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Smeg FA8003

Smeg FA8003
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A fully featured but 4 year old 356L total capacity fridge freezer, with moderate running costs
Anthracite 264L 92L 700mm Oct 2013 A+
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Smeg FA8003 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Smeg FA8003 number 906 in medium fridge freezers.
81
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Age
4 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£770 Over 10 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Hisense fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridge freezers are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++, however its running costs of £770 over 10 years are in the most expensive 18% of all 2,540 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
It has some great features:
Larger than average fridge net capacity
Bigger than average freezing capacity
Two fruit/vegetable drawers
Features No Frost (fridge)

Smeg FA8003 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Smeg Has Very Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

On average Smeg fridge freezers have very good reviews compared to other brands.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

This Smeg fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency, however the average 10 year running cost of the FA8003 is £770 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge freezer has been on the market since October 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Fridge Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The fridge net capacity of the Smeg FA8003 of 264L is larger than 77% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

The Smeg FA8003's freezer net capacity of 92L is fairly typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 60% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of fridge freezers range from 32dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. The noise level of the Smeg FA8003 of 43dB is louder than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is louder than 92% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The Smeg FA8003's storage time during power failure of 16h is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is longer than 58% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the Smeg FA8003 of 18kg/24h is in the biggest 2% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The freezing capacities of fridge freezers range from 1kg/24h to 72kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.5kg/24h.

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Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The Smeg FA8003 has three shelves/baskets (fridge). That's average compared to the other 2,315 fridge freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves/baskets (fridge) of.

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Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers

The Smeg FA8003 is a two fruit/vegetable drawer fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Smeg FA8003 features No Frost (fridge). 71% of fridge freezers do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FA8003 has a fresh zone compartment. 70% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has T|SN|SN (Subnormal)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T climate classes, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FA8003 has a thermostat. 79% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Larger Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The total gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 43L to 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The Smeg FA8003's total gross capacity of 397L is in the largest 21% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Has a No Frost System

The Smeg FA8003 has a No Frost system, unlike 92% of fridge freezers which do not have a No Frost system.

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Larger Than Average Total Net Capacity

Fridge freezers have total net capacities of between 15L and 790L, and the average total net capacity is 310L. The Smeg FA8003's total net capacity of 356L is larger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 78% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The Smeg FA8003 has an air filter. 94% of fridge freezers do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

smeg fa8003aos, smeg fa8003pos, smeg fa8003ps, fa8003psmeg

Barcodes:

08017709184650, 08017709184667, 08017709184674, 08017709184681, 08017709184698, 08017709184704

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