Beko ASD 241 vs Daewoo FRAX22B3
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Beko ASD 241vsDaewoo FRAX22B3

Beko ASD 241

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Beko ASD 241

£499.00
Our Verdict:
A giant freezer net capacity and massive fridge net capacity 554L total capacity fridge freezer, with moderate running costs and very good features
56
Value for Money
Average
81
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
5 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£1,100 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
Stainless Steel 364L 190L 910mm Dec 2012
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date
Colour Stainless Steel
Fridge Net Capacity 364L
Freezer Net Capacity 190L
Width 910mm
Release Date Dec 2012
Daewoo FRAX22B3

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Daewoo FRAX22B3

£499.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and giant freezer net capacity 622L total capacity fridge freezer, with moderate running costs and an enormous 380L fridge net capacity
96
Reviews
36 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
5 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£1,100 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
Black 380L 242L 906mm Dec 2012
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date
Colour Black
Fridge Net Capacity 380L
Freezer Net Capacity 242L
Width 906mm
Release Date Dec 2012
Beko ASD 241

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Beko ASD 241

£499.00
Our Verdict:
A giant freezer net capacity and massive fridge net capacity 554L total capacity fridge freezer, with moderate running costs and very good features
56
Value for Money
Average
81
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
5 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£1,100 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
Stainless Steel 364L 190L 910mm Dec 2012
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date
Colour Stainless Steel
Fridge Net Capacity 364L
Freezer Net Capacity 190L
Width 910mm
Release Date Dec 2012
Daewoo FRAX22B3

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Daewoo FRAX22B3

£499.99
Our Verdict:
A classic and giant freezer net capacity 622L total capacity fridge freezer, with moderate running costs and an enormous 380L fridge net capacity
96
Reviews
36 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
5 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£1,100 Over 10 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
Black 380L 242L 906mm Dec 2012
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date
Colour Black
Fridge Net Capacity 380L
Freezer Net Capacity 242L
Width 906mm
Release Date Dec 2012

Top Prices

Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
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BEKO ASD241S American-Style Fridge Freezer - Silver (2872) (Brand new, unopened)on -
£499.00
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BEKO ASD241S American-Style Fridge Freezer - Silver (Brand new, unopened)on -
£499.00
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£520.00
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Beko ASD241B Black American Fridge Freezer With Non-plumbed Water Dispen ASD241B (Brand new, unopened)on -
£696.97
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£699.00
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JC Campbell
£699.99
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Argos
Beko - ASD241B American - Fridge Freezer - Black
£699.99
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Studio
£709.99
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Currys
BEKO ASD241S American-Style Fridge Freezer - Silver, Silver
£799.99
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Littlewoods
Beko Asd241B American-Style Fridge Freezer With Non Plumbed Water Dispenser - Black
£839.99
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£499.99
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£533.97
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£553.97
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Amazon UK
Daewoo FRAX22B3S Side-by-side American Fridge Freezer With LED Display Silver
£536.98
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Daewoo FRAX22B3S Silver American Fridge Freezer NEW 2 Year Guarantee PFA (Brand new, unopened)on -
£599.99
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6 Prices from 4 Stores | £499.99-£599.99
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Reasons For

Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
4 Reasons For
A Little Larger Total Gross Capacity
The Beko ASD 241 has a total gross capacity of 630L, however the Daewoo FRAX22B3 is only a 622L total gross capacity fridge freezer (8L smaller).

The total capacity of the fridge-freezer, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the walls etc.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge & freezer at a time.

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Five Shelves/baskets (fridge)
The Beko ASD 241 has five shelves/baskets (fridge), however the Daewoo FRAX22B3 only has four shelves/baskets (fridge).

This denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the fridge.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your fridge, which is helpful.

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8L Larger Fridge Gross Capacity
The Beko ASD 241 has a fridge gross capacity of 388L, however the Daewoo FRAX22B3 is only a 380L fridge gross capacity fridge freezer (8L smaller).

