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4.8 | 146 Reviews

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

GE Appliances GFD55ESSNWW

Features

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

Quick Specs

  • Type: Dryer
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes

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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

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
  • 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 WE02X29449
Optional Pedestal Accessory GFP1528SNWW (Sold Separately)
Optional Side Vent Kit GFA28DSVN
Optional Riser GFR0728SNWW (Sold Separately)
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 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
Sonos
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: Yes

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4.8 out of 5

97% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

easy to use

Tommyx 7/17/2020

very nice dryer! like the controls and ease of use
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5 Stars

quiet dryer

den20 7/17/2020

works great,dries cloths fast and quiet,and was easy to learn to use.
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5 Stars

Great and smart

phys00 7/17/2020

Sensor dry is great! Returned LG washer dryer set and bought GE. Much better than LG
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5 Stars

Great value

Drogo 7/16/2020

This was the only 5 star rated dryer at Lowe's. So far it's doing great!
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5 Stars

Beautiful Appliance to my home!

Bisongirl 7/16/2020

Bought the Machine at the same time from the folks we used for 30 years.Looking forward to many years with these machines!
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5 Stars

Great features

Dvasc 7/16/2020

I love my new dryer! Very practical and not to mention sleek and stylish. I love the feature of the WiFi app that lets me know when my dry cycle will end, when it has ended, or if I need to extend the tumble cycle if I can't get to unloading it on time!
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4 Stars

Capacity!

MacZ 7/16/2020

Love the capacity and rather lower noise level when on. "Sending" how wet stuff still is works okay. For bedding to come out really dry, we put it in "towel" mode. One criticism would be the end of cycle alarm is not loud enough (at least for us having the laundry room not very close to where we hang out).
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5 Stars

Great array of features

Speter 7/15/2020

Love my new dryer. The large capacity saves on multiple loads, and dries in half the time of my old whirlpool duet.
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5 Stars

Larger Capacity/Loaded w/ features

Tfern1 7/15/2020

The extra larger capacity dryer is perfect! Def recommend!
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5 Stars

Great apperance and features

Lades3 7/15/2020

GE's brand reputation factored into my purchase of these items
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5 Stars

Great Features

Shi21 7/15/2020

I love that I can have a app . Love that I can see how much time is left . Works great
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5 Stars

Great features to choose from.

Irvina 7/14/2020

I LOVE my new Washer and Dryer. Love GE. Would buy all over again.
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5 Stars

Works well

DorothyMA 7/14/2020

Does a good job and dries my loads much quicker that my previous drier.
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1 Stars

Not good at all

JA120 7/14/2020

The product is no good!!!!!!! Just bought the dryer and washer and it stop working
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Excellent product

Krystian 7/14/2020

My first GE appliance and so far it's great. Easy to use, looks great and my phone gets notified when my laundry is complete
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5 Stars

WOW!

saladd 7/14/2020

This dryer is very large and accommodates many towels, sheets, and other linens at 1 time . It has many settings. The settings can be customized to just about anything you would dream of doing. It is energy efficient. It is extremely quiet. A very large window in the door so that you can see what is going on with your clothes. I cannot imagine what more you would want in a dryer.
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5 Stars

Work great lots of setting. Let's you know when it

Jeannie ann 7/13/2020

I really needed new washer and dryer, they did not have the one I needed so I settled for this one , but so glad I'd buy it agin.
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5 Stars

Love it!

Martha135 7/12/2020

I love that, no matter what I'm drying, everything in the load is dry.
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5 Stars

Easy to Use & Love the Features!

Shaelynn 7/12/2020

This is the only model we could find that had the air lock feature to prevent mold and smell. It's our first front loading washer and I am loving how large capacity it is to wash our comforters! No more laundromats for me! The ability to use the app and be notified when the wash is finished is a huge plus!
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5 Stars

Great Dryer

Goatfarm2 7/11/2020

This is the first GE product I've owned. So far I love it. It's very quite and has done a great job getting clothes dry.
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4 Stars

GE Front Load Dryer

Dave Texas 7/11/2020

This dryer works great, it drys clothes in a short amount of time
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5 Stars

Great features and easy setup

SalamanderSam 7/11/2020

Easy to use product. Intuitive controls. WiFi enabled features are unexpectedly nice to have. (I really didn't care about this when purchasing, but now enjoy it)
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5 Stars

Nice and quiet dryer

KBash 7/10/2020

Like the design and features. Runs pretty quiet, works well. A bit large, might not fit a tight laundry room.
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5 Stars

Great Dryer

jaul 7/10/2020

I really enjoy all of the features and cycles of this dryer. I really like how quiet it is and the lint trap is excellent.
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5 Stars

Love the features!

