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Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum

  • Model: RF261BEAESP
  • 35.7(w) X 70.0(h) X 33.2(d)
  • 25.5 Cubic Feet Total Capacity
  • 17.5 Cubic Feet Fresh Food Capacity
  • 8.0 Cubic Feet Frozen Food Capacity
  • Frost Free
Special financing available (subject to credit approval)
Refrigerator Type
French Door
Total Capacity
25.5 Cubic Feet Total Capacity
Fresh Food Capacity
17.5 Cubic Feet Fresh Food Capacity
Freezer Capacity
8.0 Cubic Feet Frozen Food Capacity
Defrost Type
Frost Free
Dispenser
Internal Water Dispenser with Filter
Interior Shelf Type
Spill Proof Glass Shelves
Deep Door Storage
Adjustable Gallon Door Storage
Crisper Drawer Type
2 Humidity Controlled Crispers
Meat Storage Bin
Standard Deli Drawer
Ice Maker
Factory Installed Ice Maker
Freezer Storage Baskets
1 Freezer Slide-Out Storage Basket
Freezer Storage Bins
1 Freezer Storage Bin
Door Swing
French 3 Door - Not Reversible
Energy Star Tier Level
Energy Star Tier Level 1
Replacement Water Filter
HAFCIN
Dimensions
35.7(w) X 70.0(h) X 33.2(d)
Shipping Weight
333 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

Product Features

  • High-Efficiency LED Lighting

    High-Efficiency LED Lighting Illuminates Virtually Every Corner*
    New high-efficiency design beautifully lights up everything inside so you're able to quickly spot what you want. Its sleek design saves more space than the traditional incandescent bulb.
    *As compared to Samsung's 2011 conventional LED lighting.
  • Twin Cooling Plus®

    Helps Produce Stay Fresher
    Refrigerator air is kept at higher, near-commercial grade humidity levels to keep perishable fruits and vegetables from spoiling quickly.

    Cooler freezer air means less freezer burn for better-tasting frozen foods.

    Dual-action cooling systems simultaneously locks in freshness in the refrigerator without affecting freezer air temperatures.
  • Sleek on the Outside, Roomy on the Inside

    Our beautiful, sleek designs fit any kitchen décor and has enough room to fit up to 26 bags of groceries*. Available in 36" (26 cu. ft.), our refrigerator provides more space inside, not outside.


    *Grocery comparison based on each cubic foot of usable space equaling one paper bag.
  • CoolSelect Pantry™

    Full-Width Pantry Drawer with Separate Temperature Controls
    Ideal space for storing party platters, deli items, beverages and more. Features an independent fan system that chills room-temperature beverages. Great for defrosting items safely within a controlled and isolated space.

  • Auto Pull-out Freezer Drawer

    Slides Out for Easy Access
    Great place to store your commonly used frozen foods like ice cream.

    Automatically slides out for easy access, organization and storage.  

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Specifications

Refrigerator Features

  • Water and Ice Dispenser: Water Only
  • Spill proof shelves: Yes
  • Slide-In Shelf: 1
  • Shelves: 5
  • Internal Filtered Water Dispenser: Yes
  • Internal Digital Display: Yes
  • Interior Light: High Efficiency LED
  • Humidity Control Crispers: 2
  • Gallon Bins: 6
  • Total Bins: 6
  • CoolSelect Pantry™: Yes
  • Automatic Ice Maker: Yes
  • High-Efficiency LED Lighting: Yes
  • Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.): 17.5
  • Slide-out Shelves: 3
  • CoolSelect Zone™: Yes
  • Tempered Glass Shelves: 5

Features

  • Cool Select Pantry with Temperature Control: Yes
  • EZ-Open Handle™: Yes
  • Gallon Bins: 6
  • Tempered Glass Spill Proof Shelves: 5
  • Humidity Controlled Crispers: 2
  • High-Efficiency LED Lighting: Yes
  • Total Capacity (cu. ft.): 25.5
  • Cooling System: Twin Cooling Plus®
  • Surround Air Flow: Yes
  • Refrigerant: R134a
  • Power Freeze and Power Cool Options: Yes
  • Water Filter: HAF-CIN/EXP
  • Filter Indicator: Yes
  • Display Color: Blue
  • CoolTight Door: Yes
  • Contour Doors w/ Smooth Finish: Yes
  • 2-Minute Door Alarm: Yes

Power

  • Energy Consumption: 620

Design

  • Color: Stainless Platinum

Freezer Features

  • Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.): 8.0
  • High-Efficiency LED Lighting: Yes
  • Drawer Divider: 1
  • Large 2-Divider Opaque Bins: Yes
  • Cubed and Crushed Ice: Cubed
  • Interior Light: High-Efficiency LED
  • EZ-Open Handle™: Yes
  • Built-In Automatic Icemaker: Yes

ENERGY STAR® Certified

  • ENERGY STAR® Certified: Yes
  • kWh/Cycle: 620
  • CEE Rating: Tier 1

Weight

  • Shipping Weight (lb.): 317.5
  • Product Weight (lb.): 291

Warranty

  • 10 Years: Ten (10) years Parts and Five (5) years Labor on Digital Inverter Compressor (*Compressor, evaporator, condenser, drier, connecting tubing)
  • 5 Years: Five (5) Years Parts and Labor on Sealed Refrigeration System Only
  • 1 Year: One (1) Year Parts and Labor on Refrigerator

