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Smeg FA8003 Fridge Freezer

264L 82L 700mm 1,900mm Oct 2013
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £768.44 Electricity cost over 10 years
Has a fresh zone compartment
Has an air filter
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This large fridge net capacity fridge freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The FA8003 has an average running cost of £769 over 24 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 398 fridges of a comparable spec and age.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Smeg released the FA8003 in October 2013.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The smallest freezer net capacity of fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge is 16L, the largest is 260L, and the average freezer net capacity is 110L. At only 82 liters, the Smeg FA8003 has a quite small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

At 16 hours, the Smeg FA8003 has a relatively typical storage time during power failure compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

If you are looking for a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to look at the Samsung RB38J7635SA (£400) (17h).

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Very Big Freezing Capacity

Fridges that were launched more than two years ago have freezing capacities of between 2kg/24h and 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 11kg/24h. When compared to other large fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge that we have assessed the freezing capacity of, the Smeg FA8003's freezing capacity of 18 kilograms per 24 hours is one of the biggest.

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Smeg FA8003 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a fast freeze function.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

With a total net capacity of 346 liters, the Smeg FA8003 has a fairly average total net capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

If you are looking for a fridge freezer with a larger total net capacity then you might want to consider the Haier A2FE-735C (£589) (347L), the Beko CFL 7914 S (£298) (348L), or the AEG S83920CMW2 (£631) (350L).

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Has an Air Filter

The Smeg FA8003 has an air filter, as do most of the other fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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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 fridge freezers that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of similar spec fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years range from 34dB to 420dB. At 43 decibels, the Smeg FA8003 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other fridges of a similar age and type to this fridge.

If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Liebherr CTNESF 3663 (£699) (43dB).

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FA8003 has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar spec and age to this fridge freezer also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Other Features

Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FA8003 has a thermostat. Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge also have a thermostat.

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Has a No Frost System

The Smeg FA8003 has a No Frost system, as do most of the other fridges that have been available for a similar time to this fridge.

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Fridge

Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most similar spec fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years have between two and nine shelves/baskets (fridge), including the Smeg FA8003 which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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264 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 264 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

Fridge freezers with a larger fridge net capacity that might be worth considering include the AEG S83820CT (£459.99) (265L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fa8003aos, smeg fa8003pos, smeg fa8003ps
Barcodes 08017709184650, 08017709184667, 08017709184674, 08017709184681, 08017709184698, 08017709184704

Smeg FA8003 Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FA8003 review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,701 other models. For each fridge freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 372,346 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,590,800 historical fridge freezer prices from 108 fridge freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this fridge freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this fridge freezer is lacking.

Other Fridge Freezers to Consider

Samsung has good reviews for its fridges
Good storage
Fairly large freezer net capacity
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