Washing machines today are an essential part of many households and they have no doubt made our lives easier when it comes to washing those stubborn stains and dirt. While most of the people still prefer doing it manually, fully automatic washing machines do help to save both labour and time.
There are a plethora of options ranging from front loading to top loading washing machines to make your task easier. Here we bring to you the top 5 best washing machines which are available in India right now. Let’s get started.
IFB 6.5 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine White (Senorita Aqua VX)
IFB is a known name when it comes to home appliances and this one is no different. The IFB Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine is available online for Rs 28,990 and has a 6.5 kg washing capacity, which is more than enough for a medium-sized family. It has a maximum Spin Speed of 1000 rpm and requires a power supply of 220-240V. The washing machine has a dimension (H X W X D) of 675 x 570 x 880 mm, and it weighs 66kgs. It has display features like 4 Digit Large Display, 7 Segment LED Display, Audio Visual Indication, Program Time and Progress Indication.
This washing machine comes with a special built-in Aqua Energy filter that treats hard water efficiently, thus improving the quality of water. The result is better detergent action, lesser detergent consumption and better wash quality while improving the life of the washing machine. This IFB washing machine consumes a maximum of 2200 watts of power to efficiently wash clothes.
It has Hygiene and Safety Programs in which you can Rid your washing machine of bacteria or fungus, scaling and bad odours with the Tub Clean feature. Keep it safe from rodent attacks with the protective rat mesh. With the Auto Imbalance System, this washing machine balances the load within the tub in case of uneven distribution.
It comes with crescent moon shaped pattern on the drum to gently wash clothes without damaging them. The Foam Control System helps to clear excess foam so that you get quality wash always. The IFB Senorita Aqua VX comes with a Laundry Add feature that lets you add missed out laundry even if the wash cycle has already started. Also, it lets you choose from 100 different wash programs based on your fabrics and washing requirements. Overall, the washing machine can be considered as a good option.
Bosch 7 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine Silver (WAK24168IN)
This Bosch Fully Automatic front loading washing machine is available online at Rs 29,499 and has a 7 kg washing capacity. It has a maximum Spin Speed of 1200 rpm with a power consumption of 2150 W. The washing machine has a dimension (H X W X D) of 85 x 62 x 60 cm and it weighs 78kg.
This washing machine is equipped with many innovative features which will make short work of doing laundry. With its 24hrs Time Delay function, it lets you delay the wash cycle, so you can get clean laundry whenever you need it, without any foul smell. This way you can ensure your clothes are freshly laundered when you need them without waiting for the cycle to finish.
It features the ActiveWater, which adjusts the level of water according to the amount of load and fabric type. It further uses hot water to remove the detergent residue and bacteria from clothes. Then there is the Super Quick 15 Programme through which one can wash, rinse and spin up light-soiled clothes in just about 15 minutes.
The machine also comes with a Reload Wash option, which allows you to open the door early in the cycle to add or remove items easily. Then there is various drum which has asymmetric paddles that power heavy-duty washing and raindrops drum surface design that is gentle on the clothes. Its advanced water flow system ensures efficient distribution of water and detergent throughout the wash.
The AntiVibration design of this washing machine helps in experiencing less vibration and noise during spin cycles. This design feature also ensures that your machine is stable and doesn’t shake while washing heavy loads.
Samsung 6.5 kg Fully Automatic Top Load Washing Machine Silver (WA65M4100HY/TL)
Samsung has made its presence felt in this segment with some good products in the past and same can be said for this. The Samsung Fully Automatic Top Load Washing Machine is available online for Rs 15,999 and has a 6.5 kg washing capacity. It has a maximum Spin Speed of 700 rpm with a power consumption of 350 W. The washing machine has a dimension (H X W X D) of 906 x 540 x 568 mm and weighs 31kgs.
The top loading washing machine has Wobble technology that protects delicate fabrics from friction damage during spinning action. The device’s lid can open and close smoothly and there is a tempered glass window, to view the washing without lifting it. It also minimizes knots and tangles, thereby reducing damage to your clothes. Then there is a Magic Filter in the tub effectively gathers the lint, fluff and particles that come out of your clothes when they are being washed.
