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Samsung F500

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Samsung F500

Samsung F500
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An award winning but moderately out of date 7kg capacity washer, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites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 very good reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung F500 number 216 in washing machines for individuals or couples and number 777 across all washing machines.
71
Reviews
28 Reviews + 3 Awards
43
Features
Average Features
62
Age
2 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£541 Over 10 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has great user reviews but ok 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 2017.
This Samsung washing machine has running costs of £541 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 839 washers 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 few features:
Has a child lock
Has a pre-wash function
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

Amongst washers, this washer is one of the most highly awarded.

Three expert review sites all thought that this washing machine was very good. This Samsung washer received an Ocworkbench.com "Product Excellence" award and it received a Techarp.com "Reviewer's Choice" award. This Samsung washing machine also received a "Best Buy" award from review website Expert Reviews.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

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 washing machine is 61 out of 100. This puts this Samsung washing machine in the bottom 19% of all the washing machines when ranked by average expert review score.

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Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this Samsung washer is 83% based on 23 user reviews. 10 reviewers (82% of all 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 customers reckoned 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

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people said in their reviews that it was compact.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers who bought it agreed that it was quiet.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners who purchased it said that it was good value for money.

Very Good Brand

Based on 306 expert and owner reviews (including 289 verified purchases), Samsung has very good ratings for its washing machines. 88% of those that bought a Samsung washing machine would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The F500 is typical compared to the other 839 washing machines that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the F500 is £541.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the F500 in September 2015.

Features

Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

The drum capacity of the Samsung F500 of only 7kg is in the smallest 21% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. The drum capacities of washers range from 1.5kg to 18kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg.

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Average Maximum Spin Speed

The Samsung F500's maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM is relatively typical compared to most other washing machines. It is faster than 20% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of washing machines range from 41dB to 86dB, and the average noise level is 61dB. The Samsung F500's noise level of 62dB is louder than average when compared to most other washers. It is in the loudest 34% of all washers when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Cycle Time

The cycle time of the Samsung F500 of 239 min is slower than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the slowest 26% of all washers when ranked by this feature. The fastest cycle time of washing machines is 20 min, the slowest is 600 min, and the average cycle time is 200 min.

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Has a Child Lock

The Samsung F500 has a child lock. 51% of washing machines do not have a child lock.

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Has a Pre-Wash Function

The Samsung F500 has a pre-wash function, which is unusual. 93% of washing machines do not have a pre-wash function.

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Has a Foam Control System

The Samsung F500 has a foam control system. 77% of washing machines do not have a foam control system.

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Has a Rinse Hold

The Samsung F500 has a rinse hold. 89% of washers do not have a rinse hold.

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Has a Rinse Plus Function

The Samsung F500 has a Rinse Plus function. 79% of washing machines do not have a Rinse Plus function.

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Features Self-Cleaning

The Samsung F500 features self-cleaning, unlike 86% of washing machines which do not feature self-cleaning.

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Has an Auto Diagnostic

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung samwshwf90f5e3u4ww, samsung wf90f5e3u4w

Barcodes:

08806085859838

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