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Smeg CVB20RNE1

£1,226.00
Smeg CVB20RNE1
90
Reviews
39 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
64
Value for Money
Good
66
Age
5 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£570 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 170L capacity freezer, with low running costs. This freezer has very good features and it's really well designed, and easy to use.
170L Upright 600mm 1,510mm Jan 2014 A+
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Smeg CVB20RNE1 number 169 in small freezers and number 252 across all freezers.

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Reviews
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Features
64
Value for Money
67
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 78%, based on 39 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 Smeg freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £570 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 CVB20RNE1 has some great features:
Lower than average noise level
Larger than average freezing capacity
Has a thermostat
Has an ice cube tray
50's retro style aesthetic
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Average Review Score

3.9 stars (39 reviews)

59%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Smeg CVB20RNE1?

Price
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Design
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Ease of Use
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Features
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Environmental Considerations
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The Vast Majority of People Thought the Smeg CVB20RNE1 Was Priced Reasonably
  • Nice oven. Various options for use. Good make. Fairly good value for money for Neff. Only one tray provided.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Dec 2016
  • Naomi scored Value for Money 90 out of 100
    Naomi - Currys.co.uk 30 Dec 2016
  • Great performance. Much better than dyson vacum cleaner. Good value for money.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 May 2014
  • Lisa scored Value for Money 80 out of 100
    Lisa - Currys.co.uk 10 Aug 2017
  • Some Owners Thought This Freezer Was Robust
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    6 Out of 10 People Thought it Was a Great Size

    Four people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 was very lightweight.

  • ... cylinder vacuum cleaner. Look no further. This is an excellent product which ticks all the boxes in terms of weight. Power. Size. Manoeuvrability and noise. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Oct 2015
  • Light weight and tools integrated into build. Good suction and powerful cleaning.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 May 2011
  • Debbie scored Weight 80 out of 100
    Debbie - Currys.co.uk 27 Nov 2017
  • Becky scored Weight 100 out of 100
    Becky - Currys.co.uk 17 Nov 2017
  • Over 30 People Thought it Was Carefully Designed

    More than 30 people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 was really well designed and four people thought that it was also really good-looking.

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    Really Well Designed
    31 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Airbelt to save skirting boards from damage. Design of handle. Ease of use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 Sep 2012
  • Design is great. Quiet when it's on and feels good build quality. Not keen on the timer but it's just getting use to it.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2017
  • Nice design stainless steel and black. For the first couple of months the grill ignition takes a while to stay alight but I don't use it as much as possibly ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Aug 2017
  • Sheila scored Design 90 out of 100
    Sheila - Currys.co.uk 7 Oct 2016
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    Really Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 20 People Thought it Was Not Hard to Use

    More than 20 people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 was really easy to use.

  • Airbelt to save skirting boards from damage. Design of handle. Ease of use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 Sep 2012
  • This oven looks great. Is so easy to use. Is very quiet and cooks brilliantly. Bad points.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 Aug 2017
  • Even cooking of both ovens. Easy to use programmable timer. Feels robust.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 31 Oct 2017
  • Looks stylish. British Made. Slow cooking setting and timer very handy.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 Nov 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 had superb features.

  • Self cleaning oven good feature. Might be better to do the hob marker position in a different colour so more visible. Though feeling it seems to work. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 19 Jun 2017
  • Brian scored Features 100 out of 100
    Brian - Currys.co.uk 9 Nov 2017
  • Emma scored Features 80 out of 100
    Emma - Currys.co.uk 13 Jan 2018
  • Di scored Features 100 out of 100
    Di - Currys.co.uk 21 Apr 2017
  • Two People Thought the Smeg CVB20RNE1 Had Poor Technical Guidance
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    Most Owners Thought it Had Good Environmental Credentials

    More than 10 people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 was outstanding in terms of power usage.

  • Its energy efficient and good storage space.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Jan 2016
  • Ewuraama scored Energy Efficiency 100 out of 100
    Ewuraama - Currys.co.uk 23 Jan 2016
  • Beverley scored Energy Efficiency 90 out of 100
    Beverley - Currys.co.uk 20 Apr 2017
  • Andrea scored Energy Efficiency 100 out of 100
    Andrea - Currys.co.uk 6 Sep 2017
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had an OK Noise Level

    Four people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 was very quiet.

  • Very quiet as ovens go. Cooks as it should heat distributes well.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 21 Apr 2017
  • Looks beautiful. Is quiet and works perfectly. Not frost free.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 Aug 2009
  • This oven looks great. Is so easy to use. Is very quiet and cooks brilliantly. Bad points.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 Aug 2017
  • Design is great. Quiet when it's on and feels good build quality. Not keen on the timer but it's just getting use to it.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2017
  • One Person Thought This Freezer Had a Good Capacity
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    One Person Thought it Used a Reasonable Amount of Electricity
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    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Storage

    Several people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 had brilliant drawers and had good shelves.

