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Essentials CTF34W15

£85.00
Essentials CTF34W15
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Reviews
215 Reviews
64
Features
Good Features
84
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Age
3 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£390 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A classic and very economical to run 35L capacity freezer, with a very reasonable price and a good spec. This freezer is very well designed, excellent in terms of power usage and [an excellent] size.
35L Upright 440mm 510mm Jul 2015 A+
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With outstanding reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Essentials CTF34W15 number 45 in small freezers and number 63 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
64
Features
85
Popularity
94
Value for Money
75
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 215 reviews.
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 Essentials freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £390 over 10 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 1,710 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
The CTF34W15 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a reversible doors
CFC & HFC free
Lower than average freezer net capacity

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Average Review Score

4.4 stars (215 reviews)

66%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Essentials CTF34W15?

Price
321
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Design
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Environmental Considerations
281
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Ease of Use
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More Than 200 People Thought the Essentials CTF34W15 Had a Fair Price
  • The best mixer I have tried within the price range because it Reaches the bottom of the bowl. Minimal scraping required. All parts dishwasher safe (not ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Mar 2015
  • Small tardis like. Excellent value.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Jun 2017
  • Value for money quality product that does the job well. Could do with option of another shelf.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 Jul 2016
  • The actual size and the ample capacity of the unit makes it a good value for money spent. Nil.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 May 2016
  • Some People Thought This Freezer Was Not Solidly Made
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    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was a Great Size

    More than 40 people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 was an outstanding size and more than 20 people thought that it was also really compact. Several people also thought that it was easy to carry around and was lightweight.

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    An Excellent Size
    44 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • Amazing capacity for size.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Jan 2017
  • Size is great.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Aug 2017
  • Perfect size for my small kitchen. Does it's job very well. Needs rubber feet as my unit slide when opening the door sometimes.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2015
  • For the size it can store quite alot of food very pleased with this freezer as I use as a standby to the main freezer for when the main one needs to be defrosted ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Oct 2016
  • View All Reviews About Dimensions
    Very Compact
    23 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Easy to Carry Around
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Lightweight
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought This Freezer Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Over 200 people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 was very well designed and several people thought that it was also very neat and good-looking.

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    Very Well Designed
    228 people agree
    12 people disagree
  • Good compact design.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Nov 2017
  • GREAT DESIGN.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Mar 2015
  • A lovely small overflow freezer where I keep ready meals and bread. Good design. Quiet. Too much space taken up inside with concealed "works" but I know ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 May 2016
  • Capacity. Design price. Loved it.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 3 Jun 2016
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    Very Neat
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Good-Looking
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    6 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was Easy to Use

    More than 10 people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 was very easy to use.

  • Its just a handy addition to have in the kitchen.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Jun 2017
  • A handy freezer for those extra products which don't fit in you normal freezer. Slightly small but that doesn't really concern me.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Nov 2016
  • Very good quality and very handy for small for work tops.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Mar 2017
  • I bought this for my static caravan. I found that for my use it has come in very handy. I did not want a small box freezer in the fridge. Too small. I ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 May 2016
  • Some People Thought the Essentials CTF34W15 Has Useful Technical Features

    Five people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 had a really powerful motor.

  • It is fitted in a narrow boat. Very low drain on batteries its powered off a victron pure sine wave inverter 300 watt. It's quite noiseless and little ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Oct 2016
  • ... to store extra bits indoors. This is ideal. It fits perfectly in a cuboard which has power for electrical items. Ie fridge. Washing machine etc. Despite ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 9 Dec 2016
  • Measured power consumption when 50 full over random 24 hours was 0.25kwh.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Aug 2017
  • Nice and quite motor.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Oct 2016
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought This Freezer Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind

    Over 200 people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 was excellent in terms of power usage.

  • ... freezer. T. For what I bought it for it has done the job. I cannot comment on the energy saving part. As the caravan site electric is a rate of 0.09p per ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 May 2016
  • ... did not have the room for a big freezer. being a mini freezer. It does not use a lot of energy. It has no bad points. I did not need a big freezer, And ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Nov 2016
  • Good size for a small flat for use by one person. Energy efficient. Easy to clean. Easy to set up.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 May 2016
  • Good Size. Energy Consumption Good. None really. But beware this one came in a box marked 'Fridge'. We did unpack it to discover it was actually a 'freezer'.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Sep 2015
  • More Than 30 People Thought the Essentials CTF34W15 Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    More than 10 people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 was very quiet and noisy.

