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8 Reasons For
Good Technical Features
One Smeg SF478 owner wrote in their reviews that this oven had good features. Karen Carter mentioned on Amazon “This one has got more features” in her review of this oven.
Large Oven Size
The Smeg SF478 has a bigger oven size than most similar spec ovens that have been on the market for more than a year. This Smeg oven has a Large oven size, whereas most ovens that were released one year ago have a Medium (45 - 75 l total capacity) oven size.
A Large oven size is in fact the best oven size across all ovens of this spec and age.
A Medium (45 - 75 l total capacity) oven size is the worst oven size across comparable types of oven.
Smeg Has Good Reviews for Its Ovens
On average Smeg big interior capacity ovens have good ratings as do all ovens built by Smeg.
Features Top and Bottom Heating
The Smeg SF478 features top and bottom heating, which is unusual. Most of the other big interior capacity ovens that were released more than a year ago do not feature top and bottom heating.
There are a number of other ovens which feature top and bottom heating currently available which you might also want to look at including the Samsung NV75J5540RS[plb_2928295_price] which is cheaper.
Other ovens which also feature top and bottom heating that you might also want to consider include the BC613E11XK[pl_3048113_price], or the BC613E11WK[pl_3049323_price] both from Gorenje.
Five Shelf Positions
Most ovens that have been available for around the same time as the SF478 have between two and nine shelf positions, including the Smeg SF478 which has five shelf positions.
This oven has an Electronic timer, which is typical of many similar spec ovens that have been on the market for more than a year.
+3 More reasons for
The weights of ovens of this age and type range from 4.7kg to 79kg, and the average weight is 42kg. With a weight of only 35 kilograms, the Smeg SF478 is one of the lighter big interior capacity ovens that were released one year ago amongst ovens of this age.
Very Small Current
The Smeg SF478 has one of the smaller currents (only 13 ampere) amongst similar spec ovens of this age. The average current of ovens of this age and type is 17A.
2 Reasons Against
Quite Low Total Power
At only 3,000 Watts, the Smeg SF478 has a fairly low total power compared to most of the other ovens that are a comparable age to the SF478. The average total power of ovens that were released one year ago is 3,500W, and the total powers range from 40W to 5,600W.
Very High Forced Convection Energy Consumption
With a forced convection energy consumption of 1.15 kilowatt hours, the Smeg SF478 has one of the highest forced convection energy consumption amongst big interior capacity ovens of this age. The average forced convection energy consumption of big interior capacity ovens that have been around for around the same time as the SF478 is 0.79kWh.
2 Other reasons to consider the Smeg SF478
Released Over a Year Ago
This oven has been on the market for over a year.
One Separate Oven
Compared to the other 255 big interior capacity ovens that were launched more than a year ago that we have assessed the number of separate ovens of, the number of separate ovens on the Smeg SF478 is one which is average.
Alternative 1 separate ovens currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper ovens such as the ZOA35526[pl_2666556_price], or the ZOA35525[pl_2666557_price] both from Zanussi or the Electrolux EOA5651[plb_1817357_price].
If you want an oven with more separate ovens then you might want to look at the Hotpoint UHS53X S[plb_2903668_price] (2 separate ovens) which also has a higher rating.