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Smeg FAB30LFR

£1,109.00
£850.00 £259.00 cheaper than 58 days ago
A cheap to run but 2 year old Black 229L fridge freezer
Black 229L 64L 600mm Mar 2015
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eBay
£850.00
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Smeg FAB30LF from eBay
£999.00
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Ideal Kit
£1,109.00
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Smeg FAB30LF from Currys
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£10 Off
£10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over
Valid 23 May 17 - 31 Jul 17
£1,208.00
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Smeg FAB30LF from Currys
Currys Voucher
£10 Off
£10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over
Valid 23 May 17 - 31 Jul 17
£1,208.00
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FREE Standard delivery
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Ogormans
£1,209.00
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Marks Electrical
£1,299.00
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Buywise
£1,319.00
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Moores Appliances
£1,319.99
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Appliances Direct
£1,358.98
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Cookers And Ovens
£1,365.00
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Leekes
£1,549.00
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Marks Electrical
Interest Free Finance (6 Months)
Purchase price £1,299.00. APR 0%.
- £129.90 - 6
months
£1,299.00 £194.85* Go to Store
Currys
Simply 10
Purchase price £1,208.00. APR 26.3%.
- £120.80 - 10
months
£1,343.31 £122.25* Go to Store
Appliances Direct
Paypal 6 Months
Purchase price £1,358.98. APR 0%.
- No
Deposit
- 6
months
£1,358.98 £226.50* Go to Store
Appliances Direct
Paypal 12 months
Purchase price £1,358.98. APR 0%.
- No
Deposit
- 12
months
£1,358.98 £113.25* Go to Store
Marks Electrical
Classic Credit 12 Months 15.9%
Purchase price £1,299.00. APR 15.9%.
- £129.90 - 12
months
£1,402.12 £106.02* Go to Store
Currys
Pay in Parts - 24 months
Purchase price £1,208.00. APR 19.9%.
- £120.80 - 24
months
£1,447.54 £55.28* Go to Store
Marks Electrical
Classic Credit 24 Months 15.9%
Purchase price £1,299.00. APR 15.9%.
- £129.90 - 24
months
£1,502.39 £57.19* Go to Store
Appliances Direct
Paypal 18 months
Purchase price £1,358.98. APR 14.9%.
- No
Deposit
- 18
months
£1,524.88 £84.72* Go to Store
Currys
Pay in Parts - 36 months
Purchase price £1,208.00. APR 19.9%.
- £120.80 - 36
months
£1,573.36 £40.35* Go to Store
Appliances Direct
Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £1,358.98. APR 14.9%.
- No
Deposit
- 24
months
£1,579.87 £65.83* Go to Store
Marks Electrical
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9%
Purchase price £1,299.00. APR 15.9%.
- £129.90 - 36
months
£1,607.50 £41.04* Go to Store
Currys
Buy now pay 6 months later
Purchase price £1,208.00. APR 24.9%. An additional fee of £25.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
- £120.80 6
months
36
months
£1,674.90 £43.17* Go to Store
Marks Electrical
Buy Now Pay 9 Months Later
Purchase price £1,299.00. APR 29.8%.
£30.00 £129.90 9
months
39
months
£1,998.51 £47.14* Go to Store
Marks Electrical
Buy Now Pay 6 Months Later
Purchase price £1,299.00. APR 29.8%.
£25.00 £129.90 6
months
42
months
£2,051.03 £45.15* Go to Store

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Smeg FAB30LF Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Smeg FAB30LF number 858 across all fridge freezers.
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2 Reviews
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Poor
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
79
£499 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%. LG fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
This fridge freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridges are available. View the latest fridges 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A++||A++|A+++|A++, and its running costs of £499 over 24 years are typical compared to the other 2,219 fridges that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is robust but inferior product quality.
This Smeg fridge freezer has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an icemaker
T climate class
Quite small freezer net capacity
Quite short storage time during power failure

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,109 to £850 in the last 58 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.
eBay £850.00 Go to Store
Ideal Kit £1,109.00 Go to Store
Currys £1,208.00
FREE Standard delivery
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Smeg FAB30LF Video Reviews


Smeg FAB30LF In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Customers Report Poor Product Quality

One Smeg FAB30LF reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was not good quality. Simon Jones mentioned in his Smeg FAB30LF review in November “Very poor build quality”.

Users Report That it is Robust

One Smeg FAB30LF reviewer said in their reviews that the Smeg FAB30LF was easy to damage or scratch. A few weeks ago Simon Jones said in his review on Amazon “Compartments on door are brittle and broke”.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £850.00 it is more expensive than 84% of fridge freezers.

Price Has Gone Down by £259 (23%)

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£10 Off Voucher Available

There is a Currys voucher for £10 off available. £10 Off the marked price on all large kitchen appliances £249 and over. The voucher expires on 31 Jul 2017.

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Features

Average Fridge Net Capacity

The FAB30LF's fridge net capacity of 229L is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 64% of all fridges when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The FAB30LF's freezer net capacity of only 64L is in the smallest 21% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Fridges have freezer net capacitioes of between 11L and 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L.

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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 typical of many fridges.

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Has an Icemaker

The FAB30LF has an icemaker. 89% of fridges do not have an icemaker.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the FAB30LF of only 15h is fairly short compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 23% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridges the storage time during power failures range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h.

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Four Door Balconies

Most fridge freezers have between one and seven door balconies, including the Smeg FAB30LF which has four door balconies.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The FAB30LF is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge.

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Quite Small Freezer Gross Capacity

Fridge freezers have freezer gross capacities of between 11L and 520L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 100L. The FAB30LF's freezer gross capacity of only 64L is quite small compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the smallest 14% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

Like most other fridge freezers, the Smeg FAB30LF does not have a door open alarm. 65% of fridge freezers do not have a door open alarm.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The FAB30LF's freezing capacity of only 3kg/24h is in the smallest 13% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The smallest freezing capacity of fridges is 0.7kg/24h, the biggest is 130kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 8kg/24h.

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Only One Shelf/basket

The FAB30LF is a one shelf/basket fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 34 shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Has a Thermostat

The FAB30LF has a thermostat. 75% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The FAB30LF does not have a child lock. 89% of fridges also do not have a child lock.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

Like most other fridge freezers, the FAB30LF does not have a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Smeg FAB30LF has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), which is unusual. 81% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Only One Fruit/vegetable Drawer

Most fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers, including the FAB30LF which has one fruit/vegetable drawer.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Smeg fridge was released in March 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This fridge has an energy efficiency rating of A++||A++|A+++|A++. The average 24 year running cost of the FAB30LF is £499 based on adequate energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,219 fridges.

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Other Popular Comparisons With The Smeg FAB30LF

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£42 Cheaper
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A lot longer storage time during power failure
One less door balconies
Significantly better user reviews
Two more shelves/baskets (freezer)
One more fruit/vegetable drawer
£49 More Expensive
£50 Cheaper
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5kg/24h bigger freezing capacity
Higher running costs over five years by £162.15

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