Refrigerator Type

  • Type: French Door

Dimensions

  • Product Dimensions with Door without Handles (W x H x D): 35 3?4" x 70" x 33 1/4"
  • Product Dimensions with Doors Open (W x H x D): 35 3/4" x 70" x 48 1/8"
  • Shipping Dimensions (W x H x D): 38 5/8" x 75 3/4" x 36 1/4"
  • Product Dimensions without Hinges and Door (W x H x D): 35 3?4" x 68 5?8" x 29 1?2"
  • Product Dimensions with Hinges, Handles and Door (W x H x D): 35 3?4" x 70" x 35 5?8"
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Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum
 
4.2

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright display (12)
  • Inexpensive (7)
  • Durable (6)
  • Realistic color (5)

Cons

  • Poor quality (3)

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    Reviewed by 30 customers

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    3.0

    This is good product

    By CINCIRA

    from Cincinnati, OH, USA

    Pros

    • Realistic color

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

        While running, it makes noises inside the refrigerator. The ice maker is also noisy, and the water dispenser did leak. The doors in the freezer when rolling make a noise.

         
        2.0

        Noisy icemaker

        By Habu2u

        from Undisclosed

        Pros

        • Bright display

        Cons

        • Noise
        • Poor quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

          and Ice falls to bottom of fridge Filtered water from fridge is slow not much confidence in structural integrity of plastics used

           
          5.0

          French door is the way to go!

          By Asherton

          from St. Charles, IL, USA

          Pros

          • Capacity
          • french door design
          • large deli/dairy drawer + 2 large veggie drawers
          • water inside the fridge not on the front

          Cons

          • stainless dents easily
          • you have to grab ice by hand/scoop it with a cup

          Best Uses

            Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

            I really love this fridge. It feels so spacious and I LOVE having the water on the inside of the fridge. It doesn't take up room in the door like most fridges and leaves the front with a clean, sleek look. The French door design is the best as well! I grew up with a side-by-side and it always felt like you could never fit anything in it! Especially when you had a tray or leftover pizza box to squeeze in there. This fridge is the exact opposite. It's super spacious and accommodating. The shelves move very easily and the one that folds in toward the back to fit in tall bottles, etc. is a lifesaver. The LED lights really light the whole thing up nicely as well so it makes finding things in the back a breeze. And by having a freezer drawer it seems like things fit nicely and don't slide all around. With the side-by-side I always felt like stuff was on the verge of falling out on me. I love the look of stainless steel, but the only down side is that it does dent pretty easily. I tried to be very careful knowing that was the case, but we still managed to get 2 small dents in it while owning it less than a year :( Disappointing, but to be expected with a stainless front. Fingerprints aren't too noticeable on it right away. They will show after a while, though, so make sure to get a nice stainless cleaner to buff it back to its beautiful shine. Overall, I'm very happy with this fridge and would recommend it to anyone! The reason I picked it in the first place was because of its high ratings by Consumer Reports!!

             
            4.0

            convenient access

            By tommy1skunk

            from Undisclosed

            Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

            I have owned the French door bottom freezer refrigerator model RF261BEAESR for 2 years I purchased it new and have enjoyed all of it's featured , but do have a problem with a very loud popping sound, but have gotten use to it. The most annoying problem is the ice maker , when you slide the freezer opened the ice falls behind the drawer , other then shutting the ice maker off and on manually, does anyone have a suggestion to fix this annoying problem?

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Enters with a "bang!"

            By Sitruc

            from Los Angeles, CA, USA

            Pros

            • Realistic color
            • super loud popping noise

            Cons

            • popping noise so loud it wakes the dead

            Best Uses

              Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

              Purchased this fridge - rf261beaesr/aa in July. It's now August. The features are all nice and the fridge does as expected. Really like many things it does. Nice size, good color, keeps things cold. There is an "added feature" however that isn't mentioned. An extremely loud popping noise. Samsung claims it is normal expanding/contracting as the unit cools etc. Did I mention it's loud? Yes, like someone snuck up behind you and banged something in your ear. You will literally jump. It's very fun! We wait for it to scare the dog so we can watch her shake. Samsung stands by their product - just not too close in case the noise pops. Good luck.

               
              4.0

              Great fridge!

              By anonymous714

              from Westminster, CALIFORNIA

              Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

              Very pleased with this new fridge! Lots of space and we love the interior water dispenser which helps keep the outside elegant. Very quiet!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Almost perfect!

              By Bobbird99

              from Massachusetts

              Pros

              • Bright display
              • Durable
              • Inexpensive

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

                  I love this fridge! Almost everything is perfect, except the ice bin. The only problem is it tends to overflow. Other than that it's perfect.

                   
                  1.0

                  Water dispenser broke twice in less than a year!

                  By DisappointedAlso

                  from Undisclosed

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Poor quality

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

                      Our fridge is less than 2 years old and the water dispenser has broken twice is less than a year! We thought we were buying a quality product from a technology leader, but this product is a failure.

                       
                      5.0

                      This product has great features

                      By Bornshopper

                      from New york

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Inexpensive

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

                          Overall this product has great features. Interior water is great , no more mess on the outside. Ice maker is great. The overall design of the product is excellent. Would recommend this appliance to everyone.

                           
                          5.0

                          small problem that was fixed

                          By Yllasurty

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Samsung 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Platinum:

                          A very good product aside from a small problem that seemed to be easily fixed. The ice maker was causing problems with noise when dispensing water. The repair guy changed out the part and we haven't had a problem since.

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