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70

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Smeg FAB28RVE

Smeg FAB28RVE
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A good spec and very economical to run 248L total capacity fridge freezer
Green 222L 26L 600mm Oct 2008
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Smeg FAB28RVE Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Smeg FAB28RVE as follows:
73
Features
Good Features
65
Age
9 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£510 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 running costs of £510 over 10 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a defrost function
Refrigerator
Ice box (four stars)
Very small freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

Smeg FAB28RVE In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Smeg fridge freezers have very good ratings on average and Smeg is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The FAB28RVE is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the FAB28RVE is £510.

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Age

Released Over Nine Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in October 2008.

Features

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the FAB28RVE of 222L is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 54% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of all fridge freezers is 88L, with the smallest being 4L and the largest being 520L. The FAB28RVE's freezer net capacity of only 26L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 10% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The FAB28RVE's noise level of only 38dB is quieter than 76% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Fridge freezers have noise levels of between 32dB and 48dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of all fridge freezers is 18h, with the shortest being 4h and the longest being 51h. The storage time during power failure of the Smeg FAB28RVE of only 12h is shorter than 87% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The FAB28RVE's freezing capacity of only 2kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 89% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The average freezing capacity of all fridge freezers is 7.5kg/24h, with the smallest being 1kg/24h and the biggest being 72kg/24h.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the Smeg FAB28RVE which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Smaller Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers is 43L, the largest is 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The Smeg FAB28RVE's total gross capacity of only 256L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 18% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Defrost Function

The FAB28RVE has a defrost function. 78% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

smeg fab28rve1

Barcodes:

08017709110222, 08017709110246, 08017709158286

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