Samsung - Activewash 5.2 Cu. Ft. 12-Cycle High-Efficiency Top-Loading Washer - White

Samsung's Activewash™ Top Load Washer with 5.2 cu. ft. capacity allows for larger loads so you can spend less time doing laundry. The built-in sink lets you pretreat and presoak your clothes with ease, while Super Speed technology lets you power through laundry day faster without sacrificing cleaning performance. With Vibration Reduction Technology, wash loads stay balanced and quiet even at high speeds..

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Key Specs

  • Product Height
    42.4 inches
  • Product Width
    27 inches
  • Product Depth
    29.3 inches
  • Capacity
    5.2 cubic feet
  • High-Efficiency
  • Steam Function
  • Vibration Reduction
  • Washer Load Type
    Top load
  • Color Finish
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What's Included

  • Samsung Activewash 5.2 Cu. Ft. 12-Cycle High-Efficiency Top-Loading Washer
  • Hose guide
  • Plastic zip hose tie
  • Water intake cap
  • User manual

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
94% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (476 out of 511)



Built-in sink for pretreatment.

Super speed

Wash a full load in as little as 36 minutes.

VRT Plus™ Technology

Reduces noise to an incredibly low level. Its innovative tub design balances heavy loads quietly and with ease.

Smart care

Troubleshoot straight from your smartphone.

5.2 cu. ft. capacity

Fewer washes, less time in the laundry room, and more time for you.

12 preset wash cycles

Cover almost any cleaning need for your active family.

9 options

Add the best option to your Wash Cycle to get more out of each load.

Self clean

Keeps your laundry drum fresh and odor-free.

Integrated controls

Stunningly sleek contemporary design for the perfect blend of form and function.


Distinctive Ice Blue LED Display.

EZ Drawer dispenser

Conveniently placed detergent drawer with ball bearing glides.

800 RPM maximum spin speed

Extract more water to reduce drying time.

Diamond Drum design

Extends clothing life by treating fabrics gently.

Direct drive motor

Works without belts or gears, making the washer quieter and more durable.

Stainless steel pulsator

Prevents rusting and staining to make the washer last longer.

Requires fill hose (not included) for standard hook-up upon delivery.

Free delivery on appliance orders $399 and up

Installation is included with delivery when you also purchase the required parts. If required parts are not purchased, delivery will not include installation.

Required parts sold separately

Find essential parts for installation in the accessories section on this page.

Overall customer rating

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars with 511 reviews

94%of customers would recommend this to a friend



  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Purchase Ever

    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    This was the first big appliance purchase I have ever made and I am 100% satisfied. I purchased both washer and drier in on sale and am very impressed. I had read a lot of comments and was a little concerned about the wash tube addition and the deep drum. Let me first wipe away your fears and tell you I am 5' 6" and I do not find the depth of the drum that bad. I may have to get on my tiptoes for that last sock but honestly, it is worth it! I love the space and how many dirty things I can wash at once!!!!! It is such wonderful feeling to be able to wash so many things!!! Oh to be an adult. The wash tub. I have used it a few times since I got my washer. It is something to get used to because you are not used to reaching into your washer and having to watch where your head goes. Honestly, it is not that bad. I like the wash tub feature because I am able to rinse out my fabric softner cup. I highly suggest this washer. It is amazing in every way! I just still can't get over the fact I can wash so many things in there at once. My old washer could not even wash a King comforter. Seriously upgrade your washer to this one. You do not even have to select a load size anymore! How great is that? It senses how much wash is in there and how much water is needed to wash those items.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars


    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I switched back from a front loader because I wanted a larger capacity. I joke that not only can I easily wash a queen-size comforter, but I might just be able to fit the mattress in there, too! The water level rises as needed, so it fills depending on how much you have in the washer. Reviewers mentioned the tub is deep and it's hard to reach the bottom. I'm 5'3" and yes, I have to stretch a little to reach that last sock. If you want a big wash basin, then that's the price you pay. It doesn't take away from my rating at all. Oddly enough, the washer itself doesn't look big until you open it and look/reach in. Both units look average in size on the outside. I don't think it's a super quiet machine, but that also doesn't bother me. My clothes seem much cleaner than when I had the front loader, and there is no soap residue. The set looks really nice. I absolutely love the black. I haven't used the soaking sink yet, so I can't comment on that. I've used the washer dozens of times and haven't had a single issue. I was worried about purchasing this brand, as well. I'm totally over that. I love this washer and highly recommend it. ZERO complaints.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Do Not Buy


