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Should You Buy a Samsung Microwave?

Matthew
Updated 20 April 2020
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should you buy a Samsung Microwave?

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

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 15,000 user and expert reviews and 10 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 $256 for the MS23K3513A which has an interior capacity of 23L, a microwave power of 800W 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 $333.

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.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
4,140 reviews
#2
Magic Chef
94%
94%
396 reviews
#3
Germany
90%
90%
276 reviews
#4
Japan
84%
84%
247 reviews
#5
South Korea
82%
82%
2,055 reviews
#6
Japan
79%
79%
765 reviews
#7
Avanti
79%
79%
1 review
#8
Swan
78%
78%
1,244 reviews
#9
United States
77%
77%
80 reviews
#10
South Korea
76%
76%
197 reviews
#11
Zanussi
Italy
75%
75%
22 reviews
#12
Tower
71%
71%
58 reviews
#13
Italy
68%
68%
7 reviews
#14
AEG
Germany
64%
64%
28 reviews
#15
Medion
64%
64%
2 reviews
#16
Akai
Japan
64%
64%
22 reviews
#17
Danby
63%
63%
0 reviews
#18
LG
South Korea
63%
63%
5 reviews
#19
RCA
60%
60%
0 reviews
#20
Fersay
57%
57%
0 reviews
#21
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#22
Emerson Radio
54%
54%
0 reviews
#23
Brentwood
54%
54%
0 reviews
#24
54%
54%
0 reviews

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.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All microwave Brands
Samsung Microwaves

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 5 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
$186
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $749
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price
$333
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,449
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 logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,376
4 stars
449
3 stars
94
2 stars
36
1 star
94
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 85% 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.

Average Review Score Beko Russell Hobbs Panasonic Samsung Bauknecht
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
69%
4 reviews
65%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
70%
1 review
90%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
91%
1 review
93%
1 review
Chip.de logo
93%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
88%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
66%
1 review
Average
83%
6 reviews
68%
4 reviews
87%
4 reviews
89%
3 reviews
93%
2 reviews

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.

Samsung has won 1 award for its microwaves.

Compare all award winning microwaves

Number of Awards Beko Russell Hobbs Panasonic Samsung Bauknecht
Which? logo
1
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
1
3
1

How Reliable Are Samsung Microwaves?

We checked over 15,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung microwaves. over 200 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:

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Well packed easy to set up has more programes built in than our last combination oven so should be able to do more things with it
ao.com
A well made bit of kit
Argos.co.uk
I don't think there'll be any problems with reliability
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

More It broke after 6 months since I used
johnlewis.com
Broke down after ten days
Argos.co.uk
has broken 4 times
amazon.co.uk

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.

Samsung Slim Fry Technology

Samsung microwaves that feature Slim Fry Technology include the Samsung MC28M6055 ($0).

Samsung Easy to Clean

Samsung microwaves that are Easy to Clean include the Samsung MC28M6055 ($0).

What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung Microwave?

Samsung MC28H5013AS

$221.30
Crampton and Moore
Samsung MC28H5013AS
Buy Now
Samsung MC28H5013AS
900W
28L
CAPACITY
6
POWER LEVELS
$319
OVER 10 YEARS

At only $221.30 and with a Kagoo Score of 77 the Samsung MC28H5013AS makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big interior capacity (28L)
Grill
Weight sensor
Convection cooking
Child lock

Owners report that this microwave has very good features and it's very easy to use, and well designed. It's an award winning and fully featured freestanding microwave, with low running costs.

96
Reviews
322 Reviews + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Value for Money
Good
75
Running Costs
$320 Over 10 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung MC28H5013AS has exceptional expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this microwave to others.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the MC28H5013AS in the US is $221.30 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Samsung Microwave?
Is Samsung the Best Microwave Brand?
What Do the Samsung Microwave Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Microwaves Received?
How Reliable Are Samsung Microwaves?
Features to Look Out For On Samsung Microwaves
Samsung Slim Fry Technology
Samsung Easy to Clean
What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung Microwave?

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