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Overall Score

Smeg FAB50XS

A massive Silver 362L fridge with good features but high running costs
Silver 362L 107L 796mm Apr 2012
Colour Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Release Date

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Smeg FAB50XS Review

With good features, we have scored the Smeg FAB50XS as follows for Summary.
63
Features
Good Features
24
Age
5 Years Old
19
Running Costs
£985 Over 10 Years
34
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

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 efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, however its running costs of £985 over 10 years are in the most expensive 5% of all 2,235 fridge freezers that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large freezer net capacity
Quite large fridge net capacity
Quite loud noise level
Quite short storage time during power failure

Smeg FAB50XS In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Large Freezer Net Capacity

Across all the fridge freezers the freezer net capacitioes range from 11L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 89L. The freezer net capacity of the FAB50XS of 107L is fairly large compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 19% of all fridges when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Large Fridge Net Capacity

The fridge net capacity of the Smeg FAB50XS of 362L is in the largest 6% of all fridges when sorted by this feature. The fridge net capacities of fridge freezers range from 16L to 1,200L, and the average fridge net capacity is 230L.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Smeg FAB50XS of 43dB is quite loud compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the loudest 15% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the noise levels range from 5dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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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 FAB50XS of only 8h is in the shortest 2% of all fridge freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Average Freezing Capacity

The FAB50XS's freezing capacity of 5kg/24h is fairly typical compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the biggest 43% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Compared to the other 2,136 fridge freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves/baskets (fridge) of, the FAB50XS is a three shelf/basket (fridge) fridge which is average.

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Has an Icemaker

The Smeg FAB50XS has an icemaker, which is unusual. 89% of fridge freezers do not have an icemaker.

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The FAB50XS has a multi-airflow system. 91% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-airflow system.

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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 the most commonly found climate class on fridge freezers.

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Quite Large Total Gross Capacity

The FAB50XS's total gross capacity of 484L is in the largest 10% of all fridge freezers when ordered 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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Features No Frost (freezer)

The FAB50XS features No Frost (freezer), unlike 73% of fridges which do not feature No Frost (freezer).

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Has a No Frost System

The FAB50XS has a No Frost system. 86% of fridge freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers

The Smeg FAB50XS is a two fruit/vegetable drawer fridge freezer. Most of the other fridges have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The Smeg FAB50XS features No Frost (fridge). 76% of fridge freezers do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FAB50XS has a thermostat. 75% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The FAB50XS does not have a fresh zone compartment, although this is within the context that 71% of fridge freezers also do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Very Large Total Net Capacity

The FAB50XS'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 ordered by this feature. Across all the fridge freezers the total net capacities range from 42L to 620L, and the average total net capacity is 300L.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

Like most other fridges, the FAB50XS does not have a child lock. 89% of fridge freezers do not have a child lock.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Smeg released the FAB50XS in April 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

This fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+||A++|A+++, however the FAB50XS is one of the less economic to run fridges that we have analysed for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the FAB50XS will cost £985 over 10 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

smeg fab50xs

Barcodes:

08017709160470

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