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Smeg FAB30LRO1 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 OK

This Smeg fridge has an efficiency rating of A++. The average running cost of the FAB30LRO1 is £499 over 24 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 622 similar spec fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when Smeg released the FAB30LRO1.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

Fridge freezers of this age and type have freezer net capacitioes of between 26L and 160L, and the average freezer net capacity is 81L. With a freezer net capacity of only 64 liters, the Smeg FAB30LRO1 has a fairly small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Comparable spec fridges that came out more than two years ago have storage time during power failures of between 3.5h and 46h. The FAB30LRO1 has one of the shorter storage time during power failures (only 15 hours) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age.

If you are looking for a fridge freezer with a longer storage time during power failure then you might want to consider the Neff KG711 (£806.04) (16h).

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Smeg FAB30LRO1 has a fast freeze function, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge freezer.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The FAB30LRO1 has an ice cube tray. Most of the other fridge freezers of this age and type also have an ice cube tray.

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Only One Shelf/basket

Most fridge freezers of this age and spec have between 1 and 34 shelves/baskets (freezer), including the Smeg FAB30LRO1 which has one shelf/basket.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The Smeg FAB30LRO1 has one of the smaller freezing capacities (only 3 kilograms per 24 hours) amongst medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age. The freezing capacities of fridge freezers of a comparable age and spec to this fridge range from 2kg/24h to 31kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 7.9kg/24h.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

At 293 liters, the FAB30LRO1 has a pretty average total net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age 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 quietest noise level of comparable spec fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer is 5dB and the loudest is 50dB. With a noise level of only 38 decibels, the FAB30LRO1 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst fridge freezers of this age.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge freezer has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is the most frequently found climate class on medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

Comparable spec fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer have total gross capacities of between 210L and 390L, and the average total gross capacity is 320L. With a total gross capacity of only 295 liters, the FAB30LRO1 has one of the smaller total gross capacities amongst comparable spec fridge freezers of this age.

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Fridge

Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The FAB30LRO1 has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). Most of the other fridges of a similar age and spec to this fridge freezer also have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Has an Automatic Defrost (fridge)

The FAB30LRO1 has an automatic defrost (fridge). Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years also have an automatic defrost (fridge).

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Four Door Balconies

Most fridge freezers of this age and spec have between one and four door balconies, including the FAB30LRO1 which has four door balconies.

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Four Shelves/baskets (fridge)

The Smeg FAB30LRO1 is a four shelf/basket (fridge) fridge freezer.

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Only One Vegetable Drawer

The FAB30LRO1 is a one vegetable drawer fridge.

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229 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 229 liters net fridge capacity fridge freezer.

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 (£1,159) (230L).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fab30lro1
Barcodes 08017709173968

Smeg FAB30LRO1 Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FAB30LRO1 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 372,346 product attributes, 1,717 fridge freezer reviews and 1,590,800 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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