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LEC U5010W

72

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LEC U5010W

£149.99
LEC U5010
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A very economical to run and positively reviewed 70L capacity freezer, with good features
70L Upright 501mm 845mm Mar 2015 A+
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LEC U5010 Review

With outstanding reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the LEC U5010 number 93 in small freezers and number 169 across all freezers.
94
Reviews
14 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
64
Features
Good Features
77
Age
3 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£360 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this freezer to others. Looking across the entire Zanussi freezer range, the average reviews for all Zanussi 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 classification of A+, and its running costs of £360 over 10 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 678 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
Customers report noise level, it is a good size and it is fairly priced.
The U5010 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
CFC & HFC free
Has an ice cube tray
Total gross capacity (litres) - 72l
Total net capacity (litres) - 70l
Handle type - recessed
Lower than average freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

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LEC U5010 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

People who bought this LEC freezer rated this freezer 87% on average. 7 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this freezer either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Some LEC U5010 reviewers reckoned that the product was quiet. Andrew Garrett wrote in his review on Amazon “The Freezer is very quiet and gets to temperature without fuss very quickly” and gave it a very good review. Backstopbob mentioned in their review of this freezer “Nice clean lines, very quiet”. Sandy mentioned “It is also very quiet, you can hardly tell when the motor is running”.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three LEC U5010 reviewers concluded that this freezer was compact. Four years ago Sandy said in his review of this freezer “This is a compact under-counter freezer, so it doesn't hold as much as a chest freezer.”. One customer concluded that the product was a good size. Norman Stone said “Good size for the smaller kitchen” in his review of the LEC U5010.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three LEC U5010 owners who purchased the LEC U5010 concluded that it was good value for money. Gillian Cain gave this freezer a score of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Surprising amount of space in this compact freezer good value for money runs quietly plastic drawers stop cold escaping from other shelves when accessing food”. Four years ago Happy Shopper said on Amazon “This item is just what i needed fits in nicely and works very well its already saved me money and shopping trips good item thank you”. Norman Stone wrote last year “Good running costs, good looks and good price!” in his LEC U5010 review.

Users Report Good Storage

Some LEC U5010 reviewers who reviewed the LEC U5010 considered that it had good drawers. Caulkhead said on Amazon “The tiny drawers require very careful management indeed” in their review but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 2 stars.

Users Report That it is Robust

Some customers who purchased it thought it was reliable. Leoness rated it as very good and mentioned in their LEC U5010 review on Amazon “Reliable make and very spacious”. Leoness also wrote “It was hard to find a reliable make in 50cm”.

Customers Report That it is Energy Efficient

One customer who reviewed this freezer concluded that it was efficient.

LEC Has Very Good Freezer Reviews

We checked 201 owner and expert reviews (including 208 verified purchases) for LEC freezers and found that on average LEC has very good ratings. 100% of those that bought a LEC freezer would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The U5010 is one of the cheaper to run freezers that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the U5010 is £360.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LEC released the U5010 in March 2015.

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Features

Lower Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The LEC U5010's freezer net capacity of only 70L is lower than average when compared to most other freezers. It is lower than 95% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the freezers the freezer net capacities range from 30L to 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 200L.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LEC U5010 of 40dB is pretty average compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 60% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the freezers the storage time during power failures range from 5h to 90h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h. The storage time during power failure of the LEC U5010 of only 10h is in the shortest 5% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezing Capacity

The LEC U5010's freezing capacity of only 4kg/24h is very small compared to most other freezers. It is in the smallest 4% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. Freezers have freezing capacities of between 2kg/24h and 38kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 16kg/24h.

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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. 82% of freezers are not CFC & HFC free.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The LEC U5010 has an ice cube tray, unlike 73% of freezers which do not have an ice cube tray.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

Across all the freezers the freezer gross capacities range from 32L to 610L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L. The freezer gross capacity of the LEC U5010 of only 72L is smaller than 97% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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