The washing machine comes with Air Turbo Drying System, the washed clothes are almost dry by the time you take them out. It speeds up the drying process by rotating the drum faster to not only extract more water out of the load but to also let in more air. The Eco Tub Clean in the washing machine feature automatically senses when the tub is dirty and notifies you via an LED indicator. Just a single tap of a button and the process begins — your tub is as good as new.
Coming to the drum used in the machine, it comes with diamond-shaped ridges which according to the company, prevent fabric from becoming trapped and damaged. It has diamond-shaped depressions with small holes that prevent your clothes from being damaged or trapped. The washing machine is equipped with a rubbing board through which one can scrub the stained areas of clothes, like collars and cuffs, before starting a normal washing cycle. Then there is Water Fall technology, with concentrated water sprays that ensure detergent is distributed evenly.
LG 6 kg Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine White (FH0H3NDNL02)
LG is indeed a well-known name in the large appliances industry and it is reflected in the washing machine department as well. The company is known for making interesting products and this front loading machine from the brand is a good option to consider.
The LG Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine is available online for Rs 25,499 and has a 6 kg washing capacity. It has a maximum Spin Speed of 1000 rpm with a power consumption of 1700 W. The washing machine has a dimension (H X W X D) of 85 x 60 x 44 cm and it weighs 70kgs.
It comes with 6 Motion Technology with 6 different types of motions- Scrubbing, Rolling, Stepping, Swing, Tumbling and Filtration, combines the force of water and the rhythm of motion to cater to all kinds of washing needs. Depending on the type of cloth & dirt level, clothes are washed changing the motions. It also provides you less damaged, less tangled and cleaner clothes.
This LG washing machine comes with Inverter Direct Drive Technology in which the motor is directly attached to the drum without using a belt or pulley. Lesser mechanical parts ensure least energy dissipation which enhances the washing performance, ensures minimal noise and vibration, more durability and energy saving.
It has a Smart Diagnosis System in which you have to call the LG service centre and place your phone on the machine. Your machine can communicate with the computer, which recognizes the problem itself, and you get your solution almost immediately. This removes the hassles of explaining your problem and saves cost & time.
The washing machine has Tub Clean function which removes all the detergent build-up and any other residue in the tub that might have been left over. This machine comes with several other features too. An anti-rat cover to prevent damage from rats. A child lock function so you don’t need to worry about your child messing with it. A number of wash programs to suit your needs and a touch panel.
Whirlpool 7 kg Fully Automatic Top Load Washing Machine (Stainwash Deep Clean 7.0)
This Whirlpool top loading washing machine is available online at Rs 19,999 and has a 7 kg washing capacity. It has a maximum Spin Speed of 740 rpm with a power consumption of 360W. The washing machine has a dimension (H X W X D) of 96.5 x 55 x 54 cm and it weighs 29kg.
Whirlpool Stainwash Deep Clean washing machine comes with interesting features. To start with, the device has 6th Sense Stainwash DeepClean technology, which gives deeper penetration of detergent removing 10 tough stains and cleaning cuffs and collar.
It comes with a hard water wash feature, which adapts the machine programs for washing in hard water making it better washing clothes in it. The Easytech smart diagnostics sense the voltage levels, water pressure in the tap, sense the load and fabric type and recommend detergent dosage accordingly. Its Smart sensor alerts you every time there is a voltage fluctuation or a low water pressure. Its Smart Lint filter cleans the filter thoroughly after every wash while its Detergent Saving feature senses the load and recommends the detergent dosage. It also has DynaMix Technology which mixes the detergent effectively to ensure that there’s no residue left on your clothes.
There is also ZPF technology that fills tub faster even when the pressure is low and the company boasts that it fills the drum in just 5 minutes. The gadget also an inbuilt heater, which makes it an ideal condition for washing clothes. The home appliance has a DynaMix technology, which ensures proper mixing of detergent so that there is no detergent residue left on clothes.
The machine has different wash programmes including Wash Programs Daily, Heavy, Delicate, Whites, Sari, Stainwash, Antibacterial 60, Woolens, Bedsheet, Rinse + Spin, Spin only and Wash only. Overall, with this price tag, it is a good option to consider.