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Should You Buy a Samsung Fridge Freezer?

Updated 05 January 2020 by Matthew
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should you buy a Samsung Fridge Freezer?

Samsung is well known for its TVs, PC monitors, washing machines and digital cameras.

If you are thinking about buying a Samsung fridge freezer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of fridge freezer brands is compiled by analysing over 34,000 user and expert reviews and 30+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 13,000 fridge freezers.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning fridge freezers. Their fridge freezers start at $482 for the RB31F which has a height of 1,850mm, a fridge net capacity of 210L and a freezer net capacity of 98L and go up to $2,853 for the RF23H which has a height of 1,749mm, a fridge net capacity of 405L and a freezer net capacity of 125L. The average price of a new Samsung fridge freezer is $1,602.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning fridge freezers.

Is Samsung the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?

So are Samsung fridge freezers any good? We give every fridge freezer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all fridge freezers we are able to impartially rank all the fridge freezer brands.

Samsung is ranked the No. 6 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 6th best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
AEG
Germany
95%
95%
123 reviews
#2
Germany
95%
95%
293 reviews
#3
Magic Chef
91%
91%
57 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
1,283 reviews
#5
Italy
86%
86%
300 reviews
#6
South Korea
85%
85%
2,293 reviews
#7
Germany
84%
84%
169 reviews
#8
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
80%
80%
369 reviews
#9
Igenix
76%
76%
12 reviews
#10
United States
75%
75%
518 reviews
#11
Switzerland
73%
73%
188 reviews
#12
Slovenia
72%
72%
57 reviews
#13
Grundig
Germany
71%
71%
507 reviews
#14
China
71%
71%
169 reviews
#15
United States
71%
71%
58 reviews
#16
71%
71%
93 reviews
#17
New Zealand
70%
70%
88 reviews
#18
Poland
67%
67%
6 reviews
#19
GE
United States
60%
60%
0 reviews
#20
Zanker
57%
57%
0 reviews
#21
Gaggenau
56%
56%
0 reviews
#22
KitchenAid
56%
56%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Samsung fridge freezers compare to the other fridge freezer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fridge freezer Brands
Samsung Fridge Freezers

At an average purchase price of $1,602, Samsung fridge freezers tend to be more expensive than most other fridge freezer brands. Samsung also have better reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a Samsung fridge freezer being 85%.

The average review score for a Samsung fridge freezer is 85%.

There's a smaller selection of Samsung fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with only 9 Samsung fridge freezers currently on the market in the US. Whilst Samsung have a number of interesting features including PowerCooling and Sliding Shelves, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung fridge freezer is $87 (based on a person typically using a fridge freezer for 24 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other fridge freezer brands.

No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$797
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $6,499
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$1,602
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $7,699
Price Distribution of Samsung Fridge Freezers

What Do the Samsung Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung fridge freezer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other fridge freezer brands.

Samsung logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
11
4 stars
3
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,579
4 stars
476
3 stars
77
2 stars
34
1 star
107
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its fridge freezers than most other fridge freezer brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for Samsung fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 91% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

Purchasers of Samsung fridge freezers frequently mentioned that the product had good environmental credentials, was easy to use and had a large capacity. Their fridge freezers have also won 10 awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung fridge freezers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other fridge freezer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung Hisense Bosch LG Whirlpool
Trusted Reviews logo
93%
4 reviews
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
78%
1 review
74%
1 review
CNET.com logo
60%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
80%
1 review
Average
88%
15 reviews
85%
7 reviews
90%
5 reviews
89%
5 reviews
68%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Fridge Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 12 industry awards for Samsung fridge freezers. This means that Samsung has more awards for its fridge freezers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to Samsung to other popular fridge freezer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Samsung has more awards for its fridge freezers than any other brand.

Compare all award winning fridge freezers

Number of Awards Samsung Hisense Bosch LG Whirlpool
Which? logo
9
4
1
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
12
2
4
3

How Reliable Are Samsung Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 34,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung fridge freezers. 90+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung fridge freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

85% of reviewers think Samsung fridge freezers are reliable.

So, most people think that Samsung fridge freezers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung fridge freezers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

very careful not to damage anything
Bestbuy.com
Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk
It appears to be very well made with the added piece of mind of a 5 year manufacturers warranty
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

I am long term concerned about their durability
johnlewis.com
We have dealt with issues of water leaking from the water/ice dispenser
Bestbuy.com
This model not as robust
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Samsung Fridge Freezers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Samsung fridge freezers that set them apart from the competition. These include PowerCooling and Sliding Shelves.

Samsung PowerCooling

Samsung fridge freezers that feature PowerCooling include the Samsung RF23H ($2,853).

Samsung Sliding Shelves

Sliding shelves on your fridge-freezer allow you to more easily reach the back of the shelves without straining.

Samsung fridge freezers that feature Sliding Shelves include the Samsung RB31F ($481) and the Samsung RF24FSEDBSR ($1,600).

Samsung Flexible Storage

Flexible storage means the fridge-freezer has a section that can function either as a fridge or a freezer, dependant on your needs.

Samsung fridge freezers that feature Flexible Storage include the Samsung RB31F ($481), the Samsung RF24FSEDBSR ($1,600) and the Samsung RF22R7351SR ($1,529).

What is the Ultimate Samsung Fridge Freezer?

Samsung RF24FSEDBSR

$1,599.99
Interstate+Appliance+Parts
Samsung RF24FSEDBSR
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Samsung RF24FSEDBSR
348L
FRIDGE
123L
FREEZER
41dB
NOISE LEVEL
6kg/24h
FREEZER
CAPACITY
16h
STORAGE TIME
510L
TOTAL
$893
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

For those with an unlimited budget then the Samsung RF24FSEDBSR is the best Samsung fridge freezer out there. At $1,599.99 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
Large fridge capacity (348L - 19 bags of shopping)
Large freezer capacity (123L - 6.6 bags of shopping)
Icemaker
Multi-Airflow system (fridge)
Water dispenser

A fully featured and award winning 510L total capacity fridge freezer, with reasonable running costs and fridge net capacity. Owners report that it has good drawers and it's very good-looking, and well designed.

96
Reviews
616 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
70
Value for Money
Good
69
Running Costs
$890 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung RF24FSEDBSR has fantastic expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this fridge freezer to others.

Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice
SAMSUNG RF24FSEDBSR - Compare Prices & RF24FSEDBSR Review
SAMSUNG RF24FSEDBSR - Compare Prices & RF24FSEDBSR Review
SAMSUNG RF24FSEDBSR - Compare Prices & RF24FSEDBSR Review
SAMSUNG RF24FSEDBSR - Compare Prices & RF24FSEDBSR Review

The Samsung RF24FSEDBSR is 910mm wide, 1,780mm tall, 790mm deep and weighs 157kg.

Samsung RF24FSEDBSR front view

The cheapest price that we could find for the RF24FSEDBSR in the US is $1,599.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Samsung Fridge Freezer?
Is Samsung the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?
What Do the Samsung Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Fridge Freezers Received?
How Reliable Are Samsung Fridge Freezers?
Features to Look Out For On Samsung Fridge Freezers
Samsung PowerCooling
Samsung Sliding Shelves
Samsung Flexible Storage
What is the Ultimate Samsung Fridge Freezer?

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