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

Model # GFD55ESSNWW

 4.8 out of 5 (123 Reviews)

Available in 2 Color(s)

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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 WE02X29449
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

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4.8

out of 5 (123 Reviews)

98% of reviewers recommend this product.

Great Dryer

Submitted by 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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Love the features!

Submitted by 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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Great

Submitted by Xio83 - 7/9/2020

I love that it drys my cloths very quickly and a short amount of time
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Classy looks!

Submitted by SusieQ42 - 7/9/2020

Love the different features, reliability. And it is very quiet.
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Great Product!

Submitted by 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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Love the WiFi feature!

Submitted by JCASS01 - 7/8/2020

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

Submitted by Wadmalawcat - 7/8/2020

Wonderful dryer with short, but effective cycles. Very impressed
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So Far, So Good

Submitted by 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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Best dryer

Submitted by juan12 - 7/8/2020

I love this dryer works real good and it dryers everything real fast.
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Best Dryer around

Submitted by 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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Loving IT!!

Submitted by Talley47 - 7/8/2020

You really bring good things to life!! Happy Wife Happy Life!!
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Works great, and the best lint catching system!

Submitted by 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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Great features

Submitted by 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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Great features

Submitted by 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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Love this dryer!

Submitted by 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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Awesome Dryer!

Submitted by 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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Love it!

Submitted by JRivers301 - 7/6/2020

Dries super fast and even bedding dries the first cycle!
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amazing dryer! no issues so far

Submitted by 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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Clean, stylish, quiet, large capacity

Submitted by LJ78 - 7/5/2020

We enjoy the extra capacity and quiet this product offers.
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Poorly built

Submitted by 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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Efficient & Quiet

Submitted by 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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Good Dryer

Submitted by Amnon - 7/3/2020

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

Submitted by 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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Great Dryer

Submitted by 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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Great Dryer

Submitted by 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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I really like ge products

Submitted by Jlgrace - 6/30/2020

I prefer buying ge appliances,because of good quality .
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great dryer

Submitted by Luney - 6/30/2020

good product with great features. Works well with app
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Great features!!

Submitted by Georgene 1 - 6/28/2020

I'm so over the moon with this set! Uses farless water than my last top loader. Clothes come out almost dry, just damp to touch. In turn far less time to dry. Wash day is such a quick and easy job now!
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Quiet and quick dry

Submitted by Jack of the trade - 6/27/2020

High quality, and I trust the American name brand.
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Great Product but Manual Poorly Written

Submitted by tonyDonatox - 6/27/2020

Excellent Product. Manual poorly written. No specific statement that ability to increase / decrease timing only applies to manual cycle setting. Same applies to resetting defaults. GE droppedthe ball here. That said I loved the product
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Absolutely LOVE IT!!!

Submitted by Rooster J C - 6/26/2020

It works great! Drys all of our bedding in just one cycle where as our old dryer would need to be run 3 times... I grew up with gas appliances, and was very disappointed when I learned that I could not get gas to our house, honestly dreaded getting an electric dryer, but I'm extremely impressed with this! It works as good as it looks, and I would definitely recommend this product to everyone!
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Dryer

Submitted by Cack40 - 6/26/2020

Great dryer. Very quiet and fast. Would definitely recommend.
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Love the features

Submitted by DaliaT - 6/25/2020

Is a very nice,quite and efficient machine. I like the way that the clothes are not dried up and toasted. Love the way that I can clean the filter.
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Dryer

Submitted by Richard dryer - 6/25/2020

This is a great dryer, it was also easy to change the door to open the direction we needed in our wash room. Each feature works efficiently for our different types of laundry,even our pillows came out nice and fluffy.
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Love it!

Submitted by Victoria42087 - 6/25/2020

big enough to dry my comforters quickly! it drys everything quickly!
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Works

Submitted by Leonor Serpas - 6/24/2020

Works better than the washer. I have to keep fighting with the washer for it to work. But the dryer is marvelous.
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Love it

Submitted by greshamgands - 6/24/2020

Works Great! Love it! Would definitely recommend this product!
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Great features

Submitted by Shut - 6/24/2020

Love it. Alot of space. Can actually fit my king size bedspread. Very nice looking. Only sad thing is that app wouldnt work, so i couldnt connect Alexa to my appliance.
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Love this machine!

Submitted by Tonia S - 6/24/2020

I am enjoying my new GE front-load washer. Great features, easy to use. I love that it connects to my smart phone to keep me posted when the load finishes!
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Different cycles

Submitted by SexyStang - 6/24/2020

All my clothes smells so fresh and almost dry when cycle finishes!
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fantastic washer

Submitted by HelenLovesGE - 6/24/2020

This washer is the answer to anyone that had stinky front load washers in the past. I swore I would never have another one then GE came out with this model. With the new gasket & vent mold and mildew will not grow and you can actually CLOSE your door. I have already used it a few times and can't believe how quite it is...CLEAN CLOTHES FINALLY!!
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Good dryer

Submitted by Sna1384 - 6/23/2020

I've had it less than a month. It takes a little time to get to know why type of drying works best for the clothes and things you are drying. It seems to work much more efficiently for me now. The only downside so far is the lint not getting down into the lint trap and also having to
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So far so good

Submitted by MMCM - 6/23/2020

Looks good and works well. I have not quite figured out the wifi yet. There is a sticker with a code you will need. If you take it off, you won't be able to set it up. Not something I had before though, so I don't miss it
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This machine is awesome!!!!

Submitted by Kev H - 6/22/2020

This thing actually makes me want to wash clothes! I love the fact that I can pair it with my phone and work it from my phone. It gives me alerts when my clothes are dry! I absolutely love it!
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Great Features

Submitted by Chellybooz - 6/22/2020

I love the convince of this dryer my clothes are fluffy and dry in half the time of my old dryer.
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Awesome features, works fast!

Submitted by LauraB5254 - 6/22/2020

I was worried it wouldn't dry as fast as my old dryer, but it's just as good!
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Awesome dryer!

Submitted by OMGDRB - 6/21/2020

We replaced our 15 yr old Kenmore High capacity washer and dryer with this GE set. The clothes dry much faster than in our old unit. The kids are surprised and bummed out that it dries their clothes so fast. They now have to pay attention when doing their laundry. We like all of the extra settings this unit provides, too.
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Fantastic Dryer

Submitted by April R - 6/19/2020

Dries very well. Energy saving. No wrinkles. Great capacity.
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Awesome!

Submitted by Katie98 - 6/18/2020

This product is already doing wonders I'm constantly having large loads and now with no worry in the world
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Great looking dryer

Submitted by Fieldsoldier - 6/18/2020

Great looking dryer. Does the job. No issues so far.
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