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Bosch 800 Series dishwasher SHEM78ZH5N Reviews

Bosch SHEM78ZH5N belongs to the Bosch 800 series dishwasher. The SHEM78ZH5N offers innovative features like Home Connect, CrystalDry™ technology, and the flexible 3rd rack. Read our SHEM78ZH5N reviews and make your purchase.

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SHEM78ZH5N Features and Essential Information

SHEM78ZH5N Reviews
  • Capacity: 16 Place Setting
  • Noise: 42 dBA
  • Third rack: Flexible 3rd Rack
  • Cleaning: 6 programs and 6 options
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)(in): 33 7/8” x 23 9/16” x 23 3/4”
  • Rackmatic®
  • CrystalDry™ technology for better drying.
  • Home Connect
  • TFT Display
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Bosch 800 Series SHEM78ZH5N Reviews

Design and Quality
TFT Display

SHEM78ZH5N comes with a TFT display, it features extra sharp images and large, easy-to-read text and provides cycle status information and maintenance reminders.

This dishwasher comes with a Recessed Handle and available in a stainless steel color. The TFT display and Recessed handle give a modern look to the dishwasher.

This Bosch dishwasher is durable and lives up to Bosch’s reputation for well designed and quality dishwashers.

Design and Quality Rating:10/10


Bosch SHEM78ZH5N is a spacious dishwasher, comes with 16 Place Setting Capacity, and ideal for families up to 5-6 members. Spacious 2 racks offer more space to fit larger utensils.

SHEM78ZH5N dishwasher has a flexible 3rd rack with fold down sides, it adds 30% more loading capacity and lets you customize the rack’s loading space to fit awkward bulky items.

The RackMatic middle rack easily adjusts to 3 different heights and up to 9 separate rack positions, allowing taller items to fit in the middle rack while leaving room for pots and pans in the lower rack.

Capacity Rating: 09/10

Cleaning Performance

Bosch 800 series dishwashers are one of the great cleaning dishwashers in the United States and Canada.

The Bosch SHEM78ZH5N offers great cleaning flexibility with 6 programs (Auto 53-60°C, Delicate, Economy, Heavy, Rinse, Speed 60) and 6 options.

The Heavy cycle is perfect for cleaning heavily soiled dishes, it removes almost all stains.

Normal and Speed60 cycles did a decent job in our test, only recommended for normally soiled dishes.

Cleaning Performance Rating: 9/10


Many customers complained in the past about Bosch dishwasher’s drying performance. With 800 series, Bosch comes with the CrystalDry technology, It uses CrystalDry technology which transforms moisture into heat up to 176F for the ultimate dry, to get dishes drier.

Crystal Dry technology works well to dry even plastics without increasing energy consumption.

Drying Rating: 10/10


800 Series SHEM78ZH5N dishwasher rated as 42 dBA, You can hardly hear it when it is running.

Rating 09/10

Home Connect: Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher With Home Connect Feature

Bosch 800 series SHEM78ZH5N comes with Home Connect™ feature, It offers remote start, check cycle status, remote diagnostics, and automated tab replenishment through Amazon Dash.

With Home Connect™, you can receive notifications once your dishwasher’s cycle is complete, when it begins to run low on detergent tabs, or if there’s ever a leak that occurs.

Pro and Con of Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher SHEM78ZH5N


  • Good cleaning performer
  • Very quiet as 42 dBA
  • CrystalDry technology
  • Supports Bosch’s Home Connect App


  • a bit expensive than its competitors.

Final Verdict

Bosch SHEM78ZH5N has impressed our team with cleaning and drying performance. It offers excellent features like Home Connect and CrystalDry™ technology.

If you are looking for a great performer dishwasher with innovative features, a Bosch 800 series SHEM78ZH5N is the dishwasher to buy.

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  1. L. Nield

    We bought the Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher SHEM78ZH5N 8 months ago. It stopped working after 8 months and we are still waiting for Bosch to send a replacement. I would not recommend this unit or any other Bosch appliance. Their customer service is horrible.

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