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Gorenje FH401

Gorenje FH401
85
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
3 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£740 Over 10 Years
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and stunningly high freezer net capacity chest freezer, with alright running costs
380L Chest 1,300mm 850mm Oct 2015 A+
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With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Gorenje FH401 number 414 in medium freezers and number 836 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
85
Features
74
Age
60
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 70?

Looking across the entire Candy freezer range, the average reviews for all Candy 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 £740 over 10 years are in the most expensive 9% of all 1,681 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
Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The average freezer net capacity of all freezers is 200L, with the lowest being 22L and the highest being 1,000L. 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.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Gorenje FH401 of 43dB is in the highest 17% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all freezers is 41dB, with the lowest being 34dB and the highest being 61dB.

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Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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The storage time during power failure of the Gorenje FH401 of 38h is in the longest 14% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The average storage time during power failure of all freezers is 26h, with the shortest being 2h and the longest being 100h.

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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 ordered 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 freezer gross capacity of the Gorenje FH401 of 400L is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the largest 6% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. The smallest freezer gross capacity of freezers is 18L, the largest is 1,500L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 230L.

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Has a Built-in Display
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The Gorenje FH401 has a built-in display. 73% of freezers do not have a built-in display.

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Age

Release Date

This Gorenje freezer has been on the market since October 2015.

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When Are Most New Gorenje Freezers Released?

We couldn't see any obvious pattern in the release dates for new Gorenje freezers over the last 3 years. In June 2017 four new Gorenje freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Gorenje freezer releases. Two new Gorenje freezers were released in October 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Gorenje freezer releases. In 2015 most new Gorenje freezers were released in December, with two new Gorenje freezers released that month.

How Fast Do Gorenje Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Gorenje freezers tend to depreciate slower than most freezers. Most freezers drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months 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 £501 you could save on average £3 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Whilst this Gorenje freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, the average running cost of the FH401 is £740 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 £737.66
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Total running cost over 10 years £737.66
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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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