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Smeg FAB30LAZ1

71

Overall Score

Smeg FAB30LAZ1

Smeg FAB30LAZ1

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A very economical to run and good spec 293L total capacity fridge freezer
Blue 229L 64L 600mm Apr 2013 A++
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Smeg FAB30LAZ1 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Smeg FAB30LAZ1 number 889 in small fridge freezers.
77
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£500 Over 10 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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+++, and its running costs of £500 over 10 years are 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 thermostat
Smaller than average freezer net capacity
Very small freezing capacity

Smeg FAB30LAZ1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Smeg has very good average reviews across its entire fridge freezer range.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+++, and the average 10 year running cost of the FAB30LAZ1 is £500 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,540 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Smeg released the FAB30LAZ1 in April 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The Smeg FAB30LAZ1's freezer net capacity of only 64L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 28% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The freezer net capacitioes of fridge freezers range from 4L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L.

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Average Fridge Net Capacity

The FAB30LAZ1's fridge net capacity of 229L is fairly standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 37% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of fridge freezers is 32dB, the loudest is 48dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. The Smeg FAB30LAZ1's noise level of only 38dB is quieter than 76% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The FAB30LAZ1's storage time during power failure of 15h is pretty average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is longer than 64% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the FAB30LAZ1 of only 3kg/24h is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 78% of all fridge freezers when ranked 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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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The FAB30LAZ1 is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The FAB30LAZ1 is a two shelf/basket fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between one and eight shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

The freezer gross capacity of the FAB30LAZ1 of only 64L is in the smallest 17% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The freezer gross capacities of fridge freezers range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L.

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FAB30LAZ1 has a thermostat, unlike 79% of fridge freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the FAB30LAZ1 of 293L is pretty typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 47% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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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 the most commonly found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Smeg FAB30LAZ1 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), which is unusual. 76% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FAB30LAZ1 has a fresh zone compartment, unlike 70% of fridge freezers which do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

retro50sfab30laz1drzwilewostronne, smeg fab30laz1

Barcodes:

08017709173852, 08017709177553

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