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Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1

Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1
97
Reviews
7 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
64
Value for Money
Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£820 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic 9kg capacity washing machine, with one of the quietest noise levels on the market and a very good spec. It has a child lock, a remaining time indication and an adjustable temperature and features adjustable spin speed. Multiple reviews mentioned that this washing machine is.
Features We Love:
SmartDrive Technology
Big drum capacity (9kg)
Quieter than average noise level (48dB)
Has a child lock
Has a delayed start timer
9kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
48dB
NOISE LEVEL
150kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
£817
OVER 10 YEARS
A+++
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With outstanding reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 number 133 in medium washing machines and number 213 across all washing machines.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
86
Features
65
Value for Money
77
Age
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Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 83?

our review analysis indicates that it has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This washing machine is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer washing machines with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Fisher & Paykel washing machine has running costs of £820 over 10 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,200+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
The WM1490F1 has some great features:
Big drum capacity
Quieter than average noise level
Has a child lock
Has a delayed start timer

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washing machine 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 washing machine is recommended.

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

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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (7 reviews)

100%

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What Are People Saying About the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1?

Noise Level
6
2
Spin Efficiency
1
0
Features
3
1
Wash Efficiency
1
0
Size and Weight
1
1
Ease of Use
2
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Environmental Considerations
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Two People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • ... Drum size is also excellent... Quiet. Ease to use. Good build quality. Value for money.
    ao.com - Ao.com 15 Aug 2018
  • ... significantly longer than previous makes /models I've bought and that it will be worth the extra cost. So far, so very good... Quiet. Ease to use. Good ...
    Vic - Ao.com 13 Oct 2018
  • One Person Thought it Was Reliable
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    Some Owners Thought This Washing Machine Was Not Good in Terms of Size

    Three people thought that the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 was heavy and bulky.

  • ... amazing piece of equipment which will fit in to any kitchen, the item is very heavy so you need to have help with moving the item.The 9kg drum is a great ...
    ao.com - Ao.com 28 May 2017
  • ... equipment which will fit in to any kitchen, the item is very heavy so you need to have help with moving the item.The 9kg drum is a great size for any family ...
    JP1605 - Ao.com 28 May 2017
  • ... on your washing at all times.Only one thing I don't like about it, is it is so heavy, so really hard to move about, this does not effect the the amazing ...
    JP1605 - Ao.com 28 May 2017
  • Two People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Two people thought that the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 was easy to use.

  • ... easy to ensure you've emptied the machine fully. It is very easy to use with the smart touch control dial & clear digital display screen. Overall, I love ...
    HE0404 - Ao.com 10 Apr 2017
  • PHL scored Ease of use 100 out of 100
    PHL - Ao.com 15 Aug 2018
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Several people thought that the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 had a good display and had very good features.

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    Has a Good Display
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... with a touch of the button, and even better it has a display screen which tells you how long the cycle will take to complete.It has 13 cycles which includes ...
    JP1605 - Ao.com 28 May 2017
  • ... fully. It is very easy to use with the smart touch control dial & clear digital display screen. Overall, I love this machine and would highly recommend ...
    HE0404 - Ao.com 10 Apr 2017
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    Has Brilliant Features
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Some People Thought it Had Good Environmental Credentials

    Two people thought that the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 was good in terms of power usage.

  • ... summary a great washing machine for the family which is quiet and highly energy efficient. I particularly like its chrome finish and its add garment function... ...
    TM2104 - Ao.com 1 May 2017
  • ... which is ideal for those big piles of laundry! It is very quiet and energy efficient with a A+++ rating.This washing machine has many features for all ...
    TM2104 - Ao.com 1 May 2017
  • Seven People Thought the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Seven people thought that the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 was really quiet.

  • ... put the washing on after the kids are asleep.In summary a great washing machine for the family which is quiet and highly energy efficient. I particularly ...
    TM2104 - Ao.com 1 May 2017
  • ... the ones I normally buy. Really pleased with the sturdiness of it. And it is so quiet! I love the light in the drum too - a really nice touch. I have high ...
    Vic - Ao.com 13 Oct 2018
  • ... unbelievably good. The light up barrel, the easy choice of cycles and the whole thing is whispering quiet.I'm not in trouble. Back of the net!
    Jamie - Ao.com 27 Oct 2018
  • ... great size for any family large or small, it is very quiet for those overnight washing when you need to get to sleep.It has a touch screen so you can change ...
    JP1605 - Ao.com 28 May 2017
  • One Person Thought the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 Was Effective At Cleaning Clothes
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    Two People Thought it Has a Good Spin Cycle

    Two people thought that the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 had a efficient spin-cycle.

