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Beko HS 218540 Freezer

175L 1,101mm 850mm Chest Nov 2013
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Type Release Date
Running costs are very low
Beko freezers have good reviews
Fairly long storage time during power failure

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The efficiency rating of this freezer is A+++. The HS 218540 is one of the most economic to run freezers that have been available for more than two years that we have looked at for 24 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the HS 218540 is £257.


Reviews

Beko Freezers Have Good Reviews

On average Beko freezers are rated 93%, which is in the top 13% of all freezer manufacturers that we have assessed.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This freezer has been on the market since November 2013.


Ergonomics

Does Not Have an Interior Light

The HS 218540 does not have an interior light, unlike most of the other freezers of this type and age.

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Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The HS 218540 does not have a built-in display. Most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been around for more than two years do have a built-in display.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets

Most medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been around for a similar time to this freezer have between one and eight shelves/baskets, including the HS 218540 which has two shelves/baskets.

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Performance

Fairly Long Storage Time During Power Failure

At 67 hours, the HS 218540 has a very long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been on the market for a similar time to this freezer. Similar spec freezers that have been around for a comparable time to this freezer have storage time during power failures of between 5h and 110h.

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Does Not Have a Defrost Function

The Beko HS 218540 does not have a defrost function, unlike most of the other freezers of this spec and age which have a defrost function.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

At only 183 liters, the HS 218540 has a fairly small freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest freezer gross capacity of medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this freezer is 140L and the largest is 360L.

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Quite Small Freezing Capacity

Across all the medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been available for more than two years the freezing capacities range from 7.5kg/24h to 30kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 18kg/24h. At only 14 kilograms per 24 hours, the HS 218540 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been around for around the same time as this freezer.

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Quite Low Noise Level

At only 40 decibels, the Beko HS 218540 has a fairly low noise level compared to most of the other freezers of a similar age and type to this freezer. The noise levels of freezers that were released more than two years ago range from 37dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 42dB.

Freezers with a higher noise level that might be worth considering include the Gorenje F6151 (£264.99) (40dB), or the Electrolux EUG2243AO (£699) (40dB).

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175 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 175 liters net capacity freezer.

If you would prefer a higher freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the Zanussi ZFU20200 (£349) (179L), the AEG A72010GNX0 (£499.99) (181L), or the Liebherr GNP 2313 (185L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers beko 7515320001
Barcodes 00007515320001, 05944008914998

Beko HS 218540 Review Sources

To prepare this Beko HS 218540 review we compared this freezer to 731 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 96,703 product attributes, 621 freezer reviews and 1,141,500 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.

Liebherr GT 2132

Liebherr
GT 2132

£ 449.00
Newer by nine months
Energy efficiency rating is higher
47% narrower
One less shelve/basket
Siemens GS36NAW31

Siemens
GS36NAW31

£ 495.00
Hugely narrower
Seven shelves/baskets
Better energy efficiency rating
115% higher running costs over five years
Siemens GS36NAI31

Siemens
GS36NAI31

£ 859.00
84% narrower
Five more shelves/baskets
Larger freezing capacity
Higher running costs over five years by £293.55
Siemens GC33MAW40

Siemens
GC33MAW40

£ 802.95
Better energy efficiency rating
A lot higher freezer net capacity
A lot larger freezer gross capacity
Over one year older
Gorenje FN6181CW

Gorenje
FN6181CW

£ 479.00
Narrower
Six more shelves/baskets
23% larger freezing capacity
£441.50 more expensive to run over five years
Gorenje F6151

Gorenje
F6151

£ 264.99
Narrower
Three more shelves/baskets
Larger freezing capacity
Shorter storage time during power failure
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