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4.6 | 230 Reviews

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

GE Appliances GFD85ESSNWW

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Available in 3 Color(s)

Features

  • Stainless steel drum
  • Washer Link
  • Powersteam
  • Built-in WiFi

Quick Specs

  • Type: Dryer
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Width: 28"
  • Height: 39.75"
  • Depth: 32"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 7.8 cu. ft.
  • High Efficiency: No
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

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Stainless steel drum

Enjoy premium durability with a drum that resists rust and helps protect clothes

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Washer Link

Wirelessly links your washer to your dryer so you only choose a setting once

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Powersteam

Refresh small loads and dewrinkle larger loads with the power of steam

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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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Sanitize Cycle

Sterilize clothing with elevated temperatures designed to kill common household bacteria

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Quick Dry

Quickly dries items and small loads for families on the go

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Reduce Static

Prevent static cling with a gentle mist near the end of the cycle

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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

Stainless steel drum Enjoy premium durability with a drum that resists rust and helps protect clothes

Washer Link Wirelessly links your washer to your dryer so you only choose a setting once

Powersteam Refresh small loads and dewrinkle larger loads with the power of steam

Built-in WiFi Start, stop and monitor your laundry from anywhere while receiving real-time notifications and updates

Sanitize Cycle Sterilize clothing with elevated temperatures designed to kill common household bacteria

Quick Dry Quickly dries items and small loads for families on the go

Reduce Static Prevent static cling with a gentle mist near the end of the cycle

Wrinkle Care Prevents wrinkles by extending the tumble without heat

Damp Alert Signals when delicate clothes reach the ideal dampness level for ironing or final air drying

Features

  • Stainless steel drum
  • Washer Link
  • Powersteam
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Sanitize Cycle
  • Quick Dry
  • Reduce Static
  • Wrinkle Care
  • Damp Alert
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 7.8
FILTER
App Filter - Pedestal Pedestal Option Available
App Filter - Steam Yes
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
App Filter - WiFi Connect Built-In
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/Dark 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
Inlet Hose WH41X10207 (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
SteamRefresh Yes
Moisture Sensor Sensor Dry
Flexible Installation Undercounter, Stacked, Side-by-Side, Built-In
Additional Cycles Air Fluff
Delay Dry - up to 24 hours
EcoDry
Reduce Static
Remote Start
Sanitize
Steam Dewrinkle
Steam Refresh
Fuel Type Electric
WiFi Connect Built-In
Dryer Cycles Bulky / Bedding
Cottons
Delicates
Mixed Loads
Perm Press
Quick Dry
Sanitize
Steam Dewrinkle
Steam Refresh
Timed Dry
Towels
Washer Link
Long Vent Capability Up to 90 feet
Connected Capabilities Amazon Alexa
IFTTT
Sonos
The Google Assistant
Communication Washer Link
Drum Type Stainless Steel
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)
Steam Dewrinkle Yes
Control Type Capacitive Touch
Power On/Off
Rotary-Electronic w/LEDs
Start/Pause
Pedestal Optional
Reverse-a-Door Yes
Number of Cycles 12
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
Remote Start
Temperature Options High/Medium/Low/Extra Low/No Heat
Energy Saving Option Yes - ecoDry
Steam Yes
Additional Dryer Features Damp Alert
Front Serviceable
LED Interior Light
Removable Up-Front Lint Filter
Vent Sensing
Y-connector, short and long steam hoses included
ecoDry
Dual Thermistors Yes
Heat Selections 5
Wrinkle Care Cycle Yes
Product Type Front Load Matching
Stackable
Dryness Levels Damp
Dry
Extra Dry
Less Dry
More Dry

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Dryer
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Style: Front Loading

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 28"
  • Height: 39.75"
  • Depth: 32"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 7.8 cu. ft.
  • High Efficiency: No
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

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

4.6 out of 5

90% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

I love it!

Bridget76 4/9/2021

The dryer is very quiet, has an interior light which is wonderful, and does the job well. I'm very pleased with my purchase
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5 Stars

Great machine - extra large capacity

Lepruchan 4/7/2021

Great dryer, large capacity, easy loading and unloading. Dries clothes quickly and with all the added features its a great machine. We needed to replace our previous GE front loading dryer due to our move to Knoxville TN.
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5 Stars

Great product

AirBear 4/7/2021

We replaced a 15 year old set by a different manufacturer with this set. It dries so much faster. The link feature works well, even if it only saves me about 2 seconds. The lint screen looks like it will catch 99% of lint so hopefully this will reduce the amount that gets by at clogs the vent line. It has plenty of capacity for practically anything.
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5 Stars

Great So Far

PhilipN 4/7/2021

We've owned the dryer for approximately a month now and it is way better than our old dryer. Happy we went with the pricey option.
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4 Stars

