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Smeg FAB28QSG

75

Overall Score

Smeg FAB28QSG

£999.00
Smeg FAB28
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A very economical to run and astonishingly highly rated 248L total capacity fridge freezer, with good features but representing only average value for money
Blue 222L 26L 600mm Mar 2015 A++
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Smeg FAB28 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Smeg FAB28 number 550 in small fridge freezers.
97
Reviews
8 Reviews
58
Value for Money
Average
72
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£420 Over 10 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 98%. Hisense fridge freezers also have excellent reviews in general.
This fridge freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer fridge freezers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest fridge freezers 2018.
This Smeg fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++, and its running costs of £420 over 10 years are in the cheapest 18% of all 2,540 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
The FAB28 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
T climate class
Very small freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

Smeg FAB28 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 8 owner reviews this fridge freezer has an excellent average owner rating. Over 87% of reviewers gave this fridge freezer the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Smeg Fridge Freezers Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Smeg fridge freezers and found that Smeg had very good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £999.00 it is more expensive than 80% of fridge freezers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The efficiency rating of this Smeg fridge freezer is A+++. The FAB28 has an average running cost of £420 over 10 years based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 18% of all 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Smeg fridge freezer has been on the market since March 2015.

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Features

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the Smeg FAB28 of 222L is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 55% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the Smeg FAB28 of only 26L is in the smallest 10% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The smallest freezer net capacity of fridge freezers is 4L, the largest is 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Smeg FAB28 of 39dB is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 39% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The shortest storage time during power failure of fridge freezers is 4h, the longest is 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h. The storage time during power failure of the Smeg FAB28 of only 12h is shorter than 84% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the Smeg FAB28 of only 2kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 91% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Fridge freezers have freezing capacities of between 1kg/24h and 72kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.5kg/24h.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The Smeg FAB28 is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The Smeg FAB28 does not have a child lock. 88% of fridge freezers also do not have a child lock.

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Smaller 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 total net capacity of the Smeg FAB28 of only 248L is smaller than 75% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a T|T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The total gross capacity of the Smeg FAB28 of only 256L is in the smallest 16% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The total gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 43L to 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Only One Fruit/vegetable Drawer

Most fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers, including the Smeg FAB28 which has one fruit/vegetable drawer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

smeg fab28qbl1, smeg fab28rdmc, smeg fab28qsg

Barcodes:

08017709157784, 08017709158019, 08017709214395

Smeg FAB28QSG

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