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4.7 | 929 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
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

Professional delivery and installation is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery and installation for you.

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4.7 out of 5

95% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Great Features

Jordan123 4/9/2021

I love the fact that it connects to the SmartHQ app so that I can monitor when my load will be finished.
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5 Stars

Absolutely amazing!

HAPPYCAMPER1977 4/9/2021

I couldn't be happier with this product! This is absolutely remarkable!!! Going from a small dryer to this product, is UNMATCHED! We are in love!!! We had so many to chose from, and we definitely chose the right one!!!
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5 Stars

Quick & easy

Arkyboy 4/8/2021

This works very quietly & quickly. Nice selection of settings to choose from. I like it !!!
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5 Stars

great features

Claudette3669 4/8/2021

This product is simple to operate for people of 65 years of age.
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5 Stars

Dries so fast!

Julie Slayton 4/7/2021

This dryer has so many settings to customize the load and dries super fast! I love it!
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5 Stars

Easy to use and works great!

Josh2049 4/7/2021

The control and options are easy to use. It dries clothes in half the time of our old dryer.
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5 Stars

Great dryer

badplanetkevin 4/7/2021

I do love this dryer. I wanted it because I got the washer of the same model a couple months ago. The washer has silver vents on the door and I wish they emulated that on the dryer as well. Also, the doors come backward by default. When putting them in a standard laundry room, the dryer goes on the left and the washer on the right. The dryer comes with the door opening from the left and the washer comes with it opening from the right. So with both open while transferring laundry, you have 2 doors in the way. That said, swapping the doors was fairly easy. I was quite nervous to do it at first because it's a little more than just swapping the hinge to the other side. Now that the doors open outward from the middle, transferring the laundry goes much smoother.
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5 Stars

Great features

Bigrod 4/7/2021

We love it. It has a lot of cool features. It does a good job drying clothes
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5 Stars

Thank you GE

Rickyboe 4/7/2021

Great set of appliances. Controls and features are easy to use.
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5 Stars

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steant 4/6/2021

It is a great dryer, has tons of feature, and electricity saver
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5 Stars

Great features

Ladybug 58 4/5/2021

I love my new dryer because I can select the temperature I want and weather it is high or low heat it dries great.
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4 Stars

Easy to use, great so far!

Greskr 4/5/2021

The lint trap is somewhat cumbersome to open. Would be nice if that was easier to unlatch.
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5 Stars

love my new smart washer/ dryer set!

karenhw 4/5/2021

love the water saving feature, load detect, wifi connect so i know when its done, ultra fresh vent to take extra moisture out. the dryer is awesome! if it detects the load is dry it will shorten drying time. the washer will communicate to the dryer what type of load it has to better your drying time!! simply love this set.
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5 Stars

Beautiful set

RoxannH 4/5/2021

I purchased this set after seeing it in the store, didn't get the color I initially wanted but not so happy with it. Love the Wifi and app capabilities, the tub is huge and has a lot of drying options.
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3 Stars

Dryer looks great & dries great, but it's loud.

Lbutton1 4/5/2021

The Dryer looks great & dries great, but it's loud.
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4 Stars

A Great Budget Friendly Dryer

Digital Austin 4/5/2021

I must say I'm actually very impressed with this dryer. Things that I never thought could get dry in an at home setting this handles like a champ and quietly and quickly too. Gone are the days of over 48 min dry times. I absolutely love the wifi capabilities and the set and forget nature of this dryer. We shall definitely see how this holds up in the long term. My only two minor complaints is the bell isn't loud enough for me on it's max setting and I really wish it didn't have the tinted window.
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5 Stars

Easy to use

Kayleee3 4/5/2021

Love the washer and dryer set! Easy to use, simple setup, and cleans our laundry so good!!!
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5 Stars

Great features and easy to use!

Shangri la 4/4/2021

I love my new washer and dryer! I made a great choice. I bought it at Spencer's
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5 Stars

Dryer senser

Babslovesschooltoteach 4/4/2021

Love how big it is! I also love how it senses if it is dry or not!
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5 Stars

Smart dryer keeps me on task

Mantisqueen 4/4/2021

I love the easy-to-use customized loads feature. Being alerted on my smart devices that my dryer will be done soon is a huge plus. The lint trap design is very smart, but I do worry about build up.
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4 Stars

Mostly good

Mar2021 4/4/2021

Dryer is great as far as features and drying time. I love the WiFi option that reminds me in my phone that the clothes are still in the dryer. The only thing I would change is the lint trap. I have to lay it down to clean it and it has to be cleaned before I take the clothes out or they get lint all over them.
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5 Stars

Great unit

Luc5512 4/4/2021

So nice and so much bigger than what I had. I ended up stacking it on top of my washer and I couldn't be happier
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5 Stars

