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Refrigerators buying guide

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It may have been a while since you have been in the market for a refrigerator, whilst their purpose hasn't changed, there is new technology to keep your ingredients fresher for longer. With more style and configuration options on offer, we want to help make the decision process easy by creating this helpful refrigerator buying guide.

Introduction


When finding the right refrigerator for your household, you need to look at the space your refrigerator will live, such as whether you will have enough space to both fit it and give it the breathing space it requires. If you are building a new kitchen, choose your appliances first and build the cabinetry around them as they are elements that need the most consideration.

Choose a refrigerator based on its size and capacity


When choosing a refrigerator size or capacity, you will firstly need to think about what fits in your cavity space, however equally important to this is the consideration of your lifestyle and household size.

Your lifestyle


Lifestyle considerations may be things such as whether you need a large freezer space, high energy efficiency a particular configuration such as freezer on top or bottom.

Household size


Whether you are living in a family home or with housemates, the amount in your household will affect what is ultimately the best refrigerator capacity for you. If you are on the fence about whether to go bigger or smaller, we advise you to go a little bit larger than you think as you may, at different times of the year, run out of space.

Household size (number of people) Refrigerator capacity/volume (liters)
1 - 2 people 200 - 380 liters
3 - 4 people 350 - 530 liters
5+ people 440+ liters


Does it fit in your hallways and doorways?


You need to consider how much space you need to safely deliver your refrigerator into its new home, so be sure to measure the clearance before you buy.

What way does it need to open?


Whilst selected refrigerators can have their doors reversed; it is essential to consider what way you need to have your refrigerator door open, which could be limited by cabinetry and walls.

Types of refrigerators

 


French door refrigerators


Tủ lạnh nhiều cửa  Tủ lạnh cửa Pháp

French door refrigerators are the large capacity refrigerator freezer appliance perfect for any home. They come with plenty of storage and style options such as adjustable storage, as well as ice & water dispensers. You can configure these into three sections - two refrigeration sections and one large freezer or two refrigeration sections and two freezer sections. Some models include a middle drawer which can be converted from refrigerator to freezer.

Ideal for:

  • Large family
  • Large kitchens
  • Entertainer

Capacity

491L – 622L

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    • TasteLockAuto keeps vegetables fresh for 7 days*.
    • TwinTech cooling help preserves taste and texture.
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  • Storage space for all types of food and drinks.
    • TasteLockPlus keeps vegetables fresh for 7 days*.
    • EvenTemp reduces temperature fluctuations.
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Convertible refrigerator storage

ngăn TasteSealFlex của Electrolux

Choosing between 5 pre-defined settings ranging from -23C to +7C our Flexspace Fully Convertible Drawer adapts to your needs with a touch of a button*. You can adjust to your family's needs with ease, whether you need extra space for after-dinner treats or drinks for entertaining this drawer takes the stress out of the refrigerator and freezer shuffle.

*within 2 hours.


Fresh tasting ingredients for longer

Automatic humidity control and sealed features give you the flexibility to look after your fruit and vegetables the right way for longer. The FreshSeal crisper bins are on telescopic runners which allow you to open and close them even when they are full.

Fresh filtered water and ice

On the left-hand side door, you have access to filtered water as well as cubed or crushed ice at the touch of a button helping you keep your family and guests hydrated. 


FlexStor for flexible storage

With moveable door bins and the flexibility to slide back or flip-up some of the refrigerators, shelving allows adjusting your refrigerator storage to suit each grocery shop.

Dark stainless 

You want your kitchen to survive the ever-changing trends by choosing timeless design elements and classic materials that will look good today and in a decade. You can incorporate dark stainless steel appliances into your plans, taking your kitchen in a fresh new direction.

Keeping your refrigerator clean of fingerprints

Whether there are little fingerprints in your household or just adult ones, we know fingerprints on your refrigerator are a problem in every family. We have made selected refrigerators with fingerprint-resistant stainless steel, maintaining a picture-perfect look for your refrigerator at all times.

Side by side refrigerators


side by side

Providing easy access to your refrigerator & freezer, you will have the right balance between the two spaces without taking up a large footprint. Coming with features found in larger and smaller capacity refrigerators, you can easily organize your space with side-by-side refrigerator.