Large capacity

mom0f4boys 4/6/2021

This dryer dries fast and holds a lot of clothes and large items well. I love the app that reminds me that my clothes are finished. The only issue that at 5'3", I have a hard time with the controls when stacked. I can just push the power buttons and I have problems seeing the light for the selected cycle when at the top like "mixed load" and "quick dry".
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4 Stars

Great dryer, panel alignment issues

Daniel Kr 4/6/2021

We bought this to match our GE washer and love everything about this dryer. It is perfect and drys clothes a not time flat. One issue is that the panel where the controls are does not align up to the outside metal of the dryer perfectly. the lower part of the control panel sticks out from the case and gives a bulge. You can push it in and it will just stick right back out ruining the lines of the dryer.
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5 Stars

Dryer Superior

Szanne 4/4/2021

This machine works magic in its shiny stainless steel drum! Fast drying, quiet operation, more features than ever thought! And with wi fi I can communicate ! Very pleased!
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5 Stars

Super nice GE dryer to link with my fab GE washer.

Cleanandpretty 4/2/2021

Super nice GE dryer to link with my fab GE washer. The dryer works harmoniously with the washer and automatically sets the heat cycle based on your washing machine settings. Notifies you via GE phone when clothes are dry and you can even remotely start or stop cycle
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5 Stars

Packed with features and new technologies.

Carroll1 3/28/2021

Never had more dry and wrinkle free clothes. This dryer does it all. And the washer link feature is pretty cool!
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5 Stars

Dries quickly

CAW61 3/27/2021

Dryer works beautifully. Easy to operate, and has a lot of drying options.
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5 Stars

Great unit. Love it!

MUGH 3/24/2021

Operates efficiently and with high effectiveness. Would buy it again.
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5 Stars

Great dryer for the price

Kw5344 3/24/2021

Great features and performance and cheaper than "comparable " other brands
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5 Stars

Really good product and it is a GE

Bigmel22 3/23/2021

We looked a lot and found this pair to be what we needed and wanted.
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1 Stars

Terrible

Loloj 3/22/2021

Don't buy this dryer. Terrible terrible terrible..
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Wow, now that's a dryer!

RMCjr1 3/22/2021

This dryer is wonderful. If you have a large family this is the one for you. Lighted interior, anti wrinkle system, enough room for everything including blankets and sleeping bags. Love the steam feature!
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5 Stars

Quick, Easy and Connected!!

lynette5151 3/22/2021

I love my new dryer. It replaced a 2002 GE, which was good in its day. This one, though, is simply amazing. I absolutely love it and the technology gets it over the top!!!
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5 Stars

Great Dryer with WiFi features

Brougeo 3/21/2021

Just received this dryer still learning all the features, would highly recommend
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5 Stars

So smart it's scary!

WhitneydoesLaundry 3/19/2021

I am loving my new GE washer & dryer. They are seriously so smart it's scary.
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5 Stars

Good performance and Quiet

Shawn477 3/18/2021

I am very happy with this purchase. The only complaint I have thus far is the door latch, which was already broken during the first delivery, is plastic. I feel a Dryer of this cost should at least have a metal latch like the Washers do. But, overall, good choice.
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5 Stars

Great features

Mrsweaver 3/18/2021

We love it easy to use and day's really well with no issues
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5 Stars

Great dryer

PK 2 3/17/2021

Great dryer love the light inside. Dryer is quick and efficient
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5 Stars

Provides all the controls you would ever need. Run

JUSTJOHNANDVICKI 3/17/2021

Love how the machine works and very well built. Everything in the world fits onto it.
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5 Stars

Love the controls

Hank3434343434 3/16/2021

Bought washer and dryer great looking pair lots of controls and luv the wifi
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5 Stars

Love my dryer

Sue84 3/15/2021

Love this dryer and all the features. Hold large loads and drys quickly.
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5 Stars

Simply Awesome!

starla06 3/15/2021

This dryer is a game changer! Not only does it dry my clothes twice as fast as my previous machine, but it also reminds me to take them out before they wrinkle right on my smart phone! And if I can't get there right then, it allows me to have it tumble with no heat till I can! I also love the feature that refreshes wrinkled clothing with steam. Wish I had this years ago!
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5 Stars

Love it! Great features!

AlixiaS623 3/15/2021

I love the ap is available and that the unit can be controlled by an ap. I love the info and reminders I receive when the clothes are almost finished and when load is completed
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Lots of options!

Rcknrll56 3/13/2021

Great looking and works as good as it looks! I really like the app and how it tells you the cycle is complete. Good for preventing wrinkles.
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1 Stars

Dryer Failed After Two Weeks of Ownership

steveCO2021 3/12/2021

Like the design and features, but the dryer died after two weeks of ownership. To make matters worse, GE service does not have any available appointments for eleven days.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Perfect Machine!

