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Smeg FAB30LBL1 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
Quite quiet noise level
Has a multi-Airflow system (fridge)
Quite small freezer net capacity

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this fridge freezer is A++. The FAB30LBL1 is typical compared to the other 622 fridges of this type and age that we have analysed for 24 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the FAB30LBL1 is £499.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium fridge net capacity fridge freezer has been on the market since May 2013.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

Medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago have freezer net capacitioes of between 26L and 160L. The FAB30LBL1 has a fairly small freezer net capacity (only 64 liters) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The average storage time during power failure of fridges that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge freezer is 20h. The FAB30LBL1 has one of the shorter storage time during power failures (only 15 hours) amongst similar spec fridges of this age.

If you would prefer a fridge with a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to look at the Neff KG711 (£806.04) (16h).

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Smeg FAB30LBL1 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other fridges of a comparable age and type to this fridge freezer also have a fast freeze function.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

Across all the medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer the freezing capacities range from 2kg/24h to 31kg/24h. At only 3 kilograms per 24 hours, the Smeg FAB30LBL1 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other fridges that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

At 293 liters, the Smeg FAB30LBL1 has a pretty typical total net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge freezer.

If this Smeg fridge total net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the CU 3311 (£419) (294L), or the CUef 3311-20 (£650.77) (294L) both from Liebherr or the Siemens KI38VX22GB (£398) (294L).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The FAB30LBL1 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 38 decibels) amongst fridge freezers of this age. The noise levels of fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge 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 typical of many fridge freezers of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The average total gross capacity of fridges of this age and spec is 320L. The Smeg FAB30LBL1 has a quite small total gross capacity (only 296 liters) compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The FAB30LBL1 has a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago also have a fresh zone compartment.

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Fridge

Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The FAB30LBL1 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), as do most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The FAB30LBL1 has an automatic defrost (fridge), as do most of the other fridge freezers of a similar age and type to this fridge.

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Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer have between 2 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the FAB30LBL1 which has four shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Only One Vegetable Drawer

The FAB30LBL1 is a one vegetable drawer fridge freezer. Most of the other fridges that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge have between one and five vegetable drawers.

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229 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 229 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this fridge fridge net capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung RB31HSR2DSA (230L), or the Siemens iQ700 KG36NSW31 (230L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fab30lbl1
Barcodes 08017709173876

Smeg FAB30LBL1 Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FAB30LBL1 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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