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Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 vs Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA

Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 vs Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA

Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4
Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA

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FREE Standard delivery
In stock (32000 available)
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Standard delivery: £25.00

Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Larger total net capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a total net capacity of 445L, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 357L total net capacity fridge freezer (88L smaller).
158L larger total gross capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a total gross capacity of 534L, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 376L total gross capacity fridge freezer (158L smaller).
23% larger fridge net capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a fridge net capacity of 342L, however the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 265L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (77L smaller).
Four shelves/baskets (fridge) Edit
The number of shelves/baskets (fridge) on the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is four, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA only has two shelves/baskets (fridge).
Larger fridge gross capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a fridge gross capacity of 342L, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 266L fridge gross capacity fridge freezer (76L smaller).
11L larger freezer net capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 103L net freezer capacity fridge freezer, whereas the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only a 92L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (11L smaller).
56% bigger freezing capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 has a freezing capacity of 9kg/24h. That's 5kg/24h bigger than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA (4kg/24h).
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge freezer and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is "A+".
5 Reasons For
Longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is an 18h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 6h longer than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 (18h).
7L bigger freezer gross capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a freezer gross capacity of 110L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is only a 103L gross freezer capacity fridge freezer (7L smaller).
£1,069 cheaper
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA costs £269.99, whereas the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is £1,339.00.
£96.35 cheaper to run
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is £96.35 cheaper to run than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is "A+", but the rating of the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 12h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 6h shorter than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA (18h).
7L smaller freezer gross capacity Edit
Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is only 103L gross freezer capacity, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 110L gross freezer capacity fridge freezer (7L bigger).
£1,069 more expensive
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is more expensive than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA by £1,069.01.
13% higher running costs over five years
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 costs £855.39 to run which is £96.35 more to run than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA over five years. Show assumptions.
9 Reasons Against
25% smaller total net capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a total net capacity of 357L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 445L total net capacity fridge freezer (88L larger).
158L smaller total gross capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a total gross capacity of 376L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 534L total gross capacity fridge freezer (158L larger).
A lot smaller fridge net capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 265L net fridge capacity fridge freezer, whereas the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 342L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (77L larger).
Only two shelves/baskets (fridge) Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has two shelves/baskets (fridge), however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 only has four shelves/baskets (fridge).
A lot smaller fridge gross capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA has a fridge gross capacity of 266L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 342L fridge gross capacity fridge freezer (76L larger).
Smaller freezer net capacity Edit
Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is only 92L net freezer capacity, but the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 is a 103L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (11L larger).
5kg/24h smaller freezing capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is a 4kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 5kg/24h smaller than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 (4kg/24h).
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA, however 6 shops sell the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this fridge freezer remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 WA is older than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDLUX4 by one month.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 855.39
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 855.39
Purchase price £ 1,339.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,194.39
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 759.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 759.04
Purchase price £ 269.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,029.03
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

4.2T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 4.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
109
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.8T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
97
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Colour
 Silver
 White
 Silver
 White
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Shelving Material
 Glass
 Glass
Reversible Doors
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Reversible doors

Performance

Total Net Capacity
445L
BEST
357L
Noise Level
43dB 43dB
Water Dispenser
 Water dispenser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Icemaker
 Icemaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Operating Temperature
43°C 43°C
Minimum Operating Temperature
16°C 10°C
BEST
Climate Class
 T
 T (Tropical)
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 T (Tropical)
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
Total Gross Capacity
534L
BEST
376L

Fridge

Fridge Net Capacity
342L
BEST
265L
Super Cool Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Super Cool function
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
 Bottle rack
Egg Balcony
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Egg balcony
Door Balconies
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vegetable Drawer
2 2
Shelf/basket (fridge)
4
BEST
2
Automatic Defrost (fridge)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic defrost (fridge)
No Frost (fridge)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No Frost (fridge)
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
Fridge Gross Capacity
342L
BEST
266L

Freezer

Freezer Net Capacity
103L
BEST
92L
Storage Time During Power Failure
12h 18h
BEST
Fast Freeze Function
 Fast freeze function
 Fast freeze function
Shelf/basket
3 3
No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
Star Rating
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezing Capacity
9kg/24h
BEST
4kg/24h
Freezer Gross Capacity
103L 110L
BEST
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Ergonomics

Door Open Alarm
 Door open alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Annual Energy Consumption
364kWh 323kWh
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+

Weight & Dimensions

Width
790mm 595mm
Height
1,715mm 200mm
Depth
695mm 647mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 65kg
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