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Essentials C50BW12

Essentials C50BW12 Fridge Freezer

Dec 2012
Icemaker Release Date
You can store your fresh and frozen food quickly and easily with the Currys Essentials C50BW12 Fridge Freezer, with a smart white finish. Keep your cool Keeping your food cool and fresh is simple... More
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Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the C50BW12 is £503 over 24 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 270 fridges of this age and spec.

Has an Icemaker

Unlike most of the other fridges that have been around for around the same time as the C50BW12 which do not have an icemaker, the C50BW12 has an icemaker.

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Very Light

The C50BW12 is one of the lighter fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C50BW12 (only 45 kilograms) amongst fridge freezers of this age. The weights of fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago range from 26kg to 170kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

When compared to other fridges of this type and age, the C50BW12's total gross capacity of only 174 liters is one of the smallest. The smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the C50BW12 is 6.1L, the largest is 18,000L, and the average total gross capacity is 420L.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers that came out around the same time as the C50BW12 the fridge gross capacitys range from 4.2L to 450L. The C50BW12 has one of the smaller fridge gross capacitys (only 115 liters) amongst comparable spec fridges of this age.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

Like most of the other fridges of this age and spec, the C50BW12 does not have a water dispenser.

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Very Small Freezer Gross Capacity

The average freezer gross capacity of fridges of a similar spec and age to the C50BW12 is 120L, and the freezer gross capacitys range from 16L to 270L. The C50BW12 has a quite small freezer gross capacity (only 59 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

The Essentials C50BW12 does not have a water filter. Most of the other similar spec fridges that came out around the same time as the C50BW12 also do not have a water filter.

We compared this fridge freezer to all the other fridge freezers with a water filter and we think the Samsung RSG5UUMH (£579.99) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

Like most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to the C50BW12, the C50BW12 does not have an air filter.

It is worth considering other fridges which also have an air filter including the Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 (£353.55).

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

Most fridge freezers of a similar age and spec to the C50BW12 do not feature ice crushing. The C50BW12 is no exception to this as it too does not feature ice crushing.

Other fridge freezers which also feature ice crushing that you might also want to look at include the Samsung RFG23UERS (£699.00).

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

The C50BW12 does not have a super Cool function, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been available for more than two years also do not have a super Cool function.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

Most comparable spec fridges that have been around for around the same time as the C50BW12 do not have an AntiBacteria function. The C50BW12 is no exception to this as it too does not have an AntiBacteria function.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

The Essentials C50BW12 does not have a humidifier function. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as the C50BW12 also do not have a humidifier function.

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Only One Number of Vegetable Drawers

Most fridges of a similar age and type to the C50BW12 have between one and two number of vegetable drawerss, including the C50BW12 which has one number of vegetable drawers.

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1 Other reason to consider the Essentials C50BW12

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this fridge was released.

Specification

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Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
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Star Rating
Freezer Gross Capacity
Ergonomics
Door Open Alarm
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
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Electricity cost £502.90
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Total running cost over 10 years £502.90
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2.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
65
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 65 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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