Samsung is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its TVs, PC monitors and smartphones.
If you are thinking about buying a Samsung washing machine then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of washing machine brands is compiled by analysing over 41,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,400 washing machines.
Samsung are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning washing machines. Their washing machines start at $690 for the WW90K5410 which has a noise level of 53dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 9kg and go up to $1,075 for the WF50K7500AV which has a noise level of 53dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,300 RPM and a drum capacity of 8kg. The average price of a new Samsung washing machine is $908.
Samsung are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning washing machines.
Is Samsung the Best Washing Machine Brand?
So are Samsung washing machines any good? We give every washing machine a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all washing machines we are able to impartially rank all the washing machine brands.
Samsung is ranked the No. 3 best washing machine brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 3rd best washing machine brand out there.
Let's look at how Samsung washing machines compare to the other washing machine brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Samsung have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Samsung washing machine being 88%.
The average review score for a Samsung washing machine is 88%.
There's a smaller selection of Samsung washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 3 Samsung washing machines currently on the market in the US. Samsung washing machines also tend to be more expensive than most other washing machine brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung washing machine is $78 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them less efficient than most other washing machine brands.
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price $607
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price $908
Price Distribution of Samsung Washing Machines
What Do the Samsung Washing Machine Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung washing machine to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other washing machine brands.
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.
Over 97% of expert reviews and 94% of user reviews for Samsung washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 94% and 94% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.
Purchasers of Samsung washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and had good technical features. Their washing machines have also won 20 awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung washing machines by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other washing machine brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Washing Machines Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 23 industry awards for Samsung washing machines. This means that Samsung has more awards for its washing machines than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular washing machine brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Samsung has more awards for its washing machines than any other brand.
We checked over 41,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung washing machines. over 850 of these reviews mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
92% of reviewers think Samsung washing machines are reliable.
So, most people think that Samsung washing machines are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung washing machines that mention reliability:
the Samsung WW80J6410CW is well made
Excellent Build Quality
the washing machine is still 60cm wide which fits perfectly into my fitted kitchen (a very important factor as well as picking a reliable product
found it had a broken valve that was spraying water inside unit
Poor Build Quality
As for build quality flimsy front
Mediocre Build Quality
it has just broken down
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