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Bosch GIN38A55GB

Bosch GIN38A55GB
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Reviews
4 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
70
Value for Money
Good
73
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£800 Over 10 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 212L capacity freezer, with moderate running costs and a good price. It has outstanding features but it's noisy.
212L Upright 556mm 1,772mm Apr 2015 A+
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Bosch GIN38A55GB number 71 across all freezers.

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85
Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 65%.
This freezer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2018.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of A+, its running costs of £800 over 10 years are in the most expensive 9% of all 1,710 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
This Bosch freezer has some great features:
Lower than average noise level
Larger than average freezing capacity
Has a reversible doors
Has a No Frost system
TouchControl operation: convenient temperature control via easy-to-read sensor fields
Safety glass: very stable shelves made of easy-to-clean glass
Electronic temperature control: set the target temperature clearly and easily
SoftClosing door: door closes automatically and softly when it is open at a 20 angle or less

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each freezer 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 freezer is recommended.

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

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Average Review Score

3.3 stars (4 reviews)

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What Are People Saying About the Bosch GIN38A55GB?

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Some Customers Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

Two people thought that the Bosch GIN38A55GB had outstanding features.

  • Christine scored Features 100 out of 100
    Christine - Ao.com 14 Aug 2018
  • RayG72 scored Features 100 out of 100
    RayG72 - Ao.com 30 May 2013
  • Some People Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Three people thought that the Bosch GIN38A55GB was noisy.

  • Christine scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Christine - Ao.com 14 Aug 2018
  • Kay scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    Kay - Ao.com 2 Sep 2018
  • RayG72 scored Noise level 100 out of 100
    RayG72 - Ao.com 30 May 2013
  • One Person Thought it Had a Poor Capacity
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    How Good Are Bosch Freezers?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Lower than average noise level
    Larger than average freezing capacity
    Has a reversible doors
    Has a No Frost system
    Average freezer net capacity
    Five shelves / baskets
    Very short storage time during power failure
    Does not have a built-in display

    What the Reviews Say

    Some customers thought it had nice technical features
    Some people thought it did not have an acceptable noise level
    Average Freezer Net Capacity
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    The GIN38A55GB's freezer net capacity of 212L is relatively standard compared to most other freezers. It is higher than 40% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Lower Than Average Noise Level
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    The noise level of the GIN38A55GB of only 40dB is lower than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the lowest 27% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. The lowest noise level of freezers is 34dB, the highest is 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

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    Very Short Storage Time During Power Failure

    The storage time during power failures of freezers range from 2h to 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h. The storage time during power failure of the Bosch GIN38A55GB of only 11h is in the shortest 7% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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    Larger Than Average Freezing Capacity
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    The freezing capacity of the GIN38A55GB of 24kg/24h is larger than average when compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 90% of all freezers when ordered by this feature.

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    Five Shelves / Baskets
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    The GIN38A55GB has five shelves / baskets. That's average compared to the other 1,392 freezers that we have assessed the number of shelves / baskets of.

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    Does Not Have a Built-in Display

    The GIN38A55GB does not have a built-in display, although it is worth noting that 78% of freezers also do not have a built-in display.

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    Has a Reversible Doors

    The Bosch GIN38A55GB has a reversible doors, as do 51% of freezers.

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    Has a No Frost System

    The GIN38A55GB has a No Frost system, which is unusual. 70% of freezers do not have a No Frost system.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Bosch GIN38A55GB has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 71 out of 515 freezers.
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    Age

    Release Date

    This Bosch freezer was released in April 2015.

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    When Are Most New Bosch Freezers Released?

    Most new Bosch freezers tend to be released between January and March. For the latest Bosch freezer features you may want to think about waiting until January 2019. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current Bosch freezers tend to drop off when the next models are released. In January 2017 four new Bosch freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch freezer releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Bosch freezer releases was July, with five new Bosch freezers released that month. In 2015 most new Bosch freezers were released in March, with five new Bosch freezers released that month.

    How Fast Do Bosch Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

    Bosch freezers tend to depreciate faster than most freezers. Most freezers drop in price by 5% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Bosch freezers drop in price by 6%. That means that on a typical Bosch freezer costing $763 you could save on average $46 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    Running Costs Are High

    Whilst this freezer has an energy efficiency classification of A+, the GIN38A55GB is in the most expensive 9% of all 1,710 freezers that we have assessed for 10 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the GIN38A55GB is £800.

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    Electricity cost $648.00
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    Total running cost over 10 years $648.00
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    Energy Rating
    3.6T
    Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 3.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    93
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 93 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Bosch GIN38A55GB Specification

    Key Features
    Freezer Net Capacity
    Type
    Width
    Height
    Performance
    Noise Level
    Storage Time During Power Failure
    No Frost System
    Climate Class
    Star Rating
    Freezing Capacity
    Design
    Case Design
    Shelf / Basket
    Built-in Display
    Reversible Doors
    Door Hinge
    Colour
    Ergonomics
    LED Indicators
    Indication Light
    Power
    Annual Energy Consumption
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Connected Load
    Weight & Dimensions
    Depth
    Installation Compartment Height
    Installation Compartment Depth
    Installation Compartment Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    bosch logixxgin38a55gb, boschparts gin38a55gb, warranty gin38a55gb, search gin38a55gb, bosch gin38a55gb, bosch b149696b, no gin38a55gb

    Barcodes

    00635131624476, 00756843243493, 04242002651200

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