Here's why you shouldn't get this GE Door in Door fridge (or any Door in Door fridge)

The $3,100 GE GFD28GELDS isn’t as fancy as it looks, and its marquee feature is a pure gimmick that compromises performance.

Don’t buy this — or any other — door-in-door refrigerator: https://www.cnet.com/products/ge-gfd28gelds-door-in-door-refrigerator/

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33 Comments

  1. mbeochoa on December 21, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Just get a simple refrigerator without a water dispenser, ice cube maker and all of those buttons that you do not need. It will save you money and problems down the line. Simple/less is so much better. A fridge is a fridge period.

    Even if you have the money, why would you pay 3k-5k for a fridge that will just sit in your house. It is not like you are going to drive it around.

  2. Jane Doe on December 21, 2019 at 1:32 am

    GREAT REVIEW! Thank You for your honesty.

  3. Alex Smith on December 21, 2019 at 1:32 am

    The video is 45 seconds long the rest is just his opinion

  4. Matthew Felix on December 21, 2019 at 1:33 am

    Actually, i have door in door LG and it’s really useful and I wouldn’t ever expect that I would use it so much. Also the temperature on the door shelves is as it should. Milk and water is as cold as the rest of the interior.

  5. Kim Mulkey on December 21, 2019 at 1:35 am

    New order

  6. Valerie Thomas on December 21, 2019 at 1:37 am

    I have this exact fridge and I am pleased and I didn’t spend no 3100 for it either. I also have the dishwasher, microwave and stove that match. Very pleased and don’t care about the info this guy put out!

  7. the_Chil1One on December 21, 2019 at 1:37 am

    +CNET gives real consumer advice. Keep it up guys & Thanks 👍

  8. T.C. Appliance Repair on December 21, 2019 at 1:38 am

    I would recommend testing this with full product to simulate a true temperature reading, having product in any refrigerator helps stabilize and holds the temperature and runs more efficiently

  9. cj on December 21, 2019 at 1:42 am

    Mine broke twice

  10. Anita V on December 21, 2019 at 1:45 am

    Soo y r GE still selling this type of refrig? Ugh thxs 4 d heads up

  11. Laurent de backer on December 21, 2019 at 1:47 am

    This is the kind of review i’m looking for, honest and not saying anything to please people. Love it!

  12. Yessie Villanueva on December 21, 2019 at 1:50 am

    I just would like to have a refrigerator that isn’t so outrageously expensive like they have become these days and with more reliability like the old refrigerators use to last. Don’t care about the high tech, yea it’s cool but will it have to be replaced along with my cellphone every two years? 🤔 Thanks for this review.

  13. JLP Design on December 21, 2019 at 1:50 am

    How is it possible that you (cnet) hate every single appliance that you have ever reviewed?

  14. 1111 on December 21, 2019 at 1:51 am

    A class-action lawsuit filed against LG claims that some of the company’s fridges suffer from a defect that causes the appliances to fail within just a few years. … According to the class-action suit, the issues with LG’s refrigerators stem primarily from a problem with the linear compressor that the company uses.Apr 5, 2019

  15. J M on December 21, 2019 at 1:55 am

    What were the design engineers thinking

  16. maria alvarado , ``Crwate channal on December 21, 2019 at 1:58 am

    when I need.something I will look for it

  17. rajandseema123 on December 21, 2019 at 1:59 am

    Purchased this unit new for 1400.00 at JCP

  18. jamilor on December 21, 2019 at 2:01 am

    Almost every gimmicky feature I’ve ever seen on refrigerators has been useless, and worse, actually increases the chance of having to repair something in the future. I stick to just buying a basic refrigerator, with a water dispenser at most.

  19. NutNbutSpeed on December 21, 2019 at 2:02 am

    I wouldn’t buy from GE now that is owned by some Chinese company

  20. BobEckert56 on December 21, 2019 at 2:06 am

    GE Appliances was sold off by GE a couple of years ago to some nameless Communist Chinese company. Our government was too stupid to allow GE to sell to Electrolux of Sweden. More power to the Commies!

  21. Drayonis on December 21, 2019 at 2:06 am

    More honest reviews like this

  22. lawlerzwtf on December 21, 2019 at 2:06 am

    I love how straightforward this guy is lol

  23. Franklin Fernandes on December 21, 2019 at 2:06 am

    My LG door in door fridge Keep every food and drink very cold, it’s app is also very helpful, once a bag got stuck at the back of the freezer stopping the freezer to close fully and keeping the food frozen, I downloaded and used the app for the first time so the app suggest that something was stopping the freezer from closing, problem solved!
    I agrree that door is not needed but once you get use to opening a very light fridge door compared to a normal door to get milk or any other cold drink you start to appreciate it !

  24. Benjamin Burkhardt on December 21, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Notice how massive fridges have gotten over the years (at least in the USA )

  25. the_Chil1One on December 21, 2019 at 2:11 am

    who the heck is GE ?

  26. brian mason on December 21, 2019 at 2:11 am

    I got one and it sux. the icemaker gets clogged at top. When I get company there’s not enough ice. The ice maker fills bin but the ice refreezes to each other. Ice make doesn’t start making ice till you discover it and bang 8 cubes free. Nonsense!

  27. Jill Thompson on December 21, 2019 at 2:12 am

    Thanks for helping me to decide to not get the door in door!

  28. bestpilot98 on December 21, 2019 at 2:17 am

    the fridge’s upper doors are misaligned. unacceptable quality oversight at any price!

  29. Nat Myers on December 21, 2019 at 2:18 am

    i came here because of autoplay, but those of you contemplating which four figure fridge you want, i don’t know whether to smack you or to congratulate you for surviving a consumer landscape like this. lawdy

  30. Johnny Cleus on December 21, 2019 at 2:19 am

    I like CNET honest reviews, they help me a lot avoiding bad purchase.Thank you guys.

  31. Rick Schlabowske on December 21, 2019 at 2:22 am

    Our local dealer has given me several reasons why what this guy sez is pretty much BS. I’ve been buying from them for 30 years… and they have excellent service. BTW… this unit is $1900 on sale. I haven’t bought one yet… my wife likes the Whirlpool.

  32. douglas bailey on December 21, 2019 at 2:24 am

    Dame,that’s a down payment on a car.

  33. Carroll on December 21, 2019 at 2:27 am

    ISMH….

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