SteveG102 3/10/2021

Drys really well and I like the app to know when its done. Controls are easy and the machine is quit.
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5 Stars

Works great!

Brad65 3/7/2021

Been using this for 3 weeks now and we love it. Features are great and works very well.
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5 Stars

Great features

thom86 3/7/2021

The dryer dries the clothes faster than my old dryer. Love all the features. I set it to the washer link and don't worry about what type of load I'm doing. Hit the start and done!
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5 Stars

We love it

KJH58 3/6/2021

The large size holds our king size comforter with ease and it is clean and dry in one cycle.
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5 Stars

So far so good!

Xtina777 3/6/2021

This is day 1. So far no issues. Do not pay Home Depot installation and assembly. Total rip off. Delivery guys left after delivery. I spent the next two hours assembling and installing both washer and dryer.
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5 Stars

Wow it does everything

Steve 187577 3/5/2021

This dryer does everything except fold the clothes itself. I'm expecting that in the next model lol
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1 Stars

Sensor drying not working. Not happy with it.

Jojohnson75 3/5/2021

Dryer not working on sensor drying. No one so far has come out to fix it.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

A lot of features

Ben1982 3/2/2021

This has so many great features. I highly recommend this dryer. GE is the brand to go with.
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5 Stars

GREAT FEATURES!!!

Clean Laundry Lady 2/28/2021

WOW! I love my new GE dryer! It is super easy to operate and has all the setting I was hoping to find in a dryer. I love the steam cycle to not only get wrinkles out, but to also sanitize. With COVID, my opinion is you can't sanitize enough! I also love the LED interior lighting (which is ALSO in the matching washer). This dryer is energy star rated so I'm anxious to see our first electric bill and compare it to our bill from our other dryer. In the end, I WOULD BUY THIS PRODUCT AGAIN AND AGAIN!
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5 Stars

Nice Dryer!

Troy074 2/25/2021

Features work as advertised! Dries clothes really fast!
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5 Stars

Best dryer!

Jessnlexi04 2/25/2021

Love this dryer! It has so many awesome features & does a really great job sensing the amount of clothes and adjusting the drying time. My favorite feature is how you can see when the dryer is complete on your phone!!! Coolest. Thing. EVER!
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5 Stars

awesome equipment

yospike 2/21/2021

we are so happy as to how big they both are compared to our last set and the setting knob is so easy to deal with too, also it is really cool the sanitize setting we are both nurses and its a relief to know that the clothes we wear are much cleaner and safer than before
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5 Stars

Really good instrument! Great improvement!

Pathologist1 2/19/2021

Went to this after a 16-year experience with another brand. Vast improvement over what we had, faster, cleaner, easier to use. Very happy with this purchase. Have had it for a month. Wouldn't go back, although the other lasted a long time. Hope that this one does, too!
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5 Stars

Great Machine

Mikey750 2/18/2021

Dryer has been very good. Nice featured we are very pleased.
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5 Stars

Where the washer talks to the dryer

Art37 2/16/2021

It helps with the talking between Marshall and dryer but
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5 Stars

Seriously love this dryer

Rachel1245 2/15/2021

I love this dryer. No issues at all. Dries clothes quickly and automatically extends dryer time if it senses that clothes are still wet.
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5 Stars

Excellent features and function

csquieri 2/13/2021

So far this dryer has been a dream! I love the WiFi connect to the washer feature and I leave it set automatically and just hit Go. The steam/wrinkle refresh is another feature I love and works perfect for a quick refresh when needed. It quickly drys large loads of clothes in less time than my old one. I think this is an excellent dryer and I would highly recommend.
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5 Stars

Options Galore!

RN Coder 2/12/2021

Dry, de-wrinkle, sanitize, refresh, with plenty of room to spare.
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5 Stars

Clean machine

Sports home for the win 2/10/2021

My dryer is everything I expected and more! Perfect for a sports family.
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4 Stars

Solid So Far

GEokbyme 2/7/2021

Works well. Smart home setup difficult and time consuming, lint trap is unique and may not hold up well long term. No clothes ruined, and very dry. Major functions work well and are simple to use.
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5 Stars

Would buy this washer again.

cjtduke 2/7/2021

I like this washer. Quiet, does a good job of cleaning clothes, removes most of the water during the spin cycle.
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4 Stars

4.5 stars

503gymo 2/7/2021

I love my new washer/dryer combo. Huge improvement over what I had. I have a couple complaints on the dryer. It keeps "eating" my dryer sheets. They get stuck in the parts that stick out inside (that help with tumbling). Not sure what they are called. The other thing I'm not a fan of is the lint trap. While it traps the lint well enough, it's a pain to clean out. I get lint everywhere while cleaning.
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