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    Has Superb Drawers
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... big family or batch cooking. 2 fast freeze areas and big drawers make it easy to see what you have. Looks cool next to my Smeg fridge. Need extra room ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Sep 2017
  • It looks amazing. Plenty of room in drawers which open easily. It is expensive compared to other freezers.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 20 Apr 2017
  • Looks fab Deep drawers so can get a huge turkey in. The panel to control temperatures isn't working properly although I can still use the freezer. I contacted ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Dec 2016
  • View All Reviews About Drawers
    Has Good Shelves
    2 people agree
    3 people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had Defrosting Problems
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    Two People Thought it Was Simple to Clean

    Two people thought that the Smeg CVB20RNE1 was easy to clean.

  • Self cleaning oven good feature. Might be better to do the hob marker position in a different colour so more visible. Though feeling it seems to work. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 19 Jun 2017
  • Light weight and tools integrated into build. Good suction and powerful cleaning.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 May 2011
  • How Good Are Smeg Freezers?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Lower than average noise level
    Larger than average freezing capacity
    Has a thermostat
    Has an ice cube tray
    Has a temperature alarm
    Average freezer net capacity
    Average storage time during power failure
    Five shelves / baskets

    What the Reviews Say

    6 out of 10 people thought it was a great size
    Over 30 people thought it was carefully designed
    More than 20 people thought it was not hard to use
    9 out of 10 people thought it had good technical features
    8 out of 10 people thought it had an OK noise level
    7 out of 10 people thought it had good storage
    Two people thought it was simple to clean
    Average Freezer Net Capacity
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    The freezer net capacity of the Smeg CVB20RNE1 of 170L is pretty standard compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 58% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Lower Than Average Noise Level
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    The noise levels of freezers range from 34dB to 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The noise level of the CVB20RNE1 of only 40dB is lower than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the lowest 26% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Average Storage Time During Power Failure
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    The CVB20RNE1's storage time during power failure of 23h is relatively average compared to most other freezers. It is in the longest 49% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
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    The freezing capacity of the CVB20RNE1 of 20kg/24h is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the largest 27% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

    What does "freezing capacity" mean? Less Edit
    Five Shelves / Baskets
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    Compared to the other 1,409 freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves / baskets of, the Smeg CVB20RNE1 is a five shelf / basket freezer which is average.

    What does "shelf / basket" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Thermostat

    The Smeg CVB20RNE1 has a thermostat. 71% of freezers do not have a thermostat.

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    Has an Ice Cube Tray

    The CVB20RNE1 has an ice cube tray, unlike 78% of freezers which do not have an ice cube tray.

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    Has a Temperature Alarm

    The Smeg CVB20RNE1 has a temperature alarm. 73% of freezers do not have a temperature alarm.

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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 Smeg CVB20RNE1, 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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    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought the Smeg CVB20RNE1 was priced reasonably
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    Age

    Smeg CVB20RNE1 Release Date

    January 2014

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    When Are Most New Smeg Freezers Released?

    July to September is the most common period for new Smeg freezers to be released in.

    If you wait until July 2019 then you might be able to get better features on your Smeg freezer. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current Smeg freezers tend to drop off when the next models are released. Last year most new Smeg freezers were released in September, with one new Smeg freezers released that month. In July 2017, two new Smeg freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Smeg freezer releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Smeg freezer releases was October, with four new Smeg freezers released that month.

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    How Fast Do Smeg Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

    Most freezers drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Smeg freezers tend to depreciate faster.

    On average, in the first 6 months after release, Smeg freezers drop in price by 17%. On a typical new Smeg freezer costing £446, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £77.

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    Running Costs

    Smeg CVB20RNE1 Running Costs

    This Smeg freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The CVB20RNE1 is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,700+ freezers that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the CVB20RNE1 is £570.

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    Europen European Energy Rating
    2.6T
    Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 2.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 67 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Most owners thought it had good environmental credentials

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    Smeg CVB20RNE1 Specification

    Key Features
    Freezer Net Capacity
    Type
    Width
    Height
    Performance
    Noise Level
    Storage Time During Power Failure
    Fast Freeze Function
    No Frost System
    Climate Class
    Thermostat
    Star Rating
    Freezing Capacity
    Freezer Gross Capacity
    Ice Cube Tray
    Design
    Case Design
    Shelf / Basket
    Reversible Doors
    Door Hinge
    Colour
    Ergonomics
    Temperature Alarm
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption
    Energy Efficiency Class
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Energy Usage
    Connected Load
    Weight & Dimensions
    Depth
    Depth Without Handle

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    cvb20rne1 cvb20rne1, smeg cvb20rne1bk, smeg 50s

    Barcodes

     08017709181413

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