that the kitchen timer works independent of the cooking features so you can do both simultaneously. "Add 30 seconds" button is our go-to. We're very happy with it - about 3 weeks in.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great microwave

Submitted by GES13 - 2/17/2021

Just what I wanted. The button placement is very similar to earlier models. No need to relearn how it works. Very sleek and stylish. GE has always made decent appliances.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

good microwave

Submitted by debls74 - 2/16/2021

It is fairly large and has a variety of helpful settings. I like that's it's mostly black with stainless front. I didn't want all black or all stainless so this was a perfect fit for my kitchen. When I first installed it it kept flashing "FOOD" no matter what function I tried, so I unplugged it and plugged it back in and it worked fine after that. I think the beep to let you know it's done could be quieter, it's very shrill.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

jones, howard

Submitted by howarddjones - 2/16/2021

good quality and easy to use. don't know why you need more information here...
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great features

Submitted by Jourrnney - 2/16/2021

User friendly great value and excellent customer service great Warrenty
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Mic

Submitted by The dude715 - 2/16/2021

This thing is great! Tons of options but you really only use 1 button. G.E makes a Quality product. Thank you
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great midsized microwave

Submitted by Mispit - 2/16/2021

Purchased this microwave e we when our 17 yr old one died. Pleasantly surprised at the power this microwave has! Cooks food fast and quietly. Work needs to be done to quiet door when closing. But doesn't diminish the rest of the features.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Works great, easy to use only one slight problem

Submitted by glencurtis4 - 2/15/2021

My wife and I both love the product except for one slight item. The Microwave sits on a laminated counter top and the feet allow the unit to slide. I had to place 4 rubber glide pads under the feet to prevent the sliding. No big deal. Recommend the feet have suction type of pad to grip the counter top.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Exceptional!

Submitted by haleybogdan - 2/15/2021

The features, size and heating ability are great. I read so many poor reviews about other microwaves which is why we chose this one and it does not disappoint. Haven't had it for very long.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Works well

Submitted by The wise one - 2/14/2021

I'm happy so far with the features that I've tried.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Just the right size

Submitted by Catherine Farah - 2/10/2021

I wouldn't buy any other microwave but GE. Easy to use and lasts forever! Love it.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Love it

Submitted by StillMa - 2/10/2021

Reliable and heats up quickly! The touch screen took some getting use to but I'm a pro now!
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Nice redesign from prior model

Submitted by Huddle - 2/10/2021

I've purchased the same model over the past 15 years. Nice styling, woks great.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Easy

Submitted by GretchenH - 2/10/2021

I love the large interior and the delay feature of the unit
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Works great

Submitted by TheDude507 - 2/9/2021

Works very well. It's quite and efficient, thank you.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Microwave

Submitted by JulieBWI - 2/8/2021

Good size and look. Nice features. Too new to know much more
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Works great

Submitted by Peterom - 2/6/2021

The microwave works great. The only slight negative I have is it is hard to read the controls in a low light situation. I would also like to be able to turn off the end beep.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great microwave

Submitted by Another satisfied custome - 2/5/2021

A microwave is a very important part of our kitchen. Our last microwave was a previous version of the one we just purchased. It was also important to match the stainless steel front with our other GE kitchen appliances.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

fair

Submitted by Family Gift - 2/4/2021

THE EQUIPMENT WAS FAULTY. (MADE LOUD NOISE WHEN STARTED) DIDN'T TAKE ANY PICTURES
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great features

Submitted by Danney - 2/4/2021

I have a problem with popping Weight Watchers (WW) popcorn in a WW popcorn popper. It either burns the popcorn or leaves 10-20 kernels of un popped corn. I have lowered the power level and adjusted the cooking time and I still have issues. I am considering returning it.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

No, I do not recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Heats food up quickly

Submitted by Carol3lag - 2/3/2021

Easy to use features, heats food up Quickly. Recommend
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great features

Submitted by TPfaff - 2/3/2021

Easy to use. Quick start buttons Keep it simple. Clean look
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great inconspicuous look

