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Bosch GCM28AW30

Bosch GCM28AW30
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Fully-Featured
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
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Age
6 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£560 Over 10 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured 311L capacity freezer, with low running costs. This freezer has good storage and it's very well designed.
311L Chest 1,180mm 916mm Mar 2012 A++
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Bosch GCM28AW30 number 126 in medium freezers and number 526 across all freezers.

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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 91%. Looking across the entire Hisense freezer range, the average reviews for all Hisense freezers are also excellent.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer freezers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest freezers 2018.
This Bosch freezer has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £560 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,698 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
The GCM28AW30 has some great features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Supports locking
Larger than average freezer gross capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each freezer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the freezer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec freezers come to market, the older freezers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.6 stars (10 reviews)

80%

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What Are People Saying About the Bosch GCM28AW30?

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Key Features

Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
Average Noise Level
Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
Average Freezing Capacity
Only Two Shelves / Baskets
Supports Locking
Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity
Has a Defrost Water Drain
Has a Defrost Function
Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The freezer net capacity of the GCM28AW30 of 311L is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 89% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. The average freezer net capacity of all freezers is 190L, with the lowest being 22L and the highest being 1,000L.

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Average Noise Level
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The noise level of the GCM28AW30 of 42dB is relatively typical compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 57% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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The storage time during power failure of the GCM28AW30 of 45h is longer than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 9% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the freezers the storage time during power failures range from 2h to 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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Average Freezing Capacity
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The GCM28AW30's freezing capacity of 20kg/24h is relatively standard compared to most other freezers. It is in the largest 64% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only Two Shelves / Baskets

The GCM28AW30 is a two shelf / basket freezer. Most of the other freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets.

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Supports Locking

The GCM28AW30 supports locking, unlike 91% of freezers which do not support locking.

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Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The Bosch GCM28AW30's freezer gross capacity of 315L is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the largest 14% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the freezers the freezer gross capacities range from 18L to 1,500L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The GCM28AW30 has a defrost water drain, which is unusual. 93% of freezers do not have a defrost water drain.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Bosch GCM28AW30 has a defrost function, unlike 73% of freezers which do not have a defrost function.

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Age

Release Date

This freezer was released in March 2012.

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When Are Most New Bosch Freezers Released?

The most common period for new Bosch freezers to be released in is between January and March. For the latest Bosch freezer technology you may be best waiting until January 2019. Also the price of the current Bosch freezers may drop off just before the latest models are released in January. The biggest month in 2017 for new Bosch freezer releases was January, with four new Bosch freezers released that month. Five new Bosch freezers were released in January 2016 making it the biggest month that year as well for new Bosch freezer releases. In 2015 most new Bosch freezers were released in March, with four new Bosch freezers released that month.

How Fast Do Bosch Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Bosch freezers tend to depreciate faster than most freezers. Most freezers drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. In the first 6 months after release, Bosch freezers drop in price by 4% on average. On a typical new Bosch freezer costing £473, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £18.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this Bosch freezer is A++. The GCM28AW30 has an average 10 year running cost of £560 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,698 freezers.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £562.37
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Total running cost over 10 years £562.37
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Energy Rating
2.6T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 66 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

Buy the Bosch GCM28AW30 Chest Freezer, 287L A++ Energy Rated from Sonic Direct for only 559.99 today.

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Bosch GCM28AW30 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
Climate Class
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Defrost Function
Design
Case Design
Shelf / Basket
Door Hinge
Colour
Ergonomics
Defrost Water Drain
Cord Length
Interior Light
Locking
LED Indicators
Indication Light
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Typical Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Package Weight

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

bosch boscfzgcm28aw30gw, warranty gcm28aw30g, bosch gcm28aw30g

Barcodes

00635131624605, 04242002710792, 04242002710808

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