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Gorenje FH401

Gorenje FH401
85
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£810 Over 10 Years
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old chest freezer, with average running costs and a high 380L freezer net capacity.
380L Chest 1,300mm 850mm Oct 2015 A+
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With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Gorenje FH401 number 375 in medium freezers and number 801 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
85
Features
73
Age
59
Running Costs

70

70
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 70?

Looking across the entire Hisense freezer range, the average reviews for all Hisense freezers are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2018.
Whilst this freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, its running costs of £810 over 10 years are in the most expensive 8% of all 1,698 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
It has some great features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Larger than average freezing capacity
Larger than average freezer gross capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each freezer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the freezer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec freezers come to market, the older freezers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Features

Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
Higher Than Average Noise Level
Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
Only Two Shelves / Baskets
Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity
Has a Built-in Display
Has a Thermostat
Has a Defrost Function
Has a Temperature Alarm
Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The Gorenje FH401's freezer net capacity of 380L is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 5% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. The lowest freezer net capacity of freezers is 22L, the highest is 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

Across all the freezers the noise levels range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The noise level of the Gorenje FH401 of 43dB is higher than 89% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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Freezers have storage time during power failures of between 2h and 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h. The storage time during power failure of the Gorenje FH401 of 38h is longer than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 15% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
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The freezing capacity of the Gorenje FH401 of 26kg/24h is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the largest 6% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only Two Shelves / Baskets

Most freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets, including the Gorenje FH401 which has two shelves / baskets.

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Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The Gorenje FH401's freezer gross capacity of 400L is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 93% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. The average freezer gross capacity of all freezers is 220L, with the smallest being 18L and the largest being 1,500L.

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Has a Built-in Display
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The Gorenje FH401 has a built-in display, unlike 78% of freezers which do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Thermostat

The Gorenje FH401 has a thermostat, unlike 71% of freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Gorenje FH401 has a defrost function. 73% of freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The Gorenje FH401 has a temperature alarm. 73% of freezers do not have a temperature alarm.

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Age

Release Date

Gorenje released the FH401 in October 2015.

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When Are Most New Gorenje Freezers Released?

The most common period for new Gorenje freezers to be released in is between June and July. Four new Gorenje freezers were released in June 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Gorenje freezer releases. In 2016 most new Gorenje freezers were released in October, with two new Gorenje freezers released that month. In July 2015 one new Gorenje freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Gorenje freezer releases.

How Fast Do Gorenje Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

On average Gorenje freezers drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. That means that on a typical Gorenje freezer costing £473 you could save on average £3 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this freezer is A+, the average running cost of the FH401 is £810 over 10 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run freezers.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £806.07
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Total running cost over 10 years £806.07
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Energy Rating
3.7T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 3.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 94 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Gorenje FH401 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
Minimum Freezer Temperature
No Frost System
Climate Class
Thermostat
Star Rating
Maximum Freezer Temperature
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Defrost Function
Design
Case Design
Shelf / Basket
Built-in Display
Housing Material
Door Hinge
Colour
Display Type
Ergonomics
Interior Light
Temperature Alarm
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Current
AC Input Voltage
Energy Usage
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

fh401iw, 294068, fh401w

Barcodes

03838942731495, 03838942732058, 03838942789557

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