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Samsung F500

70

Overall Score

Samsung F500

Samsung F500
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An award winning but 2 year old 7kg capacity washing machine, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites
7kg 62dB 1,400 RPM White Sep 2015 A+++
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Samsung F500 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung F500 number 235 in washing machines for individuals or couples and number 900 across all washing machines.
85
Reviews
28 Reviews + 3 Awards
71
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£540 Over 10 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews. 83% of buyers recommended this washing machine to others. This washing machine has received three awards including a "Product Excellence" from Ocworkbench.com and a "Reviewer's Choice" from Techarp.com. LG washers also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better washing machines are available. View the latest washing machines 2018.
This Samsung washing machine has running costs of £540 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 913 washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washers.
Customers report it is a good size, noise level and it is reasonably priced. However they also report that it is difficult to use.
The F500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Faster than average maximum spin speed
Has a child lock
How ecobubble works
Add elegance to your home dcor
Let smart check diagnose and troubleshoot problems for you
Remove stains - and extra steps
Eco drum clean
Last memory
Diamond drum
Quick time wash
Ceramic heater plus
Smaller than average drum capacity
Louder than average noise level

Samsung F500 Video Reviews

How Big is the Samsung F500?

The Samsung F500 is 600mm wide and 850mm tall. It is 550mm deep and weighs 61kg.

Samsung F500 front dimensions

Samsung F500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Experts rave about this washer and have given it three awards.

Three expert review sites endorsed this Samsung washing machine. The editor of website Ocworkbench.com conluded that they would definitely endorse this washer and gave it a "Product Excellence" award and the author at website Techarp.com decided that it was brilliant and gave it a "Reviewer's Choice" award. This washing machine also received an Expert Reviews "Best Buy" award.

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Good Gear Guide.com.au, asia.cnet.com and phonearena.com the average expert rating of this Samsung washer is 61%. The washer expert review sites don't rate this washer very highly.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 23 owner reviews this washing machine has an average owner rating of 83%. Over 82% of reviewers gave this washer either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Difficult to Use

Two owners who purchased the product considered that it was not easy to use.

  • Too expensive; phone screen is too small; media player interface is not intuitive; daggy look…
    Asia.cnet.com December 2007
  • Still not comfy on carpeted stairs…
  • It is not easy to use as the attachments get stuck to the surface…
  • It is also very easy to control whilst using as all the controls are on the stick…
    Nic (Argos.co.uk) - August 2015
  • This cleaner is so easy to use and so easy to empty, picked up everything in its path…
    LT78 (Argos.co.uk) - August 2015

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers agreed that it was compact.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this washing machine was quiet.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners thought the Samsung F500 was good value for money.

Samsung Has Very Good Washer Reviews

We checked 424 owner and expert reviews (including 414 verified purchases) for Samsung washers and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a Samsung washer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the F500 will cost £540 over 10 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 913 washers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung washing machine has been on the market since September 2015.

Features

Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

The drum capacity of the Samsung F500 of only 7kg is smaller than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the smallest 18% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. The smallest drum capacity of washing machines is 1.5kg, the biggest is 18kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Spin Speed

The maximum spin speed of the Samsung F500 of 1,400 RPM is in the fastest 32% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature. Across all the washing machines the maximum spin speeds range from 700 RPM to 1,600 RPM, and the average maximum spin speed is 1,300 RPM.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the washing machines the noise levels range from 41dB to 86dB, and the average noise level is 61dB. The Samsung F500's noise level of 62dB is louder than 66% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Cycle Time

Washing machines have cycle times of between 12 min and 670 min, and the average cycle time is 200 min. The Samsung F500's cycle time of 239 min is slower than average when compared to most other washers. It is slower than 71% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Child Lock

The Samsung F500 has a child lock, unlike 51% of washers which do not have a child lock.

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Has a Pre-Wash Function

The Samsung F500 has a pre-wash function. 93% of washers do not have a pre-wash function.

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Has a Foam Control System

The Samsung F500 has a foam control system, unlike 78% of washing machines which do not have a foam control system.

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Has a Rinse Hold

The Samsung F500 has a rinse hold, which is unusual. 90% of washing machines do not have a rinse hold.

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Has a Rinse Plus Function

The Samsung F500 has a Rinse Plus function. 80% of washing machines do not have a Rinse Plus function.

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Features Self-Cleaning

The Samsung F500 features self-cleaning. 88% of washing machines do not feature self-cleaning.

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Has an Auto Diagnostic

The Samsung F500 has an auto diagnostic. 95% of washing machines do not have an auto diagnostic.

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Very Fast Quick Program Cycle Time

The average quick program cycle time of all washers is 23 min, with the fastest being 10 min and the slowest being 230 min. The Samsung F500's quick program cycle time of only 15 min is faster than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 36% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung vc07f50hu1ueg

Barcodes:

08806086473941

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