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4.8 | 13 Reviews

GE® 7.8 cu. ft. Capacity Smart Front Load Electric Dryer with Sanitize Cycle

GE Appliances GFD55ESSNWW

Available in 2 Color(s)

Features

  • Built-in WiFi
  • Quick Dry
  • Sanitize Cycle
  • Wrinkle Care

Quick Specs

  • Type: Dryer
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Built-in WiFi

Start, stop and monitor your laundry from anywhere while receiving real-time notifications and updates

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Quick Dry

Quickly dries items and small loads for families on the go

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Sanitize Cycle

Sterilize clothing with elevated temperatures designed to kill common household bacteria

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Wrinkle Care

Prevents wrinkles by extending the tumble without heat

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Damp Alert

Signals when delicate clothes reach the ideal dampness level for ironing or final air drying

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Vent Sensor

Provides alerts when a restriction is detected in your dryer vent

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Reversible Door

Easily reverse your washer and dryer door for superior installation flexibility

Built-in WiFi Start, stop and monitor your laundry from anywhere while receiving real-time notifications and updates

Quick Dry Quickly dries items and small loads for families on the go

Sanitize Cycle Sterilize clothing with elevated temperatures designed to kill common household bacteria

Wrinkle Care Prevents wrinkles by extending the tumble without heat

HE Sensor Dry Prevent over-drying and protect your clothing thanks to innovative dual thermistor technology, that continually monitors temperature and moisture

Damp Alert Signals when delicate clothes reach the ideal dampness level for ironing or final air drying

Vent Sensor Provides alerts when a restriction is detected in your dryer vent

4 Way Venting Easy-to-change venting options provide the ultimate installation flexibility to fit in your home

Reversible Door Easily reverse your washer and dryer door for superior installation flexibility

Features

  • Built-in WiFi
  • Quick Dry
  • Sanitize Cycle
  • Wrinkle Care
  • HE Sensor Dry
  • Damp Alert
  • Vent Sensor
  • 4 Way Venting
  • Reversible Door
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 7.8
FILTER
App Filter - Pedestal Pedestal Option Available
App Filter - Steam No
App Filter - Capacity Dryer Extra Large (7.6 cu. ft. and above)
App Filter - Product Type Dryers Front Load Matching
Dryers Stackable
App Filter - Fuel Type Electric
APPEARANCE
Front Serviceable Yes
Handle Pocket Handle
Installation Power Cord Not Included
True32 Closet Depth
Undercounter, Stacked, Side-by-Side, Built-In, Pedestal
Door Style Reversible Door
See-Thru Glass
Color Appearance White on White
Trim/Accents Chrome/White Knob
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
POWER / RATINGS
Volts/Watts/Amps 120V/240V,5600W,24A,60Hz or 120V/208V,4400W,22A,60Hz
ECONOMICAL / QUIET
Quiet Package Quiet-By-Design
ACCESSORIES
Optional Stacking Kit GFA28KITN
Optional Dryer Rack Accessory WE1M396
Optional Pedestal Accessory GFP1528SNWW (Sold Separately)
Optional Side Vent Kit GFA28DSVN
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 132.0
Overall Depth 32.0
Overall Width 28.0
Overall Height 39.75
Approximate Shipping Weight 142.0
Depth with Door Open 90° 54.5
FEATURES
Style Front-Loading
Moisture Sensor HE Sensor Dry
Flexible Installation Undercounter, Stacked, Side-by-Side, Built-In
Additional Cycles Delay Dry - up to 24 hours
EcoDry
My Settings
Sanitize
Small Load
Fuel Type Electric
WiFi Connect Built-In
Dryer Cycles Bulky / Bedding
Cottons
Delicates
Dewrinkle
Mixed Loads
Perm Press
Quick Dry
Sanitize
Timed Dry
Towels
Long Vent Capability Up to 90 feet
Connected Capabilities Amazon Alexa
IFTTT
The Google Assistant
Drum Type Alcosta Aluminized Drum
Leveling System Adjustable Leveling Legs
Additional Optional Cycles Damp Alert
Wrinkle Care
Exhaust Options 4-Way (Rear; Right; Left & Bottom)
Timed Dry 120 Minutes
Less Time -
More Time +
Presets (10,20,40,60,90)
Control Type Capacitive Touch
Power On/Off
Rotary-Electronic w/LEDs
Start/Pause
Pedestal Optional
Reverse-a-Door Yes
Number of Cycles 10
Removable Up-Front Lint Filter Yes with reminder light
Dryer Control Features Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal
Control Lock
Delay Dry - Up to 24 hours
Digital Cycle Countdown
LED Display
LED Indicators
My Settings
Remote Start
Temperature Options High/Medium/Low/Extra Low/No Heat
Energy Saving Option Yes - ecoDry
Additional Dryer Features Damp Alert
Front Serviceable
LED Interior Light
Removable Up-Front Lint Filter
Vent Sensing
ecoDry
Dual Thermistors Yes
Heat Selections 5
Wrinkle Care Cycle Yes
Product Type Front Load Matching
Stackable
Dryness Levels Damp
Dry
Less Dry
More Dry