Submitted by RSW127 - 2/2/2021

Its a microwave, it warms things up. But the look goes a long way. It doesn't stick out, it blends into the kitchen.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great Value

Submitted by Al39 - 2/2/2021

Like the extra heat vent louvers on the left side to cool components.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great one

Submitted by lidaz - 2/1/2021

Powerfull and nice looking. Fit perfectly on the shelf.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Intuitive controls

Submitted by Rod and Debra - 1/30/2021

Very easy to use. Controls are intuitive and logical both for our autistic son and his Senior Citizen parents. We love the control lock, it helps us sleep better at night.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great features

Submitted by Hop Lover - 1/30/2021

Great features, quiet operation, nice looking, priced well
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great size and all the features expected, except 1

Submitted by Momsmakinglunch - 1/30/2021

Very happy with the microwave. It looks nice without any "loud" appearance to buttons or gadgets, it's quiet when plugged in, perfect size, and has all the cooking features needed and a few conveniences. The feet are hard plastic so it slips around on the counter a bit - would be better if they were rubber. The Reheat button gives only choices 1 or 2, with no indication on the sticker inside the door or in the manual included in the box and online what those options are for. The sticker inside the door of the machine gives 3 options for Reheat. Reheating food is probably the #1 reason I use the microwave, so this is a bit of a disappointing problem, although certainly not a reason to return it for something else.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Easy to use.

Submitted by Ruthie92 - 1/29/2021

Cooks faster than my old one. Tried a different brand and couldn't see inside. This one is white inside and can be programmed in seconds.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Easy to use - works great

Submitted by Molly29 - 1/28/2021

I have had over the range microwaves for years - this is my first counter top purchase in a long time. This product works great - as expected being a GE product.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

GE Microwave!!!!

Submitted by genithomas - 1/27/2021

There was a particular model that was not in stock that I actually wanted. However I could not be happier with this microwave. It's just the right size, it was reasonably priced, it works beautifully!
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Everything was just as I expected!

Submitted by TRB01 - 1/27/2021

The microwave works beautifully and the timer is separate so I can cook in it and time something else! The size style and functions are great! Fits nicely in the corner of the counter. I love it!
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great product!

Submitted by SS21 - 1/27/2021

Looks and performs great....perfect upgrade to our kitchen remodel project!
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

asdadasd

Submitted by Ickabob - 1/26/2021

GE is an American brand. That makes it superior. How is that?
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Love the Features

Submitted by Befrey - 1/26/2021

This microwave has great features and I love them. My last microwave didn't have sensor cooking. This is very accurate, especially with defrosting. The height is necessary for me to cook popcorn in a special popping bowl that was too tall for my last microwave. The vents help draw out excess moisture that usually gathers on the bottom. I like the control buttons. easy to use.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Works as expected. Easy to use.

Submitted by NFNs - 1/25/2021

Nice size. Powerful. Good value. Easy to use. Looks good.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Great buy!

Submitted by StephBen - 1/24/2021

I had a different brand microwave that broke on me after 2 years that was expensive. To replace it would have been almost triple the cost of this GE. This microwave is better in my opinion and the price was right!
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Great product

Submitted by Amarilys1 - 1/22/2021

Works great, heats up amazingly. Definetly recommend.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

GE

Submitted by Parkress - 1/22/2021

I love the fact that this microwave is spacious and affordable
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

A learning curve

Submitted by MB and AB - 1/21/2021

Once we figured everything out, it was great. Instructions weren't very thorough. Otherwise very happy with purchase.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value:

Quality

Submitted by Mike T - 1/21/2021

This is our second GE microwave, the first one took good care of us for 15 years. I really enjoy the easy minute buttons, the 30 second add on button and the weight of this microwave. It seems very durable and we hope to put it to the test for the next 15 years.
Originally posted on www.ge.com

Yes, I recommend this product

  • Appearance:
  • Features:
  • Performance:
  • Quality:
  • Value: