Bosch GSN36AI31 vs Smeg CVB20RNE1
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Bosch GSN36AI31vsSmeg CVB20RNE1

Bosch GSN36AI31

50

Overall Score

50

Overall Score

Bosch GSN36AI31

£737.21
£306.54
Our Verdict:
A good spec but inferior value for money 237L capacity freezer, with average running costs
39
Value for Money
Poor
67
Features
Good Features
33
Age
5 Years Old
51
Running Costs
£550 Over 10 Years
50
Overall Score
Average
237L Upright 600mm 1,860mm Sep 2012 A++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 237L
Type Upright
Width 600mm
Height 1,860mm
Release Date Sep 2012
Energy Efficiency A++
Smeg CVB20RNE1

45

Overall Score

45

Overall Score

Smeg CVB20RNE1

£1,091.00
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and 4 year old 170L capacity freezer, with satisfactory running costs but representing not very good value for money
23
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
44
Age
3 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£524 Over 10 Years
45
Overall Score
Mediocre
170L Upright 600mm 1,510mm Jan 2014 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 170L
Type Upright
Width 600mm
Height 1,510mm
Release Date Jan 2014
Energy Efficiency A+
Bosch GSN36AI31

50

Overall Score

50

Overall Score

Bosch GSN36AI31

£737.21
£306.54
Our Verdict:
A good spec but inferior value for money 237L capacity freezer, with average running costs
39
Value for Money
Poor
67
Features
Good Features
33
Age
5 Years Old
51
Running Costs
£550 Over 10 Years
50
Overall Score
Average
237L Upright 600mm 1,860mm Sep 2012 A++
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 237L
Type Upright
Width 600mm
Height 1,860mm
Release Date Sep 2012
Energy Efficiency A++
Smeg CVB20RNE1

45

Overall Score

45

Overall Score

Smeg CVB20RNE1

£1,091.00
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and 4 year old 170L capacity freezer, with satisfactory running costs but representing not very good value for money
23
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
44
Age
3 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£524 Over 10 Years
45
Overall Score
Mediocre
170L Upright 600mm 1,510mm Jan 2014 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 170L
Type Upright
Width 600mm
Height 1,510mm
Release Date Jan 2014
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Bielmeier Hausgeräte GmbH
BOSCH GSN36AI31 / Stand-Gefrierschrank / Serie8 / EEK_ A++ (Brand new, unopened) - on
£737.21
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Amazon UK
Bosch GSN 36 AI 31
£984.50
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2 Prices from 2 Stores | £737.21-£984.50
ao
Smeg CVB20RNE1 Free Standing 180 Litres A+ Upright Freezer Black New from AO (Brand new, unopened) - on
£1,091.00
Go to Store
Currys
£10 Off Voucher
SMEG CVB20RNE1 Tall Freezer - Black, Black
Currys Voucher
£10 Off
£10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over
Valid 23 May 17 - 31 Oct 17
£1,091.00
Go to Store
Currys
£10 Off Voucher
SMEG CVB20RNE1 Tall Freezer - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
Currys Voucher
£10 Off
£10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over
Valid 23 May 17 - 31 Oct 17
£1,091.00
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Cookers And Ovens
£1,270.00
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Vouchers

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Voucher
£10 Off
£10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over
Valid 23 May 17 - 31 Oct 17
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55% Off
Bosch GIN31AE30G
£655.00
Was £1,460 (28 days ago)
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Reasons For

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
7 Reasons For
A Lot Higher Freezer Net Capacity
The Bosch GSN36AI31 is a 237L capacity freezer, whereas the Smeg CVB20RNE1 is only a 170L capacity freezer (67L lower).

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

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2h Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
The Bosch GSN36AI31 has a storage time during power failure of 25h, whereas the Smeg CVB20RNE1 is only a 23h storage time during power failure freezer (2h shorter).

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

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No Frost System
The Bosch GSN36AI31 has a No Frost system, but the Smeg CVB20RNE1 does not have a No Frost system.

A 'No Frost' system reduces the humidity in the freezer, and automatically defrosts from time to time. This means there is little or no ice buildup inside the freezer.

A No Frost system means you don't have to waste time de-frosting the freezer, and it will keep at peak efficiency for longer.

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Larger Freezer Gross Capacity
Bosch GSN36AI31 is 255L gross capacity, but the Smeg CVB20RNE1 is only a 197L gross capacity freezer (58L smaller).

The total capacity of the freezer, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the freezer walls etc.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

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£354 Cheaper
The Bosch GSN36AI31 is £353.79 cheaper than the Smeg CVB20RNE1.
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Bosch GSN36AI31 is "A++", whereas the rating of the Smeg CVB20RNE1 is "A+".
Better Brand
Bosch freezers have an average rating of 90.9%, but Smeg has an average rating of 65%.
3 Reasons For
2dB Lower Noise Level
The Smeg CVB20RNE1 has a noise level of 40dB, but the Bosch GSN36AI31 is a 42dB noise level freezer (2dB higher).

This is the noise level of the freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

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More Shops Are Selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£26.68 Cheaper to Run
Over five years the Smeg CVB20RNE1 only costs £523.22 to run whereas the Bosch GSN36AI31 costs £549.90 to run (5% more).
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Date Released

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
63 months old 46 months old Best

Key Features

Freezer Net Capacity

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

Noise Level

This is the noise level of the freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

Storage Time During Power Failure

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

Height

Depth

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Freezer running costs calculated based on an average of 24 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the freezer and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving freezers.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these freezers for 10 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Bosch GSN36AI31
Bosch
GSN36AI31
70 trees 2.7 tonnes CO2
Smeg CVB20RNE1
Smeg
CVB20RNE1
67 trees 2.6 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Performance

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Freezer Net Capacity 237L
BEST
170L
Noise Level 42dB 40dB
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure 25h
BEST
23h
Freezing Capacity 20kg/24h 20kg/24h
Freezer Gross Capacity 255L
BEST
197L

Design

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Shelf/basket 6 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Cord Length 2.3m Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Energy Efficiency Class
A++ A+
 A++
 A+
A++ A+
 A++
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption 234kWh 223kWh
BEST
Energy Usage Unknown - Click to provide data 0.61kWh/24h
Connected Load 90W 110W
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Bosch GSN36AI31 Smeg CVB20RNE1
Width 600mm 600mm
Height 1,860mm 1,510mm
Depth 650mm 732mm
Weight 78kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Width 650mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth Without Handle Unknown - Click to provide data 682mm
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