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Should You Buy a Samsung Washing Machine?

Matthew
Updated 28 February 2021
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should you buy a Samsung Washing Machine?

Samsung is one of the most popular washing machine brands as well as being well known for its TVs, PC monitors and smartphones.

We've collated all the key information on Samsung washing machines in this handy guide. We've analysed over 41,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 5,400 washing machines to impartially compare each washing machine brand.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning washing machines. Their washing machines start at £128 for the WW7TJ5535MW which has a noise level of 79dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM and a drum capacity of 7kg and go up to £1,820 for the WF16J6500E which has a noise level of 60dB, a maximum spin speed of 1,200 RPM and a drum capacity of 16kg. The average price of a new Samsung washing machine is £491.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning washing machines.

Is Samsung the Best Washing Machine Brand?

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

Samsung is ranked the No. 5 best washing machine brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 5th best washing machine brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
1,856 reviews
#2
Turkey
91%
91%
4,534 reviews
#3
United States
90%
90%
6,630 reviews
#4
Germany
89%
89%
2,763 reviews
#5
South Korea
89%
89%
5,644 reviews
#6
Italy
86%
86%
2,285 reviews
#7
Germany
86%
86%
660 reviews
#8
AEG
Germany
86%
86%
555 reviews
#9
Italy
84%
84%
3,859 reviews
#10
Germany
84%
84%
123 reviews
#11
LG
South Korea
83%
83%
1,376 reviews
#12
United States
83%
83%
116 reviews
#13
Italy
82%
82%
412 reviews
#14
China
80%
80%
202 reviews
#15
80%
80%
2 reviews
#16
China
79%
79%
313 reviews
#17
Germany
79%
79%
71 reviews
#18
United Kingdom
77%
77%
1,227 reviews
#19
Japan
77%
77%
111 reviews
#20
Grundig
Germany
75%
75%
98 reviews
#21
John Lewis
75%
75%
228 reviews
#22
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
74%
74%
14 reviews
#23
Italy
74%
74%
44 reviews
#24
73%
73%
5 reviews
#25
United Kingdom
72%
72%
1,154 reviews
#26
Belling
United Kingdom
71%
71%
70 reviews
#27
Poland
70%
70%
90 reviews
#28
Stoves
United Kingdom
70%
70%
20 reviews
#29
Magic Chef
69%
69%
83 reviews
#30
Sweden
67%
67%
3 reviews
#31
Electra
66%
66%
77 reviews
#32
New World
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#33
Slovenia
65%
65%
6 reviews
#34
Ebac
63%
63%
0 reviews
#35
Baumatic
63%
63%
0 reviews
#36
Kenwood
United Kingdom
63%
63%
1,060 reviews
#37
CDA
United Kingdom
62%
62%
0 reviews
#38
Essentials
United Kingdom
61%
61%
364 reviews
#39
Zenith
60%
60%
0 reviews
#40
Iberna
56%
56%
0 reviews
#41
Maytag
United States
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Galanz
55%
55%
0 reviews
#43
Swan
55%
55%
0 reviews
#44
De Dietrich
France
54%
54%
0 reviews
#45
Edesa
54%
54%
0 reviews

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

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All washing machine Brands
Samsung Washing Machines

Samsung have better reviews than the typical washing machine brand, with the average rating of a Samsung washing machine being 88%. Samsung also have a number of great features including smart washing machine, Fabric Care Drum and QuickDrive Technology which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Samsung washing machine is 88%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung washing machine is £78 (based on a person typically doing 5 washes per week), which makes them more efficient than most other washing machine brands.

There's a smaller selection of Samsung washing machines available compared to other washing machine brands, with only 49 Samsung washing machines currently on the market in the UK. Samsung washing machines also tend to be more expensive than most other washing machine brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
£403
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,499
Price Distribution of All Washing Machines
No. Of Washing Machines
Average Price
£491
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,499
Price Distribution of Samsung Washing Machines

What Do the Samsung Washing Machine Reviews Say?

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

Samsung logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
21
4 stars
9
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,435
4 stars
867
3 stars
121
2 stars
62
1 star
148
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its washing machines than most other brands.

Over 97% of expert reviews and 94% of user reviews for Samsung washing machines are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 93% respectively across all Washing Machine brands.

Purchasers of Samsung washing machines frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and had well designed technical features. Their washing machines have also won 20 awards.

