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4.5 | 42 Reviews

GE® ENERGY STAR® 27.8 Cu. Ft. French-Door Refrigerator

GE Appliances GFE28HMKES

Available in 2 Color(s)

Features

  • Full-width, electronic temperature-controlled drawer with colored LED lights
  • Second icemaker option
  • Advanced water filtration uses RPWFE replacement filter
  • TwinChill evaporators

Quick Specs

  • Type: Refrigerator
  • Style: Freestanding
  • Has Freezer: Yes
  • Configuration: French Door Refrigerator
  • Width: 35.75"
  • Height: 69.875"
  • Depth: 36.25"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Refrigerator Size: 27.8 (cu. ft.)
  • Icemaker: Yes
  • Dispenser: Yes
  • Counter Depth: No

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Full-width, electronic temperature-controlled drawer with colored LED lights

3 accurate settings deliver the optimal temperature for your favorite foods, while colored lights indicate the chosen setting

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Second icemaker option

Always have extra ice on hand with an optional second icemaker in the freezer (IM5D kit sold separately)

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Advanced water filtration uses RPWFE replacement filter

Reduces trace pharmaceuticals from water and ice* (* Removes 98% of ibuprofen, atenolol, fluoxetine, progesterone and trimethoprim. These pharmaceuticals are not necessarily in all users' water)

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TwinChill™ evaporators

Separate climates in the fresh food and freezer sections help keep foods fresh

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Showcase LED lighting

Positioned throughout the interior and under fresh food doors to spotlight foods inside the refrigerator and in the freezer

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Quick Space shelf

Quickly slides out of the way to make room for tall items

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Full-width, electronic temperature-controlled drawer with colored LED lights 3 accurate settings deliver the optimal temperature for your favorite foods, while colored lights indicate the chosen setting

Second icemaker option Always have extra ice on hand with an optional second icemaker in the freezer (IM5D kit sold separately)

Advanced water filtration uses RPWFE replacement filter Reduces trace pharmaceuticals from water and ice* (* Removes 98% of ibuprofen, atenolol, fluoxetine, progesterone and trimethoprim. These pharmaceuticals are not necessarily in all users' water)

TwinChill™ evaporators Separate climates in the fresh food and freezer sections help keep foods fresh

Showcase LED lighting Positioned throughout the interior and under fresh food doors to spotlight foods inside the refrigerator and in the freezer

Quick Space shelf Quickly slides out of the way to make room for tall items

Turbo Cool and Turbo Freeze settings An extra boost of cold air restores interior to set temperature for optimum food freshness

Features

  • Full-width, electronic temperature-controlled drawer with colored LED lights
  • Second icemaker option
  • Advanced water filtration uses RPWFE replacement filter
  • TwinChill evaporators
  • Showcase LED lighting
  • Quick Space shelf
  • Turbo Cool and Turbo Freeze settings
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 27.8
Fresh Food Capacity 18.6
Freezer Capacity 9.2
FILTER
App Filter - Capacity Refer Extra Large (25 cu. ft. and above)
App Filter - Autofill No
App Filter - Hot Water No
App Filter - Product Type Refer French Door
App Filter - Dispenser Yes
App Filter - Icemaker Yes
APPEARANCE
Dispenser Color Color-Matched
Handle Color Stainless Steel w/Chrome
Exterior Design Contoured Door(s)
Handle Design Designer Style
Hidden Door Hinge(s) Yes
Textured Steel Case Case Only - Dark Gray
Color Appearance Slate
Adjustable Rollers 2
Door Stops Yes
Door Swing Hinges on Left & Right
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 370.0
Case Depth Without Door 29.375
Side Air Clearances 0.125
Depth Without Handle 34.75
Overall Depth 36.25
Top Air Clearances 1.0
Back Air Clearances 2.0
Height to Top of Case 69.0
Overall Width 35.75
Overall Height 69.875
Width w/Door Open 90 Degrees Incl. Handle 44.625
Approximate Shipping Weight 390.0
Depth with Door Open 90° 48.375
FEATURES
Filter Location Left wall
Icemaker Optional 2nd Icemaker (IM5D) in Freezer
Space Saving Ice
Dispenser Features Door Alarm
LED Dispenser Light
Water Filter Indicator Light
Fresh Food Features Showcase LED Lighting (7)
Freezer Features Interior Lighting - LED (2)
Turbo Freeze
Configuration French Door
Temperature Management System TwinChill™ Evaporators
Leveling System 2 Front Leveling Legs
Temperature Management Features Turbo Cool setting
Defrost Type Frost Guard
Fresh Food Cabinet Shelves 1 Quick Space Shelf
3 Spill Proof
4 Split Adjustable; 1 Full-Width
5 Total - Glass with Silver Trim
Control Type External Electronic Digital Temperature Display
Fresh Food Door Bins 2 Adjustable
3 with Gallon Storage
6 Total
Exterior Style Free-Standing
Water Filtration Advanced Filtration System (RPWFE)
Removes Pharmaceuticals
Freezer Storage Baskets 2 Full-Width
Fresh Food Cabinet Drawers 1 Full-Width, Adjustable Temperature Drawer
2 Adjustable Humidity
3 Total
Electronic Temperature Control w/ Colored LED Lighting
Dispenser Cubes, Crushed Ice and Water
Large Color-Matched
Performance Features Easily Removable Door Gaskets
Sabbath Mode Capable

