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 1,800 microwaves.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular microwaves. Their microwaves start at $120 for the MS23F301 which has an interior capacity of 23L, a microwave power of 800W and is a countertop microwave and go up to $450 for the MC28M6055 which has an interior capacity of 28L, a microwave power of 900W and is a countertop microwave. The average price of a new Samsung microwave is $274.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range 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
At an average purchase price of $274, 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 87%.
The average review score for a Samsung microwave is 87%.
There's a smaller selection of Samsung microwaves available compared to other microwave brands, with only 9 Samsung microwaves currently on the market in the US. 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 $185
Price Distribution of All Microwaves
No. Of Microwaves
Average Price $274
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 microwave brands.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Samsung microwaves are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 85% respectively across all Microwave brands.
Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 given to 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. 130+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung microwave owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
85% 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:
Good Build Quality
the well known reliable brand
Poor Build Quality
Not sure about the durability as only just had
does not feel durable
Broke down after ten days
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.
A great mid range choice, priced at $244.04 is the Samsung MC32K7055CW, which has a Kagoo Score of 76.
Features We Love:
Slim Fry Technology
Big interior capacity (32L)
Six power levels
Multiple reviews mentioned that this microwave has very good features and it's really easy to use, and well designed. It's a top-rated and fully featured freestanding microwave, with low running costs.
Value for Money
$340 Over 10 Years
Our review analysis indicates that Samsung MC32K7055CW has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 92 reviews.
At only $179.48 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Samsung MC28H5013AS makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
Big interior capacity (28L)
30 auto programs
Purchasers report that this microwave has outstanding features and it's really easy to use, and well designed. It's an award winning and fully featured freestanding microwave, with ok running costs and a reasonable price.
252 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
$530 Over 10 Years
Our review analysis indicates 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 $179.48 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.