65points

Bosch WAS2442XEE

58points

Samsung WF906U4SAWQ

Bosch WAS2442XEE
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20 facts in comparison

Bosch WAS2442XEE vs Samsung WF906U4SAWQ

Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ

Why is Bosch WAS2442XEE better than Samsung WF906U4SAWQ?

  • 2dB lower noise level for spin
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    71dBvs73dB
  • 8mm shorter
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    842mmvs850mm
  • Has delay start option
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  • 10mm thinner
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    590mmvs600mm
  • 1380l lower annual water consumption
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    10500lvs11880l
  • Has a pause option
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  • 3dB lower noise level for wash
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    49dBvs52dB
  • Has an end of cycle signal
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Why is Samsung WF906U4SAWQ better than Bosch WAS2442XEE?

  • 200rpm higher maximum spin speed
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    1400rpmvs1200rpm
  • 15kWh lower power consumption per year
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    174kWhvs189kWh
  • 1kg bigger weight capacity
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    9kgvs8kg
  • 11kg lighter
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    66kgvs77000g

Price comparison

General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
The appliance is either Energy Star Certified, or has an EU energy efficiency rating of A++ or A+++. This means it consumes around 20-30% less energy than is required by the minimum local standards for energy efficiency.
The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
3.height

842mm

850mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.thickness

590mm

600mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
Machines which use less water are good for the environment and can save you money in utility bills.
6.weight

77kg

66kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Design

1.front loading machine
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
Front loading machines are good as you can use the space above and sometimes stack a dryer on top. In general front loading machines use less energy, using less water by only partly filling the drum and obtaining higher spin speeds which clean without requiring as much heat.
2.has a dot matrix display
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.
3.Has a transparent door
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.
You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.
5.top loading machine
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
Top loading machines are good because you can load and unload without bending down. In general they have less problems with mold accumulating and on average a wash takes less time. In general they are cheaper to buy and are a good space saving option.

Washing

1.maximum spin speed

1200rpm

1400rpm

A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of the water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1,000 rpm is very good.
More weight capacity helps if you want to wash something heavy like curtains. A traditional household machine can hold around 6kg, so with a machine much bigger you may waste energy using it when only half full.
During a spin, machines can get quite noisy. With less noise the machine is not as distracting and you won't be restricted to using it at certain times.
4.has delay start option
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
With a delay start option you can schedule the machine to begin at a later time. You can also set the machine to wash at night if your electricity is cheaper outside of peak times.
5.has a pause option
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
This means you can stop the machine if you want to add something you forgot, or get something out that you need urgently.
With a lower noise level for washing you can worry less about disruption and may be able to do a wash at night or while reading.

Features

1.has an end of cycle signal
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.
2.has a child lock
Bosch WAS2442XEE
Samsung WF906U4SAWQ
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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