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Dryer
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Style: Front Loading

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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4.8 out of 5

100% of reviewers recommend this product.

4 Stars

Nice Dryer

mominator 5/21/2020

Replaced a 5 year old Samsung with this. So far it works so much better. I didn't give it 5 stars, because I don't like that the end cycle sound is too low, and I have it on the loudest setting available. Other than that, it seems like a good dryer.
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5 Stars

For the love a laundry part 2

phlygyrl33 5/20/2020

Had to purchase this dryer tp match the washer even though our old dryer was still working. Love the capacity, features and the lint trap which folds in half and clips together keeping everything inside and not flying everywhere when you remove it (like my old dryer).
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5 Stars

Fantastic!

Karenatthebutte 5/19/2020

This dryer is amazingly fast at drying clothes. It takes half the time of my old dryer.
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5 Stars

Why did I wait so long to buy this dryer

Danielle25 5/19/2020

I love my new dryer. It drys so fast. I wish I wouldn't of waited so long to get a new one. It has WiFi which is cool if you want to check to see if it's almost done without going to check.
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5 Stars

Love all the features.

clawson5969 5/19/2020

Absolutely love my new set. The appearance is great and the washer is not loud when it's spinning.
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5 Stars

All the features I'd ever need

Pippa H 5/19/2020

Excellent product. A beautiful machine and quite an up date from my 19 yr old machin
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5 Stars

Looks great. Works great

Murkris 5/19/2020

Purchased at Costco. Great value and good product. Looks good
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5 Stars

Large Capacity

Rs225 5/19/2020

Definitely recommend. The app connection is not so great, but also not necessary.
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5 Stars

Great Features

Cadillac CTS 5/17/2020

Wonderful set! I owned a GE front loader set prior lasted for 12 years. Loved it. Hopefully this set will last just as long.
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5 Stars

Great performance

Laundry room 5/17/2020

Everything is perfect works amazing great efficiency dream come true
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5 Stars

Great dryer

MamaRandi 5/12/2020

The Maytag I purchased previously took 4 times to dry a load , this dryer works like a charm in just one use with multiple settings
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5 Stars

I love the fact that it's easy to use

Chefrandi 5/12/2020

It's not only energy efficient it's easy to use with multiple settings for all my laundry needs.
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5 Stars

Works very well

boyd495 5/12/2020

Dries completely on all cycles and minimizes wrinkles
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Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Amazing !

Scott1969 5/12/2020

We have had our new washer & dryer set for a month now and could not be happier. We love the quick dry setting. I just wish you could hear the bell go off when the machine is done, even with the volume all the way you can not hear it. I had the app loaded onto my phone and had to remove it, as it drove me crazy with sending me alerts every few minutes.
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5 Stars

Great upgrade!!!

Ctkm 5/12/2020

We purchased brand new washer and dryer from another company (Big name brand) a year and a half ago. The dryer would run twice as long as this one and the clothes were not always dry. This one is fast and the clothes are always dry
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5 Stars

Love it works better than any I have had!

