As of 2015, Samsung refrigerators receive mainly favorable ratings on a variety of websites, but there are negative ratings as well. The refrigerators receive above-average ratings on consumer research websites such as Consumer Reports, but the ratings are below-average on other websites such as Amazon.
Different Samsung models receive varying ratings, depending on the unique features fitted in each model.
On Consumer Reports, several models from the Samsung brand were featured in the best refrigerators of 2013 and 2014 reports. In 2013, the Samsung T9000 RF32FMQDBSR refrigerator was ranked first due to its superior temperature control and overall energy efficiency.
In 2014, the Samsung Chef Collection RF34H9960S4 was ranked first in terms of storage capacity, while the RF23HSESBSR was highlighted for its compact and streamlined design. The RH29H8000SR model was also ranked as having the smartest storage features.
The Samsung RF28HDEDBSR refrigerator scored 7.6 out of 10 and is reported as better than 69 percent of all the refrigerators tested on Reviewed.com. The same model receives 3.0 out of 5 stars on Amazon, with negative complaints lowering the rating. The RF323TEDBSR model receives 2.6 out 5 stars rating, with many customers posting complaints about the refrigerator's high noise levels. Overall, Samsung refrigerators are ranked highly on design and next-generation features, while poor usability and durability attract lower ratings.