Awesome machine

Ashesignited 4/4/2021

Very nice product. Wifi connectivity is a little challenging but overall product is great
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5 Stars

Design and features

Keninfl 4/4/2021

We purchased this model on daughters suggestion she has had hers for over,11yrs without any issues really happy with purchase really like the wifi and plenty of settings very quite the wifi let's you know when clothes are done and send message if clothes left to long in machine will also if there is a problem and needs maintenance really like these
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4 Stars

Good dryer

LJB64 4/3/2021

Like the dryer a lot however since we stacked them the dryer vibrants quite a bit when washer is spinning. We fixed it by putting something with a little weight on top of the unit
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5 Stars

Beautiful, functional, impressive

WatchMan1954 4/3/2021

Excellent quality of workmanship, capacity, functionality. Impressed with the fully enclosed lint trap, adjustability of features. Pleased as punch.
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5 Stars

Amazing

Robskc 4/3/2021

Love how quiet it is I am in a small doublewide. Good thing it tells my phone when it's almost done!
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5 Stars

Huge loads and super quiet

AmyCB 4/1/2021

This is the best dryer I've ever had. It dries a king comforter with plenty more space for more all while barely making a sound.
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5 Stars

I love this

Draft 4/1/2021

Really nice equipment. Thanks for inventing so a great machine
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5 Stars

Excellent dryer

Dog parent 4/1/2021

Excellent dryer, dries everything evenly and quickly. The lint trap collects all the dog hair off of the clothes and blankets.
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5 Stars

Impressed

JimWR 3/31/2021

Large capacity .clothing comes out dry .meets all of my nerds
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3 Stars

Lens dryer

Kidhauler 3/31/2021

It makes a noise when drum is turning and it is annoying
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1 Stars

Annoying alarm, terrible door latch

fyouge 3/31/2021

pretty much all dryers are the same... this one is more annoying than others with the world's weirdest lint filter and so many presets that you can never find the right option for your drying needs
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great Dryer

SamB47 3/31/2021

Really good dryer. Great appearance and excellent features
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5 Stars

Dries quick!

tbinns 3/31/2021

love all the different features. Dries my laundry super quick
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5 Stars

Love this Dryer

M M 1 3/31/2021

I love the lint remover. It is so big and it opens right up to get ALL of the lint out. I like the look of it and it's features.
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4 Stars

Great looking

LinAH 3/31/2021

Dryer has large capacity. Somewhat difficult to get the correct settings to dry different fabrics thoroughly.
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5 Stars

Drying is very quick. Love it

Camila2020 3/31/2021

Good quality. Outstanding performance. I would highly recommend
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5 Stars

Great dryer!

JennD15 3/30/2021

We went from a newer older model dryer that didn't have Wifi capabilities. I love you that you can pair the dryer with an app, which then allows you to extend tumble without having to go to the dryer itself.
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4 Stars

Great features

Snicker03 3/30/2021

Love the features, the design just overall appearance
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5 Stars

Superior drying

Bob043 3/30/2021

Works great on every setting, dries fast without wrinkles.
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4 Stars

Love the modern look!

Rowdy15 3/30/2021

I like all the extra features. Thus us more energy efficient than my old dryer.
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5 Stars

New GE Dryer

kcarfive 3/30/2021

My Family is very happy with our recent purchase of the GE Dryer. My Wife and I are also very pleased with the App Function in which we can now track when it's in use and when the load is finished!
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5 Stars

Great purchase GE dryer

Lucy 1023 3/30/2021

Very quiet and fast and very dry. Strong materials
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3 Stars

Just average so far

brownel02 3/30/2021

Initial setup is still an issue. - Cannot connect to wifi to run the app. There is a difference the Network as listed on the door and the one shown in the phone thus the dryer will not connect to the app. - Drying cycles seem to take 20 minutes more than my 20 year old dryer. - There is no way to keep tons of dust off the front door. We have wiped it with a microfiber cloth, sprayed it with anti-static spray...nothing helps. Disappointing.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Easy to use

dale71 3/29/2021

Happy with the drying selections. Easy operations to use, like the digital readout and information provided. Stylish
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5 Stars

Extra time

Grizzly1959 3/28/2021

I don't know what to do with all the extra time I have. We used to have piles of clothes laying around waiting to get dried after going throught the washer. With this new GE dryer it's a quick one cycle and done even on the heaviest bedspread. Thanks GE!
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5 Stars

Awesome machines!

Eoni97 3/28/2021

We love them. I used to have Samsung's washer/dryer set and loved those, but these are even better.
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5 Stars

great features

MaryEllenBrock 3/27/2021

I love this dryer because it runs quietly and is efficiently. Very user friendly.
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5 Stars

Great great great

Andrewheeter68 3/26/2021

Works like a champ!! No complaints whatsoever! Would definitely purchase again!
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