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Essentials CUF50W12

£119.99
£109.99 £10.00 cheaper than 18 days ago
65L 494mm 839mm Undercounter Jul 2013
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
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Essentials CUF50W12 Review

Our Verdict:
A Great Value for Money 65 Liter Freezer
Representing excellent value for money but with low running costs, we have ranked the Essentials CUF50W12 number 179 across all freezers.
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Excellent
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4 Great Features
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4 Years Old
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£409 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
This freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £409 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 120 recently released low freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Has a thermostat
Has an ice cube tray
Quite small freezer gross capacity
Fairly high noise level

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Essentials CUF50W12 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Not Expensive

We think this Essentials freezer represents good value compared to other new freezers. The price range of new freezers is from £54 to £595.


Features

Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

With a freezer gross capacity of only 71 liters, the CUF50W12 has a quite small freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other recently released low freezer net capacity freezers. Low freezer net capacity freezers that are a similar age to this freezer have freezer gross capacities of between 18L and 160L.

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Fairly High Noise Level

The Essentials CUF50W12 has one of the higher noise levels (43 decibels) amongst low freezer net capacity freezers of this age. Latest freezers have noise levels of between 36dB and 49dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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65 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 65 liters net capacity freezer.

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Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the freezers that are a similar age to this freezer the storage time during power failures range from 5h to 67h. The Essentials CUF50W12 has a fairly short storage time during power failure (only 12 hours) compared to most of the other freezers of this type and age.

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Has a Thermostat

The CUF50W12 has a thermostat, as do most of the other low freezer net capacity freezers that are a similar age to this freezer.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The CUF50W12 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other new low freezer net capacity freezers also have an ice cube tray.

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CFC & HFC Free

The CUF50W12 is CFC & HFC free. Most of the other similar spec freezers that have been available for around the same time as this freezer also are CFC & HFC free.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Essentials CUF50W12 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other recently released low freezer net capacity freezers.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Essentials released the CUF50W12 in July 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This low freezer net capacity freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the CUF50W12 is £409 over 24 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 120 recently released low freezer net capacity freezers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers essentials cuf50w12
Barcodes 05017416387019

Essentials CUF50W12 Review Sources

To prepare this Essentials CUF50W12 review we compared this freezer to 100 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 97,810 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,077,300 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.

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