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What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique freezers rating which considers: 1,000 US prices • 13,000 expert & user reviews • 3,000 product comparisons • Score breakdown
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Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3B

38 Reviews

$262.49

68L
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Upright
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501mm
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845mm
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$260
Over 10 years
Oct 2016
#3

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GE FCM5SKWW

26 Reviews

$324.99

141.5L
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Chest
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730.25mm
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850.9mm
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(Unknown)
Apr 2017
#4

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Russell Hobbs RH55FZ142B

61 Reviews

$393.74

157L
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550mm
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1,420mm
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$330
Over 10 years
Oct 2016
#5

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Zanussi ZFX31401WA

 

$281.30

30L
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Chest
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439mm
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510mm
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$180
Over 10 years
May 2015
#6

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AEG ABB66011AS

 

$608.24

47L
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540mm
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600mm
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$250
Over 10 years
Jan 2017
#7

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Bosch GID18A30

 

$602.84

94L
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Upright
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541mm
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874mm
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$230
Over 10 years
Sep 2015
#8

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Russell Hobbs RHCF292B

1 Review

$459.36

292L
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1,055mm
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835mm
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$290
Over 10 years
Jun 2020
#9

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Whirlpool AFB100ASF

 

$479.06

100L
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540mm
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873mm
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$310
Over 10 years
Oct 2016
#10

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Whirlpool UW8F2

 

$721.86

260L
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595mm
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1,875mm
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$370
Over 10 years
May 2020
#11

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Danby DUFM032A1WDB

 

$322.49

91L
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523mm
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828mm
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$420
Over 10 years
Jun 2017
#12

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Igenix IG100

 

$328.11

99L
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565mm
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850mm
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(Unknown)
May 2017

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Siemens GI41NAC30

 
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127L
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558mm
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1,221mm
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$290
Over 10 years
Jul 2016

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What Are The Best Freezer Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every freezer and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated freezer brand is Gorenje with an average rating of 90%.

Rank Brand Number of Freezers Price Range Average Rating
#1
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Gorenje Freezers 60
90%
9 reviews
#2
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Bosch Freezers 156 $603 - $603
88%
376 reviews
#3
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AEG Freezers 114 $608 - $608
87%
225 reviews
#4
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Candy Freezers 41
83%
59 reviews
#5
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Beko Freezers 83
83%
2,863 reviews
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Hisense Freezers 41
82%
124 reviews
#7
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Zanussi Freezers 59 $281 - $281
81%
684 reviews
#8
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Indesit Freezers 61
79%
168 reviews
#9
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Miele Freezers 45
78%
82 reviews
#10
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Haier Freezers 39
77%
22 reviews
#11
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Smeg Freezers 48
77%
169 reviews
#12
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Hotpoint Freezers 39
75%
730 reviews
#13
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Liebherr Freezers 174
74%
24 reviews
#14
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Hoover Freezers 33
73%
201 reviews
#15
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Neff Freezers 23
73%
56 reviews
#16
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LEC Freezers 26
73%
513 reviews
#17
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Essentials Freezers 22
72%
1,027 reviews
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Samsung Freezers 26
66%
10 reviews
#19
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Whirlpool Freezers 87 $476 - $717
65%
2 reviews
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Bauknecht Freezers 54
#21
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Electrolux Freezers 71
#22 Exquisit Freezers 41
#23
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Siemens Freezers 143 $890 - $890
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Amica Freezers 32
#25
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Iceking Freezers 27
#26
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Ice King Freezers 24
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Balay Freezers 22

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is the difference between 'net' and 'gross' capacity?
AYou see 2 capacities used for fridges and freezers - gross capacity refers to the total inside capacity of the appliance, while net capacity is the total *usable* capacity, after discounting the volume taken up by shelves, plastic moulding, etc.
QWhat is the average noise level of a freezer?
AThe average noise of a freezer is around 40Db, making it very quiet indeed, and hardly noticeable, even in a quiet kitchen.
QWhat does 'freezing capacity' mean?
AFreezing capacity refers to the volume of food that the freezer is capable of freezing in a set period. The larger the amount, the more quickly it will be frozen.
QWhat is a 'chest freezer'?
AChest freezers are lower, wider freezers with the lid mounted on the top rather than at the front. This horizontal arrangement allows for more food to be stored, and larger individual items to fit into the freezer. However there are normally fewer compartments, and the freezer itself takes up far more floor space.

Freezer Buying Guide

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Capacity

A dedicated freezer is ideal for families that need to store large quantities of frozen food. Often they can be combined with a matching fridge to create a huge fridge freezer combined of two appliances placed next to each other. They key is to make sure that the freezer door is reversible, which will allow your combined fridge freezer unit doors to both open from the middle.

Advances in insulation technology have allowed freezer manufacturers to increase the available space inside modern freezer units. The biggest upright freezers have over 350 litres of internal storage and the largest chest freezer can have nearly 600 litres of internal storage - that's enough to store three supermarket shopping trolleys full of food!

Frost Free Interior

Older freezers and some budget models require periodic defrosting which means switching the freezer off, removing all the food, and catching all the thawing ice in a tray. This is necessary to prevent excessive frost build up inside the freezer and to keep it operating efficiently.

Many freezers have frost free technology. This means that no defrosting is required and the freezer will not frost up over time. They work by controlling the humidity level inside the freezer to prevent frost particles from forming.

Easy Access Drawers

Some freezers come with easy to access pull out drawers. Transparent draw fronts make it easy to see what's stored inside and smooth sliding rails make pulling the drawer out effortless. Look out for deep drawer sizes which can be useful for storing bulky items.

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Ice Makers

Built in ice makers are available in some stand alone freezers. Commonly they make the ice in one of the drawers which can then be pulled out and used.