The total capacity of the fridge, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the fridge walls etc.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

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More Shops Are Selling it
The more stores stock this fridge freezer, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
Icemaker
The Daewoo FRAX22B3 has an icemaker, but the Beko ASD 241 does not have an icemaker.

An icemaker is a special device built into the door of the fridge-freezer (or sometimes in a separate compartment) that generates ice cubes, ready to be dispensed at a button press.

An icemaker is a helpful little addition to make sure you always have fresh ice on hand for your drinks.

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16L Larger Fridge Net Capacity
Daewoo FRAX22B3 is 380L net fridge capacity, but the Beko ASD 241 is only a 364L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (16L smaller).

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the fridge, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

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22% Larger Freezer Net Capacity
The Daewoo FRAX22B3 has a freezer net capacity of 242L, however the Beko ASD 241 is only a 190L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (52L smaller).

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

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2% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Daewoo FRAX22B3 only costs £1,114 to run over five years but the Beko ASD 241 costs £1,137 to run (2% more).
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Better Brand
Daewoo fridge freezers have an average rating of 96%, whereas Beko has an average rating of 85.3%.

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
28 reviews
4 stars
7 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Daewoo has a better average brand rating than Beko. The average brand rating for Daewoo is 96% based on 36 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Beko is 85.27% based on 1,280 reviews.
Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
Beko

85

85

Based on 1,280 reviews
Daewoo

96

96

Based on 36 reviews

Date Released

Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
63 months old 63 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
2 years 2 years

Key Features

Icemaker

An icemaker is a special device built into the door of the fridge-freezer (or sometimes in a separate compartment) that generates ice cubes, ready to be dispensed at a button press.

An icemaker is a helpful little addition to make sure you always have fresh ice on hand for your drinks.

Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
Best
No
Yes

Fridge Net Capacity

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the fridge, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

Shelf/basket (fridge)

This denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the fridge.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your fridge, which is helpful.

Freezer Net Capacity

This is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

Width

Height

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Fridge freezer running costs calculated based on an average of 24 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the fridge freezer and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving fridge freezers.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these fridge freezers for 10 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Beko ASD 241
Beko
ASD 241
145 trees 5.6 tonnes CO2
Daewoo FRAX22B3
Daewoo
FRAX22B3
142 trees 5.5 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Review Analysis

Design

For both the Beko ASD 241 and the Daewoo FRAX22B3 reviewers mentioned that the design was excellent.
Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
  • Good looking product Easy to use 3 metre cable helpful Hopefully will stand up to heavy domestic use…
    Mr Potato Head - March 2016
  • Ice tray while a nice design does have problems with dripping…
    Rick1111111 - August 2016
  • Fantastic product design and features perfect…
    Jules - October 2016
  • Very nice and smooth in use…
    Sohail - October 2015
  • Amazing fridge freezer stylish quite holds loads…
    Jane - August 2016
  • The product has nice design, bonus inside lights…
    Nini - December 2015
  • The overall design is good.
    Soo - January 2016
  • It is big and has a lovely style…
    Tenia - April 2015
  • This stylish Fridge Freezer gives our new kitchen a wow factor as well as serving its purpose efficiently…
    Brabes - June 2017
  • A neat product which has lots of space…
    AB - March 2016
  • Having to use a bit of polystyrene for now! Bad interior design…
    Gp - April 2017
  • This appliance is good looking and well made…
    J.Thomas - November 2016
  • Love it, very quiet, loads of space, very nice looking, alarm is a bit quiet…
    Imp - March 2017
  • Storage

