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Samsung MS28J5255
MS28J5255UW

Samsung MS28J5255
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Reviews
138 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Widely Available
93
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Age
3 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£470 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A top-value and excellently reviewed freestanding microwave, with moderate running costs and a very good spec. Reviews indicate that it has outstanding features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
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With outstanding reviews and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Samsung MS28J5255 number 12 across all microwaves.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
89
Features
83
Popularity
94
Value for Money
74
Age
61
Running Costs

87

87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

reviews indicate that it has exceptional user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this microwave to others.
This microwave is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer microwaves with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung microwave has running costs of £470 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 1,000+ microwaves that we have calculated running costs for.
The MS28J5255 has some great features:
Bigger than average interior capacity
Seven power levels
Has a child lock
Has a steam cooking

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each microwave by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the microwave is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec microwaves come to market, the older microwaves will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

97
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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (138 reviews)

70%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung MS28J5255?

Features
266
8
Ease of Use
266
9
Design
251
9
Price
22
9
Size and Weight
29
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Support
14
0
Robustness
9
0
Capacity
5
2
Noise Level
2
3
Nine People Thought the Samsung MS28J5255 Was Priced Fairly
  • Looks good great performance fantastic price...
    Caz - Argos.co.uk 10 Jun 2017
  • Good value for money...
    Debbie - Argos.co.uk 1 Aug 2016
  • This microwave is great value for money and is so easy to operate. I compared ALL the microwaves on the Argos which took me hours!! This one proved by ...
    Jules - Argos.co.uk 31 Jan 2016
  • Really good microwave for the money, does exactly what it says it will do good value for the momey...
    Grannie - Argos.co.uk 1 Nov 2016
  • Three People Thought This Microwave Was Solidly Made

    Three people thought that the Samsung MS28J5255 was well made.

  • ... product that has more cooking programmes than you are ever likely to need! It is well made, relatively easy to use, easy to clean and looks great. The ...
    Katanga76 - Argos.co.uk 30 Dec 2015
  • ... showed us what we had been missing. It can be a basic cooker or you can use the built in programmes to make life easier. it comes with a "steam" dish to ...
    Billyandkatie - Argos.co.uk 28 Jan 2017
  • ... this as a gift and it seems brilliant with the plate warmer and all. Sturdy built and doesn't slide about the worktop...
    Rusty - Argos.co.uk 5 Jan 2016
  • Many People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung MS28J5255 was a brilliant size.

  • Love the design of this microwave it is easy to use and a perfect size and loved the additional steamer element of the product...
    Mandy19 - Argos.co.uk 22 Mar 2016
  • VERY EASY TO USE AND HAS A GOOD SIZE INTERIOR AND TAKES A LARGE DINNER PLATE EASILY...
    Deeh - Argos.co.uk 2 Jan 2017
  • ... once you read the info, it is easy to clean, simple to load , can take a good size dinner plate and large dish. Captions on the front tell you how to use ...
    Redhead - Argos.co.uk 19 Jun 2017
  • This is a good size microwave that works well and has mor features than I am likely to use. The one annoying feature is no light while it is cooking...
    Mike - Argos.co.uk 26 Sep 2017
  • Over 90 People Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    More than 80 people thought that the Samsung MS28J5255 was very well designed and over 10 people thought that it was also good-looking.

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    Really Well Designed
    80 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • Love the design of this microwave it is easy to use and a perfect size and loved the additional steamer element of the product...
    Mandy19 - Argos.co.uk 22 Mar 2016
  • ... microwave after reading reviews and it's not disappointing. Warms up quickly, good design and not too big. Does the job without being too complicated. ...
    Heaven - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2017
  • ... our old microwave button stopped working. This Samsung microwave attracted me straight away with its classy design and was 1000w and had great features ...
    PJ - Argos.co.uk 1 Nov 2016
  • Stylish design and pretty straightforward to use. Could do with some rubber pads under the left hand side in order to keep it from moving. Would prefer ...
    AK - Argos.co.uk 16 Mar 2016
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    Good-Looking
    16 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought This Microwave Was Easy to Use

    More than 100 people thought that the Samsung MS28J5255 was very easy to use and two people thought that it was also easy to setup.

