Shopping Guide

8 Refrigerators For Every Style And Budget

Check out our guide to choosing the right refrigerator that fits your cooking and lifestyle needs

Original Article: Tala Singson Photography: Ocs Alvarez (Main Photo)

A refrigerator is one of the most basic appliances that you should invest in for your home; in fact, some homeowners would purchase a ref before their bed! It’s not just about how it looks or simply just to hold and store your food—you also have to take into consideration its energy consumption capabilities, it’s storage capacity, and other internal functions.

Are you currently thinking of upgrading your refrigerator or looking to furnish your new kitchen? Check out the eight different refrigerator types and styles here:

Three-door refrigerator

This sleek refrigerator says it can help improve the vitamin content of fruits and vegetables with its patented NutriLight feature. Its adaptive cooling system helps you save energy, too.

Electrolux 3-Door Salsa Refrigerator, P37,195, Abenson

Six-door inverter refrigerator.

Up your refrigerator organization with multiple doors that provide specific compartments for certain food types. The piece’s polished glass finish provides an elegant flair to a modern kitchen.

Panasonic 6-Door ECONAVI Inverter Refrigerator with Refined Full-Flat Glass Design NR-F510GT, P89,999, Panasonic

A fast-freezing refrigerator

A simple refrigerator like this LG Top Freezer boasts a Fast Freezing function and Total No Frost functions that keep energy consumption low.

LG Global Top Freezer LG GL-B302RLMC, P20,995-P35,095 (online prices), leading appliance stores and Lazada

High-tech door functions

The future is here with technologies like the LED Control Panel. The door opens with a touch or a swipe motion, just like on your mobile phone.

Hitachi Big2 Series R-VG540PND3 (GGR), price available upon request, Abenson

A designer refrigerator

A stylish kitchen needs an equally stylish piece. Created by famous industrial designer Karim Rashid, this refrigerator cuts a graphic, sleek line, and is very convenient to use with its Door-in-Door component.

LG 5-Door Refrigerator with Door- in-Door GR-M317SGHN, price available upon request, leading appliance stores

A ref with generous storage

Within the easy-access freezer drawer at the bottom, small internal drawers cleverly encase food separately, preventing cross-contamination.

Panasonic Premium Flat Refrigerator with French Doors NR-CY557GWPH, P67,399, Panasonic


Swing into the cool '50s with this vintage-style mini fridge. Besides the pop of color it can bring to your kitchen, this Italian-made refrigerator also has an energy efficiency class that’s A-plus.


Smeg FAB10RO, price available upon request, Smeg

The big one

Its gigantic storage space is great for a big or extended family. This refrigerator also has a quick-freeze feature so it’s easy to enjoy your homemade ice cream!

Hitachi Big French Deluxe Series R-W720FPND1X-(GBK)-(Delux), price available upon request, Abenson

Read the original article ("Check the FRIDGE") in the December 2015 issue of Good Housekeeping Magazine. Log on to for more details.

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