Haier HCR27B Compact Refrigerator, 2.7 Cubic Feet, Review

Haier HCR27B Compact Refrigerator, 2.7 Cubic Feet, ReviewCompactness and simplicity are the new smart ways of modern living. From compact cell phones and laptops to sleek and stylish kitchen and home appliances, more and more people are opting for compact and simple devices for their homes and offices. With the latest technological advancements, these compact devices are no less than bigger powerful machine in terms of efficiency and end-user usability, yet one can have them at affordable pocket-friendly prices and accommodate them in even smaller spaces.

Pros & Cons:
Adjustable thermostat, quiet operations, pocket-friendly price, generous storage space, in-built freezer compartment, etc., are some of the incredibly advanced features compactly designed within a sleek yet solidly built affluent package. The only gripe is that the device doesn’t come with an energy star certification; however, the estimated yearly operating cost of the device is $35 at 325 kWh of estimated yearly electricity use (cost range based on models of similar capacity with manual defrost. Estimated operating cost based on a 2007 national average electricity cost of 10.65 cents per kWh. For more information, visit www.ftc.gov/appliances). For information related to electricity saving and making your fridge/freezer an impeccable energy-efficient device, refer the energy saving tips under “proper refrigerator care and cleaning section” of the provided instruction manual. The refrigerator has not been designed to operate in temperature settings below 55 ̊ Fahrenheit. Do not install your refrigerator in any location not properly insulated or heated, e.g. garage, etc.

Mini fridges have also become immensely popular among various house-hold appliances due to their compactness and energy saving features as compared to bigger and full size separate freezer compartment refrigerators. Haier HCR27B Compact Refrigerator is a 2.7 cubic feet mini fridge that offers a generous storage capacity with a built-in half width freezer compartment in a compact and stylish package

This 2.7 cu ft mini fridge/freezer provides refrigerated temperatures as cold as 34 degrees F with adjustable thermostat. The device cooling system is comparatively less affected by changes in the ambient temperature than thermoelectric cooling. The compact refrigerator is ideal for keeping your beverages, fruits, and eatables fresh with instant availability of ice cubes for enjoying cold icy beverages any time of the day. The adjustable thermostat of the device automatically maintains the set temperature and clicks when it cycles on and off. The device is quieter as compared to other brands with hardly noticeable normal operating sounds or slight vibrations as a result of refrigerant circulating through the cooling coils. Being equipped with a manual defrost feature, the device offers convenient defrosting by collecting water into the drip tray for easy frost removal.

The dial-in temperature control knob of the device has 5 plus 0 settings. The unit provides maximum cooling at 5 and minimum cooling at 1. The ideal temperature setting for this mini fridge is 3; however, you can change it depending on your temperature needs. The Haier HCR27B Compact Refrigerator, 2.7 Cubic Feet offers enhanced storage capacity in the form of 2 full-width shelves, 2 door storage shelves, and a half-width freezer compartment. Being equipped with 2 leveling legs located in the front bottom corners of the refrigerator, the device offers free standing stand alone installation in any well ventilated room of your house.

With dimensions of 17.9 x 26.1 x 18.9 inches and weight of not more than 40 pounds, the fridge is a sleek and attractive modern age kitchen appliance. The simplicity is not compromised with durability as the device is sturdy and well-built with solid steel construction and flat style steel door. The solid, wipe-able interior glass shelves of the device increase the storage area for keeping fruits, vegetables, and other eatables fresh. The upper door storage shelf holds up to 5 can beverages at a time, and the bottom door shelf easily accommodates up to three 2 liter and other tall bottles at once with maximum door storage area. The half-width freezer space is designed for making ice cubes and for keeping food items extra cold to increase their shelf life for a maximum of 5 days. Interestingly, the mini fridge comes with an ice cube tray for making ice cubes, a drip tray for collecting water during defrosting, and an easy-to-use instruction manual to help you getting the best use of your Haier HCR27B Compact Refrigerator

Haier is known for its reputation and expertise in making flawless appliances. Being the market reighner of consumer electronics and home appliances, the brand had the world’s largest market share in white goods in 2011. Haier HCR27B Compact Refrigerator is the product displaying the brand’s diversified product line beyond white goods. The device shows the high-level of workmanship involved in designing a compact, generously big, strong and well-built mini refrigerator/freezer with all the exceptionally progressive features of a modern-age technologically advanced device. For any technical help or queries, feel free to contact Haier customer satisfaction center at 1-877-337-3639.

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