If you are wondering how Samsung TVs compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 8,300 TVs by objectively and impartially analysing over 30,000 user and expert reviews and 290+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning TVs. Their TVs start at $95 for the UE43KU6500 which has a display diagonal of 43", a thickness of 93mm and is a 4K TV and go up to $2,400 for the UN82NU8000 which has a display diagonal of 81.5", a thickness of 60.96mm and is a 4K TV. The average price of a new Samsung TV is $741.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning TVs.
Is Samsung the Best TV Brand?
So are Samsung TVs any good? We give every TV a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all TVs we are able to impartially rank all the TV brands.
Samsung is ranked the No. 1 best TV brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the actually best TV brand out there.
Let's look at how Samsung TVs compare to the other TV brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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There's a wide selection of Samsung TVs available compared to other TV brands, with over 60 Samsung TVs currently on the market in the US. Samsung also have better reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a Samsung TV being 91%.
The average review score for a Samsung TV is 91%.
Samsung have a number of great features including QLED technology, samsung smartthings and Samsung TV Plus which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung TV is $33 (based on a person typically using a TV for 5 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other TV brands.
Samsung TVs tend to be cheaper than most other TV brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of TVs
Average Price $818
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price $741
Price Distribution of Samsung TVs
What Do the Samsung TV Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung TV to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other TV brands.
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its TVs than most other brands.
Over 94% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Samsung TVs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 92% respectively across all TV brands.
Purchasers of Samsung TVs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, carefully designed and had nice technical features. Their TVs have also won 70+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung TVs by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other TV brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung TVs Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 72 industry awards for Samsung TVs. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular TV brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 30,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung TVs. over 160 of these reviews mention reliability of which 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
87% of reviewers think Samsung TVs are reliable.
So, most people think that Samsung TVs are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung TVs that mention reliability:
engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date
seems extremely sturdy
Sound from the built in speakers is more than adeqaute
excellent quality with good sturdy feet
The TV has DLNA built in too
The TV was broke when it was received
not built to last
samsung have never been good for in built sound imo
Mediocre Build Quality
My only gripe is that if you haven't put together the pieces in a special way sometimes
Samsung has launched a new TV App called "TV Plus" on its latest generation of Smart TVs. This App brings together TV channels and pay per view movies into an easy to use interface. A wide selection of movies are available including many in Ultra HD (4K) resolution.
Samsung TV Plus makes it easy to watch the latest films with just a couple of clicks. The built in recommendation engine learns your preferences and finds new content that you might be interested in.