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Candy GVSW 485
GVSW485DCR

£269.99
Candy GVSW 485
70
Features
Good Features
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Popularity
Widely Available
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Value for Money
Excellent
85
Age
15 Months Old
56
Running Costs
£1,200 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fairly new and bargain price 8kg capacity washer dryer, with alright running costs and good features
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 43 in medium washer dryers and number 62 across all washer dryers.

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Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
97
Value for Money
86
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

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At over a year old this washer dryer is slightly out of date, and newer washer dryers with more up to date technology are available.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.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of A, its running costs of £1,200 over 10 years are in the most expensive 11% of all 476 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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Reviews Breakdown

67% of customers would recommend the Candy GVSW 485.
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16 Reviews
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Average Rating of Candy Washer Dryers

We have analysed 14 expert reviews and 4,444 user reviews for washer dryers written online and used this data to evaluate an average rating for Candy washer dryers of 76%. This makes Candy the 9th best 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 washing capacity of the GVSW 485 of 8kg is fairly typical compared to most other washer dryers. It is larger than 56% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Drying Capacity

The drying capacity of the GVSW 485 of only 5kg is in the smallest 30% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature. The drying capacities of washer dryers 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 lowest wash noise level of washer dryers is 41dB, the highest is 83dB, and the average wash noise level is 55dB. The wash noise level of the GVSW 485 of 61dB is higher than average when compared to most other washer dryers. It is higher than 92% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum Spin Speed
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The GVSW 485's maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM is fairly average compared to most other washer dryers. It is higher than 79% of all washer dryers when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Spin Noise Level

The Candy GVSW 485's spin noise level of 79dB is higher than average when compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the highest 19% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature. The average spin noise level of all washer dryers is 75dB, with the lowest being 53dB and the highest being 85dB.

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Only A Washing Energy Efficiency Class

This washer dryer has an A washing class, which is the most frequently found washing class on washer dryers.

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Only A Drying Energy Efficiency

This washer dryer has an A drying class, which is the most commonly found drying class on 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 25 days ago.

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Age

Release Date

Candy released the GVSW 485 in May 2017.

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Newer Washer Dryers Worth Considering

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When Are Most New Candy Washer Dryers Released?

Most new Candy washer dryers tend to be released between April and May. May was the biggest month in 2017 for new Candy washer dryers, with four new Candy washer dryers released that month. In September 2016 eight new Candy washer dryers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Candy washer dryer releases. Two new Candy washer dryers were released in April 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new Candy washer dryer releases.

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. In the first 6 months after release, Candy washer dryers drop in price by 18% on average. On a typical new Candy washer dryer costing £523, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £92.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this washer dryer is rated A for energy efficiency, the GVSW 485 has an average running cost of £1,200 over 10 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 476 washer dryers.

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Electricity cost when switched on £735.21
Electricity cost when on standby £0.00
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Water cost when switched on £498.55
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Total running cost over 10 years £1,233.76
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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.
532
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

candy canwdrgvsw485dcb180bk, gvsw485dcb180 gvsw485dcb180, candy canwdrgvsw485dc180w, candy canwdrgvsw485dcrg, gvsw485dcb180 8kg5kg, candy gvsw485dcb180, 31007978 gvsw485dc, candy gvsw485dc180, candy gvsw485dcr, candy gvsw485db, candy 8kg5kg, candy mx9jv

Barcodes

00000031007978, 08016361930643, 08016361942387, 08016361947009, 08016361947016, 08016361965737

Candy GVSW 485 - Other Washer Dryers Worth Considering

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Energy efficiency rating is better
17% larger drying capacity
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£20 More Expensive
Energy efficiency rating is superior
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