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57

Overall Score

Essentials CUF50W12

£119.99
A top-value 65L 494mm freezer with very low running costs but inferior features
65L 494mm 839mm Undercounter Jul 2013
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Essentials CUF50W12 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Essentials CUF50W12 number 183 across all freezers.
90
Excellent
23
Missing Some Features
44
4 Years Old
83
£409 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

Beko freezers have excellent reviews in general.
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 in the cheapest 20% of all 602 freezers that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite low freezer net capacity
Fairly high noise level
Very short storage time during power failure
Quite small freezer gross capacity

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Essentials CUF50W12 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £119.99 it is cheaper than 94% of freezers.

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Features

Quite Low Freezer Net Capacity

The CUF50W12's freezer net capacity of only 65L is quite low compared to most other freezers. It is in the lowest 5% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The average freezer net capacity of all freezers is 190L, with the lowest being 30L and the highest being 620L.

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Fairly High Noise Level

The Essentials CUF50W12's noise level of 43dB is in the highest 12% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the freezers the noise levels range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The CUF50W12's storage time during power failure of only 12h is quite short compared to most other freezers. It is in the shortest 11% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. Freezers have storage time during power failures of between 5h and 90h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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CFC & HFC Free

The Essentials CUF50W12 is CFC & HFC free, which is unusual. 78% of freezers are not CFC & HFC free.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Essentials CUF50W12 has an ice cube tray, which is unusual. 75% of freezers do not have an ice cube tray.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

Freezers have freezer gross capacities of between 18L and 610L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L. The CUF50W12's freezer gross capacity of only 71L is very small compared to most other freezers. It is in the smallest 3% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Essentials released the CUF50W12 in July 2013.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this freezer is A+, and the CUF50W12 has an average 24 year running cost of £409 based on alright energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers essentials cuf50w12
Barcodes 05017416387019

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