Product Comparison: Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000 vs FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1


General Specifications
Brand
Seal-a-Meal
FoodSaver
Model
FSSMSL0160-000
V4440 2-in-1
Origin
China
China
Orientation
Kitchen
Kitchen
About the Product
Keep your busy kitchen running smoothly with help from this easy-to-use Seal-a-Meal vacuum sealer. With its sleek, straightforward design, the compact appliance effectively removes air from inside a bag, then uses heat to create a reliable seal, which means stored food not only takes up less space in the fridge, freezer, or pantry, but it also stays fresh for longer compared to traditional storage methods (like zipper bags, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, and bulky containers).
The FoodSaver 4440 combines both a handheld and a standard vacuum sealer. This 2-in-1 FoodSaver appliance is vacuum sealing versatility at its best. Automatic bag detection and vacuum sealing means two quick and easy steps to seal and save. When sealing zipper bags, containers and canisters, the convenient handheld retractable sealer eliminates the need for additional attachments. One unit does it all.
Size & Weight
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Grey
Black
Height
6.2 in.
12 in.
Width
17.1 in.
20 in.
Depth
9.3 in.
11 in.
Weight
4.15 lbs.
10.2 lbs.

Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000

FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1

Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000

FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1

Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000

FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1

Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000

FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
 
FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Bonus Built-in Retractable Handheld Sealer & Starter Kit
  • Very small and portable
  • I love the weight of the bags and the vacuum is excellent. The seal is very strong, too.
  • Love it! It is sturdy, seals big amd small items very tightly and is small enough to store easily inthe pantry.
  • It works, but it is to bulky and I was not a fan of the automatic sealer.
  • it is kind of big and bulky and noisy though. but good product.
Control
Indicator Light
Yes
Yes
Control Type
Button
Display
No
What customers say about "Control"
 
FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Bonus Built-in Retractable Handheld Sealer & Starter Kit
  • Automatic.. Just put bag in slot and wait for it to grab.
  • I love being able to control how I seal my bags depending on what's inside.
  • Very user friendly and gives you more control over what you are doing.
  • the indicator lights are a fantastic feature and will shut off once the bag is sealed.
  • No way to double seal bag
  • Probably the biggest and only con with this is that it is kind of loud.
  • The automatic sealer leaves you with less control of how much bag is being grabbed, plus you have to sometimes wiggle the bag to get it to sense the bag is in the chamber.
Bags
Type of Package
Roll/Bag
Roll/Bag
Bag Size
8 or 11 in.
up to 11 in. width in.
Roll Size
8 or 11 in.
up to 11 in. width in.
What customers say about "Bags"
 
FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Bonus Built-in Retractable Handheld Sealer & Starter Kit
  • Works well with bags from other manufacturers. (purchased two 50foot rolls)
  • Works great with ziplock type vacuum bags.
  • I eat a lot of cheddar cheese and use the ziplock type bags and put block of cheese back in and vacuum before putting back in fridge. No more 'hard spots' on cheese
  • Wastes a LOT of the bag.
  • If item in bag is thick you need to have a lot of 'tail' so it will go into slot evenly
Construction
Bag Cutter
No
Yes
Removable Drip Tray
Yes
Yes
Integrated Roll Storage
No
Yes
What customers say about "Construction"
 
FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Bonus Built-in Retractable Handheld Sealer & Starter Kit
  • It is SUPER easy to use and is quite easy to move and store.
  • It is both very light but also has a very solid construction. Highly recommend.
  • Excellent product. Performed as expected. Durable. Have had no problem so far.
  • Product worked great. But after a while the attachment hose plastic pieces tore
  • I like these unit and they work well. But this inferior piece the put on this unit forces one to buy a new unit if the cheap plastic parts break.
Features
Marinate Mode
No
Yes
Extras
Compact Design, FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing Systems
Retractable handheld sealer for vacuum sealing containers, canisters, zipper bags and more. Automatic bag detection and vacuum sealing means two quick and easy steps to seal and save., Retractable handheld sealer, Air-tight vacuum zipper bag, Fully automatic operation, Tray full indicator, Power сord storage
Manual Seal Mode
Yes
What customers say about "Features"
 
FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Bonus Built-in Retractable Handheld Sealer & Starter Kit
  • This is a must have item in the kitchen. I saved so many fresh food and great for marinating meat. Excellent quality!
  • This was such a great purchase. I am able to use this to package meats whilst they marinate, to bottle wines, and to (sort-of) can mason jars.
  • Also, I like the wet vs dry mode of sealing. very nice. Great product.
  • Has the manual suction cup (We have only used this once and it works great, however the specialty bags for these are a little pricey)
  • Only worked properly for about a month then the accessory feature (Main reason I bought this one) quit working and of course I am one day past the return deadline.
  • Too complicated, wastes the plastic bags. It "too" automatic very little user control
Supply
Included With Unit
4-Quart starter bags
Power cord
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
5 year(s)

Seal-a-Meal FSSMSL0160-000

FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1

Other Information
MSRP
24.99 $
Key Specs
Seal Bar Length
11 in.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
 
FoodSaver V4440 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Bonus Built-in Retractable Handheld Sealer & Starter Kit
  • Cheaper than the other versions but still plenty of power and suction
  • Seals a bag typically in about 30 seconds
  • It's powerful and the sealing strip is much wider than my previous one. This is an appliance I can't be without!
  • We love this item. We use this to make our weekly crock pot recipes for the freezer. Works like a champ. Great vacuum power and good seal.
  • Slow.. takes a long time for it to suck out the air and sealing takes a long time also.. Fine for occasional use but if doing large batches, gets annoying fast
  • Worked grest for the first 10 time I used it. Now the suction power of the vacuum seems to diminish. I have only used this for food items and bulk dog food.

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