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Should You Buy a Samsung Tumble Dryer?

Matthew
Updated 16 May 2021
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should you buy a Samsung Tumble Dryer?

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

If you are wondering how Samsung tumble dryers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,900 tumble dryers by objectively and impartially analysing over 28,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Samsung are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and high quality tumble dryers. Their tumble dryers start at $499 for the DVE50M7450 which has a noise level of §dB, a drum capacity of 20kg and is a steam tumble dryer and go up to $699 for the DV45K6500EV which has a noise level of §dB, a drum capacity of 10.2kg and is a vented tumble dryer. The average price of a new Samsung tumble dryer is $632.

Samsung are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and high quality tumble dryers.

Is Samsung the Best Tumble Dryer Brand?

So are Samsung tumble dryers any good? We give every tumble dryer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all tumble dryers we are able to impartially rank all the tumble dryer brands.

Samsung is ranked the No. 2 best tumble dryer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 2nd best tumble dryer brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
698 reviews
#2
South Korea
82%
82%
1,726 reviews
#3
Asko
71%
71%
0 reviews
#4
United States
62%
62%
17 reviews

Let's look at how Samsung tumble dryers compare to the other tumble dryer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All tumble dryer Brands
Samsung Tumble Dryers

At an average purchase price of $632, Samsung tumble dryers tend to be cheaper than most other tumble dryer brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers. Samsung also have better reviews than the typical tumble dryer brand, with the average rating of a Samsung tumble dryer being 84%.

The average review score for a Samsung tumble dryer is 84%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung tumble dryer is $66 (based on a person typically doing 5 tumble dries per week), which makes them more efficient than most other tumble dryer brands.

There's a smaller selection of Samsung tumble dryers available compared to other tumble dryer brands, with only 3 Samsung tumble dryers currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$726
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,499
Price Distribution of All Tumble Dryers
No. Of Tumble Dryers
Average Price
$632
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,049
Price Distribution of Samsung Tumble Dryers

What Do the Samsung Tumble Dryer Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung tumble dryer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other tumble dryer brands.

Samsung logo

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

5 stars
1,359
4 stars
245
3 stars
39
2 stars
22
1 star
54

Over 100% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Samsung tumble dryers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 93% respectively across all Tumble Dryer brands.

Purchasers of Samsung tumble dryers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, and they have won a total of 3 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung tumble dryers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other tumble dryer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung LG Blomberg Hotpoint Grundig
Which? logo
100%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
95%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
1 review
88%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
81%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
100%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
97%
1 review
Average
98%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
100%
3 reviews
88%
3 reviews
84%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Tumble Dryers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 3 industry awards for Samsung tumble dryers. This means that Samsung has more awards for its tumble dryers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular tumble dryer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Samsung has more awards for its tumble dryers than any other brand.
Number of Awards Samsung LG Blomberg Hotpoint Grundig
Which? logo
3
1
Trusted Reviews logo
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
3
1
3
2

How Reliable Are Samsung Tumble Dryers?

We checked over 28,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung tumble dryers. over 150 of these reviews mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung tumble dryer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

90% of reviewers think Samsung tumble dryers are reliable.

So, most people think that Samsung tumble dryers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung tumble dryers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk
more sturdy unit
Bestbuy.com
sturdy built
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

With a broken tumble dryer over Christmas
ao.com
Chose HEAVY DUTY which bypasses the Energy Savings setting
Bestbuy.com
Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
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