Ideal for:

  • Families
  • Medium household

Capacity

505L-619L

Quick chill function

Whether you have unexpected guests or are simply in a rush, you can use the Quick Chill function to cool things down quickly. For 20 minutes the refrigerator will bring its temperature down to cool down its contents, once the 20 minutes have elapsed the timer alarm will notify you. 

Know your temperature

With temperature sensors and internal temperature display, you can see clearly what temperature your refrigerator and freezer are at with the touch of a button.

You won't leave the door open

With a door sensor and door alarm you are notified when you leave your refrigerator door open, helping you to have your refrigerator working at its best.

Frost free

With a built-in frost-free system, gone are the days of needing to schedule in the freezer defrost.

The side-by-side refrigerators also come with the following features detailed above: 

  • Keeping your refrigerator clean of fingerprints
  • FlexStor for flexible storage

Bottom freezer refrigerators

Tủ lạnh ngăn đông dưới


Perfect for a first refrigerator coming in a range of capacities, a Bottom Freezer refrigerator is perfect for a small family or apartment living where your space is limited. Coming with quite a few features seen in large capacity refrigerators, this layout is perfect for someone who wants easy access to their refrigerator over their freezer.

Ideal for:

  • Small family
  • Apartment living
  • Share house

Capacity

300L - 500L

RCP: 18.290.000 VND

  • TasteSeal keeps fish for 7 days* without freezing.
    • TasteLockAuto keeps vegetables fresh for 7 days*.
    • AutoIce maker ensures you always have ice at hand.
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2.320.000 VND/month For 6 months
  • TasteSeal keeps fish for 7 days* without freezing.
    • TasteLockAuto keeps vegetables fresh for 7 days*.
    • WaterStream for chilled water through the door.
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2.283.333 VND/month For 6 months
  • TasteSeal keeps fish for 7 days* without freezing.
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    • EvenTemp reduces temperature fluctuations.
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Fresh fruit and veg, all week

TasteLockAuto feature keeps a humid environment so that your fruit and vegetables always fresh with original flavour for up to 7 days. Moreover, a membrane automatically releases excess moisture to reduce condensation and stop your produce from spoiling early.

Chilled water on demand


You can enjoy a chilled glass of water directly through the fridge door with 4 litter tank WaterStream feature.

Built-in frost-free system

The TasteSeal compartment maintains a consistent temperature of -2°C so your food can be in the best condition up to 7 days* without freezing.

The bottom freezer refrigerators also come with the following features detailed above: 

  • Fresh tasting ingredients for longer
  • Keeping your refrigerator clean of fingerprints
  • Dark stainless

Top freezer refrigerators

Tủ lạnh ngăn đông trên


A top mount refrigerator
 is a more traditional layout of single door refrigerator with the freezer placed at the top for eye level access for your frozen ingredients or treats. This style of refrigerator would be suitable for a small family or apartment living where you access your freezer quite regularly.

Ideal for:

  • Small family
  • Apartment living
  • Share house


Capacity


230 – 536L

Save from bacteria and unwanted odour.

TasteGuard eliminates 99.8% of bacteria so that your refrigerator always stays fresh, hygienic and free from unwanted smells.

Flexible door bin storage

FlexStor® is a moveable door bins storage that allows adjusting your refrigerator storage to suit each grocery shop.

Stable temperature. Fresher food

360 Cooling circulates air throughout the entire refrigerator, so each compartment and shelf is cooled evenly and at a consistent temperature. The bottom freezer refrigerators also come with the following features detailed above: 

  • Keeping your refrigerator clean of fingerprints
  • FlexStor for flexible storage
  • Built-in frost-free system
  • Dark stainless design
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2.055.000 VND/month For 6 months
  • TasteSeal keeps fish for 7 days* without freezing.
    • TasteLockAuto keeps vegetables fresh for 7 days*.
    • WaterStream for chilled water through the door.
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2.055.000 VND/month For 6 months

