INTEX 28211EH Metal Frame Pool with Cartridge Filter Pump

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INTEX 28211EH Metal Frame Pool with Cartridge Filter Pump for Above-Ground Pool

Product Highlights:

  • 12ft x 30in durable 3-ply PVC pool
  • 1,718-gallon capacity
  • Easy 30-minute setup with innovative T-joint frame
  • Includes 530 GPH filter pump with timer
  • HydroAeration technology for improved water clarity


  • Good sized pool for family fun
  • Sturdy puncture-resistant PVC walls
  • Simple no tools assembly
  • Effective filtration system
  • Affordably priced


  • The filter pump may be noisy
  • The frame can bend or buckle over time
  • Pool liner prone to pinholes and leaks
  • The pump filter needs frequent cleaning

Customer Feedback:

  • Easy to set up and take down for storage
  • Kids have a blast splashing around
  • The pump could be more powerful for the size
  • Some quality control issues with rips or leaks

Bottom Line:

The INTEX 28211EH metal frame pool provides summertime family fun with its ample size and included filter pump system. Setup is quick and simple but long-term durability has some mixed reviews. For an affordable above ground pool, it offers decent quality and performance, but be prepared for some maintenance and repairs.