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Here's what Samsung's AddWash washer does differently

Samsung's $1,499 WF50K7500AV AddWash washing machine had a quirky new feature you've never seen before.

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Samsung's AddWash washing machine in black stainless costs $1,499 ($1,399 if you opt for the white finish).

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The name AddWash comes from the secret hatch tucked into the washer's main door.

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The idea is that you can add small items like socks or a couple of hand towels to the washer after you've started a cycle.

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Simply press pause on a cycle and the hatch door will unlock.

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It looks larger from the outside but tapers a bit as it moves into the washer bin.

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The display panel is simple to use.

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This washer features 14 cleaning cycles.

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Its LED display shows you how much time is remaining on a cycle.

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