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John Lewis JLCH300

John Lewis JLCH300
97
Reviews
30 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
80
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Age
2 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£690 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
Our review analysis indicates that this freezer has very good features, it's very quiet and well made. It's a top-rated and fully featured 300L capacity freezer, very good for small families.
Features We Love:
High freezer capacity (300L - 16 bags of shopping)
Long storage time during power failure (26h)
Has a defrost function
Has a fast freeze function
300L
CAPACITY
49dB
NOISE LEVEL
26h
STORAGE TIME
17kg/24h
FREEZING
CAPACITY
2
SHELVES /
BASKETS
£688
OVER 10 YEARS
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the John Lewis JLCH300 number 59 across all freezers.

85

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
85
Features
80
Value for Money
83
Age
77
Running Costs

85

85
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 30 reviews.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer freezers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This John Lewis freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £690 over 10 years are pretty average compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have calculated running costs for.
The JLCH300 has some great features:
High freezer capacity
Long storage time during power failure
Has a defrost function
Has a fast freeze function

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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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.7 stars (30 reviews)

70%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the John Lewis JLCH300?

Temperature Consistency
1
0
Features
13
0
Storage
2
1
Noise Level
8
0
Price
6
0
Robustness
3
0
Ease of Use
2
1
Design
1
1
Size and Weight
2
0
Capacity
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Environmental Considerations
1
0
Support
1
0
Seven People Thought the John Lewis JLCH300 Had a Good Price
  • ... so we ordered it, whilst discounted on Black Friday I think, so it was an excellent price. I also read a complaint that there were no dividers, so I happily ...
    Nowupnorth - Johnlewis.com 6 Feb 2018
  • ... was suitable for the garage. It does exactly what it says on the tin. Good value too. Hide...
    Nurse75 - Johnlewis.com 4 Oct 2011
  • I think this medium-sized chest freezer represents good value. Spacious, simple, does what it says on the tin! One criticism is that I would like it to ...
    DianeS - Johnlewis.com 27 Jan 2012
  • The freezer is reasonably priced and ideal for my requirements at 300 litres.Most freezers of this capacity are about 130 cm long which would have been ...
    77H7 - Johnlewis.com 26 Aug 2011
  • Some People Thought This Freezer Was Reliable

    Two people thought that the John Lewis JLCH300 was well made.

  • Really pleased with this freezer, well made, looks smart and does the job...
    Wendy6121 - Johnlewis.com 28 Feb 2018
  • This is an attractively designed and well engineered product. The control panel is rather unusually positioned on the top lid. This makes it very convenient ...
    Nacky - Johnlewis.com 8 Oct 2013
  • Some People Thought the John Lewis JLCH300 Was Good in Terms of Size
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    One Owner Thought it Was Carefully Designed
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    Two People Thought it Was Easy to Use
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    Most People Thought the John Lewis JLCH300 Had Well Designed Technical Features

    Over 10 people thought that the John Lewis JLCH300 had very good features.

  • Pics scored Features 100 out of 100
    Pics - Johnlewis.com 24 Apr 2018
  • Skytrain scored Features 100 out of 100
    Skytrain - Johnlewis.com 16 Jan 2018
  • Stroller75 scored Features 80 out of 100
    Stroller75 - Johnlewis.com 14 Dec 2017
  • Nowupnorth scored Features 100 out of 100
    Nowupnorth - Johnlewis.com 6 Feb 2018
  • One Person Thought This Freezer Had Good Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought This Freezer Had Good Environmental Credentials
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Seven people thought that the John Lewis JLCH300 was really quiet.

  • ... compact, sits on ball type feet so it is easy to move and is very quiet when it is operating. Also has two multi purpose baskets which fit in the top or ...
    Stoonman - Johnlewis.com 25 Oct 2011
  • ... this and a three year warranty as standard. Altogether a lovely piece of kit which is very quiet in operation. Hide...
    Nacky - Johnlewis.com 8 Oct 2013
  • ... is my only mild grumble, and not enough to mark the whole freezer down. It is quiet, neat, easy handle to open and I like the two baskets in the top. We ...
    Nowupnorth - Johnlewis.com 6 Feb 2018
  • ... has temperature light indicators on the lid near the handle and is operationally quiet. We chose this model to go in our garage and we are very ... More ...
    Swarlandman - Johnlewis.com 2 Jan 2019
  • Some People Thought This Freezer Had a Big Capacity
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    Two People Thought the John Lewis JLCH300 Had Better Storage

    Two people thought that the John Lewis JLCH300 had good baskets.

  • ... whole freezer down. It is quiet, neat, easy handle to open and I like the two baskets in the top. We are very happy with it. Hide...
    Nowupnorth - Johnlewis.com 6 Feb 2018
  • Plenty of storage space and two useful baskets included. Quick fast freeze and very economical on energy use...
    JohnChris1942 - Johnlewis.com 30 Apr 2018
  • One Person Thought the John Lewis JLCH300 Kept the Same Temperature Everywhere Inside
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High freezer capacity
    Long storage time during power failure
    Has a defrost function
    Has a fast freeze function
    ok freezing capacity
    High noise level
    Only two shelves / baskets
    High Freezer Capacity
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    The average freezer net capacity of all freezers is 190L, with the lowest being 22L and the highest being 1,100L. The freezer net capacity of the JLCH300 of 300L is higher than 88% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

    What does "freezer net capacity" mean? Less Edit
    High Noise Level

    The JLCH300's noise level of 49dB is very high compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 98% of all freezers when ordered 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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    Long Storage Time During Power Failure
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    The storage time during power failure of the JLCH300 of 26h is longer than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 31% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the freezers the storage time during power failures range from 2h to 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

    What does "storage time during power failure" mean? Less Edit
    ok Freezing Capacity
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    The freezing capacity of the John Lewis JLCH300 of 17kg/24h is ok compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 46% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

    What does "freezing capacity" mean? Less Edit
    Only Two Shelves / Baskets

    The JLCH300 is a two shelf / basket freezer. Most of the other freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets.

    What does "shelf / basket" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Defrost Function
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    The JLCH300 has a defrost function, unlike 67% of freezers which do not have a defrost function.

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    Has a Fast Freeze Function
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    The John Lewis JLCH300 has a fast freeze function, unlike 54% of freezers which do not have a fast freeze function.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A freezer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the John Lewis JLCH300, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This freezer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    High End Good Value for Money
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    John Lewis JLCH300
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £399.00 it is in the cheapest 48% of freezers.

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    Value for Money of Similar Freezers

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    What the Reviews Say

    Seven people thought the John Lewis JLCH300 had a good price
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    Age

    John Lewis JLCH300 Release Date

    October 2016

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    Running Costs

    John Lewis JLCH300 Running Costs

    The energy efficiency rating of this freezer is A+, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the JLCH300 is £690, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we checked.

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    3.1T
    Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 3.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 81 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    John Lewis JLCH300 Specification

    Key Features
    Freezer Net Capacity
    Type
    Width
    Height
    Performance
    Noise Level
    Storage Time During Power Failure
    Fast Freeze Function
    Minimum Freezer Temperature
    Maximum Freezer Temperature
    Freezing Capacity
    Defrost Function
    Design
    Shelf / Basket
    Display Type
    Other Features
    Vacation Mode
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Weight & Dimensions
    Depth

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    john lewispartners jlch300

    Barcodes

     07332543056071

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