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Hotpoint RFAA52P Fridge Freezer

£149.99
150L 84L 540mm 1,740mm Mar 2015
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £601.60 Electricity cost over 10 years
User reviews are average
Popular choice
Poor technical guidance
46 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

Based on 70 user reviews the average user rating of this fridge freezer is 74%.

Hotpoint Only Has Unexceptional Fridge Freezer Reviews

Hotpoint is one of the unexceptional fridge freezer brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Hotpoint also has unexceptional reviews for its small fridge net capacity fridges.


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Popular Choice

The RFAA 52 is one the best selling fridge currently on the market.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Hotpoint released the RFAA 52.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Four customers who reviewed the Hotpoint RFAA 52 reckoned that it was noisy. Two years ago Jayne Thomas wrote “The sound is a little noisy”. Lars Porsena gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Hotpoint RFAA 52 on Amazon “Dreadful noisy machine -- don't buy Hotpoint, poor customer service”. Three years ago Claire Brown wrote on Amazon “I would not recommend it, unless it is intended for a utility room as it is incredibly noisy” in their review of the Hotpoint RFAA 52.

One customer who bought the product said that it was quiet. Three years ago Ms. M. P. Bradford wrote “It is a quiet running machine and is so easy to wipe”.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Four Hotpoint RFAA 52 reviewers who reviewed this fridge freezer said that it was good value for money. Mrs. Catherine V. Jones scored this fridge freezer 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Great price, fitted my new kitchen with ease, clean lines”. Jayne Thomas gave the product a rating of 8 stars and she mentioned “It's good value” in her review of the Hotpoint RFAA 52. Richard Mark O'brien gave the product a score of 8 stars and he said “Great product and price, good size for a small family”.

Two customers who purchased it concluded that it was cheap. Red0209 gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned five years ago “If you're wanting a medium-sized, cheap, pretty good fridge freezer, this will do the job”. Amazon Customer wrote two years ago “Cheaply made” in their review of the Hotpoint RFAA 52.

One person who reviewed the Hotpoint RFAA 52 thought it was expensive. Amazon Customer rated the product 6 stars and mentioned in their review of the Hotpoint RFAA 52 “Spares are expensive and you will need them as they break”.

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Design

Easy to Use

One Hotpoint RFAA 52 reviewer said in their reviews that this fridge freezer performed as expected. Mr. Robert Cook wrote on Amazon “It does exactly what it says on the tin and, in my opinion, you can always trust a Hotpoint” in his review of the Hotpoint RFAA 52.

Nice Design

One person concluded that this fridge freezer was good looking.

Robust

One customer who reviewed it said that it was reliable. C. Love said two years ago “If you want a reliable fridge/freezer, don't buy this one!” and rated it 5 stars.

Has a Reversible Doors

The RFAA 52 has a reversible doors, as do most of the other comparable spec fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people who purchased it reckoned that it was a good size.


Fridge

Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The RFAA 52 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). Most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge also have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Two Vegetable Drawers

The RFAA 52 is a two vegetable drawer fridge freezer. Most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge freezer have between one and two vegetable drawers.

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Does Not Have an Interior Light

Like most of the other fridges of this type and age, the Hotpoint RFAA 52 does not have an interior light.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The RFAA 52 is a two shelf/basket (fridge) fridge.

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Quite Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The RFAA 52 has one of the smaller fridge gross capacities (only 155 liters) amongst similar spec fridges of this age. The smallest fridge gross capacity of fridge freezers of this age and type is 4.2L, the largest is 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 180L.

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Freezer

Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Hotpoint RFAA 52 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer also have a fast freeze function.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The RFAA 52 has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other small fridge net capacity fridges that were released around the same time as this fridge.

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Quite Big Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacities of comparable spec fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge range from 11L to 280L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 79L. The RFAA 52 has one of the bigger freezer gross capacities (105 liters) amongst small fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failures of fridge freezers of this type and age range from 6h to 33h. At only 13 hours, the RFAA 52 has a quite short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 13h storage time during power failure fridge freezers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Indesit CAA 55 (£170.00).

Fridges with a longer storage time during power failure that might also be worth considering include the Beko CF 5533 AP (£179.99) (14h), the LEC T50084 (£169.99) (15h), or the Essentials CUC50W15 (£129.99) (15h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The RFAA 52 has a fairly average freezer net capacity (84 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 84L net freezer capacity fridges currently available including the Indesit CAA 55 (£170.00) which has better reviews.

If this Hotpoint fridge freezer freezer net capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Kenwood KFC55X15 (£170.00) (112L) which also has a higher rating.

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Other Features

Has a Thermostat

The Hotpoint RFAA 52 has a thermostat, as do most of the other fridges of this age and spec.

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Better Storage

One customer who purchased it thought it had good drawers. Red0209 wrote five years ago “There are four freezer drawers.”. One Hotpoint RFAA 52 reviewer who bought it thought it had good shelves.

One Hotpoint RFAA 52 owner who bought it said that it had good storage. Four years ago Davide Verissimo mentioned “This Fridge it's good have a nice look a very good fizer storage and a good fridge space” and rated it 7 stars.

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Price

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One Hotpoint RFAA 52 reviewer who reviewed this fridge freezer thought it did not have good technical guidance. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote “Pay for a replacement part and communication works, complain and no help” in their review of this fridge freezer.


Ergonomics

Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The RFAA 52 does not have a door open alarm, unlike most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge which have a door open alarm.

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Performance

Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on fridge freezers of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of fridges of a comparable age and spec to this fridge is 40dB. When compared to other fridge freezers of this type and age that we have checked, the noise level of the RFAA 52 of 44 decibels is one of the loudest.

We compared all the other 44dB noise level fridge freezers to this fridge freezer and we think because of it's better review score, the Indesit CAA 55 (£170.00) is also worth considering.

Other fridge freezers with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Zanussi ZRT 18100 WA (£229.00) (40dB and higher rated).

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Average Total Net Capacity

With a total net capacity of 234 liters, the RFAA 52 has a pretty standard total net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 234L total net capacity fridge freezers currently available that you might also want to look at including the Indesit CAA 55 (£170.00) which has better reviews.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This Hotpoint fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the RFAA 52 is typical compared to the other 506 fridges of a similar age and type that we have analysed for 24 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the RFAA 52 is £602.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint firsteditionrfaa52kfridgefreezerblac, hotpoint hotffrrfaa52kbk, hotpoint hotffrrfaa52pw, hotpoint hotffrrfaa52ss, hotpoint hotrfaa52k, hotpoint rfaa52pwh, hotpoint rfaa52ssi, hotpoint rfaa52kbk, guarantee rfaa52k, hotpoint afaa52ka, guarantee rfaa52s, labour rfaa52k, labour rfaa52p, brand rfaa52p
Barcodes 05016108779965, 05016108779972, 07123123174441

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