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Sharp SJ-300VBE

Sharp SJ-300VBE Fridge Freezer

545mm 1,491mm Freestanding 39dB May 2012
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A+
£507.60 Electricity cost over 10 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

This fridge freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the SJ-300VBE has an average 24 year running cost of £508 based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 262 fridges of a comparable type and age.

Short

The SJ-300VBE is quite short (only 1,491 millimeter) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to the SJ-300VBE. The shortest fridge freezer that was launched around the same time as the SJ-300VBE is 540mm tall and the tallest is 2,100mm.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the fridge freezers of this type and age the noise levels range from 25dB to 46dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. At only 39 decibels, the SJ-300VBE has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other fridges of this age and spec.

Other fridge freezers with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the KGC 15373 W (£324.22) (39dB), or the KGC 15361 W (£281.38) (39dB) both from Amica or the Beko CS 232030 X (£361.12) (39dB).

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Has an Icemaker

The Sharp SJ-300VBE has an icemaker, which is unusual. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec do not have an icemaker.

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Double Door

This fridge freezer has a Double door, which is typical of many fridge freezers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 45 kilograms, the Sharp SJ-300VBE is one of the lighter fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years amongst fridges of this age. The average weight of comparable spec fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago is 79kg, and the weights range from 26kg to 170kg.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of only 12 hours, the SJ-300VBE has one of the shorter storage times during power failure amongst comparable spec fridge freezers of this age. Across all the fridge freezers of this age and type the storage times during power failure range from 10h to 31h.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The SJ-300VBE has one of the smaller total gross capacity (only 223 liters) amongst fridge freezers of this age. The total gross capacity of fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as the SJ-300VBE range from 6.1L to 18,000L, and the average total gross capacity is 420L.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

The SJ-300VBE does not have a water dispenser. Most of the other fridges of this spec and age also do not have a water dispenser.

It is worth considering other fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser including the Samsung RB29FWRNDBC (£379.00).

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

With a fridge gross capacity of only 162 liters, the SJ-300VBE has a fairly small fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years. The average fridge gross capacity of fridges of a comparable age and type to the SJ-300VBE is 240L.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

The SJ-300VBE does not have a water filter. Most of the other fridges of this age and spec also do not have a water filter.

There are a number of other fridges which also have a water filter that you might want to look at including the Samsung RSG5UUMH (£1,049.00).

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

Like most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as the SJ-300VBE, the SJ-300VBE does not have an air filter.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

The Sharp SJ-300VBE does not feature ice crushing, although it is worth noting that most of the other fridge freezers of a similar type and age to the SJ-300VBE also do not feature ice crushing.

Other fridge freezers which also feature ice crushing that you might also want to look at include the Samsung RFG23UERS (£1,389.00).

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

Like most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec, the Sharp SJ-300VBE does not have a super cool function.

It is worth also looking at other fridges which also have a super cool function including the Liebherr IKBV 3254 (£1,686.05).

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

The SJ-300VBE does not have an AntiBacteria function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar age and type to the SJ-300VBE also do not have an AntiBacteria function.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

The SJ-300VBE does not have a humidifier function. Most of the other fridges of a comparable spec and age to the SJ-300VBE also do not have a humidifier function.

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Very Small Gross Freezer Capacity

Across all the similar spec fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years the gross freezer capacities range from 14L to 270L. At only 61 liters, the SJ-300VBE has a quite small gross freezer capacity compared to most of the other fridges of a similar spec and age to the SJ-300VBE.

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Very Short Autonomy Time

At only 12 hours, the Sharp SJ-300VBE has a fairly short autonomy time compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been around for a comparable time to the SJ-300VBE. Across all the fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago the autonomy time range from 12h to 23h, and the average autonomy time is 17h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sharp SJ-300VBE

Average Width

With a width of 545 millimeters, the SJ-300VBE has a fairly average width compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec to the SJ-300VBE.

If you would consider a fridge freezer with a wider width then you might want to look at the RTA 42 P (£269.99) (545mm), or the RFA 52 P (£248.00) (545mm) both from Hotpoint.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Sharp released the SJ-300VBE over four years ago.

Average Depth

The SJ-300VBE has a relatively average depth (628.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the SJ-300VBE.

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Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour
Door Hinge
Compressor
Built-In Display
Performance
Noise Level
Icemaker
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Interior Light
Fridge Interior Light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
Storage Time During Power Failure
Autonomy Time
Star Rating
Freezer Capacity
Gross Freezer Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Fresh Zone Compartment
Display
Display
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Other Features
Door
Form Factor
Thermostat
Multi-Airflow System
Defrost Function
No Frost System

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Total running cost over 10 years £507.60
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Energy Rating
2.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
65
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 65 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sj300v, sj300vb, sj300vbe, sharp sj300, sharp sj300v, sharp sj300vb, sharp sj300vbe
Barcodes 04974019737171

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