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Swan Retro SFA12620BN 12" desk fan review

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Key features
  • Desk
Expert review

The Swan Retro SFA12620BN 12 Inch is a basic oscillating desk fan with three speed settings. Our tests assess how pleasant a fan is based on whether it’s both quiet and cooling, as well as checking things like ease of use, features and energy use. Read our full review to find out if it scores well in all elements of the test.

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  • What is it?
  • Does it create a pleasant breeze?
  • How quiet is it?
  • Is it safe and sturdy?
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First reviewed by Which?

July 2022

Released

February 2018

Technical specifications

General

  • Width33.5cm
  • Depth25.5cm
  • Height40cm
Test results

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  3. 86%
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