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Smeg FAB50XS

73

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Smeg FAB50XS

Smeg FAB50XS
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A fully featured but 6 year old 469L total capacity fridge freezer, with moderate running costs and a gigantic 362L fridge net capacity
Silver 362L 107L 796mm Apr 2012 A+
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Smeg FAB50XS Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Smeg FAB50XS number 960 in medium fridge freezers.
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Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
5 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£980 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Hisense 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 2018.
This fridge freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+++, however its running costs of £980 over 10 years are in the most expensive 8% of all 2,639 fridge freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving fridge freezers.
It has some great features:
Larger than average freezer net capacity
Larger than average fridge net capacity
Has an icemaker
Larger than average total net capacity
Double the space for anyone who needs a large capacity without compromising on design.- 2 adjustable thermostats
Multiflow cooling system
Completely frost-free
Frozen food capacity: 107 lt
Dimensions: hxwxd 1875 x 796 x 766 cm (810cm including handle)
With left side hinges

Smeg FAB50XS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Smeg Has Very Good Fridge Freezer Reviews

Smeg has very good average ratings across its entire fridge freezer range.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

This fridge freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency, however the FAB50XS has an average 10 year running cost of £980 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 8% of all 2,639 fridge freezers.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This fridge freezer was released in April 2012.

Features

Larger Than Average Freezer Net Capacity

The average freezer net capacity of all fridge freezers is 87L, with the smallest being 4L and the largest being 520L. The freezer net capacity of the Smeg FAB50XS of 107L is larger than 79% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average 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 FAB50XS's fridge net capacity of 362L is larger than 91% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all fridge freezers is 40dB, with the quietest being 32dB and the loudest being 48dB. The noise level of the Smeg FAB50XS of 43dB is louder than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is louder than 93% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

Fridge freezers have storage time during power failures of between 4h and 51h, and the average storage time during power failure is 18h. The FAB50XS's storage time during power failure of only 8h is very short compared to most other fridge freezers. It is shorter than 97% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Freezing Capacity

The FAB50XS's freezing capacity of 5kg/24h is pretty standard compared to most other fridge freezers. It is bigger than 57% of all fridge freezers when ordered by this feature.

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Only Three Shelves/baskets (fridge)

Most fridge freezers have between 1 and 10 shelves/baskets (fridge), including the FAB50XS which has three shelves/baskets (fridge).

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Has an Icemaker

The Smeg FAB50XS has an icemaker. 87% of fridge freezers do not have an icemaker.

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Larger Than Average Total Net Capacity

The smallest total net capacity of fridge freezers is 15L, the largest is 3,400L, and the average total net capacity is 310L. The FAB50XS's total net capacity of 469L is larger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is in the largest 11% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The FAB50XS features No Frost (fridge), which is unusual. 71% of fridge freezers do not feature No Frost (fridge).

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Has a Multi-Airflow System

The FAB50XS has a multi-airflow system, which is unusual. 94% of fridge freezers do not have a multi-airflow system.

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Does Not Have a Fresh Zone Compartment

The FAB50XS does not have a fresh zone compartment, although it is worth keeping in mind that 70% of fridge freezers also do not have a fresh zone compartment.

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Larger Than Average Total Gross Capacity

The smallest total gross capacity of fridge freezers is 43L, the largest is 2,600L, and the average total gross capacity is 340L. The total gross capacity of the Smeg FAB50XS of 484L is larger than average when compared to most other fridge freezers. It is larger than 86% of all fridge freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Child Lock

Like most other fridge freezers, the FAB50XS does not have a child lock. 88% of fridge freezers do not have a child lock.

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Has a Thermostat

The Smeg FAB50XS has a thermostat. 79% of fridge freezers do not have a thermostat.

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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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Two Fruit/vegetable Drawers

Most fridge freezers have between one and five fruit/vegetable drawers, including the Smeg FAB50XS which has two fruit/vegetable drawers.

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Has a No Frost System

The FAB50XS has a No Frost system. 91% of fridge freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

smeg fab50xs

Barcodes:

08017709160470

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