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Should You Buy a Smeg Fridge Freezer?

Updated 05 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Smeg Fridge Freezer?

Smeg is well known for it's cookers, toasters, electric kettles and dishwashers.

If you are wondering how Smeg fridge freezers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 13,000 fridge freezers by objectively and impartially analysing over 33,000 user and expert reviews and 20 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

The average price of a new Smeg fridge freezer is $1,915.

Is Smeg the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?

So are Smeg fridge freezers any good? We give every fridge freezer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all fridge freezers we are able to impartially rank all the fridge freezer brands.

Smeg is ranked the No. 23 best fridge freezer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Smeg is the 23rd best fridge freezer brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
293 reviews
#2
AEG
Germany
94%
94%
123 reviews
#3
Magic Chef
92%
92%
57 reviews
#4
Germany
91%
91%
1,290 reviews
#5
Italy
87%
87%
297 reviews
#6
Germany
86%
86%
168 reviews
#7
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
81%
81%
207 reviews
#8
South Korea
80%
80%
2,340 reviews
#9
Turkey
79%
79%
7,109 reviews
#10
78%
78%
93 reviews
#11
Slovenia
78%
78%
63 reviews
#12
United States
78%
78%
480 reviews
#13
Poland
75%
75%
6 reviews
#14
China
74%
74%
169 reviews
#15
Switzerland
72%
72%
201 reviews
#16
China
72%
72%
4,491 reviews
#17
Grundig
Germany
71%
71%
507 reviews
#18
United States
70%
70%
57 reviews
#19
White Knight
70%
70%
40 reviews
#20
New Zealand
69%
69%
88 reviews
#21
LEC
66%
66%
693 reviews
#22
Italy
66%
66%
2,098 reviews
#23
Italy
65%
65%
135 reviews
#24
Italy
65%
65%
956 reviews
#25
United States
65%
65%
1,324 reviews
#26
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
3 reviews
#27
GE
United States
59%
59%
0 reviews
#28
Zanker
57%
57%
0 reviews
#29
Gaggenau
56%
56%
0 reviews
#30
KitchenAid
55%
55%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Smeg fridge freezers compare to the other fridge freezer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fridge freezer Brands
Smeg Fridge Freezers

At an average purchase price of $1,915, Smeg fridge freezers tend to be more expensive than most other fridge freezer brands. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Smeg fridge freezer is $68 (based on a person typically using a fridge freezer for 24 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other fridge freezer brands.

The average review score for a Smeg fridge freezer is 77%.

There's a smaller selection of Smeg fridge freezers available compared to other fridge freezer brands, with only 1 Smeg fridge freezer currently on the market in the United States. Smeg also have worse reviews than the typical fridge freezer brand, with the average rating of a Smeg fridge freezer being 77%.

Whilst Smeg have a number of interesting features including Flexible Storage, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$702
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $6,999
Price Distribution of All Fridge Freezers
No. Of Fridge Freezers
Average Price
$1,915
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $9,499
Price Distribution of Smeg Fridge Freezers

What Do the Smeg Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Smeg fridge freezer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Smeg and then compared this to the other fridge freezer brands.

Smeg logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
0
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Smeg logo

User Reviews

5 stars
84
4 stars
28
3 stars
5
2 stars
3
1 star
13
Smeg has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its fridge freezers than most other fridge freezer brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Smeg fridge freezers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 93% and 92% respectively across all Fridge Freezer brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Smeg fridge freezers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other fridge freezer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung Hisense Bosch LG Whirlpool Smeg
Trusted Reviews logo
93%
4 reviews
87%
6 reviews
93%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Which? logo
100%
7 reviews
100%
4 reviews
reviewed.com logo
78%
1 review
74%
1 review
CNET.com logo
60%
1 review
gadgetshow.channel5.com logo
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
72%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
smarthomemagazine.nl logo
80%
1 review
Average
88%
13 reviews
85%
7 reviews
90%
5 reviews
84%
4 reviews
68%
3 reviews
72%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Smeg Fridge Freezers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Smeg fridge freezers. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular fridge freezer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning fridge freezers

Number of Awards Samsung Hisense Bosch LG Whirlpool Smeg
Which? logo
7
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
2
2
reviewed.com logo
1
Total
10
2
4
2

How Reliable Are Smeg Fridge Freezers?

We checked over 33,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Smeg fridge freezers. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 73% were positive. Therefore the majority of Smeg fridge freezer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

73% of reviewers think Smeg fridge freezers are reliable.

So, most people think that Smeg fridge freezers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Smeg fridge freezers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

well-built fridge with plenty of space
ao.com
Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

3rd party delivery which is not up to scratch
johnlewis.com
Very poor build quality
Amazon
catch doesn't feel as strong build quality as you might expect with a fridge of this price
ao.com

Features to Look Out For On Smeg Fridge Freezers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Smeg fridge freezers that set them apart from the competition. These include Flexible Storage.

Smeg Flexible Storage

Flexible storage means the fridge-freezer has a section that can function either as a fridge or a freezer, dependant on your needs.

Smeg fridge freezers that feature Flexible Storage include the Smeg FQ60XPE ($1,917).

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Smeg Fridge Freezer?
Is Smeg the Best Fridge Freezer Brand?
What Do the Smeg Fridge Freezer Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Smeg Fridge Freezers Received?
How Reliable Are Smeg Fridge Freezers?
Features to Look Out For On Smeg Fridge Freezers
Smeg Flexible Storage

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