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LG GSL961PZBV vs GRUNDIG GSBS16312B Fridge Freezer Comparison

//LG GSL961PZBV vs GRUNDIG GSBS16312B Fridge Freezer Comparison

LG GSL961PZBV vs GRUNDIG GSBS16312B Fridge Freezer Comparison

LG GSL961PZBV vs GRUNDIG GSBS16312B

LG  GSL961PZBV American-Style Fridge Freezer - Stainless Steel, Stainless Steel

LG GSL961PZBV
GRUNDIG  GSBS16312B American-Style Fridge Freezer - Black, Black

GRUNDIG GSBS16312B
Brand

LG

Grundig

Key Features
  • Fridge: 405 litres / Freezer: 196 litres
  • Frost free
  • Water & ice dispenser (no plumbing required)
  • Food preservation technology
  • Fast freeze
  • Fridge: 368 litres / Freezer: 176 litres
  • Frost free
  • Water & ice dispenser (no plumbing required)
  • Food preservation technology
  • Fast freeze
  • Colour

    Stainless Steel

    Black

    Guarantee

    2 years

    5 years

    Energy Rating

    A+

    A+

    Annual Power Consumption

    419 kWh

    471 kWh

    Total Gross Capacity

    668 litres

    620 litres

    Total Storage Capacity

    601 litres

    544 litres

    Storage Volume

    – Fridge: 405 litres – Freezer: 196 litres

    – Fridge: 368 litres – Freezer: 176 litres

    Fridge Gross Capacity

    422 litres

    421 litres

    Fridge Freezer Split

    N/A

    N/A

    Dimensions

    1790 x 912 x 738 mm (H x W x D)

    1790 x 910 x 720 mm (H x W x D)

    Does Door exceed dimensions?

    Yes – 30 mm

    Yes – 1530 mm

    Recess Dimensions

    N/A

    1840 x 960 x 750 mm (H x W x D)

    Required Space

    50 mm behind

    – 25 mm to the sides
    – 50 mm above
    – 30 mm behind

    Flat Back

    No

    Yes

    Weight

    124 kg

    113 kg

    Boxed Weight

    135 kg

    123 kg

    Suitable for Outbuildings

    No

    No

    Climate Classification

    T

    SN – T

    Ideal Ambient Temperature

    18 – 43çC

    10 – 43çC

    Noise Level

    39 dB(A)

    43 dB(A)

    Number of Shelves

    4

    4

    Shelves

    Safety glass

    Safety glass

    Salad Crispers

    2

    2

    Door Compartments

    3

    4

    Storage Features

    – Egg rack x 1
    – Wine rack x 1
    – Dairy compartment x 1

    – Egg rack x 1
    – Wine rack x 1
    – Dairy compartment x 1
    – Chiller compartment x 1

    Interior Light

    LED

    LED

    Fridge Auto Defrost

    Yes

    Yes

    Fast Chill

    Yes

    Yes

    Air Flow Cooling

    Yes

    Yes

    Other Functions

    #NAME?

    #NAME?

    Freezer Star Rating

    ****

    ****

    Defrosting

    Frost free

    Frost free

    Freezer drainage

    Rear drainage hose

    N/A

    Fast Freeze

    Yes

    Yes

    Power Failure Safe Store Time

    10 hours

    9 hours

    Controls

    External button controls

    External touch controls

    Digital Display

    – LED
    – Temperature information
    – Express Freeze
    – Light
    – Child lock
    – Cubed & crushed ice
    – Water

    #NAME?

    Thermostat

    Single

    Twin

    CFC Free

    Yes

    Yes

    HFC Free

    Yes

    Yes

    In the Box

    LG GSL961PZBV American-Style Fridge Freezer

    – Grundig GSBS16312B American-Style Fridge Freezer
    – Egg rack x 1
    – Wine rack x 1

    Price

    £999.99

    £989.99

    Number of Reviews

    57

    4

    Review Score

    9

    7

    Our Score

    9.3

    7.3

    Buy

    Choosing the perfect Fridge / Freezer

    There are several things to consider when buying a new fridge, freezer, or combination fridge-freezer. These helpful tips are aimed to get you the best product for your budget.

    Styling

    Depending whether you go integrated or not, the fridge is probably the largest appliance in your kitchen, so it’s important that you are happy with the style and colour. The LG GSL961PZBV is Stainless Steel but there are potentially other colour options available. The same goes for the GRUNDIG GSBS16312B.

    Size

    Dimensions are key, particularly if you’re limited by space. The majority of fridge freezers will come in the standard 60cm width, but there are many different variations available from retailers like Currys. The LG LG GSL961PZBV has the following dimensions 1790 x 912 x 738 mm (H x W x D) and the Grundig GRUNDIG GSBS16312B is 1790 x 910 x 720 mm (H x W x D). Use these to measure up in your kitchen and be confident that it will fit. Also consider the space required for opening the door. You can find the size including door openings above in the spec table.

    Noise

    An often forgotten about consideration, the noise of the fridge. As technology has developed they have become much quieter in recent years, but there’s no doubt they still make a noise. This is more of a consideration for people who’s bedroom is located close to the kitchen, for example smaller flats. So keep an eye on the noise rating if it’s important to you. The LG GSL961PZBV has a decibel rating of 39 dB(A) and the GRUNDIG GSBS16312B is 43 dB(A).

    Features

    Whether it’s a new iPhone, a laptop or even a fridge, we want technology and features that make our gadget interesting, or save us time. Check out the key features section and some of the key specs in the comparison above to determine which fridge freezer offers the best range of features, and which are most likely to suit your usage. Features can range from auto-defrost, to door open alarms, interior lighting and water dispensers. Some even have digital displays nowadays.

    Price

    An obvious one, but price always plays a factor in the buying process for any high priced item like a fridge freezer. Try and decide on a budget and make sure you stick to it, or you can be easily persuaded to upgrade (either by your other half or the salesman). The LG GSL961PZBV comes in at £999.99 and the GRUNDIG GSBS16312B is £989.99.

    Reviews

    Reviews are always a major thing for us at iCompareit, you can always rely on the general consensus of the public to guide you to the best product, as you don’t have to just rely on manufacturers sales pitch. Take the time to read some reviews to help you make your decision.

    The LG GSL961PZBV has a rating of 9 out of 10, which has come from 57 reviews at Currys and Revor. The has a rating of 7 out of 10, which has come from 4 reviews.

    Ordering and Delivery

    It goes without saying, but on high price items like a fridge freezer, please don’t get suckered into a deal with an unknown retailer, stick to those you know and trust. At iCompareit we will only provide you with recommendations if we know and trust the retailer. Shops like Currys are often our preferred route as there is easy access to a local store for handling any issues and it makes delivery easier, whilst still having the ease of ordering online. The GSL961PZBV and GSL961PZBV are both available from Currys, and you can find the best price currently available using the button in our comparison chart above.

    Energy consumption and rating

    Whilst not top of everyones list, energy efficiency is important to some. Whether that’s from an environmental perspective or cost, it’s good to know the rating. GSL961PZBV has an excellent energy rating of A+ with an annual consumption of 419 kWh which compares to the GSBS16312B which delivers an energy rating of A+ and an annual consumption of 471 kWh.

    LG GSL961PZBV video

    GRUNDIG GSBS16312B Video

    7 stars –
    based on 4 reviews
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