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Is samsung really worth our money?

Do you think samsung Products deserve the Prices they have,with the services they can offer?

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Let's hear from you.

Here it's been fine but given the stories, I don't think I'll go near anything in their appliance line.

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what services

based on what I read here and in other forums, samsung products are worth it as long as you don't need any type of warranty work. though I do have samsung electronic devices, dvd players, phones, tablets, I will not touch anything else - especially appliances.

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Samsung quality?

There are horror stories describing Samsung home appliances that break and either the warranty wasn't properly honored (in some cases, not at all), or the cost of repair was exorbitant. Because of this, we do not even look at Samsung appliances. We let Consumer Reports be our friend. You should, too.

More personally, I have a modest Samsung Galaxy J7 Refine phone from Sprint. The connectivity problems, especially with Bluetooth but also somewhat with wi-fi, are horrible. It will fail pairing with my car audio system with no forewarning, making repairing necessary if I'm to use it hands-free. It will stay paired for anywhere from the next restart of the car to a month, then drop pairing again. Keeping system and app caches cleared seems to help, but the problem persists. The Samsung phone is the only Android device that has the problem. A Nexus 7 tablet, my wife's Sanyo phone, and my old HTC One E8 do not have the connectivity problems the Galaxy J7 has. I'll stay away from Samsung phones in the future.
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Some Samsungs are Good

My Samsung Galaxy J3 (from AT&T) has worked perfectly for almost 4 years; that's a long time for a phone these days! A year ago I stopped using AT&T and began using a third party service from FreedomPop. After installing their SIM card and their messaging app the phone has continued to work OK. There are some minor shortcomings to their app, but that's not the phone's fault. My girlfriend has a Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime (which is a newer, tarted up J3) and it's been perfect for going on a year. Our laptop has Samsung 840 SSD that's been running perfectly since late 2014.
They make so many products it's hard to generalize and say they're great, terrible, or otherwise. On the other hand, we've never needed any kind of support or repair so I can't speak to that.

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In a word

NO. I've had several Samsung products over the years, the latest is a Galaxy S8. too much money for too much privacy invasion (if not from Android apes, it's Samsungs apes). My $200 desktop PC is still far superior to my S8 in so many ways.

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2nd hand, warranty service sucks

A friend of mine had a Samsung TV, a dishwasher and a clothes washer, along with other devices. He was happy with them until they all died within about a month of each other, all still under warranty. Samsung wasted their time for weeks and, in the end, never did honor their warranties.

As long as they work, they are nice devices. But, it appears that Samsung would rather have a poor reputation than honor a warranty.

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No, try LG

Heed the other warnings about appliances. We have a Samsung "side by side" two door fridge/freezer. The freezer side runs at minus 20 Celsius. When the power to the house goes out, we have 20-30 minutes to hook up our generator before the dreezer side warms to zero. Little or no insulation!

We have a washing machine, TV and mobile phone from LG. Visibly better build quality, no problems and cheaper than the Samsung equivalent. No prizes where our next freezer will come from!

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Some are, some arent.

Samsung smartphones, Blu-Ray players and HDTVs are the best, or among the best, in the business.

Samsung appliances are very stylish and they test well in publications like Consumer Reports because of their features, but every one I have ever had has SUCKED! Their refrigerators are particularly problematic.

Basically, they are great on electronics, but sub-par on everything else.

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Samsung - Detroit of Korea

They make so many products and dump across the world. On the fact they make so much, lemons are bound to be part of the cycle. I've heard stories on TVs that alone would make me cringe on a purchase. Further, if I'm to believe the warranty side of things just makes it worse. f you like check Consumer Reports on such issues or websites that follow this listed under product reviews.

tada -----Willy Happy

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