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.
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.
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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
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price $1,602
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 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.
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.
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:
very careful not to damage anything
Good Build Quality
It appears to be very well made with the added piece of mind of a 5 year manufacturers warranty
I am long term concerned about their durability
We have dealt with issues of water leaking from the water/ice dispenser
This model not as robust
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.
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)
Multi-Airflow system (fridge)
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.
616 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
$890 Over 10 Years
Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung RF24FSEDBSR has fantastic expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this fridge freezer to others.