When you think Samsung, you probably think of phones and tablets. But, Samsung offers a full line of home appliances, including the NX58H9950Ws slide-in gas range. While Samsung may not be your “go-to” kitchen appliance brand, Samsung kitchen appliances are not something you should dismiss right away.
While there are other brand names that you probably think of first when you think “kitchen appliance,” Samsung has created some high-quality and stylish looking products that work well in any kitchen. And, unlike their phones or tablets, Samsung’s kitchen appliance do not require a cellular signal or wi-fi connection to work.
Meet the Samsung Chef Collection NX58H9950WS 30″ Slide-In Gas Range
If you can’t afford a full kitchen remodel, replacing your existing range is an inexpensive way to update your kitchen. Because most kitchen ranges are 30-inches wide, replacing them is usually a matter of finding another 30-inch wide range.
The Samsung Nx58H9950Ws is guaranteed to fit into your existing 30-inch range space, allowing you to create a custom look without having to pay a custom price.
What makes the Samsung Chef Collection NX58H9950WS 30″ Slide-In Gas Range special
The self-cleaning oven is 25-inches wide and has a 5.8 cubic foot oven capacity. It features three racks, allowing you to cook an entire meal at once. The heavy-duty gliding rack has a smooth ball bearing track allowing you to slide the rack all the way out of the oven. This means you don’t have to bend and reach inside a hot oven just to grab a dish.
And, you can safely pull the rack all the way out and place your Thanksgiving turkey on it, confident that the rack won’t bend under pressure. The oven also has a convection option, allowing you to cook and roast items in half the time of conventional cooking methods.
The fully integrated cooktop has five gas burners. Four of the burners range from 5,000 BTU to 17,000 BTU which helps you find the right cooking temperature every time. There is also a power burner that heats to 19,000 BTU. With two independent heating elements, the power burner lets you go from a light simmer to a full boil in just seconds.
The center burner is oval, making it the perfect place to use your large pans. The oval shape helps your pans heat up evenly and all the way to the edge. And, you can take out the grates and add the integrated griddle to make perfect pancakes or gooey grilled cheese sandwiches. The burners are all sealed, so you never have to worry about a stray macaroni elbow hiding in the bottom of the burner.
What are customers saying?
On the company website, customers give the Samsung Chef Collection NX58H9950WS 30″ Slide-In Gas Range a 4.2 out of 5-star rating. Most users praise how stylish the oven looks without having to pay “stylish” prices. Customers love the high power burner which cuts their cooking time down and also enjoy the convection oven option. However, some customers are not pleased with the stainless steel finish, stating that it scratches easily and it is hard to buff the scratches out.
What will I pay?
The Samsung NX58H9950Ws ranges in price from $1,500 to $2,500. While that may seem like a wide price range, many times you can find the item on sale. You can purchase it directly through Samsung, or you can find it at many specialty appliance stores and at big box retailers.
How Did We Review This Oven?
We looked at slide-in oven ranges that have a similar price range to the Samsung Chef Collection NX58H9950WS 30″ Slide-In Gas Range. We then compare the features. That includes: how large the oven is, the number of burners on the cooktop, and making sure each oven has a convection option. Unless we state otherwise, the range is 30-inches wide, has a 5.8 cubic oven capacity, and has a convection option.
What Are My Other Options?
While there are plenty of brands that make slide-in ranges, we selected the following comparison brands based on the brand’s reputation, as well as the range having similar features to the Samsung.
While you probably know KitchenAid for their small appliances (like their stand mixer), KitchenAid also makes a full line of large kitchen appliances.
Just like the Samsung NX58H9950Ws, this KitchenAid range has five gas burners. You will pay between $2,000 and $2,500, for this oven. On the company website, it has a 4.2 out of 5-star rating. The five burners have a range of 5,000 to 17,000 BTUs. Most users love the integrated and sleek look of the range. They also say that they can get a lot of dishes in the oven at once. However, some customers have been disappointed by the knobs for the burners, stating they come loose easily and are hard to repair.
A trusted name in kitchen appliances, Whirlpool has many oven options to suit your kitchen needs. This slide-in gas range from Whirlpool also has five burners and features a high-temperature burner that heats to 17,000 BTU. The center burner is oval shaped, allowing you to cook with large griddles and pans and heat them evenly. This oven features a “frozen bake” option. That allows you to skip preheating the oven and start cooking your frozen foods immediately.
The range costs between $1,300 and $1,900 and oftentimes rebates are available. On the company website, the oven has a 4.5 out of 5-star review. Positive reviews state that the oven is easy to use and consistently performs every time. Negative reviews state that the oven stopped working soon after purchase and it is difficult to find replacement parts.
Another well-known kitchen brand, GE has a long history of producing long-lasting kitchen appliances. Like the other models, this oven from GE has five burners (one with a power boost option that heats to 18,000 BTUs) and an oval burner for large pans. This cooktop features an integrated griddle that can be placed directly on the grates.
The oven is priced between $1,700 and $1,900. It has a 4.4 out of 5-star review on the company website. Users like how well the entire oven performs and state that the power burner is incredibly efficient. They also like that the finish does not seem to scratch easily. However, some users state that the while the finish is scratch resistant, it is very hard to clean.
Maytag slide-in gas range model MGS8800F
Known for creating reliable and dependable home appliances, Maytag is another familiar kitchen appliance brand name. With a 4.5 out of 5-star rating on the company website, this range is priced between $1,500 and $2,100. The cooktop has five burners, one of which is a Power™Burner that heats to 18,000 BTU.
The oven has a Power Preheat option, allowing you to cut down wait time when you’re getting dinner ready for a hungry crowd. Positive reviews state that the oven is easy to use, easy to clean, and looks great. A few negative reviews state that the oven never worked properly and customer service is lacking.
A Word About Self-Cleaning Ovens
You’ll notice that at no time during this review did we mention self-cleaning features. Every oven model listed here has a self-cleaning feature. However, in every set of user reviews, more than a few mentioned that their oven stopped working after running a self-cleaning cycle. While there are many reasons why an oven might stop working after running a self-cleaning cycle, it is important to note that you may or may not run into the same problem.
Some of the models in this review use a “steam cleaning” feature in an attempt to stop the failing oven problem. However, we also consistently found that people who have the feature are dissatisfied with it. They say the steam clean option does not do a decent job of cleaning their oven.
Pros and Cons of the Samsung Chef Collection NX58H9950WS 30″ Slide
There are some reasons why you should consider the Samsung NX58H9950Ws 30 slide-in oven for your kitchen. But, there a few reasons to skip it.
- A fully integrated cooktop
- A large capacity interior and multiple racks
- Configuration of the burners and cooking grates allow you to cook with several different size pans
- Self-cleaning option could damage your oven
- If you don’t have an existing 30-inch range, the Samsung will not fit properly
- Is on the pricier side
Is the Samsung Nx58H9950Ws 30 Right for Me?
The Samsung Nx58H9950Ws slide-in range offers a lot of exciting options for home-chefs who want to have a lot of cooking options, but don’t have a lot of budget. The ability to cook with different size pots and pans that always heat up gives you confidence that your cooktop meals will come out perfectly. And, the ability to add a griddle directly to the cooktop gives you even more recipe options.
While this the Nx58H9950Ws is on the more expensive side of price ranges for similar models, it is a solid choice for a slide-in gas range. The large capacity oven cavity and the number of racks make it ideal for a smaller kitchen or for someone who is on a budget, but still needs to cook a lot at once.