LG vs Samsung Refrigerators

BEST SIDE BY SIDE FRIDGE

LG LSXS26366S

LG LSXS26366S
BEST FRENCH DOOR FRIDGE

Samsung RF28R7201SR

Samsung RF28R7201SR

My verdict 

If you place value on innovation, are looking for the best features combined with ample storage capacity and organization, as well as beautiful design, you can’t go wrong with the premium Samsung French Door model. 

If you’re looking for an option that effectively combines ample storage, versatile organization, and innovative features while at the same time offering value-for-money, the LG Side by Side model is your best bet. 

LG and Samsung are two really well-known brands when it comes to appliances and electronics. Both from South Korea, they bring innovation coupled with practicality and style in every product.  

We’ve examined the best refrigerators from LG and Samsung in the french door and side by side categories to see who takes the lead. 

Selected refrigerator models:

Full Comparisons

Side by Side: LG LSXS26366S vs Samsung RS25J500DSR

LG LSXS26366S
LG LSXS26366S
Samsung RS25J500DSR
Samsung RS25J500DSR

Storage

The Samsung (24.5 cu. ft.) offers ample storage space on the doors and the freezer, with versatile compartments. The LG (26.1 cu. ft.) has more space and is more versatile with its Door-in-Door system. 

Winner: LG

LG LSXS26366S
Samsung RS25J500DSR

Features

Both models offer similar features of ice and water dispensers, cooling systems to ensure freshness, and others, but the LG has the added feature of the Door-in-Door system and ColdSaver Panel.

Winner: LG

LG LSXS26366S
Samsung RS25J500DSR

Design

Both models have a sleek and sophisticated design with contoured doors and available in a variety of finishes. The Samsung is available in more finishes and has increased functionality and aesthetic. 

Winner: Samsung

LG LSXS26366S
Samsung RS25J500DSR

Reliability

Both models have customer complaints about frequent repairs, but the LG’s issues are much more common, specifically problems with the compressor and the motherboard.

Winner: Samsung

Value

While Samsung is more cost-efficient, LG offers a lot more space and features that justify its value.  

Winner: LG

French Door: LG LMXS30776S vs Samsung RF28R7201SR

LG LMXS30776S
LG LMXS30776S
Samsung RF28R7201SR
Samsung RF28R7201SR

Storage

Both the LG (29.7 cu. ft.) and the Samsung (28 cu. ft.) offer increased storage capacity and versatile compartments for organization, but the LG is more spacious. 

Winner: LG

LG LMXS30776S
Samsung RF28R7201SR

Features

Both models offer a wide range of innovative features. However, Samsung has Wi-Fi connectivity, easy controls and smart systems that combine to make it really practical and versatile.

Winner: Samsung

LG LMXS30776S
Samsung RF28R7201SR

Design

Both LG and Samsung have really sophisticated design and are beautiful appliances available in a variety of finishes. All of Samsung’s finishes are fingerprint-proof and easy to keep clean.

Winner: Samsung 

LG LMXS30776S
Samsung RF28R7201SR

Reliability

The main issues with Samsung are about its ice maker and the company’s customer service, while LG faces many more pointed complaints about the refrigerator breaking down and needing frequent repairs. 

Winner: Samsung

Value

While the LG has more storage capacity and a slew of features, Samsung offers similar features, is not much smaller and is better value-for-money. This model is one of the best refrigerators from Samsung.

Winner: Samsung

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