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Samsung RB31FERNBSS Fridge Freezer

£1,913.61
£340.00 £1,573.61 cheaper than 42 days ago
206L 98L 595mm 1,850mm Jun 2013
A+++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £404.20 Electricity cost over 10 years
Low running costs
Poor technical guidance
Difficult to clean
3 Reviews
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Energy

Low Running Costs

This fridge is rated A+++ for energy efficiency. The RB31FERNBSS is one of the more economic to run fridges that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the RB31FERNBSS will cost £405 over 24 years to run.


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Acceptable Noise Level

Two Samsung RB31FERNBSS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this fridge freezer was quiet. David B said on Amazon “Other reviews state that it is a quiet fridge freezer, which it is when the inverter compressor motor is just ticking over;”.


Reviews

Samsung Has Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

Samsung has poor ratings for its medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers, however it has good average ratings when measured across its entire fridge range.


Better Storage

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good shelves. One Samsung RB31FERNBSS reviewer who bought the product mentioned that it had good storage. David B wrote “There is plenty of storage in the door for tall bottles” in his review of this fridge freezer.

Difficult to Clean

One customer considered that the Samsung RB31FERNBSS was not easy to clean.


Design

Easy to Use

One Samsung RB31FERNBSS owner reckoned that the Samsung RB31FERNBSS was easy to use. Last year David B said on Amazon “There is also a handy pull out shelf”.

Robust

One Samsung RB31FERNBSS reviewer who reviewed this fridge freezer thought it was well made.

Good Product Quality

Two customers agreed that it was good quality. David B mentioned in April last year “Good build quality and solid performance, generally quiet”. David B also mentioned “In general I am pleased with the quality and performance, with the exception of the noise issue when it is working harder to cool things down” in his review.

Has a Built-In Display

The Samsung RB31FERNBSS has a built-in display. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Reversible Doors

The RB31FERNBSS has a reversible doors, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The RB31FERNBSS does not have a child lock, although this is within the context that most of the other fridges of a comparable age and type to this fridge also do not have a child lock.

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Freezer

Quite Long Storage Time During Power Failure

At 24 hours, the RB31FERNBSS has a quite long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges of a similar age and type to this fridge freezer. The storage time during power failures of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as this fridge range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h.

Fridges with a longer storage time during power failure that might also be worth looking at include the Bosch KGE36BW30 (£319.00) (35h and cheaper).

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Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge the freezer net capacitioes range from 26L to 160L, and the average freezer net capacity is 81L. The RB31FERNBSS has one of the larger freezer net capacitioes (98 liters) amongst fridges of this age.

If this fridge freezer net capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Hoover HVBF 6182X FHK (£299.00) (99L), the Hotpoint FSFL 2010 (£277.77) (113L), or the Grundig GKN16715X (£319.99) (114L) which is also cheaper.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The RB31FERNBSS features No Frost (freezer). Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years also feature No Frost (freezer).

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The RB31FERNBSS has an ice cube tray, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Freezing Capacity

The RB31FERNBSS has one of the bigger freezing capacities (13 kilograms per 24 hours) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age. The smallest freezing capacity of fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge is 2kg/24h, the biggest is 31kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.9kg/24h.

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Fairly Big Freezer Gross Capacity

At 118 liters, the RB31FERNBSS has a quite big freezer gross capacity compared to most of the other fridges of a comparable spec and age to this fridge. Comparable spec fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago have freezer gross capacities of between 26L and 160L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 92L.

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Performance

Has a Holiday Function

The RB31FERNBSS has a holiday function. Most of the other similar spec fridges that have been around for more than two years also have a holiday function.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many similar spec fridge freezers that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 40 decibels, the Samsung RB31FERNBSS has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years.

Other fridges with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the AEG SCT71900S0 (£349.99) (39dB), or the Bosch KGV36NW20 (39dB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The Samsung RB31FERNBSS has a relatively typical total net capacity (304 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.

If this fridge freezer total net capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Bosch KGV36VW32 (£269.00) (307L and cheaper).

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Fridge

Two Vegetable Drawers

The Samsung RB31FERNBSS is a two vegetable drawer fridge freezer.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The RB31FERNBSS has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec also have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The RB31FERNBSS features No Frost (fridge). Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable type and age to this fridge also feature No Frost (fridge).

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Four Door Balconies

The Samsung RB31FERNBSS is a four door balconies fridge.

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Very Small Fridge Gross Capacity

The smallest fridge gross capacity of fridges of this type and age is 200L and the largest is 330L. With a fridge gross capacity of only 207 liters, the RB31FERNBSS has a fairly small fridge gross capacity compared to most of the other fridges that have been around for a similar time to this fridge.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers of this type and age have between 2 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the RB31FERNBSS which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Ergonomics

Has a Door Open Alarm

The RB31FERNBSS has a door open alarm, as do most of the other fridges of this age and type.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Samsung RB31FERNBSS has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £1,573.61 (82%)

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£10 Off Voucher Available

There is a Currys voucher for £10 off available. £10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over. The voucher expires on 1 May 2017.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One Samsung RB31FERNBSS reviewer who bought it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. David B mentioned “The user manual is an appalling translation to English.”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this medium fridge net capacity fridge freezer was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung samffrrb31fernbssi, samsung rb31fernbsseu, samsung rb31fernbssef, samsung 8806085423077
Barcodes 00635131622588, 00748354458756, 08806085422919, 08806085423077

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