31points

IFB Elite SX

90points

Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

IFB Elite SX
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IFB Elite SX vs Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ
31
points
90
points

Why is IFB Elite SX better than Samsung WF702U4BKWQ?

  • 2mm narrower
    598mmvs600mm

Why is Samsung WF702U4BKWQ better than IFB Elite SX?

  • Has top energy efficiency rating
  • Has a hot water connection
  • 25mm shorter
    850mmvs875mm
  • Has cupboard integration capability
  • 56mm thinner
    550mmvs606mm
  • Has a pause option
  • Has a direct drive motor
  • Has a child lock

Top specs and features

General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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

875mm

850mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

4.thickness

606mm

550mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

5.has a direct drive motor
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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.weight

72kg

61kg

Best

Haier JW-W55E

25.5kg

Design

1.has cupboard integration capability
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

The device is designed a specific way so that it can be built into a cupboard.

2.front loading machine
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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

4.has an interior light
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

An interior light helps you to see inside the machine.

For example

Siemens WM16S890EU

5.has a dot matrix display
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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

6.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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

Washing

1.Has a load sensor
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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.

For example

Hoover DST10146PG

2.number of cycle programs

20

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.laundry capacity

7kg

7kg

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.has a pause option
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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

5.has delay start option
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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.

6.Has a steam option
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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.

For example

Maytag Maxima X MHW4200BW

Features

1.has a child lock
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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

2.has an end of cycle signal
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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

For example

Bosch WAQ28468EE

4.has a smartphone diagnostic system
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF702U4BKWQ

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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