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5 Best Freezers Under $200 in the US - April 2020

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Updated 12 February 2020
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5 best freezers under $200

What Freezer Under $200 to Buy in March 2020?

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Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 LEC U5511 Whirlpool AFB Magic Chef MCUF3W2
Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 LEC U5511 Whirlpool AFB Magic Chef MCUF3W2
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31L
CAPACITY
42dB
NOISE LEVEL
12h
STORAGE TIME
1
SHELF /
BASKET
TABLET-
OP
68L
CAPACITY
39dB
NOISE LEVEL
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
83L
CAPACITY
40dB
NOISE LEVEL
15h
STORAGE TIME
4kg/24h
FREEZING
CAPACITY
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
89L
CAPACITY
39dB
NOISE LEVEL
16h
STORAGE TIME
5
SHELVES /
BASKETS
85L
CAPACITY
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$522
OVER 10 YEARS
98
Reviews
244 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$300 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
98
Reviews
38 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$320 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
97
Reviews
94 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$340 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
65
Brand Rating
Good Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$390 Over 10 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$520 Over 10 Years
62
Kagoo Score
Good
A phenomenally economical to run and top-rated 31L capacity freezer, great for individuals and couples. Purchasers report that it's very well designed and quiet, and a brilliant size. A classic and remarkably economical to run 68L capacity freezer, with a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this freezer isvery quiet and well-built, and well designed. Our review analysis indicates that this freezer isvery well designed, excellent in terms of power usage and very quiet. It's a classic and very economical to run 83L capacity freezer, great for individuals and couples. A very economical to run and fully featured 89L capacity freezer, good for individuals and couples. A good spec but 2 year old 85L capacity freezer, with reasonable running costs.
8 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
Newer by 14 Months
Cheaper to Run by $220 Over Five Years
Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
A Bit Better Overall Reviews
More Customers Recommend it
More Carefully Designed
Has a Better Acceptable Noise Level
6 Reasons For
3dB Lower Noise Level
Fast Freeze Function
No Frost System
Better Kagoo Score
Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
A Bit Better Overall Reviews
3 Reasons For
Defrost Function
Built-in Display
More Fairly Priced
8 Reasons For
58L Higher Freezer Capacity
8% Lower Noise Level
4h Longer Storage Time During Power Failure
Fast Freeze Function
No Frost System
6L Larger Freezer Capacity
Five Shelves / Baskets
User Reviews Are Better
10 Reasons Against
Lower Freezer Capacity
3dB Higher Noise Level
4h Shorter Storage Time During Power Failure
Does Not Have a Defrost Function
Four Less Shelves / Baskets
Does Not Have a Built-in Display
Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm
Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm
User Review Rating is Worse
Has a Worse Price
6 Reasons Against
Lower Freezer Capacity
Two Less Shelves / Baskets
Older by Over Two Years
$21 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
User Review Rating is Worse
Less Customers Recommend it
14 Reasons Against
6L Lower Freezer Capacity
3% Higher Noise Level
A Little Shorter Storage Time During Power Failure
6L Smaller Freezer Capacity
Only Three Shelves / Baskets
Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm
Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm
Worse Kagoo Score
Over Three Years Older
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 11%
Lower User Review Score
Marginally Lower Overall Review Score
Less Nicely Designed
Has a Worse OK Noise Level
4 Reasons Against
Worse Kagoo Score
Over Five Years Older
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 29%
One Month Years Shorter Manufacturer's Guarantee
5 Reasons Against
A Bit Lower Freezer Capacity
Only Three Shelves / Baskets
Worse Kagoo Score
Over One Year Older
72% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
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Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1

Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1

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Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1
31L
CAPACITY
42dB
NOISE LEVEL
12h
STORAGE TIME
1
SHELF /
BASKET
TABLET-
OP
$304
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has a Kagoo Score of 84. With a price tag of $0.00 this freezer is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1.

Features We Love:
Reversible doors

A phenomenally economical to run and top-rated 31L capacity freezer, great for individuals and couples. Purchasers report that it's very well designed and quiet, and a brilliant size.

98
Reviews
244 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$300 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this freezer to others.

8 Reasons For for Choosing the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1

Better Kagoo Score

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has received a Kagoo Score of 84, whereas the LEC U5511 scored 83, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 scored only 62 and the Whirlpool AFB scored only 74.

