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Samsung MS28J5255UW

Samsung MS28J5255UW
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Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
90
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Widely Available
77
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£470 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully loaded and classic freestanding microwave, with ok running costs and a fair price.
Features We Love:
Big interior capacity (28L)
Seven power levels
Has a child lock
Has a steam cooking
Has a turntable deactivation
1,000W
28L
CAPACITY
7
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£469
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Samsung MS28J5255UW number 62 across all microwaves.

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Kagoo Score
87
Reviews
90
Features
82
Popularity
77
Value for Money
77
Age
67
Running Costs

83

83
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 83?

purchasers report that it has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%.
This microwave is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better microwaves are available.
It has running costs of £470 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 1,100+ microwaves that we have calculated running costs for.
This Samsung microwave has some great features:
Big 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.

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What Are People Saying About the Samsung MS28J5255UW?

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How Good Are Samsung Microwaves?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big 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
Only six auto programs
Big Interior Capacity
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The interior capacity of the MS28J5255UW of 28L is bigger than average when compared to most other microwaves. It is bigger than 76% of all microwaves when ordered by this feature. The smallest interior capacity of microwaves is 1.5L, the biggest is 62L, and the average interior capacity is 25L.

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Seven Power Levels
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Most microwaves have between 1 and 18 power levels, including the MS28J5255UW which has seven power levels.

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Does Not Have a Grill

The Samsung MS28J5255UW does not have a grill. 59% of microwaves do have a grill.

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Has a Child Lock
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The Samsung MS28J5255UW has a child lock. 52% of microwaves also have a child lock.

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Has a Steam Cooking
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The Samsung MS28J5255UW has a steam cooking. 93% of microwaves do not have a steam cooking.

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Does Not Have a Convection Cooking

Like most other microwaves, the MS28J5255UW does not have a convection cooking. 81% of microwaves do not have a convection cooking.

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Does Not Have a Reheat Function

The MS28J5255UW does not have a reheat function. 67% of microwaves also do not have a reheat function.

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Lower Than Average Max Temperature

The lowest max temperature of microwaves is 60°C, the highest is 300°C, and the average max temperature is 230°C. The Samsung MS28J5255UW'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 MS28J5255UW has a turntable deactivation. 95% of microwaves do not have a turntable deactivation.

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Only Six Auto Programs

The Samsung MS28J5255UW is a six auto program microwave. Most of the other microwaves have between 1 and 56 auto programs.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Samsung MS28J5255UW has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 62 out of 605 microwaves.
77
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 MS28J5255UW, 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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Value for Money of Similar Microwaves

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Age

Samsung MS28J5255UW Release Date

April 2016

Newer Microwaves Worth Considering

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170°C higher max temperature
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Four more auto programs
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£10 Cheaper
Newer by 18 months

When Are Most New Samsung Microwaves Released?

We couldn't see any noticeable pattern in the release dates for new Samsung microwaves over the last 3 years.

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

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How Fast Do Samsung Microwave Prices Drop After Release?

Samsung microwaves tend to depreciate faster than most microwaves.

Most microwaves drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release. On average Samsung microwaves drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release. That means a saving of £10 on a typical £254 new Samsung microwave if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Samsung MS28J5255UW Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the MS28J5255UW is £470, which makes it one of the more expensive to run microwaves.

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Running this microwave over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Samsung MS28J5255UW 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 Program
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
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Capacity
Cooking Surface Coating
Packaging Content
Manual
Recipe Book

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

samsungsku ms28j5255uw, warranty ms28j5255uw, samsung ms28j5255us, samsung ms28j5255uw, samsung 1000watts, menu ms28j5255uw, name ms28j5255uw, samsung 28litre, samsung 63345, ms28j5255ub

Barcodes

 08806086694223,  08806086736657,  08806086833073,  08806086891035

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Cheaper to run by £47 over five years

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Two more auto programs
8L bigger interior capacity
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