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Smeg FAB30LO1 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

This fridge is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The FAB30LO1 is typical compared to the other 622 fridge freezers of this type and age that we have analysed for 24 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the FAB30LO1 is £499.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge has been on the market since May 2013.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

With a freezer net capacity of only 64 liters, the Smeg FAB30LO1 has a quite small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to this fridge. The smallest freezer net capacity of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago is 26L and the largest is 160L.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of only 15 hours, the FAB30LO1 has one of the shorter storage time during power failures amongst fridge freezers of this age. The storage time during power failures of fridges of a comparable type and age to this fridge range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 20h.

If you want 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 FAB30LO1 has a fast freeze function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a similar type and age to this fridge also have a fast freeze function.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The FAB30LO1 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer also have an ice cube tray.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

With a freezing capacity of only 3 kilograms per 24 hours, the FAB30LO1 has one of the smaller freezing capacities amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age. Fridges that have been available for more than two years have freezing capacities of between 2kg/24h and 31kg/24h.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The FAB30LO1 is a two shelf/basket fridge. Most of the other fridges of a similar spec and age to this fridge freezer have between 1 and 34 shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

The FAB30LO1 has a relatively average total net capacity (293 liters) compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer.

If this fridge total net capacity is not large enough 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 quietest noise level of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge is 5dB, the loudest is 50dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. At only 38 decibels, the Smeg FAB30LO1 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most commonly found climate class on fridge freezers of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers of this type and age the total gross capacities range from 210L to 390L, and the average total gross capacity is 320L. With a total gross capacity of only 295 liters, the Smeg FAB30LO1 has a fairly small total gross capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The FAB30LO1 has a fresh zone compartment, as do most of the other fridge freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

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Fridge

Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The FAB30LO1 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), as do most of the other fridges of this spec and age.

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Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The Smeg FAB30LO1 has an automatic defrost (fridge). Most of the other fridges of this type and age also have an automatic defrost (fridge).

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Four Door Balconies

The Smeg FAB30LO1 is a four door balconies fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers of this type and age have between one and four door balconies.

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Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The FAB30LO1 is a four shelf/basket (fridge) fridge.

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Only One Vegetable Drawer

The FAB30LO1 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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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 look at the Samsung RB31HSR2DSA (230L), or the Siemens iQ700 KG36NSW31 (230L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fab30lo1
Barcodes 08017709173838

Smeg FAB30LO1 Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FAB30LO1 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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Siemens KG36EAI43 vs Smeg FAB30LO1

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58% Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
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Siemens KG36EAW43 vs Smeg FAB30LO1

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Eleven Months Newer
58% Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Two Vegetable Drawers
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172mm Taller

Haier CFE633CWE vs Smeg FAB30LO1

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Larger Net Freezer Capacity
Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
£251.27 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
Inferior Energy Efficiency Rating
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