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Samsung FTQ307NWGX

*Est. $1,930
July 2012
by ConsumerSearch
Samsung FTQ307NWGX

Best induction range

  • Excellent performance
  • Responsive cooktop
  • Spacious convection oven
  • Warming drawer
  • Expensive
  • Cooktop layout is awkward
  • Circuit board problems
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The Samsung FTQ307NWGX is an electric range with an induction cooktop, which heats cookware using a magnetic field (keeping the cooking surface itself cool). In one recent independent test, this model gets excellent scores for its performance at every cooking task: boiling, simmering, baking and broiling.

Users also praise this cooktop, saying it is fast and as easy to fine-tune as a gas flame. However, we saw several complaints about the layout of the heating elements. Because the cookware used on an induction cooktop must be sized to match the heating element, it is not possible to cook several large items at once or to use a small pan on the large front burner. We also read a couple of reports of circuit board failures that occurred soon after purchase, though users add that Samsung replaced the part under warranty. Features include a 5.9-cubic-foot convection oven, a warming drawer and the 20-minute SteamQuick cleaning cycle. If you prefer a conventional electric range, consider the top-rated Electrolux EW30EF65GS (*Est. $2,300).

The Samsung FTQ307NWGX is included in tests of electric ranges at It is also part of a 2011 roundup of ranges in Good Housekeeping. To back up these professional test results, we found about 50 owner reviews for this range on Samsung's website. The recent survey from J.D. Power and Associates is helpful for gauging overall satisfaction with Samsung ranges.

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Our Sources

1. provides ratings on its website for more than 100 ranges, including the Samsung FTQ307NWGX. Ranges are rated on cooktop performance, baking, broiling, capacity and oven cleaning.

Review: Kitchen Ranges, Editors of

2. Good Housekeeping

Testers at the Good Housekeeping Research Institute award the Samsung FTQ307NWGX a grade of B+ for its performance, features and ease of use. Cooktop and oven performance are excellent, but reviewers say the self-cleaning cycle left some residue behind.

Review: Samsung FTQ307 Freestanding Induction Range, Editors of the Good Housekeeping Research Institute


The Samsung FTQ307NWGX receives an overall rating of 3.9 stars out of 5 from about 50 users on the manufacturer's website. Although users praise the range's stylish design and the speed and responsiveness of the cooktop, several say the layout of the heating elements is awkward.

Review: Freestanding Induction Range, Contributors to

4. J.D. Power & Associates

Among manufacturers of ranges and ovens, Samsung falls around the middle of the pack in this survey of more than 4,300 consumers. Respondents give the brand above-average ratings for styling, features, warranty and price, but only average marks for performance and ease of use.

Review: Home Appliance Study, Editors of J.D. Power and Associates, Aug. 3, 2011

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