Hotpoint FZA36 vs LEC U6014

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Hotpoint FZA36
LEC U6014

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3.5kg/24h larger freezing capacity Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 has a freezing capacity of 8kg/24h, whereas the LEC U6014 is only a 4.5kg/24h freezing capacity freezer (3.5kg/24h smaller). 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.

A bit narrower Edit
Hotpoint FZA36 is 590mm wide, but the LEC U6014 is a 600mm wide freezer (10mm wider).
Available from 20 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this freezer remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hotpoint FZA36 is "A+", however the rating of the LEC U6014 is "A+".
6 Reasons For
Lower noise level Edit
The LEC U6014 is a 41dB noise level freezer. That's 8dB lower than the Hotpoint FZA36 (41dB).
Higher net capacity Edit
The LEC U6014 has a net capacity of 93L, but the Hotpoint FZA36 is only a 73L net capacity freezer (20L lower). Read more

The usable storage space of the freezer.

Marginally shallower Edit
The LEC U6014 is a 600mm deep freezer, whereas the Hotpoint FZA36 is a 620mm deep freezer (20mm deeper).
£21 cheaper
The LEC U6014 costs £179.00, whereas the Hotpoint FZA36 is £200.00.
£9.40 cheaper to run
The LEC U6014 is £9.40 cheaper to run than the Hotpoint FZA36 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LEC U6014 is "A+", but the rating of the Hotpoint FZA36 is "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
17% higher noise level Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 is a 49dB noise level freezer. That's 8dB higher than the LEC U6014 (41dB).
A lot lower net capacity Edit
The Hotpoint FZA36 has a net capacity of 73L, however the LEC U6014 is a 93L net capacity freezer (20L higher). Read more

The usable storage space of the freezer.

Slightly deeper Edit
Hotpoint FZA36 is 620mm deep, but the LEC U6014 is a 600mm deep freezer (20mm shallower).
£21 more expensive
The Hotpoint FZA36 is more expensive than the LEC U6014 by £21.
2% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Hotpoint FZA36 are £430.05 which is £9.40 more than the LEC U6014 over five years. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
3.5kg/24h smaller freezing capacity Edit
The LEC U6014 has a freezing capacity of 4.5kg/24h, however the Hotpoint FZA36 is an 8kg/24h freezing capacity freezer (3.5kg/24h larger). 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.

A little wider Edit
The LEC U6014 is a 600mm wide freezer, whereas the Hotpoint FZA36 is a 590mm wide freezer (10mm narrower).
Not as many stockists
Only 12 sellers sells the LEC U6014, however 32 stores sell the Hotpoint FZA36. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this freezer remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

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Date Released

21 months Ago 21 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 £ 420.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 420.65
Purchase price £ 179.00
Total cost of ownership £ 599.65
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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).
54
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Type
 Upright
 Upright
CFC & HFC Free
Unknown - Click to provide data
 CFC & HFC free
Shelve/basket
3 3
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
 Reversible door
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Colour
 White
 White

Performance

Thermostat
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thermostat
Ice Cube Tray
 Ice cube tray
 Ice cube tray
Fast Freeze Function
 Fast freeze function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level
49dB 41dB
BEST
No Frost System
 No frost system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Climate Class
 T
 T
Star Rating
 4*
 4*
Storage Time During Power Failure
Unknown - Click to provide data 27h
Freezing Capacity
8kg/24h
BEST
4.5kg/24h
Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 103L
Net Capacity
73L 93L
BEST

Ergonomics

Castor Wheel
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Castor wheel
Adjustable Foot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable foot

Power

Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55A
Annual Energy Consumption
183kWh 179kWh
BEST
Connected Load
Unknown - Click to provide data 80W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+

Weight & Dimensions

Width
590mm
BEST
600mm
Height
850mm 850mm
Depth
620mm 600mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 34kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 36000
Package Height
900mm 885mm
Package Depth
700mm 625mm
Package Width
670mm 630mm
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