Samsung RF263BEAE[SR] refrigerator

 
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$1,699.20 - $2,399.00
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Summary: This 25.6 cu.-ft. three-door french-door bottom-freezer Samsung RF263BEAE[SR] refrigerator has
  • an external water dispenser
  • dual evaporators
  • a door open alarm
  • a built-in water filter
  • spillproof shelves
  • ice storage in its refrigerator
  • digital controls on its front door
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Type: Three-door French-door
About - Samsung RF263BEAE[SR]

The Samsung RF263BEAE[SR] is part of the refrigerator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, french-door refrigerator models like the RF263BEAE[SR] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Temperature performance:
This combines results of tests measuring the accuracy of initial temperature settings along with how well a model 1) kept optimum temperatures in the refrigerator and freezer at the same time; 2) kept temperatures even throughout each compartment; 3) kept temperatures constant despite changes in room temperatures; and 4) maintained set temperatures even with very high room temperatures.

Energy efficiency:
This reflects electricity consumption (based on our tests) per cubic foot of measured usable storage space. For example, two models with the same energy cost per year may have different energy efficiencies -- the unit with more storage space being more efficient.

Noise:
Noise level was measured when the compressor started up and during steady running. Subjective judgments by a panel of listeners supplemented our noise-meter readings.
About This Brand

Samsung's new bottom-freezer French-door refrigerators will come with new easy-open door systems, foldaway shelves, LED lighting, and dual evaporators. It's expected to be debuting the largest French-door model in the U.S. market with its 29-cubic-foot refrigerator.

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Features & Specs - Samsung RF263BEAE[SR]
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 25.6
info Cabinet-depth model No
info French-door style Yes
info Water dispenser External
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Samsung RF263BEAE[SR]
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Ice maker is a joke
12/14/2015
Pros
Quiet
Storage area
Cons
Cust Svc Stone Walls
ice maker is junk
Best Uses
Comment:
I have owned this refrigerator for 3 years. The ice maker freezes into a solid block of ice every time we leave town for a couple of weeks. It takes several hours of chipping, blowing with a hair dryer and pounding to get it functioning again. This started within 6 months of buying the refrigerator. Calling customer service was more frustrating than dealing with the freeze up. All they could say was push the reset button. You could push the reset button for a month and Superman still could not have turned that tray. It was push the reset until it was out of warranty and then it was get a service call. The service technician from a major store explained that Samsung knows it has a defective product and is just trying to get through it without having to replace them. Other than the ice maker it is a great refrigerator but life is too short to deal with the poor product and worse customer service. There are plenty of other good refrigerators.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
COMPRESSOR BK19OCL2C/SM1
9/28/2015
Pros
Model Rf268abwp
Cons
Bad In Four Years
Best Uses
Good Use When Working Wri
Comment:
Had problem with bottom freezer 9/23/15/called for repair and called Samsung four times. still not fixed. lost of product and convenients with there repair service.I would not buy another Samsung Refrigerator Model RF268ABWP again 9/28/15 still waiting for results.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Frost issue that could not be fixed.
6/13/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Customizable Shelving
Easy Access
Holds Temperature Well
Quiet
Space For Tall Items
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Big Families
Large Kitchens
Comment:
Worked great for 16 months. Great features and kept both compartments at the selected temperatures. We loved this refrigerator until the frosting problems started. Frost would form around the fan and upper section of the refrigerator section back panel. The fan would hit this frost and make a terrible noise. After a short while the fan would stop and the temperature would not be maintained. We had three service calls. They replaced a circuit board, the fan assembly twice, sealed all openings, added a foam gasket around cover, and a few other things. Each of these service calls were about a month apart. Thirty days after the 3rd service call it frosted up again. We had an extended warranty. The warranty companty, not Samsung, offered us a credit to purchase a new fridge. We took their offfer, and purchased anothe brand.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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