Samsung RB31FERNBSA vs Samsung RB31HER2CSA vs Samsung RB37J5005

Samsung RB31FERNBSA
Samsung RB31HER2CSA
Samsung RB37J5005

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
25% longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 24h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 4h longer than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA (18h) and 6h longer than the Samsung RB37J5005 (18h).
160mm shorter Edit
Samsung RB31FERNBSA is 1,850mm tall (as does the Samsung RB31HER2CSA), but the Samsung RB37J5005 is a 2,010mm tall fridge freezer (160mm taller).
Shallower Edit
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 668mm deep fridge freezer, and so does the Samsung RB31HER2CSA. That's 7mm shallower than the Samsung RB37J5005 (675mm).
5% lighter Edit
Samsung RB31FERNBSA is 68kg heavy. That's 1kg lighter than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA (71kg) and 3kg lighter than the Samsung RB37J5005 (71kg).
34% cheaper to run
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA only costs £404.20 to run over five years but the Samsung RB31HER2CSA costs £603.95 to run (49% more) and the Samsung RB37J5005 costs £608.65 to run (51% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is "A+++", however the rating of the Samsung RB31HER2CSA is "A++" and the rating of the Samsung RB37J5005 is "A++".
4 Reasons For
Two more fridge shelves baskets Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA has four fridge shelves baskets, however the Samsung RB31FERNBSA only has two fridge shelves baskets and the Samsung RB37J5005 only has three fridge shelves baskets.
9% shorter Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 1,850mm tall fridge freezer, and so does the Samsung RB31FERNBSA. That's 160mm shorter than the Samsung RB37J5005 (2,010mm).
7mm shallower Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA has a depth of 668mm (as does the Samsung RB31FERNBSA), however the Samsung RB37J5005 is a 675mm deep fridge freezer (7mm deeper).
Cheaper by £28
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA costs £489.30, whereas the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is £544.32 and the Samsung RB37J5005 is £517.76.
5 Reasons For
63L larger total net capacity Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 is a 367L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 63L larger than the Samsung RB31FERNBSA and the Samsung RB31HER2CSA (367L).
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 has a noise level of 38dB, but the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 40dB noise level fridge freezer (2dB louder) and the Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 39dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB louder).
62L larger total gross capacity Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 is a 387L total gross capacity fridge freezer. That's 62L larger than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA (387L).
Larger net fridge capacity Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 is a 269L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 78L larger than the Samsung RB31FERNBSA (269L) and 63L larger than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA (269L).
Two more door balconies Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 is a six door balcony fridge freezer, whereas the Samsung RB31HER2CSA only has four door balconies.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
63L smaller total net capacity Edit
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA has a total net capacity of 304L (as does the Samsung RB31HER2CSA), whereas the Samsung RB37J5005 is a 367L total net capacity fridge freezer (63L larger).
5% louder noise level Edit
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 40dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 1dB louder than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA (38dB) and 2dB louder than the Samsung RB37J5005 (38dB).
78L smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA has a net fridge capacity of 191L, but the Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 206L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (15L larger) and the Samsung RB37J5005 is a 269L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (78L larger).
Only four door balconies Edit
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a four door balcony fridge freezer, and so does the Samsung RB31HER2CSA, whereas the Samsung RB37J5005 only has six door balconies.
Only two fridge shelves baskets Edit
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a two fridge shelve basket fridge freezer, whereas the Samsung RB31HER2CSA only has four fridge shelves baskets and the Samsung RB37J5005 only has three fridge shelves baskets.
£55 more expensive
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA is more expensive than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA by £55.02 and more expensive than the Samsung RB37J5005 by £26.56.
Eleven months older
The Samsung RB31FERNBSA is older than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA by two months and older than the Samsung RB37J5005 by eleven months.
10 Reasons Against
21% smaller total net capacity Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 304L total net capacity fridge freezer, and so does the Samsung RB31FERNBSA. That's 63L smaller than the Samsung RB37J5005 (367L).
Marginally louder noise level Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA has a noise level of 39dB, whereas the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 40dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB louder) and the Samsung RB37J5005 is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB quieter).
20% smaller total gross capacity Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 325L total gross capacity fridge freezer. That's 62L smaller than the Samsung RB37J5005 (387L).
31% smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 206L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 15L larger than the Samsung RB31FERNBSA (269L) and 63L smaller than the Samsung RB37J5005 (269L).
Two less door balconies Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA has four door balconies (as does the Samsung RB31FERNBSA), however the Samsung RB37J5005 only has six door balconies.
Shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA has a storage time during power failure of 20h, but the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 24h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (4h longer) and the Samsung RB37J5005 is an 18h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (2h shorter).
Marginally heavier Edit
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 69kg heavy fridge freezer, whereas the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 68kg heavy fridge freezer (1kg lighter) and the Samsung RB37J5005 is a 71kg heavy fridge freezer (2kg heavier).
Older by nine months
The Samsung RB31HER2CSA is nine months older than the Samsung RB37J5005.
Higher running costs over five years by £199.75
The running costs of the Samsung RB31HER2CSA are £603.95 which is £199.75 more than the Samsung RB31FERNBSA over five years. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung RB31HER2CSA is "A++", but the rating of the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is "A+++" and the rating of the Samsung RB37J5005 is "A++".
8 Reasons Against
One less fridge shelve basket Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 is a three fridge shelve basket fridge freezer, whereas the Samsung RB31HER2CSA only has four fridge shelves baskets.
6h shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 has a storage time during power failure of 18h, however the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 24h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (6h longer) and the Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 20h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (2h longer).
Taller Edit
Samsung RB37J5005 is 2,010mm tall. That's 160mm taller than the Samsung RB31FERNBSA and the Samsung RB31HER2CSA (2,010mm).
Moderately deeper Edit
The Samsung RB37J5005 is a 675mm deep fridge freezer, whereas the Samsung RB31FERNBSA and the Samsung RB31HER2CSA are both 668mm deep fridge freezers (7mm shallower).
3kg heavier Edit
Samsung RB37J5005 is 71kg heavy, but the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is a 68kg heavy fridge freezer (3kg lighter) and the Samsung RB31HER2CSA is a 69kg heavy fridge freezer (2kg lighter).
More expensive by £28
The Samsung RB37J5005 is £28.46 more expensive than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA.
£204.45 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung RB37J5005 are £608.65 which is £204.45 more than the Samsung RB31FERNBSA and £4.70 more than the Samsung RB31HER2CSA. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung RB37J5005 is "A++", however the rating of the Samsung RB31FERNBSA is "A+++" and the rating of the Samsung RB31HER2CSA is "A++".

