Best fridges in Kenya

Best fridges in Kenya – Complete Guide

Best fridges in Kenya - Complete Guide

Best fridges in Kenya

Buying a fridge is one of those tricky purchases.

Aside from the sizeable cost implications, most of us only make this purchase a few times and after long intervals of time.

It’s therefore important not to get it wrong when buying one.

Having recently bought a fridge myself, I can relate to the challenges and questions that many buyers have when trying to pick a good fridge in Kenya.

In this guide, we’ll go through the best fridges available in the Kenyan market.

If you’re completely new to fridges and don’t know what to look for when buying one, check out our detailed guide on what to look for when buying a fridge in Kenya.

The Best Fridges in Kenya
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    Best Single Door Fridges Kenya

    VON VARM-11DHW

    This mini fridge provides great value for money. It’s the most affordable model on our list. 

    If you have a small space or need a fridge for few items, then definitely consider this model.

    Current Price Kshs. 18,500.00

    VON VARM-11DHW Specs
    Capacity 90 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 45.6 x 45.3 x 82.5
    Cooling Type Direct Cooling
    Features Freezer compartment with a flap lid, vegetable box, adjustable glass shelf

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    LG GN-Y331SLBB

    This single door from LG is best suited for households of one to three people. 

    The price is a bit high for a single door fridge, but you’ll get ample space, semi-auto defrosting and a 10 year compressor warranty from LG.

    The fridge is also relatively quiet and easy to clean.

    Current Price Kshs. 47,000.00

    LG GN-Y331SLBB Specs
    Capacity 199 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 55.6 x 52.5 x 129.5
    Cooling Type Direct Cooling
    Features Freezer compartment, big vegetable box semi auto defrost, tempered glass shelves

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    Best Top Freezer Double Door Fridges Kenya

    18DMS

    This model has slightly more capacity than similarly priced competitor models. 

    It’s aimed at those who need maximum space for the money spent in households with 1 to 2 people.

    Current Price Kshs. 34,000.00

    VON VART-18DMS Specs
    Capacity 138 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 49.8 x 47.4 x 128.2
    Cooling Type Direct Cooling
    Features 4 Star Freezer Rating, toughened glass shelves

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    Ramtons RF/173

    The RF/173 is a very popular model in the Kenyan market. With over 100 positive buyer reviews, this fridge is perfect for anyone looking for an affordable and reliable fridge.

    We recommend it for households of 1-2 people or a small family of 3.

    Current Price Kshs. 31,000.00

    Watch our review video below.

    Ramtons RF/173 Specs
    Capacity 128 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 55 x 46.5 x 129.5
    Cooling Type Direct Cooling
    Features 1 Star Freezer Rating, Spill-proof glass shelves

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    Ramtons RF/257

    This Ramtons RF/257 is designed for households of 1-3 people who need a lot of storage at a reasonable price.

    Current Price Kshs. 40,000.00

    Ramtons RF/257 Specs
    Capacity 213 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 55 x 53 x 142
    Cooling Type Direct Cooling
    Features CFC Free, Spill-proof glass shelves

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    Bruhm BRD 205TENI review Kenya

    Bruhm BRD 205TENI is a reasonably priced frost free (No frost) fridge available here in Kenya.

    Frost free simply means no ice build up in the freezer. This will save you the hassle of defrosting and makes cleaning the fridge easier.

    The capacity is also enough for 1-3 people.

    Current Price Kshs. 46,000.00

    Bruhm BRD 205TENI Specs
    Capacity 210 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 55 x 53 x 142
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features Double Door, Frost Free, Glass shelf, Stylish handle, Large Storage Capacity, Lock & Key, 2 Year Warranty

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    Samsung RT26HAR2DSA

    If you prefer a fridge from an established and well-known brand, then this Samsung model is for you.

    Aside from being frost free, you’ll get a 10 year compressor warranty and plenty of space for 1-3 people.

    Current Price Kshs. 49,000.00

    Below is a demo video showing the fridge in action.

