Fridge freezers: Compare features & prices Hotpoint FFUQ1810X review http://www.which.co.uk/home-and-garden/kitchen/reviews/fridge-freezers/hotpoint-ffuq1810x/review/
The stylish Hotpoint FFUQ1810X fridge freezer has digital controls on the outside of the fridge, so you can see at a glance whether your fridge and freezer are running at the right temperature. But does it keep food evenly chilled inside? And just how much fresh food can it freeze? We put it to the test to find out.
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|Recommended thermostat setting|
|Uniform fridge temperature|
|Fridge temp stability|
|Freezer temp stability|
|Ease of defrosting|
|Quietness and vibration|
Compares energy use for each fridge-freezer taking size into account.
How quickly the fridge cools food to the correct temperature, this is important for hygiene and convenience.
The amount of fresh food that can be frozen to -18°C in 24 hours, this is important for taste and texture.
Recommended thermostat setting
The manufacturer's recommended thermostat setting should result in a temperature under 5°C in the fridge and -18°C in the freezer. Fewer than two stars means you will have to adjust the thermostat setting until it matches the correct setting.
Uniform fridge temperature
The difference between the coldest and warmest parts of the fridge. Those with even temperatures got the highest rating.
Fridge temp stability
How closely the fridge maintains the correct temperature even when the room temperature changes. Five stars mean you won't need to adjust the thermostat, while two stars means that you will.
Freezer temp stability
How closely the freezer maintains the correct temperature even when the room temperature changes. Five stars mean you won't need to adjust the thermostat, while two stars means that you will.
Ease of defrosting
Scores five stars if it is a frost free model
Quietness and vibration
Five stars means the model is quiet, one star is noisy.
How reliable this brand of fridge freezer is