Bosch KGE39BL40G vs Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 vs Samsung RB41J7859S4 vs Siemens IQ500

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Bosch KGE39BL40G
Panasonic NR-BN34EX1
Samsung RB41J7859S4
Siemens iQ500

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
52% longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G is a 35h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 18h longer than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 and the Siemens iQ500 (17h).
Cheaper to run by £82.25
The Bosch KGE39BL40G only costs £366.60 to run over five years however the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 costs £404.20 to run (10% more), the Samsung RB41J7859S4 costs £448.85 to run (22% more) and the Siemens iQ500 costs £420.65 to run (15% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Bosch KGE39BL40G is "A+++", whereas the rating of the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is "A+++", the rating of the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is "A+++" and the rating of the Siemens iQ500 is "A+++".
5 Reasons For
Fresh zone compartment Edit
The Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 has a fresh zone compartment, however the Bosch KGE39BL40G does not have a fresh zone compartment. Read more

A part of a fridge which is cooler than the rest, at between 0 and 3 degrees Celsius, used for chilling meats, seafood, fruit and vegetables.

Lighter Edit
Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is 76kg heavy, but the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 90kg heavy fridge freezer (14kg heavier) and the Siemens iQ500 is an 84kg heavy fridge freezer (8kg heavier).
Cheaper by £189
The Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 costs £189 less than the Samsung RB41J7859S4.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge freezer.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+++", however the Bosch KGE39BL40G has a rating of "A+++", the Samsung RB41J7859S4 has a rating of "A+++" and the Siemens iQ500 has a rating of "A+++".
6 Reasons For
72L larger total net capacity Edit
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 406L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 69L larger than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (355L), 72L larger than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (355L) and 51L larger than the Siemens iQ500 (355L).
70L larger total gross capacity Edit
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 433L total gross capacity fridge freezer. That's 70L larger than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 ().
Larger fridge net capacity Edit
Samsung RB41J7859S4 is 276L net fridge capacity. That's 27L larger than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (269L), 22L larger than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (269L) and 7L larger than the Siemens iQ500 (269L).
One more number of vegetable drawers Edit
The number of number of vegetable drawerss on the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is two, but the Siemens iQ500 only has one number of vegetable drawers. Read more

We do not know the number of number of vegetable drawerss on the Bosch KGE39BL40G or the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1. It is possible that they do not have any number of vegetable drawerss.

39% larger freezer net capacity Edit
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 has a freezer net capacity of 130L. That's 42L larger than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (86L), 50L larger than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (86L) and 44L larger than the Siemens iQ500 (86L).
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+++", however the Bosch KGE39BL40G has a rating of "A+++", the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 has a rating of "A+++" and the Siemens iQ500 has a rating of "A+++".
5 Reasons For
Built-in display Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a built-in display, but the Bosch KGE39BL40G does not have a built-in display.
11% quieter noise level Edit
The Siemens iQ500 is a 37dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 1dB quieter than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (37dB), 4dB quieter than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (37dB) and 2dB quieter than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (37dB).
Five fridge number of shelves/basketss Edit
The number of fridge number of shelves/basketss on the Siemens iQ500 is five, but the Samsung RB41J7859S4 only has four fridge number of shelves/basketss. Read more

We do not know the number of fridge number of shelves/basketss on the Bosch KGE39BL40G or the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1. It is possible that they do not have any fridge number of shelves/basketss.

Bigger freezing capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a freezing capacity of 17kg/24h. That's 3kg/24h bigger than the Bosch KGE39BL40G and the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (17kg/24h) and 5kg/24h bigger than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (17kg/24h).
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Siemens iQ500 is "A+++", whereas the rating of the Bosch KGE39BL40G is "A+++", the rating of the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is "A+++" and the rating of the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is "A+++".

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in display Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G does not have a built-in display, whereas the Siemens iQ500 does.
Smaller total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G has a total net capacity of 337L, but the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 334L total net capacity fridge freezer (3L smaller), the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 406L total net capacity fridge freezer (69L larger) and the Siemens iQ500 is a 355L total net capacity fridge freezer (18L larger).
3% louder noise level Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 3dB quieter than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (37dB), 1dB quieter than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (37dB) and 1dB louder than the Siemens iQ500 (37dB).
11% smaller fridge net capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G has a fridge net capacity of 249L, however the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 254L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (5L larger), the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 276L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (27L larger) and the Siemens iQ500 is a 269L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (20L larger).
A lot smaller freezer net capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G is an 88L net freezer capacity fridge freezer, whereas the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is an 80L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (8L smaller), the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 130L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (42L larger) and the Siemens iQ500 is an 86L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (2L smaller).
22% smaller freezing capacity Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G has a freezing capacity of 14kg/24h, and so does the Samsung RB41J7859S4. That's 2kg/24h bigger than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (17kg/24h) and 3kg/24h smaller than the Siemens iQ500 (17kg/24h).
Does not have a fresh zone compartment Edit
The Bosch KGE39BL40G does not have a fresh zone compartment, however the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 has a fresh zone compartment. Read more

