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Why Buy This Product?
Buying a large oven isn’t an option for every kitchen owner on the planet. A large appliance takes up space and tends to cost more. The Breville Smart Oven BOV900BSS, on the other hand, is a countertop oven offering several benefits to its users. It can save space, time, and even effort. This device is also energy efficient allowing you to save money and electricity.
Use the Breville BOV900BSS Smart Oven for the first time and you’ll see several features lined up for you. Take advantage of these functions to help you in many ways. Its features include an Element IQ system, Smart Oven Air Frying, decent capacity cavity, temperature control, and programmable settings. It makes itself a flexible and versatile choice thanks to its multiple cooking options.
Six heating elements carefully bring the right temperature levels where it’s needed the most. Cooked dishes come out with even heat. The cavity’s ceiling and crumb tray are highly polished to offer mirror-like surfaces that will not only look fancy but also improve heat deflection. It also has safety features like the timer stopping when you open the door.
Let’s take an in-depth look at the Breville Smart Oven. Check out how it fares over the competition by checking out its features in more detail.
1. Element IQ System
The Breville BOV900BSS comes with a unique feature known as the Element IQ system. It offers six heating independent heating elements that moves while cooking your dishes inside the countertop even. Users can place these heating elements in areas where they need it the most to avoid giving more or less heat to certain areas of the rack or tray. You can find these elements in both above and below the cavity. This device delivers precise and stable cooking about 90% of the time thanks to these elements.
2. Smart Oven Air Frying
Most countertop ovens use heat to cook food with the help of heating elements. These devices also use these elements as an air heater. Breville’s model, on the other hand, has an air frying function. It works well with its Element IQ system to maximize airflow within the cavity. The Smart Oven Air Frying feature works well so food comes out crispy and evenly-cooked.
3. Adjustable Cooking Controls
Breville chose to put a 2-speed fan inside their BOV900BSS model. With this feature, it allows for more precise cooking control as compared to using traditional countertop ovens wherein your only option is to turn on the unit. Users can take advantage between the regular and super fan speed on the Smart Oven.
Use the super fan speed feature and air will move more inside the cavity. It allows your food to cook faster while improving the roasting of your dishes.
4. Cavity Capacity
Unlike many countertop ovens on the market, the Breville Smart Oven has a decently large cavity capacity. With dimensions of 16 x 13.5 x 7 inches, the cavity can efficiently fit up to four food racks at the same time. Cooking food with these four racks installed doesn’t hamper the efficiency of the heating elements. Since you can find these heating elements above and below the cavity, food comes out properly cooked.
5. Temperature Control
Breville installed the PID temperature control system to their BOV900BSS model. With this feature, it allows you to reduce temperature overshooting. Temperature levels can now go between 80 to 480 degrees Fahrenheit. In comparison, traditional countertop ovens only allow the use of a timer and nothing else. These classic compact ovens will then try to heat your food with a constant temperature level without giving users flexibility.
6. Multiple Programmable Settings
Take advantage of 13 programmable settings with the Breville Smart Over Air Fryer. These options are broil, slow cook, reheat, pizza, bake, proof, bagel, cookies, roast, warm, airfry, dehydrate, and toast nine slices. Use these features to help you save yourself from the trouble of calculating how much time and heat are needed when cooking specific food items.
7. Design and Performance
Aside from the good set of features on this compact smart oven, Breville also included a large LCD. You can see the features you use on this screen. There are also large and clicky-feeling buttons which are simple to use.
The handle on the door is equally large and conveniently placed. You’re not required to use a glove, mitten, or padding to open the door with the handle since it doesn’t get warm or hot with your food. Also, the 4-rack design means you can cook several of your favorite foods at one time.
8. Specs & Features
• General Specs
• Max Temperature: 480.2 °F
• Variable Temperature: Yes
• Capacity: 29.9 quart
• Width: 21.4 in
• Depth: 17.2 in
• Height: 12.8 in
• Max Power Consumption: 1800 Watt
Electric Oven Specs
• Cavity Dimensions: 16 in x 13.5 in x 7 in
• Cooking Function: air-fry, bagel, bake, broil, cookies, dehydrate, pizza, proof, reheat, roast, slow cook, toast, warm
• Convection: Yes
• Slices Qty: 9
• Super Convection Technology – 2-speed convection fan offers greater cooking and temperature control. Use Super Convection to deliver bursts of air to ensure even heat distribution from within the cavity ideal for frying, dehydrating, and roasting.
• Element IQ with Precision Cooking – Six independent quartz elements move the heating power where it’s needed the most for evenly-cooked dishes.
• 13 Smart Cooking Functions – Multiple cooking options allow for great flexibility and versatility of use.
Pros & Cons
• Cooks efficiently.
• Ease of use.
• Several adjustable and programmable controls.
• Not as durable as other similarly-priced countertop ovens.
• Heating is precise but not powerful. It may take a few more minutes before effectively cooking certain foods.
• The dial is on the side which may negatively affect certain location choices.
Breville BOV900BSS Smart Oven Review
The shortcomings of the Breville BOV900BSS are from its design. As for its performance and usability, it efficiently cooks food with flying colors. There are also several usable features in this compact kitchen appliance to give users great value for money.