65points

Hotpoint AQ113D 697

89points

Whirlpool WFW862CHC

Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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Hotpoint AQ113D 697 vs Whirlpool WFW862CHC

Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC

Why is Hotpoint AQ113D 697 better than Whirlpool WFW862CHC?

  • 400rpm higher maximum spin speed
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    1600rpmvs1200rpm
  • 218kWh lower power consumption per year
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    258kWhvs476kWh
  • 131mm shorter
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    850mmvs981mm
  • 170.7mm thinner
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    631mmvs801.7mm
  • 90.8mm narrower
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    595mmvs685.8mm

Why is Whirlpool WFW862CHC better than Hotpoint AQ113D 697?

  • Has a hot water connection
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  • Has a load sensor
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  • Has a direct drive motor
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  • Has a pause option
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  • Is stackable
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  • There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
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  • 5m quicker quickest cycle
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    15mvs20m
  • Has a child lock
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Price comparison

General info

1.has a hot water connection
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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.
2.has top energy efficiency rating
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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.
3.annual power consumption

258kWh

476kWh

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
4.has a direct drive motor
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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.
5.height

850mm

981mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.has aqua stop
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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.

Design

1.front loading machine
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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 transparent door
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.
3.has a dot matrix display
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.
4.Is stackable
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Stackable machines are ideal if you have limited space as you could stack a tumble dryer on top of a washing machine.
5.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.

Washing

1.Has a load sensor
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Machines with a load sensor can weigh the load and adjust settings accordingly. This means you don't have to feel as guilty about doing a smaller load as the machine will use less water.
2.maximum spin speed

1600rpm

1200rpm

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.
3.has delay start option
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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.
4.Has a steam option
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
Steam is a quick way to freshen up items that have only been worn for a few hours, or items that smell like food or smoke.
5.has a pause option
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
This means you can stop the machine if you want to add something you forgot, or get something out that you need urgently.
6.quickest cycle

20m

15m

A really quick cycle can be a great option if you are in a hurry.

Features

1.has self cleaning detergent drawer
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.
2.has a Wi-Fi diagnostic system
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The machine is linked up to a monitoring center using Wi-Fi. If the machine has any faults the center will respond by contacting you and helping you to fix the problem.
3.has a child lock
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
4.has a smartphone diagnostic system
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
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.
5.has an end of cycle signal
Hotpoint AQ113D 697
Whirlpool WFW862CHC
The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.

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