Breville Smart Oven Air Review

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If you have been on the hunt for a good oven that would fit on your countertop, then you don’t need to look much further than the Breville Smart Oven Air. This is not the first oven that people would turn to if they are on a budget, of course, but this company isn’t kidding when they say that this is one of the best ovens on the market. There are 13 different settings you can choose from to cook with- which are a lot more than conventional ovens come with- plus you will get a lot of space inside to cook quite a lot of food at once. People were also pleased with how easy this oven is to use and just how much use they were able to get out of it. If you’re someone who likes to entertain and who loves to bake (and not only), then the Breville Smart Oven is a wonderful option for you. There is a ton of food that you could make with this oven, including cakes, muffins, bagels, pizza, french fries, cookies, and your favorite baked meals. The food that you will cook is almost guaranteed to turn out exactly as you want it. If you don’t mind paying a little extra, then this oven is a good option for you to consider. And now, let’s get into some of the features that this oven has to offer.

Editor's Pros & Cons
  • A lot of people said that the oven provided great accuracy when it comes to temperature readings
  • Many people were pleased with how their food turned out when they cooked their food
  • There are plenty of modes you can choose from to cook your food in
  • The oven is pretty easy to use and to figure out
  • The oven is made out of a durable and attractive material- stainless steel
  • The oven is a bit on the expensive side and is not quite budget-friendly
  • Some people were complaining that the oven is quite a bit large if they have smaller kitchens and smaller countertops


One of the best features of the oven is how easy it is to use. First, when you turn on the oven, an LCD display turns red. This means that the oven has begun to preheat, so you are already aware of when you can begin cooking without having to take a guess. A lot of people said that the user’s manual the oven comes with is also easy to figure out. The door of the oven also has outlined clearly where you need to put the racks before you cook, which will depend on the function that you will be using to cook.

A lot of people were also pleased with the oven’s temperature accuracy. You won’t have to worry about the temperature fluctuating too much from what you set it to; most people said that they only noticed the oven fluctuating by three degrees. Plus, the oven will heat up quickly and it will be prepared for cooking quickly, no matter what temperature setting you put it on.

There are 13 different cooking functions that you can use with this oven, making it highly versatile. We will discuss these functions in more detail below. There is a lot that you can do with this oven, making it a great choice for those who love to entertain. You will also be able to heat up quite a lot of food in the oven. Plus, something that quite a lot of people have mentioned when they reviewed this product was that it was able to cut the time they needed to cook their food by about 30 percent, making it even more desirable than using the typical kitchen oven.

There is a two-speed convection fan in the oven, which allows you to have more control over the way that your oven cooks, particularly when you use the settings roasting, dehydration, or air frying.

And finally, the oven comes with a 2-year limited warranty, so if the oven isn’t quite what you expected, or if something happens to the oven, you will be able to get it fixed or return it easily.


When you go to purchase the oven, you will simply be getting the oven because there really isn’t much else that you need. However, some people choose to get some additional accessories such as an oven liner, a pizza crisper, muffin trays, and anything else that you might need in order to make delicious food in the oven. These accessories will all need to be purchased separately.

The Breville company has a cutting board, which fits perfectly on top of the smart oven. A lot of people said that they purchased this, which made it easier for them to have all their cooking utensils in one place. Since the cutting board will fit right on top of the oven, this is also a great accessory for if you don’t have as much storage space for your kitchen utensils.

You can also get mesh baskets. These are great for when you want to use the oven on the air frying or dehydration settings. The oven will come with one mesh basket, but you will also be able to cook more than one batch at a time. The oven can hold four mesh baskets at once, which means that you will be able to cook more food at one time.

And finally, a customer said that they had also purchased the Breville baking pan. The oven itself will come with an enamel roasting pan, but a lot of people suggested that you also consider purchasing another, especially if you plan to be baking several things at once.


