I've had this microwave for only about three months, but so far I'm satisfied with it. It was a great price for the size. It doesn't have every feature you could imagine (like browning), but it does what it needs to. I have a bit of difficulty seeing into the microwave even when the light is on and it is running since the viewing window is rather small and it seems like the holes are not very big either. It also beeps very loudly--I've had it wake up my sleeping children before. It does has a child lock, which is a definite plus compared to some other lower-priced models. Performance It seems to take a bit longer to cook certain things; however, it does cook popcorn rather quickly. Settings/Features It has fast-cook features (one button press starts the microwave cooking for the desired amount of time up to six minutes). It has a timer and defrost as well. However, the timer is not easy to operate. Durability I've only had it since June, but so far it works well. Design Mine is black, so it blends in well with the rest of my black kitchen appliances.