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Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 404.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 404.20
Purchase price £ 544.32
Total cost of ownership £ 948.52
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 603.95
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 603.95
Purchase price £ 489.30
Total cost of ownership £ 1,093.25
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 608.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 608.65
Purchase price £ 517.76
Total cost of ownership £ 1,126.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

2.0T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
51
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.0T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
77
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.0T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
77
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Colour
 Stainless steel
 White
 Stainless steel
 White
 Stainless steel
 White
Door Hinge
 Left
 Left
 Left
Shelve Material
 Glass
 Glass
 Glass
Refrigerating Medium
Unknown - Click to provide data R600a Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
 Reversible door
 Reversible door

Performance

Total Net Capacity
304L 304L 367L
BEST
Noise Level
40dB 39dB 38dB
BEST
Icemaker
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Icemaker
Maximum Operating Temperature
43°C Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Operating Temperature
10°C Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Holiday Function
 Holiday function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Climate Class
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
Total Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 325L 387L
BEST

Fridge

Net Fridge Capacity
191L 206L 269L
BEST
Super Cool Function
 Super cool function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Egg Balcony
 Egg balcony
 Egg balcony
 Egg balcony
Door Balcony
4 4 6
BEST
Vegetable Drawer
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
Fridge Shelve Basket
2 4
BEST
3
Fridge Multi-Airflow System
 Fridge multi-airflow system
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge multi-airflow system
Fridge No Frost
 Fridge no frost
 Fridge no frost
 Fridge no frost
Lamp
 LED
 LED
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 207L Unknown - Click to provide data

Freezer

Net Freezer Capacity
98L 98L 98L
Storage Time During Power Failure
24h
BEST
20h 18h
Ice Cube Tray
 Ice cube tray
 Ice cube tray
 Ice cube tray
Fast Freeze Function
 Fast freeze function
 Fast freeze function
 Fast freeze function
Freezer Shelve/basket
3 3 3
Freezer No Frost
 Freezer no frost
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Star Rating
4 Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Freezer Capacity
13kg/24h 13kg/24h 13kg/24h
Gross Freezer Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 118L 118L
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Fresh Zone

Net Fresh Zone Compartment Capacity
15L Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Fresh Zone Compartment
 Fresh zone compartment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fresh zone compartment

Ergonomics

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

Power

Annual Energy Consumption
172kWh
BEST
257kWh 259kWh
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++
 A+++

Weight & Dimensions

Width
595mm 595mm 595mm
Height
1,850mm
BEST
1,850mm
BEST
2,010mm
Depth
668mm
BEST
668mm
BEST
675mm
Weight
68kg
BEST
69kg 71kg
Package Weight
65kg
BEST
71kg 73kg
Packaging Height
1,916mm
BEST
1,930mm 2,088mm
Packaging Depth
695mm
BEST
720mm 718mm
Packaging Width
637mm
BEST
640mm 637mm
BEST
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