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Candy CFBD 2450vsSmeg FAB32LXN1

Candy CFBD 2450

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An economical to run but 2 year old 222L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features
68
Features
Good Features
85
Age
1 Year Old
78
Running Costs
£600 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
White 182L 40L 540mm Jun 2016 A+
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date Energy Efficiency
Colour White
Fridge Net Capacity 182L
Freezer Net Capacity 40L
Width 540mm
Release Date Jun 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
Smeg FAB32LXN1

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Smeg FAB32LXN1

£1,871.75
£63.59
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 304L total capacity fridge freezer
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
65
Age
5 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£540 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
Silver 229L 75L 600mm Apr 2013 A++
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date Energy Efficiency
Colour Silver
Fridge Net Capacity 229L
Freezer Net Capacity 75L
Width 600mm
Release Date Apr 2013
Energy Efficiency A++
Candy CFBD 2450

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An economical to run but 2 year old 222L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features
68
Features
Good Features
85
Age
1 Year Old
78
Running Costs
£600 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
White 182L 40L 540mm Jun 2016 A+
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date Energy Efficiency
Colour White
Fridge Net Capacity 182L
Freezer Net Capacity 40L
Width 540mm
Release Date Jun 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
Smeg FAB32LXN1

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Smeg FAB32LXN1

£1,871.75
£63.59
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 304L total capacity fridge freezer
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
65
Age
5 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£540 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
Silver 229L 75L 600mm Apr 2013 A++
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date Energy Efficiency
Colour Silver
Fridge Net Capacity 229L
Freezer Net Capacity 75L
Width 600mm
Release Date Apr 2013
Energy Efficiency A++

Top Prices

Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
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Reasons For

Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
4 Reasons For
Reversible Doors
The Candy CFBD 2450 has a reversible doors, but the Smeg FAB32LXN1 does not have a reversible doors.

The doors on the device can be moved so they can open from the right hand side (hinged on the left) or the left hand side (hinged on the right).

Reversible doors allow a greater degree of freedom for you to set up your fridge-freezer exactly as needed.

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6% Quieter Noise Level
The Candy CFBD 2450 is a 39dB noise level fridge freezer. That's 2dB quieter than the Smeg FAB32LXN1 (41dB).

This is the noise level of the fridge-freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter fridge-freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

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Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)
The Candy CFBD 2450 has four shelves/baskets (fridge), however the Smeg FAB32LXN1 only has three 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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Better Brand
Candy fridge freezers have an average rating of 90.8%, however Smeg has an average rating of 81.9%.
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A Lot Larger Total Net Capacity
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 has a total net capacity of 304L, but the Candy CFBD 2450 is only a 222L total net capacity fridge freezer (82L smaller).

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

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

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21% Larger Fridge Net Capacity
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 has a fridge net capacity of 229L, however the Candy CFBD 2450 is only a 182L net fridge capacity fridge freezer (47L 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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Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 has two fruit/vegetable drawers, however the Candy CFBD 2450 only has one fruit/vegetable drawer.

This denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in These are are special sections of the fridge especially designed for fresh fruit or vegetables.the fridge.

More vegetable drawers means that there is more space in the fridge dedicated to holding fresh fruit or vegetables.

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Multi-Airflow System (fridge)
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), whereas the Candy CFBD 2450 does not.

A multi-airflow system on your fridge makes sure that there is a constant flow of air through all levels and compartments of the fridge.

This guarantees a constant and effective flow of air, meaning that food stays fresher longer.

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35L Larger Freezer Net Capacity
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 is a 75L net freezer capacity fridge freezer, whereas the Candy CFBD 2450 is only a 40L net freezer capacity fridge freezer (35L 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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Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 is an 18h storage time during power failure fridge freezer. That's 7h longer than the Candy CFBD 2450 (11h).

The length of time during which freezer compartment can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

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Three Shelves/baskets (freezer)
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 is a three shelf/basket fridge freezer, whereas the Candy CFBD 2450 only has two shelves/baskets (freezer).

