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Challenge 16" Ped & Desk Digital Fan 393/1640 review

£80.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Pedestal
Expert review

The Challenge 16in Ped & Desk digital fan, sold through Argos, is a pedestal fan that can also be converted into a desk fan with eight speed settings and a remote control. It’s a pretty basic fan, but does it do the important stuff well – creating a pleasant breeze without being noisy or fiddly to operate. Read our full review of this electric fan to find out how it scores in our tests.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • Does it create a pleasant breeze?
  • How quiet is it?
  • How easy is it to use?
  • Is it safe and sturdy?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

July 2022

Released

February 2022

Technical specifications

General

  • Width41.5cm
  • Depth41.5cm
  • Height96.5cm
Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 31 electric fans and found that there are 9 Don't Buys and 4 Best Buys.
Range of Electric fan scores
  1. 28%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 86%
    Highest score
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