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Smeg FAB30LB1
Smeg FAB30LB1

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Smeg FAB30LB1 Fridge Freezer

229L 64L 600mm 1,688mm May 2013
A++
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £498.20 Electricity cost over 10 years
Has an automatic defrost (fridge)
Quite quiet noise level
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 38 decibels, the Smeg FAB30LB1 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other fridges of a similar age and type to this fridge. Across all the comparable spec fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago the noise levels range from 5dB to 50dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

At only 296 liters, the Smeg FAB30LB1 has a fairly small total gross capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge. Across all the fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago the total gross capacities range from 210L to 390L, and the average total gross capacity is 320L.

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Average Total Net Capacity

At 293 liters, the FAB30LB1 has a pretty typical total net capacity compared to most of the other fridges that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge.

Fridge freezers with a larger total net capacity that might also be worth considering include the CU 3311 (£419.00) (294L), or the CUef 3311-20 (294L) both from Liebherr or the Siemens KI38VX22GB (£398.00) (294L).

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Fridge

Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The Smeg FAB30LB1 has an automatic defrost (fridge). Most of the other fridges of a similar age and type to this fridge freezer also have an automatic defrost (fridge).

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The FAB30LB1 is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge.

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Only One Vegetable Drawer

The Smeg FAB30LB1 is a one vegetable drawer fridge. Most of the other fridges of this age and type have between one and five vegetable drawers.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FAB30LB1 has a fresh zone compartment, as do most of the other fridge freezers of a similar spec and age to this fridge.

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Other Features

Has a Defrost Function

The FAB30LB1 has a defrost function. Most of the other fridges of a comparable spec and age to this fridge also have a defrost function.

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Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

Fridge freezers of this spec and age have freezer net capacitioes of between 26L and 160L. At only 64 liters, the Smeg FAB30LB1 has a fairly small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failures of fridges of this spec and age range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h. At only 15 hours, the Smeg FAB30LB1 has a fairly short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been available for a similar time to this fridge.

If this Smeg fridge storage time during power failure is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Neff KG711 (16h).

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The FAB30LB1 has one of the smaller freezing capacities (only 3 kilograms per 24 hours) amongst fridges of this age. The average freezing capacity of fridge freezers of this age and spec is 7.9kg/24h.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This fridge has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the FAB30LB1 will cost £499 over 24 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 618 fridges of a similar type and age.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fab30lb1
Barcodes 08017709173937, 08017709177669

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Significantly Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
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10% Taller
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79% Bigger Freezer Capacity
Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Ten Months Newer
Two Vegetable Drawers
A Bit Taller
Marginally Smaller Net Fridge Capacity

Siemens KG39FSB30 vs Smeg FAB30LB1

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Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
Two Vegetable Drawers
Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
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18% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
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