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Smeg FC381MNE Fridge Freezer

285L 72L 595mm 2,025mm Jun 2015
A+
Fridge Net Capacity Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Release Date £761.39 Electricity cost over 10 years
Not Energy Star certified
Quite small freezer net capacity
Does not have a child lock

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This large fridge net capacity fridge has an efficiency rating of A+, and the average 24 year running cost of the FC381MNE is £762 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 154 fridge freezers of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Smeg released the FC381MNE in April 2017.


Performance

Average Total Net Capacity

At 357 liters, the FC381MNE has a relatively average total net capacity compared to most of the other fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge freezer.

If this Smeg fridge freezer total net capacity is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Bosch KAG90AI20G (£1,150) (359L), or the Kenwood KFC60SS15 (360L).

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Very Small Total Gross Capacity

The FC381MNE has one of the smaller total gross capacities (only 368 liters) amongst large fridge net capacity fridge freezers of this age. The total gross capacities of large fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge range from 270L to 840L, and the average total gross capacity is 470L.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of fridges of a similar type and age to this fridge range from 34dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. With a noise level of 44 decibels, the FC381MNE has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable age and type to this fridge freezer.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Fisher & Paykel E521TRX2 (£1,049) (43dB), or the Bosch KAD62V40 (44dB).

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Freezer

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

At only 72 liters, the FC381MNE has a very small freezer net capacity compared to most of the other large fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge freezer. The freezer net capacitioes of similar spec fridges that have been around for a comparable time to this fridge freezer range from 34L to 520L, and the average freezer net capacity is 120L.

If you are looking for a larger freezer net capacity then you might want to look at the AEG S73401CNW1 (78L).

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Has an Ice Cube Tray

The Smeg FC381MNE has an ice cube tray. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a similar age to this fridge freezer also have an ice cube tray.

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Features No Frost (freezer)

The Smeg FC381MNE features No Frost (freezer). Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been around for a similar time to this fridge freezer also feature No Frost (freezer).

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Has a Fast Freeze Function

The Smeg FC381MNE has a fast freeze function. Most of the other large fridge net capacity fridge freezers that are a comparable age to this fridge freezer also have a fast freeze function.

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Average Storage Time During Power Failure

At 13 hours, the Smeg FC381MNE has a relatively average storage time during power failure compared to most of the other fridges of this type and age.

There are a number of other 13h storage time during power failure fridges currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Haier C2FE-736CSJ.

If you would prefer a longer storage time during power failure then you might also want to consider the Samsung RF56K9540SR (£3,474) (14h), or the Kenwood KFC60SS15 (15h).

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Power

Not Energy Star Certified

The Smeg FC381MNE is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large fridge net capacity fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this fridge are also not Energy Star certified.

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Fridge

Has a Multi-Airflow System (fridge)

The Smeg FC381MNE has a multi-Airflow system (fridge). Most of the other fridges of a comparable age and spec to this fridge freezer also have a multi-Airflow system (fridge).

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Features No Frost (fridge)

The FC381MNE features No Frost (fridge). Most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been available for more than a year also feature No Frost (fridge).

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Fresh Zone

Has a Fresh Zone Compartment

The FC381MNE has a fresh zone compartment, as do most of the other fridges that have been available for a comparable time to this fridge freezer.

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Design

Does Not Have a Child Lock

The FC381MNE does not have a child lock, unlike most of the other fridges of this spec and age.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Smeg FC381MNE has a built-in display. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that came out more than a year ago also have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smeg fc381mne
Barcodes 08017709198640

Smeg FC381MNE Review Sources

To prepare this Smeg FC381MNE review we compared this fridge freezer to 2,691 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 369,487 product attributes, 1,716 fridge freezer reviews and 1,612,900 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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