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 9 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,800 microwaves.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $338 for the MC28H5015 which has an interior capacity of 28L, a microwave power of 900W and is a countertop microwave and go up to $442 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 $388.
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. 8 best microwave brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 8th 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
At an average purchase price of $388, Samsung microwaves tend to be more expensive than most other microwave brands. Samsung also 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%.
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 more efficient than most other microwave brands.
There's a smaller selection of Samsung microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 4 Samsung microwaves currently on the market in the US. Whilst Samsung have a number of interesting features including Easy to Clean, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $220
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $388
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 86% and 86% respectively across all Microwave brands.
Purchasers of Samsung microwaves frequently mentioned that the product had a good capacity and was thoughtfully designed.
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 1 industry award for a Samsung microwave. 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 220 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
86% 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:
A well made bit of kit
Excellent Build Quality
quite sturdy - it looks pretty good too
Poor Build Quality
has broken 4 times
the build quality doesn't feel as solid or as high as we were expecting from the price
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 Easy to Clean.
A great mid range choice, priced at $441.90 is the Samsung MC28M6055CK, which has a Kagoo Score of 76.
Features We Love:
Slim Fry Technology
Big interior capacity (28L)
An spectacularly highly rated and fully featured freestanding microwave, with low running costs and the latest technology. Our review analysis indicates that this microwave has outstanding features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
Value for Money
$340 Over 10 Years
Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung MC28M6055CK has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this microwave to others.
Samsung Easy View MC28M6055 Review
The cheapest price that we could find for the MC28M6055CK in the US is $441.90 but in total we found only 1 price for it.