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Samsung RF56J9040SR Fridge Freezer

£2,169.00
361L 203L 908mm 1,825mm Jul 2013
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £1,104.49 Electricity cost over 10 years
Samsung has good fridge freezer reviews
Very large total net capacity
Not cheap
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Not Cheap

The cheapeast fridge freezers of this spec and age that we found costs £198 and the most expensive costs £3,800. We think that this large fridge net capacity fridge freezer looks expensive for a fridge freezer of this spec and age.


Reviews

Samsung Has Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

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


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the RF56J9040SR in July 2013.


Freezer

Quite Large Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for a similar time to this fridge the freezer net capacitioes range from 16L to 260L, and the average freezer net capacity is 110L. At 203 liters, the RF56J9040SR has a quite large freezer net capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the Samsung RH56J6917SL (£1,899.99) (204L and cheaper).

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of only 14 hours, the RF56J9040SR has a quite short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges that have been on the market for more than two years. Large fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge have storage time during power failures of between 4h and 44h.

If this fridge freezer storage time during power failure is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Miele KFN 14927 (£1,929) (25h and cheaper).

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Very Big Freezer Gross Capacity

The smallest freezer gross capacity of fridge freezers of this age and spec is 16L, the biggest is 270L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 130L. When compared to other fridges that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the freezer gross capacity of the Samsung RF56J9040SR of 248 liters is one of the biggest.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Samsung RF56J9040SR has a fast freeze function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for more than two years also have a fast freeze function.

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Performance

Very Large Total Net Capacity

The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers of this age and spec is 240L, the largest is 620L, and the average total net capacity is 390L. When compared to other fridges of this age and spec, the Samsung RF56J9040SR's total net capacity of 564 liters is one of the largest.

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Average Noise Level

The RF56J9040SR has a fairly standard noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge freezer.

Fridges with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the CBNPes 5156 (£1,751.10) (40dB and cheaper), or the IKBV 3254 (£1,686.56) (40dB and cheaper) both from Liebherr.

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Has a Water Dispenser

The Samsung RF56J9040SR has a water dispenser, which is unusual. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago do not have a water dispenser.

Other fridge freezers with a water dispenser currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper fridge freezers such as the RDXD910SS-C (£2,019.99), or the RDXD910CR-C (£1,999) both from Rangemaster.

There are a number of other fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser which you might want to look at including the Miele KFN 14947 (£2,199.99).

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Quite Large Total Gross Capacity

The RF56J9040SR has one of the larger total gross capacities (628 liters) amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age. The smallest total gross capacity of similar spec fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer is 250L, the largest is 18,000L, and the average total gross capacity is 510L.

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Has an Icemaker

The RF56J9040SR has an icemaker, as do most of the other fridges that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

We compared all the other fridges with an icemaker to this fridge and we think the RDXD910CR-C (£1,999), and the RDXD910GB-C (£1,999) both from Rangemaster and both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

We compared all the other fridges which also have an icemaker to this fridge and we think the Miele KFN 14947 (£2,199.99) is also worth considering.

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Design

Has a Child Lock

The RF56J9040SR has a child lock. Most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that came out more than two years ago do not have a child lock.

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Other Features

Has a Multi-Airflow System

The Samsung RF56J9040SR has a multi-airflow system, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for a similar time to this fridge.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Samsung RF56J9040SR has a defrost function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec to this fridge freezer also have a defrost function.

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Has a Thermostat

The RF56J9040SR has a thermostat. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a thermostat.

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Ergonomics

Has a Temperature Alarm

The RF56J9040SR has a temperature alarm. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge also have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The Samsung RF56J9040SR has a door open alarm. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer also have a door open alarm.

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Energy

High Running Costs

Whilst the efficiency rating of this fridge is A+, the RF56J9040SR has an average running cost of £1,105 over 24 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 398 large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for more than two years.


Fridge

Quite Large Fridge Gross Capacity

With a fridge gross capacity of 380 liters, the RF56J9040SR has one of the larger fridge gross capacities amongst similar spec fridge freezers of this age. The fridge gross capacities of fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as this fridge freezer range from 230L to 500L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 310L.

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Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The RF56J9040SR has an automatic defrost (fridge), as do most of the other comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

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361 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 361 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this fridge fridge net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung RH56J6917SL (£1,899.99) (379L) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers product samsungrf56j9040sr4doorfridgefreezer, samsung samrf56j9040sr, samsung rf56j9040srss, samsung rf56j9040sreu, product rf56j9040sr, siemens rf56j9040sr
Barcodes 00635131621468, 08806086746823

Samsung RF56J9040SR Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung RF56J9040SR 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 369,628 product attributes, 1,715 fridge freezer reviews and 1,605,700 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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Bosch KGE49BI40 Samsung RF56J9040SR
£ 962.82 £2,169.00
£1,206 Cheaper
£692.77 Cheaper to Run
69% Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Ten Months Newer
2x Smaller Gross Freezer Capacity
Hugely Smaller Net Freezer Capacity

Bosch KGE39AW42 vs Samsung RF56J9040SR

Bosch KGE39AW42 vs Samsung RF56J9040SR
Bosch KGE39AW42 Samsung RF56J9040SR
£ £2,169.00
Cheaper to Run by £737.39
87% Lighter
60% Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Ten Months Newer
Significantly Smaller Net Freezer Capacity
Two Times Smaller Gross Freezer Capacity

ECBN 6156 vs RF56J9040SR

Liebherr ECBN 6156 vs Samsung RF56J9040SR
Liebherr ECBN 6156 Samsung RF56J9040SR
£ 3,999.00 £2,169.00
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
Eight Months Newer
34% Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Four Fridge Shelves Baskets
£1,830 More Expensive
Significantly Smaller Net Freezer Capacity
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