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Smeg FAB50X

A massive fridge net capacity Silver 362L fridge
Silver 362L 107L 796mm Apr 2012
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date

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Smeg FAB50X Review

With very good features, we have scored the Smeg FAB50X as follows for Summary.
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 fridges 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:
Quite large fridge net capacity
T climate class
Only two shelves/baskets (freezer)
Fairly loud noise level

Smeg FAB50X In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Large Fridge Net Capacity

The average fridge net capacity of all fridges is 230L, with the smallest being 16L and the largest being 1,200L. The fridge net capacity of the Smeg FAB50X of 362L is quite large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 6% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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T Climate Class

This fridge freezer has T|SN|SN (Subnormal)|T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)|SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical) and SN - T climate classes, which is typical of many fridge freezers.

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Only Two Shelves/baskets (freezer)

The Smeg FAB50X is a two shelf/basket fridge freezer.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The Smeg FAB50X has a multi-airflow system. 91% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The Smeg FAB50X has a fresh zone compartment, unlike 71% of fridge freezers which do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The Smeg FAB50X features No Frost (freezer), unlike 74% of fridge freezers which do not feature No Frost (freezer).

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Has a No Frost System

The Smeg FAB50X has a No Frost system. 86% of fridge freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of fridge freezers is 5dB, the loudest is 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB. The Smeg FAB50X's noise level of 43dB is in the loudest 9% of all fridges when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

Like most other fridge freezers, the Smeg FAB50X does not have a child lock. 89% of fridge freezers do not have a child lock.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50X has a multi-Airflow system (fridge), unlike 81% of fridge freezers which do not have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Has an Icemaker

The Smeg FAB50X has an icemaker. 89% of fridge freezers do not have an icemaker.

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Fairly Large Freezer Net Capacity

The Smeg FAB50X's freezer net capacity of 107L is in the largest 19% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L.

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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 storage time during power failure of the Smeg FAB50X of only 8h is in the shortest 2% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly 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 Smeg FAB50X's total gross capacity of 484L is fairly large compared to most other fridges. It is in the largest 10% of all fridges when ordered by this feature.

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Very Large Total Net Capacity

The total net capacity of the Smeg FAB50X of 469L is fairly large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 5% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature. The total net capacities of fridge freezers range from 42L to 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L.

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FAB50X has a thermostat, unlike 75% of fridge freezers which do not have a thermostat.

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Fairly Large Fridge Gross Capacity

The Smeg FAB50X's fridge gross capacity of 362L is quite large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 7% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. The average fridge gross capacity of all fridge freezers is 230L, with the smallest being 4.2L and the largest being 1,900L.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50X features No Frost (fridge), unlike 76% of fridge freezers which do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in April 2012.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this fridge is A+||A++|A+++, however the FAB50X is one of the less economic to run fridge freezers that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the FAB50X will cost £985 over 24 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fab50xs
Barcodes 08017709160463

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