This eliminates odours while also keeping the air clean and fresh.
45% have it
2. fridge capacity
This is the amount the refrigerator can hold in litres.
Samsung RF263TEAESR: 736l
3. audible noise
Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
Bosch KIS87AF30G: 35dB
4. egg holders
This is the number of trays the refrigerator has to specifically store eggs. They may also be removed in order to enable more storage space for other items.
Bosch KGN36AW32G: 3
5. vegetable drawers
Dedicated vegetable drawers keep vegetables fresher for longer.
Smeg FQ60XP: 4
6. Has automatic defrosting
A self-defrosting freezer cycles on/off periodically to melt and remove ice that would otherwise build up in the freezer's interior.
45% have it
7. has top energy efficiency rating
The appliance is either Energy Star Certified, or has an EU energy efficiency rating of A++ or A+++. This means it consumes around 20-30% less energy than is required by the minimum local standards for energy efficiency.
74% have it
8. door bins
Door bins are useful for storing goods that won’t be affected too much by the loss of temperature opening and closing of the door brings, such as eggs.
Bauknecht 855059801340: 10
Samsung RSA1STMG: 734mm
Bosch KIV38X22GB: 541mm
Bosch KIN85AF30G: 500mm
12. has a reversible door
A reversible door is useful if the machine is in a corner, so you can make it open more conveniently. It also means the door is easy to remove and can be replaced if needed.
9% have it
13. freezer capacity
This is the amount the freezer can hold as measured in litres.
KitchenAid KFXS25RYWH: 708l
14. warranty period
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
The more shelves the refrigerator has the more options it creates for increased storage.
GE PGSS5RKZSS: 6
17. storage time in event of failure
Some freezers are better suited to preserving food in the event of a failure. This measure is the maximum amount of time the freezer can adequately store items in the event of failure, as measured in hours.
Bosch KIS87AF30G: 26°C
18. Has a fast freezing switch
This feature is used when you need to freeze large amounts of fresh, unfrozen food. The faster food is frozen, the better the quality will be when the food is thawed.
49% have it
19. Has a fast cooling switch
The fast cool switch will drop the temperature at the click of a button to ensure your groceries will cool as soon as possible.
33% have it
20. annual power consumption
The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
LG LFX29927ST: 0kWh
21. Has humidity control
Humidity control prolongs the life of fresh foods stored in the refrigerator. For example fruit is best kept in a low humidity setting while the likes of spinach and basil are best kept at the higher setting.
76% have it
22. Has adjustable shelves
Adjustable shelves are ones that can be adjusted to different heights, removed or retracted.
75% have it
23. There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.
15% have it
24. Has refrigerator alerts
The refrigerator will sound an alarm to inform you it has been left open. This will save energy while also ensuring your food will stay at the correct temperature.
73% have it
25. freezer compartments
The more compartments the better the opportunity to keep the freezer organised.