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Oh, the humble fridge freezer. It’s hardly the most exciting appliance in your home, is it?
The poor fridge freezer often gets treated as an afterthought. So much so, you’ve probably forgotten about the year old guacamole in the back that’s now harbouring its own life forms.
A fridge freezer is one of those things you only really think about when it breaks down and needs replacing. But it could be so much more with a super fridge freezer upgrade.
For this reason, we’ve all fallen in love with the Samsung Family Hub™ American Fridge Freezer.
Surprisingly, for a fridge freezer as feature-packed as this, the feature that really won us over is the Food Management. “What does that even mean?” we hear you cry.
Well, picture the scene: you’re at the supermarket and you’re not sure if you have any yoghurt at home for the younger (and older) members of the family – and you know for certain there’ll be tantrums if they don’t have their evening treat.
Or maybe you can’t remember if you still have the shiitake mushrooms you need for that fancy stir fry you saw being made by your favourite celebrity chef (possibly while streaming a cooking show on the screen that’s built into your fridge freezer).
Well, the Family Hub™ has all the answers thanks to cameras inside the fridge that take photos of its contents every time you shut the door. These are then sent over to your smartphone via the required Family Hub™ app available on Android and iOS.
That way, you can know precisely what’s inside your fridge at any time, answering all of life’s important questions like “do we have any milk?”
It’s so simple, yet makes such a big difference. You can even tag items in the Family Hub™ app and mark expiration dates, which you can see from your smartphone or the built-in screen. Because while thanks to those cameras you might know you have that tub of guacamole in there now, it’s no good if it’s been in there for over a year. Problem solved.
All of this is before you even get down to the really exciting tech that takes the Family Hub™ far beyond the bread and butter fridge fridge freezer functions.
First off, it’s hard not to notice the smart screen display that takes centre stage on the door. It’s this that helps elevate the Samsung Family Hub™ and makes it the new focal point of your kitchen.
A simple fridge notice board is so last century, so what if your fridge could be the ultimate family communication hub instead?
Imagine sharing calendars, reminders, to-do lists and handwritten notes with everyone, all from a handy digital notice board. Or what about displaying your holiday snaps for all your guests to see? Your fridge freezer doesn’t have to look boring.
This is all possible thanks to the clever smart screen on the front.*
That’s all barely scratching the surface, though. This versatile screen can keep you entertained while you cook with streaming music, radio and video apps.
If you have a compatible Samsung TV you can even stream content over Wi-Fi to your Family Hub™ smart screen, letting you catch up with your soaps while you cook. There are 5W speakers built directly into the smart screen, too.
Now cooking for the family doesn’t have to be mundane, as you can fire up your favourite shows and music.
If you have a lot of mouths to feed, you’re going to be won over by the sheer size of the Family Hub™ and its massive 593 litre capacity.
To give you an idea of just how much you can fit inside, that amounts to 32 bags of food shopping. Just try lugging all of that back from the car in one go.
Fortunately, while it might be massive inside – thanks to the SpaceMax Technology™ – it’s still got a standard 95cm width so no need to completely gut out your kitchen to squeeze it in. Phew.
With Twin Cooling Plus™, the fridge and freezer components are also cooled completely independently, meaning odours are kept separate and your food fresh.
Tie this all together with a stellar 5-year warranty for parts and labour and you can see why anyone would fall in love with the Family Hub™.
Oh, and there’s an ice maker, too. That’s got to be a winner alone after the heatwave summer we’ve had.
The Samsung Family Hub™ is available with 0% finance from AO.com when you pay within 12 months and free next delivery if you purchase before 31 August 2018. Terms and conditions apply. Visit the Family Hub™ page at AO for more information.
*Requires Family Hub™ app available on Android and iOS.