Sharp Launches Its First Good Microwave Counter tops – PRNewswire
“At Sharp, we are committed to our Simply Better Living brand promise. We develop products that are easy to use, better than the competition, and support your decision to adopt a healthier lifestyle,” he says Peter Weedfald, Senior Vice President of SHCA. “We pride ourselves on building on our decades of experience creating innovative cooking appliances. Now you can simply say, ‘Alexa, microwave fresh vegetables’ to hands-free the preset for fresh vegetables in your Sharp Smart Countertop microwave oven.”
“With the Alexa app or an Alexa-enabled device, you can now use your voice to start or stop the microwave, add time to the current cooking cycle or even cook at a specific power level to make your Sharp Smart Countertop microwave oven easier to operate” says Jim Sanduski, President of SHCA. For example, just say ‘Alexa, defrost 2 pounds of meat’ and Alexa will start defrosting at the right time and with the correct power settings. The family-sized SMC1449FS also has other pre-set cooking items for foods that don’t Broccoli, Brussels sprouts or chicken wings are displayed on the control panel with just your voice. Our wide range of Alexa commands make cooking easier. “
In addition to the Alexa-enabled functions, both the medium-sized and the family-sized intelligent microwave ovens are specially designed to achieve optimal bang results Orville Redenbachers® Microwave Popcorn, the leader in microwave popcorn *. Simply touch the Popcorn button to choose the Classic Size (3.3 oz) or the Single Serve Mini Bag (1.16 oz) Orville Redenbachers® microwave popcorn or use your Amazon Echo device or the Alexa app and say “Alexa, classic microwave popcorn”. Then sit back and enjoy light and fluffy popcorn with the delicious, buttery taste of Orville Redenbachers® Gourmet® Popping Corn.
The one-touch controls, Express Cook and the Carousel® turntable system make cooking and warming up a breeze. The modern brushed stainless steel finish is easy to clean and suits any style. The clock on the oversized white LED display sets the correct time as soon as a connection to your WLAN has been established. Imagine never having to reset the clock after a power failure! That’s just better living.
The Sharp Smart Countertop Microwave Oven is available in two sizes:
SMC1139FS, 1.1 cu. ft. offers over 30 voice commands and 10 additional food presets that are only available by voice. RRP: $ 149.99
SMC1449FS, 1.4 cu. ft. offers sensor cooking, over 70 voice commands and 50 other food presets that are only available via voice input. RRP: $ 169.99
Amazon Echo or other Alexa-enabled device not included. Not all functions are available in all models. These products are available in select retail stores and at shop.sharpusa.com.
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Orville Redenbachers® is a registered trademark of ConAgra G & S (CAG), LLC, used under license.
About Sharp Home Electronics Company of America (SHCA)
SHCA is the US consumer products group of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the US sales subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, a global developer and manufacturer of unique premium technology products. SHCA covers the manufacture of premium home appliances in Memphis, TNalong with sales, marketing and maintenance of home electronics in the USA. Leading products include the Sharp Carousel® microwave oven Microwave Drawer ™ SuperSteam + ™ oven and Plasmacluster® ion air purifier.
Listed in Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Worldwide for 2020, Sharp Corporation received the Thomson Reuters TOP 100 Global Technology Leader Award in 2018, and was named on Forbes America’s 2017 list of Best Workplaces. Learn more at http://www.sharpusa.com/.
Sharp, Carousel, Microwave Drawer, SuperSteam +, Plasmacluster and all related marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sharp Corporation and / or its affiliates. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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