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Hotpoint HZ A1

£258.97
105L 596mm 815mm Undercounter Jul 2015
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
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Co-op Electrical £259.99
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Hotpoint HZ A1 Review

Our Verdict:
A great value for money 105 liter freezer
Representing excellent value for money but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Hotpoint HZ A1 number 54 across all freezers.
92
Excellent
68
6 Great Features
70
2 Years Old
61
£435 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

At over a year old this freezer is slightly out of date, and newer freezers with more up to date technology are available.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 efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £435 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 52 latest comparable spec freezers that we have compared it to.
This freezer has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in display
Has a defrost function

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £250.97 at Appliances Direct 57 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
Appliances Direct £258.97
Standard delivery: £4.95
Go to Store
Co-op Electrical £259.99
Standard delivery: £4.99
Go to Store
John Lewis £260.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store

Hotpoint HZ A1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Hotpoint Has Good Freezer Reviews

Low freezer net capacity freezers produced by Hotpoint have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all freezers (not just low freezer net capacity freezers) and found that Hotpoint also has good reviews across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a Hotpoint freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

After checking the price of 36 new low freezer net capacity freezers they range in price from £65 to £999. We think that this low freezer net capacity freezer has an average price compared to other new low freezer net capacity freezers.


Features

Has a Built-In Display

The Hotpoint HZ A1 has a built-in display, as do most of the other latest low freezer net capacity freezers.

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Average Noise Level

The Hotpoint HZ A1 has a relatively standard noise level (38 decibels) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec freezers.

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105 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 105 liters net capacity freezer.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Hotpoint HZ A1 has a defrost function. Most of the other low freezer net capacity freezers that have been available for a similar time to this freezer also have a defrost function.

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Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint HZ A1 has a thermostat, as do most of the other recently released similar spec freezers.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The Hotpoint HZ A1 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other new low freezer net capacity freezers.

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CFC & HFC Free

The Hotpoint HZ A1 is CFC & HFC free, as are most of the other recently released low freezer net capacity freezers.

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Quite Long Storage Time During Power Failure

At 27 hours, the Hotpoint HZ A1 has a quite long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other freezers that have been around for a similar time to this freezer. The average storage time during power failure of similar age comparable spec freezers is 22h, and the storage time during power failures range from 10h to 40h.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Hotpoint freezer has been on the market since July 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Hotpoint freezer is A+, and the HZ A1 has an average running cost of £435 over 24 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 52 latest comparable spec freezers.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint hotbfzhza1ukx, hotpoint hza1wh, hotpoint hza1uk, hotpoint a1uk
Barcodes 05016108932599

Hotpoint HZ A1 Review Sources

To prepare this Hotpoint HZ A1 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 97,836 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,093,100 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.

£10 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by £4.70
Shorter storage time during power failure

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