  • ... completely silent. The only noisy bit is the water fill. I guess the silent spin is due to the no belt mechanism. Obviously this is new so I cannot say ...
    PHL - Ao.com 15 Aug 2018
  • ... ago. It is the quietest machine I have ever seen/had anywhere. On spin it is completely silent. The only noisy bit is the water fill. I guess the silent ...
    PHL - Ao.com 15 Aug 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big drum capacity
    Quieter than average noise level
    Has a child lock
    Has a delayed start timer
    Has a rinse hold
    ok maximum spin speed
    Big Drum Capacity
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    The smallest drum capacity of washing machines is 1kg, the biggest is 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.9kg. The WM1490F1's drum capacity of 9kg is in the biggest 19% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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    ok Maximum Spin Speed
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    The WM1490F1's maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM is ok compared to most other washing machines. It is faster than 53% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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    Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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    The noise level of the WM1490F1 of only 48dB is in the quietest 9% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of washing machines range from 39dB to 99dB, and the average noise level is 59dB.

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    Has a Child Lock
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    The WM1490F1 has a child lock, as do 61% of washing machines.

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    Has a Delayed Start Timer
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    The Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 has a delayed start timer, as do 81% of washing machines.

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    Has a Rinse Hold

    The WM1490F1 has a rinse hold, unlike 86% of washing machines which do not have a rinse hold.

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    65
    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 washing machine with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1, and ranked it:

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

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money
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    Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £749.00 it is in the most expensive 12% of washing machines.

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    Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines

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    What the Reviews Say

    Two people thought it had a good price
    77
    Age

    Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 Release Date

    July 2016

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    Running Costs

    Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 Running Costs

    The WM1490F1 is pretty average compared to the other 2,200+ washing machines that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the WM1490F1 will cost £820 over 10 years to run.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £385
    Electricity cost when on standby £0
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    Water cost when switched on £432
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    £817
    Total running cost over 10 years
    Running costs for this washing machine have been estimated based on other similar washing machines. If you know how much electricity and water the Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
    Europen European Energy Rating
    1.7T
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    45
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 45 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
    421
    Running this washing machine over 10 years will use 114,000 litres of water. That's the same as having 421 baths.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Some people thought it had good environmental credentials

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    Fisher & Paykel WM1490F1 Specification

    Key Features
    Drum Capacity
    Noise Level
    Maximum Spin Speed
    Performance
    Noise Level (Wash)
    Adjustable Temperature
    Adjustable Spin Speed
    Rinse Hold
    Rinse Plus Function
    Spin-Drying Class
    Delayed Start Timer
    Spin Noise Level
    Washing Programs
    Maximum Delay Start
    Easy Iron Function
    Washing Programs
    Quick Washing Program
    Hand/wool Washing Program
    Synthetics Washing Program
    Sport Washing Program
    Pre-Wash Program
    Mix Washing Program
    Half-Load Function
    Intensive/outdoor Washing Program
    Eco Washing Program
    Delicate/silk Washing Program
    Cotton Washing Program
    Spin Only Program
    Wool Washing Program
    Design
    Colour
    Loading Type
    Built-in Display
    Case Design
    Control Type
    Display Type
    Water Fill
    Ergonomics
    Child Lock
    Remaining Time Indication
    Drum Interior Light
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Annual Water Consumption (Washing)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Width
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Fuzzy Logic Controls
    Number of Programs
    Dimensions (HxWxD)
    Dark Garment
    Category
    Special Features
    SmartDrive Technology
    Features
    Smart Washing Machine
    Sports Shoes Cycle

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    fisherpaykel wm1490f1wh, fisher paykel 98137, fisherpaykel 1400rp, wm1490f1 wm1490f1, fisher wm1490f1, menu wm1490f1

    Barcodes

     09415112981290

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