Samsung has unveiled three updated appliances for its kitchen lineup and plans to market them toward millennials. The new additions include a 23-cubic-foot, counter depth four-door refrigerator; a top control WaterWall dishwasher; and a new Dual Door Flex Duo range, which Samsung showed off at this year's CES.
The Dual Door Flex Duo Range is by far the most innovative addition. It takes Samsung's Flex Duo feature, which allows you to divide the oven cavity in two with a special Smart Divider, and adds a unique door that can open either the upper half of the cavity or the whole oven.
And based on Samsung's consumer research, it seems like a smart addition. The company reports Flex Duo owners use just the upper compartment 92 percent of the time they cook.
Samsung's new dishwasher brings the WaterWall wash system to a top-control dishwasher, as well as a Zone Booster setting, which lets you prioritize cleaning on one side of the dishwasher for cookware with caked-on food residue.
With the four-door refrigerator, Samsung has given it two standout features—a Triple Cooling System and Cool Select Plus. The cooling system creates three zones for temperature and humidity control. There is one zone in the refrigerator and one in each side of the freezer.
The separate zones in the freezer come into play with the Cool Select Plus feature, which allows owners to decide whether they want to use the bottom-right half of the freezer as an additional refrigerator.
The new Flex Duo range retails for $1,899, while the new dishwasher and refrigerator will sell for $1,199 and $3,999, respectively. Each appliance has its own set of unique, innovative features, but the pricing is not likely to agree with most millenials.
As for how they perform, we'll be sure to let you know as soon as we get them in our labs.