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Candy GVSW 485
GVSW485DCR

£269.99
Candy GVSW 485
96
Reviews
15 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
80
Popularity
Widely Available
98
Value for Money
Excellent
95
Age
2 Months Old
62
Running Costs
£1,300 Over 10 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
This washer dryer has excellent features, it's very easy to use but really noisy. It's a top-value and spectacularly highly rated 8kg capacity washer dryer, good for small families.
8kg 5kg 61dB 79dB Dec 2018 A
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Candy GVSW 485 we calculated that there is a 90% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Candy GVSW 485 number 8 in medium washer dryers and number 11 across all washer dryers.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
75
Features
80
Popularity
98
Value for Money
96
Age
62
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87

87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this washer dryer to others.
Released by Candy only 1 month ago, it is one of the newest washer dryers on the market, incorporating some of the latest washer dryer features. View the latest washer dryers 2019.
This washer dryer has an energy efficiency classification of A, however its running costs of £1,300 over 10 years are in the most expensive 6% of all 490+ washer dryers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washer dryers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average wash noise level
Higher than average spin 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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Average Review Score

4.6 stars (15 reviews)

80%

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What Are People Saying About the Candy GVSW 485?

Noise Level
2
10
Features
8
1
Drying Effectiveness
2
0
Cleaning Effectiveness
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Four People Thought the Candy GVSW 485 Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... it easy to use would definitely recommend and the price was excellent as was the delivery well done Argos...
    Chopsuey - Argos.co.uk 13 Feb 2018
  • ... happy with the quick delivery... Quiet. Ease to use. Good build quality. Value for money. Looks good.
    ao.com - Ao.com 31 Dec 2017
  • A* Good quality good price no complaints...
    LR - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • Looks great, and is economical with lots of settings and features for a good price. the only issue was the user manual was a little confusing to understand...
    Trish - Argos.co.uk 7 Nov 2017
  • One Customer Thought it Was a Great Size
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    One Person Thought This Washer Dryer Was Nicely Designed
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    Three People Thought it Was Not Difficult to Use

    Three people thought that the Candy GVSW 485 was really easy to use.

  • Quiet, easy to use, recommended...
    Kris - Argos.co.uk 1 Jan 2018
  • Very impressed with the washing dryer, easy to use and very happy with the quick delivery... Quiet. Ease to use. Good build quality. Value for money. Looks ...
    Kelly - Ao.com 31 Dec 2017
  • ... have trouble with the programs but took time to read the manual which made it easy to use would definitely recommend and the price was excellent as was ...
    Chopsuey - Argos.co.uk 13 Feb 2018
  • Over 10 People Thought the Candy GVSW 485 Had Nice Technical Features

    Over 10 people thought that the Candy GVSW 485 had outstanding features.

  • ... clothes come out very clean love the smart touch app and features it good to see how much work it machines and has lots of cycles to choose from the the ...
    Lea89 - Argos.co.uk 31 Oct 2017
  • Looks great, and is economical with lots of settings and features for a good price. the only issue was the user manual was a little confusing to understand...
    Trish - Argos.co.uk 7 Nov 2017
  • LR scored Features 100 out of 100
    LR - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • Kris scored Features 100 out of 100
    Kris - Argos.co.uk 1 Jan 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Did Not Have an OK Noise Level

    Nine people thought that the Candy GVSW 485 was really noisy.

  • LR scored Noise level 80 out of 100
    LR - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • Kris scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Kris - Argos.co.uk 1 Jan 2018
  • Jack scored Noise level 80 out of 100
    Jack - Argos.co.uk 7 Jan 2018
  • Faimamndisi scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Faimamndisi - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • Two People Thought it Cleaned Clothes Well

    Two people thought that the Candy GVSW 485 cleaned clothes well.

  • ... operated via smart phone app for techno minds. Good variety of wash options with some super quick options.Drying function is really good for a washer/dryer,however ...
    JST - Argos.co.uk 18 Oct 2017
  • ... matches my black work top kitchen. It's so quite. It's so speedy. Washes clothes great. Dries clothes nicely. Nice smart touch buttons. Only downside is ...
    Sk - Argos.co.uk 16 Feb 2018
  • One Person Thought it Had a Good Control System
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    Some People Thought it Was Effective At Drying Clothes

    Two people thought that the Candy GVSW 485 dried clothes well.

