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Hotpoint CS1A400FMH

£399.00
395L 1,405mm 916mm Chest Jul 2015
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Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH Review

Our Verdict:
A Good Value for Money 395 Liter Freezer
Representing excellent value for money and with very good features, we have ranked the Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH number 70 across all freezers.
87
Very Good
79
7 Great Features
70
2 Years Old
24
£750 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

At over a year old this freezer is slightly out of date, and newer freezers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £750 over 24 years are in the most expensive 18% of all 47 new high freezer net capacity freezers that we have compared it to.
This freezer has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Has a temperature alarm
Has a defrost function

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Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Hotpoint Freezers Have Good Reviews

On average freezers from Hotpoint are rated 85%, which is in the top 63% of all freezer brands that we have assessed. 100% of those that bought a Hotpoint freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

New freezers range in price from £209 to £1,500. We think that this high freezer net capacity freezer has an average price compared to other new freezers.


Features

Has a Temperature Alarm

The Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH has a temperature alarm, as do most of the other freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this freezer.

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Has a Defrost Function

The CS1A 400 FMH has a defrost function. Most of the other latest comparable spec freezers also have a defrost function.

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CFC & HFC Free

The CS1A 400 FMH is CFC & HFC free, as are most of the other high freezer net capacity freezers that have been around for around the same time as this freezer.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH has a built-in display. Most of the other recently released high freezer net capacity freezers also have a built-in display.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH has a thermostat, as do most of the other comparable spec freezers that are a similar age to this freezer.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The CS1A 400 FMH has a fast freeze function. Most of the other freezers that have been around for a comparable time to this freezer also have a fast freeze function.

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Average Noise Level

At 42 decibels, the CS1A 400 FMH has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other similar spec freezers that were launched around the same time as this freezer.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

At 45 hours, the CS1A 400 FMH has a fairly average storage time during power failure compared to most of the other comparable spec freezers that came out around the same time as this freezer.

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395 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 395 liters net capacity freezer.

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Supports Locking

The CS1A 400 FMH supports locking, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec freezers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2015 when this Hotpoint freezer was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This high freezer net capacity freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however the CS1A 400 FMH has an average running cost of £750 over 24 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run new high freezer net capacity freezers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint cs1a
Barcodes 05016108934050

Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH Review Sources

To prepare this Hotpoint CS1A 400 FMH 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.

£80 Cheaper
Higher freezer net capacity
25% longer storage time during power failure
£77.54 more expensive to run over five years
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