It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology
Home Latest Articles Washing Machines Should You Buy a Samsung Washing Machine?

Should You Buy a Samsung Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 25 September 2020
Share on Facebook icon Twitter icon Pinterest icon Email icon
should you buy a Samsung Washing Machine?

Samsung is well known for its TVs, PC monitors, digital cameras and headphones.

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 5,300 user and expert reviews and 20 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 $623 for the WW90K5413U which has a noise level of 74dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 9kg and go up to $1,099 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 $809.

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. 2 best washing machine brand.

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

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
370 reviews
#2
South Korea
91%
91%
602 reviews
#3
Germany
86%
86%
288 reviews
#4
United States
83%
83%
332 reviews
#5
United States
83%
83%
33 reviews
#6
Germany
66%
66%
126 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
66%
66%
216 reviews
#8
Italy
66%
66%
127 reviews
#9
Germany
65%
65%
165 reviews
#10
United States
65%
65%
738 reviews
#11
China
64%
64%
33 reviews
#12
Magic Chef
56%
56%
0 reviews
#13
Sweden
54%
54%
0 reviews

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.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All washing machine Brands
Samsung Washing Machines

There's a wide selection of Samsung washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with 7 Samsung washing machines currently on the market in the US. Samsung also 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%.

However Samsung washing machines 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
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,499
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
$809
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,749
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 logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
8
4 stars
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
465
4 stars
90
3 stars
17
2 stars
6
1 star
14
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 94% of user reviews for Samsung washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 96% and 93% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of Samsung washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and had nice technical features. Their washing machines have also won 10 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.

Average Review Score Samsung Bosch Zanussi Whirlpool Sharp
Which? logo
100%
9 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
100%
1 review
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
90%
12 reviews
100%
6 reviews
100%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 11 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.

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung Bosch Zanussi Whirlpool Sharp
Which? logo
9
6
3
Expert Reviews logo
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
Total
11
6
3

How Reliable Are Samsung Washing Machines?

We checked over 5,300 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung washing machines. over 90 of these reviews mention reliability of which 95% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

95% 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:

RELIABLE

the Samsung WW80J6410CW is well made
Expert Reviews
Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Only downside is the top scratches easily
Bestbuy.com
As for build quality flimsy front
ao.com

What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung Washing Machine?

Samsung WW90K5413UX

$624.76
Crampton and Moore
Samsung WW90K5413UX
Buy Now
Samsung WW90K5413UX
9kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
74dB
NOISE LEVEL
130kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
$474
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

At only $624.76 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the Samsung WW90K5413UX makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Child lock
Supports Wi-Fi
Bubble soak technology
Delayed start timer

A very economical to run and award winning 9kg capacity washing machine, very good for small families. It has a child lock, a bubble soak technology and a remaining time indication and supports Wi-Fi. Our review analysis indicates that it has brilliant features and it's really quiet, and easy to use.

97
Reviews
36 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Value for Money
Very Good
92
Running Costs
$470 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Samsung WW90K5413UX has brilliant expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 36 reviews.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the WW90K5413UX in the US is $624.76 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
Official Outlet 5 Year Warranty
$624.76
Go to Store
1 Price from 1 Store | $624.76
Show More Prices Show Fewer Prices
Share on Facebook icon Twitter icon Pinterest icon Email icon
Compare All Samsung Washing Machines
Find the best Samsung washing machine for you by checking our complete list of over 23 washing machines

Signup For Our Free Washing Machine Deals Newsletter

1,000s of Deals Coupons Price Drops Free No Spam
Sign Up
Save Password

Select Deal Types That You Are Interested In

Finish

×