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John Lewis JLCH300

John Lewis JLCH300
97
Reviews
24 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Age
2 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£690 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
This freezer has excellent features, it's very quiet and well made. It's a top-rated but slightly out of date 300L capacity freezer, with low running costs and a great spec.
300L Chest 1,060mm 866mm Oct 2016 A+++|A++|A+
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With outstanding reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the John Lewis JLCH300 number 79 in medium freezers and number 540 across all freezers.

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97
Reviews
80
Features
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Value for Money
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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 24 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. View the latest freezers 2019.
This John Lewis freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £690 over 10 years are neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
The JLCH300 has some great features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
Longer than average storage time during power failure
Has a defrost 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 (24 reviews)

71%

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

Temperature Consistency
1
0
Storage
2
1
Features
8
0
Price
5
0
Noise Level
5
0
Robustness
3
0
Ease of Use
2
1
Size and Weight
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0
Capacity
2
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Design
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1
Environmental Considerations
1
0
Six People Thought it Had a Reasonable 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
  • Three People Thought it Was Solidly Made

    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 it Was Good in Terms of Size
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    One Person Thought This Freezer Was Thoughtfully Designed
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    Two People Thought it Was Not Difficult to Use
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

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

  • Stroller75 scored Features 80 out of 100
    Stroller75 - Johnlewis.com 14 Dec 2017
  • Skytrain scored Features 100 out of 100
    Skytrain - Johnlewis.com 16 Jan 2018
  • Nowupnorth scored Features 100 out of 100
    Nowupnorth - Johnlewis.com 6 Feb 2018
  • Pics scored Features 100 out of 100
    Pics - Johnlewis.com 24 Apr 2018
  • One Owner Thought This Freezer Had an Environmentally Responsible Design
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    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Had an OK Noise Level

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

  • ... 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
  • ... 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
  • Ideal family freezer with plenty of room. Came with 2 small baskets. Fairly quiet in running...
    Swillia4 - Johnlewis.com 4 Oct 2011
  • Two People Thought it Had a Big Capacity
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    Two People Thought it Had Superior 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 it Kept a Constant Temperature Inside
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Higher than average freezer net capacity
    Longer than average storage time during power failure
    Has a defrost function
    Average freezing capacity
    Higher than average noise level
    Only two shelves / baskets

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought it was solidly made
    The vast majority of people thought it had good technical features
    The vast majority of owners thought it had an OK noise level
    Two people thought it had superior storage
    Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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    Across all the freezers the freezer net capacities range from 22L to 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L. The John Lewis JLCH300's freezer net capacity of 300L is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 87% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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    Higher Than Average Noise Level

    The lowest noise level of freezers is 34dB, the highest is 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The John Lewis JLCH300's noise level of 49dB is higher than 99% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Longer Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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    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. The JLCH300's storage time during power failure of 26h is in the longest 31% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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    Average Freezing Capacity
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    The freezing capacity of the JLCH300 of 17kg/24h is fairly typical compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 48% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Only Two Shelves / Baskets

    The JLCH300 is a two shelf / basket freezer.

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    Has a Defrost Function

    The JLCH300 has a defrost function, unlike 73% of freezers which do not have a defrost function.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    Six people thought it had a reasonable price
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    Age

    John Lewis JLCH300 Release Date

    October 2016

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    Running Costs

    John Lewis JLCH300 Running Costs

    This John Lewis freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the average 10 year running cost of the JLCH300 is £690 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we checked.

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    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
    Other Features
    Vacation Mode
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Weight & Dimensions
    Depth

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    john lewispartners jlch300, john lewis jlch300

    Barcodes

     07332543056071

    John Lewis JLCH300 - Other Freezers Worth Considering

    Cheaper to run by £310 over five years
    One year longer manufacturer's guarantee
    £275 cheaper to run over five years
    Better manufacturer's guarantee by two years

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    Better manufacturer's guarantee by two years
    Better manufacturer's guarantee by two years
    £52 cheaper to run over five years
    Five years longer manufacturer's guarantee
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    £ 251.99
    Cheaper to run by £193 over five years
    Better manufacturer's guarantee by two years
    Better manufacturer's guarantee by one year

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