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Hisense RS696N4IB1 / American Side-by-Side

Add a touch of American style to your kitchen.

Side-by-side design with integrated water & ice dispenser.

Featuring the iconic side-by-side design that American fridge freezers are renowned for, the Hisense RS696, available in stainless steel and black, allows you to bring this on-trend look to your kitchen. On the front you’ll find a fully plumbed water and ice dispenser, which means you never have to worry about refilling. Hidden inside there’s our advanced inverter compressor that saves energy, is quieter, ensures a more stable temperature and extends the life of your appliance, as well as a Super Cool Function and Total No Frost with Multi Air Flow, which means there’s no need to ever worry about defrosting.

Total No Frost means no frost, anywhere – ever!

More advanced than ordinary frost-free, the innovative Total No Frost Technology from Hisense circulates cold air evenly throughout your fridge and freezer to prevent ice crystals from forming, so there’s no need to ever manually defrost.

More advanced than ordinary frost-free.

  • Intelligent and evenly distributed air system in both fridge & freezer.

  • No water or ice build up in fridge or freezer ever.

Perfectly chilled water and fresh ice, whenever you want it.

Get perfectly cooled water and fresh crushed or cubed ice at the touch of a button with a plumbed water and ice dispenser. And because the appliance is permanently connected to your mains water supply, there’s no refilling required.


More accurate control of your fridge freezer’s features.

Take complete and accurate control over your fridge freezer’s features with a clear, easy to reach and simple to use LED touch control panel, which allows you to quickly select the desired temperature for each compartment.

Inverter technology for energy savings and a longer lasting appliance.

Modern inverter compressors measure the conditions inside your fridge and adjust the cooling output accordingly, to ensure a stable temperature, save energy and run quieter, while also extending your appliance’s lifespan.

Brighter and more efficient LED lighting.

Brighter and more efficient than standard incandescent fridge bulbs, LED lighting allows you to see the contents of your fridge more clearly, while also saving energy.


Efficiency + Brightness


Efficiency + Brightness

All Hisense appliances include a 2 year warranty as standard to give you complete peace of mind with a product that's built to last.

Now, here’s the technical bit…

Below you’ll find all the technical details of your product, such as dimensions, etc.

  • Electronic

    Temperature Control

  • 2

    No. of Drawers

  • A+

    Energy Class

  • 610

    Total Capacity in Litres (Gross)

  • 438

    Energy Consumption (kWh/year)

  • 910 x 1786 x 743

    Dimensions in mm's (W x H x D)

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What people are saying.


Great purchase, super features. First fridge freezer bought for nearly 20 years and glad I chose this one.❞


We are very happy so far, build quality is excellent, lots of room and we love the water / ice dispenser.❞

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Hisense RS696N4IB1



  • Model Number
  • RS696N4IB1
  • Category
  • American Total No Frost Fridge Freezer
  • Colour
  • Black
  • EAN
  • 6921727014627
  • Type of backing
  • Metal


  • Total Capacity in Litres (Gross)
  • 610
  • Total Capacity in Litres (Net)
  • 535
  • Fridge Capacity in Litres (Gross)
  • 386
  • Fridge Capacity in Litres (Net)
  • 367
  • Freezer Capacity in Litres (Gross)
  • 224
  • Freezer Capacity in Litres (Net)
  • 168

Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions in mm's (W x H x D)
  • 910 x 1786 x 743
  • Product Weight in kg's
  • 110
  • Dimensions in mm's (with Package) (W x H x D)
  • 982 x 1877 x 780
  • Product Weight in kg's (with Package)
  • 121

General Features

  • Cooling System
  • Total No Frost
  • Water Dispenser
  • NO
  • Water & Ice Dispenser
  • Plumbed
  • Inverter Compressor
  • YES
  • Temperature Control
  • Electronic
  • Multi-Air Flow
  • YES
  • Display
  • LED Touch
  • Door Alarm
  • YES
  • Child Lock
  • YES
  • Super Cool
  • YES
  • Super Freeze
  • YES
  • Holiday Mode
  • YES
  • Handle
  • External
  • Reversible Door
  • NO
  • Smart Mode
  • NO

Fridge Features

  • My Fresh Choice
  • NO
  • Internal Light
  • LED(1)
  • Safety Glass Shelves
  • 4
  • Wine Rack
  • YES
  • Crisper Box
  • 2
  • Moisture Control Crisper
  • NO
  • Door Balconies
  • 5
  • NANO Fresh Technology
  • YES
  • Egg Tray
  • YES

Freezer Features

  • Internal Light
  • LED(1)
  • No. of Drawers
  • 2
  • No. of Shelves
  • 4
  • Easy Access Drawer
  • NO
  • Huge Box
  • NO
  • Door Balconies
  • 3
  • Ice Maker
  • YES

Performance & Data

  • Energy Class
  • A+
  • Energy Consumption (kWh/year)
  • 438
  • Noise (dB(A))
  • 42
  • Freezing Capacity in 24 h (kg)
  • 13
  • Temperature rise time (h)
  • 8
  • Freezer Star Rating
  • 4
  • Climate Class
  • SN, N, ST, T
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Hisense RS696N4IB1



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124 Reviews

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  • Mr Steve



    “Inexpensive for a reason!!”

