56points

Samsung RFG297HDRS

80points

Whirlpool WRX988SIBE

Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
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28 facts in comparison

Samsung RFG297HDRS vs Whirlpool WRX988SIBE

Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE

Why is Samsung RFG297HDRS better than Whirlpool WRX988SIBE?

  • Has a freezer light
    ?
  • 32kWh lower power consumption per year
    ?

    531kWhvs563kWh
  • 2 more door bins
    ?

    6vs4
  • 27l bigger capacity
    ?

    246lvs219l
  • 4 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    5vs1
  • 2.46mm thinner
    ?

    904mmvs906.463mm
  • Has sectional climate controls
    ?
  • 10.18mm shorter
    ?

    1.77mvs1781.18mm

Why is Whirlpool WRX988SIBE better than Samsung RFG297HDRS?

  • Has an air filter
    ?
  • 16l bigger capacity
    ?

    576lvs560l
  • 1 more vegetable drawers
    ?

    3vs2
  • Has a dispenser control lock
    ?
  • 1 more shelves
    ?

    6vs5
  • 1 more freezer compartments
    ?

    3vs2
  • 1.54mm narrower
    ?

    906.46mmvs908mm
  • Has vacation mode
    ?

Price comparison

General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
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.
2.Has a freezer light
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
The freezer light will allow you to see inside the freezer more clearly.
3.annual power consumption

531kWh

563kWh

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
4.warranty period

5

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
5.thickness

904mm

906.46mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
6.width

908mm

906.46mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Food storage

1.Has an air filter
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
This eliminates odors while keeping the air clean and fresh.
2.fridge capacity

560l

576l

This is the amount the refrigerator can hold in litres.
3.vegetable drawers

2

3

Dedicated vegetable drawers keep vegetables fresher for longer.
4.Has humidity control
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
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.
5.door bins

6

4

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.
6.Has a fast freezing switch
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
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.

Features

1.Has an ice dispenser
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
The built-in ice dispenser will create ice for you on demand but requires plumbing installation.
2.Has a filter change indicator
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
This will inform you when the water filter needs to be replaced.
3.Has a dispenser control lock
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
This feature prevents your refrigerator from dispensing ice or water accidentally.
4.Has a water dispenser
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
A water dispenser will give you chilled, filtered water whenever you need it.
5.Has refrigerator alerts
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
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.
6.Has vacation mode
Samsung RFG297HDRS
Whirlpool WRX988SIBE
Vacation Mode automatically begins regulating energy consumption if the door has been closed for 30 hours or more.

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