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Smeg FAB28LNE1 Fridge Freezer

222L 26L 600mm 1,510mm Oct 2011
A++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £423.00 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are low
Has a thermostat
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

This fridge has an energy efficiency classification of A++. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the FAB28LNE1 is £423, which makes it one of the more economic to run fridges of a comparable age and type.


Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This fridge was released in October 2011.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacitioes of similar spec fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge range from 26L to 160L, and the average freezer net capacity is 81L. With a freezer net capacity of only 26 liters, the FAB28LNE1's freezer net capacity is one of the smallest amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for a similar time to this fridge.

If you would prefer a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to consider the KI2723F30G (£869) (35L), or the K1664X6 (£763.20) (41L) both from Neff or the Bosch KID28A21 (41L).

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer is 20h, and the storage time during power failures range from 3.5h to 46h. With a storage time during power failure of only 12 hours, the FAB28LNE1 has one of the shorter storage time during power failures amongst comparable spec fridges of this age.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The FAB28LNE1 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer also have an ice cube tray.

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Quite Small Freezing Capacity

When compared to other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge freezer that we have assessed the freezing capacity of, the FAB28LNE1's freezing capacity of only 2 kilograms per 24 hours is one of the smallest. Medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge have freezing capacities of between 2kg/24h and 31kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.9kg/24h.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 40 decibels, the FAB28LNE1 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer.

Alternative fridges with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Gorenje RK60359 (40dB).

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The average total gross capacity of fridges of a comparable age and spec to this fridge freezer is 320L, and the total gross capacities range from 210L to 390L. At only 256 liters, the FAB28LNE1 has a very small total gross capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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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 comparable age and spec to it.

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Other Features

Has a Thermostat

The FAB28LNE1 has a thermostat, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and type to this fridge.

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Has a Defrost Function

The FAB28LNE1 has a defrost function, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

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Fridge

Only One Vegetable Drawer

The Smeg FAB28LNE1 is a one vegetable drawer fridge.

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222 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 222 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg 82859fab28lne1, smeg fab28lne1
Barcodes 06569878522587, 08017709158019

Smeg FAB28LNE1 Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FAB28LNE1 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 369,628 product attributes, 1,715 fridge freezer reviews and 1,605,700 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.

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Siemens KG39FSB30 vs Smeg FAB28LNE1

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£ 1,259.00 £0.00
Bigger Freezing Capacity
Hugely Larger Freezer Net Capacity
Two Number of Vegetable Drawerss
50% Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
73L Smaller Fridge Net Capacity
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 39%

Liebherr IKBV 3254 vs Smeg FAB28LNE1

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£ 1,686.56 £0.00
Newer by Two Years
One More Vegetable Drawer
24% Shallower
22% Bigger Door Opening Angle
Inferior Energy Efficiency Rating
£197.26 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years

Siemens KG36NSW30 vs Smeg FAB28LNE1

Siemens KG36NSW30 vs Smeg FAB28LNE1
Siemens KG36NSW30 Smeg FAB28LNE1
£ 549.00 £0.00
Vastly Bigger Freezing Capacity
61% Larger Freezer Net Capacity
One More Vegetable Drawer
Three More Shelves/baskets (fridge)
£136.30 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
3dB Louder Noise Level
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