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 8,100 TVs by objectively and impartially analysing over 160,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,200 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 $144 for the UN32J4000 which has a display diagonal of 32", a thickness of 69mm and is an hd TV and go up to $7,474 for the UN78JS9100 which has a display diagonal of 78", a thickness of 137.16mm and is a 4K TV. The average price of a new Samsung TV is $894.
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. 2 best TV brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 2nd 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.
All TV Brands
There's a wide selection of Samsung TVs available compared to other TV brands, with over 70 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 92%.
The average review score for a Samsung TV is 92%.
Samsung have a number of great features including Samsung TV Plus, Samsung Smart Hub and Universal Guide which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung TV is $32 (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 $912
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price $894
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 90% and 92% respectively across all TV brands.
Purchasers of Samsung TVs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had been designed with environmental issues in mind and a good design. Their TVs have also won 960+ 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 968 industry awards for Samsung TVs. This means that Samsung has more awards for its TVs than any other brand. 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.
Samsung has more awards for its TVs than any other brand.
We checked over 160,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung TVs. over 2,100 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
89% 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:
Samsung TVs of all prices are usually very reliable
engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date
Samsung is as reliable as it comes in the LED TV market
Samsung's mid-range TVs are usually pretty reliable
The impossibly slim HDTV is an engineering marvel
Not just for having HD built in
reliable level of picture performance
The UE55H6200 is another impressive TV from the reliable Samsung stable
well put together
The TV was broke when it was received
4 Stars as it lacks the extra German built quality our Loewe TV has for a price which is perhaps more than the Loewe
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.