Newer by 14 Months

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is four years newer than the LEC U5511, 14 months newer than the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, two years newer than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and five years newer than the Whirlpool AFB

Cheaper to Run by $220 Over Five Years

Over five years the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 only costs $304 to run however the LEC U5511 costs $339 to run (11% more), the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 costs $522 to run (72% more), the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 costs $325 to run (7% more) and the Whirlpool AFB costs $393 to run (29% more). More ...

Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 comes with a two year guarantee from the manufacturer, whereas the Whirlpool AFB has a one year guarantee.

A Bit Better Overall Reviews

Based on 244 reviews, the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has an average review score of 93%, whereas the LEC U5511 has an average rating of 91% (based on 94 reviews).

More Customers Recommend it

98% of 244 customers recommend the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1, but only 15.8% of 38 customers recommend the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3.

More Carefully Designed

Our analysis of the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 was more carefully designed. Over 200 people thought that itB was very well designed and several people thought that it was also good-looking and was really neat.

Has a Better Acceptable Noise Level

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has a better acceptable noise level. More than 20 people thought that itB was very quiet.

10 Reasons Against for Choosing the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1

Lower Freezer Capacity

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is a 31 capacity freezer. That's 52L lower than the LEC U5511 (83L), 54L lower than the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 (85L), 37L lower than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 (68L) and 58L lower than the Whirlpool AFB (89L). More ...

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

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

3dB Higher Noise Level

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has a noise level of 42, whereas the LEC U5511 is a 40dB noise level freezer (2dB lower) and the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB are both 39dB noise level freezers (3dB lower). More ...

The noise level of the freezer, is the noise generated by the freezer's compressor which runs in the background when the freezer is swithced on. The noise level is measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

4h Shorter Storage Time During Power Failure

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is a 12 storage time during power failure freezer. That's 3h shorter than the LEC U5511 (15h) and 4h shorter than the Whirlpool AFB (16h). More ...

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

Does Not Have a Defrost Function

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 does not have a defrost function, however the LEC U5511, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB have this feature. More ...

A defrost functionality works to remove any ice build up in the freezer.

Ice build up can degrade the efficiency of the freezer, and large amounts of ice may even stop the appliance from working altogether. Defrosting the freezer occasionally can help prolong the life and efficiency of your appliance.

Four Less Shelves / Baskets

The number of shelves / baskets on the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is one, but the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 only has three shelves / baskets and the Whirlpool AFB only has five shelves / baskets. More ...

The shelf/basket count refers to the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

Does Not Have a Built-in Display

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 does not have a built-in display, however the LEC U5511, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB have this feature. More ...

'Built-In Display' denotes whether the freezer has a display, showing critical information such as the current temperature.

A display allows you to easily see what temperature the freezer is currently at, and whether there are any problems that need to be rectified.

Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 does not have a door open alarm (As does the the LEC U5511), whereas the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB do. More ...

Freezers with a door open alarm can detect when the door has been left open for an unusually long period. Once this is detected an audible alarm will sound so that you know to close the door.

A door alarm will prompt you to close the door before the freezer loses too much temperature and food starts to defrost.

Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 does not have a temperature alarm (As does the the LEC U5511), however the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB do. More ...

Freezers with a temperature alarm can detect when the temperature inside the freezer has risen too high. This could be because the door has been left open, or due to a power cut or due to a failure on the freezer itself. Once this is detected an audible alarm will sound so that you know to check the freezer.

A temperature alarm will prompt you to check the freezer before it loses too much temperature and food starts to defrost.

User Review Rating is Worse

The average user rating of the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the Whirlpool AFB is 100% (based on 1 review).

Has a Worse Price

The Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 reviewers thought the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has a worse price.

Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3

Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3

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Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3
68L
CAPACITY
39dB
NOISE LEVEL
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$325
OVER 10 YEARS
A

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has a Kagoo Score of 84. With a price tag of $0.00 this freezer is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3.

Features We Love:
Lower than average noise level (39dB)
No frost system
Fast freeze function
Reversible doors

A classic and remarkably economical to run 68L capacity freezer, with a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this freezer isvery quiet and well-built, and well designed.

98
Reviews
38 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$320 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this freezer to others.

6 Reasons For for Choosing the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3

3dB Lower Noise Level

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has a noise level of 39 (as does the Whirlpool AFB), but the LEC U5511 is a 40dB noise level freezer (1dB higher) and the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is a 42dB noise level freezer (3dB higher). More ...

