GE and Samsung are two well-known manufacturers of home appliances. Prior [GE] is an American company and the second one [Samsung] is a South Korean company.
Both are prestigious, reliable, and famous companies in the market. Besides all the home appliances of both corporations, there is a kind of battle between refrigerators of both companies that is the best among them.so, it is never easy to decide which option is the best for them.
Over the last few years, according to customer satisfaction and reliability, Samsung has come out on top among refrigerator brands. Moreover, this brand also introduces new features like being customizable, space-saving and having more capacious designs than GE. On
On the contrary, GE is also offering interesting features like energy-saving and heavy-duty refrigerators.
On the whole, other than the above-mentioned features of both brands like their life span, customer satisfaction, reliability, durability, energy efficiency, and space-saving, we can also split both brands on the basis of their price in the market, cooling technology, and the country in which these two brands are manufacturing their products.
To choose which brand is better for refrigerators let’s have a look at some other factors that they have in common and the factors by which they differ from each other.
The given diagram will give a quick view of both similar and dissimilar factors among brands.
let’s discuss one by one the different features of both brands as well as their similar features.
Samsung vs. GE refrigerators
Samsung is a South Korean company and its headquarter is located in Suwon, on the other hand, GE
In Louisville, Kentucky, in the United States manufacturing of GE home appliances is done.
The contentment of the purchaser:
Samsung refrigerator in rating comes in at the first position in customer service satisfaction according to the 2021 Index of American customer service, but in the top mount category, Samsung holds the second position after LG.
On the hand, GE also performs very well in the market but according to Wire Cutter Analysis, customers are more satisfied with Samsung refrigerators than GE.
Samsung refrigerators have French doors customers are not that satisfied with this design because the French doors drawback is ice makers in the doors compared to GE.
Below is the report of both brands.
|Purchaser satisfaction||Strongly satisfied||A little satisfied||Not assure||A little dissatisfied||Strongly dissatisfied|
Strongly satisfied French door fridge
overall, Samsung has become one of the most satisfied customers brands but if you are going to purchase a French-door fridge then GE is the better option because customers are more satisfied with its ice-making process.
Reliability of GE vs. Samsung:
If we talk about reliability then according to purchaser satisfaction Samsung is more reliable than GE although its French door design has some problems according to JD Power it has still more satisfied customers. Some customers think Samsung has some issues with their fridges but they are more reliable.
On the other hand, GE is not that unreliable but comes after some other brands like Samsung, LG, and Whirlpool.
Hence, Samsung wins the reliability race.
Energy usage of GE vs. Samsung:
GE refrigerators according to the Energy Star Website consumes less energy as compared to Samsung and in its life span it saves $200 and the consumption of energy is 9% less than Samsung refrigerators.
In recent years, the energy star website gives ratings according to them Samsung models are 112 on the other hand GE gives 185 models.
From the above research, GE is more energy efficient than Samsung because it gives more ratings.
Samsung adds a family hub feature in its refrigerator which gives very innovative features like Alexa and it also gives an internet feature that connects families with each other wherever they are in this world, someone can plan their meals, and play music, if someone comes at your doorstep you can see that.
This family hub feature is present in its side-by-side door, 4-door flex, and present in its French door.
Some more exciting features like you can watch television, leave a message for someone else or a short message, someone can even plan events on its calendar.
GE on the other hand, add the feature of smart HQ through which someone can operate their fridges through their cell phones, open and close the door, turn on the ice maker, or can brew tea, which can also dispense water and ice.
It also sends a notification if something is wrong in the fridge.
In the end, both fridges have different features but both are good in their own way.
Although GE is not offering so many smart features but still has good useful options, on the other hand, Samsung gives u more features like television, short messages, music, who is at the doorstep, etc.
Installation of Samsung versus GE:
Samsung has a variety of designs that someone can install anywhere. You don’t need to think much about fridges before buying them because of variations in design they are easy to install, under the shelf, beside the wall, and above the wall, anywhere you have space.
GE doesn’t have much variety of designs, they offer limited designs under and above the shelf, and beside the wall. Someone should keep in mind the space they have before buying it.
