There are certain things that we do not buy often. For example, a refrigerator. We get a new one only if our old one is not functioning properly or if we are looking to get a better one. Sometimes if we are relocating we think of getting a new fridge. Even students staying in apartments need affordable ones to store their things. A best option is to get a portable mini refrigerator that will serve the purpose. When you have decided to buy a mini portable refrigerator, you shouldn’t get confused with the compact refrigerator. A compact refrigerator is the smallest refrigerator that includes a freezer at the top. Mini refrigerators are as big as a drawer with two cabinets. They may not always have a freezer.
Pros of Mini Refrigerators
1. It is small and light than their bigger counterparts. So as soon as you purchase it you can set it up immediately wherever you want.
2. If there are small corners in your room, you can utilize this space well.
3. People with small offices can also use it according to their convenience.
4. A lot of saving on the electric bills is possible because only small space of the fridge needs cooling.
Cons of Mini Refrigerators
1. Being small in size you can store only limited items inside.
2. It cannot hold large items.
3. You may need to take out one stuff to put in another that needs priority storage.
The brands for the mini portable fridge are different from those of the normal ones. Haier manufactures good portable mini refrigerators that works well and is cost effective, especially to college students. Some of the models are bigger and has more space with a freezer too. Some models also have cooling systems that are advanced and save electricity. Other good brands include Danby, Igloo and Sanyo. Igloo is believed to offer excellent portable mini refrigerator.
When you know all the basics of these fridges you should also be able to choose a good one. Do not go by looks because they can be deceptive! You need to actually take a look inside the fridge and check out all its features. See if it has the features that you are in need of. Then ask for the price. Compare it with other models and see which of it gives better value for the money. Then make your purchase. Also consider the spacing in your home and see if it will fit there.
If you find any fridge with less than $200, then you need to take a look at it again. You can find them in your local stores too. Take a look at the store properly to see if there are any offers with small price tags or discounts. These are not found usually because small refrigerators do not occupy the spotlight sales bracket. You can find some good deals online too especially Haier, which is a Chinese brand. You may find deals where the shipping costs are low.
So when you have decided which to buy, make a thorough check on the above said factors and end up with a good deal.