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

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

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No Frost (freezer)
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 features No Frost (freezer), whereas the Candy CFBD 2450 does not feature No Frost (freezer).

A 'No Frost' system reduces the humidity in the freezer, and automatically defrosts from time to time. This means there is little or no ice buildup inside the freezer.

A No Frost system means you don't have to waste time de-frosting the freezer, and it will keep at peak efficiency for longer.

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80% Bigger Freezing Capacity
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 has a freezing capacity of 10kg/24h. That's 8kg/24h bigger than the Candy CFBD 2450 (2kg/24h).

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

A larger freezing capacity means that a larger amount of food can be frozen in a shorter amount of time.

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Fresh Zone Compartment
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 has a fresh zone compartment, whereas the Candy CFBD 2450 does not have a fresh zone compartment.

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.

By compartmentalising the fresh fruit and veg away from the rest of the food in your fridge-freezer, this makes sure it keeps as fresh as possible for the longest time possible.

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Cheaper to Run by £59 Over Five Years
The Smeg FAB32LXN1 is £59 cheaper to run than the Candy CFBD 2450 over five years.
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Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Smeg FAB32LXN1 is "A++", whereas the rating of the Candy CFBD 2450 is "A+".

Reasons Against

Date Released

Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
21 months old Best 60 months old

Key Features

Total Net Capacity

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

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

Noise Level

This is the noise level of the fridge-freezer, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter fridge-freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

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.

Storage Time During Power Failure

The length of time during which freezer compartment can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

Freezing Capacity

The freezing power is the weight of fresh food that the freezer can freeze from room temperature down to mentioned temperature in 24 hours. It is usually measured in kilograms/24 hours.

A larger freezing capacity means that a larger amount of food can be frozen in a shorter amount of time.

Width

Height

Depth

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1

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.
Candy CFBD 2450
Candy
CFBD 2450
76 trees 3.0 tonnes CO2
Smeg FAB32LXN1
Smeg
FAB32LXN1
68 trees 2.7 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Design Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
Compressor 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
Total Net Capacity 222L 304L
BEST
Noise Level 39dB
BEST
41dB
Maximum Operating Temperature 38°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Operating Temperature 16°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Climate Class
T ST
N (Normal) ST (Subtropical)
N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical) SN
SN (Subnormal) T (Tropical)
SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) SN - T
N - T SN.T
SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical),SN - T SN ? T
 T
 ST
 N (Normal)
 ST (Subtropical)
 N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical)
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 SN - T
 N - T
 SN.T
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical),SN - T
 SN ? T
T ST
N (Normal) ST (Subtropical)
N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical) SN
SN (Subnormal) T (Tropical)
SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) SN - T
N - T SN.T
SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical),SN - T SN ? T
 T
 ST
 N (Normal)
 ST (Subtropical)
 N (Normal) - ST (Subtropical)
 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 Unknown - Click to provide data 328L
 
 
 
Fridge Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
Fridge Net Capacity 182L 229L
BEST
Door Balconies 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fruit/vegetable Drawer 1 2
BEST
Shelf/basket (fridge) 4
BEST
3
Lamp Type
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Fridge Door Balconies 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Freezer Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
Freezer Net Capacity 40L 75L
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure 11h 18h
BEST
Shelf/basket 2 3
BEST
Freezing Capacity 2kg/24h
BEST
10kg/24h
 
 
 
Power Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
Annual Energy Consumption 254kWh 229kWh
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
A+++
 A+++
A+++
 A+++
Energy Usage 0.7kWh/24h Unknown - Click to provide data
Connected Load Unknown - Click to provide data 140W
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Candy CFBD 2450 Smeg FAB32LXN1
Width 540mm 600mm
Height 1,444mm 1,926mm
Depth 540mm 720mm
Weight 47.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight 51.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Door Open Unknown - Click to provide data 1,088mm

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