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2.055.000 VND/month For 6 months
  • TasteSeal keeps fish for 7 days* without freezing.
    • TasteLockAuto keeps vegetables fresh for 7 days*.
    • WaterStream for chilled water through the door.
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2.055.000 VND/month For 6 months

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RCP: 13.890.000 VND

  • TasteSeal keeps fish for 7 days* without freezing.
    • TasteLockAuto keeps vegetables fresh for 7 days*.
    • WaterStream for chilled water through the door.
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RCP: 13.890.000 VND

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Mini refrigerators


Tủ lạnh mini bar

If you need more space for drinks or need a small refrigeration and freezer option for short stay accommodation a mini refrigerator is worth your consideration. With shelving and a full-width ice box, you are able to store your items the way you want to.

Ideal for:

  • Drinks storage
  • Student or short stay accommodation

Capacity


100 - 138L

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  • Compact mini fridge is ideal for smaller spaces.
    • Bright LED lighting makes it easy to find items.
    • CoolZone for extra cold goods.
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  • Compact mini fridge is ideal for smaller spaces.
    • Bright LED lighting makes it easy to find items.
    • CoolZone for extra cold goods.
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631.667 VND/month For 6 months

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  • CoolZone for extra cold goods.
    • Compact mini bar is quiet and efficient.
    • Extra deep door bin for storing big bottles.
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Low energy consumption and very quiet operation

Electrolux mini bar fridge is ideal in a quiet and elegant place like a bedroom or living area.

Compact and convenient

Perfect for when you are limited with space or need refrigerator storage in a home bar.

Store big bottles

The extra deep door bin is large enough to store big bottles.

LED lighting

With LED lighting to show you the contents of your bar refrigerator, you can be sure that you will be able take things in and out with ease.

Design & other considerations

 

White, natural or dark stainless steel


We all know the expense that goes into renovating a kitchen and want it to last as long as possible, you can do this by using classic materials and having some elements elating to current trends as you don't want to be renovating every time the trend has made its way out.

Your appliance finish choice could be away to take your kitchen in a fresh new direction without taking too much risk. There are three options in appliance finishes with traditional white or a more modern update with natural or dark stainless steel.

Contrast or complement your cabinetry


When choosing a new refrigerator, it is important especially when you are fitting it into an existing kitchen, what finish would work with your cabinetry. If you have light colours such as bright whites or cream, you can use dark stainless steel as a contrast, adding a statement in a light kitchen or you could use it to complement a dark or stained wood kitchen.

Coordinate your accessories


When planning your kitchen design and thinking about styling elements such as lighting fixtures, splashback colours or artwork, it is important to consider what complements different elements of your kitchen. These can include cabinet colour or style, what finish you have chosen for your appliances and more.

Choose from one brand


One thing to note when upgrading your kitchen is, just as there are 52 shades of white, same goes for appliance finishes. For the best results, buy your appliances from one brand to make sure everything is seamless.

Does your refrigerator need to be plumbed?


When looking at refrigerators that come with an ice and water dispenser, you will need to consider the need for it to be plumbed, which could add to the cost of installation where models without are plug and play.

Warranty & service

 

Warranty


Subject to terms and conditions our kitchen hood come with 24 months warranty in Vietnam, following the date of purchase. Click to view
Electrolux Warranty Terms and Conditions.  

Support & service


We have a Customer Care team available to assist you over the phone seven days a week, and a national network of experienced technicians and selected service agents. Offering a fixed price guarantee with no additional hidden labor costs, giving you peace of mind that your appliance is in good hands. Click to contact customer care or find more useful troubleshoots and support here.

Top FAQs

  • What is a bottom mount fridge?
    A bottom mount refrigerator is simply a refrigerator that has the freezer compartment at the bottom. They come in a variety of sizes (liters), allowing you to select based on your food storage needs.
  • What is a French door refrigerator freezer?
    French door refrigerators are two door refrigerators designed for larger households as they have additional storage space.
  • What temperature should a refrigerator be?
    According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, refrigerator temperature is recommended to be at or below 4° Celsius. However, not all refrigerators are equipped with a thermometer, making determining the right temperature confusing. Fortunately, the price of refrigerator thermometer is considerably cheap and can be bought at most kitchen appliance stores.
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