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Smeg FAB50PS

A 5 year old Cream 362L fridge with not bad features and one of the largest fridge net capacities available
Cream 362L 107L 796mm Apr 2012
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Smeg FAB50PS Review

With very good features,
72
Good Features
26
5 Years Old
21
£985 Over 24 Years
Overall Score
41
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 fridge freezers are available. View the latest fridge freezers 2017.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, however its running costs of £985 over 24 years are in the most expensive 5% of all 2,219 fridges 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 multi-Airflow system (fridge)
Fairly loud noise level
Quite short storage time during power failure

Smeg FAB50PS In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Large Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacities of fridge freezers range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L. The FAB50PS's fridge net capacity of 362L is quite large compared to most other fridges. It is in the largest 6% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The FAB50PS has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). 81% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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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 commonly found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Quite Large Freezer Net Capacity

Fridges have freezer net capacitioes of between 11L and 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L. The freezer net capacity of the FAB50PS of 107L is quite large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 19% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The FAB50PS features No Frost (freezer). 74% of fridge freezers do not feature No Frost (freezer).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Smeg FAB50PS of 43dB is in the loudest 16% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all fridge freezers is 40dB, with the quietest being 5dB and the loudest being 47dB.

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Has a Thermostat

The FAB50PS has a thermostat, unlike 75% of fridge freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The shortest storage time during power failure of fridge freezers is 3.5h, the longest is 46h, and the average storage time during power failure is 19h. The storage time during power failure of the FAB50PS of only 8h is very short compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the shortest 2% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FAB50PS has a fresh zone compartment, unlike 71% of fridges which do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Very Large Total Net Capacity

The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers is 42L, the largest is 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L. The FAB50PS's total net capacity of 469L is quite large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 5% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Has a No Frost System

The Smeg FAB50PS has a No Frost system. 86% of fridges do not have a No Frost system.

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Has a Water Dispenser

The FAB50PS has a water dispenser. 92% of fridges do not have a water dispenser.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

The FAB50PS does not have a child lock. 89% of fridge freezers also do not have a child lock.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The FAB50PS 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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Quite Large Total Gross Capacity

Fridge freezers have total gross capacities of between 6.1L and 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The total gross capacity of the FAB50PS of 484L is in the largest 10% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The FAB50PS has a multi-airflow system. 91% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Has an Icemaker

The FAB50PS has an icemaker. 89% of fridges do not have an icemaker.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50PS features No Frost (fridge), which is unusual. 76% of fridges do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Smeg released the FAB50PS in April 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The energy efficiency rating of this fridge is A+||A++|A+++, however based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 24 year running cost of the FAB50PS is £985, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 2,219 fridge freezers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers package fab50ps, smeg fab50ps
Barcodes 08017709160456

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