A part of a fridge which is cooler than the rest, at between 0 and 3 degrees Celsius, used for chilling meats, seafood, fruit and vegetables.

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Two months older
The Bosch KGE39BL40G is older than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 by two months. The Bosch KGE39BL40G is the same age as the Samsung RB41J7859S4.
7 Reasons Against
72L smaller total net capacity Edit
The Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 334L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 3L smaller than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (355L), 72L smaller than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (355L) and 21L smaller than the Siemens iQ500 (355L).
A little louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 has a noise level of 41dB, but the Bosch KGE39BL40G is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer (3dB quieter), the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 39dB noise level fridge freezer (2dB quieter) and the Siemens iQ500 is a 37dB noise level fridge freezer (4dB quieter).
70L smaller total gross capacity Edit
The Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 363L total gross capacity fridge freezer. That's 70L smaller than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 ().
9% smaller fridge net capacity Edit
Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is only 254L net fridge capacity. That's 5L larger than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (269L), 22L smaller than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (269L) and 15L smaller than the Siemens iQ500 (269L).
Smaller freezer net capacity Edit
The Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 has a freezer net capacity of 80L. That's 8L smaller than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (86L), 50L smaller than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (86L) and 6L smaller than the Siemens iQ500 (86L).
5kg/24h smaller freezing capacity Edit
Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is only 12kg/24h freezer capacity, but the Bosch KGE39BL40G and the Samsung RB41J7859S4 are both 14kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezers (2kg/24h bigger) and the Siemens iQ500 is a 17kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (5kg/24h bigger).
Higher running costs over five years by £37.60
Over five years the running costs of the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 are £404.20 which is £37.60 more than the Bosch KGE39BL40G. Show assumptions.
9 Reasons Against
2dB louder noise level Edit
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 has a noise level of 39dB, but the Bosch KGE39BL40G is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB quieter), the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 41dB noise level fridge freezer (2dB louder) and the Siemens iQ500 is a 37dB noise level fridge freezer (2dB quieter).
One less fridge number of shelves/baskets Edit
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a four fridge number of shelves/baskets fridge freezer, whereas the Siemens iQ500 only has five fridge number of shelves/basketss. Read more

We do not know the number of fridge number of shelves/basketss on the Bosch KGE39BL40G or the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1. It is possible that they do not have any fridge number of shelves/basketss.

Shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 has a storage time during power failure of 17h (as does the Siemens iQ500), however the Bosch KGE39BL40G is a 35h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (18h longer).
Smaller freezing capacity Edit
Samsung RB41J7859S4 is only 14kg/24h freezer capacity (as does the Bosch KGE39BL40G), but the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 12kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (2kg/24h smaller) and the Siemens iQ500 is a 17kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (3kg/24h bigger).
Heavier Edit
Samsung RB41J7859S4 is 90kg heavy, but the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 76kg heavy fridge freezer (14kg lighter) and the Siemens iQ500 is an 84kg heavy fridge freezer (6kg lighter).
More expensive by £189
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 is £189 more expensive than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1.
Less retailers
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 is only stocked by 3 sellers, whereas the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this fridge freezer remaining in stock.
Older by two months
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 is two months older than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1. The Samsung RB41J7859S4 is the same age as the Bosch KGE39BL40G.
£82.25 more expensive to run over five years
The Samsung RB41J7859S4 costs £448.85 to run which is £82.25 more to run than the Bosch KGE39BL40G, £44.65 more to run than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 and £28.20 more to run than the Siemens iQ500 over five years. Show assumptions.
9 Reasons Against
Smaller total net capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a total net capacity of 355L, but the Bosch KGE39BL40G is a 337L total net capacity fridge freezer (18L smaller), the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 334L total net capacity fridge freezer (21L smaller) and the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 406L total net capacity fridge freezer (51L larger).
7L smaller fridge net capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a fridge net capacity of 269L, however the Bosch KGE39BL40G is a 249L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (20L smaller), the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is a 254L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (15L smaller) and the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 276L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (7L larger).
Only one number of vegetable drawers Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has one number of vegetable drawers, however the Samsung RB41J7859S4 only has two number of vegetable drawerss. Read more

We do not know the number of number of vegetable drawerss on the Bosch KGE39BL40G or the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1. It is possible that they do not have any number of vegetable drawerss.

