New Best Buy fridge freezers uncovered by Which?Hotpoint and Samsung fridge freezers reviewed

19 March 2014

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Which? reveals new Best Buy fridge freezers

We've rigorously tested the latest fridge freezers from Hotpoint, Lec, Liebherr, Samsung and Whirlpool at the Which? labs. Three of these fridge freezers are outstanding at chilling and freezing and are good enough to be Best Buys.

The newly tested fridge freezers range from a cheap frost-free Lec fridge freezer costing £330 to a feature-packed Samsung fridge freezer with a £600 price tag.

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Samsung fridge freezers reviews

Our latest round of fridge freezer tests includes three frost-free Samsung fridge freezers, costing between £440 and £600.

At the top of this price bracket is the feature-laden Samsung RL58GPEIH which has a water dispenser, ice maker, chiller cabinet and digital display. It’s larger than most models but actually offers less storage space than you might expect from its dimensions – we found it has a whopping 23% less usable storage space than advertised.

Thinking of buying a Samsung fridge freezer? Follow the links below to see the Which? verdict on the latest models on test, or check out all of our Samsung fridge freezer reviews.

New fridge freezer reviews

Reviews of the nine newly tested models (plus various colour options) are now online. Of the nine models, eight are conventional freestanding fridge-over-freezer models, while the Whirlpool ART479 is built-in.

Click on the links below to read the reviews (prices typical as of 18 March 2014):

Hotpoint Ultima FFUL1913P - £448 (white)
Hotpoint Ultima FFUL1913X - £568 (inox/brushed steel) 
Hotpoint FUFL1810P - £400 (white)
Lec TF55152W - £330 (white)
Liebherr CUN3033 - £464 (white)
Liebherr CUPsl2721 - £459 (silver)
Liebherr CUP2721 - £459 (white)
Samsung RB29FWRNDBC - £480 (black)
Samsung RB29FWRNDSS - £469 (brushed steel)
Samsung RB29FWRNDWW - £440 (white)
Samsung RB29FWRNDSA - £480 (silver)
Samsung RL56GWGBP - £463 (black)
Samsung RL58GPEIH - £599 (silver)
Samsung RL58GPEBP - £680 (black gloss)
Whirlpool ART479 - £369 (white)

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