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Samsung's $1,199 Activewash washer may look like your average top load machine from some angles.

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But it actually has a built-in sink.

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Simply press on the latch in the door to lower the sink for use.

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And snap it back into place when you're done.

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It's really straightforward.

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Press the Water Jet button to release water into the sink.

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The water will come out of the blue jet.

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It will fill the sink until it reaches its maximum level.

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Then you can presoak or hand wash your clothes without needing a separate sink.

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And, when you're done with the sink, simply lift it up and the water will drain into the washer.

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The washer itself has 5.2 cubic feet of space.

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It also offers many options in terms of cleaning cycles.

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The display is intuitive and easy to use.

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