Most automatic ice makers will normally need a plumbed water connection within 1.5m of the freezer. Some freezers may have simpler, semi automatic ice makers that you must fill manually.

Other Features

LED Lighting: These low energy bulbs create bright illumination of all parts of your freezer and produce a very low level of heat.

Rapid Freezing: Rapid freezing lets you temporarily increase the freezing rate of the freezer so that new items freeze more quickly.

Variable Speed Compressors: Multiple speed settings lets the compressor run quietly in normal operation and also creates more consistent internal temperatures.

Digital Controls: Digital temperature controls let you set the internal temperature of the freezer precisely and are easier to use than vague temperature dials.

Warning Alarms: An alarm will sound if the freezer door has accidentally been left open or if the internal temperature of the freezer is too high.

Soft Close Doors: The freezer door gently closes itself as you push the door shut.

Installation Tips

It's best to measure the space that your freezer is to fit in several times to make sure that you don't make a mistake. In determining whether the freezer will fit you should consider the freezer door hinge position and the space required for the thickness of the freezer door when it is opened. Don't forget about the size of any openings or staircases that the freezer will have to pass through to get it to the installation location.

The air temperature around the freezer is important for optimal operation. Most freezers are designed to work inside a heated room, so don't install your freezer in a outbuilding unless it is specifically designed for that purpose. You should also ensure adequate ventilation to the rear of the freezer.

Once your freezer has been delivered you should leave it standing upright for 4 hours before switching it on if it was transported horizontally. If it was transported vertically then standing for 1 hour should be sufficient.

Freezer Retailers, Prices and Features

Freezer Prices

Freezers range in price from $164 to $891 and in total we found prices for 14 freezers. The average price of a new freezer is $434 and the 80% of freezers are priced between $200 and $717. The cheapest freezer that we found is the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1B at only $164, and the most expensive is the Siemens GI41NAC30 at $890.

Freezer Brands - Price Range

Siemens freezers range in price from $890 to $890, and the average price of Siemens freezers is $890 which is the highest average price of all freezer brands.

The average price of AEG freezers is $608 which is the second highest average price of all freezer brands. AEG freezers range in price from $608 to $608.

Bosch freezers start at $603 and their most expensive freezer costs $603. The third highest average freezer price out of all brands is Bosch freezers with an average price of $603.

Freezer Brands - Average Ratings

We have evaluated 10 expert reviews and 10,130 user reviews for freezers and used these reviews to determine the average rating for each brand of freezer. Gorenje is the top rated freezer brand with an average rating of 90%. Bosch is the second best brand with 88% and AEG is the third best brand with 87%.

Biggest Freezer Retailers

The biggest freezer retailer by number of products currently for sale is eBay. We found 16 current freezer offers from eBay. The second biggest retailer is Overstock with 6 offers. That means eBay is more than twice as big as Overstock when it comes to freezers. Walmart is the third biggest retailer with 4 current offers.

When Are Most New Freezers Released?

The most common period for new freezers to be released in is between January and March. For the latest freezer technology you may want to consider waiting until January 2021. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current freezers cheaper in January once the latest models have been released. The biggest month last year for new freezer releases was January, with 12 new freezers released that month. March was the biggest month in 2018 for new freezers, with 65 new freezers released that month. In 2017 most new freezers were released in January, with 99 new freezers released that month.

How Fast Do Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

On average freezers drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release.

That means that on a typical freezer costing $434 you could save on average $18 by waiting 6 months before buying.

Freezer Net Capacities

'Freezer Net Capacity' is the total usable (net) capacity of the freezer, measured in litres.

Comparing all freezers, the freezer net capacities range from 22L to 1,079L. The freezer net capacities of the majority of freezers range from 60L to 110L. The Russell Hobbs RHCF292B, which sells for $479.90, has the highest freezer net capacity and is a 292L capacity freezer. The freezer with the lowest freezer net capacity is the Zanussi ZFX31401WA, which is a 30L capacity freezer and sells for $281.30.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the freezer at a time.

Types

The freezer 'type' refers to the type of case design and whether it is standalone or designed to be integrated into a kitchen.

We found 1,499 freezers that are upright freezers, which makes upright the most popular type amongst new freezers. Chest is the second most common type amongst new freezers. We found 648 freezers that are chest freezers.

Widths

Across the range of freezers, the widths range from 350mm to 1,861mm. The freezer with the widest width is the Russell Hobbs RHCF292B, which is a 1,055mm wide freezer and is available at $479.90. The freezer with the narrowest width is the Zanussi ZFX31401WA, which is a 439mm wide freezer and currently retails for $281.30.

Heights

The heights of freezers range from 470mm to 2,150mm. The Whirlpool UW8F2, which is available at $717.24, has the tallest height and is a 1,875mm high freezer. The freezer with the shortest height is the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1B, which is a 500mm high freezer and currently retails for $164.30.

Energy Efficiency of Freezers

The Energy Efficiency Class of a freezer shows how well it uses energy, and how much is unnecessarily wasted. Products are ranked from G to A++ in terms of how little energy they use compared to the norm.

Amongst new freezers, the most frequently found energy efficiency rating is A+. We found 1,180 freezers that have an energy efficiency rating of A+. A++ is the second most frequently found energy efficiency rating amongst new freezers. We found 543 freezers that have an energy efficiency rating of A++.

A freezer with a better energy efficiency rating will consume less energy whenever they are used, saving you money and making them better for the environment.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Freezers?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying freezers. For each retailer it shows the total number of freezers where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying freezers. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 15 of their freezer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Freezers for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for freezers by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of freezer prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's freezer prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was eBay. 93.8% of their freezer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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