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Smeg FAB50X Fridge Freezer

362L 107L 796mm 1,875mm Apr 2012
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £984.64 Electricity cost over 10 years
Fairly large total net capacity
Quite short storage time during power failure
Very high running costs

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Smeg released the FAB50X in April 2012.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this fridge is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the average 24 year running cost of the FAB50X is £985 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 398 fridges of this type and age.


Performance

Fairly Large Total Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers of this spec and age the total net capacities range from 240L to 620L, and the average total net capacity is 390L. With a total net capacity of 469 liters, the Smeg FAB50X has one of the larger total net capacities amongst similar spec fridge freezers of this age.

If this fridge freezer total net capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Bosch KDN64VL20N (£633) (492L).

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 43 decibels, the Smeg FAB50X has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were launched around the same time as this fridge freezer.

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Has an Icemaker

The Smeg FAB50X has an icemaker, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge.

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Only T (Tropical) Climate Class

This fridge has a SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) climate class, which is typical of many fridge freezers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Freezer

Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

The shortest storage time during power failure of large fridge net capacity fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer is 4h, the longest is 44h, and the average storage time during power failure is 21h. With a storage time during power failure of only 8 hours, the Smeg FAB50X has one of the shortest storage time during power failures amongst large fridge net capacity fridges of this age.

If this Smeg fridge storage time during power failure is too short for you then you might want to consider the Hotpoint-Ariston ENTMH 192A1 FW (9h).

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Average Freezer Net Capacity

At 107 liters, the Smeg FAB50X has a fairly average freezer net capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a similar age to this fridge.

If you would prefer a fridge freezer with a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the Bauknecht KG 1193 A2+ (109L).

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The Smeg FAB50X features No Frost (freezer), as do most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and type to this fridge.

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Smeg FAB50X 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 Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The Smeg FAB50X is a two shelf/basket fridge. Most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge have between one and four shelves/baskets (freezer).

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Very Small Freezing Capacity

The smallest freezing capacity of large fridge net capacity fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge is 2kg/24h, the biggest is 20kg/24h, and the average freezing capacity is 11kg/24h. At only 5 kilograms per 24 hours, the Smeg FAB50X has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to this fridge.

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Design

Does Not Have a Child Lock

The Smeg FAB50X does not have a child lock, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other fridges that have been available for around the same time as this fridge also do not have a child lock.

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Other Features

Has a Multi-Airflow System

The Smeg FAB50X has a multi-airflow system. Most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that were released around the same time as this fridge also have a multi-airflow system.

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FAB50X has a thermostat. Most of the other fridge freezers of this spec and age also have a thermostat.

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Has a No Frost System

The Smeg FAB50X has a No Frost system. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been around for more than two years also have a No Frost system.

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FAB50X has a fresh zone compartment, as do most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that came out more than two years ago.

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Fridge

Two Vegetable Drawers

The Smeg FAB50X is a two vegetable drawer fridge freezer.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50X has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), as do most of the other fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50X features No Frost (fridge). Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago also feature No Frost (fridge).

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Fairly Large Fridge Gross Capacity

The Smeg FAB50X has a fairly large fridge gross capacity (362 liters) compared to most of the other fridges of a comparable spec and age to this fridge. Across all the large fridge net capacity fridges that came out around the same time as this fridge freezer the fridge gross capacities range from 230L to 500L.

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362 Liters Fridge Net Capacity

This is a 362 liters net fridge capacity fridge.

If you are looking for a larger fridge net capacity then you might want to consider the Beko ASD 241 (364L) which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fab50x
Barcodes 08017709160463

Smeg FAB50X Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FAB50X 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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