Bosch KIC38P65 vs Smeg FAB30RB1

Bosch KIC38P65
Smeg FAB30RB1

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Reversible door Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a reversible door, but the Smeg FAB30RB1 does not have a reversible door.
Larger total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 302L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 9L larger than the Smeg FAB30RB1 (293L).
45L larger net fridge capacity Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 274L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 45L larger than the Smeg FAB30RB1 (229L).
A bit narrower Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 550mm wide fridge freezer, whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 600mm wide fridge freezer (50mm wider).
A lot shallower Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a depth of 545mm, however the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 720mm deep fridge freezer (175mm deeper).
£7.05 cheaper to run
Over five years the Bosch KIC38P65 only costs £491.15 to run whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 costs £498.20 to run (1% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Bosch KIC38P65 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", but the Smeg FAB30RB1 has a rating of "A++".
8 Reasons For
1dB quieter noise level Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a noise level of 38dB, however the Bosch KIC38P65 is a 39dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB louder).
Two more fridge shelves baskets Edit
The number of fridge shelves baskets on the Smeg FAB30RB1 is four, but the Bosch KIC38P65 only has two fridge shelves baskets.
57% larger net freezer capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 64L net freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 36L larger than the Bosch KIC38P65 (64L).
1h longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a storage time during power failure of 15h, whereas the Bosch KIC38P65 is only a 14h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (1h shorter).
A lot bigger freezer capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a freezer capacity of 3kg/24h, however the Bosch KIC38P65 is only a 2kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (1kg/24h smaller).
20% lower connected load Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a connected load of 100W, however the Bosch KIC38P65 is a 120W fridge freezer (20W higher).
Shorter Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a height of 1,688mm. That's 84mm shorter than the Bosch KIC38P65 (1,688mm).
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", whereas the Bosch KIC38P65 has a rating of "A++".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a noise level of 39dB, whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB quieter).
Two less fridge shelves baskets Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has two fridge shelves baskets, however the Smeg FAB30RB1 only has four fridge shelves baskets.
36L smaller net freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 28L net freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 36L smaller than the Smeg FAB30RB1 (64L).
1h shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a storage time during power failure of 14h, but the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 15h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (1h longer).
A lot smaller freezer capacity Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a freezer capacity of 2kg/24h, whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 3kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (1kg/24h bigger).
20W higher connected load Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a connected load of 120W, whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 100W fridge freezer (20W lower).
Taller Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 1,772mm tall fridge freezer. That's 84mm taller than the Smeg FAB30RB1 (1,688mm).
8 Reasons Against
Does not have a reversible door Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 does not have a reversible door, however the Bosch KIC38P65 has a reversible door.
Smaller total net capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 293L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 9L smaller than the Bosch KIC38P65 (293L).
20% smaller net fridge capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 229L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 45L smaller than the Bosch KIC38P65 (229L).
Moderately wider Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a width of 600mm, however the Bosch KIC38P65 is a 550mm wide fridge freezer (50mm narrower).
Deeper Edit
Smeg FAB30RB1 is 720mm deep, but the Bosch KIC38P65 is a 545mm deep fridge freezer (175mm shallower).
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Older by two months
The Smeg FAB30RB1 is two months older than the Bosch KIC38P65.
£7.05 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Smeg FAB30RB1 are £498.20 which is £7.05 more than the Bosch KIC38P65. Show assumptions.

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 491.15
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 491.15
Purchase price £ 1,836.54
Total cost of ownership £ 2,327.69
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 498.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 498.20

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

2.4T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
63
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
63
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Built-in
 Built-in
Colour
 White
 White
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Built-In Capability
 Built-in capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shelve Material
 Glass
 Glass
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Control
 Touch
 Touch
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Reversible Door
 Reversible door
BEST
 Reversible door

Performance

Total Net Capacity
302L
BEST
293L
Noise Level
39dB 38dB
BEST
Water Dispenser
 Water dispenser
 Water dispenser
Maximum Operating Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 43°C
Minimum Operating Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 10°C
Climate Class
 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 295L
Ventilation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ventilation

Fridge

Net Fridge Capacity
274L
BEST
229L
Fridge Temperature Range
4 - 12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
 Bottle rack
Egg Balcony
 Egg balcony
 Egg balcony
Door Balcony
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Vegetable Drawer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Fridge Shelve Basket
2 4
BEST
Fridge Automatic Defrost Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fridge automatic defrost function
Fridge No Frost
 Fridge no frost
 Fridge no frost
Lamp
 LED
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light

Freezer

Net Freezer Capacity
28L 64L
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure
14h 15h
BEST
Ice Cube Tray
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ice cube tray
Fast Freeze Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fast freeze function
Freezer Shelve/basket
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Freezer No Frost
 Freezer no frost
 Freezer no frost
Star Rating
4 4
Freezer Capacity
2kg/24h 3kg/24h
BEST
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Fresh Zone

Fresh Zone Compartment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fresh zone compartment

Ergonomics

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

Power

AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 240
 240
Annual Energy Consumption
209kWh
BEST
212kWh
Connected Load
120W 100W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++
Power Source
 Electric
 Electric

Weight & Dimensions

Width
550mm
BEST
600mm
Height
1,772mm 1,688mm
BEST
Depth
545mm
BEST
720mm
Installation Compartment Height
1,775mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Depth
550mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Required Installation Compartment Width
560mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Door Open)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,088mm
Width (with Door Open)
Unknown - Click to provide data 962mm
Depth (without Handle)
Unknown - Click to provide data 542mm

Other Features

Form Factor
 Upright
 Upright
Defrost Function
 Defrost function
Unknown - Click to provide data
No Frost System
 No frost system
 No frost system
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