Mini Refrigerators
Reviews of Compact Bar, Car, Beer & Personal USB Mini Fridge Warmer

mini-refrigeratorsMini refrigerators have become a very useful tool in modern life.

It has become essential to have options with an additional area to cool bottled or canned drinks, snacks or other items. A small fridge is perfect for such usage and that is why the demand for these appliances has increased.

These compact appliances save a lot of space and are great for apartments or dorms. There are even mini car fridges that you can use to chill drinks while commuting.

Why Buy a Mini Bar Fridge?

People buy mini fridges because they can be used for various purposes. A mini fridge refrigerator is large enough to store some small portions of food and beverage cases that require refrigeration. It is perfect for small families or students who do not need to store lots of food.


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If you have a mini refrigerator or a small freezer then you can store one or two small ice cream container or a few ice cube trays. If you are expecting guests then you can store some snacks in your small compact fridge and invite friends to join the party in the evening.

If your refrigeration requirement is limited then a big fridge would be an unnecessary expense; purchasing a mini personal refrigerator is a good alternative. These appliances are handy and you can easily move them from one place to another on your own, which is quite tough with a full-sized refrigerator.

Small fridges have many options on where they can be positioned. The kitchen is great for quick access to beverages and food whenever guests visit. If you are working late, then having one in your office is a great idea. Mini refrigerators generally come with a drawer and some shelves, so they can be used in many ways as well. However, the shelves differ with each model and they are mainly made of metal, plastic or glass.

Types of Mini Fridges


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Mini Beer Fridges - A mini bar fridge is specifically designed to store wine or beer. You can place mini wine refrigerators in your lobby so that you can chill out with your friends over a few drinks in the comfort of your home, or in your bar.

USB Mini Fridge - Powered by a USB cable, a USB mini refrigerator stores very little, typically no more than a soda can, but it is powered without any batteries and only using a USB port. While traveling drinks would slowly get hot by the time you finished them. Now you can keep them chilled by plugging your USB small fridge into the USB port of your car or laptop.

Mini Fridge Warmer - There are some models of fridges that can provide the benefit of a food warmer. The temperature of these appliances varies between 44 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit and you can use them both to keep lunches warm and cool down drinks.

Mini personal refrigerators such as bar refrigerators are handy, but they can also fit your style. Select an appropriate color of the appliance that complements the décor of your room. For example, a pink mini fridge cooler adds to the cuteness of your room.

Most mini fridges UK stores offer are selling well, and so are US models. So which are the best ones?

Best Mini Refrigerators to Buy

Koolatron-KWCXJ6Koolatron KWCXJ6 - This Coca-Cola branded mini beer fridge can store up to nine 12-ounce cans. It has a very effective thermoelectric cooling system and has various conveniences like a shelf inside the fridge that you can easily pull out and clean. The refrigerator has a 7-liter capacity and measures 11 by 11 by 14 inches. Priced around $75, the cost is bit high for a mini personal refrigerator. However, some stores offer good discounts on occasion.

Haier HNSB02 - This is a compact mini refrigerator with a half-width freezer compartment, door shelves and wire shelves that can slide-out. The thermostat feature has seven adjustable settings to manage different cooling temperature for items. It comes with a dip tray for easy clean-up and measures 18.3 x 19.3 x 20.2 inches. However, some customers have reported that the inside of the fridge gets hotter after being plugged in for more than 24 hours.

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Updated February 2011