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Candy GVSW 485
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£269.99
Candy GVSW 485
70
Features
Good Features
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Popularity
Widely Available
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Value for Money
Excellent
84
Age
17 Months Old
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Running Costs
£1,200 Over 10 Years
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Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fairly new and extremely cheap 8kg capacity washer dryer, with average running costs and a good spec.
8kg 5kg 61dB 79dB May 2017 A
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Representing excellent value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Candy GVSW 485 number 62 across all washer dryers.

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Popularity
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

Looking across the entire Samsung washer dryer range, the average reviews for all Samsung washer dryers are excellent.
At over a year old this washer dryer is slightly out of date, and newer washer dryers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest washer dryers 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A, however its running costs of £1,200 over 10 years are in the most expensive 12% of all 502 washer dryers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washer dryers.
This washer dryer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Smaller than average drying capacity
Higher than average wash noise level

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washer dryer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the washer dryer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec washer dryers come to market, the older washer dryers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Four People Mentioned That the Product Was Priced Fairly.
One Customer Mentioned That the Product Was Excellent Quality.
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Two Customers Said That it Was Solidly Made.
Two People Thought it Was Not a Good Size.
One Purchaser Wrote in Their Review That it Was Well Designed.
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The Majority of Customers Wrote in Their Review That it Was Not Difficult to Use.
Some Purchasers Said That the Product Had Great Technical Features.
Seven Out of Ten Customers Thought it Had an OK Noise Level.
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One Owner Said That it Had a Good Control System.
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Some Buyers Said That it Was Effective At Drying Clothes.

How Good Are Candy Washer Dryers?

We have evaluated 18 expert reviews and 6,797 user reviews for washer dryers written online and used these reviews to determine an average rating for Candy washer dryers of 75%. This makes Candy the 10th best rated washer dryer brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Average Washing Capacity
Smaller Than Average Drying Capacity
Higher Than Average Wash Noise Level
Average Maximum Spin Speed
Higher Than Average Spin Noise Level
Only A Washing Energy Efficiency Class
Only A Drying Energy Efficiency
Average Washing Capacity
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The GVSW 485's washing capacity of 8kg is pretty typical compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the largest 53% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Drying Capacity

The GVSW 485's drying capacity of only 5kg is smaller than average when compared to most other washer dryers. It is smaller than 66% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature. Across all the washer dryers the drying capacities range from 1.3kg to 20kg, and the average drying capacity is 5.6kg.

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Higher Than Average Wash Noise Level

The wash noise level of the GVSW 485 of 61dB is in the highest 7% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature. The lowest wash noise level of washer dryers is 41dB, the highest is 83dB, and the average wash noise level is 55dB.

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Average Maximum Spin Speed
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The maximum spin speed of the GVSW 485 of 1,400 RPM is relatively typical compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the highest 30% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Spin Noise Level

The GVSW 485's spin noise level of 79dB is higher than 79% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature. The spin noise levels of washer dryers range from 53dB to 89dB, and the average spin noise level is 75dB.

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Only A Washing Energy Efficiency Class

This washer dryer has an A washing class, which is typical of many washer dryers.

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Only A Drying Energy Efficiency

This washer dryer has an A drying class, which is typical of many washer dryers.

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Popularity

The Candy GVSW 485 is currently ranked number 62 across all washer dryers.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A washer dryer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

There was a cheaper price of £168.32 at Ebuyer 89 days ago.

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Release Date

Candy released the GVSW 485 in May 2017.

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When Are Most New Candy Washer Dryers Released?

The most common period for new Candy washer dryers to be released in is between April and May. For the latest Candy washer dryer features you may be best waiting until April 2019. Also the price of the current Candy washer dryers may drop off just before the latest models are released in April. Four new Candy washer dryers were released in May 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Candy washer dryer releases. In September 2016 eight new Candy washer dryers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Candy washer dryer releases. April was the biggest month in 2015 for new Candy washer dryers, with two new Candy washer dryers released that month.

How Fast Do Candy Washer Dryer Prices Drop After Release?

Candy washer dryers tend to depreciate faster than most washer dryers. Most washer dryers drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release. On average Candy washer dryers drop in price by 17% in the first 6 months after release. On a typical new Candy washer dryer costing £519, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £87.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The efficiency rating of this washer dryer is A, however the GVSW 485 is in the most expensive 12% of all 502 washer dryers that we have analysed for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the GVSW 485 is £1,200.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on £803.39
Electricity cost when on standby £0.00
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Water cost when switched on £545.33
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Total running cost over 10 years £1,348.72
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Energy Rating
3.6T
Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 3.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 94 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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Running this washer dryer over 10 years will use 144,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 532 baths.

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How Big is the Candy GVSW 485?

The Candy GVSW 485 is 600mm wide and 850mm tall. It is 540mm deep and weighs 70.5kg.

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Candy GVSW 485 Specification

Key Features
Washing Capacity
Drying Capacity
Wash Noise Level
Spin Noise Level
Performance
Maximum Spin Speed
Washing Class
Drying Class
Delayed Start Timer
Drying Noise Level
Maximum Delay Start
Residual Moisture
Washing Cycle Time
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Energy Consumption Per Washing & Drying Cycle
Annual Water Consumption When Washing & Drying
Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption (Washing, Per Cycle)
AC Input Voltage
Design
Loading Type
Door Hinge
Colour
Drum Material
Built-in Display
Control Type
Case Design
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Width
Weight
Depth
Drying Programs
Cotton Drying Program
Wool Drying Program
Steam Drying Program
Washing Programs
Hand/wool Washing Program
Cotton Washing Program

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

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Barcodes

00000031007978, 08016361930643, 08016361942387, 08016361947009, 08016361947016, 08016361965737

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