One of the best things that a lot of people liked about this oven is how it looked. The oven is made out of stainless steel, which is one of the best materials for kitchen appliances. It not only looks good, but it is also a durable material, too; you won’t get too many marks on the product from using it too much, and you will find that it is a good match for your other appliances. Stainless steel makes a lot of products look much more expensive than they actually are, too. Of course, it is up to your personal preferences for kitchen appliances as far as whether or not you will like the way that this smart oven looks, but a lot of people were pleased with it and said that they had received lots of compliments when they had guests over.


Easily the biggest selling point of this oven is how many settings it has for you to choose from as far as how you want your food to be cooked. There are 13 different choices: toast, bagel, broil, bake, slow cook, dehydrate, pizza, proof, roast, warm, air fry, reheat, and cookies. This oven has somehow managed to be able to combine a slow cooker, oven, and dehydrator into one device- and the best part is, most of the people who used this product said that all the settings worked well and they noticed that all their food was made perfectly and in a less amount of time than it would take a standard oven.


The Breville oven comes with a 2-year limited warranty should anything happen to it or should it not work as you expected, so you won’t have difficulty returning it or getting it fixed should the need arise. As far as how durable the oven is, there haven’t been too many reviews which focused on its durability, but considering the price you would pay for it and the fact that it is made out of stainless steel, it should be expected that you’ll be getting a top-notch product.


This is a huge oven and you’ll be able to fit quite a lot of food in it. For one, you will be able to toast nine slices of bread at the same time, you can roast a 14-pound turkey, fit most large and small trays in the oven, and more. You will also be able to dehydrate 4 trays at once, too.


There are plenty of different uses for this oven. For one, you will be able to use the oven to bake some of your favorites. But considering the fact that there are 13 different settings, you will have a lot of different ways to be able to use the oven. You can make pizza, toast, broil or roast food, simply warm or reheat any food you’ve made, slow cook, proof, make cookies, or even air dry and dehydrate. So, you have plenty of different options when it comes to this oven.


The biggest downside to this oven is that it is quite expensive. If you were looking for a budget-friendly oven, then this Breville product is certainly not for you. But, you are getting everything that you’re paying for, especially considering the fact that this is a highly durable oven with tons of features that aren’t offered by other similar ovens on the market. The oven retails for $410, but you will easily be able to find it for cheaper on online retailers such as Amazon, where the oven is currently listed at $320. So, you still may be able to get a good deal out of the oven when looking at the price, and considering all the features you will have included with the oven, you might be saving money in the long run.

Key Features

-The oven offers 13 different features for how to make your food
-There is enough room in the oven for you to toast 9 bread slices
-There is a large variety of food that you can make in the oven, and you will be able to cook quite a lot of food in it at once
-The oven makes for a great dehydrator, slow cooker, and oven all in one product
-A lot of people were pleased with the way their food turned out once it was finished
-There is a 2-speed convection fan in the oven to give you enough control over how your food cooks
-The oven comes with a 2-year warranty should anything happen to it

Bottom Line

If you are someone who wants an oven that will offer you all the features you want and more, then you will want to consider getting the Breville Smart Oven Air. While it is certainly quite expensive for an oven that you would get of its type, you will be getting what you pay for. There are thirteen different settings you can use to cook with, and all of them work well. The oven also includes the ability for you to dehydrate and air fry your food, which isn’t offered in all ovens. Besides that, you will be able to toast 9 bread slices, roast a 14-pound turkey, and much more. This oven is the perfect option for someone who loves to entertain and who wants something that will cook enough varieties of food to please their entire family. It’s also a great feature for anyone who wants to make an impression on their friends; plenty of people who purchased this oven said that they received a lot of compliments on it and a lot of their friends went on to purchase it, too. Besides that, the oven is incredibly easy to use, and all many people needed to do was read the manual once in order to be able to adequately understand how the oven needs to be used. The LCD display turns red when the oven is starting to preheat, and the door on the oven will have the row that you will need to put your food on. There weren’t too many negative things that people had to say about this oven other than that it was quite expensive and it was a bit large if they didn’t have spacious kitchens. Otherwise, when it comes to durability and performance, most people who purchased the oven were pleased. So, if you are fine with spending some extra money on an oven, then you need to look no further than the Breville Smart Oven Air.