Hotpoint FZA36 vs Smeg VR105AP1

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Hotpoint FZA36
Smeg VR105AP1

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
No frost system Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 has a no frost system, however the Smeg VR105AP1 does not have a no frost system. Read more

The fridge or freezer automatically defrosts.

25% larger freezing capacity Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 is an 8kg/24h freezing capacity freezer. That's 2kg/24h larger than the Smeg VR105AP1 (6kg/24h). Read more

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

28% higher net capacity Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 is a 73L net capacity freezer. That's 20L higher than the Smeg VR105AP1 (53L). Read more

The usable storage space of the freezer.

Cheaper by £165
The Hotpoint FZA36 costs £200.00, whereas the Smeg VR105AP1 is £365.00.
30 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Hotpoint FZA36 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Smeg VR105AP1 has a rating of "A+".
6 Reasons For
A lot lower noise level Edit
The Smeg VR105AP1 has a noise level of 39dB, however the Hotpoint FZA36 is a 49dB noise level freezer (10dB higher).
10% narrower Edit
Smeg VR105AP1 is 540mm wide. That's 50mm narrower than the Hotpoint FZA36 (540mm).
Shorter Edit
Smeg VR105AP1 is 676mm high. That's 174mm shorter than the Hotpoint FZA36 (676mm).
Shallower Edit
Smeg VR105AP1 is 545mm deep. That's 75mm shallower than the Hotpoint FZA36 (545mm).
3% cheaper to run
Over five years the Smeg VR105AP1 is £14.10 cheaper to run than the Hotpoint FZA36. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Smeg VR105AP1 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Hotpoint FZA36 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Higher noise level Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 has a noise level of 49dB, but the Smeg VR105AP1 is a 39dB noise level freezer (10dB lower).
9% wider Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 is a 590mm wide freezer. That's 50mm wider than the Smeg VR105AP1 (540mm).
174mm taller Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 is an 850mm high freezer. That's 174mm taller than the Smeg VR105AP1 (676mm).
75mm deeper Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 is a 620mm deep freezer. That's 75mm deeper than the Smeg VR105AP1 (545mm).
Higher running costs over five years by £14.10
The Hotpoint FZA36 costs £430.05 to run which is £14.10 more to run than the Smeg VR105AP1 over five years. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Does not have a no frost system Edit
The Smeg VR105AP1 does not have a no frost system, however the Hotpoint FZA36 has a no frost system. Read more

The fridge or freezer automatically defrosts.

Smaller freezing capacity Edit
The Smeg VR105AP1 is a 6kg/24h freezing capacity freezer. That's 2kg/24h smaller than the Hotpoint FZA36 (6kg/24h). Read more

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

38% lower net capacity Edit
The Smeg VR105AP1 is a 53L net capacity freezer. That's 20L lower than the Hotpoint FZA36 (53L). Read more

The usable storage space of the freezer.

More expensive by £165
The Smeg VR105AP1 is £165 more expensive than the Hotpoint FZA36.
Less retailers
The Smeg VR105AP1 is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the Hotpoint FZA36 is stocked by 33 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this freezer remaining in stock.
Older by eleven months
The Smeg VR105AP1 is eleven months older than the Hotpoint FZA36.

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Date Released

21 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 430.05
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 430.05
Purchase price £ 200.00
Total cost of ownership £ 630.05
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 415.95
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 415.95
Purchase price £ 365.00
Total cost of ownership £ 780.95
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

2.1T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
55
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.1T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
53
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Type
 Upright
 Upright
Shelve/basket
3 3
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
 Reversible door
Door Hinge
 Left
 Left

Performance

Ice Cube Tray
 Ice cube tray
Unknown - Click to provide data
Fast Freeze Function
 Fast freeze function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level
49dB 39dB
BEST
Defrost Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Defrost function
No Frost System
 No frost system
BEST
 No frost system
Climate Class
 T
 T
Star Rating
 4*
 4*
Storage Time During Power Failure
Unknown - Click to provide data 15h
Freezing Capacity
8kg/24h
BEST
6kg/24h
Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 71L
Net Capacity
73L
BEST
53L

Power

Annual Energy Consumption
183kWh 177kWh
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+

Weight & Dimensions

Width
590mm 540mm
BEST
Height
850mm 676mm
BEST
Depth
620mm 545mm
BEST
Package Height
900mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
700mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
670mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 680mm
Installation Compartment Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 550mm
Installation Compartment Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 560mm
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