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

Average Review Score Samsung LG Bosch Hotpoint Whirlpool
Which? logo
100%
8 reviews
100%
1 review
100%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
95%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
90%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
40%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
92%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
75%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
1 review
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
68%
1 review
84%
1 review
dday.it logo
82%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
pcforalla.idg.se logo
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
40%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
100%
1 review
chipchick.com logo
Average
78%
30 reviews
77%
12 reviews
93%
11 reviews
67%
5 reviews
83%
4 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Washing Machines Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 23 industry awards for Samsung washing machines. This means that Samsung has more awards for its washing machines than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular washing machine brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Samsung has more awards for its washing machines than any other brand.

Compare all award winning washing machines

Number of Awards Samsung LG Bosch Hotpoint Whirlpool
Which? logo
8
1
6
Expert Reviews logo
5
2
1
Trusted Reviews logo
3
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
chipchick.com logo
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
23
3
8
1
1

How Reliable Are Samsung Washing Machines?

We checked over 41,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung washing machines. over 850 of these reviews mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung washing machine owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

92% of reviewers think Samsung washing machines are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

the Samsung WW80J6410CW is well made
Expert Reviews
of a good build quality
ao.com
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
It works better than any washer we've had before - durable
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

badly engineered
amazon.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Only downside is the top scratches easily
Bestbuy.com
Can't say about reliability yet
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Samsung Washing Machines

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Samsung washing machines that set them apart from the competition. These include smart washing machine, Fabric Care Drum and QuickDrive Technology.

Samsung Smart Washing Machine

Samsung washing machines that feature smart washing machine include the Samsung WW90T684DLHS1 (£549), the Samsung WW90T554DAX (£419) and the Samsung WW90T534DAWS1 (£436).

Samsung Fabric Care Drum

Samsung washing machines that feature Fabric Care Drum include the Samsung WW90TA046AN (£395), the Samsung WW80TA046AX (£379) and the Samsung WW90T684DLHS1 (£549).

Samsung QuickDrive Technology

Samsung washing machines that have a QuickDrive Technology include the Samsung WW80M645OPM (£699), the Samsung WW10M86 (£999) and the Samsung WW90T854DBXS1 (£649).

Samsung Refresh Cycle

Samsung washing machines that feature Refresh Cycle include the Samsung WW80J5555 (£369), the Samsung WW80J6410 (£0) and the Samsung WW90M741NOREU (£833).

What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung Washing Machine?

Samsung WW70K5413UX

£499.00
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Samsung WW70K5413UX
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Samsung WW70K5413UX
7kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
74dB
NOISE LEVEL
122kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£665
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

A great mid range choice, priced at £499 is the Samsung WW70K5413UX, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

Features We Love:
Child lock
Bubble soak technology
Delayed start timer
Rinse hold

An award winning and phenomenally economical to run 7kg capacity washing machine, with a Best Buy award from Which? and a reasonable price. Our review analysis indicates that this washing machine has superb features, it's really easy to use but very noisy.

98
Reviews
183 Reviews + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
71
Value for Money
Good
91
Age
12 Months Old
95
Running Costs
£670 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung WW70K5413UX has marvellous expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this washing machine to others. Samsung WW70K5413UX has received a "Best Buy" award from Which?.

Which? Best Buy
Samsung AddWash? WW70K5413UW Review
Samsung AddWash? WW70K5413UW Review
Samsung Addwash Review Model WW70K5413UW
Samsung Addwash Review Model WW70K5413UW

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What is the Best High End Samsung Washing Machine?

Samsung WW90T684DLHS1

£549.00
AO
Samsung WW90T684DLHS1
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Samsung WW90T684DLHS1
9kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
53dB
NOISE LEVEL
284 Min
CYCLE TIME
130kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£761
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

If you're looking for a high end Samsung washing machine then the Samsung WW90T684DLHS1 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 85, but is a bit more expensive at £549.

Features We Love:
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Quieter than average noise level (53dB)
Child lock
Supports Wi-Fi
Features self-cleaning

A very economical to run and fully featured 9kg capacity washing machine, very good for small families. It has a child lock and a bubble soak technology, supports Wi-Fi and features self-cleaning.

90
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Widely Available
70
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£760 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung Washing Machine?

Samsung WW90TA046AN

£395.00
Beyond Television
Samsung WW90TA046AN
Buy Now
Samsung WW90TA046AN
9kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
72dB
NOISE LEVEL
284 Min
CYCLE TIME
130kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£937
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++

At only £395 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Samsung WW90TA046AN makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Child lock
Features self-cleaning
Bubble soak technology
Self cleaning detergent drawer

A fully featured and newly released 9kg capacity washing machine, great for small families. It has a child lock, a bubble soak technology and a load balancing system and features self-cleaning.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
96
Age
2 Months Old
76
Running Costs
£940 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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