MIELE FN12827 SEDT vs GRUNDIG GSBS16312B
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.
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 MIELE FN12827 SEDT is Stainless Steel but there are potentially other colour options available. The same goes for the GRUNDIG GSBS16312B.
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 Miele MIELE FN12827 SEDT has the following dimensions 1850 x 600 x 630 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.
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 MIELE FN12827 SEDT has a decibel rating of 41 dB(A) and the GRUNDIG GSBS16312B is 43 dB(A).
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.
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 MIELE FN12827 SEDT comes in at £999 and the GRUNDIG GSBS16312B is £989.99.
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 MIELE FN12827 SEDT has a rating of 9.8 out of 10, which has come from 16 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 FN12827 and FN12827 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. FN12827 has an excellent energy rating of A+ with an annual consumption of 330 kWh which compares to the GSBS16312B which delivers an energy rating of A+ and an annual consumption of 471 kWh.
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based on 4 reviews