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Essentials CUF50W12vsLEC U5511

Essentials CUF50W12

59

Overall Score

59

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-value and very economical to run 65L capacity freezer, but with not very good features
94
Value for Money
Excellent
23
Features
Missing Some Features
40
Age
4 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£410 Over 10 Years
59
Overall Score
Average
65L Upright 494mm 839mm Jul 2013 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 65L
Type Upright
Width 494mm
Height 839mm
Release Date Jul 2013
Energy Efficiency A+
LEC U5511

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

LEC U5511

£128.00
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and great value for money 83L capacity freezer, with very low running costs but only average features
94
Reviews
24 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
55
Features
Average Features
71
Age
2 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£410 Over 10 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
83L Upright 553mm 845mm Mar 2015 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 83L
Type Upright
Width 553mm
Height 845mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Essentials CUF50W12

59

Overall Score

59

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-value and very economical to run 65L capacity freezer, but with not very good features
94
Value for Money
Excellent
23
Features
Missing Some Features
40
Age
4 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£410 Over 10 Years
59
Overall Score
Average
65L Upright 494mm 839mm Jul 2013 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 65L
Type Upright
Width 494mm
Height 839mm
Release Date Jul 2013
Energy Efficiency A+
LEC U5511

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

LEC U5511

£128.00
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and great value for money 83L capacity freezer, with very low running costs but only average features
94
Reviews
24 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
55
Features
Average Features
71
Age
2 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£410 Over 10 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
83L Upright 553mm 845mm Mar 2015 A+
Freezer Net Capacity Type Width Height Release Date Energy Efficiency
Freezer Net Capacity 83L
Type Upright
Width 553mm
Height 845mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
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Essentials CUF50W12 Undercounter Freezer (Brand new, unopened) - on
£99.00
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ESSENTIALS CUF50W12 Undercounter Freezer–White, White
£109.99
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ESSENTIALS CUF50W12 Undercounter Freezer White A+ Energy Rating 65 litres (Brand new, unopened) - on
£109.99
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Lec U5511S Free Standing Freezer in Silver
£128.00
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Lec U5511B Free Standing Freezer in Black
£144.00
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Lec U5511W Free Standing Freezer in White
£151.00
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Boots Kitchen Appliances
Lec U5511S Free Standing Freezer in Silver
£128.00
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Lec U5511B Free Standing Freezer in Black
£144.00
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Lec U5511W Free Standing Freezer in White
£151.00
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Currys
LEC U5511S Undercounter Freezer - Silver (Brand new, unopened) - on
£139.00
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Currys
LEC U5511S Undercounter Freezer - Silver, Silver
£139.00
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Currys
LEC U5511B Undercounter Freezer - Black, Black
£159.00
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Currys
LEC U5511W Undercounter Freezer - White (Brand new, unopened) - on
£165.00
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LEC U5511W Undercounter Freezer - White, White
£165.00
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Lec U5511S Free Standing Freezer in Silver
£139.00
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Lec U5511B Free Standing 83 Litres A+ Under Counter Freezer Black New from AO (Brand new, unopened) - on
£139.00
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Lec U5511B Free Standing Freezer in Black
£159.00
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Lec U5511W Free Standing Freezer in White
£165.00
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Appliances Direct
LEC U5511 55cm Wide Freestanding Upright Under Counter Freezer - White
£167.98
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LEC U5511 55cm Wide Freestanding Upright Under Counter Freezer - Black
£173.98
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Tylers Online
£169.99
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JC Campbell
£179.99
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RGB Direct
£179.99
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Hills Radio
£179.99
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DR Electrical
Out of stock
£179.99
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Kensington Domestic Appliances
Out of stock
£179.99
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Mains
£179.99
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Sonic Direct
LEC U5511W 55cm Undercounter Freezer in White, A+ Rated
£179.99
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Donaghy Bros
£179.99
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Moores Appliances
£179.99
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Ogormans
£179.99
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Pricesava
Out of stock
£182.00
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Amazon UK
Lec U5511W Freezers
£188.95
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Amazon UK
LEC U5511 55cm Wide Freestanding Upright Under Counter Freezer - White
£199.49
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Co-op Electrical
Lec U5511W 55cm A+ Under Counter 3 Drawers 82 Litres Freezer in White New (Brand new, unopened) - on
£199.99
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Lec U5511W 55cm Under Counter Freezer in White
£199.99
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Reasons For

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
2 Reasons For
£29 Cheaper
The Essentials CUF50W12 is £29 cheaper than the LEC U5511.
Cheaper to Run by £2 Over Five Years
The Essentials CUF50W12 only costs £409 to run over five years however the LEC U5511 costs £411 to run (1% more).
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5 Reasons For
18L Higher Freezer Net Capacity
The LEC U5511 is an 83L capacity freezer. That's 18L higher than the Essentials CUF50W12 (65L).

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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A Little Lower Noise Level
The LEC U5511 has a noise level of 40dB, whereas the Essentials CUF50W12 is a 43dB noise level freezer (3dB 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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3h Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
The LEC U5511 is a 15h storage time during power failure freezer. That's 3h longer than the Essentials CUF50W12 (12h).

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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Larger Freezer Gross Capacity
LEC U5511 is 85L gross capacity. That's 14L larger than the Essentials CUF50W12 (71L).

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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this freezer remaining in stock.

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
16 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review

Date Released

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
53 months old 33 months old Best

Manufacturer's Warranty

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
1 year No data

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.

Width

Height

Depth

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511

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.
Essentials CUF50W12
Essentials
CUF50W12
52 trees 2.0 tonnes CO2 (Best)
LEC U5511
LEC
U5511
52 trees 2.0 tonnes CO2

Specification

Performance

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
Freezer Net Capacity 65L 83L
BEST
Noise Level 43dB 40dB
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure 12h 15h
BEST
Freezing Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 4kg/24h
Freezer Gross Capacity 71L 85L
BEST

Design

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
Shelf/basket Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Power

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption 174kWh
BEST
175kWh
Current Unknown - Click to provide data 0.48A
Connected Load Unknown - Click to provide data 85W

Weight & Dimensions

Essentials CUF50W12 LEC U5511
Width 494mm 553mm
Height 839mm 845mm
Depth 494mm 574mm
Weight 27kg
BEST
33.5kg
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 880mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 600mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 580mm

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