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Samsung ME16K3000AB

Samsung ME16K3000AB
95
Reviews
44 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Age
20 Months Old
62
Running Costs
£470 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A top-rated but 2 year old freestanding microwave, with a gigantic 45L interior capacity and reasonable running costs. Owners report that it's very easy to use and quiet.
45L
CAPACITY
1,000W
$381
OVER 10 YEARS
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78

With outstanding reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung ME16K3000AB number 231 across all microwaves.

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78
Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
84
Features
0
Value for Money
85
Age
63
Running Costs

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

customers report that it has brilliant user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this microwave to others.
At over a year old this microwave is slightly out of date, and newer microwaves with more up to date technology are available.
This microwave has running costs of £470 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 1,000+ microwaves that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Huge interior capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each microwave by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the microwave is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec microwaves come to market, the older microwaves will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

96
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.6 stars (44 reviews)

66%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung ME16K3000AB?

Price
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Ease of Use
5
0
Design
2
1
Noise Level
3
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The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • ... the box which we used for a serving table on Thanksgiving. Was delighted with BEST BUY price and delivery service. Must wait for someone to remove old ...
    DeaconLinda - Bestbuy.com 10 Dec 2017
  • Good price, easy install, don't like that I can't use the microwave while I'm using the timer...
    Timm - Bestbuy.com 16 Nov 2017
  • Microwave appears to be a good value for its options and price...
    Review34 - Bestbuy.com 14 Apr 2017
  • ... buttons you have to push on them a little harder. We got it for a really good price since it was open box but would be disappointed if we paid full price...
    Jennifer - Bestbuy.com 26 Nov 2016
  • One Person Thought This Microwave Was Good in Terms of Size
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    Two People Thought the Samsung ME16K3000AB Was Nicely Designed
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    The Majority of People Thought This Microwave Was Easy to Use

    Four people thought that the Samsung ME16K3000AB was very easy to use.

  • This microwave is spacious and easy to use. It's a great value. I enjoy my new Appliance. It was easy to install and is easy to clean...
    Tist - Bestbuy.com 11 Nov 2017
  • ... This is the first over the stove microwave that I have. Nice product, easy to use...
    Yomo18 - Bestbuy.com 22 Jul 2017
  • Keyboard easy to use. Lots of settings. Food heats evenly!
    Roni - Bestbuy.com 12 Aug 2016
  • Looks really nice! Instructions for install simple and easy to use. The popcorn button works perfectly, only four or five kernels not popped. A great appliance, ...
    GLM9876 - Bestbuy.com 19 Oct 2017
  • One Person Thought the Samsung ME16K3000AB Had Good Technical Features
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    One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    Some Owners Thought it Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Three people thought that the Samsung ME16K3000AB was very quiet.

  • Easy install. Control buttons easy to see and use. Very quiet. Cooking time quicker than previous unit...
    Frajul2 - Bestbuy.com 1 Apr 2017
  • Been great so far. Lots of space inside. Very quiet...
    Brad - Bestbuy.com 21 Sep 2017
  • ... works very well. Other reviews mentioned lots of noise actually doesn't ! very quiet and effective microwave on a budget...
    CZR322 - Bestbuy.com 28 Mar 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Huge interior capacity

    What the Reviews Say

    The majority of people thought this microwave was easy to use
    Some owners thought it was OK when it came to noise level
    Huge Interior Capacity
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    The ME16K3000AB's interior capacity of 45L is very big compared to most other microwaves. It is in the biggest 3% of all microwaves when sorted by this feature. The interior capacities of microwaves range from 1.5L to 62L, and the average interior capacity is 25L.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it had a good price
    85
    Age

    Samsung ME16K3000AB Release Date

    September 2017

    When Are Most New Samsung Microwaves Released?

    We looked at the release dates for new Samsung microwaves over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any clear pattern.

    August was the biggest month in 2018 for new Samsung microwaves, with nine new Samsung microwaves released that month. Seven new Samsung microwaves were released in November 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Samsung microwave releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Samsung microwave releases was December, with 11 new Samsung microwaves released that month.

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    How Fast Do Samsung Microwave Prices Drop After Release?

    Samsung microwaves tend to depreciate faster than most microwaves.

    Most microwaves drop in price by 8% in the first 6 months after release. On average Samsung microwaves drop in price by 11% in the first 6 months after release. On a typical new Samsung microwave costing $355, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average $41.

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    Running Costs

    Samsung ME16K3000AB Running Costs

    The ME16K3000AB is one of the more expensive to run microwaves that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the ME16K3000AB is £470.

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    Running this microwave over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    55
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 55 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    66%

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    66% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Samsung ME16K3000AB Specification

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