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Samsung RB38J7139SR Fridge Freezer

252L 130L 595mm 1,927mm Jan 2015
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £437.10 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are low
Good brand
Fairly large freezer net capacity

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The efficiency rating of this fridge is A+++. The RB38J7139SR has an average 24 year running cost of £438 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 16% of all 398 large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for more than two years.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 124 expert and user reviews (including 55 verified purchases), Samsung has good ratings for its fridges. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its large fridge net capacity fridges compared to other manufacturers. 85% of those that bought a Samsung fridge freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when Samsung released the RB38J7139SR.


Freezer

Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

The RB38J7139SR has one of the larger freezer net capacitioes (130 liters) amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. The smallest freezer net capacity of fridges of this age and spec is 16L and the largest is 260L.

We compared this fridge freezer to all the other 130L net freezer capacity fridge freezers and we think the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (£550) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 17 hours, the RB38J7139SR has a pretty standard storage time during power failure compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge.

We compared all the other 17h storage time during power failure fridge freezers to this fridge and we think the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (£550) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to consider the Samsung RB37J5330SA (£295) (18h) which is also higher rated.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The RB38J7139SR features No Frost (freezer), as do most of the other fridges of this spec and age.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The RB38J7139SR has an ice cube tray. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge also have an ice cube tray.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The RB38J7139SR has a fast freeze function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge also have a fast freeze function.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

With a total net capacity of 382 liters, the RB38J7139SR has a pretty standard total net capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years.

If this fridge freezer total net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Bosch KGE49BI30G (£469) (412L).

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Average Noise Level

The RB38J7139SR has a relatively standard noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge.

Fridge freezers with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Bosch KGV39VI31 (£741.12) (39dB).

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Has a Holiday Function

The RB38J7139SR has a holiday function. Most of the other fridges of this age and type also have a holiday function.

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Has an Icemaker

The RB38J7139SR has an icemaker, as do most of the other fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridges of this age and type.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Samsung RB38J7139SR has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The RB38J7139SR has a door open alarm. Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to this fridge freezer also have a door open alarm.

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Fridge

Six Door Balconies

Most fridges that have been around for more than two years have between one and six door balconies, including the Samsung RB38J7139SR which has six door balconies.

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Has a Super Cool Function

The RB38J7139SR has a Super Cool function. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been around for more than two years also have a Super Cool function.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The RB38J7139SR has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer also have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The RB38J7139SR features No Frost (fridge), as do most of the other similar spec fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The RB38J7139SR is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge have between two and nine shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Very Small Fridge Gross Capacity

At only 257 liters, the RB38J7139SR has a quite small fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge. The average fridge gross capacity of large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer is 310L, and the fridge gross capacities range from 230L to 500L.

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252 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 252 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung rb38j7139sr
Barcodes 08806086839587

Samsung RB38J7139SR Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung RB38J7139SR review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,701 other models. For each fridge freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 372,346 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,590,800 historical fridge freezer prices from 108 fridge freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this fridge freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this fridge freezer is lacking.

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Better energy efficiency rating
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Gorenje NRK 6203 TX

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Bosch KGE39AW42

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Siemens KG49NAI32G

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Bosch KGV39VW32G

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