Melonade26 7/9/2020

Simple and easy to use! No long wait times and I know exactly when the laundry is done.
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5 Stars

Great

Xio83 7/9/2020

I love that it drys my cloths very quickly and a short amount of time
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5 Stars

Classy looks!

SusieQ42 7/9/2020

Love the different features, reliability. And it is very quiet.
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5 Stars

Great Product!

DryinSTL 7/8/2020

We had to replace a 15 year old whirlpool dryer that died. Never realized what we were missing. Highly recommend this product.
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5 Stars

Love the WiFi feature!

JCASS01 7/8/2020

Love the WiFi feature! Super convenient for someone like myself that is always on the go.
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5 Stars

Excellent

Wadmalawcat 7/8/2020

Wonderful dryer with short, but effective cycles. Very impressed
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4 Stars

So Far, So Good

anissad 7/8/2020

I've only had these machines for a couple weeks. I love them. They wash extremely well as well as dry fast even within the washer, but I do use the dryer. I have yet to completely understand the vent system and how long that's suppose to run, but I haven't detected any smell of mold using the washer and didn't use the vent setting. So far its great!
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5 Stars

Best dryer

juan12 7/8/2020

I love this dryer works real good and it dryers everything real fast.
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5 Stars

Best Dryer around

tlg84 7/8/2020

This dryer is freaking amazing! It dries the load in half the time it would normally take in a regular ole dryer. It has different options so different clothing items. I am extremely happy with my purchase and will love this dryer for years to come!
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5 Stars

Loving IT!!

Talley47 7/8/2020

You really bring good things to life!! Happy Wife Happy Life!!
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5 Stars

Works great, and the best lint catching system!

DarrenInMebane 7/7/2020

I have mixed loads of towels, sheets, and clothes in this dryer so far many times, everything comes out dry without any additional cycles. The biggest feature I really like on this model is the lint screen. While it isn't really a "one handed" cleanup, as you need to unsnap it to open it, it catches ALL of the lint. The only real downfall of the much older design I had before was the inability to easily clean the lint trap, it took a special vacuum nozzle to reach down and get most of the remainder out. This absolutely catches ALL of it, really happy about that.
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5 Stars

Great features

MRBoyd 7/7/2020

Have you ever had a dryer that lights up inside? No more wondering if you got everything out, now you can see clearly. Plus this tub is huge and the dry time is excellent.
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5 Stars

Great features

Carolyn2003 7/7/2020

Wish GE made 13" pedestals to this washer. Really like the looks of washer & the venting suystem
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5 Stars

Love this dryer!

Mada 7/6/2020

I love that the clothes are dry on the first cycle. I love the different options I have for my clothes.
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5 Stars

Awesome Dryer!

Ro Mc 7/6/2020

We love our dryer. Easy to use, WiFi system is amazing, dryer dries clothes the first time.
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5 Stars

Love it!

JRivers301 7/6/2020

Dries super fast and even bedding dries the first cycle!
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5 Stars

amazing dryer! no issues so far

kegg 7/6/2020

this dryer is great so far! love the reversible door feature and the touch screen buttons. able to dry a lot of clothing and use less time than the broken down old machines we replaced them with! haven't tried the wifi / app feature yet but that's also another plus!
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4 Stars

Clean, stylish, quiet, large capacity

LJ78 7/5/2020

We enjoy the extra capacity and quiet this product offers.
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1 Stars

Poorly built

Robert1234x 7/4/2020

I had it 33 days in my house and the motor broke and we had to get a company to fix it because GE wouldn't send their techs out
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Efficient & Quiet

Ellie361 7/3/2020

This dryer is great! Although I'm a little disheartened because when they installed it they did not bring the additional water hose so I can use the sanitize cycle but I can forgive that for now. but this thing is great does exactly what it's supposed to when it's supposed to doesn't scare me when it's done! I absolutely am in love!
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5 Stars

Good Dryer

Amnon 7/3/2020

Works well, wifi is a nice feature, getting notified that clothes are dry is fun.
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5 Stars

Great Driver

Nay999 7/1/2020

Love that I can remote to my driver and receive emails that my load is completed. Drys clothes well.
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5 Stars

Great Dryer

Chad80 6/30/2020

The dryer is very efficient and quite. It can handle full loads in half the time of the old dryer. The de-wrinkling mode is great for the morning you do not want to iron.
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4 Stars

Great Dryer

Dryer2020 6/30/2020

This dryer has been great so far and I think it was a good purchase. I think its neat when it let's you know how long your clothes been done drying.
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5 Stars

I really like ge products

Jlgrace 6/30/2020

I prefer buying ge appliances,because of good quality .
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4 Stars

great dryer

Luney 6/30/2020

good product with great features. Works well with app
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