Hybrid freezers that can refrigerate too

Hybrid freezers that can refrigerate too

Stand-alone freezers have always been about one thing: providing extra storage space for frozen foods. But two new models—the Hisense DZ9 dual-zone freezer and the Frigidaire FKCH17F7HW, both being tested in Consumer Reports’ labs—have hybridized the product, combining freezing and refrigeration. The result is a freezer that can also handle surplus beverages, meats, and the like.

Hisense, a Chinese manufacturer looking to expand its presence in the U.S. market has given Lowe’s the exclusive to its DZR dual-zone chest freezer (model … (read more)