    Reviewers thought the storage of both the Beko ASD 241 and the Daewoo FRAX22B3 was very good.
    Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
  • Looks good, excellent storage capacity…
    Tony74 - January 2016
  • Good storage capacity in both fridge…
    NANNY - December 2015
  • Amazing storage facilities and the cool water…
    PaulHelen40 - September 2015
  • Plenty of storage in both fridge…
    Tezmam - April 2015
  • Storage is excellent my only reservation is the water dispenser started leaking after a week of use…
    Nickat8 - April 2016
  • The freezer is just as good and you can pack your food easily, again the door shelves are great…
    Jamber - August 2016
  • The door shelves are good and surprising how much they hold…
    Jamber - August 2016
  • Shelves are not height adjustable…
    Gp - April 2017
  • There aren't any additional shelf supports…
    GP - July 2017
  • Door has another 5 compartments o.k…
    J.Thomas - November 2016
  • Freezer has 3 small shelves and once again 2 small boxes…
    J.Thomas - November 2016
  • Door has 5 compartments, great for milk…
    J.Thomas - November 2016
  • Looks good, plenty of storage…
    Graham - January 2017
  • Price

    People thought both the Daewoo FRAX22B3 and the Beko ASD 241 price was excellent.
    Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
  • Is no way a deal breaker…
    Rick1111111 - August 2016
  • This iron is a really good price for what you get…
    Mark - June 2016
  • Great product in economic price value and really good time saver…
    Joanna - January 2016
  • Felt it was expensive for the overall performance…
    Labradors100 - February 2017
  • Good value for this product…
    Soheil - November 2016
  • Excellent value for money…
    Stace - February 2016
  • Excellent delivery, quite running, constant temperature, good value for money…
    Mark - February 2016
  • It has a drinks dispenser filled from inside the door! Ice maker (manually operated) too bargain!
    Chrissy - August 2015
  • It's a good appliance for the price…
    Horrorcomic 75 - April 2015
  • This fridge freezer is a great piece of kit and good value for money…
    Hykeham_blade - April 2015
  • Brilliant and inexpensive, all the details describing the appliance are correct…
    Linz - January 2017
  • Overall it is a fantastic product for the price and probably worthy of more…
    Tracy in lytchett - August 2017
  • Great value and would recommend overall…
    Steve - April 2017
  • It's reasonably priced and looks good…
    J.Thomas - November 2016
  • Robustness

    For both the Daewoo FRAX22B3 and the Beko ASD 241 reviewers thought the robustness was excellent.
    Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
  • The water dispenser has just started leaking…
    Alex D - February 2016
  • Good sturdy iron and easy to use functions…
    Sid - January 2017
  • The product is well built it has good space…
    Zee - February 2016
  • It's really smart and is extremely well built…
    Chrissy - August 2015
  • It looks smart and well made…
    Jude - November 2016
  • This appliance is good looking and well made…
    J.Thomas - November 2016
  • Quiet running and very robust…
    Graham - January 2017
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Performance Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
    Climate Class
    T SN
    SN (Subnormal) T (Tropical)
    SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) SN - T
    N - T SN.T
    SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical),SN - T SN ? T
     T
     SN
     SN (Subnormal)
     T (Tropical)
     SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
     SN - T
     N - T
     SN.T
     SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical),SN - T
     SN ? T
    T SN
    SN (Subnormal) T (Tropical)
    SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) SN - T
    N - T SN.T
    SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical),SN - T SN ? T
     T
     SN
     SN (Subnormal)
     T (Tropical)
     SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
     SN - T
     N - T
     SN.T
     SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical),SN - T
     SN ? T
    Total Gross Capacity 630L
    BEST
    622L
     
     
     
    Fridge Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
    Fridge Net Capacity 364L 380L
    BEST
    Door Balconies 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
    Fruit/vegetable Drawer 2 2
    Shelf/basket (fridge) 5
    BEST
    4
    Fridge Gross Capacity 388L
    BEST
    380L
     
     
     
    Freezer Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
    Freezer Net Capacity 190L 242L
    BEST
    Star Rating
    4*
     4*
    4*
     4*
    Freezer Gross Capacity 242L 242L
     
     
     
    Power Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
    Annual Energy Consumption 484kWh 474kWh
    BEST
     
     
     
    Weight & Dimensions Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
    Width 910mm 906mm
    Height 1,790mm 1,770mm
    Weight 113.8kg
    BEST
    98kg
    Package Weight 124.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Other Features Beko ASD 241 Daewoo FRAX22B3
    Door Type
    Double
     Double
    Double
     Double
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data

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