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    Really Easy to Use
    111 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • Looks sleek. Really easy to use and roomy...
    Andrea - Argos.co.uk 25 Jan 2017
  • This is a great product which is easy to use and the features are perfect for what I need it for. Its a nice looking product and I really like the steamer ...
    KPT - Argos.co.uk 22 Sep 2015
  • Good looking and easy to use Microwave that has plenty of features and power. The plate warmer is a superb idea and works well. In short we are impressed...
    Oilywragg - Argos.co.uk 19 Jan 2016
  • It good fantastic in the kitchen, it works well and is easy to use. The best feature is that it beeps if you leave something inside (I sometimes forget). ...
    Georgie - Argos.co.uk 20 Jul 2016
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    Easy to Setup
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the Samsung MS28J5255 Had Good Technical Features

    Over 100 people thought that the Samsung MS28J5255 had very good features and several people thought that it also had a powerful motor and had a good display.

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    Has Brilliant Features
    107 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... it works well and is easy to use. The best feature is that it beeps if you leave something inside (I sometimes forget). All in all very pleased...
    Georgie - Argos.co.uk 20 Jul 2016
  • ... compared to our old microwave. Has a good sized compartment. The deodorising feature is excellent. Comes with easy to follow instructions and accessories, ...
    Grahame_E - Argos.co.uk 8 Mar 2017
  • This is a great product which is easy to use and the features are perfect for what I need it for. Its a nice looking product and I really like the steamer ...
    KPT - Argos.co.uk 22 Sep 2015
  • This is a good microwave that works well and has a raft of good features...
    CW - Argos.co.uk 29 Aug 2017
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    Has a Powerful Motor
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Display
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Five People Thought the Samsung MS28J5255 Had Good Technical Guidance

    Five people thought that the Samsung MS28J5255 had superb technical guidance.

  • This is an item that you will have no trouble showing off It's functions once you've read the instructions are easy to use and practical. A very good purchase...
    Sully1 - Argos.co.uk 9 Feb 2016
  • ... would be difficult to get used to but need not have worried. The instructions are easy to understand, plate warmer is a brilliant idea, and it looks stylish ...
    SusieBiff - Argos.co.uk 18 Oct 2016
  • Easy to program . Power setting easy to alter.Clear instruction manual. Looks smart in my kitchen. Plate warming feature very useful...
    Bengie 7 - Argos.co.uk 13 Jan 2016
  • ... magazine as a Best Buy, I am not disappointed. Once the instructions are read properly it is quite easy to use. I am not sure the feature Plate Warmer ...
    Peanuts70 - Argos.co.uk 29 Apr 2016
  • One Person Thought the Samsung MS28J5255 Had an OK Noise Level
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    Two People Thought it Had a Good Capacity

    Two people thought that the Samsung MS28J5255 had a big capacity.

  • Power can be adjusted up to 1000watt large capacity. Steamer casserole dish is a useful addition...
    Teenoso - Argos.co.uk 9 May 2017
  • ... all. Love the deodoriser feature, love the 1000 watt power and the large capacity is a bonus. I love it. !
    Peekee - Argos.co.uk 12 Sep 2016
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average interior capacity
    Seven power levels
    Has a child lock
    Has a steam cooking
    Has a turntable deactivation
    Does not have a grill
    Does not have a convection cooking
    Does not have a reheat function
    Lower than average max temperature

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought this microwave was solidly made
    Many people thought it was good in terms of size
    Over 90 people thought it was thoughtfully designed
    The vast majority of people thought this microwave was easy to use
    The vast majority of owners thought the Samsung MS28J5255 had good technical features
    Five people thought the Samsung MS28J5255 had good technical guidance
    Two people thought it had a good capacity
    Bigger Than Average Interior Capacity
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    Microwaves have interior capacities of between 1.5L and 62L, and the average interior capacity is 25L. The interior capacity of the Samsung MS28J5255 of 28L is bigger than 76% of all microwaves when ordered by this feature.

