Breville BOV650XL the Compact Smart Oven Stainless Steel Toaster Oven Review

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Breville is the brand which keeps on experimenting with the innovations, and is presenting newer versions of appliances to the consumers. Initially, this brand launched a Smart Oven, which went quite popular. The Breville BOV650XL the Compact Smart Oven Stainless Steel Toaster Oven is a slightly smaller, more compact version of that Smart Oven.

It has the same features, but is suitable for a smaller kitchen with lesser space. Heating elements work well and feature a precision engineering and innovative technology, to provide just the right cooking temperatures as desired.

Exceptional cooking convenience

The Breville BOV650XL unit has a complete nonstick exterior. It can accommodate a pizza, sized 12 inches or four bread slices at a time. The turn-knob control panel and conveniently placed push buttons make it easier to operate even by the amateurs. It has an overall user friendly interface. The smart Element IQ sensor technology directs the heat where it is most needed.

This ensures an energy efficient operation. For all the preset functions, the IQ sensor technology can calculate power and cooking time. In case of manually adjusted settings, the appliance can remember the preferred settings for each task.

8 preset settings

The Breville BOV650XL Compact Smart Toaster Oven has 8 preloaded operations. These include; Toast, for regular toasting, Bagel, for toasting only the outsides, Bake, to bake a pizza or a pie, Roast, to roast the chicken or other savory, Broil, to broil the meat and Pizza, to bake pizza.

Users can use his creativity and cooking skills to use these preset functions to their maximum and prepare delicious meals. It also comes with additional accessories, such as enamel baking and an enamel broiling rack. Both are of similar size, of 10 by 10 inches.

Specs and features

  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 17 x 10 inches
  • Item Weight: 15 pounds
  • Dimensions:
  • Exterior: (W) 17 x (D) 15 x (H) 10
  • Interior: (W) 11¾ x (D) 10 x (H) 4¼
  • Capacity: 4-Slices Toast or a 12″ Pizza
  • Voltage: 110-120 volts
  • Wattage: 1800 watts
  • Accessories: 10-by-10-inch enamel baking pan and 10-by-10-inch enamel broil rack

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  • Featured element IQ technology
  • 8 preset functions
  • Tempered glass door and 3 rack positions
  • Backlit LCD Screen
  • Time/ temperature control dial and conversion buttons
  • Serves both as a toaster and an oven


  • Requires more space as compared to regular toaster
  • The inside coating might peel up


The Breville BOV650XL the Compact Smart Oven Stainless Steel Toaster Oven cum oven is an extremely useful kitchen appliance. Not only it toasts bread and other items for breakfasts, it can help the user prepare other meals as well. Adjustable settings, time/ temperature control dials and the conversion buttons make the meal preparations easy.

It also saves time and energy, and ensures even and consistent cooking always. The most approved features are the tempered glass door, three rack positions and an easily removable crumb tray. It comes with 1 year manufacturer warranty to assure after sales services. It is a highly-recommended kitchen appliance by current users.