Pro Funeral Director 5/12/2020

This is a great machine it works better than any other I have ever owned usually the machines I have purchased look good but didn't perform but this machine both looks great and performs well above expectations.
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4 Stars

Works great

dedly4s 5/11/2020

Works great, bit loud, but overall a good product so far.
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5 Stars

Love the dryer!

Georgiagirl12 5/11/2020

I've had the dryer for about two weeks now and am loving it so far. It is huge and will be able to easily dry my full size comforter with no problem. I really didn't think I would care for the app, but I like getting the messages letting me know when the clothes are dry. I would recommend it.
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5 Stars

Great Dryer

jsmith81 5/10/2020

This dryer replaced a much more expensive dryer from another manufacturer and so far we are not disappointed with it. The only thing I miss from my previous dryer is the steam options, so I might have opted for the more expensive model of this. Dry times are quick and wifi connectivity is awesome.
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4 Stars

Huge

th84 5/8/2020

Just got this installed which was very easy. We decided to stack them and this saved us quite a bit of room. It looks great and is very quite running. Did not realize to stack them we would have to buy a stacking bracket kit which cost us an additional $55 and drive to the store.
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5 Stars

Good Quality Product

Flip hi 5/6/2020

Easy to operate and has clean features.Love the intetior light.
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4 Stars

Extra Large

fnotneyrod 5/5/2020

We had to remove doors to get it into the laundry area. Once installed, atop the washer, the dryer controls are too high to see clearly and require a stool. In order to use WiFi you need to purchase additional components at a cost of $50 each, for the washer and the dryer. Otherwise the dryer works great.
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5 Stars

Great

Ybt1223 5/5/2020

I can't seem to get it programmed to my phone but overall it is a wonderful product
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4 Stars

Good but don't buy for the Wifi features

jrutkowski 5/5/2020

Yes my closed get dried faster, but the app is totally useless for a family. We have 4 peopel doing laundry. Whoever adds the appliances to the app last deletes them from the other users account. No family Sharing. And the soilution to use one account and share hte password is not safe.
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5 Stars

Great features

NayNay3 5/4/2020

Very happy to have gotten this dryer with a matching washer. It is so quiet.
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5 Stars

Quick wash

Lisa00 4/29/2020

I love the quick cycles, height, storage and reminders when it is complete. This is also a field test unit.
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5 Stars

Great Dyer

LukeB79 4/28/2020

Great Dryer. Performance is awesome. I like the way the lint catch is made. I have had trouble using the WiFi feature.
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5 Stars

Easy to use

Ginger73 4/28/2020

Great product!! Love the features and the fact that it's so easy to use!!
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5 Stars

Great dryer

WVTom47 4/26/2020

Love the size, features, soft touch controls & the quietness of this dryer.
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5 Stars

Awesome

Hankins 4/26/2020

Just purchased this dryer and love it so far. It's very quite.
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4 Stars

Excellent so far...

MichaelPlano 4/23/2020

Purchased to replace an 8 year old LG washing machine and dryer. Very disappointed in the durability and went back to a brand I believe in although it was priced a little higher.
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5 Stars

Love it

Claudothy 4/19/2020

This is our second washer and dryer set and after one day I'm already impressed. Granted our first set was from a yard sale previously used. Don't they work fine for 7 years plus however long before we purchased them. But enough about that. This set of GE washer and dryer has been everything we expected and more I love the sanitize feature especially in this time of the plague as I work in retail and I'm considered essential. I can come home from work and only wash the clothes I wore or because of the higher capacity can wash and dry a bigger load. I haven't tested out all the features including the Wi-Fi setting but only after a handful of loads I'm already impressed. Well worth the money I spent on them.
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5 Stars

Beautiful dryer! Great features

J3nnif3r 4/14/2020

This is amazing dryer! Can dry even the biggest loads in 40-60 minutes! Had many different features including a clothing sanitizing option in which is perfect for healthcare workers! It can connect to wifi and a application on your phone which is new age and awesome.
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5 Stars

Giant Dryer

MeganLIndy 4/14/2020

This Dryer is huge and it dries our clothes in no time at all. The lint trap actually traps the link unlike our last dryer. We are very happy with it.
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