The noise level of the freezer, is the noise generated by the freezer's compressor which runs in the background when the freezer is swithced on. The noise level is measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

Fast Freeze Function

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has a fast freeze function, and so does the Whirlpool AFB, whereas the LEC U5511, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 and the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 do not. More ...

The Fast Freeze function is ideal for freezing fresh food straight from your garden or the supermarket. Lowers the temperature of the freezer to freeze any newly added fresh food quickly. This function preserves the flavour, nutritional value and texture of the food, whilst protecting already frozen food.

A fast freeze function is ideal for quickly freezing a large amount of food - it is especially good for preserving the nutrients in fresh vegetables.

No Frost System

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has a no frost system (as does the Whirlpool AFB), however the LEC U5511, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 and the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 do not have this feature. More ...

A 'No Frost' system reduces the humidity in the freezer, and automatically defrosts from time to time. This means there is little or no ice buildup inside the freezer.

A No Frost system means you don't have to waste time de-frosting the freezer, and it will keep at peak efficiency for longer.

Better Kagoo Score

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has received a Kagoo Score of 84, but the LEC U5511 scored 83, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 scored only 62 and the Whirlpool AFB scored only 74.

Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 comes with a two year guarantee from the manufacturer, but the Whirlpool AFB has a one year guarantee.

A Bit Better Overall Reviews

Based on 38 reviews, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has an average overall review score of 93%, but the LEC U5511 has an average rating of 91% (based on 94 reviews).

6 Reasons Against for Choosing the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3

Lower Freezer Capacity

Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is only 68 capacity. That's 15L lower than the LEC U5511 (83L), 17L lower than the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 (85L), 37L higher than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 (31L) and 21L lower than the Whirlpool AFB (89L). More ...

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

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

Two Less Shelves / Baskets

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has three shelves / baskets (as do the LEC U5511 and the Magic Chef MCUF3W2), however the Whirlpool AFB only has five shelves / baskets. More ...

The shelf/basket count refers to the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

Older by Over Two Years

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is one year older than the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 and two years older than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1.

$21 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years

The running costs over five years of the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 are $325 which is $21 more than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1. Show assumptions.

User Review Rating is Worse

The Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 has an average user score of 93%, but the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 244 reviews) and the Whirlpool AFB has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).

Less Customers Recommend it

Only 15.8% of 38 customers recommend the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3, however 98% of 244 customers recommend the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1.

LEC U5511

LEC U5511

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LEC U5511
83L
CAPACITY
40dB
NOISE LEVEL
15h
STORAGE TIME
4kg/24h
FREEZING
CAPACITY
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$339
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

The LEC U5511 has a Kagoo Score of 83. With a price tag of $0.00 this freezer is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the LEC U5511 or read our article on whether you should buy a LEC freezer.

Features We Love:
Lower than average noise level (40dB)
Defrost function
Reversible doors
Built-in display
Ice cube tray

Our review analysis indicates that this freezer isvery well designed, excellent in terms of power usage and very quiet. It's a classic and very economical to run 83L capacity freezer, great for individuals and couples.

97
Reviews
94 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$340 Over 10 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that LEC U5511 has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 94 reviews.

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3 Reasons For for Choosing the LEC U5511

Defrost Function

The LEC U5511 has a defrost function, whereas the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB do not have this feature. More ...

A defrost functionality works to remove any ice build up in the freezer.

Ice build up can degrade the efficiency of the freezer, and large amounts of ice may even stop the appliance from working altogether. Defrosting the freezer occasionally can help prolong the life and efficiency of your appliance.

Built-in Display

The LEC U5511 has a built-in display, whereas the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB do not have this feature. More ...

'Built-In Display' denotes whether the freezer has a display, showing critical information such as the current temperature.

A display allows you to easily see what temperature the freezer is currently at, and whether there are any problems that need to be rectified.

More Fairly Priced

Our analysis of the LEC U5511 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the LEC U5511 was more fairly priced.

14 Reasons Against for Choosing the LEC U5511

6L Lower Freezer Capacity

The LEC U5511 is an 83 capacity freezer, whereas the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 is an 85L capacity freezer (2L higher), the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is a 31L capacity freezer (52L lower), the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is a 68L capacity freezer (15L lower) and the Whirlpool AFB is an 89L capacity freezer (6L higher). More ...

