The Midea WHS-258C1 is a very good choice for families. It's cheap, yet very spacious. Besides being able to store food for a family of 5 easily, it also has a child lock feature. It’s also cost-effective, considering the size.
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Pro Good for households with children
This freezer has a child lock system which prevents small children from opening the unit. Additionally, it reduces the possibility of you leaving the doors open by accident.
Pro Good for deep freezing
The freezer can go as low as -13 °F and maintain this temperature consistently.
Pro Storage capacity big enough for the average family
This model has a capacity of 7 cu-ft., which is enough to store food for a family of five people.
Pro The compressor has an extended warranty
On top of the standard 1 year warranty for the full unite, there is also a 2 year warranty for the compressor.
Pro Energy efficient
This Energy Star certified freezer consumes 250 kWh per year, or approximately $30 annually. Considering its size, it’s a pretty decent result.
Pro Locks the door open
The doors of this freezer remain open at 45 and 75 degrees, thus reducing the risk of slamming your fingers in. Moreover, you will not need to use a hand to hold the doors while packing the freezer with food.
Con Needs to be defrosted manually
You'll need to occasionally defrost this freezer. To make it less messy, you can remove the inner basket to get it out of the way and use the drain on the bottom of the freezer to get rid of the melted ice.
Con Hard to level
The legs aren't adjustable, so you need to figure out another way to level the freezer if you need to.
Con Extra baskets aren't available
There are no additional baskets available for purchase, so you are stuck with using just the one that's provided by default.