Today’s trend in Home Appliance segment is sharp shifting towards Fully Automatic washing Machines, which saves time and the hassle of shifting wet clothes from the Wash mode to the Spin mode, manually.
Fully Automatic Washing Machines in India come in two distinct category, Front Load Ones and Top Load Ones in India.
1. Top Load Washing Machines: They come with the add on feature of several Wash programs, to suit the particular needs of a customer . They come equipped with a single drum with the ease of handling wash, spin and dry in one tub for ease of handling and saving of time.
- The only Con being that they would require the customer to have a direct and uninterrupted supply of water connection for the optimum use of the machine.
2. Front Load Washing Machines: They are the state of the art innovation in the Washing Machine segment which comes with all the ease of Top Load Fully Automatic Washing machines, plus the added efficiency of handling softer and delicate clothes in a much more subtle and sophisticated manner. These also come equipped with hot water function for that thorough clean and fresh feeling in the clothes.
- The only con being they are more expensive as compared to conventional Top Load Washing Machines.
Best Washing Machine 2019
IFB Senator Aqua SX – (8 Kg) Front load Washing Machine
- Massive 8 Kg capacity makes it a large machine, fit for large households.
- Front loading facility washes clothes gently
- Unique tub clean facility eliminates impurities, scaling, unpleasant smell, and bacteria
- 4-year warranty on the product
- Wash your heavy clothes easily
- One wash care program
- LCD Display makes operation an ease.
- Foam Control System to avert unnecessary spill over.
- Laundry add feature lets you add clothes mid-cycle.
- RPM of 1400 makes for faster drying.
- 3D Wash, O2 Programs, Air Bubble Feature and Cradle Wash cleans the dirtiest cloth with delicate feather touch.
- Aqua Energie feature dissolves detergent better I the water.
- Customised to Indian needs with a special Silk Feature for those delicate silk sarees and sherwanis.
- High Low voltage protection ensures voltage stabilization.
- Auto balance system evenly distributes laundry load.
- Delay timer makes you control the washing operations as per your schedule.
- Crescent Moon Drum surface provides the gentlest surface cushion for your favourite clothes.
- Super warranty with wide network of customer service.
Bosch Fully Automatic Front Load Washing Machine: (7 kg)
The WAK24268IN model washing machine with 7 kg capacity and max. RPM of 1200, has advanced features specifically designed keeping Indian customers in mind.
- Bosch WAK2628 has a number of wash programs making it suitable for every need. In addition to regular programs like Wool, Silk, Daily Wash and Synthetics, it has kids wear and super clean programs for cleaning heavily soiled clothes without damaging the fabrics. Thanks to its Allergy Plus setting, Bosch Washing Machines are certified by European Centre For Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF).
- With the Monsoon setting, you can remove the odour of damp clothes and reduce drying period by up to 10%.
- Using the reload function, you can add or remove clothing even after a wash cycle has begun.
- Active Water, which optimizes water consumption and cleans the wash drum with hot water to remove detergent residue and bacteria;
- Anti-vibration Design that reduces vibration and noise;
- Speed Perfect, which reduces wash time by up to 65%;
- Time delay, that helps you delay wash cycle from 1 to 24 hours—a feature especially useful for home with working husband and wife;
- VoltCheck, which resumes wash cycle from where it has left in case of power failure;
- WaterPlus, which increases water flow to completely rinse off detergents from clothes—useful for homes that have soft water.
- The washing machine comes with 2-year complete warranty and 10 year warranty on drum.
- It has a variety of wash programs, flexibility in controlling temperature setting of each wash program and features like re-load function, anti-vibration design and monsoon program.
- The areas where WAK24268 lack is mainly that the temperature can be set from cold to up to 60 degree Celsius, which is fairly good. But in LG and IFB, temperature can be cranked up to 95 degree Celsius.
- Also, the inlet pipe that comes with the machine is just 1 metre long. So, if at your home, the tap is not really close to the washing machine, you may have to spend extra for a longer inlet pipe.
IFB (6.5 Kg) Fully Automatic Top Load Washing Machine TL-RDW
With washing capacity of 6.5 kg, maximum RPM of 720 cycles and 6 wash programs, IFB has a number of features that makes it worth the money spent.
- Its aqua energie feature reduces water hardness.
- 3D wash system provides better cleaning and auto-balance system redistributes weight.
- The six wash programs it has are Aqua conserve, Smart sense, Express, Jeans, Delicate and Tub Clean.
- Unlike Haier, IFB has a separate bleach and fabric softener dispenser, thus making it truly an automatic washing machine.
- Like most top load machines, IFB also consumes a lot of water. It uses about 104 litres of water for a single wash cycle.
