19points

GE GTWP1800DWW

86points

Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

GE GTWP1800DWW
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GE GTWP1800DWW vs Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Why is GE GTWP1800DWW better than Samsung WF706U4SAWQ?

  • Top loading machine

Why is Samsung WF706U4SAWQ better than GE GTWP1800DWW?

  • 770rpm higher maximum spin speed
    1400rpmvs630rpm
  • Has top energy efficiency rating
  • 2 more cycle programs
    14vs12
  • Has a hot water connection
  • Front loading machine
  • 216.8mm shorter
    850mmvs1066.802mm
  • 97.7mm thinner
    550mmvs647.7mm
  • Has a pause option

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General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

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.

2.has a hot water connection
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

A hot water connection means that you can provide the machine with hot water from your main hot water supply. This can be faster than an internal heater and can save money if you have a cheap and efficient water heater.

3.height

1.07m

850mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

4.thickness

647.7mm

550mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

5.has a direct drive motor
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

A direct drive motor has no belt and pulley. This means it wastes less power in friction, are less prone to breakdowns and have longer lifetimes in general. They are able to operate more quietly and with less vibration.

6.has aqua stop
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Aqua stop machines have a special mechanical system which cuts off the water flow into the tub if a fault occurs with the inlet pipe.

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Design

1.Is stackable
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Stackable machines are ideal if you have limited space as you could stack a tumble dryer on top of a washing machine.

For example

Whirlpool Duet WFW70HEBW

2.front loading machine
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

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.

3.Has a transparent door
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.

4.has a dot matrix display
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.

5.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.

6.Has a honeycomb drum
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.

For example

Miele W 693 F WPM

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Washing

1.maximum spin speed

630rpm

1400rpm

A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1000 rpm is very good.

Best

Asko W6884ECO

1800rpm

2.number of cycle programs

12

14

With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.

Best

Gorenje W9865E

31

3.has a pause option
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

This means you can stop the machine if you want to add something you forgot, or get something out that you need urgently.

4.has delay start option
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

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.

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Features

1.has a child lock
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

2.has self cleaning detergent drawer
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.

For example

Bosch WAQ28468EE

3.has a smartphone diagnostic system
GE GTWP1800DWW
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Any faults with your machine can be detected and diagnosed at an early stage with a smartphone. The machine will send a signal indicating what is wrong and how to fix it, without you having to call for help.

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