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Amica BC226.3

£429.00
228L 540mm 1,684mm 41dB Jul 2015
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Amica BC226.3 Review

Our Verdict:
228 liter freezer
Released 2 years ago and with good features, we have ranked the Amica BC226.3 number 139 across all freezers.
57
Average
69
6 Great Features
70
2 Years Old
31
£635 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

At over a year old this freezer is slightly out of date, and newer freezers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of A+, its running costs of £635 over 24 years are in the most expensive 16% of all 64 latest medium freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
This freezer has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
CFC & HFC free
Has a temperature alarm
Very short storage time during power failure

Amica BC226.3 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of latest comparable spec freezers is from £145 to £1,549. We think that this medium freezer net capacity freezer has an average price compared to other latest comparable spec freezers.


Features

CFC & HFC Free

The BC226.3 is CFC & HFC free. Most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that came out around the same time as this freezer also are CFC & HFC free.

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Average Noise Level

At 41 decibels, the BC226.3 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that were launched around the same time as this freezer.

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Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The Amica BC226.3 has a quite short storage time during power failure (only 11 hours) compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that came out around the same time as this freezer. The average storage time during power failure of medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been available for around the same time as this freezer is 22h.

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228 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 228 liters net capacity freezer.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The BC226.3 has a temperature alarm, as do most of the other new similar spec freezers.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Amica BC226.3 has a defrost function. Most of the other comparable spec freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this freezer also have a defrost function.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The BC226.3 has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other recently released medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Has a Thermostat

The Amica BC226.3 has a thermostat. Most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer also have a thermostat.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Amica BC226.3 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this freezer.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2015 when Amica released the BC226.3.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this medium freezer net capacity freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, based on typical energy prices we estimate that the BC226.3 will cost £635 over 24 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run latest medium freezer net capacity freezers.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05906006704537

Amica BC226.3 Review Sources

To prepare this Amica BC226.3 review we compared this freezer to 100 other models. For each freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 97,836 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,093,100 historical freezer prices from 95 freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this freezer is lacking.

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