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LEC U5010
U5010W

£120.00
LEC U5010
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14 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
86
Popularity
Widely Available
98
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Age
3 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£400 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and classic 70L capacity freezer, with a good spec and very low running costs.
70L Upright 501mm 845mm Mar 2015 A+
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LEC U5010 Price History

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 is a 82% chance that the price of the LEC U5010 will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to £15 over this period.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LEC U5010 number 25 in best selling freezers, number 28 in small freezers and number 35 across all freezers.

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Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
67
Features
87
Popularity
98
Value for Money
73
Age
94
Running Costs

85

85
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this freezer to others. Looking across the entire Candy freezer range, the average reviews for all Candy freezers are also excellent.
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 2018.
This LEC freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £400 over 10 years are in the cheapest 12% of all 1,687 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
The U5010 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Lower than average noise level
CFC & HFC free
Total gross capacity (litres) - 72l
Total net capacity (litres) - 70l
Handle type - recessed
Very low freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

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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Average Review Score

4.4 stars (120 reviews).

62%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the LEC U5010?

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56 Buyers Thought the LEC U5010 Was Fairly Priced.
One Customer Wrote in Their Review That it Was of an Excellent Quality.
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Four Buyers Wrote in Their Review That it Was Solidly Made.
Many Customers Said That the LEC U5010 Was Good in Terms of Size.
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17 Customers Mentioned That the Product Was Carefully Designed.
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The Vast Majority of Buyers Mentioned That the Product Was Not Difficult to Use.
Most Purchasers Thought This Freezer Had Great Technical Features.
22 Buyers Said That the LEC U5010 Had an OK Noise Level.
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Three Customers Wrote in Their Review That it Had a Low Capacity.
Six Purchasers Thought the Product Was Energy Efficient.
Nine Out of Ten Buyers Said That the Product Had Superior Storage.
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One Person Wrote in Their Review That This Freezer Was Straightforwards to Clean.
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How Good Are LEC Freezers?

We have evaluated 9 expert reviews and 10,026 user reviews for freezers written online and used this data to evaluate an average rating for LEC freezers of 89%. This makes LEC the 8th best freezer brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Very Low Freezer Net Capacity
Lower Than Average Noise Level
Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity
Only Three Shelves / Baskets
CFC & HFC Free
Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity
Has an Ice Cube Tray
Very Low Freezer Net Capacity

The lowest freezer net capacity of freezers is 22L, the highest is 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L. The LEC U5010's freezer net capacity of only 70L is lower than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the lowest 7% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Noise Level
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The LEC U5010's noise level of only 40dB is lower than average when compared to most other freezers. It is lower than 69% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. The lowest noise level of freezers is 34dB, the highest is 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the LEC U5010 of only 10h is very short compared to most other freezers. It is in the shortest 4% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The storage time during power failures of freezers range from 2h to 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity

The LEC U5010's freezing capacity of only 4kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other freezers. It is smaller than 95% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves / Baskets

Most freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets, including the LEC U5010 which has three shelves / baskets.

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CFC & HFC Free

The LEC U5010 is CFC & HFC free, unlike 92% of freezers which are not CFC & HFC free.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The LEC U5010's freezer gross capacity of only 72L is very small compared to most other freezers. It is in the smallest 4% of all freezers when ranked by this feature. The smallest freezer gross capacity of freezers is 18L, the largest is 1,500L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The LEC U5010 has an ice cube tray. 78% of freezers do not have an ice cube tray.

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Popularity

Popularity

The LEC U5010 is currently ranked number 35 across all freezers.
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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.

The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £165 to £139 in the last 67 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Age

Release Date

This freezer was released in March 2015.

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When Are Most New LEC Freezers Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any clear pattern in the release month for new LEC freezers. The biggest month in 2017 for new LEC freezer releases was March, with three new LEC freezers released that month. Three new LEC freezers were released in October 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new LEC freezer releases. In 2015 most new LEC freezers were released in March, with 11 new LEC freezers released that month.

How Fast Do LEC Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Most freezers drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however LEC freezers tend to depreciate faster. On average, in the first 6 months after release, LEC freezers drop in price by 4%. On a typical new LEC freezer costing £474, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £18.

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This LEC freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 10 year running cost of the U5010 is £400 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 1,687 freezers.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £395.46
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Total running cost over 10 years £395.46
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Energy Rating
1.8T
Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 47 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

Total Gross Capacity (litres) - 72L.

Total Net Capacity (litres) - 70L.

Handle Type.

Recessed.

LEC U5010 Manuals and Brochures

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LEC U5010 Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Climate Class
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Ice Cube Tray
Design
Case Design
CFC & HFC Free
Shelf / Basket
Colour
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Current
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

glen dimplex group u5010w, lec lecufzu5010ww, lecu5010w u5010w, guarantee u5010w, warranty u5010w, lecu5010w 79ltr, product u5010w, lec lecu5010w, labour u5010w, lec u5010wwh, lec sac2628, lec sac2620, lec sac2627, lec sac2622, lec sac2624, lec 70litre, menu u5010w, lec sac2629, lec sac2621, mega u5010w, lec sac2623, lec 79ltr

Barcodes

00000444440185, 05052263001855, 08454621546607

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