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GE PHB920SJSS Stainless Steel Electric Induction Range Review

If you are looking for a smart appliance with lots of different technological features, including connectivity and excellent responsiveness, the PHB920SJSS model by GE is the best choice for you. This induction range model comes with a Wi-Fi connectivity feature, the Precise Air technology, a responsive touchpad, a self-cleaning system, and more. Let’s learn more about the features of this appliance.

GE PHB920SJSS Stainless Steel Electric Induction Range Review

Key Features

5 burners

This induction range model by GE has 4 standard burners and a warmer. There are 3 high-power burners and one low-power. This system is suitable for preparing 4 meals at once while warming up another meal.

Self-cleaning system

GE engineers incorporated the self-cleaning system into this high-quality induction range model and made it even better. Are you tired of cleaning the range? Spills burn and get stuck; the grease is hard to remove and you must use aggressive cleaning products? Those times are over with the high-quality self-clean feature this appliance comes with.

Limited lifetime warranty

GE provides a lifetime warranty limited by improper handling of the device. Always follow the user manual in order to benefit from the lifetime warranty.

Wi-Fi connectivity

This is perhaps not the feature every user will want to benefit from, but the new generation will definitely be amazed by the opportunity to control the heating levels via smartphone. The Wi-Fi feature of this model is more advanced and reliable than that of some older models of induction range appliances by GE.

Pros

  • 5 burners (1 warmer)
  • Edge-to-edge seamless surface
  • Superb stainless steel
  • Precise Air technology
  • High-level safety
  • Wi-Fi-connectivity
  • 12 settings per burner
  • Touchpad
  • Superb controls
  • 4 color options
  • Made in the USA
  • Self-cleaning system
  • Limited lifetime warranty.

Cons:

  • No pan detector technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this induction range suitable for warming up meals?

Answer: Yes, it is. This model comes with 3 high-power burners, one low-power burner and a warmer. Depending on your needs, you can use either the low-power burner or the warmer.

What are the available colors for this model?

Answer: This model comes in slate, black slate, stainless steel color, and steel black color. All of the variations are very elegant and will enrich your kitchen depending on your existing interior design. Furthermore, the manufacturer does not charge extra price if you ask this model delivered in another color.

Does this model have the pan detector technology?

Answer: No, this model, unfortunately, does not have this feature. However, it has easy to use, simple and convenient touchpad for each burner. The controls are rather easy and allow 12 different settings per burner.

What are the burner element wattages?

Answer: The element wattages are 1800, 2500, 2500 and 3700W. The warmer zone has a low-power feature only. Furthermore, each burner has 12 different options, so you can easily adjust various parameters without the fear of burning your meal or spending too much energy.

What are the diameters of the burners? Are they suitable for pots/pans of different sizes?

Answer: This model comes with a large, 11-inch burner, 2 burners which measure 8 inches each, and a small burner with a 6-inch diameter. Therefore, you can use various sizes of pots/pans on this induction range. The GE engineers took care of the modern cookware trends and adjusted the burners to the needs of a modern family.

I usually prepare food for 6 members of my family, so I have to use rather large pots and pans. Therefore, I wonder if the space between the burners is enough to accommodate large and extra-large pans?

Answer: According to your requirements, we can say that this model is suitable for your needs. The burner sizes and positions are carefully chosen by specialists who enabled using two large or large and extra-large pans at the same time.

Is this induction range made of stainless steel?

Answer: Yes, this model is made of high-quality, durable stainless steel which looks very nice and ensures a long life of your appliance.

Verdict

This GE model is suitable for users who love technology and want to be able to connect their appliance to their smartphones. It comes with a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity feature. Its only flaw is the lack of pan detection sensors. However, there are 12 control settings per burner which make up for this disadvantage.

This is a versatile, durable, and elegant model with 4 burners, a warmer, self-clean feature and a limited lifetime warranty. We highly recommend it.

Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews

Colin is an aspiring chef having completing his degree in culinary arts in California. His guilty pleasure is buying the latest & greatest (and sometimes, useless) in kitchen cookware and gadgets.

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