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Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 vs Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA

Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 vs Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA

Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4
Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
90L larger total net capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 447L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 90L larger than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA (357L).
Larger total gross capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 534L total gross capacity fridge freezer. That's 158L larger than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA (376L).
Larger fridge net capacity Edit
Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is 342L net fridge capacity. That's 77L larger than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA (265L).
Two more shelves/baskets (fridge) Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a four shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer, whereas the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA only has two shelves/baskets (fridge).
76L larger fridge gross capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 342L fridge gross capacity fridge freezer. That's 76L larger than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA (266L).
13% larger freezer net capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 has a freezer net capacity of 105L. That's 13L larger than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA (92L).
5kg/24h bigger freezing capacity Edit
Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is 9kg/24h freezer capacity, but the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is only a 4kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (5kg/24h smaller).
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA has a rating of "A+".
4 Reasons For
Longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is an 18h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 6h longer than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 (18h).
5L bigger freezer gross capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA has a freezer gross capacity of 110L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is only a 105L gross freezer capacity fridge freezer (5L smaller).
£94.00 cheaper to run
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is £94.00 cheaper to run than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is "A+", but the rating of the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
A lot shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 has a storage time during power failure of 12h, however the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is an 18h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (6h longer).
Smaller freezer gross capacity Edit
The Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 105L gross freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 5L smaller than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA (110L).
Higher running costs over five years by £94.00
The running costs over five years of the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 are £853.04 which is £94.00 more than the Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA. Show assumptions.
9 Reasons Against
A lot smaller total net capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA has a total net capacity of 357L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 447L total net capacity fridge freezer (90L larger).
158L smaller total gross capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA has a total gross capacity of 376L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 534L total gross capacity fridge freezer (158L larger).
A lot smaller fridge net capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is a 265L net fridge capacity fridge freezer, whereas the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 342L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (77L larger).
Only two shelves/baskets (fridge) Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA has two shelves/baskets (fridge), however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 only has four shelves/baskets (fridge).
A lot smaller fridge gross capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA has a fridge gross capacity of 266L, however the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 342L fridge gross capacity fridge freezer (76L larger).
Smaller freezer net capacity Edit
Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is only 92L net freezer capacity, but the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 is a 105L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (13L larger).
5kg/24h smaller freezing capacity Edit
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is a 4kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 5kg/24h smaller than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 (4kg/24h).
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One month older
The Zanussi ZRB 38212 XA is older than the Fisher & Paykel RF522WDRX4 by one month.

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 853.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 853.04
Purchase price £ 649.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,502.04
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 759.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 759.04

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
 Grey
 Stainless steel
 Silver
 Grey
 Stainless steel
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Shelving Material
 Glass
 Glass
Reversible Doors
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 Reversible doors

Performance

Total Net Capacity
447L
BEST
357L
Noise Level
43dB 43dB
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
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 Super Cool function
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
 Bottle rack
Egg Balcony
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 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
105L
BEST
92L
Storage Time During Power Failure
12h 18h
BEST
Ice Cube Tray
 Ice cube tray
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
105L 110L
BEST
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Ergonomics

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

Power

Annual Energy Consumption
363kWh 323kWh
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+

Weight & Dimensions

Width
790mm 595mm
Height
1,715mm 2,005mm
Depth
695mm 647mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 68kg
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