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Smeg FAB30RX1 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
Has a multi-airflow system
Quite small freezer net capacity
Does not have a child lock

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Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Smeg fridge is A++. The FAB30RX1 has an average running cost of £499 over 24 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 622 medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This fridge was released in May 2013.


Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer the freezer net capacitioes range from 26L to 160L, and the average freezer net capacity is 81L. With a freezer net capacity of only 64 liters, the FAB30RX1 has a quite small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of only 15 hours, the Smeg FAB30RX1 has a quite short storage time during power failure compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been around for more than two years. The shortest storage time during power failure of medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge is 3.5h and the longest is 46h.

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

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Only One Shelf/basket

Most medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 34 shelves/baskets (freezer), including the FAB30RX1 which has one shelf/basket.

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The smallest freezing capacity of fridges that have been on the market for more than two years is 2kg/24h and the biggest is 31kg/24h. At only 3 kilograms per 24 hours, the FAB30RX1 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

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Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

With a total net capacity of 293 liters, the FAB30RX1 has a relatively average total net capacity 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.

If you want a fridge freezer with a larger total net capacity 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

Medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for more than two years have noise levels of between 5dB and 50dB. With a noise level of only 38 decibels, the FAB30RX1 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridges of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Total Gross Capacity

The average total gross capacity of fridge freezers of a similar age and spec to this fridge freezer is 320L, and the total gross capacities range from 210L to 390L. At only 295 liters, the FAB30RX1 has a fairly small total gross capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers of this age and spec.

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Design

Does Not Have a Child Lock

The Smeg FAB30RX1 does not have a child lock, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other fridge freezers that have been available for a similar time to this fridge freezer also do not have a child lock.

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Other Features

Has a Multi-Airflow System

The FAB30RX1 has a multi-airflow system, as do most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age.

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Has a Thermostat

The FAB30RX1 has a thermostat, as do most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Defrost Function

The FAB30RX1 has a defrost function. Most of the other fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as this fridge freezer also have a defrost function.

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Fresh Zone

Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FAB30RX1 does not have a fresh zone compartment. Most of the other medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago do have a fresh zone compartment.

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Fridge

Only One Vegetable Drawer

Most medium fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and five vegetable drawers, including the FAB30RX1 which has one vegetable drawer.

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229 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 229 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If this Smeg fridge freezer 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 fab30rx1
Barcodes 08017709116491, 08017709173944, 08017709177522

Smeg FAB30RX1 Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FAB30RX1 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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