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Smeg FAB50P

An enormous fridge net capacity Cream 362L fridge
Cream 362L 107L 796mm Apr 2012
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Smeg FAB50P Review

With very good features,
70
Good Features
26
5 Years Old
20
£985 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

LG fridge freezers have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better fridges are available. View the latest fridges 2017.
Whilst this fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, its running costs of £985 over 24 years are in the most expensive 5% of all 2,219 fridge freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large fridge net capacity
Has a thermostat
Quite loud noise level
Does not have a child lock

Smeg FAB50P In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Large Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the Smeg FAB50P of 362L is in the largest 6% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. Across all the fridges the fridge net capacities range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FAB50P has a thermostat, unlike 75% of fridge freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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Quite Large Freezer Net Capacity

The smallest freezer net capacity of fridge freezers is 11L, the largest is 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L. The Smeg FAB50P's freezer net capacity of 107L is in the largest 19% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Icemaker

The Smeg FAB50P has an icemaker, unlike 89% of fridge freezers which do not have an icemaker.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the fridge freezers the noise levels range from 5dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. The noise level of the Smeg FAB50P of 43dB is fairly loud compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 11% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50P has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). 81% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50P features No Frost (fridge). 76% of fridges do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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Fairly Large Total Gross Capacity

The Smeg FAB50P's total gross capacity of 484L is in the largest 10% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Fridge freezers have total gross capacities of between 6.1L and 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FAB50P has a fresh zone compartment. 71% of fridge freezers do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Quite Large Fridge Gross Capacity

The smallest fridge gross capacity of fridge freezers is 4.2L, the largest is 1,900L, and the average fridge gross capacity is 230L. The fridge gross capacity of the Smeg FAB50P of 362L is in the largest 7% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Has a No Frost System

The Smeg FAB50P has a No Frost system, which is unusual. 86% of fridge freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The Smeg FAB50P has a multi-airflow system. 91% of fridges do not have a multi-airflow system.

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T Climate Class

This fridge has T|SN|SN (Subnormal)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T climate classes, which is the most frequently found climate class on fridges.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The Smeg FAB50P does not have a child lock. 89% of fridges also do not have a child lock.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The Smeg FAB50P features No Frost (freezer), unlike 74% of fridges which do not feature No Frost (freezer).

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

Across all the fridge freezers the storage time during power failures range from 3.5h to 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The Smeg FAB50P's storage time during power failure of only 8h is very short compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 2% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Very Large Total Net Capacity

The average total net capacity of all fridges is 300L, with the smallest being 42L and the largest being 620L. The Smeg FAB50P's total net capacity of 469L is quite large compared to most other fridges. It is in the largest 5% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The Smeg FAB50P is a two shelf/basket fridge freezer. Most of the other fridge freezers have between 1 and 34 shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This fridge has been on the market since April 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Whilst this fridge has an efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, the FAB50P is one of the less economic to run fridge freezers that we have analysed for running costs. Based on fine energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the FAB50P will cost £985 over 24 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fab50pcolour, package fab50ps, smeg fab50ps
Barcodes 08017709160449

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