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Owner Reviews Are Good
People who bought this low net capacity freezer rated this freezer 88 out of 100 on average.
A number of LEC U50052 owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Emma Robinson said two years ago “Very spacious and cost efficient, ideal for us as we were short on kitchen space” in her review. Joanna Perkins mentioned “The return of goods was very good, went smoothly and a complete return of purchase money was made promptly” but she only rated it 1 stars. Two years ago Joe Mcallister said on Amazon “Good value for money”.
One customer reckoned that the product was a bargain for the price. Three years ago Francois Hartwell said on Amazon “A+ energy rating so cheap to run” in their review of this freezer and scored the product very highly.
Acceptable Noise Level
Some people mentioned in their reviews that the LEC U50052 was quiet. David Brooks rated the LEC U50052 80 out of 100 and he wrote last year “Good little freezer and quiet”. David. mentioned in their LEC U50052 review two years ago “Very quiet running”. Fuficius Fango mentioned on Amazon five years ago “It's fairly quiet (it's quieter than my stand-alone hard drive” in their review of the LEC U50052 but in spite of that they rated it 60 out of 100.
One LEC U50052 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was noisy. Giles Casey wrote in their review of this freezer on Amazon “Pleased generally although noisier than we expected”.
Easy to Use
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Three years ago Andy gave the LEC U50052 a score of 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon “Ease of use, works first time with a surprising storage capacity”. Anne Darley gave the LEC U50052 a rating of 5 stars and she said in her review of this freezer on Amazon in the same month “Freezer arrved well packed a day early, easy to use Fits well on the work surface”. Christine Hole wrote “Handy freezer”.
A few LEC U50052 owners said that the product was easy to setup. Cate Cain mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Easy to set up and ran quietly” in their review. L. Jones mentioned “Easy to set up - just plug in! Well satisfied” in their LEC U50052 review.
One LEC U50052 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the LEC U50052 was easy to use the menus. Tony1247 mentioned on Amazon last year “Is keeping a good temperature at medium settings”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the LEC U50052 was comfortable and easy to hold. H Wilcox rated the product 80 out of 100 and said in October last year “Had I seen it first, I would have chosen one with 1/3rd more capacity as it is barely roomy enough to hold a weeks supply of Wiltshire Farm Foods”.
Several LEC U50052 reviewers who reviewed this freezer thought it was a good size. Three years ago Eve wrote on Amazon “Very good size if there is only two or one of you quite spacious inside will go on any table top in the kitchen very nice quick delivery thank you” in her review. Last year Mrs W. said in her review of this freezer “Good size for a 'small freezer” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One LEC U50052 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was compact. Sue Ann Carroll scored it 5 stars and she wrote “Lovely compact little freezer”. One person who purchased it thought it was heavy and bulky. D.m. Allen mentioned two years ago “Is not too heavy” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
One person who purchased this freezer mentioned that it was easy to carry around.
A Top Selling Product
The U50052 is one the most popular freezer currently available for sale.
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Several customers who reviewed the LEC U50052 said that it was good looking. Jgs gave the product an excellent review and wrote “Gorgeous little freezer and sooooo quiet! I can't beleive how much I could fit into it” in their review. Sandra Robinson wrote on Amazon “Pleased with speedy delivery and excellent appearance” in her review of the LEC U50052.
One LEC U50052 owner wrote that the product was neat. Tony O'brien wrote in his review of the LEC U50052 “Fantastic item fits neatly on the cupboard behind the pantry door”. One customer who bought the product concluded that it was aesthetic. Two years ago M. S. Sanderson rated the LEC U50052 as very good and wrote in their LEC U50052 review “It's quiet and aesthetically pleasing”.
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the LEC U50052 was well made. One customer who bought the product concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Jeremy Marston said “Was packed ok and no damage to outside of packing”.
Low Running Costs
This LEC freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the U50052 is £344 over 24 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 65 freezers of a similar spec and age.
Good Product Quality
A number of people who purchased this freezer concluded that it was good quality. Birmingham Book Reader said in their review of this freezer on Amazon “Well made!”. Gerry O'connor wrote in his LEC U50052 review on Amazon “Very good quality perfect size”.
Some people considered that it was efficient. Alan Hooper wrote in his review “A very efficient little freezer”.
One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good storage. Jo said in her review of the LEC U50052 on Amazon “Good storage space”.
Good Environmental Credentials
One LEC U50052 owner who purchased the product considered that it was good in terms of power usage.
One LEC U50052 owner who bought it concluded that it had good technical guidance. G. Ramm wrote “Had engineers out while under guarantee, no help at all” in their LEC U50052 review but despite that they only rated the LEC U50052 2 stars.
Good Defrost Function
One customer thought it had a good defrost feature. Peter Noble gave it a very good review score and he said in his review of the LEC U50052 on Amazon “A good worktop freezer easy to defrost”.
LEC low net capacity freezers have good reviews on average and across all freezers LEC is one of the superior manufacturers.
Quite Low Noise Level
The LEC U50052 has one of the lower noise levels (only 39 decibels) amongst low net capacity freezers of this age. The average noise level of freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U50052 is 41dB.
At only 21 kilograms, the LEC U50052 is fairly light compared to most of the other freezers of a comparable age and type to the U50052. Similar spec freezers that have been around for a comparable time to the U50052 have weights of between 16kg and 55kg.
Very Low Connected Load
The connected loads of comparable spec freezers that have been on the market for more than a year range from 50W to 600W, and the average connected load is 120W. At only 50 Watts, the LEC U50052 has a fairly low connected load compared to most of the other freezers that have been available for a similar time to the U50052.
At only 472 millimeters, the LEC U50052 is quite narrow compared to most of the other freezers that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec freezers that came out around the same time as the U50052 the widths range from 430mm to 950mm, and the average width is 580mm.
The shallowest comparable spec freezer that is a similar age to the U50052 is 440mm deep and the deepest is 670mm. The LEC U50052 is one of the shallowest freezers of this spec and age (only 450 millimeters) amongst freezers of this age.
When compared to other freezers of a similar spec and age to the U50052, the LEC U50052's height of only 492 millimeters is one of the shortest. The average height of low net capacity freezers that have been around for a comparable time to the U50052 is 850mm, and the heights range from 490mm to 1,300mm.
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Price Has Increased by £21.00
In the last 48 days the price of the U50052 has increased by £21.00.
Quite Small Gross Capacity
With a gross capacity of only 32 liters, the LEC U50052 has a very small gross capacity compared to most of the other freezers of this age and type. The gross capacities of freezers that have been available for a similar time to the U50052 range from 32L to 210L, and the average gross capacity is 100L.
Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure
With a storage time during power failure of only 10 hours, the LEC U50052 has a quite short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other comparable spec freezers that have been available for more than a year. Freezers that are a comparable age to the U50052 have storage times during power failure of between 5h and 30h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h.
Very Small Freezing Capacity
Across all the freezers that have been around for around the same time as the U50052 the freezing capacities range from 2kg/24h to 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 9.3kg/24h. At only 4 kilograms per 24 hours, the LEC U50052 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other low net capacity freezers that were launched around the same time as the U50052.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This low net capacity freezer has been on the market for over a year.
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