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Gorenje W6443

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Gorenje W6443 review: specs and price

Gorenje W6443
Gorenje W6443
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Why is Gorenje W6443 better than the average?

  • Maximum spin speed
    1400rpmvs1279.05rpm
  • Number of cycle programs
    23vs12.61
  • Annual power consumption
    146kWhvs189.58kWh
  • Height
    850mmvs886.02mm
  • Water consumption annual
    9840lvs10474.14l
  • Door diameter
    34cmvs31.91cm
  • Door opening angle
    180°vs162.43°
  • Width
    600mmvs616.01mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
Gorenje W6443

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
Gorenje W6443

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.

For example

Whirlpool Duet WFW70HEBW

3.thickness

600mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

4.annual power consumption

146kWh

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.

Best

Kenmore 41573

87kWh

5.height

850mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

6.has a direct drive motor
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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.

For example

Whirlpool Duet WFW70HEBW

Design

1.front loading machine
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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
Gorenje W6443

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

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

5.door diameter

34cm

With a larger door it is easier to load or unload the machine especially with something big like a duvet or a winter coat.

Best

LG F1255FD

43cm

6.door opening angle

180°

With a door that opens wide it is easier to load or unload the machine without the door becoming an obstacle.

Best

Hoover DST10146PG

180°

Washing

1.maximum spin speed

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

23

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.laundry capacity

6kg

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.

Best

Samsung WF405ATPASU

17kg

4.noise level spin

76dB

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.

Best

Haier MS1050A

45dB

5.noise level wash

60dB

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.

Best

Asko W6984Fi

41dB

6.drum volume

54l

With a bigger drum you can fit in larger items such as duvets, or do a big load at once.

Best

Kenmore 31522

1330.8l

Features

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

2.has an end of cycle signal
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The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.

3.has self cleaning detergent drawer
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The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.

For example

Bosch WAQ28468EE

4.has a smartphone diagnostic system
Gorenje W6443

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.

For example

Samsung WF405ATPASU

5.has a WiFi diagnostic system
Gorenje W6443

The machine is linked up to a monitoring centre using WiFi. If the machine has any faults the centre will respond by contacting you and helping you to fix the problem.

For example

Samsung WF12F9E6P4W

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