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Should You Buy a Samsung Fridge?

Matthew
Updated 16 January 2020
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should you buy a Samsung Fridge?

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

If you are wondering how Samsung fridges compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 2,600 fridges by objectively and impartially analysing over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 5 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular fridges. Their fridges start at £440 for the RR39M7140 which has a height of 1,853mm, a fridge net capacity of 385L and is a freestanding fridge and go up to £660 for the RR39M7340B1 which has a height of 1,853mm, a fridge net capacity of 375L and is a freestanding fridge. The average price of a new Samsung fridge is £535.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular fridges.

Is Samsung the Best Fridge Brand?

So are Samsung fridges any good? We give every fridge a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all fridges we are able to impartially rank all the fridge brands.

Samsung is ranked the No. 28 best fridge brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 28th best fridge brand out there.

#1
Switzerland
95%
95%
115 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
833 reviews
#3
AEG
Germany
91%
91%
267 reviews
#4
Germany
90%
90%
233 reviews
#5
United States
90%
90%
756 reviews
#6
Turkey
87%
87%
1,530 reviews
#7
Italy
86%
86%
13 reviews
#8
Italy
86%
86%
186 reviews
#9
Husky
83%
83%
123 reviews
#10
Electra
83%
83%
523 reviews
#11
Italy
83%
83%
297 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
83%
83%
751 reviews
#13
Slovenia
82%
82%
42 reviews
#14
Germany
82%
82%
138 reviews
#15
China
81%
81%
290 reviews
#16
Fridgemaster
81%
81%
1,649 reviews
#17
Montpellier
81%
81%
47 reviews
#18
Poland
81%
81%
7 reviews
#19
LEC
81%
81%
315 reviews
#20
United States
79%
79%
2 reviews
#21
Kenwood
United Kingdom
79%
79%
577 reviews
#22
Swan
79%
79%
80 reviews
#23
Germany
78%
78%
0 reviews
#24
Italy
78%
78%
53 reviews
#25
United States
77%
77%
81 reviews
#26
CDA
United Kingdom
76%
76%
11 reviews
#27
75%
75%
0 reviews
#28
South Korea
75%
75%
359 reviews
#29
Sharp
Japan
74%
74%
34 reviews
#30
Grundig
Germany
73%
73%
1 review
#31
Belling
United Kingdom
70%
70%
8 reviews
#32
Igenix
69%
69%
78 reviews
#33
Kuhla
68%
68%
0 reviews
#34
Teknix
67%
67%
0 reviews
#35
Polar
67%
67%
0 reviews
#36
White Knight
66%
66%
25 reviews
#37
Blomberg
66%
66%
0 reviews
#38
Electriq
65%
65%
0 reviews
#39
Ice King
64%
64%
0 reviews
#40
Sweden
64%
64%
0 reviews
#41
Magic Chef
63%
63%
12 reviews
#42
Logik
United Kingdom
63%
63%
148 reviews
#43
Stoves
United Kingdom
63%
63%
0 reviews
#44
CATA
62%
62%
0 reviews
#45
Danby
62%
62%
0 reviews
#46
bexel
61%
61%
0 reviews
#47
Caple
61%
61%
0 reviews
#48
61%
61%
0 reviews
#49
SIA
60%
60%
0 reviews
#50
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#51
60%
60%
0 reviews
#52
Matrix
59%
59%
0 reviews
#53
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
59%
59%
0 reviews
#54
Avanti
57%
57%
29 reviews
#55
Statesman
57%
57%
0 reviews
#56
Nordmende
56%
56%
0 reviews
#57
Severin
56%
56%
0 reviews
#58
Bomann
56%
56%
0 reviews
#59
Teka
Spain
56%
56%
0 reviews
#60
Frigidaire
56%
56%
0 reviews
#61
PKM
55%
55%
0 reviews
#62
Daewoo
South Korea
54%
54%
0 reviews
#63
Haden
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Samsung fridges compare to the other fridge brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fridge Brands
Samsung Fridges

Samsung have better reviews than the typical fridge brand, with the average rating of a Samsung fridge being 78%.