    Like many I was attracted to the good combination of price and specification but you ultimately get what you pay. It's a good looking fridge but temperatures are not very stable (we use wireless digital thermometers in both compartments) and not very accurate, so we have to select 4c in the fridge to get 3c, and -20c in the freezer achieves -18c.  Temperatures in the fridge fluctuate in cycles from 5c, which is really bad for fresh food down to -2c in the lower part, which is also terrible. The fast cooling feature in the fridge illuminates a symbol on the control panel but that seems to be about all it does as the temperature does not change according to our thermometer.  Our previous 15 year old Korean American fridge/freezer would drop the temperature by a consistent 4c in an hour or so and no matter what the ambient temperature, which was great before a big shop or when it was totally full for Christmas.  Our previous fridge/freezer also had numerous vents throughout the back of the fridge and freezer to uniformly distribute the cold air whilst the Hisense has just two at the top (from what I can see), which results in numerous hotpots in the fridge and temperature variations by shelf. Canned drinks from the garage are colder than some shelves in the fridge, which is a disappointing first. The water dispenser drips after use and the water is not chilled but tap temperature, which just seems crazy as it's not like the engineers didn't have anywhere to locate a commonly used small water tank or coiled hose behind the fridge interior panel.  Our old fridge provided ice cold water until its last day and I just assumed all American style fridge freezers chilled the water.  The touch panel is also quite unresponsive and takes numerous presses to wake the panel up and make a selection.  We now just open a door as that also wakes the panel.  The ice maker does indeed make ice but do allow for the much smaller door mounted ice bucket if you're a large family or like your drinks chilled (remember no chilled water!).  We have heard of numerous issues with the ice crusher, so we have decided not to use that feature. If you suffer with ice cubes freezing together, it's water splashing from the ice tray above as it fills, so just slightly reduce the flow of your water feed into the fridge. Lighting is really terrible as whilst the manufacturer incorporates LED, it's a single light at the top of each compartment instead of down the sides, so only the very top of the fridge and freezer receive any light.  We have bought some magnetic USB charged LED light strips to address the manufacturers poor attention to details.  It looks a bit cheap and nasty but that's rather appropriate in this case. Overall we are extremely disappointed in ourselves for not carrying out more research (the lack of multiple airflow outlets should have rung some alarm bells) but also the cost cutting on the part of the manufacturer.  We are already saving for a replacement that actually chills the water and can also chill food without either heating or freezing it. 

  • 12.11.20


    “My new fridge is awesome.”

    My new Hisense American fridge is awesome. It's got plenty of space and the water and ice dispenser is wicked. I'm drinking more water because of this and that's a plus. We love this product and recommend it anyone who wants one in there home.

    This review originally came from Argos

  • 30.09.20


    “Highly recommended”

    For the price, it’s amazing! Fridge good size and keeps your wine so chilled it’s perfect. Freezer not bad size but has fresh cold water and constant ice. Give it a day or two to fill tray and it’s great, kids love it . Looks lovely to and the light pops on when using water dispenser so my husband doesn’t have to put the light on at night if he needs a re-fill.

    This review originally came from Argos

  • 22.07.20


    “Really pleased with our new fridge freezer”

    Really good buy. Ice and slush maker work brilliant. Good capacity in both fridge and freezer even though the freezer is smaller. Would recommend to a friend .

    This review originally came from Argos

  • 25.06.20


    “I can sum it up in one word Brilliant”

    My opinion great would recommend this to my friends any day

    This review originally came from Argos

  • 24.06.20


    “Great item with good storage”

    This fridgefreezer is great, has good lighting inside and I am able to see all items on each shelf. Storage capacity is better than my old one. First time to have ice and water dispenser and we are enjoying that. Was very easy to install.

    This review originally came from Argos

  • 16.06.20


    “great unit”

    fridge side is massive which means slightly less space on freezer side , think they could possibly make more 50/50 , ice maker is very popular in the house especially the crushed ice option just make sure to hold the glass up against the hole where it comes out or it can spray a bit [just a bit of practice].overall this is a great unit at a great price

    This review originally came from Argos

  • Rich.l.



    “Great american fridge freezer”

    I bought this as a replacement for a samxxxx , this seems a much better fridge, bigger and better designed inside. The only fault i can say is the cold water drips a little, but so did my old one

  • Donnat2624



    “American Fridge Freezer”

    The overall design and layout is great. It’s noiser than I’d like, you know the appliance is working. I was disappointed that the water isn’t ice cold. Fruit and veg seem to last longer in the drawers. Plenty of side door storage space. It looks stylish and expensive

  • Charlie83



    “Brilliant Fridge Freezer”

    Absolutely love love love my Hisense fridge freezer. Got this for my new kitchen and by far this was the item I most looked forward to using. The capacity is great for a family of 4. But by far the best feature is the water and ice dispenser. Perfect filtered water and the can have the option of either cubed or crushed ice, the crushed ice can come out a bit crazy but as long as you hold the glass high you can catch it. It’s great that you can lock the ice and water as I have a 6 year old and 3 year old, so no panic that they will be using it and flooding the kitchen! The digital display looks really modern yet easy to use. Haven’t found any faults yet, 2 months in.

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