Deep freezers have become important parts of our lives that you hardly find a modern home in Nigeria without it.
It’s not surprising that they’ve become essential gadgets expected to be found alongside electronics like televisions. This is because of our desire to preserve food materials and to consume cold drinks.
Various manufacturers are striving hard to produce more and more for this thriving market. While this is a good development because chest freezers are continually available when needed, we can’t say the same of their quality.
It takes a deep insight into how they function to spot the best ones and note anything fishy about a particular product.
Unfortunately, we can’t rely on names alone to define quality, as top manufacturers have had to deal with fake replicas of their products in the market.
Having an idea of best products, in most cases, should be combined with an understanding of the appropriate specifications.
I’ve compiled the list of the best deep freezers in Nigeria with their features to help you decide which one to choose when next you want to buy a deep or chest freezer. This is very important whether you want to buy online or you want to will enter a store to pick it up.
The list is made of top brands chosen based on compressor efficiency, sufficient storage space, eco-friendliness and fast freezing.
So, let’s begin.
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1. Nexus Chest Freezers
Nexus fuses convenience and efficiency with affordability. It boasts some of the biggest freezers (up to 625 litres) you can find around at moderate prices. Apart from the style, which is always stunning, the interior storage space won’t be easily matched by competitors in the market.
The sizes vary from 150L, 160L, 265L, 410L to 635L.
- Adjustable thermostat: this helps stored food items maintain their nutritional value by keeping the right balance in temperature, which is good for both the items stored and the freezer.
- Non-toxic emission: it doesn’t produce the greenhouse-toxic HFC (hydrofluorocarbon) and CFC (chlorofluorocarbon)
- Removable storage basket
- Silent operation
- Even cool distribution: Nexus ensures even cooling within the freezer, unlike many freezers that concentrate coolness on one section over the others.
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2. Haier Thermocool Deep Freezer
Haier Thermocool is one of the electronic giants that has managed to become a household name in Nigeria. The company remains at the forefront of freezer retailing despite heavy competition and fake products to deal with. It has ensured to keep up its reputation for quality and durability ever since its early days.
Thermocool freezers are available everywhere. So also are the fake ones. Before I highlight the features, you should be observant of the following indicators when buying:
- Misspelt name. For example, you can find Heiar Thermocool or any other little discrepancy.
- Name of assembler. It has to be HPZ or nothing else.
- Anti-rust body
- 75mm insulation thickness
- 100-hours (4 days) freezing ability after power interruption: the 100-hours freezing ability makes the freezer content stay frozen for up to 4 days even after power-outage
- Low noise operation
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3. Hisense Chest Freezers
These chest freezers are most useful when storing large amounts of food. The aesthetic is perfect both for storage and convenience. Hisense freezers feature the fast-freezing quality and also provide a special dual functional tool which switches role to increase the usable range of the freezers.
- Handy wire rack: important as extra space when more is needed
- Convenient water drain: this solves the water-leaking and drain-clogging case you may experience with many freezers. The design allows you to drain water with ease
- Mechanical temperature control: the mechanical option lets you control the pace of freezing as you desire. Although, this is automated in some freezers
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4. Midea Chest Freezers
When you need a freezer that effectively merges outstanding performance, style, and durability, Midea is one of the best available. It’s not surprising that their sales are in thousands on Jumia. They have reliable performance, operational convenience, and excellent hygiene. Midea freezers come with an adjustable thermostat and anodized aluminum interior lining.
- Balanced hinge
- Rollers for easy movement
- Stainless steel door material
- Anodized aluminum (interior liner)
- Smooth cabinet finish
5. LG Deep Freezers
LG leads when it comes to design. Perhaps many people buy because of that. But LG also offers features that have made it one of the market leaders. Their deep freezers exceed the cooling capacity of average freezers by 30%. They also come with inbuilt stabilizers, which clear worries about electricity.
Just like Haier Thermocool, LG freezers come with a technology that maintains the temperature of -18℃ to -1℃ during power-cut, which keeps food fresher and longer.
- Convenient wheels: this enhances mobility. It isn’t common to many freezers
- Direct cooling: cold-air circulation occurs by a fan blowing from door ceiling so it can freeze stored food faster and easier
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6. Polystar Chest Freezers
I’ve seen, reviewed, and critic freezers. Polystar stands out for durability. The design and functionalities are meant for both ruggedness and longevity. Built to resist performance inhibitors like unstable power, it focuses on serving the purpose of preservation and storage without interruption.
- Adjustable thermostat
- Manual defrost
- 100% HFC free & CFC free (as explained earlier under Nexus freezers)
- Fast freezing ability
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7. Scanfrost Chest Freezers
Scanfrost is one of the brands to beat in Nigeria’s electronic market. Their freezers are both stylish and low-priced with an advanced cooling compressor for optimum cooling performance. They come in a white/inox finish, removable storage baskets, and lock mechanisms.
- 4-way cooling: this allows the items in the freezer to get easily saturated, which makes freezing much faster
- Removable storage baskets
- 100 hours freezing ability on power outage
- Stabilizer free operation
There you have it.
You can now make your choice from the best freezers available in the Nigerian market. Each brand has its uniqueness, durability, design, freezing speed, or some of these qualities combined.