Hence, Samsung wins in this race because of the variety of designs.
Samsung versus GE space:
Samsung units are more spacious than GE units, capacious from the inside and space-saving from the outside, they don’t need large space to adjust.
|Fridge type||Top freezer refrigerator||Bottom freezer refrigerator||French door refrigerator||Side-by-side refrigerator|
|16 – 24 cubic feet||20 – 25 cubic feet||20 – 25+ cubic feet||20 – 25+ cubic feet||Samsung Refrigerator|
|Samsung refrigerator||24 – 26 cubic feet||24 – 26 cubic feet||21 – 24 cubic feet||27+ cubic feet|
So, in this battle, Samsung wins because of space-saving designs.
The cooling capacity of Samsung versus GE:
Samsung offers many cooling features like
Triple cooling, Twin cooling, metal cooling, metal cooling, and twin cooling plus [through this system food remains fresh for a long time period]
Power cooling [this feature chills the food faster]. There are also other features of this fridge.
GE on the other hand, has turbo cooling temperature which maintains the temperature of the fridge if the door remains open and also keeps food fresh for a long time.
Samsung offers more features than GE Fridge.
The life span of Samsung versus GE refrigerators:
According to GE Company with proper usage, its life span is 10 years and customers are satisfied with this claim with maintenance.
On the contrary, Samsung claims with proper usage and maintenance life span of the refrigerator are 15 years but some customers are not satisfied with its
ice-making property within a couple of years and some companies claim 5-11 years. So, the GE refrigerator’s life span is more long-lasting as compared to Samsung fridges.
The pricing difference between Samsung versus GE refrigerators:
There is a pricing difference between the two refrigerators.
At less price, GE offers side-by-side fridges and top freezers. Samsung offers in less prize bottom freezer and French door options.
GE is costlier than Samsung, the French door fridges of Samsung are the most expensive while side-by-side doors of GE refrigerators are pricier.
French door refrigerators of GE and Samsung:
French door refrigerators of both brands have some features in common but customer satisfaction, price, and space are different from each other.
The space of a GE fridge is 20 – 25 + cubic feet on the other hand Samsung fridge space is 21 – 24 cubic feet.
The price difference between both fridges is GE $1,100 – $4,199 and Samsung
$999 – $4,529. From the above information, GE is more capacious than Samsung but the price of Samsung is less than GE but they also have expensive fridges.
Some customers are not satisfied with Samsung French door refrigerators and say they are less reliable due to their ice-making problems.
|A bit dissatisfied||FullySatisfied||A bitSatisfied||Not sure||Fully dissatisfied||Fullydissatisfied|
Similarities of GE and Samsung Refrigerators.
Both have similarities also in many aspects. Let’s discuss them in detail
Both brands introduced smart fridges which make life easier, and both give benefits in their own way Samsung introduced a family hub while GE is with smart HQ, in previous paragraphs they mentioned in detail.
Modern finishes look of both fridges:
Both refrigerator brands introduce a modern look that resists the figure prints.
GE and Samsung fridges are easy to configure at any place but there is a slight difference between them which is already mentioned, both introduce counter depth, compact fridges, and full-depth fridge designs, Samsung on the other hand offers more easily adjustable designs, which is also mentioned earlier.
Variations in the fridge:
Both brands introduce the same design of fridges but Samsung also offers some different variety. The same designs are French door, top designs, side by side, and
bottom freezer. Samsung also introduced some advanced options as well as Bespoke, 4-Door Flex fridges.
Energy Star rating:
Both refrigerators give Energy Star ratings means both are energy efficient and do not use much energy and cost low energy and utilize less power.
Both have ADA compliance features that disabled persons can use easily in other ways we can say it is user-friendly.
Which is the better option?
We cannot say this one is best and the other one is not because both have their own special features. Both are good in their own way. Both are energy-saving, space-saving, easy to install, and smart fridges.
Someone should make the decision according to their demand/usage about the fridge. If you need, energy saving, durable and smart fridge then go for GE.
If you want more capacious from the inside and space-saving from the outside, with advanced features and reliability then go for a Samsung refrigerator.
It all depends upon your need and choice.