If you are thinking about buying a Samsung microwave then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of microwave brands is compiled by analysing over 14,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,700 microwaves.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $98 for the ME16K3000AB which has an interior capacity of 45L, a microwave power of 1,000W and is a freestanding microwave and go up to $443 for the MC28M6055 which has an interior capacity of 28L, a microwave power of 900W and is a freestanding microwave. The average price of a new Samsung microwave is $266.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular microwaves.
Is Samsung the Best Microwave Brand?
So are Samsung microwaves any good? We give every microwave a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all microwaves we are able to impartially rank all the microwave brands.
Samsung is ranked the No. 5 best microwave brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 5th best microwave brand out there.
Let's look at how Samsung microwaves compare to the other microwave brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All microwave Brands
Samsung have better reviews than the typical microwave brand, with the average rating of a Samsung microwave being 88%.
The average review score for a Samsung microwave is 88%.
There's a smaller selection of Samsung microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 8 Samsung microwaves currently on the market in the US. Samsung microwaves also tend to be more expensive than most other microwave brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
Whilst Samsung have a number of interesting features including Slim Fry Technology, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung microwave is $43 (based on a person typically using a microwave for 30 minutes per day), which makes them less efficient than most other microwave brands.
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $189
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $266
Price Distribution of Samsung Microwaves
What Do the Samsung Microwave Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung microwave to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other microwave brands.
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its microwaves than most other brands.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Samsung microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 86% respectively across all Microwave brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung microwaves by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other microwave brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Microwaves Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Samsung microwaves. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular microwave brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 14,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung microwaves. over 180 of these reviews mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
88% of reviewers think Samsung microwaves are reliable.
So, most people think that Samsung microwaves are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung microwaves that mention reliability:
quite sturdy - it looks pretty good too
Good Build Quality
Poor Build Quality
Not sure about the durability as only just had
does not feel durable
Broke after 2 months
Features to Look Out For On Samsung Microwaves
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Samsung microwaves that set them apart from the competition. These include Slim Fry Technology.
At only $168.68 and with a Kagoo Score of 78 the Samsung MC28H5013AS makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
Big interior capacity (28L)
30 auto programs
A fully featured and award winning freestanding microwave, with reasonable running costs and a good price. Our review analysis indicates that this microwave has brilliant features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
248 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
$500 Over 10 Years
Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung MC28H5013AS has exceptional expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this microwave to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the MC28H5013AS in the US is $168.68 but in total we found only 1 price for it.