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Should You Buy a Samsung Fridge Freezer?

Matthew
Updated 19 August 2021
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should you buy a Samsung Fridge Freezer?

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

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 39,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 13,000 fridge freezers.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning fridge freezers. Their fridge freezers start at $800 for the RF26J7500SR which has a height of 1,778mm, a fridge net capacity of 504L and a freezer net capacity of 218L 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 $1,972.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range 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. 2 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 2nd best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
1,406 reviews
#2
South Korea
92%
92%
3,130 reviews
#3
Germany
89%
89%
331 reviews
#4
Magic Chef
88%
88%
88 reviews
#5
Germany
80%
80%
210 reviews
#6
Switzerland
75%
75%
245 reviews
#7
China
74%
74%
256 reviews
#8
New Zealand
73%
73%
146 reviews
#9
AEG
Germany
65%
65%
114 reviews
#10
Italy
65%
65%
303 reviews
#11
United States
64%
64%
66 reviews
#12
Italy
63%
63%
298 reviews
#13
Germany
63%
63%
476 reviews
#14
Westinghouse
59%
59%
0 reviews
#15
Gaggenau
54%
54%
0 reviews
#16
GE
United States
53%
53%
0 reviews
#17
Viking
52%
52%
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

There's a wide selection of Samsung fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with 7 Samsung fridge freezers currently on the market in the US. Samsung also have better reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a Samsung fridge freezer being 86%.

The average review score for a Samsung fridge freezer is 86%.

Samsung have a number of great features including PowerCooling and Food Preservation which sets them apart from the competition.

However Samsung fridge freezers tend to be more expensive than most other fridge freezer brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung fridge freezer is $84 (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
$925
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $11,499
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$1,972
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $6,199
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
16
4 stars
3
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
2,206
4 stars
606
3 stars
92
2 stars
45
1 star
141
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its fridge freezers than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for Samsung fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% and 91% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

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

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 LG Hisense Bosch Beko
Which? logo
100%
10 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
94%
5 reviews
93%
3 reviews
88%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
78%
1 review
74%
1 review
agdmaniak.pl logo
90%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
80%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
Average
88%
17 reviews
87%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
90%
5 reviews
80%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Fridge Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 15 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 received by 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 LG Hisense Bosch Beko
Which? logo
10
1
4
Trusted Reviews logo
4
3
4
2
Expert Reviews logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
15
4
5
4
2

How Reliable Are Samsung Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 39,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung fridge freezers. over 1,300 of these reviews mention reliability of which 95% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung fridge freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

95% 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

Excellent build quality
currys.co.uk
seems well made
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

has broken down
Argos.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
they're not very well made
johnlewis.com
My family was without a fridge for 6 weeks before I bought this than had to wait another month for this unit that has been broken since day 1
Bestbuy.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 Food Preservation.

Samsung PowerCooling

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

Samsung Food Preservation

Samsung fridge freezers that feature Food Preservation 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 RF24FSEDBSR ($1,899).

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