Breville Quick Touch vs. Touch Crisp (BMO734XL vs. BMO700BSS): Here’s The Difference Between Them

When it comes to microwave ovens, Breville offers some true innovation in its Quick Touch line-up. These smart microwave ovens will impress you with their ease of use, innovative features and sleek design.

In this post, we’re looking at the Breville Quick Touch BMO734XL and Quick Touch Crisp BMO700BSS. We’ll look into their features and the differences between them.

Please Note: These Models have been discontinued, therefore, all purchase links have been removed.

Features of the Breville Quick Touch BMO734XL Microwave Oven:

The Breville Quick Touch, BMO734XL
  • Adjustable power of 10 levels, change the power from 10% up to 100% with a simple twist of the dial.
  • Dynamic power adjustment lets you change the power and time during the cooking cycle.
  • Automatic cooking time adjustment matches the food being cooked using Sensor IQ Cooking function and Reheat.
  • ‘A Bit More’ button allows you to add an extra 30 seconds of cooking or reheating.
  • Stainless steel housing.
  • Backlit LCD display makes it easy to operate the microwave oven.
  • Buttons: Smart Cook, Smart Reheat and Smart Defrost. and A Bit More button.
  • A shortcut guide inside the door help you select the best settings for your food.
  • Number of pre-set functions: 13 Smart Cook auto menus, 13 Smart Reheat auto menus, 5 Smart Defrost auto menus and 2 auto Melt & Soften menus
  • Power: 1100Watts

Features of Breville Quick Touch Crisp BMO700BSS:

The Breville Quick Touch Crisp, BMO700BSS
  • Microwave oven with inverter regulates the power for a more even heating, browning and crisping.
  • Independent grilling function.
  • Built-in pre heat function with crisper pan works with the microwave and grill function to brown and crisp food that would normally turn soggy in a microwave (pizza, pies, pastries…)
  • Smart cooking functions with pre-set features for popular foods.
  • Buttons: Smart Cook/Smart Grill, Smart Reheat and Smart Defrost. and A Bit More and Timer button.
  • Stainless steel housing.
  • Backlit LCD display.
  • Number of pre-set functions: 18 Smart Cook & Grill auto menus, 7 Smart Reheat auto menus, 4 Smart Defrost auto menus and 2 auto Melt & Soften menus.
  • Included accessories: 12″ Crisper Pan.
  • Power: 900Watts

What Is The Difference Between Breville Quick Touch and Quick Touch Crisp?

  • The Breville Quick Touch Crisp has an inverter that regulates power as well as a grill function. These two features can work together to brown and crisp food that would normally get soggy in other microwaves, such as Pizza or any type of pastries. The Quick Touch does not have this feature.
  • When it comes to pre-sets, the Quick Touch Crisp has 18 cook and grill menus, 7 reheat menus, 4 defrost menus and 2 melt and soften menus. The Quick Touch has 13 cooking menus, 13 reheat menus, 2 defrost and 2 melt and soften menus.
  • The Quick Touch Crisp has an independent Grill function.
  • The Quick Touch Crisp includes a crisping pan as an accessory.

Which One Should You Buy?

While both microwave ovens have somewhat similar smart features, how you’ll be using your microwave should help you with you decision:

  • The Breville Quick Touch Crisp has the true innovation and solution to a long-time problem: soggy reheated food. This magical microwave actually crisps your reheated food, let’s say we’re talking about pizza here… reheating pizza in any microwave will turn it into a soggy piece that you’ll have to eat right away before it hardens. The Quick Touch Crisp will reheat and crisp up your pizza like a toaster oven so you get a fresh-like pizza.
  • The Quick Touch Crisp also has a grilling function. It has more cooking and grilling pre-sets. So this model is geared towards someone who likes to use their microwave for cooking as well as reheating.
  • The Breville Quick Touch (which lacks the browning and crisping feature) has a lot more reheat and defrosting pre-sets, so it’s probably a better choice for someone who uses a microwave for reheating or melting purposes.


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