The average review score for a Samsung fridge is 78%.

There's a smaller selection of Samsung fridges available compared to other fridge brands, with only 6 Samsung fridges currently on the market in the UK. Samsung fridges also tend to be more expensive than most other fridge brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung fridge is £43 (based on a person typically using a fridge for 24 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other fridge brands.

No. Of Fridges
Average Price
£416
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,249
Price Distribution of All Fridges
No. Of Fridges
Average Price
£535
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,249
Price Distribution of Samsung Fridges

What Do the Samsung Fridge Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung fridge to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other fridge brands.

5 stars
253
4 stars
76
3 stars
15
2 stars
5
1 star
10
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its fridges than most other brands.

Over 92% of user reviews for Samsung fridges are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 92% across all fridge brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung fridges by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other fridge brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Bosch Samsung Hotpoint Neff
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
Average
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
80%
1 review
100%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Fridges Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Samsung fridge. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular fridge brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Samsung has won 1 award for its fridges.
Number of Awards Bosch Samsung Hotpoint Neff
Which? logo
2
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
1
1
1

How Reliable Are Samsung Fridges?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung fridges. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 97% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung fridge owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

97% of reviewers think Samsung fridges are reliable.

So, most people think that Samsung fridges are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung fridges that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

I set it to 2C which it reliably maintains
ao.com
Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk
reliable morning treat making mondays a bit more bearable
Argos.co.uk
well made
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

Not very well made
Argos.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung Fridge?

Samsung RR39M7340BC

£598.00
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Samsung RR39M7340BC
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Samsung RR39M7340BC
380L
CAPACITY
41dB
NOISE LEVEL
6
SHELVES /
BASKETS
£375
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at £598 is the Samsung RR39M7340BC, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

Features We Love:
Big fridge capacity (380L - 21 bags of shopping)
Six shelves / baskets
Water dispenser
Reversible doors
Built-in display

A fully featured and classic freestanding refrigerator, with low running costs and fridge net capacity. Our review analysis indicates that it has brilliant features, it's really well-built but very noisy.

97
Reviews
49 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Age
3 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£370 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Samsung RR39M7340BC has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this refrigerator to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the RR39M7340BC in the UK is £598.00 and in total we found 14 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Samsung Fridge?

Samsung RR39M7340B1EU

£969.98
PC World Business
Samsung RR39M7340B1EU
Buy Now
Samsung RR39M7340B1EU
375L
CAPACITY
41dB
NOISE LEVEL
6
SHELVES /
BASKETS
£375
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

If you're looking for a high end Samsung fridge then the Samsung RR39M7340B1EU takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £969.98.

Features We Love:
Big fridge capacity (375L - 20 bags of shopping)
Six shelves / baskets
Super Cool function
Multi-airflow system
Temperature alarm

A fridge net capacity and fully featured freestanding fridge, very good for large families.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£370 Over 10 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the RR39M7340B1EU in the UK is £969.98 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung Fridge?

Samsung RR39M7140WW

£485.00
Amazon UK
Samsung RR39M7140WW
Buy Now
Samsung RR39M7140WW
385L
CAPACITY
41dB
NOISE LEVEL
6
SHELVES /
BASKETS
£375
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

At only £485 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Samsung RR39M7140WW makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big fridge capacity (385L - 21 bags of shopping)
Six shelves / baskets
Door open alarm
Super Cool function
Temperature alarm

A classic and fridge net capacity freestanding fridge, with a Best Buy award from Which? and a good price. Our review analysis indicates that it has a very big capacity, it's really well designed and very good in terms of power usage.

97
Reviews
49 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Age
4 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£370 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Samsung RR39M7140WW has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 49 reviews. Samsung RR39M7140WW has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.

Which? Best Buy

The cheapest price that we could find for the RR39M7140WW in the UK is £485.00 and in total we found 23 prices for it.

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