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Blomberg KNM 1551 i

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Blomberg KNM1551I Fridge Freezer

£479.99
190L 50L 540mm 1,776mm Jan 2012
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £650.95 Electricity cost over 10 years
Has a No Frost system
Very high running costs
Quite short storage time during power failure
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Energy

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this small fridge net capacity fridge freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the KNM 1551 i has an average 24 year running cost of £651 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 512 fridges of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was January 2012 when this fridge was released.


Freezer

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

At only 13 hours, the KNM 1551 i has a fairly short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age. Across all the small fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer the storage time during power failures range from 6h to 33h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h.

Fridge freezers with a longer storage time during power failure that might be worth considering include the New World IFF50 (£374.95) (14h and cheaper), or the Bosch KGN34VL20G (£399) (14h and cheaper); or the Bosch KGN34VB20G (£469) (14h and higher rated).

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Only Three Star Ratings

The KNM 1551 i is a three star rating fridge freezer.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

At only 49 liters, the KNM 1551 i has a fairly small freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been available for a similar time to this fridge freezer. The average freezer gross capacity of fridges that were released more than two years ago is 80L, and the freezer gross capacities range from 11L to 280L.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The average freezing capacity of fridges of a comparable age and spec to this fridge freezer is 5.2kg/24h. At only 2.5 kilograms per 24 hours, the KNM 1551 i has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 50 liters, the KNM 1551 i has a fairly standard freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of this type and age.

If you are looking for a fridge freezer with a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the CT 2441 (£369) (52L and cheaper), the CUef 2811 (£469) (53L and cheaper), or the CUsl 2311 (£399) (53L and cheaper) all from Liebherr.

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Design

Does Not Have a Child Lock

Like most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for more than two years, the KNM 1551 i does not have a child lock.

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Other Features

Has a No Frost System

The KNM 1551 i has a No Frost system, unlike most of the other fridges of a comparable type and age to this fridge freezer which do not have a No Frost system.

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Has a Defrost Function

The Blomberg KNM 1551 i has a defrost function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar age and type to this fridge freezer also have a defrost function.

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Fresh Zone

Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Blomberg KNM 1551 i does not have a fresh zone compartment, although keep in mind that most of the other fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer also do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of fridge freezers of this type and age is 32dB, the loudest is 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. At only 38 decibels, the KNM 1551 i has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge.

Fridge freezers with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the CUP 2721 (£399) (40dB and cheaper), or the CUP 2901 (£399) (39dB and cheaper) both from Liebherr or the Beko BC 50 F (£399.99) (41dB and cheaper).

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Average Total Net Capacity

The KNM 1551 i has a pretty average total net capacity (242 liters) compared to most of the other fridges that are a similar age to this fridge freezer.

If this Blomberg fridge freezer total net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Amica EKGC 16178 (246L and cheaper), or the Bosch KGN30VL20G (250L and cheaper).

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on small fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for more than two years.

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Fridge

Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridges that have been available for more than two years have between two and nine shelves/baskets (fridge), including the Blomberg KNM 1551 i which has four shelves/baskets (fridge).

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190 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 190 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this Blomberg fridge fridge net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Liebherr CTPSL 2521 (191L and cheaper), or the AEG SCS51800F1 (192L and cheaper).

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Price

Not Cheap

The price range of fridges of a similar age and type is from £99 to £1,900. We think that this Blomberg fridge freezer looks expensive compared to other fridges of a similar age and type.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers blomberg knm1551i
Barcodes 08690769371255

Blomberg KNM 1551 i Review Sources

To prepare this Blomberg KNM 1551 i review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,701 other models. For each fridge freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 369,628 product attributes, 1,715 fridge freezer reviews and 1,605,700 historical fridge freezer prices from 108 fridge freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this fridge freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this fridge freezer is lacking.

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Neff KI6863F30 vs Blomberg KNM 1551 i

Neff KI6863F30 vs Blomberg KNM 1551 i
Neff KI6863F30 Blomberg KNM 1551 i
£ 449.00 £479.99
£31 Cheaper
19 Months Newer
65% Bigger Freezer Capacity
Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Only One Vegetable Drawer
Only SN Climate Class

Neff KI6873F30 vs Blomberg KNM 1551 i

Neff KI6873F30 vs Blomberg KNM 1551 i
Neff KI6873F30 Blomberg KNM 1551 i
£ 349.00 £479.99
£131 Cheaper
Newer by 18 Months
Significantly Bigger Freezer Capacity
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
One Less Vegetable Drawer
One Less Freezer Shelve/basket

KG36EAW43 vs KNM 1551 i

Siemens KG36EAW43 vs Blomberg KNM 1551 i
Siemens KG36EAW43 Blomberg KNM 1551 i
£ 759.67 £479.99
46% Cheaper to Run
83% Bigger Freezing Capacity
Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Better Energy Efficiency Rating
£280 More Expensive
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