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Refrigerator
  • Style: Freestanding
  • Has Freezer: Yes
  • Configuration: French Door Refrigerator

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 35.75"
  • Height: 69.875"
  • Depth: 36.25"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes

  • Capacity

  • Refrigerator Size: 27.8 (cu. ft.)
  • Icemaker: Yes
  • Dispenser: Yes
  • Counter Depth: No

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4.5 out of 5

85% of reviewers recommend this product.

Love the look

8/14/2018

Remodeling the kitchen and wanted new appliances. My hubby especially wanted the French door refrigerator Easy to see what is available inside. Well lighted. I love the slate look on the finish

No, I do not recommend this product

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ONE OF THE BETTER PRODUCTS OUT HERE

8/3/2018

I was on a budget and bought this from a GE certified retail outlet store and the owner helped me pick this one. He didnt lead me wrong at all It went cold super quick after plugging it in and made ice quickly. The slate color is better then the stainless reg or black which he told me not to get if I have a very active household and with teenagers and dogs it would have scratched up quick. The only down fall of this fridge is that it doesnt have enough shelve room for a tall family size ranch bottle or salsa bottle. I had to make one shelf really short to fit it which I didnt like so I put everything in smaller bottles and it worked out great.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great space- deign-lighting-storage

7/3/2018

i think my wife has a challenge to try to fill it up.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Love it

7/1/2018

I am happy I purchased this model. I searched for a long time to find something I really liked and it was worth it.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Not impressed

6/12/2018

I have had this fridge for a little over 1 year now and am on unit number 2. The first unit freezer and ice maker went out just shy of 1 year after install date. The ice maker struggles to keep up even when it is working. It is a great fridge for space but am disappointed in the quality given the issues I have had

No, I do not recommend this product

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great features and lots of space

6/9/2018

Have had for almost 1 month and love everything about it. Trying to get use to all the space

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great Refrigerator

5/13/2018

Happy with product and the compliments received from guests when they visit.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Beautiful and spacious

4/27/2018

Beautiful finishing touch to our kitchen remodel. Totally satisfied with appearance and spacious layout and special features.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Love this refrigerator

4/16/2018

I bought this refrigerator a week ago. So far I have loved it. There is pleOnty of room and you can find things in there much easier than a side to side. The only downside I have found so far is the ice/water dispenser in the door. If it is dark in your kitchen it is difficult to see which option is chosen. Until you learn the order of cubed crushed and water you have no idea which option is chosen. GE should figure out a way to light up just the words cubed crushed water so it can be seen easier. Other than that I have been totally happy with my purchase

Yes, I recommend this product

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hugh

4/15/2018

I have never had a freezer on the bottom and I love the space I have in the side by side. The freezer is so much bigger that my old side by side refrig/freezer. Love the new color too.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Love it

4/9/2018

Love the freezer on the bottom Love the slate color. The crushed ice dispenser is a bit slower than the previous fridge I had but it work great.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Love the new refrigerator

3/12/2018

I absolutely love this unit. My only complaint if you want to call it a complaint is that after you fill up a glass or bottle with water and walk away a few drops come out. Not a big deal but its starting to leave a water stain on the tray.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Amazing features

3/11/2018

Bought this for a new home and the features are amazing

Yes, I recommend this product

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its a great product

3/9/2018

we have had our refer for about 3 monthes its what I have always wanted.. I love led lighting inside and I love love love my 2nd ice maker

Yes, I recommend this product

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Larger than expected

3/7/2018

Just had this installed today. Im thrilled with it overall but it is larger than what it was advertised as in the store. Our space was suppose to be 1/4 larger than the appliance but turns out we have to sand down some cabinets and shave a little countertop to make this fit.

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Love it

3/5/2018

We are so impressed with how much room we have in the refrigerator and freezer

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Great fixtures

3/2/2018

Love this fridge. It keeps food good longer plus its very pretty.

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Great Slate color. Great shelves and convenient.

