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Smeg VI205PNF

190L 540mm 1,772mm Built-in Dec 2012
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date
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Smeg VI205PNF Review

Our Verdict:
A Fully Featured 190 Liter Freezer
With good features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Smeg VI205PNF number 463 across all freezers.
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Not Currently for Sale
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6 Great Features
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4 Years Old
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£717 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
23
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 23?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2017.
Whilst this freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £717 over 24 years are in the most expensive 4% of all 139 new freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing some features:
Has a door open alarm
Has a thermostat
Quite short storage time during power failure
Quite small freezing capacity

Smeg VI205PNF In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failures of medium freezer net capacity freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer range from 5h to 110h, and the average storage time during power failure is 27h. With a storage time during power failure of only 8 hours, the Smeg VI205PNF has one of the shortest storage time during power failures amongst medium freezer net capacity freezers of this age.

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190 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 190 liters net capacity freezer.

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Quite Small Freezing Capacity

With a freezing capacity of only 10 kilograms per 24 hours, the Smeg VI205PNF has one of the smallest freezing capacities amongst medium freezer net capacity freezers of this age. Freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer have freezing capacities of between 8kg/24h and 30kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 18kg/24h.

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Average Noise Level

At 42 decibels, the VI205PNF has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other latest medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The VI205PNF has a door open alarm, as do most of the other new similar spec freezers.

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg VI205PNF has a thermostat, as do most of the other medium freezer net capacity freezers that have been around for around the same time as this freezer.

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Has a Temperature Alarm

The Smeg VI205PNF has a temperature alarm, as do most of the other latest medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Smeg VI205PNF has a built-in display, as do most of the other similar spec freezers that are a comparable age to this freezer.

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Seven Shelves/baskets

The VI205PNF is a seven shelf/basket freezer.

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Has a No Frost System

The VI205PNF has a No Frost system, as do most of the other new medium freezer net capacity freezers.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This freezer has been on the market since December 2012.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this Smeg freezer is A+, the VI205PNF is in the most expensive 4% of all 139 new freezers that we have analysed for 24 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the VI205PNF is £717.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg vi205pnf
Barcodes 08017709164348, 08017709199197

Smeg VI205PNF Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg VI205PNF review we compared this freezer to 100 other models. For each freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 97,810 product attributes, 623 freezer reviews and 1,060,100 historical freezer prices from 95 freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this freezer is lacking.

50% larger freezing capacity
Higher freezer net capacity
3dB lower noise level
Two less shelves/baskets
Larger freezing capacity
23% cheaper to run
53L larger freezer gross capacity
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