    View All Reviews About Noise Level
    Really Quiet
    16 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... disappointed. Surprised how much I could fit into a small freezer and how quiet it is. Very pleased with this purchase.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Aug 2017
  • ... batteries its powered off a victron pure sine wave inverter 300 watt. It's quite noiseless and little power required units from chandlers on low voltage ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Oct 2016
  • ... Very pleased as freezer takes up little space and holds a lot. Also quiet for it's price.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Oct 2016
  • It it so quiet and makes the lightest cakes.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Oct 2015
  • View All Reviews About Quiet
    Really Noisy
    16 people agree
    23 people disagree
    More Than 20 People Thought it Had a Large Capacity

    Over 20 people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 had very a big capacity and three people thought that it also had a big storage capacity.

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    Has Very a Big Capacity
    23 people agree
    10 people disagree
  • Amazing capacity for size.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Jan 2017
  • The actual size and the ample capacity of the unit makes it a good value for money spent. Nil.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 May 2016
  • ... move house. We bought this freezer to put in our awning. We were amazed at the storage capacity and what we could actually fit into this freezer. Top marks ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 29 Aug 2016
  • Good capacity given small size.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jun 2016
  • View All Reviews About Capacity
    Has a Big Storage Capacity
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Seven People Thought it Used a Reasonable Amount of Energy

    Seven people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 was very efficient.

  • Small compact efficient.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Sep 2016
  • Very efficient freezer cools down very fast maintains 20C in 35c in our caravan in Spain.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Oct 2016
  • ... to go to garage freezer now and a gain to top up my compact and efficient table top freezer.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Nov 2016
  • Good size for a small flat for use by one person. Energy efficient. Easy to clean. Easy to set up.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 May 2016
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Bad Storage

    Several people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 had bad shelves, storage and baskets.

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    Has Bad Shelves
    11 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... it was much cheaper than any other of its size. The bottom shelf is partly taken up by the fridge build and so it's not as spacious as it looks.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Aug 2017
  • Value for money quality product that does the job well. Could do with option of another shelf.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 Jul 2016
  • ... Works well. Not too heavy so portable. Less space in the bottom than the top shelf ( I think because of the motor ).
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Aug 2017
  • ... Ideal for one or two person household or for extra capacity. Could have better shelving option.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 May 2016
  • View All Reviews About Shelf
    Has Bad Storage
    6 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has Bad Baskets
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some Owners Thought the Essentials CTF34W15 Had a Good Defrost Function

    Two people thought that the Essentials CTF34W15 had a good defrost feature.

  • ... Christmas) and it is perfect for that. It is also very useful for storing frozen food while defrosting main freezer. Overall a very usefu.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Jan 2017
  • For the size it can store quite alot of food very pleased with this freezer as I use as a standby to the main freezer for when the main one needs to be defrosted ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Oct 2016
  • One Person Thought This Freezer Was Easy to Clean
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    CFC & HFC free
    Has a reversible doors
    Has a thermostat
    Has a defrost function
    Average noise level
    Lower than average freezer net capacity

    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 people thought it was a great size
    The vast majority of people thought this freezer was thoughtfully designed
    6 out of 10 owners thought it was easy to use
    Some people thought the Essentials CTF34W15 has useful technical features
    More than 30 people thought the Essentials CTF34W15 was OK when it came to noise level
    More than 20 people thought it had a large capacity
    Seven people thought it used a reasonable amount of energy
    Some owners thought the Essentials CTF34W15 had a good defrost function
    7 out of 10 people thought it had bad storage
    Lower Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

    The freezer net capacity of the Essentials CTF34W15 of only 35L is lower than 98% of all freezers when ranked 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 Essentials CTF34W15 of 41dB is fairly standard compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 41% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    CFC & HFC Free

    The Essentials CTF34W15 is CFC & HFC free. 92% of freezers are not CFC & HFC free.

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    Has a Reversible Doors

    The Essentials CTF34W15 has a reversible doors. 51% of freezers also have a reversible doors.

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    Has a Thermostat

    The CTF34W15 has a thermostat, unlike 71% of freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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    Has a Defrost Function

    The Essentials CTF34W15 has a defrost function. 73% of freezers do not have a defrost function.

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    85
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Essentials CTF34W15 is currently ranked number 63 across all freezers.
    94
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A freezer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

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    What the Reviews Say

    More than 200 people thought the Essentials CTF34W15 had a fair price
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    Age

    Release Date

    Essentials released the CTF34W15 in July 2015.

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    Running Costs

    Running Costs Are Low

    This freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The CTF34W15 has an average 10 year running cost of £390 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run freezers.

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    Electricity cost £385.19
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    Energy Rating
    1.7T
    Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought this freezer had been designed with environmental issues in mind

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    Essentials CTF34W15 Specification

    Key Features
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    Type
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    Performance
    Noise Level
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Climate Class
    Thermostat
    Defrost Function
    Design
    CFC & HFC Free
    Reversible Doors
    Door Hinge
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    Control Type
    Other Features
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