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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

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: 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

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.

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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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Yes, I recommend this product

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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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Yes, I recommend this product

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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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5 Stars

Great Value Great Product

GE dryer SW 3/26/2021

I can't believe what a great dryer I got for the money. It's amazing! It dries real fast and it has a hot setting that I've never had before. I love it. I have a girl that takes care of my disabled mother and it tells me when it's done!! Wow
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4 Stars

Decent dryer

tyrant 3/26/2021

Seems so good so far. It is louder than my previous dryer however.
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5 Stars

Great Hi Capacity Dryer

MDHCO 3/26/2021

Great dryer that can easily handle large loads and bulky items. No confusing settings, it just does a great job and is fairly quiet.
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5 Stars

Lots of features!!!!

Ldandsteve 3/25/2021

Love my new dryer!!! Dries clothes fast!!! Lots of cycles to choose from. Also love timed dry.
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4 Stars

best product ever

jj3579 3/25/2021

best dryer I have ever used, best purchase I have made in appliances
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4 Stars

Love all the Features

Everyday life 3/25/2021

Had the washer for less then a month and so far I am very happy with it.
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5 Stars

Best buy for my money

Raimee 3/24/2021

After researching different brands I was sold on GE because it has all the features I was looking for and more, it's spacious and beautiful!
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5 Stars

In love!

Shar0306 3/24/2021

I'm in love!! I got this washer because I needed something stackable and a good size. I love it , everything about it and the dryer pair has be great.
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5 Stars

Excellent quality!

David1953Pop 3/24/2021

It is a good looking set. We stacked them to give us more room. Works well.
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5 Stars

Love this dryer

SBehr 3/24/2021

I love all of the features. I especially love the wireless app where I can track the progress of the dryer. It is efficient and quiet. Works perfectly with my GE washer
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5 Stars

Works Great

12345don 3/23/2021

Easy to modify the preset settings so the dryer can do its thing exactly the way you want it to.
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5 Stars

Great Machine

Firechief24 3/23/2021

So far we love this unit. We replaced a 16 year old front loader Frigidaire with this new GE unit. We were a bit scared of the electric controls, but found out very fast how easy they are to navigate!! Very quiet running and I like the HQ Smart notification App (I wish the would make the HQ Smart App available for Android Tablets and not just cell phones) . The only issue that I have is the cycle will end before the laundry is fully dried
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5 Stars

Great dryer

NanaStro 3/23/2021

This dryer does a nice job, quick drying, and quiet. Lint filter is easily accessed and easy to clean
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5 Stars

Works great

Lefty 69 3/23/2021

Great Dryer: Drys large loads quickly. Best Dryer we've owned. Very efficient
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5 Stars

New Appliances in New House

DirtyLaundry 3/23/2021

This unit is so efficient that it takes no time at all the get clothes dry. We don't dry everything because we prefer air drying, and outside is even better than inside. However, anything we do put in the dryer is finished quickly and quietly. Perhaps we like that feature best of all!
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5 Stars

Great drying options

CYFI 3/23/2021

The dryer is so much better and more energy than my previous dryer (10 years old). The options for various types of materials is a big plus in saving time and money. One thing I really like is the lint screen. It has two surface areas to capture lint. This allows the dryer to be capture more lint because the surface area for lint capture is double that of an old lint catcher.
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5 Stars

Efficient drying

Garetts Dryer 3/22/2021

Overall the machine is exactly what I wanted. The only complaint is the dial's manual "click" lags behind the lighted setting when turning the dial. Nice to get a notification when the laundry is 5 minutes from being complete!
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5 Stars

A Modern Machine!

newmom3 3/22/2021

We love our new dryer. It fit perfectly into our tight spot (stackable), with room to spare and fits so many more clothes than our old dryer. And guess what - it works! The lint cleanout is a little cumbersome to clean, but seems to work well in collecting lint. Overall we are very pleased with this purchase! Highly recommend for anyone that needs a stackable unit.
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5 Stars

Love it

Dot3562 3/21/2021

This is the best dryer I have had. It can fit a king size comforter! Love the different settings. Great buy!!
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5 Stars

Great

Jms7900 3/21/2021

Dryer is awesome and love the app to control it from anywhere!
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5 Stars

Great dryer

Keith65 3/21/2021

Great dryer. Fantastic look. Great performance. Great quality
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5 Stars

Quiet, drys clothes well

Mechanicsville 3/21/2021

So far the dryer is working well. Very large and can do comforters easily Same with washer. still getting use to to it but working well
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5 Stars

Great item

ManSupa 3/20/2021

I haven't tapped into all of its features but so far a great investment for a dryer. Each feature I read about seems pretty good so far though.
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5 Stars

Great features. Works as expected. Excellent buy!

MJ602 3/20/2021

Need a new washer and dryer. Selected this model and could not be happier! Works much better than the Samsung we previously owned
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5 Stars

Huge capacity

Weast 3/20/2021

This thing is a beast. You could fit 2 maybe even 3 small children in here.
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4 Stars

Love this machine

dutchess93063 3/20/2021

GE is one of my "go to" brands...read the reviews and bought this machine...love it
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4 Stars

Very nice

Levi0912 3/20/2021

Very clean and sturdy. The only thing I worry about is there was a screw in the bottom of the box and I can hear another rolling around inside the machine. I wonder where the came from
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4 Stars

Quiet dryer!

Cb71 3/19/2021

I bought our new GE dryer to replace our existing Kenmore (2002) dryer. I read features on an online website that specialized in appliances. I purchased it via HomeDepot.com. My wife said it was easy to use and it did a much better job of drying try than our old Kenmore. I downloaded the SmartHQ app, and I had to search for the instructions on the GE website to configure the wifi on the dryer. It took several tries in order to configure it but I managed to communicate with the app. Now, it let's us know on both of our smartphones when the dryer finishes it's drying cycle.
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