November 5, 2008 The latest addition to its kitchen suite of appliances, Samsung’s new RFG299 French Door Refrigerator transforms the humble fridge into an interactive, digital lifestyle centerpiece. The RFG299 features a 7” LCD touch screen above the ice and water dispenser and boasts exceptional internal storage at 28.5 cu. ft. in a standard footprint.
The LCD touch screen gives access to calendars, schedules, showcase photos, nutrition facts, and unit conversions and the touch functionality provides control of temperature and monitors the water filter status, but no, there's no Wi-Fi.
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The larger interior capacity was achieved thanks to high-rate urethane insulation technology, which reduces the refrigerator walls from 2.04 inches to 1.38 inches, resulting in an extra 3.5 cubic feet, or 14%, more storage space.
Additional features include super -bright internal LED lighting, an EZ-Open Handle to easily break the freezer seal, and a Twin Cooling Plus System that allows the main body of the refrigerator and freezer section to be cooled separately. The professional-grade cooling of the Twin Cooling Plus system maximizes and prolongs freshness and ensures odors from compartments do not mix and create ice cubes that taste like last night’s leftovers.
The 2008 Energy Star Rated appliance also includes gallon door bins, a door alarm, and specific storage for wine, eggs and pizzas. The Samsung RFG299 French Door Refrigerator retails for USD$3099 for the stainless steel finish. Other finishes on offer are platinum, black and white.