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70

Overall Score

Smeg FAB30LB1

Smeg FAB30LB1

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A very economical to run and good spec 293L total capacity fridge freezer
White 229L 64L 600mm May 2013 A++
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Smeg FAB30LB1 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Smeg FAB30LB1 number 877 in small fridge freezers.
77
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£500 Over 10 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Looking across the entire Magic Chef fridge freezer range, the average reviews for all Magic Chef fridge freezers are excellent.
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 energy efficiency classification of A+++, and its running costs of £500 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 2,565 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 fresh zone compartment
Smaller than average freezer net capacity
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

Smeg FAB30LB1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Smeg Has Very Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, and the FAB30LB1 is typical compared to the other 2,565 fridge freezers that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the FAB30LB1 will cost £500 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Smeg released the FAB30LB1 in May 2013.

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Features

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the FAB30LB1 of 229L is relatively average compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 38% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The freezer net capacity of the Smeg FAB30LB1 of only 64L is smaller than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is smaller than 72% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The smallest freezer net capacity of fridge freezers is 2.5L, the largest is 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 88L.

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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 FAB30LB1's noise level of only 38dB is in the quietest 28% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the FAB30LB1 of only 15h is shorter than 65% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. 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.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The freezing capacity of the Smeg FAB30LB1 of only 3kg/24h is smaller than 77% of all fridge freezers when ranked 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 FAB30LB1 is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The FAB30LB1 has a fresh zone compartment, unlike 71% of fridge freezers which do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Average Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the FAB30LB1 of 293L is fairly typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 47% of all fridge freezers when ordered 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 Defrost Function

The FAB30LB1 has a defrost function, which is unusual. 79% of fridge freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (freezer), including the FAB30LB1 which has two shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

retro50sfab30lb1drzwilewostronne, smeg fab30lb1

Barcodes:

08017709173937, 08017709177669

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