    Samsung RT26HAR2DSA Specs
    Capacity 203 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 63.7 x 55.5 x 144.5
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features Frost Free (No Frost) double door, Dura cool technology, Digital inverter compressor (10 year warranty) Fresh Vegetable box, Tampered glass shelves

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    LG GN-A702HLHU

    If you need enough space to store food for a small army of 5 or more, then this LG model is for you.

    It has a huge capacity of 549 litres as well as easy access to commonly used items thanks to the door-in-door design. 

    Current Price Kshs. 165,000.00

    The video below shows the door-in-door feature of the fridge.

    LG GN-A702HLHU Specs
    Capacity 549 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 73 x 78 x 180
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features LINEAR Cooling™, DoorCooling+™, Inverter Linear Compressor, Door-in-Door, HygieneFresh+™, Smart ThinQ™

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    Best Bottom Freezer Double Door Fridges Kenya

    Samsung RB33N4020S8

    This bottom freezer is designed for those who need easy access to the main fridge compartment without having to bend over.

    The capacity is enough for households of 1-4 people.

    Current Price Kshs. 76,000.00

    Samsung RB33N4020S8 Specs
    Capacity 257 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 66.3 x 59.5 x 158
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features Digital inverter compressor (10 years warranty), Interior LED lighting in fridge compartment, Interior touch screen temperature control, Separate freezer temperature control, Power cool function, Deodorizing filter

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    LG GC-B459NLHZ

    This bottom freezer for LG is perfect for households of 1-4 people. It also has a high energy efficiency rating and can be monitored and controlled remotely through the LG phone app. 

    Current Price Kshs. 129,000.00

    Watch the video below to learn more about this fridge. Keep in mind this specific model doesn’t come with a water dispenser.

    LG GC-B459NLHZ Specs
    Capacity 374 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 68.2 x 59.5 x 186
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features Door Cooling+™ [19% Fast Cooling], Smart ThinQ™, Inverter Linear Compressor, No Frost, Energy Class A++

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    Best Side by Side Fridges Kenya

    Ramtons RF/265

    The RF/265 is a well priced and huge fridge. It’s designed for large households of 5 and above. 

    If you’re looking for a good bargain, you can’t go wrong with this model.

    Current Price Kshs. 116,000.00

    Here’s a video of the fridge:

    Ramtons RF/265 Specs
    Capacity 527 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 70 x 90 x 177
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features Inverted compressor technology, Interior LED Lighting, No Frost Transparent Shelves

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    LG GC-X247CSAV

    Hands down one of the best fridges you can buy in Kenya. If you have the money, it’s a no-brainer.

    Some notable features found in this model are a water dispenser, ice maker and touch-responsive display window.

    Current Price Kshs. 300,000.00

    Below is LG’s promo video for this fridge.

    LG GC-X247CSAV Specs
    Capacity 668 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 73.8 x 91.2 x 179
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features Door-in-Door feature, Water and Ice Dispenser, Multi Air Flow Hygiene Fresh+™, Multi Digital Sensors, Instaview - Knock Twice To See Inside Display, Inverter Linear Compressor

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    Best French Door Fridges Kenya

    VON VARF-28NMS - 408L French Door Fridge (Frost Free)

    VON VARF-28NMS

    This model is the most affordable french door fridge on our list. It’s designed for large households of 4 and above.

    Current Price Kshs. 96,000.00

    VON VARF-28NMS Specs
    Capacity 408 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 74.5 x 83.8 x 193.5
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features Extra Large LED Tower Lighting, Extra Large Vegetable Box with Adjustable Cooling Performance, Led Display Panel with Lock Function, Fast Freezing Mode, Holiday Mode, Smart Mode, Auto Error Detection

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    Mika MRNF4D490SS

    If you want separate storage spaces for different items, then this 545 litres fridge from Mika is worth considering. It has plenty of storage and a unique four door design. The price is also very competitive if you factor in the size and features of the fridge.  

    Current Price Kshs. 110,000.00

    Mika MRNF4D490SS Specs
    Capacity 545 Litres
    Size (L x W x H) in cm 74 x 83.3 x 180.8
    Cooling Type Frost Free
    Features 4 door, Deodorizer (Smell & Germ Buster), Toughened Glass Shelves, Twist Ice tray provided, Large vegetable box

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