  • Expected it to dry quicker and doesn't say anywhere that it takes in more water to dry, not sure if that's taken into account on the energy rating. So ...
    Lemony - Argos.co.uk 16 Nov 2017
  • ... variety of wash options with some super quick options.Drying function is really good for a washer/dryer,however my tip If you want to wash and dry completely ...
    JST - Argos.co.uk 18 Oct 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Average washing capacity
    Average drying capacity
    Average maximum spin speed
    Higher than average wash noise level
    Higher than average spin noise level
    Only an energy efficiency class of washing
    Only A drying energy efficiency

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought it was not difficult to use
    Over 10 people thought the Candy GVSW 485 had nice technical features
    Two people thought it cleaned clothes well
    Some people thought it was effective at drying clothes
    The vast majority of customers thought it did not have an OK noise level
    Average Washing Capacity
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    The washing capacity of the GVSW 485 of 8kg is pretty average compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the largest 55% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

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    Average Drying Capacity
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    The Candy GVSW 485's drying capacity of 5kg is pretty typical compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the largest 38% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature.

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    Higher Than Average Wash Noise Level

    Washer dryers have wash noise levels of between 41dB and 83dB, and the average wash noise level is 55dB. The GVSW 485's wash noise level of 61dB is higher than average when compared to most other washer dryers. It is in the highest 6% of all washer dryers when sorted by this feature.

    What does "wash noise level" mean? Less Edit
    Average Maximum Spin Speed
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    The maximum spin speed of the GVSW 485 of 1,400 RPM is fairly standard compared to most other washer dryers. It is higher than 74% of all washer dryers when ordered by this feature.

    What does "maximum spin speed" mean? Less Edit
    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 sorted by this feature. The average spin noise level of all washer dryers is 75dB, with the lowest being 53dB and the highest being 89dB.

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    Only an Energy Efficiency Class of Washing

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

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    Only A Drying Energy Efficiency

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

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    80
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Candy GVSW 485 has been listed on Kagoo since July 2017 and is currently ranked number 11 out of 247 washer dryers.
    98
    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.

    We have analysed the Candy GVSW 485, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This washer dryer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    High End Good Value for Money
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    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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    What the Reviews Say

    Four people thought the Candy GVSW 485 was reasonably priced
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    Age

    Candy GVSW 485 Release Date

    December 2018

    As one of the newer washer dryers, this Candy washer dryer features the latest in washer dryer technology.

    View the latest 2019 washer dryers

    When Are Most New Candy Washer Dryers Released?

    We couldn't see any evident pattern in the release dates for new Candy washer dryers over the last 3 years.

    In May 2018, four new Candy washer dryers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Candy washer dryer releases. Also the biggest month in 2017 for new Candy washer dryer releases was May, with four new Candy washer dryers released that month. In 2016 most new Candy washer dryers were released in September, with six new Candy washer dryers released that month.

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    How Fast Do Candy Washer Dryer Prices Drop After Release?

    Most washer dryers drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release, however Candy washer dryers tend to depreciate faster.

    In the first 6 months after release, Candy washer dryers drop in price by 7% on average. On a typical new Candy washer dryer costing £483, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £33.

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    Running Costs

    Candy GVSW 485 Running Costs

    The energy efficiency classification of this washer dryer is A, however the GVSW 485 has an average 10 year running cost of £1,300 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 6% of all 490+ washer dryers that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £803
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    Total running cost over 10 years
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    3.6T
    Running this washer dryer over 10 years will generate 3.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    94
    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
    Half-Loads
    Drying Noise Level
    Maximum Delay Start
    Residual Moisture
    Washing Cycle Time
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Energy Consumption Per Washing & Drying Cycle
    Water Consumption Per Washing & Drying Cycle
    Annual Water Consumption When Washing & Drying
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Consumption (Washing, Per Cycle)
    AC Input Voltage
    Design
    Viewing Window
    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
    Quick Drying Program
    Wool Drying Program
    Blouse/shirt Drying Program
    Steam Drying Program
    Jeans/denim Drying Program
    Mix Drying Program
    Washing Programs
    Sport Washing Program
    Quick Washing Program
    Steam Washing Program
    Mix Washing Program
    Hand/wool Washing Program
    Delicate/silk Washing Program
    Cotton Washing Program
    Wool Washing Program
    Jeans Washing Program
    Blouse/shirt Washing Program
    Baby Care Washing Program
    Spin Only Program
    Timed Washing Program
    Hand Washing Program
    Management Features
    Near Field Communication (NFC)

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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    Barcodes

     00000031007978,  08016361928008,  08016361930643,  08016361942387,  08016361947009,  08016361947016,  08016361965737

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