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    Seven Power Levels
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    Most microwaves have between 1 and 18 power levels, including the MS28J5255 which has seven power levels.

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    Does Not Have a Grill

    The MS28J5255 does not have a grill, unlike most other microwaves. 56% of microwaves have a grill.

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    Has a Child Lock
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    The Samsung MS28J5255 has a child lock. 53% of microwaves do not have a child lock.

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    Does Not Have a Convection Cooking

    The MS28J5255 does not have a convection cooking, although keep in mind that 83% of microwaves also do not have a convection cooking.

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    Does Not Have a Reheat Function

    The Samsung MS28J5255 does not have a reheat function, although it is worth noting that 75% of microwaves also do not have a reheat function.

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    Has a Steam Cooking
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    The MS28J5255 has a steam cooking. 94% of microwaves do not have a steam cooking.

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    Lower Than Average Max Temperature

    Microwaves have max temperatures of between 60°C and 300°C, and the average max temperature is 230°C. The MS28J5255's max temperature of only 60°C is lower than 98% of all microwaves when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Turntable Deactivation

    The MS28J5255 has a turntable deactivation, which is unusual. 95% of microwaves do not have a turntable deactivation.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung MS28J5255 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 12 out of 650 microwaves.
    94
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A microwave with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Samsung MS28J5255, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This microwave is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Nine people thought the Samsung MS28J5255 was priced fairly
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    Age

    Samsung MS28J5255 Release Date

    April 2016

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    When Are Most New Samsung Microwaves Released?

    Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any evident pattern in the release month for new Samsung microwaves.

    In August 2018, nine new Samsung microwaves were released making it the biggest month that year for new Samsung microwave releases. The biggest month in 2017 for new Samsung microwave releases was November, with seven new Samsung microwaves released that month. 11 new Samsung microwaves were released in December 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Samsung microwave releases.

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    How Fast Do Samsung Microwave Prices Drop After Release?

    Most microwaves drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release, however Samsung microwaves tend to depreciate faster.

    New Samsung microwaves drop in price by an average of 9% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. On a typical new Samsung microwave costing £236, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £21.

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    Running Costs

    Samsung MS28J5255 Running Costs

    The average 10 year running cost of the MS28J5255 is £470 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run microwaves.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £469
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    Running this microwave over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 55 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Samsung MS28J5255 Specification

    Key Features
    Case Design
    Microwave Power
    Interior Capacity
    Colour
    Features
    Child Lock
    Integrated Clock
    Display Type
    Built-in Display
    Turntable Size
    Turntable
    Door Hinge
    Power Level
    Control Type
    Door Colour
    Internal Coating
    Buzzer
    Clock Function
    Max Temperature
    Inverter Technology
    Turntable Deactivation
    Product Type
    Buzzer Off
    Cooking Functions & Programs
    Defrost Function
    Reheat Function
    Grill
    Auto Cook Function
    Rotisserie
    Steam Cooking
    Keep Warm Function
    Convection Cooking
    Technical Details
    Cooking Type
    Power
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Connected Load
    Weight & Dimensions
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Weight
    Interior Dimensions (W X D X H)
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    Capacity
    Cooking Surface Coating
    Packaging Content
    Manual
    Recipe Book

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    guarantee ms28j5255uw, warranty ms28j5255uw, samsung ms28j5255us, samsung ms28j5255uw, samsung 1000watts, name ms28j5255uw, menu ms28j5255uw, samsung 28litre, ms28j5255ub

    Barcodes

     08806086694223,  08806086736657,  08806086833073,  08806086891035

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