Pros / This mini fridge is Energy Star certified.
Cons / You must defrost it manually.
Verdict / The Frigidaire FFPE2411QB mini fridge weighs a light 33 pounds, which makes it a good option if you move it often – for example, if you are in college and live in a different dorm room each year.
The Frigidaire FFPE2411QB mini fridge has 2.4 cubic feet of interior space, and it uses it well. For example, the door has a seven-can drink dispenser as well as space for tall bottles. Inside the fridge, there are two shelves you can position at four heights, depending on the sizes of the food items you want to keep cold. Also, since the shelves are made of glass, they are easy to wipe clean.
There is a small freezer compartment in the top right corner – it isn’t as big as the full-width freezers some competing fridges have, but it’s still useful. The temperature control dial sits next to the freezer, and because it’s flush with the door frame, it’s easy to reach.
One of the FFPE2411QB’s most useful features is its reversible door – you can choose whether it swings open to the left or the right, depending on which direction works best in the place you plan to put the fridge. To switch the door, you unscrew the hinges on one side and reattach them on the other.
At 33 pounds, this the second-lightest mini fridge we reviewed. (The lightest is the Koolatron KWC4 Coca-Cola Personal Fridge, which only holds six soft drink cans.) Given how light it is, it is a good choice if you plan to move often – for example, if you are in college and need one for your dorm room.
The Frigidaire FFPE2411QB doesn’t have an auto defrost feature. As such, when it’s time to clean the fridge, you need to remove your food and unplug it to defrost it manually. The inside wipes clean with a cloth, soap and water.
This model is energy efficient enough to be Energy Star certified, and it’s estimated to cost only $26 a year to operate. Also, Frigidaire includes a standard one-year warranty on the FFPE2411QB.