- As with every IFB washing machines, delay in installation is a commonly reported complaint in online reviews
Godrej (6 kg) Fully-Automatic Front Loading
Some amazing features makes this indigenous brand stand out, prominently in this category.
- It has a capacity of 6 kg
- For faster drying, it has a spin speed of 1000 RPM
- Its unique features include foam protection and eco-balance
- It has a 2-year warranty which is comprehensive
- In case of damage or defects, you can return it within ten days.
- It has 15 wash programs.
- Your little is also safe thanks to its child lock
- No wrinkles either and it will eliminate all the allergens.
Bosch WAK201601N – (7 Kg) Front Load Washing Machine
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- Capacity 7 kg: Suitable for families with 3 to 4 members
- 700 RPM: Higher the spin speed, faster the drying time
- Super Quick 15 is a convenient method of freshening up lightly-soiled laundry in 15 minutes.
- Water and energy efficient.
- Variodrum feature enhances washing quality
- LED display and foam detection system
- Capable of detecting unbalanced loads
- Provides multiple water protection
- Speed Perfect technology increases speed by 65%.
- Active Water Technology helps adjust the level of water by sensing the load automatically.
- Use of hot water cleans clothes thoroughly and eliminates bacteria and germs.
- Self-cleaning detergent drawer automatically makes sure the Washing Machine is cleaned and prepped after each use.
- Anti- Vibration Design lets you wash clothes with minimum noise.
- Pre-activated speed perfect for those times in which you need to rush by reducing washing time upto 65%.
- Delay timer to manage your schedule.
- 2-year warranty on the product with 10 years on motor.
LG (6.2 kg) Fully-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine
LG is one of the leading brands all over the world when it comes to home and kitchen appliances. The range of washing machines that LG offers is really dynamic and full of amazing features. This LG 6.2 Kg washing machine is fully automatic and comes in with the top-load function.
- It is a powerful washing machine with a multi-water flow capability.
- The jet spray, turbo drum, punch plus 3-pulsator, and the smart diagnosis system make it one of the most desired washing machines in the market.
- Fully-automatic top load washing machine: Affordable with great wash quality, Easy to use
- Capacity 6.2 kg :Suitable for bachelors & couples
- Warranty: 2 years on product, 10 years on motor
- 700 rpm: Higher the spin speed, faster the drying time
- Special Features: Smart inverter technology, Turbodrum
- Special Features: 3 smart motion
- Soft closing door
- Stainless steel drum
- Provides you with a powerful washing performance with multi water flow
- Comes with the fuzzy logic control that automatically detects the laundry load
- The waterfall circulation improves the rinsing effect and circulation of water
- Offers a unique and innovative washing technology with the Jet Spray to remove stains
- Comprises of a smart filter that is durable, easy to use, and improves the overall hygiene
Panasonic (6.2 kg) Fully-Automatic Top Loading
Panasonic is one brand that has all the electronic, home, and kitchen appliances in the market and is one of the most popular brands in India. The variety of washing machines from Panasonic is also top-class and comprise of many features. The Panasonic 6.2 Kg fully automatic washing machine provides the top-load functionality and 8 different washing programs to give you variety.
- Fully-automatic top-loading washing machine
- Capacity 6.2 kg: Suitable for bachelors and couples
- Warranty : 2 years comprehensive warranty on product
- Big cassette lint filter
- Control panel is easy to see and hence easy to use.
- You can set the finishing time for a load of laundry
Samsung (6.2 kg) Fully-Automatic Top load
With 6.2 kg capacity and maximum of 700 RPM, this top load washing machine from Samsung features a built-in sink in which a stream of water flows at the push of a button for pre-treating heavily soiled clothes.
- The pulsator technology has 6 blades, which creates a strong stream of water to remove dirt.
- It has five water level settings and six wash cycles namely normal, quick wash, delicates, blankets, jeans, soak+ normal.
- The washing machine also has a slot for pouring detergent and softener.
- It doesn’t have temperature settings or safety lock.
Bosch (6.5 Kg) Fully-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine
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- The machine offers up to 8 wash programs.
- Its lid is easy to open
- It has a 2-year and 10-year warranties for the product and the motor, respectively.
- Affordable with great wash quality, Easy to use
- Capacity 6.5 kg :Suitable for families with 3 to 4 members
- Warranty: 2 years on product, 10 years on motor
- 680 rpm: Higher the spin speed, faster the drying time
- Special Features: Power Wave wash system and Magic Filter
- Special Features: Steel Drum. The drum is durable since its material is steel
- One touch Start and Soft closing Lid
- Dual Dispenser (liquid and powder dispenser)- It has two dispensers that dispense powder and liquid too automatically.