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 240,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,600 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning TVs. Their TVs start at $217 for the HG32NC690 which has a display diagonal of 32", a thickness of 64.9mm and is a full hd TV and go up to $14,995 for the QN88Q9F which has a display diagonal of 88", a thickness of 30.48mm and is a 4K TV. The average price of a new Samsung TV is $1,246.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium 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 40 Samsung TVs currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $1,246, Samsung TVs also tend to be more expensive than most other TV brands.
The average review score for a Samsung TV is 92%.
Samsung have better reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a Samsung TV being 92%. Samsung have a number of great features including QLED technology which sets them apart from the competition.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung TV is $34 (based on a person typically using a TV for 5 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other TV brands.
No. Of TVs
Average Price $818
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price $1,246
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 93% 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, thoughtfully designed and had an environmentally responsible design. Their TVs have also won over 1,000 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 1,091 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 240,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung TVs. over 2,600 of these reviews mention reliability of which 83% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
83% 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:
There's a Freeview HD tuner built in
Samsung TVs of all prices are usually very reliable
engineering – easily Samsung's best TV to date
Not just for having HD built in
well put together
the KU6300 is one robust
a decent level of build quality
Samsung is as reliable as it comes in the LED TV market
With all those streaming services built in
That's been pretty much destroyed by the big-box stores who stack TVs in rows
Not sure about the engineering there
Walmart customer service immediately arranged to have the broken 1 picked up
Poor Build Quality
is fragile if given too much pressure
Features to Look Out For On Samsung TVs
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Samsung TVs that set them apart from the competition. These include QLED technology.