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User Reviews Are Good
On average, based on 271 user reviews the average user rating of this freezer is 88%.
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”.
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”.
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.
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”.
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Low Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this freezer is A+. The U50052 is in the cheapest 12% of all 69 freezers of a similar spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the U50052 will cost £343 over 24 years to run.
The U50052 is one the best selling freezer currently on sale.
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”.
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”.
Low Energy Use
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 has good average ratings for its low net capacity freezers as well as across its entire freezer range compared to other manufacturers.
The LEC U50052 is one of the narrower low net capacity freezers that have been available for around the same time as the U50052 (only 472 millimeters) amongst comparable spec freezers of this age. Across all the similar spec freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as the U50052 the widths range from 430mm to 950mm.
Similar spec freezers that were launched more than a year ago have weights of between 16kg and 45kg, and the average weight is 32kg. The LEC U50052 is quite light (only 21 kilograms) compared to most of the other low net capacity freezers that have been around for around the same time as the U50052.
The shortest low net capacity freezer that was launched around the same time as the U50052 is 490mm high and the tallest is 1,300mm. When compared to other freezers of a similar age and spec to the U50052 that we have checked, the height of the LEC U50052 of only 492 millimeters is one of the shortest.
Very Low Connected Load
The LEC U50052 has one of the lower connected loads (only 50 Watts) amongst freezers of this age. Low net capacity freezers that have been around for around the same time as the U50052 have connected loads of between 50W and 1,000W, and the average connected load is 170W.
The LEC U50052 is one of the shallowest freezers of this age and spec (only 450 millimeters) amongst low net capacity freezers of this age. The average depth of low net capacity freezers that are a comparable age to the U50052 is 570mm.
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Price Has Recently Increased by £21.00
The price of the U50052 has increased by £21.00 in the last 10 days.
Quite Small Gross Capacity
Similar spec freezers that have been around for more than a year have gross capacities of between 32L and 210L, and the average gross capacity is 110L. At only 32 liters, the LEC U50052 has a quite small gross capacity compared to most of the other low net capacity freezers that were released one year ago.
Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure
The LEC U50052 has a fairly short storage time during power failure (only 10 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec freezers that were released more than a year ago. The storage times during power failure of freezers of this spec and age range from 5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h.
Very Small Freezing Capacity
At only 4 kilograms per 24 hours, the LEC U50052 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other freezers that were launched more than a year ago. The smallest freezing capacity of freezers that are a comparable age to the U50052 is 2kg/24h, the largest is 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 9kg/24h.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when LEC released the U50052.
Average Noise Level
The LEC U50052 has a relatively typical noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other low net capacity freezers that were released around the same time as the U50052.
CFC & HFC Free
Ice Cube Tray
N (Normal), N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical), ST, ST (Subtropical), T
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