Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 vs Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA

Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4
Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Larger total net capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a total net capacity of 445L, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 357L total net capacity fridge freezer (88L smaller).
158L larger total gross capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a total gross capacity of 534L, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 376L total gross capacity fridge freezer (158L smaller).
23% larger net fridge capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a net fridge capacity of 342L, however the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 265L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (77L smaller).
Four fridge shelves baskets Edit
The number of fridge shelves baskets on the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is four, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA only has two fridge shelves baskets.
11L larger net freezer capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a net freezer capacity of 103L, whereas the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 92L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (11L smaller).
56% bigger freezer capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 9kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 5kg/24h bigger than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA (4kg/24h).
Available from 8 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge freezer and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is "A+".
8 Reasons For
Lower minimum operating temperature Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 10°C minimum operating temperature fridge freezer. That's 6°C lower than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 (10°C).
Longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is an 18h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 6h longer than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 (18h).
33% narrower Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 595mm wide fridge freezer. That's 195mm narrower than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 (595mm).
Eight times shorter Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 200mm tall fridge freezer, whereas the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 1,715mm tall fridge freezer (1,515mm taller).
8% shallower Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a depth of 647mm. That's 48mm shallower than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 (647mm).
£970 cheaper
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA costs £299.99, whereas the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is £1,269.99.
£96.35 cheaper to run
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is £96.35 cheaper to run than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is "A+", but the rating of the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is "A+".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Higher minimum operating temperature Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 16°C minimum operating temperature fridge freezer. That's 6°C higher than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA (10°C).
Shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 12h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 6h shorter than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA (18h).
25% wider Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a width of 790mm. That's 195mm wider than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA (595mm).
Vastly taller Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a height of 1,715mm, however the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 200mm tall fridge freezer (1,515mm shorter).
7% deeper Edit
Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is 695mm deep. That's 48mm deeper than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA (647mm).
£970 more expensive
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is more expensive than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA by £970.
13% higher running costs over five years
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 costs £855.39 to run which is £96.35 more to run than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
25% smaller total net capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a total net capacity of 357L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 445L total net capacity fridge freezer (88L larger).
158L smaller total gross capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a total gross capacity of 376L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 534L total gross capacity fridge freezer (158L larger).
A lot smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a net fridge capacity of 265L, whereas the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 342L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (77L larger).
Only two fridge shelves baskets Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has two fridge shelves baskets, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 only has four fridge shelves baskets.
Smaller net freezer capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a net freezer capacity of 92L, but the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 103L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (11L larger).
5kg/24h smaller freezer capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 4kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 5kg/24h smaller than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 (4kg/24h).
Not as many stockists
Only 2 stores sells the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA, however 10 shops sell the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this fridge freezer remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is older than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 by one month.

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Date Released

19 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 855.39
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 855.39
Purchase price £ 1,269.99
Total cost of ownership £ 2,125.38
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 759.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 759.04
Purchase price £ 299.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,059.03
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

4.2T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 4.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
109
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.8T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
97
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Colour
 Silver
 White
 Silver
 White
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Shelve Material
 Glass
 Glass
Reversible Door
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Reversible door

Performance

Total Net Capacity
445L
BEST
357L
Noise Level
43dB 43dB
Water Dispenser
 Water dispenser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Icemaker
 Icemaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Operating Temperature
43°C 43°C
Minimum Operating Temperature
16°C 10°C
BEST
Climate Class
 T
 T (Tropical)
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 T (Tropical)
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
Total Gross Capacity
534L
BEST
376L

Fridge

Net Fridge Capacity
342L
BEST
265L
Super Cool Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Super cool function
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
 Bottle rack
Egg Balcony
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Egg balcony
Door Balcony
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vegetable Drawer
2 2
Fridge Shelve Basket
4
BEST
2
Fridge Automatic Defrost Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge automatic defrost function
Fridge No Frost
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge no frost
Lamp
 LED
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 266L

Freezer

Net Freezer Capacity
103L
BEST
92L
Storage Time During Power Failure
12h 18h
BEST
Fast Freeze Function
 Fast freeze function
 Fast freeze function
Freezer Shelve/basket
3 3
Freezer No Frost
 Freezer no frost
 Freezer no frost
Star Rating
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezer Capacity
9kg/24h
BEST
4kg/24h
Gross Freezer Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 110L
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Ergonomics

Door Open Alarm
 Door open alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Annual Energy Consumption
364kWh 323kWh
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++

Weight & Dimensions

Width
790mm 595mm
BEST
Height
1,715mm 200mm
BEST
Depth
695mm 647mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 65kg
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