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

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

3% Higher Noise Level

The LEC U5511 is a 40 noise level freezer. That's 2dB lower than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 (42dB) and 1dB higher than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB (39dB). More ...

The noise level of the freezer, is the noise generated by the freezer's compressor which runs in the background when the freezer is swithced on. The noise level is measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

A Little Shorter Storage Time During Power Failure

The LEC U5511 has a storage time during power failure of 15, whereas the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is a 12h storage time during power failure freezer (3h shorter) and the Whirlpool AFB is a 16h storage time during power failure freezer (1h longer). More ...

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

6L Smaller Freezer Capacity

LEC U5511 is only 85 gross capacity, but the Whirlpool AFB is a 91L gross capacity freezer (6L larger). More ...

The total capacity of the freezer, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the freezer walls etc.

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

Only Three Shelves / Baskets

The number of shelves / baskets on the LEC U5511 is three, and so do the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 and the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3, but the Whirlpool AFB only has five shelves / baskets. More ...

The shelf/basket count refers to the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The LEC U5511 does not have a door open alarm (As does the the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1), whereas the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB have this feature. More ...

Freezers with a door open alarm can detect when the door has been left open for an unusually long period. Once this is detected an audible alarm will sound so that you know to close the door.

A door alarm will prompt you to close the door before the freezer loses too much temperature and food starts to defrost.

Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm

The LEC U5511 does not have a temperature alarm (As does the the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1), however the Magic Chef MCUF3W2, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and the Whirlpool AFB have this feature. More ...

Freezers with a temperature alarm can detect when the temperature inside the freezer has risen too high. This could be because the door has been left open, or due to a power cut or due to a failure on the freezer itself. Once this is detected an audible alarm will sound so that you know to check the freezer.

A temperature alarm will prompt you to check the freezer before it loses too much temperature and food starts to defrost.

Worse Kagoo Score

The LEC U5511 has received a Kagoo Score of 83, whereas the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 scored 84 and the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 scored 84.

Over Three Years Older

The LEC U5511 is older than the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 by three years, older than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 by four years and older than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 by 19 months.

More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 11%

The running costs of the LEC U5511 are $339 which is $35 more than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 and $14 more than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 over five years. Show assumptions.

Lower User Review Score

The average user rating of the LEC U5511 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is 95% (based on 244 reviews), the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is 93% (based on 38 reviews) and the Whirlpool AFB is 100% (based on 1 review).

Marginally Lower Overall Review Score

The average overall rating of the LEC U5511 is 91%, whereas the average overall rating of the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is 93% (based on 244 reviews) and the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is 93% (based on 38 reviews).

Less Nicely Designed

Our analysis of the LEC U5511 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the LEC U5511 was less nicely designed.

Has a Worse OK Noise Level

On average reviewers thought the LEC U5511 has a worse OK noise level.

Whirlpool AFB

Whirlpool AFB

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Whirlpool AFB
89L
CAPACITY
39dB
NOISE LEVEL
16h
STORAGE TIME
5
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$393
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

The Whirlpool AFB has a Kagoo Score of 74. With a price tag of $0.00 this freezer is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Whirlpool AFB or read our article on whether you should buy a Whirlpool freezer.

Features We Love:
Lower than average noise level (39dB)
No frost system
Fast freeze function
Reversible doors
CFC & HFC free

A very economical to run and fully featured 89L capacity freezer, good for individuals and couples.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$390 Over 10 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Whirlpool AFB has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

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8 Reasons For for Choosing the Whirlpool AFB

58L Higher Freezer Capacity

The Whirlpool AFB is an 89 capacity freezer, whereas the LEC U5511 is only an 83L capacity freezer (6L lower), the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 is only an 85L capacity freezer (4L lower), the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is only a 31L capacity freezer (58L lower) and the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is only a 68L capacity freezer (21L lower). More ...

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

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

8% Lower Noise Level

The Whirlpool AFB is a 39 noise level freezer, and so does the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3. That's 1dB lower than the LEC U5511 (40dB) and 3dB lower than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 (42dB). More ...

The noise level of the freezer, is the noise generated by the freezer's compressor which runs in the background when the freezer is swithced on. The noise level is measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter freezer, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

4h Longer Storage Time During Power Failure

The Whirlpool AFB has a storage time during power failure of 16, whereas the LEC U5511 is only a 15h storage time during power failure freezer (1h shorter) and the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is only a 12h storage time during power failure freezer (4h shorter). More ...