2/13/2018

We love the refrigerator. The space is terrific and the freezer keeps everything so organized. The ice maker works great but the water and ice dispenser should be improved. Very poor design. The ice flies all over the place and no drain catcher.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Large Great features

2/9/2018

Love love my new refrigerator Could not be happier esp. love freezer ice maker on door gives so much more room in refrigerator.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great features

1/29/2018

Bought 2 months ago. First 3 door have owned and really liking features. Loving the whole to half shelf. Read a lot of reviews comments before purchasing. The only reasons I did not give 5 stars was as previous reviewers stated it is somewhat noisy and have to watch to not remove glass too quickly after filling as will drip. Being the picky person I am the door handles are hard to keep clean as is the water/ice dispenser. These are small complaints and hopefully in 10 years the only ones I have

Yes, I recommend this product

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Hugely functional

1/28/2018

This replaces the largest French-door fridge available 10 years ago. This is miles ahead of that old one - produce bins actually large enough to hold produce Lights bright enough to see in the back recesses Door shelves galore

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great shelving

1/20/2018

I bought this 4 months a go love that the shelves can be adjusted in so many ways

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Love it

1/13/2018

We love it It always gets a lot of attention everyone who sees it wants it

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Roomy

1/12/2018

I like the adjustable shelves and theres plenty of room in the refrigerator and freezer.

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Great space

1/12/2018

For the first time I have enough space on the shelves. The doors also hold a lot of tall bottles.

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Love my French Door GE Fridge

1/10/2018

We bought this for our new home and we love it. There is lots of space in both the fridge and the freezer and the drawer freezer is much better than the side-by-side we had before. The shelves in the fridge gives you lots of options and the charcoal finish means we dont have any messy finger prints on the outside.

Yes, I recommend this product

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The design and lay out of the drawers are great

1/10/2018

Very satisfied with this item. Best refrigerator Ive ever owned

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GE refrig

1/4/2018

Big deep shelves but not enough shelves in door for condiments

No, I do not recommend this product

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Great fridge

12/23/2017

Bought this on the advice of our repairman. He gave us a great deal and we are totally satisfied.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Refrigerator

12/22/2017

Love the French style doors with the freezer drawer below

Yes, I recommend this product

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Love the look

12/15/2017

Love my new Slate color French doors refrigerator with freezer on the bottom. There is lots of room the deli section is large and the 2 produce keepers are perfect. My only complaint is the motor noises. At times you can hear the motor running from the other room. My old GE was 14 years old and very quiet. GE needs to correct this problem.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Slate refrigerator Freezer

11/16/2017

Nice side by side LED lighting sliding drawers temp controlled. Large door shelves for easy access to drinks. Ice maker and water in freezer door. Easy set controls.

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Great Refrigerator

10/29/2017

There is plenty of room in the refrigerator. Everything is easy to find.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Do not buy

10/28/2017

Had to have fan replaced after less than a year and now once again fridge is not cooling Worst fridge ever So so disappointed Loved the look of it but very upset with performance

No, I do not recommend this product

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Not a fan

10/22/2017

Runs constantly. Do not like the water catch tray.

No, I do not recommend this product

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GREAT FEATURES

10/8/2017

JUST PURCHASED THIS REFRIGERATOR BUT ALREADY LOVE IT VERY QUIET LOTS OF SPACE LOVE THE OPTIONS ON THE DISPENSER.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Spacious inside

10/7/2017

First time having a french door fridge. Was skeptical as I have always had a side by side. The space inside is spacious. Very easy to retrieve foods

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Good Fridge

9/30/2017

Weve had this fridge about three weeks now and I am overall very happy with our purchase. A few things I will mention specifically that others have commented on in reviews. 1 The sound - yes its louder than our old fridge it hums but I would not say that its a problematic sound. 2 If there are more than three people in your household you are going to want to get the extra ice maker that installs in the bottom freezer IM-5D kit. This is helpful if you want to grab ice for containers that dont fit neatly under the door chute or to give the dog an ice cube for example. I have to say I was very pleased at how easy that was to install this particular fridge comes all prewired/pre water lined for it so all you do is basically do is plug it in. Just follow the directions and you will be fine installing. Also I have found that I have plenty of space for everything and its smartly designed to meet my needs. I would say though if you have a lot of tall bottles pay attention to make sure they will all fit on the shelves. I have found the door bins to be very roomy and sufficient but I can see if I had a lot more tall items the configuration may not be great. 4 Also I really like the slate finish shows no finger prints. Good bye to stainless steel Also we bought the three year extended warranty thru the store. It just seemed like the smart thing to do on any fridge these days based on reviews.

Yes, I recommend this product

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LOVE

9/18/2017

I rated it a four because its quite noisy Our kitchen is next to our family room

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BEST FRIDGE I HAVE EVER OWNED

8/21/2017

GREAT FEATURES AND SIMPLE TO USE WHEN I BUY THE REST OF MY APPLIANCES I WILL BE BUYING GE

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big and quiet

7/16/2017

I love this refrigerator as it is large so can hold a lot of food for my family but it is very quiet even the ice maker is quiet

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Enormous

7/7/2017

So happy we purchased this fridge It is absolutely huge and the freezer is too It has a sliding shelf that allows you to store taller items when you need to. The large compartments on the doors are nice for all your condiments even big enough for a gallon of milk. The best feature is that it has an option for a quick chill so after youve had the doors open to unload your groceries it gets the temp back down quickly. The only thing I dont care for is the bottom storage drawer which is the full width of the fridge and you must open both doors on the fridge to get into it.

Yes, I recommend this product

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