    We bought this washer 13months ago and I’ve had so many problems with it already. I have an open case with them for 6 months now and nothing has been resolved. The clothes comes out smelly at times, as soon as you fill the fabric softener compartment it often just poors into the clothes, and if you’re washing bed sheets 9 out if 10 times the washer will become unbalanced which is a huge waste of water and electricity, not to mention a waste of time. I complained many times and their “customer service” is horrible. They’re not rude but they’re not helpful it anyway unless you’re willing to pay for a technician to come to your home. Doesn’t matter if it’s still covered under the warranty you still have to pay. Which I did not. Unfortunately Best Buy will not do anything for you either even when their technicians are the ones that installed it. When it breaks down Samsung will make you order the part from a third party (J&J international) that has horrible customer service. I will never buy a Samsung appliance again. Don’t be fooled by the “cool” and “fancy” appearance.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    A visually inspiring, top selling front load wash

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    This washer looks like the future. With enough buttons to bring to mind a control panel of a cockpit, and an impressive size, this washer and it's companion dryer are great for someone with a large family and a large space for your laundry center. The machine cleans clothes beautifully, if you have the patience to set the multiple settings. It can also be linked to your smart phone. (great for the geeks who are doing the laundry.) I score it average because it is just about impossible for a blind user to operate.... Also, it is very plastic, overwhelming, and too dependent on it's computer to function simply as a washer. Later, looking up reviews, I found it has a bad record if it needs repairs. Samsung's web site was down when I attempted to register and link the washer to my smartphone. Yet, these seem to be selling very well. If you're into having the "latest and greatest," this may be thewasher/dryer set for you.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Decision

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    We reviewed many washers and dryers before we ultimately purchased this model. We wanted something with large capacity for our large family, and this sure delivered on that - but it has worked efficiently for smaller quick loads as well. Shorter people in our family have to work extra hard to reach to the bottom, but that's usually doable. We have loved the clean quality of our clothes, towels, and bedding in the time we've owned this. And it takes so little effort to get going - a few buttons and you're on your way. The variety of ways you can handle your laundry is impressive - methods I never knew could exist. And best of all, it's quiet. Of course there is some noise (it's a machine after all) but it is minimal. Once we close our laundry room door we barely hear it. This is a great buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Stopped Working Cant be Fixed


    I purchased this machine 6 months ago,about 1 month ago it stopped working. Geek squad has been here 4 times and Samsung has shipped 10 replacement parts to my home. The same Tech has come back now and they WILL NOT declare it a lemon. If I want BB to replace it i my protection plan that i spent an additional $125 is null and void. Samsung will not replace the unit without first replacing an additional two parts and they will decided after that. A brand new machine, I spent 1K between the unit, the extra parts the MAKE you buy for installation, installation and the Geek Squad policy and I am left with a refurbished machine that still does not work and IF Samsung decides to replace it, it will be another refurbished machine NOT a new one

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    brand new and leaking already!


    My family bought me this washer at Christmas to replace my 30 year old warhorse. It worked fine for two months, but last week I went to put the clothes in the dryer and found a flood on the floor of my laundry room! I called my regular plumber to rule out any other pipe or connection problems and everything else is fine. But when I ran a test cycle I was flooded again. I suspect a leak underneath but I have to wait (a week!!) for the Geek Squad to come. Thank goodness it came with an extended warranty because I am worried that I have a lemon. By the way, I live alone and average 1 medium sized load of laundry a week so it hasn't exactly had a workout. I gave 2 stars because when it worked it worked great. I really like the features on this machine but none of it matters if I can't use it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Not Amazing

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    this washer is great. the size, color finish and overall look is what sold me. loved the above sink it has and the multi buttons for different washes. i would of gave it 5 stars if it wasn't for the lid of the washer. it is one the worst lids ever. just after 2 days i regretted purchasing this washer. once i open the lid to fill with clothes, it immediately closes. The smallest tap will have it fall on your head and not stay open. very annoying when filling and emptying the washer. i have to open it and gently hold it upright so it holds it self only to fall shortly after. other than that it is a good washer.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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