|

Samsung DMT800RH[W] dishwasher

 
Approximate retail price:
$750
Summary: This Samsung conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • An adjustable upper rack.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A self-cleaning filter.
  • A stainless-steel interior.
  • All hidden controls.
  • Adjustable tines.
  • Ample flatware slots.
Dividing line
Community icon83 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Conventional dishwashers
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Cleans about 80% of the dishes
7/23/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Quiet
Cons
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Long Cycle
Best Uses
Comment:
We selected this dishwasher when we remodeled our kitchen 2 years ago. I was sure I would purchase another Bosch, but the salesman at the appliance store convinced me that this Samsung was equally as quiet and as effective. He was right in that it is certainly quiet but does nowhere near the job that the Bosch does. In fact, this dishwasher replaced a 15 year old Roper which was very loud but did a much better job cleaning the dishes than this Samsung. Every time I unload the dishwasher, I find myself handwashing several items. It really is amazing because the wash cycle seems to take forever and yet I still have food particles stuck to dishes and glasses. I'll probably end up replacing it in the next year or two. Life's too short to live with a worthless dishwasher.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
At least it's quiet...
6/11/2015
Pros
Quiet
Cons
Awkward Loading
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Unreliable
Best Uses
Store Display
Comment:
Have had this dishwasher for almost 3 years. Although it's amazingly quiet, it does not clean very well.<br />Top rack dishes, in particular, often need to be handwashed.<br />It's 'self-cleaning' filter frequently leaves large particles in the bottom of the dishwasher.<br />The brackets that hold the top rack have had to be replaced twice because the tabs break off.<br />The front section of the lower rack is awkward to load.<br /><br />We definitely regret purchasing this dishwasher.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Samsung dishwasher
6/10/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
NONE
Cons
Always broken
Awkward Loading
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Long Cycle
Touch Pad Controls
Unreliable
Best Uses
None
Comment:
Samsung dishwasher. Had it repaired twice I under warranty. Now broken again. When you call Samsung, they send out a repairman with no parts. They come to your house, call in the error which I already did, and Samsung tells him Wharton parts he needs. Both times I had to wit for parts and take time off work for each visit. . Would have been nice if he had called Samsung to see what was needed before he came out. Now it's broke pen again, getting an oE error. Called Samsung. It's no longer under warranty. I will not use the same people they send out. Considering not even repairing it, just buying new instead.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Samsung DMT800RH[W] is part of the Dishwashers test program at Consumer Reports. The Samsung DMT800RH[W] Dishwashers features and specs include Self-cleaning filter, Interior material, Stainless/SS-look option, Adjustable upper rack, Ample flatware slots, Hidden controls, Sensor. In our lab tests, Dishwashers models like the Samsung DMT800RH[W] are reviewed on Noise, Overall score, Washing, Ease of use, Energy use, Cycle time (min.). Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Samsung DMT800RH[W] based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Samsung DMT800RH[W] include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Samsung DMT800RH[W].
See all Models
Nobody Tests Like
We Do
Our testers put 100s of products through their paces at our National Testing and Research Center. Learn more about how we test for:
Performance
Safety
Reliability
Learn more