Samsung Motion Sync all-terrain vacuum cleaner

This Motion Sync vacuum cleaner, the Samsung SC20F70 is designed for easy navigation around your home and the best cleaning results. The elegant and powerful vacuum cleaner features Samsung revolutionary Motion Sync Design and is the most stable canister vacuum on the market. In addition, the SC20F70 is equipped with the innovative CycloneForce Multi technology to maintain great suction rate for maximum cleaning performance.

When compared side by side to your typical vacuum cleaner, the Samsung Motion Sync has a clear advantage. The reason is the swivel design utilized with the new Motion … (read more)

Kitchen appliance upgrades from LG and Samsung

Kitchen appliance upgrades from LG and Samsung

New strategies for getting dishes clean and keeping food fresh are on display by appliance makers at the 2014 International CES. Samsung is featuring a souped-up dishwasher that can douse the dirtiest items with extra water and both LG and Samsung exhibited door-in-door refrigerators that prevent too much cool air from escaping when the door is repeatedly opened and closed.

Samsung showed new dishwasher features that will appear on at least three models, including the $ 1,599 Samsung DW80H9970. The first, … (read more)

Samsung hits industry high in washer capacity

Samsung hits industry high in washer capacity

Top-loading washers too deep for easy emptying have been a recent topic of user-reviews for a number of our more petite readers, some of whom use tongs to retrieve socks and other small items from the bottom of the tub. But Samsung announced last week a washer that should solve the problem—while hitting a new high for capacity in the process.

Manufacturers have been boosting the tub sizes of some washers, which has resulted in ever-deeper tubs. But for the $ … (read more)

Samsung and LG dishwashers are the least reliable

Samsung and LG dishwashers are the least reliable 

In Consumer Reports tests of televisions and refrigerators, LG and Samsung have some of the top models. But when it comes to the reliability of their dishwashers, the South Korean competitors are in a race to the bottom. That’s the opinion of almost 70,000 of our readers who bought a dishwasher between 2009 and 2013, according to the latest Annual Product Reliability Survey.

In our past surveys, LG has been one of the more repair-prone of the 10 dishwasher brands for which … (read more)

Samsung Storm Wash is more of a passing shower

Samsung Storm Wash is more of a passing shower

The top dishwashers in Consumer Reports’ tests are aces at washing and drying your dishes, use less energy and water than earlier models, and run quietly. To distinguish one from another, manufacturers have been adding nifty new features such as the “Turbo Zone” in the Kenmore 15693, $ 850, which devotes extra energy and run time to clean especially soiled items. Now Samsung has introduced a dishwasher with a “Storm Wash” that promises to rain down extra water on stubborn … (read more)

Samsung refrigerator hits new high for efficiency

Samsung refrigerator hits new high for efficiency

Back in 1975, a typical refrigerator consumed about 1,750 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year. The Samsung RF261BIAESR, a new French-door refrigerator with a claimed capacity of 25.5 cubic feet, uses less than a quarter that amount, making it the most efficient model we’ve ever tested in that category. The $ 2,100 refrigerator also maintains superb temperature control and has several helpful features, including a full-width pantry drawer, touchpad controls, and LED theatre lighting.

One feature the Samsung RF261BIAESR(read more)

Samsung adds a Sodastream dispenser to its new refrigerator

Samsung adds a Sodastream dispenser to its new refrigerator

If you like sparkling water or homemade soft drinks flavored with syrup, the Samsung RF31FMESBSR four-door refrigerator might deserve a spot in your kitchen. The $ 3,900 French-door bottom-freezer is the first of its kind to feature a built-in carbonated-water dispenser. We bought one to see how the dispenser works, and to compare the refrigerator’s temperature performance, energy efficiency, and convenience with the other 300-plus models in our refrigerator tests.

Samsung partnered with Sodastream, manufacturer of the … (read more)

Psst! The new Samsung refrigerator dispenses sparkling water

Psst! The new Samsung refrigerator dispenses sparkling water

GE caught a lot of eyes at the International Builders’ Show in January with its hot-water-dispensing Café French-door refrigerator. Today, Samsung answers with the launch of the Samsung RF31FMESBSR four-door refrigerator, the industry’s first-ever automatic sparkling-water dispenser, which could save storage space in the kitchen, reduce bottle waste, and maybe even save you money on carbonated-beverage purchases. The new refrigerator will be available in April for $ 3,900.

Samsung teamed up with SodaStream, manufacturer of the popular countertop soda makers, … (read more)