Significantly smaller freezer net capacity Edit
The Siemens iQ500 is an 86L net freezer capacity fridge freezer, whereas the Bosch KGE39BL40G is an 88L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (2L larger), the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 is an 80L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (6L smaller) and the Samsung RB41J7859S4 is a 130L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (44L larger).
Two times shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Siemens iQ500 is a 17h storage time during power failure fridge freezer, and so does the Samsung RB41J7859S4. That's 18h shorter than the Bosch KGE39BL40G (17h).
10% heavier Edit
The Siemens iQ500 has a weight of 84kg. That's 8kg heavier than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 (84kg) and 6kg lighter than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 (84kg).
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Eight months older
The Siemens iQ500 is older than the Bosch KGE39BL40G by six months, older than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1 by eight months and older than the Samsung RB41J7859S4 by six months.
More expensive to run over five years by 15%
Over five years the running costs of the Siemens iQ500 are £420.65 which is £54.05 more than the Bosch KGE39BL40G and £16.45 more than the Panasonic NR-BN34EX1. Show assumptions.

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Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 366.60
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 366.60
Electricity cost - switched on £ 404.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 404.20
Purchase price £ 790.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,194.20
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 448.85
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 448.85
Purchase price £ 979.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,427.85
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 420.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 420.65

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

1.8T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.0T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
51
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.2T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
57
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.1T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
 Freestanding
Colour of Product
 Stainless steel
 Silver
 Stainless steel
 Silver
 Stainless steel
 Silver
 Stainless steel
 Silver
Door Hinge
 Left
 Left
 Left
 Left
Number of Compressors
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Shelves Material
 Glass
 Glass
 Glass
 Glass
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display
BEST
Control Type
 Touch
 Touch
 Touch
 Touch
Child Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Child lock
Door Opening Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 145° Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Reversible Doors
 Reversible doors
 Reversible doors
 Reversible doors
 Reversible doors

Performance

Total Net Capacity
337L 334L 406L
BEST
355L
Noise Level
38dB 41dB 39dB 37dB
BEST
Maximum Operating Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 43°C Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Operating Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 10°C Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Climate Class
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
Total Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 363L 433L
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data

Fridge

Fridge Net Capacity
249L 254L 276L
BEST
269L
Super Cool Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Super Cool function
Humidifier Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Humidifier function
Fridge Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Bottle Rack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bottle rack
 Bottle rack
 Bottle rack
Egg Balcony
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Egg balcony
 Egg balcony
 Egg balcony
Door Balconies
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Vegetable Drawers
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2
BEST
1
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 4 5
BEST
Multi-Airflow System (fridge)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-Airflow system (fridge)
 Multi-Airflow system (fridge)
Automatic Defrost (fridge)
 Automatic defrost (fridge)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic defrost (fridge)
No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
BEST
 LED
BEST
 LED
BEST
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 282L Unknown - Click to provide data

Freezer

Freezer Net Capacity
88L 80L 130L
BEST
86L
Storage Time During Power Failure
35h
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 17h 17h
Ice Cube Tray
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ice cube tray
Fast Freeze Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fast freeze function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezer Temperature (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data -24°C Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezer Number of Shelves/baskets
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3 3
Automatic Defrost (freezer)
 Automatic defrost (freezer)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic defrost (freezer)
No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No Frost (freezer)
Star Rating
4 Unknown - Click to provide data 4 4
Freezing Capacity
14kg/24h 12kg/24h 14kg/24h 17kg/24h
BEST
Freezer Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 151L Unknown - Click to provide data
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Fresh Zone

Fresh Zone Compartment
 Fresh zone compartment
 Fresh zone compartment
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Cable Length
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4m
Door Open Alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Door open alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Door open alarm

Power

Current
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10A
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 240
 240
 240
 240
Annual Energy Consumption
156kWh
BEST
172kWh 191kWh 179kWh
Connected Load
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 160W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+++
 A+++
 A+++
 A+++

Weight & Dimensions

Width
600mm 600mm 595mm 600mm
Height
2,010mm 2,000mm 2,017mm 2,010mm
Depth
650mm 633mm 650mm 650mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 76kg
BEST
90kg 84kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 92.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2,090mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 746mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 637mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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