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GE FCM5SKWW

26 Reviews

$324.99

141.5L
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730.25mm
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850.9mm
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$3,700
Over 10 years
Apr 2017
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Russell Hobbs RHUCFZ3W

38 Reviews

$311.44

68L
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501mm
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$330
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Oct 2016
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Russell Hobbs RH55FZ142SS

61 Reviews

$398.64

157L
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550mm
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1,420mm
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$420
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Oct 2016
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Igenix IG100

$311.44

99L
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565mm
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May 2017
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Danby DUFM032A1WDB

$322.49

91L
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$530
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Russell Hobbs RHCF292B

$436.02

292L
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$370
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Whirlpool
UW8F2
$741.82
Newer by three
years
32% higher
freezer
capacity
VS
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GE
FCM5SKWW
$324.99
$417 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
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Russell Hobbs
RHTTFZ1
$174.53
$137 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by 20
months
VS
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Igenix
IG100
$311.68
41% higher
freezer
capacity
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Zanussi
ZFX31401WA
$267.90
Energy
efficiency
rating is
superior
Cheaper to run
by $77 over
five years
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RHTTFZ1
$174.53
$93 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Four years
newer
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Russell Hobbs
RHUCFZ3
$292.97
$19 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
VS
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Igenix
IG100
$311.68
Seven months
newer
24% higher
freezer
capacity
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GE
FCM5SKWW
$324.99
$74 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
User reviews
are a bit
better
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RH55FZ142
$398.95
Better brand
15.5L higher
freezer
capacity
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Zanussi
ZFX31401WA
$267.90
$57 cheaper
Better brand
VS
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GE
FCM5SKWW
$324.99
Newer by two
years
45% higher
freezer
capacity
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Zanussi
ZFX31401WA
$267.90
$168 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Cheaper to run
by $150 over
five years
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RHCF292B
$436.35
Better brand
Newer by 18
months
Higher freezer
capacity
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Whirlpool
UW8F2
$741.82
Four years
newer
A lot higher
freezer
capacity
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RH55FZ142
$398.95
$343 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
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Igenix
IG100
$311.68
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
8% higher
freezer
capacity
VS
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Danby
DUFM032A1WDB
$322.49
Newer by one
month
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Russell Hobbs
RH55FZ142
$398.95
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
A lot higher
freezer
capacity
VS
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Danby
DUFM032A1WDB
$322.49
$76 cheaper
Eight months
newer
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Russell Hobbs
RHUCFZ3
$292.97
$30 cheaper
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
VS
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Danby
DUFM032A1WDB
$322.49
Eight months
newer
Higher freezer
capacity
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Zanussi
ZFX31401WA
$267.90
$55 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Cheaper to run
by $300 over
five years
VS
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Danby
DUFM032A1WDB
$322.49
Newer by two
years
Higher freezer
capacity
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Zanussi
ZFX31401WA
$267.90
$131 cheaper
Cheaper to run
by $190 over
five years
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RH55FZ142
$398.95
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
17 months newer
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Russell Hobbs
RHUCFZ3
$292.97
$19 cheaper
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
VS
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Igenix
IG100
$311.68
Newer by seven
months
24% higher
freezer
capacity
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GE
FCM5SKWW
$324.99
More customers
recommend it
User reviews
are marginally
better
73.5L higher
freezer
capacity
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RHUCFZ3
$292.97
$32 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
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Russell Hobbs
RHTTFZ1
$174.53
$148 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by 18
months
VS
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Danby
DUFM032A1WDB
$322.49
Higher freezer
capacity
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Zanussi
ZFX31401WA
$267.90
$131 cheaper
45% cheaper to
run over five
years
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RH55FZ142
$398.95
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by 17
months
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Zanussi
ZFX31401WA
$267.90
$44 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
VS
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Igenix
IG100
$311.68
Newer by two
years
42% higher
freezer
capacity
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GE
FCM5SKWW
$324.99
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
A lot higher
freezer
capacity
VS
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Danby
DUFM032A1WDB
$322.49
One month newer
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GE
FCM5SKWW
$324.99
$111 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
VS
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Russell Hobbs
RHCF292B
$436.35
Newer by three
years
Better user
reviews
Better brand
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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

In total we found 8 freezers ranging from $174 to $437. The average price of a new freezer is $319 and the 80% of freezers are priced between $268 and $399. The cheapest freezer that we found is the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1B at only $175, and the most expensive is the Russell Hobbs RHCF292B at $436.

Freezer Brands - Price Range

Russell Hobbs freezers range in price from $175 to $436, and the average price of Russell Hobbs freezers is $330 which is the highest average price of all freezer brands.

GE freezers start at $325 and their most expensive freezer costs $325. The average price of GE freezers is $325 which is the second highest average price of all freezer brands.

Danby freezers start at $322 and their most expensive freezer costs $322. The third highest average freezer price out of all brands is Danby freezers with an average price of $322.

Freezer Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 10 expert reviews and 10,142 user reviews for freezers and used this information to evaluate 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 10 current freezer offers from eBay. The second biggest retailer is Overstock with 6 offers. That means eBay is much bigger than Overstock when it comes to freezers. Walmart is the third biggest retailer with 6 current offers.

When Are Most New Freezers Released?

January to March is the most common period for new freezers to be released in. If you wait until January 2021 then you might be able to get better features on your freezer. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current freezers tend to drop off when the next models are released. January was the biggest month last year for new freezers, with four new freezers released that month. In March 2018, 65 new freezers were released making it the biggest month that year for new freezer releases. In 2017 most new freezers were released in January, with 99 new freezers released that month.

How Fast Do Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

In the first 6 months after release, freezers drop in price by 3% on average.

That means a saving of $10 on a typical $319 new freezer if you wait 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 most freezers range from 60L to 110L. The freezer with the highest freezer net capacity is the Russell Hobbs RHCF292B, which is a 292L capacity freezer and can be purchased for $436.30. The Zanussi ZFX31401WA, which is on sale for $267.90, has the lowest freezer net capacity and is a 30L capacity freezer.

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.

Upright is the most popular type amongst new freezers. We found 1,492 freezers that are upright freezers. We found 644 freezers that are chest freezers, making this the second most popular type amongst new freezers.

Widths

Comparing all 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 $436.30. The freezer with the narrowest width is the Zanussi ZFX31401WA, which is a 439mm wide freezer and is on sale for $267.90.

Heights

The heights of freezers range from 470mm to 2,150mm. The Russell Hobbs RH55FZ142B, which sells for $398.90, has the tallest height and is a 1,420mm high freezer. The freezer with the shortest height is the Russell Hobbs RHTTFZ1B, which is a 500mm high freezer and is on sale for $174.51.

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.

A+ is the most frequently found energy efficiency rating amongst new freezers. We found 1,170 freezers that have an energy efficiency rating of A+. The second most popular energy efficiency rating amongst new freezers is A++. We found 542 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. 9 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. 90% of their freezer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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