The length of time during which freezer can store food without mains power connection.

A longer storage time means that there is less chance of your food being defrosted and ruined by an untimely power failure.

Fast Freeze Function

The Whirlpool AFB has a fast freeze function (as does the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3), however the LEC U5511, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 and the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 do not have this feature. More ...

The Fast Freeze function is ideal for freezing fresh food straight from your garden or the supermarket. Lowers the temperature of the freezer to freeze any newly added fresh food quickly. This function preserves the flavour, nutritional value and texture of the food, whilst protecting already frozen food.

A fast freeze function is ideal for quickly freezing a large amount of food - it is especially good for preserving the nutrients in fresh vegetables.

No Frost System

The Whirlpool AFB has a no frost system, and so does the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3, but the LEC U5511, the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 and the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 do not. More ...

A 'No Frost' system reduces the humidity in the freezer, and automatically defrosts from time to time. This means there is little or no ice buildup inside the freezer.

A No Frost system means you don't have to waste time de-frosting the freezer, and it will keep at peak efficiency for longer.

6L Larger Freezer Capacity

Whirlpool AFB is 91 gross capacity, but the LEC U5511 is only an 85L gross capacity freezer (6L smaller). More ...

The total capacity of the freezer, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the freezer walls etc.

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

Five Shelves / Baskets

The number of shelves / baskets on the Whirlpool AFB is five, but the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 only has three shelves / baskets and the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 only has one shelf / basket. More ...

The shelf/basket count refers to the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

User Reviews Are Better

Based on 1 review, the average user review score of the Whirlpool AFB is 100%, whereas the average rating of the LEC U5511 is 91% (based on 94 reviews), the average rating of the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is 95% (based on 244 reviews) and the average rating of the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is 93% (based on 38 reviews).

4 Reasons Against for Choosing the Whirlpool AFB

Worse Kagoo Score

The Whirlpool AFB has only received a Kagoo Score of 74, whereas the LEC U5511 scored 83, the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 scored 84 and the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 scored 84.

Over Five Years Older

The Whirlpool AFB is older than the LEC U5511 by 20 months, older than the Magic Chef MCUF3W2 by four years, older than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 by five years and older than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 by three years.

More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 29%

Over five years the Whirlpool AFB costs $393 to run which is $54 more than the LEC U5511, $89 more than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 and $68 more than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3. Show assumptions.

One Month Years Shorter Manufacturer's Guarantee

The Whirlpool AFB's manufacturer's guarantee is one year less than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 and one year less than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3.

Magic Chef MCUF3W2

Magic Chef MCUF3W2

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Magic Chef MCUF3W2
85L
CAPACITY
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$522
OVER 10 YEARS

The Magic Chef MCUF3W2 has a Kagoo Score of 62. With a price tag of $0.00 this freezer is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Magic Chef MCUF3W2.

Features We Love:
Reversible doors

A good spec but 2 year old 85L capacity freezer, with reasonable running costs.

78
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$520 Over 10 Years
62
Kagoo Score
Good

5 Reasons Against for Choosing the Magic Chef MCUF3W2

A Bit Lower Freezer Capacity

The Magic Chef MCUF3W2 has a freezer net capacity of 85, however the LEC U5511 is an 83L capacity freezer (2L lower), the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 is a 31L capacity freezer (54L lower), the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 is a 68L capacity freezer (17L lower) and the Whirlpool AFB is an 89L capacity freezer (4L higher). More ...

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

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

Only Three Shelves / Baskets

The Magic Chef MCUF3W2 is a three shelf / basket freezer, and so do the LEC U5511 and the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3, whereas the Whirlpool AFB only has five shelves / baskets. More ...

The shelf/basket count refers to the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the freezer.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your freezer, which is helpful.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Magic Chef MCUF3W2 has only received a Kagoo Score of 62, however the LEC U5511 scored 83, the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 scored 84, the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 scored 84 and the Whirlpool AFB scored 74.

Over One Year Older

The Magic Chef MCUF3W2 is older than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1 by 14 months.

72% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years

The Magic Chef MCUF3W2 costs $522 to run which is $184 more than the LEC U5511, $219 more than the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1, $197 more than the Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3 and $130 more than the Whirlpool AFB over five years. Show assumptions.

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